News: Sector News

Free one to one counselling for military family members

17th August

Keeping Families in Mind provides military family members with free one to one counselling. This service helps individuals with a variety of practical and emotional issues that have been caused, or made worse, by the connection with military life.

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Mentoring courses available

16th August

This level 2 course consists of 8 sessions covering topics in Mentoring. The next course starts 4th September - Apply now!

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Finnis Scott Foundation

15th August

Small charities may apply for both capital and revenue funds to support horticulture or art projects where the grant would have a significant impact.

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Safe Place to Be fund

15th August

Comic Relief’s newest funding opportunity offers grants of £150,000 - £300,000 to organisations working to prevent long-term homelessness and shelter insecurity in the UK, India, South Africa, Zambia and Nigeria.

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Litter Innovation Fund

15th August

Round 2 of the Government’s Litter Innovation Fund will give grants up to £10,000 to find new ways of reducing and preventing litter/littering.

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Building Connections Fund Youth Strand

15th August

Grants of up to £80,000 are available to expand or enhance not for profit projects, tackling youth loneliness with young people in the most deprived areas of England.

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FCS Charity of the Year – Deadline 21/08/18

15th August

FCS is launching its Charity of the Year 2018 initiative to support its local community and will work with one local charity each year. The FCS Charity of the Year package is worth £3000.

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Santander Foundation Discovery Grants

15th August

Discovery Grants support projects that improve people’s knowledge, skills or which provide innovative solutions to overcome social challenges. They support projects which fulfill these goals and their three priority areas - Explorer, Transformer and Changemaker.

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Retired motor mechanic finds his stairway to heaven at Wentworth Woodhouse

15th August

Retired Rotherham motor mechanic David Johnson, 72, has found his niche with the volunteers at Wentworth Woodhouse - repairing the brass fittings on the grand Imperial Staircase. He's hand-making the missing pieces in his garage!

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Building Connections Fund

14th August

Funding is available to boost efforts to tackle loneliness across England by supporting people to build strong social connections and welcoming communities.

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