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0 Greggs Foundation – Local Community Projects Fund – Next deadline Friday 29th September 2017

The Local Community Projects Fund helps organisations based in local communities to deliver projects or provide equipment to people in need at the heart of our local communities. The programme is administered by seven charity committees throughout England, Wales and Scotland. Please carefully read the following guidelines before starting an application.

Local Community Projects Funding is offered to organisations supporting people in need. Any not for profit organisation can apply, however, larger organisations with a turnover in excess of £300,000 are unlikely to be successful.

We are interested in projects that improve resilience within your community of interest. This can include sessional activities/respite support, equipment for sessional activities, trips and residential breaks. We are also interested in new approaches and innovative ideas as well as sustainable approaches to supporting your community of interest. We do not fund running costs or continuation of existing and ongoing work.

0 North West Regional Bite-size – Beginners’ Legacy Management 15th November at Claire House Children’s Hospice Bebington

Continuing ILM’s regional training programme with this specially devised one-day course (normally two days) to provide an overview of estate administration and charity practice.
During the morning we will review the legal background to legacies followed by consideration of the practicalities of dealing with legacies at a charity including dealing with executors, trustees and members of the public. The course will finish with a practical case study incorporating the themes and topics encountered earlier in the day.

0 Job Opportunity with Stick n Step as a Fundraiser – Deadline 3rd October at 5 pm.

Fundraiser (New Post)

 Stick ‘n’ Step supports children and young people with cerebral palsy, and their families, from across North West England and North Wales.

Through the provision of free group conductive education sessions, we help each individual to reach their personal potential in terms of their confidence, mobility and independence. The organisation is in an exciting and transformative season of growth which will see capacity grow by 86% in the next three years.

The team of staff, Trustees and volunteers have been on a journey to improve and develop every aspect of the organisation to guarantee a vibrant and strong future for the organisation.

0 Health and Wellbeing Fund 2017 to 2018 on social prescribing – Deadline 21st November 2017

The fund is part of the health and wellbeing programme. Each round focuses on a specific theme. The theme for this round is social prescribing.

We are inviting applications to set up a new social prescribing scheme or to support the expansion of an existing scheme.

Through this programme, the Department of Health, NHS England and Public Health England are working with voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations to promote equality, address health inequalities and support the well-being of people, families and communities.

0 The Connected Communities Innovation Fund – Deadline 30th October 2017

The Connected Communities Innovation Fund is a partnership between Nesta and the Office for Civil Society at DCMS, providing up to £4 million in grants, alongside significant non-financial support, to the best innovations that mobilise the time and talents of people across the lifecourse, to create outcomes in any of the following themes:

Community connections and thriving places: innovations that mobilise the time and talents of people within local communities to share resources, create reciprocal models of support and enable people to help each other in key priorities within their communities.
Community resilience in emergencies: innovations that mobilise the time and talents of people to enable communities to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies.
Digital Innovation: innovations that harness the opportunities of digital technologies to help mobilise the time and talents of people in new ways that suit 21st century lifestyles and needs.
Improving our environment: innovations that mobilise the time and talents of people to create better responses to reducing waste and pollution.  

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0 Free Charity Autumn Update Seminar on Tuesday 3rd October

I’m delighted to invite you to our free Charity Autumn Update Seminar on Tuesday 3 October. As ever we have invited an excellent line-up of speakers to provide the latest updates and share their expert opinions on some of the key topical issues.

Breakfast & Registration – 8.45am to 9.15am Event – 9.15am to 12 noon

BWM Offices, Castle Chambers, 6th Floor, 43 Castle Street, Liverpool L2 9SH (Castle Chambers is situated in-between San Carlos restaurant and Andrew Collinge hairdressers on Castle Street. We are close to Moorfields and James St train stations. There is also NCP parking nearby on Brunswick St)

0 Inclusive Economy Partnership – Deadline 4th October 2017 by midday

Bringing together business, civil society and government to help address major societal challenges facing those on low to middle incomes.

We can connect you with leading businesses and civil society organisations to scale your activities, build your network and award you up to £20k to develop plans to achieve these goals.

By encouraging collaboration and partnerships between business, civil society and government, there is an opportunity to join up and scale the wide range of existing good work being done on critical social and economic issues.

The Partnership will identify, engage with and support the scaling of existing, high potential solutions that focus on tackling the challenges of Financial Inclusion and Capability, Mental Health and Transition to Work, particularly for low to middle-income households.

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