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Food for Thought Funding

Education Scotland has another round of funding for early learning and childcare centres, primary schools and secondary schools to develop food and health education. Up to £3000 is available and applications will close at 14.00 on Wednesday 31 May 2017. The aim of the fund is to provide progressive, high quality learning experiences in food and health, …

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The Good Kitchen

The Good Kitchen provides funding, business training and mentorship for organisations working to solve food poverty. Applications are now open. Organisations selected for the programme will have to demonstrate social impact, a sustainable business model and a detailed plan for their organisation’s development. More information and details of how to apply at  

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CFHS development fund recipients 2016

In total, 38 voluntary and community groups have been allocated development funding by Community Food and Health Scotland, allowing them to promote and deliver healthy eating initiatives. CFHS, part of NHS Health Scotland, aims to ensure that everyone in Scotland has the opportunity, ability and confidence to access a healthy and acceptable diet for themselves, …

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Growing a Greener Britain Small Grants Programme Opens to Applications

Growing a Greener Britain has been set up by idverde UK, a nationwide contractor that creates and maintains parks and open spaces across the UK, to help fund community projects in publicly-owned parks and open spaces across Britain. Constituted community groups in Great Britain can apply for grants of up to £1,000 for projects which …

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Aspiring Communities Fund opens for applications

The Scottish Government’s new two year £18.9 million Aspiring Communities Fund is currently inviting applications for the first funding round, which closes on  7 April 2017. The Fund will help enable community bodies and third sector organisations in deprived and fragile communities to develop and deliver long-term local solutions that address local priorities and needs, increase …

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Postcode Community Trust’s Community Grants scheme

The Postcode Community Trust provides short-term, designated funding to grass-roots community sports, arts, recreation, physical and mental health projects taking place in England, Scotland and Wales. There is a two-stage application process. The deadline for round 1 expressions of interest is 10 February 2017.

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Postcode Local Trust first round for 2017 now open

The Postcode Local Trust offers short-term, designated funding for local projects which support wildlife areas, sustainability initiatives, volunteer citizenship, indoor and outdoor spaces in England, Scotland and Wales. The Trust has a two stage application process. Expressions of Interest are currently being accepted for the first round. The deadline for Round 1 Expressions of Interest …

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Scottish Government ESF Funds are now open

The ESF Social Innovation Fund and the Social Economy Growth Fund are now open for applications. The deadline for applications for the first round is February 17th at 5 pm. Applications and guidance are available on the Scottish Government website at the links below. Social Innovation Fund  Social Economy Growth Fund The Aspiring Communities Fund is …

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Climate Challenge Fund Development Grants

Development Grants are available from the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund to help community-led organisations develop an application for future climate action funding or to support peer-to-peer learning activities that build their capacity to tackle climate change. Development Grants of up to £1,500 are available now. More information available on the Keep Scotland Beautiful website.

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One Stop Carriers for Causes Grants Programmes

This funding programme offers grants to local non-profit organisations and groups for projects within two miles of a One Stop store in Great Britain that benefit local communities by helping to improve lives and local places. The One Stop’s ‘Carriers for Causes’ grants programme is funded through the money raised from the 5p bag charge …

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