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Social focused fund updates

Launch of Local Papers Fund – Torquay Herald Express

The Big Lottery Fund has joined forces with eight local newspapers across England to award £250,000 of Lottery money to community projects in each area. Grants of between £10,000 and £30,000 are available for community projects that will bring real … Continue reading

2013 EU Health Prize for Journalists Now Open (EU)

The winner receives a cash prize of €6,000, with €4,000 for second place and €2,500 for third place. Articles submitted to the competition must be published in a journalistic style in reputable publications (academic papers are not accepted). The article … Continue reading

European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights – €20 Million Global Call for Combating Discrimination Launched (EU)

A Global Call for Combating Discrimination has now been launched. A total budget of €20 million is available. This Call is divided into four lots, with €5 million available for each of the following lots: LOT 1 – Discrimination against … Continue reading

Centre for Social Action Innovation Fund

Financial and nonfinancial support for charities, social enterprises, public services, and for-profit businesses for programmes that encourage people to create positive change through social action. Applicants can be established anywhere in the UK but proposals should focus primarily or significantly … Continue reading

Nominet Trust

There is no upper or lower funding limit as applicants should be realistic about what they need to achieve their project objectives. Organisations that are looking for funding of over £100,000 should demonstrate that they have been successful in attracting … Continue reading

Darwin Initiative – Round 20 Now Open (UK)

DEFRA is inviting applications for support under the Darwin Initiative for Main projects and Post Projects to commence from 1 April 2014. Funding under Round 20 is available from the Department for International Development (DFID) or DEFRA; however, it is … Continue reading


Through this programme, eligible UK-based charities are able to request donated technology products from partners such as Microsoft, Symantec and Cisco. The products available include operating system software and server software, security software and hardware products such as switches, routers, … Continue reading

Devon Community Foundation

Devon Community Foundation is currently accepting expressions of interest in the following: Community groups and organisations in the Tavistock area which tackle deprivation and make a positive difference to the lives of local disadvantaged people. Relief of rural and isolated … Continue reading

Reaching Communities England

Following a review of the programme in November 2011, the following LSOAs are eligible to apply: the most deprived 20% of LSOA’s categorised as urban the most deprived 20% of LSOA’s categorised as rural (town and fringe) the most deprived … Continue reading

Parks for People

Parks for People is for projects related to historic parks and cemeteries in the UK. You can apply for a grant from £100,000 to £5 million. You can read more about Parks for People in the application guidance. Your application … Continue reading

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