W/E 25 April Funding Opportunities

W/E 25 April Funding Opportunities

W/E 25 April Funding Opportunities

Support for the Homeless Charities and Hospices (England and Wales)

CRASH, the construction and property industries’ charity assists homelessness charities and hospices in England and Wales with their construction projects. CRASH offers help in a practical way as well as providing cash grants.
CRASH does this by supporting improvements to hospices, hostels, day centres, night shelters, training centres and move-on accommodation, for frontline homelessness agencies who work directly with homeless people.
To be eligible for support organisations must be registered charities, have legal hold on the building in question, either freehold or lease for at least 10 years, and the building is currently delivering, or will be used to deliver services to single homeless men and women over the age of 18; or used to deliver in-patient and or day services to people in need of end of life care.

Capital Grants for Arts and Cultural Organisations (England)

Arts and cultural organisations have until the 14th May 2019 to apply for capital grants of between £100,000 and £499,999 to improve their buildings and equipment as well as their capacity to engage with digital audiences. The funding is available to properly constituted arts and/or cultural organisations based in England.

Equipment Grants for Youth Clubs (UK)

Variety, the Childrens Charity, has grants of £250 to £600 available to youth organisations that are affiliated to either Ambition, UK Youth or the or National Association of Boys and Girls Clubs. The grants can be used to buy equipment to provide challenging activities that engage young people aged 8-18 and provide them with alternatives to becoming involved in the anti-social behavior that often stems from boredom and peer pressure.
Applicants have to raise some of the funds and applications that have young people involved in the fund raising will be looked upon favorably.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Grants to Cover Running Costs for Small Charities (UK)

The Marsh Christian Trust supports around 300 charities every year and focuses on providing funding which could help small organisations pay for various running costs, such as volunteer expenses, training days, equipment maintenance and other core outgoings. The Trust aims to build long-standing relationships with successful applicants and, subject to an annual review, continue its support over time.
Applicants must be a registered charity with the Charity Commission for England and Wales or the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator. This does not include Community Interest Companies (CICs). Charities will be working in the areas of:
• Literature, arts and heritage
• Social welfare
• Environmental causes and animal welfare
• Education and training
• Healthcare
Applications can be submitted at any time.

Funding for Charities to Develop an Effective Web Presence (UK)

Registered Charities and not for profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £18,000 to develop an effective social media and web presence with the aim of developing future funding streams. The funding is being made available through the Transform Foundation which offers two types of grants. A grant of £5,000 to be spent on Facebook advertising and a website grant of up to £18,000 to cover the upfront costs of a new charity-specific website including strategy, design, development and training). The grant programmes are aimed at small to medium-sized charities and other not for profit organisations. There is a two stage application process and stage 1 applications can be submitted at any time. https://www.transformfoundation.org.uk/

One Stop Carriers for Causes (England, Scotland and Wales)

Not for profit organisations and schools that are located within 2 miles of a One Stop shop can still apply for grants of up to £1,000 for projects that benefit their local community. The grants are made available through the money raised from the 5p bag charge in England, Wales and Scotland. The types of projects funded can be very broad and will cover the direct costs needed to deliver the project, this could be buying litter pickers and bags for a community clean-up days, plants, spades and forks to plant up a new community garden, the cost of a minibus for a day trip for a community group or the materials needed to paint a room at the local hospice. The funding is being made available through the One Stop’s ‘Carriers for Causes’ scheme. Applications can be submitted at any time and are shortlisted on a quarterly basis for panel decision which will take place every three months. Applicants will generally know the outcome of your application within 16 weeks of applying. https://www.groundwork.org.uk/Pages/Category/carriers-for-causes-uk

Funding Available to Support Local Good Causes (England, Scotland and Wales)

Registered charities delivering projects which help to improve people’s lives can apply to the Morrison Foundation for a grant. There is no limit on the amount that can be applied for and applications are accepted any anytime. https://www.morrisonsfoundation.com/

Spot Provider Framework for Care and Support at Home Refresh June 2019 (Deadline, 29 April 2019)

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council invites electronic Tender Responses for the provision of Care and Support at Home services Spot Provider Framework. Providers who pass all elements of the selection criteria and meet the quality thresholds by scoring atleast 50% on all of the Technical Questions combined will be included on the cross-borough Spot Provider Framework. The Council has declared the rate for the provision of Care and Support at Home services. The Council has commissioned a Care and Support at Home Service to cover its 4 Locality Areas. In the first instance care packages will be offered to the main Locality Provider / Community Support Provider inthelocalitywhere the person resides. If they are unable to take on the referral the Spot Provider Framework willbeused toallocate work to an alternative approved provider.
Providers awarded a place on the Spot Provider Framework for Care and Support at Home will be required to provide care and support services across the locality areas between the hours of 7:00 and 22:00 daily. Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is developing a Spot Provider Framework to support the provision ofCareand Support at Home (domiciliary care) across Southend. This is a refresh of the Framework for new providers to join.
The closing date for submission of tender documents is 12 noon on Monday 29th April 2019. Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procurement.southend.gov.uk