New Scaled Programme Launch – Culture Champions: Invitation to Tender

Ambition for Ageing are delighted to launch Culture Champions GM. Ambition for Ageing has developed this work in partnership with the Great Place GM project. Both partnerships are collaborating on a …

Member of House of Lords Criticises Charities

At the Conservative Party Conference in October 2018 Lord Lucas of Crudwell and Dingwall criticised the NSPCC and the charitable sector for exaggerating needs.  Unbelievably the fringe event that Lord Lucas …

UK Record £3.3bn of Grants Awarded in 2016/17

According to published report Funding Giving Trends 2018 commissioned by the Association of Charitable Foundations grant awards increased by 10.9% in 2016-2017 compared to the previous financial year.   The data …

New Scaled Programme Launch – Culture Champions: Invitation to Tender

Ambition for Ageing are delighted to launch Culture Champions GM. Ambition for Ageing has developed this work in partnership with the Great Place GM project. Both partnerships are collaborating on a …

Member of House of Lords Criticises Charities

At the Conservative Party Conference in October 2018 Lord Lucas of Crudwell and Dingwall criticised the NSPCC and the charitable sector for exaggerating needs.  Unbelievably the fringe event that Lord Lucas …

UK Record £3.3bn of Grants Awarded in 2016/17

According to published report Funding Giving Trends 2018 commissioned by the Association of Charitable Foundations grant awards increased by 10.9% in 2016-2017 compared to the previous financial year.   The data …

Alan Edward Higgs Charity

Description Grants are available to charitable organisations working to benefit residents within 25 miles of Coventry. Objectives of Fund The charitable trust is well known locally, in Coventry, for supporting initiatives …

ACT Foundation (ACT)

Description Grants are available to UK registered charities for projects that make a transformational change and have a high level of impact on individuals, their families and communities. Objectives of Fund …

George Ernest Ellis Foundation

Description Grants are available to small local charitable organisations based and working in Leicester and Leicestershire for projects and activities that benefit the local community. Maximum value:  £1,500 Objectives of Fund …

The Gordon Trust

The Gordon Trust Description Grants are available for registered charities working in Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Northamptonshire in the areas of disability, social deprivation, homelessness, substance and alcohol abuse and prisoner …

Successful Crowdfunding

8 Steps To Secure Grant FundingCrowdfunding is becoming more popular and worth considering as a source of funding.  As public sector funding is cut back and grants available for the voluntary …

8 Steps to Secure Funding

8 Steps To Secure Grant FundingThe relative easy part of running a community project is delivering service and the nightmare is securing grant funding.  During recent years grant funding has become …

Interviews for Trustees

Charities are constantly struggling to fill placed on their Board of Trustees.  Their recruitment processes are ad-hoc, informal and actually, anyone who wants to be on a Board can because the …