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New opportunity to boost your funds through Easyfundraising

New opportunity to boost your funds through Easyfundraising

Posted: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 15:58

Fancy getting £5 for EVERY person who signs up to easyfundraising to support your community club or organisation?

It's easy!

When club members and volunteers register using your unique cause link and... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, Funding, Lead and Organise

Youth Fund - Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Youth Fund - Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Posted: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 15:36

The Paul Hamlyn Youth Fund supports organisations whose main purpose is to help young people (aged 14-25) who face complex transitions to adulthood.

They concentrate support on those experiencing the most... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, Funding, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, Young People

Funding for storm damaged pitches and facilities

Funding for storm damaged pitches and facilities

Posted: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 16:52

The effects of Storms Ciara and Dennis are still being fully assessed but, in an attempt to rectify the damage as soon as possible, local authorities and community sports organisations are being invited... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, Football, Funding, Get Active, Lead and Organise

Volunteers required for Derby Half Marathon (Sunday 7 June 2020)

Volunteers required for Derby Half Marathon (Sunday 7 June 2020)

Posted: Mon, 24 Feb 2020 10:43

As you can imagine, each year thousands of volunteers in a variety of roles are required to ensure Run For All events go without a hitch and the participants have a fantastic time.

There is a a fantastic... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derby, Derby Half Marathon, Volunteers

This Girl Can and parkrun are teaming up for International Women's Day

This Girl Can and parkrun are teaming up for International Women's Day

Posted: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:43

This Girl Can and parkrun are teaming up to celebrate International Women's Day by encouraging all women and girls to join their local parkrun on Saturday 7 March 2020.

Sport England, who launched a new... Read More »

Tags: This Girl Can, parkrun, women and girls.

Derbyshire organisations and individuals celebrated at the second Towards an active Derbyshire awards

Derbyshire organisations and individuals celebrated at the second Towards an active Derbyshire awards

Posted: Fri, 14 Feb 2020 08:59

The efforts and achievements of individuals and groups who are using physical activity to help improve the lives of people across Derby and Derbyshire were recognised at the Towards an active Derbyshire... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Taadawards2020, Towards an active Derbyshire awards

National Village & Community Halls Census Launched

National Village & Community Halls Census Launched

Posted: Fri, 14 Feb 2020 08:10

Rural Charity Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) releases a comprehensive survey to over 10,000 village halls once every ten years.

ACRE will use the data collected to help secure funding for... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, Funding, Lead and Organise

Amber Valley set to benefit from Get Out Get Active

Amber Valley set to benefit from Get Out Get Active

Posted: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 11:27

Amber Valley residents will have more opportunities to get active thanks to the Get Out Get Active programme coming to the area.

Get Out Get Active was created by Activity Alliance in 2016 to bring disabled... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Get Active

The Comic Relief Community Fund – Grants for Smaller Organisations

The Comic Relief Community Fund – Grants for Smaller Organisations

Posted: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 14:14

There are two types of grants available to organisations whose work delivers on one of Comic Relief's four strategic themes one of which includes Mental Health Matters.

Under the Mental Health Matters ... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, Funding, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, Lead and Organise, Mental Health

Henry Smith Charity - Holiday Grants for Children – Opens 1st March 2020

Henry Smith Charity - Holiday Grants for Children – Opens 1st March 2020

Posted: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 14:10

Schools, youth groups and not for profit organisations can apply for grants towards holidays or outings within the UK for children aged 13 and under who are from deprived areas or have a disability. Applications... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, Funding, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, Young People