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National Lottery Community Fund changes priorities to tackle the COVID 19 crisis

National Lottery Community Fund changes priorities to tackle the COVID 19 crisis

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 16:36

The National Lottery Community Fund has been talking to grant holders and partners to understand the nature of their response to COVID-19 and to see what they can do to support them.

So far, they have honoured...

Sport England to announce support for the sport and physical activity sector in response to coronavirus

Sport England to announce support for the sport and physical activity sector in response to coronavirus

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 13:45

Sport England has expressed significant concerns about the impact coronavirus will have financially on the sport and physical activity sector. Therefore, they are looking at options that will help to mitigate...

Support for leisure businesses that pay business rates

Support for leisure businesses that pay business rates

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:09

Business rates holiday for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses.

The government will be introducing a business rates holiday for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses in England for the 2020...

Support for social or environmental impact: fund now open

Support for social or environmental impact: fund now open

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 08:24

This programme is to help you start up and scale social enterprises, charities, community projects and impact-led organisations.

They are looking to support 260 people across the UK with:

  • A learning programme...
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for the Charity Sector

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for the Charity Sector

Posted: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:47

The government has announced that organisations, including charities, will get support to help them pay wages.

Employers will be able to contact HMRC for a grant to cover most of the wages of their workforce...

‘Join the Movement’ to help the nation stay active at home

‘Join the Movement’ to help the nation stay active at home

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 11:13

Sport England has launched a national campaign to inspire people to stay active during the coronavirus (COVID19) outbreak.

With people mostly confined to their own home following the latest government advice,...

The 2020 to 2021 Faith, Race and Hate Crime Grant scheme is open for applications

The 2020 to 2021 Faith, Race and Hate Crime Grant scheme is open for applications

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 09:47

The 2020 to 2021 Faith, Race and Hate Crime Grant scheme is open for applications from established community organisations and charities to carry out projects that meet at least one of the following aims:...

Foundation Derbyshire’s Coronavirus Fund

Foundation Derbyshire’s Coronavirus Fund

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 08:13

Foundation Derbyshire's Coronavirus Fund has been established to support community groups and organisations working to tackle the impact of the Coronavirus in Derbyshire.

Subject to available funds, their...

Support for organisations working with older people - Bring Joy Foundation

Support for organisations working with older people - Bring Joy Foundation

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 10:35

If you are a local community group that has had to suspend your meeting but still want to support your seniors, you can apply for support from the Bring Joy Foundation. They can provide your group with...

Club Matters to support clubs and organisations through coronavirus outbreak

Club Matters to support clubs and organisations through coronavirus outbreak

Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 06:58

Sport England has said that it is looking at how it can best support clubs through the outbreak of coronavirus.

Club Matters is Sport England's one stop shop for clubs, groups and organisations involved...