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June, 2018

£20m in Funding to Tackle Loneliness

£20m in Funding to Tackle Loneliness

Posted: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:06

£20 million in new funding is being set aside for charities and community groups that are working to 'help isolated people and those suffering from loneliness'. The funding will support charities... Read More »

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

South Derbyshire CVS Small Grants

South Derbyshire CVS Small Grants

Posted: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:41

South Derbyshire CVS manages the Self-help Fund Small Grants pot which supports the activities of health and wellbeing related self-help groups in South Derbyshire. A self-help group is any group of people... Read More »

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

Nominations invited for Derbyshire School Sport and Physical Activity Awards 2018

Nominations invited for Derbyshire School Sport and Physical Activity Awards 2018

Posted: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:55

Schools, groups and individuals that are working to help young people engage in more active and healthy lives will be recognised at a special awards ceremony later this year, together with the sporting... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, DSSA, Derbyshire School Sport and Physical Activity Awards

Funding for Community Buildings and Revenue Grants through the Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

Funding for Community Buildings and Revenue Grants through the Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

Posted: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:51

After a review of its grants strategy, the Trusthouse Charitable Foundation is replacing its currents grants programmes with two new programmes.

The Foundation's updated grants programme, which opened to... Read More »

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

Deputy Mayor (80) Joins Walking Football To Launch Derby’s Festival of Sport – and scores!

Deputy Mayor (80) Joins Walking Football To Launch Derby’s Festival of Sport – and scores!

Posted: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:14

Derby's Deputy Mayor swapped his ceremonial robes for football kit when he kicked off the city's 2nd Festival of Sport on Friday (15 June).

Councillor Frank Harwood, who will be 81 in July, joined teams... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derby, Derby Festival of Sport, Walking Football

Henry Smith Charity - Strengthening Communities Fund

Henry Smith Charity - Strengthening Communities Fund

Posted: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:18

The Henry Smith Charity's Strengthening Communities grant programme is designed to support small charitable organisations working at grassroots level. Through this grant programme they want to make sure... Read More »

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

Veolia Environmental Trust Grants – 30th August 2018

Veolia Environmental Trust Grants – 30th August 2018

Posted: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 15:12

Grants of up to £75,000 are available to constituted not for profit organisations and registered Environmental Bodies towards:

  • Community buildings
  • Parks and paths, play, Multi Use Games Areas (MUGAs)... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, Cycle Derbyshire, Developing Sport, Funding, Get Active

Erewash Borough Council - Sports Grants

Erewash Borough Council - Sports Grants

Posted: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 14:45

Sports organisations can now apply for a grant of up to a maximum of £500. The main objective of an EBC sports grant is to faclitate the introduction of and development of sports and physical activities.... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Developing Sport, Get Active

Activity Alliance releases Ten Principles film

Activity Alliance releases Ten Principles film

Posted: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 14:29

Activity Alliance, supported by Sport England, has today released the Ten Principles film to guide providers to deliver more appealing and inclusive opportunities. If embedded within planning and delivery,... Read More »

Tags: Get Active, disability

Foundation Derbyshire - General Fund

Foundation Derbyshire - General Fund

Posted: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 13:36

This fund supports a broad range of small community and voluntary groups with a variety of different costs. As with all of the Foundation's funds the overarching purpose of each grant we make is to enhance... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Developing Sport, Funding