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April, 2020

Funding to support charities and not-for-profit organisations responding to COVID-19

Funding to support charities and not-for-profit organisations responding to COVID-19

Posted: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 14:52

Charities, CICs and special schools can apply for capital grants of up to £5,000.

The Clothworkers' Foundation's Emergency Capital Programme will provide small capital grants to allow charities with... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, COVID-19, Funding, Get Active, Lead and Organise

Resource to help parents and carers keep children and young people active at home is launched

Resource to help parents and carers keep children and young people active at home is launched

Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 12:38

A new programme of activities to help schools support parents and carers to keep children and young people active at home has been launched by Derbyshire's School Games Organiser Network and Active Derbyshire.... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Get Active

Additional funding for Derbyshire Councillors to help local community groups

Additional funding for Derbyshire Councillors to help local community groups

Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 12:14

Each year every Derbyshire County councillor is allocated £3,860 which they can donate to groups in their area which aim to improve the lives of local people.

At a meeting on Thursday (23 April) Derbyshire... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Covid 19, Funding, Get Active, Lead and Organise

Small Grants for Charities

Small Grants for Charities

Posted: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 11:17

The Schroder Charity Trust offers grants up to £5,000 for charities supporting education, communities, the environment, health, arts and culture, heritage etc. Grants are for both core costs and... Read More »

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

Small grants for mental health related projects - NSUN Covid-19 Fund

Small grants for mental health related projects - NSUN Covid-19 Fund

Posted: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 16:09

The National Survivor User Network (NSUN ) is to launch a new fund at the end of April. Grants up to £1,000 will be available for peer support, community action and mutual aid for mental health during... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, Covid 19, Funding, Lead and Organise, Mental Health

Funding for groups supporting the over 70s

Funding for groups supporting the over 70s

Posted: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 14:23


Persimmon Homes Community Champions donates £64,000 every month in payments up to the value of £1,000.

From April 2020 all funding will go directly to groups supporting the over 70s.

This fund... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, COVID-19, Funding, Lead and Organise

COVID-19 related grants up to £500 available from Alpkit

COVID-19 related grants up to £500 available from Alpkit

Posted: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 14:06

Alpkit welcome applications from individuals or organisations serving those affected by coronavirus, across the country. Grants of £500 are available.

Examples include:

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, Covid 19, Funding, Lead and Organise

Coronavirus Mental Health Response Fund

Coronavirus Mental Health Response Fund

Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 18:15

Voluntary and community sector (VCS) organisations have a vital role working alongside NHS colleagues to support anyone who has a mental health problem. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, demand for mental... Read More »

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

Connect Bolsover Small Grants Scheme 2020 - COVID-19

Connect Bolsover Small Grants Scheme 2020 - COVID-19

Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 15:40

Charities, Parish Councils and community organisations operating within the district of Bolsover can now apply for a grant of £200 - £1,000. The grant can be used to help deliver projects/services... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, COVID-19, Funding, Lead and Organise

Duke of Devonshire’s Charitable Trust, COVID-19

Duke of Devonshire’s Charitable Trust, COVID-19

Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 14:50

The Duke of Devonshire's Charitable Trust understands the hardship being caused to very many as a result of the Coronavirus crisis. As normal, applications may be made to the Trust on the downloadable... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, COVID 19, Funding, Get Active, Lead and Organise