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July, 2020

Funding for projects which help improve mental and emotional health and wellbeing

Funding for projects which help improve mental and emotional health and wellbeing

Posted: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 16:50

This grant funding programme will support health and wellbeing projects for charitable organisations delivering services within a 15 mile radius of an Assura Healthcare building – click HERE to check... Read More »

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

Community Use of Schools summer holiday activities

Community Use of Schools summer holiday activities

Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 12:30

Active Derbyshire is working in conjunction with South Derbyshire District Council and Derby County Community Trust to fund summer school activities in three schools.

Children will receive a varied timetable... Read More »

Tags: Community Use of Schools, young people

Cycling and walking revolution - a bold vision for the UK

Cycling and walking revolution - a bold vision for the UK

Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 09:26

The Government yesterday released both their new Cycling and Walking Plan and their new Cycling Design Guide which show a very real commitment to make England a great cycling and walking nation, with happier,... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Travel, Cycling Revolution, Gear Change, Walking Plan

Public Health England  launches major new adult health campaign

Public Health England launches major new adult health campaign

Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 08:05

Public Health England has launched a major new adult health campaign to seize the opportunity for a national reset moment as COVID-19 has prompted many people to reflect and think more seriously about... Read More »

Tags: Better Health, Physical Activity, Public Health England

Grants of up to £20,000 for Community Arts, Sports and Physical and Mental Health Projects

Grants of up to £20,000 for Community Arts, Sports and Physical and Mental Health Projects

Posted: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 11:44

The Postcode Community Trust has announced that the next funding round will open for applications on the 4th August 2020.

Registered charities and community groups will be able to apply for grants of £500... Read More »

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

Comic Relief’s Community Fund

Comic Relief’s Community Fund

Posted: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 13:36

The Comic Relief Community Fund is offering grants to grassroots community organisations with an income of less than £250,000.

There are two types of grants available to organisations whose work delivers... Read More »

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

Funding for activities supporting people and communities affected by COVID-19

Funding for activities supporting people and communities affected by COVID-19

Posted: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 15:37

The National Lottery Community Fund want to fund activities supporting people and communities affected by COVID-19.  They are prioritising:

  • organisations supporting people who are at high risk from COVID-19... Read More »

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

RNIB, British Blind Sport, Metro Blind Sport and Visionary issue guidance for leisure operators to support the return of blind and partially sighted people

RNIB, British Blind Sport, Metro Blind Sport and Visionary issue guidance for leisure operators to support the return of blind and partially sighted people

Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 09:22

In preparation for the reopening of leisure and sport facilities, the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), British Blind Sport (BBS), Metro Blind Sport and Visionary have been working together... Read More »

Tags: British Blind Sport, accessibility, inclusion, return to sport

£9.5 million Covid-19 Community-Led Organisations Recovery Scheme

£9.5 million Covid-19 Community-Led Organisations Recovery Scheme

Posted: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 13:02

Covid-19 Community-Led Organisations Recovery Scheme offers grants up to £100,000 to community organisations facing financial difficulties caused by Covid-19. The scheme is aimed at organisations... Read More »

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

Screwfix Foundation Re-Opens for Applications - Small Capital Projects

Screwfix Foundation Re-Opens for Applications - Small Capital Projects

Posted: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 09:53

The Screwfix Foundation has re-opened for applications from charities and not for profit organisations for projects that will fix, repair, maintain and improve the properties and community facilities of... Read More »

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