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March, 2021

Funding for Projects Focusing on the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Children and Young Adults

Funding for Projects Focusing on the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Children and Young Adults

Posted: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 14:24

The Pixel Fund generally awards grants of between £500 and £5,000 to registered charities to projects which focus on mental health and well-being of children and young adults (under 26 years... Read More »

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

Learning shared in new animation and COVID case studies booklet

Learning shared in new animation and COVID case studies booklet

Posted: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 09:35

Two new resources have been published which may provide some inspiration to help schools position PE, sport and physical activity at the heart of their recovery plans.

'Recovery and moving on with COVID'... Read More »

Tags: School Games, case studies, young people

New funding to help schools open existing sports facilities outside of the normal school day

New funding to help schools open existing sports facilities outside of the normal school day

Posted: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 08:12

The Department for Education announced an investment of £10.1 million of funding into schools across England this academic year, this is to help enable existing sports and swimming facilities to... Read More »

Tags: Community Use of Schools, young people

Funding to Support Disabled & Disadvantaged Children

Funding to Support Disabled & Disadvantaged Children

Posted: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 15:54

The Toy Trust provides grants of up to £5,000 to registered charities to fund equipment and services to support disabled and disadvantaged children under the age of 13.

The Toy Trust fund:

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

Nature Grants for Schools Opens for Applications

Nature Grants for Schools Opens for Applications

Posted: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 15:02

Schools are being invited to apply for up to £500 worth of free outdoor equipment and two hours of professional outdoor training to help children connect with nature, become more active, and learn... Read More »

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

Small Grants for Summer Playschemes

Small Grants for Summer Playschemes

Posted: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 12:06

Grants of between £500 and £1,000 are available to registered charities to fund summer playschemes for children between the ages of 5-16 years. To be eligible for funding, the charity will... Read More »

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

Funding for Activities to Improve the Lives of the Elderly

Funding for Activities to Improve the Lives of the Elderly

Posted: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 15:11

The Home Instead Bring Joy Foundation makes donations to charities, small grassroots organisations, and other not-for-profit groups that can demonstrate their commitment to creating activities designed... Read More »

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

New Ocado Foundation - Small Grants up to £1K

New Ocado Foundation - Small Grants up to £1K

Posted: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 14:38

Ocado has launched the Ocado Foundation for Good with BizGive, to support charity and fundraising activities across the UK.

The programme will support 'the many rather than the few' by providing grants... Read More »

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

New £20 Million Fund to Help Keep Children Out of the Criminal Justice System

New £20 Million Fund to Help Keep Children Out of the Criminal Justice System

Posted: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 12:45

A new £20 million fund has been launched to investigate how diversionary programmes can keep children can keep children aged 10-17 years out of the criminal justice system.

The Youth Endowment Fund... Read More »

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

BBC Children in Need - Deadline: 12th April 2021

BBC Children in Need - Deadline: 12th April 2021

Posted: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 17:38

BBC Children in Need is offering support through its main grants (£10,001 to £40,000) and small grants (under £10,000) programmes. Grants are available for up to three years to organisations... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Active Notts, Children, Funding, Lead and Organise, Young People