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Big Lottery Fund – Community Assets grants

Big Lottery Fund – Community Assets grants Deadline: No deadline, this is a rolling programme Area: Scotland-wide Through its Community Assets grants, the Big Lottery aims to empower people to create strong and resilient communities by helping them to acquire, manage or develop assets such as buildings or land. They are looking for strong applications which are: Rooted in the community, are genuinely

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Weir Charitable Trust

Weir Charitable Trust Deadline: End of August and end of February each year Area: Scotland-wide The Weir Charitable Trust supports services/projects, run by Scottish-based community groups and small charities, in the following qualifying categories: Sport: encouraging and increasing public participation in sport Recreational facilities: the provision or organisation of recreational facilities, with the aim of improving the conditions of

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Scottish Landfill Communities Fund

Scottish Landfill Communities Fund Deadline: 3 October 2016 Area: Scotland Run by SUEZ Communities Trust, the Scottish Landfill Communities Fun considers applications from not-for-profit organisations for the following five main areas of work: Land Reclamation Community Recycling Public Amenities Biodiversity Historic Buildings, Structures or Sites Funding is typically awarded for the purchase of materials/equipment and the appointment of a contractor

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The Idlewild Trust

The Idlewild Trust Deadline:  8 September 2016, 16 February 2017 and 7 September 2017 The Idlewild Trust supports programmes that address the lack of opportunities for young professional musicians, dancers, actors, writers, artists and those involved creatively in the arts, particularly at an early stage in their career.  Programmes need to be run by professional organisations that are UK registered

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The Great Place Scheme

The Great Place Scheme Area: England Deadline: Thursday 6 October 2016 A new £15m scheme to help put culture at the heart of successful communities has been unveiled by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Arts Council England. The Great Place Scheme will fund projects in areas where there is a commitment to embed arts, culture and heritage in

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Arts Council England & The Baring Foundation – Celebrating Age

Arts Council England & The Baring Foundation – Celebrating Age Area: England Deadline: 12pm, Thursday 13 October 2016 The Celebrating Age programme is jointly funded by Arts Council England and the Baring Foundation and supports the shared objectives of both organisations. The programme will support cultural spaces and other organisations working collaboratively, in a partnership or as a consortium, to do one or more of

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Brightlife – Funding the Arts of Ageing

Brightlife – Funding the Arts of Ageing Area: Cheshire Deadline: Friday 30 September 2016 Brightlife is an ambitious partnership with older people at its heart, working to reduce loneliness and social isolation amongst the over 50s in Cheshire West and Chester, supporting people as they enter old age in Cheshire. It supports a range of innovative and engaging projects, activities and networks

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The Radcliffe Trust Music Grants

The Radcliffe Trust Music Grants Area: UK Deadline: Wednesday 31 August 2016 The Radcliffe Trust supports classical music performance and training, especially chamber music, composition and music education. Particular interests within music education are music for children and adults with special needs, youth orchestras and projects at secondary and higher levels, including academic research. The Trustees respond to applications and

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Big Lottery Celebrate Fund helps people get together

Big Lottery Celebrate Fund helps people get together When the Big Lottery conducted a survey, six out of ten people said  they couldn’t recall ever coming together with other people in their community to celebrate – the Celebrate fund hopes to change that.  They are offering grants of between £500 and £5,000  for groups to hold one off events or activities which celebrate their

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Foundation Scotland – Express Grants

Foundation Scotland – Express Grants Foundation Scotland’s Express Grants can help meet a wide range of costs, including general running costs, activities and events, equipment or materials; marketing and awareness-raising initiatives and training. These awards are made up of money from many different funds which Foundation Scotland distributes on behalf of companies, individuals and charitable trusts. Foundation Scotland matches the applications

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Voluntary Arts is the operating name of The Voluntary Arts Network (VAN) which is registered in Scotland as Company No. 139147 and Charity No. SC020345. Registered Office: The Creative Exchange, 29 Constitution Street, Edinburgh EH6 7BS.