Monthly Funding Round Up - December

Below is our monthly funding round up of grant funding for the third sector in North Lanarkshire

WREN – The FCC Scottish Action Fund

Next Application Deadline: 5.00pm on Wednesday 22 February 2017

This scheme offers funding of between £2,000 and £50,000 to projects from FCC Environment through the Scottish Landfill Communities Fund. WREN are registered with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency as an Approved Body and welcomes applications from charities, parish councils, church, community organisations local authorities and voluntary groups, operating on a not for profit basis. The objects of the fund are below:

Object A: The reclamation, remediation, restoration or other operation on land to facilitate economic, social or environmental use.

Object B: Community based recycling, re-use and waste prevention projects which protect the environment.

Object C: The provision, maintenance or improvement of a public park or other public amenity.

Object D: The conservation or promotion of biological diversity through the provision, conservation, restoration or enhancement of a natural habitat or the maintenance or recovery of a species in Its natural habitat.

Object E: The maintenance, repair or restoration of a building, other structure or a site of archaeological interest which is a place of religious worship, or a site of historic or architectural or archaeological interest and is

More info: http://www.wren.org.uk/apply/fcc-scottish-action-fund

Rosa announces launch of Woman to Woman fund

Next Application Deadline: Monday January 16th at 9am

Rosa, the UK Fund for Women and Girls, is delighted to announce the launch of the Woman to Woman fund. With grants of up to £25,000, no fewer than 100 local grassroots women’s organisations across the UK will be supported using funds from the £2.2 million awarded from VAT receipts on sanitary products, via HM Treasury and the Cabinet Office. Grants are available for groups with an income of under £100,000 per year, to support a wide range of charitable work that benefits women: from building confidence and leadership skills, tackling harassment and violence, to training in financial literacy and increasing engagement in decision-making – and much more besides.

More info: http://www.rosauk.org/resources/blog/woman-to-woman/

The Kelvin Valley & Falkirk LEADER Programme 2014 - 2020

Next Application Deadline: Friday 20th January 2017

LEADER is a European Union Community Initiative which aims to promote economic and community development in rural areas. LEADER uses a bottom-up, partnership-based approach to rural development which will improve the quality of life and help make rural communities more sustainable.

The 2014-2020 Kelvin Valley and Falkirk LEADER Programme is a new programme covering rural areas within East Dunbartonshire, North Lanarkshire and Falkirk.  The programme is managed by a Local Action Group (LAG).

The Main Fund is open to community, voluntary and third sector organisations, charitable and public bodies. Funding of between £5000 and £125 000 is available and they will usually fund up to 50% of eligible costs.

More info: http://www.kvfleader.org.uk/

DM Thomas Foundation for Young People

Next Application Deadline: 7th February 2017

Applications working in the areas of education or health with one of our four chosen focus groups are selected or considered:

  • Children and young people with disabilities
  • Children and young people who are sick in hospital
  • Employability and training programmes for disadvantaged young people
  • Children and young people who are life limited (requiring palliative care

If favored, grant applications for up to £5,000 can be approved by the Director, up to £10,000 can be approved by the Grants Committee, and applications for more than £10,000 are recommended to the Trustees for final approval. The Foundation is a small charity and generally will not make awards of over £30,000 (per year). Funding can be requested for up to 2 years for any particular project.

More info: https://dmthomasfoundation.org/

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