Monthly Funding Round Up - June 2019

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

Cashback for Communities – Phase 5

Next Application Deadline: 28th June 2019 (12 noon)

Cashback for Communities is an £18 million fund to help support young people, families and communities most affected by crime.

The main aim is to provide a range of activities for young people between the ages of 10 to 24 which:

• Support people, families and communities most affected by crime
• Support those most at risk of being involved in antisocial behaviour, offending or reoffending into positive destinations
• Support young people most at risk of entering the justice system

Proposals which require less than £150 000 over a 3 year period are ineligible to apply.

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The Stafford Trust

Next Application Deadline: 30th June 2019

The Stafford Trust is a grant making Scottish charitable trust which provides financial support to charities registered in the United Kingdom, with a preference towards charitable organisations in Scotland. Grants vary but most lie between £500 to £5000.

The Stafford Trust funds charities under the headings of animal welfare; child / adult welfare; medical research; local community projects; Services personnel welfare; sea rescue; and overseas appeals.

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The Weir Charitable Trust

Next Application Deadline: 31st August 2019

The Weir Charitable Trust aims to support Scottish-based community groups and small charities to provide services across Scotland to help the Scottish community. These groups and charities are likely to have found it difficult to access funds elsewhere.

The Trust will consider funding specific activities and services in sport, recreational facilities, animal welfare, health and cultural projects to improve the quality of life for people, either through a particular field of expertise or via a local community. The average award granted to date is £3,500 but, in exceptional circumstancesthe Trust will consider applications for funds up to £25,000.

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Scottish Children’s Lottery – Chance to Succeed

Next Application Deadline: No published deadlines

Operating as a grant-giving charity, Chance to Succeed strives to ensure that all young people in Scotland can make a positive contribution to society through gainful employment.

With projects aimed at building employment skills and installing confidence, we help the youth of today find their feet so that they can be prepared for the workplace of tomorrow.

Projects must be undertaken by organisations registered with OSCR. Chance to Succeed will not fund more than 50% of a total project or activities costs. They have two levels of grants. You can apply for a small grant (up to £5000) or for a large grant (up to £25 000).

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