North Lanarkshire

Parliamentary Inquiry into Social Prescribing

The Health and Sport Committee of the Scottish Parliament has launched an inquiry into social prescribing. 

‘Social prescribing’ is when GPs and other healthcare professionals prescribe sport, exercise and other recreational activities as a way to improve patients' health and wellbeing.

MSPs on the Committee want to hear from people across Scotland on the following issues:

Guide Dogs for the Blind are Recruiting Volunteers

Guide Dogs for the Blind are recruiting volunteers for the following roles:

 

My Guide Sighted Guide –volunteer can help by taking someone to appointments and letting them get used to doing things on their own.

Fundraiser – Take collection boxes to various places, attend events or make street collections.

Collection Box Co-ordinators – Find suitable venues for collection boxes and arrange collection on a regular basis.

Monthly Funding Round Up - July 2019

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

The Robertson Trust – Wee Grants for Wee Groups

Next Application Deadline:  No published dates, the programme is a 6 month pilot.


The Robertson Trust wish to support smaller charities and community groups who are doing good work in their communities which fits into one of their funding strands:

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:

National Lottery Heritage Fund – Advice Surgery

The National Lottery Heritage Fund have recently launched new programmes and priorities for the next five years and North Lanarkshire is one of their new areas of focus. They will be working with organisations and groups in the area to help support them to develop ideas and celebrate their local heritage.

Monthly Funding Round Up - April 2019

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

Asda Foundation – Local Impact Funding

Next Application Deadline: No published deadlines

The Local Impact fund supports smaller local initiatives to help you support your community. Awards vary in size. The fund supports four key areas:

Monthly Funding Round Up - March 2019

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

LEADER Crowdfunding Events Announced

LEADER are delighted to be partnering with Crowdfunder UK to deliver a series of events introducing Crowdfunding, accompanied by one-to-one expert coaching (for those in the eligible LEADER areas). Two introductory events will be held in North Lanarkshire (Cumbernauld and Shotts). More info can be found by following the links below:

Monthly Funding Round Up - February 2019

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

A B Charitable Trust

Next Application Deadline: 2nd March 2019

ABCT supports small to medium charities that defend human rights and promote respect for vulnerable individuals whatever their circumstances. Organisations can apply for up to £20 000.

The Trust is particularly interested in charities that work with marginalised and excluded people in society, with a focus on:

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