Big Lottery - Early Action System Change
The Big Lottery are inviting proposals to help make a fundamental shift towards effective early action in Scotland. An early action approach aims to build a society that prevents problems from occurring rather than one that copes with the consequences. The Big Lottery have focused on three areas where they believe there is an opportunity to make a significant impact in the next five years. These are:
• Healthy diet and active lifestyle
• Children, young people and families
• Women and criminal justice.
Deadline: Expressions of Interest 2nd October 2017 Read more .. .
Funding for Projects that Address Disadvantage and Support less Popular Causes
Within the UK, the Hilden Charitable Fund makes grants to projects that address disadvantage by supporting causes which are less popular. In particular, the Fund wants to support projects that address homelessness; supports asylum seekers and refugees; supports community based initiatives for disadvantaged young people; and penal affairs. Applications may be submitted at any time Read more…
Ernest Cook Trust Grants Programme
Schools, charities and not for profit organisations wishing to encourage young people's interest in the countryside; and literacy, numeracy and science can apply for funding to the Ernest Cook Trust (ECT). The Trust operates two grant making programmes. The small grants programme (under £4,000) and a large grants programme (grants in excess of £4,000). Applications to the small grants programme may be submitted at any time, Deadline Large Grants: 31st January 2017 Read more…