Funding Opportunities

People’s Postcode Lottery funds, upcoming deadlines

Three grant schemes that receive funding via the People’s Postcode Lottery open for stage 1 applications this week. The deadline, who they fund and how much they fund is the same for all three, but the kind of projects they want to fund are different for each scheme.  You have just two weeks, until 28 February, to submit a short expression of interest.

All three trusts fund new projects, or significant expansions of existing projects, in Great Britain.  They are open to constituted voluntary and community organisations, registered charities, charitable incorporated organisations (CIOs), community interest companies (CICs) or not-for-profit companies

Deadline: 28 February 2018, for stage 1 expressions of interest

How much: registered charities and CIOs can apply for up to £20,000, other not-for-profit organisations can apply for up to £2,000

People’s Postcode Trust

People’s Postcode Trust will consider projects which focus on:

– Employability and skills development programmes

– The promotion of human rights through combatting discrimination

– Poverty prevention

Read more about the People’s Postcode Trust

Postcode Community Trust

Postcode Community Trust will consider projects which improve health and wellbeing through:

– Grassroots sports, arts and recreation projects that improve health and wellbeing

– Projects that improve the health of communities through, for example, first aid courses, befriending, counselling or reducing isolation

Read more about the Postcode Community Trust

Postcode Local Trust

Postcode Local Trust will consider projects which improve biodiversity and outdoor spaces such as:

– Community gardens and play areas using sustainable materials

– Outdoor education and heritage

– Green energy projects and flood prevention

Read more about the Postcode Local Trust

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