19 July, 2018

Bristol City Council has set up the Youth Sector Support Fund (SSF) to support Bristol-based organisations working with local children and young people. The fund, which launches on Monday 23 July, will support projects and collaborations that result in a diverse range of services for children and young people 8-19 years old and a stronger youth and play sector. This fund aims to complement Targeted Youth Services (TYS) contracts by filling gaps in services across the city.

8 August, 2018

 

The Arts Council is expected to focus on diversity and localism in its strategy for 2020–2030, following release of the results of its recent consultation.

According to the consultation, two thirds of those surveyed believe that diversity presents one of the greatest opportunities for the sector over the next ten years. Yet the sector does not currently reflect society well enough – in its workforce, leadership, participants and audiences.

Writing successful funding bids isn’t about being good at spelling, it’s about being good at telling a clear and compelling story. There are lots of simple ways you can help this happen, and get organised to deal with bidwriting stress! This workshop is for anyone who is new to writing funding bids, or who would like an update or refresher for skills they haven’t used in a while.

We’ll concentrate on looking at smaller, less complex bids. The workshop will cover;

Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 5 December, 2018 -
10:00 to 13:00

Not sure where to go next with fundraising or feeling like it is a lot of work for little gain? If so, this course is for you. It introduces fundraising strategies and explains why they are useful, looks at external challenges and opportunities and starts to think about a variety of funding sources.

Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 14 November, 2018 -
09:30 to 13:00

There are funders out there who want to support you to develop new income streams and become more sustainable. This briefing will look at where and how you can attract grant funding to help you make those changes that will ensure sustainability, what you can ask for and how to make the best possible case.

Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 12 September, 2018 -
12:00 to 14:00
18 July, 2018

Grants of up to £1,000 are available to support disadvantaged young people by offering education, training and volunteering opportunities and/or improving young people’s access to these opportunities. 

To find out more, click here

18 July, 2018
10 July, 2018

The Justice and Equality Fund aims to bring an end to the culture of harassment, abuse and impunity by resourcing an expert network of advice, support and advocacy organisations and projects.

Inspired by the phenomenal campaigners of #metoo, TIME’s UP, Ni Nunca Mas, the #lifeinleggings movements and others, a group of UK-based women from the entertainment industry have come together to challenge the culture that permits people in positions of power to sexually harass and abuse others.

10 July, 2018

UnLtd and Scope join forces to tackle the disability employment gap

New partnership and funding opportunity launched, offering further support for social entrepreneurs with bold ideas to transform employment for disabled people.

For further information, please click here

10 July, 2018

The Ironmongers’ Company wishes to support projects that provide opportunities for disadvantaged children and young people to fulfil their potential.

Grants are only given to registered charities. Projects must meet all of the following criteria:

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