The Fundraising Regulator has launched its new and improved Fundraising Code of Practice, which will come into effect in October 2019.

It aims to make it easier for fundraisers, charities and third party organisations to understand the standards expected of them when fundraising.

10 June, 2019

 

The Fundraising Regulator has launched its new and improved Fundraising Code of Practice, which will come into effect in October 2019.

The new code was developed following a consultation that ran during autumn 2018.

10 June, 2019

 

The Bristol Impact Fund small grants programme will soon launch its second round of funding, for projects that reduce the city’s inequalities. Grants will last two years, and will be awarded by Bristol City Council, up to the value of £20,000 (to be confirmed).

3 June, 2019

 

The number of organisations funded through Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) was down by one third in the year 2017-18 according to new figures released by HM Revenue & Customs.

Only 20 social enterprises received investment through the scheme during the period, with £1.4 million in funds raised.

National Lottery celebrates 25 years
29 May, 2019

 

This year marks a quarter of a century since the National Lottery launched in the UK. During this time, 535,000 individual projects have been funded using more than £39 billion gathered from lottery ticket sales.

14 May, 2019

 

The Community Benefit Programme, from Thrive Renewables and the Centre for Sustainable Energy, is open to funding applications of up to £4,000 from community buildings in parts of BS11, to help improve energy efficiency. Grants could be used to install LED lighting, add insulation or draught-proofing measures, improve heating controls, use renewable energy sources, or pay for expert advice on the best ways to save energy in your building. 

The funds can also be combined with other grants or funding sources to put towards more expensive energy-saving projects. 

 

The Office for Civil Society, with support from the Cabinet Office has written a guide for voluntary, community, and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations considering selling to central and local government or becoming part of the supply chain for delivering public services.

Community Clean Up fund Bristol City Council
13 May, 2019

 

Bristol City Council has launched an £80,000 fund for communities to clean up their high streets and local areas. Funding can be spent on equipment for litter picking and cleaning, training on how to remove graffiti, and to finance local events which will get people involved in cleaning up their community. There is a list of shopping areas eligible for the fund; these include Bedminster, Fishponds and Gloucester Road.

Fundraising reports launched
9 May, 2019

 

Two major charity reports have given a clearer picture of the current state of fundraising.

29 April, 2019

 

The Bristol Older People's Funding Alliance is offering increased funds in 2019 for organisations that support older people in the city. Grants of up to £15,000 are available.

The Alliance consists of The Anchor Society, Bristol Ageing Better, The Dolphin Society, The Grateful Society, John James Bristol Foundation, Quartet Community Foundation, The Society of Merchant Venturers and the St Monica Trust. 

Grants can be used to:

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