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Finding Funding Workshop – Tuesday 19th November 2013

Posted on 04 October 2013
Our next small group Finding Funding training workshop will take place on Tuesday 19th November 2013 in central London.The course gives you an introduction to fundraising, with the emphasis on grant funding, including the tools and techniques that we ourselves as fundraisers use to help develop successful fundraising applications. The price is £185 fully inclusive of VAT, course materials and lunch.
For further information and to book your place, please contact Peter See on 01394 610581. Places are confirmed when payment has been received by Charity Fundraising Ltd.
This is a popular course and places are filling up quickly, so to avoid disappointment please contact us today.

Finding Funding Workshop – 10th September 2013, London

Posted on 01 September 2013

We are now taking bookings for our small group Finding Funding course in central London on Tuesday 10th September 2013.

The course is an introduction to fundraising; learners are invited to complete a workbook which serves as part of their record of the workshop.

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Community Budgets Programme

Posted on 06 August 2013

Following on from the successful pilot in twelve geographical areas, an additional £4.2 million is to be awarded by the Department for Communities and Local Government so neighbourhood and community budget pilots can be introduced to 100 new areas. This will enable local people to have more say in how public services are designed and delivered – improving those services and saving money.

For further information please visit the My Community Rights website.

Commissioning Better Outcomes and Social Outcomes Fund

Posted on 06 August 2013

BIG has launched a £40 million Social Impact Bond Fund which will complement the Cabinet Offices £20 million Social Outcomes Fund. The aim is to help develop more Social Impact Bonds (SIBS) by paying for a proportion of outcomes payments in complex policy areas as well as support to develop robust proposals.

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BLF Reaching Communities £271,888 grant success for Reading YMCA

Posted on 03 June 2013

We are delighted to hear news of a Big Lottery Fund Reaching Communities success of £271,888, having supported Reading YMCA in the development of their project and funding application.

Project activities include a community cafe (with service users encouraged to help run it), arts and crafts, woodwork, sports and leisure sessions and a summer youth activity programme. As well as personal development and vocational skills sessions, the project aims to improve intergenerational cohesion, targeting young people, older people and single mothers simultaneously.

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