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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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£342,000 BLF Advice Services Transition Fund grant success for Derbyshire Districts CAB

Posted on 28 May 2013

Having supported Derbyshire Districts Citizens Advice Bureau by providing support in relation to project design, development and bid review, we are extremely pleased to learn that they have been awarded a grant of £342,000 from the Big Lottery Fund – Advice Services Transition Fund. The funding is intended to build capacity and improve advice service outcomes throughout the Amber Valley, Derbyshire Dales, Erewash and High Peak Districts and will make a huge difference to the significant numbers of people living in those areas who need advice and information in order to deal with the effects of welfare reforms.

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Finding Funding Workshop- 25th June 2013, London

Posted on 13 May 2013

Due to the demand for our popular one day workshop, Finding Funding, we have added a further presentation to the schedule. We are now taking bookings for Tuesday 25th June, the venue will once again be Kings Cross, London. The workshop is led by an experienced Fundraising Consultant and offers an introduction to the whole business of fundraising – planning, building a budget, identifying funders and making the application. Numbers taking part are limited to allow participants the opportunity to discuss their own situations. Recent participants said of the workshop,

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St Paul’s Cathedral Fundraising

Posted on 19 April 2013

Charity Fundraising Ltd is delighted to be working with St Paul’s Cathedral to raise funds for their heritage fundraising priorities and educational activities. St Paul’s Cathedral needs no introduction but needless to say we are really excited about providing fundraising consultancy support towards this remarkable  institution.

A few Places available for our Finding Funding Workshop – 14th May 2013

Posted on 15 April 2013

We have a few places remaining on our small group Finding Funding workshop in Kings Cross, London on Tuesday 14th May 2013. The course is an introduction to fundraising with an emphasis on grant funding and application processes. The course is OCN accredited; learners are invited to complete a workbook which serves as part of their record of the workshop, formal assessment for OCN certification is entirely optional.

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