The Healthy Lives, Healthy Futures Fund has been provided by NHS Rushcliffe Clinical Commissioning Group to support local initiatives that aim to improve health and reduce health inequalities for the residents of Rushcliffe.
Through the Rushcliffe Health Partnership we are now inviting local groups and organisations to put forward proposals for projects that will take creative approaches to improving health locally. A maximum of £2,000 can be applied for per project. Successful projects will promote health and well-being by identifying and addressing inequalities in health or the factors that cause ill-health.
Round 5 of Nottinghamshire County Council’s Community
Commemoration Fund is now underway.
Historical societies, parish councils, schools, uniformed groups such as cadets, scouts and guides, youth clubs, church groups and art societies can claim up to £300 to help them commemorate the Great War in their local area.
Deputy Leader of the County Council, Councillor Joyce Bosnjak said: “The fund hopes to support local groups to help bring the history of the 1914 – 18 War to life and show how the war impacted on their community."
The Veolia Environmental Trust has reopened to applications with a new process that streamlines applications. Not-for-profit organisations with environmental or community-based projects in the United Kingdom can apply. Grants of up to £75,000 are available for projects located within five miles of a Veolia Environmental Services facility. Match funding of at least 25% is required.
The Greggs Foundation launched its Environmental Grants scheme earlier this month and welcomes applications from not-for-profit organisations and schools in Great Britain.
Using money from the 5p levy on carrier bag sales in Greggs shops, the Greggs Foundation has established the Environmental Grants scheme and is offering both large and small grants for projects which make a difference to local areas, with preference given to projects that involve or benefit people who are disadvantaged.
Local groups thinking about running summer play schemes can now apply for funding.
The Summer Play Scheme is a Grant Aid fund aimed at supporting the social and emotional development of Nottinghamshire children and young people through positive play experiences.
Applicants can apply for up to £1,000 per year, over two years, to deliver play scheme sessions during the 2016 and 2017 school summer holidays (i.e. up to a total of £2,000).
The West Bridgford Rotary Club Community Fund has been established to provide
help and support to local community groups, schools and individuals. It is intended that any grant will help:
The group, school or individual must be resident or based in West Bridgford, Edwalton, Gamston, Lady Bay or the Meadows.
Does your community need a helping hand? Sign up to become a Make Happener to get help with fundraising.Local business Ikano Bank has teamed up with JustGiving Crowdfunding specialists to launch ‘#MakeHappeners’ – an initiative to help people raise funds for a project that could improve their community. The initiative can cover a multitude of community projects, from revamping a dilapidated communal garden or setting up a new community kitchen.
How do I become a Make Happener?
To become a Make Happener, simply submit your community project idea via makehappeners.co.uk where you can create your own page on JustGiving Crowdfunding. You’ll have 30 days to raise the money for their project and Ikano Bank will support their fundraising by pledging £200 towards at least 20 individual projects in Nottingham.
Pledges will be granted on a first come first served basis.
Make Happeners projects need to take place in the UK, have a community focus, be non-political and raise at least £200 within 30 days. To find out more and sign up go to makehappeners.co.uk or check out #MakeHappeners on Twitter and Facebook.
Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service can fund charitable, voluntary sector and social housing provider projects which help to provide stronger and safer communities within Nottinghamshire. Successful projects will be linked in to what the Fire Service promotes within the community e.g fire safety, prevention, fire education & awareness. Previous projects that have been successful include; Young persons diversionary activities with specific fire related outcomes, events for fire safety education, community safety for vulnerable and hard to reach groups & crime / fire reduction projects.
They are especially interested in supporting new innovative community projects that address fire prevention issues amongast the most vulnerable groups of people, particularly:
The deadline has passed for this year’s applications but you can apply again next year.