Funding

Rushcliffe CVS Free Funding surgery 8th June 2015

Rushcliffe CVS  is holding a Group Support/Funding Surgery for Nottinghamshire based voluntary and community groups on Monday 8th June 2015.  It will provide an opportunity to talk to local voluntary sector development specialist staff to help your group with:
  • Funding advice - for new and existing projects and services
  • Specific help with funding applications
  • Group or project development
  • Developing your management committee
 One-to-one appointments of 45 minutes are available for up to 2 people per organisation. 
 
The event is at: Rushcliffe CVS, Level 3a, Bridgford House, Pavilion Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 5GJ.  To find out how to get to the venue see:
To book, go to the following: Rushcliffe CVS Funding Surgery

On Fire Fund for projects relating to fire safety, prevention etc

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:

  • Older people
  • People with disabilities
  • Children and young people at risk of fire setting
  • People with drug or alcohol dependency
  • Those receiving or in neeed of community care services

The deadline has passed for this year’s applications but you can apply again next year.

pdfDownload information about this year’s and next year’s deadlines
pdfDownload  the criteria for the fund here
docDownload an application form for 2015 - 2016 here

Funding

Our experienced staff can advise you on all aspects of raising funds for your organisation including:
  • Identifying resources needed and setting a budget
  • Sources of grants, trusts and other funding opportunities
  • Completing application forms
  • Ensuring your organisaition has the correct structures in place
  • Information about funding events and workshops
"Thank you for your help and advice...which I'm sure contributed to the success in getting funding'"           

Village Bowls Club seeking to update their facilities to include disabled access and toilet

"It's not what I expected - I imagined it would be filling Smartie tubes...that type of fundraising. This is brilliant...I'm confident this is going to lead to something"

"I'm really excited about our new project now...I'm really glad I came along"


Members of groups who attended the Rushcliffe Funding Surgery at Rushcliffe CVS in April 2013 delivered by Rushcliffe CVS and a colleague from Rural Community Action Nottinghamshire

For more information or advice please contact Carolyn Perry on 0115 969 9060 in the first instance or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Find out about funding opportunities

  • Receive Rushcliffe CVS monthly newsletter / ebulletin which includes information about sources of funding.  See CVS newsletters for more information.
  • Focus on Funding provides fortnightly funding updates on grants available to groups in Nottinghamshire, information on funding sources and funding advice surgeries and workshops.  See: http://www.focusonfunding.org.uk/
  • Use Funding Central a funding search website managed by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO). You can search for grants, contracts, and loan finance for your charity, voluntary organisation, or social enterprise. You can also sign up to get email alerts of new funding information.  See: http://www.fundingcentral.org.uk/default.aspx
  • Search Source Nottinghamshire which includes live tender opportunities in Nottingham city and county. Some are particularly relevant to voluntary organisations. 
    See: http://www.sourcenottinghamshire.co.uk/

Funding Information Factsheet

You can download a Fundng Information Factsheet summarising the information on this Funding page.

For a Word version click here

For a pdf version, click pdfhere