Thursday, 21 March 2013

New Funding Opportunities

This week in Funding opportunities, consider:

Tesco Charity Trust Community Awards: The application deadline for Elderly People, Adults and Children with Disabilities is Sunday 31 March 2013.

The Woodward Charitable Trust. The deadline for applications is Monday 1 April 2013. 


Community Grants Co-Financed through the European Social Fund and Skills Funding Agency. The deadline for submission is Friday 19 April 2013


The Inspired Facilities scheme, part of Sport England's Places People Play programme. The closing date for applications is deadline is Friday 29 April 2013. 

CLICK HERE For more information and links  on the above opportunities.

GET FUNDED MARCH 2013 - some hints and tips and info about various funds including Heritage lottery fund, Big Lottery Fund, Voluntary & Community Action, 


TEN TOP TIPS (from NCVO)

• Never ask for anything. Sell an investment opportunity
• Understand funders' strategic aims and objectives - that means don’t apply if you don’t qualify.
• Get very clear on your own strategic objectives. At the start state clearly who you are and what you are about.
• Get very clear on your own operational plan
• Success sells more than sympathy
• Share frustrations too
• Tell a story
• Wherever possible make a personal appeal
• Don't make an application, develop a relationship
• Finally: Fundraising is hard

Get Funded: 3 page pdf file


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