Funding bid writing is an essential skill for today’s small voluntary organisations. 2 days of training in writing funding bids, specifically for small organisations, organised by CRCC and VSF, coming up in September. Book quickly!
Funding – for the cultural sector, domestic abuse support services, for suicide prevention, a ‘small charity survival fund’, and focussed on rights and justice
If you need statistics to help you plan, and write funding bids, Cornwall Council’s Intelligence Briefing newsletter might be just what you need – find out more and sign up.
Funding resources – creating entrepreneurs in S & E Cornwall, for children, homeless, equine and animal welfare, suicide prevention, innovative community projects and around human rights.
Hardship grants and funding resources for individuals and families – extensive resources and searchable databases, to support vulnerable people in your community.
Charities have been asking Cornwall VSF about the grant funds available from Cornwall Council – find out the schemes, eligibility and the details of those still accepting applications.
Data is key, for organisations writing funding bids and making plans for their futures. Find out some of the best information around the impact of the coronavirus for your area.
New funding – for COVID-19-related welfare support (with short deadlines), and others around welfare, support for vulnerable groups, and heritage preservation. Plus Future for Nature competition.
CRCC is working with Action with Communities in Rural England to ensure that village halls have comprehensive guidance as they plan to reopen.
New funding – SHORT DEADLINE National Lottery fund, plus BBC Children in Need, registering for the Big Christmas Give, and protective security around places of worship.
Non-covid-related funding opportunities for organisations working with people with disabilities, housing, planting trees, and rehoming pets
Covid-19-related funding opportunities for dairy farmers, heritage buildings and food-aid charities, and organisations supporting older people, people of colour and domestic abuse victims. **New activities funding added.
Digital inclusion – information for those trying to help people without the means, skills or equipment to access the internet.
Fundraising information for local voluntary groups – ideas for your supporters, plus sources of grant funding.
An additional 1,500 free places are now available for the Third Sector’s Fundraising Conference. The virtual conference, which takes place on 20th & 21st May, has the theme of ‘Fundraising in the Coronavirus Pandemic and Beyond.
The government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme has been expanded to allow more charities to benefit – with the ability to borrow up to £5m over 6 years if certain conditions are met.
We have temporarily paused our funding bulletins during the Covid-19 crisis but we are working with Cornwall Council to keep an up to date list of funds and grants available, which can be viewed on the Cornwall Council website at https://preview.tinyurl.com/ydhl8nwb
Following the announcement of support funding for the voluntary sector on April 8, here are initial details around the scheme, and how to apply for some of the funding promised.
Although we have stopped our daily news bulletin to focus on our Covid 19 response, we will still be producing the regular funding bulletins. During this uncertain time, we hope it will be useful to share the funding opportunities available.
Covid-19 news – What’s the latest, Charity Commission deadline delay, request for sector support from government & emergency appeals, what’s closed and what’s open,