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Each week, we compile a list of funding opportunities for the VCSE sector. This week, organisations in our sector began lobbying the government. We need to be involved in allocation of ‘Levelling Up‘ funds. Firstly, we have seen the incredible work and impact of our communities. Secondly, we know many have done this out of love. Thirdly, we are closest to our communities. We understand their needs. Please see below for local and national funding opportunities.

We cannot let this week pass without mentioning the devastating fire at Krowji. Our friends Creative Kernow have now launched the Krowji Emergency Campaign. It will provide emergency support for our creative community. All of the money raised will go directly towards supporting Krowji artists who have been worst-affected. Help plan and rebuild for the future.

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**SHORT DEADLINE funding opportunities: Control Outbreak Management Fund

Cornwall Council’s Wellbeing and Public Health Team are seeking project proposals for the 2021 Contain Outbreak Management Fund (COMF) that support Covid-19 outbreak management to suppress the virus, increase engagement with control measures and support the recovery phase from the pandemic, including mitigating the impacts of lockdown on our businesses and communities.

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**SHORT DEADLINE** Inclusivity Innovation Grants

The Inclusivity Project has grants available to help you develop new digital tools that support innovation in workplace wellbeing.

Helping you to support your most precious resource in your organisation – your staff.

The grants of £1000-2000 are aimed at helping enterprises with Research & Development by supporting you both financially and with knowhow to create digital products that promote mental health, for example. Or developing new features to create more wellbeing at work.

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**SHORT DEADLINE**Global’s Make Some Noise Grants

We are aiming to make some noise with Co-creating Cornwall’s Future, and the title of this grant is super relvant!

Grants of between £20,000 and £30,000 for smaller UK registered charities working to support disadvantaged people in the UK.

Application deadline: Friday 28 May 2021 for Expressions of Interests.
Funder: Global Media & Entertainment Group Limited (Global Media and Entertainment is a private limited company incorporated in May 2007).
Who can apply: smaller UK registered charities with an annual income of between £30,000 and £1.2 million.

Global’s Make Some Noise grant programme aims to support smaller UK registered charities working to support disadvantaged people in the UK. This can be through funding projects or frontline roles.

Funding opportunities with national funders

Meet the Funders Spring event 2021 will go ahead as an online event, spread over two consecutive mornings (25th & 26th May 2021 from 10:00am-1:00pm).

The event is an opportunity for Cornish projects seeking funding to meet and network with a large number of local and national funders. The day will feature presentations, workshops, and ample time for Q&A.

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