£3m Homelessness Transition Fund opens for applications

About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: England Funding  35 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 11 September 2012 | News The Homelessness Transition Fund is offering grants of up to £200,000 to homeless charities across England to support new ways of preventing and tackling rough sleeping.Homelessness is rising in many areas, with the number of people sleeping out on any one night estimated to have increased by 23% last year, according to Government figures published last week.Funding priority will be given to areas that are experiencing high levels of homelessness and want to adopt No Second Night Out. This is the scheme, pioneered in London, that involves putting the services in place to ensure that new rough sleepers gets rapid help so they do not spend a second night out.The closing date for applications is 12 October 2012. A series of briefings will be held for charities interested in making an application.Future Ready fundThe Fund is also launching another fund later this month. The Future Ready fund is available to homelessness services that are at risk of closure. Grants of between £5,000 and £25,000 will be available to help them find ways of securing their futures.Sharon Allen, Chair of the Fund’s Grants Panel, said: “We want to help communities that have been hardest hit by homelessness. If you’re a charity which has a new idea when it comes to tackling rough sleeping or you want to join the growing number of areas to adopt No Second Night Out, we want to hear from you.”About the Homelessness Transition FundThe Homelessness Transition Fund was set up in 2011 to help support the Government’s rough sleeping strategy ‘Vision to end rough sleeping: No Second Night Out nationwide’. Independent of government, it is administered by Homeless Link, the umbrella body for homelessness charities.It is supported by the Department for Communities and Local Government, and has so far made 62 grants worth £11.6 million.Applications for grants of up to £200k need to be made by 12th October 2012. A series of briefings will be held for charities interested in making an application.www.homeless.org.uk/fund Advertisement £3m Homelessness Transition Fund opens for applications read more

Heritage Lottery Fund grant to help preserve Morecombe Bay

first_img Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis5 Heritage Lottery Fund grant to help preserve Morecombe Bay Melanie May | 15 June 2017 | News  49 total views,  1 views today Tagged with: Funding grants Heritage Lottery Fund The University of Cumbria, along with Natural England, the Forestry Commission and Cumbria Wildlife Trust, has received funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the development of the South Cumbria species restoration programme.Development funding worth £174,500 has been awarded by the Heritage Lottery Fund to a project aimed at developing the area’s landscape through a community-led species restoration programme, which could see species such as the pine marten reintroduced to the Morecambe Bay area.Through the funding, a virtual ‘eco-museum’ focused on a specific area involving supporters drawn from local communities, will be created. There will also be a scheme to share knowledge about the area among different generations, and there will be opportunities for local schools, colleges and universities to participate in a ‘living laboratory’ of natural heritage restoration.Professor Ian Convery, professor of environment and society and research director, Centre for National Parks and Protected Areas, said:“Nature, culture and heritage are deeply entwined, and this project will bring together all three concepts through the restoration of a suite of locally extinct native species as key natural heritage features of the South Cumbria and particularly Morecambe Bay landscape. We’re delighted to receive the award from the National Lottery which will enable us to make a difference before it’s too late.”With Heritage Lottery Fund grant requests, there are no deadlines for applications under £100,000. This includes all applications under the Sharing Heritage, Our Heritage, Young Roots, First World War: then and now, and Resilient Heritage programmes. There are deadlines for all other applications however. The deadline for the next round of Heritage Grants or Heritage Enterprise under £2 million is 21st August 2017 for a decision in December 2017.The Heritage Lottery Fund is also offering grants of £100,000-£5 million for the conservation of public parks and cemeteries through its Parks for People programme. The programme is jointly funded with the Big Lottery Fund in England, and the next round of funding has a deadline of 1st September 2017 for a decision in December 2017. About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.  50 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis5last_img read more