The Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales has today announced its intention to launch a new funding strategy. The new strategy – to be launched in April - reflects discussions with charities and other funders, and will reinforce the Foundation’s ongoing commitment to support small and medium sized charities in a challenging economic funding environment.
'Funding Central' is a free website for charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises providing access to thousands of funding and finance opportunities, together with tools and resources supporting organisations to develop sustainable income strategies appropriate to their needs.
The Church Urban Fund's Mustard Seed Grant programme aims to provide grants of up to £5,000 to enable churches and faith-based organisations to engage in social action, by supporting them to initiate or develop community work.
A new report published by DCLG, billed as 'a quick and simple guide to community rights', contains step-by-step help with a range of recent changes including neighbourhood planning and land reclamation.