Category Archives: Funding Opportunities

Culture in Essex – Small Grants funding available

If you’re an individual or member of a voluntary organisation or community group with a vision to host a community arts or heritage activity in Essex this year, then you could receive much needed funding from our ‘Culture in Essex – Small Grants Scheme’. A fund … Continue reading

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Fundraising Regulator launches

The Fundraising Regulator, the independent self-regulator for charitable fundraising in the United Kingdom, was launched formally on 7 July 2016. Established following the Etherington review of fundraising self-regulation (2015), the Fundraising Regulator’s purpose is to strengthen the system of charity regulation, … Continue reading

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NHS Patient Engagement Community grants

Has your community or voluntary group been working to involve patients and the public in improving health care services? Have you got some good practice to share? NHS England is seeking to make grant awards to showcase good practice around … Continue reading

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2016/2017 Corporate Aid Scheme is now open to applications.

Chelmsford City Council Corporate Grant scheme is now open, application forms, guidance notes and policies can be downloaded from the Chelmsford City Council website: http://goo.gl/lWygA0. Alternatively a hard copy of these documents can be requested by emailing: grants.funding@chelmsford.gov.uk. The closing date for … Continue reading

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New Small Grants Award 2015

Are you a small volunteer led organisation with an annual income of less than £25,000? Do you have an interest in delivering projects in Braintree, Chelmsford or Maldon that will benefit the health and wellbeing of your community? Essex County … Continue reading

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Last chance for a Capacity Grant for training or accreditation

Last chance for a Capacity Grant Funding is available of up to £1,500 for Capacity Building. This can be used for: Training for staff and volunteers in 3rd sector organisations on mainstream routes to employment and training: (For example, this … Continue reading

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Fund launched to support women and give them the confidence to speak out against abuse and child sexual exploitation within their communities.

Women’s Empowerment Fund Launched in England The Government has launched a one-off £250,000 Fund to support women and give them the confidence to speak out against abuse and child sexual exploitation within their communities. The newly launched Women’s Empowerment Fund … Continue reading

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Calling all youth groups and clubs, would you like to raise money for your club as well as an international aid project?

Walk for Water Challenge 2015 The Rotary Club of Chelmsford Phoenix is inviting youth groups and clubs to take part in the Walk for Water 2015 challenge in Chelmsford on Saturday 9th May 2015. Funds raised will: help a water … Continue reading

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Last chance for funding for projects that prepare unemployed people between the ages of 19-65 for work.

ESF Community Grants Open for Final Round in the East of England This is the last chance for constituted voluntary and other not-for-profit organisations in the East of England to apply to the European Social Fund Community Grants Fund 2014/15. … Continue reading

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Expressions Of Interest Sought For The Provision Of Day Opportunity Services For Vulnerable Adults

Please see the latest correspondence from Essex County Council on Day Opportunities and Redesign Events. Dear All/ Providers, ECC Day Opportunities Re-design – You Said, We Did “We last contacted you in May 2014 to ask for involvement from you and … Continue reading

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Essex County Council invites Expressions of Interest – Day Opportunities Tender

Day Opportunities Service 2015 Essex County Council has now completed the Day Opportunities review and is about to commence the procurement process to implement a Day Opportunities Framework Agreement. Essex County Council invites Expressions of Interest from suitably experienced organisations … Continue reading

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People Commissioning and Early Intervention

Essex County Council People Commissioning  Important Information: Early Intervention Since 2013 Essex County Council (ECC) has commissioned Early Interventions for children, young people and families by way of grants through the Family Innovation Fund (FIF).  The latest FIF grant funded projects … Continue reading

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Grants for Mid Essex Health Related Projects

Grants Available for Local Charities Press Release from Essex Community Foundation “Health-related projects in mid Essex run by voluntary and community groups are being offered thousands of pounds in the latest round of grants from the Provide Foundation. The aim of … Continue reading

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Funding Available For Local Charities

Press Release from Essex Community Foundation “An independent charitable trust, awarding grants totalling £1.5 million each year, is inviting voluntary and community groups in Essex to come forward and apply for funds to help with their work. Essex Community Foundation … Continue reading

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Family Innovation Fund

Please find attached here:  FIF4GuidanceDecember2013 a communication giving advance notice of Essex County Council’s intention to run Family Innovation Fund (FIF) 4, a one year grant to enable voluntary and community sector organisations working with children, young people and parents/carers to deliver … Continue reading

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New Community Reuse Fund for Essex – up to £7000 available launched today

Essex County Council have just launched The Reuse Community Fund. The Fund gives up to £7,000 to projects to help communities produce less waste by promoting reuse. Full details are available on http://www.recycleforessex.co.uk For further details and a copy of the … Continue reading

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Access to the Essex Funding Team

The Essex Funding Team have a regular and helpful Funding Bulletin with funding opportunities for community organisations. You can sign up in two ways:- on twitter through @essexfundingtm stream or for those unable to access twitter, they are gathering the tweets together and issuing them as … Continue reading

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£300 Bursaries Available for IT Support & Web Design

Essex Online is a social enterprise ICT provider brought together by the RCCE (Rural Community Council of Essex),  Suffolk Acre and Suffolk Online.  A limited number of bursaries have been made available for qualifying organisations towards the cost of IT support packages and … Continue reading

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