Funding newsflash

Spring 2014

Prepared by Maureen Thompson, Policy Assistant, City Of Edinburgh Council, The Drumbrae Library Hub, 81 Drum Brae Drive, Eh4 7fe

You may also be interested in looking at previous monthly Newsflashes. Please have a look at our website: http://www.edinburghnp.org.uk/about-nps/funding/external-funding-updates/

You can also access a free online database of funding sources, Edinburgh4Community. All you need is a library number to log in: http://www.open4community.info/edinburgh/Default.aspx

Source Themes Min/Max Eligibility Contact Deadlines
Sport
£1m Legacy 2014 Sustainable Scottish Sport for Communities Fund Increase sustainable community ownership of sports facilities Up to £25k Social enterprises http://www.legacy2014.co.uk/be-part-of-it/funding 23/5/14
Health
Comic Relief Give It Up Grants Addiction Two grants

  • Small grants for activities: Up to £5k
  • Large for three year recovery communities: Up to £70,000
Not for profit organisations http://www.comicrelief.com/giveitup 25/6/14
Youth
Hilden Charitable Fund Summer playschemes for refugee and ethnic minority familes £500 to £1,500 Community groups http://www.hildencharitablefund.org.uk/ 18/5/14
Community
Science & Society Community Challenge Grant Scheme Taking science to diverse audiences £10k to £20k or £40k Schools, community groups, churches etc https://www.gov.uk/science-and-society-community-challenge-grant-scheme#who-is-eligible-to-apply 16/5/14
OFcom Community Radio Fund Community Radio Stations Support for core running costs Average grant £15,000 Community radio licensees http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/broadcasting/radio/community-radio-fund/ 7/5/14

 

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