Three new reports on partnership working between faith and local government.

Funding Opportunities

Do It Awards

UnLtd’s Do It Awards provide packages of support and funding to individuals aged 16+ to help run projects that will have a positive social impact and meet a clear need in the local community, plus have the potential to be sustainable. The programme is currently accepting expressions of interest until 6th April 2016.

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The Care & Wellbeing Fund

A new fund launched by Big Society Capital, in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support and Society Finance, which will run for 10 years and provide loans and investment to charities involved in providing community care services to people with long-term illnesses.

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Holiday Grants for Children

The Henry Smith Charity are providing grants of up to £2,500 for schools, youth groups and non-profits, to contribute towards holidays or outings in February-April for disabled children or children from a deprived area who would not otherwise be able to experience these activities. Deadline for applications is 18th March 2016.

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Sainsbury’s Local Food Partner Programme

To expand its Local Food Partner Programme, Sainsbury’s is seeking applications from charities wishing to join its network. Charities would collect food donated at local Sainsbury’s stores and distribute them to the local community.

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Lloyds Bank Foundation, National Domestic Abuse Programme

Lloyds Bank Foundation has launched a three-year £3m programme to help improve responses to domestic abuse and strengthen the sector. Information on applying to the programme will be available soon.

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Google Ad Grants

Google Ad Grants provide registered charities with free advertising on it’s AdWords programme, allowing a charity to advertise its website online via Google.

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Together Grants Programme

The Church Urban Fund are offering grants of up to £5,000 to churches and community groups that are working to tackle poverty in deprived areas of England, particularly the underlying causes.

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