Are you currently looking to fund a project? Or you have an idea for a project but are unsure how to fund it? Well, SupportCambridgeshire 4 Communities is a free self-service portal which enables voluntary and community organisations to browse, search and apply for grants to support their work.
The portal has been funded by Cambridgeshire County Council for a 12 month period, and community organisations are encouraged to register, visit and use the site as much as possible. If you would like training or support using the site we can offer group or 1:1 sessions on how to use the portal. Simply register today to start browsing and searching for new funding opportunities.
Its FREE and there for you to use, so what are you waiting for!
Not only can you do individual funding searches but you can also sign up for funding alerts allowing you to receive email notifications if new funding opportunities arise which match your search requirements. Why not give it a try and take a look around the website, just click on the link below and you never know you may find just what you have been looking for!
Support Cambridgeshire has invested in a new initiative called SupportCambridgeshire 4 Communities.
Support Cambridgeshire 4 Communities is a self-service funding portal which any community organisation, Town or Parish Council can access free of charge.
Organisations can browse or search for funding based on a number of differing criteria, including subject matter or amount.
When first browsing or searching, organisations will be required to register, and upon activation of the link can then undertake unlimited funding searches.
Help and advice is available via a separate menu – and Support Cambridgeshire has listed a series of frequently asked questions here
If any organisation requires support or training in using SupportCambridgeshire 4 Communities please contact Support Cambridgeshire.
So why not give it a go…. you may just find that pot of gold your charity needs to complete its latest project!
Jewson’s are offering the opportunity for a trade hero to win £50,000 to support a community project.
New for 2017 is the Trade Hero category, which seeks to celebrate construction workers who play a big role in their community. Whether it’s a roofer who has fixed a leak in the village hall or a builder who has supported a local children’s charity – they want to find these individuals. The Trade Hero will win £50,000 worth of building materials to enable them to complete a worthy community project. Are you a Trade Hero? Tell them what you would do with £50,000 worth of building materials for your community.
For more details click here
I have recently discovered the Screwfix Foundation take a look at the website via the link and see if you can apply for your village hall or community building.
Applications are reviewed on a quarterly basis. The reviews in 2016 took place in January, April, July and October.
Revised and updated factsheet published today.
Today we have published a new factsheet giving lots of ideas of places to go when searching for funding. Well worth a look – the document is full of useful web links to take you directly to the sites to make your applications and read the criteria required.
Hopefully this will help take some of the hard work out of searching around for new pots of money to support your latest projects and improvements.
Simply login to the members area on the Cambridgeshire ACRE website, scroll down and under Section Resources find Funding and click to see the relevant information factsheets.
If you require any further advice or information please just drop us a line.