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Funding Opportunities Bulletin – 5 September 2017

The latest version of the bulletin is available on the Gloucestershire VCS Alliance website at

Key highlights:
• Stroud District Community Safety Partnership is inviting applications from groups within Stroud District for projects which meet the Police and Crime Commissioner priorities for 2017/2021. Page 16
• The Stroud Rotary Community Awards aim to support organisations with a small grant which will make a real difference. Page 17
• The Aviva Community Fund opens to applications on 12 September. Page 18
• The DM Thomas Foundation for Young People has announced the #IamABLE £20,000 Giveaway in connection with their latest #IamABLE campaign. Page 33
• The Jeans for Genes grants programme is open for applications until 30 September. Funding is available to charities and support groups that care for children affected by a genetic disorder such as Cystic fibrosis, Haemophilia and Sickle cell. Page 54
• The UK Theatres Small Grants Scheme has re-opened for applications. Page 65
• The Try for Change Fund large grants programme is open for applications for projects which use rugby to tackle a number of social challenges. Page 92
• The Government has launched a Litter Innovation Fund to reduce litter by funding innovative solutions. Page 98
• The LESS CO2 sustainable schools programme is a free energy efficiency programme available to any UK school. Page 102
• Four Gloucestershire projects have been shortlisted in the M&S Community Energy Awards and are seeking your vote. Page 103
• The Prince’s Countryside Fund is open until 5 October. Page 107
• The NatWest Skills and Opportunities Fund is open for applications until 22 September. The priority for the South West is to support projects that help people investigate self-employment and start their own business; and to improve the financial education of disadvantaged people. Page 114
• UnLtd’s Do It and Grow It Awards have re-opened for applications. Awards are made for projects that have a social impact and for social entrepreneurs to scale up their venture. Page 121
• Localgiving is running its Grow Your Tenner 2017 campaign for its members with a special emphasis on monthly giving. Page 122
• The next funding round from the Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust is open to registered charities with a minimum income of £500,000 for projects that relate to the Elderly. Page 126
• British Legion’s External Grant Scheme has re-opened for applications. Page 146
The funding bulletin updates are available to anyone with a base and operating in Gloucestershire. We welcome your feedback on this bulletin and success you have in receiving funding from the funders listed.

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