The fund is especially interested this year in applications from schools, but your project must meet the Foundation criteria for applications.
Individual maximum grants are for £2,000. The application deadline is 25th November 2016.
The Funding Committees of the Greggs Foundation are interested in…
‘…projects that improve the physical environment in a way that will improve people’s lives. This can include purchase of equipment, sessional salary costs, purchase of trees/plants, small capital projects and learning activities. We are also interested in new approaches and innovative ideas as well as sustainable approaches to supporting your local environment. ‘
Priority will be given to projects that meet one or more of the following criteria.
We will be working with Roger Moors of SEEM in Nottingham, our client, helping to create new pathways to social outcome for mainstream business. These outcomes are no longer the sole remit of the Third Sector in the UK, with many SME’s particularly, being interested in how they can build social outcome into their business profile, delivery and surplus generation.
We can help you achieve these aims.
We work collaboratively with a wide range of organisations across the UK, helping establish new projects and sustainable community business ideas in schools, children’s centres, charities, social business and community enterprises of all kinds.
We have a wealth of experience in business case development, business model exploration, budgeting and business plans – as well as expertise in ethical business operations, marketing and delivery.
We are particularly strong in the childcare, education and literacy sectors. Finding new ways to add value to traditional supply chains and helping to introduce new models of ‘learning and earning’ into traditional institutions and settings.
Bringing together the best of enterprise creation, third sector social gain and mediated management across our whole sector experience. We specialise, as a Partnership, in the following areas…
Aimed at ideas driven social venturers in the cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham or London – the new fund will support ideas, exisitng or new, that have social or environmental aims.
Two levels of Award are available for entrepreneurs. 15 Catalyst Awards, each worth up to £2,200, are available for those who need the running costs to get their idea off the ground and 6 Development Awards, worth up to £15,000 each, are available for established social entrepreneurs to get their ventures fully operational.
You need to send in your expression of interest by July 9th, 2010. The full application process closes on 23rd July.
Directgov have recently launched Join – a new set of web pages for young people who are interested in volunteering, organisations that can help and the sources of funds available.
Part of the Youth Citizenship programme the pages offer young people an opportunity to talk about the issues they have, as well as having access to information on government and democracy at a local and national level.