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► The Blackburn Rovers Community Trust are recruiting. Opportunities are a Community Welfare Officer (closes Friday 29th February), three Casual Community Sports Coach and Youth Worker and two Youth Worker vacancies (these close on Friday 5th February).
► The Lancashire Resilience Forum are holding a webinar entitled Covid, Faith, and Public Health; dispelling myths and discerning truths on
Thursday 4th February.
Active Lancashire are seeking a Marketing Manager (closing date:
Friday 5th February) and a Finance and Monitoring Support Officer (closing date: Monday 8th February).
IMO are recruiting a Diabetes Nurse. Deadline is
Tuesday 9th February.
They are also running Learn 2 Earn sewing skills courses. Deadline for registration is
Monday 8th February.
AbilityNet supports people of any age, living with any disability or impairment to use technology to achieve their goals at home, at work and in education. You can find out more here.
Alcoholics Anonymous have an updated meeting list, along with useful videos, which you can find here.
► The Billy Project is open. You can self-refer here.
Inspire are seeking responses to their Social Value Stakeholder Questionnaire.
LSCft's latest update can be found here.
► The latest Our Lancashire update can be downloaded here.
► The Prince's Trust are recruiting for a Get Started with Apps course. Find out more here. To register, please contact Andy McNally.
► The BwD Safety Net are looking for feedback.
► Alongside their usual Doula and Counselling support, Snowdrop Doula now have specific funding to provide one to one support to mothers whose children are in care or at risk of removal (whether foster, adoption or otherwise). This support will be tailored to the individual but will include access to counsellors/psychotherapists and specialised perinatal support workers. This support is offered over the phone, via video call or face to face in their Hubs, as well as "walk and talk" type support. You can get a referral form here, and then send it here.
Youth Action are recruiting.
Funding update

News


New Fund for UK Social Enterprises to Enable Targeted Social Investment

Funding for Projects in England to Celebrate Windrush Day 2021

£100m Zoo Animals Fund - Deadline Further Extended

Deadlines

Woodward Charitable Trust - Small Grants - closes Thursday 28th January
Grants to fund core costs of smaller registered charities working in the following areas: isolated children and young people, disadvantaged families, and prisoners and ex-offenders.

Amazon Literary Partnership - closes Friday 29th January
One-off annual grants for non-profit literary organisations that empower writers, helping them create, publish, learn, teach, experiment and thrive.

A B Charitable Trust - closes Sunday 31st January
Grants for small to medium-sized charities that defend human rights and promote respect for vulnerable individuals.

AHF Transforming Places Through Heritage Programme - Crowdfunding Challenge Grants - closes Sunday 31st January
Grants for charities and social enterprises to match funds raised through crowdfunding campaigns that support restoration projects for redundant or underused, community-owned historic buildings in town centres.

AHF Transforming Places Through Heritage Programme - Project Development Grants - closes Sunday 31st January
Grants for charities and social enterprises to help fund development costs of projects that will create alternative uses for redundant or underused, community-owned historic buildings in town centres.

Anchor Foundation - closes Sunday 31st January
Grants to Christian charities for projects that encourage social inclusion through ministries of healing and the arts.

Feminist Review Trust - closes Sunday 31st January
Grants for projects that transform the lives of women.

Ford Britain Trust - closes Sunday 31st January
Grants to not-for-profit organisations and schools for projects that benefit local communities.

Patagonia International Environmental Grants - closes Sunday 31st January
Grants to small grassroots activist environmental organisations that are working to protect local habitats and frontline communities through bold, original actions.

Philip Bates Trust - closes Sunday 31st January
Grant for individuals, voluntary and community organisations undertaking projects that encourage and develop artistic interests in young people.

Radcliffe Trust - closes Sunday 31st January
Funding for registered charities working in the areas of music, especially chamber music, composition and music education, or in heritage and crafts.

Viridor Credits - Large Grants Scheme - closes Sunday 31st January
Funding to non-profit organisations for community, biodiversity or heritage projects that benefit local communities in areas within the vicinity of a Viridor site.

Viridor Credits - Main Grants Scheme - closes Sunday 31st January
Funding to non-profit organisations for community, biodiversity or heritage projects that benefit local communities in areas within the vicinity of a Viridor site.

Culture Recovery Fund for Independent Cinemas - closes Monday 1st February
Independent commercial and non-profit cinemas whose businesses have been unavoidably interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic can access funding to support them as they transition back to a viable and sustainable way of operating in the months ahead.

Leeds Building Society Charitable Foundation - closes Monday 1st February
Grants for registered charities undertaking projects to support those who are disadvantaged in areas where Leeds Building Society branches are located.

Music for All - Community Project Funding - closes Monday 1st February
Grants to community groups that aim to bring musical projects to their local communities.

Community Business ReBoost Fund - closes Wednesday 3rd February
Grant funding and matched equity investment for existing community business, with charitable purpose, to prepare a community share offer to support their recovery from coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.
► The Council's funding portal, Community Foundation for Lancashire's funding page (guidelines can be found here) and the Lancashire Police & Crime Commissioner's website provide exceptional resources for those seeking funding - including the Community Action Fund.
 
Find out more about how COVID-19 regulation changes affect BwD on the Council's website.

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