October 2019 | Newsletter

Homelessness Charity Funding with The Housing First Programme 
The Henry Smith Charity’s Strategic Housing First Programme is a focused grants programme supporting organisations with between £100K and £5m annual income to deliver Housing First services. Housing First offers stable, affordable housing alongside ongoing, intensive person-centred support to enable people to keep their housing and avoid returning to homelessness. Services help people with significant multiple and enduring needs – those for whom other services have failed and homelessness is a long-term enduring issue. The aim of the grants is to help people experiencing multiple and complex needs to leave homelessness behind for good.Henry Smith are accepting proposals from organisations currently delivering Housing First services to increase provision and enable services to become more sustainable and effective. They are also open to applications from organisations planning to deliver a Housing First service for the first time.

Average Grant Size: £200k – £400k
Length: Up to four years
Deadline for expression of interest: 4 Nov 2019
 For more information and to apply online, visit the Housing First Webpage.
Tampon Tax Small Grants
The Tampon Tax Fund allocates funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to projects to improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls. The fund is administered via local community foundations across the country. The aim is to​ ​support​ ​women​ ​who​ ​are​ ​most​ ​marginalised​ ​to​ ​overcome​ ​barriers that​ ​prevent​ ​them​ ​from​ ​fulfilling​ ​their​ ​potential. ​The​ ​programme will benefit women and girls by investing in a wide variety of projects that make a tangible and long-term difference to health, well-being, confidence and social/economic activity, as well as addressing equality gaps.

Deadline: 11th Oct 2019
Grant size: Between £5,000 and £10,000
Length: For a duration of up to 12 months.

Eligibility:The fund is open to charitable, benevolent and philanthropic UK based organisations with a local or community reachApplications should focus on 1 or more of the following categories:Building skills and confidence, for example, supporting women and girls to learn new skills, giving them the ability to apply for new jobs and/or return to the workplace.Improving health and well-being, for example, teaching women how to look after and improve their own mental or physical health and live in good health for longer.Building social networks, for example, connecting women to others they can share similar experiences with, supporting them to feel less lonely, more valued, more able to pass on that support.Find out more about the Tampon Tax Community Fund & apply online via your local Community Foundation.
Holbeck Charitable Trust 
The Trust gives preference to non-profit distributing organisations with charitable aims operating in London and Yorkshire, working towards general charitable purposes including:Medical researchEducationSocial welfareChristian religionRecreationHeritageArts and cultureDisaster relief.Applications tend to be awarded between £500 and £5,000 for projects or services delivered over one to three years.

Application Deadline: 10 Nov 2019 

To apply for a grant you need to complete and submit an application form online via the Hollbeck Trust Website and also sign a hard copy of your completed grant application form and return it via post together with a short covering letter to:

Gerry Morrison
The Holbeck Charitable Trust
C/o Rollits LLP
Forsyth House
Alpha Court
Monks Cross
York YO32 9WN
Garfield Weston Foundation
The Garfield Weston Foundation accepts applications from organisations working in a wide range of charitable areas:WelfareYouthCommunityArtsFaithEnvironmentEducationHealthMuseums & HeritageThe foundation offers two grant schemes: 

Regular GrantsFor applications below £100,000.  These applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis so there are no specific deadlines to worry about. 

Major GrantsApplications for £100,000 or more require applicants to send a one page summary to the Foundation’s Grants Assistant, Ciara Molloy at cmolloy@garfieldweston.org outlining what the funds are for, the total cost and fundraising target. The funder will then provide guidance and will advise on placing a formal application. The types of grant that Garfield Weston make, whatever their size, tend to fall into one of three categories – Capital, Revenue (often called ‘core costs’) and Project work. For further information on these categories, to read application guidelines and to register for the online application process, please visit the Garfield Weston website.
Music for All Community Grants
Music for All believes that everyone should have the opportunity to learn to play music. Not enough people are fortunate enough to have access to musical instruments or ways to help them to learn and discover. The Music for All community grants are designed to help tackle this issue. 

Typically, community grants are given for the purchase of instruments, associated equipment or for teaching costs. The maximum community grant is £2,500.

Application deadline: 1st Nov 2019 for funding requirement in the following January.

To apply online please visit the Music for All website.
Church of England Conservation & Repairs Grants 
The Church of England gives grants for:

Cathedrals: £10,000 – £500,000, no deadlines.
Fabric repairs: Up to £10,000, Deadline: 27 January 2020
The conservation of historic church interiors and churchyard structures: Up to £10,000, Deadline: 7 February 2020.
Conservation reports: £200 to £8,000, no deadlines.

You can read more on each of these grant schemes here
They also provide information on other sources of funding, which you can viewhere
Joined up York 
Join us at Spark York for the next local netoworking session. Everybody is welcome, and we encourage you to drop by even if it’s just for a quick hello and an exchange of details with some useful local contacts!

Mon 7 Oct 2019 – 19:30-21:00

Refreshments provided 

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Changes coming for Awards for All applicants 

The application system and operation of the National Lottery’s Awards for All funding across England is due to change on 1 October 2019. Our experts will be analysing these changes thoroughly and running a workshop on 3 October to ensure you are among the very first to get to grips with the new system. 

3 October 2019
St Bede’s Pastoral Centre, York

£47 – All course resources and refreshments included.
Sign up here.
Performing Arts Funding for Young People 

The Three Monkies Trust offer small grants to charitable organisations in the UK with a focus in the following areas:providing music and performing arts education;disadvantaged children;affordable housing for key workers in London.
The trust welcomes applications from small to medium sized charities with an annual income of less than £500,000 or for specific activities within programmes of this size in larger charities.

Grants are offered to organisations whose work aims to enhance life chances, alleviate disadvantage and distress through a focus on three key areas:Promoting the advancement and accessibility of music and the arts, and in particular to support organisations helping young musicians, singers and dancers from disadvantaged backgroundsHelping children and young people under 25 years and in the greatest need to achieve well and enjoy fulfilling livesSupporting London-based charities and other non-profit organisations to campaign for and provide affordable accommodation for key workers.There are no set deadlines, however applications are generally considered at Trustee meetings in June/July and December/January. If you wish to be considered in the next Trustee meeting, please aim to submit your application by the end of November 2019. Send applications via post to:

c/o 8A Belsize Court Garages 
Belsize Lane 
NW3 5AJUnited KingdomOr via email to: info@threemonkiestrust.org

Find out more on the Three Monkies website
Ovingdean Hall Foundation 
The Ovingdean Hall Foundation now makes grants to organisations in England to support the education of children and young people with a hearing impairment. Grants can be made for project costs, salaries, research and capital costs. The foundation also funds scholarships for teachers training to be teachers of the deaf.

Applications are accepted from UK-registered charities and not-for-profits. The trustees meet four times a year in March, June, September and December to discuss applications and recommend that applications are submitted at least one month prior to the next trustee meeting.

Eligibility criteria, guidelines for applicants and the application form can be downloaded from the Ovingdean Hall Foundation Website. The trustees prefer to receive applications by email: info@ovingdeanhall.org.uk

However you may also submit your application via post to: 
c/o Ovingdean Hall Foundation
15 Great College Street