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  • SportInspired

    Our vision is of connected communities, where people enjoy being active. We work with partners across the UK to develop skills, build connections and inspire activity in the community. Our programmes...

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  • Volunteer Centre Bath & beyond

    If you are an individual wishing to volunteer, or a local organisation looking for volunteers, then Volunteer Centre Bath and beyond is here to help, providing a vital service in promoting volunteerin...

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  • China Spirit UK

    Our organisation has been set up to deliver a range of activities to improve health and well-being to all age groups from children to adults, within an area of multiple deprivations to improve life ex...

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  • Families Beyond Conflict

    FBC provides support, advice and education for people and their families who are dealing with stress and trauma as a result of the Northern Ireland Troubles. By providing lifelong learning experiences...

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  • BATIAS Independent Advocacy Service

    BATIAS has been providing independent advocacy support for people with learning disabilities in South Essex for the past 20 years. The BATIAS service works to empower people with disabilities to make...

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  • Topps for the Community

    Topps is a Community Interest Company with a Memorandum and Articles of Association and its activities provide benefits to members of the local community, many of whom have multiple disadvantages and...

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Grow Your Tenner

This year's Grow Your Tenner is set to launch at 10am on Tuesday the 18th of October 2016!

Encouraging regular giving

We'll be matching Direct Debit donations set up during the campaign by up to £10 a month for the first three months. There's currently £100,000 in the match fund and we're in the process of fundraising for more, so watch this space!

See full details of the campaign here.

Local Charity & Community Group Survey 2016

We are currently collecting responses for our second annual Local Charity and Community Group Sustainability Survey

Take the survey now!

All respondents that are members of Localgiving will be entered into a draw to receive a £500 donation for their charity or community group. The survey should take approximately 20 minutes to complete. The survey will close on Thursday 8th September

Last year’s report featured responses from 538 local grassroots groups, helping us to increase awareness and promote action to support the sector - such as the governments recently announced Local Charity Day

            Striking a Match: Incentivised Giving Report 2016

Striking a Match: Incentivised Giving Report 2016

23 Aug 2016

Localgiving has recently released Striking a Match: Incentivised Giving Report 2016. In recent years we have been exploring incentivisation as a way to engage people with their local charities and community groups. In 2015 we gathered these ideas into a coherent calendar programme for the first ...

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            Introducing the new Funding Regulator

Introducing the new Funding Regulator

11 Aug 2016

The new Fundraising Regulator was launched on 7th July 2016. The Fundraising Regulator will set and maintain the standards for charitable fundraising in the United Kingdom – ensuring that fundraising is respectful, open, honest and accountable to the public. This regulator has been formed ...

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            He who controls the dancefloor, controls the world

He who controls the dancefloor, controls the world

11 Aug 2016

James  Ellis, a young rapper from Nottingham who was born with cerebral palsy, has a dream to perform at Bestival… and you could help him get there! The 26-year-old has been offered a once in a lifetime opportunity to play a 30 minute set at the popular four day music festival which ...

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We depend on a steady stream of smaller donations via Localgiving. These donations alone give us the assured income to meet our operational costs. Matched funding, sponsored by both Localgiving and the Community Foundation have further bolstered our funds to allow us to undertake capital improvements to the Shed.

Peter Gallagher, Men In Sheds - Milton Keynes