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Magic Little Grants - grant funding

Magic Little Grants 2021 is now live and you can send in applications! We will be funding 2000 organisations across 8 different funding themes and will be continuing our partnership with the People’s Postcode Lottery to fund £500 grants. Click below to find out more.

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Foodbanks are working tirelessly across the UK to support vulnerable people during the coronavirus crisis. Many people are struggling to feed their families and foodbanks are seeing a significant decline in donated items as supermarket shelves remain bare of many of the essentials. Help ensure that people in your community have the support they need to get through this emergency.

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  • Here NI

    We work to build the capacity of lesbian and bisexual women and their families. As one of the most invisible groups in NI society lesbian and bisexual women are often left out of the equation. We work

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  • West London Welcome

    West London Welcome is a free drop-in centre for refugees, asylum seekers and migrants and the first of its kind in the area.  The centre caters primarily to vulnerable displaced individuals and commu

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  • St Petrocs Cornwall

    Our mission is to provide accommodation, support and advice to the single homeless of Cornwall. Often falling outside the responsibility of statutory authorities, the single homeless often are sleepin

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  • Baby Bank Network Bristol

    The Baby Bank Network redistributes baby items like clothes, slings and cots that have been used and loved by parents, but are no longer needed, to parents who cannot afford to buy these items new or

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            Porpoise Appeal Makes a Big Splash

Porpoise Appeal Makes a Big Splash

16 Feb 2021

In the beautiful Welsh coastal town of Goodwick in Pembrokeshire, porpoises have become the hot topic in the community and with Localgiving’s support; one project has been making waves with its online fundraising efforts…   Sea Trust Wales which was the first organisation ...

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            COVID-19 response spotlight - Square Food Foundation

COVID-19 response spotlight - Square Food Foundation

20 May 2020

#Square Meals Square Food Foundation is a cookery school and community kitchen in Bristol that supports adults and children across the city to access, cook, and eat good food. In their eyes, cooking is a vehicle for personal development which helps build resilience - it addresses challenges people .

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            Top 10 tips for running a successful coronavirus appeal

Top 10 tips for running a successful coronavirus appeal

26 Mar 2020

During these testing times, we have seen a significant increase in the number of crowdfunding appeals being set up by charities using our platform. We’ve also seen an incredible response from the general public - with an increase of over 300% in the donations we are processing through the ...

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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