Magic Little Grants
We are delighted to announce that Magic Little Grants 2019 is now live! This fund gives local charities and community groups the chance to apply online for £500 grants to deliver projects across Great Britain that encourage people to be physically active. Magic Little Grants 2019 is funded by the Postcode Community Trust, a grant-giving charity funded by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.
Local Hero 2019
Local Hero 2019 was our most successful competition to date. 453 fundraisers raised £160k from 6,261 donors for 209 local groups. After a nail-biting finish, Ben Kane was crowned our Local Hero champion. Ben secured a phenomenal £10,000 for Park In The Past CIC. Another £4,000 in prizes have been awarded to the causes supported by the other top 19 fundraisers.
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...Find out more
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 comm...Find out more
St Petroc's Society
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...Find out more
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...Find out more
Awesome Autumn Fundraising Tips09 Sep 2019
The nights are drawing in, the leaves are colouring, the air is beginning to cool, children are yelling on their way to school, advisers are skulking in Westminster Hall, and it turns out your team’s big summer signing isn’t the new Messi after all. Autumn is officially here! Each ...
Social Media Trends for Charities to Look Out for in 2019!23 Aug 2019
It can often be difficult to keep up with the latest trends in the digital world. Everything from up and coming artificial intelligence, chat bots and the likes of Alexa voice control, to new releases and platforms updates, can result (and often, not result) in exciting and purposeful change for ...
People Before Stories: Working With Beneficiaries' Narratives19 Aug 2019
The best charity campaigns are often based on beneficiary narratives. The personal stories of those who have been affected by the issues we address or who have benefitted from our support can be moving, inspirational and add a sense of real urgency to a campaign. However, while these stories are ...
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.