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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.

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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.

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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 comm...

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  • 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...

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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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            What's the Appeal in Appeal pages?

What's the Appeal in Appeal pages?

06 Aug 2019

Our Appeal pages are a proven way to raise funds and awareness for a new project or an urgent need. Appeal pages can help you focus your supporters’ attention on a particular issue - whether it be the need for extra funding for specialist equipment to make your activities accessible, funding ...

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            Innovation on a small budget

Innovation on a small budget

26 Jul 2019

Henry Rowling is co-founder of Flying Cars - an innovation, insight and strategy collective for charities and cause-driven brands. Henry has over a decade of experience working for some of the UK’s leading charities in strategy, innovation, product development and digital fundraising. We ...

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            Text Messaging for Storytelling & Connecting with Supporters

Text Messaging for Storytelling & Connecting with Supporters

16 Jul 2019

Good stories are personal. Great stories make your supporters feel like they are a part of them. If your supporters can interact with your story in real-time–by making a donation or volunteering–it means you are giving them an avenue to get invested in your cause. That kind of ...

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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