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Safer Community Celebration Awards - Nominations now OPEN

Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:40

A new awards contest has been launched to honour Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland's community heroes.

Leicestershire is home to a fantastic array of positive and inspiring community organisations,... Read More »

Tags: Community, Awards

SHIRE Environment Grants coming soon!

Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:33

SHIRE Environment Grants coming soon!

Leicestershire County Council will soon be launching its new SHIRE environment grant to deliver projects focused on waste prevention and reuse, reducing carbon emissions and improving biodiversity.

This... Read More »

Tags: Funding, Grants, Community

North West Leicestershire District Council Health and Wellbeing Grant

Posted: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:20

North West Leicestershire District Council is making funding of up to £500 available to community groups that are running projects or activities that focus on improving residents' health and wellbeing.... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding, Grants, Health, North West Leicestershire

Nominate a local community organisation for the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

Posted: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:04

Nominate a local community organisation for the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities.

The group being nominated must:

Tags: Community, Awards

Rural Community Energy Fund

Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 10:05

Rural sports clubs, schools and churches could power their buildings with clean electricity, cut their bills and reduce emissions thanks to a £10 million government fund.

The Rural Community Energy... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding, Grants, Rural

Grant Funding Available for Leicestershire Holiday Activities & Food Provision

Posted: Fri, 10 May 2019 16:18

Leicestershire County Council has developed a strategic partnership with the national children's charity, Barnardo's.

As a result of this partnership, Leicestershire County Council and Barnardo's (along... Read More »

Tags: Community, Health, Young People, Funding

Opportunity to deliver an employment support service

Posted: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 09:04

Please see a link below to information regarding an opportunity for relevant organisations to bid for a contract to deliver an employment support service across Leicester and Leicestershire, predominantly... Read More »

Tags: Funding, employment, disability, Mental Health

The SHIRE Grant Programme for 2019-20 is now OPEN for applications

Posted: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 09:59

To help deliver the priorities of Leicestershire County Council's Communities Strategy, the SHIRE Community Grant programme for 2019-20 will enable voluntary and community sector organisations (including... Read More »

Tags: Community, Funding, Grants, SHIRE Grants

Pub is the Hub Supporting Communities

Posted: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 10:59

Inspired by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales in 2001, Pub is The Hub operates as a 'not-for-profit' organisation dedicated to improving community services and activities. They offer advice and support... Read More »

Tags: Pub is the Hub, Community, Funding, Grants, loneliness

Launch of Impactasaurus

Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:55

Impactasaurus - "Impactasaurus" was launched last month, it was developed by volunteers to help small groups understand and demonstrate their impact. It is completely free and any small/medium organisation... Read More »

Tags: Demonstrate Impact, Project monitoring, Record Benefits