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BIG Lottery – Update

admin January 27, 2017 Big Lottery Funding No Comments

“We are closing the Reaching Communities Buildings programme from January 2017 as we consider the most effective ways to support ideas which centre on places and spaces. We are still able to fund small scale capital expenditure through our Reaching Communities programme –...

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Creating Local IT Hubs

We can support your community venue to apply for a Big Lottery Awards for All Grant (maximum of £10,000) which could then go towards paying for IT services, training, equipment, furniture and a new or improved broadband connection. We can help you write the grant application and check...

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New Dates for Trustee Induction Workshops

Vital Venues are pleased to announce 2 workshops in October on inducting Trustee’s. The workshop provides volunteers with an overview of all the important management responsibilities encountered when running a community building.  Comprehensive resources covering the aspects of...

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Managing a sustainable community building

On Thursday 14th May CRCC held a joint event with Big Lottery to support community organisations with a building related project. The aim was to demonstrate what types of projects can attract funding from the Reaching Communities, Buildings programme and how to make a strong...

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Cornwall’s Community Buildings Adviser off to national event

Speakers at the Holiday Inn will include representatives of the Big Lottery Fund, the Centre for Sustainable Energy, Revenue & Customs, Locality and the Yorkshire Association of Local Councils. Solicitor Jonathan Dawson will be holding advice surgeries and there will also be a...

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Heritage Lottery Fund information event

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) are holding an HLF Information Event for equality groups and organisations. The HLF funds a wide range of projects from £3,000 upwards, that actively involve people in heritage. This can include, amongst other things: cultural traditions; histories of...

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Gain an advantage for Big Lottery funding

                    Taking place on Thusday 14th May, at the Exchange in Wadebridge, CRCC are inviting local groups, that are thinking about or are in the process of submitting an application to Big Lottery’s Reaching...

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Heritage Is for Everyone – Heritage Lottery Fund information event

Heritage Is for Everyone – Heritage Lottery Fund information event New County Hall, Truro Friday 17 April 2015   The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) are holding an HLF Information Event for equality groups and organisations. The HLF funds a wide range of projects from £3,000 upwards,...

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Live online learning from the Big Lottery Fund

Join the Big Lottery in their new webinars. These are interactive seminars run over the internet presented and supported by informative Funding Officers from the Big Lottery Fund. Training is interactive and provides an opportunity for people to learn in a place that suits them without...

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Vital Venues funded training for hall committees

Vital Venues is pleased to announce ‘Trustee Induction’ and ‘Business Planning’ workshops funded by Awards for All to support volunteers who manage village halls, community centres and other community buildings.     The Trustee Induction Workshop...

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Vital Venues Secures funding to provide new workshops

Vital Venues Secures funding to provide new workshops Thanks to support from the Big Lottery, Vital Venues is planning a series of fully funded workshop sessions across Cornwall in early 2015. The workshops are free for community building managers to attend. Previous workshop sessions...

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Additional Funding from the Big Lottery

  The Big Lottery have announced that grant holders of their flagship Reaching Communities and Reaching Community Buildings programmes will be offered additional funds to develop their organisation’s knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver more effective and sustainable...

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‘Art and Music’ Meet The Funders Event

After a fantastic event earlier this year at Fraddon CRCC’s Capacity Building Team are pleased to announce their next “Meet the Funder”  event  on the 9th October from 10am till 3pm. The event is open to any community group based in Cornwall that provides art or music activities in the...

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Your Voice Your Vision – Have Your Say !

Village halls Reminder! Your voice your vision The BIG Lottery is consulting on how it should be spending its funds. The consultation is online and requires you to sign in:   http://yourvoiceourvision.org.uk/ Click on the link above you will be taken to the page where you will see...

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Does your Community have a great winning project ?

admin March 27, 2014 Big Lottery Funding No Comments

  The Big Lottery and ITV have launched the People’s Millions public voting competition for 2014. Organisations can apply for up to £50,000 for projects that help communities as well as transform their local environment Projects can include: Projects to make the local environment...

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£2m for Village Halls in Cornwall

As the dawning of a new year brings opportunities and renewed enthusiasm, it is timely to give our best wishes to volunteers managing the village halls, community centres and other community buildings across Cornwall.  What new challenges will you accept for this year?  Perhaps you’re...

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Ineligible for BIG Lottery funding? Try the ‘exceptions’ route…

The BIG Lottery’s Reaching Communities buildings programme,  provides funding to replace or improve buildings where a wide variety of community activities take place. Currently this funding is only available to projects in the most deprived areas (LSOAs) of the country, however,...

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Lottery income could increase by £1bn in five years, says DCMS

admin February 29, 2012 Big Lottery Funding No Comments

A spike in National Lottery ticket sales could lead to more than £1bn extra going to good causes over the next five years, according to revised Department of Media, Culture and Sport (DCMS) projections. The DCMS is predicting that if current strong National Lottery ticket sales trends...

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Reaching Communities buildings fund criteria widened

admin November 14, 2011 Big Lottery Funding News No Comments

Big Lottery are making the following small but significant changes to the eligibility of the Reaching Communities buildings strand: 1. To Introduce IMD 2010 data on top of IMD 2007 data The funding is targeted at buildings or sites based in the most deprived ‘Lower Super Output Areas’...

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