New Fund Announced By Felixstowe Town Council To Support Armed Services

A  new fund has been set up to provide a lasting legacy following the success of the Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend in June 2017, using the  surplus fund , totaling £10,796.  This fund was made possible by contributions from Suffolk Coastal District Council and others who supported the 2017 Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend event.   Thousands of people flocked to Felixstowe for a fun-filled weekend to celebrate … Continue reading New Fund Announced By Felixstowe Town Council To Support Armed Services

Funding Available for Youth Holiday Activities

A project which has been working over the last two years to improve the number of holiday activities for young people in east Suffolk has won at this year’s Community Action Suffolk Awards, and there is more funding available for future projects The Youth Holidays Activity Fund won the Anne Dunford OBE Award, which recognises youth participation, where children and young people aged 11 to 19 … Continue reading Funding Available for Youth Holiday Activities

Funding For Children’s Health Services Set To Be Reduced

At a time when obesity rates among schoolchildren in the county are rising, and support for vulnerable families is seriously strapped for cash, the situation is set to get worse as Suffolk County Council’s (SCC) budget for children and young people’s public health services, which currently sits at £10.8 million, will be sliced by 10% in April 2019. In the 2015/16 academic year, 17.5% of Year … Continue reading Funding For Children’s Health Services Set To Be Reduced

Suffolk Community Foundation – Funds Available

Do you need funding for your group or project? There are a number of funds available from Suffolk Community Foundation that have deadlines coming up in September and October.  Suffolk Giving & Private Donor Funds Grants of up to £2,000 are available for charitable, voluntary and community groups that are addressing need within Suffolk. The fund will accept applications for both core costs and project costs and … Continue reading Suffolk Community Foundation – Funds Available

Grant Funding Available – Apply Now

Suffolk Sports Fund – Grants up to £2000 Deadline 1st August 2017 Suffolk Community Foundation is working in partnership with Suffolk County Council, Borough and District Councils in Suffolk and a number of businesses to deliver a community sports fund that aims to increase access to sport, particularly for those who are excluded through disadvantage. There is overwhelming evidence of the positive effects of sport and physical … Continue reading Grant Funding Available – Apply Now

Funding surgeries at Suffolk Community Foundation

Do you need funding for your group or society? Could you do with some advice? Suffolk Community Foundation will be running funding surgeries during the summer and are encouraging organisations to come along to discuss proposals to ensure they are as strong as possible. They will be taking place at their offices in Wherstead.  Grants Officers will have 30 minute appointments available between 9:30am and 3pm … Continue reading Funding surgeries at Suffolk Community Foundation

Suffolk Police & Crime Commissioner’s Fund – Open For Applications Now

Does your group help vulnerable people who may be or are victims of crime, or help rehabilitate offenders? Do you work with young people tackling issues such as cyber bullying or substance misuse? Suffolk Community Foundation are pleased to announce the opening of the new Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioners Fund. Grants between £250 and £20,000 are available to support the work of voluntary and … Continue reading Suffolk Police & Crime Commissioner’s Fund – Open For Applications Now

New Fund Launched by Suffolk Community Foundation

Suffolk Community Foundation have launched a brand new funding stream The Arts & Culture Fund offers grants of up to £2,000 to ensure equality of access to the benefits that arts and culture can provide to improve the lives of those most in need in Suffolk. Projects must fit into at least one of the following themes: Activities that aid the improvement of physical and … Continue reading New Fund Launched by Suffolk Community Foundation

Minding the Gap Project – Funding Young People in Long Term Unemployment

Community Action Suffolk have announced £1,660,900 of grant funding for a project providing targeted and intensive support for young people in Suffolk who are long-term unemployed or economically inactive, to gain and sustain employment and education. Community Action Suffolk is the lead partner of a partnership with eight other organisations across Suffolk who will jointly deliver the ‘Minding the Gap’ project. These are: Access Community … Continue reading Minding the Gap Project – Funding Young People in Long Term Unemployment

Funding Revitalising the Suffolk Coast – but where’s Felixstowe?

Suffolk Coastal are celebrating the accomplishments achieved through the Coastal Communities Fund Programme but Felixstowe is conspicuous by its absence. The Coastal Communities Fund (CCF) programme aims to build a more robust tourism economy in East Suffolk by developing key assets, delivering events and expanding activities to attract visitors during the shoulder and off-seasons. And Felixstowe being a major part of that – it owould … Continue reading Funding Revitalising the Suffolk Coast – but where’s Felixstowe?