Opportunities

This is a place where you can find out about opportunities that are available to your organisation. From funding streams to events and training, The Essex Alliance will keep you informed.

Sport England Community Emergency Fund

Sport England have announced a £20 million Community Emergency Fund to deliver immediate funding to sport and physical activity organisations.

The fund is aimed at organisations who have a role in supporting the nation to be active, but who are experiencing short term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to the ongoing crisis.

Awards will be between £300 and £10,000. In exceptional circumstances requests for more than £10,000 may be considered.

DEADLINE: 31st July 2020

WEBSITE: www.sportengland.org

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Sources of Charity Emergency Funding

Ian McLintock, founder of the Charity Excellence Framework, has produced a very in-depth list of details and links to emergency funding for charities. These include UK wide, UK country, regional, global, Government financial support, specialist funding and platforms.

As this information is constantly being updated, we suggest that you read the article on LinkedIn.

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Essex Coronavirus Response and Recovery Programme

The purpose of the Essex Coronavirus Response and Recovery Programme is to get help quickly to voluntary and community organisations that are in crisis as a result of the pandemic and need emergency funding to keep their vital services running.

Initially grants of up to £15,000 will be available. Priority will be given to those delivering vital services to older and vulnerable people, organisations helping to relieve pressure on public services and those co-ordinating a local community response.

DEADLINE: tbc

WEBSITE: www.essexcommunityfoundation.org.uk

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Digital support solutions

£500,000 of funding is available for technology companies who come up with digital support solutions for people who need to stay at home because of coronavirus.

Original – Gov.uk

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-technology-challenge-to-support-people-who-are-isolating?utm_source=8f1f78c7-8b92-4ea7-a329-c1966bb4b94a&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate

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Love Essex Fund

The Love Essex Fund is back for 2020. It offers microgrants of up to £500 for organisations, groups or individuals who are doing something or inspiring ideas to reuse, recycle or repair items that would otherwise go to waste and ultimately end up in landfill. Most Sheds will be involved in this kind of activity on a daily basis- from offcuts rescued from the skip to up cycling items for local schools or community groups- so it’s definitely worth applying:

More information and how to apply.

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Media Trust and CharityComms to Launch Dedicated COVID-19 Communications Support

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We are experiencing uncertain times as COVID-19 will significantly impact charities and the work we do. With self-isolation, remote working and a move to social distancing, communications are going to be vital for us all. That’s why we’re launching Media Trust’s COVID-19 Comms Response, an initiative to provide urgent media, digital and communications support for charities during this unprecedented time. Read more…

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Tendring Youth Awards

Tendring Youth Awards are keen to promote a positive image of young people. They aim to highlight and celebrate the success of young people and their commitment to the community in and around the Tendring area.

The Tendring Youth Awards 2020 are now open for nominations! Nomination deadline: Friday, 24 April 2020 Read more…

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