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January 2012 Blog Posts (3)

Bates Wells and Braitwaite re-invent the wheel

Well almost. Social Enterprise Magazine reports today that there's potential for business with a social as well as financial return  They don't seem to know that it already exists,  which is surprising given the effort I made to describe it's impact for  the SE 100 index.  Here's…


Added by Jeff Mowatt on January 19, 2012 at 12:12 — No Comments

Funding for CICs?

I've heard that funding for CICs is more difficult to attract than for charities (registered or otherwise). At a recent funding fair two stall holders would not touch CICs. As I'm thinking of turning an unregistered charity into a CIC, this weighs against a CIC. The alternative is to register the charity with the Charity Commission and then form a CIC to help support it. Comments welcome to help with a difficult decision.

Added by John Millar on January 16, 2012 at 17:33 — 1 Comment

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From Funding Central

Isleworth & Hounslow Charity Limited (Urgent)

Deadline: 05/09/2015.

Fund type: Grant.

Max value: £ 250.

Grants are available for organisations on behalf of individuals residing in Hounslow who are experiencing poverty or problems due to sickness and disability.

Redditch Borough Council - Stronger Communities Grants (Urgent)

Deadline: 04/09/2015.

Fund type: Grant.

Max value: £ 500.

One-off grants are available to local voluntary and community groups in Redditch for projects and events that encourage, and support the building of, stronger communities.

Action Oldham Fund 2015 (Urgent)

Deadline: 04/09/2015.

Fund type: Grant.

Max value: £ 1,000.

Grants are available for Voluntary Action Oldham members for projects which benefit Oldham residents.


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