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Derby Holiday and Activity Food Programme (HAF) - Applications now open for Summer 2022

The Holiday Activities and Food Programme aims to provide enriching activities and a healthy meal for disadvantaged children in the Easter, Summer and Christmas school holidays.

This funding has been made available by Derby City Council to enable local groups to provide holiday activities and food to children aged 5-16 who are eligible for free school meals in Derby.

The aim of this funding is to make the positive benefits of holiday clubs available to all those on benefits-related free school meals for at least four hours a day, four days a week for six school holiday weeks of the year. 

For this EOI we are inviting applications to cover at least four hours a day for four days a week for four weeks over the six-week Summer 2022 holiday period.

EOI should be submitted by 5pm on Friday 27th May.  Late submissions will not be considered.

Click here for more information / to apply

BBC Children in Need Youth Social Action Fund with the #iwill Fund

BBC Children in Need, in partnership with the #iwill Fund and The Hunter Foundation, has announced they are delivering a £3million fund to support organisations to embed youth social action across the UK.

The BBC Children in Need Youth Social Action Fund will help to build children and young people’s confidence and skills and will empower them to take an active and leading role in developing solutions to issues which affect their lives and their communities. Social action involves activities such as influencing, fundraising and volunteering, all of which enable young people to make a positive difference in their communities as well as develop their own skills and knowledge.

Visit their website for more information.

The National Emergencies Trust launches £1.2million Local Action Fund

The National Emergencies Trust has launched a £1.2million Local Action Fund with Crowdfunder UK to support community and voluntary organisations to counter the financial impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. Organisations have the opportunity to receive up to £10,000 each in match-funding from the National Emergencies Trust’s Coronavirus Appeal.

The fund will focus on projects taking positive action for people in their communities affected by the pandemic, from supporting mental health, to assisting with financial hardship or helping communities disproportionately impacted by Covid-19.

Eligible charities and groups will be able to use the funding in any way that enables their efforts, from covering core costs to launching new local services.

Click here to learn more.