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Growing up Global – Handbook for Early Years Practitioners 19 April 2006 Very young children form ideas about people, cultures and countries – Growing Up Global uses fun activities, stories, songs, poems, recipes and games to celebrate growing up in a global world. It challenges stereotypes, giving children a balanced view of our world…
Government launches £3M grants programme 18 April 2006 Administered by the Community Development Foundation, the three year community grants programme will support the work of neighbourhood community and voluntary organisations, awarding grants of up to £12,000 to those working with others to improve opportunity and tackle discrimination.
MLA North West announces Flagship Economic Valuation Project 20 March 2006 MLA North West has worked in partnership with Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council to undertake an innovative economic valuation survey of the museum, library and Archive services the local authority is responsible for. The survey used the Contingent valuation methodology and demonstrated that the services were valued at £10.4 million by the people of Bolton.
Written and presented by Andrew Marr
Five 60 Minute Films for BBC2 Spring 2007
NCA and HLF join forces to support grant applications 16 March 2006 It has been announced that the National Council on Archives (NCA) and the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) are collaborating on a training series designed to help UK archives, or other organisations developing archive projects, intending to submit applications to the Heritage Lottery Fund’s ‘Heritage Grants’ programme.
PRISM Fund Oversubscribed 13 February 2006 The demand for grants towards conservation and restoration projects was significantly higher than in recent years meaning that the PRISM Fund for 2005-2006 is now oversubscribed and MLA is unable to accept any further applications until 1 April 2006.
Accessing Funding for 2007 Seminar Heritage Lottery Fund Questionnaire 31 January 2006 The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) wants to encourage community based organisations and heritage institutions to apply for HLF funding for projects focusing on 2007 and its legacy. We are keen to fund projects that will add to our collective understanding of the transatlantic slave trade and its impact on our national heritage.
Comic Relief -UK programme 05 December 2005 Over then next four years Comic Relief will concentrate their funding into six programme areas: Young people; Older People; Mental Health; Refugees & Asylum Seekers; Domestic Violence; Disadvantaged Communities. They can give grants for running and capital costs, depending on the programme you are applying to. There is no maximum grant size and the amount you ask for should be the amount you need.