News from: Reading Voluntary Action
The People’s Postcode Lottery will open for application on 1 August. Charities and community groups will be able to apply for funding between £500 – £20,000. Funding will be available through the following 3 Trusts:
The People’s Postcode Trust – For projects promoting human rights and employability, and combatting poverty.
The Postcode Community Trust – For grass-roots health and wellbeing programmes.
The Postcode Local Trust – For programmes that aim to improve biodiversity and outdoor space.
For all three, the application process is in two stages:
Stage 1 – A short expression of interest (EOI) which requires only some basic details about your organisation, as well as a very short summary of the project you are proposing, to be submitted between 1-15 August. Successful applicants will receive an email with more details on how to complete Stage 2.
Stage 2 – The second stage requires applicants to provide more detail on both their organisation and the project, including:
-A full project description, outlining the need and chief activities
-Projected short-term outcomes and long-term impacts of the project
-A full breakdown of the total project costs, proposed spend of grant and other funding towards the project
Stage 2 applications to be submitted between 5-19 September. They aim to let all applicants know the outcome of their application within 8-12 weeks.
Each of the above links contains further information on the application process and the eligibility criteria.