Funding for Churches and Christian Charities to Support Mental Health Across UK and Ireland

Aims/priorities: Benefact Trust (formerly known as Allchurches Trust) is offering grants to Christian charities and organisations throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland to provide increased mental health support for people and communities in need regardless of faith.

The Brighter Lives Mental Health Programme will enable Christian churches, cathedrals, denominational bodies, and charities to respond to the mental health crisis exacerbated by COVID-19 through greater training, resources, and support.

Funding is for projects that: 

Marketing Made Simple | Free webinar

Published date: 
Tuesday, 29th March 2022
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Lloyds Bank Academy have organised a 1 hour webinar to show the process that all small charities and businesses can follow for you to put in place a marketing plan that makes marketing simple and does not take up valuable time.

By the end of the webinar you will know

1. What makes your charity/small business special

2. Exactly who your customers/clients are

3. Where they are spending time

4. How to create engaging content for them


Aims/priorities: Funding is intended to promote access to justice (particularly for people trying to get support for their basic needs), equality of opportunity or a sustainable environment. 

The funders are particularly interested in hearing from applicants working with vulnerable groups, including prisoners, asylum seekers, people with disabilities and women in refuges.

Funding may only cover identifiable items or activities such as:

Veterans' Foundation

Aims/priorities: With funding from the Veterans’ Lottery, the Veterans’ Foundation aims to help charities and other not-for-profit organisations in Great Britain to support serving and former members of the British Armed Forces who may be facing challenging circumstances.

The funding can be used for projects covering a range of aspects of social care for the Armed Forces community, including:

Road Safety Trust

Aims/prorities: The Road Safety Trust is an independent charitable trust dedicated to supporting projects and research aimed at making roads across the UK safer for all road users.

Objectives of Fund

The overall aims of the Road Safety Trust are to reduce death and injury on the UK roads through providing independent funding for research and the development of innovative approaches.

The objectives of the grant programme are to:

Covid-19 Vaccination Programme

Published date: 
Wednesday, 23rd March 2022
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Data has been flowing in about growing numbers of Covid-19 cases in Rochdale. 

There is concern that we might be heading into a fourth wave of the virus. This is causing particular worry, as take up of boosters is lower than we’d like, and the efficiency of boosters will be waning for those people who were boosted earlier in the programme.

BBC Children in Need’s We Move: Youth Social Action Fund

Aims/priorities: As part of its Sharing Power (Youth Social Action) Programme, BBC Children in Need has announced a £1 million funding pot focused on reaching Black children and young people with social action opportunities. Youth social action describes the activities that children and young people do to make a positive difference, drive change in their communities, and in the world around them.