A Wealth of Funding Options

By bellmannews / April 21, 2019
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Welcome to the KDP Bulletin.  Lots and lots of information to share with you this week….
Children In Need 
Children in Need’s Main Grants programme is open to charities and
not-for-profit organisations applying for grants over £10,000 per year, for up to three years. Check here to see if your project should apply.
If you are looking for up to £10,000 per year, for up to three years, see 
Small Grants.
The Mearns Memory Café
A new, free monthly café for people with dementia and memory
problems, their families, friends and carers is being run by Mearns &
Coastal Healthy Living Network. 
The first event will be from 1.15pm-3.15pm on Tuesday 30th April, at The Venue in Laurencekirk.  No need to book.
For more details, click here.
Free Radio Advertising for Community Groups
Mearns FM are always delighted to help local community groups and not-for-profit organisations to promote their activities. The DJs are happy to help you prepare short adverts, or to interview you on relevant topics, all free of charge.
Please email studio@mearnsfm.org.uk
The Adamson Trust
The objects and principal activities of the Trust are the provision of
grants to help finance holidays, including respite care, for physically and
mentally disabled children (aged 2 to 18 years), with preference
given to those locally resident in Scotland.
See here for more details.
Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership’s Strategic Plan
Are you interested in how Health and Social Care services are delivered
in your area? If so, now is the time to tell Aberdeenshire Health & Social Care Partnership what you would like health and social care in Aberdeenshire to look like in the future.  They are in the process of developing a
Strategic Plan for the next five years and need your help to do it.
The Strategic Plan will be built around 5 key priority areas: Effective use of Resources Prevention and Early Intervention Reshaping Care
Engagement Tackling Inequalities and Public Protection Please visit their website for more information.
The engagement is open until the 7th June 2019, please submit any
responses by Tuesday 11th June.
Loan Presentation Equipment
KDP are delighted to offer our members use of equipment to help with
presentations, meetings, workshops and seminars. 
The following items are currently available: Projector Screen PA System Flipchart Easel To arrange use of the above, please contact Margo at
Bags of Help Centenary Grants
To mark their 100th year, Tesco have launched Bags of Help Centenary
This new initiative will provide larger grants of £25,000, £15,000 and
There are two planned rounds of funding with customers voting for their favourite projects in stores during July/August and again in November/
The first round will be looking specifically for charities/groups
promoting health, with priority going to those helping to tackle heart
disease, cancer and diabetes. The second round of funding will have a
broader community theme.
Tesco is specifically looking for applications from charities or not for
profit organisations which operate across the Highlands/NE Scotland.
Click here for more information. 
Grow Your Group Launch 2019
30th April – Business/Project Planning
14th May – Getting Things Right for an Application
28th May – Evidencing Need
10th June – Nuts & Bolts of a Funding Application
22nd June – Monitoring & Evaluation
14th September – How to Find Funding – Funding Fair
Remember to register for the workshops you are interested in:
Please see attached, booking form, programme and poster for details.
For more information and to book a place please contact the KDP office
at officesupport@kdp.scot or call 01569 763 246
Wishing you all a happy Easter.
Jacky, Margo & Kirsty

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