Twelve East Devon projects benefit from rapid response fund

Authored by Mary

Twelve fantastic East Devon Coronavirus-related projects have now been funded by the Covid-19 Prompt Action Fund, a joint grants scheme from East Devon District Council and Devon County Council.

The Covid-19 Prompt Action Fund is a small grants scheme which quickly provides small grants of up to £499. Community-led Coronavirus-related projects and activities can apply for the small...

Local Support Fund for people in financial difficulties as a result of COVID-19

Authored by Mary

Devon County Council have made available £1 million of funding for Devon Local Authorities to help those who are affected by Coronavirus and who may not be able to access funding or support from elsewhere. The aim of the funding is to address the economic vulnerability and financial hardship being felt and to help rebuild the financial resilience of those affected.

The main focus of...

Cash boost for Gables Farm dogs and Cats Home

Authored by News Desk

Animal charity Gables farm Dogs and Cats Home has received a boost of £424 thanks to the support of customers at Pets at Home Plymouth.

The bumper donation was raised for the charity by the retailer’s local VIP (Very Important Pets) club members .

Every time a VIP club member swipes their card when making a purchase in store, at The Groom Room or Vets4Pets they collect points,...

Plymouth’s shore success in double funding award

Authored by Mary

Plans to breathe new life into parts of the city’s stunning waterfront have been given a boost from the Coastal Communities Revival Fund.

A project to tidy up unused Edwardian bathing facilities to the east of Tinside and transform shore side buildings into a unique location for pop up shops in the summer can now get off the ground, thanks to a £50,000 grant.

Initial work will...

New fund set up to help churches grow

Authored by Mary

A new fund set up to encourage churches to reach out across their communities has been set by diocesan synod.

The new ‘growth fund’ will consider proposals for projects that aim to reach out to more people and introduce them to the Christian faith.

The first proposal, which was approved on Saturday, will help churches in 25 areas to serve planned new housing developments of...

Social ventures sow seeds of success

Authored by Mary

Social ventures in Devon, which have been chosen to benefit from a share of £600,000 in funding and development support, have met for the first time at the official launch of the exciting South West social accelerator programme Seedbed.

Representatives from the 19 ventures selected to take part in the cutting-edge Seedbed project, came together at the SPACE Creative Centre at...

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