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Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales

Invest Fund open – project and core cost grants available

 The Lloyds Bank Foundation invests in charities supporting people to break out of disadvantage at critical points in their lives and promote practical approaches to lasting change. To apply you need to be registered as a Charity or a CIO and have income between £25,000 and £1 million in your previous accounts.

Derbyshire Dales District Council Car Parks Review – consultation is now live

The District Council’s consultation on its car parking policy is now live and taking place across the district until 18 September.

The review comes about following recommendations by the Community & Environment Committee, 16 March to review various aspects of the car parking policy.  These include:-

  • charges for season tickets
  • charges for permit holder car parks
  • charges for 3 and 7-day permits
  • bringing some existing free car parks into charge

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Executive Board Vacancies – Healthwatch Derbyshire

The Executive Board plays an important role in contributing to the strategic direction of Healthwatch Derbyshire, ensuring necessary financial and human resources are in place for the organisation to achieve its objectives.

Joining the Board provides a great opportunity to help make a real difference to delivering service improvements and benefits for communities across Derbyshire.

All village hall charities will have a governing document that sets out the village hall trusts and the constitutional structure. Rural Action Derbyshire has organised a training seminar on ‘Understanding your hall’s governing documents and how to amend them’.

The session will include:

  • Understanding your governing document
  • Explain what it means to be a corporate village hall charity
  • Why it is important to review and update a charity’s governing document
  • Knowing when to either change or amend a charity’s governing document

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Rural Action Derbyshire has organised a training seminar on PAT testing delivered by Quick Test – the session is relevant to village and community halls, parish & town councils, schools, church organisations or any small rural business. Quick Test working with RAD to help keep your organisation safe with a Portable Appliance Testing workshop.

The Triangle Trust 1949 Fund

The Triangle Trust provides funding through its Development Grants programme twice a year to registered charities, not-for-profit social enterprises and community interest companies in the UK whose primary purpose is to support unpaid carers (spring round) and the rehabilitation of offenders or ex-offenders (autumn round).

Development Grants provide funds towards any costs incurred by the applicant in undertaking its core business so that sustainable income sources can be developed and the organisation’s income will not be reduced when the grant comes to an end.  Grants are available for up to £80,000 over three years with a maximum of £35,000 in year one.