Engage Daily Update - 07 December
12 Days of Fundmas
To help you decide which funders to approach, get hold of the guidelines that they all produce, and read them thoroughly, checking you are not excluded from applying.
If you have any questions or want to know more then please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Funder of the Week
This week our funder is BBC Children In Need.
What grants are available?
Main and Small Grants. You can only apply for one type of grant. Grants may be for up to 3 years. Applicants to both Main and Small grants will hear about the funding decisions in April next year. We accept applications from new applicants, and organisations which already have a BBC Children in Need grant. The deadline for all applications is 21st December 2020 at 11.30am
Main Grants 2020. Organisations can apply for £10,001 or more, per year. We are highly unlikely to award more than £40k a year for one or two year funding. We are highly unlikely to award above £100k in total for 3 year applications. Your organisation must have been active for at least three years.
Small Grants 2020. Organisations can apply for up to (and including) £10,000 per year. Recognise where a relatively small amount of money can make a big difference. For this Small Grant round you can apply for less than 50% of the total project cost.
Who can apply?
Organisations who: Are not-for-profit. Are based within the UK. Meet our Minimum Standards in Grantmaking. Apply through our website application portal.
For more information on both funds please go to:- https://www.bbcchildreninneed.co.uk/grants/sharing-our-learning/
Carnegie UK Trust; Gross Domestic Wellbeing
The Carnegie UK Trust is pleased to publish Gross Domestic Wellbeing (GDWe): An alternative measure of social progress.
COVID-19 is bringing into sharp focus the importance of societal wellbeing. The pandemic has laid bare the disparities that persist for many people living in the UK, and the interconnection of different factors that have an impact on how we live our lives together as a society. From the quality of our relationships to our health, to the places we call home and our income – the contribution of each to wellbeing cannot be understood in isolation. What is more, the narrow parameters of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) do not – and cannot - tell an accurate story of whether life is improving, where the gaps are, and who is being left behind.
Gross Domestic Wellbeing (GDWe)™ offers a holistic and relevant alternative to GDP as a measure of social progress. Using the framework and data in the Office for National Statistics Measures of National Wellbeing Dashboard, we have developed – for the first time - a tool that provides a single figure for GDWe in England, and mapped this against GDP for the past six years.
Our analysis found that GDWe in England was in decline before the COVID-19 pandemic began. Urgent action is therefore needed to focus decision-making on wellbeing.
Undertaken alongside a thematic analysis of the recommendations made within 48 key commissions and inquiries undertaken in England since 2010, we have identified areas of mutual focus and concern, to highlight the key actions that should be taken to improve wellbeing. An overview of the main findings is provided in our summary document.
We hope that the findings of this report will be of interest to you. To let us know your thoughts, please email hannah.ormston@Carnegieuk.org or join the debate online by tagging @CarnegieUKTrust #GDWe – we would be pleased to hear from you.