The Magic Little Grants Fund
Our Magic Little Grants Fund 2018 closed on the 31st of October 2018
Through this fund, run in association with the Postcode Community Trust, we have distributed £215,000 in grants to small charities and community groups delivering sports or physical activities across the UK.
We look forward hearing about the difference that these grants make to our groups and their beneficiaries!
What is the fund?
The Magic Little Grants Fund provides local charities and community groups the opportunity to access funding to deliver engaging physical activities, which help to overcome barriers to participation.
To benefit from funding, projects need to meet either of the following themes:
As part of the grant, you will also be awarded 12 months membership with Localgiving to support you with fundraising online throughout the year
Match Fund Campaigns
You can take part in regular match fund campaigns to boost the value of your donations.
Get free help, support and advice from experienced fundraisers via our friendly help desk team.
Easy Online Fundraising
Automated Gift Aid
From fundraising pages to crowd-funded pages, we can help you elevate your online fundraising.
Plus donating is quick, easy and 100% secure.
We process the Gift Aid so you don’t have to, automatically transferring it to your account, even if you're not registered with the Charity Commission!
Detailed finance and marketing reports provide data to help you engage with supporters, cultivate long-term relationships and secure regular donations.
Free training and webinars
Access regular support through our training webinars and fundraising workshops.
Localgiving Membership Benefits
To access The Magic Little Grants Fund you must meet the following eligibility criteria:
The application process should take no longer than 20 minutes to complete. If you are successful with your funding request, you will also benefit from a free annual membership with Localgiving, funded by the Postcode Community Trust.
The application process will be open from 15th May until 31st October 2018.
Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the guidance notes below to ensure that you are eligible to benefit from the funding. Please note that organisations operating in Northern Ireland are not eligible to apply.
Localgiving Membership Eligibility
In order to join Localgiving, your organisation must meet the following criteria:
Operate on local / regional community initiatives and not be a national charity
Have a local / regional management committee and a UK bank account
Have charitable aims that are not solely for the advancement of religion