From:                                         Robert <>

Sent:                                           15 July 2019 16:45

To:                                               Robert Foster

Subject:                                     News, funding and training for July and August 2019


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July 2019




Client news


For anyone in Sydney in late July or early August we're please to say client and friend of Red Ochre Alan Mcfetridge is having a photography exhibition, 25 July – 6 August 2019 at the Wedge Gallery.


Strike a Light - Arts and Heritage CIC is delivering the heritage and oral history provision of 3Ts Oral History programme for Brighton Hospital.




Red Ochre news


Low cost Introduction to Social Enterprise training, Wed 24th July 2019, 10:00 – 13:00, British Library Business & IP Centre, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB. To book visit eventbrite


Are you struggling with the uncertainty of Brexit? These free workshops from London Councils might be useful.


We had a beautiful to visit @joyofsoundJOS. We learnt a lot about genuine equality, inclusion and the power of music, leadership and instruments designed for everyone. In our debrief it was clear that our #socent @SocEntGlobal #BCDice Indonesian group loved it!


Red Ochre tools have been adopted into Egyptian Ministry of Trade and Industry plan. Read more here.


You can read about Red Ochre in the news with Pioneers Post.


You can also have a look at us on Macedonia TV. A short extract from the evening news can be found here.


On the 3rd July the British Council Egypt launched the Young ChangemakeHERS programme. We're happy to have been able to help set this up.


Funding and Articles


Heritage Horizon Awards: grants of £5 million and over now available.


£15m fund to bring disused buildings into community ownership opens from Transforming Places Through Heritage Fund.


Nesta Challenges puts up £1m to tackle social isolation through technology.


A £10m funding scheme to support rural communities across England wanting to set up renewable energy projects in their area.


Discounted housing grant scheme unveiled. Volunteer groups can apply for Government grants of £10,000 to £50,000 to support plans to provide discounted homes for younger people and families in need of housing.


£5 million fund launched for supporting unpaid carers. A new Carers Innovation Fund has been launched to help finance innovative ways of supporting unpaid carers. The purpose of the government fund is to identify and promote creative and innovative models that look beyond statutory services.


£1.6m is still available to boost community share offers from the Community Shares Booster Programme


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