The Smart Energy Greater Lincolnshire Programme

Smart Energy Greater Lincolnshire, a programme led by North East Lincolnshire Council are looking to help organisations fund an energy saving project. They’re helping businesses to make simple changes to save them money on their energy bills and reduce carbon emissions. The energy saving projects could include changing to energy efficient LED Lights, Solar PV, heating solutions, installing a building management system and much more.

The programme offers a wide range of support from:

  • Free expert advice and support from the team of experts
  • Free onsite visits and energy saving report with recommendations
  • Workshops with a free energy saving gift worth £500 (Please note 12 hours of contact time including the workshop will need to be completed in order to claim funding)
  • A 38% Grant to help cover the cost of an energy saving project
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#iwill Fund Grants to Help Bereaved Young People

Deadline 3rd April 2020

#iwill fund is offering grants of up to £10,000 for organisations across the UK for projects that help young people support each other through bereavement.  

They’re looking to make up to five grants of up to £10,000, available for one year with applicants having the opportunity to re-apply for up to two years’ further funding, to build on their learning and focus on sustaining their impact.

to find out more, visit the co-op website here.

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The School for Social Entrepreneurs – Transforming leadership

Deadline 4th March 2020

The School for Social Entrepreneurs are funded to support arts and cultural sectors with Creative Leadership, a new free programme funded by Arts Council England’s Transforming Leadership programme.

They will support you for two years with a part-time learning programme, and grant of up to £2,000. (There is additional funding available to support any access needs you may have.)

To find out more, click here for the website.

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The Spirit of 2012 Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) Challange Fund

Deadline 20th March 2020

The Spirit of 2012 Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) launches a new Challenge Fund, calling for applications from organisations working in coastal communities to improve wellbeing, reduce loneliness and create intergenerational connections through arts activities.

They believe that encouraging equal participation between different generations can positively impact wellbeing, loneliness and perceptions of different age groups. 

They want to invest £75,000 to £100,000 over two to three years to a project that can create meaningful connections between generations, with lasting results.

To find out more, click here for the website.

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Festival Coordinator 2020

Deadline 2nd March 2020

Fixed March to July 2020

20 hours per week

Hourly rate £10.20 per hour

Plus excellent benefits:

A voluntary membership of a defined benefits career average pension scheme. Free use of Magna Vitae’s fitness suites and swimming pools.

36.5 hours annual leave entitlement

Magna Vitae is a charitable trust, provide an extraordinary range of cultural, leisure and health related facilities, and services, in Lincolnshire.  They’re looking for an enthusiastic and energetic individual to join the Culture and Events Team as a Festival Coordinator to support the operational delivery of Grimsby Festivals, part of North East Lincolnshire Council’s (NELC) Cultural Development Funded programme.

Closing date: Midday on Monday 2 March 2020

Interview date: w/c 2 March 2020

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Lead Youth Worker – Oasis Hub South Grimsby

Deadline 26th February 2020



SALARY:  £8,107 per annum for 14 hours/week (£23,164 FTE)

Oasis Charitable Trust is a multi-national charity supporting young people and their families in 10 countries worldwide. Their vision is for building healthy communities: places where everyone is included, making a contribution and reaching their full potential.

Oasis Hub South Grimsby have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Lead Youth Worker to work as part of their team to deliver a programme of activities and opportunities that support the personal and social development of the young people within the local community based in South Grimsby.  This activity takes place over some weekday evenings.

If you are interested in this position, please email to receive an Application Pack. (CVs alone will not be accepted). Completed applications should be returned by 9am Wednesday 26th February 2020.

Interviews will take place in South Grimsby on Tuesday 3rd March 2020.

Please see below for application and further job description role:

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National Lottery Heritage Fund opens Digital Confidence Fund

Deadline 6th April 2020

The National Lottery Heritage Fund has launched a new initiative to support heritage organisations across the UK to develop their digital skills. They have 13 areas of focus with North East Lincolnshire being one.

The Fund will offer each grant recipient  £2,500 worth of free mentoring from a digital expert. 

It will invest nearly £500,000 in the provision of advice and support on how to integrate digital tools into heritage work more effectively.   

This fund is aimed at helping organisations to explore different digital technologies, to have a better understand which ones are most important to them.  

Examples of digital technologies applicants may explore include:  

  • building and maintaining websites  
  • using technology to keep in touch with your community 
  • using websites to sell goods, services or tickets 
  • using social media sites like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter 
  • digitising and electronically cataloguing books, papers, audio or objects 

To find out more, please visit the Heritage fund website here.

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Opportunity to support the VCSE sector and become a sector representative

The VCSE Sector has been asked if it would like a place on several groups/boards. 

If you think may be interested in attending any of the following on behalf of the VCSE Sector with the responsibility of feeding back key information to the VCSE Forum please read:

  • The relevant Terms of Reference (ToR)
  • The VCSE Sector Role Description

Then complete the attached Expression of Interest, stating clearly which group you are interested in, and return to by 2nd March 2020 

  • The North East Lincolnshire Migration Group
  • The North East Lincolnshire Modern Slavery Group
  • The North East Lincolnshire Multi Agency Prevent Board

The information will then be shared with a small panel made up of VCSE representatives that attend the Forum.  Should there be more than 1 application for each board/group a scoring process will be applied.

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