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Funding Central is a free resource for charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. We list thousands of funding and finance opportunities, plus a wealth of tools and information supporting you to develop a sustainable income strategy.

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We regularly review and evaluate how Funding Central is working and how it's benefiting the voluntary sector.

To share how we are doing and how Funding Central is used we've pulled together the key findings in our 2013 - 2014 impact poster.

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Our new open data section allows you to access and download some of the data about how people use Funding Central.

We are sharing our data to help those involved in funding to better understand the sector.

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Funding updates

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21 October 2014 New
HEY Smile Foundation Grants
20 October 2014 New
A Spring of Singing 2015
20 October 2014 Updated
Bedfordshire Police Partnership Trust