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We lits thousands of funding opportunities for voluntary and community organisations and social enterprises registered in England.

Access over £56 billion available in grants and contracts. Plus over 70 social investment providers.

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Clay Vales LEADER Programme 2015-2020
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
Cornwall Rural Community Council - Memory Café/Dementia Support Group Grant
Cornwall Council
Dementia Friendly Derbyshire Coordinator
Derbyshire County Council
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