Within the community, most groups require income of some kind to keep them going. Sometimes it’s donations from the community, other times it’s through subs or payments to participate and sometimes, predominantly for larger costs, it’s through funding applications. There are many sources of funding for a wide variety of reasons, for different types of groups and for different amounts. Below is collection of sources of funding, specific funding pots and general support to gain funding through different processes.

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Oadby & Wigston Community Lottery

Oadby & Wigston Community Lottery

Play Oadby and Wigston Community Lottery and support your community with a fundraising lottery. At least 60% from each ticket sold goes to support the Borough of Oadby and Wigston, and there’s a chance to win the £25,000 jackpot every week!

Follow link to "Oadby & Wigston Community Lottery"

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VAL Funding Finder

VAL can help your organisation to work towards securing the funding it needs to run its activities by one to one funding support including funding search to match your project/activity; read and review of your funding application to offer tips and guidance to strengthen your bid before submitting to funders; visioning and planning to assist with measuring your project impact and evidence to secure funds and support with how to write better bids

Follow link to "VAL Funding Finder"

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Love Blaby Lottery

The Love Blaby Lottery is Blaby District Council's weekly online community lottery raising money for local charities, community groups and sports clubs.

Follow link to "Love Blaby Lottery"

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Blaby District Council Community Grants

The Blaby District Council Community Grants scheme is open for 2022-23. The scheme supports the local voluntary and community sector (VCS) to develop and strengthen community facilities and activities.

Follow link to "Blaby District Council Community Grants"

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Active Together Funding Finder

Our Funding Finder enables you to identify the most suitable local, regional and national funding schemes available for clubs and organisations, facilities and talented individuals. Use the filters provided to help narrow down your search.

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Voluntary Action Leicestershire Funding Toolkit

This service allows users to share their funding successes derived via their use of the Leicestershire Funding Toolkit. From February 2020 to February 2021 it has generated £1.16M for great causes. Since the service started it has generated an outstanding £4M.

Follow link to "Voluntary Action Leicestershire Funding Toolkit"

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Active Together – Funding & Insight

Funding and Insight support for our partners.

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