News

07 October 2016

A snapshot of International Day of Older Persons

At the start of October, people across the world celebrated International Day of Older Persons. The Big Lottery Fund Twitter has blogged about the activities of the Ageing Better projects.

06 October 2016

Playing golf gives 'all round health benefits'

People who play golf live longer than those who do not, new research has suggested. Researchers reviewed 5,000 studies into golf and found it had physical and mental health benefits for people of all ages. And that the physical gains increased with age.

04 October 2016

Santander and Crowdfunder open £200,000 fund for Britain’s social enterprises

To support the social enterprises and community projects found across the UK, Santander and Crowdfunder have launched a £200,000 fund to support disadvantaged Brits and bridge the gap between alternative and traditional finance.

03 October 2016

Investment in Sport and Activity conference

At a conference Investment in Sport and Activity in Manchester (Old Trafford, 11 October 2016) a major theme is social value. Sport England will link future funding to this with the impact of participation against the five key themes detailed in the Sporting Future strategy and the Sport England outcomes.

03 October 2016

Comic Relief invites applications for Tech for Good programme

Applications are now open for Comic Relief's Tech for Good programme. The 10 chosen projects will receive funding of up to £50,000 over four months to enable them to deliver new ideas and make their services more effective using technology.