Tyne and Wear

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Local Grants & Support

Community Foundation - Tyne & Wear and Northumberland 

Providing funding and support to groups in Tyne & Wear (Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside and Sunderland) and Northumberland. 

Ednorth

Ednorth is a programme that aims to inspire change in all classrooms across the North East by promoting an educational culture led by informed debate, research, collaboration, and excellence.

Gateshead Council 

Grants and fundingresources for schoolsfree school mealsschool transport. 

Gateshead Schools’ Music Service 

Offering online instrumental tuition, videos, and resources. Connect with them on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/gatesheadmusiconline 

Music Partnership North

Music Partnership North is committed to enriching the lives of children and young people in Northumberland & Newcastle through engagement and participation in quality music activities.

Newcastle City Council

Free school meals, free school travelNewcastle Support DirectoryThe Newcastle Fund-the council’s grant giving programme for voluntary and community sector organisations. 

North Tyneside Council 

Free school mealsschool transport. 

North Tyneside Parent Carer Forum 

Support network for SEND children, their families, and carers. 

RISE (Tyne Wear Sport) 

RISE is here to help unlock the power of physical activity to improve more lives across Northumberland and Tyne and Wear. 

Schools North East

A regional network of schools, led by Head Teachers. Together they focus on shaping the future of education in the North East.

Services for schools North East (Gateshead Council) 

An online purchasing portal for schools and other educational settings to purchase services and training from Gateshead Council. For pupil focused services, please see here. 

SHINE Trust - School Grants 

SHINE offers support to projects that can make a real difference to the attainment of children from disadvantaged backgrounds in the North of England. 

South Tyneside Community Funding 

Funding schemes are available for voluntary and community groups in South Tyneside, via the Open 4 Community portal. 

South Tyneside Council 

Online information and support for schools and learning and SEND. 

Sunderland City Council 

Free school mealsschool transport. Details of all grant payments made to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations can be found here. 

Sunderland sports funding opportunities 

Sunderland Sports Fund providing financial aid for Sunderland's young sporting talent, and Washington Sports Trust. 

Please email active@sunderland.gov.uk for further information on both the above organisations. 

VONNE (Voluntary Organisations’ Network North East)

Members of VONNE can sign up to receive bi-monthly funding updates from Funding Information North East (FINE). Search the Online Funding Directory here. 

Shop at WHSmith between 1 June and 30 September 2021 and your school will receive 10% of all eligible purchases* in the form of digital vouchers. To take part, sign up by 30 July 2021. (*Books and stationery items.)

National retailers' local branches 

National retailers can also assist local schools. Please reach out to your local branches for the following retailers: 

The Asda FoundationCo-op (Local Community Fund)Waitrose (Community Matters)Tesco Community Grants (previously Bags of Help)The WHSmith Trust (Community Grants)

The National Lottery Community Fund 

The National Lottery Community Fund distributes over £600m a year to communities across the UK. 

Review successful grant awards from your local area of GatesheadNewcastle upon TyneNorth TynesideSouth TynesideSunderland 

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