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Upcoming funding deadline: Comic Relief Tech for Good 2018

Comic Relief Tech for Good 2018 funding stream has an upcoming deadline.  The fund is well worth looking at for youth work projects. Deadline: 20 December 2017 Who can apply? Not-for-profit groups in the UK How much? Between £15,000 and £47,000 What for? This programme aims to provide the opportunity for not-for-profit organisations, who already have some technological […]

Help find a Strictly Come Dancing Star for Comic Relief

Strictly Come Dancing professionals are set to put a sparkle into the lives of members of the public by training them to strut their stuff for a new BBC series. For the first time EVER the BBC team that brings you ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ is opening its dance floor to the public and they’re looking […]

Comic Relief invested in tobacco, alcohol and arms firms

Comic Relief has been forced to defend its investment policy after it emerged that millions of pounds donated to the charity went towards buying shares in tobacco, alcohol and arms firms. The investigation, carried out by the BBC Panorama programme, claims that the charity has invested in ethically questionable industries when researchers said they had […]