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GSK’s IMPACT Awards reward charities that are doing excellent work to improve people’s health. Organisations must be at least three years old, working in a health-related field in the UK, with income between £80,000 and £2.5 million.
The London North Eastern Railway (LNER) franchise includes a Customer and Communities Improvement Fund (CCIF) to deliver projects that will benefit customers and communities along the East Coast Main Line. The funding is available yearly, with the next round of funding available from spring 2019. We want this to be a partnership fund, recognizing
Hull Activity Grants is the provision of £25,000 per year for the next 3 years to enable grassroots community groups to access grant funding in order to increase community capital across the city.
World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. This year, the World Health Organisation is demanding mums be offered immediate breastfeeding support within the first of hour of birth.