Dreamstore to re-open Small Grants funding
Good news for the New Year. Dreamstore is re-opening Small Grants funding.
It has been a hard couple of years for voluntary sector funding. Reorganisation, reinvention and retrenchment have all been part of the consideration in maintaining a presence to see out the other side an unsettled and subdued economy. Throughout this period the voluntary sector has been working quietly to retain presence and a positive impact on the lifes of many.
It is therefore with huge delight that Dreamstore is reopening its Small Grants programme in 2011. The application process has not changed and can be viewed at www.dreamstore.org/small-grants/
There may be a sharper consideration on ‘deserving’ recipients and that means expecting to see the information we request as part of the email application. But the fund is back and we are looking forward to reviewing worthy voluntary endeavours in the angling world in the months ahead.
We had a wonderful weekend along with the Royal National College Angling Club on a project supported by the National Lottery, Awards for All. The Royal National College for the Blind’s Angling Club was created as an extension of it’s pastoral care support, fishing proving to be an ideal activity that is social, outdoors, and […]
On show at Three Counties.
The Worcester Fly Dressers is a group of people passionate about fly tying and fly angling. In the past year or so the group has been turning its attention to building the next generation as passionate as they are about their pastime. Following a number of the group completing the Dreamstore Academy Level 2 Coaching […]
Getting started 2015 – where tech helps.
Over the winter months we completed another successful Dreamstore Academy in Scotland, for participants working with Scottish Sea Angling Conservation Network and Angling for Youth Development. It was an interesting course, not least in being able to discuss with the SSACN participants how they will be using the skills-set to enhance their educational outreach work. […]
Academy 2014 – England.
Autumn of 2014, and Dreamstore Academy in England concluded with two days of final assessment at a fishery in the Midlands. It was the driest of days, it was the wettest of days. Little warmth in the November sunshine, but our participants were focused only on completing the three weekend, six day course. The Academy […]
End of Summer reports
Our final report on summer activities comes from Angling Unlimited in the West Midlands. Angling Unlimited has one of the largest and most successful angling engagement programmes in the UK, in fact a wide range of programmes for a variety of user groups. Manager, Andrew Walker outlines Angling Unlimited‘s work in this video captured at […]