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.
A great initiative from our friends at the Scottish Sea Angling Conservation Network. A weekend where volunteers help gather valuable data for scientific and government research. The information is used to help the future management of Scotland’s Sharks and inshore waters, while also helping to maintain recreational sea angling and rural jobs for the next [...]Read More
All set for the new season.
Saddleworth School worked with the Environment Agency to develop a previously derelict pool, close to the school, to open up the possibility of fishing as an extra-cirricular activity. Dreamstore provided a small grant to enable equipment to be purchased from Preston Innovations to help with the development of school Club. But the weather to the end [...]Read More
Angling in the City.
COUNTRYSIDE LIVE took place at Lee Valley Park, The Waterworks, East London on Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 Sept 2012. The event was organised by Lee Valley Park and the charitable Countryside Learning, bringing the countryside to urban young people. Around 3000 pupils from schools all around north and east London attended the event. Dreamstore, along [...]Read More
Coaching Academy in Cornwall this Autumn.
The next Dreamstore Academy angling coach training course will take place in Cornwall, beginning in September 2012. The three weekend course will be held at the Redruth Youth Centre and is being run in association with the local Cornwall Angling School. There are a total of twelve places available for people active in the voluntary [...]Read More
Sea anglers build outreach capacity.
Another successful Academy was completed in Blairgowrie on 20th May. Three of the group were placed on the course by the Scottish Sea Angling Conservation Network, a first step toward building its future outreach and education capacity. Dreamstore wishes SSACN the very best in this exciting development. Great too that this was the first course [...]Read More