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Digital Skills 2021 programme - UK

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted May 20, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on June 24, 2021
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The Thomas Wall Trust is inviting applications for its Digital Skills 2021 Programme to equip adults with basic digital skills for work and life, helping them access the online world.

The Trust recognises that the future of the labour market will become increasingly competitive, with employers placing greater emphasis on transferable skills.

Due to its success and demand, the programme will run throughout 2021, available to organisations working towards improving basic digital skills for people in need.

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They will fund projects working with disadvantaged people aged 18 or over to improve their basic digital skills.

Eligibility Criteria:
1. Not for profit organisations / charities based in the UK that have been established for at least three years;
2. Organisations with an annual turnover that does not exceed £500,000.

Priorities:
a) Projects that link digital skills with employment opportunities.
b) Match funded projects.
c) Organisations that can provide compelling evidence of impact.
d) Organisations working with collaborative networks.

Organisations are welcome to apply for grants up to £5,000.

The deadline for submitting an Expression of Interest is Friday 25th June 2021.

For more information, please visit https://www.thomaswalltrust.org.uk/digital-skills-2020/

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
May 20
May 20

Friendly reminders:
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2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start now!!!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resources section!
Best,
Ana Isabel