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Catch up on the latest news from The Ideas Fund!

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Round one - Monitoring reflections

The projects we funded at the end of 2021 have all started, and we have just received their first progress reports. Jill from The Ideas Fund team describes what we’ve learned from those reports so far.

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Six further grants awarded after trialling new application process

Find out how we trialled a different application approach with a small number of applicants from the first round of the Fund, offering the opportunity to resubmit their proposals.

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The Ideas Fund project funding announcement

The Ideas Fund has today announced the 42 projects it will be funding following the first round of grant applications received earlier this year.

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Reflections on Round One

Ahead of the announcement next week confirming the successful projects from the first round of The Ideas Fund, we reflect on what we’ve learnt from the process so far.

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Application now open and reflections so far

Having launched the application form this week, it feels like a good time to share some reflections and what we’ve learned so far.

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Building community and researcher partnerships

In our third and final webinar we shared an update on the Fund processes including the application process and what can be budgeted for. We also had a discussion about what a good partnership looks like in different contexts including the Still Life project in Manchester and with the Development Coordinators.

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Introducing Lewis Hou - Development Coordinator for the Scottish Highlands and Islands

A blog profile introducing Lewis Hou and the importance of The Ideas Fund in the Scottish Highlands and Islands

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What does mental wellbeing mean to you?

Our second webinar exploring what mental wellbeing means for communities and researchers.

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Introducing Paolo Arru - Development Coordinator for Oldham

A blog profile introducing Paolo Arru and the importance of The Ideas Fund in Oldham

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Introducing Harriet Johnson - Development Coordinator for Hull

A blog profile introducing Harriet Johnson and the importance of The Ideas Fund in Hull

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Why The Ideas Fund?

This is our first webinar which will give you an overview of The Ideas Fund. We talked about the application process, who and what might be eligible, what support is available and the exciting possibilities that can happen when communities work with researchers.

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Introducing Roisin McLaughlin - Development Coordinator for North West Northern Ireland

A blog profile introducing Roisin McLaughlin and the importance of The Ideas Fund in North West Northern Ireland

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