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Funding Available for Community Health Projects (Hull, East Riding, Knowsley, St Helens, Wigan) 24th September 2018

Not for profit organisations, community or voluntary groups with annual incomes of under £30,000 can now apply for a grant of up to £1,000 towards activities, projects or one-off events requiring...

Business Innovation Grants: Round Three (UK) 24th September 2018

Round Three of this business innovation competition will open on Monday 24 September 2018. Worth a total of £20 million, the investment will fund the delivery of game changing or disruptive innova...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Bring Together Diverse Communities (England) 24th September 2018

Local groups and organisations, who are working to bring together neighbours and develop relationships across diverse faiths and ethnicities in order to improve their communities, can apply for gra...

Communities for Tomorrow Programme (Ealing, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Richmond, Runnymede, Slough, Spelthorne, South Bucks, or Windsor and Maidenhead) 24th September 2018

Heathrow Community Fund's Communities Together Fund offers grants of £2,500 up to £25,000 per year for up to two years to charities, voluntary groups, schools, colleges, and Community Interest Co...

Funding for Communities to Purchase their Local Pub (England) 24th September 2018

Communities looking to take responsibility for and ownership of their local pub, through purchase or long-term lease can now apply for financial support through the Community Pub Business Support P...

Funding for School Capital Projects (UK) 24th September 2018

Grants of up to 50,000 are available to state schools (£100,000 for sixth form Colleges) for capital projects and / or equipment relating to the teaching of science and technology; or projects inv...

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Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Bring Together Diverse Communities (England) 2018-09-24

Local groups and organisations, who are working to bring together neighbours and develop relationships across diverse faiths and ethnicities in order to improve their communities, can apply for gra...

Funding for Communities to Purchase their Local Pub (England) 2018-09-24

Communities looking to take responsibility for and ownership of their local pub, through purchase or long-term lease can now apply for financial support through the Community Pub Business Support P...

Funding for School Capital Projects (UK) 2018-09-24

Grants of up to 50,000 are available to state schools (£100,000 for sixth form Colleges) for capital projects and / or equipment relating to the teaching of science and technology; or projects inv...

Women’s Mental Health Peer Support Programme Launched (England and Wales) 2018-09-21

A new programme has been launched that seeks to enable community based peer support work for women facing complex social issues. The aim is to fund a broad range of voluntary, predominantly womens...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Grants for Talented Musicians and Groups (UK) 21st September 2018

Help Musicians UK together with MOBO Trust have announced the second round of the MOBO Help Musicians Fund. Exceptionally talented artists and groups can apply for grants of up to £2,000 with gran...

The Finnis Scott Foundation (UK) 19th September 2018

The Finnis Scott Foundation has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 14th December 2018. Grants are available of between £500 and £10,000 to UK charities and individuals in the areas of horticulture and plant sciences, as well as fine art and art history. The funding can be used for both capital and...

Idlewild Trust Announces Next Application Deadline (UK) 18th September 2018

The Idlewild Trust has announced that the next closing date for applications to its grant making programme is the 7th February 2019. The Idlewild Trust is a grant making trust that supports charities concerned with improving opportunities for young professionals working in the arts, particularly at an early stage in their car...

Funding for Cultural and Educational Links with Japan (UK) 18th September 2018

Grants of up to £6,000 are available to cultural organisations, universities and schools; etc that wish to develop links with Japan and Japanese organisations. Grants are available to support the study of the Japanese language and culture, School, Education and Youth exchanges. In the past the Foundation has made grants towa...

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Business Development
Business Development
Business Innovation Grants: Round Three (UK) 24th September 2018

Round Three of this business innovation competition will open on Monday 24 September 2018. Worth a total of £20 million, the investment will fund the delivery of game changing or disruptive innova...

Loan Funding Available to Make Community Sports Organisations More Sustainable (England) 21st September 2018

A new loan funding opportunity is available to community sports organisations that need investment to enable them to grow and become more sustainable by generating more or new income. Unsecured loans of £50,000 to £150,000, repayable over 3 to 5 years, are available to help the development of new projects, operations and re...

Business and Academic Partnerships: Apply for Funding (UK) 20th September 2018

Businesses across the UK are being invited to collaborate with an academic or research organisation and a graduate on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), a scheme that helps businesses to innovate and grow. Up to £40 million in total is available for part funding of KTPs that will offer business the opportunity to access...

Grants of up to £300,000 Available To Help Community Businesses Become Sustainable (England) 13th September 2018

A grant programme that supports inspiring, locally-based, existing community-led businesses has re-opened for applications. Awarding grants of between £50,000 and £300,000, the programme aims to help community businesses such as shops, farms, community hubs, transport and energy schemes to progress towards self-sufficiency....

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Programme (UK) 20th September 2018

The Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Programme will re-open for applications on the 1st October 2018. Through the programme grant of up to £1,000 will be available to schools in the UK to set up...

Greggs Foundation Breakfast Club Grants (England, Scotland & Wales) 19th September 2018

The Greggs Foundation currently supports 380 breakfast clubs throughout England, Scotland and Wales. Schools that are interested in opening a breakfast club at their school must be able to show that at least 40% of your pupils qualify for free school meals and that the school serves a disadvantaged community. School should ab...

Funding for School and Youth Residential Trips (Scotland) 18th September 2018

Teachers and Youth Leaders can apply for funding through the Scottish Youth Hostelling Association (SYHA) new Explorer Fund. The fund aims to help young people from disadvantaged backgrounds take part in a school or youth group residential trip to build confidence, resilience, social and employability skills. Teachers and You...

Alice McCosh Trust (England & Scotland) 14th September 2018

The Alice McCosh Trust, which aims to advance education by providing or assisting with grants for work or study related to natural history and/or the environment, will re-open for applications on the 1st October 2019. It is anticipated that the Trustees will award one grant in the region of £600 to £1000. The grant could, f...

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Community Development
Community Development
Funding for Communities to Purchase their Local Pub (England) 24th September 2018

Communities looking to take responsibility for and ownership of their local pub, through purchase or long-term lease can now apply for financial support through the Community Pub Business Support P...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Bring Together Diverse Communities (England) 24th September 2018

Local groups and organisations, who are working to bring together neighbours and develop relationships across diverse faiths and ethnicities in order to improve their communities, can apply for grants of £250 to £5,000. The funding is available for community groups in East & West London, Luton, East Midlands, Birmingham, th...

Funding Available for Community Health Projects (Hull, East Riding, Knowsley, St Helens, Wigan) 24th September 2018

Not for profit organisations, community or voluntary groups with annual incomes of under £30,000 can now apply for a grant of up to £1,000 towards activities, projects or one-off events requiring an element of sponsorship. The funding is available to support volunteer led activities, projects or one-off events related to he...

Funding for Community, Social and Environmental Projects (East Midlands) 21st September 2018

Communities around East Midlands airport can apply for grants of up to £2,000 for projects that have a long-lasting community, social or environmental benefit. The funding is being made available through the East Midlands Airport Community Fund, which was established in April 2002 and since then over £920,000 has been award...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
Funding for School Capital Projects (UK) 24th September 2018

Grants of up to 50,000 are available to state schools (£100,000 for sixth form Colleges) for capital projects and / or equipment relating to the teaching of science and technology; or projects inv...

Royal Society of Chemistry - Outreach Fund Small Grants Scheme (UK) 21st September 2018

Individuals and organisations such as researchers, museums, schools, community groups, not-for-profit organisations, arts groups and libraries can apply for grants of up to £10,000 to run chemistry-based events and activities for public audiences and in schools. Priority will be given to projects that raise awareness of the...

Drapers' Charitable Fund Grant (UK with emphasis on Greater London) 20th September 2018

The Drapers' Company has announced that the next closing date for applications to its charitable fund is the 6th November 2018. The fund supports registered charities with projects that aim to improve the quality of life and expectations of people and their communities within the UK, particularly those disadvantaged or social...

Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Programme (UK) 20th September 2018

The Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Programme will re-open for applications on the 1st October 2018. Through the programme grant of up to £1,000 will be available to schools in the UK to set up Breakfast clubs. To qualify for the programme the breakfast club must be based in a school in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern...

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Employment
Employment
Government Announces New Tech Fund to Support Disabled People and Their Employers (England Scotland and Wales) 12th September 2018

Access to work is a government initiative that provides financial support to ensure that someone’s disability or health condition does not hold them back at work. As part of this the Minister for...

Support Programme Launched for Social Enterprises (UK) 5th September 2018

A combination of business support as well as potential access to finance are available to social enterprises that improve access to employment for those excluded from the labour market. Designed to give social enterprises the chance to grow their business and deliver greater social impact, up to 20 ventures will be supported...

New Apprenticeship Bursaries for Young People Leaving Care (England) 1st August 2018

From the 1 August 2018, extra financial support will be available for young people aged 16 – 24 who are leaving care and want to start an apprenticeship. The UK Government has announced a new £1,000 bursary payment to help with the first year of an apprenticeship to help with the transition into the workplace. The scheme i...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
Communities for Tomorrow Programme (Ealing, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Richmond, Runnymede, Slough, Spelthorne, South Bucks, or Windsor and Maidenhead) 24th September 2018

Heathrow Community Fund's Communities Together Fund offers grants of £2,500 up to £25,000 per year for up to two years to charities, voluntary groups, schools, colleges, and Community Interest Co...

Funding for Community, Social and Environmental Projects (East Midlands) 21st September 2018

Communities around East Midlands airport can apply for grants of up to £2,000 for projects that have a long-lasting community, social or environmental benefit. The funding is being made available through the East Midlands Airport Community Fund, which was established in April 2002 and since then over £920,000 has been award...

Funding for Biodiversity and Recreation Projects (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) 20th September 2018

Community groups can apply for grants of between £10,000 and £75,000 for recreation projects and for the re-building of biodiversity projects. This could include the redevelopment and building of sports facilities accessible to the community as well as site-based projects that protect and enhance biodiversity across the UK....

Funding to Projects that Promote Social Justice, Nonviolence and Environmental Sustainability (UK) 19th September 2018

Grants of between £5,000 and £15,000 are available to registered charities in the UK for projects that support the development of ways of resolving violent conflicts peacefully, and of addressing their underlying causes and projects that promote environmental sustainability. Previous projects supported include: Conflicts Fo...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
Funding for Projects that Improve People’s Lives (UK) 21st September 2018

Grants of between £20,000 and £60,000 per year for up to three years are available to charitable organisations that help people at times of crisis in their lives. In particular, funding is avail...

Funding for Community, Social and Environmental Projects (East Midlands) 21st September 2018

Communities around East Midlands airport can apply for grants of up to £2,000 for projects that have a long-lasting community, social or environmental benefit. The funding is being made available through the East Midlands Airport Community Fund, which was established in April 2002 and since then over £920,000 has been award...

Women’s Mental Health Peer Support Programme Launched (England and Wales) 21st September 2018

A new programme has been launched that seeks to enable community based peer support work for women facing complex social issues. The aim is to fund a broad range of voluntary, predominantly womens sector, organisations with a track record of delivering services and programmes. Operating through two strands, Womens Peer Suppor...

Community Partnering Fund Opens for Applications (Leeds) 21st September 2018

Third Sector organisations and community groups (in specific geographical areas of Leeds) are eligible to apply for grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 to fund innovative approaches to tackling issues around fuel poverty, domestic gas and power safety, encouraging interest in STEM subjects and related career opportunities....

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Housing
Housing
Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Projects that Help the Homeless (UK) 18th September 2018

Homeless charities can now apply for grants of up to £5,000 for projects that aim to help thomeless people resume a normal life. The grants are available for capital costs and examples of previous...

Phase Two of the Community Housing Fund Opens for Applications (England excl. London) 18th September 2018

Homes England has announced that Phase Two of the Community Housing Fund is now open for applications. The fund is making £163m available for affordable homes across England. Eligible applicants include community-led groups that want to deliver new affordable housing schemes. Local authorities and registered housing provid...

New £1 Billion Housing Delivery Fund Announced (England) 14th September 2018

Barclays Bank has announced plans to launch a new £1 billion Housing Delivery Fund to help build thousands of new homes across England. Barclays in partnership with the UK Government will provide loans ranging from £5 million to £100 million to developers and house builders who are able to demonstrate the necessary experie...

Grants for Projects Tackling Health Issues Amongst Vulnerable People (UK) 7th September 2018

Registered and exempted charities can apply for grants of up to £5,000 to help them to deliver community projects that tackle health issues around domestic abuse and child exploitation; homelessness; prisoners/offenders; and refugees and asylum seekers. Within these categories, priority will be given to projects that address...

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Innovation, Research and Development
Innovation, Research and Development
Business Innovation Grants: Round Three (UK) 24th September 2018

Round Three of this business innovation competition will open on Monday 24 September 2018. Worth a total of £20 million, the investment will fund the delivery of game changing or disruptive innova...

Business and Academic Partnerships: Apply for Funding (UK) 20th September 2018

Businesses across the UK are being invited to collaborate with an academic or research organisation and a graduate on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), a scheme that helps businesses to innovate and grow. Up to £40 million in total is available for part funding of KTPs that will offer business the opportunity to access...

Funding to Develop Agricultural Technology in Africa (UK) 18th September 2018

UK businesses and research organisations can now apply for a share of up to £3 million to work with African partners to develop and embed agri-tech and food chain innovations in Africa. Funding is available for projects that transform how Africa approaches existing and new technologies and embraces change. These should targe...

Grants for Projects that Promote Inclusion and Diversity within the Chemical Sciences (UK) 5th September 2018

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to enable the development of innovative products, activities and research projects which promote inclusion and diversity in the chemical science community. Members of the Royal Society of Chemistry, professionals, network groups, volunteer groups, institutions and organisations are all el...

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International Opportunities
International Opportunities
New Connecting Classrooms Through Global Learning Programme Launched (UK) 19th September 2018

The British Council in partnership with the Department for International Development has launched a new funding programme to enable UK schools to work with partner schools overseas focusing on glob...

Funding to Develop Agricultural Technology in Africa (UK) 18th September 2018

UK businesses and research organisations can now apply for a share of up to £3 million to work with African partners to develop and embed agri-tech and food chain innovations in Africa. Funding is available for projects that transform how Africa approaches existing and new technologies and embraces change. These should targe...

Overseas Development Grants for UK-based Charities (UK) 12th September 2018

UK based charities working overseas can apply for grants of up to £25,000 for projects that have a lasting benefit for some of the most deprived people and communities in the developing world. The funding can be awarded over a period of 3 – 5 years as grants of between £3,000 and £5,000 per year. Previous awards have bee...

Global Access to Reliable Energy: Apply for Funding (UK) 3rd September 2018

Businesses, academic organisations, charities, public sector organisations or research and technology organisations (RTO) can apply for a share of up to £10 million to help bring clean, affordable and secure energy to sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. The aim is to support highly innovative, market-focused energy solutions...

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Land Buildings and Equipment
Land Buildings and Equipment
Funding for School Capital Projects (UK) 24th September 2018

Grants of up to 50,000 are available to state schools (£100,000 for sixth form Colleges) for capital projects and / or equipment relating to the teaching of science and technology; or projects inv...

Funding for Community Facilities (England) 20th September 2018

From the 26th September until the 12th December 2018, registered charities, churches, parish councils, local authorities and CASC registered sports clubs will be able to apply for grants of between £2,000 and £100,000 for the provision, maintenance or improvement of community facilities. This can include village halls and c...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Improvements to UK Theatres (UK) 17th September 2018

Theatres across the UK run by charities and not for profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £5,000 to address urgent building repairs, improve operational viability, introduce environmental improvements, and enhance physical accessibility. To be eligible the applicant must own or manage theatres with titles or sig...

Grants of £50,000 Available for Urgent Structural Repairs to Churches (UK) 17th September 2018

The National Churches Trust has announced that the Cornerstone Grants Programme is now open for applications. The Cornerstone Grant Programme offers grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 towards the cost of urgent structural repair projects costed at more than £100,000 including VAT. The Trust will also consider projects t...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Funding Support for Former Mining Communities (East & West Midlands, North East & North West of England, Yorkshire and Kent) 14th September 2018

From the 24th September 2018, community and voluntary groups in the top 30% most deprived coalfield communities in England will be able to apply for grants of up to £10,000 to tackle key challenge...

Grants for Community and School Gardening Projects (London) 3rd September 2018

Community organisations and schools in London can apply for small gardening grants awarded by the Metropolitan Public Gardens Association (MPGA), a charity that preserves and improves gardens, neglected sites and green public open spaces in all 33 London Boroughs. The grants can be used for a variety of projects, including pl...

Funding Available to Support for Neighbourhood Planning (England) 17th August 2018

Town and Parish Councils as well as local groups can apply for grants of up to £9,000 as well as technical support for the development of Neighbourhood Plans or Neighbourhood Development Orders. Neighbourhood planning is a right for communities introduced through the Localism Act 2011 and enables communities to influence fut...

Intermediary Funding to Reach Grassroots, Community-led Organisations (Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) 15th August 2018

Comic Relief has launched a new funding programme. A total of £4.5 million is available within Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to partner with Intermediary Funders. The Intermediary Funders will use the funding provided by Comic Relief to make grants to small grassroots organisations with an annual income of £250,000...

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Rural Development
Rural Development
Funding Available to Bring Fibre Broadband to Remote Communities with a School (UK) 7th September 2018

As part of its commitment to make fibre broadband available throughout the UK, BT has made available a £2 million grants scheme for communities with an Ofsted registered school. The Community Fibr...

Sustainable Development Fund (Brecon Beacons) 4th September 2018

Charities and community groups are amongst the organisations invited to apply for funding for sustainable development projects that build capacity and genuinely support or involve communities within the Brecon Beacons National Park. Grants of up to £10,000 for up to 50% of project costs are available. The Sustainable Develop...

Funding to Tackle Isolation and Health in Sparsely Populated Areas (England, Scotland and Wales) 23rd August 2018

Funding of up to £25,000 is available for community projects that focus on tackling isolation and improving the health and wellbeing of people living in sparsely populated areas. This dedicated programme of support for up to 10 rural communities per year is open now to applications from organisations and groups that have a p...

Improving the Productivity and Sustainability of UK Agriculture: Apply for Funding (UK) 17th August 2018

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £20 million to improve productivity and sustainability across UK crop and ruminant production systems. The competition opens on Monday 20 August 2018 and will close at 12:00pm, Wednesday 24 October 2018. UK based businesses, academic organisations, charities, public sector organis...

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Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges
Funding for School Capital Projects (UK) 24th September 2018

Grants of up to 50,000 are available to state schools (£100,000 for sixth form Colleges) for capital projects and / or equipment relating to the teaching of science and technology; or projects inv...

Communities for Tomorrow Programme (Ealing, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Richmond, Runnymede, Slough, Spelthorne, South Bucks, or Windsor and Maidenhead) 24th September 2018

Heathrow Community Fund's Communities Together Fund offers grants of £2,500 up to £25,000 per year for up to two years to charities, voluntary groups, schools, colleges, and Community Interest Companies working in Ealing, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Richmond, Runnymede, Slough, Spelthorne, South Bucks, or Windsor and Maidenhead....

Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Programme (UK) 20th September 2018

The Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Programme will re-open for applications on the 1st October 2018. Through the programme grant of up to £1,000 will be available to schools in the UK to set up Breakfast clubs. To qualify for the programme the breakfast club must be based in a school in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern...

Greggs Foundation Breakfast Club Grants (England, Scotland & Wales) 19th September 2018

The Greggs Foundation currently supports 380 breakfast clubs throughout England, Scotland and Wales. Schools that are interested in opening a breakfast club at their school must be able to show that at least 40% of your pupils qualify for free school meals and that the school serves a disadvantaged community. School should ab...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Loan Funding Available to Make Community Sports Organisations More Sustainable (England) 21st September 2018

A new loan funding opportunity is available to community sports organisations that need investment to enable them to grow and become more sustainable by generating more or new income. Unsecured loa...

Funding to Develop Indoor Tennis Facilities (Scotland) 17th September 2018

A total of £15 million has been allocated to invest into Scottish indoor tennis facilities over the course of the next 10 years. Priority will initially be given to transformational projects which involve a minimum of 3 indoor courts and are located in six areas: Dumfries & Galloway; Dundee; Edinburgh; Glasgow; Highland and...

Free Football Kit and Equipment for Primary Schools (England and Wales) 10th September 2018

Teachers of pupils aged 5-11 years old in Primary schools across England and Wales can apply for free resources, including football kit and equipment, to enable them to deliver exciting, active classroom sessions and PE lessons. All Primary schools that have not already joined the Premier League Primary Stars scheme are eligi...

Funding to Develop Indoor Tennis Facilities (Scotland) 10th September 2018

A total of £15 million has been allocated to invest into Scottish tennis facilities over the course of the next 10 years. Priority will initially be given to transformational projects which involve a minimum of 3 indoor courts and are located in six areas: Dumfries & Galloway; Dundee; Edinburgh; Glasgow; Highland and the Sco...

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