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Funding for Projects Which Support Children at Risk of Becoming Involved in Crime (Gwent) 18th September 2020

Charities, voluntary and community groups, and other not-for-profit organisations in Gwent can bid for a share of £300,000 to support children at risk of becoming involved in crime. The Gwent Poli...

Funding to Support the Welsh Cultural Sector (Wales) 18th September 2020

Organisations in the culture and heritage sector are now able to bid for a share of £18.5 million from the Welsh Government’s Cultural Recovery Fund. Non-repayable grants of up to £150,000 (up...

Funding to Support the Safe Re-Opening of the Arts and Culture Sectors (Northern Ireland) 18th September 2020

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has launched a £500,000 Health and Safety Capital Programme to support the safe re-opening of the arts and culture sectors after the Covid-19 lockdown. The new...

New Grants for Businesses Affected by Local Lockdowns (England) 18th September 2020

Businesses in England that are required to shut because of local Covid-19 lockdowns or targeted restrictions will now be able to claim up to £1,500 per property every three weeks. Payments will be...

Funding to Support the Most Disadvantaged & Vulnerable Affected by Coronavirus During the Winter (Norfolk) 18th September 2020

Charities, voluntary and community groups, churches, parish/town councils, and social enterprises can apply for funding of up to £5,000 to help the most disadvantaged and vulnerable in Norfolk aff...

Project Development Funding for Churches (UK) 18th September 2020

Grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 are available to listed and unlisted Christian places towards developing a church building project. This includes Churches, Chapels and Meeting Houses. Th...

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Music Education Hub Development Fund (England) 2020-09-16

The Youth Music Network has launched round 2 of the Music Education Hub (MEH) Development fund. Grants of up to £50,000 are available to partnerships of at least three Music Education Hub lead or...

Nature Grants for Schools (England, Scotland & Wales) 2020-09-16

Schools in England, Scotland and Wales are being invited to apply for up to £500 worth of free outdoor equipment and two hours of professional outdoor training as part of the third instalment of L...

Funding to Support Vulnerable Young Migrants (UK) 2020-09-16

Not for profit organisations and private law firms working with vulnerable young migrants can apply for grants of up to £30,000. Grants will enable the organisation to undertake strategic legal wo...

Government Launches Green Recovery Challenge Fund (England) 2020-09-15

The government has launched the £40 million Green Recovery Challenge Fund, in a bid to support thousands of jobs across the UK. This could include ecologists, surveyors, nature reserve staff and e...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Funding to Support the Safe Re-Opening of the Arts and Culture Sectors (Northern Ireland) 18th September 2020

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has launched a £500,000 Health and Safety Capital Programme to support the safe re-opening of the arts and culture sectors after the Covid-19 lockdown. The new...

Funding to Support the Welsh Cultural Sector (Wales) 18th September 2020

Organisations in the culture and heritage sector are now able to bid for a share of £18.5 million from the Welsh Government’s Cultural Recovery Fund. Non-repayable grants of up to £150,000 (up to 100% of eligible costs) will be available to organisations such as music venues; recording and rehearsal studios; heritage orga...

Funding to Support Creative Freelancers Impacted by Covid-19 (Scotland) 17th September 2020

As part of the Scottish Government’s £59 million funding package to support the culture and heritage sectors during the coronavirus pandemic, £5 million has been allocated to support creative freelancers in Scotland who are experiencing financial hardship as a result of COVID-19. Creative Scotland, who will be managing th...

Music Education Hub Development Fund (England) 16th September 2020

The Youth Music Network has launched round 2 of the Music Education Hub (MEH) Development fund. Grants of up to £50,000 are available to partnerships of at least three Music Education Hub lead organisations such as local authorities, schools, other hubs, art organisations, community or voluntary organisations. Round two of...

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Business Development
Business Development
New Grants for Businesses Affected by Local Lockdowns (England) 18th September 2020

Businesses in England that are required to shut because of local Covid-19 lockdowns or targeted restrictions will now be able to claim up to £1,500 per property every three weeks. Payments will be...

Community Shares Booster Programme Re-Opens for Applications (England) 17th September 2020

Funding is once again available from the £3 million Community Shares Booster programme which is being managed by Power to Change. This is an independent charitable trust that supports and develops community businesses in England. The programme provides existing community businesses that are either planning to make or have r...

Independent Cinema Recovery and Resilience Fund (Scotland) 14th September 2020

The Scottish Government has launched a £3.5 million Independent Cinema Recovery and Resilience Fund. The Fund will cover a proportion of a venue's fixed costs until end of March 2021 The aim is to help Scotland’s independent cinemas survive, re-establish, and adjust their business models in response Covid-19. The Fund ope...

Women in Innovation Awards Opens for Applications (UK) 7th September 2020

Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, is offering ten Women in Innovation Awards to female entrepreneurs across the UK. The 2020-21 Awards aim to fund and support women with innovative ideas and ambitious plans that will inspire others. Female founders, co-founders and senior decision makers within UK registered...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
Funding for Projects Which Support Children at Risk of Becoming Involved in Crime (Gwent) 18th September 2020

Charities, voluntary and community groups, and other not-for-profit organisations in Gwent can bid for a share of £300,000 to support children at risk of becoming involved in crime. The Gwent Poli...

Childs Charitable Trust (UK) 17th September 2020

The Childs Charitable Trust offers grants to registered and excepted Christian charities based in the UK and operating in countries worldwide. Projects will be considered that fall into the following categories: Working in schools and with vulnerable and disengaged young people in the UK: All aspects of Christian outreach: So...

Funding for New Solutions to Youth Unemployment (England) 17th September 2020

Voluntary or community-sector organisations working with unemployed young people can apply for funding to help them overcome barriers to finding meaningful work. The funding which is being made available through the Youth Futures Foundation is looking to new solution to youth unemployment that can be tested, evaluated and, wh...

Nature Grants for Schools (England, Scotland & Wales) 16th September 2020

Schools in England, Scotland and Wales are being invited to apply for up to £500 worth of free outdoor equipment and two hours of professional outdoor training as part of the third instalment of Local School Nature Grants. Schools can choose from over 100 different products to deliver outdoor learning and play. The funding i...

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Community Development
Community Development
Community Shares Booster Programme Re-Opens for Applications (England) 17th September 2020

Funding is once again available from the £3 million Community Shares Booster programme which is being managed by Power to Change. This is an independent charitable trust that supports and develops...

Veolia Environmental Trust Grants (UK) 15th September 2020

Constituted not for profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £75,000 to create or improve buildings or outside spaces for the benefit of the community. This can include community buildings; parks and paths, play, Multi Use Games Areas; recreational facilities; nature reserves; and bio diversity projects. The fund...

Grants of up to £100,000 Available for Community Facilities (England) 15th September 2020

Registered charities, churches, parish councils, local authorities and CASC registered sports clubs can 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 community centres, public play areas; publicly available multi use...

The Weir Charitable Trust (Scotland) 10th September 2020

The Weir Charitable Trust supports services and projects run by Scottish-based community groups and small charities who are struggling to secure funds through mainstream funders or who have unsuccessfully explored all the statutory sources of funding. Grants of up to £25,000 are awarded for projects that relate to Sport; Hea...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
Childs Charitable Trust (UK) 17th September 2020

The Childs Charitable Trust offers grants to registered and excepted Christian charities based in the UK and operating in countries worldwide. Projects will be considered that fall into the followi...

Nature Grants for Schools (England, Scotland & Wales) 16th September 2020

Schools in England, Scotland and Wales are being invited to apply for up to £500 worth of free outdoor equipment and two hours of professional outdoor training as part of the third instalment of Local School Nature Grants. Schools can choose from over 100 different products to deliver outdoor learning and play. The funding i...

Music Education Hub Development Fund (England) 16th September 2020

The Youth Music Network has launched round 2 of the Music Education Hub (MEH) Development fund. Grants of up to £50,000 are available to partnerships of at least three Music Education Hub lead organisations such as local authorities, schools, other hubs, art organisations, community or voluntary organisations. Round two of...

Grants to Enhance the Teaching of Mathematics (UK) 14th September 2020

The London Mathematical Society has announced that Mathematics Teachers in the UK can apply for grants of up to £400 to attend specific one or two-day conferences/events organised by professional mathematical organisations. The aim of the grant is to facilitate mathematical professional development to allow teachers in UK sc...

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Employment
Employment
Funding for New Solutions to Youth Unemployment (England) 17th September 2020

Voluntary or community-sector organisations working with unemployed young people can apply for funding to help them overcome barriers to finding meaningful work. The funding which is being made ava...

Government Launches Green Recovery Challenge Fund (England) 15th September 2020

The government has launched the £40 million Green Recovery Challenge Fund, in a bid to support thousands of jobs across the UK. This could include ecologists, surveyors, nature reserve staff and education workers in environmental organisations. The fund also aims to support suppliers in areas such as agricultural engineering...

Funding to Create Green Jobs Following the Coronavirus Pandemic (England) 26th August 2020

Charities and environmental organisations will be able to apply for a share of £40 million to create thousands of new jobs to help the nation’s green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. The UK Governments £40 Million Green Challenge Fund will support projects to restore nature and tackle climate change by creating a...

Funding to Promote Sustainable Economic Growth and Jobs in Coastal Communities (Wales) 29th July 2020

Charities, voluntary and community organisations, and public or private sector organisations, can apply for grants of between £50,000 and £300,000 for projects which deliver economic growth and regeneration in either coastal communities or town centre areas in coastal communities in Wales. The funding is being made availab...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
Funding to Projects that Promote Social Justice, Nonviolence and Environmental Sustainability (UK) 17th September 2020

Grants of between £5,000 and £20,000 are available to UK registered charities for projects that resolve violent conflicts and projects that promote environmental sustainability. Funding is avail...

Circular Economy Fund to Support a Green Recovery Re-Opens for Applications (Wales) 17th September 2020

The Welsh Government has launched the second round of their £6.5 million Circular Economy fund for local authorities and publicly funded bodies, including town and community councils, which has been expanded to support the post-Covid response and green recovery in Wales. Funding will support actions which encourage companies...

Veolia Environmental Trust Grants (UK) 15th September 2020

Constituted not for profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £75,000 to create or improve buildings or outside spaces for the benefit of the community. This can include community buildings; parks and paths, play, Multi Use Games Areas; recreational facilities; nature reserves; and bio diversity projects. The fund...

Government Launches Green Recovery Challenge Fund (England) 15th September 2020

The government has launched the £40 million Green Recovery Challenge Fund, in a bid to support thousands of jobs across the UK. This could include ecologists, surveyors, nature reserve staff and education workers in environmental organisations. The fund also aims to support suppliers in areas such as agricultural engineering...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
Funding to Support the Most Disadvantaged & Vulnerable Affected by Coronavirus During the Winter (Norfolk) 18th September 2020

Charities, voluntary and community groups, churches, parish/town councils, and social enterprises can apply for funding of up to £5,000 to help the most disadvantaged and vulnerable in Norfolk aff...

Funding for Projects Which Support Children at Risk of Becoming Involved in Crime (Gwent) 18th September 2020

Charities, voluntary and community groups, and other not-for-profit organisations in Gwent can bid for a share of £300,000 to support children at risk of becoming involved in crime. The Gwent Police & Crime Commissioner’s Police Community Fund will provide grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 to support organisations se...

Funding to Projects that Promote Social Justice, Nonviolence and Environmental Sustainability (UK) 17th September 2020

Grants of between £5,000 and £20,000 are available to UK registered charities for projects that resolve violent conflicts and projects that promote environmental sustainability. Funding is available for projects that aim to change policy and attitudes at a national or European level. Previous projects supported include:...

Childs Charitable Trust (UK) 17th September 2020

The Childs Charitable Trust offers grants to registered and excepted Christian charities based in the UK and operating in countries worldwide. Projects will be considered that fall into the following categories: Working in schools and with vulnerable and disengaged young people in the UK: All aspects of Christian outreach: So...

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Housing
Housing
Funding to Deliver More Affordable Homes (London) 9th September 2020

Applications are invited for proposals for innovative ways to deliver more affordable homes in London. The Mayor of London’s Innovation Fund is seeking proposals from those using innovative ways...

Government Increases Neighbourhood Planning Grants to £18,000 (England) 12th August 2020

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has announced that grants available to help communities in urban and deprived areas plan their local neighbourhoods will almost double to £18,000. The grants which are made available through the Neighbourhood Planning Grant Scheme provides funding to neighbourhood plann...

Support for the Homeless Charities and Hospices (England and Wales) 22nd June 2020

Homeless and Hospice charities can apply for support to help improve their buildings. The support takes the form of grants, free building materials and specialist advice such as, architects, quantity surveyors, project managers and specialist engineers. To be eligible for support organisations must be registered charities, h...

TDS Charitable Foundation (UK) 18th June 2020

Charitable organisations including housing associations and community interest companies (CIC's) can apply for funding of up to £10,000 for projects that will help to educate inexperienced landlords about the obligations of being a private landlord and projects which will help educate tenants about their rights and responsib...

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Innovation, Research and Development
Innovation, Research and Development
Funding to Understand the Impact of Covid-19 on Health & Social Care (UK) 4th September 2020

The Health Foundation has launched a new Covid-19 Research Programme offering funding of between £100,000 and £200,000 for projects seeking to understand the impact of Covid-19 in the UK. The pro...

Advanced Innovation Voucher Scheme - Follow on Funding (Scotland) 3rd September 2020

The Scottish Funding Council has announced that the next deadline for applications under its Advanced Innovation Voucher Scheme is the 9th October 2020. The awards are aimed at building sustained relationships between small and medium-sized companies and universities or Further Education colleges in Scotland who may have prev...

Funding for Data Analytics Projects to Help the Social Care Sector Respond to Covid-19 (UK) 2nd September 2020

The Health Foundation has launched a new £300,000 funding programme for projects which demonstrate how data analytics can be used to improve social care and help the social care sector respond to COVID-19 and its aftermath. Through the Strengthening Social Care Analytics programme, funding of up to £60,000 will be available...

Grants of up to £1 Million Available for the Recovery of Foundation Industries (UK) 10th August 2020

UK-registered businesses can apply for a share of £8 million in grant funding for projects supporting the recovery and growth of foundation industries such as cement, glass, ceramics, paper, metals and bulk chemicals. Grants of between £100,000 and £1 million are available through Innovate UK to invest in innovative resea...

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International
International
Overseas Development Grants for UK-based Charities (UK) 18th September 2020

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...

Grants Available to Small Charities Working in the Developing World (UK) 2nd September 2020

Grants of up to £50,000 are available to small UK-registered charities and not-for-profit organisations working with the most vulnerable people in countries that are ranked in the bottom 50 of the UN Human Development Index (HDI) or if it is considered of high or moderate fragility by the UK’s Department for International...

Funding to Support Commonwealth Civil Society Organisations Affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic (The Commonwealth) 20th August 2020

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Commonwealth Foundation is launching a special call for proposals to enable quicker and more efficient support to be delivered to Commonwealth civil society organisations. Through the Special Grants Call: Covid-19, awards of between £10,000 and £30,000 will be made available to regi...

Volant Trust Announces Launch of Covid-19 Response Fund (UK / International) 12th August 2020

The Volant Trust has announced that its Covid-19 Response Fund has opened for applications. The Trust is accepting applications from registered charities, community interest companies, community organisations or social enterprises in the UK and internationally that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivatio...

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Land Buildings and Equipment
Land Buildings and Equipment
Project Development Funding for Churches (UK) 18th September 2020

Grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 are available to listed and unlisted Christian places towards developing a church building project. This includes Churches, Chapels and Meeting Houses. Th...

Maintenance Grants for Churches (England and Wales) 28th August 2020

Churches can apply for grants of up to £500 towards the cost of building's maintenance services. The grant will cover up to 50% of the cost of works. The funding is available towards the following services: Rainwater goods maintenance; lightning protection system repairs; asbestos removal; masonry repairs and high level main...

Funding for the Restoration of Historic Buildings (England) 17th August 2020

Not-for-profit organisations, such as charitable incorporated organisations, community interest companies and parish and town councils can apply for grants of up to £350,000 towards the capital costs of restoring redundant or underused historic buildings for the benefit of the local community. The funding is being made avai...

Architectural Heritage Fund - Project Viability Fund (UK) 14th August 2020

Grants are available for formally constituted charities or social enterprises to undertake a project involving the acquisition and conversion of an historic building. The Architectural Heritage Fund Project Viability Grant aims to enable organisations to work out whether a proposed use for a building will be economically viab...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Funding to Make London Greener (London) 24th August 2020

The Mayor of London has launched a £650,000 Grow Back Greener Fund to make London greener, fairer, healthier and more resilient to climate change. Grants of between £5,000 and £50,000 are availa...

Funding for the Restoration of Historic Buildings (England) 17th August 2020

Not-for-profit organisations, such as charitable incorporated organisations, community interest companies and parish and town councils can apply for grants of up to £350,000 towards the capital costs of restoring redundant or underused historic buildings for the benefit of the local community. The funding is being made avai...

Government Increases Neighbourhood Planning Grants to £18,000 (England) 12th August 2020

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has announced that grants available to help communities in urban and deprived areas plan their local neighbourhoods will almost double to £18,000. The grants which are made available through the Neighbourhood Planning Grant Scheme provides funding to neighbourhood plann...

Funding to Promote Sustainable Economic Growth and Jobs in Coastal Communities (Wales) 29th July 2020

Charities, voluntary and community organisations, and public or private sector organisations, can apply for grants of between £50,000 and £300,000 for projects which deliver economic growth and regeneration in either coastal communities or town centre areas in coastal communities in Wales. The funding is being made availab...

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Rural Development
Rural Development
Broadband for Rural Communities (UK) 28th August 2020

Businesses and residents in some of the hardest-to-reach places in the UK are eligible for additional funding towards the cost of installing new gigabit-capable broadband to their premises when par...

Funding Available for Renewable Energy Projects in Rural Communities (England) 20th August 2020

Schools, Parish Councils and other community based organisations in rural England that want to develop renewable energy projects which provide economic and social benefits to their communities and also make money by selling it back to the grid, can apply for funding through the Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF) to investigat...

Funding for Rural Community and Education Projects (UK) 4th June 2020

Charities working in rural areas to support the education of young people or relief of poverty can apply for grants of up to £50,000. The funding is available for mainly larger projects that would have a significant impact upon rural economies. Projects supported in the past have ranged from City farms, Federations of Young...

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Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges
Childs Charitable Trust (UK) 17th September 2020

The Childs Charitable Trust offers grants to registered and excepted Christian charities based in the UK and operating in countries worldwide. Projects will be considered that fall into the followi...

Nature Grants for Schools (England, Scotland & Wales) 16th September 2020

Schools in England, Scotland and Wales are being invited to apply for up to £500 worth of free outdoor equipment and two hours of professional outdoor training as part of the third instalment of Local School Nature Grants. Schools can choose from over 100 different products to deliver outdoor learning and play. The funding i...

Covid-19 School Holiday Activity Fund (London) 15th September 2020

Grants of up to £4,000 are available to enable registered charities and mainstream state schools to deliver fun and accessible activities for children and young people during the school holidays. The John Lyon’s Charity’s Covid-19 School Holiday Activity Fund (SHAF) will pay for the running costs of holiday programmes wh...

Grants to Enhance the Teaching of Mathematics (UK) 14th September 2020

The London Mathematical Society has announced that Mathematics Teachers in the UK can apply for grants of up to £400 to attend specific one or two-day conferences/events organised by professional mathematical organisations. The aim of the grant is to facilitate mathematical professional development to allow teachers in UK sc...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Funding to Develop Indoor Tennis Facilities (Scotland) 14th September 2020

A total of £15 million has been allocated to invest into Scottish indoor tennis facilities over the course of the next 10 years. Priority for funding will initially be given to transformational pr...

Bringing Communities together through Sport (London) 2nd September 2020

Not for profit organisations, informal groups and individuals can apply for grants of between £2,000 and £10,000 for activities that use sport and physical activity to bring Londoners from different backgrounds together and help isolated and lonely Londoners feel better connected in their communities. The funding is being m...

Funding of up to £500 for Community Sports Projects (Perth, Fife, Dundee and Angus) 1st September 2020

Grants of up to £2,500 are available to organisations including sports clubs, schools, religious organisations and Scout and Guides groups in the Lothians & Scottish Borders to run sporting activities for the benefit of people in the local community. Previous projects supported have included wheelchair sports clubs and speci...

Magic Little Grants 2020 (England, Scotland and Wales) 24th August 2020

Online fundraising platform Localgiving has announced that this year’s Magic Little Grants grants programme is now open for applications. Small charities and community groups can apply for grants of up to £500 to support and inspire people to participate in sports or exercise. To be eligible applicant organisations will n...

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