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Fund to Help Tackle the Disability Employment Gap Launched (England, Scotland and Wales) 20th July 2018

A new multi-million pound has been announced that aims to help more disabled people in the workplace. Grants of a minimum of £50,000 from a total pot of £4.2million will be awarded to employers,...

Masonic Charitable Foundation Seeks Applications to its Hospice Grants Programme (England and Wales) 20th July 2018

Adult and children’s hospices in England and Wales that receive 60% or less of their funding from the NHS have until the 17th August 2018 to apply for funding to the Masonic Charitable Foundation...

Strengthening Youth Music in Scotland (Scotland) 20th July 2018

Music freelancers, individuals, networks and organisations working with young in Scotland have until 5pm on 31st March 2019 to apply for a grant towards training and continuing professional develop...

Funding for Small International Development Charities (UK / International) 20th July 2018

Not for profit organisations based in the UK that are working in any country that appears in the lowest 50 countries in the Human Development Index and with an annual income of less than £250,000...

Funding for Community Based Projects (Leicestershire) 20th July 2018

The next deadline to apply for funding through the SHIRE Community Grant programme is he 10th September 2018. The SHIRE Community Grant programme aims to enable voluntary and community sector organ...

Grants of up to £2,000 for Projects Tackling Disadvantage and Deprivation (England, Scotland & Wales) 20th July 2018

Grants of up to £2,000 are available to not for profit organisations with a turnover of less than £300,000 a year who work to reduce the disadvantage of the most deprived people in the community....

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Funding for Small International Development Charities (UK / International) 2018-07-20

Not for profit organisations based in the UK that are working in any country that appears in the lowest 50 countries in the Human Development Index and with an annual income of less than £250,000...

Education Support Funding for Looked After Children and Young Carers (UK) 2018-07-19

Schools and other training and educational institutions have until the 27th August 2018 to apply for funding and non- financial support to pilot new and innovative approaches to improving the educa...

New Fund Launched to Tackle Loneliness (England) 2018-07-17

Charities and community groups in England can now apply for a share of close to £9 million aimed at tackling loneliness by building strong social connections and welcoming communities. The money...

Building More Integrated Communities: New Funding Announced (England) 2018-07-13

A new £7 million fund to support trailblazing approaches to building more integrated communities has been launched and is open for expressions of interest. Applications are invited from projects o...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Strengthening Youth Music in Scotland (Scotland) 20th July 2018

Music freelancers, individuals, networks and organisations working with young in Scotland have until 5pm on 31st March 2019 to apply for a grant towards training and continuing professional develop...

Grants for Improvements to Small Theatres (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) 18th July 2018

Capital grants of up to £5,000 are available to small Theatres across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to help fund urgent building repairs, environmental improvements or to improve physical accessibility. Applications can be made by small independent, commercial, subsidised and amateur theatres and open-air ven...

Funding Available to Improve Exhibition Spaces and Accessibility in Museums and Galleries (England) 18th July 2018

Museums and galleries across England are able to apply for a share of £4 million to improve exhibition spaces and increase accessibility. Funded through a partnership between the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, and the Wolfson Foundation grants of up to £300,000 per project will be available. Projects funded in the...

Grants Available to Restore the UK’s Industrial Heritage (UK) 17th July 2018

Grants up to £20,000 are available for the restoration of important industrial buildings, structures, machinery, vehicles and vessels within the UK. Grants can be made to not-for-profit organisations such as trusts, charities and CICs and are for capital funding only. Applications will usually relate to a single, tangible st...

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Business Development
Business Development
Business and Academic Partnerships: Apply for Funding (UK) 16th July 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 innov...

Farm Business Grants Programme Due to Re-Open for Applications on the 2nd August (Wales) 13th July 2018

The fourth application window for the Welsh Government’s Farm Business Grant (FBG), designed to improve the economic and environmental performance of agricultural holdings, is due to re-open for applications from the 2nd August to the 29th September 2018. FBG funding aims to help farmers make their businesses more efficient...

Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs 2018 (UK) 5th July 2018

The Stelios Philanthropic Foundation is giving disabled entrepreneurs in the UK the chance to win a share of £70,000 to fund the further growth of their business, and become Stelios Disabled Entrepreneur of the Year 2018. This year the award is open to all forms of entrepreneurship (including pre-revenue start-ups). Applican...

Funding Available to Support Social Entrepreneurs (England) 3rd July 2018

UnLtd, the charity for Social Entrepreneurs is seeking applications to its Impact Fund. The fund aims to address one the key challenges for early stage social ventures: getting to access to capital. The Impact Fund will invest in around 35 social ventures over the next three-years. Initially, the UnLtd Impact Fund is looking...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
Strengthening Youth Music in Scotland (Scotland) 20th July 2018

Music freelancers, individuals, networks and organisations working with young in Scotland have until 5pm on 31st March 2019 to apply for a grant towards training and continuing professional develop...

Holiday Grants for Disadvantaged and Disabled Children (UK) 18th July 2018

Schools, youth groups, not for profit organisations and charities have until the 2nd July 2018 to apply for grants of £500 to £2,500 to support recreational trips or holidays within the UK between the 1st July and 31st August: 2018 for groups of children experiencing disadvantage or who have disabilities. Priority will be g...

Funding to Support Early Year Language and Literacy Skills (UK) 6th July 2018

Voluntary and community groups have until the 27th July 2018 to apply for funding to a new programme launched for projects that help disadvantaged families and children by addressing the gaps in early language and speech skills. Projects funded may, for example, be home visits from trained professionals or support for parent...

Funding for Projects that Support the Education and Development of Children and Young People (England) 5th July 2018

Schools, colleges and community groups in England can apply for grants to support the education and development of children and young people through educational, cultural, sporting and other projects. Of particular interests are projects which will help enhance the self-confidence, team working skills and future employability...

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Community Development
Community Development
Funding for Biodiversity Projects and Community Buildings (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) 20th July 2018

Community groups can apply for grants of between £10,000 and £75,000 for community buildings and for the re-building of biodiversity projects. This could include village halls, community centres...

Grants of up to £2,000 for Projects Tackling Disadvantage and Deprivation (England, Scotland & Wales) 20th July 2018

Grants of up to £2,000 are available to not for profit organisations with a turnover of less than £300,000 a year who work to reduce the disadvantage of the most deprived people in the community. This can include the disabled, those living in poverty, voluntary carers and isolated older people. The funding is being made av...

Funding for Community Based Projects (Leicestershire) 20th July 2018

The next deadline to apply for funding through the SHIRE Community Grant programme is he 10th September 2018. The SHIRE Community Grant programme aims to enable voluntary and community sector organisations to deliver community-based projects, services and activities which directly benefit the most vulnerable people in Leicest...

Small Grants Available for Community Projects (Scotland) 19th July 2018

Small grants of up to £500 are available to assist and support community projects and initiatives throughout Scotland. Funding is available for a wide range of projects benefiting local communities but must be focused on the areas of children; education; community groups; active lifestyles; environment; the elderly; homeless...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
School Grants to Promote Physics (UK) 19th July 2018

UK schools and colleges can apply for grants of up to £600 for small-scale projects or events linked to the teaching or promotion of physics and engineering to pupils aged 5 - 19. Grants can be us...

Education Support Funding for Looked After Children and Young Carers (UK) 19th July 2018

Schools and other training and educational institutions have until the 27th August 2018 to apply for funding and non- financial support to pilot new and innovative approaches to improving the educational attainment of looked after children and young carers so that they are able to take advantage of opportunities afforded by t...

Funding for Cultural and Educational Links with Japan (UK) 13th July 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 tow...

Engineering Education Grant Scheme (UK) 13th July 2018

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has announced that its Engineering Education Grant Scheme has re-opened for applications. Schools and STEM organisations capable of developing and delivering UK-based educational activities that include IET or IMechE members in the project are eligible to apply. Applications...

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Employment
Employment
Fund to Help Tackle the Disability Employment Gap Launched (England, Scotland and Wales) 20th July 2018

A new multi-million pound has been announced that aims to help more disabled people in the workplace. Grants of a minimum of £50,000 from a total pot of £4.2million will be awarded to employers,...

Funding to Transform Employment for Disabled People: Grants for Social Entrepreneurs (UK) 6th July 2018

A new partnership and funding opportunity has been launched that offers support for social entrepreneurs with bold ideas to transform employment for disabled people. Grants are offered at two levels: Up to £5,000 to set up new early stage ventures; and up to £15,000 for established ventures to help them to expand their impa...

Funding Support for Former Mining Communities (East & West Midlands, North East & North West of England, Yorkshire and Kent) 28th June 2018

Community and voluntary groups in the top 30% most deprived coalfield communities in England can apply for grants of up to £10,000 to tackle key challenges that still affect their areas. A total of £125,000 is available in this funding round to address the following themes: Skills - growing the skills of people in order to...

New Fund Launched to Boost Construction Skills (UK) 26th June 2018

Employers, housing associations and other interested bodies such as LEPs and local authorities have 8 weeks from 18th June 2018 to submit expressions of interest to a new £22 million fund that aims to tackle the skills shortage in the construction industry. Funding will be available for up to 18 months for at least 20 existi...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
Funding for Biodiversity Projects and Community Buildings (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) 20th July 2018

Community groups can apply for grants of between £10,000 and £75,000 for community buildings and for the re-building of biodiversity projects. This could include village halls, community centres...

The Ford Britain Trust (England & Wales) 18th July 2018

The Ford Britain Trust's Small Grants will re-open for applications on the 1st August 2018 until the 31st October 2018. Through the Small Grants Programme registered charities, Schools/PTAs (Non-fee paying, state sector schools only) and non-profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £250 for projects that benefit th...

Development Grants for Climate Change Projects (Scotland) 16th July 2018

Community-led organisations in Scotland can apply for a development grant of up to £1,000 to assist them in scoping out a potential climate change project. The aim is to provide assistance in the early stages of project planning that will help the applicant organisation subsequently to complete an application to the Scottish...

Community Green Space Grants – Round Two Now Open for Applications (London) 13th July 2018

The Mayor of London has announced that round 2 of the Greener City Fund Community Grants programme is now open for applications. In this funding round a total of £1.1 million is available to improve and create green space across London, and improve Londoners’ access to nature. For this funding round £300,000 has also b...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
Grants of up to £2,000 for Projects Tackling Disadvantage and Deprivation (England, Scotland & Wales) 20th July 2018

Grants of up to £2,000 are available to not for profit organisations with a turnover of less than £300,000 a year who work to reduce the disadvantage of the most deprived people in the community....

Masonic Charitable Foundation Seeks Applications to its Hospice Grants Programme (England and Wales) 20th July 2018

Adult and children’s hospices in England and Wales that receive 60% or less of their funding from the NHS have until the 17th August 2018 to apply for funding to the Masonic Charitable Foundation’s (MCF) Hospice grant scheme. This year the funding will be split between the MCF’s grants programme and a new partnership w...

Fund to Help Tackle the Disability Employment Gap Launched (England, Scotland and Wales) 20th July 2018

A new multi-million pound has been announced that aims to help more disabled people in the workplace. Grants of a minimum of £50,000 from a total pot of £4.2million will be awarded to employers, charities, social enterprises, local authorities or health bodies to test new, innovative approaches that have the potential to he...

The Pargeter Trust Fund - Next Deadline Announced (Kent) 19th July 2018

Charities, voluntary and community groups providing services and support or advice to older people can apply to the Pargeter Trust Fund for a grant of up to £5,000 to support their work. The Trust is particularly interested in reaching smaller grassroots organisations (as opposed to larger organisations) in Kent working to i...

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Housing
Housing
Funding for Projects that Address Disadvantage and Support Less Popular Causes (UK) 12th July 2018

The Hilden Charitable Fund is open for applications. Within the UK, the Hilden Charitable Fund makes grants to projects that address disadvantage, notably by supporting causes which are less popula...

New Fund Launched to Support the Building of Affordable Homes (England) 10th July 2018

The government is making available £163 million across England up to 2020 to 2021 to support an increase in housing supply in England by increasing the number of additional homes delivered by the community-led housing sector. The aim is to provide housing that is affordable at local income levels and remains so in perpetuit...

Capacity Building Grants for Grassroots Groups (Belfast, Edinburgh and Glasgow, South Wales, Stoke-on-Trent and Birmingham.) 9th July 2018

Local community groups have until the 3rd August 2018 to apply for grants of between £10,000 and £25,000 to build their capacity to address local housing and homelessness issues. The grants are available to will build sustainability, develops ideas and innovative solutions or increases organisational capacity. The funding...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Projects that Help the Homeless (UK) 29th June 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 previously supported organisations include the Booth Centre, an advice and activity centre for homeless people in Manchester, where people...

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Innovation, Research and Development
Innovation, Research and Development
ICO Grants Programme (UK) 17th July 2018

The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has launched a second round of funding for research into innovative privacy solutions. The ICO invites academic institutions, civil society groups, trade...

New Fund Launched to Use Online Sharing Technology to Promote Fairer Society (Scotland) 17th July 2018

Social entrepreneurs, innovators, social enterprises, charities and community groups are being invited to apply for grants of up to £33,000 to support projects which use online sharing technology to support a fairer, more socially responsible collaborative economy. Projects supported will make it easier for people to access...

Funding to Engage the Public in Health Research and Innovation (UK / International) 16th July 2018

Commercial and not-for-profit organisations and individuals with creative, innovative ideas about how to deliver people-centred health research can apply for grants of £25,000 to £3 million for work lasting up to three years in the UK, Republic of Ireland, Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and East Asia and Pacific. Applicati...

Business and Academic Partnerships: Apply for Funding (UK) 16th July 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...

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International Opportunities
International Opportunities
Funding for Small International Development Charities (UK / International) 20th July 2018

Not for profit organisations based in the UK that are working in any country that appears in the lowest 50 countries in the Human Development Index and with an annual income of less than £250,000...

Overseas Development Grants for UK-based Charities (UK) 3rd July 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 b...

Funding for Links with Japan (UK) 2nd July 2018

Grants of £2,000 - £7,000 are available to promote and support interaction between the two countries. Daiwa Foundation Small Grants can cover all fields of activity, including educational and other projects and events. New initiatives are especially encouraged. Projects that have received funding in the past include Beckfoo...

Funding for Town Twinning Projects (UK) 29th June 2018

Round two of the Citizens for Europe programme Town Twinning initiative is now open for applications. Towns, municipalities or their twinning committees or other non-profit organisations representing local authorities are eligible to apply. Grants of up to €25,000 are available for projects that last up to 21 days, involve...

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Land Buildings and Equipment
Land Buildings and Equipment
Grants for Improvements to Small Theatres (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) 18th July 2018

Capital grants of up to £5,000 are available to small Theatres across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to help fund urgent building repairs, environmental improvements or to improve p...

Funding for Developing Temporary Projects on Vacant and Under Utilised Open Spaces (Glasgow) 17th July 2018

Grants of £1,000 to £4,500 are available to constituted groups or organisations for socially engaged projects on land earmarked for development but stalled, registered vacant and derelict land or other underutilised open space in Glasgow. Proposals must highlight plans for community engagement, provide information on owners...

Funding for the Provision of Clinical Care (UK) 10th July 2018

Charities delivering health care can apply for grants of between £15,000 and £100,000 towards new buildings, the refurbishment of existing buildings and equipment. In particular, funding is available to charities providing support palliative care and hospices, those that support older people as well as projects supporting...

Capital Grants of up to £1,000 Available to Arts and Heritage Organisations (UK) 2nd July 2018

Small charities and not for profit organisations working in the areas of local heritage and the performing and visual arts can currently apply for funding through the Lady Neville Charity grants programme. Eligible organisations can apply for capital grants of up to £1,000 (e.g., equipment, capital building works, etc). Trus...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Funding for Developing Temporary Projects on Vacant and Under Utilised Open Spaces (Glasgow) 17th July 2018

Grants of £1,000 to £4,500 are available to constituted groups or organisations for socially engaged projects on land earmarked for development but stalled, registered vacant and derelict land or...

Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme Round 8 Opens (Scotland) 28th June 2018

Local Authorities, National Park Authorities, Community groups and other voluntary sector organisations can now apply to a new round of the area-based Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme. The total amount of funding available in this round is £10 million and successful applicants will be provided with funding over a five-y...

Funding Support for Former Mining Communities (East & West Midlands, North East & North West of England, Yorkshire and Kent) 28th June 2018

Community and voluntary groups in the top 30% most deprived coalfield communities in England can apply for grants of up to £10,000 to tackle key challenges that still affect their areas. A total of £125,000 is available in this funding round to address the following themes: Skills - growing the skills of people in order to...

Funding of up to £45,000 for Community Centres and Village Halls (UK) 8th June 2018

Community Centres in deprived urban communities and Village Halls in remote and economically deprived rural areas can now apply for grants of between £10,000 and £45,000 for new buildings; upgrading, renovating or extending buildings; improving or creating outside space. Applications can be submitted at any time and all app...

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Rural Development
Rural Development
Farm Business Grants Programme Due to Re-Open for Applications on the 2nd August (Wales) 13th July 2018

The fourth application window for the Welsh Government’s Farm Business Grant (FBG), designed to improve the economic and environmental performance of agricultural holdings, is due to re-open for...

Sustainable Development Fund (Brecon Beacons) 4th July 2018

Charites 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 Developm...

Millichope Fund for Community Buildings (Shropshire) 29th June 2018

Small grants of up to £500 are available to enable village halls and community centres to purchase items of equipment to help meet the needs of their local community. Examples of things that have been funded previously include: Hearing loops or equipment to assist disabled users; tables, chairs and other furniture and audio...

Shropshire Grassroots Fund (Shropshire) 28th June 2018

Shropshire Grassroots Fund supports small, volunteer-led groups with an annual income of less than £30,000. Locally managed voluntary or community groups, active in their local community for not less than 12 months that are volunteer-can apply for grants of up to £500 that can cover 100% of project costs or as part of a lar...

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Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges
Small Grants Available for Community Projects (Scotland) 19th July 2018

Small grants of up to £500 are available to assist and support community projects and initiatives throughout Scotland. Funding is available for a wide range of projects benefiting local communitie...

School Grants to Promote Physics (UK) 19th July 2018

UK schools and colleges can apply for grants of up to £600 for small-scale projects or events linked to the teaching or promotion of physics and engineering to pupils aged 5 - 19. Grants can be used to support a wide range of projects such as school based science weeks, extracurricular activities, science clubs, careers even...

One Stop Carriers for Causes (England, Scotland and Wales) 19th July 2018

Not for profit organisations and schools that are located within 2 miles of a One Stop shop can apply for grants of up to £1,000 for projects that benefit their local community. The grants are made available through the money raised from the 5p bag charge in England, Wales and Scotland. The types of projects funded can be v...

NatWest Skills and Opportunities Fund To Re-open in September (UK) 19th July 2018

The Natwest Bank has announced that its £2 million Skills and Opportunities Fund will re-open for applications in early September. Charities, social enterprises, community groups, state-funded schools and colleges across the UK and Ireland will be able to apply for funding of up to £35,000 to help people in disadvantaged co...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Walking for Health Grants Now Available (Scotland) 12th July 2018

A fund that offers grants of up to £5,000 to projects that can demonstrate that they will increase the number of people in their community walking has opened for applications. Paths for All, a cha...

Grants for Disability Tennis Equipment (UK) 11th July 2018

Special schools, disability groups and associations, etc, have until the 1st October 2018 to apply for grants of up to £1,500 for equipment and specialist wheelchairs to enable disabled people to play tennis. This can include wheelchairs; court hire; coaching fees; and equipment packages which will include rackets; balls; m...

Funding for Projects that Increase Participation in Sport & Physical Activity (Scotland) 27th June 2018

Grants of between £30,000 and £70,000 are available to Scottish organisations seeking to change lives through sport and physical activity. A total of £1 million of funding is available for two-year projects that address the often complex barriers people face to taking part in sport and physical activity. The funding is b...

New Funds Announced for Electric Bike Revolution (Scotland) 26th June 2018

Two new funds have been announced by the Scottish Government that will aim to encourage more people to start using electric bicycles, particularly for shorter journeys. The E-bike grant fund will be open to local authorities, public sector agencies, colleges and universities to enable them to take the lead on the large-scale...

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