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Warburtons – Community Grants Scheme (England, Scotland and Wales) 14th November 2019

Charities and organisations with charitable aims can now apply for up to £250 worth of funding for projects that have a direct and tangible social impact on families and solve significant social i...

Toyota Parasport Fund (Northern Ireland) 14th November 2019

Organisations in Northern Ireland who are working to improve the quality and quantity of sports activities for people with a disability can now apply for funding to enable the delivery of Mencap NI...

Funding for Projects that Promote a Better Understanding of the Environment and Countryside (UK) 14th November 2019

UK based schools and not for profit organisations can apply for funding to the Nineveh Charitable Trust for a broad range of projects and activities that promote a better understanding of the envir...

Funding to Support Leisure Activities for People with Physical Disabilities (UK) 14th November 2019

Charities or not for profit organisations wishing to provide or organise leisure activities for people with physical disabilities can apply for a grant to help them to deliver their project, servic...

East Midlands Airport Community Fund Opens for Applications (East Midlands) 14th November 2019

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...

Funding Available to Encourage Collaboration Between Community Organisations (England) 14th November 2019

Not for profit organisations such as community organisations, charities, schools and social enterprises in England can apply for grants of over £10,000 for up to five years to develop a more strat...

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Funding to Support Leisure Activities for People with Physical Disabilities (UK) 2019-11-14

Charities or not for profit organisations wishing to provide or organise leisure activities for people with physical disabilities can apply for a grant to help them to deliver their project, servic...

Funding Available to Encourage Collaboration Between Community Organisations (England) 2019-11-14

Not for profit organisations such as community organisations, charities, schools and social enterprises in England can apply for grants of over £10,000 for up to five years to develop a more strat...

Latest Edition of the Grants Online Funding Insight Newsletter Now Available to Download 2019-11-11

The Funding Insight Newsletter is now available to download. The Funding Alert Newsletter summarises the latest funding opportunities to have featured on the Grants Online website and is circulate...

New £250,000 Fund Launched to Help Disabled People Become More Active (England) 2019-11-08

Sport England have joined together with Toyota and the British Paralympic Association to launch the new Toyota Parasport Fund. This is a £250,000 fund to help disabled people become more active....

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Grants for Urgent Structural Repairs to Churches (UK) 13th November 2019

Listed and unlisted Christian places of worship, of any denomination, across the UK can apply for a grant to towards the cost of urgent structural repairs. Grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 a...

Funding for Urgent Building Projects in Small Theatres (London) 13th November 2019

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to small theatres in London undertaking small building projects that address urgent repairs, improve operational viability, introduce environmental improvements, and enhance physical accessibility. Theatres can also apply for technical equipment and refurbishment of soft furnishings but t...

Funding to Support Arts Projects (UK) 6th November 2019

The Fidelio Trust has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 28th February 2020. The Trust offers grants of up to £5,000 in support of the Arts, in particular Music, including Opera; Lieder; Composition and Dance. The Trustees aim to help individuals and groups such as Colleges; Arts Festivals and other...

Grants for Community Music Projects (UK) 6th November 2019

Grants are available to UK based community groups and schools who would benefit from a “helping hand” to fulfil their potential in bringing music to their community. The funding can be put towards musical instrument costs, workshops/training, using music to break down barriers, providing a variety of educational opportuni...

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Business Development
Business Development
Funding Available to Support the Food and Drinks Sector (Scotland) 13th November 2019

A total of £100,000 of funding has been made available to businesses and projects celebrating locally produced food and drink in Scotland. Funding of up to £5,000 is available to support regional...

Rural Businesses to Benefit from £35 Million Government Fund (England) 12th November 2019

A guaranteed £35million of funding has been made available to Rural businesses across the country to create new jobs, boost tourism and unlock growth in rural areas. This funding could be increased to £50million if enough high-quality applications are received. The Growth programme has been funded by the Government and prov...

Innovation Voucher Scheme - Follow on Funding (Scotland) 15th October 2019

The Scottish Funding Council has announced that the next deadline for applications under its Follow on Innovation Voucher Scheme is the 9th December 2019. The awards are specifically intended to encourage existing partnerships that have previously collaborated and jointly received funding. This can include the Scottish Fundin...

Community Shares Booster Programme (England) 8th October 2019

Funding is still available from the £3million 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 recentl...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
Aspirational Awards Re-Open for Applications (Scotland) 12th November 2019

Young people aged 21 to 26 who have at least 3 months of care experience can apply for funding to support their personal development, achieve their potential and reach as high as possible in life....

Masonic Charitable Foundation - Early Years Opportunities Grants Programme (England and Wales) 8th November 2019

Charities in England and Wales can apply for Early Years Opportunities Grants through the Masonic Charitable Foundation. The Early Years Opportunities programme is open to charities that help disadvantaged children and young people (up to the age of 25 years) overcome the barriers they face to achieve the best possible start...

Funding for Youth Groups in Rural Areas (Scotland) 8th November 2019

Youth groups operating in rural communities can apply for grants of between £100 and £750 to provide more and/or better youth work opportunities for young people. The funding is being made available in response to the challenges which rural youth groups are facing in funding the delivery of community based youth work. The f...

Funding for Projects that Empower Young People (Northern Ireland) 7th November 2019

Voluntary or community organisations are eligible to apply for grants of £10,000 to £500,000 for projects lasting one to five years that give young people aged 8 to 25 the ability to overcome the challenges they face. The funding will focus on projects that result in more young people having the skills they need for the fut...

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Community Development
Community Development
Funding Available to Encourage Collaboration Between Community Organisations (England) 14th November 2019

Not for profit organisations such as community organisations, charities, schools and social enterprises in England can apply for grants of over £10,000 for up to five years to develop a more strat...

East Midlands Airport Community Fund Opens for Applications (East Midlands) 14th November 2019

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.  The aim of the fund is to bring lasting benefit to the communities around the...

Wee Grants for Wee Groups (Scotland) 11th November 2019

The Robertson Trust has announced that its Wee Grants for Wee Groups scheme will close for applications at 5pm on the 17th December 2019. Until then, constituted community groups and small registered charities can apply for grants of between £500-£2,000 to support their work.  To be eligible organisations can have an inco...

The Mayor of London UEFA EURO 2020 Grants Programme Opens for Applications (London) 11th November 2019

The UEFA EURO 2020 is coming to London. As part of the Mayor’s strategy for sport and social integration, the Mayor of London UEFA EURO 2020 Grants Programme will see up to £525,000 invested into community events and projects around the city. The aim of the Grant programme is for all Londoners to have the chance to engage...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
Funding for Projects that Promote a Better Understanding of the Environment and Countryside (UK) 14th November 2019

UK based schools and not for profit organisations can apply for funding to the Nineveh Charitable Trust for a broad range of projects and activities that promote a better understanding of the envir...

Funding to Support Young People’s Attainment in Education (London) 12th November 2019

Schools is inner London can apply for funding to encourage and support children and young people’s attainment through initiatives that help them engage with, and stay in, education. The funding is available for projects that aim to reduce truancy levels amongst pupils attending primary and secondary schools; to reduce level...

Funding for Teaching Internships (England) 11th November 2019

Grants are available for school-led partnerships to design and provide teaching internships targeted at science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) undergraduate students. The aim of the scheme is to let STEM undergraduates experience mathematics or physics teaching before they commit to it as a career. Schools a...

CareerTech Challenge Fund (England) 11th November 2019

Grants of between £100,000 and £250,000 are available to UK registered companies and charities for innovative tech solutions that can motivate adults vulnerable to workforce changes and support them so they are able to learn new skills and retrain. The innovative tech solutions funded will need to be delivered within the co...

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Employment
Employment
Warburtons – Community Grants Scheme (England, Scotland and Wales) 14th November 2019

Charities and organisations with charitable aims can now apply for up to £250 worth of funding for projects that have a direct and tangible social impact on families and solve significant social i...

Rural Businesses to Benefit from £35 Million Government Fund (England) 12th November 2019

A guaranteed £35million of funding has been made available to Rural businesses across the country to create new jobs, boost tourism and unlock growth in rural areas. This funding could be increased to £50million if enough high-quality applications are received. The Growth programme has been funded by the Government and prov...

CareerTech Challenge Fund (England) 11th November 2019

Grants of between £100,000 and £250,000 are available to UK registered companies and charities for innovative tech solutions that can motivate adults vulnerable to workforce changes and support them so they are able to learn new skills and retrain. The innovative tech solutions funded will need to be delivered within the co...

Kent Community Foundation (Kent) 2nd October 2019

The next deadline to apply for a grant from Kent Community Foundation’s Themed Programme is the 30th November 2019. Through its grant programmes, the Foundation aims to empower organisations and charities in the local communities of Kent and Medway who make a real and positive difference to people's lives. Projects supporte...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
Funding Available to Expand Electric Car Charging Infrastructure (UK) 13th November 2019

The UK Government is urging local authorities to take advantage of £5million of funding which is available to help build up local charging infrastructure and to increase access to chargepoints for...

Landfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme Opens for Applications (Wales) 12th November 2019

Organisations in Wales that are within 5 miles of an eligible landfill or waste transfer site who are managing projects that focus on biodiversity, waste minimisation and the reduction of waste to Landfill as well as wider environmental enhancements can now apply for grants of between £5,000 and £49,000. The Landfill Dispos...

Applications Invited to Support Communities Tackle Climate Change (UK) 6th November 2019

A new £100mmillion fund has opened for applications to help local communities tackle climate change. The funding which will be available over the next 10 years is available to communities to work together to reduce their carbon foot print. This could include actions on sustainable energy, sustainable transport, consumption...

New Funding Available to Create Pocket Parks and Revive Neglected Green Spaces (England) 4th November 2019

A new £1.35 million fund has been launched to help local communities in England create new pocket parks or to revive rundown green spaces in their area. Community groups can now bid grants of up to £15,000 for new pocket parks and up to £25,000 to renovate existing parks which have fallen into disrepair, bringing them back...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
Funding to Support Leisure Activities for People with Physical Disabilities (UK) 14th November 2019

Charities or not for profit organisations wishing to provide or organise leisure activities for people with physical disabilities can apply for a grant to help them to deliver their project, servic...

Toyota Parasport Fund (Northern Ireland) 14th November 2019

Organisations in Northern Ireland who are working to improve the quality and quantity of sports activities for people with a disability can now apply for funding to enable the delivery of Mencap NI’s Learning Disability Awareness Training. This training will improve accessibility in sports facilities, improve the quality an...

Warburtons – Community Grants Scheme (England, Scotland and Wales) 14th November 2019

Charities and organisations with charitable aims can now apply for up to £250 worth of funding for projects that have a direct and tangible social impact on families and solve significant social issues. Funding is available for projects that meet the following themes: Health, Health Education, Financial Stability, Aspiration...

Grants of Up to £25,000 Available for Projects working with Young People and Their Families (Scotland) 13th November 2019

Registered charities in Scotland working with young children (under 3) and their parent/families, or with a parent/families expecting a baby can apply for grants of between £3,000 and £25,000. Projects working with families experiencing deprivation or in crisis will be given priority. Grants may be for project funding, or f...

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Housing
Housing
TDS Charitable Foundation (UK) 25th October 2019

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 landlor...

Community Led Homes Start-Up Support Programme (England) 24th October 2019

Up to £10,000 of revenue funding is available to early stage voluntary and community organisations exploring community led housing England. The aim is to help groups of local people to develop their own community led housing solutions and become ready to apply for further pre-development revenue grants from other programmes....

Phase Two of the Community Housing Fund Opens for Applications (England excl. London) 22nd October 2019

Homes England has announced that Phase Two of the Community Housing Fund is open for applications until the 31st December 2019.  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 an...

Nationwide Building Society Community Grants (England) 22nd October 2019

Charities and other local organisations in the South West, South East, London, Central and East of England can apply for grants of up to £50,000 for projects to address local housing issues. Support is available for housing projects that seek to help the most vulnerable; for example, helping people to keep their homes in dif...

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Innovation, Research and Development
Innovation, Research and Development
Funding for Cross-Disciplinary Research (UK) 30th October 2019

Grants of up to £100,000 are available over a period of 24 months for researchers with a strong track record for cross disciplinary research which benefits wider society. To be eligible applicants...

Funding for the Commercial Use of Quantum Technology (UK) 29th October 2019

Innovate UK has announced the launch of a new £30million fund which will invest in projects that develop new products and services based on the latest quantum technologies. The commercialisation of these quantum technologies could help to transform the automotive, healthcare, infrastructure, telecommunications, cyber securit...

Innovation Voucher Scheme - Follow on Funding (Scotland) 15th October 2019

The Scottish Funding Council has announced that the next deadline for applications under its Follow on Innovation Voucher Scheme is the 9th December 2019. The awards are specifically intended to encourage existing partnerships that have previously collaborated and jointly received funding. This can include the Scottish Fundin...

Cure Parkinson's Trust Grant (UK) 15th October 2019

Commercial organisations, appropriately qualified scientists or clinicians based in an accredited university or hospital in any country worldwide can now apply for funding for laboratory or clinical research projects. Projects should have the potential to advance knowledge that might lead to a cure for Parkinson’s disease o...

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International
International
£5 Million Available to Work With Partners in Africa on Innovative Agriculture and Food Projects that Alleviate Poverty (UK / International) 9th October 2019

Organisations working with partners in Africa on innovative agriculture and food projects can apply to a £5million fund. Innovation in agriculture and food systems is low in developing countries,...

Funding for Links with Japan (UK) 3rd October 2019

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...

Overseas Development Grants for UK-based Charities (UK) 17th September 2019

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...

Grants of up to £100,000 Available to Build the Capacity of Small International Development Charities (UK) 16th September 2019

Grants of up to £100,000 are being made available to organisations with the ability to build the capacity of small British charities working in international development. Funding is available to UK-registered not-for-profit organisations or groups of UK-registered not-for-profit organisations with an annual income of less th...

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Land Buildings and Equipment
Land Buildings and Equipment
Grants for Urgent Structural Repairs to Churches (UK) 13th November 2019

Listed and unlisted Christian places of worship, of any denomination, across the UK can apply for a grant to towards the cost of urgent structural repairs. Grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 a...

Funding for Urgent Building Projects in Small Theatres (London) 13th November 2019

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to small theatres in London undertaking small building projects that address urgent repairs, improve operational viability, introduce environmental improvements, and enhance physical accessibility. Theatres can also apply for technical equipment and refurbishment of soft furnishings but t...

Funding Available to Improve Schools Facilities and Buildings (England) 4th November 2019

Academies, non-diocesan VA schools and sixth form colleges across England can now bid for a share of more than £400 million to transform facilities, improve school buildings and create more good school places. The funding can be used by academies and sixth form colleges to expand classrooms, upgrade facilities such as sports...

Funding to Help Communities to Give Historic Buildings A New Lease of Life (UK) 24th October 2019

Grants of up to £30,000 are available for projects that support people, communities and organisations to take ownership, to repair and to adapt historic buildings and places for new sustainable uses. The funding is available to cover the costs of developing and co-ordinating a project and take it towards the start of work o...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
New Funding Available to Create Pocket Parks and Revive Neglected Green Spaces (England) 4th November 2019

A new £1.35 million fund has been launched to help local communities in England create new pocket parks or to revive rundown green spaces in their area. Community groups can now bid grants of up t...

Funding Support for Former Mining Communities (East & West Midlands, North East & North West of England and Yorkshire) 19th September 2019

Community and voluntary groups tackling key challenges that still affect the top 30% most deprived coalfield communities in England can apply for a grant of up to £10,000. To be eligible, projects need to address one of three themes: Skills; Employment; or Health. Grant requests can include a maximum of £2,000 capital costs...

Funding of up to £60,000 for Community Centres and Village Halls (UK) 8th August 2019

Community Centres in deprived urban communities and Village Halls in remote and economically deprived rural areas can apply for grants of between £7,500 and £60,000 for new buildings; upgrading, renovating or extending buildings; improving or creating outside space. Applications can be submitted at any time and all applican...

Interest Free Loans for Enterprising Ideas that Improve Community Spaces (UK) 4th July 2019

Community organisations that own or manage a building or outdoor space that’s used for a wide range of community activities can apply for interest free loans of up to £50,000 to develop their trading activities and generate a more sustainable income. The aim is to generate a regular income that allows community organisati...

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Rural Development
Rural Development
Rural Businesses to Benefit from £35 Million Government Fund (England) 12th November 2019

A guaranteed £35million of funding has been made available to Rural businesses across the country to create new jobs, boost tourism and unlock growth in rural areas. This funding could be increase...

Dorset AONB 60th Anniversary Fund (Dorset) 31st October 2019

A new £18,000 fund has been launched to help to protect, conserve, enhance and celebrate the outstanding landscape in Dorset. Funding of up to £3,000 is available to individuals, groups and organisations for projects that enhance the natural beauty and heritage of the Dorset AONB; support the social and economic wellbeing o...

Funding to Make Scotland’s Urban and Rural Communities More Sustainable (Scotland) 29th October 2019

Grants of between £10,000 and £1million are currently available to allow voluntary, community and public sector organisations in Scotland to take ownership of land and buildings to help urban and rural communities to become more resilient and sustainable. The Scottish Land Fund is funded by the Scottish Government and deliv...

IGas Community Energy Fund Opens for Applications (England & Scotland) 7th October 2019

IGas Energy Plc is one of the UK's leading onshore hydrocarbon producers has announced that its Community Energy Fund has opened for applications. The fund covers specific areas of Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire where the company operates. IGas support projects that make a difference to life in th...

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Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges
Funding for Projects that Promote a Better Understanding of the Environment and Countryside (UK) 14th November 2019

UK based schools and not for profit organisations can apply for funding to the Nineveh Charitable Trust for a broad range of projects and activities that promote a better understanding of the envir...

Funding to Support Young People’s Attainment in Education (London) 12th November 2019

Schools is inner London can apply for funding to encourage and support children and young people’s attainment through initiatives that help them engage with, and stay in, education. The funding is available for projects that aim to reduce truancy levels amongst pupils attending primary and secondary schools; to reduce level...

Funding for Teaching Internships (England) 11th November 2019

Grants are available for school-led partnerships to design and provide teaching internships targeted at science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) undergraduate students. The aim of the scheme is to let STEM undergraduates experience mathematics or physics teaching before they commit to it as a career. Schools a...

Grants for Education Projects with Young People (London Boroughs of Greenwich and Lewisham) 8th November 2019

Registered charities or educational establishments as well as individuals seeking financial assistance to support educational initiatives and projects aimed at young people can apply for one-off grants of up to £5,000 to support their work. Beneficiaries must be aged under 25 living in the London Boroughs of Greenwich or Lew...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Funding to Support Leisure Activities for People with Physical Disabilities (UK) 14th November 2019

Charities or not for profit organisations wishing to provide or organise leisure activities for people with physical disabilities can apply for a grant to help them to deliver their project, servic...

Toyota Parasport Fund (Northern Ireland) 14th November 2019

Organisations in Northern Ireland who are working to improve the quality and quantity of sports activities for people with a disability can now apply for funding to enable the delivery of Mencap NI’s Learning Disability Awareness Training. This training will improve accessibility in sports facilities, improve the quality an...

The Mayor of London UEFA EURO 2020 Grants Programme Opens for Applications (London) 11th November 2019

The UEFA EURO 2020 is coming to London. As part of the Mayor’s strategy for sport and social integration, the Mayor of London UEFA EURO 2020 Grants Programme will see up to £525,000 invested into community events and projects around the city. The aim of the Grant programme is for all Londoners to have the chance to engage...

New £250,000 Fund Launched to Help Disabled People Become More Active (England) 8th November 2019

Sport England have joined together with Toyota and the British Paralympic Association to launch the new Toyota Parasport Fund. This is a £250,000 fund to help disabled people become more active. Through the Fund, voluntary or community clubs or organisations and registered charities that provide activities for disabled peop...

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