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Funding Available for Projects that Stop Young People Engaging in Violent Crime (South Yourshire) 14th June 2021

Funding is available to community groups, social enterprises and non-profit organisations working in South Yorkshire who provide support to young people to stop them engaging in violent crime. The...

Funding to Tackle the Digital Divide (UK) 14th June 2021

The UFI Voctech Trust is launching a funding call for projects that build the confidence and ability of people most impacted by the digital divide to help them get the skills they need for work. Th...

Grants to Support Outdoor Learning for Primary & Secondary School Children (UK) 14th June 2021

Grants of £500 are available to UK State funded Primary and Secondary Schools to enable them to get their pupils learning outdoors. The Ernest Cook Trust’s Outdoor Essentials Grant scheme will a...

Funding to Help People at Acute Risk of Displacement Due to Climate Change (UK) 14th June 2021

The JAC Trust will shortly begin accepting stage 1 applications for projects that help people at acute risk of displacement as a result of climate change. Grants of up to £30,000 will be available...

Funding for Food & Activities for School-Age Children During the Christmas Holidays (Dorset) 14th June 2021

Voluntary and community organisations, educational settings and private providers in Dorset can apply for funding to provide hot meals and enrichment activities for school-age children during the S...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Not-For-Profit Theatres to Carry Out Essential Works (UK) 14th June 2021

The Theatres Trust has launched a £100,000 small grants programme for not-for-profit theatres across the UK to carry out essential works, particularly improvements to buildings that protect theatr...

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Funding to Tackle the Digital Divide (UK) 2021-06-14

The UFI Voctech Trust is launching a funding call for projects that build the confidence and ability of people most impacted by the digital divide to help them get the skills they need for work. Th...

Latest Edition of the Grants Online Funding Insight Newsletter Now Available to Download 2021-06-13

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 circula...

Search for the City of Culture 2025 Launched (UK) 2021-06-07

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has launched a new competition to find the UK’s next City of Culture. The competition, delivered in collaboration with the devolved administra...

Funding for Rural Community and Education Projects (UK) 2021-06-07

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...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Not-For-Profit Theatres to Carry Out Essential Works (UK) 14th June 2021

The Theatres Trust has launched a £100,000 small grants programme for not-for-profit theatres across the UK to carry out essential works, particularly improvements to buildings that protect theatr...

Grants for Welfare and Art Projects (South West of England) 10th June 2021

Grants are available to not for profit organisations and schools in the counties of Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset in the South West of England for welfare and art projects which help to improve the quality of local life. Grants can cover the core running costs or project costs of small established organisations who hav...

Funding to Support the Maintenance and Sustainability of Historic Places of Worship (Northern Ireland) 10th June 2021

The National Churches Trust have launched their Treasure Ireland Project. This is a new community grants programme that aims to support an improvement in the maintenance and sustainability of historic places of worship in Northern Ireland. Grants of between £500 and £10,000 are available for urgent and essential maintenanc...

Grants Scheme to Help the Museum & Gallery Sector Recover from the Coronavirus Pandemic (UK) 10th June 2021

To help the museum and gallery sector recover from the Coronavirus pandemic, the Art Fund has launched a new project grant scheme. The Reimagine grants scheme will award small grants of between £5,000 and £15,000 and large grants of between £15,000 and £50,000 to museums, galleries, historic houses, archives, libraries, a...

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Business Development
Business Development
Funding to Build Resilience in Charities & Social Enterprises Serving Black & Ethnic Minority Communities (UK) 11th June 2021

The Ubele Initiative has joined Social Investment Business's £12.5m Enterprise Development Programme as the Black and Minoritised Communities sector partner. Charities and social enterprises servi...

Funding to Help the Tourism Sector Recover from the Coronavirus Pandemic (Scotland) 10th June 2021

To help the Scottish tourism sector recover from the Coronavirus pandemic, the Scottish Government has made £3 million in funding available to promote key visitor destinations in a responsible and sustainable way. The Destination and Sector Marketing Fund will help destination and sector groups promote visitor experiences to...

TikTok Launches Entrepreneurship Competition (UK) 10th June 2021

A competition supporting young people in the UK with ambitious ideas to run their own business has been launched. Open to UK residents aged 18 and over, the TikTok #BeYourOwnBoss competition is seeking potential business owners with the knowledge and work ethic to turn their idea into a successful enterprise. Entrants will ne...

£20 Million Brexit Support Fund (UK) 8th June 2021

The UK Government has announced a £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund to help small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) adjust to new customs, rules of origin, and VAT rules when trading with the European Union (EU). SMEs who import or export goods with the EU or move goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland are encou...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
Funding for Food & Activities for School-Age Children During the Christmas Holidays (Dorset) 14th June 2021

Voluntary and community organisations, educational settings and private providers in Dorset can apply for funding to provide hot meals and enrichment activities for school-age children during the S...

Funding Available for Projects that Stop Young People Engaging in Violent Crime (South Yourshire) 14th June 2021

Funding is available to community groups, social enterprises and non-profit organisations working in South Yorkshire who provide support to young people to stop them engaging in violent crime. The South Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit are asking for applications in to their Violence Reduction Fund 2021 from organisations wh...

Kent Community Foundation (Kent) 11th June 2021

The next deadline to apply for a grant from Kent Community Foundation’s Themed Programme is the 31st August 2021. 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 supported...

School Holiday Activity Fund (London) 11th June 2021

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 School Holiday Activity Fund (SHAF) will pay for the running costs of holiday programmes which provi...

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Community Development
Community Development
Trust for London Announces New Application Deadline (London) 11th June 2021

The Trust for London has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 5th October 2021. Each year the Trust awards around £8.5 million to community and voluntary organisations for...

Funding to Build Resilience in Charities & Social Enterprises Serving Black & Ethnic Minority Communities (UK) 11th June 2021

The Ubele Initiative has joined Social Investment Business's £12.5m Enterprise Development Programme as the Black and Minoritised Communities sector partner. Charities and social enterprises serving black and ethnic minority communities will now be able to apply for grants typically worth up to £30,000 along with support fr...

Co-op Community Dividend Fund Re-Opens to Applications (Central England) 10th June 2021

The Central England Co-operative has relaunched their Community Dividend Fund to support good causes, groups and charities in central England. Grants of between £100 and £5,000 (the average grant is £2,000) are available to members of Central England Co-operative for projects that aim to develop and improve communities by...

Funding to Support London’s Recovery from the Covid-19 Pandemic - Deadline Extended (Greater London) 9th June 2021

The deadline for applications to the Mayor of London’s Designing London’s Recovery programme has been extended to midday on the 30th June 2021. The aim of the Fund is to deliver a collaborative and innovative design-led approach to supporting London’s recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic. Organisations and individua...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
Jerusalem Trust Opens its Summer Funding Round (England and Wales) 14th June 2021

The Jerusalem Trust has announced that the grant application process for Summer Term 2021 is now open for applications. Grants of up to £600 are available to state secondary schools (including mid...

Royal Society of Chemistry – Outreach Fund (UK) 14th June 2021

Individuals and organisations such as researchers, museums, schools, community groups, not-for-profit organisations, arts groups, and libraries can apply for up to £10,000 to run chemistry-based events and activities for public audiences and schools. The Royal Society of Chemistry Outreach Fund is split into small grants - u...

Grants to Support Outdoor Learning for Primary & Secondary School Children (UK) 14th June 2021

Grants of £500 are available to UK State funded Primary and Secondary Schools to enable them to get their pupils learning outdoors. The Ernest Cook Trust’s Outdoor Essentials Grant scheme will award 180 grants to support school travel and transport costs to outdoor learning venues, including outdoor learning centres, fores...

Funding to Tackle the Digital Divide (UK) 14th June 2021

The UFI Voctech Trust is launching a funding call for projects that build the confidence and ability of people most impacted by the digital divide to help them get the skills they need for work. The call is seeking current and emerging technologies that could be developed or deployed to improve accessibility, create a support...

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Employment
Employment
Funding to Tackle the Digital Divide (UK) 14th June 2021

The UFI Voctech Trust is launching a funding call for projects that build the confidence and ability of people most impacted by the digital divide to help them get the skills they need for work. Th...

Kent Community Foundation (Kent) 11th June 2021

The next deadline to apply for a grant from Kent Community Foundation’s Themed Programme is the 31st August 2021. 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 supported...

Funding to Support London’s Recovery from the Covid-19 Pandemic - Deadline Extended (Greater London) 9th June 2021

The deadline for applications to the Mayor of London’s Designing London’s Recovery programme has been extended to midday on the 30th June 2021. The aim of the Fund is to deliver a collaborative and innovative design-led approach to supporting London’s recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic. Organisations and individua...

Funding to Encourage Employers to Host T Level Industry Placements (England) 2nd June 2021

Employers can claim £1,000 for every T Level student they host on an industry placement, as part of a new incentive scheme launched by the Department for Education. The technical qualifications, which have been created in conjunction with more than 250 employers and are equivalent to three A Levels, consist of a mixture of c...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
Funding to Help People at Acute Risk of Displacement Due to Climate Change (UK) 14th June 2021

The JAC Trust will shortly begin accepting stage 1 applications for projects that help people at acute risk of displacement as a result of climate change. Grants of up to £30,000 will be available...

Funding of up to £5,000 Available for Road Safety Projects (Avon and Somerset) 10th June 2021

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to local community and voluntary groups in Avon and Somerset for projects that improve road safety and prevent road traffic injuries. The funding is being made available through the Avon and Somerset Police Community Trust’s Road Safety Grant. The closing date for applications is the...

Funding Available to Reduce the Environmental Impact Packaging, Batteries or Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (UK) 9th June 2021

UK registered companies, charities, not-for-profit or academic organisations can apply for grants of up to £150,000 for projects that reduce the environmental impact of packaging, batteries or Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment. The funding is being made available through the Ecosurety Exploration Fund, which will aw...

Funding to Support London’s Recovery from the Covid-19 Pandemic - Deadline Extended (Greater London) 9th June 2021

The deadline for applications to the Mayor of London’s Designing London’s Recovery programme has been extended to midday on the 30th June 2021. The aim of the Fund is to deliver a collaborative and innovative design-led approach to supporting London’s recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic. Organisations and individua...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
Funding for Food & Activities for School-Age Children During the Christmas Holidays (Dorset) 14th June 2021

Voluntary and community organisations, educational settings and private providers in Dorset can apply for funding to provide hot meals and enrichment activities for school-age children during the S...

Funding Available for Projects that Stop Young People Engaging in Violent Crime (South Yourshire) 14th June 2021

Funding is available to community groups, social enterprises and non-profit organisations working in South Yorkshire who provide support to young people to stop them engaging in violent crime. The South Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit are asking for applications in to their Violence Reduction Fund 2021 from organisations wh...

Trust for London Announces New Application Deadline (London) 11th June 2021

The Trust for London has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 5th October 2021. Each year the Trust awards around £8.5 million to community and voluntary organisations for new and innovative projects that address the root causes of London's social problems. In particular, the Trust wants to support wo...

Kent Community Foundation (Kent) 11th June 2021

The next deadline to apply for a grant from Kent Community Foundation’s Themed Programme is the 31st August 2021. 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 supported...

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Housing
Housing
Waking Watch Relief Fund Re-opens to Applications (England) 1st June 2021

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government Waking Watch Relief Fund has re-opened to applications using unallocated funding from the initial £30 million fund. Funding is targeted at c...

Grants of up to £10,000 Available to Support Tenants and Landlords (UK) 26th May 2021

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...

Grants of up to £50,000 Available to Support the Housing Needs of Vulnerable People (UK) 19th May 2021

Grants of up to £50,000 are available to housing-related registered charities, co-operatives, and projects to support their work in tackling housing issues affecting vulnerable people. The grants are being made available through the £4 million Nationwide Building Society Community Grant Scheme. The funding can be used to he...

Funding for Community Projects Which Benefit Council Tenants (Sheffield) 30th April 2021

To support stronger, successful communities, Sheffield City Council are making grants of up to £2,500 available to local voluntary, community and self-help groups and projects that make a difference in their local neighbourhood. A total of £99,600.00 in funding is available through the Community Fund for tenants and residen...

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Innovation, Research and Development
Innovation, Research and Development
Funding for Projects that Engage the Public with Dementia (UK) 11th June 2021

Alzheimer’s Research UK is to relaunch a public engagement funding scheme to help tackle misconceptions around dementia and promote the importance of dementia research. The Inspire Fund will prov...

Funding Available to Reduce the Environmental Impact Packaging, Batteries or Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (UK) 9th June 2021

UK registered companies, charities, not-for-profit or academic organisations can apply for grants of up to £150,000 for projects that reduce the environmental impact of packaging, batteries or Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment. The funding is being made available through the Ecosurety Exploration Fund, which will aw...

Cure Parkinson's Trust Grant (UK) 7th June 2021

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...

Grants to Support Work which Improves Financial Wellbeing (UK) 4th June 2021

Charities, voluntary organisations, think tanks, campaigning groups, research bodies and universities can apply for grants of between £10,000 and £200,000 for strategic work which improves financial wellbeing, especially for those on low-to-middle incomes. The Standard Life Foundation’s grant programme invites proposals f...

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International
International
Funding to Help People at Acute Risk of Displacement Due to Climate Change (UK) 14th June 2021

The JAC Trust will shortly begin accepting stage 1 applications for projects that help people at acute risk of displacement as a result of climate change. Grants of up to £30,000 will be available...

Funding for Schools to Work With International Partners and to Develop Global Learning Activities (UK) 5th May 2021

Grants of up to £35,000 are available to clusters of schools to work with partner schools overseas. The funding can be used to support a wide range of global learning activities. Whist reciprocal visits are currently suspended due to the Coronavirus crisis grant funding is available to help schools collaborate virtually wi...

Overseas Development Grants for UK-based Charities (UK) 21st April 2021

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...

Funding for Links with Japan (UK) 8th April 2021

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...

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Land Buildings and Equipment
Land Buildings and Equipment
Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Not-For-Profit Theatres to Carry Out Essential Works (UK) 14th June 2021

The Theatres Trust has launched a £100,000 small grants programme for not-for-profit theatres across the UK to carry out essential works, particularly improvements to buildings that protect theatr...

Department for Education Launches New £83 Million Post-16 Capacity Fund (England) 28th May 2021

A new £83 million fund has been launched by the Department for Education to ensure colleges can accommodate an expected demographic increase in 16 to 19-year-olds in the 2022/23 academic year. Further Education Colleges, Sixth Form Colleges, 16-19 Academies, and Free Schools can bid for funding of between £100,000 and £4 m...

Screwfix Foundation (UK) 27th May 2021

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to local charities and not for profit organisations for projects that will fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and community facilities for of those in need in the UK. The funding is being made available through the Screwfix Foundations and the grants are available for all kinds...

The National Churches Trust’s Gateway Grant Programme Opens for Applications (UK) 27th May 2021

Grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 are available to listed and unlisted Christian places of worship, of any denomination, across the UK towards developing a church building project. This includes Churches, Chapels and Meeting Houses. Funding can also be used for urgent and essential maintenance and repair projects. The Na...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Funding for Projects Which Contribute to Community Safety & Build Confidence in Local Policing (Northern Ireland) 13th May 2021

The Northern Ireland Policing Board has launched a funding call for projects that contribute to community safety and build confidence in policing in the local area. Grants of between £1,000 and £...

UK Community Renewal Fund (UK) 19th April 2021

To help local areas prepare for the launch of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund in 2022, the Government has launched a one year UK Community Renewal Fund. The £220 million fund will support local communities most in need, by piloting programmes and new approaches that empower them to explore how best to tackle local challenges w...

Funding to Improve Homes & Community Spaces (UK & Ireland) 16th November 2020

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to local charities across the UK & Ireland for projects that support people experiencing bad housing or homelessness, as well as community projects looking to improve their spaces. The B&Q Foundation provides funding to support people in need including those suffering financial hardship,...

New Fund Launches to Give House-Building Power Back to Local People (England) 1st September 2020

A new housing fund has been launched, aiming to empower community groups to plan and build 1,000 affordable homes in communities across England. The fund, led by CAF Venturesome, the social investment arm of the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), is funded by a group of charities and benefactors including the Nationwide Foundati...

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Rural Development
Rural Development
Funding for Rural Community and Education Projects (UK) 7th June 2021

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...

Funding to Sustain Rural Services using the Local Pub (England, Scotland & Wales) 12th May 2021

Grants of up to £3,000 are available to enable rural pub owners, licensees, and local communities to work together to help support and sustain local services in England, Scotland and Wales. Pub is the Hub’s Community Services Fund will assist projects which support the needs of local communities by using pubs to offer a ne...

Government Launches £250 Million Scheme to Tackle Slow Broadband Speeds in Rural Areas (UK) 24th March 2021

Households and businesses in rural areas can apply for funding to help with poor broadband speeds as part of a new £250 million Government initiative. The Government will provide vouchers worth up to £1,500 for homes and £3,500 for businesses to support the cost of installing new gigabit-capable connections where existing...

Funding Available for Renewable Energy Projects in Rural Communities (England) 18th February 2021

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...

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Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges
Jerusalem Trust Opens its Summer Funding Round (England and Wales) 14th June 2021

The Jerusalem Trust has announced that the grant application process for Summer Term 2021 is now open for applications. Grants of up to £600 are available to state secondary schools (including mid...

Royal Society of Chemistry – Outreach Fund (UK) 14th June 2021

Individuals and organisations such as researchers, museums, schools, community groups, not-for-profit organisations, arts groups, and libraries can apply for up to £10,000 to run chemistry-based events and activities for public audiences and schools. The Royal Society of Chemistry Outreach Fund is split into small grants - u...

Grants to Support Outdoor Learning for Primary & Secondary School Children (UK) 14th June 2021

Grants of £500 are available to UK State funded Primary and Secondary Schools to enable them to get their pupils learning outdoors. The Ernest Cook Trust’s Outdoor Essentials Grant scheme will award 180 grants to support school travel and transport costs to outdoor learning venues, including outdoor learning centres, fores...

School Holiday Activity Fund (London) 11th June 2021

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 School Holiday Activity Fund (SHAF) will pay for the running costs of holiday programmes which provi...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Funding to Develop Indoor Tennis Facilities (Scotland) 10th June 2021

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...

Enovert Community Trust (England - Various Locations) 8th June 2021

The Enovert Community Trust has announced that the next closing date for funding applications is the 10th September 2021. The Trust is committed to supporting community and environmental projects, such as improving community halls, creating new children’s play areas, restoring green spaces and habitats, and enhancing commu...

Funding for Sports Kit & Equipment (UK) 4th June 2021

Grants of up to £750 are available to local children’s sports clubs or organisations working to improve children’s fitness and health across the UK. The Poundland Foundation’s ‘Kit for Kids’ scheme will award 250 grants to provide equipment and kit to help children get active again after the Coronavirus pandemic. A...

Grants to Encourage Participation in Lawn Tennis, Rackets & Real Tennis (England & Wales) 1st June 2021

Grants of between £500 and £3,000 are available to organisations or individual players within the sports of tennis, rackets, or real tennis in England and Wales. The Queen’s Club Foundation will award funding to widen community participation in healthy recreation, particularly among children and young people. Registered c...

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