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Funding to Support Mental & Physical Health Through Green Social Prescribing (South Yorkshire) 15th October 2021

£400,000 in funding is available to support local voluntary and community organisations in Bassetlaw, Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield in improving people’s mental and physical healt...

New Fund to Support Victims, Survivors & Witnesses of Crime (Scotland) 15th October 2021

The Scottish Government has launched a new three-year funding programme which will invest at least £10 million per year to provide practical and emotional support to victims, survivors and witness...

Grants for Armed Forces Day Events (UK) 15th October 2021

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to local councils, organisations, schools, ex-service organisations and individuals for Armed Forces Day events across the UK. The Ministry of Defence is prov...

Funding to Encourage Diversity in University Engineering Departments (UK) 15th October 2021

The Royal Academy of Engineering has launched a new funding programme for projects in UK university engineering departments that address the unequal outcomes experienced by students from minoritise...

Grants to Help BAME Communities Overcome Complex Social Issues (England & Wales) 15th October 2021

The Lloyds Bank Foundation is inviting applications to its Racial Equity Fund from charities led by and for Black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME) communities in England and Wales. Two-year unres...

Funding to Remove Barriers to Employment for Young People (South Yorkshire) 14th October 2021

South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation has launched a pilot funding programme for community organisations addressing unemployment for young people aged 14-30 years in South Yorkshire. With money...

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Grants for Armed Forces Day Events (UK) 2021-10-15

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to local councils, organisations, schools, ex-service organisations and individuals for Armed Forces Day events across the UK. The Ministry of Defence is prov...

Grants of up to £50,000 Available for Community Projects (UK) 2021-10-14

Small charities, schools and community interest groups with innovative ideas that benefit their community can apply for funding of up to £50,000 for projects that promote healthy, thriving communi...

Additional Funding to Help the Cultural, Heritage & Creative Sectors Move Towards Re-Opening at Full Capacity (England) 2021-10-12

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has made further funding available to help the cultural, heritage and creative sectors move towards reopen...

Grants of up to £15,000 available to Social Entrepreneurs (UK) 2021-10-11

Grants of up to £15,000 plus business support are available to social entrepreneurs that are looking to start or grow an existing social venture. The funding is being made available through the U...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Grants to Help New, Innovative Visual Arts Projects (UK) 12th October 2021

The Elephant Trust has announced that the next deadline for applications is the 23rd January 2023. The Trust offers grants to artists and for new, innovative visual arts projects. It aims to make...

Small Grants for Arts Projects (Leeds) 12th October 2021

Grants of between £100 and £1,200 are available to support not-for-profit arts events and arts projects taking place in Leeds. Individuals, arts organisations, community and voluntary groups, commercial organisations, and groups of organisations can apply for funding from the Leeds Inspired Small Grants for Arts Projects fo...

Additional Funding to Help the Cultural, Heritage & Creative Sectors Move Towards Re-Opening at Full Capacity (England) 12th October 2021

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has made further funding available to help the cultural, heritage and creative sectors move towards reopening at full capacity. Theatres, museums, galleries, independent cinemas and organisations that manage heritage sites, venues or at...

Grants for Welfare and Art Projects (South West of England) 11th October 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...

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Business Development
Business Development
Funding for Game-Changing & Commercially Viable Research & Development Ideas (UK) 12th October 2021

UK registered businesses and research and technology organisations can apply for a share of up to £25 million in funding for game-changing and commercially viable research and development (R&D) id...

Grants of up to £15,000 available to Social Entrepreneurs (UK) 11th October 2021

Grants of up to £15,000 plus business support are available to social entrepreneurs that are looking to start or grow an existing social venture. The funding is being made available through the UnLtd the leading provider of support to social entrepreneurs in and around the UK. UnLtd are committed to providing 50% of their a...

Business and Academic Partnerships: Apply for Funding (UK) 5th October 2021

Businesses across the UK are being invited to collaborate with an academic or research organisation on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), a scheme that helps businesses and not for profit organisations to innovate and grow. Up to £40 million in total is available for part funding of KTPs that will offer businesses the o...

Industrial Energy Transformation Fund Phase 2 Opens to Applications (England, Wales & Northern Ireland) 4th October 2021

Phase 2 of the UK Government’s Industrial Energy Transformation Fund, designed to help energy intensive industries and businesses with high energy use to cut their energy bills and carbon emissions, has opened to applications. £60 million in funding is available to support the commercial roll out and permanent installation...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
Grants of up to £30,000 Available to Support Music-Making Projects for Disadvantaged and Disabled Young People (England) 14th October 2021

Grants of between £2,000 and £30,000 are available to schools as well as other not-for-profit organisations to support music-making and music-making related projects for children and young people...

Grants of up to £2,000 Available to Provide Children’s Food & Enrichment Activities (Salford) 5th October 2021

Salford-based voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations can apply for grants of up to £2,000 to provide food and/or enrichment activities for children aged 4 to16 for two weeks during the December holidays 2021. The Healthy Holidays Fund - Winter 2021 will support projects that promote healthy, fun enriched ho...

Ford Britain Trust (England and Wales) 29th September 2021

The Ford Britain Trust's has announced that its large and small grants programmes are currently open for applications. Through the large grants programme registered charities, Schools/PTAs (Non-fee paying, state sector schools only) and non-profit organisations can apply for grants of between £250 and £3,000; and grants of...

Funding to Support Young Offender Employment Projects (UK) 29th September 2021

Registered charities, not-for-profit social enterprises, and community interest companies in the UK can apply for funding for projects which support young people with criminal convictions (up to the age of 25) to find meaningful and secure employment. The Triangle Trust 1949 Fund will award grants of up to £60,000 over two y...

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Community Development
Community Development
Grants for Armed Forces Day Events (UK) 15th October 2021

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to local councils, organisations, schools, ex-service organisations and individuals for Armed Forces Day events across the UK. The Ministry of Defence is prov...

Grants of up to £50,000 Available for Community Projects (UK) 14th October 2021

Small charities, schools and community interest groups with innovative ideas that benefit their community can apply for funding of up to £50,000 for projects that promote healthy, thriving communities by preventing, preparing for and protecting against the impacts of climate change; and help people to take control of their w...

London’s Connected Communities Programme Opens for Applications (London) 12th October 2021

Community organisations are invited to apply for funding to help tackle poverty and inequality in London. The Trust for London’s Connected Communities Programme will provide funding for initiatives which help disadvantaged and underrepresented people to access their rights and entitlements, and to speak out about issues whi...

Active Communities Programme Now Open (North West) 11th October 2021

The Health Lottery North West has announced that it is seeking applications for funding through the Active Communities Programme. Grants of between £5,000 and £40,000 are available to local community groups in Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire and Merseyside that are most affected by health inequalities. Eligible org...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
Funding to Encourage Diversity in University Engineering Departments (UK) 15th October 2021

The Royal Academy of Engineering has launched a new funding programme for projects in UK university engineering departments that address the unequal outcomes experienced by students from minoritise...

Grants of up to £30,000 Available to Support Music-Making Projects for Disadvantaged and Disabled Young People (England) 14th October 2021

Grants of between £2,000 and £30,000 are available to schools as well as other not-for-profit organisations to support music-making and music-making related projects for children and young people facing barriers - because of who they are, where they live or what they’re going through. Projects should be co-designed by c...

£300 Million in Government Funding to Recruit & Retain World-Class Teachers (England) 13th October 2021

The Department for Education is making over £300 million in funding available to attract and develop world-class teachers. Graduates applying to train as teachers in 2022/23 in high-demand subjects such as maths, physics and computing can apply for bursaries of up to £24,000, and existing teachers in all state schools in En...

Funding for Links with Japan (UK) 11th October 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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Employment
Employment
Funding to Remove Barriers to Employment for Young People (South Yorkshire) 14th October 2021

South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation has launched a pilot funding programme for community organisations addressing unemployment for young people aged 14-30 years in South Yorkshire. With money...

Funding to Help Strengthen the Voluntary Sector (Greater London, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Kent, Hampshire, West Sussex, Warwickshire and the City of Birmingham) 13th October 2021

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Berkeley Foundation has launched a new Resilience Fund to help strengthen the voluntary sector in Greater London, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Kent, Hampshire, West Sussex, Warwickshire and the City of Birmingham. The fund will help to build resilien...

Government Announces £500 Million Expansion of Plan for Jobs (UK) 6th October 2021

To support the country’s economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, the UK Government has announced a £500 million expansion of its Plan for Jobs package. The boost in funding will help support people into jobs, including unemployed people over the age of 50 and workers leaving the furlough scheme. Those on the lowest w...

Kent Community Foundation (Kent) 3rd September 2021

The next deadline to apply for a grant from Kent Community Foundation’s Themed Programme is the 30th November 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 supporte...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
Entries Open for Second Round of Ofwat Water Breakthrough Challenge (England & Wales) 13th October 2021

The second round of the Ofwat Water Breakthrough Challenge has opened to applications for initiatives that transform water and wastewater services through innovation and collaboration from within a...

Phase 3 of the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme Opens for Applications (UK) 12th October 2021

Phase three of the UK Government’s Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme is now open to applications from public sector organisations across the UK. The scheme aims to support organisations to install low carbon heating in public sector buildings when existing fossil-fuelled systems reach the end of their working lives. Ther...

Free Trees for Community Groups and Schools (UK) 8th October 2021

Schools, nurseries, colleges, universities, and other groups such as resident associations, sports clubs, parish councils, scouts, guides are amongst the organisations eligible to apply for up to 420 trees to improve their local environment. Tree packs available include hedging, copse, wild harvest, year round colour, working...

Co-op Community Dividend Fund Opens for Applications (Central England) 8th October 2021

Grants of between £100 and £5,000 are available for projects that aim to develop and improve communities. The funding is being made available through the Central England Co-operative Dividend Fund and is available to good causes, community groups, charities and social enterprises in central England that are full members of...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
New Fund to Support Victims, Survivors & Witnesses of Crime (Scotland) 15th October 2021

The Scottish Government has launched a new three-year funding programme which will invest at least £10 million per year to provide practical and emotional support to victims, survivors and witness...

Funding to Support Mental & Physical Health Through Green Social Prescribing (South Yorkshire) 15th October 2021

£400,000 in funding is available to support local voluntary and community organisations in Bassetlaw, Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield in improving people’s mental and physical health through blue and green social prescribing. Blue and green social prescribing supports people with a range of mental and physical...

Grants of up to £50,000 Available for Community Projects (UK) 14th October 2021

Small charities, schools and community interest groups with innovative ideas that benefit their community can apply for funding of up to £50,000 for projects that promote healthy, thriving communities by preventing, preparing for and protecting against the impacts of climate change; and help people to take control of their w...

Funding to Tackle Isolation & Loneliness (Oxfordshire) 14th October 2021

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to registered charities, community groups and social enterprises for projects which tackle social isolation, loneliness and additional mental health issues amongst communities in Oxfordshire as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Oxfordshire Community Foundation’s Community Resilien...

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Housing
Housing
Grants to Support Vulnerable People in Need of Shelter & Housing (Cambridgeshire) 6th October 2021

Grants of between £2,500 and £10,000 are available to local charities and community groups and organisations supporting vulnerable people in Cambridgeshire who are in need of shelter and housing....

£300 Million Fund to Support the Development of New Homes (UK) 28th September 2021

The Housing Growth Partnership, established by Lloyds Banking Group and Homes England, has announced a new £300 million equity fund to support the development of 10,000 new homes by 2025. The funding will enable investment into larger housebuilding projects, with up to £10 million per investment available for projects with...

£30 Million Waking Watch Relief Fund Now Open for Applications (England) 20th September 2021

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has announced that the Waking Watch Relief Fund has re-opened to applications using additional £5 million of funding. The fund is targeted at high-rise buildings with unsafe cladding and is designed to protect lease holders from the high cost of Waking Watches by provi...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Projects that Help the Homeless (UK) 16th September 2021

Homeless charities can apply for capital grants of up to £5,000 for projects that aim to help homeless people return to the community and enabling them to resume a normal life.  Typically, such organisations may operate small or medium-sized residential or training facilities to assist homeless people. To be eligible to a...

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Innovation, Research and Development
Innovation, Research and Development
Funding for Game-Changing & Commercially Viable Research & Development Ideas (UK) 12th October 2021

UK registered businesses and research and technology organisations can apply for a share of up to £25 million in funding for game-changing and commercially viable research and development (R&D) id...

Business and Academic Partnerships: Apply for Funding (UK) 5th October 2021

Businesses across the UK are being invited to collaborate with an academic or research organisation on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), a scheme that helps businesses and not for profit organisations to innovate and grow. Up to £40 million in total is available for part funding of KTPs that will offer businesses the o...

Funding to Support Research Collaborations Between the Cultural Sector & Academic Researchers (UK) 4th October 2021

The Centre for Cultural Value has launched a new fund to support research collaborations between the cultural sector and academic researchers across the UK. The Collaborate Fund aims to support projects that will contribute to deeper understanding of the differences arts, culture, heritage and screen makes to people’s lives...

£14.4 Million Competition to Develop Services which Promote Healthy Ageing (UK) 27th September 2021

A new £14.4 million competition has been launched for UK registered businesses developing services to meet the needs of people as they age. Designed for Ageing, the latest competition launched by the UK Research and Innovation Healthy Ageing Challenge, will award grants of up to £2 million to businesses and partners for ser...

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International
International
Funding for Links with Japan (UK) 11th October 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 oth...

Funding to Protect Marine & Land-based Habitats & Species in the UK Overseas Territories (UK & UK Overseas Territories) 5th October 2021

The John Ellerman Foundation has launched a new UK Overseas Territories Fund for practical conservation activities which support the protection and restoration of marine and land-based habitats and species in the UK Overseas Territories. The Foundation expects to make a variety of small, medium and larger grants, and will con...

Funding for International Development Projects that Seek to End Extreme Poverty (England, Wales & Scotland) 1st October 2021

Registered charities in England, Wales and Scotland are invited to apply for grants of £6,500 to create funding partnerships that support different areas of poverty alleviation across the developing world. The Be One Percent Foundation will support twelve international development projects in 2022 that seek to end extreme po...

Overseas Development Grants for UK-based Charities (UK) 30th September 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...

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Land Buildings and Equipment
Land Buildings and Equipment
Phase 3 of the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme Opens for Applications (UK) 12th October 2021

Phase three of the UK Government’s Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme is now open to applications from public sector organisations across the UK. The scheme aims to support organisations to ins...

Arts Council England Launches New Capital Investment Programme (England) 6th October 2021

Arts Council England has announced that its new Capital Investment Programme is now open for applications. The aim of the programme is to support cultural organisations to adjust buildings and equipment so that they can operate safely post-pandemic and improve access, seize on technological opportunities, and reduce environm...

The National Churches Trust’s Gateway Grant Programme Opens for Applications (UK) 30th September 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...

£300 Million Fund to Support the Development of New Homes (UK) 28th September 2021

The Housing Growth Partnership, established by Lloyds Banking Group and Homes England, has announced a new £300 million equity fund to support the development of 10,000 new homes by 2025. The funding will enable investment into larger housebuilding projects, with up to £10 million per investment available for projects with...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Grants of up to £10,000 Available for the Creation of Sustainable & Resilient Outdoor Spaces (Northern Ireland) 6th October 2021

Grants of up to £10,000 will be made available to charities, voluntary and community organisations, schools and other not-for-profit organisations in Northern Ireland for the creation of sustainab...

Community Shares Booster Programme Re-Opens for Applications (England) 31st August 2021

The £3million Community Shares Booster programme has reopened for applications. Funded in partnership by Power to Change and the Architectural Heritage Fund, the programme provides existing community businesses that are either planning to make or have recently launched community shares offers with match funding of up to £...

Funding to Improve Homes & Community Spaces (UK & Ireland) 15th June 2021

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 June 2021

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
IGas Community Energy Fund Opens for Applications (England) 6th October 2021

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, Surre...

Funding to Support Rural Business Start-Ups (UK) 27th September 2021

The Prince's Countryside Fund, in partnership with Forest Holidays, is offering financial support to rural entrepreneurs planning to launch a start-up business in the countryside. A total of £5,000 is available from the Rural Start-Up Fund to be awarded to one winning business or shared between a number of rural start-ups in...

Funding for Youth Groups in Rural Areas (Scotland) 16th September 2021

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...

New Round of Government Funding for Collaborative Farming Communities (England) 15th September 2021

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs has announced that the Countryside Stewardship Facilitation Fund will reopen to applications in December 2021. The £2.5 million scheme encourages collaboration and knowledge-sharing amongst the farming community in England. To apply, farmers, foresters and other land manag...

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Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges
Grants of up to £50,000 Available for Community Projects (UK) 14th October 2021

Small charities, schools and community interest groups with innovative ideas that benefit their community can apply for funding of up to £50,000 for projects that promote healthy, thriving communi...

Grants of up to £30,000 Available to Support Music-Making Projects for Disadvantaged and Disabled Young People (England) 14th October 2021

Grants of between £2,000 and £30,000 are available to schools as well as other not-for-profit organisations to support music-making and music-making related projects for children and young people facing barriers - because of who they are, where they live or what they’re going through. Projects should be co-designed by c...

Funding for Links with Japan (UK) 11th October 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...

Grants to Promote the Teaching of Greek (UK) 11th October 2021

Schools can apply for grants for projects that promote the teaching of the Greek language or subjects relating to Greek Civilisation. The funding which is being made available by the Hellenic Society makes the grants for the development of new courses in Greek; books & other teaching materials; classics days or conferences; G...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Funding to Help Disadvantaged Young People Achieve their Potential Through the Sport of Sailing (UK) 14th October 2021

Approximately £200,000 in funding is available to individuals, charities and sailing organisations in the UK to help disadvantaged young people under the age of 25 to achieve their potential throu...

Funding for Young Athletes (UK) 13th October 2021

Talented able bodied and disabled British track and field athletes between 15 and 23 years old that are in financial need can now apply for funding from the Ron Pickering Memorial Fund. The fund exclusively supports young and deserving applicants in the sport of Athletics. Since the fund was introduced a total of £2million h...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Support Adult Physical & Mental Health (Cambridgeshire) 13th October 2021

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to charities, community groups and social enterprises across Cambridgeshire that are delivering sport and healthy activity projects supporting physical and mental health. The GVC Fund, administered by the Cambridgeshire Community Foundation, will support projects that use sport and physic...

Funding to Help People Get Active (Greater Manchester) 8th October 2021

To reduce the negative impact of coronavirus and the widening of the inequalities in sport and physical activity, Greater Sport and GM Moving have launched phase 3 of their Tackling Inequalities Fund to help people get active. Grants of up to £10,000 are available to local community organisations across Greater Manchester to...

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