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Children in Need to Launch New Funding Programmes (UK) 16th August 2022

The BBC’s Children in Need has developed a new grant making strategy which will launch in autumn 2022. The strategy will focus on empowering disadvantaged children and young people, building awar...

Funding to Support Veterans with Specific, Complex Needs (UK) 16th August 2022

UK charities and Community Interest Companies can apply for funding to deliver targeted projects aimed at veterans with specific, complex needs, especially where there are gaps in support and provi...

Grants of up to £25,000 Available to Improve Cycle Facilities within Schools (Scotland) 16th August 2022

Primary and secondary schools in Scotland can apply for grants of up to £25,000 to improve their cycling facilities and opportunities for pupils to travel to school by bike or scooter. These could...

Grants to Develop Projects to Restore Nature (Scotland) 16th August 2022

Charities and other constituted not-for-profit organisations can apply for technical assistance grants of up to £75,000 to develop projects to restore nature in Scotland. The funding is being made...

Community Partnership Programme to Tackle Food Poverty & Support the Elderly (UK) 16th August 2022

Groundwork is working with One Stop Stores Ltd to administer the One Stop Community Partnership programme. Successful applicants will receive an initial grant of up to £1,000 and begin a partnersh...

Grants of up to £50,000 Available for Community Projects (UK) 16th August 2022

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...

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Grants of up to £50,000 Available for Community Projects (UK) 2022-08-16

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...

National Lottery Grants for Heritage (UK) 2022-08-15

Not-for-profit organisations across the UK can apply for grants of between £250,000 and £5 million from the National Lottery Heritage Fund for projects connecting people and communities to UK her...

Funding to Protect Cultural Heritage at Risk Due to Conflict or Climate Change (UK & Worldwide) 2022-08-09

Grants of up to £100,000 are available to not-for-profit organisations in the UK and overseas for projects that protect cultural heritage at risk due to conflict or climate change in the Middle Ea...

Grants of up to £10,000 to Fund Projects that Engage Communities in Safe, Enjoyable and Inclusive Walking And Cycling Activities (London) 2022-08-08

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to fund projects that engage communities across London in safe, enjoyable and inclusive walking and cycling activities. The funding is being made available t...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Funding to Support the Development of Songwriters & Composers (UK) 15th August 2022

To support the development of outstanding songwriters and composers of all genres at different stages of their career, the PRS Foundation is inviting applications to the latest round of the Open Fu...

National Lottery Grants for Heritage (UK) 15th August 2022

Not-for-profit organisations across the UK can apply for grants of between £250,000 and £5 million from the National Lottery Heritage Fund for projects connecting people and communities to UK heritage. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic the National Heritage Fund will prioritise heritage projects that promote inclusion an...

Funding for Cultural and Educational Links with Japan (UK) 12th August 2022

Grants are available to schools, cultural organisations and universities; to develop a greater understanding of Japanese culture. Grants of up to £5,000 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 towards visits be...

Music Export Growth Scheme is Open for Applications (UK) 12th August 2022

The Music Export Growth Scheme, which supports small and medium-sized independent record labels and music management companies to introduce UK music overseas has re-opened for applications. Grants of between £5,000 and £50,000 are available to assist with marketing campaigns overseas. To be eligible to apply, applicants mu...

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Business Development
Business Development
£16 Million Programme to Boost Small & Medium-Sized Enterprise Defence Innovation (UK) 15th August 2022

A new £16 million funding programme has been launched to boost small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) defence innovation in the UK. The programme aims to keep the UK at the forefront of defence t...

Advanced Innovation Voucher Scheme - Follow on Funding (Scotland) 12th August 2022

The Scottish Funding Council has announced that the Advanced Innovation Voucher Scheme is open for applications. The awards are aimed at building sustained relationships between small and medium-sized companies and universities or Further Education colleges in Scotland who may have previously collaborated together or for thos...

£1 Million Programme to Support Black-led Food & Drink Businesses Seeking to Grow (UK) 5th August 2022

A new £1 million programme has been launched aimed at supporting Black-led food and drink businesses seeking to grow in the UK. The 16-week incubator programme will give start-up brands access to quality support and services to which they ordinarily would not have access to. The programme will provide a £20,000 welcome gran...

Powering Up Programme Re-opens for Applications (England) 27th July 2022

Power to Change, which is a charitable trust that supports Community business in England, has re-opened its Powering Up Programme. The programme provides community businesses with tailored support worth up to £20,000 to help them develop their digital skills or environmental sustainability. The support will consist of techn...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
Children in Need to Launch New Funding Programmes (UK) 16th August 2022

The BBC’s Children in Need has developed a new grant making strategy which will launch in autumn 2022. The strategy will focus on empowering disadvantaged children and young people, building awar...

Grants of up to £2,200 Available to Support Disadvantaged and Disabled Children (UK) 12th August 2022

Local children’s groups and organisations such as playgroups and sports classes providing services to support disadvantaged and disabled children can apply for grants of up to £2,200. The funding is being made available through the Little Lives UK Children’s Community Support Programme. There is no minimum grant that gr...

Funding to Improve the Lives of Vulnerable Young People (UK) 11th August 2022

Grants of up to £2,000 are available to support the needs of vulnerable children and young people who have experienced a recent crisis or change in life that has had a significant impact on their social and emotional wellbeing and their education. The funding is being made available through the Buttle UK's Chances for Child...

Froebel Trust Open Call Research Grant Scheme Opens to Applications (UK) 10th August 2022

The Froebel Trust will be opening its Open Call Research Grants Scheme on the 7th June 2022. The aims to support high quality research by individual researchers and partnerships which advances knowledge and understanding of Froebelian philosophy, principles and approaches in early childhood education and care. In 2022, the T...

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Community Development
Community Development
Grants of up to £50,000 Available for Community Projects (UK) 16th August 2022

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...

Community Partnership Programme to Tackle Food Poverty & Support the Elderly (UK) 16th August 2022

Groundwork is working with One Stop Stores Ltd to administer the One Stop Community Partnership programme. Successful applicants will receive an initial grant of up to £1,000 and begin a partnership with their local One Stop store. This programme is designed to support community groups or organisations operating within two m...

Grants of up to £60,000 Available to Support Disadvantaged Communities (UK) 15th August 2022

Grants of between £20,000 and £60,000 per year for up to three years are available to community-led charities and not-for-profit organisations working to support communities in the most deprived areas of the UK. The Henry Smith Charity's Strengthening Communities programme focuses on supporting the running costs of organis...

Funding to Build the Digital & Financial Skills of Disadvantaged People (UK) 15th August 2022

Grants of up to £150,000 are available to support charities and CICs working to build people’s digital and financial skills. The funding will support projects which help to equip disadvantaged people with the tools, knowledge and confidence to make better, informed decisions about money, and to help them achieve new opport...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
Funding to Build the Digital & Financial Skills of Disadvantaged People (UK) 15th August 2022

Grants of up to £150,000 are available to support charities and CICs working to build people’s digital and financial skills. The funding will support projects which help to equip disadvantaged p...

Funding for Cultural and Educational Links with Japan (UK) 12th August 2022

Grants are available to schools, cultural organisations and universities; to develop a greater understanding of Japanese culture. Grants of up to £5,000 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 towards visits be...

£5 Million in Funding for Skills & Training in the Seafood Industry (UK) 11th August 2022

£5 million in funding is available to attract new recruits and improve workforce retention in the UK seafood and aquaculture industry. Public bodies, small to medium-sized enterprises, fishermen associations, private trusts, foundations or social enterprises, trade associations, and officially recognised producer organisatio...

Froebel Trust Open Call Research Grant Scheme Opens to Applications (UK) 10th August 2022

The Froebel Trust will be opening its Open Call Research Grants Scheme on the 7th June 2022. The aims to support high quality research by individual researchers and partnerships which advances knowledge and understanding of Froebelian philosophy, principles and approaches in early childhood education and care. In 2022, the T...

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Employment
Employment
Funding Programme to Help Young People Pursue Careers in Nature (UK) 5th August 2022

Funding is available to help young people find paid work placements in the UK’s landscape and natural heritage sector. The New to Nature Programme will provide work placements for around seventy...

Funding to Support Training During the Cost-of-Living Crisis (UK) 4th August 2022

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to training organisations across the UK to support their beneficiaries during the cost of living crisis. The funding will enable not-for-profit organisations to provide bursaries and/or cover expenses to help with the cost of living for adults aged 18 and over who are looking to start or...

Funding to Explore New Ways of Working Across the Heritage Workforce (UK) 11th July 2022

Grants of up to £25,000 are available to public and not-for-profit organisations, local authorities and private owners of heritage for projects to explore, test and grow new ways of working across the heritage sector. The funding, along with six months of support, will allow organisations to test and grow new ways of working...

£10 Million in Funding for Skills & Training in the Seafood Industry (UK) 21st June 2022

£10 million in funding is being made available to attract new recruits and improve workforce retention in the UK seafood industry, including the catching, processing and aquaculture sectors. The funding will be used to improve employment opportunities in coastal communities by investing in new training courses to address ski...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
Grants to Develop Projects to Restore Nature (Scotland) 16th August 2022

Charities and other constituted not-for-profit organisations can apply for technical assistance grants of up to £75,000 to develop projects to restore nature in Scotland. The funding is being made...

Funding to Help Excluded & Disadvantaged Communities Connect with Nature (Wales) 11th August 2022

Grants of between £30,000 and £100,000 are available to encourage people from marginalised and disadvantaged communities across Wales to get in touch with nature. £400,000 in funding is available through the Local Places for Nature: Breaking Barriers programme to support communities including black and minority ethnic, ref...

Co-op Community Dividend Fund Opens for Applications (Central England) 10th August 2022

Grants of between £100 and £5,000 are available for projects that aim to 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 the Central...

Grants for Innovative Rewilding Projects (England, Scotland & Wales) 10th August 2022

Grants of up to £15,000 are available for locally-led land and marine rewilding projects in England, Scotland and Wales. Rewilding Britain’s Rewilding Innovation Fund will support up to ten innovative projects seeking to create new opportunities for large-scale nature restoration through community engagement, business plan...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
Grants of up to £50,000 Available for Community Projects (UK) 16th August 2022

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...

Community Partnership Programme to Tackle Food Poverty & Support the Elderly (UK) 16th August 2022

Groundwork is working with One Stop Stores Ltd to administer the One Stop Community Partnership programme. Successful applicants will receive an initial grant of up to £1,000 and begin a partnership with their local One Stop store. This programme is designed to support community groups or organisations operating within two m...

Funding to Support Veterans with Specific, Complex Needs (UK) 16th August 2022

UK charities and Community Interest Companies can apply for funding to deliver targeted projects aimed at veterans with specific, complex needs, especially where there are gaps in support and provision. Through the Reaching and Supporting Armed Forces Communities programme, the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust will award gran...

Funding Towards Data Protection Consultancy Services (UK) 12th August 2022

The DPO Centre is inviting applications to their Charity and Community Fund which provides charities and not-for-profit organisations with access to their data protection consultancy services at an 80% reduced rate. Applicants will receive support from subject matter experts and data protection professionals to help decrease...

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Housing
Housing
Funding to Make High-Rise Buildings with Cladding Safe (England) 4th August 2022

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities is making £4.5 billion in funding available to owners of high-rise buildings with unsafe cladding in England to meet the costs of making th...

£10 Million Fund to Transform the Services of Night Shelters (England) 29th July 2022

Community and voluntary groups in England working directly with people experiencing rough sleeping in a Night Shelter can apply for a share of £10 million in funding to transform their services. Grants of up to £100,000 will be available through three funding streams until March 2025 to advance the development of Shelters a...

Funding for Green Social Housing Upgrades (England) 28th July 2022

As part of the effort to make England’s homes greener and more energy efficient, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy is making a further £800 million in funding available to improve the energy performance of social housing in England. The funding will be available to registered providers of social hou...

£180 Million in Funding Available to Transform Derelict Sites into New Homes (England) 12th July 2022

Councils can now apply for a share of £180 million in funding to help transform derelict and underused brownfield sites across England into thousands of new homes. The Brownfield Land Release Fund 2, delivered by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, will fund small scale infrastructure and remediation wo...

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Innovation, Research and Development
Innovation, Research and Development
£16 Million Programme to Boost Small & Medium-Sized Enterprise Defence Innovation (UK) 15th August 2022

A new £16 million funding programme has been launched to boost small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) defence innovation in the UK. The programme aims to keep the UK at the forefront of defence t...

Advanced Innovation Voucher Scheme - Follow on Funding (Scotland) 12th August 2022

The Scottish Funding Council has announced that the Advanced Innovation Voucher Scheme is open for applications. The awards are aimed at building sustained relationships between small and medium-sized companies and universities or Further Education colleges in Scotland who may have previously collaborated together or for thos...

£25 Million Competition to Develop the Next Generation of 5G & 6G Network Equipment (UK) 5th August 2022

As part of its strategy to diversify the 5G telecoms supply chain, the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is making up to £25 million in funding available to enable universities to work with telecoms firms to research and develop the next generation of 5G and 6G network equipment. The Future Open Networks Resear...

Grants of up to £25,000 Available to set up Community Research Networks (UK) 29th July 2022

UK not-for-profit organisations and public bodies working in collaboration can apply for a share of £500,000 in funding to support proposals to form a Community Research Network in their area that will support local people to play a more active role in research and innovation. The aim of the UK Research and Innovation Commun...

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International
International
Overseas Development Grants for UK-based Charities (UK) 15th August 2022

UK based charities working overseas can apply for grants of up to £25,000 for projects that benefit some of the most deprived people and communities in the developing world. The funding can be awa...

Funding to Protect Cultural Heritage at Risk Due to Conflict or Climate Change (UK & Worldwide) 9th August 2022

Grants of up to £100,000 are available to not-for-profit organisations in the UK and overseas for projects that protect cultural heritage at risk due to conflict or climate change in the Middle East, East Africa and South Asia. The British Council, in partnership with the Department for Culture Media and Sport, is making the...

Funding to Support African Hospice & Palliative Care (UK) 8th August 2022

UK registered charities can apply for grants of up to £5,000 to help hospice and palliative care providers across Africa to increase access to and improve the standard of palliative care in their communities in response to the Covid-19 crisis. The funding, which is being made available through the True Colours Trust Africa S...

Funding to Form Bridges Between Cultural Organisations (UK & Germany) 2nd August 2022

A new funding round has been announced by the Cultural Bridge partnership which promotes cross-border collaboration and exchange between German and UK cultural organisations. The funding will support partnerships between organisations in both countries who wish to build new relationships and foster artistic collaboration and...

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Land Buildings and Equipment
Land Buildings and Equipment
Finance for Energy Efficiency Projects (Scotland) 22nd July 2022

Scottish local authorities and universities are encouraged to apply for interest free loans to finance energy efficiency projects. Through the Recycling Fund Scheme, Salix will provide ring-fenced...

Funding to Support Not-For-Profit Theatres to Carry Out Essential Works (UK) 13th July 2022

Not for profit Theatres across the UK can apply for capital grants of up to £5,000 to undertake essential works that will improve their viability. Eligible projects include small capital works, the installation of key plant and machinery and works which make theatre buildings digital-ready. Applications are also welcome for...

Grants for Urgent Structural Repairs to Churches (UK) 6th July 2022

Listed and unlisted Christian places of worship needing urgent structural repairs can apply for grants of £10,000 - £50,000. Funding is also available for projects that introduce kitchens and accessible toilets to enable increased community use. Grants can cover up to 50% of project costs. The funding made available throu...

Community Ownership Fund Round 3 to Open to Applications (UK) 9th June 2022

The UK government has announced that Round 3 of the £150 million Community Ownership Fund is now open for expressions of interest. The fund is part of the government’s strategy to build back better from the pandemic and to foster a sense of community, and will make grants (on a matched funding basis) available to help comm...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Funding to Make London Greener (London) 10th August 2022

The Mayor of London has launched the latest round of the Grow Back Greener Fund to make London greener, fairer, healthier and more resilient to climate change. A total of £2 million in funding is...

£180 Million in Funding Available to Transform Derelict Sites into New Homes (England) 12th July 2022

Councils can now apply for a share of £180 million in funding to help transform derelict and underused brownfield sites across England into thousands of new homes. The Brownfield Land Release Fund 2, delivered by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, will fund small scale infrastructure and remediation wo...

Grants for Community and School Gardening Projects (London) 16th June 2022

Community organisations and schools in London can apply for small gardening grants awarded by the Metropolitan Public Gardens Association (MPGA), a charity that preserves and improves gardens, neglected sites and green public open spaces in all 33 London Boroughs. Grants of up to £1,500 can be used for a variety of projects...

£212 Million Levelling-Up Funding for Deprived Communities (Scotland) 28th April 2022

Scottish communities most in need are to benefit from £212 million in levelling-up funding to help reverse geographical disparities and tackle economic decline. The fund will be flexible and locally-led with funding decisions made by local government, along with input from local members of parliament, businesses and voluntar...

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Rural Development
Rural Development
Competition to Increase Domestic Production of Sustainable Farm-based Protein (England) 5th August 2022

UK registered businesses are invited to apply for a share of £12.5 million in funding for collaborative research projects that help increase domestic production of healthy and sustainable farm-bas...

Funding to Support Rural Communities (UK) 4th July 2022

The Prince’s Countryside Fund has announced that its Supporting Rural Communities Grant Programme will reopen to applications in the autumn. The fund will award grants of up to £25,000 over two years to constituted community groups in rural areas across the UK for innovative projects that support the resilience and viabili...

£200 Million Fund Launched to Help Farmers Reach Net-Zero (UK) 15th June 2022

Virgin Money PLC has launched a new £200 million fund to help the UK agriculture sector transition to net zero. The Agri E Fund will offer low-cost loans for farmers to invest in suitable adaptations to their businesses which will reduce their on-farm emissions. Loans with 0% arrangement fees can be provided when farmers com...

New £30 Million Funding Launched to Help Farmers Boost their Business (England). 13th June 2022

Farmers in England can now apply for funding of between £25,000 and £300,000 to help them boost their businesses and add extra value to their produce. The funding is being made available through the new £30 million Farming Investment Fund (FIF) . Funded by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs the grants...

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Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges
Grants of up to £50,000 Available for Community Projects (UK) 16th August 2022

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 £25,000 Available to Improve Cycle Facilities within Schools (Scotland) 16th August 2022

Primary and secondary schools in Scotland can apply for grants of up to £25,000 to improve their cycling facilities and opportunities for pupils to travel to school by bike or scooter. These could include bike maintenance equipment and training (SCQF qualifications available), signage and other minor upgrades to cycle access...

Funding for Cultural and Educational Links with Japan (UK) 12th August 2022

Grants are available to schools, cultural organisations and universities; to develop a greater understanding of Japanese culture. Grants of up to £5,000 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 towards visits be...

Funding for the Provision or Upgrading of Sports Facilities (Scotland) 11th August 2022

Schools and other organisations such as local authorities, area sports associations, sports trusts and charities; etc can apply for funding of up to £100,000 (to a maximum of 50% of the project costs) to improve their sports facilities. In areas of high deprivation, the maximum grant can be up to 75% of project costs. Grants...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Funding for the Provision or Upgrading of Sports Facilities (Scotland) 11th August 2022

Schools and other organisations such as local authorities, area sports associations, sports trusts and charities; etc can apply for funding of up to £100,000 (to a maximum of 50% of the project co...

Funding to Help People Live Healthier Lives Through Walking & Cycling (Scotland) 9th August 2022

Grants of up to £25,000 are available for facilities that will encourage social housing residents in Scotland to be healthier and more active through walking and cycling. The Social Housing Partnership Fund offers grants to social housing providers in areas of high deprivation to improve cycle parking, storage, shelter, secu...

Grants of up to £10,000 to Fund Projects that Engage Communities in Safe, Enjoyable and Inclusive Walking And Cycling Activities (London) 8th August 2022

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to fund projects that engage communities across London in safe, enjoyable and inclusive walking and cycling activities. The funding is being made available through the Communities Ideas Grants and Walking and Cycling Grants London scheme which is a partnership between Transport for Lond...

£17 Million Fund to Help Disadvantaged Young People Take Part in Sport (London) 28th July 2022

Sport England, in partnership with the Mayor of London and the London Marathon Charitable Trust, has launched a new £17 million fund to support disadvantaged and underserved young people in London to take part in sport and physical activity. The Sports Collaboration Fund will provide organisations with small and large grants...

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