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£1.5 Million to Support Grassroots Live Music Venues & Promoters (England) 25th May 2022

Grassroots music venues and promoters in England can apply for a share of £1.5 million in funding to help them deliver and develop their work. Organisations whose main function is to host and/or p...

Community Grants to Celebrate 1900 Years of Hadrian’s Wall (North of England) 25th May 2022

Community grants of up to £5,000 are available to support the delivery of events and activities for the year-long Hadrian's Wall 1900 Festival which celebrates life on the Wall from Roman times to...

Funding for Fishing & Coastal Communities (Scotland) 25th May 2022

£14 million in funding is available to support fishing businesses and wider marine organisations in Scottish coastal communities. The funding, which is made available through the Scottish Governme...

Funding to Boost Global Success for Independent Film, TV & Video Games (UK) 25th May 2022

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has confirmed its UK Global Screen Fund will be extended for three years with an additional £21 million in funding, to support the industry to de...

Grants to Improve the Lives of Social Housing Residents (Northern Ireland) 25th May 2022

Registered charities can apply for grants of up to £1,000 for services and projects that support social housing residents in Northern Ireland. The funding is being provided through the Apex Housin...

Grants to Improve the Educational Outcomes & Life Chances of Young Carers & Care Experienced Young People (UK) 25th May 2022

The British and Foreign Schools Society is inviting proposals to its grant programme to improve the educational outcomes and life chances of Young Carers or Care Experienced Young People under the...

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Grants to Install Security Measures for Places of Worship Experiencing Hate Crime (England & Wales) 2022-05-24

The UK Government is making funding available to reduce the risk and impact of hate crime at places of worship and associated faith community centres in England and Wales. The Places of Worship Pro...

Latest Edition of the Grants Online Funding Insight Newsletter Now Available to Download 2022-05-23

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...

Funding for Financial Literacy Projects (UK) 2022-05-23

The MSE Charity has announced that its grants programme will re-open on the 20th June 2022. Originally, the programme was due to re-open in September but the opening date has been brought forward...

Funding for Capital Projects in Secondary Schools and Sixth Form Colleges (UK) 2022-05-19

Secondary schools and colleges can apply for a grant of up to £100,000 to improve the teaching of science, computer science, design & technology, art, languages, music and performing arts at GCSE...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Funding to Boost Global Success for Independent Film, TV & Video Games (UK) 25th May 2022

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has confirmed its UK Global Screen Fund will be extended for three years with an additional £21 million in funding, to support the industry to de...

Community Grants to Celebrate 1900 Years of Hadrian’s Wall (North of England) 25th May 2022

Community grants of up to £5,000 are available to support the delivery of events and activities for the year-long Hadrian's Wall 1900 Festival which celebrates life on the Wall from Roman times to the present day. The funding is available to everyone for any type of new and diverse activity/project from walks and talks, to l...

£1.5 Million to Support Grassroots Live Music Venues & Promoters (England) 25th May 2022

Grassroots music venues and promoters in England can apply for a share of £1.5 million in funding to help them deliver and develop their work. Organisations whose main function is to host and/or promote live music events of all types and genres, in particular those working with new, developing talent in small to mid-size ven...

Biffa Award One-Off Grant to Celebrate 25 Years of Funding (England & Northern Ireland) 24th May 2022

To celebrate its 25th year of funding community and biodiversity projects, Biffa Award is making a one-off grant of £2.5 million available for one inclusive and inspirational project that will leave a lasting legacy for the next 25 years. The Biffa Award 25 will support either a cultural project that creates, restores, moder...

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Business Development
Business Development
Funding for Fishing & Coastal Communities (Scotland) 25th May 2022

£14 million in funding is available to support fishing businesses and wider marine organisations in Scottish coastal communities. The funding, which is made available through the Scottish Governme...

Funding to Support Innovation in Food & Drink (Scotland) 19th May 2022

The Scottish Government has announced a new funding round of the Food Processing Marketing and Cooperation Grant Scheme for businesses within the Scottish food and drink sector. The scheme supports Scotland’s journey towards becoming a Good Food Nation, where it is second nature to produce, buy, serve and eat fresh, healthy...

Grants of up to £15,000 available to Social Entrepreneurs (UK) 16th May 2022

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...

Funding to Support Low Carbon Hydrogen Production Projects (UK) 5th May 2022

The UK government is making funding available to support the commercial deployment of new low carbon hydrogen production projects to ensure the country has a diverse and secure decarbonised energy system. Delivered by Innovate UK, strand 2 of the Net Zero Hydrogen Fund will provide capital expenditure to support low carbon hy...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
Grants to Improve the Educational Outcomes & Life Chances of Young Carers & Care Experienced Young People (UK) 25th May 2022

The British and Foreign Schools Society is inviting proposals to its grant programme to improve the educational outcomes and life chances of Young Carers or Care Experienced Young People under the...

Youth Diversion Fund Re-Opens for Projects During the Summer Holidays (Merseyside) 24th May 2022

Merseyside’s Police and Crime Commissioner has re-opened the Youth Diversion Fund to prevent young people from becoming involved in anti-social or criminal behaviour. This round of funding will award grants of up to £5,000 to charities, community groups or social enterprises for safe and engaging diversionary projects for...

Froebel Trust Open Call Research Grant Scheme Opens to Applications (UK) 23rd May 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...

Funding to Support the Education of Children & Young People (Southwark) 17th May 2022

The Newcomen Collett Foundation supports the education of residents of the London Borough of Southwark who are under the age of 25 through various grant-making programmes. The Foundation awards grants to schools and other groups for equipment and extra-curricular activities such as school trips, after school clubs, uniformed...

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Community Development
Community Development
Hilden Charitable Fund Launches Two New Funding Programmes (UK) 23rd May 2022

Following a review of it grants making, the Hilden Charitable Fund has launched two new funding programmes that are now open for applications. Grants of between £5,000 and £7,000 are available t...

Grants to Help Local Organisations Tackle Poverty (North East of England) 19th May 2022

Grants of up to £30,000 are available to independent, community-led organisations providing a range of services, practical support, activities and volunteering opportunities that have a meaningful impact on disadvantaged neighbourhoods in the North East of England. Through the Community Anchors’ Fund, the Virgin Money Foun...

Wee Grants for Wee Groups (Scotland) 17th May 2022

The Robertson Trust has announced that small charities and constituted community groups can apply for grants of up to £2,000 through the Wee Grants for Wee Groups scheme. To be eligible organisations must have an income of less than £25,000 per year and must fit within the Trusts funding strands. These are tackling the fin...

£5 Million Fund to Help Improve Libraries (England) 17th May 2022

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is making £5 million in funding available to improve local library services in England. The funding is being made available through the second round of the Libraries Improvement Fund, which will award grants of between £50,000 to £499,999 to support library services in u...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
Grants to Improve the Lives of Social Housing Residents (Northern Ireland) 25th May 2022

Registered charities can apply for grants of up to £1,000 for services and projects that support social housing residents in Northern Ireland. The funding is being provided through the Apex Housin...

Scholarship Grants for Displaced People (UK) 24th May 2022

The Open University (OU) has launched a new fund to support people displaced by conflict or crisis. The Open Futures Sanctuary Scholarship programme will provide the opportunity for new, UK-resident students who have been displaced from their homeland or place of residence for political, economic, ethnic, environmental, or hu...

Froebel Trust Open Call Research Grant Scheme Opens to Applications (UK) 23rd May 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...

Applications Now Open for Funding Towards School Partnership Trips to CERN in 2022 (UK) 23rd May 2022

The Ogden Trust is offering funding to secondary schools in its School Partnerships programme to support the cost of a trip to CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, for disadvantaged students who otherwise would not be able to participate. The Trust typically offers up to £100 per pupil eligible for pupil pre...

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Employment
Employment
Grants to Improve the Lives of Social Housing Residents (Northern Ireland) 25th May 2022

Registered charities can apply for grants of up to £1,000 for services and projects that support social housing residents in Northern Ireland. The funding is being provided through the Apex Housin...

£10 Million in Funding for Skills & Training in the Seafood Industry (UK) 13th May 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...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Increase Employment Opportunities for Disadvantaged Adults (UK) 9th May 2022

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to registered charities to support projects that equip people ( 18 or older in order) from disadvantaged groups with critical life skills necessary for employment. Priority will be given to projects that target people experiencing multiple deprivation or other groups facing major hurdles...

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
Biffa Award One-Off Grant to Celebrate 25 Years of Funding (England & Northern Ireland) 24th May 2022

To celebrate its 25th year of funding community and biodiversity projects, Biffa Award is making a one-off grant of £2.5 million available for one inclusive and inspirational project that will lea...

Grants to Address Climate Change in Communities (Wales) 23rd May 2022

Grants of up to £350,000 are available to UK-based charities and other not-for-profit organisations for projects that address climate change in communities and help people live in a more sustainable way. The funding will support the capital and revenue costs of between ten and twenty projects taking place in Wales that suppo...

New Fund Launched to Tackle Chewing Gum Litter (UK) 20th May 2022

A new grant scheme has been launched to help local authorities across the UK to clean chewing gum off of pavements and invest in long-term behaviour change to prevent gum from being dropped in the first place. The Chewing Gum Task Force Grant Scheme, administered by Keep Britain Tidy and supported by chewing gum producers, wi...

Climate Change Funding for Community Groups (Northumberland) 20th May 2022

Charities, voluntary groups, and other community organisations are invited to apply for funding for initiatives that address climate change and help reduce carbon emissions across Northumbria. Two levels of funding are available: grants of up to £1,000 will help groups with event equipment, promotional materials, hire costs,...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
Grants to Address Food Insecurity in Disadvantaged Households (Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole) 24th May 2022

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to registered charities, community and voluntary organisations, Community Interest Companies, and social enterprises addressing food insecurity in disadvantag...

Grants to Install Security Measures for Places of Worship Experiencing Hate Crime (England & Wales) 24th May 2022

The UK Government is making funding available to reduce the risk and impact of hate crime at places of worship and associated faith community centres in England and Wales. The Places of Worship Protective Security Funding Scheme will award funding to individual places of worship of all faiths, apart from the Jewish community...

Funding to Help Voluntary & Community Organisations Impacted by the Covid-19 Pandemic (UK) 24th May 2022

The National Emergencies Trust in partnership with Crowdfunder UK is making £1.2 million in match funding available to help voluntary and community organisations overcome the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The funding aims to support organisations including UK charities, CIC’s, churches and other religious organisations...

Funding for Financial Literacy Projects (UK) 23rd May 2022

The MSE Charity has announced that its grants programme will re-open on the 20th June 2022. Originally, the programme was due to re-open in September but the opening date has been brought forward due to the cost-of-living crisis. The MSE Charity gives grants to not for profit organisations that deliver activities that make a...

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Housing
Housing
Funding to Help End Homelessness (Wales) 29th April 2022

Grants of up to £1.5 million are available to local authorities for projects that prevent and tackle homelessness in rural areas of Wales. The funding, which is being made available through the Na...

Grants of up to £50,000 Available to Support the Housing Needs of Vulnerable People (UK) 27th April 2022

UK registered charities, Community Land Trusts and housing co-operatives can apply for grants of up to £50,000 to support their work in tackling housing issues affecting vulnerable people. The grants are being made available across 11 UK regions through the £4 million Nationwide Building Society Community Grant Scheme. The...

New £10 Million Fund for Traveller Sites (England) 22nd March 2022

Local authorities in England can apply for a share of £10 million in capital funding for the development or refurbishment of traveller sites. The funding will aim to reduce unauthorised encampments and enable councils to improve travellers’ life chances by providing them with authorised places to stay and access to facilit...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Projects that Help the Homeless (UK) 21st March 2022

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
Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation (UK) 16th May 2022

The Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation has announced that the next deadline for applications is 5pm on the 1st June 2022. The Foundation supports projects, institutions and activities in the following...

Funding to Build Community Research Consortia to Address Health Disparities (UK) 28th April 2022

UK research organisations will be able to apply for up to £250,000 in funding to build community research consortia to address health disparities across the country. The funding will support diverse but complementary groups of academics to work together with non-academic partners, community organisations and health system pa...

Net Zero Hydrogen Fund Competition Launched (UK) 27th April 2022

To ensure the UK has a diverse and secure decarbonised energy system, the government has launched a new fund to support the commercial deployment of new low carbon hydrogen production projects. Delivered by Innovate UK, strand 1 of the Net Zero Hydrogen Fund will support development expenditure costs for industrial research p...

Funding to Make The Chemical Sciences More Inclusive And Diverse (UK) 26th April 2022

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to individuals and organisations with ideas that will help make the chemical sciences more inclusive and diverse. The funding is being made available through the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Inclusion and Diversity Fund and will support innovative products, activities and research proj...

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International
International
Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Support UK and International Social Relief Projects (UK) 10th May 2022

UK Registered charities can apply for grants of up to £5,000 for international social relief projects. Didymus, the grant making charity, will award funding for projects that support work amongst...

Wales and Africa Grant Scheme Re-Opens to Applications (Wales) 4th May 2022

The Welsh Government’s Wales and Africa Grant Scheme 2022 -25 has opened for applications from community groups and organisations throughout Wales that work with partnerships in Sub Saharan Africa. This funding round will award grants of up to £25,000 to support and encourage civil society, business and public bodies in Wa...

Funding to Support Education in Disadvantaged Areas (UK / International) 27th April 2022

Grants are available to support schools and registered charities that wish to undertake educational projects with children and young people under the age of 25 in marginalised communities within the UK and internationally. The British & Foreign Schools Society (BFSS) normally makes grants totalling about £900,000 in any one...

Overseas Development Grants for UK-based Charities (UK) 13th April 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 awarded over a period of 3 – 5 years as grants of between £3,000 and £5,000 per year. Previous awards have been made to Cool Eart...

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Land Buildings and Equipment
Land Buildings and Equipment
The National Churches Trust’s Gateway Grant Programme Opens for Applications (UK) 18th May 2022

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 includ...

Funding to Support Museums to Undertake Infrastructure & Maintenance Work (England) 13th May 2022

Local and regional accredited museums and local authorities in England are invited to apply for a share of £16.9 million in funding to enable them to undertake vital infrastructure and urgent maintenance backlog work which is beyond the scope of day-to-day maintenance budgets. The funding will support capital expenditure fro...

Screwfix Foundation (UK) 10th May 2022

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...

FCC Scottish Action Fund (Scotland) 15th March 2022

Not for profit organisations such as registered charities, community councils, community groups and local authorities can apply for grants of between £2,000 and £40,000 to fund community recycling and biodiversity projects as well as improvements to public amenities, parks and historic buildings. The funding is being made a...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
£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 local...

Funding to Help Utilise Vacant Commercial Properties (Bristol) 19th April 2022

As part of a scheme to reinvigorate the city centre, Bristol City Council is making £1.3 million in funding available for small or micro businesses that wish to open new premises in vacant commercial buildings. The Vacant Commercial Property Grant Scheme will award grants of up to £10,000 to small businesses, sole traders,...

Neighbourhood Planning Grant Scheme 2022/23 In Now Open for Applications (England) 5th April 2022

The Neighbourhood Planning Grant Scheme 2022/23 is now open for applications. Through the scheme, local communities can apply for funding of up to £18,000 to help shape the future of their local area through the development of neighbourhood plans or neighbourhood development orders. This can include issues such as the locati...

Funding for Large Scale Built and Natural Environment Projects (England, Scotland and Wales) 14th March 2022

Grants of between £250,000 and £750,000 are available for large scale Built Environment or Natural Environment projects. This could include restoring, modernising and improving cultural, heritage or visitor centres to attract more visitors; or projects that protect, enhance and safeguard habitats or species. The funding is...

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Rural Development
Rural Development
£5 Million in Funding to Support the Farming Industry to Improve Air & Water Quality (Scotland) 4th May 2022

In an effort to help the farming industry reduce emissions and improve air and water quality, the Scottish government is making £5 million in funding available to support farmers, crofters and agr...

Sustainable Agriculture Capital Grant Scheme Opens for Applications (Scotland) 28th April 2022

In an effort to help the farming industry reduce emissions and improve air and water quality, the Scottish government is making £5 million in funding available to support farmers, crofters and agricultural contractors to change their practice by ensuring they have access to the right equipment. Through the Sustainable Agricu...

Farmers’ Lump Sum Exit Scheme to Open in April (England) 20th April 2022

Under a new Government scheme, farmers in England who wish to retire or leave the industry can now apply for a lump sum payment to allow them to do so in a planned way. Defra’s Lump Sum Exit Payment Scheme will offer farmers the option of applying for a lump sum payment of up to £100,000. In order to claim the exit payment...

Funding for Rural Community and Education Projects (UK) 19th April 2022

Charities working in rural areas to support rural development can apply for grants of up to £50,000. The funding is available for mainly larger projects that would have a significant impact upon rural economies. Projects supported in the past have ranged from City farms, Federations of Young Farmers Clubs and farming Communi...

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Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges
Grants to Improve the Educational Outcomes & Life Chances of Young Carers & Care Experienced Young People (UK) 25th May 2022

The British and Foreign Schools Society is inviting proposals to its grant programme to improve the educational outcomes and life chances of Young Carers or Care Experienced Young People under the...

Applications Now Open for Funding Towards School Partnership Trips to CERN in 2022 (UK) 23rd May 2022

The Ogden Trust is offering funding to secondary schools in its School Partnerships programme to support the cost of a trip to CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, for disadvantaged students who otherwise would not be able to participate. The Trust typically offers up to £100 per pupil eligible for pupil pre...

Funding for Capital Projects in Secondary Schools and Sixth Form Colleges (UK) 19th May 2022

Secondary schools and colleges can apply for a grant of up to £100,000 to improve the teaching of science, computer science, design & technology, art, languages, music and performing arts at GCSE and A-Level. Grants are generally awarded towards new builds, refurbishment and technical equipment. The funding is being made av...

Funding for Special Schools and Colleges (UK) 19th May 2022

Grants of up to £75,000 are available to special schools and colleges for children and young people with special educational needs. Grants are awarded towards capital costs such as new buildings, the refurbishment of existing buildings and equipment. The funding is available for projects that are is focused towards helping p...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Funding to Improve Rugby League Facilities (England) 5th May 2022

Organisations and clubs that are developing Rugby League activity in their community can apply for grants of up to £15,000 to improve the environment where Rugby League takes place. The funding ca...

Funding of up to £2,500 for Community Sports Projects (North-East Scotland, Highlands and Islands) 26th April 2022

Grants of up to £2,500 are available to organisations including sports clubs, schools, religious organisations and Scout and Guides groups in North-East Scotland, Highlands and Islands to run sporting activities for the benefit of people in the local community. The funding is being made available through the Aldi Scottish Sp...

Funding to Make Playing Football More Accessible at Grassroots Level (UK) 25th April 2022

Grants of £500 are available to community groups across the UK to start offering football or expand their existing provision to under-represented young people. The Barclays Community Football Fund will primarily support girls and young people in deprived or underrepresented areas through local organisations to reduce inequa...

Additional Funding as Places & Spaces Fund Goes Nationwide (England) 15th April 2022

Sport England’s Places and Spaces fund is to receive an additional £3.5 million of National Lottery funding to improve sporting facilities and level up access to community sport as part of a legacy from this summer’s Commonwealth Games. Originally supporting organisations from the West Midlands, the fund has been extende...

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