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BBSRC Enterprise Fellowships Scheme Opens for Application (UK) 22nd March 2019

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council Enterprise Fellowships Scheme offers a year’s salary anyone seeking to build on BBSRC-funded research i.e. PhDs, PDRAs, Fellows, Lecture...

Grants for Projects Supporting Young Children (UK) 22nd March 2019

From 1st April 2019, registered and exempted Charities will be able to apply for a grant of up to £5,000 to help them to deliver projects aimed at young children that tackle child exploitation; pr...

Funding for Community Sports (North-East Scotland and The Highlands) 22nd March 2019

Grants of up to £500 are available to sports clubs, schools, religious organisations; and Scout and Guides groups, etc in North-East Scotland and The Highlands to run sporting activities for the b...

Funding for Personal and Social Development Projects for Young People (London) 22nd March 2019

A further round of funding targeted at experienced youth organisations in London will open in May 2019. Funding will be available to support the delivery of aspirational and positive activities to...

Funding to Train as a Chemistry Teacher (England) 22nd March 2019

Awards of £28,000 in tax-free funding are available to up to 130 talented individuals who want to enter chemistry teacher training in England in the 2019/20 academic year. Scholars also get free m...

The Ouseley Trust (England, Wales & Ireland) 22nd March 2019

Cathedrals, choral foundations, parish churches, choir schools and other relevant institutions which promote and maintain to a high standard the choral services of the Church of England, the Church...

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Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Projects that Help the Homeless (UK) 2019-03-21

Homeless charities can now apply for grants of up to £5,000 for projects that aim to help thomeless people resume a normal life. The grants are available for capital costs and examples of previous...

Grants Available to Small Charities and Community Groups for Projects that Increase Physical Activities (UK) 2019-03-20

Small charities and community groups are being offered the chance to apply for grants of £500 to help them to deliver engaging physical activities, which help to overcome barriers to participation...

Grants of £120,000 Available to Use the Power of Science to Make a Positive Difference to Disadvantaged Young People (UK) 2019-03-15

Grants of up to £40,000 per year for up to three years are available to not for profit organisations that want to use the power and excitement of science to create change for children and young pe...

Food for Thought Education Fund Phase 7 Now Open (Scotland) 2019-03-13

Local Authority Schools and Early Learning and Childcare settings can apply individually or as clusters for grants of up to £2000 to develop projects to develop Food and Health as a context for le...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
The Ouseley Trust (England, Wales & Ireland) 22nd March 2019

Cathedrals, choral foundations, parish churches, choir schools and other relevant institutions which promote and maintain to a high standard the choral services of the Church of England, the Church...

Royal Victoria Hall Foundation (London) 20th March 2019

Professional Theatre Companies in London can apply for grants of £250 - £2000 through the Royal Victoria Hall Foundation. Each year, the Foundation awards between twenty and thirty grants to smaller scale professional theatre projects based in London. There are two rounds of funding, with deadlines in February and August. T...

Collaborative Research and Development Grants for Emerging Artists (UK) 18th March 2019

Professional and emerging professional musicians of all genres and disciplines are able to apply for a grant of £2,000 to £5,000 to undertake a project that will enable them to develop and test new work, ideas or potential career directions through inspiring periods of collaborative research and development. Eligible musici...

Artistic Career Development Grants (UK) 18th March 2019

Emerging and professional musicians of all genres and disciplines can apply for grants of £500 -£1500 to help them access opportunities that will allow them to focus on developing their artistic and professional development at a crucial point in their career. Support may, for example, be needed several years after graduatin...

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Business Development
Business Development
BBSRC Enterprise Fellowships Scheme Opens for Application (UK) 22nd March 2019

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council Enterprise Fellowships Scheme offers a year’s salary anyone seeking to build on BBSRC-funded research i.e. PhDs, PDRAs, Fellows, Lecture...

Innovation Voucher Scheme - Follow on Funding (Scotland) 21st March 2019

The Scottish Funding Council has announced that the next deadline for applications under its Follow on Innovation Voucher Scheme is the 26th April 2019. The awards are specifically intended to encourage existing partnerships that have previously collaborated and jointly received funding. This can include the Scottish Funding...

£20 million Grant Competition for Innovative Business Ideas (UK) 28th February 2019

UK businesses of any size can apply for support for innovative, game-changing ideas that lead to new products, processes or services. Work funded includes feasibility studies, which may include market research, industrial research or experimental development. All proposals must be business focused, rather than pure research a...

Lloyds Banking Group Social Entrepreneurs Programme (UK) 28th February 2019

Lloyds Banking Group is inviting applications to its Social Entrepreneurs Programme - a package of support to social enterprises that includes a learning programme, business mentoring and a grant. The programme aims to support people who want to set up, start up and scale up social enterprises, charities, community projects a...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
Funding for Personal and Social Development Projects for Young People (London) 22nd March 2019

A further round of funding targeted at experienced youth organisations in London will open in May 2019. Funding will be available to support the delivery of aspirational and positive activities to...

Grants for Projects Supporting Young Children (UK) 22nd March 2019

From 1st April 2019, registered and exempted Charities will be able to apply for a grant of up to £5,000 to help them to deliver projects aimed at young children that tackle child exploitation; provide mentoring and support and support children’s clubs and activities. Projects supported will Priority will be given to proje...

Funding for Holiday Activities Grant (Bristol) 21st March 2019

Local voluntary and community organisations working in partnerships of two or more to provide holiday activity programmes for 8 to 12-year olds can apply for a grant of up to £2,500 to help them to deliver their activities. Programmes must be taking place in the Summer, October and/or Easter 2019 school holidays. Programmes...

Small Grants Programme for Projects Benefitting Children and Young People (London) 19th March 2019

Grants of up to £5,000 are available for small one-off projects lasting up to one year that promote the life-chances of children and young people through education and family support. State schools; Independent schools with charitable status; Local authorities; Exempt and Registered charities and national organisations with...

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Community Development
Community Development
Grants Available to Small Charities and Community Groups for Projects that Increase Physical Activities (UK) 20th March 2019

Small charities and community groups are being offered the chance to apply for grants of £500 to help them to deliver engaging physical activities, which help to overcome barriers to participation...

The Weir Charitable Trust (Scotland) 19th March 2019

The Weir Charitable Trust supports services and projects run by Scottish-based community groups and small charities who are struggling to secure funds through mainstream funders or who have unsuccessfully explored all the statutory sources of funding. Grants of up to £25,000 are awarded for projects that relate to Sport; Hea...

National Express Foundation Grants (West Midlands, East London & South Essex) 18th March 2019

Community groups and education institutions in the former West Midlands county and in the areas of East London and South Essex, can apply for funding for projects that support young people to continue with their education and positively engage with their communities. Colleges and universities can apply for grants of up to £1...

Funding to Deliver Specialist Services to Victims of Crime (South Wales) 18th March 2019

Third sector organisations that deliver specialist services to victims of crime in South Wales i.e. the communities of Cardiff, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Bridgend, Vale of Glamorgan, Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil can apply for grants of between £1,000 and £30,000 towards new or existing projects and specialist serv...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
Funding to Train as a Chemistry Teacher (England) 22nd March 2019

Awards of £28,000 in tax-free funding are available to up to 130 talented individuals who want to enter chemistry teacher training in England in the 2019/20 academic year. Scholars also get free m...

Funding for Projects that Support Disadvantaged and Disengaged Young People (England & Wales) 15th March 2019

Registered charities in England and Wales can apply for funding for projects that help disadvantaged and disengaged young people in England and Wales. Priority is given to projects designed to help disadvantaged and disengaged young people in the age range of 14 to 30, to pursue pathways to Education, Training and Employment...

Royal College of Pathologists Public Engagement Innovation Grant Scheme (UK) 15th March 2019

The Royal College of Pathologists has announced that applications are now being accepted for the Public Engagement Innovation Grant Scheme. Under this scheme grants of up to £1,000 are available for individuals or organisations who wish to run a project that engages audiences such as secondary school students, undergraduates...

University Liaison Grants Scheme (UK) 15th March 2019

Grants of up to £360 are available to university student mathematical societies to fund activities to enhance their programmes for their members and to promote mathematics. Grants can cover, for example, mathematical activities, helping students to participate in and attend the Tomorrow’s Mathematicians Today Conference, c...

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Employment
Employment
Kent Community Foundation (Kent) 12th March 2019

The next deadline to apply for a grant from Kent Community Foundation’s Themed Programme is the 31st May 2019. Through its grant programmes, the Foundation aims to empower organisations and chari...

The Application Closing Date for the Funding to Help Isolated and Marginalised Women Return to Work Has Been Extended (England) 11th March 2019

A grants programme that provides support to voluntary and community sector organisations and social enterprises running projects aimed at helping marginalised women overcome barriers that prevent them from returning to work has just reopened. A total of £500,000 will be awarded as grants of up to £100,000 - the majority of...

£1.6 Billion Stronger Towns Fund Announced (England) 11th March 2019

The Government will launch a £1.6 billion fund this year to boost growth and give communities a greater say in their future after Brexit. The Stronger Towns Fund will be targeted at places that have not shared in the proceeds of growth in the same way as more prosperous parts of the country. It will be used to create new job...

One Off Grants Available to Support Blind and Partially Sighted People Within The M25 (London) 18th February 2019

UK registered charities, CIO’s, educational establishments and social enterprises which are registered limited companies can apply for one off grants of up to £20,000 for work that supports blind and partially sighted people living within the M25. Grants are available for projects that improve access to education or employ...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
Grants to Cover Running Costs for Small Charities (UK) 14th March 2019

Grants of £300 to £1,500 are available to small charities to help them to pay for with running and core costs. The funding is available to registered charities (Community Interest Companies are e...

Veolia Environmental Trust Grants (UK) 12th March 2019

The next closing date for stage 1 applications to the Veolia Environmental Trust is the 30th May 2019. Grants of up to £75,000 are available to constituted not for profit organisations and registered Environmental Bodies towards community buildings; parks and paths, play, Multi Use Games Areas (MUGAs) and recreational facili...

Environmental and Sustainability Grants for the Community (London and South East) 11th March 2019

Grants of between £2,500 and £25,000 per year for up to two years are available for charities, voluntary groups, schools, colleges, and Community Interest Companies for projects that reduce energy consumption, tackle climate change, boost recycling or create a nature reserves. The funding is being provided through the Heath...

Grants for the Conservation of Wildlife and the Environment (England and Wales) 8th March 2019

Monthly grants are made to support the conservation of wildlife and the environment by the HDH Wills 1965 Charitable Trust. The Trust makes grants of between £250 and £1,000 (sometimes up to £5,000) to general, environmental and wildlife charities, so long as they are registered with the Charity Commission of England and W...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
Funding for Personal and Social Development Projects for Young People (London) 22nd March 2019

A further round of funding targeted at experienced youth organisations in London will open in May 2019. Funding will be available to support the delivery of aspirational and positive activities to...

Grants for Projects Supporting Young Children (UK) 22nd March 2019

From 1st April 2019, registered and exempted Charities will be able to apply for a grant of up to £5,000 to help them to deliver projects aimed at young children that tackle child exploitation; provide mentoring and support and support children’s clubs and activities. Projects supported will Priority will be given to proje...

Funding for Hospital Parent and Carer Rooms (UK) 21st March 2019

All UK hospitals with a PICU (a ward specialising in the assessment and comprehensive treatment of children with a broad spectrum of acute and enduring mental health needs) are invited to apply via their hospital charity for grants of up to £20,000 to renovate or create parent and carer rooms. Up to £1,500 (which will be de...

The Avon and Somerset Police Community Trust - Commissioner's Community Action Fund (South West) 20th March 2019

Community and other local voluntary organisations in the Avon and Somerset police force area can apply for grants of up to £3,000 through the Avon and Somerset Police Community Trust - Commissioner's Community Action Fund. This grant is funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon and Somerset to enable communities t...

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Housing
Housing
Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Projects that Help the Homeless (UK) 21st March 2019

Homeless charities can now apply for grants of up to £5,000 for projects that aim to help thomeless people resume a normal life. The grants are available for capital costs and examples of previous...

Funding for Housing Projects that Cater for People with Special Needs (UK) 20th March 2019

The Quaker Housing Trust has announced that the next deadline for applications is the 14th June 2019. The Quaker Housing Trust provides grants and interest free loans to housing projects that cater for people with a wide range of needs, including mental & physical health problems; learning difficulties; escaping domestic viol...

Bids open for Mayor of London’s Rough Sleeping Innovation Fund (London) 15th March 2019

The Mayor of London has set aside up to £1 million over four years for the Rough Sleeping Innovation Fund and the third round has just opened for applications. In this round, grants of £15,000 to £50,000 are available for projects lasting one year. Any organisation with relevant track record and experience can apply – pa...

Homes in Community Hands: Funding Programme Opens for Applications (England) 11th March 2019

Community groups have the opportunity to apply for funding to help them to take forward innovative community led housing projects. Grants are available to build or refurbish well-built, affordable and future-proof homes designed around the needs of local people. A total of £4.2 million is available as revenue grants over the...

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Innovation, Research and Development
Innovation, Research and Development
BBSRC Enterprise Fellowships Scheme Opens for Application (UK) 22nd March 2019

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council Enterprise Fellowships Scheme offers a year’s salary anyone seeking to build on BBSRC-funded research i.e. PhDs, PDRAs, Fellows, Lecture...

Innovation Voucher Scheme - Follow on Funding (Scotland) 21st March 2019

The Scottish Funding Council has announced that the next deadline for applications under its Follow on Innovation Voucher Scheme is the 26th April 2019. The awards are specifically intended to encourage existing partnerships that have previously collaborated and jointly received funding. This can include the Scottish Funding...

Grants for Projects that Promote Inclusion and Diversity within the Chemical Sciences (UK) 15th March 2019

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to enable the development of innovative products, activities and research projects which promote inclusion and diversity in the chemical science community. Members of the Royal Society of Chemistry, professionals, network groups, volunteer groups, institutions and organisations are all el...

£20 million Grant Competition for Innovative Business Ideas (UK) 28th February 2019

UK businesses of any size can apply for support for innovative, game-changing ideas that lead to new products, processes or services. Work funded includes feasibility studies, which may include market research, industrial research or experimental development. All proposals must be business focused, rather than pure research a...

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International Opportunities
International Opportunities
Funding for Small Scale Wales-Africa Projects (Wales) 19th March 2019

The Spring round of this grant fund that supports community groups and organisations throughout Wales working on small-scale Wales-Africa projects has just opened. The scheme enables community gro...

Funding for International School Exchanges (England) 14th March 2019

Schools in England can apply for grants of up to £16,5000 to take pupils aged 11 and above overseas. The funding is aimed at schools with a high proportion of pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds and with above-average numbers of pupil premium students. Young people are encouraged to stay with host families where possible,...

Funding to Reduce Poverty in the Developing World (UK) 4th March 2019

UK Aid Direct has announced that the next funding round for its Community Partnership and Impact Grants Programmes has re-opened for applications. Grants are available to small- and medium-sized national and international civil society organisations (CSOs) to reduce poverty and work towards achieving the Global Goals. Under...

Hilden Charitable Fund (UK and Overseas) 27th February 2019

Grants of an average of £5,000 are available to charities working at community level in the UK and developing countries on causes which are less likely to be able to raise funds from public subscriptions. Both the UK and overseas the Hilden Charitable Fund’s grant making activity is directed largely at supporting work at c...

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Land Buildings and Equipment
Land Buildings and Equipment
Funding for the Repair and Conservation of Churches (Yorkshire) 21st March 2019

Christian churches of any denomination that are used for public worship and situated in Yorkshire have until the 23rd August 2019 to apply for funding to the Yorkshire Historic Churches Trust for r...

Funding for Hospital Parent and Carer Rooms (UK) 21st March 2019

All UK hospitals with a PICU (a ward specialising in the assessment and comprehensive treatment of children with a broad spectrum of acute and enduring mental health needs) are invited to apply via their hospital charity for grants of up to £20,000 to renovate or create parent and carer rooms. Up to £1,500 (which will be de...

Grants for Urgent Structural Repairs to Churches (UK) 8th March 2019

Listed and unlisted Christian places of worship, of any denomination, across the UK can apply for a grant to towards the cost of urgent structural repairs. Grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 are available to projects costed at more than £100,000 including VAT. Also considered are projects that introduce kitchens and acc...

ChurchCare - Grants for Fabric Repairs (UK) 5th March 2019

The Church of England has announced that the next deadline for applications to its ChurchCare - Grants for Fabric Repairs is the 29th July 2019. ChurchCare supports all those in parishes, dioceses and cathedrals caring for their buildings. The Fabric Repairs programme helps PCCs with the eligible costs of essential fabric rep...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Funding Support for Former Mining Communities (East & West Midlands, North East & North West of England and Yorkshire) 15th March 2019

Community and voluntary groups tackling key challenges that still affect the top 30% most deprived coalfield communities in England can apply for a grant of up to £10,000 for projects that address...

£1.6 Billion Stronger Towns Fund Announced (England) 11th March 2019

The Government will launch a £1.6 billion fund this year to boost growth and give communities a greater say in their future after Brexit. The Stronger Towns Fund will be targeted at places that have not shared in the proceeds of growth in the same way as more prosperous parts of the country. It will be used to create new job...

New Funding for Urban Parks and Green Spaces (UK) 27th February 2019

A new £10 million ‘Future Parks Accelerator’ initiative is a new national initiative to enable places across the UK to develop ambitious solutions to secure and enhance the future of public parks and greenspaces for long term public benefit. Up to eight local authorities and communities will receive support to develop an...

£13 Million of New Funding to Rejuvenate Local Parks and Green Spaces (England) 25th February 2019

The UK Government has announced that Councils across the country are to benefit from more than £13 million funding to rejuvenate and create green spaces for the benefit of all. £9.7 million of new funding will be awarded to local councils to better maintain, protect and increase their recreational spaces. An additional £...

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Rural Development
Rural Development
Sustainable Development Fund (Brecon Beacons) 12th March 2019

Charities and community groups are amongst the organisations invited to apply for funding for sustainable development projects that build capacity and genuinely support or involve communities withi...

Grant Programme to Support Rural Communities Opens June 2019 (England, Scotland and Wales) 5th March 2019

Grants of up to £50,000 will soon be available for innovative projects that will improve and sustain rural communities and provide a lasting legacy to individuals living in rural areas. When the Princes Countryside Fund re-opens in June 2019, applications from Charities, Community Benefit Societies, Community Interest Compan...

Funding for Projects That Improve Local Life in Rural Communities (England, Scotland and Wales) 4th February 2019

Grants of up to £5,000 are available for projects that will provide an on-going service for rural communities in an off-grid location (any location that is not connected to a mains or natural gas grid and uses an alternative energy source). Grants can support a wide range of projects that benefit the wider community from red...

Agri-Environment Climate Scheme (Scotland) 30th January 2019

Farmers, groups of farmers and other land managers with land in Scotland and who are registered with the Scottish Government’s Rural Payments Scheme can apply for funding to develop and implement farming practices that will help to protect and enhance Scotland’s natural heritage. A wide range of management options and cap...

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Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges
Funding to Train as a Chemistry Teacher (England) 22nd March 2019

Awards of £28,000 in tax-free funding are available to up to 130 talented individuals who want to enter chemistry teacher training in England in the 2019/20 academic year. Scholars also get free m...

Funding for Community Sports (North-East Scotland and The Highlands) 22nd March 2019

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

Small Grants Programme for Projects Benefitting Children and Young People (London) 19th March 2019

Grants of up to £5,000 are available for small one-off projects lasting up to one year that promote the life-chances of children and young people through education and family support. State schools; Independent schools with charitable status; Local authorities; Exempt and Registered charities and national organisations with...

National Express Foundation Grants (West Midlands, East London & South Essex) 18th March 2019

Community groups and education institutions in the former West Midlands county and in the areas of East London and South Essex, can apply for funding for projects that support young people to continue with their education and positively engage with their communities. Colleges and universities can apply for grants of up to £1...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Funding for Community Sports (North-East Scotland and The Highlands) 22nd March 2019

Grants of up to £500 are available to sports clubs, schools, religious organisations; and Scout and Guides groups, etc in North-East Scotland and The Highlands to run sporting activities for the b...

Grants for Sports Kit (Wales) 21st March 2019

Applications are invited from new and existing community sports clubs (associated with any sport) for a grant towards the purchase of sports kit. The aim is to get more young people aged 13 – 19 years from Welsh Coalfield communities to play sport. Clubs and teams located within a coalfield community are eligible to apply a...

Grants to Promote Participation in Canoeing (UK) 21st March 2019

The Canoe Foundation aims to ‘positively change lives through canoeing' and focuses on improving accessibility to use available water and facilities. Clubs, community groups and regions with an active interest in wider canoeing participation are welcome to apply for grants that may range from £2,000 to £20,000. Most award...

Grants Available to Small Charities and Community Groups for Projects that Increase Physical Activities (UK) 20th March 2019

Small charities and community groups are being offered the chance to apply for grants of £500 to help them to deliver engaging physical activities, which help to overcome barriers to participation. The cash can be used to help support the general costs involved in running new or existing activities and could cover, for examp...

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