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Funding to Empower Disadvantaged Young People into Positions of Leadership (England) 29th June 2022

Grants of up to £40,000 are available to youth-focused charities and not-for-profit organisations in England that are working to support young people aged 10-30 who have experienced injustice into...

Sea-Changers 2022 Innovation Fund is Open for Applications (UK) 29th June 2022

A new £30,000 fund has been launched to encourage and support new ideas and projects for marine conservation in the UK. Applications are being accepted from all types of UK based organisations, i...

Movement for Good Awards Re-Opens to Nominations (UK, Republic of Ireland, Channel Islands or Isle of Man) 29th June 2022

The Benefact Group has launched a new round of their Movement for Good Awards to support good causes in the UK, Republic of Ireland, Channel Islands and Isle of Man. Through the £1 million fund, t...

New £2 Million Fund to Increase the Sustainability of the Fashion & Textile Industry (Scotland) 29th June 2022

The Scottish Government and sustainable organisation Zero Waste Scotland have launched a new £2 million fund to increase the sustainability of the fashion and textile industry. Grants of up to £5...

Funding to Support 1,200 Young People to Start their Own Business (Wales) 29th June 2022

To encourage a new culture of entrepreneurship among young people in Wales, the Welsh Government is making £5 million in funding available over the next three years to support 1,200 young people t...

£4.1 Million Prize for Innovations to Help Dementia Patients (UK) 28th June 2022

A new £4.1 million prize for innovations to help change the lives of people living with dementia will open to applications in the autumn. Innovators will be invited to develop technologies that le...

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Funding to Develop, Expand & Improve Active Travel Options for Disabled People (UK) 2022-06-28

UK charities and not-for-profit organisations can apply to a new funding programme from the national disability transport charity, Motability, to develop, expand and improve active travel options f...

Grants of £30,000 Available to Enhance the Income Potential of Social Organisations (England) 2022-06-27

Environmental organisations and organisations led by those from Black and Minoritised communities can apply for grants and other business support measures to help build their financial resilience b...

Latest Edition of the Grants Online Funding Insight Newsletter Now Available to Download 2022-06-26

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) 2022-06-20

The MSE Charity's grants programme has re-opened for applications. Originally, the programme was due to re-open in September but the opening date has been brought forward due to the cost-of-livin...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
£128 Million to Improve Access to the Arts & Culture (England) 23rd June 2022

To help improve access to the arts and culture, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport is making a total of £128 million in funding available to cultural venues including museums, gall...

Funding to Support Arts Projects (UK) 22nd June 2022

The Fidelio Trust has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 30th September 2022. The Trust offers grants of up to £5,000 in support of the Arts, in particular Music, including Opera; Lieder; Composition and Dance. The Trustees aim to help individuals and groups such as Colleges; Arts Festivals and othe...

Grants to Help Museums Become More Resilient (Scotland) 20th June 2022

Organisations in Scotland that are running accredited Museums can apply for grants of between £15,000 and £50,000 for projects that will help them to become more resilient. Museum Galleries Scotland’s Museum Development Fund will provide funding for activities which produce positive outcomes for collections, audiences, wo...

Community Grants to Celebrate 1900 Years of Hadrian’s Wall (North of England) 20th June 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...

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Business Development
Business Development
Funding to Support 1,200 Young People to Start their Own Business (Wales) 29th June 2022

To encourage a new culture of entrepreneurship among young people in Wales, the Welsh Government is making £5 million in funding available over the next three years to support 1,200 young people t...

Grants of £30,000 Available to Enhance the Income Potential of Social Organisations (England) 27th June 2022

Environmental organisations and organisations led by those from Black and Minoritised communities can apply for grants and other business support measures to help build their financial resilience by developing and exploring new models of generating income through trading. The funding is being made available through the Social...

Funding Available to Support Social Businesses Raise Finance through Community Share Issues (England) 24th June 2022

Community businesses in England that are looking to launch or in the early stage of launching a community share issue can apply for grants and equity match funding of up to £25,000. The funding is being made available through the Power to Change Community Shares Booster Fund. Two funding streams are available. Development...

Focus Futures Green Goal Award (UK) 22nd June 2022

To encourage new businesses or those looking to start a business to think about their carbon footprint and environmental impact, Focus Futures is giving people the opportunity to receive awards worth a total of £20,000. To be considered for this award, applicants must have a business idea or be a start-up that is less than t...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
Funding to Support 1,200 Young People to Start their Own Business (Wales) 29th June 2022

To encourage a new culture of entrepreneurship among young people in Wales, the Welsh Government is making £5 million in funding available over the next three years to support 1,200 young people t...

Funding to Empower Disadvantaged Young People into Positions of Leadership (England) 29th June 2022

Grants of up to £40,000 are available to youth-focused charities and not-for-profit organisations in England that are working to support young people aged 10-30 who have experienced injustice into positions of leadership. The funding is being made available through the Listening Fund’s Advisers’ Fund which aims to allow...

Funding to Support Youth Organisations Impacted by the Covid-19 Pandemic (Bradford & Leeds) 28th June 2022

Third sector youth organisations adversely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic are invited to apply for funding for projects which make a difference to the lives of children and young people in the Leeds or Bradford Metropolitan District areas. The Pears Youth Fund - Single Applications will provide grants of up to £10,000 to...

Funding for Youth Crime Prevention & Diversionary Activities (Scotland) 28th June 2022

A £20 million fund has been launched to assist disadvantaged young people who are most at risk of being involved in antisocial behaviour, offending or re-offending, and entering the justice system. The funding is being made available through the Scottish Government’s Cashback for Communities Fund to support young people a...

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Community Development
Community Development
Movement for Good Awards Re-Opens to Nominations (UK, Republic of Ireland, Channel Islands or Isle of Man) 29th June 2022

The Benefact Group has launched a new round of their Movement for Good Awards to support good causes in the UK, Republic of Ireland, Channel Islands and Isle of Man. Through the £1 million fund, t...

Grants of £30,000 Available to Enhance the Income Potential of Social Organisations (England) 27th June 2022

Environmental organisations and organisations led by those from Black and Minoritised communities can apply for grants and other business support measures to help build their financial resilience by developing and exploring new models of generating income through trading. The funding is being made available through the Social...

Magic Little Grants (England, Scotland and Wales) 24th June 2022

Small charities. community groups, schools and groups connected to schools can apply for grants of up to £500 to support projects that benefit their local communities. This could include preventing or reducing the impact of poverty; improving biodiversity and green spaces; enabling participation in physical activity; and su...

Funding Available to Support Social Businesses Raise Finance through Community Share Issues (England) 24th June 2022

Community businesses in England that are looking to launch or in the early stage of launching a community share issue can apply for grants and equity match funding of up to £25,000. The funding is being made available through the Power to Change Community Shares Booster Fund. Two funding streams are available. Development...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
Funding for School Breakfast Clubs (UK) 28th June 2022

Schools in deprived areas across the UK are invited to apply for funding to start or improve their breakfast clubs. For a school in England to be eligible, at least 35% of pupils should be recorded...

Society for Microbiology – Science Education and Outreach Grants (UK) 27th June 2022

The Micro Biology Society has announced that the Education and Outreach grants programme has re-opened for applications. Through the programme, members of the Microbiology Society, residing in the UK or Republic of Ireland, including those working in schools, can apply for a grant of up to £1,000 for innovative Outreach Acti...

Funding to Support Education in Disadvantaged Areas (UK / International) 27th June 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...

Funding for Projects that Support the Education and Development of Children and Young People (England) 24th June 2022

Schools, colleges and community groups in England can apply for grants to support the education and development of children and young people through educational, cultural, sporting and other projects. Of particular interests are projects which will help enhance the self-confidence, team working skills and future employability...

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Employment
Employment
£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 f...

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...

£200,000 Fund Launched to Provide Young Mancunians with Employment or Educational Opportunities (Manchester) 29th January 2021

We Love MCR has launched a new £200,000 fund to give disadvantaged young Mancunians financial support to allow them to take opportunities that may otherwise be out of their reach. The Manchesters' Rising Stars Fund awards grants of up to £2,000 to young people aged 16 to 25 years old (or up to 30 if the individual has lived...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
New £2 Million Fund to Increase the Sustainability of the Fashion & Textile Industry (Scotland) 29th June 2022

The Scottish Government and sustainable organisation Zero Waste Scotland have launched a new £2 million fund to increase the sustainability of the fashion and textile industry. Grants of up to £5...

Sea-Changers 2022 Innovation Fund is Open for Applications (UK) 29th June 2022

A new £30,000 fund has been launched to encourage and support new ideas and projects for marine conservation in the UK. Applications are being accepted from all types of UK based organisations, including charities and ‘not-for-profit’ organisations, companies, schools, universities or students who are carrying out mari...

Grants to Address Climate Change in Communities (Wales) 28th June 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...

Funding to Develop, Expand & Improve Active Travel Options for Disabled People (UK) 28th June 2022

UK charities and not-for-profit organisations can apply to a new funding programme from the national disability transport charity, Motability, to develop, expand and improve active travel options for disabled people. Grants of between £100,000 and £4 million are available over three years to help charities and organisations...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
Movement for Good Awards Re-Opens to Nominations (UK, Republic of Ireland, Channel Islands or Isle of Man) 29th June 2022

The Benefact Group has launched a new round of their Movement for Good Awards to support good causes in the UK, Republic of Ireland, Channel Islands and Isle of Man. Through the £1 million fund, t...

Funding for School Breakfast Clubs (UK) 28th June 2022

Schools in deprived areas across the UK are invited to apply for funding to start or improve their breakfast clubs. For a school in England to be eligible, at least 35% of pupils should be recorded as eligible for Pupil Premium. A Primary School in Scotland qualifies for support when at least 55% of pupils are in SIMD Deciles...

Funding to Develop, Expand & Improve Active Travel Options for Disabled People (UK) 28th June 2022

UK charities and not-for-profit organisations can apply to a new funding programme from the national disability transport charity, Motability, to develop, expand and improve active travel options for disabled people. Grants of between £100,000 and £4 million are available over three years to help charities and organisations...

Funding for Youth Crime Prevention & Diversionary Activities (Scotland) 28th June 2022

A £20 million fund has been launched to assist disadvantaged young people who are most at risk of being involved in antisocial behaviour, offending or re-offending, and entering the justice system. The funding is being made available through the Scottish Government’s Cashback for Communities Fund to support young people a...

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Housing
Housing
Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Projects that Help the Homeless (UK) 17th June 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 rebuild their lives.  Typically, such...

New Home Building Fund to Boost SME Housebuilders (England) 17th February 2022

Homes England, the government’s housing delivery agency, has launched a new fund to help innovative developers and SME housebuilders to build more homes for sale or rent in England. The Levelling Up Home Build Fund - Development Finance provides investment directly to developers in the form of loans, and also to specialist...

£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...

Support for the Homeless Charities and Hospices (England and Wales) 26th July 2021

Homeless and Hospice charities can apply for support to help improve their buildings. The support takes the form of grants, free building materials and specialist advice such as, architects, quantity surveyors, project managers and specialist engineers. To be eligible for support organisations must be registered charities, h...

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Innovation, Research and Development
Innovation, Research and Development
£4.1 Million Prize for Innovations to Help Dementia Patients (UK) 28th June 2022

A new £4.1 million prize for innovations to help change the lives of people living with dementia will open to applications in the autumn. Innovators will be invited to develop technologies that le...

Industrial Energy Transformation Fund – Phase 2 Opens for Applications (England, Wales or Northern Ireland) 16th June 2022

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has launched the second phase of the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund. The aim of the fund is to provide grant funding for feasibility and engineering studies, and for the deployment of industrial energy efficiency and deep decarbonisation projects. A total of...

UK Research and Innovation Launches the Rethinking Public Dialogue Fund (UK) 13th June 2022

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) in partnership with the Royal Society for Arts, Manufacturers and Commerce has launched a new £480,000 fund to investigate the effective of current methods for consulting the public (public dialogue) in shaping research and innovation priorities. The Rethinking Public Dialogue Fund aims to...

Funding Call for Carbon Capture, Usage & Storage Innovation Competition (UK) 8th June 2022

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has launched a new £19.5 million funding call to support the deployment of advanced carbon, capture, usage and storage (CCUS) technologies within the UK. The Carbon Capture, Usage & Storage Innovation 2.0 Competition will award funding for industry or academic-led p...

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International
International
Funding to Support Education in Disadvantaged Areas (UK / International) 27th June 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 th...

Funding to Help People at Acute Risk of Displacement Due to Climate Change (UK) 23rd June 2022

Grants of up to £60,000 are available for projects that improve the quality of life of forcibly displaced people and their host communities. The funding which is being made available through the JAC Trust is available to registered charities, social enterprises and other not-for-profit organisations in the UK and internatio...

Volant Trust - Covid-19 Response Fund (UK / International) 10th June 2022

The Volant Trust has still accepting applications through its Covid-19 Response Fund. The Trust is accepting applications from registered charities, community interest companies, community organisations or social enterprises in the UK and internationally that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and h...

Funding for Links with Japan (UK) 2nd June 2022

Grants of £2,000 - £9,000 are available to promote and support interaction between the two countries. Daiwa Foundation Small Grants can cover all fields of activity, including educational and other projects and events. New initiatives are especially encouraged. Projects that have received funding in the past include Beckfoo...

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Land Buildings and Equipment
Land Buildings and Equipment
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 bet...

£3 Million Fund to Support Village Hall Improvement Projects (England) 7th June 2022

A new £3 million fund has been announced to enable 125 village halls in England to upgrade and modernise their premises, so that they can continue to meet the needs of their communities. The funding has been made available by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The Pl...

National Churches Foundation Grants (UK) 31st May 2022

Churches across the UK can apply for grants of between £500 and £5,000 towards the cost of urgent maintenance works and small repairs through the National Churches Trust Foundation Grant Programme. Project costs should be up to £10,000 excl. VAT and awards will never exceed 50% of the costs. Applications are accepted from...

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 includes Churches, Chapels and Meeting Houses. Funding can also be used for urgent and essential maintenance and repair projects. The Na...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
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, negl...

Grants for Community and Environmental Projects (England) 31st May 2022

The Veolia Environmental Trust has re-opened for applications. Grants are available for both community projects to create or improve buildings or outside spaces and large scale environmental projects such as habitat creation/management, and/or species protection. Constituted not-for-profit organisations and local authoritie...

£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...

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,...

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Rural Development
Rural Development
£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 adaptati...

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...

£3 Million Fund to Support Village Hall Improvement Projects (England) 7th June 2022

A new £3 million fund has been announced to enable 125 village halls in England to upgrade and modernise their premises, so that they can continue to meet the needs of their communities. The funding has been made available by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The Pl...

Funding for Rural Community and Education Projects (UK) 27th May 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
Funding for School Breakfast Clubs (UK) 28th June 2022

Schools in deprived areas across the UK are invited to apply for funding to start or improve their breakfast clubs. For a school in England to be eligible, at least 35% of pupils should be recorded...

Society for Microbiology – Science Education and Outreach Grants (UK) 27th June 2022

The Micro Biology Society has announced that the Education and Outreach grants programme has re-opened for applications. Through the programme, members of the Microbiology Society, residing in the UK or Republic of Ireland, including those working in schools, can apply for a grant of up to £1,000 for innovative Outreach Acti...

Funding to Support Education in Disadvantaged Areas (UK / International) 27th June 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...

Funding for Projects that Support the Education and Development of Children and Young People (England) 24th June 2022

Schools, colleges and community groups in England can apply for grants to support the education and development of children and young people through educational, cultural, sporting and other projects. Of particular interests are projects which will help enhance the self-confidence, team working skills and future employability...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Grants of Up to £5,000 to Support Sports for the Disabled (South West England and Wales) 24th June 2022

Organisations that help people who are physically disabled or visually impaired in South West England or Wales can apply for grants of up to £5,000 to help pay towards sporting activities, trainin...

Funding to Improve the National Cycle Network in Scotland (Scotland) 22nd June 2022

Constituted community groups can apply for grants of £2,500 for projects which will make artistic and aesthetic improvements along the National Cycle Network in Scotland, with the ultimate aim of encouraging more people to travel by bike or foot. Sustrans’ Scotland ArtRoots Fund encourages the showcasing of local talent an...

Funding of up to £2,500 for Community Sports Projects (Glasgow & Central West Scotland) 16th June 2022

Grants of up to £2,500 are available to organisations including sports clubs, schools, religious organisations and Scout and Guides groups in Glasgow & Central West Scotland 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 an...

Funding to Develop Indoor Tennis Facilities (Scotland) 14th June 2022

A total of £15 million has been allocated to invest into Scottish indoor tennis facilities over the course of the next 10 years. Priority for funding will initially be given to transformational projects which involve a minimum of 3 indoor courts and are located in six areas: Dumfries & Galloway; Dundee; Edinburgh; Glasgow; H...

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