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Bupa UK Foundation Announces New Funding Round (UK) 14th August 2018

From the beginning of September, projects that focus on supporting and improving the health and wellbeing of older carers will be able to apply for funding through the Bupa UK Foundation. The Bupa...

New Fund Launched to Fight Homelessness in the (UK India, South Africa, Zambia and Nigeria) 14th August 2018

Local Community groups can apply for grants of between £150,000 and £300,000 for projects that prevent homelessness and shelter insecurity in the UK, India, South Africa, Zambia and Nigeria. Gra...

Police Property Act Fund Opens for Applications (Merseyside) 14th August 2018

The Police Commissioner for Merseyside is able to award charitable grants to organisations that deliver community projects that reduce crime, improve public safety or support victims. This funding...

Funding for Community Safety Projects (Essex) 14th August 2018

Grants of up to £20,000 are available for community projects that help to prevent and tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in Essex. Previously funded projects include the Essex Boys and Girls...

Grants for Projects Aiming to Strengthen Communities (Scotland) 14th August 2018

Registered charities and CICs Ltd by Guarantee registered and working in Scotland have until midday on Friday 14th September 2018 to apply for grants of £500 upwards to support work that aims to r...

The School Explorer Fund (London) 14th August 2018

The School Explorer Fund is open to all state primary schools in the Charity's State Schools in the nine boroughs of Barnet, Brent, Camden, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Kensington & Chelse...

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Funding to Raise Standards in the Private Sector Rented Housing Market (England & Wales) 2018-08-13

The next application deadline for applications to the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) Charitable Foundation is 5pm on the 17th September 2018. The TDS Charitable Foundation aims to improve private ren...

Funding for Projects that Encourage Young People's Interest in the Arts, Crafts and Architecture, Literacy and STEM Subjects. (UK) 2018-08-10

Schools and not for profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £12,000 for projects that encourage young people's interest in the Arts, Crafts and Architecture, Literacy and STEM subjects....

New Funding Available to Tackle Serious Violence (England and Wales) 2018-08-06

Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) working with Community safety or other local partnerships are eligible to apply for grants of up to £700,000 to support early intervention work that steers yo...

Apply for Grants of up to £20,000 for Community Projects that Improve People’s Lives (England, Scotland and Wales) 2018-08-01

Registered charities and community groups can apply for grants of £500 - £20,000 (£10,000 in Wales) for projects to help people - ensuring they have the skills, opportunities and rights to impro...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Capital Grants Available for Improvements to Small Theatres (London) 10th August 2018

Capital grants of up to £5,000 are available to small Theatres in London to help fund urgent building repairs, environmental improvements or to improve physical accessibility. Applications can be...

Grants to Support the Cataloguing and Scoping of Archives: Round 2 Opens October 2018 (UK) 10th August 2018

A new funding programme launched in February 2018 to support the cataloguing and scoping of archives is due to re-open for a second round in October 2018. 'Archives Revealed' is the only source of funding available in the UK dedicated to cataloguing and unlocking archives and comprises two funding strands: Cataloguing Grants...

Capital Grants of up to £20,000 Available to Improve Accessibility of Theatres (UK) 9th August 2018

Capital grants of up to £20,000 are available to make Theatres more accessible. To be eligible to apply to the scheme, applicants must demonstrate that they own or manage theatres with titles or signed leases of more than 15 years on buildings in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland; run a year-round programme of l...

Grants for Sports, Arts, Leisure and Community Groups (Epping Forest District) 8th August 2018

Local voluntary and community groups providing community services, cultural or sport activities to residents of the Epping Forest district can apply for a grant of up to £5,000 to support their work. Grants can cover up to 50% of the costs of new projects or initiatives or ongoing work. The funding can be used to cover a r...

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Business Development
Business Development
Farm Business Grants Programme Due to Re-Open for Applications on the 6th August (Wales) 26th July 2018

The fourth application window for the Welsh Government’s Farm Business Grant (FBG), designed to improve the economic and environmental performance of agricultural holdings, is due to re-open for...

Innovation Voucher Scheme - Follow on Funding (Scotland) 24th July 2018

The Scottish Funding Council has announced that the next deadline for applications under its Follow on Innovation Voucher Scheme is the 17th August 2018. The awards are specifically intended to encourage existing partnerships that have previously collaborated and jointly received funding. This can include the Scottish Funding...

Business and Academic Partnerships: Apply for Funding (UK) 16th July 2018

Businesses across the UK are being invited to collaborate with an academic or research organisation and a graduate on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), a scheme that helps businesses to innovate and grow. Up to £40 million in total is available for part funding of KTPs that will offer business the opportunity to access...

Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs 2018 (UK) 5th July 2018

The Stelios Philanthropic Foundation is giving disabled entrepreneurs in the UK the chance to win a share of £70,000 to fund the further growth of their business, and become Stelios Disabled Entrepreneur of the Year 2018. This year the award is open to all forms of entrepreneurship (including pre-revenue start-ups). Applican...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
Funding for Projects that Use the Arts and Media to Address the Concerns of Children (UK) 13th August 2018

Not-for-profit organisations in the UK that are working with children and young people using the arts and creative media can apply for grants of up to £50,000 through the Ragdoll Foundation's Open...

Grants to Organisations and Schools Running the Achievement Award Scheme (Greater London and Essex) 8th August 2018

The Jack Petchey Foundation makes grants to programmes and projects that benefit young people aged between 11 and 25. The Small Grant Scheme allows those organisations running the Achievement Award Scheme well to apply for a grant of up to £750 to enhance their work with young people. Grants can support a large variety of...

Grants Available for International Youth Activities (UK) 8th August 2018

International non-governmental youth organisations (NGOs) based in the 50 signatory countries to the European Cultural Convention (47 member states of Council of Europe plus Kazakhstan, Holy See and Belarus) can apply for grants of up to €50,000 to support their work. Grants can cover an international one-off activity, str...

Froebel Trust - Open Call Research Grants 2018 (UK) 8th August 2018

The Froebel Trust has allocated £150,000 for new research grants to be awarded in 2018. Resarch grants are open to research and educational institutions and individuals that share the Trust's goal of increasing and advancing the knowledge and application of Froebelian principles in the teaching of children from 0 to 8. The T...

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Community Development
Community Development
Grants for Projects Aiming to Strengthen Communities (Scotland) 14th August 2018

Registered charities and CICs Ltd by Guarantee registered and working in Scotland have until midday on Friday 14th September 2018 to apply for grants of £500 upwards to support work that aims to r...

Funding for Community Safety Projects (Essex) 14th August 2018

Grants of up to £20,000 are available for community projects that help to prevent and tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in Essex. Previously funded projects include the Essex Boys and Girls Clubs which received funding through the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex Community Safety Development Fund to provid...

Funding for Community, Social and Environmental Projects (East Midlands) 13th August 2018

Communities around East Midlands airport can apply for grants of up to £2,000 for projects that have a long-lasting community, social or environmental benefit. The funding is being made available through the East Midlands Airport Community Fund, which was established in April 2002 and since then over £920,000 has been awar...

Funding for Community Projects Aiming to Reduce Crime and Anti-social Behaviour (East Riding of Yorkshire) 13th August 2018

Voluntary & Community groups and not for profit agencies can apply for a grant of up to £5,000 to support projects that can demonstrate appropriate consultation and benefit either directly or indirectly to Irwell Valley Homes residents or neighbourhoods. The aim is to fund work that supports local people in finding solutions...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
UK – German Schools Flexible Funding Scheme (UK) 14th August 2018

Schools and Youth groups in the UK and Germany can now apply for funding of between £500 and £5,000 from the UK German Connection Flexible Funding Scheme. This scheme aims to bring young people...

Royal Society of Chemistry - Outreach Fund Small Grants Scheme (UK) 13th August 2018

Individuals and organisations such as researchers, museums, schools, community groups, not-for-profit organisations, arts groups and libraries can apply for grants of up to £10,000 to run chemistry-based events and activities for public audiences and in schools. Priority will be given to projects that raise awareness of the...

Aviva Community Fund to Re-open for Applications (UK) 13th August 2018

The Aviva Community Fund is due to re-open for applications on the 11th September 2018. Community organisations and schools will be able to apply for funding of up to £25,000 to support projects falling into one of the following three categories: Environment; Health and Wellbeing; Skills for Life. Applicants will need suppo...

Foyle Foundation Schools Library Programme (UK) 10th August 2018

State funded schools as well as dedicated schools that do not have or want to improve their libraries can apply for funding through the Foyle Foundation Schools Library Programme. Priority will be given to primary schools and to funding library books. The Foundation will also consider contributions towards e-readers, librar...

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Employment
Employment
Grants to Reduce Employment Inequalities: Round Two Now Open (Scotland) 3rd August 2018

Private businesses and third sector organisations proposing to work with private business have until noon on the 30th August 2018 to apply for grants of between £5,000 and £50,000 to help them to...

Fund to Help Tackle the Disability Employment Gap Launched (England, Scotland and Wales) 20th July 2018

A new multi-million pound has been announced that aims to help more disabled people in the workplace. Grants of a minimum of £50,000 from a total pot of £4.2million will be awarded to employers, charities, social enterprises, local authorities or health bodies to test new, innovative approaches that have the potential to he...

Funding Support for Former Mining Communities (East & West Midlands, North East & North West of England, Yorkshire and Kent) 28th June 2018

Community and voluntary groups in the top 30% most deprived coalfield communities in England can apply for grants of up to £10,000 to tackle key challenges that still affect their areas. A total of £125,000 is available in this funding round to address the following themes: Skills - growing the skills of people in order to...

New Fund Launched to Boost Construction Skills (UK) 26th June 2018

Employers, housing associations and other interested bodies such as LEPs and local authorities have 8 weeks from 18th June 2018 to submit expressions of interest to a new £22 million fund that aims to tackle the skills shortage in the construction industry. Funding will be available for up to 18 months for at least 20 existi...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
Funding for Community, Social and Environmental Projects (East Midlands) 13th August 2018

Communities around East Midlands airport can apply for grants of up to £2,000 for projects that have a long-lasting community, social or environmental benefit. The funding is being made available...

Aviva Community Fund to Re-open for Applications (UK) 13th August 2018

The Aviva Community Fund is due to re-open for applications on the 11th September 2018. Community organisations and schools will be able to apply for funding of up to £25,000 to support projects falling into one of the following three categories: Environment; Health and Wellbeing; Skills for Life. Applicants will need suppo...

Funding to Projects that Promote Social Justice, Nonviolence and Environmental Sustainability (UK) 10th August 2018

Grants of between £5,000 and £15,000 are available to registered charities in the UK for projects that support the development of ways of resolving violent conflicts peacefully, and of addressing their underlying causes and projects that promote environmental sustainability. Previous projects supported include Conflicts For...

Greggs Foundation Environmental Grants Final Round Now Open to Applications (England, Scotland and Wales) 9th August 2018

Grants of up to £2,000 are available for projects delivered by existing not for profit organisations and schools that improve the physical environment in a way that also benefits the wider community. Small locally based and community led not for profit organisations who have a Greggs shop in their region and a turnover of l...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
Funding for Community Safety Projects (Essex) 14th August 2018

Grants of up to £20,000 are available for community projects that help to prevent and tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in Essex. Previously funded projects include the Essex Boys and Girls...

Police Property Act Fund Opens for Applications (Merseyside) 14th August 2018

The Police Commissioner for Merseyside is able to award charitable grants to organisations that deliver community projects that reduce crime, improve public safety or support victims. This funding under the Police Property Act is from the sale of property which has come into the police’s possession where the owner of the pr...

Bupa UK Foundation Announces New Funding Round (UK) 14th August 2018

From the beginning of September, projects that focus on supporting and improving the health and wellbeing of older carers will be able to apply for funding through the Bupa UK Foundation. The Bupa UK Foundation's purpose is to help people live longer, healthier, happier lives. The Foundation fund practical projects to tackle...

Funding for Community, Social and Environmental Projects (East Midlands) 13th August 2018

Communities around East Midlands airport can apply for grants of up to £2,000 for projects that have a long-lasting community, social or environmental benefit. The funding is being made available through the East Midlands Airport Community Fund, which was established in April 2002 and since then over £920,000 has been awar...

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Housing
Housing
New Fund Launched to Fight Homelessness in the (UK India, South Africa, Zambia and Nigeria) 14th August 2018

Local Community groups can apply for grants of between £150,000 and £300,000 for projects that prevent homelessness and shelter insecurity in the UK, India, South Africa, Zambia and Nigeria. Gra...

Funding to Raise Standards in the Private Sector Rented Housing Market (England & Wales) 13th August 2018

The next application deadline for applications to the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) Charitable Foundation is 5pm on the 17th September 2018. The TDS Charitable Foundation aims to improve private rented housing standards. Through its grants programme, the Foundation is looking to support bids which promote knowledge of landlord...

Funding for Projects that Address Disadvantage and Support Less Popular Causes (UK) 12th July 2018

The Hilden Charitable Fund is open for applications. Within the UK, the Hilden Charitable Fund makes grants to projects that address disadvantage, notably by supporting causes which are less popular. In particular, the Fund wants to support projects that address homelessness; supports asylum seekers and refugees; support comm...

New Fund Launched to Support the Building of Affordable Homes (England) 10th July 2018

The government is making available £163 million across England up to 2020 to 2021 to support an increase in housing supply in England by increasing the number of additional homes delivered by the community-led housing sector. The aim is to provide housing that is affordable at local income levels and remains so in perpetuit...

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Innovation, Research and Development
Innovation, Research and Development
£10 million Research Competition Launched to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance (UK) 30th July 2018

A £10 million research competition has been launched to tackle antimicrobial resistance in humans. The funds will be used to encourage the development of innovative scientific approaches to stoppi...

Innovation Voucher Scheme - Follow on Funding (Scotland) 24th July 2018

The Scottish Funding Council has announced that the next deadline for applications under its Follow on Innovation Voucher Scheme is the 17th August 2018. The awards are specifically intended to encourage existing partnerships that have previously collaborated and jointly received funding. This can include the Scottish Funding...

ICO Grants Programme (UK) 17th July 2018

The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has launched a second round of funding for research into innovative privacy solutions. The ICO invites academic institutions, civil society groups, trade and industry associations and organisations with a genuine commitment to public benefit outcome to apply for grants of between £2...

Funding to Engage the Public in Health Research and Innovation (UK / International) 16th July 2018

Commercial and not-for-profit organisations and individuals with creative, innovative ideas about how to deliver people-centred health research can apply for grants of £25,000 to £3 million for work lasting up to three years in the UK, Republic of Ireland, Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and East Asia and Pacific. Applicati...

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International Opportunities
International Opportunities
UK – German Schools Flexible Funding Scheme (UK) 14th August 2018

Schools and Youth groups in the UK and Germany can now apply for funding of between £500 and £5,000 from the UK German Connection Flexible Funding Scheme. This scheme aims to bring young people...

Grants Available for International Youth Activities (UK) 8th August 2018

International non-governmental youth organisations (NGOs) based in the 50 signatory countries to the European Cultural Convention (47 member states of Council of Europe plus Kazakhstan, Holy See and Belarus) can apply for grants of up to €50,000 to support their work. Grants can cover an international one-off activity, str...

Funding to Protect Cultural Heritage in Conflict Affected Countries (UK) 27th July 2018

Grants of up to £300,000are available from UK registered charities and organisations to protect cultural heritage in conflict-affected countries. The Fund is for projects (work or activity that is defined at the outset and will contribute to achieving the outcomes of the Fund) focusing on the protection of cultural heritage...

Funding for Small International Development Charities (UK / International) 20th July 2018

Not for profit organisations based in the UK that are working in any country that appears in the lowest 50 countries in the Human Development Index and with an annual income of less than £250,000 have until the 27th September 2018 to apply for funding of up to £50,000 for projects lasting up to two years from The Small Char...

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Land Buildings and Equipment
Land Buildings and Equipment
Capital Grants Available for Improvements to Small Theatres (London) 10th August 2018

Capital grants of up to £5,000 are available to small Theatres in London to help fund urgent building repairs, environmental improvements or to improve physical accessibility. Applications can be...

Capital Grants of up to £20,000 Available to Improve Accessibility of Theatres (UK) 9th August 2018

Capital grants of up to £20,000 are available to make Theatres more accessible. To be eligible to apply to the scheme, applicants must demonstrate that they own or manage theatres with titles or signed leases of more than 15 years on buildings in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland; run a year-round programme of l...

Capital Grants for Theatre Improvements (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) 27th July 2018

Owned or managed theatres of all sizes in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are invited to apply for capital grants of up to £20,000 to improve the accessibility of the venue either through changes to the building or its systems. Priority will be given to projects that potentially represent best practice case stu...

Grants for Improvements to Small Theatres (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) 18th July 2018

Capital grants of up to £5,000 are available to small Theatres across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to help fund urgent building repairs, environmental improvements or to improve physical accessibility. Applications can be made by small independent, commercial, subsidised and amateur theatres and open-air ven...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Grants to Improve Community Open Spaces (London) 9th August 2018

Community groups in London that are engaged in improving community open spaces can apply for grants of up to £5,000. The scheme supports improvement projects across all types of open space – i...

New Programme Launched to Use the Arts to Bring About Positive Change in Communities (England) 24th July 2018

A new fund has been launched that will provide funding of between £50,000 and £300,000 to disadvantaged areas in England to use arts and creativity to make positive changes in their community. To qualify, areas must demonstrate need such as having higher levels of unemployment, a higher proportion of children in poverty or...

Funding for Developing Temporary Projects on Vacant and Under Utilised Open Spaces (Glasgow) 17th July 2018

Grants of £1,000 to £4,500 are available to constituted groups or organisations for socially engaged projects on land earmarked for development but stalled, registered vacant and derelict land or other underutilised open space in Glasgow. Proposals must highlight plans for community engagement, provide information on owners...

Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme Round 8 Opens (Scotland) 28th June 2018

Local Authorities, National Park Authorities, Community groups and other voluntary sector organisations can now apply to a new round of the area-based Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme. The total amount of funding available in this round is £10 million and successful applicants will be provided with funding over a five-y...

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Rural Development
Rural Development
Wash Fens LEADER: Applications Closing (South East Lincolnshire) 31st July 2018

The application process is closing for the Wash Fens LEADER programme is closing; Expressions of Interest must now be submitted by the 1st September 2018. Local businesses, farmers, foresters and t...

Combating Rural Isolation with Technology: Apply for Funding (South Wales) 27th July 2018

Organisations of any size can apply for a share of up to £250,000 to develop technologies that connect both young people and older adults in rural areas. This is a challenge fund that consists of three parts: reducing loneliness for digitally excluded older people; co-ordinating transport to increase people’s ability to tr...

Farm Business Grants Programme Due to Re-Open for Applications on the 6th August (Wales) 26th July 2018

The fourth application window for the Welsh Government’s Farm Business Grant (FBG), designed to improve the economic and environmental performance of agricultural holdings, is due to re-open for applications from the 6th August to the 5th October 2018. FBG funding aims to help farmers make their businesses more efficient, r...

Funding for Rural Community and Education Projects (UK) 25th July 2018

Charities working in rural areas to support the education of young people or relief of poverty have until 26th October 2018 to apply for grants of up to £55,000. 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 Ci...

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Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges
The School Explorer Fund (London) 14th August 2018

The School Explorer Fund is open to all state primary schools in the Charity's State Schools in the nine boroughs of Barnet, Brent, Camden, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Kensington & Chelse...

Aviva Community Fund to Re-open for Applications (UK) 13th August 2018

The Aviva Community Fund is due to re-open for applications on the 11th September 2018. Community organisations and schools will be able to apply for funding of up to £25,000 to support projects falling into one of the following three categories: Environment; Health and Wellbeing; Skills for Life. Applicants will need suppo...

Foyle Foundation Schools Library Programme (UK) 10th August 2018

State funded schools as well as dedicated schools that do not have or want to improve their libraries can apply for funding through the Foyle Foundation Schools Library Programme. Priority will be given to primary schools and to funding library books. The Foundation will also consider contributions towards e-readers, librar...

Funding for Projects that Encourage Young People's Interest in the Arts, Crafts and Architecture, Literacy and STEM Subjects. (UK) 10th August 2018

Schools and not for profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £12,000 for projects that encourage young people's interest in the Arts, Crafts and Architecture, Literacy and STEM subjects. All applications are expected to link in with either the National Curriculum or with recognised qualifications. Funding is avai...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Grants for Specialist Tennis Equipment (UK) 9th August 2018

Special schools as well as coaches, clubs, disability groups, associations and individuals can apply for grants for equipment and specialist wheelchairs to enable disabled people to play tennis. F...

Grants for Sports, Arts, Leisure and Community Groups (Epping Forest District) 8th August 2018

Local voluntary and community groups providing community services, cultural or sport activities to residents of the Epping Forest district can apply for a grant of up to £5,000 to support their work. Grants can cover up to 50% of the costs of new projects or initiatives or ongoing work. The funding can be used to cover a r...

Funding for Disability Tennis Wheelchairs and Equipment (UK) 7th August 2018

Special schools, disability groups and associations, etc, have until the 1st October 2018 to apply for grants of up to £1,500 for equipment and specialist wheelchairs to enable disabled people to play tennis. This can include wheelchairs; court hire; coaching fees; and equipment packages which will include rackets; balls; m...

Vision for Sport in Wales and Healthy and Active Fund Announced (Wales) 1st August 2018

A new £5m fund to encourage and share ideas for helping people live healthy and active lives has just been announced. The first phase investment of £5m over three years will focus on improving physical activity levels, encouraging solutions to take advantage of collaboration, existing community assets such as clubs, schools...

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