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Funding Available to Support Schools Facing Unexpected or Imminent Failure (England) 24th July 2019

Teaching schools, national support schools and multi-academy trusts can apply for funding through the Emergency School Improvement fund to support schools facing unexpected or imminent failure. Th...

Funding to Increase the Recycle Rates for Non Household Municipal Waste (England) 24th July 2019

Grants of between £25,000 to £170,000 are available to increase recycling rate for non-household municipal business waste (NHM) which is generated by sectors such as hospitality and food service,...

£3 Million Available for Developing Components for Smart Energy Systems (UK) 24th July 2019

UK businesses and researchers can apply for a share of up to £3 million to support projects to develop important technology components that improve the efficiency of local energy systems. The fund...

Funding to Enhance the Quality of Life for People in Need (UK) 24th July 2019

Registered charities, Hospices and state schools catering wholly for students with additional needs, can apply for grants to support work that enhances the quality of life for people in need, speci...

Grants to Encourage Sustainable Travel (Scotland) 24th July 2019

Grants of between £5000 and £50,000 are available to encourage people in Scotland to use sustainable travel choices, including buses, trams, trains and car share clubs for longer journeys. The Fu...

Centre for Social Justice Awards 2020 (UK) 23rd July 2019

Charities, small voluntary groups, or other projects tackling social issues at the local level are invited to apply for the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) Awards 2020. The annual CSJ Awards progra...

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£100 Million National Lottery Climate Action Fund Launched (UK) 2019-07-22

The National Lottery Community Fund has launched a new £100 million Climate Action Fund that will enable people and communities to take the lead in tackling the climate emergency. Whilst the type...

Latest Edition of the Grants Online Funding Insight Newsletter Now Available to Download 2019-07-22

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 circulate...

Funding of up to £50,000 Available to Improve Access to Green Spaces (London) 2019-07-19

Grants of between £5,000 and £50,000 are available to schools, charities and other organisations in London to improve access to green spaces and nature. This could include creating a community...

Funding to Integrate the Armed Forces into their Local Community (UK) 2019-07-18

Grants of up to £20,000 are available for projects that help integrate Armed Forces and civilian communities across the UK, and/or deliver valuable local services to the Armed Forces Community suc...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Capital Grants for Theatre Improvements (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) 17th July 2019

Theatres of all sizes in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are invited to apply for capital grants of up to £20,000 to reduce their environmental impact. From sedum roofs to new window...

Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund (UK) 16th July 2019

Museums, galleries and partnerships from across the UK can apply for grants of between £20,000-£120,000 to support projects that can demonstrate the significance, distinctiveness and power of collections to people and deliver social impact for people and communities. Projects can last up to three years. To be considered for...

National Churches Foundation Grant Reopens for Applications (UK) 16th July 2019

Churches across the UK can apply for grants of between £500 and £3,000 towards the cost of urgent maintenance works and small repairs through the National Churches Trust Foundation Grant Programme. The Foundation Grant Programme can, for a limited time only, award grants of up to £10,000 towards urgent maintenance works an...

Funding for Artists to Develop their Artistic Practice (England) 15th July 2019

The next funding round of the Arts Council England's Developing your Creative Practice programme has re-opened for applications. Developing your Creative Practice makes grants of up to £10,000 and has been designed to support the development of independent creative practioners working in dance, theatre, music, visual arts, l...

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Business Development
Business Development
Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund Opens for Applications (Scotland) 17th July 2019

The Scottish Government has announced that the next closing date for the Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund is the 27th August 2019. Through the Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund grants o...

£10 Million Available to Work on Highly Innovative, Late Stage Projects (UK). 16th July 2019

Micro, small or medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can apply for a share of £10 million in loans to support cutting-edge innovations become successful commercial realities. The funding should be used to develop new products and services, or highly innovative uses of existing ones. Applications can come from any technology and...

Countryside Productivity Small Grants Scheme Opens for Applications (England) 15th July 2019

The second funding round for the Countryside Productivity Small Grants scheme has opened for applications. Through the initiative, farm businesses can apply for grants of between £3,000 and £12,000 to help them invest in new and innovative technology. Grants are available for all farm types, including livestock, horticultu...

New £3.5 Million Fund to Develop Data Access and Sharing Methods (UK) 8th July 2019

UK Research and Innovation has announced that it will invest up to £3.5 million to develop responsible data access and sharing methods in the accountancy, insurance and legal services sectors. The first part of this competition involves individuals participating in a 3-day residential Innovation Lab to develop their collabor...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
Funding Available to Support Schools Facing Unexpected or Imminent Failure (England) 24th July 2019

Teaching schools, national support schools and multi-academy trusts can apply for funding through the Emergency School Improvement fund to support schools facing unexpected or imminent failure. Th...

Grants to Support Children’s Health and Education (UK and Ireland) 23rd July 2019

The next deadline to apply to the DM Thomas Foundation Central Grants Programme is 8th October 2019. Grants of up to £30,000 are available to registered charities for projects that improve education and health for young people in three key areas; Children and young people with disabilities; Children and young people who are...

Funding Available to Enable Young Scots to Reach Their Potential (Scotland) 23rd July 2019

Third Sector organisations including voluntary and community groups, social enterprises, housing associations, sports organisations, co-operatives and charities; etc can apply for grants of between £10,000 and £100,000 for projects that help young people aged between 8 and 24 overcome barriers and to realise their ambition...

Hadrian Trust (North East of England) 23rd July 2019

Charities and groups working for the benefit of people and the environment across Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and Durham, including Hartlepool can apply for grants of £500 to £2,000 from the Hadrian Trust. Projects supported will address issues in the fields of social welfare; youth; disability; the elderly; women; ethnic...

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Community Development
Community Development
Police & Crime Commissioner’s Property Fund (Cumbria) 19th July 2019

Local community groups, watch schemes, parish councils, charities, voluntary groups, and schools can apply for grants of up to £2,500 through the Police & Crime Commissioner for Cumbria’s Proper...

Funding to Integrate the Armed Forces into their Local Community (UK) 18th July 2019

Grants of up to £20,000 are available for projects that help integrate Armed Forces and civilian communities across the UK, and/or deliver valuable local services to the Armed Forces Community such as financial advice, housing, mental and physical health, employability or social support for serving armed forces personnel, ve...

Grants for Inter Faith Projects Organised by Young People (UK) 17th July 2019

Small Grants of up to £800 are available for events and projects that promote understanding and co-operation between different faiths groups and are organised for and by young people aged 11-25 years. Applications are welcomed from non-statutory organisations e.g. youth clubs, scout and guide groups, local voluntary and comm...

East Midlands Airport Community Fund Opens for Applications (East Midlands) 16th July 2019

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 award...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
Funding to Mark the International Year of the Periodic Table (UK) 22nd July 2019

The Royal Society for Chemistry is making grants of up to £1,000 available to its Network Members to run a project for the International Year of the Periodic Table in 2019. To be eligible, applica...

Funding for Local Employment and Training Projects (North East) 22nd July 2019

Third sector and small organisations in Tees Valley are invited to apply to a new £2.7 million grants programme aimed at improving employment and social inclusion. The Tees Valley Community Grants Programme offers grants of between £10,000 and £20,000 to run projects, which must support unemployed or inactive people aged...

School Library Improvement Fund (Scotland) 18th July 2019

The Scottish Library and Information Council has announced that the Scottish Library Improvement Fund (SLIC) will re-open for applications on the 26th August 2019. School Library Managers in Scottish state schools will be able to apply for funding to support innovative projects in Scotland’s school libraries. Previously su...

Funding Available to Support Arts Based Teaching in Primary Schools (UK) 18th July 2019

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation has announced that it will re-open its Teacher Development Fund (TDF) in September 2019. Through the TDF, primary schools working in partnership with other primary schools as well as arts / cultural organisations can apply for grants of up to £150,000 to develop the necessary skills, knowledge and...

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Employment
Employment
Funding for Local Employment and Training Projects (North East) 22nd July 2019

Third sector and small organisations in Tees Valley are invited to apply to a new £2.7 million grants programme aimed at improving employment and social inclusion. The Tees Valley Community Grant...

Funding Opportunity for Projects Helping Young Black Men into Employment (Newham, London) 19th June 2019

Projects that aim to help young black men (aged 16 – 24) to find employment in London's competitive labour market can now apply for a share of £200,000. This call is for applications from suitably experienced organisations working in Newham. Applicant organisations should have a track record of supporting young black men i...

Funding Available to Create Employment Opportunities for Ex-Offenders and People Recovering from Addiction (England) 14th June 2019

Enterprises and charities run by, or creating employment opportunities for, ex-offenders and people in recovery from addiction can apply for a tailored mix of support to help grow their business. The Forward Enterprise Fund provides access to unsecured loans between £25,000 and £150,000 for revenue and / or capital projects...

Kent Community Foundation (Kent) 7th June 2019

The next deadline to apply for a grant from Kent Community Foundation’s Themed Programme is the 31st August 2019. Through its grant programmes, the Foundation aims to empower organisations and charities in the local communities of Kent and Medway who make a real and positive difference to people's lives. Projects supported...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
Grants to Encourage Sustainable Travel (Scotland) 24th July 2019

Grants of between £5000 and £50,000 are available to encourage people in Scotland to use sustainable travel choices, including buses, trams, trains and car share clubs for longer journeys. The Fu...

£3 Million Available for Developing Components for Smart Energy Systems (UK) 24th July 2019

UK businesses and researchers can apply for a share of up to £3 million to support projects to develop important technology components that improve the efficiency of local energy systems. The funding is available through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund’s Prospering from the Energy Revolution Challenge. Funding is a...

Funding to Increase the Recycle Rates for Non Household Municipal Waste (England) 24th July 2019

Grants of between £25,000 to £170,000 are available to increase recycling rate for non-household municipal business waste (NHM) which is generated by sectors such as hospitality and food service, education, health, transport, retail, wholesale and offices. A total of £1million capital funding is available to organisations...

Grants for Climate Action Projects (Scotland) 23rd July 2019

Grants of up to £500 are available to Scottish community groups to scope out potential climate action projects. The funding can be used by the community groups to develop ideas which would support low-carbon behaviour changes, increase climate literacy and reduce carbon emissions. The funding could be used, for example, org...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
Funding to Enhance the Quality of Life for People in Need (UK) 24th July 2019

Registered charities, Hospices and state schools catering wholly for students with additional needs, can apply for grants to support work that enhances the quality of life for people in need, speci...

Grants to Support Children’s Health and Education (UK and Ireland) 23rd July 2019

The next deadline to apply to the DM Thomas Foundation Central Grants Programme is 8th October 2019. Grants of up to £30,000 are available to registered charities for projects that improve education and health for young people in three key areas; Children and young people with disabilities; Children and young people who are...

Hadrian Trust (North East of England) 23rd July 2019

Charities and groups working for the benefit of people and the environment across Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and Durham, including Hartlepool can apply for grants of £500 to £2,000 from the Hadrian Trust. Projects supported will address issues in the fields of social welfare; youth; disability; the elderly; women; ethnic...

Centre for Social Justice Awards 2020 (UK) 23rd July 2019

Charities, small voluntary groups, or other projects tackling social issues at the local level are invited to apply for the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) Awards 2020. The annual CSJ Awards programme recognises local groups that address a range of entrenched social issues. Six cash prizes of £10,000 will be awarded to chari...

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Housing
Housing
Community Land Trust Launches Cohesive Communities Fund (England and Wales) 11th July 2019

From July 2019, Community Land Trusts (CLTs) in England and Wales are able to apply to a new grant scheme and support programme to increase the number of active members in their group. The Cohesiv...

Whole House Retrofit Competition Launched (UK) 1st July 2019

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has launched a Whole House Retrofit (WHR) competition. The WHR competition will make available approximately £9.4 million for a limited number of projects which demonstrate a cost reduction trajectory for whole house retrofit to the same standard as new builds by 2030...

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

Homeless charities can now apply for grants of up to £5,000 for projects that aim to help homeless people resume a normal life. The grants are available for capital costs and examples of previously supported organisations include the Booth Centre, an advice and activity centre for homeless people in Manchester, where people...

Funding for Housing Projects that Cater for People with Special Needs (UK) 21st June 2019

The Quaker Housing Trust has announced that the next deadline for applications is the 16th August 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 vi...

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Innovation, Research and Development
Innovation, Research and Development
Funding Call: Knowledge Frontiers – International Interdisciplinary Research (UK) 18th July 2019

The British Academy is inviting proposals from UK-based researchers in the humanities and social sciences wishing to develop international interdisciplinary projects in collaboration with colleague...

£10 Million Available to Work on Highly Innovative, Late Stage Projects (UK). 16th July 2019

Micro, small or medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can apply for a share of £10 million in loans to support cutting-edge innovations become successful commercial realities. The funding should be used to develop new products and services, or highly innovative uses of existing ones. Applications can come from any technology and...

2020 GSK Impact Awards Now Open for Applications (UK) 10th July 2019

The GSK IMPACT Awards provide funding, training and development for registered charities working to make a positive difference to community health in the UK. Funded by British pharmaceutical company GSK and managed in partnership with The King's Fund, the awards are open to registered charities that are at least three years o...

New £3.5 Million Fund to Develop Data Access and Sharing Methods (UK) 8th July 2019

UK Research and Innovation has announced that it will invest up to £3.5 million to develop responsible data access and sharing methods in the accountancy, insurance and legal services sectors. The first part of this competition involves individuals participating in a 3-day residential Innovation Lab to develop their collabor...

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International
International
Wales for Africa Grant Scheme To Open Soon (Wales) 12th July 2019

The Welsh Government Wales for Africa Grant Scheme is due to re-open for applications at the end of July 2019. The scheme will enable community groups and organisations throughout Wales to access...

Funding for Town Twinning Projects (UK) 28th June 2019

Round two of the Citizens for Europe programme Town Twinning initiative is now open for applications. Towns, municipalities or their twinning committees or other non-profit organisations representing local authorities are eligible to apply. Grants of up to €25,000 are available for projects that last up to 21 days, involve...

Call for Proposals - The Networks of Towns (UK / EU) 27th June 2019

The European Commission has launched a new call for proposals under Networks of Towns initiative. Through the Networks of Towns initiative grants are available for towns with existing town twinning links to come together in thematic networks that address issues of common concern. Grants of up to €150,000 are available for c...

Funding to Support Education in Disadvantaged Areas (UK / International) 25th June 2019

Grants are available to support schools and registered charities that wish to undertake educational work with children and young people in disadvantaged areas. The British & Foreign Schools Society (BFSS) normally makes grants for educational projects totalling about £600,000 in any one year. The majority (85% of grants) are...

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Land Buildings and Equipment
Land Buildings and Equipment
Capital Grants for Theatre Improvements (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) 17th July 2019

Theatres of all sizes in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are invited to apply for capital grants of up to £20,000 to reduce their environmental impact. From sedum roofs to new window...

National Churches Foundation Grant Reopens for Applications (UK) 16th July 2019

Churches across the UK can apply for grants of between £500 and £3,000 towards the cost of urgent maintenance works and small repairs through the National Churches Trust Foundation Grant Programme. The Foundation Grant Programme can, for a limited time only, award grants of up to £10,000 towards urgent maintenance works an...

The Rank Foundation – Pebble Grants Programme (UK) 9th July 2019

UK registered charities and recognised churches which are raising money for capital projects (building work, refurbishment or the purchase of long-term equipment) or a one-off short term activity (such as an annual respite break or holiday for disadvantaged young people) can apply for funding through the Rank Foundation – P...

Grants for Urgent Structural Repairs to Churches (UK) 4th July 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...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Funding of up to £50,000 Available to Improve Access to Green Spaces (London) 19th July 2019

Grants of between £5,000 and £50,000 are available to schools, charities and other organisations in London to improve access to green spaces and nature. This could include creating a community...

Interest Free Loans for Enterprising Ideas that Improve Community Spaces (UK) 4th July 2019

Community organisations that own or manage a building or outdoor space that’s used for a wide range of community activities can apply for interest free loans of up to £50,000 to develop their trading activities and generate a more sustainable income. The aim is to generate a regular income that allows community organisati...

Grants of up to £5,000 to Improve Green Spaces (London) 3rd July 2019

Grants of £500 to £5,000 are available to Londoners of all ages and backgrounds, communities and schools working together to improve community open spaces to make them inclusive places for everyone to enjoy. The programme is open to groups of 3 or more people who meet regularly to improve spaces that can include parks, hous...

Funding Support for Former Mining Communities (East & West Midlands, North East & North West of England and Yorkshire) 18th June 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 one of three themes: Skills; Employment; or Health. Grant requests can include a maximum of £2,000 capital costs. A total of £1...

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Rural Development
Rural Development
Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund Opens for Applications (Scotland) 17th July 2019

The Scottish Government has announced that the next closing date for the Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund is the 27th August 2019. Through the Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund grants o...

Countryside Productivity Small Grants Scheme Opens for Applications (England) 15th July 2019

The second funding round for the Countryside Productivity Small Grants scheme has opened for applications. Through the initiative, farm businesses can apply for grants of between £3,000 and £12,000 to help them invest in new and innovative technology. Grants are available for all farm types, including livestock, horticultu...

Sustainable Development Fund (Brecon Beacons) 14th June 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 within the Brecon Beacons National Park. Grants of up to £10,000 for up to 50% of project costs are available. The Sustainable Develop...

Funding for Rural Community and Education Projects (UK) 4th June 2019

Charities working in rural areas to support the education of young people or relief of poverty have until 1st November 2019 to 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...

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Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges
Funding Available to Support Schools Facing Unexpected or Imminent Failure (England) 24th July 2019

Teaching schools, national support schools and multi-academy trusts can apply for funding through the Emergency School Improvement fund to support schools facing unexpected or imminent failure. Th...

Grants of up to £3,000 Available to Improve Cycle Facilities within Secondary Schools (Scotland) 22nd July 2019

Secondary Schools in Scotland can apply for grants of up to £3,000 to improve their cycling facilities and opportunities for pupils and staff to travel to school by bike. Previous projects funded include bike maintenance equipment and training (SCQF qualifications available), bike recycling and providing bikes where there...

School Library Improvement Fund (Scotland) 18th July 2019

The Scottish Library and Information Council has announced that the Scottish Library Improvement Fund (SLIC) will re-open for applications on the 26th August 2019. School Library Managers in Scottish state schools will be able to apply for funding to support innovative projects in Scotland’s school libraries. Previously su...

Funding to Integrate the Armed Forces into their Local Community (UK) 18th July 2019

Grants of up to £20,000 are available for projects that help integrate Armed Forces and civilian communities across the UK, and/or deliver valuable local services to the Armed Forces Community such as financial advice, housing, mental and physical health, employability or social support for serving armed forces personnel, ve...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Apply for Grants of up to £20,000 to Improve Sports and Leisure Facilities (London & Surrey) 15th July 2019

Grants of between £5,000 and £20,000 are available to small capital projects that aim to help improve existing or to build new sports facilities. The funding is available to not for profit organi...

Funding for Sports Projects Targeted at Young People at Risk of Crime (London) 11th July 2019

Constituted not for profit organisations in London can apply for grants of between £100,000 and £200,000 for two-year projects that use sport to support young people aged 10-25 who are at risk of getting involved in crime. The funded projects will create employment and training opportunities for participants. Eligible appl...

Grants to Enable Disabled People to Play Tennis (UK) 8th July 2019

Special schools as well as coaches, clubs, disability groups, associations and individuals can apply for grants from the Dan Maskell Tennis Trust for equipment and specialist wheelchairs to enable disabled people to play tennis. Funding of up to £1,500 is available for groups and clubs and up to £500 for individuals. Indivi...

Funding to Help Young People Develop their Potential (England and Wales) 3rd July 2019

Registered charities or community interest companies can apply for a grant towards projects that focus on creating a brighter future for young people especially those who need help to develop their potential. Grants awarded can range from under £100 to £17,000 with the majority in the range of £1,000 to £10,000. Previous...

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