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Funding for Projects which Tackle Crime (West Yorkshire) 17th September 2021

Charities, voluntary and community groups, CIOs, and CICs can apply for grants of up to £2,500 for projects which tackle crime across West Yorkshire. The High Sheriff of West Yorkshire Fund will s...

Funding Call for Short Film Production (Northern Ireland) 17th September 2021

Northern Ireland Screen has launched a second funding call for Short Film 2021-22 to support the production of live action, factual and virtual reality short films. The aim of the funding is to dev...

Research & Development Funding to Support the Sustainability & Productivity of the UK Seafood Industry (UK) 17th September 2021

The UK Government’s Seafood Innovation Fund will open to a third call for applications in autumn 2021. Organisations from all sectors in the UK or EU can apply for funding from the £10 million r...

New Community Fund Launched to Support LGBTQ+ People (Greater Manchester) 17th September 2021

A new initiative benefiting LGBTQ+ people and communities across Greater Manchester has been announced by the LGBT Foundation and George House Trust. The Greater Manchester LGBTQ+ Community Fund wi...

FCC Scottish Action Fund (Scotland) 17th September 2021

Not for profit organisations such as registered charities, community councils, community groups and local authorities can apply for grants of between £2,000 and £40,000 to fund community recyclin...

Idlewild Trust Announces Next Application Deadline (UK) 17th September 2021

The Idlewild Trust has announced that the next closing date for applications to its grantmaking programme is the 15th March 2022. The Idlewild Trust supports charities that improve opportunities fo...

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Funding for Youth Groups in Rural Areas (Scotland) 2021-09-16

Youth groups operating in rural communities can apply for grants of between £100 and £750 to provide more and/or better youth work opportunities for young people. The funding is being made availa...

Funding to Help Save Nationally Important Heritage Assets at Risk of Loss Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic (UK) 2021-09-15

Charities, not-for-profit and public sector organisations can apply for funding to help save nationally important heritage assets at risk of loss due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The...

Grants of £10,000 Available Groups led by and Delivering Services for Black and Minoritised Women (UK) 2021-09-13

Charities and groups that are led by and delivering services for black and minoritised women that have been disproportionately impacted by Covid-19 can apply for grants of £10,000 towards the runn...

The Government Launches New Safety Tech Challenge Fund to Protect Children Online (UK / International) 2021-09-10

The UK government has launched a new Safety Tech Challenge Fund to help tackle child sexual abuse online. Five organisations from across the world will be awarded up to £85,000 each to develop inn...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Idlewild Trust Announces Next Application Deadline (UK) 17th September 2021

The Idlewild Trust has announced that the next closing date for applications to its grantmaking programme is the 15th March 2022. The Idlewild Trust supports charities that improve opportunities fo...

FCC Scottish Action Fund (Scotland) 17th September 2021

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

Funding Call for Short Film Production (Northern Ireland) 17th September 2021

Northern Ireland Screen has launched a second funding call for Short Film 2021-22 to support the production of live action, factual and virtual reality short films. The aim of the funding is to develop new and emerging writing, directing and producing talent to the point that it is of interest to the wider film, television an...

Funding for Cultural and Educational Links with Japan (UK) 16th September 2021

Grants are available to schools, cultural organisations and universities; to develop a greater understanding of Japanese culture. Grants of up to £5,000 are available to support the study of the Japanese language and culture, School, Education and Youth exchanges. In the past, the Foundation has made grants towards visits be...

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Business Development
Business Development
Research & Development Funding to Support the Sustainability & Productivity of the UK Seafood Industry (UK) 17th September 2021

The UK Government’s Seafood Innovation Fund will open to a third call for applications in autumn 2021. Organisations from all sectors in the UK or EU can apply for funding from the £10 million r...

Community Shares Booster Programme Re-Opens for Applications (England) 31st August 2021

The £3million Community Shares Booster programme has reopened for applications. Funded in partnership by Power to Change and the Architectural Heritage Fund, the programme provides existing community businesses that are either planning to make or have recently launched community shares offers with match funding of up to £...

Women in Innovation Awards 2021/22 Announced (UK) 10th August 2021

Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, is offering Women in Innovation Awards to at least twenty female entrepreneurs across the UK. The 2021/22 Awards aim to fund and support women with innovative ideas and ambitious plans that will inspire others. Female founders, co-founders and senior decision makers within U...

Business and Academic Partnerships: Apply for Funding (UK) 8th July 2021

Businesses across the UK are being invited to collaborate with an academic or research organisation on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), a scheme that helps businesses and not for profit organisations to innovate and grow. Up to £40 million in total is available for part funding of KTPs that will offer businesses the o...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
Funding for Youth Groups in Rural Areas (Scotland) 16th September 2021

Youth groups operating in rural communities can apply for grants of between £100 and £750 to provide more and/or better youth work opportunities for young people. The funding is being made availa...

Grants to Support Organisations Working with Children & Young People (Bristol) 16th September 2021

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to support Bristol-based voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations working with local children and young people aged 8-19 years. Bristol City Council’s Youth Sector Support Fund Programme provides funding for projects and collaborations that result in a diverse range of s...

Funding for Projects that Support the Education and Development of Children and Young People (England) 14th September 2021

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...

Funding for Projects that Support Disadvantaged and Disengaged Young People (England & Wales) 10th September 2021

Registered charities in England and Wales can apply for funding for projects that help disadvantaged and disengaged young people. Priority is given to projects designed to help disadvantaged and disengaged young people in the age range of 16 to 30, in England and Wales to pursue pathways to Education, Training and Employment...

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Community Development
Community Development
Funding for Projects that Have a Positive Impact on Communities, People or the Environment (UK) 16th September 2021

The Matthew Good Foundation has launched a Grants for Good Fund to support small charities, not-for-profit groups and social entrepreneurs who are passionate about making a difference to people, th...

Ocado Foundation for Good (UK) 15th September 2021

The Ocado Foundation, the charitable arm of Ocado Group is working with BizGive, to support charity and fundraising activities across the UK. The Foundation will give grants of up to £1,000 to charities, community organisations, community interest companies, academic institutions, and local authorities for community projects...

Active Communities Programme Now Open (South East) 13th September 2021

The Health Lottery South East has announced that it is seeking applications for funding through the Active Communities Programme. Grants of between £5,000 and £40,000 are available to local community groups in Surrey, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, East Sussex, West Sussex, Oxfordshire and Buckingham...

Grants of £10,000 Available Groups led by and Delivering Services for Black and Minoritised Women (UK) 13th September 2021

Charities and groups that are led by and delivering services for black and minoritised women that have been disproportionately impacted by Covid-19 can apply for grants of £10,000 towards the running costs of their organisation. Grants can be used towards salaries, rent, utility bills, IT costs, insurance, etc. The funding i...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
Funding for Cultural and Educational Links with Japan (UK) 16th September 2021

Grants are available to schools, cultural organisations and universities; to develop a greater understanding of Japanese culture. Grants of up to £5,000 are available to support the study of the J...

Ocado Foundation for Good (UK) 15th September 2021

The Ocado Foundation, the charitable arm of Ocado Group is working with BizGive, to support charity and fundraising activities across the UK. The Foundation will give grants of up to £1,000 to charities, community organisations, community interest companies, academic institutions, and local authorities for community projects...

Funding for Projects that Support the Education and Development of Children and Young People (England) 14th September 2021

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...

Royal Society of Chemistry – Outreach Fund (UK) 10th September 2021

Individuals and organisations such as researchers, museums, schools, community groups, not-for-profit organisations, arts groups, and libraries can apply for up to £10,000 to run chemistry-based events and activities for public audiences and schools. The Royal Society of Chemistry Outreach Fund is split into small grants - u...

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Employment
Employment
Funding for Projects to Increase Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Skills (UK) 6th September 2021

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to registered charities to assist with specific projects or core activities that support literacy, numeracy, digital and additional skills for people aged 11 o...

Kent Community Foundation (Kent) 3rd September 2021

The next deadline to apply for a grant from Kent Community Foundation’s Themed Programme is the 30th November 2021. 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 supporte...

Funding for Projects to Increase the Employment Skills of People Aged 18 & Over (UK) 26th August 2021

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to registered charities to assist with specific projects or core activities which increase the communication skills of disadvantaged people aged 18 and over in order to increase their employment prospects within the UK. The funding is being made available through the Thomas Wall Trust to...

New £7 Million Fund Launched to Support More Flexible Apprenticeship Opportunities (England) 9th August 2021

The Government has launched a new £7 million flexi-job apprenticeship scheme to make apprenticeships more flexible in response to the changing world of work. Flexi-job apprenticeships will help employers overcome structural barriers to making greater use of apprenticeships. Sector bodies, groups of employers and other intere...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
FCC Scottish Action Fund (Scotland) 17th September 2021

Not for profit organisations such as registered charities, community councils, community groups and local authorities can apply for grants of between £2,000 and £40,000 to fund community recyclin...

Funding for Projects that Have a Positive Impact on Communities, People or the Environment (UK) 16th September 2021

The Matthew Good Foundation has launched a Grants for Good Fund to support small charities, not-for-profit groups and social entrepreneurs who are passionate about making a difference to people, their community or the environment. The Fund will share £10,000 between five shortlisted projects, which will be voted for by John...

Ocado Foundation for Good (UK) 15th September 2021

The Ocado Foundation, the charitable arm of Ocado Group is working with BizGive, to support charity and fundraising activities across the UK. The Foundation will give grants of up to £1,000 to charities, community organisations, community interest companies, academic institutions, and local authorities for community projects...

Funding to Support the Development of Low & Zero Carbon Heat Networks (England) 14th September 2021

The UK government has announced the latest round of heat network funding for England. The £270 million Green Heat Network Fund will assist the rollout of the next generation of heat networks, which will enable more homes and businesses to take up green heating technologies. The fund will function as a lower carbon successor...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
New Community Fund Launched to Support LGBTQ+ People (Greater Manchester) 17th September 2021

A new initiative benefiting LGBTQ+ people and communities across Greater Manchester has been announced by the LGBT Foundation and George House Trust. The Greater Manchester LGBTQ+ Community Fund wi...

Funding for Projects which Tackle Crime (West Yorkshire) 17th September 2021

Charities, voluntary and community groups, CIOs, and CICs can apply for grants of up to £2,500 for projects which tackle crime across West Yorkshire. The High Sheriff of West Yorkshire Fund will support one-year youth-led projects which encourage young people aged 5-25 years to work together to prevent and combat crime to cr...

Funding for Projects that Tackle the Root Causes of Social Inequity (UK) 16th September 2021

Not for profit organisations that work towards a just and democratic society and to redress political and social injustices can apply for grants of between £1,000 and £5,000. The funding is available to causes outside the mainstream that are unlikely to receive funding from other sources. Examples of projects funded in the...

Funding to Address Health Inequalities Exacerbated by the Covid-19 Pandemic (Dorset) 15th September 2021

NHS Charities Together are making grants of up to £4,000 available to support partnership work between community organisations and the NHS, working together to address health inequalities exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Charities, community organisations and social enterprises already working with the NHS can apply for...

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Housing
Housing
Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Projects that Help the Homeless (UK) 16th September 2021

Homeless charities can apply for capital grants of up to £5,000 for projects that aim to help homeless people return to the community and enabling them to resume a normal life.  Typically, such...

New £4 Million Fund Launched to Increase Community-Led Affordable Housing (England) 27th August 2021

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has launched a new £4 million grant programme to increase community-led affordable housing. The Community Housing Fund Revenue Programme 2021 to 2022 will allow community-led housing groups in England (outside of the Greater London Authority area) to take responsibility...

Funding for Green Home Upgrades (England) 27th August 2021

As part of the effort to make England’s homes greener and more energy efficient, the UK Government is making up to £160 million in funding available to improve the energy performance of social housing in England. Grants of up to £16,000 are available to registered providers of social housing, including Private and Local A...

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
Funding to Support Primary Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences (UK) 13th September 2021

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to support primary research in the humanities and social sciences. The British Academy/Leverhulme Trust Small Research Grants are available to postdoctoral sc...

The Government Launches New Safety Tech Challenge Fund to Protect Children Online (UK / International) 10th September 2021

The UK government has launched a new Safety Tech Challenge Fund to help tackle child sexual abuse online. Five organisations from across the world will be awarded up to £85,000 each to develop innovative technologies to detect sexually explicit images or videos of children within end-to-end encrypted messaging services. Pot...

Grants of up to £50,000 Available for Space Based Science Projects (UK) 8th September 2021

Companies and research organisations are invited to apply for funding to develop technologies that could support the next generation of space science missions. The £375,000 Technology for Space Science fund will facilitate and encourage collaboration between industry and academia, and support new entrants to the space secto...

Funding for Outreach Activities that Engage Audiences with the Study of Hormones (UK) 31st August 2021

The Society for Endocrinology is inviting applications that may be suitable as resources for their You and Your Hormones website, an online resource for the public and school children to learn about endocrinology. Full and Early Career Members of the Society for Endocrinology can apply for Public Engagement grants of up to £...

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International
International
Funding to Support the Educations of Refugee and Displaced Children (Europe and Middle East) 9th September 2021

The Al Madad Foundation has announced a new call for proposals to support innovative projects that make education safe, accessible, and resilient in emergencies and implement comprehensive wellbein...

Greenhall Community Fund to Re-open for Applications (UK) 27th August 2021

The next round of funding from the Greenhall Community Fund will re-open for applications on 1st September 2021. The objectives of the fund is to improve lives: among the sick, the elderly, the disabled and the disadvantaged particularly in the UK. Overseas project are also supported provided that the applicant charity is reg...

Funding to Help Tackle Barriers to Music Education (International – Outside of UK) 13th August 2021

The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music is accepting applications for their International Sponsorship Fund 2022. The fund aims to help tackle barriers to music education. Grants of between £1,000 and £4,000 are available for projects which focus on musical tuition, training for teachers, music employment, social...

Funding for Links with Japan (UK) 5th August 2021

Grants of £2,000 - £7,000 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
FCC Scottish Action Fund (Scotland) 17th September 2021

Not for profit organisations such as registered charities, community councils, community groups and local authorities can apply for grants of between £2,000 and £40,000 to fund community recyclin...

Funding to Support the Development of Low & Zero Carbon Heat Networks (England) 14th September 2021

The UK government has announced the latest round of heat network funding for England. The £270 million Green Heat Network Fund will assist the rollout of the next generation of heat networks, which will enable more homes and businesses to take up green heating technologies. The fund will function as a lower carbon successor...

Screwfix Foundation (UK) 30th August 2021

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to local charities and not for profit organisations for projects that will fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and community facilities for of those in need in the UK. The funding is being made available through the Screwfix Foundations and the grants are available for all kinds...

Funding to Make Scotland’s Urban and Rural Communities More Sustainable (Scotland) 19th August 2021

To help urban and rural communities to become more resilient and sustainable, the National Lottery Community Fund is awarding grants of up to £1 million to enable voluntary, community and public sector organisations to take ownership of land and buildings. Delivered in partnership by the National Lottery Community Fund and H...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Community Shares Booster Programme Re-Opens for Applications (England) 31st August 2021

The £3million Community Shares Booster programme has reopened for applications. Funded in partnership by Power to Change and the Architectural Heritage Fund, the programme provides existing comm...

Grants to Improve Local Towns and Neighbourhoods (Scotland) 13th August 2021

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Scottish Government has launched a new £10 million multi-year fund to help towns and neighbourhoods recover. The Scotland Loves Local Fund, administered by Scotland’s Towns Partnership, will provide 50% match funding of between £5,000 and £25,000 for projects run by groups such a...

Grants for Community and Environmental Projects (England) 26th July 2021

The Veolia Environmental Trust is due to re-open for applications on the 12th August 2021. Through the Trust, 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 no...

Funding to Improve Homes & Community Spaces (UK & Ireland) 15th June 2021

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to local charities across the UK & Ireland for projects that support people experiencing bad housing or homelessness, as well as community projects looking to improve their spaces. The B&Q Foundation provides funding to support people in need including those suffering financial hardship,...

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Rural Development
Rural Development
Funding for Youth Groups in Rural Areas (Scotland) 16th September 2021

Youth groups operating in rural communities can apply for grants of between £100 and £750 to provide more and/or better youth work opportunities for young people. The funding is being made availa...

New Round of Government Funding for Collaborative Farming Communities (England) 15th September 2021

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs has announced that the Countryside Stewardship Facilitation Fund will reopen to applications in December 2021. The £2.5 million scheme encourages collaboration and knowledge-sharing amongst the farming community in England. To apply, farmers, foresters and other land manag...

Funding for Rural Community and Education Projects (UK) 18th August 2021

Charities working in rural areas to support the education of young people or relief of poverty 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...

Grants of up to £25,000 Available to Support Rural Communities (East Anglia, North East of England, Northern Ireland, and Wales) 12th August 2021

Grants of up to £25,000 are available to constituted community groups in rural areas of East Anglia, the North East of England, Northern Ireland, and Wales for innovative projects that support people and communities in remote rural areas. The funding is being made available through the Prince’s Countryside Fund. Grants a...

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Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges
Funding for Cultural and Educational Links with Japan (UK) 16th September 2021

Grants are available to schools, cultural organisations and universities; to develop a greater understanding of Japanese culture. Grants of up to £5,000 are available to support the study of the J...

£10 Million Fund to Improve Rugby League Facilities (England) 15th September 2021

Organisations and clubs that are developing Rugby League activity in their community can apply for capital grants of up to £50,000 to improve the environments where Rugby League takes place. The funding can be used to invest in facilities and equipment ahead of England hosting the 2021 Rugby League World Cup that create env...

Funding for Projects that Support the Education and Development of Children and Young People (England) 14th September 2021

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...

Royal Society of Chemistry – Outreach Fund (UK) 10th September 2021

Individuals and organisations such as researchers, museums, schools, community groups, not-for-profit organisations, arts groups, and libraries can apply for up to £10,000 to run chemistry-based events and activities for public audiences and schools. The Royal Society of Chemistry Outreach Fund is split into small grants - u...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
£10 Million Fund to Improve Rugby League Facilities (England) 15th September 2021

Organisations and clubs that are developing Rugby League activity in their community can apply for capital grants of up to £50,000 to improve the environments where Rugby League takes place. The...

Additional £5 Million in Funding for Sports Clubs Crowdfunding Campaigns (England) 14th September 2021

An additional £5 million of National Lottery funding has been made available to continue supporting clubs and local organisations to set up and run their own crowdfunding campaigns to help sustain them through the Covid-19 pandemic and return to play. Sport England’s Return to Play: Active Together Fund is a crowdfunding i...

Funding for the Provision or Upgrading of Sports Facilities (Scotland) 8th September 2021

Schools, and other organisations such as local authorities, area sports associations, sports trusts and charities; etc can apply for funding of up to £100,000 (to a maximum of 50% of the project costs) to improve their sports facilities. In areas of high deprivation, the maximum grant can be up to 75% of project costs. Grant...

Rowing Foundation Grants Programme (UK) 8th September 2021

Grants of between £500 and £3,000 are available to organisations, schools and clubs involved in Rowing to help purchase equipment, such as boats, sculls, ergos, oars and essential safety equipment. The funding is being made available through the Rowing Foundation and preference is given for activities focused on the young o...

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