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Funding to Help Tackle Loneliness & Isolation (Wales) 9th December 2021

The Welsh Government is making a total of £1.5 million in funding available to help tackle loneliness and social isolation amongst communities as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The three-year...

Grants of up to £10,000 Available to Help Disadvantaged Young People Move into Employment (England & Wales) 9th December 2021

Funding is available to registered charities and not-for-profit organisations in England and Wales to help young people from low-income backgrounds free themselves from poverty and disadvantage. Th...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Improve the Quality of Life of Sick Children in Hospitals & Hospices (UK) 9th December 2021

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to registered charities to improve the quality of life of sick children in hospitals and hospices throughout the UK. The Wallace & Gromit's Children's Charity...

£4 Million Fund Launched to Support Suicide Prevention Services (England) 9th December 2021

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has launched a new £4 million fund to help suicide prevention services meet increased demand from the Covid-19 pandemic. The Suicide Prevention Gran...

Funding to Support People with Care & Support Needs to Live Independently (Leeds) 9th December 2021

Grants of up to £15,000 are available to support the development of social enterprises which help adults in Leeds with care and support needs to improve their health and wellbeing, and remain inde...

Funding to Overcome Severe and Multiple and Severe Disadvantage (Southward and Lambeth) 9th December 2021

Charities with a turnover of between £25,000 and £300,000 operating in Southward and Lambeth can apply for grants of up to £30,000 per year for up to three years for projects that bring communit...

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£4 Million Fund Launched to Support Suicide Prevention Services (England) 2021-12-09

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has launched a new £4 million fund to help suicide prevention services meet increased demand from the Covid-19 pandemic. The Suicide Prevention Gran...

Applications Re-Open for the Co-op Community Fridge Fund (UK) 2021-12-06

The Hubbub Foundation, in partnership with the Co-op, has re-opened the Co-op Community Fridge Fund to build on their existing network of Community Fridges around the UK. Grants of £4,000 are avai...

Grants for Digital Vocational Learning Projects (UK) 2021-12-03

Grants of between £15,000 and £50,000 will be made available for early-stage projects that use technology to improve vocational education. The UFi VocTech Trust will provide funding for projects...

Funding for Capital Projects in Secondary Schools and Sixth Form Colleges (UK) 2021-12-01

Secondary schools and colleges can apply for a grant of up to £100,000 to improve the teaching of science, computer science, design & technology, art, languages, music and performing arts at GCSE...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
War Memorials Grant Scheme (UK) 8th December 2021

Grants of up to £30,000 are available for the repair and conservation of free-standing war memorials in England. These grants are intended to help those who are responsible for the upkeep of war m...

Additional Funding to Support Heritage Organisations at Risk of Closure Due to Covid-19 (England) 7th December 2021

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage: Emergency Resource Support has re-opened to help heritage organisations at imminent risk of closure return to financial viability. This round will provide funding of between £10,000 and £1 million to help organisations and businesse...

Funding to Support a More Sustainable and Inclusive Culture Sector (Southwark) 7th December 2021

Arts and culture organisations in Southwark can apply for a share of £144,000 in funding to deliver activity that supports recovery towards a more sustainable and inclusive culture sector. Southwark Council is making Small Grants of between £5,000 and £10,000, and Big Grants of between £10,001 and £25,000 available to no...

Funding to Support the Dance Sector (Birmingham & West Midlands) 3rd December 2021

The Dance Hub Birmingham (DHB) has announced that its Investment programme is open for applications. A total of £500,000 to support a diverse range of projects that make dance a vibrant and resilient contributor to the artistic and economic life of Birmingham and the West Midlands. The DHB Investment Programme is seeking pr...

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Business Development
Business Development
£45 Million Package to Train Staff & Help SMEs Grow (Wales) 8th December 2021

To help drive Wales’s economic recovery, the Welsh Government has announced a £45 million funding package to help small businesses to grow, and support thousands of people to train to work in ke...

Support Programme to Help SMEs Attend or Exhibit at Overseas Trade Shows & Conferences (UK) 7th December 2021

Small to medium-sized UK businesses (SMEs) exporting, or thinking about exporting, can apply for support to attend and exhibit at approved overseas trade shows and conferences. The UK Government’s UK Tradeshow Programme aims to educate SMEs about the benefits of exhibiting, by providing both general and event-specific train...

£5 Million Fund Launched to Help Social Enterprises Transition to Net Zero (Scotland) 6th December 2021

Zero Waste Scotland, in partnership with Social Investment Scotland, has launched a £5 million fund to help social enterprises and the wider third sector make the transition to carbon net zero. The Social Enterprise Net Zero Transition Fund will support social enterprises, charities, and community organisations to become car...

Automotive Transformation Fund Re-opens to Applications (UK) 30th November 2021

UK registered businesses will be able to apply for a share of up to £1 billion for capital investment and R&D projects that help industrialise the electrified automotive supply chain at scale in the UK. Funded by the UK Government, the Automotive Transformation Fund aims to establish a competitive and sustainable UK supply c...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Improve the Quality of Life of Sick Children in Hospitals & Hospices (UK) 9th December 2021

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to registered charities to improve the quality of life of sick children in hospitals and hospices throughout the UK. The Wallace & Gromit's Children's Charity...

Grants of up to £10,000 Available to Help Disadvantaged Young People Move into Employment (England & Wales) 9th December 2021

Funding is available to registered charities and not-for-profit organisations in England and Wales to help young people from low-income backgrounds free themselves from poverty and disadvantage. The Lawrence Atwell’s Charity awards grants of up to £10,000 per year for up to three years through their Charities Programme to...

Grants of up to £1,500 Available to Support Disadvantaged and Disabled Children (UK) 8th December 2021

Little Lives UK is offering grants of up to £1,500 through its Children’s Community Support Programme to provide services to disadvantaged and disabled children. The programme is open to applications from children’s groups and organisations such as play groups or sports classes. The Children’s Community Support Progr...

Funding to Support Disadvantaged Young People and Offenders (UK) 3rd December 2021

Small registered charities can apply for grants of up to £15,000 for projects working with young offenders; prisoners and ex-prisoners as well as young disadvantaged people at risk of criminal involvement. To be eligible for funding, local organisations such as those working in a village, estate or small town should normally...

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Community Development
Community Development
Grants for Small Charitable Organisations Working in Disadvantaged Neighbourhoods (North East of England) 6th December 2021

Charitable organisations working in disadvantaged neighbourhoods in the North East of England can apply for grants of up to £20,000 per year for up to 3 years to increase their capacity to deliver...

Manchester Airport Community Trust Fund (Manchester) 6th December 2021

Each year Manchester Airports Group contributes £100,000 to the Community Trust Fund for distribution to local good causes. Grants of a maximum of £3,000 are awarded to a broad range of projects including, for example, play areas, community fun days, community growing projects, riding for the disabled, that are delivered by...

Grants of up to £20,000 Available to Charities to Supporting Vulnerable People (Scotland) 6th December 2021

Registered Charities in Scotland can apply for grants of between £1,000 and £25,000 for one year projects to support disadvantaged people and people suffering social exclusion. This can include people suffering homelessness, abuse, mental health or poverty, or secondary disadvantage such as debt issues, learning disabilitie...

Funding for Community Radio Stations (UK) 6th December 2021

Community radio stations can apply for funding to help support the core costs of running licensed community radio stations. Grants can be awarded to support management costs; fundraising to support the station; administration costs; financial management & reporting; community outreach; etc. Although there is no minimum or max...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
Funding for Projects that Raise the Attainment of Disadvantaged School Students (North of England) 8th December 2021

Teachers in the North of England can apply for grants of up to £25,000 for projects that help disadvantaged young people to realise their academic potential. The funding is being made available...

£45 Million Package to Train Staff & Help SMEs Grow (Wales) 8th December 2021

To help drive Wales’s economic recovery, the Welsh Government has announced a £45 million funding package to help small businesses to grow, and support thousands of people to train to work in key sectors. As part of the package, £35 million will create and safeguard jobs by helping more than 1,000 small and medium sized b...

Grants of up to £20,000 Available to Support STEM Education - Deadline Extended (West Midlands) 6th December 2021

Charities, not-for-profits, community groups and schools across the West Midlands Combined Authority area can apply for grants of up to £20,000 to further STEM education. Grants can support projects for a maximum of one year. The funding is being made available through the Millennium Point Charitable Trust which over the la...

Grants for Digital Vocational Learning Projects (UK) 3rd December 2021

Grants of between £15,000 and £50,000 will be made available for early-stage projects that use technology to improve vocational education. The UFi VocTech Trust will provide funding for projects lasting between three to twelve months which show how digital technologies can be used in innovative ways to improve skills for wo...

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Employment
Employment
Grants of up to £10,000 Available to Help Disadvantaged Young People Move into Employment (England & Wales) 9th December 2021

Funding is available to registered charities and not-for-profit organisations in England and Wales to help young people from low-income backgrounds free themselves from poverty and disadvantage. Th...

Funding to Help Unemployed People Move Towards Employment, Training or Education (Thames Valley Berkshire) 29th November 2021

Voluntary sector organisations and small businesses in the Thames Valley Berkshire region are invited to apply for grants of between £5,000 and £20,000 to support local initiatives that will enable unemployed people aged 16 years and over to move towards employment, training or education. The ESFA Community Training Grants...

Grants of up to £20,000 Available to Tackle Unemployment (Dorset) 26th November 2021

Grants of between £5,000 and £20,000 are available to voluntary sector organisations and small businesses for local initiatives that will enable unemployed people aged 16 years and over to move towards employment, training or education in Dorset. The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) Community Training Grants will...

Funding to Support Disadvantaged Young People to Secure Employment (England) 23rd November 2021

The Youth Futures Foundation has launched a new £6.1 million fund to support young people aged 14 to 24 across England to secure good jobs through pioneering local partnerships. The Connected Futures Fund will award funding for six to eight partnerships to explore solutions to removing barriers in the way that employment sup...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
Funding Available for Low Carbon and Climate Change Projects (Hertfordshire) 7th December 2021

Hertfordshire County Council, in partnership with Crowdfunder and Hertfordshire Community Foundation, has launched the Sustainable Hertfordshire Fund to support local projects to become carbon neut...

Manchester Airport Community Trust Fund (Manchester) 6th December 2021

Each year Manchester Airports Group contributes £100,000 to the Community Trust Fund for distribution to local good causes. Grants of a maximum of £3,000 are awarded to a broad range of projects including, for example, play areas, community fun days, community growing projects, riding for the disabled, that are delivered by...

£5 Million Fund Launched to Help Social Enterprises Transition to Net Zero (Scotland) 6th December 2021

Zero Waste Scotland, in partnership with Social Investment Scotland, has launched a £5 million fund to help social enterprises and the wider third sector make the transition to carbon net zero. The Social Enterprise Net Zero Transition Fund will support social enterprises, charities, and community organisations to become car...

Funding of up to £5,000 Available for Road Safety Projects (Avon and Somerset) 3rd December 2021

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to local community and voluntary groups in Avon and Somerset for projects that improve road safety and prevent road traffic injuries. The funding is being made available through the Avon and Somerset Police Community Trust’s Road Safety Grant. The closing date for applications is the...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
Funding to Overcome Severe and Multiple and Severe Disadvantage (Southward and Lambeth) 9th December 2021

Charities with a turnover of between £25,000 and £300,000 operating in Southward and Lambeth can apply for grants of up to £30,000 per year for up to three years for projects that bring communit...

Funding to Support People with Care & Support Needs to Live Independently (Leeds) 9th December 2021

Grants of up to £15,000 are available to support the development of social enterprises which help adults in Leeds with care and support needs to improve their health and wellbeing, and remain independent. Leeds Community Foundation’s Ideas that Change Lives - Kickstart and Development Grants will provide business guidance...

£4 Million Fund Launched to Support Suicide Prevention Services (England) 9th December 2021

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has launched a new £4 million fund to help suicide prevention services meet increased demand from the Covid-19 pandemic. The Suicide Prevention Grant Fund will make £4 million in funding available to enable voluntary community and social enterprise organisations in England tha...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Improve the Quality of Life of Sick Children in Hospitals & Hospices (UK) 9th December 2021

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to registered charities to improve the quality of life of sick children in hospitals and hospices throughout the UK. The Wallace & Gromit's Children's Charity provides funding for projects that ensure that whilst in hospital and hospice care, children can still play, socialise and recuper...

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Housing
Housing
Warm Homes Fund Re-Opens to Applications (England, Wales & Scotland) 17th November 2021

National Grid and Affordable Warmth Solutions have announced that the latest round of the Warm Homes Fund is now open to applications. The fund incentivises the installation of affordable heating s...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Projects that Help the Homeless (UK) 16th November 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 organisations may operate small or medium-sized residential or training facilities to assist homeless people. To be eligible to a...

£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...

£30 Million Waking Watch Relief Fund Now Open for Applications (England) 20th September 2021

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has announced that the Waking Watch Relief Fund has re-opened to applications using additional £5 million of funding. The fund is targeted at high-rise buildings with unsafe cladding and is designed to protect lease holders from the high cost of Waking Watches by provi...

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Innovation, Research and Development
Innovation, Research and Development
Automotive Transformation Fund Re-opens to Applications (UK) 30th November 2021

UK registered businesses will be able to apply for a share of up to £1 billion for capital investment and R&D projects that help industrialise the electrified automotive supply chain at scale in t...

Advanced Innovation Voucher Scheme - Follow on Funding (Scotland) 29th November 2021

The Scottish Funding Council has announced that the Advanced Innovation Voucher Scheme is open for applications. The awards are aimed at building sustained relationships between small and medium-sized companies and universities or Further Education colleges in Scotland who may have previously collaborated together or for thos...

Competition to Improve the Sustainability of Manufacturing Processes (UK) 11th November 2021

UK registered businesses and organisations can apply for a share of up to £20 million in funding for digital innovation projects that will improve the sustainability of manufacturing processes. Funding from the Made Smarter Innovation: Sustainable Smart Factory competition, delivered by UK Research and Innovation, will suppo...

Cure Parkinson's Trust Grant (UK) 10th November 2021

Commercial organisations, appropriately qualified scientists or clinicians based in an accredited university or hospital in any country worldwide can now apply for funding for preclinical and clinical research. Projects should have the potential to advance knowledge that might lead to a cure for Parkinson’s disease. The Cur...

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International
International
Wales and Africa Grant Scheme Re-Opens to Applications (Wales) 29th November 2021

The Welsh Government’s Wales and Africa Grant Scheme has re-opened for applications from community groups and organisations throughout Wales who work with partnerships in Sub Saharan Africa. This...

£1.7 Million Competition to Reduce Plastic Pollution (UK) 22nd November 2021

WRAP and Innovate UK are making £1.7 million in funding available to innovators, investors and key industry stakeholders for plastics reduction projects in India, Chile, Kenya and South Africa. The International Circular Plastics Flagship Competition will award grants of between £50,000 to £250,000 to enable UK businesses,...

Bursaries for UK-German School Partnerships (UK) 11th November 2021

Schools across the UK are invited to apply for Partnership Bursaries to help them maintain existing links with schools in Germany. UK-German Connection is awarding bursaries of £1,000 for a range of joint activities between existing partner schools which support direct contact between young people from both countries. They c...

Funding to Support Education in Disadvantaged Areas (UK / International) 8th November 2021

Grants are available to support schools and registered charities that wish to undertake educational work with children and young people under the age of 25 in disadvantaged areas within the UK and international projects working with marginalised communities. The British & Foreign Schools Society (BFSS) normally makes grants t...

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Land Buildings and Equipment
Land Buildings and Equipment
Screwfix Foundation (UK) 15th November 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 i...

Funding for Building Maintenance & Improvements for Education Establishments (England) 5th November 2021

The latest round of the UK Government’s Condition Improvement Fund is now open to academies, multi-academy trusts, sixth-form colleges, and voluntary aided schools across England. The Fund provides capital funding for projects of up to £4 million which help keep school and college buildings safe and in good working order....

Grants of up to £25,000 Available to Improve Community Buildings & Outdoor Spaces (UK) 3rd November 2021

The Asda Foundation has launched a new grants programme to help small grassroots organisations improve local community spaces and places across the UK. The Investing in Spaces and Places Grant will provide funding of between £5,000 and £25,000 to help with building repairs, building improvement/development, and/or outdoor...

Arts Council England Launches New Capital Investment Programme (England) 6th October 2021

Arts Council England has announced that its new Capital Investment Programme is now open for applications. The aim of the programme is to support cultural organisations to adjust buildings and equipment so that they can operate safely post-pandemic and improve access, seize on technological opportunities, and reduce environm...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Grants of up to £1,000 Available for Community Projects along the South West Wales Rail Network (Wales) 24th November 2021

The South West Wales Connected Community Rail Partnership has re-launched their Community Changemakers Fund. The fund supports projects to improve communities located along the South West Wales ra...

Grants for Community and Environmental Projects (England) 15th November 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 for Community Greening Projects (Greater London) 9th November 2021

Community groups can apply for grants of between £500 and £20,000 to improve local green and open spaces across Greater London. The Our Space Award, administered by Groundwork, will support community greening projects which transform all types of open space such as parks, housing estates, town centres, woodlands and school...

Grants of up to £10,000 Available for the Creation of Sustainable & Resilient Outdoor Spaces (Northern Ireland) 1st November 2021

Grants of up to £10,000 will be made available to charities, voluntary and community organisations, schools and other not-for-profit organisations in Northern Ireland for the creation of sustainable & resilient outdoor spaces such as community gardens, pocket parks and forests, allotments, rain gardens, green roofs, ponds an...

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Rural Development
Rural Development
Funding for Long-Term Use of Empty Historic Buildings to Tackle Rural Poverty & Social Isolation (Northern Ireland) 22nd November 2021

The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) is inviting applications from charities or social enterprises who are interested in finding long-term uses for empty historic buildings in Northern Ireland whi...

£27 Million Farming Investment Fund Opens to Applications (England) 19th November 2021

Farmers, foresters, growers and contractors in England can apply for a share of a £27 million UK Government fund to help them invest in new equipment, technology and infrastructure to increase productivity, improve animal welfare, and deliver environmental benefits. The Farming Investment Fund is split into two schemes: the...

New Fund Announced to Support the Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions (UK) 12th November 2021

The Coop Foundation are launching a new £3 million fund to support food and farming projects that are tackling the climate crisis by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Funded through Co-op donations raised from the sale of compostable carrier bags and Co-op Foundation funds, the Carbon Innovation Fund will award grants of be...

IGas Community Energy Fund Opens for Applications (England) 6th October 2021

IGas Energy Plc is one of the UK's leading onshore hydrocarbon producers has announced that its Community Energy Fund has opened for applications. The fund covers specific areas of Hampshire, Surrey, West Sussex and Lincolnshire where the company operates. IGas support projects that make a difference to life in the mainly rur...

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Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges
Funding for Projects that Raise the Attainment of Disadvantaged School Students (North of England) 8th December 2021

Teachers in the North of England can apply for grants of up to £25,000 for projects that help disadvantaged young people to realise their academic potential. The funding is being made available...

Grants of up to £20,000 Available to Support STEM Education - Deadline Extended (West Midlands) 6th December 2021

Charities, not-for-profits, community groups and schools across the West Midlands Combined Authority area can apply for grants of up to £20,000 to further STEM education. Grants can support projects for a maximum of one year. The funding is being made available through the Millennium Point Charitable Trust which over the la...

Funding to Create Opportunities for Young People to Engage with Arts (London) 3rd December 2021

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to state schools and arts organisations to create opportunities for young people to engage with Arts that have been curtailed by restrictions due to Covid-19, particularly those from backgrounds that typically do not engage in Arts activities. Through their Cultural Capital Fund, the John...

The Classical Association Grants (UK) 2nd December 2021

The Classical Association (CA), which awards grants to support classical projects and conferences, has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 1st March 2022. The Association will consider applications for summer schools and institutions offering extra-mural courses in Greek, Latin, and classical civilisa...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Funding to Develop Indoor Tennis Facilities (Scotland) 2nd December 2021

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 pr...

New Funding to Improve Sporting Facilities & Access to Community Sport (West Midlands) 26th November 2021

Sport England is investing £6.5million of National Lottery funding to improve sporting facilities and level up access to community sport across the West Midlands as part of a legacy from next summer’s Commonwealth Games. The investment is made up of two funds to help community sport and physical activity groups tackle inac...

Rowing Foundation Grants Programme (UK) 24th November 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...

New Campaign Launched to Transform Grass Football Pitches (England) 12th November 2021

The Premier League, The FA and the Government's Football Foundation have announced the launch of their 'Power Up Your Grass Pitch' campaign, to transform the state of grass football pitches in England. The aim is to improve over 7,000 grass pitches by 2024 and 20,000 by 2030, to ensure the 12 million grassroots football playe...

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