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Funding to Help Reduce Crime (Suffolk) 4th June 2020

Community groups, charities, social enterprises and community interest companies can apply for grants of between £2500 and £20,000 to enable them to deliver services that support victims of crime...

Funding to Support Legal Action Related to Covid-19 (UK) 4th June 2020

The Baring Foundation has announced three new funding streams as part of its £1 million Strengthening Civil Society Programme to support their grant holders and broader civil society when taking l...

Grants of up to £1,000 Available for Community Safety Projects (Avon and Somerset) 4th June 2020

The Avon and Somerset Police Community Trust is currently accepting applications through its General Fund. Grants of up to £1,000 are available to local community and voluntary groups in Avon and...

Funding for Rural Community and Education Projects (UK) 4th June 2020

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...

Kent Community Foundation (Kent) 4th June 2020

The next deadline to apply for a grant from Kent Community Foundation’s Themed Programme is the 31st August 2020. Through its grant programmes, the Foundation aims to empower organisations and ch...

Project Development Funding for Churches (UK) 4th June 2020

Grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 are available to listed and unlisted Christian places towards developing a church building project. This includes Churches, Chapels and Meeting Houses. Th...

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Funding for Rural Community and Education Projects (UK) 2020-06-04

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...

Covid Funding for Specialist Women's Organisations (UK) 2020-06-02

Rosa, which is a grantmaking charity that funds grassroots women’s organisations to help to make the UK a fairer, safer place for women has announced that is making grants of up to £10,000 avail...

Intermediary Funding Opportunity for LGBTQ+ Led Partner Organisations (UK) 2020-06-02

Comic Relief has announced that it is seeking LGBTQ+ led Intermediary partners with the ability, expertise, networks and knowledge to distribute emergency funding quickly to a diverse range of loca...

£6.5 Million Fund Launched to Increase the Use of Recycled Materials (Wales) 2020-06-02

The Welsh Government has launched a new £6.5 million fund to increase the use of recycled materials. The £6.5 million fund will offer grants to businesses of any size seeking capital investment f...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Project Development Funding for Churches (UK) 4th June 2020

Grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 are available to listed and unlisted Christian places towards developing a church building project. This includes Churches, Chapels and Meeting Houses. Th...

Grants for Welfare and Art Projects (South West of England) 3rd June 2020

Grants are available to not for profit organisations and schools in the counties of Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset in the South West of England for welfare and art projects which help to improve the quality of local life. Grants can cover the core running costs or project costs of small established organisations who hav...

Development Grants for Emerging Artists (UK) 2nd June 2020

Professional and emerging professional musicians of all genres and disciplines can apply for a grant of £2,000 to £5,000 to undertake a project that will enable them to develop and test new work, ideas or potential career directions through inspiring periods of collaborative research and development. Help Musicians want to...

Grants for Urgent Structural Repairs to Churches (UK) 28th May 2020

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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Business Development
Business Development
Resilience and Recovery Loan Fund for Charities & Social Enterprises (UK) 3rd June 2020

In response to the coronavirus, Social Investment Business have launched a Resilience and Recovery Loan Fund for social enterprises and charities which have been adversely impacted by the pandemic....

£6.5 Million Fund Launched to Increase the Use of Recycled Materials (Wales) 2nd June 2020

The Welsh Government has launched a new £6.5 million fund to increase the use of recycled materials. The £6.5 million fund will offer grants to businesses of any size seeking capital investment funding to increase their use of recycled materials in manufactured products, components or packaging. Eligible businesses may eith...

Funding to Support Community Pubs Affected by the Covid-19 Crisis (England) 2nd June 2020

In response to the coronavirus, Power to Change has suspended all current funding programmes to focus on supporting community businesses affected by the crisis. The Trust has now made small grants of up to £2,000 available to support community pubs in England who have experienced a reduction in income due to the Covid-19 res...

Power to Changes Launches C-19 Support Fund (England) 1st June 2020

Power to Change, which is an independent Trust to support community businesses in England has announced the launch of its new Bright Ideas C-19 Support Fund is open for applications. The fund provides small grants with business development advice to current Bright Ideas grantees. Community businesses accepted on to the sche...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
Kent Community Foundation (Kent) 4th June 2020

The next deadline to apply for a grant from Kent Community Foundation’s Themed Programme is the 31st August 2020. Through its grant programmes, the Foundation aims to empower organisations and ch...

Funding to Support Young People Using Technology to Make the World a Better Place (UK) 3rd June 2020

BT have launched their Young Pioneer Award to find young people who have ideas for new technology which tackles the big societal and environmental issues they care about. The winner of this years award will receive up to £10,000 in funding which could be used on items such as relevant tech equipment, or to fund market resear...

Grants to Support Infrastructure Organisations (England) 1st June 2020

The Youth Futures Foundation aims to transform the lives of young people (aged 14 -24) by unlocking potential and addressing the root causes of youth unemployment. Key community-sector infrastructure organisations (with at least 20 organisations in their network, membership or movement) that demonstrate their ability to pl...

Funding for Schools to Improve Child Health and Wellbeing (Salford) 29th May 2020

Primary Schools in Salford can apply for grants of up to £5,000 for projects during the 2020/21 academic year which improve child physical health, dietary health and/or mental health and wellbeing, and increase family and/or community engagement in the life of the school. Funded by NHS Salford CCG, the Healthy Schools Fund c...

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Community Development
Community Development
Grants of up to £1,000 Available for Community Safety Projects (Avon and Somerset) 4th June 2020

The Avon and Somerset Police Community Trust is currently accepting applications through its General Fund. Grants of up to £1,000 are available to local community and voluntary groups in Avon and...

Resilience and Recovery Loan Fund for Charities & Social Enterprises (UK) 3rd June 2020

In response to the coronavirus, Social Investment Business have launched a Resilience and Recovery Loan Fund for social enterprises and charities which have been adversely impacted by the pandemic. The new £25 million fund will provide emergency loans of between £100,000 to £500,000 without requiring personal guarantees an...

Active Communities Programme Now Open (West Midlands) 2nd June 2020

The Health Lottery West Midland 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 certain areas of the West Midlands region of England for projects lasting up to two years with great ideas to mak...

Funding to Support Community Pubs Affected by the Covid-19 Crisis (England) 2nd June 2020

In response to the coronavirus, Power to Change has suspended all current funding programmes to focus on supporting community businesses affected by the crisis. The Trust has now made small grants of up to £2,000 available to support community pubs in England who have experienced a reduction in income due to the Covid-19 res...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
Agricultural Bursaries for Undergraduate Students (UK) 3rd June 2020

Undergraduate students starting university in September 2020 can now apply for a £5,000 bursary from the Jordans and The Prince’s Countryside Fund to promote sustainable farming. The Sustainable...

Funding to Support Young People Using Technology to Make the World a Better Place (UK) 3rd June 2020

BT have launched their Young Pioneer Award to find young people who have ideas for new technology which tackles the big societal and environmental issues they care about. The winner of this years award will receive up to £10,000 in funding which could be used on items such as relevant tech equipment, or to fund market resear...

School Grants to Promote Physics (UK) 2nd June 2020

UK schools, colleges or home school groups can apply for grants of up to £600 for small-scale projects or events linked to the teaching or promotion of physics and engineering to pupils aged 5-19. Grants can support a wide range of projects such as school-based science weeks, extracurricular activities, science clubs, career...

The Classical Association Grants (UK) 2nd June 2020

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 September 2020. The Association will consider applications for summer schools and institutions offering extra-mural courses in Greek, Latin, and classical civi...

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Employment
Employment
Kent Community Foundation (Kent) 4th June 2020

The next deadline to apply for a grant from Kent Community Foundation’s Themed Programme is the 31st August 2020. Through its grant programmes, the Foundation aims to empower organisations and ch...

Grants to Support Infrastructure Organisations (England) 1st June 2020

The Youth Futures Foundation aims to transform the lives of young people (aged 14 -24) by unlocking potential and addressing the root causes of youth unemployment. Key community-sector infrastructure organisations (with at least 20 organisations in their network, membership or movement) that demonstrate their ability to pl...

Active Inclusion Fund Opens for Applications (Wales) 31st January 2020

The Wales Council for Voluntary Action has announced that the Active Inclusion Fund is now open for applications. The fund aims to support projects that reduce economic inactivity in Wales and improve the employability of disadvantaged people furthest from the labour market. This can include young people; people with low sk...

Funding for Local Employment and Training Projects (North East) 7th August 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...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
Funding of up to £5,000 Available for Road Safety Projects (Avon and Somerset) 3rd June 2020

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 mad...

£6.5 Million Fund Launched to Increase the Use of Recycled Materials (Wales) 2nd June 2020

The Welsh Government has launched a new £6.5 million fund to increase the use of recycled materials. The £6.5 million fund will offer grants to businesses of any size seeking capital investment funding to increase their use of recycled materials in manufactured products, components or packaging. Eligible businesses may eith...

Grants for Tree Planting (UK) 27th May 2020

Schools and Community groups within the UK can apply for grants of between £300 and £1,500 to get communities and young people up to the age of 21 involved in tree and hedge planting and care during National Tree Week – 28 November to 6 December 2020. The funding is being made available through the Tree Council’s Branc...

Tree Challenge Fund - Deadline Extended (England) 22nd May 2020

Community and volunteer groups as well as Town Councils and individuals can apply for a share of £10 million for small scale tree planting projects in cities and towns across England. Launched in May 2019, the Urban Tree Challenge Fund aims to support the planting of more than 130,000 trees in towns and cities. This announ...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
Kent Community Foundation (Kent) 4th June 2020

The next deadline to apply for a grant from Kent Community Foundation’s Themed Programme is the 31st August 2020. Through its grant programmes, the Foundation aims to empower organisations and ch...

Grants of up to £1,000 Available for Community Safety Projects (Avon and Somerset) 4th June 2020

The Avon and Somerset Police Community Trust is currently accepting applications through its General Fund. Grants of up to £1,000 are available to local community and voluntary groups in Avon and Somerset for projects that improve community safety. This can include protecting local people and property from crime; reducing...

Funding to Support Legal Action Related to Covid-19 (UK) 4th June 2020

The Baring Foundation has announced three new funding streams as part of its £1 million Strengthening Civil Society Programme to support their grant holders and broader civil society when taking legal action related to Covid-19. Grants of up to £40,000 are available to all registered charities, including current grant holde...

Funding to Help Reduce Crime (Suffolk) 4th June 2020

Community groups, charities, social enterprises and community interest companies can apply for grants of between £2500 and £20,000 to enable them to deliver services that support victims of crime, and help make Suffolk a safer place. The Suffolk Police & Crime Commissioner’s Fund is looking for applications which link to...

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Housing
Housing
Bank of Scotland Foundation Reach Programme to Re-open for Applications (Scotland) 20th May 2020

Grants of between £5,000 and £30,000 are available to charities that support vulnerable people across Scotland. This can include people that are disadvantaged as well as people facing exlusion su...

Housing Charity Crisis Launches Emergency Grant (UK) 6th April 2020

Crisis has established an emergency grants fund to support local groups who are financially affected by additional demands on their resources and who have expanded their provision to meet the current needs of those experiencing homelessness across the UK. Local organisations and charities providing services to those experien...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Projects that Help the Homeless (UK) 16th March 2020

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...

New Fund Launches to Give House-Building Power Back to Local People (England) 4th March 2020

A new housing fund has launched, aiming to empower community groups to plan and build 1,000 affordable homes in communities across England. The fund, led by CAF Venturesome, the social investment arm of the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), is funded by a group of charities and benefactors including the Nationwide Foundation. T...

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Innovation, Research and Development
Innovation, Research and Development
New £150,000 Fund to Help Digital Firms Develop Technology to Combat Coronavirus (UK) 1st June 2020

The Welsh Government has announced a new £150,000 fund for healthcare firms in the UK to find new ways to use digital technology to combat coronavirus. The COVID-19 Digital Solutions Fund will pro...

£20 million Additional Funding to Encourage Businesses Developing New Technologies (UK) 29th May 2020

The UK Government has announced that they are doubling investment in the Fast Start Competition to encourage innovative technology and research-focussed businesses and start-ups to develop new ways of working and help build resilience across industries and communities. The additional £20 million funding, which is managed by...

£30 Million Competition to Deliver Innovations that Revolutionise the Way We Fly (UK) 26th May 2020

UK Research and Innovation have launched a £30 million competition to develop systems and technology that support the use of new types of electric and/or autonomous air vehicles. Bids are invited from aviation and non-aviation companies and organisations of all sizes for projects which will tackle the challenge of using thes...

Funding to Help Charities Deliver Better Services Through Technology (UK) 22nd May 2020

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Comic Relief have announced a new digital funding strand to their joint Tech for Good programme. The aim is to help charities and not-for-profit organisations deliver better services for their communities through technology. The £230,000 Explore programme will provide grant funding of £5,000...

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International
International
Funding for International Development Projects (UK / International) 20th May 2020

UK not for profit organisations can apply for grants of between £250,001 and £4,000,000 for projects that support the UK’s commitment to achieving the Global Development Goals whilst considerin...

Grants Available to Small Charities Working in the Developing World (UK) 6th May 2020

Grants of up to £50,000 are available to small UK-registered charities and not-for-profit organisations working with the most vulnerable people in countries that are ranked in the bottom 50 of the UN Human Development Index (HDI) or if it is considered of high or moderate fragility by the UK’s Department for International...

Overseas Development Grants for UK-based Charities (UK) 23rd April 2020

UK based charities working overseas can apply for grants of up to £25,000 for projects that have a lasting benefit for some of the most deprived people and communities in the developing world. The funding can be awarded over a period of 3 – 5 years as grants of between £3,000 and £5,000 per year. Previous awards have bee...

Funding for Links with Japan (UK) 9th April 2020

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
Project Development Funding for Churches (UK) 4th June 2020

Grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 are available to listed and unlisted Christian places towards developing a church building project. This includes Churches, Chapels and Meeting Houses. Th...

Grants for Urgent Structural Repairs to Churches (UK) 28th May 2020

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...

The Rank Foundation – Pebble Grants Programme (UK) 28th May 2020

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...

Architectural Heritage Fund - Project Viability Fund (UK) 6th May 2020

Grants are available for formally constituted charities or social enterprises to undertake a project involving the acquisition and conversion of an historic building. The Architectural Heritage Fund Project Viability Grant aims to enable organisations to work out whether a proposed use for a building will be economically viab...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Tree Challenge Fund - Deadline Extended (England) 22nd May 2020

Community and volunteer groups as well as Town Councils and individuals can apply for a share of £10 million for small scale tree planting projects in cities and towns across England. Launched in...

Government Launches New Development Corporation Competition (England) 19th November 2019

The government has announced the launch of a new £10 million capacity fund to generate innovative proposals for new business-backed development corporations and similar delivery models. Local authorities individually or working in partnership can apply for up to £10 million over three years for proposals focus on housing a...

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...

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Rural Development
Rural Development
Funding for Rural Community and Education Projects (UK) 4th June 2020

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...

Agricultural Bursaries for Undergraduate Students (UK) 3rd June 2020

Undergraduate students starting university in September 2020 can now apply for a £5,000 bursary from the Jordans and The Prince’s Countryside Fund to promote sustainable farming. The Sustainable Agriculture Bursary is available to prospective undergraduate students who have a genuine interest in a career in farming, agricu...

Funding to Support Dairy Farmers Through Coronavirus (England) 19th May 2020

Dairy Farmers in England will be able to apply for government funding of up to £10,000 each to help them overcome the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The aim of the fund is to support those most in need due to a decrease in demand for their products as bars, restaurants and cafes have been forced to close. Eligible dairy...

Funding to Make Scotland’s Urban and Rural Communities More Sustainable (Scotland) 29th October 2019

Grants of between £10,000 and £1million are currently available to allow voluntary, community and public sector organisations in Scotland to take ownership of land and buildings to help urban and rural communities to become more resilient and sustainable. The Scottish Land Fund is funded by the Scottish Government and deliv...

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Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges
Funding for Rural Community and Education Projects (UK) 4th June 2020

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...

Grants for Welfare and Art Projects (South West of England) 3rd June 2020

Grants are available to not for profit organisations and schools in the counties of Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset in the South West of England for welfare and art projects which help to improve the quality of local life. Grants can cover the core running costs or project costs of small established organisations who hav...

Funding to Support Young People Using Technology to Make the World a Better Place (UK) 3rd June 2020

BT have launched their Young Pioneer Award to find young people who have ideas for new technology which tackles the big societal and environmental issues they care about. The winner of this years award will receive up to £10,000 in funding which could be used on items such as relevant tech equipment, or to fund market resear...

School Grants to Promote Physics (UK) 2nd June 2020

UK schools, colleges or home school groups can apply for grants of up to £600 for small-scale projects or events linked to the teaching or promotion of physics and engineering to pupils aged 5-19. Grants can support a wide range of projects such as school-based science weeks, extracurricular activities, science clubs, career...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Funding to Develop Indoor Tennis Facilities (Scotland) 3rd June 2020

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...

Funding for Cycle & Scooter Facilities in Schools and Nurseries (Scotland) 19th May 2020

Local authorities can apply for funding for the installation of cycle and/or scooter parking facilities in schools and nurseries based in Scotland to encourage young people to cycle or scoot, and to help reduce traffic congestion at the school gates. Through the School Cycle and Scooter Parking Fund applicants can apply for a...

£1 Million Crowdfunding Support for Sports Clubs And Organisations (England) 18th May 2020

Sport England has committed another £1 million to combating the impact of coronavirus by match funding money raised by sports clubs and community activity groups through the fundraising platform Crowdfunder. Through the ‘Active Together’ partnership with Crowdfunder Sport England are matching crowd funds of up to £10,00...

Funding to Improve the National Cycle Network in Scotland (Scotland) 5th May 2020

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

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