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Funding to Alleviate Social Deprivation (Scotland) 17th January 2022

The Volant Charitable Trust’s Grants programme has re-opened for applications. The fund aims to support Scottish charities and projects that help alleviate social deprivation, particularly among...

Grants for Community and Environmental Projects (England) 17th January 2022

The Veolia Environmental Trust is due to re-open for applications on the 27th January 2022. Through the Trust, grants are available for both community projects to create or improve buildings or ou...

Funding for Methodist Church Building Development Projects (UK & Ireland) 17th January 2022

Methodist Churches in the UK and Ireland can apply for funding to run building development projects that focus on church growth, community engagement and improving disabled access and facilities. F...

Grants Available for Organisations Working with Young People and the Elderly (West Midlands & London) 17th January 2022

Charitable organisations providing services for young people between the ages of 13 to 25 and the elderly can now to apply to the Field Family Trust. The next meeting of Trustees is on the 29th Apr...

Jerusalem Trust Opens its Autumn Funding Round (England and Wales) 17th January 2022

The Jerusalem Trust has announced that the grant application process for Spring Term 2022 is now open for applications. Grants of up to £600 are primarily available to state secondary schools (inc...

Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Programme (UK) 17th January 2022

The Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Programme is offering grants of up to £1,000 to schools in the UK to set up Breakfast clubs for those children in most need.  To qualify for the programme t...

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Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Programme (UK) 2022-01-17

The Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Programme is offering grants of up to £1,000 to schools in the UK to set up Breakfast clubs for those children in most need.  To qualify for the programme t...

Grants for Digital Vocational Learning Projects (UK) 2022-01-13

Grants of between £15,000 and £50,000 are available for early-stage projects that use technology to improve vocational education. The grants are available to organisations across the UK, includi...

Funding to Improve Online Digital Presence for Small Charities (UK) 2022-01-13

UK charities can apply for funding of up to £2,500 to help them improve their online digital presence. The funding is available to charities with an average income of less than £1 million a year...

Changes to Children in Need Grant Making Programme (UK) 2022-01-12

The BBC’s Children in Need has developed a new grant making strategy which will launch in Spring 2022. The aim of the strategy is to improve accessibility, equity, diversity and inclusion, and...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Entrepreneurs Open for Applications (UK) 14th January 2022

Deutsche Bank has announced that its Awards for Creative Entrepreneurs (DBACE) is open for applications. The Awards will provide a cash prize fund of £60,000 and business support for a year to a...

Arts-Based Learning Fund (UK) 11th January 2022

Not for profit organisations and charities that are working with schools, colleges and other formal education settings can apply for grants of between £30,000 and £400,000 to enhance the lives, development and achievements of children and young people through high quality arts-based learning activities. Projects can last fo...

National Churches Foundation Grant Reopens for Applications (UK) 10th January 2022

Churches across the UK can apply for grants of between £500 and £5,000 towards the cost of urgent maintenance works and small repairs through the National Churches Trust Foundation Grant Programme. Project costs should be up to £10,000 excl. VAT and awards will never exceed 50% of the costs. Applications are accepted from...

£5 Million Fund for Creative & Cultural Activities Celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee (England) 6th January 2022

Arts Council England has launched a new £5 million funding programme to support voluntary and community organisations in England to develop creative and cultural activities as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations. The Let’s Create Platinum Jubilee Fund, will make grants of up to £10,000. Applicants will be...

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Business Development
Business Development
Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Entrepreneurs Open for Applications (UK) 14th January 2022

Deutsche Bank has announced that its Awards for Creative Entrepreneurs (DBACE) is open for applications. The Awards will provide a cash prize fund of £60,000 and business support for a year to a...

£1 Million Fund to Help Economically Inactive & Unemployed Individuals to Start Up a Business (Wales) 13th January 2022

The Welsh Government has launched a £1 million fund to help economically inactive and unemployed individuals to start up a business in Wales. The Barriers to Start Up Grant will award grants of up to £2,000 to enable people not in education, employment or training to overcome barriers to starting their own business. The gra...

Funding Available to Redistribute Surplus Food (UK) 12th January 2022

Food companies in the UK can apply for funding of up to £50,000 to offset the cost of sending surplus food to good causes and thereby helping people in need. The funding is part of the FareShare £3million Surplus with Purpose Fund and can be used to cover the additional staff costs needed for packing and sorting edible sur...

Funding to Help Community Businesses Recover from the Covid-19 Pandemic (UK) 4th January 2022

Community businesses in disadvantaged and under-represented communities in England that want to issue shares to their community to support their recovery from COVID-19 can apply for financial support through the Community Shares ReBoost fund; and the Community Shares Booster Programme. Both programmes provide development gra...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Programme (UK) 17th January 2022

The Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Programme is offering grants of up to £1,000 to schools in the UK to set up Breakfast clubs for those children in most need.  To qualify for the programme t...

Grants Available for Organisations Working with Young People and the Elderly (West Midlands & London) 17th January 2022

Charitable organisations providing services for young people between the ages of 13 to 25 and the elderly can now to apply to the Field Family Trust. The next meeting of Trustees is on the 29th April 2022 and applications will remain open for up to 6 weeks but may close sooner if the maximum number of applications are receive...

Grants to Improve the Lives of Individuals & Communities (Devon) 14th January 2022

The Devon Community Foundation is seeking applications to its Thrive With 5 grant programme for projects and initiatives which improve the lives of individuals and communities across Devon. Grants of up to £5,000 are available to charities, community groups, schools, faith-based groups and organisations, parish or town counc...

Funding for the Rehabilitation of Young Offenders (Kent) 13th January 2022

Registered not-for-profit organisations in Kent can apply for grants of up to £75,000 for projects that support the rehabilitation of offenders and to help reduce the consequences of their imprisonment. Grants are offered to local organisations working in Kent and national charities currently offering, or planning to offer t...

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Community Development
Community Development
Grants for Community and Environmental Projects (England) 17th January 2022

The Veolia Environmental Trust is due to re-open for applications on the 27th January 2022. Through the Trust, grants are available for both community projects to create or improve buildings or ou...

Covid Recovery Fund for the Voluntary & Community Sector (Sheffield) 14th January 2022

Sheffield City Council is making grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 available to support the city’s voluntary and community sector which has been negatively impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. A total of £1,350,000 in funding is available through the Covid Recovery Fund to support registered charities, CIOs, industrial...

Grants for Community and School Gardening Projects (London) 13th January 2022

Community organisations and schools in London can apply for small gardening grants awarded by the Metropolitan Public Gardens Association (MPGA), a charity that preserves and improves gardens, neglected sites and green public open spaces in all 33 London Boroughs. The grants can be used for a variety of projects, including pl...

Funding to Improve Online Digital Presence for Small Charities (UK) 13th January 2022

UK charities can apply for funding of up to £2,500 to help them improve their online digital presence. The funding is available to charities with an average income of less than £1 million a year to support hard-to-fund digital expenditure that other funders will often not cover. Funding will help organisations to build webs...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
Jerusalem Trust Opens its Autumn Funding Round (England and Wales) 17th January 2022

The Jerusalem Trust has announced that the grant application process for Spring Term 2022 is now open for applications. Grants of up to £600 are primarily available to state secondary schools (inc...

Ogden Trust - Local School Partnerships (UK) 14th January 2022

The Ogden Trust is seeking applications to its School Partnerships programme. The partnership programme provides funding for schools over a number of years and supports local clusters of schools and established collaborations, as well as providing regional support through place-based partnerships. Partnerships can include pri...

Grants for Digital Vocational Learning Projects (UK) 13th January 2022

Grants of between £15,000 and £50,000 are available for early-stage projects that use technology to improve vocational education. The grants are available to organisations across the UK, including charities, trade bodies, learning providers, employers, private companies, community interest companies and other not for profi...

Funding Available to Support Schools Facing Unexpected or Imminent Failure (England) 12th January 2022

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. This can include primary schools; secondary schools; middle schools; all-through schools; alternative provision and special academie...

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Employment
Employment
Funding to Improve the Lives of People Suffering from Social Exclusion (UK & Republic of Ireland) 12th January 2022

Charities and other not-for-profit organisations across the UK and Republic of Ireland can apply for grants of up to £20,000 for projects that improve access to employment, training, housing, mobi...

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...

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...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
Grants for Community and Environmental Projects (England) 17th January 2022

The Veolia Environmental Trust is due to re-open for applications on the 27th January 2022. Through the Trust, grants are available for both community projects to create or improve buildings or ou...

Funding to Support Environmental & Carbon Neutral Projects (Severn Trent Region) 14th January 2022

Charities and other not-for-profit organisations in the Severn Trent region can apply for grants of up to £20,000 for projects which boost environmental sustainability, reduce carbon and help communities care for nature. The Severn Trent Community Fund - Maximising the Legacy will award funding to organisations with an annua...

Grants to Improve the Lives of Individuals & Communities (Devon) 14th January 2022

The Devon Community Foundation is seeking applications to its Thrive With 5 grant programme for projects and initiatives which improve the lives of individuals and communities across Devon. Grants of up to £5,000 are available to charities, community groups, schools, faith-based groups and organisations, parish or town counc...

Funding to Support Local Action on Climate Change Deadline Extended (Westminster and North Southwark) 11th January 2022

Grosvenor, in partnership with the London Community Foundation, has launched the Greener Futures Fund to encourage communities in Westminster and North Southwark to take local action on climate change. Grants of up to £30,000 per year for one or two years are available to support training and jobs in the green economy, enabl...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
Grants Available for Organisations Working with Young People and the Elderly (West Midlands & London) 17th January 2022

Charitable organisations providing services for young people between the ages of 13 to 25 and the elderly can now to apply to the Field Family Trust. The next meeting of Trustees is on the 29th Apr...

Funding to Alleviate Social Deprivation (Scotland) 17th January 2022

The Volant Charitable Trust’s Grants programme has re-opened for applications. The fund aims to support Scottish charities and projects that help alleviate social deprivation, particularly amongst women, children and young people at risk. Registered charities, community interest companies, community organisations and socia...

Funding for the Rehabilitation of Young Offenders (Kent) 13th January 2022

Registered not-for-profit organisations in Kent can apply for grants of up to £75,000 for projects that support the rehabilitation of offenders and to help reduce the consequences of their imprisonment. Grants are offered to local organisations working in Kent and national charities currently offering, or planning to offer t...

Funding Available to Redistribute Surplus Food (UK) 12th January 2022

Food companies in the UK can apply for funding of up to £50,000 to offset the cost of sending surplus food to good causes and thereby helping people in need. The funding is part of the FareShare £3million Surplus with Purpose Fund and can be used to cover the additional staff costs needed for packing and sorting edible sur...

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Housing
Housing
Funding to Improve the Lives of People Suffering from Social Exclusion (UK & Republic of Ireland) 12th January 2022

Charities and other not-for-profit organisations across the UK and Republic of Ireland can apply for grants of up to £20,000 for projects that improve access to employment, training, housing, mobi...

Neighbourhood Planning Grant Scheme Due to Close for Applications (England) 10th January 2022

Applications to the Neighbourhood Planning Grant Scheme are currently still open for applications for the 2021 – 22 financial year. Through the scheme, local communities can apply for grants totalling £10,000 to help shape the future of their local area through the development of neighbourhood plans or neighbourhood devel...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Projects that Help the Homeless (UK) 17th December 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...

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 solutions in fuel poor households with the aim of reducing bills, increasing comfort in non-gas fuel poor households, and improving...

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Innovation, Research and Development
Innovation, Research and Development
£26 Million Government Funding for Innovative Biomass Projects (UK) 24th December 2021

In an effort to help the UK reach net zero by 2050, the Government has launched Phase 2 of their Biomass Feedstocks Innovation Programme, to increase production of sustainable biomass that can be u...

Cure Parkinson's Trust Grant (UK) 16th December 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...

Business and Academic Partnerships: Apply for Funding (UK) 14th December 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...

Grants to Improve Diversity in Experimental Biology (UK) 13th December 2021

The Society for Experimental Biology (SEB) is seeking applications for initiatives which improve diversity in experimental biology in the UK. SEB members who have held their membership for a minimum of one year can apply for Diversity Grants of up to £1000 to help tackle barriers to inclusion, and support initiatives that pr...

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International
International
Funding to Support Animal Protection, Environmental & Human Rights Groups (UK / International) 10th December 2021

LUSH, the handmade cosmetics company, is offering funding to small not-for-profit organisations and campaign groups from the UK and around the world that are working in the areas of animal protecti...

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 funding round will award small grants of between £5,000 and £15,000 for projects which are responding to an identified need in...

£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...

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Land Buildings and Equipment
Land Buildings and Equipment
Funding for Methodist Church Building Development Projects (UK & Ireland) 17th January 2022

Methodist Churches in the UK and Ireland can apply for funding to run building development projects that focus on church growth, community engagement and improving disabled access and facilities. F...

National Churches Foundation Grant Reopens for Applications (UK) 10th January 2022

Churches across the UK can apply for grants of between £500 and £5,000 towards the cost of urgent maintenance works and small repairs through the National Churches Trust Foundation Grant Programme. Project costs should be up to £10,000 excl. VAT and awards will never exceed 50% of the costs. Applications are accepted from...

Funding to Enhance Community Engagement in Planning (England) 22nd December 2021

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has launched round 2 of the PropTech Engagement Fund to help councils and the PropTech sector in England accelerate the adoption of technology to enhance community engagement within the planning process. The fund will support projects that can demonstrate how to incent...

Grants for Urgent Structural Repairs to Churches (UK) 20th December 2021

Listed and unlisted Christian places of worship needing urgent structural repairs can apply for grants of £10,000 - £50,000. Funding is also available for projects that introduce kitchens and accessible toilets to enable increased community use. Grants can cover up to 50% of project costs. The funding made available throu...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Grants for Community and Environmental Projects (England) 17th January 2022

The Veolia Environmental Trust is due to re-open for applications on the 27th January 2022. Through the Trust, grants are available for both community projects to create or improve buildings or ou...

Grants for Community and School Gardening Projects (London) 13th January 2022

Community organisations and schools in London can apply for small gardening grants awarded by the Metropolitan Public Gardens Association (MPGA), a charity that preserves and improves gardens, neglected sites and green public open spaces in all 33 London Boroughs. The grants can be used for a variety of projects, including pl...

Neighbourhood Planning Grant Scheme Due to Close for Applications (England) 10th January 2022

Applications to the Neighbourhood Planning Grant Scheme are currently still open for applications for the 2021 – 22 financial year. Through the scheme, local communities can apply for grants totalling £10,000 to help shape the future of their local area through the development of neighbourhood plans or neighbourhood devel...

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 rail network. Any group of local residents, community organisation, charity, community interest company or micro-SME that is based w...

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Rural Development
Rural Development
New Round of Government Funding for Protect the Countryside (England) 15th December 2021

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs has announced that the Countryside Stewardship Facilitation Fund has opened to applications. The £2.5 million scheme encourages collaboration a...

£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...

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...

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...

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Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges
Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Programme (UK) 17th January 2022

The Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Programme is offering grants of up to £1,000 to schools in the UK to set up Breakfast clubs for those children in most need.  To qualify for the programme t...

Jerusalem Trust Opens its Autumn Funding Round (England and Wales) 17th January 2022

The Jerusalem Trust has announced that the grant application process for Spring Term 2022 is now open for applications. Grants of up to £600 are primarily available to state secondary schools (including middle schools) to support the purchase of resources for teaching Christianity in Religious Education. There are also some...

Grants for Armed Forces Day Events (UK) 13th January 2022

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to local councils, organisations, schools, ex-service organisations and individuals for Armed Forces Day events across the UK. The Ministry of Defence is providing funding for events such as tea parties, parades, big band concerts, civil war military re-enactments, and live and static de...

Grants Available for Projects Benefitting Children and Young People (London) 12th January 2022

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to schools, charities and local authorities for small one-off projects lasting up to one year that promote the life-chances of children and young people through education and family support. The funding is made available through the John Lyon’s Charity's and projects supported must be l...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Queen's Platinum Jubilee Activity Fund Launched (England) 11th January 2022

Sport England has launched a new £5 million fund to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee that aims to use sport and physical activity to bring communities together and tackle inequalities. Grants...

Covid Recovery Programme for Sports Organisations Opens for Applications (Northern Ireland) 7th January 2022

The Department for Communities for Northern Ireland has made funding available to sports clubs and a range of other not-for-profit organisations which have been negatively affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Delivered by Sport NI, the Covid Recovery Programme for Sports Organisations aims to reduce or remove operating deficits...

Funding to Improve the National Cycle Network in Scotland (Scotland) 5th January 2022

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...

Funding to Make Playing Football More Accessible at Grassroots Level (UK) 4th January 2022

Barclays, in partnership with Sported, has launched a new fund to make playing football more accessible at grassroots level. Through the Barclays Community Football Fund, 5,550 community groups across the UK wishing to start offering football or expand their existing provision, will receive grants and additional support to de...

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