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Department for Education: Teacher Subject Specialism Training (England) 25th May 2018

Schools and sixth-form colleges can apply for grant funding as a local lead school to design and deliver Teacher Subject Specialist Training (TSST) in secondary mathematics, core maths, physics and...

The Ford Britain Trust (England & Wales) 25th May 2018

The Ford Britain Trust's Small Grants is open for applications until the 30th June 2018. Through the Small Grants Programme registered charities, Schools/PTAs (Non-fee paying, state sector schools...

Funding to Tackle Isolation and Health in Sparsely Populated Areas (England, Scotland and Wales) 25th May 2018

Funding of up to £25,000 is available for community projects that focus on tackling isolation and improving the health and wellbeing of people living in sparsely populated areas. This dedicated pr...

Grants for Voluntary and Community Based Organisations (Great Britain and Africa) 25th May 2018

Small, grassroots based registered charities can apply for grants ranging from £3,000 to £5,000 for up to 3 years for work with families on the issue of domestic abuse; offenders and rehabilitati...

Funding to Celebrate Women Gaining the Right to Vote (England) 25th May 2018

From the 12th July 2018 until the 14th September 2018, local community groups in England will be able to apply for grants of between £300 to £2,000 to run small-scale events and activities to cel...

Royal Society of Chemistry - Outreach Fund Small Grants Scheme Re-Opens for Applications (UK) 25th May 2018

Individuals and organisations such as researchers, museums, schools, community groups, not-for-profit organisations, arts groups and libraries can apply for grants of up to £2,000 to run chemistry...

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Funding to Tackle Isolation and Health in Sparsely Populated Areas (England, Scotland and Wales) 2018-05-25

Funding of up to £25,000 is available for community projects that focus on tackling isolation and improving the health and wellbeing of people living in sparsely populated areas. This dedicated pr...

New £4 Million Funding Scheme to Tackle Violence Against Women and Girls - Deadline Reminder (UK) 2018-05-24

A new £4 million grant scheme has been launched to support projects within the UK that tackle violence against women and girls. It is anticipated that 40 grant awards of £60,000 - £120,000 wil...

BBC Children in Need Main Grant Programme (UK) 2018-05-23

Grants of over £10,000 per project are available to not for profit organisations and schools that work with young people who are experiencing disadvantage through illness, distress, abuse or negle...

Funding Available to Help Celebrate the Centenary of the End of World War One (UK) 2018-05-17

As part of the centenary of the end of World War One communities across the UK have the opportunity to apply for small grants to purchase up to 10 silhouette Tommies to hold their own remembrance e...

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Business Development
Business Development
Funding to Support the Development of Small Charities and Social Enterprises (UK) 18th May 2018

From the 23rd July 2018, small charities, social enterprises and community interest groups will be able to apply for grants of up to £30,000 plus support to unlock growth, sustainability and effic...

The Infinity Lab – Better World Innovation Challenge 2018 (UK) 16th May 2018

BT Infinity Lab is offering business start-ups and small companies funding of up to £10,000 through the Better World Innovation Challenge 2018. The aim of the challenge is support ideas that make use of technology to improve the lives of others. This may include for example helping single parents juggle childcare with thei...

Funding Available to Grow Social Enterprises (UK) 14th May 2018

Social Entrepreneurs that want to grow their business can apply for grants of up to £15,000. As well as the funding, social entrepreneurs will have access to a support package that includes 12 months mentoring; expert advice networking with investors, corporate partners and other successful entrepreneurs. To be eligible...

Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme (Scotland) 4th May 2018

Small and medium size businesses in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland interested in investing in Gigabit connectivity are being encouraged to take advantage of a UK wide voucher programme. Offered by the UK Government, individual business can claim up to £3,000 towards the cost of full fibre connection or join together w...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Funding to Restore Coastal Heritage Sites (England) 21st May 2018

Local communities, charities and councils can apply for grants of up to £50,000 to fund the repair and restoration of at-risk coastal heritage sites. Examples of projects funded in the past inclu...

Government Announces New Fund to Support Creative Projects in the Northern Powerhouse (Northern England) 21st May 2018

The Government has announced a new £3 million Fund to support creative and cultural organisations across the Northern Powerhouse. The funding, which follows an Industrial Strategy sector deal for the creative industries earlier this year, will mean arts projects and enterprises which support their local communities, in areas...

Funding for Developmental Music Making Projects for Children and Young People (England) 18th May 2018

Youth Music, England's largest children's music charity, which provides funding for music-making projects, has announced new application deadlines for its grant making programmes. Grants are available to fund developmental music-making projects for children and young people up in challenging circumstances as well as projects...

Funding Available to Help Celebrate the Centenary of the End of World War One (UK) 17th May 2018

As part of the centenary of the end of World War One communities across the UK have the opportunity to apply for small grants to purchase up to 10 silhouette Tommies to hold their own remembrance event. The funding is available to schools, registered charities, community organisations and places of worship, etc. As part of...

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Community Development
Community Development
The Ford Britain Trust (England & Wales) 25th May 2018

The Ford Britain Trust's Small Grants is open for applications until the 30th June 2018. Through the Small Grants Programme registered charities, Schools/PTAs (Non-fee paying, state sector schools...

Small Grants Available for Community Projects (Scotland) 24th May 2018

Small grants of up to £500 are available to assist and support community projects and initiatives throughout Scotland. Funding is available for a wide range of projects benefiting local communities but must be focused on the areas of children; education; community groups; active lifestyles; environment; the elderly; homeless...

Funding Available to Address Local Health Needs (Northern Ireland) 24th May 2018

Grants of up to £20,000 are available to promote and support local communities to work in partnership with community pharmacists to address identified local health and social wellbeing issues. Projects could for example focus on addressing a wide range of health and social wellbeing needs in villages or in urban housing esta...

Funding to Promote Healthy Eating Projects Within Low Income Communities (Scotland) 24th May 2018

Funding will become available on the 1st June 2018 to promote healthy eating habits within low-income communities in Scotland. Organisations such as community groups, voluntary organisations and social enterprises will be able to apply for grants of up to £3,000 to develop their capacity to deliver healthy eating projects....

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Education and Training
Education and Training
Royal Society of Chemistry - Outreach Fund Small Grants Scheme Re-Opens for Applications (UK) 25th May 2018

Individuals and organisations such as researchers, museums, schools, community groups, not-for-profit organisations, arts groups and libraries can apply for grants of up to £2,000 to run chemistry...

Department for Education: Teacher Subject Specialism Training (England) 25th May 2018

Schools and sixth-form colleges can apply for grant funding as a local lead school to design and deliver Teacher Subject Specialist Training (TSST) in secondary mathematics, core maths, physics and modern foreign languages, The funding will be paid to regional lead schools to distribute to local lead schools who will in turn...

New Fund Announced to Enhance Early Years Home Learning (North of England) 21st May 2018

The Education Endowment Foundation has announced that from the end of May 2018, organisations in the north of England will be able to apply to a new £5 million Early Years Home Learning Environment fund to trial projects that support parents improve their children’s early language and literacy skills at home before they st...

Grants to Enhance the Teaching of Mathematics (UK) 18th May 2018

Teachers in the UK can apply for grants of up to £400 to attend specific one or two-day conferences/events organised by professional mathematical organisations. The aim of the grant is to facilitate mathematical professional development to allow teachers in UK schools/educational institutions to develop their subject knowled...

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Employment
Employment
Grants of up to £300,000 Available to Help People Return to Work (England) 15th May 2018

Grants of up to £300,000 are available for projects that help people back into work after time out caring. Funding is available for projects that help returners update their skills, provide othe...

Government Announces New Tech Fund to Support Disabled People and Their Employers (England Scotland and Wales) 14th May 2018

Access to work is a government initiative that provides financial support to ensure that someone’s disability or health condition does not hold them back at work. As part of this the Minister for Disabled People has announced a new Tech Fund; this fund means that medium and large employers will no longer be required to pay...

Funding for Organisations Working with People Furthest from the Labour Market (Wales) 23rd April 2018

Wales Voluntary Action has announced that the Active Inclusion Fund will be open to applications on 27th April for those organisations on their Approved Beneficiary List (ABL). The Active Inclusion Fund supports organisations that helps people to move closer to the employment market. Grants of £25,000 up to £1.5 million ar...

New Support Programme Launched for Social Enterprises (UK) 27th February 2018

A combination of business support as well as potential access to finance are available to social enterprises that improve access to employment for those excluded from the labour market. Designed to give social enterprises the chance to grow their business and deliver greater social impact, up to 20 ventures will be supported...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
The Ford Britain Trust (England & Wales) 25th May 2018

The Ford Britain Trust's Small Grants is open for applications until the 30th June 2018. Through the Small Grants Programme registered charities, Schools/PTAs (Non-fee paying, state sector schools...

Smart Energy GB in Communities – Round 2 Now Open (England, Scotland and Wales) 21st May 2018

The second round of the Smart Energy GB in Communities Fund is now open for applications. Regionally or locally based charities and other not-for-profit organisations that have a trusted voice within their community and that can reach out and deliver support to people who may find it difficult to engage with the smart meter r...

New Grants for Environmental Projects (Wales) 18th May 2018

A new grant funding programme to help communities most affected by proximity to a landfill site or waste transfer station has been launched. Grants of between £5,000 and £49,999 will be available through two grant rounds per year. There will also be an opportunity to apply for one nationally significant grant award of £50,...

Design and Trial Smart Energy and Transport Systems: Apply for Funding (UK) 18th May 2018

Businesses, universities, public sector organisations or research and technology organisations can now apply for a share of up to £41.5million which has been made available to invest in both the design and practical demonstration of new business models that intelligently link supply, storage and demand in heating, power and...

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International Opportunities
International Opportunities
Grants for Voluntary and Community Based Organisations (Great Britain and Africa) 25th May 2018

Small, grassroots based registered charities can apply for grants ranging from £3,000 to £5,000 for up to 3 years for work with families on the issue of domestic abuse; offenders and rehabilitati...

Grants for Small-Scale Wales-Africa Projects (Wales) 10th May 2018

A new £230,000 grant fund has opened to support community groups and organisations throughout Wales working on small-scale Wales-Africa projects. Replacing the funding previously available through Hub Cymru Africa, grants will support new and existing Wales for Africa projects under four under 4 thematic areas: Health; Susta...

Grants of up to £4 Million for Large Scale Projects within Developing Countries (UK / International) 4th May 2018

Not for profit organisations and charities registered in the UK with an annual income of less than £10 million have until the 13th June 2918 to apply for grants of up to £4 million for large scale projects that address poverty in the lowest 50 countries in the UN Human Development Index (HDI) and countries DFID considers t...

Grants of up to £250,000 for Community Projects within Developing Countries (UK / International) 3rd May 2018

Small not for profit organisations and charities registered in the UK have until the 13th June 2918 to apply for grants of up to £250,000 for projects that address poverty in the lowest 50 countries in the UN Human Development Index (HDI) and countries DFID considers to be of high or moderate fragility. The funding is being...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
Funding to Celebrate Women Gaining the Right to Vote (England) 25th May 2018

From the 12th July 2018 until the 14th September 2018, local community groups in England will be able to apply for grants of between £300 to £2,000 to run small-scale events and activities to cel...

Grants for Voluntary and Community Based Organisations (Great Britain and Africa) 25th May 2018

Small, grassroots based registered charities can apply for grants ranging from £3,000 to £5,000 for up to 3 years for work with families on the issue of domestic abuse; offenders and rehabilitation; and economic development in Africa. The funding is being made available through the Noel Buxton Trust. Recent grants awarded...

Funding to Tackle Isolation and Health in Sparsely Populated Areas (England, Scotland and Wales) 25th May 2018

Funding of up to £25,000 is available for community projects that focus on tackling isolation and improving the health and wellbeing of people living in sparsely populated areas. This dedicated programme of support for up to 10 rural communities per year is open now to applications from organisations and groups that have a p...

New £4 Million Funding Scheme to Tackle Violence Against Women and Girls - Deadline Reminder (UK) 24th May 2018

A new £4 million grant scheme has been launched to support projects within the UK that tackle violence against women and girls. It is anticipated that 40 grant awards of £60,000 - £120,000 will be made for projects lasting between 1 and 3 years. Larger grants may be awarded for partnership bids. The funding is being ma...

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Housing
Housing
New Capital Grant Scheme Launched to Provide Accommodation for Vulnerable People (West Midlands) 22nd May 2018

Housing organisations, charities and others that have a successful track record and expertise in delivering capital projects and support for vulnerable/ disadvantaged people are being invited to ap...

Hilden Charitable Fund Announces Next Application Deadline (UK) 1st May 2018

The Hilden Charitable Fund is open for applications. Within the UK, the Hilden Charitable Fund makes grants to projects that address disadvantage, notably by supporting causes which are less popular. In particular, the Fund wants to support projects that address homelessness; supports asylum seekers and refugees; support comm...

Funding to Raise Standards in the Private Sector Rented Housing Market (England & Wales) 2nd April 2018

The next application deadline for applications to the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) Charitable Foundation is 5pm on the 14th June 2018. The TDS Charitable Foundation aims to improve private rented housing standards. Through its grants programme, the Foundation is looking to support bids which promote knowledge of landlord's ob...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Projects that Help the Homeless (UK) 19th March 2018

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

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Innovation, Research and Development
Innovation, Research and Development
Design and Trial Smart Energy and Transport Systems: Apply for Funding (UK) 18th May 2018

Businesses, universities, public sector organisations or research and technology organisations can now apply for a share of up to £41.5million which has been made available to invest in both the d...

£17 Million Available to Test Immersive Audience Experiences (UK) 17th May 2018

Creative businesses have until midday on the 1st August 2018 to apply for a share of £17million to test immersive experiences with mass audiences or to develop new ideas for the creative industries. Immersive experiences blur the line between the physical and simulated world. They use virtual, mixed, and augmented reality te...

The Infinity Lab – Better World Innovation Challenge 2018 (UK) 16th May 2018

BT Infinity Lab is offering business start-ups and small companies funding of up to £10,000 through the Better World Innovation Challenge 2018. The aim of the challenge is support ideas that make use of technology to improve the lives of others. This may include for example helping single parents juggle childcare with thei...

Competition for Businesses Developing Low and Zero Emission Technologies Opens for Applications (UK) 3rd May 2018

Proposals are invited from businesses for collaborative UK based R&D projects that significantly reduce carbon dioxide emissions and improve air quality. Projects coming forward must focus on technologies directly linked with the long-term development of zero-emission capability, such as motors, batteries, power electronics,...

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Land Buildings and Equipment
Land Buildings and Equipment
Development Grants for Sport (Wales) 23rd May 2018

Sports Clubs or Associations, Youth Clubs and Community Groups in Wales looking to establish a new team, develop new training facilities or purchase much needed equipment to take their project to t...

Connecting the Capital (London) 22nd May 2018

Local community groups are being invited to submit their ideas on bringing disused assets within a locality into community use and making them economically productive e.g. disused land; railway arches; empty property. The ‘ideas’ being focused on what it would take to make them useful to the community, rather than their...

Funding to Help Churches Develop High Quality Sustainable Repair and Community Projects (UK) 9th May 2018

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to help churches of any Christian denomination develop high quality sustainable repair and community projects. Priority in this round will be given to applications from the North East of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, as well as from Baptist and Presbyterian churches. Bu...

Heritage Lottery Fund Final Deadline to Apply Under Current Guidelines (UK) 25th April 2018

Not-for-profit organisations and partnerships led by not-for-profit organisations looking for funding to support projects relating to national, regional and local heritage have until the 16 August 2018 to apply to Heritage Lottery Fund under the current guidelines. Grants of over £100,000 and up to £5 million are available...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Funding to Restore Coastal Heritage Sites (England) 21st May 2018

Local communities, charities and councils can apply for grants of up to £50,000 to fund the repair and restoration of at-risk coastal heritage sites. Examples of projects funded in the past inclu...

Funding Support for Former Mining Communities (East & West Midlands, North East & North West of England, Yorkshire and Kent) 1st May 2018

Community and voluntary groups are able to apply for grants of up to £10,000 to tackle key challenges that still affect the top 30% most deprived coalfield communities in England. A total of £125,000 will be available to address the following themes: Skills - growing the skills of people in order to increase their opportun...

New £23 Million Programme to Support for Neighbourhood Planning Re-opens for Applications (England) 3rd April 2018

A new £23 million programme to support communities to improve their local area has re-opened for applications. The My Community and Neighbourhood Planning programme has over the last four years, supported over 2,300 local groups to develop a neighbourhood plan or Neighbourhood Development Order. In April 2018, both programme...

Funding of up to £45,000 for Community Centres and Village Halls (UK) 6th February 2018

Community Centres in deprived urban communities and Village Halls in remote and economically deprived rural areas can now apply for grants of between £10,000 and £45,000 for new buildings; upgrading, renovating or extending buildings; improving or creating outside space. Applications can be submitted at any time and all app...

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Rural Development
Rural Development
Funding to Tackle Isolation and Health in Sparsely Populated Areas (England, Scotland and Wales) 25th May 2018

Funding of up to £25,000 is available for community projects that focus on tackling isolation and improving the health and wellbeing of people living in sparsely populated areas. This dedicated pr...

Sustainable Development Fund (Brecon Beacons) 3rd May 2018

Charites and community groups are amongst the organisations invited to apply for funding for sustainable development projects that build capacity and genuinely support or involve communities within the Brecon Beacons National Park. Grants of up to £10,000 for up to 50% of project costs are available. The Sustainable Developm...

New Small Grant Scheme for the Northumberland Coast (Northumberland) 27th April 2018

A new Community Environmental Projects Fund has opened with grants of £750 - £1,000 available to enable local community volunteers to make a contribution to their village or parish. Public, private, and voluntary sector organisations, individuals, businesses, community groups and local authorities are all eligible to apply...

Funding to Assist Rural Businesses and Communities (UK) 25th April 2018

Organisations and charities that are supporting farmers, rural businesses and communities will be able to apply for grants of up to £50,000 from the 30th April 2018 onwards. Funding will be available for both capital and revenue costs. To be eligible to apply to the Princes Trust Countryside Fund projects must improve the...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Development Grants for Sport (Wales) 23rd May 2018

Sports Clubs or Associations, Youth Clubs and Community Groups in Wales looking to establish a new team, develop new training facilities or purchase much needed equipment to take their project to t...

Small Grants for Community Sports (Wales) 22nd May 2018

Sports Clubs or Associations, Youth Clubs and Community Groups are eligible to apply for a grant of up to £1,500 towards community sports and physical recreation projects that aim to increase participation or improve standards. Offered by Sport Wales and run in partnership with the 22 Local Authorities in Wales, the Communit...

Rowing Foundation Grants Programme (UK) 17th May 2018

The Rowing Foundation has re-opened its grants programme. The purpose of the Foundation is to promote the participation in rowing of young people (those under 18 or still in full time education) and the disabled of all ages. The Foundation gives grants of £500-£3,000 (up to 50% of the cost of the project) to help British ro...

Funding for Community Sports (Scotland) 15th May 2018

Grants of up to £500 are available to sports clubs, schools, religious organisations; and Scout and Guides groups, etc in West and South West Scotland to run sporting activities for the benefit of people in the local community. The funding is being made available through the Aldi Scottish Sport Fund and applicants need to b...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
BBC Children in Need Main Grant Programme (UK) 23rd May 2018

Grants of over £10,000 per project are available to not for profit organisations and schools that work with young people who are experiencing disadvantage through illness, distress, abuse or negle...

Funding to Support the Education of Young People who have a Physical or Learning Disability (Scotland) 23rd May 2018

The John Watson Trust has announced that the next application deadline for 2018 will be the 3rd August 2018. The Trust awards grants for educational purposes to children and young people under the age of 21 who have a physical or learning disability or who are socially disadvantaged. Whilst the Trust operates primarily within...

New Fund Launched to Help Young People Fulfil their Potential (London) 22nd May 2018

A new £45 million fund to help children and young people in London to fulfil their potential has been launched. In particular, the fund targets those at risk of getting caught up in crime. It will support a range of education, sport, cultural and other activities for children and young people. The 3-year fund will see £30...

Grants for Projects Promoting Music as a Positive Aid to Mental Wellbeing (UK) 21st May 2018

Young people aged 15-24 could be in with the chance of receiving up to £500 in funding for social action project ideas that explore the role music plays in facilitating positive mental wellbeing. Awards are available for projects that might include film, radio, journalism or general media. Go Think Big’s Music & Healthy Mi...

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Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges
Royal Society of Chemistry - Outreach Fund Small Grants Scheme Re-Opens for Applications (UK) 25th May 2018

Individuals and organisations such as researchers, museums, schools, community groups, not-for-profit organisations, arts groups and libraries can apply for grants of up to £2,000 to run chemistry...

The Ford Britain Trust (England & Wales) 25th May 2018

The Ford Britain Trust's Small Grants is open for applications until the 30th June 2018. Through the Small Grants Programme registered charities, Schools/PTAs (Non-fee paying, state sector schools only) and non-profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £250 for projects that benefit the local community/environment;...

Department for Education: Teacher Subject Specialism Training (England) 25th May 2018

Schools and sixth-form colleges can apply for grant funding as a local lead school to design and deliver Teacher Subject Specialist Training (TSST) in secondary mathematics, core maths, physics and modern foreign languages, The funding will be paid to regional lead schools to distribute to local lead schools who will in turn...

Small Grants Available for Community Projects (Scotland) 24th May 2018

Small grants of up to £500 are available to assist and support community projects and initiatives throughout Scotland. Funding is available for a wide range of projects benefiting local communities but must be focused on the areas of children; education; community groups; active lifestyles; environment; the elderly; homeless...

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