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Funding for Projects that Encourage Learning from the Land (UK) 21st August 2018

Schools and not for profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £12,000 for projects that encourage young people to learn from the land and that link in with the National Curriculum. Projec...

Grants for Education Projects with Young People (London Boroughs of Greenwich and Lewisham) 21st August 2018

Registered charities or educational establishments seeking financial assistance to support educational initiatives and projects aimed at young people can apply for one-off grants of up to £5,000 t...

Grants to Support Touring for Theatre and Dance Performances (Scotland) 21st August 2018

Applications are invited from Scotland-based dance and theatre artists, companies and organisations, independent dance and theatre producers and venues, for the making and touring of new work or th...

Grants for Projects that Engage the Public with Engineers and Engineering (UK) 21st August 2018

Grants of £3,000 to £30,000 are available to inspire creative public engagement with engineers and engineering. Priority is given to projects that reach diverse and underrepresented audiences. Pa...

Grants for Small Charities and Community Groups (South Wales) 21st August 2018

Small to medium sized registered charities, community voluntary groups and social enterprises can apply for grants of £5,000 to £35,000 to help them to achieve their organisations goals and aims....

Grants for School Gardening Projects (London) 21st August 2018

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, negl...

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Grants for Families Facing Financial Hardship Whilst Caring for a Child with a Serious Illness (UK) 2018-08-20

Families facing financial hardship whilst caring for a child with a serious illness can apply for grants of up to £1,000 to fund a variety of essential items and services including (but not limite...

Grants to Encourage Cycling (London) 2018-08-17

Community groups in London can apply for grants of up to £10,000 over three years to inspire and support people in their community to cycle more often and cycle more safely. The aim of the fundin...

Funding for Community Projects Addressing Litter and Littering (England) 2018-08-17

A broad range of organisations including schools, businesses and charities can apply for grants of up to £10,000 from a total pot of £300,000 to support community projects that reduce and prevent...

Support for Schools to Set Up Breakfast Clubs (UK) 2018-08-16

Magic breakfast is a registered charity that aim to end hunger as a barrier to education in UK Schools by providing healthy breakfast food to children most in need. A "magic" breakfast is designed...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Grants to Support Touring for Theatre and Dance Performances (Scotland) 21st August 2018

Applications are invited from Scotland-based dance and theatre artists, companies and organisations, independent dance and theatre producers and venues, for the making and touring of new work or th...

Funding to Help Local Communities to Flourish (Scotland) 17th August 2018

Grants of between £500 and £2,000 are available to constituted community groups, individuals or sole traders with an income of under £100,000 per year working in Scotland. Grants support a broad range of activities including: Public art (e.g sculptures in open spaces); children's play areas; local activity programmes; and...

ChurchCare - Grants for Fabric Repairs (England) 15th August 2018

The Church of England has announced that the next deadline for applications to its ChurchCare - Grants for Fabric Repairs is the 28th January 2019. ChurchCare supports all those in parishes, dioceses and cathedrals caring for their buildings. The Fabric Repairs programme helps PCCs with the eligible costs of essential fabric...

Music Export Growth Scheme is Open for Applications (UK) 15th August 2018

The Music Export Growth Scheme, which supports small and medium-sized independent record labels and music management companies to introduce UK music overseas has re-opened for applications. Grants of between £5,000 and £50,000 are available to assist with marketing campaigns. To be eligible to apply, applicants must have an...

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Business Development
Business Development
Music Export Growth Scheme is Open for Applications (UK) 15th August 2018

The Music Export Growth Scheme, which supports small and medium-sized independent record labels and music management companies to introduce UK music overseas has re-opened for applications. Grants...

Farm Business Grants Programme Due to Re-Open for Applications on the 6th August (Wales) 26th July 2018

The fourth application window for the Welsh Government’s Farm Business Grant (FBG), designed to improve the economic and environmental performance of agricultural holdings, is due to re-open for applications from the 6th August to the 5th October 2018. FBG funding aims to help farmers make their businesses more efficient, r...

Innovation Voucher Scheme - Follow on Funding (Scotland) 24th July 2018

The Scottish Funding Council has announced that the next deadline for applications under its Follow on Innovation Voucher Scheme is the 17th August 2018. The awards are specifically intended to encourage existing partnerships that have previously collaborated and jointly received funding. This can include the Scottish Funding...

Business and Academic Partnerships: Apply for Funding (UK) 16th July 2018

Businesses across the UK are being invited to collaborate with an academic or research organisation and a graduate on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), a scheme that helps businesses to innovate and grow. Up to £40 million in total is available for part funding of KTPs that will offer business the opportunity to access...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
Grants for Education Projects with Young People (London Boroughs of Greenwich and Lewisham) 21st August 2018

Registered charities or educational establishments seeking financial assistance to support educational initiatives and projects aimed at young people can apply for one-off grants of up to £5,000 t...

Funding to Support Disadvantaged Young People and Offenders (UK) 20th August 2018

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 normal...

Grants for Families Facing Financial Hardship Whilst Caring for a Child with a Serious Illness (UK) 20th August 2018

Families facing financial hardship whilst caring for a child with a serious illness can apply for grants of up to £1,000 to fund a variety of essential items and services including (but not limited to) specialist equipment, creative therapies, hospital travel expenses, everyday items to improve the child’s quality of life,...

Funding for Sensory Equipment for Schools that Cater for Pupils with Special Education Needs Schools (UK) 20th August 2018

SEN Schools can apply for grants of up to £5,000 to enable them to purchase a range of sensory equipment to help enhance the pupils'experience at school. To be eligible schools need to cater for young people under the age of 19 who have a physical/ sensory/ learning disability. Schools that cater for socially disadvantaged c...

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Community Development
Community Development
Grants for School Gardening Projects (London) 21st August 2018

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, negl...

Grants for Small Charities and Community Groups (South Wales) 21st August 2018

Small to medium sized registered charities, community voluntary groups and social enterprises can apply for grants of £5,000 to £35,000 to help them to achieve their organisations goals and aims. Eligible organisations will have annual incomes of £50,000 or under and less than 12 months running costs in reserve. The grants...

Grants for Communities Affected by Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh) 20th August 2018

Charities, community groups, social enterprises and other not for profit organisations based or working in the areas affected by the operations of Edinburgh Airport have until Friday 2nd November 2018 to apply for funding in this latest round. Projects supported can include those focussing on sport and health, environment, ed...

Small Grants Community Programme (Oxford) 20th August 2018

Oxford City Council has allocated £20,000 for the Small Grants Community Programme and has announced two rounds of grant funding. Community organisations, voluntary groups, charities, not for profit organisations and groups can apply for a small grant of up to £5,000 for a project, activity or event that benefits residents...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
Grants for Small Charities and Community Groups (South Wales) 21st August 2018

Small to medium sized registered charities, community voluntary groups and social enterprises can apply for grants of £5,000 to £35,000 to help them to achieve their organisations goals and aims....

Grants for Projects that Engage the Public with Engineers and Engineering (UK) 21st August 2018

Grants of £3,000 to £30,000 are available to inspire creative public engagement with engineers and engineering. Priority is given to projects that reach diverse and underrepresented audiences. Partnership applications between engineers and organisations that specialise in communication/engagement with the public are welcome...

Grants for Education Projects with Young People (London Boroughs of Greenwich and Lewisham) 21st August 2018

Registered charities or educational establishments seeking financial assistance to support educational initiatives and projects aimed at young people can apply for one-off grants of up to £5,000 to support their work. Beneficiaries must be aged under 25 living in the London Boroughs of Greenwich or Lewisham. Projects support...

Funding for Projects that Encourage Learning from the Land (UK) 21st August 2018

Schools and not for profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £12,000 for projects that encourage young people to learn from the land and that link in with the National Curriculum. Projects funded have included wildlife habitat studies and outdoor classroom development. There are two funding streams, applications fo...

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Employment
Employment
New Fund Launched to Boost Construction Skills (UK) 20th August 2018

Employers, housing associations and other interested bodies such as LEPs and local authorities can submit expressions of interest to a new £22 million fund that aims to tackle the skills shortage...

Grants of up to £300,000 Available to Help People Return to Work (England) 16th August 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 other training, or support businesses to increase employment opportunities for returners. The fund will prioritise projects that focus...

Grants to Reduce Employment Inequalities: Round Two Now Open (Scotland) 3rd August 2018

Private businesses and third sector organisations proposing to work with private business have until noon on the 30th August 2018 to apply for grants of between £5,000 and £50,000 to help them to reduce employment inequalities, discrimination and barriers in the workplace. Of particular interest are businesses working in th...

Fund to Help Tackle the Disability Employment Gap Launched (England, Scotland and Wales) 20th July 2018

A new multi-million pound has been announced that aims to help more disabled people in the workplace. Grants of a minimum of £50,000 from a total pot of £4.2million will be awarded to employers, charities, social enterprises, local authorities or health bodies to test new, innovative approaches that have the potential to he...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
Grants for Small Charities and Community Groups (South Wales) 21st August 2018

Small to medium sized registered charities, community voluntary groups and social enterprises can apply for grants of £5,000 to £35,000 to help them to achieve their organisations goals and aims....

Grants for Communities Affected by Edinburgh Airport (Edinburgh) 20th August 2018

Charities, community groups, social enterprises and other not for profit organisations based or working in the areas affected by the operations of Edinburgh Airport have until Friday 2nd November 2018 to apply for funding in this latest round. Projects supported can include those focussing on sport and health, environment, ed...

Funding for Community Projects Addressing Litter and Littering (England) 17th August 2018

A broad range of organisations including schools, businesses and charities can apply for grants of up to £10,000 from a total pot of £300,000 to support community projects that reduce and prevent litter/littering in England. The overall aim of the programme is to find new ways of reducing and preventing litter/littering thr...

Funding Available for Renewable Energy Projects in Rural Communities (England) 16th August 2018

Rural communities in England that want to develop renewable energy projects which provide economic and social benefits to their communities can apply for funding for feasibility and pre-planning development work to help their projects become investment ready. Grants of up to £20,000 to pay for an initial investigation into...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
Funding to Support Disadvantaged Young People and Offenders (UK) 20th August 2018

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 inv...

Grants for Families Facing Financial Hardship Whilst Caring for a Child with a Serious Illness (UK) 20th August 2018

Families facing financial hardship whilst caring for a child with a serious illness can apply for grants of up to £1,000 to fund a variety of essential items and services including (but not limited to) specialist equipment, creative therapies, hospital travel expenses, everyday items to improve the child’s quality of life,...

Funding for Sensory Equipment for Schools that Cater for Pupils with Special Education Needs Schools (UK) 20th August 2018

SEN Schools can apply for grants of up to £5,000 to enable them to purchase a range of sensory equipment to help enhance the pupils'experience at school. To be eligible schools need to cater for young people under the age of 19 who have a physical/ sensory/ learning disability. Schools that cater for socially disadvantaged c...

Funding to Tackle Youth Loneliness (England) 20th August 2018

Charities and other not for profit organisations have until the 26th September 2018 to apply for grants of up to £80,000 to tackle youth loneliness in the 30% most deprived part of England. Successful applicants will receive funding to explore youth loneliness in greater depth, test youth-led innovations within their exis...

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Housing
Housing
New Fund Launched to Fight Homelessness in the (UK India, South Africa, Zambia and Nigeria) 14th August 2018

Local Community groups can apply for grants of between £150,000 and £300,000 for projects that prevent homelessness and shelter insecurity in the UK, India, South Africa, Zambia and Nigeria. Gra...

Funding to Raise Standards in the Private Sector Rented Housing Market (England & Wales) 13th August 2018

The next application deadline for applications to the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) Charitable Foundation is 5pm on the 17th September 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...

Funding for Projects that Address Disadvantage and Support Less Popular Causes (UK) 12th July 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...

New Fund Launched to Support the Building of Affordable Homes (England) 10th July 2018

The government is making available £163 million across England up to 2020 to 2021 to support an increase in housing supply in England by increasing the number of additional homes delivered by the community-led housing sector. The aim is to provide housing that is affordable at local income levels and remains so in perpetuit...

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Innovation, Research and Development
Innovation, Research and Development
Improving the Productivity and Sustainability of UK Agriculture: Apply for Funding (UK) 17th August 2018

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £20 million to improve productivity and sustainability across UK crop and ruminant production systems. The competition opens on Monday 20 August 2018 a...

Grants Available for Research into Labour Productivity and Workforce Retention in the Health and Social Care Sector (UK) 16th August 2018

Grants of up to £500,000 are available to teams of health researchers to for innovative research projects looking into issues of labour productivity and workforce retention within health and social care. There are two key priority areas for this programme. Advance understanding of labour productivity in health and social ca...

£10 million Research Competition Launched to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance (UK) 30th July 2018

A £10 million research competition has been launched to tackle antimicrobial resistance in humans. The funds will be used to encourage the development of innovative scientific approaches to stopping antimicrobial resistance and to infection control and prevention. The competition will be run by Innovate UK through a Small Bu...

Innovation Voucher Scheme - Follow on Funding (Scotland) 24th July 2018

The Scottish Funding Council has announced that the next deadline for applications under its Follow on Innovation Voucher Scheme is the 17th August 2018. The awards are specifically intended to encourage existing partnerships that have previously collaborated and jointly received funding. This can include the Scottish Funding...

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International Opportunities
International Opportunities
UK – German Schools Flexible Funding Scheme (UK) 14th August 2018

Schools and Youth groups in the UK and Germany can now apply for funding of between £500 and £5,000 from the UK German Connection Flexible Funding Scheme. This scheme aims to bring young people o...

Grants Available for International Youth Activities (UK) 8th August 2018

International non-governmental youth organisations (NGOs) based in the 50 signatory countries to the European Cultural Convention (47 member states of Council of Europe plus Kazakhstan, Holy See and Belarus) can apply for grants of up to €50,000 to support their work. Grants can cover an international one-off activity, str...

Funding to Protect Cultural Heritage in Conflict Affected Countries (UK) 27th July 2018

Grants of up to £300,000are available from UK registered charities and organisations to protect cultural heritage in conflict-affected countries. The Fund is for projects (work or activity that is defined at the outset and will contribute to achieving the outcomes of the Fund) focusing on the protection of cultural heritage...

Funding for Small International Development Charities (UK / International) 20th July 2018

Not for profit organisations based in the UK that are working in any country that appears in the lowest 50 countries in the Human Development Index and with an annual income of less than £250,000 have until the 27th September 2018 to apply for funding of up to £50,000 for projects lasting up to two years from The Small Char...

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Land Buildings and Equipment
Land Buildings and Equipment
ChurchCare - Grants for Fabric Repairs (England) 15th August 2018

The Church of England has announced that the next deadline for applications to its ChurchCare - Grants for Fabric Repairs is the 28th January 2019. ChurchCare supports all those in parishes, dioces...

Capital Grants Available for Improvements to Small Theatres (London) 10th August 2018

Capital grants of up to £5,000 are available to small Theatres in London to help fund urgent building repairs, environmental improvements or to improve physical accessibility. Applications can be made by small independent, commercial, subsidised and amateur theatres. Open-air venues are also eligible. Priority is given to...

Capital Grants of up to £20,000 Available to Improve Accessibility of Theatres (UK) 9th August 2018

Capital grants of up to £20,000 are available to make Theatres more accessible. To be eligible to apply to the scheme, applicants must demonstrate that they own or manage theatres with titles or signed leases of more than 15 years on buildings in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland; run a year-round programme of l...

Capital Grants for Theatre Improvements (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) 27th July 2018

Owned or managed theatres of all sizes in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are invited to apply for capital grants of up to £20,000 to improve the accessibility of the venue either through changes to the building or its systems. Priority will be given to projects that potentially represent best practice case stu...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Grants for School Gardening Projects (London) 21st August 2018

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, negl...

Funding Available to Support for Neighbourhood Planning (England) 17th August 2018

Town and Parish Councils as well as local groups can apply for grants of up to £9,000 as well as technical support for the development of Neighbourhood Plans or Neighbourhood Development Orders. Neighbourhood planning is a right for communities introduced through the Localism Act 2011 and enables communities to influence fut...

Intermediary Funding to Reach Grassroots, Community-led Organisations (Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) 15th August 2018

Comic Relief has launched a new funding programme. A total of £4.5 million is available within Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to partner with Intermediary Funders. The Intermediary Funders will use the funding provided by Comic Relief to make grants to small grassroots organisations with an annual income of £250,000...

Grants to Improve Community Open Spaces (London) 9th August 2018

Community groups in London that are engaged in improving community open spaces can apply for grants of up to £5,000. The scheme supports improvement projects across all types of open space – in parks, on housing estates, in town centres, in woodlands and in school grounds. The scheme which is made available through Groundw...

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Rural Development
Rural Development
Improving the Productivity and Sustainability of UK Agriculture: Apply for Funding (UK) 17th August 2018

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £20 million to improve productivity and sustainability across UK crop and ruminant production systems. The competition opens on Monday 20 August 2018 a...

Funding Available for Renewable Energy Projects in Rural Communities (England) 16th August 2018

Rural communities in England that want to develop renewable energy projects which provide economic and social benefits to their communities can apply for funding for feasibility and pre-planning development work to help their projects become investment ready. Grants of up to £20,000 to pay for an initial investigation into...

Funding for Land Managers and Farmers to Enhance the Environment (England) 31st July 2018

The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has announced a new, simplified Countryside Stewardship Scheme that aims to help more farmers and land managers protect wildlife and enhance the environment. The programme consists of four simpler, quicker to apply for offers (Arable, Lowland grazing, Mixed farming and Upl...

Wash Fens LEADER: Applications Closing (South East Lincolnshire) 31st July 2018

The application process is closing for the Wash Fens LEADER programme is closing; Expressions of Interest must now be submitted by the 1st September 2018. Local businesses, farmers, foresters and those involved in tourism, heritage and community initiatives can apply for grants of £2,500 upwards to support activities that wi...

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Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges
Grants for Projects that Engage the Public with Engineers and Engineering (UK) 21st August 2018

Grants of £3,000 to £30,000 are available to inspire creative public engagement with engineers and engineering. Priority is given to projects that reach diverse and underrepresented audiences. Pa...

Funding for Sensory Equipment for Schools that Cater for Pupils with Special Education Needs Schools (UK) 20th August 2018

SEN Schools can apply for grants of up to £5,000 to enable them to purchase a range of sensory equipment to help enhance the pupils'experience at school. To be eligible schools need to cater for young people under the age of 19 who have a physical/ sensory/ learning disability. Schools that cater for socially disadvantaged c...

Funding for Digital and Coding Events for Children and Young People (UK) 17th August 2018

Charitable organisations, including school PTAs or similar, interested in organising a digital or coding event for young people between ages 8 and 24 can apply for funding of up to €500. The funding will be used to support the activities taking place during EU Code Week – October 6th – 21st 2018. The idea behind the wee...

Funding for Community Projects Addressing Litter and Littering (England) 17th August 2018

A broad range of organisations including schools, businesses and charities can apply for grants of up to £10,000 from a total pot of £300,000 to support community projects that reduce and prevent litter/littering in England. The overall aim of the programme is to find new ways of reducing and preventing litter/littering thr...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Grants to Encourage Cycling (London) 17th August 2018

Community groups in London can apply for grants of up to £10,000 over three years to inspire and support people in their community to cycle more often and cycle more safely. The aim of the fundin...

Grants for Specialist Tennis Equipment (UK) 9th August 2018

Special schools as well as coaches, clubs, disability groups, associations and individuals can apply for grants for equipment and specialist wheelchairs to enable disabled people to play tennis. Funding of up to £1,500 is available for groups and clubs and up to £500 for individuals. The next closing date for applications...

Grants for Sports, Arts, Leisure and Community Groups (Epping Forest District) 8th August 2018

Local voluntary and community groups providing community services, cultural or sport activities to residents of the Epping Forest district can apply for a grant of up to £5,000 to support their work. Grants can cover up to 50% of the costs of new projects or initiatives or ongoing work. The funding can be used to cover a r...

Funding for Disability Tennis Wheelchairs and Equipment (UK) 7th August 2018

Special schools, disability groups and associations, etc, have until the 1st October 2018 to apply for grants of up to £1,500 for equipment and specialist wheelchairs to enable disabled people to play tennis. This can include wheelchairs; court hire; coaching fees; and equipment packages which will include rackets; balls; mi...

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