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London Homelessness Awards 2018 Launched (London) 20th April 2018

Registered social landlords, local councils, London NHS and health related organisations and voluntary organisations have until 2pm on the 15th May 2018 to apply for the London Homelessness Awards...

Hilden Charitable Fund Announces Next Application Deadline (UK) 20th April 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 popula...

Funding for Research and Projects that Address Severe Learning Disabilities (UK) 20th April 2018

Schools, voluntary organisations and charities can apply for grants to help both children and adults suffering severe learning difficulties. The grants can be used to purchase capital equipment, s...

Grants to Support Action for Marine Conservation (UK) 20th April 2018

Marine conservation charities and not for profit organisations based and working in the UK can apply for grants of up to £600 towards projects that address the root causes of marine conservation...

Grants to Tackle Poverty and Inequality (London) 20th April 2018

Organisations looking for funding to deliver imaginative ways of addressing the root causes of London's social problems can apply for funding to help them to deliver their work. The average grant s...

Funding Support for Former Mining Communities (East & West Midlands, North East & North West of England, Yorkshire and Kent 20th April 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 £12...

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Funding to Reduce Marine Litter (UK) 2018-04-19

Grants of up to £600 (in exceptional cases £1,000) are available for projects that tackle marine litter. The funding is available to marine conservation charities and not for profit organisation...

Funding for Small International Development Charities (UK / International) 2018-04-18

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...

Grants for Young People’s Social Action Projects (UK) 2018-04-13

Young people aged 15 – 24 years are being invited to apply for one of 20 grants of £500 to help them to #SpringForward with their social action project. Grants will be awarded to innovative and...

Grants to Tackle Poverty in Africa (UK) 2018-04-06

Grants of up to £15,000 are available to small charities working towards poverty reduction activities in Africa; especially projects that tackle poverty through advancing women's empowerment. Pri...

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Business Development
Business Development
Farm Business Grants Programme Due to Re-Open for Applications on the 30th April (Wales) 18th April 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...

East End Connect: Support for Social Enterprise Growth (Hackney, Barking & Dagenham) 12th April 2018

Early stage Social Entrepreneurs in Hackney, Barking & Dagenham have until the 1st August 2018 to apply for support of up to £5,000 through the East End Connect scheme. This is a partnership of the charity UnLtd and UBS and will support 42 social entrepreneurs over the next three years. The support also includes with one-t...

Funding for Innovative Healthcare Projects (UK) 12th April 2018

UK businesses working in the healthcare sector can apply to the Biomedical Catalyst for a share of up to £10 million to develop innovative products and processes to healthcare challenges. Projects should develop innovative healthcare products, technologies and processes. This could include projects that aim to prevent diseas...

Funding for Tourism Marketing Projects (Scotland) 11th April 2018

Visit Scotland has announced that it is now accepting expressions of interest from constituted groups of tourism businesses for the VisitScotland Growth Fund. The fund supports collaborative tourism marketing projects that focus on growth in the tourism sector and ensure that visitors experience the true Spirit of Scotland. I...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Funding for Cultural and Educational Links with Japan (UK) 19th April 2018

Grants of up to £6,000 are available to cultural organisations, universities and schools; etc that wish to develop links with Japan and Japanese organisations. Grants are available to support the...

£4 Million Available to Museums and Galleries to Improve their Displays and Facilities (England) 19th April 2018

Museums and galleries across England can apply for a share of £4 million to improve displays and facilities. Funded through a partnership between the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, and the Wolfson Foundation, these grants will be used for renovation and improvement projects in 39 museums and galleries. It will allo...

New Funding to Develop Artistic Practice (England) 17th April 2018

Independent creative practitioners working in dance, theatre, music, visual arts, literature, combined arts or museums practice can apply to a new initiative aimed at giving them the time and space to work on ambitious and innovative research and development opportunities. Grants of £2,000 - £10,000 are being offered by Art...

Career Development Grants for Artists and Bands (England) 17th April 2018

Artists or Bands based in England who are at a crucial tipping point in their careers can apply for a grant of £5,000 to £15,000 to help them to break through to the next level. Activities eligible for support include recording, touring and marketing. Applications can be submitted by artists themselves or those who are wor...

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Community Development
Community Development
Funding Support for Former Mining Communities (East & West Midlands, North East & North West of England, Yorkshire and Kent 20th April 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 £12...

Grants to Tackle Poverty and Inequality (London) 20th April 2018

Organisations looking for funding to deliver imaginative ways of addressing the root causes of London's social problems can apply for funding to help them to deliver their work. The average grant size is £80,000 and the maximum available £150,000. The funding is being made available by the Trust for London and makes the gr...

Grants Available to Develop Community – University Research Partnerships (West Midlands and London) 19th April 2018

The National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) has launched the Community University Partnership Initiative (CUPI). Funded by Power to Change and the Arts and Humanities Research Council, CUPI supports community organisations (including community businesses, charities, social enterprises, and voluntary organi...

Funding for Bedfordshire School and Community Projects (Bedfordshire) 19th April 2018

Registered Charities, community organisations and schools based or operating within the county of Bedfordshire should apply by 26th June 2018 for grants of £1,000 to £10,000 to support a wide range of community benefit projects. Only a small number of donations are made outside this range and it is rare for the Trustees to...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
Funding for Cultural and Educational Links with Japan (UK) 19th April 2018

Grants of up to £6,000 are available to cultural organisations, universities and schools; etc that wish to develop links with Japan and Japanese organisations. Grants are available to support the...

Society for Microbiology – Science Education and Outreach Grants (UK) 13th April 2018

The Society for Microbiology provides grants to support the teaching of microbiology has announced that the next application deadline to its Science Education and Outreach grant scheme is the 1st October 2018. The scheme is open to Full, Full Concessionary or Postgraduate Student Members residing in the UK or Republic of Ire...

Grants for Physics-based Events and Activities (UK & Ireland) 13th April 2018

Grants of up to £2,000 are available to schools, organisations and individuals for running physics-based events and activities that raise public awareness of, and engagement with, contemporary physics especially for those not previously interested in the subject. Funded projects should also inspire and enthuse public audienc...

Drapers' Charitable Fund Grant (UK with emphasis on Greater London) 11th April 2018

The Drapers' Company has announced that the next closing date for applications to its charitable fund is the 31st May 2018. The fund supports registered charities with projects that aim to improve the quality of life and expectations of people and their communities within the UK, particularly those disadvantaged or socially e...

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Employment
Employment
Three €50,000 Prizes for Place- Based Solutions that Create Opportunities for Young People (UK / Europe) 3rd April 2018

The 2018 European Social Innovation Competition, RE:THINK LOCAL, has opened for applications. This year’s edition of the competition will award €150,000 to social innovators, entrepreneurs, stu...

Government Launches New £1.5 Million Fund to Help People Return to Work (England) 6th March 2018

The Government has announced a new £1.5 million fund to support people back into work after time out caring. The fund will offer grants of up to £300,000 to projects which help people to return to work in the private sector. These projects could help returners update their skills, provide other training, or support busines...

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...

Funding for Projects that Improve People’s Lives (UK) 21st February 2018

Grants of between £20,000 and £60,000 per year for up to three years are available to charitable organisations that help people at times of crisis in their lives. In particular, funding is available when other sources of support have failed, are inappropriate, or are simply not available. The funding is provided through th...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
Grants to Support Action for Marine Conservation (UK) 20th April 2018

Marine conservation charities and not for profit organisations based and working in the UK can apply for grants of up to £600 towards projects that address the root causes of marine conservation...

Funding to Reduce Marine Litter (UK) 19th April 2018

Grants of up to £600 (in exceptional cases £1,000) are available for projects that tackle marine litter. The funding is available to marine conservation charities and not for profit organisations for projects that clean beaches and provide recycling options for materials gathered. Previous projects supported include Mill...

Communities for Tomorrow Programme Opens for Applications (Ealing, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Richmond, Runnymede, Slough, Spelthorne, South Bucks, or Windsor and Maidenhead) 12th April 2018

Heathrow Community Fund's Communities Together Fund offers grants of £2,500 up to £25,000 per year for up to two years to charities, voluntary groups, schools, colleges, and Community Interest Companies working in Ealing, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Richmond, Runnymede, Slough, Spelthorne, South Bucks, or Windsor and Maidenhead....

Grants for Community, Environmental and Heritage Projects (Scotland) 9th April 2018

Local Authorities, charities, parish councils, church or community organisations and voluntary groups can apply for funding of between £2,000 and £50,000 for community, environmental and heritage projects. Projects may include land reclamation works; community recycling projects; the provision of public amenities and parks;...

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International Opportunities
International Opportunities
Hilden Charitable Fund Announces Next Application Deadline (UK) 20th April 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 popula...

Funding for Small International Development Charities (UK / International) 18th April 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...

Funding for Links with Japan (UK) 9th April 2018

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...

Grants to Tackle Poverty in Africa (UK) 6th April 2018

Grants of up to £15,000 are available to small charities working towards poverty reduction activities in Africa; especially projects that tackle poverty through advancing women's empowerment. Priority will be given to projects in Ghana, Uganda, Senegal, Madagascar, Zambia, Tanzania, Sierra Leone and Ethiopia, although other...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
Grants to Tackle Poverty and Inequality (London) 20th April 2018

Organisations looking for funding to deliver imaginative ways of addressing the root causes of London's social problems can apply for funding to help them to deliver their work. The average grant s...

Funding for Research and Projects that Address Severe Learning Disabilities (UK) 20th April 2018

Schools, voluntary organisations and charities can apply for grants to help both children and adults suffering severe learning difficulties. The grants can be used to purchase capital equipment, support capital works as well as covering project and core costs such as staff costs, general running and office costs. Previous g...

Hilden Charitable Fund Announces Next Application Deadline (UK) 20th April 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...

London Homelessness Awards 2018 Launched (London) 20th April 2018

Registered social landlords, local councils, London NHS and health related organisations and voluntary organisations have until 2pm on the 15th May 2018 to apply for the London Homelessness Awards 2018. The awards have been running for 20 years and recognise the creativity and imagination that agencies can bring to services f...

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Housing
Housing
Hilden Charitable Fund Announces Next Application Deadline (UK) 20th April 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 popula...

London Homelessness Awards 2018 Launched (London) 20th April 2018

Registered social landlords, local councils, London NHS and health related organisations and voluntary organisations have until 2pm on the 15th May 2018 to apply for the London Homelessness Awards 2018. The awards have been running for 20 years and recognise the creativity and imagination that agencies can bring to services f...

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
Grants Available to Develop Community – University Research Partnerships (West Midlands and London) 19th April 2018

The National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) has launched the Community University Partnership Initiative (CUPI). Funded by Power to Change and the Arts and Humanities Research C...

New Challenge Prize Aims to Help Farmers in Africa Tackle Fall Armyworm (UK / International) 5th April 2018

Nesta has launched the Fall Armyworm Tech Prize to help farmers in sub-Saharan Africa combat the invasive, crop-eating pest, fall armyworm. The fall armyworm is an extremely invasive pest species that eats the crops that farmers depend on. It attacks more than 80 plant species, including maize, which more than 200 million pe...

Innovation Voucher Scheme - Follow on Funding (Scotland) 21st March 2018

The Scottish Funding Council has announced that the next deadline for applications under its Follow on Innovation Voucher Scheme is the 4th May 2018. The awards are specifically intended to encourage existing partnerships that have previously collaborated and jointly received funding. This can include the Scottish Funding Co...

People's Trust for Endangered Species - Worldwide Grant (UK) 19th March 2018

Researchers and Conservationists with projects focusing on endangered species, who are working and established in either the UK, UK overseas territories or any country NOT classified by the World Bank as high-income, can now apply for a grant of between £3,000 and £10,000 per annum for up to two years. Funding is available...

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Land Buildings and Equipment
Land Buildings and Equipment
Funding for the Repair and Conservation of Churches (Yorkshire) 16th April 2018

Christian churches of any denomination that are used for public worship and situated in Yorkshire have until the 24th August 2018 to apply for funding to the Yorkshire Historic Churches Trust for r...

Grants Available Towards Medical Projects, Capital Projects and Medical Training (UK, Isle of Man, Channel Islands & Republic of Ireland) 13th April 2018

Registered medical health charities, hospices and medical organisations in need of funding have until the 23rd April 2018 to apply for a standard grant of up to £2,000 or 18th June 2018 for a large grant of up to £10,000. Grants are awarded by the Hospital Saturday Fund for specific projects that may include research or equ...

New Grant Scheme Launched to Restore Historic Farm Buildings (England) 11th April 2018

A new £2 million grant scheme is being piloted this year in five National Parks this year, offering funding for land managers to restore their historic farm buildings. The National Parks are Dartmoor, Lake District, Northumberland, Peak District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. The aim of the scheme is to help save the i...

Capital Grants of up to £1,000 Available to Arts and Heritage Organisations (UK) 10th April 2018

Small charities and not for profit organisations working in the areas of local heritage and the performing and visual arts can currently apply for funding through the Lady Neville Charity grants programme. Eligible organisations can apply for capital grants of up to £1,000 (e.g., equipment, capital building works, etc). Trus...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Funding Support for Former Mining Communities (East & West Midlands, North East & North West of England, Yorkshire and Kent 20th April 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 £12...

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...

Grants of up to £5,000 to Improve Green Spaces (London) 26th March 2018

Grants of £500 to £5,000 are available to Londoners working together to improve community open spaces to make them inclusive places for everyone to enjoy. The programme is open to groups of 3 or more people who meet regularly to improve spaces that can include parks, housing estates, town centres, woodlands and school groun...

£40 Million Available to Support the Economic Regeneration of Coastal Communities (England) 28th February 2018

Coastal Communities in England can apply for grants in excess of £50,000 for projects that create sustainable economic growth and jobs. The funding is being made available to public, private and voluntary sector organisations in coastal communities for projects that support support economic diversification and innovation; su...

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Rural Development
Rural Development
Farm Business Grants Programme Due to Re-Open for Applications on the 30th April (Wales) 18th April 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...

Funding Boost for Rural Tourism (Scotland) 16th April 2018

A new fund designed to help tourism in rural areas in Scotland is now open for applications from Local Authorities or National Park Authorities for projects that have strong support from local communities and tourism groups. Grants of £50,000 to £300,000 are available. Supported projects may include, for example, parking,...

New Grant Scheme Launched to Restore Historic Farm Buildings (England) 11th April 2018

A new £2 million grant scheme is being piloted this year in five National Parks this year, offering funding for land managers to restore their historic farm buildings. The National Parks are Dartmoor, Lake District, Northumberland, Peak District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. The aim of the scheme is to help save the i...

Funding for Remote Rural Communities (UK) 29th March 2018

Rural communities with projects off the mains gas grid can now apply for funding of up to £5,000 to improve their local area. Projects that could apply for funding could be anything from redecorating community centres or village halls; to new equipment for youth clubs, sports teams or scout groups; etc. The funding is bei...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Capital Grants to Create Multi-Sport Facilities (Northern Ireland) 18th April 2018

A new capital grants programme financed by National Lottery funds and managed and administered by Sport Northern Ireland has extended its application deadline until 4pm on the 18th May 2018. The Mu...

Funding for the Provision or Upgrading of Sports Facilities (Scotland) 16th April 2018

Schools, and other organisations such as local authorities, area sports associations, sports trusts and charities have until the 1st May 2018 to apply for funding of up to £100,000 (to a maximum of 50% of the project costs) to improve their sports facilities. In areas of high deprivation, the maximum grant can be up to 75%...

London Together Fund (London) 4th April 2018

Grants of between £25,000 and £150,000 are available to support projects in London that use sport to bring people together from different backgrounds and strengthen local communities. The aim is to strengthen social integration within the capital. Projects can last between 12 and 24 months. The funding is being made avail...

New Funding for Social Integration Projects Based on Sport (London) 3rd April 2018

Grants of £25,000 to £150,000 are available through this new fund for projects that use sport to improve social integration across London by bringing people together from different backgrounds. A broad range of projects delivered by not-for-profits and social businesses within the London boundary that aim to strengthen loca...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
The Summer Play Scheme Programme 2017 Opens for Applications (UK) 16th April 2018

The Hilden Charitable Funds Summer Play Scheme is now open for applications. The Fund supports community groups and voluntary agencies with an income of less than £150,000 that run summer play sch...

Grants for Young People’s Social Action Projects (UK) 13th April 2018

Young people aged 15 – 24 years are being invited to apply for one of 20 grants of £500 to help them to #SpringForward with their social action project. Grants will be awarded to innovative and inspiring ideas that are imaginative and that include the use of digital technology. Funded projects can be, for example, skills...

Funding to Support Disadvantaged Young People and Offenders (UK) 11th April 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...

Ford Britain Trust's Small Grants Re-opens for Applications (England & Wales) 9th April 2018

The Ford Britain Trust's Small Grants gas re-opened for applications until the 30th April 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/enviro...

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Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges
Funding for Cultural and Educational Links with Japan (UK) 19th April 2018

Grants of up to £6,000 are available to cultural organisations, universities and schools; etc that wish to develop links with Japan and Japanese organisations. Grants are available to support the...

Funding to Reduce Marine Litter (UK) 19th April 2018

Grants of up to £600 (in exceptional cases £1,000) are available for projects that tackle marine litter. The funding is available to marine conservation charities and not for profit organisations for projects that clean beaches and provide recycling options for materials gathered. Previous projects supported include Mill...

Funding for Bedfordshire School and Community Projects (Bedfordshire) 19th April 2018

Registered Charities, community organisations and schools based or operating within the county of Bedfordshire should apply by 26th June 2018 for grants of £1,000 to £10,000 to support a wide range of community benefit projects. Only a small number of donations are made outside this range and it is rare for the Trustees to...

Capital Grants to Create Multi-Sport Facilities (Northern Ireland) 18th April 2018

A new capital grants programme financed by National Lottery funds and managed and administered by Sport Northern Ireland has extended its application deadline until 4pm on the 18th May 2018. The Multi-Facility Fund aims to partially address identified sports facility deficits by contributing to targets outlined in The Norther...

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