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Funding Available to Build the Resilience of Community Groups and Enterprises (Norfolk) 27th October 2021

Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations across Norfolk can apply for grants of up to £10,000 to implement new ideas and innovative ways of working that will stimulate susta...

Grants of up to £1,000 Available to Increase the Number of Disabled People Involved in Sport (Northamptonshire) 27th October 2021

Grants of up to £1,000 are available to sports clubs, groups and non-profit organisations to increase the number of disabled people involved in all aspects of sport, recreation and physical activi...

Care Leavers and Disadvantaged Pupils to Benefit from £126 Million Investment in New Laptops and Tablets (England) 27th October 2021

The Department for Education has announced that up to half a million more disadvantaged children and young people in England will receive new laptops and tablets to support their education and help...

Grants of up to £20,000 Available to Support STEM Education (West Midlands) 27th October 2021

Charities, not-for-profits, community groups and schools across the West Midlands Combined Authority area can apply for grants of up to £20,000 to further STEM education. Grants can support proje...

Hadrian Trust (North East of England) 27th October 2021

Charities and groups working for the benefit of people and the environment across Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and Durham, including Hartlepool can apply for grants of £500 to £2,000 from the Ha...

Transport Scotland Launches #AndSheCycles Campaign (Scotland) 26th October 2021

Grants, support, advice and equipment are available to encourage more young women (aged 13-18) to cycle. The #AndSheCycles campaign has been developed with young women across Scotland to address t...

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Funding for Projects that Raise the Attainment of Disadvantaged School Students (North of England) 2021-10-26

Teachers in the North of England can apply for grants of up to £25,000 for projects that help disadvantaged young people to realise their academic potential. The funding is being made available...

Grants of up to £25,000 to Highlight the Achievements of Minority Communities (London) 2021-10-25

Following a review of London landmarks and monuments, community led organisations are now being invited to submit applications for grants of up to £25,000 to help refresh public spaces by highligh...

Funding to Support Vulnerable Energy Consumers (England, Scotland and Wales) 2021-10-22

The Energy Saving Trust has announced that the latest round of the Ofgem Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme is now open to applications from charities in England, Scotland and Wales. The sche...

Bank of Scotland Foundation's Reach Programme to Re-open for Applications in December - Very Short Deadline (Scotland) 2021-10-19

The Bank of Scotland has announced that its Reach Programme will reopen for applications at 12 noon on the 6th December 2021. Grants of between £5,000 and £25,000 will be available to charities...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Grants for Musicians and Bands (UK) 26th October 2021

Artists and bands that are at a crucial point in their careers have until the 16th November 2021 to apply for grants of between £5,000 and £15,000 to grow and progress. Activities eligible for fu...

Funding for School Visits to High-Quality Arts Events (Wales) 26th October 2021

Grants of up to £1,000 are available to schools for single visits to arts and cultural events in Wales. Go and See Grants will fund the cost of tickets and transport for visits to high-quality arts events in galleries, theatres, arts centres and other venues which contribute to and enrich learning for children up to 16 years...

Grants of up to £25,000 to Highlight the Achievements of Minority Communities (London) 25th October 2021

Following a review of London landmarks and monuments, community led organisations are now being invited to submit applications for grants of up to £25,000 to help refresh public spaces by highlighting the achievements of Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities, women, LGBTQ+ communities and disabled people in the public...

Funding to Strengthen Regional Museums and Galleries (UK) 21st October 2021

Applications are now being accepted through the John Ellerman Foundation Museums and Galleries Fund 2021/22 which aims to strengthen regional museums and galleries in the UK. A total of £500,000 in funding is available each year for applications which enable new ways of working both for established curators and those just st...

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Business Development
Business Development
Funding for Game-Changing & Commercially Viable Research & Development Ideas (UK) 12th October 2021

UK registered businesses and research and technology organisations can apply for a share of up to £25 million in funding for game-changing and commercially viable research and development (R&D) id...

Grants of up to £15,000 available to Social Entrepreneurs (UK) 11th October 2021

Grants of up to £15,000 plus business support are available to social entrepreneurs that are looking to start or grow an existing social venture. The funding is being made available through the UnLtd the leading provider of support to social entrepreneurs in and around the UK. UnLtd are committed to providing 50% of their a...

Business and Academic Partnerships: Apply for Funding (UK) 5th October 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...

Industrial Energy Transformation Fund Phase 2 Opens to Applications (England, Wales & Northern Ireland) 4th October 2021

Phase 2 of the UK Government’s Industrial Energy Transformation Fund, designed to help energy intensive industries and businesses with high energy use to cut their energy bills and carbon emissions, has opened to applications. £60 million in funding is available to support the commercial roll out and permanent installation...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
Funding to Help Children & Young People Make Good Lifestyle Choices (UK & Ireland) 25th October 2021

Insurance Company, Ansvar, is making funding available to registered charities in the UK and Ireland whose work specifically focuses on educating children and young people about making good lifesty...

Tesco Community Grants (UK) 22nd October 2021

The Tesco Bags of Help Programme has been relaunched as the Tesco Community Grants programme to support local good causes that focus on helping children and families across the UK. Registered charities, voluntary and community organisations, schools, parish/town councils and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for gr...

Funding to Increase the Number of Youth Workers (Cumbria) 19th October 2021

The High Sheriff of Cumbria has launched a new initiative to increase the number of youth workers. The Better Tomorrows Fund, administered by Cumbria Community Foundation, will award grants of up to £25,000 to charitable, not-for-profit organisations setting up or providing new youth work opportunities for local people in Cu...

Grants to Support the Teaching & Learning of Physics (UK) 18th October 2021

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to schools, colleges and charities who wish to carry out projects or activities that support the teaching and learning of physics. Through the Ogden Trust’s Physics Education Grants programme, a small number of grants will be awarded for projects that are based around physics and develo...

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Community Development
Community Development
Hadrian Trust (North East of England) 27th October 2021

Charities and groups working for the benefit of people and the environment across Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and Durham, including Hartlepool can apply for grants of £500 to £2,000 from the Ha...

Funding Available to Build the Resilience of Community Groups and Enterprises (Norfolk) 27th October 2021

Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations across Norfolk can apply for grants of up to £10,000 to implement new ideas and innovative ways of working that will stimulate sustainable services, and grow capacity to support vulnerable people. The funding is being made available through the Norfolk Community...

Funding for Community Sports Projects (Greater London) 25th October 2021

The Mayor of London has made funding available for community projects which use sport and physical activity to improve the lives of Londoners. The Sport Unites Fund provides funding across two strands for community sports projects taking place between summer 2021 and June 2022 across Greater London. The New Ideas strand award...

Funding for Initiatives that Deliver Benefits to Local Communities (UK) 25th October 2021

Charities, schools and community organisations operating within a 15-mile radius of a Moto Motorway Services site can apply for funding for projects and activities that deliver benefits to local communities across the UK. Moto in The Community Trust will fund different types of projects provided they directly benefit the comm...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
Grants of up to £20,000 Available to Support STEM Education (West Midlands) 27th October 2021

Charities, not-for-profits, community groups and schools across the West Midlands Combined Authority area can apply for grants of up to £20,000 to further STEM education. Grants can support proje...

Care Leavers and Disadvantaged Pupils to Benefit from £126 Million Investment in New Laptops and Tablets (England) 27th October 2021

The Department for Education has announced that up to half a million more disadvantaged children and young people in England will receive new laptops and tablets to support their education and help keep them connected to peers and professionals, through the expansion of the Get Help with Technology programme. This will includ...

Funding for Projects that Raise the Attainment of Disadvantaged School Students (North of England) 26th October 2021

Teachers in the North of England can apply for grants of up to £25,000 for projects that help disadvantaged young people to realise their academic potential. The funding is being made available through the Let Teachers Shine competition which aims to find the country's best teachers and some fresh, imaginative and practic...

Digital Skills Initiative to Support Employment & Financial Health (Bournemouth, East London, Glasgow and Edinburgh) 22nd October 2021

Grants of up to £150,000 are available to support projects in Bournemouth, East London, Glasgow and Edinburgh that help people gain the essential digital skills, confidence and motivation they need for work, business and managing money. The funding is being made available through the Good Things Foundation, in partnership w...

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Employment
Employment
Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Incease Employment Opportunities for Disadvantaged Adults (UK) 19th October 2021

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to registered charities to support projects that equip people ( 18 or older in order) from disadvantaged groups with critical life skills necessary for employm...

Funding to Remove Barriers to Employment for Young People (South Yorkshire) 14th October 2021

South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation has launched a pilot funding programme for community organisations addressing unemployment for young people aged 14-30 years in South Yorkshire. With money raised from donors and employers, the South Yorkshire Themed Programme for Young People – Employment and Employability will awar...

Funding to Help Strengthen the Voluntary Sector (Greater London, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Kent, Hampshire, West Sussex, Warwickshire and the City of Birmingham) 13th October 2021

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Berkeley Foundation has launched a new Resilience Fund to help strengthen the voluntary sector in Greater London, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Kent, Hampshire, West Sussex, Warwickshire and the City of Birmingham. The fund will help to build resilien...

Government Announces £500 Million Expansion of Plan for Jobs (UK) 6th October 2021

To support the country’s economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, the UK Government has announced a £500 million expansion of its Plan for Jobs package. The boost in funding will help support people into jobs, including unemployed people over the age of 50 and workers leaving the furlough scheme. Those on the lowest w...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
Funding to Improve Local Green Spaces (Scotland) 26th October 2021

To help local communities to respond to climate change, Volunteering Matters are inviting local groups of volunteers to apply for funding of between £50 and £250 to run environmental activities i...

Transport Scotland Launches #AndSheCycles Campaign (Scotland) 26th October 2021

Grants, support, advice and equipment are available to encourage more young women (aged 13-18) to cycle. The #AndSheCycles campaign has been developed with young women across Scotland to address the gender cycling gap and aims to empower young female cycling ambassadors in schools, colleges and youth groups to encourage more...

Heat Pump Ready Programme Launched (UK) 25th October 2021

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has announced a new Heat Pump Ready Programme to help the UK’s commitment to achieve net zero by 2050. The programme will support technical innovation for the development of lower cost, smaller and more efficient heat pump systems. The funding will be split into thr...

Funding to Support Vulnerable Energy Consumers (England, Scotland and Wales) 22nd October 2021

The Energy Saving Trust has announced that the latest round of the Ofgem Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme is now open to applications from charities in England, Scotland and Wales. The scheme supports projects that help energy consumers in vulnerable situations to reduce their bills by distributing payments from energ...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
Funding for Small Charities and Recognised Churches (UK) 26th October 2021

Small UK registered charities and recognised churches can apply for grants of between £250 and £4,000 for projects that benefit UK residents. This can include but is not limited to citizens, lon...

Funding to Help Children & Young People Make Good Lifestyle Choices (UK & Ireland) 25th October 2021

Insurance Company, Ansvar, is making funding available to registered charities in the UK and Ireland whose work specifically focuses on educating children and young people about making good lifestyle choices. The Ansvar Donations Programme will award three charities with grants of £15,000 a year for three years, totalling £...

Tesco Community Grants (UK) 22nd October 2021

The Tesco Bags of Help Programme has been relaunched as the Tesco Community Grants programme to support local good causes that focus on helping children and families across the UK. Registered charities, voluntary and community organisations, schools, parish/town councils and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for gr...

Funding to Support Vulnerable Energy Consumers (England, Scotland and Wales) 22nd October 2021

The Energy Saving Trust has announced that the latest round of the Ofgem Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme is now open to applications from charities in England, Scotland and Wales. The scheme supports projects that help energy consumers in vulnerable situations to reduce their bills by distributing payments from energ...

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Housing
Housing
Grants to Support Vulnerable People in Need of Shelter & Housing (Cambridgeshire) 6th October 2021

Grants of between £2,500 and £10,000 are available to local charities and community groups and organisations supporting vulnerable people in Cambridgeshire who are in need of shelter and housing....

£300 Million Fund to Support the Development of New Homes (UK) 28th September 2021

The Housing Growth Partnership, established by Lloyds Banking Group and Homes England, has announced a new £300 million equity fund to support the development of 10,000 new homes by 2025. The funding will enable investment into larger housebuilding projects, with up to £10 million per investment available for projects with...

£30 Million Waking Watch Relief Fund Now Open for Applications (England) 20th September 2021

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has announced that the Waking Watch Relief Fund has re-opened to applications using additional £5 million of funding. The fund is targeted at high-rise buildings with unsafe cladding and is designed to protect lease holders from the high cost of Waking Watches by provi...

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

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Innovation, Research and Development
Innovation, Research and Development
Funding for Game-Changing & Commercially Viable Research & Development Ideas (UK) 12th October 2021

UK registered businesses and research and technology organisations can apply for a share of up to £25 million in funding for game-changing and commercially viable research and development (R&D) id...

Business and Academic Partnerships: Apply for Funding (UK) 5th October 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...

Funding to Support Research Collaborations Between the Cultural Sector & Academic Researchers (UK) 4th October 2021

The Centre for Cultural Value has launched a new fund to support research collaborations between the cultural sector and academic researchers across the UK. The Collaborate Fund aims to support projects that will contribute to deeper understanding of the differences arts, culture, heritage and screen makes to people’s lives...

£14.4 Million Competition to Develop Services which Promote Healthy Ageing (UK) 27th September 2021

A new £14.4 million competition has been launched for UK registered businesses developing services to meet the needs of people as they age. Designed for Ageing, the latest competition launched by the UK Research and Innovation Healthy Ageing Challenge, will award grants of up to £2 million to businesses and partners for ser...

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International
International
Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Support UK and International Social Relief Projects (UK) 21st October 2021

UK Registered charities can apply for grants of up to £5,000 for international social relief projects. Didymus, the grant making charity, will award funding for projects that support work amongst...

Funding for UK and International Collaborative Arts Projects (UK) 20th October 2021

The British Council has launched a new £3.5 million programme to help arts and culture organisations develop and deliver creative and innovative projects in collaboration with international partners. International Collaboration Grants will support organisations (including consortia, community-based and artist-led) to work to...

Funding for Links with Japan (UK) 11th October 2021

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...

Funding to Protect Marine & Land-based Habitats & Species in the UK Overseas Territories (UK & UK Overseas Territories) 5th October 2021

The John Ellerman Foundation has launched a new UK Overseas Territories Fund for practical conservation activities which support the protection and restoration of marine and land-based habitats and species in the UK Overseas Territories. The Foundation expects to make a variety of small, medium and larger grants, and will con...

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Land Buildings and Equipment
Land Buildings and Equipment
Phase 3 of the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme Opens for Applications (UK) 12th October 2021

Phase three of the UK Government’s Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme is now open to applications from public sector organisations across the UK. The scheme aims to support organisations to ins...

Arts Council England Launches New Capital Investment Programme (England) 6th October 2021

Arts Council England has announced that its new Capital Investment Programme is now open for applications. The aim of the programme is to support cultural organisations to adjust buildings and equipment so that they can operate safely post-pandemic and improve access, seize on technological opportunities, and reduce environm...

The National Churches Trust’s Gateway Grant Programme Opens for Applications (UK) 30th September 2021

Grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 are available to listed and unlisted Christian places of worship, of any denomination, across the UK towards developing a church building project. This includes Churches, Chapels and Meeting Houses. Funding can also be used for urgent and essential maintenance and repair projects. The Na...

£300 Million Fund to Support the Development of New Homes (UK) 28th September 2021

The Housing Growth Partnership, established by Lloyds Banking Group and Homes England, has announced a new £300 million equity fund to support the development of 10,000 new homes by 2025. The funding will enable investment into larger housebuilding projects, with up to £10 million per investment available for projects with...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Grants of up to £10,000 Available for the Creation of Sustainable & Resilient Outdoor Spaces (Northern Ireland) 6th October 2021

Grants of up to £10,000 will be made available to charities, voluntary and community organisations, schools and other not-for-profit organisations in Northern Ireland for the creation of sustainab...

Community Shares Booster Programme Re-Opens for Applications (England) 31st August 2021

The £3million Community Shares Booster programme has reopened for applications. Funded in partnership by Power to Change and the Architectural Heritage Fund, the programme provides existing community businesses that are either planning to make or have recently launched community shares offers with match funding of up to £...

Funding to Improve Homes & Community Spaces (UK & Ireland) 15th June 2021

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to local charities across the UK & Ireland for projects that support people experiencing bad housing or homelessness, as well as community projects looking to improve their spaces. The B&Q Foundation provides funding to support people in need including those suffering financial hardship,...

New Fund Launches to Give House-Building Power Back to Local People (England) 1st June 2021

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

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Rural Development
Rural Development
Farming Innovation Programme Launched to Boost the Future of Farming (England) 25th October 2021

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, in partnership with UK Research & Innovation, has launched a new £17.5 million Farming Innovation Programme to boost the future of farming. Th...

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...

Funding for Rural Community and Education Projects (UK) 18th August 2021

Charities working in rural areas to support the education of young people or relief of poverty can apply for grants of up to £50,000. The funding is available for mainly larger projects that would have a significant impact upon rural economies. Projects supported in the past have ranged from City farms, Federations of Young...

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Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges
Grants of up to £20,000 Available to Support STEM Education (West Midlands) 27th October 2021

Charities, not-for-profits, community groups and schools across the West Midlands Combined Authority area can apply for grants of up to £20,000 to further STEM education. Grants can support proje...

Care Leavers and Disadvantaged Pupils to Benefit from £126 Million Investment in New Laptops and Tablets (England) 27th October 2021

The Department for Education has announced that up to half a million more disadvantaged children and young people in England will receive new laptops and tablets to support their education and help keep them connected to peers and professionals, through the expansion of the Get Help with Technology programme. This will includ...

Funding for Projects that Raise the Attainment of Disadvantaged School Students (North of England) 26th October 2021

Teachers in the North of England can apply for grants of up to £25,000 for projects that help disadvantaged young people to realise their academic potential. The funding is being made available through the Let Teachers Shine competition which aims to find the country's best teachers and some fresh, imaginative and practic...

Funding for School Visits to High-Quality Arts Events (Wales) 26th October 2021

Grants of up to £1,000 are available to schools for single visits to arts and cultural events in Wales. Go and See Grants will fund the cost of tickets and transport for visits to high-quality arts events in galleries, theatres, arts centres and other venues which contribute to and enrich learning for children up to 16 years...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Grants of up to £1,000 Available to Increase the Number of Disabled People Involved in Sport (Northamptonshire) 27th October 2021

Grants of up to £1,000 are available to sports clubs, groups and non-profit organisations to increase the number of disabled people involved in all aspects of sport, recreation and physical activi...

Funding of up to £2,500 for Community Sports Projects (Glasgow and West Central Scotland) 18th October 2021

Grants of up to £2,500 are available to organisations including sports clubs, schools, religious organisations and Scout and Guides groups in Glasgow and West Central 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...

Funding to Help Disadvantaged Young People Achieve their Potential Through the Sport of Sailing (UK) 14th October 2021

Approximately £200,000 in funding is available to individuals, charities and sailing organisations in the UK to help disadvantaged young people under the age of 25 to achieve their potential through the sport of sailing. The Trustees of the John Merricks Sailing Trust are seeking to award organisations with funding for legac...

Funding for Young Athletes (UK) 13th October 2021

Talented able bodied and disabled British track and field athletes between 15 and 23 years old that are in financial need can now apply for funding from the Ron Pickering Memorial Fund. The fund exclusively supports young and deserving applicants in the sport of Athletics. Since the fund was introduced a total of £2million h...

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