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New Fund Launched to End Harassment and Abuse of Women (UK) 21st February 2018

A new Fund has been launched by a group of women in the entertainment industry, in collaboration with women’s organisations and activists in the UK. Inspired by the phenominal #metoo campaign and...

Capital Grants Available for Improvements to Small Theatres (London) 21st February 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...

Funding to Tackle Health Inequalities (County Durham, Stockton on Tees, Redcar, Cleveland, Middlesbrough, Darlington, Hartlepool) 21st February 2018

Small community groups can apply for grants of £50,000 for projects lasting up to two-years that address local health inequalities in County Durham, Stockton on Tees, Redcar, Cleveland, Middlesbro...

Game-changing Ideas for Products and Services: Apply for Funding (UK) 21st February 2018

Businesses also have the opportunity to apply for a share of a further £10 million for Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs). KTPs allow businesses to benefit from a partnership with an academic...

Funding for Small Charities for Projects Addressing Social and Educational Needs within their Community (UK) 21st February 2018

Registered charities with an income of less than £100,000 per year can apply for grants of up to £1,000 through the Thomas Wall Trust for projects that meet the educational and social needs of th...

Funding to Get Children Active (UK) 21st February 2018

Grants of up to £1,000 are available to registered charities and non-profit organisations who work to improve the education and physical and emotional wellbeing of children. Applicants applying fo...

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Grants Available for Setting Up Childcare Business (England) 2018-02-20

Grants of between £500 and £1,000 are available to help with the costs of setting up a childminder business or agency in England. The funding is available to applicants that are registered with...

Funding to Make Swimming More Accessible (UK) 2018-02-19

Grants of funding of between £500 and £2,500 are available to innovative and sustainable projects which will help more people participate in and enjoy swimming and to make swimming more accessibl...

Funding for Projects that Raise the Attainment of Disadvantaged School Students (England) 2018-02-16

A competition to find the country's best teachers and some fresh, imaginative and practical ways to raise attainment among disadvantaged students in literacy, numeracy and/or science re-opens on 23...

Funding to Use Digital Technology for Vocational Training (UK) 2018-02-14

Grants of up to £50,000 are available for innovative projects that improve vocational skills in the UK's workforce using digital technology. The grants aim to support projects at a relatively ear...

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Business Development
Business Development
Game-changing Ideas for Products and Services: Apply for Funding (UK) 21st February 2018

Businesses also have the opportunity to apply for a share of a further £10 million for Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs). KTPs allow businesses to benefit from a partnership with an academic...

Grants Available for Setting Up Childcare Business (England) 20th February 2018

Grants of between £500 and £1,000 are available to help with the costs of setting up a childminder business or agency in England. The funding is available to applicants that are registered with Ofsted (for three months or less) or a childminder agency; have an early year’s registration certificate; and are going to offer...

£10,000 Available to Business Start-Ups and Entrepreneurs (UK) 15th February 2018

Three awards of £10,000 are available to business start-ups and entrepreneurs with ideas on how to apply machine learning, robotics and artificial intelligence to real life solutions across the public, defence or retail sectors. The awards are made available through BT’s Infinity Lab Programme and the closing date for app...

Funding for Emerging and Enabling & Health and Life Sciences Projects (UK) 1st February 2018

Businesses and research and technology organisations can apply for a share of £19 million to develop new products and services in in the health and life sciences. Projects supported will address one of four priority areas: Emerging Technologies: Digital Technology: Enabling Capabilities or Space Applications. Eligible submis...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Capital Grants Available for Improvements to Small Theatres (London) 21st February 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...

Funding to Help Regenerate Historic Buildings (UK) 20th February 2018

Charities, not for profit companies, CICs, Parish and Town councils have until the 11th May 2018 to apply for grants of up to £30,000 to assist with the costs relating to developing a project which helps to find a sustainable use for an historic building. Grants are for project development costs only and not for on-site capi...

Museums, Galleries Scotland Announces Extra Capital Funding Round (Scotland) 19th February 2018

Museums, Galleries Scotland has announced a one-off funding round for capital grants of between £5,000 and £40,000. Applications will need to be submitted by the 8th March 2018 to be considered. The fund is to support museums to deliver capital projects that will support the strategic development of the museum and contribut...

Idlewild Trust Announces Next Application Deadline (UK) 16th February 2018

The Idlewild Trust has announced that the next closing date for applications to its grant making programme is the 6th September 2018. The Idlewild Trust is a grant making trust that supports charities concerned with improving opportunities for young professionals working in the arts, particularly at an early stage in their ca...

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Community Development
Community Development
Funding for Small Charities for Projects Addressing Social and Educational Needs within their Community (UK) 21st February 2018

Registered charities with an income of less than £100,000 per year can apply for grants of up to £1,000 through the Thomas Wall Trust for projects that meet the educational and social needs of th...

Trust for London Announces New Application Deadline (London) 20th February 2018

The Trust for London has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 5th June 2018 at 1pm. Each year the Trust awards around £7.5 million to community and voluntary organisations for new and innovative projects that address the root causes of London's social problems. In particular, the Trust wants to suppor...

Grants to Prevent or Relieve Hardship or Distress (Former Metropolitan Borough of Hammersmith) 19th February 2018

A wide range of not for profit organisations including voluntary and community groups and organisations such as community centres can apply for up to £30,000 for projects that prevent or relieve hardship or distress. Schools can also apply for work which is not part of the normal curriculum and where the school can show that...

National Express Foundation Grants (West Midlands, East London & South Essex) 19th February 2018

Community groups and education institutions in the former West Midlands county and in the areas of East London and South Essex, can apply for funding for projects that support young people to continue with their education and positively engage with their communities. Colleges and universities can apply for grants of up to £...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
Funding for Small Charities for Projects Addressing Social and Educational Needs within their Community (UK) 21st February 2018

Registered charities with an income of less than £100,000 per year can apply for grants of up to £1,000 through the Thomas Wall Trust for projects that meet the educational and social needs of th...

Grants for Schools and Young Peoples Projects (Southwark) 19th February 2018

Schools and organisations working with schools and colleges in the London Borough of Southwark have until 9th February 2018 to apply for a grant of up to £1,000 from the Newcomen Collet Foundation. Priority is given to assist schools and other groups to purchase equipment for the benefit of children; support extra curricula...

National Express Foundation Grants (West Midlands, East London & South Essex) 19th February 2018

Community groups and education institutions in the former West Midlands county and in the areas of East London and South Essex, can apply for funding for projects that support young people to continue with their education and positively engage with their communities. Colleges and universities can apply for grants of up to £...

Funding for Projects that Raise the Attainment of Disadvantaged School Students (England) 16th February 2018

A competition to find the country's best teachers and some fresh, imaginative and practical ways to raise attainment among disadvantaged students in literacy, numeracy and/or science re-opens on 23rd February 2018. Funding of up to £15,000 will be available for 10 winning ideas that help disadvantaged children and teenagers...

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Employment
Employment
New Support Programme Launched for Social Enterprises (UK) 26th January 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 t...

Funding for Projects that Improve People’s Lives (UK) 24th January 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...

Funding for Organisations Working with People on Low Pay (London) 15th January 2018

Trust for London's Better Work Programme invites applications from organisations undertaking charitable activities (including but not limited to Registered Charities) that offer progression routes out of low-paid work, employment legal advice and advocacy work on behalf of people on low incomes. The Trust is particularly inte...

Government Unlocks £330 Million from Dormant Bank Accounts for Good Causes (UK) 12th January 2018

The UK Government's Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced that the Big Lottery Fund will be involved in the distribution of up to £300 million pounds released from dormant bank and building society accounts. The money will be used to help the homeless, disadvantaged young people, local charit...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
Funding to Protect Endangered Species (UK / International) 20th February 2018

Grants of up to £20,000 are available to researchers and conservationists with projects focusing on endangered species. Projects can take place in either the UK, UK overseas territories or any co...

Funding to Projects that Promote Social Justice, Nonviolence and Environmental Sustainability (UK) 16th February 2018

Grants of between £5,000 and £15,000 are available to registered charities in the UK for projects that contribute to the development of a just society based on a commitment to peace and sustainable security and environmental sustainability. Grants can be for up to three years. Previous projects supported include Conflicts F...

Grants to Protect Biodiversity and Ecosystems (UK / Worldwide) 8th February 2018

Outdoor clothing company Patagonia has funding of up to $12,000 available for projects that address the root causes of environmental problems. Small, grassroots, activist organisations around the world, working on action orientated and multi-pronged campaigns to preserve and protect biodiversity and the environment, can apply...

Scholarships Available to Young People Interested in Ecology, Geography, Geology Or The Environment (UK) 1st February 2018

Young people aged 16 or 17 by 31 August 2018 living in the UK who are studying and interested in science - especially ecology, geography, geology or the environment have until Friday the 22nd June to apply for one of 15 scholarships offered by the Field Studies Council. The Awards cover 85% of the costs of a 5-day residenti...

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International Opportunities
International Opportunities
Grants for Overseas Work with Vulnerable Communities (UK) 15th February 2018

UK registered charities working overseas can apply for grants of between £2,000 - £10,000 from a total budget of £75,000 for work that enables people to address the basic needs of some of the mo...

Cash Prizes for Ideas to Feed the World by 2050 (UK & Worldwide) 14th February 2018

Teams of a minimum of 3 people between the ages of 18-35 from any country in the world with ideas about how to improve global food security have the opportunity to take part in a challenge to win up to $25,000 in cash prizes. Winning teams will also have a chance to participate in a Start-up Bootcamp, an intense, 12-week trai...

The Japan Society Small Grants Programme (UK) 12th February 2018

Educational establishments such as schools and colleges as well as community based organisations that wish to develop projects and events related to Japan and Japanese culture are able to apply for funding through the Japan Society's Small Grants programme. The awards support projects with an education or youth focus. Most a...

Grants to Attend German Language Courses (UK) 5th February 2018

UK schools are being offered the opportunity to send students to one of three two-week German language course this summer. Each course is for 12 pupils and one accompanying teacher and will take place in three different locations in Germany in July and August (dates to be confirmed). The deadline for applications is the 1st M...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
Funding to Tackle Health Inequalities (County Durham, Stockton on Tees, Redcar, Cleveland, Middlesbrough, Darlington, Hartlepool) 21st February 2018

Small community groups can apply for grants of £50,000 for projects lasting up to two-years that address local health inequalities in County Durham, Stockton on Tees, Redcar, Cleveland, Middlesbro...

New Fund Launched to End Harassment and Abuse of Women (UK) 21st February 2018

A new Fund has been launched by a group of women in the entertainment industry, in collaboration with women’s organisations and activists in the UK. Inspired by the phenominal #metoo campaign and TIME’S UP movement, this initiative is being launched by a group of women in the entertainment industry, in collaboration with...

Trust for London Announces New Application Deadline (London) 20th February 2018

The Trust for London has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 5th June 2018 at 1pm. Each year the Trust awards around £7.5 million to community and voluntary organisations for new and innovative projects that address the root causes of London's social problems. In particular, the Trust wants to suppor...

Funding to Tackle Health Inequalities (Cambridgeshire & Peterborough) 20th February 2018

Small community groups can apply for grants of £50,000 for projects lasting up to two-years that address local health inequalities in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough. Grants are available for projects that cover small areas such as a few streets, a housing estate or a small village as well as communities of interest (people wh...

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Housing
Housing
Funding to Raise Standards in the Private Sector Rented Housing Market (England & Wales) 6th February 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 h...

Grants for small Charities Supporting the Disadvantaged (Black Country, Coventry, Warwickshire, and parts of Worcestershire and Staffordshire) 2nd February 2018

Grants of between £250 and £1,000 are available to registered charities and charitable incorporated organisations within a 25-mile radius of Birmingham City Centre that have an income of less than £500,000 per year and who support the disadvantaged and those marginalised within the community. This includes the Black Count...

Funding for Projects that Improve People’s Lives (UK) 24th January 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...

Funding for Advocacy work and Housing Legal Advice (London) 15th January 2018

Trust for London is an independent charitable foundation tackling poverty and inequality in the capital. The Trust is particularly interested in new and imaginative ways of addressing the root causes of London's social problems, especially where it has the potential to influence and change policy, practice and public att...

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Innovation, Research and Development
Innovation, Research and Development
Game-changing Ideas for Products and Services: Apply for Funding (UK) 21st February 2018

Businesses also have the opportunity to apply for a share of a further £10 million for Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs). KTPs allow businesses to benefit from a partnership with an academic...

£10,000 Available to Business Start-Ups and Entrepreneurs (UK) 15th February 2018

Three awards of £10,000 are available to business start-ups and entrepreneurs with ideas on how to apply machine learning, robotics and artificial intelligence to real life solutions across the public, defence or retail sectors. The awards are made available through BT’s Infinity Lab Programme and the closing date for app...

Funding to Use Digital Technology for Vocational Training (UK) 14th February 2018

Grants of up to £50,000 are available for innovative projects that improve vocational skills in the UK's workforce using digital technology. The grants aim to support projects at a relatively early stage of development to the point where they can demonstrate their potential to customers or funders and reach the market. The...

Improving Health Through Digital Innovations: Apply for Funding (UK) 7th February 2018

Small to medium sized businesses working with at least one partner can apply for a share of £8million to develop digital technologies that help to maintain or improve health care while reducing costs in a number of priority areas for the NHS. Projects ranging in size between £300,000 and £1 million and lasting up to 30 mon...

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Land Buildings and Equipment
Land Buildings and Equipment
Capital Grants Available for Improvements to Small Theatres (London) 21st February 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...

Funding for the Repair of Church Buildings (UK) 20th February 2018

Grants of between £1,000 and £3,000 are available to support the repair of church buildings for the benefit of all the community. The funding is available to encourage churches to act on small, urgent maintenance issues and repairs to listed church buildings, as identified in a recent Quinquennial Inspection Report, conditi...

Funding to Help Regenerate Historic Buildings (UK) 20th February 2018

Charities, not for profit companies, CICs, Parish and Town councils have until the 11th May 2018 to apply for grants of up to £30,000 to assist with the costs relating to developing a project which helps to find a sustainable use for an historic building. Grants are for project development costs only and not for on-site capi...

Museums, Galleries Scotland Announces Extra Capital Funding Round (Scotland) 19th February 2018

Museums, Galleries Scotland has announced a one-off funding round for capital grants of between £5,000 and £40,000. Applications will need to be submitted by the 8th March 2018 to be considered. The fund is to support museums to deliver capital projects that will support the strategic development of the museum and contribut...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
The Friends Provident Foundation - Building Resilient Local Economies (UK) 7th February 2018

The next deadline for applications to the Friends Provident Foundation - Building Resilient Economies programme is the 8th May 2018. The programme aims to build a more resilient, fairer and sustain...

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...

Funding for Developing Temporary Projects on Vacant and Under Utilised Open Spaces (Scotland) 2nd February 2018

Glasgow City Council in partnership with Glasgow Housing Association, seeks applications from community groups/organizations interested in developing temporary projects on vacant and under-utilised open spaces in Glasgow. Grants of between £1,000 and £4,500 available. To be eligible, projects must be based in Glasgow. Ap...

The Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust Youth Fund in Wales (Wales) 25th January 2018

Aiming to support young people who live or work in Wales, the Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust's Youth Fund Grant scheme provides financial support to projects that make a difference by improving the quality of life of people and communities facing disadvantage. Grants of up to £5,000 will be awarded to support equipment...

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Rural Development
Rural Development
Ernest Cook Trust Grants Programme (UK) 13th February 2018

Schools and not for profit organisations wishing to encourage young people's interest in the countryside; and literacy, numeracy and science can apply for funding to the Ernest Cook Trust (ECT). T...

New £60m Grant Scheme Opens for Farmers and Land Owners (England) 13th February 2018

Farmers and Land Managers can apply for a share of £60 million to help improve farm and forestry productivity and help create jobs and growth in the rural economy. Farmers and landowners can apply for grants of between £3,000 and £12,000 towards the costs of equipment. The funding is being made available through the Rura...

Farm Business Grants Programme: Round 3 Now Open (Wales) 8th February 2018

The third application window for the Welsh Government’s Farm Business Grant (FBG), designed to improve the economic and environmental performance of agricultural holdings, is open for application until midnight on 16th March 2018. FBG funding aims to help farmers make their businesses more efficient, resilient and environme...

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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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Funding to Get Children Active (UK) 21st February 2018

Grants of up to £1,000 are available to registered charities and non-profit organisations who work to improve the education and physical and emotional wellbeing of children. Applicants applying fo...

Funding to Make Swimming More Accessible (UK) 19th February 2018

Grants of funding of between £500 and £2,500 are available to innovative and sustainable projects which will help more people participate in and enjoy swimming and to make swimming more accessible. To be eligible for a Swimathon grant organisations need to be supported by pools that are participating in Swimathon. Some of...

Apply for Grants of up to £20,000 for Community Physical and Mental Health Projects (England, Scotland and Wales) 15th February 2018

Registered charities and community groups can apply for grants of £500 - £20,000 (£10,000 in Wales) for projects that benefit communities through grass-roots sports, arts and recreation programmes; and healthy living initiatives that improve a community's physical and mental health. Please note that only registered chariti...

Funding for Grassroots Football for Women and Girls and Disabled People (England) 9th February 2018

Grassroots football teams that wish to create new women and girls and disabled football teams are being offered the opportunity to apply for grants of £1,500. The grants can help clubs pay for FA coaching courses; FA league affiliation costs; referees’ fees; first aid kits; and football kit and equipment through a bespoke...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
Funding to Get Children Active (UK) 21st February 2018

Grants of up to £1,000 are available to registered charities and non-profit organisations who work to improve the education and physical and emotional wellbeing of children. Applicants applying fo...

Grants Available for Setting Up Childcare Business (England) 20th February 2018

Grants of between £500 and £1,000 are available to help with the costs of setting up a childminder business or agency in England. The funding is available to applicants that are registered with Ofsted (for three months or less) or a childminder agency; have an early year’s registration certificate; and are going to offer...

Grants to Support Childrens Health (UK) 16th February 2018

The next deadline to apply to the DM Thomas Foundation Central Grants Programme is 8th May 2018. Grants of up to £30,000 are available to registered charities for projects that improve the health of young people in three key areas: Children and young people with disabilities; Children and young people who are sick in hospita...

Funding for Projects that Raise the Attainment of Disadvantaged School Students (England) 16th February 2018

A competition to find the country's best teachers and some fresh, imaginative and practical ways to raise attainment among disadvantaged students in literacy, numeracy and/or science re-opens on 23rd February 2018. Funding of up to £15,000 will be available for 10 winning ideas that help disadvantaged children and teenagers...

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