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Women’s Fund for Scotland (Scotland) 10th July 2020

The Women’s Fund for Scotland has launched two new funding programmes in response to the Coronavirus. The Emergency Response grant is available to support Women’s organisations to equip them t...

Funding to Support Pupil Transition from Primary to Secondary School (Salford) 10th July 2020

Secondary Schools in Salford can apply for grants of between £25,000 and £40,000 to help improve the health and wider wellbeing of children as they transition from Primary to Secondary school. Th...

£10 Million Package to Help Kick Start Tourism in Time for the Summer (England) 10th July 2020

Grants of up to £5,000 will be made available to small businesses in tourist destinations across England to help them adapt their businesses following the coronavirus pandemic. As part of the gove...

Hadrian Trust (North East of England) 10th July 2020

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...

Grants to Enable Disabled People to Play Tennis (UK) 10th July 2020

Special schools as well as coaches, clubs, disability groups, associations and individuals can apply for grants from the Dan Maskell Tennis Trust for equipment and specialist wheelchairs to enable...

Funding to Develop the Capability of the UK Space Sector (UK) 9th July 2020

Government grants worth up to £75,000 are available to advance the capability of the UK space sector by developing new commercial technologies and bringing them closer to market. Funding is availa...

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Grants of up to £50,000 Available for Community Projects (UK) 2020-07-08

Small charities and constituted community groups with innovative ideas that benefit their community can apply for funding of up to £50,000 for projects that build more connected, more resilient co...

Latest Edition of the Grants Online Funding Insight Newsletter Now Available to Download 2020-07-07

The Funding Insight Newsletter is now available to download. The Funding Alert Newsletter summarises the latest funding opportunities to have featured on the Grants Online website and is circulate...

Funding to Support Disadvantaged and Vulnerable Older People (England and Wales) 2020-07-06

Local and national charities in England and Wales can apply for grants of between £500 - £5,000 per year for up to 3 years for projects that support vulnerable and disadvantaged people over 50....

Comic Relief Announces Change Makers Programme (UK) 2020-07-02

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, Comic Relief is launching a new funding programme to support changes in the way which community and voluntary sector organisations work. Funding of between £...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Funding to Help Museums, Galleries and Cultural Organisations Affected by Coronavirus (UK) 9th July 2020

UK public museums, galleries, historic houses, libraries and archives can apply for grants of up to £50,000 to help them respond to immediate challenges connected to the Covid-19 crisis, and to a...

Funding for Projects that Bring Museum & Gallery Collections Closer to People (UK) 9th July 2020

Museums and galleries in the UK can apply for funding for projects that bring art collections closer to people by demonstrating their significance, distinctiveness and power. Provided by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and administered by the Museums Association, the Collections Fund will award more than £3.75 million throug...

The Arts Council to Reopen its National Lottery Project Grants (UK) 8th July 2020

The Arts Council has announced that its National Lottery Project Grants programme will reopen on 22 July 2020. The fund will be open to individuals, arts organisations, museums and libraries. Grants of between £1,000 and £100,000 will be available from the £59.8 million rolling funding programme until April 2021 to suppor...

Funding to Strengthen Creative Opportunities for People with Mental Health Problems (UK) 7th July 2020

The Baring Foundation has announced the first call for applications for their new Arts programme supporting Arts and Mental Health to strengthen the creative opportunities available for people with mental health problems. The funding programme is being made available to established organisations in the UK that focus solely on...

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Business Development
Business Development
£10 Million Package to Help Kick Start Tourism in Time for the Summer (England) 10th July 2020

Grants of up to £5,000 will be made available to small businesses in tourist destinations across England to help them adapt their businesses following the coronavirus pandemic. As part of the gove...

£191 Million Package to Help Innovative Businesses Recover from the Impacts of Coronavirus (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) 3rd July 2020

The UK Government has announced a £191 million Sustainable Innovation Fund to provide UK registered businesses with urgent financial support to help them recover from the impacts of coronavirus and keep their cutting-edge projects and ideas alive. Businesses can apply for a share of up to £55 million in round one for new pr...

£100 Million Rescue Package for Zoos and Aquariums (England) 30th June 2020

Zoos and aquariums in England will be able to apply for a share of an additional £100 million in UK Government funding to help them continue to care for their animals through the coronavirus pandemic. Establishments covered by the Zoo Licensing Act which are experiencing severe financial difficulties will be able to apply fo...

UK and Welsh Governments Team Up to Boost Broadband Connectivity for Rural Wales (Wales) 29th June 2020

More than 50,000 rural Welsh homes and businesses will have access to more funding for better broadband through the UK Governments Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme. The Welsh Government has added funding to the existing Voucher Scheme to provide vouchers worth £7,000 for SMEs and £3,000 for residential premises to help cove...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
Hadrian Trust (North East of England) 10th July 2020

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 to Help Disadvantaged Young People and Children (England and Wales) 6th July 2020

Charities in England and Wales can apply for grants of between £500 - £5,000 per year for up to 3 years to help disadvantaged children and young people (up to the age of 25 years) overcome the barriers they face to achieve the best possible start in life. To be eligible the charity needs to have an annual income of below £...

Funding to Provide Pupils from Disadvantaged Communities with Healthy Breakfasts (England) 6th July 2020

In response to the coronavirus, Family Action are offering support to schools in disadvantaged communities across England to improve access to healthy breakfasts during the pandemic. Under the National School Breakfast Programme (NSBP) umbrella, the NSBP Covid-19 response is designed to ensure that the most disadvantaged chil...

Vouchers to Provide Free Meals Over the School Summer Holiday Period (England) 30th June 2020

The UK Government has launched the Covid Summer Food Fund to support children over the summer holiday period who usually receive benefits-related free school meals. Through the Fund, schools can support eligible pupils with a £90 voucher to cover the standard six-week holiday period, or £105 if the school’s summer holiday...

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Community Development
Community Development
Grants of up to £50,000 Available for Community Projects (UK) 8th July 2020

Small charities and constituted community groups with innovative ideas that benefit their community can apply for funding of up to £50,000 for projects that build more connected, more resilient co...

Funding to Support BME Communities (Bristol) 8th July 2020

Four small grants of £250 each are available to Bristol based Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) focussed community groups to help address needs and issues that are currently impacting or affecting the communities they work in. The aim of the Voice and Influence Partnership's Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Community Fund is to...

East Midlands Airport Community Fund Opens for Applications (East Midlands) 7th July 2020

Communities around East Midlands airport can apply for grants of up to £2,000 for projects that have a long-lasting community, social or environmental benefit. The funding is being made available through the East Midlands Airport Community Fund.  The aim of the fund is to bring lasting benefit to the communities around the...

Severn Trent Water Community Fund Reopens to Applications (East Midland, West Midlands, South West England) 3rd July 2020

Severn Trent Water has reopened its Community Fund. The fund will support new projects by local charities, volunteer and community groups, and local authority or parish councils in the Severn Trent region. Grants of between £2,000 and £250,000 are available to support new projects which make a real difference to the wellbe...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
Funding to Support Pupil Transition from Primary to Secondary School (Salford) 10th July 2020

Secondary Schools in Salford can apply for grants of between £25,000 and £40,000 to help improve the health and wider wellbeing of children as they transition from Primary to Secondary school. Th...

Grants to Promote Latin and Roman Studies and Activities (UK) 7th July 2020

Grants of up to £600 are available to schools to help promote Latin and Roman studies. Most of the grants are awarded for the purchase of textbooks and other books on Roman topics. Grants are also awarded to groups and schools and museums organising lectures or study days on Roman themes, and money has recently been made ava...

Biochemical Society - Outreach Grants Programme Deadline Extended (UK) 6th July 2020

The Biochemical Society has announced that its Outreach Grants programme deadline has been extended until the 24th September 2020. The original deadline was the 1st July 2020. Grants of up to £1,000 are available to increase participation in the molecular biosciences at school level and the community through engagement act...

Grants for School Journeys and Trips (London) 2nd July 2020

The London Diocesan Board for Schools has announced the next closing date for applications to its City and Diocese Voluntary Schools Fund is the 31st October 2020. This fund exists to give grants to individuals attending Church of England Schools in the diocese of London in need of financial help. Priority is given to help wi...

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Employment
Employment
Funding to Create Green Jobs Following the Coronavirus Pandemic (England) 3rd July 2020

Charities and environmental organisations will be able to apply for a share of £40 million to create thousands of new jobs to help the nation’s green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. The...

Resillience Funding for Community Infrastructure Organisations (England) 19th June 2020

The Youth Futures Foundation aims to transform the lives of young people (aged 14 -24) by unlocking potential and addressing the root causes of youth unemployment. Key community-sector infrastructure organisations (with at least 20 organisations in their network, membership or movement) that demonstrate their ability to pl...

Funding to Promote Sustainable Economic Growth and Jobs in Coastal Communities (Wales) 19th June 2020

Charities, voluntary and community organisations, and public or private sector organisations, can apply for grants of between £50,000 and £300,000 for projects which deliver economic growth and regeneration in either coastal communities or town centre areas in coastal communities in Wales. The funding is being made availab...

Kent Community Foundation (Kent) 4th June 2020

The next deadline to apply for a grant from Kent Community Foundation’s Themed Programme is the 31st August 2020. Through its grant programmes, the Foundation aims to empower organisations and charities in the local communities of Kent and Medway who make a real and positive difference to people's lives. Projects supported...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
Hadrian Trust (North East of England) 10th July 2020

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 to Help Schools & Colleges Reduce Energy Usage (UK) 8th July 2020

Individual academies, academy sixth forms, free schools and those in Multi-Academy Trusts will be able to apply for funding to install energy efficient technologies to lower energy bills and create a more comfortable learning environment. Loans of up to £150,000 will be available from Salix’s Energy Efficiency Fund, in par...

Funding Available to Support the Adoption of Ebikes and Ecargo Bikes (Scotland) 6th July 2020

Grants are available to local authorities, public sector agencies, further and higher education institutions, active travel hubs and community groups to support the adoption of e-bikes and ecargo bikes as an alternative to car journeys. The funding which is being made available through the Energy Saving Trust is providing gra...

Severn Trent Water Community Fund Reopens to Applications (East Midland, West Midlands, South West England) 3rd July 2020

Severn Trent Water has reopened its Community Fund. The fund will support new projects by local charities, volunteer and community groups, and local authority or parish councils in the Severn Trent region. Grants of between £2,000 and £250,000 are available to support new projects which make a real difference to the wellbe...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
Hadrian Trust (North East of England) 10th July 2020

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...

Women’s Fund for Scotland (Scotland) 10th July 2020

The Women’s Fund for Scotland has launched two new funding programmes in response to the Coronavirus. The Emergency Response grant is available to support Women’s organisations to equip them to deal with the changes required because of the Covid-19 outbreak. The Resilience and Recovery Grant is available to help Women’...

GlaxoSmithKline IMPACT Awards (UK) 9th July 2020

The 2021 GlaxoSmithKline IMPACT Awards, run in partnership with The King’s Fund, are now open to applications from community-based health and wellbeing charities. The awards are designed to recognise innovation, success and achievements for existing community health work by providing mentoring and funding. Up to ten winners...

Funding to Help People Self-Isolating Under Covid-19 Restrictions (Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall and Wolverhampton) 9th July 2020

Community and voluntary organisations can apply for grants of up to £5,000 to help fund voluntary and community activity which helps and supports people self-isolating under COVID-19 restrictions in Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall and Wolverhampton. The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner has made £200,000 a...

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Housing
Housing
Support for the Homeless Charities and Hospices (England and Wales) 22nd June 2020

Homeless and Hospice charities can apply for support to help improve their buildings. The support takes the form of grants, free building materials and specialist advice such as, architects, quanti...

TDS Charitable Foundation (UK) 18th June 2020

Charitable organisations including housing associations and community interest companies (CIC's) can apply for funding of up to £10,000 for projects that will help to educate inexperienced landlords about the obligations of being a private landlord and projects which will help educate tenants about their rights and responsib...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Projects that Help the Homeless (UK) 16th June 2020

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...

Funding to Support Local Housing Projects (UK) 9th June 2020

UK registered charities, Community Land Trusts and housing co-operatives can apply for funding of between £10,000 and £50,000 for local housing projects that will support the most vulnerable and strengthen local communities. Through the Nationwide Community Grant, the Nationwide Building Society will award £22 million over...

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Innovation, Research and Development
Innovation, Research and Development
Funding to Develop the Capability of the UK Space Sector (UK) 9th July 2020

Government grants worth up to £75,000 are available to advance the capability of the UK space sector by developing new commercial technologies and bringing them closer to market. Funding is availa...

£191 Million Package to Help Innovative Businesses Recover from the Impacts of Coronavirus (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) 3rd July 2020

The UK Government has announced a £191 million Sustainable Innovation Fund to provide UK registered businesses with urgent financial support to help them recover from the impacts of coronavirus and keep their cutting-edge projects and ideas alive. Businesses can apply for a share of up to £55 million in round one for new pr...

UK Government Support Packages to Protect UK University Research (UK) 3rd July 2020

In response to the coronavirus, the UK Government has launched two support packages to give greater job protection to thousands of researchers, scientists and technicians working at UK universities. Around £280 million will be made immediately available to enable universities to continue their cutting-edge work, such as rese...

Funding to Accelerate the Green Economic Recovery in Transport, Energy and Industrial sectors (England) 26th June 2020

Businesses of any size can apply for a share of £15 million to accelerate the green economic recovery in transport, energy and industrial sectors from covid-19. Funding comes from the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund Driving the Electric Revolution Challenge. The Challenge aims to accelerate the UK’s ab...

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International
International
Funding to Support Education in Disadvantaged Areas (UK / International) 16th June 2020

Grants are available to support schools and registered charities that wish to undertake educational work with children and young people in disadvantaged areas. The British & Foreign Schools Society...

Grants Available to Small Charities Working in the Developing World (UK) 6th May 2020

Grants of up to £50,000 are available to small UK-registered charities and not-for-profit organisations working with the most vulnerable people in countries that are ranked in the bottom 50 of the UN Human Development Index (HDI) or if it is considered of high or moderate fragility by the UK’s Department for International...

Overseas Development Grants for UK-based Charities (UK) 23rd April 2020

UK based charities working overseas can apply for grants of up to £25,000 for projects that have a lasting benefit for some of the most deprived people and communities in the developing world. The funding can be awarded over a period of 3 – 5 years as grants of between £3,000 and £5,000 per year. Previous awards have bee...

Funding for Links with Japan (UK) 9th April 2020

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...

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Land Buildings and Equipment
Land Buildings and Equipment
Funding to Help Clubs Return to Football (England & Wales) 3rd July 2020

Football clubs can apply for funding to make the necessary changes and modifications to allow their buildings to safely reopen in line with Covid-19 hygiene and social distancing guidelines. Throug...

Small Theatres Improvement Grants Available (UK) 25th June 2020

Capital grants of up to £5,000 are available to small Theatres across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland 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 and open-air ven...

Funding for Urgent Building Projects in Small Theatres (London) 24th June 2020

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to small theatres in London undertaking small building projects that address urgent repairs, improve operational viability, introduce environmental improvements, and enhance physical accessibility. Theatres can also apply for technical equipment and refurbishment of soft furnishings but t...

Capital Grants for Theatre Improvements (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) 23rd June 2020

Theatre Operators can apply for grants of up to £20,000 to improve the environmental sustainability of their theatres. The funding can support a range of projects that consider different ways theatre buildings can reduce their environmental impact. This might range from building management systems to more efficient water he...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
100 Places Move a Step Closer to Multi-Million-Pound Towns Fund Investment (England) 22nd June 2020

The UK government has announced that one hundred places across England selected for its £3.6 billion Towns Fund can now draw up their investment proposals to regenerate town centres, boost busines...

Funding to Promote Sustainable Economic Growth and Jobs in Coastal Communities (Wales) 19th June 2020

Charities, voluntary and community organisations, and public or private sector organisations, can apply for grants of between £50,000 and £300,000 for projects which deliver economic growth and regeneration in either coastal communities or town centre areas in coastal communities in Wales. The funding is being made availab...

Government Launches New Development Corporation Competition (England) 19th November 2019

The government has announced the launch of a new £10 million capacity fund to generate innovative proposals for new business-backed development corporations and similar delivery models. Local authorities individually or working in partnership can apply for up to £10 million over three years for proposals focus on housing a...

Interest Free Loans for Enterprising Ideas that Improve Community Spaces (UK) 4th July 2019

Community organisations that own or manage a building or outdoor space that’s used for a wide range of community activities can apply for interest free loans of up to £50,000 to develop their trading activities and generate a more sustainable income. The aim is to generate a regular income that allows community organisati...

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Rural Development
Rural Development
Funding to Support Dairy Farmers Through Coronavirus (England) 17th June 2020

From the 18th June 2020, dairy farmers in England can apply for government funding of up to £10,000 each to help them overcome the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and to sustain their business....

Funding for Rural Community and Education Projects (UK) 4th June 2020

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...

Agricultural Bursaries for Undergraduate Students (UK) 3rd June 2020

Undergraduate students starting university in September 2020 can now apply for a £5,000 bursary from the Jordans and The Prince’s Countryside Fund to promote sustainable farming. The Sustainable Agriculture Bursary is available to prospective undergraduate students who have a genuine interest in a career in farming, agricu...

Funding to Make Scotland’s Urban and Rural Communities More Sustainable (Scotland) 29th October 2019

Grants of between £10,000 and £1million are currently available to allow voluntary, community and public sector organisations in Scotland to take ownership of land and buildings to help urban and rural communities to become more resilient and sustainable. The Scottish Land Fund is funded by the Scottish Government and deliv...

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Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges
Grants to Enable Disabled People to Play Tennis (UK) 10th July 2020

Special schools as well as coaches, clubs, disability groups, associations and individuals can apply for grants from the Dan Maskell Tennis Trust for equipment and specialist wheelchairs to enable...

Funding to Support Pupil Transition from Primary to Secondary School (Salford) 10th July 2020

Secondary Schools in Salford can apply for grants of between £25,000 and £40,000 to help improve the health and wider wellbeing of children as they transition from Primary to Secondary school. The Healthy Schools Transition Fund has been established to provide support for vulnerable pupils who are due to transition from Pri...

Funding to Help Schools & Colleges Reduce Energy Usage (UK) 8th July 2020

Individual academies, academy sixth forms, free schools and those in Multi-Academy Trusts will be able to apply for funding to install energy efficient technologies to lower energy bills and create a more comfortable learning environment. Loans of up to £150,000 will be available from Salix’s Energy Efficiency Fund, in par...

Grants to Promote Latin and Roman Studies and Activities (UK) 7th July 2020

Grants of up to £600 are available to schools to help promote Latin and Roman studies. Most of the grants are awarded for the purchase of textbooks and other books on Roman topics. Grants are also awarded to groups and schools and museums organising lectures or study days on Roman themes, and money has recently been made ava...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Grants to Enable Disabled People to Play Tennis (UK) 10th July 2020

Special schools as well as coaches, clubs, disability groups, associations and individuals can apply for grants from the Dan Maskell Tennis Trust for equipment and specialist wheelchairs to enable...

Funding to Help Clubs Return to Football (England & Wales) 3rd July 2020

Football clubs can apply for funding to make the necessary changes and modifications to allow their buildings to safely reopen in line with Covid-19 hygiene and social distancing guidelines. Through their £2.19 million Club Preparation Fund, the Football Foundation will make grants of £500 available to grassroots football c...

Funding for Sporting Opportunities in Deprived and Physically Inactive Areas (West Midlands) 26th June 2020

Community clubs and organisations can apply for funding to support sporting activity within deprived and disadvantaged communities. This can include people living in poverty, black, asian minority ethnic communities, disabled people, and people with long-term health conditions. Funding from Active Black Country’s Tackling I...

Funding for the Provision or Upgrading of Sports Facilities (Scotland) 22nd June 2020

Schools, and other organisations such as local authorities, area sports associations, sports trusts and charities; etc can 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% of project costs. Grant...

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