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Funding Support for Communities Affected by Covid-19 (England) 30th October 2020

Charities, community groups, PTA’s and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £5,000 for innovative projects that provide essential services to Clarion housing resident...

Emergency Funding for Unpaid Carers (Wales) 30th October 2020

The Welsh Government, in partnership with Carers Trust Wales, has announced a new fund of over £1 million to help unpaid carers cope with the financial pressures of Covid-19. The fund will become...

Funding Programme to Address Challenges in Migration & Integration to Re-open to Applications (UK) 30th October 2020

Grants of between £30,000 and 400,000 will be available to enable not-for-profit organisations to explore opportunities and address challenges in the area of migration and integration across the U...

Arts-Based Learning Fund to Re-opens for Applications (UK) 30th October 2020

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Arts-based Learning Fund will re-open to applications on the 30th October 2020. The Foundation will accept applications from arts organisations that are working with...

Funding to Support Vulnerable People Experiencing Food Poverty (Dorset) 30th October 2020

Grants of up to £7,500 are available to local charities, social enterprises and voluntary organisations assisting some of Dorset’s most vulnerable people who are experiencing food poverty as a r...

Funding Available to Address Local Health Needs (Northern Ireland) 30th October 2020

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to promote and support local communities to work in partnership with community pharmacists to address identified local health and social wellbeing issues. Pro...

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Funding for Organisations Tackling Food Poverty (UK) 2020-10-29

Charities, community and voluntary groups, parish and town councils, parent teacher associations and other not-for-profit organisations tackling food poverty can apply for a share of £1.5 million...

Homelessness Winter Transformation Fund Opens for Applications (England) 2020-10-27

Homelessness, faith, community and voluntary sector organisations can now apply for funding of between £10,000 and £100,000 to provide single room and COVID-19 secure accommodation for people exp...

The Foyle School Library Scheme Re-opens for Applications (UK) 2020-10-26

The Foyle Foundation has re-opened its Schools Library Programme.  State funded schools and sixth form colleges across the UK that do not have or want to improve their libraries will be able to ap...

Funding to Help Schools & Colleges Reduce Energy Usage (UK) 2020-10-26

Individual academies, academy sixth forms, free schools and those in Multi-Academy Trustsare able to apply for funding to install energy efficient technologies to lower energy bills and create a mo...

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Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts, Culture & Heritage
Arts-Based Learning Fund to Re-opens for Applications (UK) 30th October 2020

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Arts-based Learning Fund will re-open to applications on the 30th October 2020. The Foundation will accept applications from arts organisations that are working with...

Business Support Programme for Heritage Organisations (Scotland) 29th October 2020

Museums Galleries Scotland is inviting applications for the National Lottery Heritage Fund Business Support Programme, ‘Surviving to Thriving’ to support heritage organisations to develop sustainable business models. The programme will deliver a comprehensive resilience and leadership training programme for approximately...

Funding for Charities to Adapt Services to Respond to Covid-19 (UK) 29th October 2020

Charities, CICs and registered social and healthcare providers can apply for funding to develop new or adapt existing services that respond to the COVID-19 situation. The funding is being made available through the Peter Sowerby Foundation’s new Increasing Access Fund. The Fund is aimed specifically at ensuring or increa...

Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation (UK) 28th October 2020

The Wingate Foundation has announced that the next deadline to apply is the 22nd November 2020. The Foundation supports projects, institutions and activities in the following areras: Medical Research Travel grants; Jewish Life and Learning; Performing Arts; and Music. Applications are invited from smaller charitable organisa...

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Business Development
Business Development
Funding for Scottish Islands to Ditch Single-Use Packaging (Scotland) 23rd October 2020

£600,000 is being made available by the Scottish Government and European Regional Development Fund to encourage shops on Scottish islands to ditch single-use packaging and move to reusable options...

Digital Connectivity Programme for Councils Opens for Applications (England) 20th October 2020

Local authorities in England are invited to bid for up to £20,000 of match funding for projects which enhance digital connectivity to ensure that all residents, local businesses and their workforce have access to reliable broadband. With access to fast and reliable digital connectivity becoming even more necessary due to the...

Funding for Community Businesses to Remain Financially Viable (England) 19th October 2020

Community businesses in England affected by the Covid-19 crisis will shortly be able to apply for grants of between £10,000 and £20,000 to adapt and evolve to the changing circumstances, and to remain financially viable. There are no restrictions on the grants; and they can be used to cover core staffing costs, contribute...

£25 Million Available to Help Farmers Boost Productivity (England) 14th October 2020

Grants of between £3,000 and £12,000 are available to help boost the productivity of the farming sector in England. The UK Government has made £25 million available for the final round of the Countryside Productivity Small Grants (CPSG) scheme to help farmers become more productive, efficient and resilient, and to benefit...

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Children and Young People
Children and Young People
Funding Support for Communities Affected by Covid-19 (England) 30th October 2020

Charities, community groups, PTA’s and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £5,000 for innovative projects that provide essential services to Clarion housing resident...

Chronicle Sunshine Fund (North East) 27th October 2020

Parents and carers of a child under the age of 19 living with a disability in Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and County Durham can now apply for funding to purchase equipment such as specialist beds, wheelchairs, trikes, IT and sensory equipment that is not available through the NHS, local authorities or any other sources. Org...

Grants to Support the Wellbeing of Young People (Salford) 26th October 2020

Salford-based voluntary, community or social enterprise (VCSE) organisations are encouraged to apply for the latest round of funding for projects supporting youth wellbeing and mental health. Through the Youth Wellbeing Fund 2020/21, Salford CVS will provide funding of up to £2,500 for youth-led wellbeing projects, or up to...

Lord's Taverners Accessible Minibuses Grant Programme (UK) 21st October 2020

The Lord's Taverners, the UK's leading youth cricket and disability sports charity, has re-opened its Accessible Minibuses grants programme. SEN Schools in the UK can apply to the Lord's Taverners for specially-adapted, wheelchair-accessible minibuses. Last year the Lord's Taverners delivered 40 specially-adapted, wheelchair-...

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Community Development
Community Development
Funding Available to Address Local Health Needs (Northern Ireland) 30th October 2020

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to promote and support local communities to work in partnership with community pharmacists to address identified local health and social wellbeing issues. Pro...

Funding Support for Communities Affected by Covid-19 (England) 30th October 2020

Charities, community groups, PTA’s and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £5,000 for innovative projects that provide essential services to Clarion housing residents and the wider community who have been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. Funding will be prioritised for projects which seek...

Funding for Community Support Initiatives (Great Britain & Ireland) 29th October 2020

The Ireland Funds Great Britain Grant Round has opened for applications. The Fund aims to support initiatives that contribute to community development, peace and reconciliation, education, and the arts and culture. This could include positive mental and physical health projects, support for vulnerable members of society, new...

Funding for Charities to Adapt Services to Respond to Covid-19 (UK) 29th October 2020

Charities, CICs and registered social and healthcare providers can apply for funding to develop new or adapt existing services that respond to the COVID-19 situation. The funding is being made available through the Peter Sowerby Foundation’s new Increasing Access Fund. The Fund is aimed specifically at ensuring or increa...

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Education and Training
Education and Training
Arts-Based Learning Fund to Re-opens for Applications (UK) 30th October 2020

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Arts-based Learning Fund will re-open to applications on the 30th October 2020. The Foundation will accept applications from arts organisations that are working with...

Funding for Chemistry Clubs at Schools and Colleges (UK) 29th October 2020

Schools and colleges can apply for grants of up to £1,000 to run chemistry activities. The funds which are made available by the Royal Society of Chemistry, are targeted at activities run at schools and colleges outside the normal science timetable. Activities should be focused on generating interest in chemistry in all abil...

The Foyle School Library Scheme Re-opens for Applications (UK) 26th October 2020

The Foyle Foundation has re-opened its Schools Library Programme.  State funded schools and sixth form colleges across the UK that do not have or want to improve their libraries will be able to apply for funding of between £1,000 and £10,000. Priority is given to primary schools and to funding library books. The Foundation...

Funding to Support Pupil Transition from Primary to Secondary School (Salford) 24th October 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...

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Employment
Employment
Funding for Projects to Increase Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Skills (UK) 9th October 2020

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to registered charities to assist with specific projects or core activities that support literacy, numeracy, digital and additional skills for people aged 11 o...

Funding for New Solutions to Youth Unemployment (England) 17th September 2020

Voluntary or community-sector organisations working with unemployed young people can apply for funding to help them overcome barriers to finding meaningful work. The funding which is being made available through the Youth Futures Foundation is looking to new solution to youth unemployment that can be tested, evaluated and, wh...

Funding to Create Green Jobs Following the Coronavirus Pandemic (England) 26th August 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 UK Governments £40 Million Green Challenge Fund will support projects to restore nature and tackle climate change by creating a...

Active Inclusion Fund Opens for Applications (Wales) 31st January 2020

The Wales Council for Voluntary Action has announced that the Active Inclusion Fund is now open for applications. The fund aims to support projects that reduce economic inactivity in Wales and improve the employability of disadvantaged people furthest from the labour market. This can include young people; people with low sk...

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Energy, Environment and Transport
Energy, Environment and Transport
Grants to Combat Fuel Poverty & Improve Energy Efficiency (London, the East and South East of England) 27th October 2020

Round 4 of the UK Power Network’s Power Partners Scheme is now open for applications. Up to forty grants of between £2,000 and £20,000 are available to help charities and other not-for-profit o...

Funding to Help Schools & Colleges Reduce Energy Usage (UK) 26th October 2020

Individual academies, academy sixth forms, free schools and those in Multi-Academy Trustsare 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 £200,000 will be available from Salix’s Energy Efficiency Fund, in partners...

Funding to Support a Green Recovery from Covid-19 (Scotland) 26th October 2020

Not-for-profit community-based organisations, as well as schools and nurseries in Scotland can apply for grants of between £1,000 and £100,000 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support a green recovery from Covid-19. The Community Climate Asset Fund is a £3.5 million Scottish Government fund, administered by Keep Scot...

Funding for Scottish Islands to Ditch Single-Use Packaging (Scotland) 23rd October 2020

£600,000 is being made available by the Scottish Government and European Regional Development Fund to encourage shops on Scottish islands to ditch single-use packaging and move to reusable options. The Islands Green Recovery Programme Refillery Fund will allow small and medium sized enterprises to gain funding of up to £100...

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Health, Justice and Welfare
Health, Justice and Welfare
Funding Available to Address Local Health Needs (Northern Ireland) 30th October 2020

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to promote and support local communities to work in partnership with community pharmacists to address identified local health and social wellbeing issues. Pro...

Funding to Support Vulnerable People Experiencing Food Poverty (Dorset) 30th October 2020

Grants of up to £7,500 are available to local charities, social enterprises and voluntary organisations assisting some of Dorset’s most vulnerable people who are experiencing food poverty as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. The third and final phase of the Dorset Coronavirus Community Fund will support projects and se...

Funding Programme to Address Challenges in Migration & Integration to Re-open to Applications (UK) 30th October 2020

Grants of between £30,000 and 400,000 will be available to enable not-for-profit organisations to explore opportunities and address challenges in the area of migration and integration across the UK. The Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Shared Ground Fund will re-open to applications on the 30th October 2020 for work that influence...

Emergency Funding for Unpaid Carers (Wales) 30th October 2020

The Welsh Government, in partnership with Carers Trust Wales, has announced a new fund of over £1 million to help unpaid carers cope with the financial pressures of Covid-19. The fund will become available in the coming weeks and will provide grants of up to £300 to carers whose health, wellbeing and financial security has...

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Housing
Housing
Homelessness Winter Transformation Fund Opens for Applications (England) 27th October 2020

Homelessness, faith, community and voluntary sector organisations can now apply for funding of between £10,000 and £100,000 to provide single room and COVID-19 secure accommodation for people exp...

Funding to Tackle Homelessness (UK) 22nd October 2020

Community groups and small to medium sized organisations can apply for grants of up to £40,000 for projects and activities addressing homelessness. This can include tackling the root causes, tackling re-insertion in society or developing a response to the challenges which have arisen as a result of the coronavirus crisis. Th...

Funding to Improve Homes & Community Spaces (UK & Ireland) 15th October 2020

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,...

Funding to Help End Homelessness (Wales) 13th October 2020

Funding of £10 million has been made available to combat homelessness in Wales. Charities, voluntary and community organisations and agencies that work with local authorities and with people experiencing homelessness can apply for grants of up to £50,000 to address the causes and impact of homelessness. Projects will need t...

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Innovation, Research and Development
Innovation, Research and Development
Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation (UK) 28th October 2020

The Wingate Foundation has announced that the next deadline to apply is the 22nd November 2020. The Foundation supports projects, institutions and activities in the following areras: Medical Resear...

Grants to Support Healthcare Innovation in Response to Covid-19 (UK) 12th October 2020

In response to the challenges of delivering healthcare to all who need it during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Health Foundation has launched a programme to build knowledge, skills and confidence within NHS providers to successfully adopt and adapt innovations and improvements. The Adopting Innovation programme is inviting par...

Cure Parkinson's Trust Grant (UK) 5th October 2020

Commercial organisations, appropriately qualified scientists or clinicians based in an accredited university or hospital in any country worldwide can now apply for funding for laboratory or clinical research projects. Projects should have the potential to advance knowledge that might lead to a cure for Parkinson’s disease o...

Funding to Support Healthcare Innovation in Response to Covid-19 (UK) 1st October 2020

In response to the challenges of delivering healthcare to all who need it during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Health Foundation is launching a programme to build knowledge, skills and confidence within NHS providers to successfully adopt and adapt innovations and improvements. The Adopting Innovation programme is inviting par...

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International
International
Funding for Links with Japan (UK) 13th October 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 oth...

Grants Available to Small Charities Working in the Developing World (UK) 2nd October 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) 18th September 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...

Volant Trust Announces Launch of Covid-19 Response Fund (UK / International) 12th August 2020

The Volant Trust has announced that its Covid-19 Response Fund has opened for applications. The Trust is accepting applications from registered charities, community interest companies, community organisations or social enterprises in the UK and internationally that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivatio...

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Land Buildings and Equipment
Land Buildings and Equipment
Funding for Methodist Church Building Development Projects (UK & Ireland) 28th October 2020

Methodist Churches in the UK and Ireland can apply for funding to run building development projects that focus on church growth, community engagement and improving disabled access and facilities. F...

Funding to Support Organisations Occupying Historic Buildings (England) 16th October 2020

Grants of up to £50,000 are available to support charities, social enterprises, town/parish/community councils and other not-for profit organisations occupying historic buildings in England to develop new business plans and strategies in light of the Covid-19 crisis. The Architectural Heritage Fund’s £1 million Cultural R...

Project Development Funding for Churches (UK) 2nd October 2020

Grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 are available to listed and unlisted Christian places towards developing a church building project. This includes Churches, Chapels and Meeting Houses. The funding is being made available through the National Churches Trusts Gateway Programme. The closing date for applications is t...

Maintenance Grants for Churches (England and Wales) 28th August 2020

Churches can apply for grants of up to £500 towards the cost of building's maintenance services. The grant will cover up to 50% of the cost of works. The funding is available towards the following services: Rainwater goods maintenance; lightning protection system repairs; asbestos removal; masonry repairs and high level main...

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Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration
Funding to Improve Homes & Community Spaces (UK & Ireland) 15th October 2020

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...

Government Increases Neighbourhood Planning Grants to £18,000 (England) 2nd October 2020

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has announced that grants available to help communities in urban and deprived areas plan their local neighbourhoods will almost double to £18,000. The grants which are made available through the Neighbourhood Planning Grant Scheme provides funding to neighbourhood plann...

New Fund Launches to Give House-Building Power Back to Local People (England) 1st September 2020

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...

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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Rural Development
Rural Development
IGas Community Energy Fund Opens for Applications (England) 27th October 2020

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, West...

£25 Million Available to Help Farmers Boost Productivity (England) 14th October 2020

Grants of between £3,000 and £12,000 are available to help boost the productivity of the farming sector in England. The UK Government has made £25 million available for the final round of the Countryside Productivity Small Grants (CPSG) scheme to help farmers become more productive, efficient and resilient, and to benefit...

Funding to Support Deprived Rural Communities Affected by the Covid-19 Crisis (UK) 30th September 2020

Grants of up to £10,000 are available for projects which support small, deprived communities in remote rural areas which have been negatively impacted by the Covid-19 crisis. Local charities, and other legally-constituted not-for-profit organisations can apply for funding from the Prince’s Countryside Fund for projects whi...

Broadband for Rural Communities (UK) 28th August 2020

Businesses and residents in some of the hardest-to-reach places in the UK are eligible for additional funding towards the cost of installing new gigabit-capable broadband to their premises when part of a group project. Two or more businesses applying together can use vouchers worth up to £3,500 for each small and medium-size...

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Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges
Funding for Chemistry Clubs at Schools and Colleges (UK) 29th October 2020

Schools and colleges can apply for grants of up to £1,000 to run chemistry activities. The funds which are made available by the Royal Society of Chemistry, are targeted at activities run at schoo...

Grants to Improve and Develop Cycling Facilities (England) 28th October 2020

Grants of between £1,000 and £50,000 are available to charities, clubs, community organisations, and education establishments for the development of new or the improvement of existing cycling facilities in communities across England. The Places to Ride: small grants programme can support improvements to an existing cycling...

Funding to Help Schools & Colleges Reduce Energy Usage (UK) 26th October 2020

Individual academies, academy sixth forms, free schools and those in Multi-Academy Trustsare 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 £200,000 will be available from Salix’s Energy Efficiency Fund, in partners...

The Foyle School Library Scheme Re-opens for Applications (UK) 26th October 2020

The Foyle Foundation has re-opened its Schools Library Programme.  State funded schools and sixth form colleges across the UK that do not have or want to improve their libraries will be able to apply for funding of between £1,000 and £10,000. Priority is given to primary schools and to funding library books. The Foundation...

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Sports and Leisure
Sports and Leisure
Grants to Improve and Develop Cycling Facilities (England) 28th October 2020

Grants of between £1,000 and £50,000 are available to charities, clubs, community organisations, and education establishments for the development of new or the improvement of existing cycling fac...

Sport England Launches New £16.5 Million Fund To Support Sport and Physical Activities during the Covid-19 pandemic (England) 23rd October 2020

Sport England has launched a new fund that will support groups, clubs and organisations that have been impacted by restrictions brought in to tackle Covid-19. The Return to Play Fund, is made up of three parts: a £10m small grants which will provide grants of between £300 and £10,000 to help sport and activity groups, clu...

Funding for Young Athletes (UK) 13th October 2020

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...

Hardship Fund Reopens for Sports Clubs (Northern Ireland) 8th October 2020

The Sports Hardship Fund has re-opened to help sports clubs and other organisations in Northern Ireland delivering sporting activities, who are still experiencing financial hardship due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This phase of funding will provide grants of £2,000 for new applicants, and now applies to sports clubs that are s...

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