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£1.5 Million to Support Grassroots Live Music Venues & Promoters (England) 25th May 2022

Grassroots music venues and promoters in England can apply for a share of £1.5 million in funding to help them deliver and develop their work. Organisations whose main function is to host and/or promote live music events of all types and genres, in particular those working with new, developing talent in small to mid-size venues, can apply for grants of up to £40,000 for projects lasting up to three years. Funding can also be used for activit...

Community Grants to Celebrate 1900 Years of Hadrian’s Wall (North of England) 25th May 2022

Community grants of up to £5,000 are available to support the delivery of events and activities for the year-long Hadrian's Wall 1900 Festival which celebrates life on the Wall from Roman times to the present day. The funding is available to everyone for any type of new and diverse activity/project from walks and talks, to lectures and conferences, workshops, painting, crafting; dance, parading, and performances; exhibitions; or food and musi...

Funding for Fishing & Coastal Communities (Scotland) 25th May 2022

£14 million in funding is available to support fishing businesses and wider marine organisations in Scottish coastal communities. The funding, which is made available through the Scottish Government’s Marine Fund Scotland, will support projects that improve the marine environment, reduce carbon emissions and support coastal communities. Key aims will include helping to improve safety standards and upskilling the safety training of individua...

Funding to Boost Global Success for Independent Film, TV & Video Games (UK) 25th May 2022

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has confirmed its UK Global Screen Fund will be extended for three years with an additional £21 million in funding, to support the industry to develop new talent, create jobs and target new audiences around the world. Funding will be allocated in three strands: International Distribution Funding will support the sale and distribution of UK feature films in target countries and at major film f...

Grants to Improve the Lives of Social Housing Residents (Northern Ireland) 25th May 2022

Registered charities can apply for grants of up to £1,000 for services and projects that support social housing residents in Northern Ireland. The funding is being provided through the Apex Housing Association Common Fund to support social, environmental, recreational, health and well-being projects, or educational or training and employment activities that benefit Apex tenants/residents. Charities that have received a Common Fund grant withi...

Grants to Improve the Educational Outcomes & Life Chances of Young Carers & Care Experienced Young People (UK) 25th May 2022

The British and Foreign Schools Society is inviting proposals to its grant programme to improve the educational outcomes and life chances of Young Carers or Care Experienced Young People under the age of 25 in the UK. Grants of between £30,000 and £100,000 will support schools, academies, colleges and registered charities to help young people to attend and engage in mainstream school life, access further education, employment or training opp...

Biffa Award One-Off Grant to Celebrate 25 Years of Funding (England & Northern Ireland) 24th May 2022

To celebrate its 25th year of funding community and biodiversity projects, Biffa Award is making a one-off grant of £2.5 million available for one inclusive and inspirational project that will leave a lasting legacy for the next 25 years. The Biffa Award 25 will support either a cultural project that creates, restores, modernises and improves facilities such as a cultural, heritage or visitor centre to engage and encourage tourists and or day...

Funding to Help Voluntary & Community Organisations Impacted by the Covid-19 Pandemic (UK) 24th May 2022

The National Emergencies Trust in partnership with Crowdfunder UK is making £1.2 million in match funding available to help voluntary and community organisations overcome the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The funding aims to support organisations including UK charities, CIC’s, churches and other religious organisations by helping them to counter financial challenges created by the pandemic, including the inability to fundraise in the us...

Grants to Install Security Measures for Places of Worship Experiencing Hate Crime (England & Wales) 24th May 2022

The UK Government is making funding available to reduce the risk and impact of hate crime at places of worship and associated faith community centres in England and Wales. The Places of Worship Protective Security Funding Scheme will award funding to individual places of worship of all faiths, apart from the Jewish community (that have access to a separate scheme), for the free installation of up to three protective security measures and impro...

Grants to Address Food Insecurity in Disadvantaged Households (Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole) 24th May 2022

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to registered charities, community and voluntary organisations, Community Interest Companies, and social enterprises addressing food insecurity in disadvantaged households across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP). The aim of the BCP Food Support Fund is to provide free or low-cost food, fresh or frozen meals, food vouchers or food skills initiatives to households with children (under 18 years), pe...

Scholarship Grants for Displaced People (UK) 24th May 2022

The Open University (OU) has launched a new fund to support people displaced by conflict or crisis. The Open Futures Sanctuary Scholarship programme will provide the opportunity for new, UK-resident students who have been displaced from their homeland or place of residence for political, economic, ethnic, environmental, or human rights pressures, to study for free. This might include refugees, forced migrants, and those fleeing armed conflict....

Youth Diversion Fund Re-Opens for Projects During the Summer Holidays (Merseyside) 24th May 2022

Merseyside’s Police and Crime Commissioner has re-opened the Youth Diversion Fund to prevent young people from becoming involved in anti-social or criminal behaviour. This round of funding will award grants of up to £5,000 to charities, community groups or social enterprises for safe and engaging diversionary projects for children and young people taking place during the six-week school summer holiday in 2022. The funding is made available...

Grants to Address Climate Change in Communities (Wales) 23rd May 2022

Grants of up to £350,000 are available to UK-based charities and other not-for-profit organisations for projects that address climate change in communities and help people live in a more sustainable way. The funding will support the capital and revenue costs of between ten and twenty projects taking place in Wales that support more people from diverse communities to take action on climate change, reduce the impact on the climate, and share wh...

Hilden Charitable Fund Launches Two New Funding Programmes (UK) 23rd May 2022

Following a review of it grants making, the Hilden Charitable Fund has launched two new funding programmes that are now open for applications. Grants of between £5,000 and £7,000 are available to charities and community interest companies for projects that support the needs and integration of Asylum Seekers and Refugees as well as projects that help prisoners (especially women) cope and/or maintain family bonds and to be better able to rese...

Grants for Projects to Help Prevent or Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease (South East) 23rd May 2022

Registered charities, voluntary and community organisations, and other not-for-profit organisations in the South East of England can apply for funding for local community projects that actively promote a healthy heart, and help to prevent, or reduce, the risk of heart disease. The Heart Research UK and Subway Healthy Heart Grant Scheme 2022 awards grants of up to £10,000 for new, original and innovative projects lasting up to twelve months th...

Applications Now Open for Funding Towards School Partnership Trips to CERN in 2022 (UK) 23rd May 2022

The Ogden Trust is offering funding to secondary schools in its School Partnerships programme to support the cost of a trip to CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, for disadvantaged students who otherwise would not be able to participate. The Trust typically offers up to £100 per pupil eligible for pupil premium or equivalent to support trips which give students the opportunity to learn about the physics research that is taki...

Froebel Trust Open Call Research Grant Scheme Opens to Applications (UK) 23rd May 2022

The Froebel Trust will be opening its Open Call Research Grants Scheme on the 7th June 2022. The aims to support high quality research by individual researchers and partnerships which advances knowledge and understanding of Froebelian philosophy, principles and approaches in early childhood education and care. In 2022, the Trust are offering two types of Open Call Research Grants. Seed corn grants up to £5,000; and larger grants for researc...

Funding for Hospices and Palliative Care Organisations (UK) 23rd May 2022

Charitable hospices and palliative care organisations in the UK which provide excellent care to patients and their families can apply for grants of between £15,000 and £125,000 towards the cost of capital projects. The Wolfson Foundation will award funding to new build, refurbishment or equipment projects which should provide increased access to services for new and existing users, improve the quality and range of services, and aim to improv...

Latest Edition of the Grants Online Funding Insight Newsletter Now Available to Download 23rd May 2022

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 circulated to our subscribers on a weekly basis. This week's Newsletter contains 27 pages of the latest funding news.

Funding for Financial Literacy Projects (UK) 23rd May 2022

The MSE Charity has announced that its grants programme will re-open on the 20th June 2022. Originally, the programme was due to re-open in September but the opening date has been brought forward due to the cost-of-living crisis. The MSE Charity gives grants to not for profit organisations that deliver activities that make a lasting impact on how people think, behave and manage their money. In this funding round, grants of up to £7,500 will...

Funding to Support Women’s Reproductive Wellbeing in the Workplace (England) 20th May 2022

Voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations in England can apply for grants of between £200,000 and £600,000 to support women’s reproductive wellbeing in the workplace. Between fifteen and twenty projects will be supported for three years to provide holistic support that assists women experiencing reproductive health issues (for example, menopause, fertility problems, miscarriage and pregnancy loss, menstrual health and gynaec...

New £1 Million Fund to Boost Reusable Packaging (UK) 20th May 2022

Organisations across the UK can apply for a share of £1 million in funding for innovative projects that increase the uptake of reusable packaging in the food and drink sector. The funding is being made available through the Bring It Back Fund’, launched by Hubbub in partnership with Starbucks, which is looking for projects that help shift people’s habits by making it easier for them to use alternatives to single-use packaging. This coul...

Climate Change Funding for Community Groups (Northumberland) 20th May 2022

Charities, voluntary groups, and other community organisations are invited to apply for funding for initiatives that address climate change and help reduce carbon emissions across Northumbria. Two levels of funding are available: grants of up to £1,000 will help groups with event equipment, promotional materials, hire costs, energy audits, the planting of community orchards and other greenery, and larger events or series of events; and grants...

Micro Grants to Support Mental Wellbeing (Greater Manchester) 20th May 2022

Grants of up to £750 are available to voluntary, community or social enterprise organisations for projects which help to improve the mental wellbeing of people in Greater Manchester (including Glossop). Funded by Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, GM Mental Wellbeing Grants will fund activities that benefit people from communities including carers, BAME communities, people living with long term physical or mental health co...

New Fund Launched to Tackle Chewing Gum Litter (UK) 20th May 2022

A new grant scheme has been launched to help local authorities across the UK to clean chewing gum off of pavements and invest in long-term behaviour change to prevent gum from being dropped in the first place. The Chewing Gum Task Force Grant Scheme, administered by Keep Britain Tidy and supported by chewing gum producers, will award grants of up to £20,000 to fund street cleansing and/or the purchase of cleaning equipment. Larger grants of u...

Funding for Charities Working with Older People (UK) 20th May 2022

Grants of between £15,000 and £75,000 are available to charitable organisations which provide care and services for older people, particularly if they have a neurodegenerative condition or are isolated. The Wolfson Foundation will provide funding for new build, refurbishment or equipment projects which aim to provide increased access to services for new and existing users, improve the quality and range of services, and improve the financial...

Funding for Projects that Tackle the Root Causes of Social Inequity (UK) 20th May 2022

Not for profit organisations working towards a just and democratic society and to redress political and social injustices can apply for grants of between £1,000 and £5,000. The funding is available to causes outside the mainstream that are unlikely to receive funding from other sources. Examples of projects funded in the past include the Boaz Trust a Christian organisation serving destitute asylum seekers in Greater Manchester which received...

Funding to Support People Impacted by the Increase in Cost of Living (Sheffield) 19th May 2022

Sheffield City Council, in partnership with South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation, is launching a new fund aimed at helping tackle the rising cost of living in local communities. The funding will provide support for community groups working with residents in the city to help reduce food and fuel poverty. The Cost of Living Fund will open to applications on the 23rd May 2022. Further information on how community groups can apply will be made...

Free Trees for Schools & Community Groups (UK) 19th May 2022

Hundreds of thousands of trees are being given away to help the UK reach its 2050 carbon net-zero target. Schools, nurseries, colleges, universities, outdoor learning centres, and other groups such as resident associations, sports clubs, parish councils, scouts and guides from across the UK are amongst the organisations eligible to apply for up to 420 trees to improve their local environment. Tree packs available include hedging, copse, wild h...

Funding to Support Innovation in Food & Drink (Scotland) 19th May 2022

The Scottish Government has announced a new funding round of the Food Processing Marketing and Cooperation Grant Scheme for businesses within the Scottish food and drink sector. The scheme supports Scotland’s journey towards becoming a Good Food Nation, where it is second nature to produce, buy, serve and eat fresh, healthy food. New food businesses can apply for start-up grants, and existing businesses can apply for development grants to in...

Grants to Help Local Organisations Tackle Poverty (North East of England) 19th May 2022

Grants of up to £30,000 are available to independent, community-led organisations providing a range of services, practical support, activities and volunteering opportunities that have a meaningful impact on disadvantaged neighbourhoods in the North East of England. Through the Community Anchors’ Fund, the Virgin Money Foundation will award grants to community anchors to support them to become strong and resilient hubs which enable the commu...

Funding for Special Schools and Colleges (UK) 19th May 2022

Grants of up to £75,000 are available to special schools and colleges for children and young people with special educational needs. Grants are awarded towards capital costs such as new buildings, the refurbishment of existing buildings and equipment. The funding is available for projects that are is focused towards helping pupils to develop skills which would help them to gain employment or live independently after leaving school or college....

Funding for Capital Projects in Secondary Schools and Sixth Form Colleges (UK) 19th May 2022

Secondary schools and colleges can apply for a grant of up to £100,000 to improve the teaching of science, computer science, design & technology, art, languages, music and performing arts at GCSE and A-Level. Grants are generally awarded towards new builds, refurbishment and technical equipment. The funding is being made available through the Wolfson Foundation’s Secondary Education Programme. To be eligible schools must be state-funded, h...

Young Women’s Mental Health Programme (Northern Ireland, North East and North West of England) 18th May 2022

The Pilgrim Trust has announced that its young women’s mental health programme is due to re-open for applications in June 2022. The programme provides grants of up to £90,000 (spread over three years) to help improve the mental health of women aged 16-25 in the UK. The Pilgrim Trust has committed £5 million in funding over five years (2021-2026). Each year the Trust review the programme and incrementally increase the geography of the pr...

Teacher Bonuses & Funding for Schools to Level Up Education (England) 18th May 2022

As part of the drive to level up education across England, the Department for Education is making £60 million in funding available to attract and retain the best teachers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The Levelling Up Premium will award tax-free payments of up to £3,000 per year over the next three years to help retain STEM teachers in their first 5 years of teaching, if they work in disadvantaged schools. The...

Funding for Senior Mental Health Lead Training in Schools & Colleges (England) 18th May 2022

State-funded schools and colleges in England can apply for funding to train a senior mental health lead to develop and implement a whole school or college approach to mental health and wellbeing. Grants of £1,200 will be provided to cover (or contribute to) the cost of attending a quality assured course within the 2022 to 2023 financial year, and may also be used to hire supply staff whilst leads are engaged in learning. The funding is made a...

Funding to Tackle Violent Extremism (London) 18th May 2022

Grants of up to £45,000 are available to charities, community and voluntary groups, and other not-for-profit organisations for projects which identify opportunities to counter violent extremism and hate crime offences in London. The funding is being made available through the Shared Endeavour Fund, which supports initiatives that raise awareness; build psychosocial resilience; empower people to challenge intolerant, hateful and extremist atti...

Funding to Increase Economic Empowerment Among Black & Minoritised Communities (London) 18th May 2022

The Trust for London has partnered with City Bridge Trust to launch a new £4 million fund to address racial injustice amongst black and minoritised communities in London. The Racial Injustice Fund will support black and minority-led charitable organisations to build their capacity, and fund work that has the potential to increase incomes and wealth in under-represented communities. Grants are available for up to five years and will support bo...

The National Churches Trust’s Gateway Grant Programme Opens for Applications (UK) 18th May 2022

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 National Churches Trust’s Gateway Grant Programme also offers grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 to local church tru...

Funding for Food and Climate Action Projects (Glasgow) 17th May 2022

Grants of £1,500 are available for local, small-scale community-led food and climate action projects in Glasgow. The Food & Climate Action Fund will support ten community groups to create spaces where people who are passionate about food, climate, and making positive change can come together. The funding could be used to support activities such as cooking or gardening groups, community diaries, or a community garden open day to share cooking...

Funding to Provide Financial Help to those in Debt & Financial Hardship (North West England) 17th May 2022

Registered charities, voluntary and other not-for-profit organisations, and public benefit entities can apply for grants of up to £40,000 to assist people experiencing financial hardship who are unable to meet the cost of water charges. The United Utilities Trust Fund aims to help people out of water debt, and support local organisations delivering services within the Fund’s geographic area of North West England, who can deliver money and d...

£5 Million Fund to Help Improve Libraries (England) 17th May 2022

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is making £5 million in funding available to improve local library services in England. The funding is being made available through the second round of the Libraries Improvement Fund, which will award grants of between £50,000 to £499,999 to support library services in upgrading their building and digital infrastructure so they can respond to the changing ways people use them. Local autho...

Funding to Support the Education of Children & Young People (Southwark) 17th May 2022

The Newcomen Collett Foundation supports the education of residents of the London Borough of Southwark who are under the age of 25 through various grant-making programmes. The Foundation awards grants to schools and other groups for equipment and extra-curricular activities such as school trips, after school clubs, uniformed organisations and holiday clubs, and to support organisations who provide educational opportunities such as visiting the...

Wee Grants for Wee Groups (Scotland) 17th May 2022

The Robertson Trust has announced that small charities and constituted community groups can apply for grants of up to £2,000 through the Wee Grants for Wee Groups scheme. To be eligible organisations must have an income of less than £25,000 per year and must fit within the Trusts funding strands. These are tackling the financial and material effects of poverty on people and communities; ensuring people have emotional wellbeing, and confiden...

Colyer-Fergusson Charitable Trust - Investing in Families (Kent) 17th May 2022

The Colyer-Fergusson Charitable Trust offers grants to registered not-for-profit organisations that are working to meet the needs of families with a wide-range of problems, including debt; drug and alcohol abuse; mental health issues; domestic abuse; caring for a sick or disabled family member and the short and long-term impacts of bereavement. One-off awards of up to £40,000 or a grant of £5,000 to £20,000 per year for up to three years ar...

Rosa Opens its Stand With Us Fund (UK) 16th May 2022

Grant making charity Rosa which supports Women’s organisations has announced the launch of its Stand With Us Fund. The fund offers one-year grants of up to £25,000 to support organisations run by and for women who stand up and take action to address violence against women and girls (VAWG). The funding can be used to support organisational development work that empowers and strengthens frontline VAWG organisations. The funding is available...

BBC Children in Need Launch New £10 Million Fund for Black-led Youth Social Action (UK) 16th May 2022

BBC Children in Need, working in partnership with BBC Radio 1Xtra, have launched a £10 million programme to empower Black children and young people through youth social action. The ‘We Move: Youth Social Action Fund’ is open to not-for-profit organisations across the UK currently working with disadvantaged children and young people, at least 75% of whom self-identify as Black, to empower them to use their voice to tackle subjects that mat...

Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation (UK) 16th May 2022

The Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation has announced that the next deadline for applications is 5pm on the 1st June 2022. The Foundation supports projects, institutions and activities in the following areas: Medical Research Travel grants; Jewish Life and Learning; Performing Arts; and Music. Applications are invited from smaller charitable organisations only; the Trustees will not consider approaches from large charities who are well represented...

Grants to Support Projects in Horticulture, Plant Sciences, Fine Art & Art History (UK) 16th May 2022

UK charities and charitable organisations, including schools and colleges are eligible to apply for grants to support projects in the areas of horticulture, plant sciences, fine art and art history.  The Foundation is especially interested in supporting horticultural training through bursaries and apprenticeships. Applications should be made by the sponsoring institution: individuals may not apply. The Foundation will consider applications f...

Grants of up to £15,000 available to Social Entrepreneurs (UK) 16th May 2022

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 awards to Black, Asian and minority ethnic social entrepreneurs, and/or disabled social entrepreneurs. To be eligible ap...

Funding for Community Radio Stations (UK) 16th May 2022

Community radio stations can apply for funding to help support the core costs of running licensed community radio stations. Grants can be awarded to support management costs; fundraising to support the station; administration costs; financial management & reporting; community outreach; etc. Although there is no minimum or maximum grant level specified, the average grant awarded in the past has been around £14,000. The closing date for applica...

Strategic Innovation Fund to Open for Applications (UK) 13th May 2022

UK energy market regulator Ofgem, in partnership with Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), has announced the challenge areas for the next round of the Strategic Innovation Fund to help energy networks accelerate the transition to net zero at the lowest cost to consumers. Four innovation challenge areas have been identified as the priorities that this year’s project proposals should address: supporting a just energy transit...

Funding to Support Museums to Undertake Infrastructure & Maintenance Work (England) 13th May 2022

Local and regional accredited museums and local authorities in England are invited to apply for a share of £16.9 million in funding to enable them to undertake vital infrastructure and urgent maintenance backlog work which is beyond the scope of day-to-day maintenance budgets. The funding will support capital expenditure from £50,000 to £5 million for work that improves their core infrastructure, and reduces the immediate risks to buildings...

Ministry of Defence Education Support Fund Opens for Applications (UK) 13th May 2022

The UK Government has launched a new round of the Ministry of Defence - Education Support Fund. The aim of the Fund is to assist publicly funded schools, academies, free schools and sixth form colleges in the UK that cater for pupils of military service families that are subject to exceptional mobility as a result of the family moving from one location to another and/or have service children whose parents are subject to deployment. Up to £3 m...

£10 Million in Funding for Skills & Training in the Seafood Industry (UK) 13th May 2022

£10 million in funding is being made available to attract new recruits and improve workforce retention in the UK seafood industry, including the catching, processing and aquaculture sectors. The funding will be used to improve employment opportunities in coastal communities by investing in new training courses to address skills and training gaps, and improving existing courses to increase take-up, completion and workforce retention. The fundi...

£2 Million Fund to Help the Media Sector Reduce their Impact on the Environment (UK & Ireland) 13th May 2022

As part of its campaign to be a net zero carbon business by 2030, Sky Media has reopened the Sky Zero Footprint Fund to help firms in the media sector reduce their impact on the environment. The £2 million competition is open to media agencies, creative agencies and brands to support businesses in the UK and Ireland to accelerate their own sustainability initiatives and engage audiences with environmental issues through the power of TV and ad...

£128 Million to Improve Access to the Arts & Culture (England) 12th May 2022

To help improve access to the arts and culture, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport is making a total of £128 million in funding available to cultural venues including museums, galleries and public libraries in England. Organisations are encouraged to submit expressions of interest for the financial support which will be distributed across three funds: the £49.4 million Cultural Development Fund which aims to increase access t...

European Cultural Foundation Launches Europe Challenge (UK & Europe) 12th May 2022

The European Cultural Foundation has launched an open call for their 2022 Europe Challenge which bring libraries and communities together to define their most pressing challenges, and supports them to find ways to tackle these. Communities & libraries taking part will benefit from funding of up to 10,000 EUR to support projects that will make a positive change and address challenges facing communities including social, economic and climate cri...

Funding to Help People Live Healthier Lives Through Walking (Scotland) 12th May 2022

Grants of up to £15,000 are available to members of the Scottish Health Walk Network for projects that encourage people at any stage of life to walk more - whether it is leisure walking or walking to work, school or shops. The funding will support accessible and inclusive health walk projects that help improve health and wellbeing and reduce ill-health amongst communities, particularly among those experiencing inequality. The funding, which i...

Funding to Strengthen Networking Opportunities Across the Arts and Cultural Sectors (Wales) 12th May 2022

The Arts Council of Wales is making funding available to encourage the creation of new networks, and to strengthen existing networking opportunities across the arts and cultural sectors. All types of networks - local/regional groups, artist led groups, or networks connected by art form or activity types - can apply for grants of up to £2,000 from the Sharing Together Fund for projects which promote and strengthen diversity and inclusion throu...

Scotmid’s Community Grant Scheme (Scotland) 12th May 2022

Small grants of up to £500 are available to assist and support community projects and initiatives throughout Scotland. Funding is available for a wide range of projects benefiting local communities but must be focused on the areas of children; education; community groups; active lifestyles; environment; the elderly; homelessness; fairtrade; arts & culture; and charity. To be eligible for funding, applicants must be a group or individual actin...

London Mathematical Society - Small Grants for Education (UK) 12th May 2022

Grants of up to £800 are available to stimulate interest and enable involvement in mathematics from Key Stage 1 (age 5+) to Undergraduate level and beyond. The funding is being made available through the London Mathematical Society’s Small Grants for Education scheme and aims to enhance and enrich mathematical study beyond the curriculum; engage the public with mathematics; and encourage unusual ways of communicating mathematics. There are...

Funding to Help the Museum & Gallery Sector Recover from the Coronavirus Pandemic (Scotland) 11th May 2022

To help the museum and gallery sector recover from the Coronavirus pandemic, Museums Galleries Scotland has launched a new funding round of their Small Grants Fund. The funding will support accredited museums with grants of up to £15,000 to help them build resilience, re-engage with audiences, cover critical repairs and maintenance (including collections management work), and become more environmentally sustainable. Museums working towards ac...

Funding to Build Stronger Connections Across Communities (UK) 11th May 2022

Grants of up to £1,000,000 are available for community-led projects that brings communities across the UK together. The funding will support projects run by charities, voluntary and community organisations, CICs, CIOs and statutory bodies that build stronger connections across communities, and improve the infrastructure and conditions that are needed to strengthen these connections. The funding, which is made available through the National Lo...

£1.2 Million Fund to Support Collaborative Mental Wellbeing Projects (North West Northern Ireland, the Scottish Highlands and Islands, Oldham and Hull) 11th May 2022

A total of £1.2 million in funding is available for initiatives that improve the mental wellbeing of communities in North West Northern Ireland, the Scottish Highlands and Islands, Oldham and Hull. Delivered by the British Science Association and funded by Wellcome, the Ideas Fund, will support up to seven collaborations between community groups and researchers to develop and try out ideas that address problems related to mental wellbeing. Th...

Schools Can Apply for £500 of Free Equipment to Deliver Outdoor Learning (England, Scotland & Wales) 11th May 2022

Schools in England, Scotland and Wales can apply for up to £500 worth of free outdoor equipment and up to half a day of professional outdoor training to deliver outdoor learning and play. The funding is being made available through the charity Learning through Landscapes’ Local School Nature Grant Programme and is funded by the players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Funding will also be open to Early Year’s settings which have their own...

Grants of up to £10,000 for Science and the Arts Projects (North West of England) 11th May 2022

Organisations (preferably with charitable status) based in the north-west of England are invited to submit imaginative proposals for projects that encourage and promote the study, practice and appreciation of science and the arts. Awards of £500 to £10,000 are made 3 times a year (with the average award being around £2,000). The funding is being made available through the Granada Foundation and the next closing date is the 5th July 2022.

Hadrian Trust (North East of England) 11th May 2022

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 Hadrian Trust. Projects supported will address issues in the fields of social welfare; youth; disability; the elderly; women; ethnic minorities; education; arts; and the environment. Applications are considered for running costs, project costs, part sa...

Funding to Encourage Volunteering Amongst Young People (London & Essex) 10th May 2022

The Jack Petchey Foundation is making funding available to enable young people across London and Essex to get involved in volunteering projects in the UK. Through the Individual Grants for Volunteering programme, the Foundation will fund up to 50% of the cost of a project, up to the value of £400, to enable young people aged 11-25 to take on new challenges and develop their personal and social development through volunteering in areas such as...

Funding to Provide Financial Help to those in Debt & Financial Hardship (North West England) 10th May 2022

Registered charities, voluntary and other not-for-profit organisations, and public benefit entities can apply for grants of up to £40,000 to assist people experiencing financial hardship who are unable to meet the cost of water charges. The United Utilities Trust Fund aims to help people out of water debt, and support local organisations delivering services within the Fund’s geographic area of North West England, who can deliver money and d...

New £100,000 Fund to Improve the Lives of Disadvantaged Young People (Wales) 10th May 2022

Third sector organisations are invited to apply for a share of £100,000 in funding for projects that improve the lives of young people under the age of 40 in Wales. The Principality Building Society’s Future Generations Fund will award grants of up to £5,000 for projects that support disadvantaged and vulnerable groups to develop their training skills to make them more employable, support their mental health and well-being, improve their f...

Funding to Pilot New Ideas in the Teaching of Mathematics (UK) 10th May 2022

The Institute of Mathematics is currently accepting applications to its Education Grant Scheme. Individuals working in secondary schools, colleges of further education and higher education institutions (including PhD students) will be able to apply for grants of £600 towards the costs of running an educational activity relating to mathematics. The Scheme aims to enable organisations to pilot new ideas, approaches and practices or undertake co...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Support UK and International Social Relief Projects (UK) 10th May 2022

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 disadvantaged communities in the UK, Africa, and Central and South America which encourage social inclusion, advance education, develop the arts, promote religious understanding, and opportunities for women. Funding is also available for existing pro...

Screwfix Foundation (UK) 10th May 2022

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to local charities and not for profit organisations for projects that will fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and community facilities for of those in need in the UK. The funding is being made available through the Screwfix Foundations and the grants are available for all kinds of projects, from repairing buildings and improving facilities in deprived areas, to decorating the homes of people liv...

Funding to Improve Attendance & Reduce Exclusions in Schools (England & Wales) 9th May 2022

The Education Endowment Foundation, in partnership with the Youth Endowment Fund, has opened a new ‘School Choices’ funding round to explore what works to improve attendance and reduce exclusions in schools in England and Wales. The funding will help research teams to build evidence about the impact of different school-wide approaches and policies to improving pupil attendance, with particular attention to impact on pupils from socioeconom...

Grants of up to £2,200 Available to Support Disadvantaged and Disabled Children (UK) 9th May 2022

Little Lives UK is offering grants of up to £2,200 through its Children’s Community Support Programme to provide services to disadvantaged and disabled children. The programme is open to applications from children’s groups and organisations such as play groups or sports classes. The Children’s Community Support Programme is also open to applications from other projects, as long as their primary objective focuses on providing services...

Funding to Support Vulnerable Energy Consumers (England, Scotland and Wales) 9th May 2022

The Ofgem Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme has opened the first funding round in phase two of the scheme. A total of £27 million is available as grants to charities and community energy groups that support households most at risk from cold homes and high energy bills across England, Scotland and Wales. Projects should also focus on enabling a just transition to national net zero carbon emissions targets and reducing the impact of clim...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Increase Employment Opportunities for Disadvantaged Adults (UK) 9th May 2022

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 employment. Priority will be given to projects that target people experiencing multiple deprivation or other groups facing major hurdles to employment, especially; women, people with physical, mental, or learning disabilities, refugees and asylum seekers. T...

Royal Society of Chemistry – Outreach Fund (UK) 9th May 2022

Individuals and organisations such as researchers, museums, schools, community groups, not-for-profit organisations, arts groups, and libraries can apply for up to £10,000 to run chemistry-based events and activities for public audiences and schools. The Royal Society of Chemistry Outreach Fund is split into small grants - up to £5,000 and large grants - up to £10,000. The closing date for applications to the small and large grants programm...

Funding to Provide Wheelchairs for Children with Disabilities (England, Wales & Scotland) 6th May 2022

Parents, physiotherapists, and occupational therapists of a child or young person under the age of 18 living with a disability or long-term health condition, can now apply for funding to purchase a new wheelchair. The funding is made available by children’s charity Variety, which will fund bespoke wheelchairs for any purpose, including manual, powered and sports wheelchairs that are not available through local authority wheelchair services i...

Emergency Fund to Help with Rising Cost of Living (UK) 6th May 2022

Mobile network provider giffgaff, in partnership with the Neighbourly Foundation, has launched a new fund aimed at helping to tackle the rising cost of living in communities across the UK. Money raised through donations and recycled mobile phones, will be awarded to community causes, with Neighbourly helping to identify the types of causes most impacted, and customers also asked to vote for causes they would like to see receive support. The gi...

Funding to Explore Creative Approaches to Teaching & Learning (Wales) 6th May 2022

Grants of £10,000 are available to schools in Wales to explore creative approaches to teaching and learning ith the support of creative agents and practitioners. The Arts Council of Wales’ Lead Creative Schools Scheme will provide funding for two academic years to help senior leaders and teachers identify challenges within the school development plan that might benefit from a creative learning approach. Projects can take place across all a...

Grants of up to £50,000 Available for Community Projects (UK) 6th May 2022

Small charities, schools and community interest groups with innovative ideas that benefit their community can apply for funding of up to £50,000 for projects that promote healthy, thriving communities by preventing, preparing for and protecting against the impacts of climate change; and help people to take control of their wellbeing by giving them the tools to be more financially resilient and independent. The funding is being made available...

Grants to Support Animal Welfare Charities (UK) 6th May 2022

Charities registered in the UK and working to offer sanctuary, rehoming and rehabilitation to animals in the UK and/or internationally can apply for grants of up to £35,000. Organisations involved with the conservation of wildlife, the rescue, rehabilitation and (where possible) release of animals are also eligible to apply. The funding supports general running costs or capital purchases. The Trust encourages repeat applications from charitie...

Funding to Support Projects that Benefit Local Communities (UK, Isle of Man) 5th May 2022

Grants of up to £3,000 are available for small voluntary and community groups to support projects that benefit local communities centred around Co-op Food Stores and funeral homes across the UK or the Isle of Man. The Co-op Local Community Fund will fund projects that help local communities come together to help those in need by providing access to essentials such as food and community spaces; improving mental wellbeing; helping young people...

Funding to Improve Rugby League Facilities (England) 5th May 2022

Organisations and clubs that are developing Rugby League activity in their community can apply for grants of up to £15,000 to improve the environment where Rugby League takes place. The funding can be used to invest in kit, equipment and facility improvements that make rugby accessible and welcoming, and encourage more people from a range of different backgrounds to engage with the game and get active. This could include refurbishing club hou...

Funding to Support Low Carbon Hydrogen Production Projects (UK) 5th May 2022

The UK government is making funding available to support the commercial deployment of new low carbon hydrogen production projects to ensure the country has a diverse and secure decarbonised energy system. Delivered by Innovate UK, strand 2 of the Net Zero Hydrogen Fund will provide capital expenditure to support low carbon hydrogen projects that are able to start construction rapidly. UK registered businesses of any size, working alone or in c...

Funding for School Climate & Biodiversity Projects (UK) 5th May 2022

The Royal Society is inviting applications to their Tomorrow's Climate Scientists Programme to give students across the UK the opportunity to take action to address climate and biodiversity issues. Grants of up to £3,000 are available to UK primary or secondary schools to run a STEM investigation project for students aged between 5 and 18. There needs to be two project partners to the scheme with the lead applicant being a school and the seco...

Grants of up to £3,000 Available for Schools Science Projects (UK) 5th May 2022

UK primary or secondary school teachers can apply for grants of up to £3,000 to buy equipment to run STEM investigation projects for students aged between 5 and 18. The funding is being made available through the Royal Society’s Partnership grants scheme. To qualify for funding projects need to work in partnership with practising scientist/engineer currently working in a STEM related profession, such as a researcher or analyst. There is...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Support the Performing Arts and the Conservation of Historic Objects (UK) 5th May 2022

UK registered charities, public authorities or institutions active in the areas of the Performing Arts and Conservation can apply for grants of up to £5,000 for projects that promote excellence in professional performance in music, dance and theatre. Funding is also available for projects to conserve historic objects, collections and features of buildings and landscapes which date from the Georgian period or earlier, i.e. pre-1830s. The fund...

Funding to Provide Targeted Support for Armed Forces Communities (UK) 4th May 2022

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust has opened a new fund to provide targeted support for Armed Forces communities across the UK. The Reaching and Supporting Armed Forces Communities programme offers funding for up to three years, with grants of up to £100,000 available, for projects that help address complex needs amongst veterans, Armed Forces families and serving personnel, especially where evidence has highlighted gaps in support and pro...

£5 Million in Funding to Support the Farming Industry to Improve Air & Water Quality (Scotland) 4th May 2022

In an effort to help the farming industry reduce emissions and improve air and water quality, the Scottish government is making £5 million in funding available to support farmers, crofters and agricultural contractors to change their practice by ensuring they have access to the right equipment. Through the Sustainable Agriculture Capital Grant Scheme, farmers and crofters can apply for grants of up to £20,000 to purchase items of agricultura...

Wales and Africa Grant Scheme Re-Opens to Applications (Wales) 4th May 2022

The Welsh Government’s Wales and Africa Grant Scheme 2022 -25 has opened for applications from community groups and organisations throughout Wales that work with partnerships in Sub Saharan Africa. This funding round will award grants of up to £25,000 to support and encourage civil society, business and public bodies in Wales to take action on poverty in Africa that make a tangible contribution to issues such as health, lifelong learning, c...

Funding for Projects that Combat Abuse and Violation of Human Rights (UK) 4th May 2022

UK-registered charities that work towards combating abuse and violations of human rights can apply for grants of up to £20,000. Applications are particularly welcomed from charities working to support migrants, refugees and asylum seekers; criminal justice and penal reform; and human rights, particularly access to justice. The funding is being made available through the A B Charitable Trust. The Trust generally makes one-off grants to chari...

Music Grants for Older People (England & Wales) 4th May 2022

Charitable organisations and care homes for the elderly can apply for grants of up to £250 for activities which provide musical entertainment and related activities for the elderly. Some of the charities that have received grants in the past include the Theatre Chipping Norton to help fund high calibre music recitals in six Care Homes in the area; and Sue Ryder Care, Lancashire to fund access to music therapy workshops at Birchley Hall near W...

Grants to Promote Latin and Roman Studies and Activities (UK) 4th May 2022

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 available for archaeology fieldwork bursaries. The grants are awarded by the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies and...

Funding to Make Music Activity More Inclusive (England) 3rd May 2022

Grants of between £30,000 and £300,000 are available to organisations in England that want to support children and young people facing barriers to make, learn and earn in music. The Youth Music Catalyser Fund will support organisations who want to make music activity more inclusive either by sustaining or scaling up their work or changing sector practice. Children and young people should be involved in the planning and development of program...

Match Funding Campaign to Support Vulnerable & Underrepresented Women & Girls (England & Scotland) 3rd May 2022

The Big Give is making £1 million in match funding available to support charities working to improve the lives of vulnerable, disadvantaged or underrepresented women and girls in England and Scotland. The Women and Girls Match Fund is making up to £10,000 in match funding available to enable charities that are led by and for women and girls to run their own match funding campaigns. The deadline for applications is the 28th October 2022. Char...

Funding for Touring Theatre and Dance (Scotland) 3rd May 2022

Scotland-based dance and theatre artists, venues, theatres, companies and producers are invited to apply for a share of £1 million in National Lottery funding for live performance tours from Spring 2023. This round of Creative Scotland’s Touring Fund for Theatre and Dance will continue to support the touring sector to re-engage with a diverse range of audiences, delivered through partnerships between touring artists/companies and venues/hos...

Funding to Promote Science in Schools (UK) 3rd May 2022

The Royal Institution has announced that a new round of its Science in Schools grant scheme is open for applications. Through the scheme, state-funded primary or secondary schools, academies and maintained schools in the UK can apply for a fully funded school visits from a Royal Institution professional presenters worth £800. These visits are designed to support children’s science education at KS1, KS2 and KS3; meet career and personal dev...