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Gamble Aware Launches £3 million Fund to Help People Recover from Gambling and to Help Communities Most affected by the Cost of Living Crisis (Great Britain) 1st July 2022

GambleAware, the leading charity working to keep people safe from gambling harm, has launched two major funding programmes to focus on enabling people to sustain their recovery from gambling harm and to help communities who have been most affected by the cost-of-living crisis. A total of £3 million is available. The Aftercare Funding Programme and the Community Resilience Fund will help further GambleAware’s work across Great Britain in su...

£4.5 Million Fund Launched to Support Victims & Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse (England & Wales) 1st July 2022

The Home Office is making £4.5 million in funding available to voluntary sector organisations providing nationally accessible support to victims and survivors of child sexual abuse. Organisations can apply to the Support for Victims and Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Fund, either as a single organisation or as a consortium of several organisations, to provide services and activities that directly support victims and survivors of child sexual...

Grants of up to £10,000 for Projects to Help Prevent or Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease (East of England) 1st July 2022

Registered charities, voluntary and community organisations, and other not-for-profit organisations in the 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 that enc...

Grants of up to £50,000 Available for Community Projects (UK) 1st July 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...

Funding Available to Enhance Scotland’s National Cycle Network (Scotland) 1st July 2022

Community Groups in Scotland can now apply for equipment and training bundles for projects which benefit people or wildlife across National Cycle Network routes. Examples of the items that can be funded include: Litter picking equipment; Bike trailers for transporting tools and equipment; Hand tools; Power tools; Specialist advice. The Love Your Network grant fund, funded by Transport Scotland and delivered by Sustrans Scotland, seeks to empow...

Grants of up to £1,000 Available to Traditional Artists and Organisations Showcase their Work (Scotland) 1st July 2022

Grants of up to £1,000 are available to provide support for traditional artists and organisations to create, perform, tour and showcase work. The fund can also support professional development and learning projects. In general, individuals (over 18), groups and organisations either based in Scotland, or undertaking work in Scotland, can apply to this fund. The funding is being made available through the Traditional Arts Small Grants Fund. A...

Pink Ribbon Foundation Grants (UK) 1st July 2022

The Pink Ribbon Foundation has announced that it is currently accepting applications to its grantmaking programme. Grants of up to £6,000 are available to UK charities and constituted not for profit organisations to support practical projects and initiatives, which aim to deliver good physical and mental health to individuals with, and recovering from breast cancer. Higher grants may be awarded if the trustees feel there is a special reason...

New £1 Million Fund to Support Black Entrepreneurs to Launch & Grow their Own Businesses (UK) 30th June 2022

Sky, in partnership with the Black Equity Organisation, is making £1 million in funding available over three years to support Black entrepreneurs to launch and grow their own businesses in the UK. The Future 100 Growth Fund will support young entrepreneurs aged 18 to 30 of Black African, Black Caribbean, Black British and/or Mixed-race descent who are looking to bring a business concept to life, scale up a fledgling business, or have the be...

Research Grants Available to Help Make Transport More Inclusive (UK) 30th June 2022

UK charities and not-for-profit organisations can apply to a new funding programme to undertake research into the problems that disabled people face in the transport system and how they can be solved. Grants of between £50,000 and £1 million are available over three years to help organisations produce free, accessible data and findings to help make transport more inclusive. This could include, for example, looking at independent journeys tak...

Funding for Community Action to Welcome & Support Refugees (Dorset) 30th June 2022

Grants of up to £4,000 are available to local charities, community and voluntary organisations, CICs, and social enterprises offering activities and services to welcome and support refugees of any nationality who are arriving, residing or settling in Dorset. This could include services and activities such as supplying personal or household items including clothing, bedding, mobile phones; community events and social activities; befriending su...

Community Partnering Fund Opens for Applications (Northern England) 30th June 2022

Registered charities, community groups, and other not-for-profit organisations are invited to apply for funding to develop sustainable projects throughout the North of England. The Community Partnering Fund will provide grants of up to £10,000 for one year, or up to £20,000 for two years for innovative approaches that focus on alleviating hardship associated with fuel poverty; promoting efficiency and its environmental impacts; encouraging e...

Community Business Trade Up Programme Opens for Applications - Deadline Extended (England) 30th June 2022

The School for Social Entrepreneurs has announced that its Community Business Trade Up programme is open. The programme is open to community businesses in England that exists to improve their local neighbourhood, village or town and who want to start or build their income from trading and sales, and become more sustainable. The programme will provide businesses with mentoring support and a Match Trading grant worth up to £5,000 which is desig...

£128 Million to Improve Access to the Arts & Culture (England) 30th June 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...

Ogden Trust - Local School Partnerships (UK) 30th June 2022

The Ogden Trust's School Partnerships programme is due to re-open for applications in September 2022. The School Partnerships programme offers funding and support to groups of schools that are committed to enhancing physics teaching and learning. The programme works with primary and secondary schools and includes a range of teacher CPD. The partnership programme provides funding for schools over a number of years and supports local clusters of...

Funding to Empower Disadvantaged Young People into Positions of Leadership (England) 29th June 2022

Grants of up to £40,000 are available to youth-focused charities and not-for-profit organisations in England that are working to support young people aged 10-30 who have experienced injustice into positions of leadership. The funding is being made available through the Listening Fund’s Advisers’ Fund which aims to allow organisations to create leadership opportunities that enable disadvantaged young people to shape their own strategies,...

Sea-Changers 2022 Innovation Fund is Open for Applications (UK) 29th June 2022

A new £30,000 fund has been launched to encourage and support new ideas and projects for marine conservation in the UK. Applications are being accepted from all types of UK based organisations, including charities and ‘not-for-profit’ organisations, companies, schools, universities or students who are carrying out marine conservation related activities, and community groups. The funding, which is being made available through the Sea-Ch...

Movement for Good Awards Re-Opens to Nominations (UK, Republic of Ireland, Channel Islands or Isle of Man) 29th June 2022

The Benefact Group has launched a new round of their Movement for Good Awards to support good causes in the UK, Republic of Ireland, Channel Islands and Isle of Man. Through the £1 million fund, the company will award £1,000 to 250 registered charities, not-for-profit organisations, or community interest companies from the second draw of the campaign which takes place in September. Members of the public can nominate charities online and winn...

New £2 Million Fund to Increase the Sustainability of the Fashion & Textile Industry (Scotland) 29th June 2022

The Scottish Government and sustainable organisation Zero Waste Scotland have launched a new £2 million fund to increase the sustainability of the fashion and textile industry. Grants of up to £500,000 are available to public, private and third-sector organisations of all sizes working alone or in collaboration to develop and deliver solutions to reduce waste and carbon impacts of all textiles (clothing, household and industrial). The fundin...

Funding to Support 1,200 Young People to Start their Own Business (Wales) 29th June 2022

To encourage a new culture of entrepreneurship among young people in Wales, the Welsh Government is making £5 million in funding available over the next three years to support 1,200 young people to start their own business. The Young Person’s Start Up Grant will award grants of up to £2,000 to enable young people under the age of 25 who are not in education, employment or training to start their own business, create a social enterprise, be...

£4.1 Million Prize for Innovations to Help Dementia Patients (UK) 28th June 2022

A new £4.1 million prize for innovations to help change the lives of people living with dementia will open to applications in the autumn. Innovators will be invited to develop technologies that learn about the lives and routines of people living with early-stage dementia, employing assistive technology and machine learning to adapt as their condition progresses, and thereby helping them remain independent in their homes. The Alzheimer’s Soc...

Funding for Youth Crime Prevention & Diversionary Activities (Scotland) 28th June 2022

A £20 million fund has been launched to assist disadvantaged young people who are most at risk of being involved in antisocial behaviour, offending or re-offending, and entering the justice system. The funding is being made available through the Scottish Government’s Cashback for Communities Fund to support young people and communities most affected by crime. Activities could include sports, arts, youth work and employability which provide...

Funding to Develop, Expand & Improve Active Travel Options for Disabled People (UK) 28th June 2022

UK charities and not-for-profit organisations can apply to a new funding programme from the national disability transport charity, Motability, to develop, expand and improve active travel options for disabled people. Grants of between £100,000 and £4 million are available over three years to help charities and organisations, including universities, to ensure disabled people have equal opportunity to make decisions about how they travel in th...

Grants to Address Climate Change in Communities (Wales) 28th June 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...

Funding to Support Youth Organisations Impacted by the Covid-19 Pandemic (Bradford & Leeds) 28th June 2022

Third sector youth organisations adversely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic are invited to apply for funding for projects which make a difference to the lives of children and young people in the Leeds or Bradford Metropolitan District areas. The Pears Youth Fund - Single Applications will provide grants of up to £10,000 to help youth-focussed charities and groups recover and build resilience as they continue their work coming out of the pand...

Funding for School Breakfast Clubs (UK) 28th June 2022

Schools in deprived areas across the UK are invited to apply for funding to start or improve their breakfast clubs. For a school in England to be eligible, at least 35% of pupils should be recorded as eligible for Pupil Premium. A Primary School in Scotland qualifies for support when at least 55% of pupils are in SIMD Deciles 1 to 4 and/or at least 35% are eligible for FSM. A Secondary School in Scotland qualifies for support when at least 40%...

Grants of £30,000 Available to Enhance the Income Potential of Social Organisations (England) 27th June 2022

Environmental organisations and organisations led by those from Black and Minoritised communities can apply for grants and other business support measures to help build their financial resilience by developing and exploring new models of generating income through trading. The funding is being made available through the Social Investment Business Enterprise Fund.  As well as the grant, applicants who successfully apply to the programme can rec...

Funding to Test Different Ways of Protecting Woodlands from Pests and Disease (England) 27th June 2022

Landowners and others who manage woodlands infected by specific pests and diseases can apply for funding through the Forestry Commission's Tree health pilot scheme. The aim of the scheme is to test different ways of slowing the spread of pests and diseases affecting trees in England. It expands on support already available through the Countryside Stewardship woodland tree health grant. To be able to partcipate the woodland needs to be locate...

Ovo Foundation Launches New £1 Million Climate Changers Programme (UK) 27th June 2022

The Ovo Foundation has launched a new £1 million Climate Changers Programme to work with charities and projects that support children and young people to connect with nature, and equip them with the skills, knowledge, and resources they need to take action on the climate crisis. The Foundation is looking to work with partners to campaign for better climate change education; increase opportunities for children and young people to learn from a...

Young Women’s Mental Health Programme (Northern Ireland, North East and North West of England) 27th June 2022

The Pilgrim Trust has announced that its young women’s mental health programme has re-opened for applications. 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 reviews the programme and incrementally increase the geography of the programme. In 2022...

Funding to Support Education in Disadvantaged Areas (UK / International) 27th June 2022

Grants are available to support schools and registered charities that wish to undertake educational projects with children and young people under the age of 25 in marginalised communities within the UK and internationally. The British & Foreign Schools Society (BFSS) normally makes grants totalling about £900,000 in any one year. For UK projects the focus is on projects to improve the educational outcomes and life chances of Young Carers an...

Society for Microbiology – Science Education and Outreach Grants (UK) 27th June 2022

The Micro Biology Society has announced that the Education and Outreach grants programme has re-opened for applications. Through the programme, members of the Microbiology Society, residing in the UK or Republic of Ireland, including those working in schools, can apply for a grant of up to £1,000 for innovative Outreach Activities that support relevant science teaching or promotion initiatives. Also funded are developments likely to lead to a...

Latest Edition of the Grants Online Funding Insight Newsletter Now Available to Download 26th June 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 Available to Support Social Businesses Raise Finance through Community Share Issues (England) 24th June 2022

Community businesses in England that are looking to launch or in the early stage of launching a community share issue can apply for grants and equity match funding of up to £25,000. The funding is being made available through the Power to Change Community Shares Booster Fund. Two funding streams are available. Development grants – averaging £5,000 are available to prepare a community share offer and Equity match investment of up to £25...

Grants of Up to £5,000 to Support Sports for the Disabled (South West England and Wales) 24th June 2022

Organisations that help people who are physically disabled or visually impaired in South West England or Wales can apply for grants of up to £5,000 to help pay towards sporting activities, training courses, sporting equipment, or costs towards achieving a physical challenge. The funding is being made available though the Sports Foundation for the Disabled and is open for applications from both to groups supporting disabled individuals and dis...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Tackle Isolation and Loneliness in Older Years (Devon) 24th June 2022

Grants between £500 and £3,000 are available to organisations with a proven track record of working with older people to address loneliness and isolation in Devon. The funding is being made available through the Devon Community Foundation Tackling Isolation and Loneliness in Older Years programme. Projects successfully applying to the programme should improve older people’s access to social activity; reduce feelings of loneliness or isola...

Funding for Organisations Delivering Services to Blind & Partially Sighted People (London) 24th June 2022

Sight loss organisations and other specialist organisations supporting blind and partially sighted people in London (within the M25) are invited to apply for funding from the Vision Foundation’s Vision Fund 2022. Registered charities, CIOs, CICs, and exempt charities such as educational establishments can apply via two funding streams. The Resilience Fund will award grants of up to £10,000 to support the sight loss sector to support of thos...

Magic Little Grants (England, Scotland and Wales) 24th June 2022

Small charities. community groups, schools and groups connected to schools can apply for grants of up to £500 to support projects that benefit their local communities. This could include preventing or reducing the impact of poverty; improving biodiversity and green spaces; enabling participation in physical activity; and supporting marginalised groups; etc. The funding is being made available through the Magic Little Grants programme which...

Funding for Projects that Support the Education and Development of Children and Young People (England) 24th June 2022

Schools, colleges and community groups in England can apply for grants to support the education and development of children and young people through educational, cultural, sporting and other projects. Of particular interests are projects which will help enhance the self-confidence, team working skills and future employability of children and young people. In most cases grants will be made on a relatively small scale. Many grants will be under...

Grants to Assist Families in Need (England - Former Coalfield Areas) 23rd June 2022

Voluntary and community organisations operating in the former coalfield areas of England can apply for grants of up to £2,000 to provide support to low-income families in need. The funding is being made available through the Coalfields Regeneration Trusts Small Grants Programme. The type of projects supported include food poverty projects; information, advice & guidance projects; social groups; projects supporting the homeless or any other p...

Funding for Community Health & Wellbeing Projects (UK) 23rd June 2022

Funding is available to assist neighbourhood-based community projects to build happy, strong, resilient communities across the UK. Individuals and small, not-for-profit businesses can apply to set up new groups and activities that improve mental health and wellbeing, inclusion, and learning and skills development in local communities. To be successful, applicants will need to indicate how the activity/group can become self-sustainable or be a...

Grants of up to £3,000 Available for Community and Education Projects (UK) 23rd June 2022

Registered charities, not-for-profit organisations, and schools/PTAs can apply for grants of between £250 and £3,000 for projects which benefit local communities. The funding is made available by the Ford Britain Trust Large Grants programme to support a range of projects focusing on the advancement of education, the environment, children, those with disabilities, youth activities and local communities. Applications will be considered from a...

Funding to Help People at Acute Risk of Displacement Due to Climate Change (UK) 23rd June 2022

Grants of up to £60,000 are available for projects that improve the quality of life of forcibly displaced people and their host communities. The funding which is being made available through the JAC Trust is available to registered charities, social enterprises and other not-for-profit organisations in the UK and internationally. Priority will be given to proposals that can show a positive engagement between displaced people and their host c...

East Midlands Airport Community Fund Opens for Applications (East Midlands) 23rd June 2022

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. Applications must meet at least one of the following objectives: provide help to community groups which are supporting vulnerable people during the Covid-19 outbreak; bring the community closer together through facilities for sport, recreation and other leisure-time activities; suppor...

New Fund Launched to Create and Restore Woodlands Across Wales (Wales) 22nd June 2022

A new grants programme has been launched as part of the National Forest initiative to create, restore and enhance woodlands in Wales. Landowners and land managers that have full management control of land can apply for grants of £40,000 to £250,000 to create woodlands for local communities to use and enjoy. This can include both urban and rural areas across Wales. The funding is being made available through the Heritage Fund’s The Woo...

New Digital Inclusion Fund Launched (Leeds) 22nd June 2022

Leeds Community Foundation has launched a new Leeds Digital Inclusion Fund. The fund will award 5 fixed one-year grants of £10,000 to support digital inclusion in Leeds. Organisations should use the grants to strengthen their internal capacity to enhance their core digital-inclusion work, thereby ensuring that people and communities in Leeds have the skills, support and equipment to be active online. To be eligible, applicants must be a r...

Funding to Improve the National Cycle Network in Scotland (Scotland) 22nd June 2022

Constituted community groups can apply for grants of £2,500 for projects which will make artistic and aesthetic improvements along the National Cycle Network in Scotland, with the ultimate aim of encouraging more people to travel by bike or foot. Sustrans’ Scotland ArtRoots Fund encourages the showcasing of local talent and expression for youngsters through their arts, and encourages local communities to shape their local environment and b...

Funding to Support Youth Organisations (UK) 22nd June 2022

Not-for-profit youth organisations supporting disadvantaged young people (aged 14 – 25) can apply for grants of up to £150,000 spread over three years to help young people who face complex transitions to adulthood. The purpose of the fund is to help youth organisations to sustain or expand their work. The funding is available to support the core operating costs of the applicant organisation. Examples of what can be funded include develop...

Funding to Support Arts Projects (UK) 22nd June 2022

The Fidelio Trust has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 30th September 2022. The Trust offers grants of up to £5,000 in support of the Arts, in particular Music, including Opera; Lieder; Composition and Dance. The Trustees aim to help individuals and groups such as Colleges; Arts Festivals and other arts organisations who would not be able to carry out a project or activity without financial support.

Funding for Activities Using Nature to Improve Quality of Life (Dorset) 21st June 2022

Charities, community and voluntary organisations, CICs, and social enterprises will be able to apply for funding for activities that use the benefits of the natural world to improve the lives of Dorset residents. Grants of up to £1,000 will be available to small, local groups, particularly those wanting to try out a new idea, for activities that improve health & wellbeing, reduce isolation, enhance community cohesion, or address a particular...

Climate Change Funding for Community Groups (Northumberland) 21st June 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...

Schools Can Apply for £500 of Free Equipment to Deliver Outdoor Learning (England, Scotland & Wales) 21st June 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 for the Planting and Care of Trees, Hedges & Orchards (UK) 21st June 2022

The Tree Council has announced that it will re-open its Branching Out fund in July. Through the Fund, schools, community groups, parish and town councils, and tree warden networks within the UK will be able to apply for grants of between £300 and £1,500 to get communities and young people up to the age of 21 involved in planting and caring for trees, hedges and orchards. The funding will cover the cost of trees, hedges and fruit trees; reas...

Funding to Improve the Lives or People Living with Disabilities (Devon & Cornwall) 21st June 2022

The Clare Milne Trust are inviting applications to their latest round of funding to support and improve the lives of people living with disabilities in or close to Devon and Cornwall. The Trust award a small number of carefully researched one-off grants to small registered charities with good volunteer support working directly with people suffering from any physical or mental disability such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida, downs syndrome, mus...

Grants of up to £100,000 Available for Community Facilities (England) 21st June 2022

Registered charities, churches, parish councils, local authorities and CASC registered sports clubs can apply for grants of between £2,000 and £100,000 for the provision, maintenance or improvement of community facilities. This can include village halls and community centres, public play areas; publicly available multi use games areas, skate parks and BMX tracks; sport and recreation grounds including pavilions and clubhouses with full publi...

New £7.8 Million Fund for Woodland Creation and Tree Planting (England) 20th June 2022

Local Authorities in England can apply to a new £7.8 million fund to kickstart woodland creation and tree planting. A minimum of 50 Local Authorities will be awarded up to £150,000 each to recruit the new staff and expertise needed to drive forward woodland creation and tree planting plans. The Funding is being made available through the Woodland Creation Accelerator Fund which is being delivered by the Forestry Commission in partnership w...

Community Grants to Celebrate 1900 Years of Hadrian’s Wall (North of England) 20th June 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...

Grants to Improve the Quality of Life for Disadvantaged & Vulnerable People (UK) 20th June 2022

Small-to-mid-size registered charities helping to improve the quality of life of people in the UK, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable can apply for grants of up to £5,000. The funding is being made available through the Hedley Foundation. Each year the Foundation makes around 250 grants for initiatives which benefit the lives of young people, disabled people, elderly people, the terminally ill and otherwise disadvantage...

Grants to Help Museums Become More Resilient (Scotland) 20th June 2022

Organisations in Scotland that are running accredited Museums can apply for grants of between £15,000 and £50,000 for projects that will help them to become more resilient. Museum Galleries Scotland’s Museum Development Fund will provide funding for activities which produce positive outcomes for collections, audiences, workforce and sustainability. Projects should focus on re-engaging with communities, developing digital capacity, workforc...

Funding to Support Disabled & Disadvantaged Children (UK) 20th June 2022

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to registered charities to fund equipment and services to support disabled and disadvantaged children under the age of 13 across the UK. The Toy Trust fund helps disadvantaged children and their families to alleviate suffering; support children through awful experiences; encourage achievement through adversity; purchase vital equipment; provide care; bolster existing initiatives; initiate brand new project...

Funding for Financial Literacy Projects (UK) 20th June 2022

The MSE Charity's grants programme has re-opened for applications. 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 of up to £7,500 to not for profit organisations that deliver activities that make a lasting impact on how people think, behave and manage their money.  The theme for this round is 'Developing Resilience' and w...

Grants of up to £25,000 to Highlight the Achievements of Minority Communities (London) 17th June 2022

Community led organisations can apply for grants of up to £25,000 to highlight the achievements of Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities, women, LGBTQ+ communities and disabled people in public spaces. This can include murals, artworks, plaques, benches, memorials, gardens, play areas, etc. The funding is being made available through the second round of the Mayor of Untold Stories grant programme. A total of £490,000 is available dur...

Funding to Support Members of the Armed Forces and their Families (UK) 17th June 2022

Armed Forces charities and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £30,000 for projects and activities supporting serving armed forces personnel, veterans, operationally qualified seafarers and their immediate families. The Veteran’s Foundation will award funding for projects lasting up to three years to organisations with low to medium income. A range of factors will be considered including the service or item bein...

Funding to Support Activities & Events During Chemistry Week 2022 (UK) 17th June 2022

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) has announced that its Chemistry Week Grants programme is open for application. Grants of up to £500 are available to develop and deliver events during Chemistry Week in November 2022. Chemistry Week is an annual celebration of the chemical sciences. The programme is open to applications from RSC members and non-members. The RSC’s Chemistry Week Grants 2022 will fund activities and events themed around...

Funding for Projects that Have a Positive Impact on Communities, People or the Environment (UK) 17th June 2022

The Matthew Good Foundation has launched the next round of its Grants for Good Fund. The aim is to support small charities, not-for-profit groups and social entrepreneurs who are passionate about making a difference to people, their community or the environment. The Fund will share £10,000 between five shortlisted projects, which will be voted for by John Good Group employees. The project that receives the most votes will receive a grant of...

Grants for Older People on Low Incomes (England & Wales) 17th June 2022

Small grants of up to £400 are available to support vulnerable older people living on low incomes in England and Wales. Friends of the Elderly currently have four grant streams open for older people who are of/over state pension age, have savings of less than £4,000, and who do not fit the criteria for other funders. The funding is available to help with the cost of replacing everyday items, small home repairs and mobility adaptations; help...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Projects that Help the Homeless (UK) 17th June 2022

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 rebuild their lives.  Typically, such organisations may operate small or medium-sized residential or training facilities to assist homeless people. To be eligible to apply, the charity must have an annual turnover of under £1million and with ‘unrestricted reserves’ of under six mon...

Grants of up to £5,000 for Projects Tackling Loneliness Amongst Older People and Adults with a Disability (England, Scotland and Wales) 16th June 2022

Small community groups, local charities and individuals can apply for grants of between £100 and £5,000 for equipment and to support projects that tackle loneliness amongst older people and adults with a disability. The funding can be used for day trips, outings and group holidays in the UK, activities, transport as well as equipment and materials. Grants for individuals, must be completed by a third party who knows the individual in a pro...

Industrial Energy Transformation Fund – Phase 2 Opens for Applications (England, Wales or Northern Ireland) 16th June 2022

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has launched the second phase of the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund. The aim of the fund is to provide grant funding for feasibility and engineering studies, and for the deployment of industrial energy efficiency and deep decarbonisation projects. A total of £70 million is available for feasibility and engineering studies to enable companies to investigate identified energy...

Grants of Up to £250,000 for Local Nature and Food Growing Projects (Wales) 16th June 2022

Community groups and statutory organisations can apply for grants of up to £250,000 for environmental or food growing projects in Wales. The funding is being made available through the National Lottery Heritage Fund’s Local Places for Nature grant scheme. This is a capital grant scheme intended to enable areas of highest deprivation, peri-urban/urban communities, and/or those with least access to nature in Wales to restore and enhance loc...

Funding to Improve Mental & Physical Health & Wellbeing (Bath & North East Somerset) 16th June 2022

Grants of up to £2,000 are available to charities and community groups targeting loneliness and isolation, and delivering projects promoting healthy lifestyles to enable local communities to tackle some of the causes of mental ill health. The funding, which is made available through the HCRG Care Group’s Bath and North East Somerset Community Wellness Fund Grant, will support projects which address a gap in provision in community-based acti...

Grants to Support Music Making (UK & Ireland) 16th June 2022

To recognise the vital role music plays in uniting communities and improving wellbeing, Music for All has opened a new round of Community Project Funding for projects and initiatives across the UK and Ireland seeking to bring music to their community. The funding is aimed at community groups and schools that need assistance to fulfil their potential in developing sustainable music programmes. This round will award musical instruments or grants...

Funding of up to £2,500 for Community Sports Projects (Glasgow & Central West Scotland) 16th June 2022

Grants of up to £2,500 are available to organisations including sports clubs, schools, religious organisations and Scout and Guides groups in Glasgow & Central West Scotland to run sporting activities for the benefit of people in the local community. The funding is being made available through the Aldi Scottish Sport Fund and to be eligible projects must be located where there is currently an Aldi store. Stores in the Glasgow & Central West S...

Grants for Community and School Gardening Projects (London) 16th June 2022

Community organisations and schools in London can apply for small gardening grants awarded by the Metropolitan Public Gardens Association (MPGA), a charity that preserves and improves gardens, neglected sites and green public open spaces in all 33 London Boroughs. Grants of up to £1,500 can be used for a variety of projects, including planting, equipment purchase, benches and churchyard refurbishments; etc.  Organisations that have been awa...

Funding to Support the Historic Environment Sector (Scotland) 15th June 2022

Third sector organisations across Scotland will be able to apply for multi-year funding to support projects and activities delivering national impact for Scotland’s historic environment sector. The funding, which is made available through Historic Environment Scotland’s Partnership Fund, will support the costs of delivering up to three different areas of activity for up to three years. Activities could include professional or volunteer tra...

£200 Million Fund Launched to Help Farmers Reach Net-Zero (UK) 15th June 2022

Virgin Money PLC has launched a new £200 million fund to help the UK agriculture sector transition to net zero. The Agri E Fund will offer low-cost loans for farmers to invest in suitable adaptations to their businesses which will reduce their on-farm emissions. Loans with 0% arrangement fees can be provided when farmers complete a carbon audit, and are looking to borrow over £50,000 to invest in emission reducing initiatives, like renewable...

Grants to Support Animal Welfare Charities (UK & Worldwide) 15th June 2022

Not-for-profit animal welfare organisations in the UK and Worldwide can apply for grants of up to $50,000 from the EA Animal Welfare Fund which supports advocacy, research, and movement-building work aimed at improving the wellbeing of animals, primarily farmed and wild animals, in relatively neglected geographic regions around the world. The fund has historically supported many different interventions, including research that improves underst...

Grants for Digital Vocational Learning Projects (UK) 15th June 2022

Grants of between £15,000 and £50,000 are available for early-stage projects that use technology to improve vocational education. The grants are available to organisations across the UK, including charities, trade bodies, learning providers, employers, private companies, community interest companies and other not for profit organisations. The funding is being made available through the VocTech Trust Seed Fund and will provide funding for t...

Funding of up to £5,000 Available for Road Safety Projects (Avon and Somerset) 15th June 2022

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to local community and voluntary groups in Avon and Somerset for projects that improve road safety and prevent road traffic injuries. The funding is being made available through the Avon and Somerset Police Community Trust’s Road Safety Grant. The closing date for applications is the 1st September 2022.

Grants for Small Charitable Organisations Working in Disadvantaged Neighbourhoods (North East of England) 15th June 2022

Charitable organisations working in disadvantaged neighbourhoods in the North East of England can apply for grants of up to £20,000 per year for up to 3 years to increase their capacity to deliver quality services. Grants can cover running costs and core salaries for not for profit organisations with a turnover of less than £300,000 who work in the counties of Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Durham and Teesside. The funding is being made avai...

Grants Available for Projects Benefitting Children and Young People (London) 15th June 2022

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to schools, charities and local authorities for small one-off projects lasting up to one year that promote the life-chances of children and young people through education and family support. The funding is made available through the John Lyon’s Charity's and projects supported must be located in the boroughs of Barnet, Brent, Camden, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster...

New £1.5m Funding Programme Launched to Promote Arts Projects In Rural Areas (Northern Ireland) 14th June 2022

Community groups, arts organisations and local authorities in rural communities across Northern Ireland can now apply for grants of up to £10,000 to deliver arts projects benefitting rurally-based communities. The funding, which is being made available through the Arts Council’s new Rural Engagement Arts Programme aims to provide an integrated, cohesive approach to the needs of local rural communities as they emerge from the global Covid-19...

Grants to Support Work which Improves Financial Wellbeing (UK) 14th June 2022

Charities, voluntary organisations, think tanks, campaigning groups, research bodies and universities can apply for grants of between £10,000 and £200,000 for strategic work that improves financial wellbeing, especially for those on low-to-middle incomes. The abrdn Financial Fairness Trust’s grant programme invites proposals from organisations across the UK seeking funding for policy work, campaigning and research focused on three areas th...

Funding to Encourage Diversity in University Engineering Departments (UK) 14th June 2022

The Royal Academy of Engineering has launched a new funding round for projects within UK university engineering departments that address the unequal outcomes experienced by students from underrepresented groups. Grants of up to £100,000 are available through the Diversity Impact Programme for bold, ambitious and transformative projects lasting 12-18 months that inspire change in university engineering departments and achieve equal outcomes fo...

Manchester Airport Community Trust Fund (Manchester) 14th June 2022

Each year Manchester Airports Group contributes £100,000 to the Community Trust Fund for distribution to local good causes. Grants of a maximum of £3,000 are awarded to a broad range of projects including, for example, play areas, community fun days, community growing projects, riding for the disabled, that are delivered by not-for-profit organisations. Projects supported must be within a 10-mile radius of the Airport and priority is given t...

Leeds Building Society Charitable Foundation Grant (UK) 14th June 2022

UK registered charities, or those affiliated with a registered charity working to help those at disadvantage in society can apply to the Leeds Building Society Charitable Foundation for support. Grants of between £250 - £1,000 are available to cover the costs involved in directly supporting those in need including those with disabilities, affected by homelessness, or with serious health issues. Previous grants have gone to organisations supp...

Funding to Develop Indoor Tennis Facilities (Scotland) 14th June 2022

A total of £15 million has been allocated to invest into Scottish indoor tennis facilities over the course of the next 10 years. Priority for funding will initially be given to transformational projects which involve a minimum of 3 indoor courts and are located in six areas: Dumfries & Galloway; Dundee; Edinburgh; Glasgow; Highland and the Scottish Borders. Funding of up to 66% of total project costs is available up to a maximum of £250,000...

New Fund Launched to Support Unpaid Carers in Wales During The Cost Of Living Crisis (Wales) 13th June 2022

The Welsh Government has announced that it is investing £4.5 million in the Carers Support Fund over the next three financial years, made up of £1.5m each year. The funding will support unpaid carers who are experiencing financial hardship due to the cost-of-living crisis and ongoing impact of the pandemic. Carers, who provide care for an adult or disabled child, will be able to apply for grants of up to £300 to pay for food, household item...

UK Research and Innovation Launches the Rethinking Public Dialogue Fund (UK) 13th June 2022

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) in partnership with the Royal Society for Arts, Manufacturers and Commerce has launched a new £480,000 fund to investigate the effective of current methods for consulting the public (public dialogue) in shaping research and innovation priorities. The Rethinking Public Dialogue Fund aims to test and evaluate new possibilities for consulting the public, and capture evidence about their effectiveness that can h...

New £30 Million Funding Launched to Help Farmers Boost their Business (England). 13th June 2022

Farmers in England can now apply for funding of between £25,000 and £300,000 to help them boost their businesses and add extra value to their produce. The funding is being made available through the new £30 million Farming Investment Fund (FIF) . Funded by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs the grants can be used to purchase equipment to process, diversify and add value to their products after they have been harvested...

Grants for Projects to Help Prevent or Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease (London) 13th June 2022

Registered charities, voluntary and community organisations, and other not-for-profit organisations in London 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 that encourage people...

Royal Society of Chemistry – Outreach Fund (UK) 13th June 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...

Grants to Promote and Secure Better and Safer Roads (UK) 13th June 2022

Grants and bursaries are available for research, education, and community projects to promote and secure better and safer roads in terms of design, engineering, and aesthetics, including enhancements of the experience of road users. Funded activity includes courses leading to traffic engineering and transport planning, research projects and programmes or schemes to improve the highway network and the roadside environment, such as roadside park...

The Classical Association Grants (UK) 13th June 2022

The Classical Association (CA), which awards grants to support classical projects and conferences, has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 1st September 2022. The Association will consider applications for summer schools and institutions offering extra-mural courses in Greek, Latin, and classical civilisation; bursaries for teachers attending courses abroad to support their professional development, notably the British...

Social Investment Fund Opens to Tackle Inequality & Promote Racial Justice (UK) 10th June 2022

A new multi-million pound social investment fund focused on tackling inequality and promoting racial justice in the UK, has opened to applications from diverse-led social enterprises looking to grow their impact. The Growth Impact Fund, managed by Big Issue Invest, will invest between £50,000 and £1.5 million in social businesses to support early-stage founders from underrepresented groups who have previously been excluded from investment. I...

Funding to Tackle Crime & Anti-Social Behaviour (Bath, North East Somerset & North Somerset) 10th June 2022

Charities, social enterprises, and community and voluntary organisations can apply for grants of up to £5,000 for projects that help to prevent and tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in Bath, North East Somerset and the North Somerset area. The High Sheriff of Somerset Charitable Trust’s Neighbourhood & PCSO Policing Fund will award grants to organisations working closely with their local Neighbourhood Policing Team, including Police Co...

Grants to Support Educational Visits (London & Essex) 10th June 2022

Funding is available to support schools and youth organisations in London and Essex with the costs of making visits to museums, theatres, science shows and more. The Jack Petchey Foundation’s Educational Visit Grants provides funding of up to £300 (£10 per head) for up to two trips per calendar year to schools and clubs who successfully run the Achievement Award Scheme. The aim of the fund is to help young people to develop a wide range of...

Funding for Local Projects to Reduce Isolation Amongst the Armed Forces Community (UK) 10th June 2022

Grants of up to £10,000 are available for community projects that support Armed Forces communities become less isolated and engage more in their local area. To be eligible to apply, the applicant organisation must be an established registered charity or Community Interest Company (CIC) with substantial recent experience of supporting Armed Forces communities; an Armed Forces unit or base; a local authority; or a school. The funding is being m...

Funding to Address Structural Inequalities Within the UK Immigration System (UK) 10th June 2022

Grants of between £30,000 and £400,000 are available to not-for-profit organisations in the UK to address racism and structural inequalities within the immigration system. The grants are available for projects lasting between 12 months and 4 years with an option to extend for a further period. The funding is being made available through the Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Shared Ground Fund. The Foundation also has a particular interest in the li...

School Holiday Activity Fund Opens for May Half Term (London) 10th June 2022

Grants of up to £4,000 are available to enable registered charities and mainstream state schools to deliver fun and accessible activities for children and young people during the school holidays. The John Lyon’s Charity’s School Holiday Activity Fund (SHAF) will pay for the running costs of holiday programmes which provide activities in accordance with current Government Guidelines for young people in the boroughs of Barnet, Brent, Camden...