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Grants of up to £100,000 Available to Tackle Youth Unemployment (England and Wales) 26th February 2024

Registered charities and social enterprises in England and Wales working with young people from ethnic minority and disadvantaged backgrounds can apply for grants of up to £100,000 per year for two years through the Impetus Youth Employment Connect Fund. This initiative aims to tackle the disproportionately high unemployment rates faced by this group by providing financial support and expert assistance. The Impetus Youth Employment Connect Fu...

East Midlands Airport Community Sponsorship Fund (East Midlands) 26th February 2024

Charities, community groups, and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for funding to deliver projects and events that benefit local communities around East Midlands Airport (EMA). The funding is made available through the EMA Community Sponsorship Fund, which aims to bring lasting benefit to those areas most affected by the airport’s operations. Grants of up to £200 are available for smaller projects that, without support, might oth...

Funding to Support Challenged & Vulnerable Young People (UK) 26th February 2024

Grants of up to £1,500 are available to charitable organisations supporting challenged and vulnerable young people under the age of 16 in the UK. The 7stars Foundation’s Social Impact Grants Programme will provide funding for projects which support young people living in areas of deprivation and socioeconomic disadvantage who are challenged by abuse or addiction, who are young carers, or who are homeless. The programme will fund projects wh...

£50,000 Community Fund to Support Rural Projects (Aberdeenshire & Angus) 26th February 2024

Registered charities and other not-for-profit organisations are invited to apply for a share of £50,000 in funding to deliver community projects that transform the lives of people living in rural communities. The funding is made available by Scottish Broadband provider, GoFibre, to support projects and activities in Aberdeenshire and Angus that help create new jobs or work experience opportunities, develop skills and the local economy, promot...

Funding for Late-Stage Science & Technology Commercialisation (UK) 26th February 2024

The Science and Technology Facilities Council is seeking applications for the Late-stage commercialisation scheme 2024, to support the development and commercialisation of technologies within the particle physics, astronomy, and nuclear physics (PPAN) community. This scheme aims to turn scientific discoveries into real-world solutions for challenges faced by both the PPAN community and the wider UK. It focuses on technologies developed in area...

Rowing Foundation Grants Programme (UK) 26th February 2024

Organisations, clubs, and schools involved in rowing can apply for grants of between £500 and £4,000 (up to 50% of the overall cost of the project) from the Rowing Foundation to support junior & student rowers, and adaptive rowing for all ages. This funding, targeted towards groups ineligible for larger grants or with smaller needs, helps purchase equipment like boats, sculls, ergos, oars, and safety gear, ultimately aiming to increase par...

Grants for Community Projects (London) 23rd February 2024

The Rimini Street Foundation is offering funding to registered charities in London and the surrounding areas through their RMNI LOVE Grant Programme. The Foundation will award five grants of £10,000 to support organisations that deliver impactful projects like open kitchen programmes that provide essential meals to those in need, community support initiatives that empower and uplift local residents, and park clean-up projects that enhance sha...

New Fund Launched to Promote Mental Health through Nature (England, Scotland and Wales) 23rd February 2024

Local community organisations in specific areas in England, Scotland, and Wales can apply for grants of between £20,000 and £40,000 for nature based projects that enhance the mental health of people who experience socio-economic disadvantage, discrimination and marginalisation. The funding is being provided through the Peoples Health Trust’s new Nature for Health grants programme has been launched in response to the growing recognition of...

Funding to Improve Writing Skills for Disadvantaged Students (England) 23rd February 2024

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) is offering funding to improve the writing skills of students aged 11-16 from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds in England. Through their Spring 2024 grant-funding round, the EEF will support educational programmes that aim to raise writing attainment. They offer two funding streams: Development and Pilot; and Efficacy and Effectiveness Trials. For Development projects there is a fixed grant...

British Gas Energy Trust Re-opens its Individuals and Families Fund (England, Wales & Scotland) 23rd February 2024

Individuals and families will be able to apply for grants of up to £2,000 to clear domestic gas and electricity debts. The Individual and Families Fund, administered by the British Gas Energy Trust, will provide eligible customers with a grant to clear outstanding arrears with their energy supplier. Any British Gas and non-British Gas customer in England, Wales and Scotland who has sought money or debt advice, and not received a grant from th...

Funding Scheme to Create ‘Tiny Forests’ (Wales) 23rd February 2024

Funding is available to landowners and managers (including not-for-profit organisations and private owners) in Wales to establish a network of small publicly accessible woodlands and forests, particularly in urban areas. The funding is being made available through the Welsh Government's Coetiroedd Bach / Tiny Forests in Wales grant scheme. The scheme seeks to encourage people to connect with nature, mitigate the effects of climate change, and...

Funding to Tackle Hateful Extremism (Manchester) 22nd February 2024

Grants of up to £3,000 are available to charities and other not-for-profit organisations for projects that tackle hateful extremism in Manchester. The RADEQUAL small grants programme will support organisations to deliver engagement, events, and training that raise awareness and build resilience against extremism within the community. Supported activities could include discussion groups, creative arts projects, social media campaigns, and inte...

Funding to Support Third Sector Organisations (Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole) 22nd February 2024

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council is making funding available to support the work of charities, community and voluntary organisations, community interest companies, and social enterprises in its area. Through the BCP Thriving Communities Funding programme, organisations can apply for either Volunteering & Social Action grants of up to £5,000 to support volunteering and/or social action projects and activities that improve the...

Funding to Support Service Children in Schools (Wales) 22nd February 2024

Funding is available to help schools and local authorities to provide additional support to children from families of Service personnel. The Supporting Service Children in Education in Wales Fund (2023/24), funded by the Welsh Government and administered by SSCE Cymru, will award grants of £1,000 to schools and local authorities to deliver projects that will support the social, emotional, and academic needs of service children aged 4 to 16. T...

Peter Harrison Foundation Opportunities Through Sport Grant Scheme (UK) 22nd February 2024

Charities and Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASCs) throughout the United Kingdom can apply for grants of up to £50,000 to the Peter Harrison Foundation Opportunities Through Sport grant scheme. The aim of the grant scheme is to provide opportunities for sport and physical activity at a grassroots level that enable people who are physically, mentally, socially or economically disadvantaged to develop personal and life skills to fulfil their...

Funding to Support Children Living with Disabilities (Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and County Durham) 22nd February 2024

Parents and carers of a child under the age of 19 living with a disability in Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and County Durham can now apply for funding to purchase equipment such as specialist beds, wheelchairs, trikes, IT and sensory equipment that is not available through the NHS, local authorities or any other sources. Organisations and schools may also apply on the child’s behalf. There are quarterly application meetings for the Evening...

Pink Ribbon Foundation Grants (UK) 22nd February 2024

The Pink Ribbon Foundation is offering grants of up to £6,000 to UK charities and not-for-profit organisations that are working on practical projects and initiatives aimed at improving the physical and mental health of individuals with or recovering from breast cancer. Higher grants may be awarded in special cases. The deadline for applications is the 31st May 2024.

Grants of up to £7,500 for Projects Tackling Loneliness Amongst Older People (England, Scotland and Wales) 21st February 2024

Grants of up to £7,500 are available to grassroots charitable organisations for projects that tackle loneliness amongst older people in England, Scotland and Wales. The McCarthy Stone Foundation’s Community Grants Programme will support the delivery of befriending and other 1-1 direct support services that are designed to reduce levels of loneliness and social isolation experienced by people aged over 65. The funding will support the core a...

Funding to Support LGBTQ+ Communities (Great Manchester) 21st February 2024

LGBTQ+ charities, community groups, and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for funding to deliver projects and activities that benefit and support the welfare of LGBQT+ people in Greater Manchester. The Manchester Pride grants programme awards funding through the following streams: the Superbia Queer Arts Fund will support Queer arts or cultural events; the Community Fund supports activities that improve the quality of life of LGBQT+...

Funding Package to Support Business Growth in the Creative Sector (Scotland) 21st February 2024

Scottish EDGE, in partnership with Creative UK, has launched a new funding award to support the growth and development of Scotland's creative businesses. The Creative EDGE Award will help organisations to raise their profile, and transform their imaginative and innovative ideas into reality. Companies that demonstrate the most potential can benefit from funding of up to £100,000 (30% grant, 70% loan) and access additional support for their bu...

Grants to Help Get People Back on their Bikes this Summer (England) 21st February 2024

Local volunteer led-groups, social enterprises, and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £3,000 to deliver cycling events to get people back on their bikes this summer. The Big Bike Revival Programme will support organisations across England to deliver a summer programme of activity that will encourage people who do not currently cycle to consider either starting or returning to cycling, especially people experienc...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Projects that Help the Homeless (UK) 21st February 2024

Small 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 enable them to rebuild their lives.  Typically, such organisations operate residential or training facilities to assist homeless people. To be eligible to apply, the charity must have an annual turnover of under £500,000 and with ‘unrestricted reserves’ of under six months.  Previously funde...

Funding to Support Community Projects that Reduce Energy Consumption (UK) 20th February 2024

The UK's National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF) has announced that the £8.5 million Climate Action Fund: Energy and Climate will close to applications at 12pm on the 1st March 2024. Through the fund, community and voluntary organisations can apply for grants ranging from £500,000 to £1.5 million over 2 to 5 years for community-led projects to reduce household energy use. By addressing household energy use, these projects aim to reduce carb...

£7.5 Million in Funding for Sports Clubs Crowdfunding Campaigns (England) 20th February 2024

£7.5 million of National Lottery funding is available to support sports clubs and community organisations to set up and run their own crowdfunding campaigns to help improve their resilience and sustainability. Sport England’s Active Together Fund is a crowdfunding initiative that can match fund successful Crowdfunder campaigns by up to £10,000. The initiative will support not-for-profit organisations impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, as w...

Funding to Improve Participatory Arts & Mental Health Provision for Men (UK) 20th February 2024

A £1 million fund has been launched to help UK arts organisations develop new activities involving men with mental health problems. The Baring Foundation’s Arts Programme will award grants of between £20,000 and £50,000 to support charities and not-for-profit arts organisations to provide new and attractive creative opportunities for men who are not already taking part, and encourage those men who are least likely otherwise to take part....

Funding for International Educational & Work Placements (UK) 20th February 2024

Schools, colleges and universities can now apply for funding to provide young people with international study and work opportunities. The funding is being made available through the Government’s Turing Scheme, which aims to give students the chance to develop new skills, gain international experience and boost their employability, particularly for young people from disadvantaged and underrepresented backgrounds. Funding will vary depending o...

Funding for Collaborative Projects that Support Primary Science Teaching (UK & Ireland) 20th February 2024

Grants of up to £600 (€690) are being made available to support the teaching of science in primary schools in the UK in Ireland. The Royal Society of Chemistry’s Primary Science Teaching Empowerment Fund is designed to help schools plan and organise collaborative projects or events aimed at improving science teaching at primary level, and developing leadership skills in teachers and technicians. The funding will cover event costs and up t...

PRS Music Foundation Composers’ Fund (UK) 20th February 2024

The PRS for Music Foundation, a major funder of new music in the UK, has reopened its Composers' Fund for applications. The fund provides grants of up to £15,000 to composers with a strong record who are at a stage in their career where funding can help them progress. revious projects have included recordings, the promotion and performance of existing works, international co-commissions and development, performer collaboration, residencies, s...

Small Grants for Summer Playschemes (UK) 19th February 2024

Grants of between £500 and £1,000 will soon be available to registered charities across the UK to fund summer playschemes for children between the ages of 5-16 years. Charities with an annual income of less than £100,000 can apply for funding to run playschemes for a minimum of two weeks, or ten days during the summer holidays. Priority will be given to small, local schemes involving a large number of children especially those with disabili...

Funding to Make the Chemical Sciences More Inclusive & Diverse (UK) 19th February 2024

Grants of up to £5,000 will be made available to individuals and organisations with ideas that will help make the chemical sciences more inclusive and diverse. The funding is being provided through the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Inclusion and Diversity Fund to support innovative products, activities and research projects related to gender, disability, socio-economic background, language and the LGBT+ community. The grant scheme is open to...

Funding Available to Involve More People in Tackling Climate Action (UK) 19th February 2024

From the 27th March 2024 groups of community organisations in the UK can apply for grants of up to £3 million to involve more people in climate action. The funding is being made available through the National Lottery Community Fund – Climate Action Fund. The funding can be used for projects and action that reach more people by either integrating climate action into the daily lives and interests of local communities or by influencing commu...

Voluntary, Community, and Social Enterprise Organisations Can Apply for Funding to Improve Energy Efficiency (England) 19th February 2024

Eligible voluntary, community, and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in England can now apply for funding to help them reduce their energy costs and improve their energy efficiency. The £25.5 million VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme is part of a package of over £100 million of support being delivered by the government to help frontline delivery organisations with the increased cost of living. The VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme offers two ty...

Grants to Support Educational Visits (London & Essex) 19th February 2024

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 £1,200 (£20 per head) for up to two trips per calendar year to schools and clubs who successfully run the Achievement Award Scheme. SEND schools/organisations, Pupil Referral Units and Alternative Ed...

Funding For Projects That Assist Disadvantaged Young People (UK) 19th February 2024

Grants of up to £2,500 are available for projects which empower disadvantaged young people aged 11 -25 in the UK to fulfil their potential by providing safe social spaces, mentoring, work, and social skills. The funding is being made available through the KFC Foundation and is available to local charities, registered community interest companies, unincorporated clubs and associations that have a local KFC restaurant in their community. Expre...

£8.5 Million Fund to Support Community Projects that Reduce Energy Consumption (UK) 16th February 2024

The UK's National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF) has £8.5 million in funding available for community-led projects focused on the connection between energy use and climate change. Through the Climate Action Fund: Energy and Climate, community and voluntary organisations can apply for grants ranging from £500,000 to £1.5 million over 2 to 5 years. By addressing household energy use, these projects aim to reduce carbon emissions while benefitin...

School Holiday Activity Fund Opens for Applications (Bristol) 16th February 2024

Voluntary and community groups can apply for funding to deliver fun and accessible activities for children aged 8-12 during the school holidays. Bristol Youth & Community Action is offering Holiday Activity Grants to fund programmes that provide new opportunities and positive experiences for young people, reducing their risk of engaging in anti-social behaviour. £200 per session will be awarded towards activity costs for up to 5 sessions per...

Grants to Support Disadvantaged Young People through Educational & Sporting Activities (UK) 16th February 2024

UK charities, educational institutions and NHS Trusts seeking funding to support those under the age of 18 who are living with a mental health condition, disability or growing up in poverty can apply for funding through the Hargreaves Foundation. The Foundation aims to help children and young people to fulfill their potential and improve their wellbeing, self-esteem, and independence through educational and sporting activities. This could in...

Grants of up to £10,000 Available for Projects that Support Disadvantage People (UK / International) 16th February 2024

UK-based registered charities can apply for grants of between £1,000 to £10,000 to enhance the lives of people facing social and economic challenges, particularly amongst the sick, elderly, disabled, and other disadvantaged groups in the UK. Grants will be awarded to fund special projects or purchase specific equipment, rather than funding general operating costs or salaries of the charity. The Foundation also considers supporting overseas p...

Screwfix Foundation (UK) 16th February 2024

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...

Royal Society of Chemistry – Outreach Fund (UK) 16th February 2024

Individuals such as researchers as well as museums, schools, community groups, not-for-profit organisations, arts groups and libraries, etc can apply for grants of up to £10,000 to run chemistry-based events and activities for public audiences and in schools through the Royal Society of Chemistry's Outreach Fund. The fund aims to support projects that enhance the science communication abilities of chemists. The primary goal is to enable chemi...

Funding Available for International Learning Exchange Opportunities (Wales) 15th February 2024

Grants are available to support international learning exchange opportunities. Taith Pathway 1, Wales' international learning exchange programme, enables learners, young people, and staff across the education and youth sectors to explore new cultures, gain skills, and exchange knowledge through international study, training, volunteering, and work exchanges. It also welcomes international partners and learners to do the same in Wales. The aim...

Grants of up to £80,000 to Improve Spaces for Sport (London) 15th February 2024

Grants of between £10,000 and £80,000 are available to improve sports spaces and inspire activity in London. The funding is available through London Marathon Group’s Active Spaces Fund to support community groups, schools and other not-for-profit organisations to improve and create spaces where children and young people, and marginalised groups and communities can participate in sport and physical activity. Funding will support capital and...

Grants to Protect Oceans & Enhance Marine Biodiversity (UK) 15th February 2024

Marine conservation charities are invited to apply for funding for projects that help to protect the ocean and enhance marine biodiversity. The ScottishPower Foundation Marine Biodiversity Fund will finance one multi-year project that contributes to the protection and enhancement of the marine/coastal environment. Projects must take place in the UK and its territorial waters and should incorporate an educational outreach element to engage with...

Tesco Stronger Starts Programme (UK) 15th February 2024

Tesco is inviting applications from schools and other not for profit organisation for projects and activities that give children across the UK a stronger start in life.  The grants will help schools and other organisations provide nutritious food and healthy activities that support young people’s physical health and mental wellbeing, such as breakfast clubs or snacks, and equipment for healthy activities. Every three months, three local goo...

School Holiday Activity Fund Opens for Applications (London) 15th February 2024

Registered charities and mainstream state schools can apply for grants of up to £5,000 to deliver fun and accessible activities for children and young people during the school holidays. The funding is being made available through the John Lyon's Charity's School Holiday Activity Fund (SHAF) and will cover the running costs of holiday programmes which provide activities in accordance with current government guidelines for young people in the b...

Funding to Address the Mathematics Attainment Gap for Pupils from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (England) 14th February 2024

The Education Endowment Foundation has launched their first funding round for 2024. The Foundation funds and evaluate projects taking place in educational settings in England that will raise the attainment and wider outcomes of children and young people from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Research by the Education Policy Institute shows that the mathematics attainment gap for students from disadvantaged backgrounds worsens durin...

Funding for Community Food/Cooking Projects (London) 14th February 2024

The Worshipful Company of Cooks is offering funding for local charities and voluntary groups running community food or cooking projects.  Applications must have a connection with the City of London or be located in neighbouring City fringe boroughs. Set up in commemoration of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, The Elizabeth Fund offers small one-off grants of up to £1,000 to deserving projects or good causes that are related to food and cookin...

Funding to Reduce Inequalities in Poor Mental Health for Young People from Minority Ethnic Groups (Leeds) 14th February 2024

Grants of between £2,500 and £7,500 are available to charities, community groups, social enterprises and other not-for-profit organisations in Leeds that are supporting young people from minority ethnic groups with their mental health. The Leeds Community Foundation’s Addressing Mental Health Inequalities in Minority Ethnic Groups Grants programme will support innovative ideas that reduce inequalities in poor mental health for young people...

Funding for Leisure Activities for Children with Additional Needs (UK) 14th February 2024

The Happy Days Children’s Charity is inviting applications for funding towards trips, respite breaks and group activity holidays for disadvantaged children and young people with additional needs. The charity awards funding for different types of activities to support families with children aged 3-17 who have a disability, a special need or have been abused. Activities include family day trips, and family holiday breaks. Applications can be s...

Rewilding Innovation Fund Re-opens for Applications - Deadline Reminder (England, Scotland and Wales) 14th February 2024

Rewilding Britain, a charity that works to restore nature, has announced that the next funding round of the Rewilding Innovation Fund is now open for applications. The fund provides up to £15,000 to support innovative rewilding projects across Britain. The Rewilding Innovation Fund will support projects that are part of Rewilding Britain's Rewilding Network and that are working to apply the principles of rewilding to benefit nature, climate...

Funding to Support Museums to Undertake Infrastructure & Maintenance Work (England) 13th February 2024

Local and regional accredited museums and local authorities in England will be able to apply for a share of £23.8 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 building...

Funding to Support Rural Business Start-Ups (UK) 13th February 2024

Forest Holidays, in partnership with the Royal Countryside Fund, is offering financial support to rural entrepreneurs planning to launch a start-up business in the countryside. A total of £5,000 is available from the Rural Start-Up Fund to be awarded to one winning business or shared between a number of rural start-ups in the UK. Successful applicant(s) will also receive mentoring support from a relevant expert in the Forest Holidays team. Re...

Funding for Innovations that Improve Living Standards (London) 13th February 2024

The Greater London Authority has launched a new open call for innovative projects and ideas to help solve key challenges facing the capital and to help increase the living standards of the people of London. The Open London programme will support 90 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to scale their innovations to address challenges in six key areas: transport; environment; health/wellbeing; social care; energy; and housing. SMEs will joi...

Funding to Support Village Hall Improvement Projects (England) 13th February 2024

Village halls across England can apply for grants to improve and modernise their facilities. Launched by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022, the Platinum Jubilee Village Hall Improvement Grant Fund will provide capital only grants of up to £5,000 for capital improvement projects to create welcoming spaces that encourage more people to make use of their village halls, and bring p...

Funding to Make Playing Football More Accessible at Grassroots Level (UK) 13th February 2024

Grassroots community groups across the UK can apply for grants of £1,000 to launch or expand accessible football for under-represented young people living in the UK's most deprived areas. The funding which is being made available through the Barclays Community Football Fund will support activities working with women and girls, racially diverse communities, young people with disabilities, and the LGBTQ+ community from lower socio-economic area...

Grants for Community and School Gardening Projects (London) 13th February 2024

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. In the past grants have been awar...

Funding for Community Climate Action Projects (Leeds) 12th February 2024

Grants are available to support climate action projects in neighbourhoods in Leeds. Charities, community groups and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £5,000 through the Climate Action Leeds Community Small Grants programme, with the funding available to those with an annual income of up to £150,000. The types of activities that could be funded include local initiatives to reduce carbon and increase access to gr...

Funding to Support Social Action Projects (Bristol) 12th February 2024

Charities, community groups and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £5,000 to deliver social action projects that improve the lives of underrepresented and marginalised people in Bristol. The funding is being made available by Bristol One City through the Social Action Small Grants Programme, which aims to build community resilience and strengthen mental health & wellbeing by supporting communities to take local a...

Grants for Innovative Sculpture Projects (UK/International) 12th February 2024

The Henry Moore Foundation has announced that art galleries, museums, and other not-for-profit organisations in the UK and worldwide can apply for grants of up to £20,000 for projects that support innovative sculpture projects. The funding is offered across the following categories: new projects and commissions; acquisitions and collections; research and development; and conferences, lectures, and publications. Grants can be used to support...

Grants to Improve Recycling in Public Spaces (UK) 12th February 2024

Funding is available for initiatives that improve recycling facilities in public spaces across the UK. The Hubbub in the Loop Grant Fund will award two projects with grants of up to £12,500 to invest in the local recycling infrastructure such as new bins or improvements to old bins, etc. Funding is also available for awareness-raising campaigns and evaluation of the project. Projects must include the collection of plastic bottles and cans,...

Funding for Local Community Projects (UK) 12th February 2024

Charities, schools and community organisations operating within a 15-mile radius of a Moto Motorway Services site can apply for funding for projects and activities that deliver benefits to local communities across the UK. Moto in The Community Trust will fund different types of projects provided they directly benefit the communities where Moto is present or where it has a significant staff catchment. The average grant awarded is £1,000, howev...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Support Women Songwriters and Composers (UK) 12th February 2024

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to support the development of exceptional female, trans, and non-binary songwriters and composers of all genres and backgrounds at various stages of their careers. The funding can be used to support touring, recording, promotion, marketing, community projects involving top-quality music creators, music creator residencies, and live performances featuring new UK music. This funding opportunity is part of th...

Grants for the Restoration of Historic Country Buildings (England & Wales) 9th February 2024

Grants of up to £250,000 are available for the restoration and conservation of rural historic buildings and structures in England and Wales, including their gardens, grounds and outbuildings. The funding is made available by the Historic Houses Foundation to owners (charities, institutions, local authorities, and individuals) who are committed to the sustainable care, management, and public access of historic country houses. The funding is in...

Grants to Tackle Health Inequalities (London) 9th February 2024

Grants of up to £15,000 are available for social action projects tackling health inequalities in London. The The London Castalyst's Partners for Health funding programme is open to registered charities working with an experienced health agency (including NHS and specialist services) or community partner to improve the health of vulnerable people, or support clients with long term health conditions, complex needs and/or disabilities. Priority...

Funding for Activities to Improve People’s Lives (UK) 9th February 2024

Grants are available for UK registered charities seeking to enhance and improve people’s lives through the advancement of the arts, health and medical welfare, and the environment. The D'Oyly Carte Charitable Trust typically awards grants of between £500 and £6,000 for projects and core costs, with a preference for small-scale, locally based initiatives. The types of services provided to communities could include promoting access to the ar...

Grants to Promote Mental Health & Wellbeing for Young People (UK) 9th February 2024

Funding is available for registered charities that are core-focused on mental-health-related matters.to support projects that promote the mental health and wellbeing of children and young adults across the UK. The funding is made available by the Pixel Fund, which generally awards grants of between £2,500 and £5,000 for specific projects that will provide a measurable difference to children and young adults under 26 years old. No single gran...

Grants to Support Work which Tackles Financial Problem and Improves Living Standards (UK) 9th February 2024

Grants of up to £200,000 are available to charities, voluntary organisations, think tanks, campaigning groups, research bodies, and universities for strategic work aimed at enhancing the living standards and personal finances of those on low-to-middle incomes. The funding is offered through the Aberdeen Financial Fairness Trust's grant programme, which seeks proposals focused on policy, research, and advocacy in areas such as income, spending...

Funding to Support Innovation in Education Assessment Methods (UK) 8th February 2024

Education charity, NCFE, in partnership with Ufi VocTech Trust, has launched a new round of the Assessment Innovation Fund, to help the UK’s education sector develop new and innovative approaches to assessment. This round focuses on assessment within vocational education, helping UK adults develop the skills they need to gain and maintain employment. Two organisations will be awarded up to £150,000 funding each for large-scale impact projec...

Funding Available for Youth-led Nature Projects (UK) 8th February 2024

Grants of £500 are available for youth-led projects that celebrate UK native wildflowers, plants and fungi in exciting and engaging ways. The funding is made available through Grow Wild’s Youth Grants programme to support young people to deliver a wide range of creative projects that will inspire communities and help people connect to each other and nature. Grants can be used for anything project-related, from basic materials and equipment...

Grants of up to £100,000 Available to Enable Museums to Better Engage with the Public (UK) 8th February 2024

Accredited museums or partnerships of museums and other organisations can apply for grants of up to £100,000 for projects lasting up to two years that aim to bring their collections closer to people by enhancing accessibility and engagement with the public. The funding, which is being provided through the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation’s Collection Fund aims to award approximately 12 grants per year, distributed across two funding rounds. The...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Projects that Teach Digital Skills to Young People (Scotland) 8th February 2024

School and community organisations in Scotland can apply for grants of up to £5,000 for extracurricular projects aimed at teaching digital skills to underrepresented young people, including girls and minority groups. These projects should be innovative, adaptable, and sustainable and focus on skills such as coding, computational thinking, games design, data science, and cyber security. The goal is to inspire the next generation of digital exp...

Funding to Support Arts and Music Projects (UK) 8th February 2024

The Fidelio Trust is offering grants of up to £5,000 to talented early-career individuals and groups in the arts, particularly music, who wouldn't be able to pursue their project or activity without financial support. Individuals and groups must be recommended by an appropriate institution, college, Arts Festival or similar organisation. Funding is available towards special tuition or coaching costs; to participate in external competitions; s...

Funding for Youth-Led Creativity Programmes (UK) 7th February 2024

The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation has announced that their Youth-Led Creativity Programme will re-open to applications with a revised funding strategy to improve the lives of disadvantaged young people across the UK. The programme will support work led by and for young people who are underrepresented in arts and culture, encouraging them to use their creativity to improve their lives, careers, and the world around them. This includes young peopl...

Unrestricted Grants of up to £1,000 Available to Charities (Scotland) 7th February 2024

Grants of between £500 and £1,000 are available to support the work of a wide range of charitable organisations in Scotland. The Paristamen Charity offers unrestricted grants through its Responsive Grant Programme to small and medium-sized charities with annual incomes between £25,000 and £500,000. These grants are intended to make a positive impact on the organisation's overall operations. Applications will also be considered from UK-wide...

Funding Campaign to Encourage Participation in Horizon Europe (UK) 7th February 2024

A new government campaign has been launched to encourage UK businesses, academics and researchers to apply for Horizon Europe funding. Horizon is the world’s largest programme of research collaboration in science, innovation and technology, with grants averaging £450,000. The campaign will highlight the benefits of Horizon participation for businesses, particularly smaller firms involved in R&D, which might not have previously considered ap...

Grants to Support Serving Soldiers, Veterans & their Families (UK) 7th February 2024

Charities and organisations that provide support to soldiers, veterans, and their immediate families will soon be able to apply for funding from ABF the Soldiers’ Charity. A variety of projects and activities can be funded, including mental health support, educational programmes and employment assistance, family support, housing assistance, independent living, and elderly care. This might include helping wounded soldiers to adapt to life aft...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Charities Supporting Vulnerable & Disadvantaged People (UK) 7th February 2024

The Leathersellers Company is currently seeking applications from small Charities and Charitable Incorporated Organisations that are providing vital services for vulnerable people in deprived communities across the UK. The Small Grants Programme will award grants of up to £5,000 to organisations with an annual income of less than £200,000. Partnerships are encouraged. The number of applications will be capped and accepted on a first-come, fi...

Funding for Projects that Support the Education and Development of Children and Young People (England) 7th February 2024

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...

£15.2 Million in Funding to Improve Access to the Arts & Culture (England) 6th February 2024

To help improve access to the arts and culture, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport is investing £15.2 million in cultural venues in England. The fourth round of the Cultural Development Fund will award grants of between £2 million and £5 million to support capital investment in creative and cultural initiatives that will widen access to arts and culture in areas with low levels of engagement, and promote economic growth. App...

Funding to Improve Employment & Training for Disabled People (UK) 6th February 2024

Grants of up to £1,000 are available to UK registered charities for projects that support and improve access to employment and training for people living with disabilities. The funding will be awarded by the Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust to charities that have an operating income and expenditure of between £100,000 and £1 million. The Trust will continue to prioritise charities that work in BAME communities, in light of Black Lives Matte...

King Charles III Charitable Fund Launches New Small Grants Programme (UK) 6th February 2024

The King Charles III Charitable Fund has launched a new Small Grants Programme to support projects that will improve people’s lives and build sustainable communities across the UK. Each year, the fund will allocate grants of up to £5,000 to around 100 community-based organisations, including charities, community interest companies, and parish councils. The fund aims to support small-scale projects that have the potential to create substanti...

Funding Available for Innovative Community Projects (UK) 6th February 2024

Aviva has partnered with Crowdfunder to support small charities and community groups with innovative ideas that benefit their communities and are looking to raise up to £50,000. The Aviva Community Fund will match each donation given, up to the value of £250, to support projects that enhance community resilience, with a focus on two main areas: Climate Action and Financial Wellbeing. This winter, the focus will be on supporting projects with...

Equipment Grants for Disabled and Disadvantaged Young People (UK) 6th February 2024

Schools, charities and not for profit organisations in the UK can apply for funding for equipment that helps mentally, physical and socially disadvantaged children. The funding is made available through the Wooden Spoon Society's Grants programme and has in the past provided funding for sensory rooms and gardens; playgrounds and outdoor spaces; specialist equipment and facilities; and projects that promote health and wellbeing. The funding av...

Grants to Support Individuals and Families Living in Temporary and Emergency Accommodation (London) 5th February 2024

The Stef & Philips Foundation is offering grants to individuals and families residing in temporary and emergency accommodation in London, including single-parent households and care leavers transitioning to independent living. Grants are available for essential home or family items, training and education, recreational trips for children, and community initiatives that foster social inclusion and well-being. Two grant types are provided by the...

Heat Network Efficiency Scheme - Deadline Extended (England & Wales) 5th February 2024

Public, private and third sector organisations in England and Wales can apply for funding to improve the performance of existing heat networks. The £32 million Heat Network Efficiency Scheme, funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, will provide funding to heat network operators to make improvements to existing heat networks or communal heating projects that are not performing to their maximum efficiency, resulti...

£20 Million in Funding Available to Support Vulnerable Energy Consumers (England, Scotland & Wales) 5th February 2024

The Energy Redress Scheme is now open for its seventh funding round. A total of £20 million is available for charities and community energy groups to apply for grants through four funding streams. Projects will be considered that focus on supporting households most at risk from cold homes and high energy bills, the development of innovative products and services related to domestic energy use, or carbon emissions reduction projects. The deadl...

Grants to Support Projects in Horticulture, Plant Sciences, Fine Art & Art History (UK) 5th February 2024

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 as well as the study, exhibition and conservation of fine art. The Finnis Scott Foundation is especially interested in supporting horticultural training through bursaries and apprenticeships. Applications should be made by the sponsoring institution: individuals may not app...

Grants of up to £3,000 Available for Schools Science Projects (UK) 5th February 2024

Grants of up to £3,000 are available to primary and secondary schools to support the teaching of STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). The grants are made available through the Royal Society’s Partnership Grant scheme. The scheme aims to enhance science education by encouraging collaboration between schools and professional scientists or engineers. Eligible applicants include primary and secondary school teach...

Funding to Support Youth Literacy Projects (North West of England) 2nd February 2024

Grants of up to £15,000 are available to local organisations for projects that use the power of language to empower disadvantaged young people to improve literacy levels and broaden career aspirations. The funding is made available through Audible’s Future Stories Fund, which aims to unlock the potential of 16-to-25-year-olds from historically marginalised communities in the North West of England, specifically those young people whose exclu...

£1 Million Fund to Help Mental Health Charities Improve their Services (UK) 2nd February 2024

The Prudence Trust is making £1 million in funding available to improve the services of registered charities and CICs offering mental health support to young people aged 11-25 across the UK. The aim of this funding is to support charities to better understand how their service works and how it can be improved. It is anticipated that between 5 to 8 grants of various sizes will be awarded. Proposals must demonstrate a clear plan for measuring i...

Funding for School Climate & Biodiversity Projects (UK) 2nd February 2024

Primary and secondary schools in the UK can apply for grants of up to £3,000 to support projects and activities aimed at addressing climate change and biodiversity issues. The funding is made available through the Royal Society’s Tomorrow's Climate Scientists Programme. This programme is an extension of the Society's Partnership Grants. The primary purpose of the funding is to facilitate the purchase of necessary equipment for these projec...

Funding to Support the Maintenance and Sustainability of Historic Places of Worship (Northern Ireland) 2nd February 2024

The National Churches Trust has re-opened the Treasure Ireland grants programme. The programme is aimed at supporting improved maintenance and sustainability of historic places of worship in Northern Ireland. Grants ranging from £500 to £10,000 are available for urgent and essential maintenance and repair projects costing up to £100,000 at listed and unlisted churches, chapels, and meeting houses of any Christian denomination originally bu...

Grants for Musicians and Bands (UK) 2nd February 2024

Artists and bands that are at a crucial point in their careers can apply for grants of between £5,000 and £15,000 to break through to the next level of their careers. Activities eligible for funding include recording, touring and marketing. Applications can be submitted by the artists themselves or those who are working on their behalf, for example, a manager, an independent label or a publisher. The funding is being made available through t...

Grants to Promote Latin and Roman Studies and Activities (UK) 2nd February 2024

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...

Grants to Support Disadvantaged Children & Vulnerable Older People (England & Wales) 1st February 2024

Funding is available for registered charities that are working to support disadvantaged children and young people, as well as vulnerable older people in England and Wales. The Masonic Charitable Foundation Charity Grants programme awards Small grants of between £1,000 and £5,000, and Large grants of between £10,000 and £60,000 to support projects that are focusing on: children affected by domestic abuse; early years; children with special...

Scottish Government Nature Restoration Fund (Scotland) 1st February 2024

The Scottish Government is seeing applications to its £65 million Nature Restoration Fund. The fund is available to support organisations that are working to restore wildlife and habitats on land and sea. The Nature Restoration Fund is part of the Scottish Government's commitment to addressing the twin crises of biodiversity loss and climate change. The fund is designed to support projects that will help to reverse the decline of Scotland's n...

Funding to Support Classical Music Performance & Training (UK) 1st February 2024

UK charities and not-for-profit organisations can apply for funding to support classical music performance and training especially chamber music, composition and music education. The Radcliffe Trust Music Grants programme generally awards grants in the region of £2,500 to £7,500, and is particularly interested in supporting music for children and adults with special needs, youth orchestras and projects at secondary and higher levels, includi...

Funding to Support Members of the Armed Forces and their Families (UK) 1st February 2024

Armed Forces charities and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £40,000 to support 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 being funded, the number of bene...

Funding for Cultural and Educational Links with Japan (UK) 1st February 2024

Grants are available to schools, cultural organisations and universities; to develop a greater understanding of Japanese culture. Grants of up to £6,000 are available to support the study of the Japanese language and culture, School, Education and Youth exchanges. In the past, the Foundation has made grants towards visits between the UK and Japan by teachers and young people and the teaching and development of Japanese language and cultural s...

Funding for Christian Charities Promoting Social Inclusion (UK) 1st February 2024

Grants of up to £12,000 per year are available to Christian Charities that encourage social inclusion through ministries of healing and the arts. Funding can be awarded for up to three years. The Foundation will consider applications for either capital or revenue funding. Only in exceptional circumstances will grants be given for building work. The funding is being made available through the Anchor Foundation and the next deadline for applica...