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Funding of up to £5,000 Available for Community Energy Projects (in South Gloucestershire, Bristol, North Somerset, and Sedgemoor District) 27th February 2020

Community groups in South Gloucestershire, Bristol, North Somerset, and Sedgemoor District can apply for grants of up to £5,000 to support community action to raise awareness of climate change; reduce fossil fuel consumption; and reduce fuel poverty. The funding is being made available through the Megawatt Community Energy Fund Grant. The grant programme can support all costs relating to the project or activity/project, including a contribu...

Enovert Community Trust (England) 27th February 2020

The Enovert Community Trust has announced that the next closing date for funding applications is the 7th April 2020. The Trust is committed to supporting community and environmental projects, such as improving community halls, creating new children’s play areas, restoring green spaces and habitats, and enhancing community sports and recreation facilities. Funding is available to non-profit making organisations, constituted organisations or...

Funding for Women’s and Disability Football Teams (England & Wales) 27th February 2020

Organisations wishing to set up women and girls football teams and disability teams can apply for a grant of up to £1,500 per team. The funding is available to not for profit organisations that are planning to set up one or more teams over the next two years. The grants can be used for facility hire, CRB checks, affiliation fees, coaching courses and promotion and publicity, etc. The funding is being made available through the Football Founda...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Museums (Scotland) 27th February 2020

Grants of between £500 and £5,000 are now available to Accredited Museums in Scotland to carry out small projects in line with their own continuous improvement goals and the aims of the National Strategy. The grants will fund discrete projects that are additional to their core work and /or allow them to try something new. A wide range of activities can be funded if they have a clear and measurable impact for the museum’s collections, audie...

Grants of up to £15,000 for Science and the Arts Projects (North West of England) 27th February 2020

Organisations (preferably with charitable status) based in the north-west of England are invited to submit imaginative proposals for projects that encourage and promote the study, practice and appreciation of science and the arts. Awards of usually £500 to £15,000 are made 3 times a year (with the average award being around £3,000). The funding is being made available through the Granada Foundation and the next closing date is the 15th Apri...

NFU Mutual Community Giving Fund (UK) 26th February 2020

Charities, schools, and community groups can apply for grants of up to £1,000 through the NFU Mutual Community Giving Fund. The fund is available in areas that are local to NFU operations in the UK. Applications are likely to be more successful if they meet one or more of the funds priorities. These are connecting the community; providing care and support to vulnerable members of the community; relieving poverty; improving the health and w...

Thomas Wall Trust Launches Digital Skills Grants Programme (UK) 26th February 2020

The Thomas Wall Trust has announced that to mark the Trust’s 100th Birthday it is launching a new grants programme available to organisations working towards improving basic digital skills for people in need. The programme aims to equip adults (aged 18 and over) with basic digital skills for work and life, helping them access the online world. Grants of up to £5,000 are available. The funding is available to not for profit organisations an...

New £3 Million Fund to Boost Health in Disadvantaged Areas (England) 26th February 2020

The King's Fund in partnership with the National Lottery Community Fund has launched a new £3 million Healthy Communities Together programme to empower voluntary and community sector organisations and the local health and care sector to work together to boost the health and wellbeing of their communities. The fund will operate across six different locations in England. The programme consists of two phases. In phase 1, a maximum of six areas...

Funding for Events to Support the Mayor’s Community Weekend (West Midlands) 26th February 2020

The National Lottery has announced that community groups in the West Midlands can apply for grants of up to £500 to support events that seek to bring different communities together, celebrating diversity. The events will be part of the Mayor’s Community Weekend which will be held the weekend of Saturday 4 July and Sunday 5 July 2020. The grants can be used to fund either the full cost of a small event, or as a contribution towards the co...

Funding Available to Increase Engineering Knowledge Among Young People (UK) 26th February 2020

Schools and other organisations such as youth clubs, science festivals, museums, science centres; etc can apply for grants to develop and deliver educational projects that nurture and support the increase of engineering knowledge among young people between the ages of five to 19. Any organisation able to develop and deliver STEM activities to a local UK audience is eligible to bid for funding. Grants will be awarded at two levels; up to £5,00...

Grants Available to Get people Back into Employment (Essex, Southend on Sea, Kent, and Medway) 25th February 2020

Third sector organisations of any size and small organisations from other sectors are eligible to apply for grants of £10,000 to £20,000 to deliver projects that help those furthest from the job market improve their skills and/or get into work or training. Community Grants will be awarded to organisations in Essex, Southend on Sea, Kent, and Medway working with people over the age of 16 who are unemployed or inactive. The closing date for ap...

Funding for Projects to Increase the Employment Skills of People Aged 11 or Older (UK) 25th February 2020

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to registered charities to assist with specific projects or core activities that support literacy, numeracy, digital and additional skills for people aged 11 or older in order to increase their employment prospects within the UK. To be eligible the charities applying for funding will need to have an annual income of £500,000 or less. The funding is being made available through the Thomas Wall Trustand th...

Widening Access to Dementia Care and Mental Health Support (UK) 25th February 2020

Capital grants of up to £40,000 are available for projects that improve the physical environment within which adult and children’s hospices deliver care. The grants will seek to address inequality and widen access to hospice care for people with dementia or a mental health condition. This can be through putting into practice the recommendations or findings from an organisational or local scoping exercise; piloting a new project based on a r...

Funding for Theatre and Dance Companies (Scotland) 25th February 2020

Applications are invited from Scotland based dance and theatre artists, companies and organisations, producers and venues, for the making and touring of new work or the restaging of previous work for touring. Touring must include a minimum of 12 locations across Scotland over a maximum two year period. A total of £2 million is available with no minimum or maximum award levels set. The main aim is to provide greater access to a variety of expe...

Funding Available to Music Creators to Develop their Career (UK) 25th February 2020

Creative and entrepreneurial independent music creators can apply for grants of up to £3,000 to help fund professional development opportunities. The funding is available to emerging and professional musicians of all genres and disciplines who already have an active career and track record, with a focus on independent music creators. Applicants can be a solo artist, composer, group member, songwriter, producer or a multidisciplinary artist. B...

Funding to Encourage Young People to Study Science Subjects (UK) 25th February 2020

In response to the much publicised skills gap in the British engineering industry, the Ironmongers’ Foundation wishes to support initiatives that encourage talented young people under the age of 25 to study science subjects at school and go on to pursue engineering-related further education or vocational training. The funding is available to registered or exempt charities within the UK , with a preference for urban areas outside London and p...

Road Safety Trust Major Themed Grants programme Opens for Applications (UK) 24th February 2020

The Road Safety Trust has announced that it Major Themed Grants Programme is now open for applications. For 2020, the theme is ‘How can technology be used to reduce road offending and improve road safety?’ The aim of the Road Safety Trust is to focus on engineering, infrastructure and technological measures, while recognising the contribution of education and enforcement to these measures. UK-based organisations, public and professional a...

Grants Available for Young People to Celebrate UK’s Native Plants (UK) 24th February 2020

Young people aged 14 – 25 can apply for grants of up to £500 to come up with a creative idea to celebrate and share why UK native plants and fungi are so special. The funding is available for young people to undertake a wide range of activities including transforming a space in their local community; photography; music; drama; dance; film: visual arts; planting; experimenting; science and other interests. The funding is being provided by...

Grants of up to £40,000 Available to Support Charities Core Costs (Scotland) 24th February 2020

Registered charities working to address social exclusion and social disadvantage can apply funding of between £20,000-£40,000 per year over 2-5 years to support their core costs in order to relieve financial uncertainty in times of increased demand. The funding is being made available through the Bank of Scotland Foundation – Invest programme Programme. The closing date for applications is 12 noon on the 12th March 2020.

Funding to Improve Health Care Within Communities (UK) 24th February 2020

Funding of between £300,000 and £500,000 is available to support up to five teams across the UK for two to three years to improve health care through collaboration between those who use health services and those who deliver them. The funding is available to support collaborations between providers of NHS services and voluntary or community sector organisations, such as charities or social enterprises. The funding is being made available th...

Latest Edition of the Grants Online Funding Insight Newsletter Now Available to Download 24th February 2020

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 31 pages of the latest funding news.

Funding to Tackle Poverty and Improve Health (London) 24th February 2020

Registered London charities that are working with people with long term health conditions, mental ill-health or addictions can apply for grant of up to £10,000 to support their work. The funding is being made available through London Catalyst which runs a number of different grant making programmes. . The next grant scrutiny meeting is on the 4th May 2020. Applicants are advised to submit bids at least four weeks prior to the meeting. This i...

Funding to Support Education in Disadvantaged Areas (UK / International) 21st February 2020

Grants are available to support schools and registered charities that wish to undertake educational work with children and young people in disadvantaged areas. The British & Foreign Schools Society (BFSS) normally makes grants for educational projects totalling about £600,000 in any one year. The majority (85% of grants) are made to charities and educational bodies (with charitable status). Schools, Colleges and Universities wishing to apply...

Hadrian Trust (North East of England) 21st February 2020

Charities and groups working for the benefit of people and the environment across Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and Durham, including Hartlepool can apply for grants of £500 to £2,000 from the Hadrian Trust. Projects supported will address issues in the fields of social welfare; youth; disability; the elderly; women; ethnic minorities; education; arts; and the environment. Applications are considered for running costs, project costs, part sa...

Grants of up to £30,000 Available to Tackle Hardship or Distress (Former Metropolitan Borough of Hammersmith) 21st February 2020

Not for profit organisations including voluntary and community groups and schools can apply for up to £30,000 for projects that prevent or relieve hardship or distress. Schools can also apply for work which is not part of the normal curriculum and where the school can show that children experiencing some kind of disadvantage will benefit are also accepted. Grants are usually awarded for one year’s work; core costs can be funded and the awar...

Funding for Projects that Support the Education and Development of Children and Young People (England) 21st February 2020

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...

Funding to Develop the Classics in Primary and Secondary Schools (UK) 21st February 2020

State schools in the UK can apply for grants to develop the teaching of the classics such as Latin, Greek, classical civilisation and ancient history. The funding is being made available through Classics for All. Previous grants awarded have ranged in size from £100 to £15,000 supporting everything from the establishment of an after school Classics club to training for teachers in 20 schools to introduce Latin or Classical Civilisation at K...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Help Repair Damage to Sports Pitches and Facilities (England) 20th February 2020

Sport England has announced that it has launched a new fund to help repair damaged sports pitches and facilities damaged by storms Ciara and Dennis. Local authorities and community sports organisations are being invited to apply for a grant of up to £5,000 to pay for emergency repairs. The grants, which will come from Sport England’s Community Asset Fund, can be provided in as little as three weeks. The grants could typically be used to...

Funding to Develop the Sustainability of Organisations Supporting the Rehabilitation of Offenders and Ex-offenders (UK) 20th February 2020

Funding to Develop the Sustainability of Organisations Supporting the Rehabilitation of Offenders and Ex-offenders (UK) Not for profit organisations working to support the rehabilitation of offenders or ex-offenders can apply for grants from £10,000 up to £80,000 over three years to help them to implement a step change in their development. The aim is to provide core funding to support organisations to build increased sustainability for the...

Funding to Help Disadvantaged Young People and Children (England and Wales) 20th February 2020

Charities in England and Wales can apply for grants of between £500 - £5,000 per year for up to 3 years to help disadvantaged children and young people (up to the age of 25 years) overcome the barriers they face to achieve the best possible start in life. To be eligible the charity needs to have an annual income of below £500,000 per year. The funding is being made available through the Masonic Charitable Foundation’s Early Years Opportun...

Funding to Support Disadvantaged and Vulnerable Older People (England and Wales) 20th February 2020

Local and national charities in England and Wales can apply for grants of between £500 - £5,000 per year for up to 3 years for projects that support vulnerable and disadvantaged people over 50. To be eligible the charity needs to have an annual income of below £500,000 per year. The funding is being made available through the Masonic Charitable Foundation Later Life small grants programme. The next closing date for applications to the sma...

Foyle Foundation Schools Library Programme (UK) 20th February 2020

State funded schools as well as dedicated schools that do not have or want to improve their libraries can apply for funding of between £1,000 and £10,000 through the Foyle Foundation Schools Library Programme. Priority will be given to primary schools and to funding library books. The Foundation will also consider contributions towards e-readers, library software, necessary IT equipment and specialist seating/desks. Preference will be given...

Funding of Up to £10,000 Available to Tackle Social Deprivation (North East) 19th February 2020

Registered charities exempted or excepted organisations can now apply for up to £10,000 of funding for core costs and charitable activities that benefit the residents of Tyne & Wear, Northumberland, County Durham and Teesside. Priority will be given to projects that ease social deprivation and/or enrich the fabric of the local community and the quality of life of individuals within that community. The funding is being made available from the...

Grants of £1,000 Available to Fund Innovative Geography Teaching at Secondary Level (UK) 19th February 2020

Two grants of £1,000 each are available to fund innovative geography teaching at secondary level. The aim of the grants is to enable imaginative, innovative or creative teaching materials to be developed. The grants will be awarded to teacher – higher education partnerships. Ideally these will comprise one school teacher and one lecturer/researcher from a UK Higher Education Institution. The funding is being made available through the Royal...

Environmental and Sustainability Grants for the Community (London and South East) 19th February 2020

Grants of between £2,500 and £25,000 per year for up to two years are available for charities, voluntary groups, schools, colleges, and Community Interest Companies for projects that reduce energy consumption, tackle climate change, boost recycling or create a nature reserves. The funding is being provided through the Heathrow Community Fund’s Environmental and Sustainability Grants programme. Projects must be based in Ealing, Hillingdon,...

Idlewild Trust Announces Next Application Deadline (UK) 19th February 2020

The Idlewild Trust has announced that the next closing date for applications to its grantmaking programme is the 10th September 2020. The Idlewild Trust supports charities that improve opportunities for young professionals working in the arts, particularly at an early stage in their careers; and supporting the conservation of important works of art and objects in museums, galleries, places of worship, historic buildings or their grounds that a...

Overseas Development Grants for UK-based Charities (UK) 19th February 2020

UK based charities working overseas can apply for grants of up to £25,000 for projects that have a lasting benefit for some of the most deprived people and communities in the developing world. The funding can be awarded over a period of 3 – 5 years as grants of between £3,000 and £5,000 per year. Previous awards have been made to Cool Earth to provide safe sanitation for indigenous rainforest villages in Papua New Guinea; Point Foundation...

Government Launches New SuperBus Fund (England) 18th February 2020

The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced that English local authorities in urban areas can bid for a share of £70 million of funding to trial new superbus networks to deliver low fare, high frequency services. There is a two-stage application process with Local Authorities initially submitting an Expression of Interest. The DfT will assess Expression of Interest in terms of the size of the pilot area, the challenges it faces and the...

Funding for Projects That Improve Local Life in Rural Communities (England, Scotland and Wales) 18th February 2020

Grants of up to £5,000 are available for projects that will provide an on-going service for rural communities located of the mains gas-grid . Grants can support a wide range of projects that benefit the wider community from redecorating a community centre or village hall to new equipment for youth clubs, schools, sports teams or scout groups. Initial application is followed by a public vote on the Calor Rural Community Fund website. The fundi...

Small Theatres Improvement Grants Available (UK) 18th February 2020

Capital grants of up to £5,000 are available to small Theatres across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to help fund urgent building repairs, environmental improvements or to improve physical accessibility. Applications can be made by small independent, commercial, subsidised and amateur theatres and open-air venues run by charities and not-for-profit groups. Successful bids will show the value the capital improvements will make t...

Funding for Urgent Building Projects in Small Theatres (London) 18th February 2020

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to small theatres in London undertaking small building projects that address urgent repairs, improve operational viability, introduce environmental improvements, and enhance physical accessibility. Theatres can also apply for technical equipment and refurbishment of soft furnishings but these are considered low priority by the Trustees. The funding is being made available through the Theatre Trust’s Lond...

Funding for Artists to Develop their Artistic Practice (England) 18th February 2020

The next funding round of the Arts Council England's Developing your Creative Practice programme is due to open for applications on the 9th April 2020. Developing your Creative Practice makes grants of up to £10,000 and has been designed to support the development of independent creative practioners working in dance, theatre, music, visual arts, literature, combined arts or museums practice. The aim is to offer practitioners the time and spac...

Lord's Taverners Accessible Minibuses Grant Programme (UK) 18th February 2020

The Lord's Taverners, the UK's leading youth cricket and disability sports charity, has re-opened its Accessible Minibuses grants programme. SEN Schools in the UK can apply to the Lord's Taverners for specially-adapted, wheelchair-accessible minibuses. Last year the Lord's Taverners delivered 40 specially-adapted, wheelchair-accessible minibuses. These vehicles give young people with disabilities access to new places and experiences. Lord's Ta...

Funding to Prevent Young People Entering the Justice System (Scotland) 17th February 2020

Local community organisations can apply for funding for projects that support a range of activities for young people aged 10 – 24. The funding will support projects focused on young people at risk of entering the criminal justice system and communities most affected by crime. Schools are also eligible to apply but projects must be extra-curricular. The funding is being made available through the CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund...

Grants for Community Based Climate Action Projects (Scotland) 17th February 2020

Grants of up to £500 are available to Scottish community groups to scope out potential climate action projects. The funding can be used by the community groups to develop ideas that would support low-carbon behaviour changes, increase climate literacy and reduce carbon emissions. The funding could be used, for example, organising a community consultation event and survey work, engaging a consultant or advisor to support project development or...

Wales for Africa Grant Scheme (Wales) 17th February 2020

The Welsh Government Wales for Africa Grant Scheme has re-opened for applications. The scheme allows community groups and organisations throughout Wales to access funding of between £500 and £5,000 for small-scale Wales-Africa projects. Up to £230,000 is available per year. Funding will be allocated under 4 thematic areas. These are Health; Sustainable Livelihoods; Lifelong Learning; and Climate change and Environment. The deadline for a...

Funding for High Quality New Music Projects (UK) 17th February 2020

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to support new music projects led by promoters, talent development organisations, venues, festivals, curators and large performance groups. Projects must involve the creation, performance and promotion of new music and enable songwriters, composers, or solo artists, bands, producers and performers of all backgrounds to develop creatively and professionally. The funding is being made available through the...

The Open Fund For Music Creators (UK) 17th February 2020

Songwriters, composers, and artists, bands, producers and performers who are writing their own music or commissioning other songwriters or composers can apply for grants of up to £5,000 to support the creation, performance and promotion of outstanding new music in any genre and to enable the UK’s most talented music creators to realise their potential. The funding is being made available through the PRS Foundation’s Open Fund for Music Cr...

Awards for Young Musicians (UK) 14th February 2020

Awards for Young Musicians (AYM), which support the UK's most talented young musicians (aged 5 to 17) who, because of financial need, may be prevented from fulfilling their creative potential, has announced that it is seeking applications for its Awards Scheme. AYM supports young musicians, who make music in any genre, who can clearly show that they are really talented and committed and that they need financial help with their music expenses....

Funding Available for Projects that Benefit the Local Community (North East) 14th February 2020

Charities with community projects that can demonstrate that their aims have identifiable public benefit in Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and County Durham including Hartlepool can now apply for funding. The funding has been made available by the Sir James Knott Trust and special consideration will be given to charitable activities that are known to have been of interest to Sir James Knott including military and maritime organisations, youth cl...

Warburtons – Community Grants Scheme (England, Scotland and Wales) 14th February 2020

Charities and organisations with charitable aims can now apply for up to £250 worth of funding for projects that have a direct and tangible social impact on families and solve significant social issues. Funding is available for projects that meet the following themes: Health, Health Education, Financial Stability, Aspiration, Worklessness, Employability and skills. The Community Grant scheme is being made available by Warburtons and is admini...

Architectural Heritage Fund - Project Viability Fund (UK) 14th February 2020

Grants are available for formally constituted charities or social enterprises to undertake a project involving the acquisition and conversion of an historic building. The Architectural Heritage Fund Project Viability Grant aims to enable organisations to work out whether a proposed use for a building will be economically viable. The grant will contribute towards the cost of exploring different options for reuse or testing a single option. At t...

Women Make Music Grants Programme (UK) 14th February 2020

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to support the development of outstanding women, trans and non-binary songwriters and composers of all genres and backgrounds at different stages of their career. The funding is available to support touring, recording, promotion and marketing, community projects involving high-quality music creators, music creator residencies and live performances featuring new UK music. The funding is being made available...

T Level Capital Fund Opens for Applications (England) 13th February 2020

The Government has announced that it is inviting existing T Level providers to apply to the T Level Capital Fund. The fund will be delivered in two parts. Eligible providers can bid for funding to refurbish existing buildings or create new spaces, while funding for specialist equipment such as digital and audio-visual kit, will be allocated to all providers in Spring next year. A total of £95 million will be available. The funding is avail...

Collaborative Research and Development Grants for Emerging Artists (UK) 13th February 2020

Professional and emerging professional musicians of all genres and disciplines can apply for a grant of £2,000 to £5,000 to undertake a project that will enable them to develop and test new work, ideas or potential career directions through inspiring periods of collaborative research and development. Eligible musicians will be over 18 based primarily in the UK and be in financial need and without significant backing. Solo instrumentalists, c...

Funding for Summer Play Schemes (UK) 13th February 2020

Community and voluntary groups in the UK can apply for grants to run summer play schemes for children aged 5 – 18. To be eligible for funding, summer play schemes should be locally based, last between two and six weeks and have strong volunteer support. Priority will be given to projects which show that they are inclusive of children from refugee families and have BME involvement. The funding is being made available through the Hilden Chari...

Apply for the Nurturing Talent - Time to Shine Fund (Scotland) 13th February 2020

Young people living in Scotland who are aged between 11 and 25 and aspiring to careers in the creative industries can now apply for funding of between £50 and £1000 to develop their creative passions and talents. Applications are welcome from both individuals and groups. For group applications most of the members should be between 11 to 25 years old. The Nurturing Talent fund has been created by the National Youth Arts Advisory Group. A tota...

Trust for London Announces New Application Deadline (London) 13th February 2020

The Trust for London has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 2nd June 2020 at 1pm. Each year the Trust awards around £8.5 million to community and voluntary organisations for new and innovative projects that address the root causes of London's social problems. In particular, the Trust wants to support work which falls under its seven funding programmes. These are good homes & neighbourhoods; better work; decent living...

Funding to Promote Events in Scotland (Scotland) 13th February 2020

EventScotland, the national events agency which aims to strengthen and promote Scotland's events industry, has announced the National Events Programme round 44 is open to applications for events from January 2020 onwards. The National Events Programme complements the International Funding Programme and is important in developing domestic tourism across Scotland. Through the programme funding is available to support events (outside of the citie...

Rural Mobility Fund Opens for Applications (England) 12th February 2020

The Department for Transport is inviting applications from Local Authorities under the Rural Mobility Fund to trial on-demand bus services in rural or suburban areas. The focus of the fund is on setting up services where they do not already exist. A total of £20 million available and the DfT expect to see a range of project sizes coming forward, many of which would receive funding of between £500,000 and £1.5 million. All tiers of local g...

Small Grants for Summer Playschemes (UK) 12th February 2020

Grants of between £500 and £1,000 are available to registered charities to fund summer playschemes for children between the ages of 5-16 years. To be eligible for funding, the charity will have to have an annual income of less than £100,000 and the playscheme must run for a minimum of 2 weeks or 10 days during the summer holidays. Priority is given to small local playschemes involving a large number of children especially those with disabi...

Grants for Schools and Young People’s Projects (Southwark) 12th February 2020

Schools and organisations working with schools and colleges in the London Borough of Southwark have until the 15th May 2020 to apply for a grant from the Newcomen Collet Foundation. Priority is given to assisting schools and other groups to purchase equipment for the benefit of children; supporting extra curricula activities (e.g. school trips, after school clubs, holiday clubs, uniformed organisations) for children and young people; and assis...

Grants for Cultural Projects Led by Small Groups (London) 12th February 2020

Community-led cultural organisations in London can apply for grants of between £1,000-£5,000 to support arts, culture and heritage projects and activities. The funding aims to help groups that usually miss out on grants because they are too small, too informal or from marginalised communities. Priority is given to projects that support people on lower incomes and connect communities that lack access to cultural resources and funding. The f...

Funding to Become Britain's First Fully Electric Bus Town (England – outside London) 11th February 2020

Local authorities in England can now apply to become the UK’s first all-electric bus town. The winning area will receive up to £50 million to help pay for a brand-new fleet of electric buses, reducing emissions and cleaning up the air in their community. The £50 million fund is part of a total £170 million allocated to improve services and make bus journeys greener, easier and more reliable. The funding is available to English Local Autho...

The Information Commissioner’s Office’s Privacy Innovation Grants Programme (UK) 11th February 2020

The Information Commissioner’s Office’s (ICO) has launched a new funding of its privacy innovation grants programme. Organisations are invited to bid for a grant of between 20,000 and £100,000 to support independent research and projects that promote good practice within the fields of privacy and data protection. The funding is available to academic institutions; organisations with a genuine commitment to public benefit outcomes; trade a...

Funding for Projects that Support the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Veterans (UK) 11th February 2020

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust has announced that its Strategic Pathways Programme is open for applications. Grants of up to £35,000 per year for up to two years are available for projects that develop and run activities that support the mental health and wellbeing of ex-forces. The funding is available to Armed Forces charities and CICs that have substantial experience in working with veterans. The final closing date is 5pm on the 6t...

Grants of up to £20,000 Available to Charities to Supporting Vulnerable People (Scotland) 11th February 2020

Registered Charities in Scotland can apply for grants of between £1,000 and £20,000 for one year projects to support disadvantaged people and people suffering social exclusion. This can include people suffering homelessness, abuse, mental health or poverty, or secondary disadvantage such as debt issues, learning disabilities, illiteracy, lack of employability skills or health issues; etc. To be eligible, charities will need to have an incom...

Funding for Music Making Projects For Young People in Challenging Circumstances (England) 11th February 2020

Schools as well as other not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants to fund developmental music-making projects for children and young people in challenging circumstance as well as strategic work supporting the development of the workforce, organisations, and/or the wider sector. The funding is being made available through Youth Music which is England's largest children's music charity. Youth Making's funding programme is made up of t...

Value from Food Waste – Open for applications (England) 10th February 2020

Waste prevention charity WRAP has announced a new £500,000 fund to support new projects that can demonstrate the commercial potential of biochemical processing options for high-volume challenging / hard-to-tackle streams of wasted food. Partnerships between industry and research organisations can apply for grants of between £20,000 and £100,000 to identify new viable options that can be brought to operation to minimise food waste and relea...

Funding for Events and Festivals (Scotland) 10th February 2020

Grants of between £300 and £1500 are now available to organisations running accredited museums in Scotland to enable them to stage an event that is part of a wider local or regional event programme or festival. The Museums Galleries Scotland Festival Fund is designed to help museums to develop local and regional relationships in order to increase their audience development potential. Events included in the application must be open to members...

Leeds Building Society Charitable Foundation Grant (UK) 10th February 2020

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 for the Provision of Free Legal Advice (London and the Home Counties) 10th February 2020

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to law centres, advice agencies and citizens advice bureau, charities, etc in London and the South East of England that provide free legal advice services. The funding is being made available through the London Legal Support Trust, which is an independent charity that raises funds for free legal services. In particular, the Trust is looking to support new pro bono surgeries; pro bono surgeries that need ti...

Grants for Education Projects (London Boroughs of Greenwich and Lewisham) 10th February 2020

Registered charities or educational establishments as well as individuals seeking financial assistance to support educational initiatives and projects aimed at young people can apply for one-off grants of up to £5,000 to support their work. Beneficiaries must be aged under 25 living in the London Boroughs of Greenwich or Lewisham. Projects supported will demonstrate a clear commitment to education and ideally focus on improving student inclus...

Grants to Support Children’s Health and Education (UK and Ireland) 10th February 2020

The next deadline to apply to the DM Thomas Foundation Central Grants Programme is 5th May 2020.. Grants of up to £30,000 are available to registered charities for projects that improve education and health for young people in three key areas; Children and young people with disabilities; Children and young people who are sick in hospital; Children and young people who are life limited (requiring palliative care). The Foundation is a small cha...

Funding for Schools Science Projects (UK) 7th February 2020

The Royal Society has announced that its Partnership grant scheme has re-opened for applications. Through the grant scheme any UK primary or secondary school teacher can apply for a grant of up to £3,000 to buy equipment to run a STEM investigation project for students aged between 5 and 18. There needs to be two project partners to the scheme with the primary applicant being a school and the second partner an individual that is a practicing...

Grants for Community Music Projects (UK) 7th February 2020

Grants are available to UK based community groups and schools who would benefit from a “helping hand” to fulfil their potential in bringing music to their community. The funding can be put towards musical instrument costs, workshops/training, using music to break down barriers, providing a variety of educational opportunities as well as helping to find ways to integrate many diverse and minority groups positively into society. Grants of up...

Science and Chemistry Equipment Grants for Schools (UK) 7th February 2020

Teachers at primary or secondary schools can apply for a grant of up to £1,000 towards the purchase of equipment to support the delivery of Primary Science or Chemistry lessons. Bids are invited for the purchase of items of equipment that cannot be purchased through a school’s mainstream teaching budget and which would enrich the learning experience of students. The funding is being made available through the Royal Society of Chemistry’s...

School Grants to Promote Physics (UK) 7th February 2020

UK schools and colleges can apply for grants of up to £600 for small-scale projects or events linked to the teaching or promotion of physics and engineering to pupils aged 5-19. Grants can support a wide range of projects such as school-based science weeks, extracurricular activities, science clubs, careers events or a visit from a working physicist or engineer. Grants can be used for the following project-related purposes: materials/resource...

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

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

Grant Programme Now Open for Projects Benefiting Clarion Housing Group Residents (England – Various Locations) 6th February 2020

Not for profit organisations such as constituted community groups, registered charities, companies limited by guarantee, PTA or Friends of School groups, social enterprises or Community Interest Companies working primarily for the benefit of Clarion Housing Group residents have until noon on 11th March 2020 to apply for grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 for projects supporting residents, delivering local initiatives and improving neighbour...

Grants of up to £15,000 Available for Projects that Support Women (UK / International) 6th February 2020

Grants of up to £15,000 are available for projects both in the UK and internationally that support women. Applications will be particularly welcome from non-OECD countries that focus on campaigning and activism in the following areas: Lesbian and transgender rights, Violence against women and girls, Disabled women and girls, Refugee women and girls. Funding is provided by the Feminist Review Trust, the closing date for applications for the cu...

Project Development Funding for Churches (UK) 6th February 2020

Grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 are available to listed and unlisted Christian places towards developing a church building project. This includes Churches, Chapels and Meeting Houses. The funding is being made available through the National Churches Trusts Gateway Programme. The closing date for applications is the 14th May 2020. The Gateway Grant Programme also offers grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 to local church trust...

Grants of up to £1,000 Available for Projects that Improve the Wellbeing of Children (UK) 6th February 2020

Grants of up to £1,000 are available to registered charities and non-profit organisations who work to improve the education and physical and emotional wellbeing of children. Applicants applying for funding may focus on one or more of these areas: Living in Poverty; Physical & Mental Health Problems; Health & Wellbeing; Living With Disability. Examples of grants awarded in the past include a grant of £5,000 to the Panathlon Foundation for the...

Science Grants for Schools (England, Scotland & Wales) 6th February 2020

State-funded primary schools, nurseries and special schools in Caerphilly, Blaenau Gwent, Clackmannanshire, Fermanagh & Omag, Hull, North East Lincolnshire, Newry, Mourne & Down, West Lothian, North East Lincolnshire, Wakefield and Wolverhampton can apply for a grant from the Edina Trust to run science projects. The level of funding available is dependent upon the type of school applying: Full primary and ASN schools can apply for grants o...

Funding for Christian Charities Promoting Social Inclusion (UK) 6th February 2020

Grants of between £500 and £10,000 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...

Ford Britain Trust Small Grants Programme Re-opens for Applications (England and Wales) 5th February 2020

Grants of up to £250 are now available to charities, Schools/PTA’s and other non-profit organisations for work that has clear benefits to the local community/environment. Funding is focused on education, the environment, children, the disabled, youth activities and projects that provide clear benefits to the local communities close to Ford locations in the UK. The Small Grants programme has been made available through the Ford Britain Trus...

London Mathematical Society - Small Grants for Education (UK) 5th February 2020

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

Funding Available to Schools to Raise the Attainment of Children from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (North East, North West and Yorkshire and Humber) 5th February 2020

Schools, nurseries and other educational settings in the North of England can apply for funding to help raise the attainment for children from low income homes. The funding is available to try out new ideas to improve teaching and learning in schools and help the best ideas grow to scale. The funding aims to improve the school readiness of children during the reception year, with a priority focus on language and communication skills; supportin...

Support for Environmental Outreach Education for Disadvantaged Young People (UK) 5th February 2020

Schools, colleges and youth groups can receive up to 75% towards the costs of providing environmental outreach education for groups of disadvantaged young people through the Field Studies Council's Kids Fund. The Field Studies Council is an independent educational charity committed to raising awareness about the natural world and works through a network of residential and day Centres in the UK to provide outreach education and training. The fu...

Funding for Youth Groups in Rural Areas (Scotland) 4th February 2020

Youth groups operating in rural communities can apply for grants of between £100 and £750 to provide more and/or better youth work opportunities for young people. The funding is being made available in response to the challenges which rural youth groups are facing in funding the delivery of community based youth work. The funding is being provided through Youth Scotland and is supported by The Robertson Trust and The Gannochy Trust. There ar...

Grants for Welfare and Art Projects (South West of England) 4th February 2020

Grants are available to not for profit organisations and schools in the counties of Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset in the South West of England for welfare and art projects which help to improve the quality of local life. Grants can cover the core running costs or project costs of small established organisations who have a proven record of making a significant difference. For example, Dartington Hall trust received a grant to support a b...

Funding for Financial Literacy Projects (UK) 4th February 2020

The MSE Charity has announced that its grants programme has re-opened for applications. The charity gives grants to not for profit organisations that deliver activities which make a lasting impact on how people think, behave and manage their money. During this funding rounds grants are available for projects that focus on building the financial capabilities of people living with dementia; autism; learning difficulties; disabilities; caring res...

Grants to Enhance the Teaching of Mathematics (UK) 4th February 2020

The London Mathematical Society has announced that Mathematics Teachers in the UK can apply for grants of up to £400 to attend specific one or two-day conferences/events organised by professional mathematical organisations. The aim of the grant is to facilitate mathematical professional development to allow teachers in UK schools/educational institutions to develop their subject knowledge. The grant can contribute to the costs of registration...

Grants to Protect Biodiversity and Ecosystems (UK / Worldwide) 4th February 2020

Outdoor clothing company Patagonia has funding of up to $12,000 available for projects that address the root causes of environmental problems. Small, grassroots, activist organisations around the world, working on action orientated and multi-pronged campaigns to preserve and protect biodiversity and the environment, can apply for grants to run projects that protect local habitats. Applicants must be able to produce measurable project results,...

Funding to Change Food Waste Behaviour (England) 3rd February 2020

Grants of between £25,000 and £100,000 are available to small and medium sized enterprises, not-for-profit organisations and public funded authorities for projects that change peoples behaviours with regards to food waste. The funding is being made available by the waste prevention charity WRAP and the type of projects that could be funded include promoting a better understanding of Best Before Date vs Use-By Date; promoting and encouraging...

National Lottery Launches Helping End Homelessness Grant Scheme (Wales) 3rd February 2020

A new £10 million fund has been launched to address the causes and impact of homelessness in Wales. The funding is available to partnerships of charities, businesses, community organisations, and local authorities. Applicants can initially apply for development grants of up to £50,000 prior to the submission of a full phase 2 application for projects lasting between 5 and 7 years. The funding is being made available through the National...

Funding to Strengthen London’s Communities (London) 3rd February 2020

The Mayor of London, in partnership with Comic Relief has launched a new funding round for projects with the aim of improving social integration in London. In particular, the funding aims to use Sport for Change approach to reduce social isolation and to strengthening relationships between and within communities. Applicants can apply for a minimum of £25,000 and a maximum of £150,000 for projects lasting between 12 and 18 months. The dead...

Strengthening Youth Music in Scotland (Scotland) 3rd February 2020

Music freelancers, individuals, networks and organisations working with young people in Scotland can apply for a grant towards training and continuing professional development. The aim of the Fund is to strengthen youth music in Scotland for the benefit of young people. Grants can support a wide range of professional development activity and training including for example: Attendance at conferences; masterclasses or mentoring; receiving privat...

Leeds Community Foundation – Lunch Club Grants (Leeds) 3rd February 2020

Leeds Community Foundation, in partnership with Leeds City Council, are offering grants to support the vital work of lunch clubs across the city. These grants are specifically for the running costs of lunch clubs and can support new clubs as well as helping existing ones to continue delivering services. The amount awarded to each club is calculated based on the types of expenditure they have to pay, how often they meet each week and how many p...