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Funding for Projects to Help Prevent Suicide (Salford) 23rd September 2021

Small grants of up to £10,000 are available to Salford-based voluntary, community or social enterprise organisations for projects which help prevent suicide amongst adults. The Suicide Prevention Fund will focus on: suicide prevention and economic adversity (e.g. relating to debt, housing advice, employment); suicide prevention and isolation, particularly amongst frontline workers, males, bereaved people, and those falling between primary car...

Grants Scheme to Help the Museum & Gallery Sector Recover from the Coronavirus Pandemic (UK) 23rd September 2021

To help the museum and gallery sector recover from the Coronavirus pandemic, the Art Fund has launched a new funding round of their Reimagine Grants Scheme. Small grants of between £5,000 and £15,000, and large grants of between £15,000 and £50,000 will be awarded to museums, galleries, historic houses, archives, libraries, agencies and festivals across the UK to help them as they reimagine their activities following the pandemic, and buil...

Awards to Recognise Women-led Organisations (London) 23rd September 2021

Women-led groups and organisations in London are invited to submit nominations for the London Impact Awards: Powered by Women. This year there are three award categories to recognise women-led organisations who are creating lasting change in their communities: Standout Women's Champion; Collaboration Award; and Best Emerging Voice. The Awards will be presented at an Awards Ceremony in February 2022, where three grants of £30,000 will be award...

£5 Million Fund to Support Individuals Working in the Arts & Creative Sectors (Northern Ireland) 23rd September 2021

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the Department for Communities have opened a new recovery funding programme to help creative individuals to reconnect or maintain their trade, profession or vocation within the Arts and creative sector in Northern Ireland as it emerges from Coronavirus pandemic restrictions. The £5 million Creative Individuals Recovery Programme will award grants of up to £2,000 to support one-off costs to help indivi...

Funding to Pilot New Ideas in the Teaching of Mathematics (UK) 23rd September 2021

Individuals working in secondary schools, colleges of further education and higher education institutions (including PhD students) can apply for grants of £600 towards the costs of running an educational activity relating to mathematics. The funding is being made available through the Institute of Mathematics Education Grants Scheme. The aim of the scheme is to enable organisations to pilot new ideas, approaches and practices or undertake co...

Funding to Improve Sports Facilities (Northern Ireland) 22nd September 2021

Sports clubs and community sports organisations in Northern Ireland can apply for a share of £700,000 in funding to improve the physical infrastructure of their sports facilities. The Building Better Sports Facilities programme, funded by the Department for Communities, aims to contribute towards the delivery of increased, inclusive and safe sustained participation in sport and physical recreation. Grants of up to £25,000 are available to he...

£1 Million in Funding to Help Children Access Cycle Training (England) 22nd September 2021

More than £1 million in Government funding has been made available for creative and innovative pilot projects which will help children and teenagers learn how to ride a bike. The Widening Participation Fund, administered by the Bikeability Trust, will support projects that target underrepresented children in England who do not take part in Bikeability. The Fund aims to identify those children, look at the barriers to uptake, and seek ways to...

Funding for Collaborative Arts Projects (Wales) 22nd September 2021

The Arts Council of Wales has announced that its Connect and Flourish Fund has re-opened for applications. Connect and Flourish funds the development of collaborative proposals between organisations, individuals and creative professionals working together to meet the challenges created by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Arts Council is looking for exciting, ambitious projects that are artist led, audience or participant focused, and that engage and...

New £1.8 Million Fund to Encourage Innovation in Low Carbon Vehicle Technology (Wales) 22nd September 2021

A new £1.8 million fund to encourage businesses to produce low carbon vehicle technologies has been established by Ford and the Welsh Government. The Ford Low Carbon Vehicle Transition Fund will address strategic industrial technical challenges associated with low carbon vehicles, with a focus on innovative products, processes or services and growth in capacity and capability. Companies of any size will be able to apply for grants of up to £...

Funding to Transform Vacant and Derelict Land (Scotland) 22nd September 2021

As part of Scotland’s green recovery, the Scottish Government has opened a second round of funding from their £50 million low carbon Vacant and Derelict Land Investment Programme. The capital funding programme aims to transform some of the country’s most long-standing derelict sites, by supporting place-based approaches, delivering regeneration and sustainable inclusive growth. It will help promote equality, health and wellbeing across Sc...

Funding to Help Libraries Re-Open (Scotland) 22nd September 2021

As part of Scotland’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, the Scottish Government has launched a new £1.25 million fund to help libraries re-open. The Public Libraries Covid Recovery Fund will support libraries in re-opening or extending their opening hours, as well as fund targeted plans for issues such as digital exclusion or mental health and wellbeing to help communities continue to rebuild and recover. Local councils will be asked to...

Bank of Scotland Foundation Reach Programme Re-opens for Applications - Very Short Deadline (Scotland) 22nd September 2021

Grants of between £5,000 and £25,000 are available to charities that support vulnerable people across Scotland. This can include people that are disadvantaged as well as people facing exclusion such as minorities, people with disabilities, LGBT people and drug users, etc. The funding is being made available through the Bank of Scotland Foundation's Reach Programme and is available to registered charities in Scotland that have been operating...

Funding for Projects that Promote a Better Understanding of the Environment and Countryside (UK) 22nd September 2021

UK based schools and not for profit organisations can apply for funding to the Nineveh Charitable Trust for a broad range of projects and activities that promote a better understanding of the environment and countryside, whilst facilitating improved access, education and research. Whilst the Trust does not specify a minimum or maximum grant amount that can be applied for, an analysis of previous grants would suggest a maximum of £5,000 per ye...

Funding to Support Hospices Impacted by the Covid-19 Pandemic (UK) 21st September 2021

In recognition of the continued pressures that many hospices are experiencing due to the Covid-19 pandemic, The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust is running an additional round of its Hospice Fund Programme. Grants of up to £5,000 are available to support the core costs of hospices that are UK registered charities, and are members of either Hospice UK or Together for Short Lives whose current level of free reserves is equivalent to 12 months o...

Funding for Projects to Address Systemic Economic Inequalities (UK) 21st September 2021

Charities, social enterprises, and private companies across the UK can apply for grants of up to £200,000 for projects that seek to address systemic economic inequalities. The Friends Provident Foundation - Developing a Fair Economy Grants Programme aims to make a difference to the lives of the most vulnerable by supporting projects that tackle the causes of economic disparity, such as inequality, poverty, or climate change. Funding will oper...

Funding for Local Road Safety Pilots and Trials (UK) 21st September 2021

Local Authorities, Police Forces, Fire and Rescue Services, UK-based registered charities, universities, not-for-profit social enterprises and community interest companies can apply for funding for local road safety pilots and trials. The Road Safety Trust is making £120,000 in funding available for projects which have the potential for being brought to scale - with the ultimate goal of reducing deaths and injuries both locally and across the...

£300,000 Fund to Encourage Fresh Thinking & Innovation in Education (UK) 21st September 2021

The Edge Foundation has launched a new fund designed to encourage fresh thinking and innovation in education. A total of £300,000 in funding is available for projects which challenge the current education system and are disruptive and innovative in their thinking and approach. The aim is to enable organisations to create proof of concept of new and innovative approaches to make education relevant and address the need for a broad and balanced...

Public Library Improvement Fund (Scotland) 20th September 2021

Public library services in Scotland are invited to apply for funding for creative and innovative public library projects. The Public Library Improvement Fund, funded by the Scottish Government, will support a range of activities including: research; service development; project specific staff training; partnership working; and the creation of new resources or services. Priority will be given to projects which also promote sustainable developme...

Rural Communities Ideas into Action Fund Opens for Applications (Scotland) 20th September 2021

The Scottish Government has launched a new round of the Rural Communities Ideas into Action Fund. The aim is to encourage and support community and grassroot organisations and groups to develop innovative approaches to community-led local development in rural communities across Scotland. Two strands of funding are available — small grants for projects up to £3,000 and large grants for projects £3,001-£50,000. The closing date for applic...

Grants of Up to £50,000 Available to Engage with People Affected by Loneliness (England) 20th September 2021

Charities and other charitable organisations can apply for grants of between £15,000 and £50,000 to engage with people in England most affected by loneliness during COVID-19. The funding is open to organisations that have a track record of delivering effective communications and engagement activity at a national level; and who have a proven reach and track record of engaging with one or more of the target groups most affect ted by lonelines...

Funding to Support Mental Health in Schools (Derby City & Derbyshire County) 20th September 2021

The Foundation Derbyshire has launched round two of the Rolls Royce Fund 2021 to support mental health in schools. In recognition of concerns regarding the availability of mental health services for young people, the Foundation are making grants of up to £8,000 available to not-for-profit organisations including registered charities, CIOs, CICs, PTAs and constituted unincorporated groups in Derby City & Derbyshire County to support programmes...

£30 Million Waking Watch Relief Fund Now Open for Applications (England) 20th September 2021

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has announced that the Waking Watch Relief Fund has re-opened to applications using additional £5 million of funding. The fund is targeted at high-rise buildings with unsafe cladding and is designed to protect lease holders from the high cost of Waking Watches by providing funding for fire alarms. Responsibility for applying to the fund will rest with the Responsible Person (RP). Under...

Funding for Innovative Geography Teaching at Secondary Level (UK) 20th September 2021

Two grants of £1,000 each are available to fund innovative geography teaching at secondary level. The Royal Geographical Society’s Innovative Geography Teaching Grants will provide funding for the development of imaginative, innovative or creative teaching materials. 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 Insti...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Support Women Songwriters and Composers (UK) 20th September 2021

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...

Latest Edition of the Grants Online Funding Insight Newsletter Now Available to Download 19th September 2021

The "Funding Insight" Newsletter is now available to download. The Funding Alert Newsletter summarises the latest funding opportunities to have featured on the Grants Online website and is circulated to our subscribers on a weekly basis. This week's Newsletter contains 27 pages of the latest funding news.

Funding for Projects which Tackle Crime (West Yorkshire) 17th September 2021

Charities, voluntary and community groups, CIOs, and CICs can apply for grants of up to £2,500 for projects which tackle crime across West Yorkshire. The High Sheriff of West Yorkshire Fund will support one-year youth-led projects which encourage young people aged 5-25 years to work together to prevent and combat crime to create safer communities. Applications are requested from existing projects, community groups looking for continuation fun...

Funding Call for Short Film Production (Northern Ireland) 17th September 2021

Northern Ireland Screen has launched a second funding call for Short Film 2021-22 to support the production of live action, factual and virtual reality short films. The aim of the funding is to develop new and emerging writing, directing and producing talent to the point that it is of interest to the wider film, television and digital content industry. Funding is available at two levels: Individual Production awards of up to £2,250 are availa...

Research & Development Funding to Support the Sustainability & Productivity of the UK Seafood Industry (UK) 17th September 2021

The UK Government’s Seafood Innovation Fund will open to a third call for applications in autumn 2021. Organisations from all sectors in the UK or EU can apply for funding from the £10 million research and development fund to develop innovative ideas, products and technology which will benefit the sustainability, productivity and profitability of the UK’s fishing, aquaculture and seafood industries. Applications for collaborative projects...

New Community Fund Launched to Support LGBTQ+ People (Greater Manchester) 17th September 2021

A new initiative benefiting LGBTQ+ people and communities across Greater Manchester has been announced by the LGBT Foundation and George House Trust. The Greater Manchester LGBTQ+ Community Fund will support new creative projects, events and activities that improve the experience of LGBTQ+ groups and spotlights the issues that affect their lives. Community groups and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for funding of up to £1,000 for...

FCC Scottish Action Fund (Scotland) 17th September 2021

Not for profit organisations such as registered charities, community councils, community groups and local authorities can apply for grants of between £2,000 and £40,000 to fund community recycling and biodiversity projects as well as improvements to public amenities, parks and historic buildings. The funding is being made available through the FCC Scottish Action Fund. To be eligible most projects must be within 10 miles of an eligible licen...

Idlewild Trust Announces Next Application Deadline (UK) 17th September 2021

The Idlewild Trust has announced that the next closing date for applications to its grantmaking programme is the 15th March 2022. 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 are b...

Grants to Support Organisations Working with Children & Young People (Bristol) 16th September 2021

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to support Bristol-based voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations working with local children and young people aged 8-19 years. Bristol City Council’s Youth Sector Support Fund Programme provides funding for projects and collaborations that result in a diverse range of services and supports the play and youth sector to become more financially sustainable. This round of funding will suppor...

Funding for Projects that Have a Positive Impact on Communities, People or the Environment (UK) 16th September 2021

The Matthew Good Foundation has launched a Grants for Good Fund to support small charities, not-for-profit groups and social entrepreneurs who are passionate about making a difference to people, their community or the environment. The Fund will share £10,000 between five shortlisted projects, which will be voted for by John Good Group employees. The project that receives the most votes will receive a grant of £3,500, second place £2,500, th...

Funding for Youth Groups in Rural Areas (Scotland) 16th September 2021

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...

Funding for Projects that Tackle the Root Causes of Social Inequity (UK) 16th September 2021

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

Funding for Cultural and Educational Links with Japan (UK) 16th September 2021

Grants are available to schools, cultural organisations and universities; to develop a greater understanding of Japanese culture. Grants of up to £5,000 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...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Projects that Help the Homeless (UK) 16th September 2021

Homeless charities can apply for capital grants of up to £5,000 for projects that aim to help homeless people return to the community and enabling them to resume a normal life.  Typically, such organisations may operate small or medium-sized residential or training facilities to assist homeless people. To be eligible to apply, the charity must have an annual turnover of under £1million and with ‘unrestricted reserves’ of under six mo...

Funding to Address Health Inequalities Exacerbated by the Covid-19 Pandemic (Dorset) 15th September 2021

NHS Charities Together are making grants of up to £4,000 available to support partnership work between community organisations and the NHS, working together to address health inequalities exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Charities, community organisations and social enterprises already working with the NHS can apply for funding from the Covid-19 Community Partnership Grants Programme for projects lasting up to one year which support the...

New Round of Government Funding for Collaborative Farming Communities (England) 15th September 2021

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs has announced that the Countryside Stewardship Facilitation Fund will reopen to applications in December 2021. The £2.5 million scheme encourages collaboration and knowledge-sharing amongst the farming community in England. To apply, farmers, foresters and other land managers must submit plans showing how they will work together and share knowledge to protect and enhance their local environ...

Funding to Help Save Nationally Important Heritage Assets at Risk of Loss Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic (UK) 15th September 2021

Charities, not-for-profit and public sector organisations can apply for funding to help save nationally important heritage assets at risk of loss due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The National Heritage Memorial Fund’s Covid-19 Response Fund will support a broad range of heritage, from fine and decorative arts to museum collections and archives, historic buildings and land, and items of industrial, transport and maritime heritage...

Ocado Foundation for Good (UK) 15th September 2021

The Ocado Foundation, the charitable arm of Ocado Group is working with BizGive, to support charity and fundraising activities across the UK. The Foundation will give grants of up to £1,000 to charities, community organisations, community interest companies, academic institutions, and local authorities for community projects which focus their efforts on three core areas skills for the future, natural resources and responsible sourcing. Due to...

£10 Million Fund to Improve Rugby League Facilities (England) 15th September 2021

Organisations and clubs that are developing Rugby League activity in their community can apply for capital grants of up to £50,000 to improve the environments where Rugby League takes place. The funding can be used to invest in facilities and equipment ahead of England hosting the 2021 Rugby League World Cup that create environments that are accessible, welcoming and build a legacy of the 2021 tournament in local communities. The CreatedBy...

Ofgem Launches £450 Million Strategic Innovation Fund (UK) 14th September 2021

UK energy market regulator Ofgem, in partnership with Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), has launched a new Strategic Innovation Fund to help shape the future of the UK’s gas and electricity networks. The fund will look to invest £450 million in energy innovation by 2026, and aims to support innovative, ambitious projects which will help accelerate the transition to net zero. The fund will provide innovative businesses...

Grants to Combat Fuel Poverty & Improve Energy Efficiency (London, the East and South East of England) 14th September 2021

Round 5 of the UK Power Network’s Power Partners Scheme is now open for applications. Registered charities, community groups and other not-for-profit organisations in London, the East and South East of England can apply for grants of between £2,000 and £20,000 to combat fuel poverty, improve energy efficiency and support disadvantaged and vulnerable members of the community, particularly those experiencing difficulties resulting from Covid...

Additional £5 Million in Funding for Sports Clubs Crowdfunding Campaigns (England) 14th September 2021

An additional £5 million of National Lottery funding has been made available to continue supporting clubs and local organisations to set up and run their own crowdfunding campaigns to help sustain them through the Covid-19 pandemic and return to play. Sport England’s Return to Play: Active Together Fund is a crowdfunding initiative that can match fund successful Crowdfunder campaigns by up to £10,000. Sports clubs, charities and other comm...

Minority Ethnic Artists Mentoring & Residency Programme Opens to Applications (Northern Ireland) 14th September 2021

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has announced a new funding programme to support minority ethnic artists, creative practitioners and arts administrators in Northern Ireland. A total of £50,000 in funding is available to fund residencies and mentoring opportunities through which applicants can develop their creative and professional practice. The Minority Ethnic Artists Mentoring and Residency Programme will award grants of up to £5,000...

Funding to Support the Development of Low & Zero Carbon Heat Networks (England) 14th September 2021

The UK government has announced the latest round of heat network funding for England. The £270 million Green Heat Network Fund will assist the rollout of the next generation of heat networks, which will enable more homes and businesses to take up green heating technologies. The fund will function as a lower carbon successor to existing district heating incentives available in England, and will only support applications if they include low-car...

Funding for Projects that Support the Education and Development of Children and Young People (England) 14th September 2021

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

Grants of £10,000 Available Groups led by and Delivering Services for Black and Minoritised Women (UK) 13th September 2021

Charities and groups that are led by and delivering services for black and minoritised women that have been disproportionately impacted by Covid-19 can apply for grants of £10,000 towards the running costs of their organisation. Grants can be used towards salaries, rent, utility bills, IT costs, insurance, etc. The funding is being made available by the Womens Resource Centre and priority will be given to small organisations the have limited...

Grants for Projects to Help Prevent, or Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease (Northern Ireland) 13th September 2021

The Heart Research UK and Subway Healthy Heart grant scheme has re-opened for applications in Northern Ireland. Registered charities, community and voluntary organisations and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for up to £10,000 for new, original and innovative community projects lasting up to 12 months that actively promote a healthy heart and help to prevent, or reduce the risk of heart disease. In response to the pandemic, grants...

Funding to Support Primary Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences (UK) 13th September 2021

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to support primary research in the humanities and social sciences. The British Academy/Leverhulme Trust Small Research Grants are available to postdoctoral scholars (or equivalent) across the UK to cover the cost of direct expenses incurred in planning, conducting, and developing research for a defined project of up to two years. Applicants may seek support for any combination of eligible activity and cos...

Funding Available to Enhance Scotland’s National Cycle Network (Scotland) 13th September 2021

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

Active Communities Programme Now Open (South East) 13th September 2021

The Health Lottery South East has announced that it is seeking applications for funding through the Active Communities Programme. Grants of between £5,000 and £40,000 are available to local community groups in Surrey, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, East Sussex, West Sussex, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire that are most affected by health inequalities. Eligible organisations that can apply are community groups and not-...

The Government Launches New Safety Tech Challenge Fund to Protect Children Online (UK / International) 10th September 2021

The UK government has launched a new Safety Tech Challenge Fund to help tackle child sexual abuse online. Five organisations from across the world will be awarded up to £85,000 each to develop innovative technologies to detect sexually explicit images or videos of children within end-to-end encrypted messaging services. Potential applicants are invited to participate in a supplier engagement event on 14 September 2021. The closing date for...

New £1 Million Fund Launched to Help Faith Groups Support Communities (England) 10th September 2021

Faith groups in England can apply to a new £1 million pilot fund to support projects combating loneliness and isolation, providing debt advice and helping those who were unemployed during the pandemic get back to work. The funding is being made available through the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government’s new Faith New Deal pilot fund and aims to meet the Governments Covid-19 recovery objectives. Organisations can bid in the...

The Foyle School Library Scheme (UK) 10th September 2021

The Foyle Foundation has announced that in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, it has made changes to its Schools Library Programme. Through the Schools Library Programme state funded schools and sixth form colleges across the UK that do not have or want to improve their libraries are able to apply for funding of between £1,000 and £10,000. Priority is given to primary schools and the majority of funds will continue to be awarded for physical l...

Royal Society of Chemistry – Outreach Fund (UK) 10th September 2021

Individuals and organisations such as researchers, museums, schools, community groups, not-for-profit organisations, arts groups, and libraries can apply for up to £10,000 to run chemistry-based events and activities for public audiences and schools. The Royal Society of Chemistry Outreach Fund is split into small grants - up to £5,000 and large grants - up to £10,000. Previously funded projects include "Cool chemistry at the seaside" where...

Grant Programme for Arts Award Centres (UK) 10th September 2021

Arts Award Centres working on Arts Award projects with young people for whom access and inclusion is an issue can apply for grants of between £100 and £1,500 to support their work. Applications are welcomed from all registered Arts Award centres based in the UK with priority given to those working with young people for whom access and inclusion is an issue and where the grant will be used to support the organisation to pilot, embed or develo...

National Archives Scoping Grants (UK) 10th September 2021

The National Archives has announced that the next deadline for its Scoping Grants is the 29th November 2021. The funding is available to museums and other public bodies, registered charities and not for profit organisations that hold collections. A Scoping Grant prides funding of up to £3,000 to produce a report that incorporates expert advice on a range of areas relating to collections management and the development of an organisation’s...

Funding for Projects that Support Disadvantaged and Disengaged Young People (England & Wales) 10th September 2021

Registered charities in England and Wales can apply for funding for projects that help disadvantaged and disengaged young people. Priority is given to projects designed to help disadvantaged and disengaged young people in the age range of 16 to 30, in England and Wales to pursue pathways to Education, Training and Employment and to support Youth work in London. There is no minimum or maximum amount and projects can be funded for more than one...

Grants to Support Animal Welfare Charities (UK) 10th September 2021

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

Funding to Support the Educations of Refugee and Displaced Children (Europe and Middle East) 9th September 2021

The Al Madad Foundation has announced a new call for proposals to support innovative projects that make education safe, accessible, and resilient in emergencies and implement comprehensive wellbeing schemes into existing educational bodies supporting refugee and displaced children in Europe and the Middle East. To be eligible, projects must be innovative and therefore must not be an existing project unless it is entering a new phase of develop...

Audio Content Fund Opens for Applications (UK) 9th September 2021

The Audio Content Fund has launched a new funding round. A total of £330,000 is available to fund independent producers making high quality, public service content for UK commercial and community radio. Supported by the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport the fund aims to support programming that is traditionally more difficult to support on a commercial basis (such as documentaries, comedy, drama, events). Applications can be...

Grants of up to £1,000 Available for Community Safety Projects (Avon and Somerset) 9th September 2021

The Avon and Somerset Police Community Trust is currently accepting applications through its General Fund. Grants of up to £1,000 are available to local community and voluntary groups in the Avon and Somerset police force area for projects that improve community safety. This can include protecting local people and property from crime; reducing anti-social behaviour; etc. The next closing date for applications is the 1st December 2021.

Inspiring London Through Culture (London) 9th September 2021

Charities and community Interest Companies can apply for grants of up to £10,000 to keep London’s Square Mile as the creative heart of a world-leading city of culture. Supported projects must deliver some or all their benefits within the Square Mile or amongst communities from the Square Mile. The focus will be on promoting access for all to participate in the City of London’s cultural offer; developing innovative practice and skills; del...

Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Programme (UK) 9th September 2021

The Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Programme is offering grants of up to £1,000 to schools in the UK to set up Breakfast clubs for those children in most need.  To qualify for the programme the breakfast club must be based in a school in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland and priority will be given to schools that have 35% and above of children eligible for pupil premium funding and / or eligible for free school meals or that a...

Science Grants for Schools (England, Scotland & Wales) 9th September 2021

State-funded primary schools, nurseries and special schools in Blackpool, Bridgend; Fermanagh & Omagh; Knowsley; Neath Port Talbot; Newry, Mourne & Down; Sandwell; South Ayrshire; Wakefield; and West Lothian 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 of up to £600 per year for three yea...

Funding to Support Creative Public Engagement with Engineering Deadline Extended (UK) 8th September 2021

The Royal Academy of Engineering has extended the deadline to their Ingenious Awards scheme which offers grants of up to £30,000 to support creative public engagement with engineering. Priority will be given to projects that reach diverse audiences and groups currently underrepresented in engineering including communities in the most deprived neighbourhoods in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and which engage with engineers and...

Funding of up to £5,000 Available for Road Safety Projects (Avon and Somerset) 8th September 2021

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to local community and voluntary groups in Avon and Somerset for projects that improve road safety and prevent road traffic injuries. The funding is being made available through the Avon and Somerset Police Community Trust’s Road Safety Grant. The closing date for applications is the 1st December 2021.

Grants of up to £1,000 Available to Traditional Artists and Organisations Showcase their Work (Scotland) 8th September 2021

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

Rowing Foundation Grants Programme (UK) 8th September 2021

Grants of between £500 and £3,000 are available to organisations, schools and clubs involved in Rowing to help purchase equipment, such as boats, sculls, ergos, oars and essential safety equipment. The funding is being made available through the Rowing Foundation and preference is given for activities focused on the young or disabled. Grants can cover up to 50% of costs. The next deadline to apply to the Rowing Foundation is the 25th Octob...

Jerusalem Trust Opens its Autumn Funding Round (England and Wales) 8th September 2021

The Jerusalem Trust has announced that the grant application process for Autumn Term 2021 is now open for applications. Grants of up to £600 are primarily available to state secondary schools (including middle schools) to support the purchase of resources for teaching Christianity in Religious Education. There are also some primary school grants available. Grants can cover, for example, teaching resources including textbooks, teacher resour...

Funding for the Provision or Upgrading of Sports Facilities (Scotland) 8th September 2021

Schools, and other organisations such as local authorities, area sports associations, sports trusts and charities; etc can apply for funding of up to £100,000 (to a maximum of 50% of the project costs) to improve their sports facilities. In areas of high deprivation, the maximum grant can be up to 75% of project costs. Grants are available to help with the provision or upgrading of sports facilities that are for the public good and which bene...

Grants for Children to Connect with Nature and Learn Outdoors (England, Scotland & Wales) 7th September 2021

Schools in England, Scotland and Wales can apply for up to £500 worth of free outdoor equipment and two hours of professional outdoor training to help children connect with nature, become more active, and learn outdoors. Schools can choose from hundreds of different products to deliver outdoor learning and play. The funding is being made available through phase five of the charity Learning through Landscapes’ Local School Nature Grant schem...

Grants of up to £100,000 Available for Community Facilities (England) 7th September 2021

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

Funding to Support Vulnerable Young Migrants (UK) 7th September 2021

Not for profit organisations and private law firms working with vulnerable young migrants can apply for grants of up to £30,000. Grants will enable the organisation to undertake strategic legal work to benefit young migrants (under the age of 25) living in poverty who face significant disadvantage or discrimination in connection with their (or their parents') migration status. Applicants should note that the average grant size is around £1...

Funding to Develop Indoor Tennis Facilities (Scotland) 7th September 2021

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

£7 Million Fund to Improve Air Quality Opens for Applications (England) 6th September 2021

Local Authorities in England can apply for a share of £7 million to make air quality improvements in their area and to meet their statutory duties under the Environment Act 1995. The funding is being made available through the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Air Quality Grant which aims to help Local Authorities develop and implement measures to benefit schools, businesses and communities and reduce the impact of polluted air...

Grants of Up to £10,000 Available to Community Projects Tackling Climate Change (UK) 6th September 2021

Ahead of the COP26 Climate Change Conference (COP26), in Glasgow this November a new fund has been launched to support communities and schools across the UK take action on climate change. Grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 are available to support community projects covering areas such as food, transport, energy, waste and consumption and the natural environment. The funding is being made available through the National Lottery Community...

Stronger Communities Fund (Manchester) 6th September 2021

We Love MCR have re-launched its Stronger Communities Fund. The fund provides grants of up to £5,000 to individuals and groups for initiatives that bring communities together. We Love MCR is looking to support projects that address one of the following themes: Helping Early Years; Combatting Loneliness and Social Exclusion; Protecting and Improving Open Spaces; and Offering Positive Youth Activities. The next deadline for applications is th...

Small Grants for Arts Projects (Leeds) 6th September 2021

Grants of between £100 and £1,200 are available to support not-for-profit arts events and arts projects taking place in Leeds. Individuals, arts organisations, community and voluntary groups, commercial organisations, and groups of organisations can apply for funding from the Leeds Inspired Small Grants for Arts Projects for activities which increase access to arts and enable people to participate fully and with greater confidence. Funding i...

Funding for Projects to Increase Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Skills (UK) 6th September 2021

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. The funding is being made available through the Thomas Wall Trust. The deadline for submitting expressions of interest is the 27th September 2021. Grants will be awarded in Novem...

Funding for Financial Literacy Projects (UK) 6th September 2021

Grants of up to £7,500 are available to not for profit organisations to support projects that build the financial skills and capabilities of people going through life-changing transitions such as bereavement, redundancy, retirement, relationship breakdown, homelessness, offenders and resettlement. The funding is being made available through the MSE Charity which gives grants to UK not for profit organisations that deliver activities that mak...

Funding to Support Disabled & Disadvantaged Children (UK) 3rd September 2021

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

Childs Charitable Trust (UK) 3rd September 2021

The Childs Charitable Trust offers grants to registered and excepted Christian charities based in the UK and operating in countries worldwide. Projects will be considered that fall into the following categories: Working in schools and with vulnerable and disengaged young people in the UK: All aspects of Christian outreach: Society i.e. social action and justice: All areas of Christian education. No minimum or maximum grant level is published,...

Kent Community Foundation (Kent) 3rd September 2021

The next deadline to apply for a grant from Kent Community Foundation’s Themed Programme is the 30th November 2021. Through its grant programmes, the Foundation aims to empower organisations and charities in the local communities of Kent and Medway who make a real and positive difference to people's lives. Projects supported will fall into four themes: Children, Young People & Families; Elderly & Isolated; Vulnerable Adults; Employability,...

The Weir Charitable Trust (Scotland) 3rd September 2021

The Weir Charitable Trust supports services and projects run by Scottish-based community groups and small charities who are struggling to secure funds through mainstream funders or who have unsuccessfully explored all the statutory sources of funding. Grants of up to £25,000 are awarded for projects that relate to Sport; Health; Culture; Animal Welfare; or Recreational Facilities. The next deadline to apply is 5pm on the 25th February 2022.

Funding for Projects that Use the Arts and Media to Address the Concerns of Children (UK) 3rd September 2021

Not-for-profit organisations in the UK that are working with children and young people using the arts and creative media can apply for funding through the Ragdoll Foundation's grants programmes. Funding of up to £1,500 is available through the small grants programme for projects lasting up to six months and £50,000 through the large grants programme for projects lasting up to three years. Preference will be given to those projects which have...

Funding for Smaller Scale Professional Theatre Projects (London) 3rd September 2021

Professional Theatre Companies in London can apply for grants of £250 - £2000 through the Royal Victoria Hall Foundation. Each year, the Foundation awards between twenty and thirty grants to smaller scale professional theatre projects based in London. There are two rounds of funding, with deadlines in February and August. The Foundation has two major aims: to help professional productions in need of financial support and to introduce high-qu...

Funding to Support Research Projects to Identify and Tackle the Types of Harms Experienced by Disadvantaged Communities (UK) 2nd September 2021

Consumer association Which? has launched a new £75,000 fund to support a small number of high-quality research projects to improve the understanding of the specific types of consumer harms experienced by diverse and disadvantaged communities, and to develop evidence-based solutions to tackle these harms. This can include low-income households, women, people living with disabilities or health conditions, or members of diverse ethnic communitie...

Grants to Help Creative Individuals & Organisations Engage With & Connect to the Public (Wales) 2nd September 2021

The Arts Council Wales are making grants of up to £100,000 available for the development and creation of high-quality arts experiences that help creative individuals and organisations in Wales engage with and connect to the public. “Create”, a National Lottery Arts Funding programme, will provide opportunities for individuals and organisations, including festivals, to produce and present their best work by funding the production and prese...

Funding For Projects That Assist Disadvantaged Young People (UK) 2nd September 2021

Grants of between £200 and £2,000 are available for projects which empower disadvantaged young people aged 11 -25 in the UK to fulfill their potential by providing safe social spaces, mentoring or 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 which have a local KFC restaurant in their...

Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust - Power and Accountability (UK) 2nd September 2021

The next closing date for applications to the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust - Power and Accountability Fund is the 29th November 2021. The funding is available to support projects that challenge how power is concentrated, shared and used and how it is changing through globalisation, new technology, new channels of communication, extreme inequality and other factors. Specifically, the Trust wants to support people to create a world in which...

Co-operative Bank - Customer Donation Fund (UK) 2nd September 2021

Organisations such as Registered Charities, Co-operatives and Credit Unions; etc. that have a Community Directplus account with the Co-operative Bank can apply for grants of up to £1,000 from the Customer Donation Fund. Since 2003 the Co-operative Bank Donation Fund has donated over £750,000 to 866 organisations. The money can be used to support special projects and fundraising activities; and all Community Directplus account holders are eli...

Funding of up to £5,000 Available to Tackle Problems within Families (UK) 2nd September 2021

Registered charities that work to tackle family problems or problems facing one or more of its members can apply for grants of up to £5,000. Funding is available for both capital and revenue grants as well as grants for core funding and projects-based grants. The funding is being made available through the Kelly Family Charitable Trust which actively encourages applications from relatively new organisations to help them become established. Th...

Funding for School Climate & Biodiversity Projects (UK) 1st September 2021

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

Manchester Airport Community Trust Fund (Manchester) 1st September 2021

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

Grants to Enhance the Teaching of Mathematics (UK) 1st September 2021

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 for Churches for the Conservation of Decorative Features and Monuments (UK) 1st September 2021

Grants of between £500 and £5,000 are available to churches, chapels and other places of worship built before 1896 to carry out small programmes of conservation work to decorative features and monuments. All work funded must be directed by a professional architect or established conservator and completed according to the principles of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB). The funding is being made available through the...