Community Development

Funding to Tackle Hate Crimes (Manchester) 24th May 2024

Community organisations operating in Manchester can apply for grants of £500 to support projects that address and challenge hate crimes and incidents within the city. The funding is part of the Hate Crime Awareness Grants Summer-Autumn 2024 Programme and will offer twenty awards. The grants aim to promote cohesion, raise awareness of hate crime, increase reporting, and improve victim experiences. This funding is provided by the Greater Manch...

Funding for Community Radio Stations (UK) 23rd May 2024

Community radio stations can apply for funding to help support the core costs of running licensed community radio stations. Grants can be awarded to support management costs, fundraising to support the station, administration costs, financial management and reporting, community outreach, and more. A total of £400,000 is available. Although there is no minimum or maximum grant level specified, the average grant awarded in the past has been aro...

The National Lottery Community Fund Announces Major Expansion of its Grassroots Funding Programme (UK) 23rd May 2024

The National Lottery Community Fund has announced a major expansion of its grassroots funding programme. The new three-year Corporate Plan aims to reach over 80% of communities across the UK. The funding is focused on four community-led missions supporting communities to come together, be environmentally sustainable, help children and young people thrive, and enable people to live healthier lives. In addition to expanding its grassroots fundin...

Long Term Funding Programme to Tackle Discrimination & Marginalisation (London) 17th May 2024

Organisations supporting frontline charities tackling social inequality in London can apply for grants of between £50,000 and £150,000 a year for seven to 10 years through the City Bridge Foundation’s Anchor Programme. This programme is specifically aimed at supporting equity-led infrastructure organisations that are working to tackle marginalisation among people with one or more protected characteristics such as race, sexuality, gender, o...

Community Partnership Programme to Tackle Food Poverty & Support the Elderly (UK) 16th May 2024

Groundwork is working with One Stop Stores Ltd to administer the One Stop Community Partnership programme. Successful applicants will receive an initial grant of up to £1,000 and begin a partnership with their local One Stop store. This programme is designed to support community groups or organisations operating within two miles of a One Stop store, tackling food poverty, supporting the vulnerable, supporting the elderly, supporting low-incom...

Grants for Community & Environmental Projects (England & Scotland) 16th May 2024

Not-for-profit organisations can apply for funding to deliver projects that improve communities and the environment. The funding is made available through the SUEZ Communities Fund for projects that improve public amenities, repair religious or historic buildings, or support biodiversity in areas surrounding Suez landfill sites. The maximum grant amount is £50,000 for projects in England and £25,000 in Scotland. Funding typically covers mate...

Funding of up to £200,000 Available for Community & Environmental Projects (East Midland, West Midlands, South West England) 16th May 2024

Local charities, volunteer and community groups, schools, colleges and local authority or parish councils in the Severn Trent Water region can apply for grants of between £2,000 and £200,000 to support new local community projects. The funding is being made available through the Severn Trent Water Community Fund. It will support projects that help people lead healthier lifestyles, gain new skills, create better places to live in and use, and...

Funding to Support Village Hall Improvement Projects (England) 15th May 2024

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

Grants of up to £500 Available to Support Local Good Causes (UK) 15th May 2024

Local retailer Nisa has launched a new funding round of its Heart of the Community initiative. Funded through its Making a Difference Locally Awards Charity, a total of £50,000 is available for Nisa retailers to nominate a local group, school, charity, or good cause. Up to £500 will be awarded to local causes supporting children with back-to-school uniforms and enriching summer experiences such as holiday clubs, fetes, and community trips....

Funding to Support Community-Led Activities (Scotland) 15th May 2024

Grants are available to support improvement within Scotland's local communities and the wellbeing of individuals most in need. Voluntary and community-led organisations can apply for grants ranging from £20,001 to £150,000. These grants aim to facilitate both long-term initiatives and short-term activities, including those aiding community recovery from COVID-19. Funding can be used for staff costs, equipment, premises costs, overheads, buil...

Grants of up to £4,000 Available for Community Projects (Manchester) 13th May 2024

Charities, community groups, CICs, and social enterprises can apply for grants of up to £4,000 to support initiatives that foster community unity. The We Love MCR Stronger Communities Fund aims to acknowledge and invest in Manchester's diverse and multicultural neighbourhoods. The fund is specifically interested in backing projects that align with one or more of the following themes: early years assistance, addressing loneliness and social ex...

Funding to Support Black & Global Majority-led Charities & Social Enterprises (Greater London) 13th May 2024

Grants are available to support the growth of Black-led charities and social enterprises in London. The Do it Now - Innovative Now funding programme will provide 64 London-based organisations with £12,000 in grant funding, bespoke support, and £3,000 in compensated capacity building. The programme, delivered in partnership with the City Bridge Foundation, will help organisations build their financial resilience and operational readiness and...

Co-operative Bank - Customer Donation Fund (UK) 9th May 2024

Organisations with a Community Directplus account at the Co-operative Bank, such as registered charities, co-operatives, and credit unions, 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 £1,000,000 to more than 1,100 local causes. The funds can support special projects and fundraising activities and all Community Directplus account holders are eligible to...

Grants of up to £10,000 to Support Grassroots Charities (UK) 8th May 2024

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to support small, grassroots and local charities currently delivering services to the young, vulnerable, elderly, disadvantaged or the general community across the UK. The funding, which is being made available through Foyle Foundation’s Small Grants Scheme, can be used to cover projects, core costs, building projects, or essential equipment to enable ongoing service provision for charities with a turno...

Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust Announces Funding Round (Wales) 8th May 2024

The Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust has announced that it is now accepting grant applications from registered charities, community groups, and other not-for-profit organisations in Wales. The Trust's aim is to improve the quality of life for individuals who reside and work in Wales, by investing in inspirational sporting, arts, environmental, and community-based projects. The Trust generates its income through a levy on every ticket purcha...

Funding for Environmental & Community Projects (Wales) 3rd May 2024

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to charities, schools and other not-for-profit organisations working in the Welsh Water area, for projects that benefit local communities. The funding is made available through the Welsh Water Community Fund, which supports local projects that protect and enhance the environment, and help improve the health and wellbeing of communities. The Fund has previously helped community groups to purchase new essent...

Armed Forces Covenant Fund Launches New Funding Priorities (UK) 30th April 2024

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust has launched a new funding framework to better serve Armed Forces communities across the UK. This new framework will deliver £30 million in Covenant Funding over the next three years. Developed with input from the community, the framework sets out strategic themes for the Covenant Fund, which will be developed into funding programmes that will run each year. The first programmes will open in the Summer of...

Funding for Projects that Support Communities to “Be Safe and Feel Safe” (North Yorkshire) 26th April 2024

Organisations, groups or individuals can apply for grants of between £500 and £20,000 for new community safety projects or schemes in North Yorkshire and the City of York. The Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire – Community Fund will invest in local projects that can achieve positive outcomes for individuals and communities, helping them to “Be Safe and Feel Safe”. This might include diversionary activities for chil...

Grants Available for Community Projects (UK) 25th April 2024

Charities, charitable incorporated organisations, and municipally funded museums across the UK can apply for grants of between £10,000 and £25,000 for projects that positively impact local communities. The funding is made available through the Steel Charitable Trust Rolling Grants programme, which supports various projects and activities that make a real impact on arts and heritage, education, environment, health, and social or economic disa...

Funding to Support Local Community Projects (England, Scotland & Wales) 22nd April 2024

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to registered charities for projects that positively impact communities across England, Scotland, and Wales. The Morrisons Foundation provides funding to support projects that tackle poverty and social deprivation, enhance community spaces, facilities and services, and improve the health and wellbeing of local communities. The funding will support both capital spend and direct project delivery costs. Prio...

Hadrian Trust (North East of England) 17th April 2024

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

Funding Available for Innovative Community Projects (UK) 17th April 2024

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

New Fund Launched to Create Stronger, Greener, & More Sustainable Communities (West Midlands & Yorkshire) 16th April 2024

Business energy supplier, npower Business Solutions (nBS), has launched a new community fund to help create stronger, greener and more sustainable local communities. The npower Business Solutions Foundation is open to applications from not-for-profit organisations and educational institutions that are located within a 50-mile radius of nBS offices in Solihull and Leeds. Three levels of funding of up to £100,000 are available to support projec...

Society of Merchant Venturers Charity (South West) 4th April 2024

Registered charities and organisations with a charitable purpose within the greater Bristol area can apply for grants of up to £5,000 through the Society of Merchant Venturers Charity. The primary areas supported are social needs; youth; education; environment; social enterprise; health care; culture and the arts; and projects that will benefit greater Bristol and its economic development. The charity meets four times a year, typically in J...

Grants of up to £18,000 available to Social Entrepreneurs (UK) 2nd April 2024

Grants of up to £18,000 plus business support are available to social entrepreneurs that are looking to start or grow an existing social venture. The funding is being made available through the UnLtd the leading provider of support to social entrepreneurs in and around the UK. UnLtd are committed to providing 50% of their awards to Black, Asian and minority ethnic social entrepreneurs, and/or disabled social entrepreneurs. To be eligible ap...

Grants of up to £75,000 Available to Help BAME Communities Experiencing Economic Inequity (England & Wales, excl. London) 28th March 2024

Grants of up to £75,000 is available to charities and CICs led by and for Black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME) communities to help people experiencing economic inequity. The funding is made available through the Lloyds Bank Foundation Racial Equity Fund. As well as the grants, the Foundation will also offer development support to enable organisations to provide immediate and long-term support. The funding will support around forty orga...

Funding to Create Positive Change Amongst Communities (Liverpool) 27th March 2024

In recognition of their 50th anniversary, Local Solutions has launched a new £50,000 social impact fund to empower change and inclusivity across the Liverpool City Region. The Community Empowerment Fund provides grants up to £2,000 to increase opportunities for local individuals and voluntary groups to deliver services that make a difference to people’s lives. The fund will support smaller projects, ideas, and initiatives that inspire volu...

Grants to Improve Health & Wellbeing for Underserved Communities (Birmingham & Solihull) 26th March 2024

Voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise organisations can apply for a share of £2.46 million in funding for projects that improve the health and wellbeing of underserved communities in Birmingham and Solihull. The Fairer Futures Fund - Citywide Small Grants scheme offers grants of up to £45,000 over three years (£15,000 per year) for initiatives that reduce health inequalities and improve access to health and care. Organisations a...

Grants of up to £3,000 Available for Community and Education Projects (UK) 22nd March 2024

Charitable organisations, not forprofit organisations, and schools/PTAs can apply for grants up to £3,000 from for projects relating to education, environment, children, disabilities, youth activities, and community benefits. The funding is being made available through the Ford Britain Trust and will prioritise projects near Ford locations in Essex (including East London), Bridgend (including South Wales), Southampton, Daventry, Manchester,...

Grants of up to £100,000 Available for Community Facilities (England) 21st March 2024

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...

Grants for Community Recycling, Biodiversity & Public Amenity Projects (Scotland) 21st March 2024

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 can be used to cover the costs of contractors, materials, capital items, and small items of equipment. To be eligible most projects mus...

Grants of up to £2,500 Available for Local Community Projects (North West) 20th March 2024

Community organisations located in Merseyside, Greater Manchester, and Lancashire will soon be able to apply for grants from the Onward Community Fund. The fund is provided by Onward, a provider of homes in the North West. Grants of up to £2,500 are available to support local projects that make a positive difference in the communities they serve. This year the fund is interested in supporting projects that aim to support people and communit...

New Funding Opportunity for the Racial and Gender Justice in Communities (Northeast England, Wales, West Midlands, and Yorkshire and Humber) 20th March 2024

As part of its new funding strategy, Comic Relief, has announced that it will be launching a number of new multi-year funding programmes. Funding programmes announced include support for organisations in the Northeast of England, Wales, West Midlands, and Yorkshire, promoting racial and gender fairness and equity. Comic Relief will also launch a programme to fund women and feminist movements in Sierra Leone, offering multiyear, flexible, and...

Manchester Airport Community Trust Fund (Manchester) 18th March 2024

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...

Funding for Projects that Have a Positive Impact on Communities, People or the Environment (UK) 18th March 2024

The Matthew Good Foundation has opened the next round of its Grants for Good Fund. The aim is to support small charities, not-for-profit groups and social entrepreneurs who are passionate about making a difference to people, their community or the environment. The Fund will share £15,000 between five shortlisted projects every three months, which will be voted for by John Good Group employees. The project that receives the most votes will re...

Funding for Projects that Raise People’s Quality of Life (England & Wales) 13th March 2024

Grants are available to charities, specialist schools, CIOs, and other not-for-profit organisations including scout and guide groups, and housing associations, that are working to raise the quality of life for people in England and Wales. The Bernard Sunley Foundation aims to provide greater opportunities for the young, elderly, disabled, and disadvantaged by supporting capital projects in the areas of community, education, health and social w...

Grants of up to £2 Million Available to Save Local Community Assets (UK) 13th March 2024

The UK government has announced that the final round of the £150 million Community Ownership Fund is now open for expressions of interest. This is a £150 million initiative from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities and is designed to help community groups take ownership of assets that are at risk of being lost, such as pubs, community halls, gardens, and sports clubs. The maximum grant available per project is £2 millio...

Grants for Community and School Gardening Projects (London) 11th March 2024

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

Grants of up to £1,000 Available for Community Safety Projects (Avon and Somerset) 8th March 2024

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 June 2024.

The Weir Charitable Trust (Scotland) 6th March 2024

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 30th August 2024.

Enovert Community Trust (England - Various Locations) 6th March 2024

The Enovert Community Trust has announced that the next closing date for applications to its grants programme is the 24th May 2024. 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 or...

Birmingham Airport Community Trust Fund Re-Opens to Applications (Birmingham City & Solihull) 4th March 2024

The Birmingham Airport Community Trust Fund is now accepting applications from small community-based organisations and schools located in areas significantly impacted by the Airport's operations. Grants of up to £5,000 are available and are aimed at supporting local projects that positively affect the community and environment. This includes initiatives focused on heritage conservation, environmental improvements, sports, recreation, and othe...

Funding Available to Support Social Businesses Raise Finance through Community Share Issues (England) 27th February 2024

Community businesses in England that are looking to launch or in the early stage of launching a community share issue can apply for grants and equity match funding of up to £100,000. The funding is being made available through the Power to Change Community Shares Booster Fund. A number of funding streams are available. These include pre-grant support- which provides a few days of support for early-stage activity to get community businesses...

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

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

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

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

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

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

Big Issue Invest Opens New Loans Programme (England) 24th January 2024

Big Issue Invest has launched a new fund to help charities and social enterprises grow their social impact. The Impact Loans England programme is designed to help organisations grow, diversify, or buy new assets. Flexible loans of between £20,000 to £400,000 are available with up to 20% of this amount as a grant, with terms of between 1 to 8 years and an interest rate of between 7.5%-8.5%. There is potential for up to 12 months of initial in...

The Foyle Foundation to End its Grants Giving Programme (UK) 12th January 2024

The Foyle Foundation has announced that after 25 years, it will end its Grants Giving Programme in 2025. The Foundation currently awards funding in the areas of the Arts, Learning, Community, School Libraries and Health. Arts and learning charities can apply for grants through the Main Grants Scheme. This can include major building projects. Small charities can apply for grants of between £2,000 and £10,000 via the Small Grants Scheme; and...

Heart of the Community Awards 2024 (UK) 11th January 2024

Nisa’s Making a Difference Locally (MADL) charity has launched a new round of their Heart of the Community Awards. The awards will be supporting food pantries across the UK, with a total of £50,000 in funding available for Nisa retailers to nominate a local group, charity or good cause. The donations of up to £1,000 per store will help food pantries provide essential food and other supplies to people in need. 50 winning causes will be sele...

New Fund to Help Organisations Grow their Social Impact (UK) 4th January 2024

The Charities Aid Foundation has announced the launch of a new £10 million fund to help charities and social enterprises grow their social impact. A mixture of unsecured loans and grants will be available to social organisations operating across the UK, including those with international projects. The funds will be unrestricted, allowing organisations to invest in infrastructure and capacity building, which are often not covered by grant fund...

Grants of up to £60,000 Available to Support Disadvantaged Communities (UK) 23rd November 2023

Grants of between £20,000 and £70,000 per year for up to three years are available to community-led charities and not-for-profit organisations working to support communities in the most deprived areas of the UK. The Henry Smith Charity's Strengthening Communities programme focuses on supporting the running costs of organisations working at grass-roots level, to ensure that funding reaches the most disadvantaged areas, targeting places that...

Awards for All Increases Maximum Grant Amount (UK) 20th November 2023

Voluntary, community organisations and schools, etc across the UK can now apply for grants of up to £20,000 from the National Lottery Community Fund – Awards for All programme. This represents a significant increase from the previous maximum grant size of £10,000. Projects can last for up to two years. The funding boost is intended to support organisations in delivering new or existing community led activities. Eligible projects must addr...

The King Charles III Charitable Fund Announces Funding Programmes (UK) 14th November 2023

The King Charles III Charitable Fund is set to launch its Small Grants Programme in January 2024, continuing the legacy of former initiatives like the Prince's Countryside Fund. This new programme focuses on supporting projects that contribute to the environment, countryside, social inclusion, health and wellbeing, education, heritage and conservation. Each year, the fund will allocate grants of up to £5,000 to about 100 community-based orga...

Funding to Support Disadvantaged Communities (Bristol, Bath & North-East Somerset, North Somerset or South Gloucestershire) 28th September 2023

Small not-for-profit organisations and community groups with charitable aims can apply for grants of between £500 and £5,000 for activities that strengthen communities experiencing inequalities and disadvantage, or improve the lives of local people who face difficulties and have limited access to appropriate or affordable services and support. The Quartet Community Foundation’s Express Grants Programme supports activities in Bristol, Bath...

Funding of up to £200,000 Available for Community and Environmental Projects (East Midland, West Midlands, South West England) 21st August 2023

Local charities, volunteer and community groups, schools, colleges and local authority or parish councils in the Severn Trent Water region can apply for grants of between £2,000 and £200,000 to support new local community projects. The funding is being made available through the Severn Trent Water Community Fund and will support projects that help people lead healthier lifestyles and gain new skills, create better places to live in and use,...

Funding to Develop and Improve Local Community Partnerships (England) 2nd August 2023

Not for profit organisations such as community organisations, charities, schools, and social enterprises in England can apply for grants of over £10,000 to help develop and grow partnerships with other organisations to improve their local communities. The funding will support the development of new and existing partnerships, and help organisations address pressing issues such as the cost-of-living crisis and recovery from the COVID-19 pandem...

Local Communities can now Apply for Grants to Help them Develop Neighbourhood Plans (England) 25th July 2023

Local communities in England can now apply for grants of up to £18,000 and technical support to help them develop neighbourhood plans. The grants are being provided by Locality, a national charity that supports community-led regeneration. Neighbourhood plans are documents that set out planning policies for a specific area. They can be used to protect local green spaces, encourage better designed places, and bring forward housing that genuinel...

Wee Grants for Wee Groups (Scotland) 18th July 2023

Small charities and constituted community groups with an income of below £25,000 per year can apply for grants of between £300 and £2,000 for projects that address the impact of poverty and/or trauma on people and communities in Scotland. To be eligible, projects need to focus on tackling financial and material effects of poverty; promoting wellbeing through befriending, mental health support and other social activities; and providing peop...

Grants of up to £5 Million Available to Foster Stronger Community Connections (UK) 17th July 2023

The National Lottery Community Fund has launched a new grant scheme, the UK Fund, to support projects that help communities come together and make the UK a better-connected society. The fund is open to UK-based organisations and offers grants of £500,000 to £5 million. Projects can run for up to 10 years. The fund is looking to support projects that strengthen relationships between people, create connections between online and offline worlds...

Scotmid’s Community Grant Scheme (Scotland) 7th July 2023

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

New £6 Million Fund Launched to Provide Access to Finance to Charitable Organisations (England) 7th July 2023

A new £6 million fund has been launched that aims to improve access to finance for smaller charities and social enterprises. The Thrive Together Fund provides unrestricted funding to support the growth of small and medium-sized charitable organisations and social enterprises that actively contribute to social or environmental causes. Eligible applicants can receive a funding package ranging from £25,000 to £100,000, combining repayable fina...

Grants of up to £10,000 Available for Community Projects (London) 28th March 2023

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to charities, CIC’s, CIO’s and voluntary organisations working for the benefit of communities within the City of London and its housing estates across London. The Stronger Communities Fund is part of the City of London Corporation Central Grants programme which aims to help more people to become involved in their local neighbourhood, and encourage a broader understanding of the diverse needs of these...

Funding for Local Projects and Good Causes (Glasgow) 15th March 2023

Community groups and charities that are committed to improving the opportunities, facilities and services available to local people living around Glasgow Airport can apply for project grants to support their work. Grants are made for projects falling with three key areas, employment, environment and education. The funding is being made available through the Glasgow Airports FlightPath Fund. The committee meets approximately once every two mont...

Grants & Loans to Support Community Organisations (England & Wales) 9th March 2023

Grants and affordable loans are available to support charities and social enterprises working to improve the lives of people in their local community. Through the Community Enterprise Fund, Social Investment Business (SIB), in partnership with the Asda Foundation, will award a mixture of grants and unsecured loans up to £50,000 to support community organisations across England and Wales. Loans will be available over four to seven years at an...

Grants Available to Celebrate Important National Events (England) 24th January 2023

The National Lottery has announced that this year, funding will also be available through the Awards for All England scheme to help communities celebrate important national events such as the Coronation of His Majesty the King, the Eurovision Song Contest and the 75th anniversary of Windrush. Awards for All will also continue to make grants of between £300 and £10,000 for up to one year to local community and voluntary organisations for exi...

Funding to Support Community Transport Schemes for the Disabled (UK) 11th October 2022

Charities and organisations working in the Community Transport sector catering for disabled people can apply for grants ranging from £100,000 to £4 million to expand and improve community transport options. The funding which is being made available through Motability, can support staff or volunteer training and costs; the increase in the number of vehicles available in the community to help organisations support disabled people; local, regi...

Grants of up to £10,000 Available for Community Projects (South & South West of England) 10th October 2022

Housing association, Sovereign, has teamed up with Crowdfunder to launch the Sovereign Thriving Communities Fund to support projects that benefit their residents and communities in the South and South West of England. Groups and charities based within three miles of Sovereign homes can apply for up to 50 per cent of their crowdfunding target, up to a maximum of £10,000, to support projects that match one or more of the following themes: healt...

Funding to Support Community-Led Activity & Wellbeing (Scotland) 4th October 2022

Voluntary and community organisations can apply for funding of up to £150,000 to support Scottish communities to improve the places in which they live and the wellbeing of those most in need. The National Lottery Community Fund’s Community Led Funding programme will support community-led organisations to deliver longer term work as well as shorter term activity such as supporting communities to deal with the cost-of-living crisis. The fund...

£23 Million in Funding to Support Communities During the Cost of Living Crisis (Wales) 16th September 2022

Charities, voluntary and community groups, local authorities, schools and other not-for-profit organisations in Wales can apply for a share of £23 million in National Lottery funding to make a positive impact upon their communities. Organisations can apply for funding to deliver a new or existing activity or to support them to change and adapt to new and future challenges, including the current cost of living crisis. The People and Places Fu...

Funding for Local Nature Projects (Wales) 9th September 2022

The National Lottery Heritage Fund and the Welsh Government are seeking applications to the Local Places for Nature grant programme to enable communities in Wales to create, restore and enhance nature in their local area. Grants of between £10,000 and £250,000 are available. This funding is primarily for projects located or servicing the needs of communities in the 50% most deprived areas; or community food growing projects anywhere in Wales...

Funding to Support Local Transport Schemes (North Somerset) 22nd August 2022

Grants of between £20 and £500 are available to support local transport schemes in North Somerset which are typically run by local volunteers to provide accessible, efficient and affordable transport for residents with limited mobility. The Quartet Community Foundation will support two types of community transport scheme: community transport groups who provide fully accessible minibuses for a wide range of regular shopping trips, dial-a-ride...

Funding to Support Disadvantaged Communities (North Somerset) 9th June 2022

Grants of up to £2,000 are available to support community-based organisations addressing disadvantage in North Somerset. The Quartet Community Foundation and North Somerset Partnership’s North Somerset Realising Potential Fund aims to support local charitable activity where a small amount of funding can make a big difference. The Fund will support local voluntary and community groups and organisations that strengthen and improve the capacit...

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

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

Fisheries and Seafood Scheme Relaunched (England) 27th April 2022

To help support the long-term sustainability, resilience and prosperity of England’s seafood sector, the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has relaunched the Fisheries and Seafood Scheme, with at least £6 million in funding available every year until April 2025. The scheme, which is open to individuals, businesses, local authorities, universities, research institutes or new entrants to the industry, will continue to provide financial ass...

Funding to Make Scotland’s Urban and Rural Communities More Sustainable (Scotland) 19th August 2021

To help urban and rural communities to become more resilient and sustainable, the National Lottery Community Fund is awarding grants of up to £1 million to enable voluntary, community and public sector organisations to take ownership of land and buildings. Delivered in partnership by the National Lottery Community Fund and Highlands and Islands Enterprise, The Scottish Land Fund enables both urban and rural communities to successfully manage...

Funding to Improve the Lives of Vulnerable People in Disadvantaged Communities (UK) 12th August 2021

The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation is inviting applications from frontline charities, voluntary organisations, CICs, social enterprises, and other not-for-profit organisations working to address local issues in communities of extreme urban deprivation and deprived rural districts across the UK. The Foundation will award small grants of between £2,000 and £10,000 for one-year projects focusing on community support; or major grants of betwee...

The Local Action Poverty Fund (Outer London) 18th June 2021

The Trust for London has teamed up with Crowdfunder to launch the Local Action Poverty Fund to support community projects based in the outer borough of London. The fund aims to support community projects on Crowdfunder with match funding up to £10,000 from Trust for London. Eligible organisations should be located and working in outer London; undertaking charitable work to tackle poverty and inequality; actively involving people in their c...

Funding to Improve Homes & Community Spaces (UK & Ireland) 15th June 2021

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to local charities across the UK & Ireland for projects that support people experiencing bad housing or homelessness, as well as community projects looking to improve their spaces. The B&Q Foundation provides funding to support people in need including those suffering financial hardship, sickness, disability, or other disadvantage or distress. The Foundation has previously awarded grants to charities rangi...

Funding to Improve the Lives of the Tenants of Jigsaw Homes Group (North West of England & East Midlands) 3rd June 2021

The Jigsaw Foundation are inviting applications from charities, resident and community groups, voluntary organisations, social enterprises and partner agencies for projects which benefit the tenants of Jigsaw Homes Group in the North West of England and the East Midlands. Voted on by tenants through the Foundation’s Jigsaw Rewards surveys, the Community Fund will provide grants of up to £24,999 for projects that make a difference to people�...

Grants to Support Disadvantaged Communities (Coventry & Warwickshire) 3rd June 2021

Grants of up to £1,000 are available to charities, community groups and social enterprises providing vital services to disadvantaged communities in Coventry and Warwickshire. The Alan Edward Higgs Charity, in partnership with the Heart of England Community Foundation, provides funding for projects and initiatives which help to relieve poverty, and promote economic and community development, and employment. Funding could be used to support sta...

Funding for Projects to Improve Local Communities (Northern Ireland) 17th May 2021

Community groups and individuals in Northern Ireland are invited to apply for funding for innovative and creative projects which will change and improve their local community for the better. Energy supplier Power NI’s Brighter Communities programme makes £1000 available each month to communities, charities, individuals aged 18 and over, and sport, youth and all age groups who can propose a project, activity or item which can be realised or...

Funding to Support Local Transport Schemes (North Somerset) 1st February 2021

Grants of between £20 and £500 are being made available to local transport schemes in North Somerset which are typically run by local volunteers to provide accessible, efficient and affordable transport for residents with limited mobility. The Quartet Community Foundation will support two types of community transport scheme: community transport groups who provide fully accessible minibuses for a wide range of regular shopping trips, dial-a-r...

Funding to Support the Residents of Cobalt Housing Association (Liverpool) 1st February 2021

Community groups and organisations can apply for grants of up to £3,500 to deliver projects or events which explicitly benefit residents across the Cobalt Housing Association neighbourhoods in North Liverpool. Projects funded by the Cobalt Housing Community Fund must address one or more of Cobalt’s Regeneration Team priorities: healthy living; strengthening communities; cleaner, safer, greener communities; financial inclusion and advice; em...