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Grants to Address Food Insecurity in Disadvantaged Households (Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole) 24th May 2022

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to registered charities, community and voluntary organisations, Community Interest Companies, and social enterprises addressing food insecurity in disadvantaged households across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP). The aim of the BCP Food Support Fund is to provide free or low-cost food, fresh or frozen meals, food vouchers or food skills initiatives to households with children (under 18 years), pe...

Grants to Install Security Measures for Places of Worship Experiencing Hate Crime (England & Wales) 24th May 2022

The UK Government is making funding available to reduce the risk and impact of hate crime at places of worship and associated faith community centres in England and Wales. The Places of Worship Protective Security Funding Scheme will award funding to individual places of worship of all faiths, apart from the Jewish community (that have access to a separate scheme), for the free installation of up to three protective security measures and impro...

Funding to Help Voluntary & Community Organisations Impacted by the Covid-19 Pandemic (UK) 24th May 2022

The National Emergencies Trust in partnership with Crowdfunder UK is making £1.2 million in match funding available to help voluntary and community organisations overcome the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The funding aims to support organisations including UK charities, CIC’s, churches and other religious organisations by helping them to counter financial challenges created by the pandemic, including the inability to fundraise in the us...

Funding for Financial Literacy Projects (UK) 23rd May 2022

The MSE Charity has announced that its grants programme will re-open on the 20th June 2022. Originally, the programme was due to re-open in September but the opening date has been brought forward due to the cost-of-living crisis. The MSE Charity gives grants to not for profit organisations that deliver activities that make a lasting impact on how people think, behave and manage their money. In this funding round, grants of up to £7,500 will...

Funding for Hospices and Palliative Care Organisations (UK) 23rd May 2022

Charitable hospices and palliative care organisations in the UK which provide excellent care to patients and their families can apply for grants of between £15,000 and £125,000 towards the cost of capital projects. The Wolfson Foundation will award funding to new build, refurbishment or equipment projects which should provide increased access to services for new and existing users, improve the quality and range of services, and aim to improv...

Grants for Projects to Help Prevent or Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease (South East) 23rd May 2022

Registered charities, voluntary and community organisations, and other not-for-profit organisations in the South East of England can apply for funding for local community projects that actively promote a healthy heart, and help to prevent, or reduce, the risk of heart disease. The Heart Research UK and Subway Healthy Heart Grant Scheme 2022 awards grants of up to £10,000 for new, original and innovative projects lasting up to twelve months th...

Hilden Charitable Fund Launches Two New Funding Programmes (UK) 23rd May 2022

Following a review of it grants making, the Hilden Charitable Fund has launched two new funding programmes that are now open for applications. Grants of between £5,000 and £7,000 are available to charities and community interest companies for projects that support the needs and integration of Asylum Seekers and Refugees as well as projects that help prisoners (especially women) cope and/or maintain family bonds and to be better able to rese...

Funding for Projects that Tackle the Root Causes of Social Inequity (UK) 20th May 2022

Not for profit organisations working 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 received...

Funding for Charities Working with Older People (UK) 20th May 2022

Grants of between £15,000 and £75,000 are available to charitable organisations which provide care and services for older people, particularly if they have a neurodegenerative condition or are isolated. The Wolfson Foundation will provide funding for new build, refurbishment or equipment projects which aim to provide increased access to services for new and existing users, improve the quality and range of services, and improve the financial...

Micro Grants to Support Mental Wellbeing (Greater Manchester) 20th May 2022

Grants of up to £750 are available to voluntary, community or social enterprise organisations for projects which help to improve the mental wellbeing of people in Greater Manchester (including Glossop). Funded by Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, GM Mental Wellbeing Grants will fund activities that benefit people from communities including carers, BAME communities, people living with long term physical or mental health co...

Funding to Support Women’s Reproductive Wellbeing in the Workplace (England) 20th May 2022

Voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations in England can apply for grants of between £200,000 and £600,000 to support women’s reproductive wellbeing in the workplace. Between fifteen and twenty projects will be supported for three years to provide holistic support that assists women experiencing reproductive health issues (for example, menopause, fertility problems, miscarriage and pregnancy loss, menstrual health and gynaec...

Funding to Support People Impacted by the Increase in Cost of Living (Sheffield) 19th May 2022

Sheffield City Council, in partnership with South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation, is launching a new fund aimed at helping tackle the rising cost of living in local communities. The funding will provide support for community groups working with residents in the city to help reduce food and fuel poverty. The Cost of Living Fund will open to applications on the 23rd May 2022. Further information on how community groups can apply will be made...

Funding to Increase Economic Empowerment Among Black & Minoritised Communities (London) 18th May 2022

The Trust for London has partnered with City Bridge Trust to launch a new £4 million fund to address racial injustice amongst black and minoritised communities in London. The Racial Injustice Fund will support black and minority-led charitable organisations to build their capacity, and fund work that has the potential to increase incomes and wealth in under-represented communities. Grants are available for up to five years and will support bo...

Funding to Tackle Violent Extremism (London) 18th May 2022

Grants of up to £45,000 are available to charities, community and voluntary groups, and other not-for-profit organisations for projects which identify opportunities to counter violent extremism and hate crime offences in London. The funding is being made available through the Shared Endeavour Fund, which supports initiatives that raise awareness; build psychosocial resilience; empower people to challenge intolerant, hateful and extremist atti...

Funding for Senior Mental Health Lead Training in Schools & Colleges (England) 18th May 2022

State-funded schools and colleges in England can apply for funding to train a senior mental health lead to develop and implement a whole school or college approach to mental health and wellbeing. Grants of £1,200 will be provided to cover (or contribute to) the cost of attending a quality assured course within the 2022 to 2023 financial year, and may also be used to hire supply staff whilst leads are engaged in learning. The funding is made a...

Young Women’s Mental Health Programme (Northern Ireland, North East and North West of England) 18th May 2022

The Pilgrim Trust has announced that its young women’s mental health programme is due to re-open for applications in June 2022. The programme provides grants of up to £90,000 (spread over three years) to help improve the mental health of women aged 16-25 in the UK. The Pilgrim Trust has committed £5 million in funding over five years (2021-2026). Each year the Trust review the programme and incrementally increase the geography of the pr...

Colyer-Fergusson Charitable Trust - Investing in Families (Kent) 17th May 2022

The Colyer-Fergusson Charitable Trust offers grants to registered not-for-profit organisations that are working to meet the needs of families with a wide-range of problems, including debt; drug and alcohol abuse; mental health issues; domestic abuse; caring for a sick or disabled family member and the short and long-term impacts of bereavement. One-off awards of up to £40,000 or a grant of £5,000 to £20,000 per year for up to three years ar...

Wee Grants for Wee Groups (Scotland) 17th May 2022

The Robertson Trust has announced that small charities and constituted community groups can apply for grants of up to £2,000 through the Wee Grants for Wee Groups scheme. To be eligible organisations must have an income of less than £25,000 per year and must fit within the Trusts funding strands. These are tackling the financial and material effects of poverty on people and communities; ensuring people have emotional wellbeing, and confiden...

Funding to Provide Financial Help to those in Debt & Financial Hardship (North West England) 17th May 2022

Registered charities, voluntary and other not-for-profit organisations, and public benefit entities can apply for grants of up to £40,000 to assist people experiencing financial hardship who are unable to meet the cost of water charges. The United Utilities Trust Fund aims to help people out of water debt, and support local organisations delivering services within the Fund’s geographic area of North West England, who can deliver money and d...

Rosa Opens its Stand With Us Fund (UK) 16th May 2022

Grant making charity Rosa which supports Women’s organisations has announced the launch of its Stand With Us Fund. The fund offers one-year grants of up to £25,000 to support organisations run by and for women who stand up and take action to address violence against women and girls (VAWG). The funding can be used to support organisational development work that empowers and strengthens frontline VAWG organisations. The funding is available...

Funding to Help People Live Healthier Lives Through Walking (Scotland) 12th May 2022

Grants of up to £15,000 are available to members of the Scottish Health Walk Network for projects that encourage people at any stage of life to walk more - whether it is leisure walking or walking to work, school or shops. The funding will support accessible and inclusive health walk projects that help improve health and wellbeing and reduce ill-health amongst communities, particularly among those experiencing inequality. The funding, which i...

£1.2 Million Fund to Support Collaborative Mental Wellbeing Projects (North West Northern Ireland, the Scottish Highlands and Islands, Oldham and Hull) 11th May 2022

A total of £1.2 million in funding is available for initiatives that improve the mental wellbeing of communities in North West Northern Ireland, the Scottish Highlands and Islands, Oldham and Hull. Delivered by the British Science Association and funded by Wellcome, the Ideas Fund, will support up to seven collaborations between community groups and researchers to develop and try out ideas that address problems related to mental wellbeing. Th...

Funding to Provide Financial Help to those in Debt & Financial Hardship (North West England) 10th May 2022

Registered charities, voluntary and other not-for-profit organisations, and public benefit entities can apply for grants of up to £40,000 to assist people experiencing financial hardship who are unable to meet the cost of water charges. The United Utilities Trust Fund aims to help people out of water debt, and support local organisations delivering services within the Fund’s geographic area of North West England, who can deliver money and d...

Funding to Support Vulnerable Energy Consumers (England, Scotland and Wales) 9th May 2022

The Ofgem Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme has opened the first funding round in phase two of the scheme. A total of £27 million is available as grants to charities and community energy groups that support households most at risk from cold homes and high energy bills across England, Scotland and Wales. Projects should also focus on enabling a just transition to national net zero carbon emissions targets and reducing the impact of clim...

Grants to Support Animal Welfare Charities (UK) 6th May 2022

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...

Grants of up to £50,000 Available for Community Projects (UK) 6th May 2022

Small charities, schools and community interest groups with innovative ideas that benefit their community can apply for funding of up to £50,000 for projects that promote healthy, thriving communities by preventing, preparing for and protecting against the impacts of climate change; and help people to take control of their wellbeing by giving them the tools to be more financially resilient and independent. The funding is being made available...

Emergency Fund to Help with Rising Cost of Living (UK) 6th May 2022

Mobile network provider giffgaff, in partnership with the Neighbourly Foundation, has launched a new fund aimed at helping to tackle the rising cost of living in communities across the UK. Money raised through donations and recycled mobile phones, will be awarded to community causes, with Neighbourly helping to identify the types of causes most impacted, and customers also asked to vote for causes they would like to see receive support. The gi...

Funding to Provide Wheelchairs for Children with Disabilities (England, Wales & Scotland) 6th May 2022

Parents, physiotherapists, and occupational therapists of a child or young person under the age of 18 living with a disability or long-term health condition, can now apply for funding to purchase a new wheelchair. The funding is made available by children’s charity Variety, which will fund bespoke wheelchairs for any purpose, including manual, powered and sports wheelchairs that are not available through local authority wheelchair services i...

Funding to Support Projects that Benefit Local Communities (UK, Isle of Man) 5th May 2022

Grants of up to £3,000 are available for small voluntary and community groups to support projects that benefit local communities centred around Co-op Food Stores and funeral homes across the UK or the Isle of Man. The Co-op Local Community Fund will fund projects that help local communities come together to help those in need by providing access to essentials such as food and community spaces; improving mental wellbeing; helping young people...

Music Grants for Older People (England & Wales) 4th May 2022

Charitable organisations and care homes for the elderly can apply for grants of up to £250 for activities which provide musical entertainment and related activities for the elderly. Some of the charities that have received grants in the past include the Theatre Chipping Norton to help fund high calibre music recitals in six Care Homes in the area; and Sue Ryder Care, Lancashire to fund access to music therapy workshops at Birchley Hall near W...

Funding for Projects that Combat Abuse and Violation of Human Rights (UK) 4th May 2022

UK-registered charities that work towards combating abuse and violations of human rights can apply for grants of up to £20,000. Applications are particularly welcomed from charities working to support migrants, refugees and asylum seekers; criminal justice and penal reform; and human rights, particularly access to justice. The funding is being made available through the A B Charitable Trust. The Trust generally makes one-off grants to chari...

Funding to Provide Targeted Support for Armed Forces Communities (UK) 4th May 2022

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust has opened a new fund to provide targeted support for Armed Forces communities across the UK. The Reaching and Supporting Armed Forces Communities programme offers funding for up to three years, with grants of up to £100,000 available, for projects that help address complex needs amongst veterans, Armed Forces families and serving personnel, especially where evidence has highlighted gaps in support and pro...

Funding to Support Vulnerable Migrants (UK) 3rd May 2022

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 living in poverty who face significant disadvantage or discrimination in connection with their immigration status. Applicants should note that the average grant size is around £12,000. The funding is being made availab...

Funding for Local Projects to Reduce Isolation Amongst the Armed Forces Community (UK) 3rd May 2022

Grants of up to £10,000 are available for community projects supporting Armed Forces communities. In particular, funding is available to support Armed Forces communities to become less isolated and engage more in their local area, and to support needs that have arisen as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. To be eligible to apply, the applicant organisation must be an established registered charity or Community Interest Company (CIC) with sub...

Match Funding Campaign to Support Vulnerable & Underrepresented Women & Girls (England & Scotland) 3rd May 2022

The Big Give is making £1 million in match funding available to support charities working to improve the lives of vulnerable, disadvantaged or underrepresented women and girls in England and Scotland. The Women and Girls Match Fund is making up to £10,000 in match funding available to enable charities that are led by and for women and girls to run their own match funding campaigns. The deadline for applications is the 28th October 2022. Char...

Funding to Help End Homelessness (Wales) 29th April 2022

Grants of up to £1.5 million are available to local authorities for projects that prevent and tackle homelessness in rural areas of Wales. The funding, which is being made available through the National Lottery Community Fund Helping End Homelessness programme, will support projects delivered by multi-sector, multi-organisation partnerships working together to redesign services to make homelessness in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Conwy, Denbi...

Grants for Projects Encouraging Veganism (UK & Worldwide) 29th April 2022

The Vegan Society is making funding available to individuals and not-for-profit organisations for projects that will encourage non-vegans to go vegan and stay vegan. Grants of around £1,000 are available for projects in the UK and worldwide that raise awareness of veganism in a positive way, promote it in an exciting or unique way to non-vegans, and support people from marginalised backgrounds to access veganism. Previously supported projects...

Funding to Build Community Research Consortia to Address Health Disparities (UK) 28th April 2022

UK research organisations will be able to apply for up to £250,000 in funding to build community research consortia to address health disparities across the country. The funding will support diverse but complementary groups of academics to work together with non-academic partners, community organisations and health system partners, to build a consortium that will deliver research linking local community asset research and activity with place-...

Funding to Make The Chemical Sciences More Inclusive And Diverse (UK) 26th April 2022

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

Apply for a Defibrillator Grant of up to £300 (UK) 25th April 2022

Grants of £300 are available to sports clubs, schools parish councils, community groups and individuals who are fundraising for a public access defibrillator in their area. The grants are being made available by London Hearts which is a leading heart charity in the UK with the aim of placing defibrillators in communities and delivering CPR and defibrillator training. To be eligible applicants need to confirm that they are or will be fundra...

Motability Announces New Wheelchair Grants Programme (UK) 22nd April 2022

Motability which is a national charity that supports the transport needs of disabled people has announced the launch of its Wheelchair Sector Grant Programme. Charities and organisations can apply for grants of between £100,000 and £4 million to improve and expand access to good quality affordable wheelchairs. Grants are available to fill current gaps in provision for groups of people who are excluded from receiving help from existing sourc...

Funding for Global Majority-led Arts Organisations to Develop Creative Work with People with Mental Health Problems (UK) 21st April 2022

The Baring Foundation has launched a new £500,000 fund for Global Majority-led arts organisations in the UK to develop creative work with people with mental health problems. Global Majority communities refers to people who are Black, Asian, Brown, dual-heritage, indigenous to the global south, and or have been racialised as 'ethnic minorities' who make up the majority of people on the planet. Projects can include partnerships with other arts...

Funding to Help People with Parkinson's to Become & Stay Active (UK) 19th April 2022

Community groups and organisations across the UK can apply for grants of up to £2,500 to help people with Parkinson's to become and stay active. The Funding is for new activities that encourage people affected by Parkinson’s to participate in physical activity and sport, or increased participation in these areas. This could be anything fun and enjoyable that encourages people, particularly those from isolated and ethnic communities, to get...

Equipment Grants for Disabled and Disadvantaged Young People (UK) 14th April 2022

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

Pink Ribbon Foundation Grants (UK) 14th April 2022

The Pink Ribbon Foundation has announced that it is currently accepting applications to its grant making programme. The Foundation is a grant making trust that provides financial support to UK charities which relieve the needs of people who are suffering from, or who have been affected by breast cancer or who work to advance the understanding of breast cancer, its early detection and treatment. Grants of up to £6,000 are usually available. Hi...

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

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

Funding to Raise Cancer Awareness (Greater Manchester) 14th April 2022

Voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations in Greater Manchester can apply for grants of up to £5,000 to help recruit Answer Cancer Champions to promote cancer screening amongst under-represented groups, such as the LGBTQ+ community, people with disabilities, carers, and those with poor mental health. The aim of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership’s Answer Cancer Fund is to raise awareness of breast, cerv...

Funding Available for Projects that Benefit the Local Community (North East) 13th April 2022

Charities, community groups and social enterprises in Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and County Durham including Hartlepool can apply for funding to the Sir James Knott Trust. Special consideration will be given to charitable activities that are known to have been of interest to Sir James Knott including military and maritime organisations, youth clubs, projects to help the elderly, education and training. The Trust operates on a rolling grants...

Funding to Improve the Lives or People Living with Disabilities (Devon & Cornwall) 12th April 2022

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

Funding to Tackle Poverty and Improve Health (London) 11th April 2022

Registered London charities that are helping people with long term health conditions, mental ill-health or addictions can apply for grants of up to £10,000 to support their work. The funding is being made available through London Catalyst which runs a number of different grant making programmes. The next grant scrutiny meeting is on the 6th September 2022. This will consider applications to the Project and Samaritan's grants programmes. App...

Open Call for Projects Researching Young People’s Experience of Emotional Support (UK) 11th April 2022

A new £750,000 programme has been launched to fund research into young people’s experience of emotional support and the effect this has on their mental health outcomes. The Health Foundation’s Emotional Support for Young People programme will support four to six teams across the UK, with up to £200,000 funding each, to complete research projects over twelve to eighteen months. These will help develop the evidence base on what shapes the...

Grants Available for Community Relations Projects (Northern Ireland) 8th April 2022

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to community development groups, cultural organisations, women’s groups, church groups, tenants’ associations and youth groups to help them to develop their capacity and confidence to engage in community relations work and to enhance the community relations potential of projects they undertake. Most grants awarded are in the £2,000 to £5,000 range and help to promote models of good practice for comm...

Funding to Raise Awareness of the Dangers of Loan Sharks (England) 5th April 2022

Local residents, charities, community and voluntary groups, schools and statutory agencies can apply for grants of up to £5,000 for activities that highlight the dangers of Loan Sharks. The Stop Loan Sharks Community Fund is made available from money seized from convicted loan sharks by the England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT). Organisations will need to demonstrate the positive impact their project would have on their community, and how...

Funding to Support Community-Led Activity & Wellbeing (Scotland) 31st March 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 impact of Covid-19. The funding...

Funding for School Breakfast Clubs (UK) 30th March 2022

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

Funding for Projects that Improve People’s Lives (Scotland) 30th March 2022

Grants of up to £200,000 are available to voluntary, community and public sector organisations in Scotland for activities that help people overcome difficulties in their lives and become more resilient. The funding will support projects lasting up to three years that provide access to support and opportunities to improve the lives of children, young people and families; people experiencing abuse, discrimination and/or work to challenge discri...

Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust Announces Three Funding Programmes (UK) 28th March 2022

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust has announced three new funding programmes which will open in Spring and Summer 2022. All the three programmes have a focus on providing targeted support for veterans, Armed Forces families and serving personnel. This can be for new and additional support; or could build on work that organisations have already done. All three programmes will support a wide range of projects and will be looking for ideas...

Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust - Rights and Justice (UK) 25th March 2022

The next round of the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust’s Rights and Justice programme is open for applications. The Funding priorities for this scheme are the protection and promotion of human rights and their enforcement in the UK; promoting rights and justice for minorities who face the most severe forms of racism; the promotion of rights and justice for refugees and other migrants; and responding to the dual harms of Covid-19 and systemic...

Grants of up to £1,000 Available to Support Communities Affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic (UK) 25th March 2022

Arnold Clark has re-opened their Community Fund to support a wide range of not-for-profit organisations across the UK as they recover from the coronavirus pandemic. The fund will award grants of up to £1,000 to enable charities, community and voluntary groups, CICs, CIOs, social enterprises, and other community-led organisations to continue their important work which may be at risk due to the crisis. Only one application will be accepted per...

Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust - Power and Accountability Programme (UK) 23rd March 2022

The next closing date for applications to the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust - Power and Accountability Programme is the 28th March 2022. 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 whic...

Funding for Projects That Contribute to the Ongoing Transformation of the Northern Ireland Conflict (UK) 23rd March 2022

Registered, excepted or exempt charities based within any of the four jurisdictions of the UK can apply for programme or project funding or for unrestricted or core support for work which will contribute to the ongoing transformation of the Northern Ireland conflict. The grants available range from a few hundred pounds to £100,000+ and may be single payments or spread over up to three years and are awarded by the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Tr...

£150 Million in Extra Government Funding to Tackle Crime, Violence & Anti-Social Behaviour (England & Wales) 22nd March 2022

The UK Government has launched round four of the Safer Streets Fund, providing £150 million in funding over the next three years to areas most affected by crime and anti-social behaviour across England and Wales. The fund will enable Police and Crime Commissioners, British Transport Police and local authorities, as well as certain civil society organisations, to bid for up to £750,000 until the 30th September 2023. Bidders may bid for up to...

Grants to Improve the Quality of Life for Disadvantaged & Vulnerable People (UK) 21st March 2022

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

Funding to Support Disadvantaged Young People and Offenders (UK) 18th March 2022

Small registered charities can apply for grants of up to £15,000 for projects working with young offenders; prisoners and ex-prisoners as well as young disadvantaged people at risk of criminal involvement. To be eligible for funding, local organisations such as those working in a village, estate or small town should normally have an income of less than £100,000. Those working across the UK or in larger cities should normally have an income o...

Grants to Support Dementia Groups & Memory Cafés (Cornwall) 18th March 2022

Grants of up to £1,500 per year are available to Dementia support groups and memory cafés to run workshops and activities that enhance the wellbeing of people with dementia in Cornwall. The Memory Activity & Support Groups Grant will provide funding for groups with four members or more. New groups can initially apply for a start-up grant of £500, then apply for further funds of up to £500 later. Existing groups can apply for a maximum gran...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Social Welfare Projects (UK) 16th March 2022

Registered charities based in the UK and working in the areas of medical research; care of the elderly; general welfare; hospices; the deaf and blind; care of the physically & mentally disabled; and the Armed Forces can apply for grants of up to £5,000. The funding is made available through the Iman Charity. Applications must be received by the end of August 2022 to be considered at the Autumn meeting.

Society of Merchant Venturers Charity (South West) 16th March 2022

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...

Funding of up to £5,000 Available to Tackle Problems within Families (UK) 14th March 2022

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...

Small Grants to Improve Safety & Life Outcomes for People Who Sex Work (Manchester) 10th March 2022

Manchester City Council are making small grants of up to £5,000 available for activities which improve safety and life outcomes for people who sex work, those who are involved in the sex industry, and those exploited through sex work. The funding will enable organisations to raise awareness of people who sex work and their rights, and provide support services to help them live healthier and happier lives and improve their health and wellbeing...

Greenhall Community Fund Re-opens for Applications (UK) 1st March 2022

The next round of funding from the Greenhall Community Fund has re-opened for applications. The objectives of the fund is to improve the lives of the sick, the elderly, the disabled and the disadvantaged particularly in the UK. Overseas project are also supported provided that the applicant charity is registered in the UK.  The grants of £1,000 to £10,000 are only available to UK registered charities. Preference will be given to applicati...

Funding to Support Not-for-Profit LGBT+ Organisations (England) 18th February 2022

Not-for-profit organisations led by and for under-represented groups within the LGBT+ community in England can apply for a share of £465,000 in funding to help them stay well resourced, sustainable and resilient. The LGBT+ Futures: Equity Fund will award grants of up to £25,000 to intersectional organisations for projects that prioritise: D/deaf and/or Disabled LGBT+ People; LBT+ Women; LGBT+ People from Black, Asian and Minoritised Ethnicit...

Families Facing Difficult Challenges to be Offered Short Breaks (England) 17th February 2022

More than eight hundred families in England struggling financially, or facing illness, isolation or bereavement, will be given short holidays and trips through a new £600,000 government initiative. Run in partnership with VisitEngland and the Family Holiday Charity, the "England for Everyone" initiative will offer trips to campsites, chalets, caravans and lodges across the country. Holiday vouchers worth up to £450 each will be provided to h...

Funding for Local East Coast Communities Affected by Coronavirus (Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and the North Norfolk) 16th February 2022

Charities, community groups, and local councils on the Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and the North Norfolk coasts can apply for funding from renewable energy company Orsted’s £465,000 East Coast Community Fund. Grants of between £1,000 and £50,000 are available, to support organisations who are looking to provide essential support and services to directly facilitate in the recovery from Covid-19, or who have lost significant core income and req...

Masonic Foundation Announces Change to their Application Process (England & Wales) 16th February 2022

Following a review of its grants procedure, the Masonic Charitable Foundation has reopened their Children and Young People, and Later Life grants programmes on a rolling basis. Charities in England and Wales can apply for small or large grants depending on their income to help disadvantaged children and young people to overcome the challenges they face or reduce isolation and loneliness for older people. Applicants are invited to submit an enq...

Grants to Support Animal Welfare Charities (UK & Worldwide) 10th February 2022

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

£1 Million Fund for Wellbeing of Social Work & Social Care Staff (Scotland) 10th February 2022

A new £1 million fund has been established to improve staff wellbeing for those working in adult social work and social care across the public, private and voluntary sectors in Scotland. Grants of up to £5,000 are available for immediate impact projects and up to £10,000 for longer-term projects that are based on feedback from staff themselves on what will improve their wellbeing. Funding could be used for innovative, imaginative or unusual...

Funding for Christian Charities Promoting Social Inclusion (UK) 7th February 2022

Grants of between £500 and £10,000 per year are available to Christian Charities that encourage social inclusion through ministries of healing and the arts. Funding can be awarded for up to three years. The Foundation will consider applications for either capital or revenue funding. Only in exceptional circumstances will grants be given for building work. The funding is being made available through the Anchor Foundation and the next deadline...

Giving a Second Life to Tablets while Increasing Digital Inclusion. (UK) 3rd February 2022

Environmental charity Hubbub and Virgin Media O2 have launched a £400,000 fund to make tablets and free data available to community organisations working with temporary accommodation services across the UK. Through the Tech Lending Community Fund, grants of between £50,000 and £120,000 are available to help organisations such as local authorities, charities and social enterprises establish or further develop Tech Lending Hubs, where refurbi...

New £1 Million Pilot Fund to Support Grassroots Social Movements (UK) 27th January 2022

The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust is launching a new £1 million pilot fund to support grassroots social movements whose work is vital to systemic change in society. The fund is aiming to provide grant funding, infrastructure and access to resources and networks to support the sustainability of movement work. The Trust hopes to launch an initial funding round in 2022 and then evaluate the process, with work carried out to develop policy, te...

Funding to Improve Mental Health & Wellbeing (Somerset) 25th January 2022

Charities, CICs, social enterprises, unincorporated groups and other voluntary sector organisations can apply for funding for projects which improve the mental health and wellbeing of residents in Somerset. Open Mental Health Community Grants, delivered by the Somerset Mental Health Alliance, will award grants of up to £15,000 for projects which support those affected by moderate to severe mental ill health. Local groups/individuals who are n...

Funding for the Rehabilitation of Young Offenders (Kent) 13th January 2022

Registered not-for-profit organisations in Kent can apply for grants of up to £75,000 for projects that support the rehabilitation of offenders and to help reduce the consequences of their imprisonment. Grants are offered to local organisations working in Kent and national charities currently offering, or planning to offer their services in the county. Collaborative/partnership working is particularly welcome, but consortium applications must...

Funding Available to Redistribute Surplus Food (UK) 12th January 2022

Food companies in the UK can apply for funding of up to £50,000 to offset the cost of sending surplus food to good causes and thereby helping people in need. The funding is part of the FareShare £3million Surplus with Purpose Fund and can be used to cover the additional staff costs needed for packing and sorting edible surplus food, or in building, implementing and managing new processes. It could also cover packaging and transportation cos...

Grants of Up to £25,000 Available for Projects working with Young People and Their Families (Scotland) 6th January 2022

Registered charities in Scotland working with young children (under 3) and their parent/families, or with a parent/families expecting a baby can apply for grants of between £3,000 and £25,000. Projects working with families experiencing deprivation or in crisis will be given priority. Grants may be for project funding, or for core funding including salaries and general running costs in smaller organisations. The Trustees prefer to fund reven...

Grants for Older People on Low Incomes (England & Wales) 6th January 2022

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

Funding to Improve the National Cycle Network in Scotland (Scotland) 5th January 2022

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

Funding to Support Single Parent Families in the UK Fashion or Textile Industry Affected by the Coronavirus (UK) 5th January 2022

Single parents and carers who have worked in the UK fashion or textile industry who have seen their household income reduced due to the coronavirus, can apply for emergency funding from the Fashion and Textile Children’s Trust. Applicants are encouraged to apply for items their children will need in the year ahead which might include items such as clothing, bedding, essential household items and appliances, and specialist items for children...

Funding for Charitable Organisations working with Disadvantaged Individuals (Greater Manchester) 5th January 2022

Grants of up to £3,000 are available to registered charities, CICs and voluntary organisations working with individuals who are disadvantaged, sick, have a disability and/or living in poverty within the Greater Manchester area. Funding from the Charity Service’s Grant Fund can be used to help with new project costs, and the purchase or supply of activities, amenities or items of a medical nature not supplied by the NHS that will improve the...

Fund Opens to Support Disabled People Seeking Election (Wales) 3rd November 2021

The Welsh Government is inviting applications to its Access to Elected Office Fund, which supports disabled candidates seeking election in next year’s local government elections. The fund, delivered by Disability Wales, will pay for the additional costs of practical support to allow disabled people to overcome barriers and fully participate in the political process. This could include equipment, personal assistance such as sign language inte...

Funding for Small Charities and Recognised Churches (UK) 26th October 2021

Small UK registered charities and recognised churches can apply for grants of between £250 and £4,000 for projects that benefit UK residents. This can include but is not limited to citizens, long-term residents and asylum seekers. The grants can be spent on short breaks (such as an annual respite break or holiday for disadvantaged young people), equipment (such as white goods), or capital costs (refurbishment or minor building work). Applic...

Funding to Help People Live Healthier Lives Through Walking & Cycling (Scotland) 28th September 2021

Grants of up to £25,000 are available for facilities that will encourage social housing residents in Scotland to be healthier and more active through walking and cycling. The Social Housing Partnership Fund offers grants to social housing providers in areas of high deprivation to improve cycle parking, storage, shelter, security and lighting at their properties. It also funds street furniture, planters, litter bins and community gardens to ma...

Funding to Improve the Lives of Vulnerable Young People (UK) 16th August 2021

Grants of up to £2,000 are available to support the needs of vulnerable children and young people who have experienced a recent crisis or change in life that has had a significant impact on their social and emotional wellbeing and their education. The funding is being made available through the Buttle UK's Chances for Children Grants. Support might include items and activities to support learning and development such as laptops, books, wi-fi...

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...

Support for the Homeless Charities and Hospices (England and Wales) 26th July 2021

Homeless and Hospice charities can apply for support to help improve their buildings. The support takes the form of grants, free building materials and specialist advice such as, architects, quantity surveyors, project managers and specialist engineers. To be eligible for support organisations must be registered charities, have legal hold on the building in question, either freehold or lease for at least 5 years. The funding is being made ava...

PH Holt Foundation Opens New £250,000 Resilience Fund (Merseyside) 19th July 2021

The PH Holt Foundation has opened a new £250,000 Resilience Fund which aims to address the negative impact of the Covid-19 pandemic upon charities already supporting vulnerable or disadvantaged communities in Merseyside. This is a one-off grant fund available to eligible organisations with a track record of delivering successful and effective programmes, and who can demonstrate how the funding will make a difference. New and previous applic...

New £10 Million Grant Scheme to Help People Struggling to Pay their Rent During the Covid-19 Pandemic (Wales) 13th July 2021

The Welsh Government is introducing a new £10 million grant scheme to help people struggling to pay their rent because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Tenancy Hardship Grant is designed to support people living in private rented accommodation who have fallen behind on their rent by more than eight weeks between the 1st March 2020 and the 30th June 2021. The grant will be open to people who are not receiving housing-related benefits and have dev...

Premier League Launches Defibrillator Fund for Grassroots Facilities (England) 6th July 2021

The Premier League has announced that it will provide funding for the implementation of more than two thousand defibrillators at grassroots football clubs and facilities in England. Working in partnership with the Football Foundation and the FA, a first phase of the Premier League Defibrillator Fund will provide defibrillators in time for the start of the 2021/22 season to Football Foundation funded facilities which are currently without a lif...

New £50 Million Partnership to Boost Funding to Black & Minoritised Community-Led Charities (England) 2nd July 2021

The National Lottery Community Fund and The Ubele Initiative, on behalf of the Phoenix Way Partners, has announced a new £50 million partnership to boost funding and support to black and minoritised community-led charities and grassroots groups across England. The ‘Phoenix Way’ will create a series of national and regional panels from leaders from black and minoritised communities who will work with the National Lottery Fund to identify t...

Grants to Improve the Digital Capacity of Domestic Abuse Charities (England & Wales) 28th June 2021

Grants of up to £70,000 are available to improve the digital capacity of specialist organisations that support survivors and victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence, who are led by, with and for communities facing racial inequality, disabled people or LGBTQ+ communities. Funding from the Ministry of Justice Specialist Fund will support costs, including hardware and software, which improve digital and remote capacity, provide continuity...

£160 Million Support Boost for Families Struggling with Food & Utility Costs (England) 28th June 2021

The Department for Work and Pensions has announced an extension to the Covid Local Support Grant. The boost is worth an extra £160 million to families in England who are struggling with food, key utility costs and other essentials. The scheme will now run until the end of September 2021, in line with the end of other Covid-related support. Councils will be able to continue to provide support and adapt their offer to suit the needs of families...

Funding to Help People Live Healthier Lives Through Walking & Cycling (Scotland) 25th June 2021

Grants of up to £25,000 are available for facilities that will encourage social housing residents in Scotland to be healthier and more active through walking and cycling. The Social Housing Partnership Fund offers grants to social housing providers in areas of high deprivation to improve cycle parking, storage, shelter, security and lighting at their properties. It also funds street furniture, planters, litter bins and community gardens to ma...

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