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Pink Ribbon Foundation Grants (UK) 1st July 2022

The Pink Ribbon Foundation has announced that it is currently accepting applications to its grantmaking programme. Grants of up to £6,000 are available to UK charities and constituted not for profit organisations to support practical projects and initiatives, which aim to deliver good physical and mental health to individuals with, and recovering from breast cancer. Higher grants may be awarded if the trustees feel there is a special reason...

Grants of up to £50,000 Available for Community Projects (UK) 1st July 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...

Grants of up to £10,000 for Projects to Help Prevent or Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease (East of England) 1st July 2022

Registered charities, voluntary and community organisations, and other not-for-profit organisations in the 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 that enc...

£4.5 Million Fund Launched to Support Victims & Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse (England & Wales) 1st July 2022

The Home Office is making £4.5 million in funding available to voluntary sector organisations providing nationally accessible support to victims and survivors of child sexual abuse. Organisations can apply to the Support for Victims and Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Fund, either as a single organisation or as a consortium of several organisations, to provide services and activities that directly support victims and survivors of child sexual...

Gamble Aware Launches £3 million Fund to Help People Recover from Gambling and to Help Communities Most affected by the Cost of Living Crisis (Great Britain) 1st July 2022

GambleAware, the leading charity working to keep people safe from gambling harm, has launched two major funding programmes to focus on enabling people to sustain their recovery from gambling harm and to help communities who have been most affected by the cost-of-living crisis. A total of £3 million is available. The Aftercare Funding Programme and the Community Resilience Fund will help further GambleAware’s work across Great Britain in su...

Community Partnering Fund Opens for Applications (Northern England) 30th June 2022

Registered charities, community groups, and other not-for-profit organisations are invited to apply for funding to develop sustainable projects throughout the North of England. The Community Partnering Fund will provide grants of up to £10,000 for one year, or up to £20,000 for two years for innovative approaches that focus on alleviating hardship associated with fuel poverty; promoting efficiency and its environmental impacts; encouraging e...

Funding for Community Action to Welcome & Support Refugees (Dorset) 30th June 2022

Grants of up to £4,000 are available to local charities, community and voluntary organisations, CICs, and social enterprises offering activities and services to welcome and support refugees of any nationality who are arriving, residing or settling in Dorset. This could include services and activities such as supplying personal or household items including clothing, bedding, mobile phones; community events and social activities; befriending su...

Research Grants Available to Help Make Transport More Inclusive (UK) 30th June 2022

UK charities and not-for-profit organisations can apply to a new funding programme to undertake research into the problems that disabled people face in the transport system and how they can be solved. Grants of between £50,000 and £1 million are available over three years to help organisations produce free, accessible data and findings to help make transport more inclusive. This could include, for example, looking at independent journeys tak...

Movement for Good Awards Re-Opens to Nominations (UK, Republic of Ireland, Channel Islands or Isle of Man) 29th June 2022

The Benefact Group has launched a new round of their Movement for Good Awards to support good causes in the UK, Republic of Ireland, Channel Islands and Isle of Man. Through the £1 million fund, the company will award £1,000 to 250 registered charities, not-for-profit organisations, or community interest companies from the second draw of the campaign which takes place in September. Members of the public can nominate charities online and winn...

Funding for School Breakfast Clubs (UK) 28th June 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 to Develop, Expand & Improve Active Travel Options for Disabled People (UK) 28th June 2022

UK charities and not-for-profit organisations can apply to a new funding programme from the national disability transport charity, Motability, to develop, expand and improve active travel options for disabled people. Grants of between £100,000 and £4 million are available over three years to help charities and organisations, including universities, to ensure disabled people have equal opportunity to make decisions about how they travel in th...

Funding for Youth Crime Prevention & Diversionary Activities (Scotland) 28th June 2022

A £20 million fund has been launched to assist disadvantaged young people who are most at risk of being involved in antisocial behaviour, offending or re-offending, and entering the justice system. The funding is being made available through the Scottish Government’s Cashback for Communities Fund to support young people and communities most affected by crime. Activities could include sports, arts, youth work and employability which provide...

£4.1 Million Prize for Innovations to Help Dementia Patients (UK) 28th June 2022

A new £4.1 million prize for innovations to help change the lives of people living with dementia will open to applications in the autumn. Innovators will be invited to develop technologies that learn about the lives and routines of people living with early-stage dementia, employing assistive technology and machine learning to adapt as their condition progresses, and thereby helping them remain independent in their homes. The Alzheimer’s Soc...

Young Women’s Mental Health Programme (Northern Ireland, North East and North West of England) 27th June 2022

The Pilgrim Trust has announced that its young women’s mental health programme has re-opened for applications. 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 reviews the programme and incrementally increase the geography of the programme. In 2022...

Funding for Organisations Delivering Services to Blind & Partially Sighted People (London) 24th June 2022

Sight loss organisations and other specialist organisations supporting blind and partially sighted people in London (within the M25) are invited to apply for funding from the Vision Foundation’s Vision Fund 2022. Registered charities, CIOs, CICs, and exempt charities such as educational establishments can apply via two funding streams. The Resilience Fund will award grants of up to £10,000 to support the sight loss sector to support of thos...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Tackle Isolation and Loneliness in Older Years (Devon) 24th June 2022

Grants between £500 and £3,000 are available to organisations with a proven track record of working with older people to address loneliness and isolation in Devon. The funding is being made available through the Devon Community Foundation Tackling Isolation and Loneliness in Older Years programme. Projects successfully applying to the programme should improve older people’s access to social activity; reduce feelings of loneliness or isola...

Grants to Assist Families in Need (England - Former Coalfield Areas) 23rd June 2022

Voluntary and community organisations operating in the former coalfield areas of England can apply for grants of up to £2,000 to provide support to low-income families in need. The funding is being made available through the Coalfields Regeneration Trusts Small Grants Programme. The type of projects supported include food poverty projects; information, advice & guidance projects; social groups; projects supporting the homeless or any other p...

Funding to Improve the National Cycle Network in Scotland (Scotland) 22nd June 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 Improve the Lives or People Living with Disabilities (Devon & Cornwall) 21st June 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 for Activities Using Nature to Improve Quality of Life (Dorset) 21st June 2022

Charities, community and voluntary organisations, CICs, and social enterprises will be able to apply for funding for activities that use the benefits of the natural world to improve the lives of Dorset residents. Grants of up to £1,000 will be available to small, local groups, particularly those wanting to try out a new idea, for activities that improve health & wellbeing, reduce isolation, enhance community cohesion, or address a particular...

Funding for Financial Literacy Projects (UK) 20th June 2022

The MSE Charity's grants programme has re-opened for applications. 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 of up to £7,500 to not for profit organisations that deliver activities that make a lasting impact on how people think, behave and manage their money.  The theme for this round is 'Developing Resilience' and w...

Grants to Improve the Quality of Life for Disadvantaged & Vulnerable People (UK) 20th June 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 year 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...

Grants for Older People on Low Incomes (England & Wales) 17th June 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 Support Members of the Armed Forces and their Families (UK) 17th June 2022

Armed Forces charities and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £30,000 for projects and activities supporting serving armed forces personnel, veterans, operationally qualified seafarers and their immediate families. The Veteran’s Foundation will award funding for projects lasting up to three years to organisations with low to medium income. A range of factors will be considered including the service or item bein...

Funding to Improve Mental & Physical Health & Wellbeing (Bath & North East Somerset) 16th June 2022

Grants of up to £2,000 are available to charities and community groups targeting loneliness and isolation, and delivering projects promoting healthy lifestyles to enable local communities to tackle some of the causes of mental ill health. The funding, which is made available through the HCRG Care Group’s Bath and North East Somerset Community Wellness Fund Grant, will support projects which address a gap in provision in community-based acti...

Grants of up to £5,000 for Projects Tackling Loneliness Amongst Older People and Adults with a Disability (England, Scotland and Wales) 16th June 2022

Small community groups, local charities and individuals can apply for grants of between £100 and £5,000 for equipment and to support projects that tackle loneliness amongst older people and adults with a disability. The funding can be used for day trips, outings and group holidays in the UK, activities, transport as well as equipment and materials. Grants for individuals, must be completed by a third party who knows the individual in a pro...

Grants for Small Charitable Organisations Working in Disadvantaged Neighbourhoods (North East of England) 15th June 2022

Charitable organisations working in disadvantaged neighbourhoods in the North East of England can apply for grants of up to £20,000 per year for up to 3 years to increase their capacity to deliver quality services. Grants can cover running costs and core salaries for not for profit organisations with a turnover of less than £300,000 who work in the counties of Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Durham and Teesside. The funding is being made avai...

Grants to Support Animal Welfare Charities (UK & Worldwide) 15th June 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...

Leeds Building Society Charitable Foundation Grant (UK) 14th June 2022

UK registered charities, or those affiliated with a registered charity working to help those at disadvantage in society can apply to the Leeds Building Society Charitable Foundation for support. Grants of between £250 - £1,000 are available to cover the costs involved in directly supporting those in need including those with disabilities, affected by homelessness, or with serious health issues. Previous grants have gone to organisations supp...

Grants to Support Work which Improves Financial Wellbeing (UK) 14th June 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...

New £1.5m Funding Programme Launched to Promote Arts Projects In Rural Areas (Northern Ireland) 14th June 2022

Community groups, arts organisations and local authorities in rural communities across Northern Ireland can now apply for grants of up to £10,000 to deliver arts projects benefitting rurally-based communities. The funding, which is being made available through the Arts Council’s new Rural Engagement Arts Programme aims to provide an integrated, cohesive approach to the needs of local rural communities as they emerge from the global Covid-19...

Grants for Projects to Help Prevent or Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease (London) 13th June 2022

Registered charities, voluntary and community organisations, and other not-for-profit organisations in London 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 that encourage people...

New Fund Launched to Support Unpaid Carers in Wales During The Cost Of Living Crisis (Wales) 13th June 2022

The Welsh Government has announced that it is investing £4.5 million in the Carers Support Fund over the next three financial years, made up of £1.5m each year. The funding will support unpaid carers who are experiencing financial hardship due to the cost-of-living crisis and ongoing impact of the pandemic. Carers, who provide care for an adult or disabled child, will be able to apply for grants of up to £300 to pay for food, household item...

Volant Trust - Covid-19 Response Fund (UK / International) 10th June 2022

The Volant Trust has still accepting applications through its Covid-19 Response Fund. The Trust is accepting applications from registered charities, community interest companies, community organisations or social enterprises in the UK and internationally that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable groups who have been particularly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The level of grant awarded is a...

Funding to Address Structural Inequalities Within the UK Immigration System (UK) 10th June 2022

Grants of between £30,000 and £400,000 are available to not-for-profit organisations in the UK to address racism and structural inequalities within the immigration system. The grants are available for projects lasting between 12 months and 4 years with an option to extend for a further period. The funding is being made available through the Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Shared Ground Fund. The Foundation also has a particular interest in the li...

Funding for Local Projects to Reduce Isolation Amongst the Armed Forces Community (UK) 10th June 2022

Grants of up to £10,000 are available for community projects that support Armed Forces communities become less isolated and engage more in their local area. To be eligible to apply, the applicant organisation must be an established registered charity or Community Interest Company (CIC) with substantial recent experience of supporting Armed Forces communities; an Armed Forces unit or base; a local authority; or a school. The funding is being m...

Social Investment Fund Opens to Tackle Inequality & Promote Racial Justice (UK) 10th June 2022

A new multi-million pound social investment fund focused on tackling inequality and promoting racial justice in the UK, has opened to applications from diverse-led social enterprises looking to grow their impact. The Growth Impact Fund, managed by Big Issue Invest, will invest between £50,000 and £1.5 million in social businesses to support early-stage founders from underrepresented groups who have previously been excluded from investment. I...

Funding to Support Disadvantaged Young People and Offenders (UK) 9th June 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...

Childs Charitable Trust (UK) 9th June 2022

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

Co-op Community Dividend Fund Opens for Applications (Central England) 8th June 2022

Grants of between £100 and £5,000 are available for projects that aim to develop and improve communities. The funding is being made available through the Central England Co-operative Dividend Fund and is available to good causes, community groups, charities and social enterprises in central England that are full members of the Central England Co-operative. The types of projects supported include access to healthy food; health and wellbeing...

Match Funding Campaign to Support Vulnerable & Underrepresented Women & Girls (England & Scotland) 7th June 2022

The Big Give has launched this year’s Christmas Challenge match funding campaign which supports charities working to improve the lives of vulnerable, disadvantaged or underrepresented women and girls in England and Scotland. The Christmas Challenge is making up to £25,000 in match funding available to enable charities that are led by and for women and girls to run their own match funding campaign between the 29th November and the 6th Decemb...

Grants for Tackle the Impact of the Rising Cost of Living on Communities and to Support Refugees (UK) 6th June 2022

Grants of up to £1,500 are available for community groups and organisations to support a broad range of activities that contribute towards transforming communities and improving lives across the UK. The funding is available through the Asda Foundation’s Empowering Local Communities Fund Round 2. The focus of this funding round is to address the impact the rising cost of living is having on communities and supporting refugees arriving in t...

Grants Available for Capital Projects Benefiting Disadvantaged People (UK) 2nd June 2022

The Clothworkers Foundation awards grants to charities and other not for profit organisations (including special schools) to support capital projects that support disadvantaged sections of the community. This can include the purchase or renovation of buildings and the purchase of equipment and vehicles. To be eligible the projects must fit within one or more of the Foundation’s specified programme areas. This includes alcohol & substance mi...

Grants for Welfare and Art Projects (South West of England) 2nd June 2022

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

Funding to Support Children Living with Disabilities (Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and County Durham) 2nd June 2022

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

Funding for Projects that Support Vulnerable Migrants (UK) 30th May 2022

Not for profit organisations that promote positive interaction between different groups in order to counter xenophobia, racism and Islamophobia can apply for funding through the Barrow Cadbury Trust’s Migration Programme. Through its Migration Programme the Trust want to fund grassroots groups working with refugees, asylum seekers, undocumented migrants and other marginalised migrants. The Trust seek to enable grassroots groups to support th...

Grants of up to £1,000 Available for Community Safety Projects (Avon and Somerset) 27th May 2022

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 September 2022.

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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 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 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...

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...

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.

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...

£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...

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...

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...

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