Housing and Homelessness

Funding to Tackle Youth Homelessness (London) 20th May 2024

Charities in London can apply for grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 to support young people between the ages of 16 to 25 who are at risk of, or experiencing homelessness. The 2024 Youth Homelessness Support Fund will help organisations to create homes for young people, support them into accommodation (emergency, supported or move-on accommodation), and help ensure they do not experience homelessness in the first place. The funding could...

Funding for Green Social Housing Upgrades (England) 15th May 2024

As part of the effort to make England’s homes greener and more energy efficient, the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero is making around £1.2 billion in funding available to improve the energy performance of social housing in England. The funding will be available to registered providers of social housing, including private, and local and combined authority providers, to support the installation of energy performance measures that...

Grants & Loans for Social Housing Projects (England, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands & Isle of Man) 24th April 2024

Grants and interest-free loans are available to registered charities and small organisations providing affordable homes for vulnerable people in need in England, Scotland, Wales, the Channel Islands & Isle of Man. The Quaker Housing Trust provides support through two separate programmes to help housing projects that meet the needs of people undergoing transitions in their lives, such as those seeking asylum, recovering from addiction, leaving...

Grants to Support Individuals and Families Living in Temporary and Emergency Accommodation (London) 15th April 2024

The Stef & Philips Foundation is offering grants to individuals and families residing in temporary and emergency accommodation in London, including single-parent households and care leavers transitioning to independent living. Grants are available for essential home or family items, training and education, recreational trips for children, and community initiatives that foster social inclusion and well-being. Two grant types are provided by the...

Major Grants Programme Launched to Address Veterans' Housing Needs (UK) 8th April 2024

Charities and registered social housing providers with experience in supporting Veterans are invited to apply for grants of £75,000 to £500,000 through the Major Capital Grants programme. This new initiative, launched by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust, aims to alleviate the housing challenges faced by Veterans, contributing to the government's ambition to reduce Veteran homelessness and end rough sleeping. The Trust is also able to off...

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

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

Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Projects that Help the Homeless (UK) 18th March 2024

Small Homeless charities can apply for capital grants of up to £5,000 for projects that aim to help homeless people return to the community and enable them to rebuild their lives.  Typically, such organisations operate residential or training facilities to assist homeless people. To be eligible to apply, the charity must have an annual turnover of under £500,000 and with ‘unrestricted reserves’ of under six months.  Previously funde...

New Funding Opportunity for the Youth Homelessness Sector (UK) 15th March 2024

As part of its new funding strategy, Comic Relief has announced that it will be launching a new fund for organisations that specialise in providing support to young people aged 16-25 in the UK, who are at risk of, or experiencing homelessness. The opportunity will be for organisations that are already working in this area. Information about the funding and the application process will be made available in April 2024.

Grants of up to £100,000 Available to Help Vulnerable People with their Housing Needs (Yorkshire and the North East) 14th March 2024

The Leeds Building Society Charitable Foundation is accepting applications for projects that assist vulnerable individuals in need of a secure and safe home. Registered charities based in Yorkshire or the North East regions are eligible to apply for multi-year grants ranging from £25,000 to £100,000. Charities with a turnover of less than £1 million can also apply for small grants of up to £1,000 for projects throughout the UK. The funding...

Grants to Support People Experiencing Homelessness (Bristol) 27th February 2024

Registered charities and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants of £5,000 or £10,000 to deliver projects which provide emergency funding for those experiencing homelessness in Bristol. TAP for Bristol is an initiative run by Bristol's City Centre BID, in partnership with Caring in Bristol, which raises funding through donations made at contactless payment terminals located around the city. The funding could be used, for exam...

Support for the Homeless Charities and Hospices (England and Wales) 2nd August 2023

Homelessness charities and hospices in England and Wales can apply for advice, support and grant funding to help with their construction projects. The grant is being provided by the Construction Industry's Charity (CRASH), and can be used for a variety of purposes, including refurbishing or renovating buildings, building new facilities, improving accessibility, and installing energy-saving measures. The grant is open to registered charities th...

Funding to Make High-Rise Buildings with Cladding Safe (England) 4th August 2022

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities is making £4.5 billion in funding available to owners of high-rise buildings with unsafe cladding in England to meet the costs of making their properties safe. The Building Safety Fund is open to building owners, landlords, leaseholders, and social housing providers for the remediation of fire risks associated with cladding in high rise buildings that are 18 meters or above, or for othe...

£300 Million Fund to Support the Development of New Homes (UK) 28th September 2021

The Housing Growth Partnership, established by Lloyds Banking Group and Homes England, has announced a new £300 million equity fund to support the development of 10,000 new homes by 2025. The funding will enable investment into larger housebuilding projects, with up to £10 million per investment available for projects with a development value of up to £75 million. The fund will offer support for the delivery of a wider range of housing proj...

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

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