Housing

Funding to Raise Standards in the Private Sector Rented Housing Market (England & Wales) 6th February 2018

The next application deadline for applications to the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) Charitable Foundation is 5pm on the 14th June 2018. The TDS Charitable Foundation aims to improve private rented housing standards. Through its grants programme, the Foundation is looking to support bids which promote knowledge of landlord's obligations or tenant's rights and responsibilities. Charitable organisations including housing associations and community...

Grants for small Charities Supporting the Disadvantaged (Black Country, Coventry, Warwickshire, and parts of Worcestershire and Staffordshire) 2nd February 2018

Grants of between £250 and £1,000 are available to registered charities and charitable incorporated organisations within a 25-mile radius of Birmingham City Centre that have an income of less than £500,000 per year and who support the disadvantaged and those marginalised within the community. This includes the Black Country, Coventry, Warwickshire, and parts of Worcestershire and Staffordshire. The funding which is being made through the...

Funding for Projects that Improve People’s Lives (UK) 24th January 2018

Grants of between £20,000 and £60,000 per year for up to three years are available to charitable organisations that help people at times of crisis in their lives. In particular, funding is available when other sources of support have failed, are inappropriate, or are simply not available. The funding is provided through the Henry Smith Charity Improving Lives Programme. Eligible organisations include charities and not-for-profit organisati...

Funding for Advocacy work and Housing Legal Advice (London) 15th January 2018

Trust for London is an independent charitable foundation tackling poverty and inequality in the capital. The Trust is particularly interested in new and imaginative ways of addressing the root causes of London's social problems, especially where it has the potential to influence and change policy, practice and public attitudes. The Good Homes & Neighbourhoods Fund provides grants for Advocacy work and Housing Legal Advice to organisations...

Government Unlocks £330 Million from Dormant Bank Accounts for Good Causes (UK) 12th January 2018

The UK Government's Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced that the Big Lottery Fund will be involved in the distribution of up to £300 million pounds released from dormant bank and building society accounts. The money will be used to help the homeless, disadvantaged young people, local charities, social enterprises and other good causes over the next four years. Through Big Lottery, up to £50 million will be...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Help the Homeless (UK) 22nd December 2017

The next application deadline to the charity "Help the Homeless" is the 15th March 2018. Help the Homeless makes grants of up to £5,000 to small and medium sized charitable organisations (with a turnover of less than £1million) whose aim is to help homeless people return to the community and enabling them to resume a normal life. The grants are available for capital costs and are made to organisations that include small groups as well as es...

Funding for Community Projects (North East) 14th December 2017

The next closing date for applications to the Sir James Knott Trust is 1st March 2018. The Trust supports community projects in Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and County Durham, including Hartlepool, that help improve the conditions of people living and working in the North East of England. A range of projects can be supported and the areas under which community groups can apply are: Arts and Culture; Community Issues and Events; Educat...

Rent Recognition Challenge has been Launched (UK) 11th December 2017

The Government is due to launch a £2 million Rent Recognition Challenge Prize to enable the development of technology that will allow rental tenants to record and share their rental payment data with lenders and credit reference agencies. It is hoped that this will allow rent payments to be taken into account by banks when conducting a mortgage affordability assessment. The competition will open to applications in January 2018, and will clo...

Grants to Organisations Working to Promote Inclusion and Employment (UK and Ireland) 1st December 2017

The VINCI UK Foundation has announced that applications for funding in 2018 will be accepted from 1st January until the end of March 2018. The Foundation offers one-off grants of £3,000 to £20,000 to independent small and medium sized registered community interest or not-for-profit organisations that support people who suffer social or employment exclusion. Projects supported will promote access to the labour market, promote integration thr...

Funding for Community-led Buildings and Housing Projects (England) 30th November 2017

Local organisations such as Town or Parish Councils, Neighbourhood Forums or qualifying community organisations in England can apply for grants to support community-led building and housing projects. Two types of grants are available. These are the Community-led Buildings Pre-Feasibility Grant and the Community-led Buildings Project Support Grant. Through the Community-led Buildings Pre-Feasibility Grant scheme, grants of up between £1,000 an...

Yorkshire Housing Community Engagement Grant Aid Fund (Yorkshire & Humberside) 29th November 2017

The Community Engagement Grant Aid budget will provide grants of up to £500 to support local projects and initiatives that involve Yorkshire Housing customers and meet the needs within their communities. Priority for funding will be awarded to those bids that demonstrate that their project will make a difference to their communities and will help to improve the quality of life in the neighbourhood. Applications may also be treated favourably...

Cole Charitable Trust (West Midlands, Kent and Cambridgeshire) 24th November 2017

The Cole Charitable Trust, which is a small grant-making trust which supports charities in the West Midlands, Kent and Cambridgeshire areas has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 16th March 2018. The Trust mainly supports small charities for whom the modest grants available can make a significant difference. Grants of between £300 and £1,000 are available to registered charities that focus on projects in the follow...

Mayor's Fund for Bristol (Bristol) 20th November 2017

Charities and social enterprises in Bristol can apply for grants of up to £2,000 to address important social issues in the city. Specifically, the fund has been set up to support organisation working to address housing and homelessness organisations to develop medium- and long-term solutions that will bring about systemic change. To be eligible the applicant organisation must be able to show how their project supports people who have been hom...