Land Buildings and Equipment

Museums, Galleries Scotland Announces Extra Capital Funding Round (Scotland) 19th February 2018

Museums, Galleries Scotland has announced a one-off funding round for capital grants of between £5,000 and £40,000. Applications will need to be submitted by the 8th March 2018 to be considered. The fund is to support museums to deliver capital projects that will support the strategic development of the museum and contribute to the delivery of the aims of the National Strategy. The capital funding can be used to pay for new constructions; r...

Funding for School Capital Projects (UK) 26th January 2018

Grants of up to 50,000 are available to state schools (£100,000 for sixth form Colleges) for capital projects and / or equipment. To be eligible the school needs to be in receipt of an outstanding Ofsted assessment or regional equivalent. The funding is being made available through the Wolfson Foundations Secondary Education Programme. There is a two stage application process and the deadline for submitting stage one applications is the 10...

Funding for the Repair and Conservation of Churches (Yorkshire) 26th January 2018

Christian churches of any denomination that are used for public worship and situated in Yorkshire have until the 2nd March 2018 to apply for funding to the Yorkshire Historic Churches Trust for repairs to the church fabric; the conservation of fixtures and fittings; or repairs to bells, clocks and organs. In the last 10 years, grants to individual churches have ranged in size from £250 up to £112,492.  In order to be eligible for funding a...

National Churches Trust Project Development Grants (UK) 19th January 2018

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to help churches of any Christian denomination develop high quality sustainable repair and community projects. Priority in this round will be given to applications from the North East of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, as well as from Baptist and Presbyterian churches. Buildings must have been built as churches originally and 50% of the funds needed must be in place. The funding can be used...

Garfield Weston Foundation Launched One Off 60th Anniversary Fund (UK) 16th January 2018

In 2018 the Weston Garfield Foundation is celebrating its 60th anniversary. As part of these celebrations Foundation have launched the Weston Anniversary Fund. This one-off grants scheme will fund Capital projects that provide new, or improve existing community facilities for people across the UK. The fund is open to UK registered charities, CIOs, state maintained schools and places of worship, where the project has a clear benefit to the loc...

Building Better Communities Returns in 2018 (UK) 12th January 2018

Jewson's Building Better Communities programme will reopen for nominations on the 27th March 2018 to support more community building causes across the UK. The Fund awards a Top Regional prize of £50,000 (split equally between labour and building materials costs) and multiple prizes ranging from £500 to £10,000 from a total pot of £250,000. Local Trade Heroes (which seeks to celebrate construction workers who play a big role in their commu...

Funding Available to Make Community Buildings Cheaper to Heat (England and Scotland - Various Locations)) 3rd January 2018

Communities across the UK can apply for funding to make their shared public buildings easier and cheaper to heat thanks to the Thrive Renewables Community Benefit Fund. Grants of up to £4,000 are available for a range of works including insulation, draught-proofing, LED lighting or improved heating or lighting controls. The fund is available to community buildings near sustainable energy projects in which Thrive Renewables has invested. The...

Funding for the Provision, Maintenance and Improvement of Public Amenities (England and Wales) 15th December 2017

WREN, a Land fill operator and Environmental Body has announced that its Community Fund has re-opened for applications until 5pm on the 14th March 2018. The Community Fund makes grants of between £2,000 and £100,000 for the provision, maintenance or improvement of a public amenities in the vicinity of a landfill site. This could include Village Halls and Community Centres; Public Play Areas; Publicly available Multi use games areas, skate pa...

WREN - FCC Scottish Action Fund Opens for Applications (Scotland) 15th December 2017

Local Authorities, charities, parish councils, church or community organisations and voluntary groups can apply for funding of between £2,000 and £100,000 for Land reclamation works; Community recycling projects; The provision of public amenities and parks; Biodiversity projects; the maintenance or restoration of historic buildings. The funding is being made available through the FCC Scottish Action Fund. The fund is operated by WREN, a Land...

B&Q Community Re-Use Scheme for Schools and Community Groups (UK) 27th November 2017

DIY store B&Q operates a community re-use scheme through all its branches across the UK. The scheme donates unsellable products and materials for re-use by local schools, other educational institutions and community groups, for the benefit of the local community and the environment. All items are donated on the understanding that they will be re-used or disposed of responsibly if they aren't used. Eligible groups include: Schools and colleges;...

Funding for Charity Building Projects (London) 24th November 2017

The Rose Foundation has announced that its grant making programme has re-opened for applications. Through its grant making programme, the Foundation provides financial assistance to registered charities and exempt bodies undertaking building projects less than £200,000 in the London area. Grants awarded are usually between £5,000 and £10,000. Eligible projects involve anything involving the use of builders. It can be a general refurbishment...

Community Facilities Programme (Wales) 21st November 2017

Community groups, registered charities and social enterprises have until the 31st March 2018 to apply for funding from the Welsh Governments Community Facilities Programme. Grants are available at two levels; small grants of under £25,000 and larger grants of up to £250,000. Funding is for capital costs only and can be used to improve community facilities which are useful to, and well used by, people in the community. The focus of the progra...

National Churches Trust Repair Grants (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales) 20th November 2017

The next closing date for applications to the National Churches Trust Repair Grants programme is 5th March 2018. Grants of £5,000 to £40,000 are available for urgent and essential structural repair projects to listed and unlisted buildings that were originally built as places of worship and are still open for regular public use. Applicants must have 50% of the total project costs funded already and the project must cost at least £100,000 (i...

Funding to Regenerate Historic Buildings (UK) 9th November 2017

The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) which supports the conservation and regeneration of historic buildings, has announced that the next closing date for applications to its Project Development Grant scheme (up to £25,000) is the 16th February 2018 to be considered at the 26th March Grant Panel meeting. Charities, not for profit companies, CICs, Parish and Town councils can apply for funding to assist with the costs of developing and co-ordi...