Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration

The Friends Provident Foundation - Building Resilient Local Economies (UK) 7th February 2018

The next deadline for applications to the Friends Provident Foundation - Building Resilient Economies programme is the 8th May 2018. The programme aims to build a more resilient, fairer and sustainable economic system and to build local economic resilience. Organisations working within the UK who want to help transform financial systems into 'engines for social benefit' can apply for grants through the Foundation. Grants in the past have been...

Funding of up to £45,000 for Community Centres and Village Halls (UK) 6th February 2018

Community Centres in deprived urban communities and Village Halls in remote and economically deprived rural areas can now apply for grants of between £10,000 and £45,000 for new buildings; upgrading, renovating or extending buildings; improving or creating outside space. Applications can be submitted at any time and all applicants must have already secured 50% of the total funding needed to complete the project before they apply. The fundin...

Funding for Developing Temporary Projects on Vacant and Under Utilised Open Spaces (Scotland) 2nd February 2018

Glasgow City Council in partnership with Glasgow Housing Association, seeks applications from community groups/organizations interested in developing temporary projects on vacant and under-utilised open spaces in Glasgow. Grants of between £1,000 and £4,500 available. To be eligible, projects must be based in Glasgow. Applications are invited in Spring and Autumn of each year and the next deadline for submitting applications is 5pm on the...

The Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust Youth Fund in Wales (Wales) 25th January 2018

Aiming to support young people who live or work in Wales, the Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust's Youth Fund Grant scheme provides financial support to projects that make a difference by improving the quality of life of people and communities facing disadvantage. Grants of up to £5,000 will be awarded to support equipment purchase, volunteer costs and training that enable the delivery of projects working with people age 14 to 19. Priority w...

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...

BIG Announces Changes to People and Places Programme (Wales) 5th January 2018

The Big Lottery Fund (BIG) has announced changes to its People and Places Fund. People and Places has now been split into two strands, medium grants and large grants. Medium grants offers funding from £10,001 to £100,000 for projects in Wales lasting up to five years. For more information, please visit www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/peopleandplacesmedium; and Large grants offers funding from £100,001 to £500,000 for projects lasting up t...

Funding to Regenerate Coastal Communities (Wales) 4th January 2018

The Big Lottery Fund has announced that the Coastal Communities Fund in Wales has re-opened for applications. The Coastal Communities Fund makes grants of between £50,000 and £300,000 to help fund projects that will support the economic development of coastal communities in Wales by promoting sustainable economic growth and jobs. Applications will be accepted from a variety of organisations including private sector companies, local authoriti...

Funding for Projects that Use Innovation to Address the Challenges Facing Parks (UK) 19th December 2017

Big Lottery Fund, Heritage Lottery Fund and Nesta are once again partnering to invite applications to a new Rethinking Parks fund that will support innovative ideas to address the challenges parks face. For this funding round not-for-profit organisation; social enterprises and local authorities will be able to apply under two different funding streams. Replication award: Grants of up to £200,000 over two years aimed at supporting organisatio...

Funding to Improve Town Centres (Warwickshire) 11th December 2017

Warwickshire County Council has launched the Warwickshire Placemaking Fund. The total value of the fund is £134,000. The fund aims to enhance, improve, and enliven the town centres across Warwickshire. This could be anything from creating an art piece, improving the welcome through signage and information, to transforming a disused piece of land from eyesore to eye-catching, improving the shop-fronts of a rundown parade of shops or even ad...

Gregg Foundation - North East Core Funding Programme (North East) 8th December 2017

The next application deadline for applications to the Greggs Foundation Core Funding programme is the 8th March 2018. The North East Core Funding programme makes grants to not for profit organisations helping those in need in the Counties of Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Durham and Teesside to support core running costs. The programme supports organisations that work in the most disadvantaged neighbourhoods in the North East of England, or t...

Funding Available to Improve the Capitals Public Spaces (London) 7th December 2017

Public and third sector organisations have until 19 February 2018 to apply to the Mayor of London's Greener City Fund for capital grants to improve publically accessible spaces across the City. A total of four Green Capital Grants of between £250,000 and £500,000 will be awarded. All London boroughs, sub-regional partnerships, community groups, social enterprises and environmental charities within London are eligible to apply for projects t...

EU Funds in Wales Are Still Open to Applications (Wales) 5th December 2017

The Welsh Government has issued assurances that applications for EU funds are still being developed and approved in line with objectives agreed by the European Commission and that the UK Treasury will provide a full lifetime guarantee for all structural and investment projects approved before the UK leaves the EU. Programmes currently open for applications are: European Structural Funds for projects that support people into work and training,...

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...

London Community Garden Grants (London) 23rd November 2017

The Metropolitan Public Gardens Association (MPGA), a charity that preserves and improves gardens, neglected sites and green open spaces, has announced that it has modest grants available for maintaining and improving community gardens in all 33 London Boroughs. The grants can be used for a variety of projects, including planting, equipment purchase, benches and churchyard refurbishments. In 2013, the MPGA made 16 grants and assisted in high...

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...