Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration

Grants of up to £1,000 Available for Community Projects along the South West Wales Rail Network (Wales) 24th November 2021

The South West Wales Connected Community Rail Partnership has re-launched their Community Changemakers Fund. The fund supports projects to improve communities located along the South West Wales rail network. Any group of local residents, community organisation, charity, community interest company or micro-SME that is based within 10km/6miles of a train station in South West Wales can apply for grants of between £300 and £1,000 to cover proj...

Grants for Community and Environmental Projects (England) 15th November 2021

The Veolia Environmental Trust is due to re-open for applications on the 12th August 2021. Through the Trust, grants are available for both community projects to create or improve buildings or outside spaces and large scale environmental projects such as habitat creation/management, and/or species protection. Constituted not-for-profit organisations and local authorities can apply for grants of up to £75,000 for community projects; and Envi...

Funding for Community Greening Projects (Greater London) 9th November 2021

Community groups can apply for grants of between £500 and £20,000 to improve local green and open spaces across Greater London. The Our Space Award, administered by Groundwork, will support community greening projects which transform all types of open space such as parks, housing estates, town centres, woodlands and school grounds, making them inclusive places for all to enjoy. Initiatives could include tree planting, rewilding areas, water...

Grants of up to £10,000 Available for the Creation of Sustainable & Resilient Outdoor Spaces (Northern Ireland) 1st November 2021

Grants of up to £10,000 will be made available to charities, voluntary and community organisations, schools and other not-for-profit organisations in Northern Ireland for the creation of sustainable & resilient outdoor spaces such as community gardens, pocket parks and forests, allotments, rain gardens, green roofs, ponds and living walls, etc. The funding is being made available through the National Lottery Community Fund's Living Places an...

Community Shares Booster Programme Re-Opens for Applications (England) 31st August 2021

The £3million Community Shares Booster programme has reopened for applications. Funded in partnership by Power to Change and the Architectural Heritage Fund, the programme provides existing community businesses that are either planning to make or have recently launched community shares offers with match funding of up to £100,000. Development grants of up to £10,000 are also available to help societies get investment ready and meet standa...

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...

New Fund Launches to Give House-Building Power Back to Local People (England) 1st June 2021

A new housing fund has been launched, aiming to empower community groups to plan and build 1,000 affordable homes in communities across England. The fund, led by CAF Venturesome, the social investment arm of the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), is funded by a group of charities and benefactors including the Nationwide Foundation. The Community Led Housing Fund (CLH) is open for applications for loans, standby facilities and, in partnership with...