Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration

Funding Support for Former Mining Communities (East & West Midlands, North East & North West of England, Yorkshire and Kent) 20th April 2018

Community and voluntary groups are able to apply for grants of up to £10,000 to tackle key challenges that still affect the top 30% most deprived coalfield communities in England. A total of £125,000 will be available to address the following themes: Skills - growing the skills of people in order to increase their opportunities; Employment - developing pathways to increase the number of people in work; and Health - supporting projects that...

New £23 Million Programme to Support for Neighbourhood Planning Re-opens for Applications (England) 3rd April 2018

A new £23 million programme to support communities to improve their local area has re-opened for applications. The My Community and Neighbourhood Planning programme has over the last four years, supported over 2,300 local groups to develop a neighbourhood plan or Neighbourhood Development Order. In April 2018, both programmes have changed but continue to offer a one-stop-shop for inspiration, information, advice and grants of up to £9,000 to...

Grants of up to £5,000 to Improve Green Spaces (London) 26th March 2018

Grants of £500 to £5,000 are available to Londoners working together to improve community open spaces to make them inclusive places for everyone to enjoy. The programme is open to groups of 3 or more people who meet regularly to improve spaces that can include parks, housing estates, town centres, woodlands and school grounds. The grants are being made available through the Groundwork London’s Our Space Awards and the closing date for appl...

£40 Million Available to Support the Economic Regeneration of Coastal Communities (England) 28th February 2018

Coastal Communities in England can apply for grants in excess of £50,000 for projects that create sustainable economic growth and jobs. The funding is being made available to public, private and voluntary sector organisations in coastal communities for projects that support support economic diversification and innovation; support improvements in productivity in the coastal economy; provide support to small and medium sized enterprises; addres...

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...

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...