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Pink Ribbon Foundation Grants (UK) 1st July 2022

The Pink Ribbon Foundation has announced that it is currently accepting applications to its grantmaking programme. Grants of up to £6,000 are available to UK charities and constituted not for profit organisations to support practical projects and initiatives, which aim to deliver good physical and mental health to individuals with, and recovering from breast cancer. Higher grants may be awarded if the trustees feel there is a special reason...

Grants of up to £50,000 Available for Community Projects (UK) 1st July 2022

Small charities, schools and community interest groups with innovative ideas that benefit their community can apply for funding of up to £50,000 for projects that promote healthy, thriving communities by preventing, preparing for and protecting against the impacts of climate change; and help people to take control of their wellbeing by giving them the tools to be more financially resilient and independent. The funding is being made available...

£4.5 Million Fund Launched to Support Victims & Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse (England & Wales) 1st July 2022

The Home Office is making £4.5 million in funding available to voluntary sector organisations providing nationally accessible support to victims and survivors of child sexual abuse. Organisations can apply to the Support for Victims and Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Fund, either as a single organisation or as a consortium of several organisations, to provide services and activities that directly support victims and survivors of child sexual...

Gamble Aware Launches £3 million Fund to Help People Recover from Gambling and to Help Communities Most affected by the Cost of Living Crisis (Great Britain) 1st July 2022

GambleAware, the leading charity working to keep people safe from gambling harm, has launched two major funding programmes to focus on enabling people to sustain their recovery from gambling harm and to help communities who have been most affected by the cost-of-living crisis. A total of £3 million is available. The Aftercare Funding Programme and the Community Resilience Fund will help further GambleAware’s work across Great Britain in su...

Ogden Trust - Local School Partnerships (UK) 30th June 2022

The Ogden Trust's School Partnerships programme is due to re-open for applications in September 2022. The School Partnerships programme offers funding and support to groups of schools that are committed to enhancing physics teaching and learning. The programme works with primary and secondary schools and includes a range of teacher CPD. The partnership programme provides funding for schools over a number of years and supports local clusters of...

£128 Million to Improve Access to the Arts & Culture (England) 30th June 2022

To help improve access to the arts and culture, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport is making a total of £128 million in funding available to cultural venues including museums, galleries and public libraries in England. Organisations are encouraged to submit expressions of interest for the financial support which will be distributed across three funds: the £49.4 million Cultural Development Fund which aims to increase access t...

Community Business Trade Up Programme Opens for Applications - Deadline Extended (England) 30th June 2022

The School for Social Entrepreneurs has announced that its Community Business Trade Up programme is open. The programme is open to community businesses in England that exists to improve their local neighbourhood, village or town and who want to start or build their income from trading and sales, and become more sustainable. The programme will provide businesses with mentoring support and a Match Trading grant worth up to £5,000 which is desig...

Community Partnering Fund Opens for Applications (Northern England) 30th June 2022

Registered charities, community groups, and other not-for-profit organisations are invited to apply for funding to develop sustainable projects throughout the North of England. The Community Partnering Fund will provide grants of up to £10,000 for one year, or up to £20,000 for two years for innovative approaches that focus on alleviating hardship associated with fuel poverty; promoting efficiency and its environmental impacts; encouraging e...

Research Grants Available to Help Make Transport More Inclusive (UK) 30th June 2022

UK charities and not-for-profit organisations can apply to a new funding programme to undertake research into the problems that disabled people face in the transport system and how they can be solved. Grants of between £50,000 and £1 million are available over three years to help organisations produce free, accessible data and findings to help make transport more inclusive. This could include, for example, looking at independent journeys tak...

New £1 Million Fund to Support Black Entrepreneurs to Launch & Grow their Own Businesses (UK) 30th June 2022

Sky, in partnership with the Black Equity Organisation, is making £1 million in funding available over three years to support Black entrepreneurs to launch and grow their own businesses in the UK. The Future 100 Growth Fund will support young entrepreneurs aged 18 to 30 of Black African, Black Caribbean, Black British and/or Mixed-race descent who are looking to bring a business concept to life, scale up a fledgling business, or have the be...

Movement for Good Awards Re-Opens to Nominations (UK, Republic of Ireland, Channel Islands or Isle of Man) 29th June 2022

The Benefact Group has launched a new round of their Movement for Good Awards to support good causes in the UK, Republic of Ireland, Channel Islands and Isle of Man. Through the £1 million fund, the company will award £1,000 to 250 registered charities, not-for-profit organisations, or community interest companies from the second draw of the campaign which takes place in September. Members of the public can nominate charities online and winn...

Sea-Changers 2022 Innovation Fund is Open for Applications (UK) 29th June 2022

A new £30,000 fund has been launched to encourage and support new ideas and projects for marine conservation in the UK. Applications are being accepted from all types of UK based organisations, including charities and ‘not-for-profit’ organisations, companies, schools, universities or students who are carrying out marine conservation related activities, and community groups. The funding, which is being made available through the Sea-Ch...

Funding to Empower Disadvantaged Young People into Positions of Leadership (England) 29th June 2022

Grants of up to £40,000 are available to youth-focused charities and not-for-profit organisations in England that are working to support young people aged 10-30 who have experienced injustice into positions of leadership. The funding is being made available through the Listening Fund’s Advisers’ Fund which aims to allow organisations to create leadership opportunities that enable disadvantaged young people to shape their own strategies,...

Funding for School Breakfast Clubs (UK) 28th June 2022

Schools in deprived areas across the UK are invited to apply for funding to start or improve their breakfast clubs. For a school in England to be eligible, at least 35% of pupils should be recorded as eligible for Pupil Premium. A Primary School in Scotland qualifies for support when at least 55% of pupils are in SIMD Deciles 1 to 4 and/or at least 35% are eligible for FSM. A Secondary School in Scotland qualifies for support when at least 40%...

Funding to Develop, Expand & Improve Active Travel Options for Disabled People (UK) 28th June 2022

UK charities and not-for-profit organisations can apply to a new funding programme from the national disability transport charity, Motability, to develop, expand and improve active travel options for disabled people. Grants of between £100,000 and £4 million are available over three years to help charities and organisations, including universities, to ensure disabled people have equal opportunity to make decisions about how they travel in th...

£4.1 Million Prize for Innovations to Help Dementia Patients (UK) 28th June 2022

A new £4.1 million prize for innovations to help change the lives of people living with dementia will open to applications in the autumn. Innovators will be invited to develop technologies that learn about the lives and routines of people living with early-stage dementia, employing assistive technology and machine learning to adapt as their condition progresses, and thereby helping them remain independent in their homes. The Alzheimer’s Soc...

Society for Microbiology – Science Education and Outreach Grants (UK) 27th June 2022

The Micro Biology Society has announced that the Education and Outreach grants programme has re-opened for applications. Through the programme, members of the Microbiology Society, residing in the UK or Republic of Ireland, including those working in schools, can apply for a grant of up to £1,000 for innovative Outreach Activities that support relevant science teaching or promotion initiatives. Also funded are developments likely to lead to a...

Funding to Support Education in Disadvantaged Areas (UK / International) 27th June 2022

Grants are available to support schools and registered charities that wish to undertake educational projects with children and young people under the age of 25 in marginalised communities within the UK and internationally. The British & Foreign Schools Society (BFSS) normally makes grants totalling about £900,000 in any one year. For UK projects the focus is on projects to improve the educational outcomes and life chances of Young Carers an...

Young Women’s Mental Health Programme (Northern Ireland, North East and North West of England) 27th June 2022

The Pilgrim Trust has announced that its young women’s mental health programme has re-opened for applications. The programme provides grants of up to £90,000 (spread over three years) to help improve the mental health of women aged 16-25 in the UK. The Pilgrim Trust has committed £5 million in funding over five years (2021-2026). Each year the Trust reviews the programme and incrementally increase the geography of the programme. In 2022...

Ovo Foundation Launches New £1 Million Climate Changers Programme (UK) 27th June 2022

The Ovo Foundation has launched a new £1 million Climate Changers Programme to work with charities and projects that support children and young people to connect with nature, and equip them with the skills, knowledge, and resources they need to take action on the climate crisis. The Foundation is looking to work with partners to campaign for better climate change education; increase opportunities for children and young people to learn from a...

Funding to Test Different Ways of Protecting Woodlands from Pests and Disease (England) 27th June 2022

Landowners and others who manage woodlands infected by specific pests and diseases can apply for funding through the Forestry Commission's Tree health pilot scheme. The aim of the scheme is to test different ways of slowing the spread of pests and diseases affecting trees in England. It expands on support already available through the Countryside Stewardship woodland tree health grant. To be able to partcipate the woodland needs to be locate...

Grants of £30,000 Available to Enhance the Income Potential of Social Organisations (England) 27th June 2022

Environmental organisations and organisations led by those from Black and Minoritised communities can apply for grants and other business support measures to help build their financial resilience by developing and exploring new models of generating income through trading. The funding is being made available through the Social Investment Business Enterprise Fund.  As well as the grant, applicants who successfully apply to the programme can rec...

Funding for Projects that Support the Education and Development of Children and Young People (England) 24th June 2022

Schools, colleges and community groups in England can apply for grants to support the education and development of children and young people through educational, cultural, sporting and other projects. Of particular interests are projects which will help enhance the self-confidence, team working skills and future employability of children and young people. In most cases grants will be made on a relatively small scale. Many grants will be under...

Magic Little Grants (England, Scotland and Wales) 24th June 2022

Small charities. community groups, schools and groups connected to schools can apply for grants of up to £500 to support projects that benefit their local communities. This could include preventing or reducing the impact of poverty; improving biodiversity and green spaces; enabling participation in physical activity; and supporting marginalised groups; etc. The funding is being made available through the Magic Little Grants programme which...

Funding Available to Support Social Businesses Raise Finance through Community Share Issues (England) 24th June 2022

Community businesses in England that are looking to launch or in the early stage of launching a community share issue can apply for grants and equity match funding of up to £25,000. The funding is being made available through the Power to Change Community Shares Booster Fund. Two funding streams are available. Development grants – averaging £5,000 are available to prepare a community share offer and Equity match investment of up to £25...

Funding to Help People at Acute Risk of Displacement Due to Climate Change (UK) 23rd June 2022

Grants of up to £60,000 are available for projects that improve the quality of life of forcibly displaced people and their host communities. The funding which is being made available through the JAC Trust is available to registered charities, social enterprises and other not-for-profit organisations in the UK and internationally. Priority will be given to proposals that can show a positive engagement between displaced people and their host c...

Grants of up to £3,000 Available for Community and Education Projects (UK) 23rd June 2022

Registered charities, not-for-profit organisations, and schools/PTAs can apply for grants of between £250 and £3,000 for projects which benefit local communities. The funding is made available by the Ford Britain Trust Large Grants programme to support a range of projects focusing on the advancement of education, the environment, children, those with disabilities, youth activities and local communities. Applications will be considered from a...

Funding for Community Health & Wellbeing Projects (UK) 23rd June 2022

Funding is available to assist neighbourhood-based community projects to build happy, strong, resilient communities across the UK. Individuals and small, not-for-profit businesses can apply to set up new groups and activities that improve mental health and wellbeing, inclusion, and learning and skills development in local communities. To be successful, applicants will need to indicate how the activity/group can become self-sustainable or be a...

Grants to Assist Families in Need (England - Former Coalfield Areas) 23rd June 2022

Voluntary and community organisations operating in the former coalfield areas of England can apply for grants of up to £2,000 to provide support to low-income families in need. The funding is being made available through the Coalfields Regeneration Trusts Small Grants Programme. The type of projects supported include food poverty projects; information, advice & guidance projects; social groups; projects supporting the homeless or any other p...

Funding to Support Arts Projects (UK) 22nd June 2022

The Fidelio Trust has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 30th September 2022. The Trust offers grants of up to £5,000 in support of the Arts, in particular Music, including Opera; Lieder; Composition and Dance. The Trustees aim to help individuals and groups such as Colleges; Arts Festivals and other arts organisations who would not be able to carry out a project or activity without financial support.

Funding to Support Youth Organisations (UK) 22nd June 2022

Not-for-profit youth organisations supporting disadvantaged young people (aged 14 – 25) can apply for grants of up to £150,000 spread over three years to help young people who face complex transitions to adulthood. The purpose of the fund is to help youth organisations to sustain or expand their work. The funding is available to support the core operating costs of the applicant organisation. Examples of what can be funded include develop...

Grants of up to £100,000 Available for Community Facilities (England) 21st June 2022

Registered charities, churches, parish councils, local authorities and CASC registered sports clubs can apply for grants of between £2,000 and £100,000 for the provision, maintenance or improvement of community facilities. This can include village halls and community centres, public play areas; publicly available multi use games areas, skate parks and BMX tracks; sport and recreation grounds including pavilions and clubhouses with full publi...

Grants for the Planting and Care of Trees, Hedges & Orchards (UK) 21st June 2022

The Tree Council has announced that it will re-open its Branching Out fund in July. Through the Fund, schools, community groups, parish and town councils, and tree warden networks within the UK will be able to apply for grants of between £300 and £1,500 to get communities and young people up to the age of 21 involved in planting and caring for trees, hedges and orchards. The funding will cover the cost of trees, hedges and fruit trees; reas...

Schools Can Apply for £500 of Free Equipment to Deliver Outdoor Learning (England, Scotland & Wales) 21st June 2022

Schools in England, Scotland and Wales can apply for up to £500 worth of free outdoor equipment and up to half a day of professional outdoor training to deliver outdoor learning and play. The funding is being made available through the charity Learning through Landscapes’ Local School Nature Grant Programme and is funded by the players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Funding will also be open to Early Year’s settings which have their own...

Funding for Financial Literacy Projects (UK) 20th June 2022

The MSE Charity's grants programme has re-opened for applications. Originally, the programme was due to re-open in September but the opening date has been brought forward due to the cost-of-living crisis. The MSE Charity gives grants of up to £7,500 to not for profit organisations that deliver activities that make a lasting impact on how people think, behave and manage their money.  The theme for this round is 'Developing Resilience' and w...

Funding to Support Disabled & Disadvantaged Children (UK) 20th June 2022

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to registered charities to fund equipment and services to support disabled and disadvantaged children under the age of 13 across the UK. The Toy Trust fund helps disadvantaged children and their families to alleviate suffering; support children through awful experiences; encourage achievement through adversity; purchase vital equipment; provide care; bolster existing initiatives; initiate brand new project...

Grants to Improve the Quality of Life for Disadvantaged & Vulnerable People (UK) 20th June 2022

Small-to-mid-size registered charities helping to improve the quality of life of people in the UK, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable can apply for grants of up to £5,000. The funding is being made available through the Hedley Foundation. Each year the Foundation makes around 250 grants for initiatives which benefit the lives of young people, disabled people, elderly people, the terminally ill and otherwise disadvantage...

Community Grants to Celebrate 1900 Years of Hadrian’s Wall (North of England) 20th June 2022

Community grants of up to £5,000 are available to support the delivery of events and activities for the year-long Hadrian's Wall 1900 Festival which celebrates life on the Wall from Roman times to the present day. The funding is available to everyone for any type of new and diverse activity/project from walks and talks, to lectures and conferences, workshops, painting, crafting; dance, parading, and performances; exhibitions; or food and musi...

New £7.8 Million Fund for Woodland Creation and Tree Planting (England) 20th June 2022

Local Authorities in England can apply to a new £7.8 million fund to kickstart woodland creation and tree planting. A minimum of 50 Local Authorities will be awarded up to £150,000 each to recruit the new staff and expertise needed to drive forward woodland creation and tree planting plans. The Funding is being made available through the Woodland Creation Accelerator Fund which is being delivered by the Forestry Commission in partnership w...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Projects that Help the Homeless (UK) 17th June 2022

Homeless charities can apply for capital grants of up to £5,000 for projects that aim to help homeless people return to the community and enabling them to rebuild their lives.  Typically, such organisations may operate small or medium-sized residential or training facilities to assist homeless people. To be eligible to apply, the charity must have an annual turnover of under £1million and with ‘unrestricted reserves’ of under six mon...

Grants for Older People on Low Incomes (England & Wales) 17th June 2022

Small grants of up to £400 are available to support vulnerable older people living on low incomes in England and Wales. Friends of the Elderly currently have four grant streams open for older people who are of/over state pension age, have savings of less than £4,000, and who do not fit the criteria for other funders. The funding is available to help with the cost of replacing everyday items, small home repairs and mobility adaptations; help...

Funding for Projects that Have a Positive Impact on Communities, People or the Environment (UK) 17th June 2022

The Matthew Good Foundation has launched the next round of its Grants for Good Fund. The aim is to support small charities, not-for-profit groups and social entrepreneurs who are passionate about making a difference to people, their community or the environment. The Fund will share £10,000 between five shortlisted projects, which will be voted for by John Good Group employees. The project that receives the most votes will receive a grant of...

Funding to Support Activities & Events During Chemistry Week 2022 (UK) 17th June 2022

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) has announced that its Chemistry Week Grants programme is open for application. Grants of up to £500 are available to develop and deliver events during Chemistry Week in November 2022. Chemistry Week is an annual celebration of the chemical sciences. The programme is open to applications from RSC members and non-members. The RSC’s Chemistry Week Grants 2022 will fund activities and events themed around...

Funding to Support Members of the Armed Forces and their Families (UK) 17th June 2022

Armed Forces charities and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants of up to £30,000 for projects and activities supporting serving armed forces personnel, veterans, operationally qualified seafarers and their immediate families. The Veteran’s Foundation will award funding for projects lasting up to three years to organisations with low to medium income. A range of factors will be considered including the service or item bein...

Grants to Support Music Making (UK & Ireland) 16th June 2022

To recognise the vital role music plays in uniting communities and improving wellbeing, Music for All has opened a new round of Community Project Funding for projects and initiatives across the UK and Ireland seeking to bring music to their community. The funding is aimed at community groups and schools that need assistance to fulfil their potential in developing sustainable music programmes. This round will award musical instruments or grants...

Industrial Energy Transformation Fund – Phase 2 Opens for Applications (England, Wales or Northern Ireland) 16th June 2022

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has launched the second phase of the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund. The aim of the fund is to provide grant funding for feasibility and engineering studies, and for the deployment of industrial energy efficiency and deep decarbonisation projects. A total of £70 million is available for feasibility and engineering studies to enable companies to investigate identified energy...

Grants of up to £5,000 for Projects Tackling Loneliness Amongst Older People and Adults with a Disability (England, Scotland and Wales) 16th June 2022

Small community groups, local charities and individuals can apply for grants of between £100 and £5,000 for equipment and to support projects that tackle loneliness amongst older people and adults with a disability. The funding can be used for day trips, outings and group holidays in the UK, activities, transport as well as equipment and materials. Grants for individuals, must be completed by a third party who knows the individual in a pro...

Grants for Digital Vocational Learning Projects (UK) 15th June 2022

Grants of between £15,000 and £50,000 are available for early-stage projects that use technology to improve vocational education. The grants are available to organisations across the UK, including charities, trade bodies, learning providers, employers, private companies, community interest companies and other not for profit organisations. The funding is being made available through the VocTech Trust Seed Fund and will provide funding for t...

Grants to Support Animal Welfare Charities (UK & Worldwide) 15th June 2022

Not-for-profit animal welfare organisations in the UK and Worldwide can apply for grants of up to $50,000 from the EA Animal Welfare Fund which supports advocacy, research, and movement-building work aimed at improving the wellbeing of animals, primarily farmed and wild animals, in relatively neglected geographic regions around the world. The fund has historically supported many different interventions, including research that improves underst...

£200 Million Fund Launched to Help Farmers Reach Net-Zero (UK) 15th June 2022

Virgin Money PLC has launched a new £200 million fund to help the UK agriculture sector transition to net zero. The Agri E Fund will offer low-cost loans for farmers to invest in suitable adaptations to their businesses which will reduce their on-farm emissions. Loans with 0% arrangement fees can be provided when farmers complete a carbon audit, and are looking to borrow over £50,000 to invest in emission reducing initiatives, like renewable...

Leeds Building Society Charitable Foundation Grant (UK) 14th June 2022

UK registered charities, or those affiliated with a registered charity working to help those at disadvantage in society can apply to the Leeds Building Society Charitable Foundation for support. Grants of between £250 - £1,000 are available to cover the costs involved in directly supporting those in need including those with disabilities, affected by homelessness, or with serious health issues. Previous grants have gone to organisations supp...

Manchester Airport Community Trust Fund (Manchester) 14th June 2022

Each year Manchester Airports Group contributes £100,000 to the Community Trust Fund for distribution to local good causes. Grants of a maximum of £3,000 are awarded to a broad range of projects including, for example, play areas, community fun days, community growing projects, riding for the disabled, that are delivered by not-for-profit organisations. Projects supported must be within a 10-mile radius of the Airport and priority is given t...

Funding to Encourage Diversity in University Engineering Departments (UK) 14th June 2022

The Royal Academy of Engineering has launched a new funding round for projects within UK university engineering departments that address the unequal outcomes experienced by students from underrepresented groups. Grants of up to £100,000 are available through the Diversity Impact Programme for bold, ambitious and transformative projects lasting 12-18 months that inspire change in university engineering departments and achieve equal outcomes fo...

Grants to Support Work which Improves Financial Wellbeing (UK) 14th June 2022

Charities, voluntary organisations, think tanks, campaigning groups, research bodies and universities can apply for grants of between £10,000 and £200,000 for strategic work that improves financial wellbeing, especially for those on low-to-middle incomes. The abrdn Financial Fairness Trust’s grant programme invites proposals from organisations across the UK seeking funding for policy work, campaigning and research focused on three areas th...

The Classical Association Grants (UK) 13th June 2022

The Classical Association (CA), which awards grants to support classical projects and conferences, has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 1st September 2022. The Association will consider applications for summer schools and institutions offering extra-mural courses in Greek, Latin, and classical civilisation; bursaries for teachers attending courses abroad to support their professional development, notably the British...

Grants to Promote and Secure Better and Safer Roads (UK) 13th June 2022

Grants and bursaries are available for research, education, and community projects to promote and secure better and safer roads in terms of design, engineering, and aesthetics, including enhancements of the experience of road users. Funded activity includes courses leading to traffic engineering and transport planning, research projects and programmes or schemes to improve the highway network and the roadside environment, such as roadside park...

Royal Society of Chemistry – Outreach Fund (UK) 13th June 2022

Individuals and organisations such as researchers, museums, schools, community groups, not-for-profit organisations, arts groups, and libraries can apply for up to £10,000 to run chemistry-based events and activities for public audiences and schools. The Royal Society of Chemistry Outreach Fund is split into small grants - up to £5,000 and large grants - up to £10,000. The closing date for applications to the small and large grants programm...

New £30 Million Funding Launched to Help Farmers Boost their Business (England). 13th June 2022

Farmers in England can now apply for funding of between £25,000 and £300,000 to help them boost their businesses and add extra value to their produce. The funding is being made available through the new £30 million Farming Investment Fund (FIF) . Funded by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs the grants can be used to purchase equipment to process, diversify and add value to their products after they have been harvested...

UK Research and Innovation Launches the Rethinking Public Dialogue Fund (UK) 13th June 2022

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) in partnership with the Royal Society for Arts, Manufacturers and Commerce has launched a new £480,000 fund to investigate the effective of current methods for consulting the public (public dialogue) in shaping research and innovation priorities. The Rethinking Public Dialogue Fund aims to test and evaluate new possibilities for consulting the public, and capture evidence about their effectiveness that can h...

Grants to Promote Latin and Roman Studies and Activities (UK) 10th June 2022

Grants of up to £600 are available to schools to help promote Latin and Roman studies. Most of the grants are awarded for the purchase of textbooks and other books on Roman topics. Grants are also awarded to groups and schools and museums organising lectures or study days on Roman themes, and money has recently been made available for archaeology fieldwork bursaries. The grants are awarded by the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies and...

Volant Trust - Covid-19 Response Fund (UK / International) 10th June 2022

The Volant Trust has still accepting applications through its Covid-19 Response Fund. The Trust is accepting applications from registered charities, community interest companies, community organisations or social enterprises in the UK and internationally that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable groups who have been particularly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The level of grant awarded is a...

Funding to Address Structural Inequalities Within the UK Immigration System (UK) 10th June 2022

Grants of between £30,000 and £400,000 are available to not-for-profit organisations in the UK to address racism and structural inequalities within the immigration system. The grants are available for projects lasting between 12 months and 4 years with an option to extend for a further period. The funding is being made available through the Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Shared Ground Fund. The Foundation also has a particular interest in the li...

Funding for Local Projects to Reduce Isolation Amongst the Armed Forces Community (UK) 10th June 2022

Grants of up to £10,000 are available for community projects that support Armed Forces communities become less isolated and engage more in their local area. To be eligible to apply, the applicant organisation must be an established registered charity or Community Interest Company (CIC) with substantial recent experience of supporting Armed Forces communities; an Armed Forces unit or base; a local authority; or a school. The funding is being m...

Social Investment Fund Opens to Tackle Inequality & Promote Racial Justice (UK) 10th June 2022

A new multi-million pound social investment fund focused on tackling inequality and promoting racial justice in the UK, has opened to applications from diverse-led social enterprises looking to grow their impact. The Growth Impact Fund, managed by Big Issue Invest, will invest between £50,000 and £1.5 million in social businesses to support early-stage founders from underrepresented groups who have previously been excluded from investment. I...

Funding to Support Disadvantaged Young People and Offenders (UK) 9th June 2022

Small registered charities can apply for grants of up to £15,000 for projects working with young offenders; prisoners and ex-prisoners as well as young disadvantaged people at risk of criminal involvement. To be eligible for funding, local organisations such as those working in a village, estate or small town should normally have an income of less than £100,000. Those working across the UK or in larger cities should normally have an income o...

Holiday Grants for Disadvantaged and Disabled Children (UK) 9th June 2022

Schools, youth groups, not for profit organisations and charities can apply for grants of £500 to £2,500 to support recreational trips or holidays within the UK for groups of disabled or disadvantaged children (aged 13 or under). Priority will be given to applications coming from the 20% most deprived areas in the UK. The grants can cover up to two-thirds of the cost of a holiday or trip lasting one to seven days. The funding is being made...

Childs Charitable Trust (UK) 9th June 2022

The Childs Charitable Trust offers grants to registered and excepted Christian charities based in the UK and operating in countries worldwide. Projects will be considered that fall into the following categories: Working in schools and with vulnerable and disengaged young people in the UK: All aspects of Christian outreach: Society i.e. social action and justice: All areas of Christian education. No minimum or maximum grant level is published,...

Community Ownership Fund Round 3 to Open to Applications (UK) 9th June 2022

The UK government has announced that Round 3 of the £150 million Community Ownership Fund is now open for expressions of interest. The fund is part of the government’s strategy to build back better from the pandemic and to foster a sense of community, and will make grants (on a matched funding basis) available to help communities across the UK take ownership of local facilities, community assets and amenities such as at-risk local pubs, the...

Funding to Support Business Growth in the Moving Image Industry (England, outside of London) 9th June 2022

Creative England has reopened their New Ideas Fund to applications from individuals and small to medium sized enterprises working on screen-based storytelling including film, television, animation, games, immersive media or technology that supports these industries. Grants of between £1,000 and £25,000 are available to support the development of new and innovative ideas to help business growth in the English regions outside of London. Applic...

Funding Call for Carbon Capture, Usage & Storage Innovation Competition (UK) 8th June 2022

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has launched a new £19.5 million funding call to support the deployment of advanced carbon, capture, usage and storage (CCUS) technologies within the UK. The Carbon Capture, Usage & Storage Innovation 2.0 Competition will award funding for industry or academic-led projects in two lots: grants of up to £1 million for projects developing and piloting mid-stage CCUS innovation; and gra...

Funding to Enable Disadvantaged Young People Reach their Potential (UK) 7th June 2022

Registered charities (including Schools that are registered as charities for young people with disabilities) that work with disadvantaged children under the age of 25 can apply for funding of up to £10,000. Of particular interest are projects that provide opportunities for disadvantaged children and young people to fulfil their potential and educational activities that develop learning, motivation and skills. Projects could, for example, sup...

Funding to Improve the Lives of Children & Young People (UK) 7th June 2022

Local community groups can apply for grants of between £500 and £1500 to support a broad range of activities that contribute to improving children’s lives and contribute towards transforming local communities. The funding is being made available through round 2 of the Asda Foundation’s Under 18 Better Starts Grant. As a result of the cost of living crisis, the focus for round 2 funding is on ensuring children are supported during the su...

Match Funding Campaign to Support Vulnerable & Underrepresented Women & Girls (England & Scotland) 7th June 2022

The Big Give has launched this year’s Christmas Challenge match funding campaign which supports charities working to improve the lives of vulnerable, disadvantaged or underrepresented women and girls in England and Scotland. The Christmas Challenge is making up to £25,000 in match funding available to enable charities that are led by and for women and girls to run their own match funding campaign between the 29th November and the 6th Decemb...

Applications Invited for Youth Investment Fund Pilot (England) 7th June 2022

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is making funding available for the construction of up to four pilot youth facilities in advance of the launch of Phase 2 of the Youth Investment Fund (YIF). The funding will support four organisations delivering youth work in ‘left behind’ areas of England to pilot a youth facility and the delivery process associated with their construction. It will provide the DCMS with feedback...

£3 Million Fund to Support Village Hall Improvement Projects (England) 7th June 2022

A new £3 million fund has been announced to enable 125 village halls in England to upgrade and modernise their premises, so that they can continue to meet the needs of their communities. The funding has been made available by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The Platinum Jubilee Village Hall Improvement Grant Fund will provide funding over three years for capital improvement project...

Grants for Tackle the Impact of the Rising Cost of Living on Communities and to Support Refugees (UK) 6th June 2022

Grants of up to £1,500 are available for community groups and organisations to support a broad range of activities that contribute towards transforming communities and improving lives across the UK. The funding is available through the Asda Foundation’s Empowering Local Communities Fund Round 2. The focus of this funding round is to address the impact the rising cost of living is having on communities and supporting refugees arriving in t...

Grants to Help Home Owners Install Low Carbon Heating Systems (England & Wales) 6th June 2022

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, in partnership with Ofgem, has launched a new scheme to encourage property owners in England and Wales to install low carbon heating systems. The Boiler Upgrade Scheme is offering grants of up to £6,000 towards the cost of having air source heat pumps, ground source heat pumps, or biomass boilers (for rural properties) installed in place of existing gas, oil or electric heating. Homes...

Funding for Links with Japan (UK) 2nd June 2022

Grants of £2,000 - £9,000 are available to promote and support interaction between the two countries. Daiwa Foundation Small Grants can cover all fields of activity, including educational and other projects and events. New initiatives are especially encouraged. Projects that have received funding in the past include Beckfoot School (Bingley) which received a grant of £3,000 to support a two-week curriculum-based school exchange visit by ten...

School Grants to Promote Physics (UK) 2nd June 2022

UK schools, colleges or home school groups can apply for grants of up to £600 for small-scale projects or events linked to the teaching or promotion of physics and engineering to pupils aged 5-19. Grants can support a wide range of projects such as school-based science weeks, extracurricular activities, science clubs, careers events or a visit from a working physicist or engineer. Grants can be used for the following project-related purposes:...

Grants Available for Capital Projects Benefiting Disadvantaged People (UK) 2nd June 2022

The Clothworkers Foundation awards grants to charities and other not for profit organisations (including special schools) to support capital projects that support disadvantaged sections of the community. This can include the purchase or renovation of buildings and the purchase of equipment and vehicles. To be eligible the projects must fit within one or more of the Foundation’s specified programme areas. This includes alcohol & substance mi...

Funding for Schools to Purchase Musical Equipment (UK) 2nd June 2022

The Universal Music UK Sound Foundation (UMUKSF) has launched a new funding round to enable schools across the UK and Eire to apply for grants of up to £1,500 towards the cost of musical resources. The UMUKSF School Awards will provide funding for schools teaching the national curriculum to improve their music department through the purchase or upgrade of musical instruments and equipment. To date, the Foundation has awarded grants to over 7,...

Interest-Free Loans for the Purchase of Musical Instruments & Equipment (England and Northern Ireland) 1st June 2022

Interest-free loans are available for the purchase of musical instruments and equipment, to help ensure that more people across England and Northern Ireland can access instruments and learn to play. The Take it Away Scheme works with 130 music retailers to allow applicants to buy almost any musical instrument available, such as traditional instruments like violins, clarinets, guitars and pianos, contemporary equipment like synthesizers, drum m...

Tesco Community Grants (UK) 1st June 2022

Registered charities, voluntary and community organisations, schools, parish/town councils and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants of £500, £1,000 or £1,500 through the Tesco Community Grants programme to support local good causes that focus on helping children and families across the UK. Every three months, three local good causes/ projects are selected to be in the blue token customer vote in Tesco stores throughout...

Funding for Primary School Breakfast Clubs (UK) 1st June 2022

Grants are available for UK primary schools interested in opening free breakfast clubs. The Greggs Foundation will provide an initial start-up grant for equipment such as chest freezers to store food items or toys and activities for the club. The average club costs £3,000 to set up and run for a year based on 65 children. Schools should able to attract adult volunteers to help run the scheme which must be able to show that at least 40% of the...

Funding to Aid the Career Progression of School Music Teachers (UK) 1st June 2022

The Universal Music UK Sound Foundation (UMUKSF) has launched a new funding round to enable teachers across the UK and Ireland to apply for grants of up to £1,500 towards the cost of a one-off music course or training. The UMUKSF Teacher Awards will provide the funding towards a recognised course, training or a qualification to aid the career progression of school music teachers delivering the national curriculum. To date, the Foundation has...

National Churches Foundation Grants (UK) 31st May 2022

Churches across the UK can apply for grants of between £500 and £5,000 towards the cost of urgent maintenance works and small repairs through the National Churches Trust Foundation Grant Programme. Project costs should be up to £10,000 excl. VAT and awards will never exceed 50% of the costs. Applications are accepted from listed and unlisted Christian places of worship, of any denomination. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basi...

Grants for Community and Environmental Projects (England) 31st May 2022

The Veolia Environmental Trust has re-opened for applications. 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 Environmental Bodies that are enrolled with ENTRUST...

Round 12 of Government’s Heat Networks Delivery Unit Opens to Applications (England & Wales) 31st May 2022

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has launched a new round of its Heat Networks Delivery Unit which provides funding and guidance for local authorities in England and Wales who are developing heat network projects, helping them through each development stage. This round will also allow registered social landlords, property developers, universities, NHS Trusts, and other government departments to apply for the funding of...

Funding for Projects that Support Vulnerable Migrants (UK) 30th May 2022

Not for profit organisations that promote positive interaction between different groups in order to counter xenophobia, racism and Islamophobia can apply for funding through the Barrow Cadbury Trust’s Migration Programme. Through its Migration Programme the Trust want to fund grassroots groups working with refugees, asylum seekers, undocumented migrants and other marginalised migrants. The Trust seek to enable grassroots groups to support th...

Funding for Rural Community and Education Projects (UK) 27th May 2022

Charities working in rural areas to support rural development can apply for grants of up to £50,000. The funding is available for mainly larger projects that would have a significant impact upon rural economies. Projects supported in the past have ranged from City farms, Federations of Young Farmers Clubs and farming Community Networks. The funding is being made available through the NFU Mutual Charitable Trust. In addition, the Trust's Cente...

Cure Parkinson's Trust Grant (UK) 27th May 2022

Commercial organisations, appropriately qualified scientists or clinicians based in an accredited university or hospital in any country worldwide can now apply for funding for preclinical and clinical research. Projects should have the potential to advance knowledge that might lead to a cure for Parkinson’s disease. The Cure Parkinson’s Trust has a particular interest in projects that show the potential to delay, slow, stop reverse or prev...

Bursaries to Support the Professional Development of Hospice Staff (UK) 26th May 2022

Bursaries are available to hospice staff in the UK to improve the quality of care given to hospice and palliative care patients and their families and carers. The Wolfson Foundation Bursaries for Hospice Staff programme aims to increase the expertise of nurses, healthcare assistants, doctors, allied health professionals and social workers by supporting their professional development. Bursaries can cover fees for university accredited palliativ...

Research Starter Funding to Boost the Future of Farming (England) 26th May 2022

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, in partnership with UK Research & Innovation, has launched round 2 of the Farming Innovation Programme. The programme supports collaborative research and development projects that enable England’s agricultural and horticultural sectors to be more environmentally sustainable and resilient, whilst moving the sectors towards net zero. This latest round invites farmers, growers or foresters t...

Grants to Improve the Educational Outcomes & Life Chances of Young Carers & Care Experienced Young People (UK) 25th May 2022

The British and Foreign Schools Society is inviting proposals to its grant programme to improve the educational outcomes and life chances of Young Carers or Care Experienced Young People under the age of 25 in the UK. Grants of between £30,000 and £100,000 will support schools, academies, colleges and registered charities to help young people to attend and engage in mainstream school life, access further education, employment or training opp...

Funding to Boost Global Success for Independent Film, TV & Video Games (UK) 25th May 2022

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has confirmed its UK Global Screen Fund will be extended for three years with an additional £21 million in funding, to support the industry to develop new talent, create jobs and target new audiences around the world. Funding will be allocated in three strands: International Distribution Funding will support the sale and distribution of UK feature films in target countries and at major film f...

£1.5 Million to Support Grassroots Live Music Venues & Promoters (England) 25th May 2022

Grassroots music venues and promoters in England can apply for a share of £1.5 million in funding to help them deliver and develop their work. Organisations whose main function is to host and/or promote live music events of all types and genres, in particular those working with new, developing talent in small to mid-size venues, can apply for grants of up to £40,000 for projects lasting up to three years. Funding can also be used for activit...

Scholarship Grants for Displaced People (UK) 24th May 2022

The Open University (OU) has launched a new fund to support people displaced by conflict or crisis. The Open Futures Sanctuary Scholarship programme will provide the opportunity for new, UK-resident students who have been displaced from their homeland or place of residence for political, economic, ethnic, environmental, or human rights pressures, to study for free. This might include refugees, forced migrants, and those fleeing armed conflict....

Grants to Install Security Measures for Places of Worship Experiencing Hate Crime (England & Wales) 24th May 2022

The UK Government is making funding available to reduce the risk and impact of hate crime at places of worship and associated faith community centres in England and Wales. The Places of Worship Protective Security Funding Scheme will award funding to individual places of worship of all faiths, apart from the Jewish community (that have access to a separate scheme), for the free installation of up to three protective security measures and impro...

Funding to Help Voluntary & Community Organisations Impacted by the Covid-19 Pandemic (UK) 24th May 2022

The National Emergencies Trust in partnership with Crowdfunder UK is making £1.2 million in match funding available to help voluntary and community organisations overcome the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The funding aims to support organisations including UK charities, CIC’s, churches and other religious organisations by helping them to counter financial challenges created by the pandemic, including the inability to fundraise in the us...