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Jerusalem Trust (England and Wales) 17th April 2024

The Jerusalem Trust is currently accepting grant applications to its Small Grants to Schools Scheme for the Summer Term 2024. The grants can be used to support the purchase of teaching resources for Christianity in Religious Education in primary, middle and secondary state schools in England and Wales. The maximum grant is £600, and applications can be submitted at any time. The grants can be used to purchase various teaching resources such a...

Funding Available for Innovative Community Projects (UK) 17th April 2024

Aviva has partnered with Crowdfunder to support small charities and community groups with innovative ideas that benefit their communities and are looking to raise up to £50,000. The Aviva Community Fund will match each donation given, up to the value of £250, to support projects that enhance community resilience, with a focus on two main areas: Climate Action and Financial Wellbeing. This winter, the focus will be on supporting projects with...

The National Churches Trust’s Medium Grants Programme Opens for Applications (UK) 17th April 2024

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to listed and unlisted Christian places of worship, of any denomination, across the UK towards project development and investigative work up to RIBA planning stage 1, to support churches preparing for a major project, and in developing their project to the point at which they can approach a major grant funder. Grants will never exceed 50% of the net project costs for this phase. The National Churches Trus...

Funding to Support Migrant Justice (UK) 16th April 2024

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation is making grants of up to £60,000 per year (over 3 to 5 years) available to support not-for-profit organisations working towards migrant justice in the UK. The Migration Fund aims to support organisations to build on their services to strengthen relationships with migrants and diaspora communities, and help them plan for positive change. The Foundation will consider applications for core funding and funding dedicate...

Match Funding Campaign to Support Vulnerable & Underrepresented Women & Girls (UK) 16th April 2024

The Big Give has opened a match funding campaign to support charities working to improve the lives of vulnerable, disadvantaged or underrepresented women and girls in the UK. The Women and Girls Match Fund is making up to £10,000 in match funding available to enable charities that are led by and for women and girls to run their own match funding campaign during one week in October. Priority will be given to applications from charities that ar...

Grants to Promote Latin and Roman Studies and Activities (UK) 15th April 2024

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...

Cure Parkinson's Trust Grant (UK) 15th April 2024

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...

Royal Society of Chemistry – Outreach Fund (UK) 15th April 2024

Individuals such as researchers as well as museums, schools, community groups, not-for-profit organisations, arts groups and libraries, etc can apply for grants of up to £10,000 to run chemistry-based events and activities for public audiences and in schools through the Royal Society of Chemistry's Outreach Fund. The fund aims to support projects that enhance the science communication abilities of chemists. The primary goal is to enable chemi...

Grants to Promote and Secure Better and Safer Roads (UK) 12th April 2024

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...

People's Trust for Endangered Species - Conservation Insight Grants (UK / International) 12th April 2024

Scientific researchers and conservationists in the UK and around the world are invited to apply for funding for work that is aimed at the preservation of endangered species. Grants of up to £10,000 per annum for up to two years will be awarded to projects seeking to find the critical scientific evidence that will facilitate the conservation of one or more species or their habitat, or provide the answer to a key conservation question that will...

The Triangle Trust 1949 Fund Announces New Grants Strategy (UK) 12th April 2024

The Triangle Trust 1949 Fund has announced its new grants strategy for 2024. This year, the Trust is looking for projects focusing on vulnerable young women and girls across the UK who have been in the criminal justice system or who are at a high risk of entering it. The aim of the funding will be to either reduce the number of young women or girls who reoffend, or reduce the number of those who receive a first conviction. This funding opportu...

Capital Grants for Theatre Improvements (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) 11th April 2024

Theatre Operators can apply for grants of up to £20,000 to improve the environmental sustainability of their theatres. The Theatre Improvement Scheme can support a range of projects that consider different ways theatre buildings or equipment can reduce their environmental impact. This might range from building management systems to more efficient water heaters, or a green roof to new windows. The funding is being made available through the Th...

Funding to Support Education in Disadvantaged Areas (UK / International) 11th April 2024

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 normally makes grants totalling about £900,000 in any one year. For UK projects, the focus is on improving the educational outcomes and life chances of care experienced young people. Fo...

Grants Available to Protect Family Finances from Climate Change and the Impact of Net Zero Policies (UK) 11th April 2024

Charities, voluntary organisations, think tanks, campaigning groups, research bodies and universities can apply for funding for strategic work that will protect and improve the finances of people on low-to-middle incomes as the UK adapts to climate change and works towards meeting Net Zero targets. The abrdn Financial Fairness Trust’s Climate Change and Household Finances in the UK grant programme invites proposals from organisations seeking...

Funding for Projects that Tackle the Root Causes of Social Inequity (UK) 10th April 2024

Not for profit organisations working towards a just and democratic society and to redress political and social injustices can apply for grants of between £1,000 and £5,000. The funding is available to causes outside the mainstream that are unlikely to receive funding from other sources. Examples of projects funded in the past include the Boaz Trust a Christian organisation serving destitute asylum seekers in Greater Manchester which received...

Funding to Support Young Creatives to Launch a Project, Idea or Business (UK) 10th April 2024

Youth Music, a national charity funded by the National Lottery,  has announced that round 6 of the NextGen Fund has opened for applications. The fund supports emerging musicians and behind the scenes creatives aged 18-25 (and under-30s who identify as d/Deaf or Disabled) from across the UK to launch a creative project, idea or business. Grants of up to £2,500 could help people including singers, songwriters, producers, djs, managers and agen...

Funding to Help Tackle Growing Household Electrical Waste (UK) 10th April 2024

Material Focus has announced that its Electricals Recycling Fund is due to reopen to applications for projects that make it easier for UK householders to recycle their electrical goods. This round of funding will support projects that test new and practical ways for people to reuse and recycle their electricals, introduce kerbside collections, and add more collection points and bring banks. The funding will be available to a range of organisat...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Not-For-Profit Theatres to Carry Out Essential Works (UK) 9th April 2024

Grants of up to £5,000 are available through The Theatres Trust's Small Grants Programme for UK non-profit theaters. This initiative, backed by The Linbury Trust, aims to support projects aimed at ensuring the future viability and success of non-profit theaters in the UK, including essential small capital works, digital upgrades, and crucial machinery installations. The deadline for applications in this round is 12 noon on the 7th June 2024.

Grants for Cultural Organisations Working to Create Social Justice (UK) 9th April 2024

Grants ranging from £90,000 to £300,000 are available to build the capacity of cultural organisations that use art to create positive social change, particularly amongst historically underfunded communities across the UK. The Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Arts Fund provides core funding to arts organisations over three years, to increase their sustainability and to deepen the impact of their work. The Foundation will fund up to 50% of an organisa...

Funding for Links with Japan (UK) 8th April 2024

Grants of £2,000 - £9,000 are available to promote and support links between the UK and Japan. The 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 st...

Co-operative Bank - Customer Donation Fund (UK) 8th April 2024

Organisations with a Community Directplus account at the Co-operative Bank, such as registered charities, co-operatives, and credit unions, can apply for grants of up to £1,000 from the Customer Donation Fund. Since 2003, the Co-operative Bank Donation Fund has donated over £1,000,000 to more than 1,100 local causes. The funds can support special projects and fundraising activities and all Community Directplus account holders are eligible to...

Funding for Projects that Combat Abuse and Violation of Human Rights (UK) 8th April 2024

UK-registered charities working to combat human rights abuses can apply for grants of £10,000 to £30,000 per year for up to three years. The funding is available to charities supporting migrants, refugees, asylum seekers, criminal justice reform, and access to justice. The funding is being made available through the AB Charitable Trust and typically makes one-off grants to eligible charities with annual incomes between £150,000 and £1.5...

Small Grants for Summer Playschemes (UK) 8th April 2024

Grants of between £500 and £1,000 are available to registered charities across the UK to fund summer playschemes for disadvantage children between the ages of 5-16 years. Charities with an annual income of less than £100,000 can apply for funding to run playschemes for a minimum of two weeks or ten days during the summer holidays. Priority will be given to small, local schemes involving a large number of children especially those with disab...

Major Grants Programme Launched to Address Veterans' Housing Needs (UK) 8th April 2024

Charities and registered social housing providers with experience in supporting Veterans are invited to apply for grants of £75,000 to £500,000 through the Major Capital Grants programme. This new initiative, launched by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust, aims to alleviate the housing challenges faced by Veterans, contributing to the government's ambition to reduce Veteran homelessness and end rough sleeping. The Trust is also able to off...

Funding to Help Kickstart School Projects (UK) 5th April 2024

Grants of up to £500 are available to schools and educational organisations across the UK seeking funding to kickstart projects that will benefit their students. The Twinkl Community Collection Prize Draw will help fund any type of project, such as setting up a breakfast club, resourcing after-school activities, purchasing new playground equipment, upgrading an ICT suite, or kickstarting big projects. The fund opens to applications every half...

New Funding Opportunity for the Youth Homelessness Sector (UK) 5th April 2024

Comic Relief has launched a new funding opportunity for organisations specialising in supporting young people at risk of, or experiencing homelessness in the UK. The Every Step of the Way: Safe & Supported Beyond Homelessness funding programme offers grants of up to £200,000 over 3 to 5 years to support organisations to provide tailored, inclusive and accessible services, enabling young people aged 16 to 25 to access the right support at the...

Grants for Churches for the Conservation of Decorative Features and Monuments (UK) 4th April 2024

Grants of between £500 and £5,000 are available to churches, chapels and other places of worship built before 1896 to carry out small programmes of conservation work to decorative features and monuments. Eligible work includes, but is not limited to, stained glass windows, sculpture, furniture, internal monuments, tombs, and wall paintings. All work funded must be directed by a professional architect or established conservator and completed...

Funding for Marine Conservation Projects (UK) 4th April 2024

Marine conservation charities and not for profit organisations (including schools) based and working in the UK can apply for grants of up to £2,500 towards projects and research that address the root causes of marine conservation threats and challenges in the UK, and increase the number of people taking action for marine conservation. The funding, which is being made available through the Sea-Changers Main Grants programme, seeks to support c...

Student Opportunities in Public Museums & Galleries (UK) 4th April 2024

Funding is available to help public museums, galleries, historic houses, libraries, and visual arts organisations in the UK to provide meaningful paid work experience opportunities for full-time university students that enables them to explore further their interest in the arts, and related future career options before they graduate. Through Art Fund’s Student Opportunities programme, organisations can apply for up to £10,000 towards the co...

Funding for New Housing Ideas to Support Vulnerable Young People at Risk of Homelessness (UK) 4th April 2024

Frontline organisations across the UK are invited to apply for funding of up to £10,000 to conduct short-term studies to assess the feasibility of housing and support models for young people who have experience of the care system, mental health problems or difficult education experiences. The funding is part of Commonweal Housing’s Call for New Ideas programme, which aims to support innovative projects that address social injustice. The fea...

Society for Microbiology – Science Education and Outreach Grants (UK) 3rd April 2024

Grants of up to £1,000 are available through the Microbiology Society's Education and Outreach programme for members in the UK or Republic of Ireland, including those working in schools. These grants are intended for innovative outreach activities that support relevant science teaching or initiatives and developments likely to lead to an improvement in the teaching of any aspect of microbiology. Eligible activities include talks, workshops, d...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Charities Supporting Vulnerable & Disadvantaged People (UK) 3rd April 2024

The Leathersellers Company is currently seeking applications from small Charities and Charitable Incorporated Organisations that are providing vital services for vulnerable people in deprived communities across the UK. The Small Grants Programme will award grants of up to £5,000 to organisations with an annual income of less than £200,000. Partnerships are encouraged. The number of applications will be capped and accepted on a first-come, fi...

Peter Harrison Foundation Opportunities Through Sport Grant Scheme (UK) 3rd April 2024

Charities and Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASCs) throughout the United Kingdom can apply for grants of up to £50,000 to the Peter Harrison Foundation Opportunities Through Sport grant scheme. The aim of the grant scheme is to provide opportunities for sport and physical activity at a grassroots level that enable people who are physically, mentally, socially or economically disadvantaged to develop personal and life skills to fulfil their...

Funding to Improve Employment & Training for Disabled People (UK) 3rd April 2024

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to UK registered charities for projects that support and improve access to employment and training for people living with disabilities. The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust awards the funding to charities that have an operating income and expenditure of over £1 million. The Trust will continue to prioritise charities that work in BAME communities, in light of Black Lives Matter and the growing awareness t...

Funding for Cultural and Educational Links with Japan (UK) 2nd April 2024

Grants are available to schools, cultural organisations and universities; to develop a greater understanding of Japanese culture. Grants of up to £5,000 are available to support the study of the Japanese language and culture, School, Education and Youth exchanges. In the past, the Foundation has made grants towards visits between the UK and Japan by teachers and young people and the teaching and development of Japanese language and cultural s...

Funding to Encourage Young People to Study Science Subjects (UK) 2nd April 2024

In response to the much publicised skills gap in the British engineering industry, the Ironmongers’ Foundation wishes to support initiatives that encourage talented young people under the age of 25 to study science subjects at school and go on to pursue STEM-related further education or vocational training. The funding is available to registered or exempt charities within the UK , with a preference for urban areas outside London and particul...

Grants of up to £18,000 available to Social Entrepreneurs (UK) 2nd April 2024

Grants of up to £18,000 plus business support are available to social entrepreneurs that are looking to start or grow an existing social venture. The funding is being made available through the UnLtd the leading provider of support to social entrepreneurs in and around the UK. UnLtd are committed to providing 50% of their awards to Black, Asian and minority ethnic social entrepreneurs, and/or disabled social entrepreneurs. To be eligible ap...

Funding for Rural Community and Education Projects (UK) 28th March 2024

Charities supporting rural development, in particular, the education of young people and the relief of poverty within rural areas can apply for funding through the NFU Mutual Charitable Trust. The focuses of the funding is on providing financial support to larger initiatives, which would have a significant impact on rural communities. Grants available are for £1,000 - 50,000.  Larger grants are used to support organisations that have a signi...

Funding to Support Families in Need (UK) 28th March 2024

Voluntary sector organisations in the UK working on the frontlines of family support can apply for grants of £10,000-£100,000 for a period of one to three years. These funds, made available through the Trusthouse Charitable Foundation, can be used for core costs, salaries, running expenses, and project costs. The programme prioritises organisations with an annual income up to £500,000 located in, or serving of high deprivation. Focus areas...

Grants Available to Support Science Projects for Students with Special Educational Needs (UK) 28th March 2024

UK primary and secondary school teachers can apply for grants of up to £3,000 to support STEM projects for students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). The funding, which is being made available through the Royal Society’s Partnership Grants Scheme will can be used to purchase equipment for projects in science, mathematics, engineering or computing (STEM). To qualify for funding, projects need to work in partnership with...

Funding Available to Involve More People in Tackling Climate Change (UK) 28th March 2024

The UK's National Lottery Community Fund has £20 million in funding for community-led projects to inspire more people to take climate action. The funding is being made available through the Climate Action Fund - Our Shared Future, to support projects that reach more people by either integrating climate action into the daily lives and interests of local communities or by influencing communities regionally or nationally through collaboration ac...

Irish Language Broadcast Fund Opens for Applications (Northern Ireland) 27th March 2024

Northern Ireland based independent production companies can now apply for funding for the development and production of Irish language content for television. The funding is being made available through the Irish Language Broadcast Fund (ILBF) which will invest a maximum of £400,000 in a project, up to a ceiling of 75% of the overall agreed project costs. This funding can be used for a variety of purposes, including production costs, script...

Public Engagement Spark Awards Opens to Applications (UK) 27th March 2024

Public Engagement Spark Awards is open to applications. Awards of up to £20,000 are available to schools as well as scientists and engineers, museums, science communicators, and amateur astronomy groups, etc to deliver high-quality public engagement activities that inspire and involve target audiences. Activities should focus around the remit of the STFC science programme which includes astronomy, solar and planetary science, particle physics...

Funding to Improve Participation in the Biosciences (UK) 26th March 2024

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) has announced a funding call to increase participation and engagement in the biosciences amongst under-represented or minoritised groups across the UK. Grants in the range of £50,000 to £100,000 will enable research organisations to provide peer support, networking, and related activities that improve equality, diversity, and inclusion for their members. Collaboration and par...

Holiday Grants for Disadvantaged and Disabled Children (UK) 25th March 2024

Grants ranging from £500 to £2,750 are available for schools, youth groups, non-profit organisations, and charities to support recreational trips or holidays within the UK for groups of disadvantaged or disabled children who are 13 years old or younger. Applications from the 20% most deprived areas in the UK will be given priority. The grants can cover up to two-thirds of the total cost of a holiday or trip, which can last from one to seven...

Funding for Local Road Safety Projects (UK) 25th March 2024

Local Authorities, Police Forces, Fire and Rescue Services, UK-based registered charities, universities, not-for-profit social enterprises and community interest companies can apply for funding for local road safety projects. The Road Safety Trust is the funding available for projects which have the potential for being brought to scale - with the ultimate goal of reducing deaths and injuries both locally and across the UK. Through the Trust’...

Grants of up to £2,000 Available for Environmental, Community, and Music Projects (Scotland) 22nd March 2024

The Cruach Trust, a small Scottish charity, is offering grants of up to £2,000 for projects related to the natural environment, community, and music. Eligible organisations include registered or recognised charities, societies, trusts, and other bodies, with a preference for Scottish small and local charities. Organisations with an income exceeding £500,000 will not be considered. Examples of grants include support for horticultural apprenti...

Grants of up to £3,000 Available for Community and Education Projects (UK) 22nd March 2024

Charitable organisations, not forprofit organisations, and schools/PTAs can apply for grants up to £3,000 from for projects relating to education, environment, children, disabilities, youth activities, and community benefits. The funding is being made available through the Ford Britain Trust and will prioritise projects near Ford locations in Essex (including East London), Bridgend (including South Wales), Southampton, Daventry, Manchester,...

Funding to Support Disadvantaged Young People and Offenders (UK) 21st March 2024

Registered charities, charitable incorporated organisations, and in exceptional circumstances Community Interest Companies can apply for grants for projects that support offenders and ex-offenders as well as into work and helping specific less popular groups within the criminal justice sector. The funding is being made available through the Weavers' Company who are looking specifically to support projects helping offenders find work as well a...

Funding for Songwriters and Producers to Develop their Careers (UK) 21st March 2024

The Performing Rights Society (PRS) for Music Foundation, working with Spotify, has launched a new funding round to develop the careers of songwriters and producers working in popular music genres in the UK. Launched in 2017 as a response to the long-term career needs of those working behind the scenes, the Hitmaker Fund awards up to eighteen grants of between £5,000 and £10,000 each year. Applications can be made by songwriters or producers...

New Funding Opportunity for the Racial and Gender Justice in Communities (Northeast England, Wales, West Midlands, and Yorkshire and Humber) 20th March 2024

As part of its new funding strategy, Comic Relief, has announced that it will be launching a number of new multi-year funding programmes. Funding programmes announced include support for organisations in the Northeast of England, Wales, West Midlands, and Yorkshire, promoting racial and gender fairness and equity. Comic Relief will also launch a programme to fund women and feminist movements in Sierra Leone, offering multiyear, flexible, and...

Funding to Boost the Capacity of Charities (UK) 19th March 2024

Capital grants of up to £250,000 are available to expand the capacity of UK registered charities and CIO’s working to improve the quality of life for people in need, particularly those living on very low incomes who have a disability or long-term illness. The Edward Gostling Foundation makes the funding available through its Capital Grant Programme. This programme encourages organisations to bring forward major capital projects costing £1...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Projects that Help the Homeless (UK) 18th March 2024

Small 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 enable them to rebuild their lives.  Typically, such organisations operate residential or training facilities to assist homeless people. To be eligible to apply, the charity must have an annual turnover of under £500,000 and with ‘unrestricted reserves’ of under six months.  Previously funde...

Funding for Projects that Have a Positive Impact on Communities, People or the Environment (UK) 18th March 2024

The Matthew Good Foundation has opened 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 £15,000 between five shortlisted projects every three months, which will be voted for by John Good Group employees. The project that receives the most votes will re...

Applications to Open for Funding Towards School Trips to CERN (UK) 18th March 2024

The Ogden Trust provides grants to secondary schools that are or have been members of its School Partnerships programme, aimed at covering expenses for trips to CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research. This initiative seeks to enable disadvantaged students to experience one of the world's foremost centers for scientific research. To be eligible for funding, students must be eligible for pupil premium, the 16-19 bursary, or be a sc...

Funding to Support the Education of Armed Forces Children (UK) 18th March 2024

Grants of up to £80,000 are available for schools, academies, colleges, and local authorities to support the education of Service children aged 14-18 in the UK. Through the Service Pupil Support programme, the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust will award funding for projects which support service pupils who may be at risk of not reaching their full educational potential, including those with additional needs, who would benefit from targeted, e...

New Funding Opportunity for the Youth Homelessness Sector (UK) 15th March 2024

As part of its new funding strategy, Comic Relief has announced that it will be launching a new fund for organisations that specialise in providing support to young people aged 16-25 in the UK, who are at risk of, or experiencing homelessness. The opportunity will be for organisations that are already working in this area. Information about the funding and the application process will be made available in April 2024.

£2.5 Million Fund to Deliver Specialist Mobility Equipment for Veterans (UK) 15th March 2024

£2.5 million in government funding is available to provide seriously injured veterans across the UK with mobility equipment to improve their quality of life. The Veterans’ Mobility Fund will deliver grants and equipment for veterans with mobility needs linked to their service, providing aids usually unavailable through the NHS, such as specialist wheelchairs, mobility scooters, and orthotics such as splints and braces. The fund is administe...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available to Increase Employment Opportunities for Disadvantaged Adults (UK) 14th March 2024

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to registered charities to support projects that equip people (18 or older in order) from disadvantaged groups with the critical life skills necessary to gain employment. Priority will be given to projects that target people experiencing multiple deprivation or other groups facing major hurdles to employment, especially; women, people with physical, mental, or learning disabilities, refugees and asylum see...

Grants to Improve the Quality of Life for Disadvantaged & Vulnerable People (UK) 14th March 2024

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 that benefit the lives of young people, disabled people, elderly people, the terminally ill, and otherwise disadvantage...

Funding Call for Research into Care Sector Labour Force Shortages (UK) 13th March 2024

UK Research and Innovation, in partnership with the Economic and Social Research Council has announced that €900,000 of funding is being made available to help research organisations, technological and innovation institutions, universities, and other higher education institutions conduct research into labour force shortages within the care sector. The call aims to address how new forms of technological development and digitisation have the p...

Grants of up to £2 Million Available to Save Local Community Assets (UK) 13th March 2024

The UK government has announced that the final round of the £150 million Community Ownership Fund is now open for expressions of interest. This is a £150 million initiative from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities and is designed to help community groups take ownership of assets that are at risk of being lost, such as pubs, community halls, gardens, and sports clubs. The maximum grant available per project is £2 millio...

Funding Boost for Small Legal Hub Organisations (UK) 13th March 2024

Grants of up to £150,000 over three years are available for expert legal organisations which support and collaborate with other civil society organisations (CSOs) to create expert legal hub organisations that use the law and human rights-based approaches to drive social change across the UK. The funding will help smaller ‘hub’ organisations to scale their activities to enable them to work with more CSOs to challenge discrimination and dis...

Grants to Support Animal Welfare Charities (UK) 12th March 2024

Charities registered in the UK and working to offer sanctuary, rehoming and rehabilitation to animals in the UK and/or internationally can apply for grants of up to £35,000. Organisations involved with the conservation of wildlife, the rescue, rehabilitation and (where possible) release of animals are also eligible to apply. The funding supports general running costs or capital purchases. The Trust encourages repeat applications from charitie...

Grants of £1,000 Available to Support Grassroots Football (UK) 12th March 2024

Grassroots football organisations across the UK can now apply for a share of £150,000 to support children under the age of 18 to play football. The funding is being made available through a partnership between Tesco’s Stronger Starts programme and the Sun Newspaper’s Footie for All Campaign. 150 grants of £1,000 are available that can be used for a variety of purposes, such as buying new equipment, improving facilities, or funding coachi...

Digital Funding Call to Promote Ulster-Scots Heritage, Culture & Language (Northern Ireland) 12th March 2024

Northern Ireland Screen has launched a funding call for digital content projects that will contribute to the promotion and understanding of Ulster-Scots heritage, culture and language. The Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund will support projects intended to reach a range of audiences both locally and internationally, including adults of all ages and school-based learners. Projects should be delivered online and may include interactive elements that s...

Funding to Enable Disadvantaged Young People Reach their Potential (UK) 11th March 2024

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...

Grants for Urgent Maintenance Works & Small Repairs to Churches (UK) 11th March 2024

Grants of between £500 and £5,000 (exceptionally up to £10,000)are available to churches across the UK requiring urgent maintenance works and small repairs identified as high priority within a recent Quinquennial Inspection, Building Survey or Condition Report.. The funding will enable listed and unlisted Christian places of worship, of any denomination, to investigate or address small problems and control building deterioration. This could...

Grants for Urgent Structural Repairs to Churches (UK) 8th March 2024

Listed and unlisted Christian places of worship needing major, urgent structural repairs can apply for grants of up to £50,000. The funding, which is made available through the National Churches Trust’s Large Grants Programme, will cover up to 50% of larger, more complex projects costing over £80,000 incl. VAT.  Funding is also available for projects costing more than £30,000 incl. VAT that improve facilities such as kitchens and accessi...

Funding to Improve Menopause Support for Underrepresented Women (UK) 8th March 2024

Holland and Barrett, in partnership with Wellbeing of Women, has launched a new fund to address inequalities in menopause care amongst under-served communities across the UK. The Women’s Health Community Fund will provide small grants to groups and individuals for projects that raise awareness and improve education around the menopause, particularly amongst those from lower income families, ethnically diverse communities, those with disabili...

Grants of up to £5,000 Available for Social Welfare Projects (UK) 7th March 2024

Registered charities based in the UK and working in the areas of medical research; care of the elderly; general welfare; hospices; the deaf and blind; care of the physically & mentally disabled; and the Armed Forces can apply for grants of up to £5,000. The funding is made available through the Iman Charity. Applications must be received by the end of February 2024 to be considered at the Autumn meeting.

The Classical Association Grants (UK) 6th March 2024

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to support classical projects in the UK.  The funding is being made available through the Classical Association. The Classical Association is an educational charity, dedicated to making classical subjects widely accessible.  The grants typically fund activities undertaken by schoolteachers, students, academics and organisations with the aims of supporting the teaching and learning of classical subjects...

Startup Funding Competition for Entrepreneurs (UK) 6th March 2024

AXA UK has launched this year’s AXA Startup Angel, a nationwide competition run in partnership with the Evening Standard, that offers UK entrepreneurs the chance to turn their business ideas into reality. The two winning entries of the competition will receive £25,000 in startup funding, as well as mentoring advice and business insurance. There are also four runners-up prizes featuring over £18,000 of media, mentoring and exposure. Previou...

Funding of up to £5,000 Available to Tackle Problems within Families (UK) 5th March 2024

Registered charities that work to tackle family problems or problems facing one or more of its members can apply for grants of up to £5,000. Funding is available for both capital and revenue grants as well as grants for core funding and projects-based grants. The funding is being made available through the Kelly Family Charitable Trust which actively encourages applications from relatively new organisations to help them become established. Th...

Childs Charitable Trust (UK) 5th March 2024

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,...

Funding for Projects that Address Severe Learning Disabilities (UK) 5th March 2024

UK charities, voluntary organisations, and schools can apply for grants to help both children and adults suffering from severe learning difficulties, together with autism. The funding is being made available through the Baily Thomas General grants programme, and can be used to purchase equipment, support capital works as well as cover project and core costs. Previous grants have been used to support capital works for residential, nursing and r...

Funding to Make the Chemical Sciences More Inclusive & Diverse (UK) 5th March 2024

Grants of up to £5,000 are now available to individuals and organisations with ideas that will help make the chemical sciences more inclusive and diverse. The funding, provided through the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Inclusion and Diversity Fund will support innovative products, activities and research projects related to gender, disability, socio-economic background, language and the LGBT+ community. The grant scheme is open to everyone i...

Community Partnership Programme to Tackle Food Poverty & Support the Elderly (UK) 4th March 2024

Groundwork is working with One Stop Stores Ltd to administer the One Stop Community Partnership programme. Successful applicants will receive an initial grant of up to £1,000 and begin a partnership with their local One Stop store. This programme is designed to support community groups or organisations operating within two miles of a One Stop store and which are tackling food poverty; supporting the vulnerable; supporting the elderly; support...

Funding for Primary School Breakfast Clubs (UK) 1st March 2024

Grants are available for UK 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 as well a funding towards the running costs. 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...

Funding to Support Crafts, Heritage & Classical Music Projects (UK) 1st March 2024

The Radcliffe Trust is offering grants to UK charities and other not-for-profit organisations for projects in traditional crafts, heritage, and classical music. The funding supports training, education, and skill development in these areas through two schemes: the Music Scheme which supports classical music performance and training, particularly for those with special needs, youth orchestras, and projects at secondary and higher levels; and th...

Froebel Trust Open Call Research Grant Scheme Opens to Applications (UK) 29th February 2024

The Froebel Trust has launched a new call for proposals for its Research Grantts programme. The aim of the programme is to support high quality research by individual researchers and partnerships which advance knowledge and understanding of Froebelian philosophy, principles and approaches in early childhood education and care. The Trust is offering two types of Open Call Research Grants. Seed corn grants up to £5,000; and larger grants of u...

EV Charging Scheme for Schools & Education Institutions (UK) 28th February 2024

To boost the Electric Vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, the government has extended the Workplace Charging Scheme to support state-funded schools and education institutions to install EV chargepoint sockets at their sites. Eligible institutions in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland can receive 75% off the cost of purchasing and installing chargepoints, up to £2,500 per socket. There is a limit of 40 sockets per institution. Suc...

Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Programme re-opens for Applications (UK) 27th February 2024

The Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Programme has reopened for applications.   The programme offers grants of up to £1,000 to primary and secondary schools in the UK to set up Breakfast clubs for those children in most need.   To qualify for the programme the breakfast club must be based in a school in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland and priority will be given to schools that have 35% and above of children eligible for pup...

Rowing Foundation Grants Programme (UK) 26th February 2024

Organisations, clubs, and schools involved in rowing can apply for grants of between £500 and £4,000 (up to 50% of the overall cost of the project) from the Rowing Foundation to support junior & student rowers, and adaptive rowing for all ages. This funding, targeted towards groups ineligible for larger grants or with smaller needs, helps purchase equipment like boats, sculls, ergos, oars, and safety gear, ultimately aiming to increase par...

Funding to Support Challenged & Vulnerable Young People (UK) 26th February 2024

Grants of up to £1,500 are available to charitable organisations supporting challenged and vulnerable young people under the age of 16 in the UK. The 7stars Foundation’s Social Impact Grants Programme will provide funding for projects which support young people living in areas of deprivation and socioeconomic disadvantage who are challenged by abuse or addiction, who are young carers, or who are homeless. The programme will fund projects wh...

Pink Ribbon Foundation Grants (UK) 22nd February 2024

The Pink Ribbon Foundation is offering grants of up to £6,000 to UK charities and not-for-profit organisations that are working on practical projects and initiatives aimed at improving the physical and mental health of individuals with or recovering from breast cancer. Higher grants may be awarded in special cases. The deadline for applications is the 31st May 2024.

PRS Music Foundation Composers’ Fund (UK) 20th February 2024

The PRS for Music Foundation, a major funder of new music in the UK, has reopened its Composers' Fund for applications. The fund provides grants of up to £15,000 to composers with a strong record who are at a stage in their career where funding can help them progress. revious projects have included recordings, the promotion and performance of existing works, international co-commissions and development, performer collaboration, residencies, s...

Funding to Improve Participatory Arts & Mental Health Provision for Men (UK) 20th February 2024

A £1 million fund has been launched to help UK arts organisations develop new activities involving men with mental health problems. The Baring Foundation’s Arts Programme will award grants of between £20,000 and £50,000 to support charities and not-for-profit arts organisations to provide new and attractive creative opportunities for men who are not already taking part, and encourage those men who are least likely otherwise to take part....

Funding Available to Involve More People in Tackling Climate Action (UK) 19th February 2024

From the 27th March 2024 groups of community organisations in the UK can apply for grants of up to £3 million to involve more people in climate action. The funding is being made available through the National Lottery Community Fund – Climate Action Fund. The funding can be used for projects and action that reach more people by either integrating climate action into the daily lives and interests of local communities or by influencing commu...

Small Grants for Summer Playschemes Deadline Extended (UK) 19th February 2024

Grants of between £500 and £1,000 will soon be available to registered charities across the UK to fund summer playschemes for children between the ages of 5-16 years. Charities with an annual income of less than £100,000 can apply for funding to run playschemes for a minimum of two weeks, or ten days during the summer holidays. Priority will be given to small, local schemes involving a large number of children especially those with disabili...

Screwfix Foundation (UK) 16th February 2024

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to local charities and not for profit organisations for projects that will fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and community facilities for of those in need in the UK. The funding is being made available through the Screwfix Foundations and the grants are available for all kinds of projects, from repairing buildings and improving facilities in deprived areas, to decorating the homes of people liv...

Grants of up to £10,000 Available for Projects that Support Disadvantage People (UK / International) 16th February 2024

UK-based registered charities can apply for grants of between £1,000 to £10,000 to enhance the lives of people facing social and economic challenges, particularly amongst the sick, elderly, disabled, and other disadvantaged groups in the UK. Grants will be awarded to fund special projects or purchase specific equipment, rather than funding general operating costs or salaries of the charity. The Foundation also considers supporting overseas p...

Grants to Support Disadvantaged Young People through Educational & Sporting Activities (UK) 16th February 2024

UK charities, educational institutions and NHS Trusts seeking funding to support those under the age of 18 who are living with a mental health condition, disability or growing up in poverty can apply for funding through the Hargreaves Foundation. The Foundation aims to help children and young people to fulfill their potential and improve their wellbeing, self-esteem, and independence through educational and sporting activities. This could in...

£8.5 Million Fund to Support Community Projects that Reduce Energy Consumption (UK) 16th February 2024

The UK's National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF) has £8.5 million in funding available for community-led projects focused on the connection between energy use and climate change. Through the Climate Action Fund: Energy and Climate, community and voluntary organisations can apply for grants ranging from £500,000 to £1.5 million over 2 to 5 years. By addressing household energy use, these projects aim to reduce carbon emissions while benefitin...

Tesco Stronger Starts Programme (UK) 15th February 2024

Tesco is inviting applications from schools and other not for profit organisation for projects and activities that give children across the UK a stronger start in life.  The grants will help schools and other organisations provide nutritious food and healthy activities that support young people’s physical health and mental wellbeing, such as breakfast clubs or snacks, and equipment for healthy activities. Every three months, three local goo...

Funding for Leisure Activities for Children with Additional Needs (UK) 14th February 2024

The Happy Days Children’s Charity is inviting applications for funding towards trips, respite breaks and group activity holidays for disadvantaged children and young people with additional needs. The charity awards funding for different types of activities to support families with children aged 3-17 who have a disability, a special need or have been abused. Activities include family day trips, and family holiday breaks. Applications can be s...

Funding for Local Community Projects (UK) 12th February 2024

Charities, schools and community organisations operating within a 15-mile radius of a Moto Motorway Services site can apply for funding for projects and activities that deliver benefits to local communities across the UK. Moto in The Community Trust will fund different types of projects provided they directly benefit the communities where Moto is present or where it has a significant staff catchment. The average grant awarded is £1,000, howev...

Grants to Support Work which Tackles Financial Problem and Improves Living Standards (UK) 9th February 2024

Grants of up to £200,000 are available to charities, voluntary organisations, think tanks, campaigning groups, research bodies, and universities for strategic work aimed at enhancing the living standards and personal finances of those on low-to-middle incomes. The funding is offered through the Aberdeen Financial Fairness Trust's grant programme, which seeks proposals focused on policy, research, and advocacy in areas such as income, spending...

Grants to Promote Mental Health & Wellbeing for Young People (UK) 9th February 2024

Funding is available for registered charities that are core-focused on mental-health-related matters.to support projects that promote the mental health and wellbeing of children and young adults across the UK. The funding is made available by the Pixel Fund, which generally awards grants of between £2,500 and £5,000 for specific projects that will provide a measurable difference to children and young adults under 26 years old. No single gran...

Funding for Activities to Improve People’s Lives (UK) 9th February 2024

Grants are available for UK registered charities seeking to enhance and improve people’s lives through the advancement of the arts, health and medical welfare, and the environment. The D'Oyly Carte Charitable Trust typically awards grants of between £500 and £6,000 for projects and core costs, with a preference for small-scale, locally based initiatives. The types of services provided to communities could include promoting access to the ar...

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