Funding

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Vodafone Techstarter Social Innovation Award
Deadline for submissions is 12 noon 23 October 2018 Vodafone Techstarter offers UK-based social tech ventures and charities the chance to secure funding and gain access to expertise to help take transformational ideas from start-up to scale-up. Vodafone Techstarters is looking to back eight transformative social tech start-ups, with a ...
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National Churches Trust: Cornerstone Grants
Deadline 5th November 2018 The Cornerstone Grant Programme offers grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 towards the cost of urgent structural repair projects costed at more than £100,000 including VAT. The Trust will also consider projects that introduce kitchens and accessible toilets to enable increased community use, costed at more ...
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Lincolnshire Community Foundation: Tampon Tax Community Fund
Press Release Subject: £50,000 cash for groups that support women and girls The Lincolnshire Community Foundation has been appointed to manage the Tampon Tax Community Fund and will make grants available to groups operating in Greater Lincolnshire that benefit women and girls on the key themes of health, wellbeing, building confidence ...
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Children in Need: Emergency Essentials
BBC Children in Need Emergency Essentials Programme supports children and young people who are facing exceptionally difficult circumstances, and is delivered by Family Fund Business Services. The programme provides items that meet a child’s most basic needs such as a bed to sleep in, a cooker to provide a hot ...
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Connect Well Social Prescribing Grant Round 4: Healthy Diet and Active Lives
Deadline 9am 5th November Round 4 of the Connect Well social prescribing grants seeks to fund projects that support people in eating healthily and in raising their activity levels. Projects will be funded that reach those who face the greatest barriers to making healthy choices, and that adopt where appropriate, ...
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Women’s Mental Health Peer Support Delivery
Deadline 15th October Around 30 grants of up to £25,000, and around 50 grants of up to £10,000 to facilitate peer support with women experiencing, or at risk of developing, mental health problems and experiencing disadvantage, particularly multiple disadvantage. During the lifetime of the Fund, those receiving these grants will ...
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Northern Gas Community Partnering Fund
Deadline 16th October The Community Partnering Fund, formerly known as the Northern Gas Networks Community Promises Fund, is a scheme run by Northern Gas Networks, Northern Powergrid and Leeds Community Foundation. Grants are available for innovative projects in parts of Yorkshire, the North East and Northern Cumbria that are working ...
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The National Caravan Council Benevolent Fund
This is a registered charity, that supports employees past or present who work in the caravan and leisure vehicle industry. Whether working in manufacturing or a caravan park, the fund is here to help people facing financial hardship. The fund can help with a range of financial support from paying ...
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Digital Inclusion Fund
The Digital Inclusion Fund aims to support initiatives designing, researching or delivering digital inclusion programmes with a focus on older and/or disabled people, in a new, creative and innovative way. It aims to improve essential digital skills and demonstrate how digital inclusion can improve the lives and well being, of ...
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tt-exchange tech donation programme
tt-exchange (formerly CTXchange) is a tech donation programme brought to you by Technology Trust in partnership with the not-for-profit technology capacity building organisation TechSoup. Through the programme, eligible UK-based charities are able to request donated technology products from partners such as Adobe, Cisco and Microsoft. To access donations, charities must pay an administrative fee per product to cover the costs ...
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Cornerstone grants for places of worship
Deadline 5th November The Cornerstone Grant Programme offers grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 towards the cost of urgent structural repair projects costed at more than £100,000 including VAT. The Trust will also consider projects that introduce kitchens and accessible toilets to enable increased community use, costed at more than ...
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Masonic Charitable Foundation Later Life Inclusion Grant
Deadline 26th October The Later Life Grant programme is open to local and national charities who are working to reduce loneliness and isolation in later life. Grants can be offered to charities that support disadvantaged and vulnerable older people over 50 years. Key Areas of Focus Grants can be offered ...
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BUPA Caring for Carers 2018
Deadline 5th October Applications for funding are currently being invited. All applications must be submitted online. Carers make a vital, hidden contribution to the health and wellbeing of the nation, yet they can often feel socially isolated, lacking support and a sense of community. Many carers report that caring has ...
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Silhouette Funding
Deadline 1st October Bringing your local community together to think about the Armistice and Armed Forces Today After the success of the last round of silhouette funding in partnership with the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust, there is now another opportunity to host a fully funded installation in your community. These ...
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Access launches £40m development programme for charities
The Enterprise Development Programme is a five year, £40m programme funded by Access - The Foundation for Social Investment and managed by a coalition of partners. The initiative will provide a broad range of support for charities and social enterprises in England helping them make a transition to new enterprise models, or ...
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Masonic Charitable Foundation Early Years Opportunities Grant
Deadline: 5 October 2018 for large grants applications (first stage). Deadline: 26 October 2018 for small grants applications. The Foundation has set out new target areas for its grant-making programme which includes the Early Years Opportunities Grants programme. Depending on their annual income level, registered charities in England and Wales ...
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New funds to boost diversity of people working in digital and tech jobs
Over £1 million will be available for initiatives which will help boost the digital skills of underrepresented groups and disabled people £1 million Digital Skills Innovation Fund will help people from underrepresented groups gain the skills they need to work in digital roles. An additional £400,000 will help older and ...
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Pioneer and Prosper
Pioneer and Prosper (P&P) is a two-year pilot programme from Social Investment Business that will support a small number of ambitious charities and social enterprises with a repayable grant and support to help them to increase their social impact, raise investment, grow their business and become more financially resilient. The ...
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Arts grants from Hull City Council
You may be eligible to apply for a grant of up to £5000 if you are organising an activity that: is within the Hull city boundary and open to the general public serves an identified interest group increases the range of art opportunities available to local communities supports and celebrates cultural diversity ...
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Smart Energy, Greater Lincolnshire Smart Energy, Greater Lincolnshire is a £9.2m project being delivered by North East Lincolnshire Council on behalf of Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise (LEP) in partnership with the University of Applied Sciences Trier’s Institut fur angewandtes Stroffstrommanagement (IfaS). The aim is to reduce energy use and carbon ...
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Power to Change - The Community Business Fund
Closes on 9th October 2018  Power to Change - the independent trust supporting community businesses in England – is reopening its Community Business Fund on 11 September and closes on 9 October. A total of £2.5m is available in support of community businesses through the fund, which has to date ...
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Sporting Capital Fund Loan Fund
The £3m Sporting Capital Fund provides loan funding of between £50,000 and £150,000 to eligible organisations. The simple, repayable, unsecured loans will be tailored to meet the needs of each organisation and will be repayable over 3 to 5 years.  If needed, a repayment holiday of up to 24 months ...
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Improving skills for offsite construction Fund
After extensive consultation with industry; a £500,000 fund to help provide quality and standardised training for Offsite Upskilling will be launched by CITB on 21st August 2018. The desired outcome for industry is to achieve greater quality and consistency in the delivery of offsite construction training. This will apply across relevant apprenticeships, ...
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Comic Relief Safe Place To Be: Preventing Homelessness and Insecure Shelter
Deadline 1st October 2018 Funding Available: £150k to £300k for single applicants, or up to £750k for consortia Country Focus: UK, India, South Africa, Zambia and Nigeria Across the world communities are doing excellent work tackling homelessness and shelter insecurity through their own creativity. Comic Relief believe that long-term change happens when ...
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Youth strand of the Building Connections Fund
Deadline 26th September Eligible charities and community organisations from across England can apply from 15th  August 2018 for up to £80,000 from the Building Connections Fund Youth strand, to expand or enhance their work tackling youth loneliness. Funding, delivered by the Co-op Foundation, is available for projects that support any ...
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Litter Innovation Fund
Deadline 5th October WRAP is happy to announce Round 2 of the Litter Innovation Fund (LIF).  A £450,000 programme, funded by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG). Scope and aim of the Litter Innovation Fund The overall ...
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NHS England Community grants 2018
Deadline 20th September Celebrating involvement in healthcare community grants 2018 Has your voluntary, community or social enterprise group done some amazing patient, service-user or carer involvement work that’s improved healthcare services? If so NHS England want you to tell them about it. In fact, they want to support you to ...
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Postcode Community Trust
Deadline for round 2 - August 15th 2018 Postcode Community Trust was established in 2014 and focuses on initiatives that benefit communities through grass-roots sports, arts, recreation and well being programmes which improve a community's physical and mental health. The Trust provides short-term, designated funding for new projects, or significant ...
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Sancton Hill Wind Farm Community Fund
Deadline 31st October Sancton Hill Farm is operated by REG Windpower.  As part of the development's planning permission, granted in 2011, a commitment was made by the company to create a community fund. The Sancton Hill Wind Farm Community Fund receives an annual donation from REG Windpower of £35,000 per ...
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East Riding Crime Reduction Fund
Deadline 5th November The East Riding Crime Reduction Fund has been established by the East Riding Community Safety Partnership, with funding provided by the Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner and aims to provide grants for projects that will provide sustainable solutions to help reduce crime and anti-social behaviour in the ...
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Hull Community Development Programme Activity Grant for September
Deadline 31st August The Rank Foundation Community Development Programme has a vital role in developing communities and inspiring leadership. Together with the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, they invite community organisations (with at least two signatories on the bank account) to make an application for funding to increase community capital. These include: ...
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Coastal Community Fund Cleethorpes
Round 3 open now, Deadline 23rd September 2018 The CoastalCOMMUNITY is a small grant programme available to support small scale fun events and activities held in Cleethorpes for the benefit of our residents and visitors. The programme aims to promote Cleethorpes as a great place to visit, offering health and ...
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Now’s the Time (part of the Justice and Equality Fund)
Deadline 27th September Managed by Rosa, this second programme from the Justice and Equality Fund is now open for applications and aims to amplify the voices of individuals and groups who are calling for an end to sexual harassment and abuse, in their workplaces and in their communities. Rosa want ...
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Yorkshire Young Achievers Foundation
The Foundation’s foremost objective is to support the mental, educational, spiritual, cultural, moral and physical development, health and improvement of young people under 35 who were born, are connected to, work or live within Yorkshire so that they can develop their full capacities and become members of society with improved ...
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Field Studies Council Kids Fund FSC
Next deadline 30th October Kids Fund will pay for up to 80% of the course fee for groups of disadvantaged young people, who may otherwise be excluded due to health, mobility or financial disadvantage, to attend a non-curriculum day or residential course at an FSC Learning Location Two courses available ...
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Family Action’s Welfare Grants
This grants programme primarily provides grants for essential personal and household needs to assist families and individuals with low incomes, particularly those living on benefits. Funding for disability aids for the home is also available. All applications must be made on-line by a suitable referring agency, e.g. a charity that ...
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HIV Prevention Innovation Fund 2018-19
Deadline 4th September This Fund from Public Health England aims to maximise the potential in the voluntary sector to develop effective ways to address HIV prevention in communities at increased risk of infection. Proposals will be accepted from voluntary sector organisations to deliver projects of up to 12 months’ duration ...
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The Green Hall Foundation
Opens 1 March 2019 9am UK time Closes when 100 applications have been received (The cycle that opened on 1st September has already closed!) The Foundation aims to sustainably improve the lives of sick, elderly, disabled and disadvantaged people, particularly in the UK. Preference is given to those applications where ...
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Anna Maria Charitable Trust (CAF)
The Anna Maria Fund has been established by Charities Aid Foundation. The fund will distribute up to £129,500 per annum for 5 years to small voluntary and community groups, small charities and other types of not for profit organisations provided that the purpose of the funded activity is wholly charitable ...
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Deflog VQ Stronger Futures Fund
Deadline 12th November The Deflog VQ Stronger Futures Fund has been established by the Deflog Vocational Qualification Trust. The fund will distribute up to £75,000 per annum to small voluntary and community groups, small charities and other types of not for profit organisations provided that the purpose of the funded ...
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Grassroots Endowment Fund
Deadline 12th November The Grassroots/ Richard Weare Endowment fund is made up of donations to the Government-funded Grassroots Grants programme (2008-2011), which increased donations by 100%. The most significant contribution to the scheme was from The Richard Weare Charitable Trust, founded by the late Colonel Richard Weare JP DL. We ...
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#iwill Fund (Hull and East Yorkshire)
Deadline 17th September 2018 for decisions made in October 2018. The #iwill fund has huge potential to create enjoyable opportunities and skills development for young people, benefitting local people and places. The programme aim is to increase youth social action by 50% by 2020 taking the percentage of young people that ...
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Tampon Tax Community Fund
The Two Ridings Community Foundation  Tampon Tax Community Fund for women and girls, part of a national programme of grant making using funds raised from the VAT charged on sanitary products, will open on 17th September and close on 5th November The fund will support groups working with women and ...
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North East Lincolnshire Community Safety Partnership (CSP) Crime Reduction Fund
Round 1 closes on 6th September 2018. The North East Lincolnshire Community Safety Partnership (CSP) Crime Reduction Fund is now open again for 2018/19 applications. This scheme has been funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside (PCC) and is being managed by Voluntary Action North East Lincolnshire (VANEL) on behalf of the ...
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Humber LEP - Calls for Projects
Deadline 14th September 2018 The Humber LEP maintains a pipeline of projects which support the delivery of the Strategic Economic Plan. Some are put forward for funding opportunities such as Growth Deals. Calls for projects The LEP opened the following calls for projects on 23 July 2018, with a deadline of 14 September 2018: Call 18/7: Innovation ...
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Rugby League World Cup Small Grants 
Up to £15,000 The Small Grants Scheme awards grants of up to £15,000 for the provision of capital items, kit and equipment or to refurbish/improve existing facilities. The types of facilities wewill consider awarding a grant for include: Rugby Posts and post protectors Kit and equipment such as balls, Junior tackle ...
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Creative Civic Change programme
Deadline: 28th September 2018 for Stage One – Community Call out Amounts: between £50,000 and £300,000 per area over three years, there will be a substantial and inspiring support programme of mentoring, coaching, peer-to-peer support, networking and guidance.  A minimum of 10 communities across England will be supported.  Some will ...
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'Power Up' Midlands
Deadline  17th August 2018 ‘Power Up’ Midlands is the third iteration of Big Issue Invest’s early stage investment programme. Through this initiative Big Issue Invest are providing the opportunity for up to 15 social enterprises and community businesses across the Midlands access to funding and support. they're proud to work with ...
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First Steps Enterprise Fund
The First Steps Enterprise Fund is a £300,000 pilot fund managed by Social Investment Business (SIB) on behalf of the Asda Foundation. The Fund offers loan-grant packages of up to £30,000 to charities and social enterprises working to improve lives in communities in England to help them grow their services ...
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Children Affected by Domestic Abuse Fund
Deadline 19th September 2018 Value of contract: £500k - £8.0m The Home Office is seeking to tackle domestic abuse by allocating £8M grant funding (from April 2018 to March 2020) for interventions designed to support children under the age of 18 years who are/have been exposed to domestic abuse. Submissions are welcome ...
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