Funding

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Elephant Trust grants for artists/art groups/galleries
Deadline 14th October The Elephant Trust grants up to £2,000 (although larger grants up to £5,000 may be considered) to artists, small organisations and galleries to make it possible for artists and those presenting their work to undertake and complete projects when frustrated by lack of funds. Applications must be ...
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ESF Community Grants Programme 5 2019-2021
Deadline 25th October Humber Learning Consortium (HLC) have been awarded the ESF Community Grants Programme 5 (2019-2021) and are pleased to announce the launch of the 2nd round of funding available. Please note that there is a new application form and an updated guidance document. Old forms will not be accepted ...
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DFID’s Small Charities Challenge Fund
Deadline 28th November Small British charities set to receive major UK aid boost to transform lives in poorest countries DFID’s Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) is now open to organisations that have an income of less than £250,000 and provide life-changing support to those in need across the world. Charities ...
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UK Aid Match
Deadline 12th November UK Aid Match is now open for applications UK aid is committed to protecting and conserving the natural world, whilst lifting some of the world’s most vulnerable people out of poverty. The latest round of UK Aid Match is calling for proposals from British charities working towards ...
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The Henry Smith Charity: Strategic Grants – Housing First Programme
Deadline 4th November  The Housing First Programme is a focused grants programme supporting small to medium sized organisations (between £100K and £5m annual income) to deliver Housing First services. Housing First offers stable, affordable housing alongside ongoing, intensive person-centred support to enable people to keep their housing and avoid returning ...
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Energy Saving Trust: Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme
Deadline 18th October Energy Saving Trust has been appointed by Ofgem to distribute payments from energy companies who may have breached rules. The funds can pay for anything from making a home more energy efficient, to providing advice that helps consumers keep on top of their bills. Organisations can apply ...
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National Lottery Community Fund: The Climate Action Fund
Application to open in Autumn 2019 The Climate Action Fund will support communities in the UK to take local action on climate change. These communities will stand as beacons of what is possible when people take the lead on climate change. A total amount of the fund is £100 million ...
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AIM – Remedial Conservation Scheme
Deadline 30th September The Association of Independent Museums (AIM)/Pilgrim Trust Conservation Grant Scheme is intended to help small museums with the conservation of objects in their collections. The maximum grant awarded will be £10,000. It is expected that the average grant awarded will be around £5,000. Grants of less than ...
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Cyber Skills Immediate Impact Fund
Deadline 27th September  The Cyber Skills Immediate Impact Fund (CSIIF) aims to quickly increase the diversity and numbers of those working in the UK’s booming cyber security sector. This is one of a range of initiatives designed in support of the National Cyber Security Strategy aim of developing a sustainable ...
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Feminist Review Trust
Deadline 10th September Grants are available for projects in the UK and internationally that transform the lives of women. Grants of up to £15,000 are available. However, the Trustees rarely give out awards of this amount. The Feminist Review Trust was set up in 2001 with funding from the Feminist Review journal. Feminist ...
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NCVO governance innovation fund
Deadline 28th October NCVO are delighted to be launching the Winifred Tumim Memorial Fund for innovation in charity governance. This new fund is replacing the NCVO governance award which we feel has been superseded by the excellent charity governance awards. The new fund has been established in honour of the work done ...
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The Forbes Foundation
The Forbes Foundation provides financial support to children, and their families, who are in need, by reason of ill health, disability, and/or financial hardship within England and Wales but predominantly the North of England, by providing facilities, equipment and monetary grants. How they can help Support comes in many different ...
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Cash4Clubs
Providing vital funds for clubs across the UK for a decade Cash4Clubs is a sports funding scheme, giving clubs a unique chance to apply for grants to improve facilities, buy new equipment, gain qualifications and invest in the sustainability of their organisation. The Cash 4 Clubs scheme has given out ...
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Sharing and Celebrating Patient and Public Involvement in Healthcare: Community Grants
Deadline 23rd September NHS England and NHS Improvement's 'celebrating involvement in healthcare' community grants scheme is now open for applications. Grants of up to £2500 are available to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations to showcase how they have been involving patients, service users and the public in improving health ...
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Hinrichsen Foundation
Deadlines 4th September and 7th January The Hinrichsen Foundation is a charity mainly devoted to the promotion of new music. It was founded in 1976 by Mrs Carla Eddy Hinrichsen to ensure the continuation of the tradition of supporting contemporary music established by the Hinrichsen family as the proprietors of Edition ...
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The Canoe Foundation
Deadline 31st August Funding applications are welcome from clubs, community groups and regions with an active interest in wider canoeing participation. Online funding applications are typically expected to be in the range from £2,000 to £20,000. Grant payments are in arrears, on a direct payment, or pass-through basis. For more ...
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The Inman Charity
Deadline  28th February The directors are particularly interested in supporting the following areas of charitable work: Medical research Care of the elderly General welfare Hospices The Deaf and Blind Care of the physically & mentally disabled The Armed Forces If you are a charity working in any of these fields ...
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Prosper North
Next deadline 3rd February 2020 Creative United's Prosper North Programme aims are to improve the capabilities of around 80 cultural heritage organisations in the North of England– from music venues to community art groups, and independent museums to literature festivals – to increase income and impact, becoming more resilient businesses ...
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Tackling Violence Against Women & Girls 2019
Deadline 4th September 2019 Funding is available from Comic Relief for a minimum of 12 to a maximum of 15 months. They will fund investments from £50k up to £250k Comic Relief believes women and girls should have equal power and agency in decision-making at all levels.  One of the ...
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GSK Impact Awards now open
Deadline 23rd September The GSK IMPACT Awards provide funding, training and development for charities doing excellent work to improve people's health and wellbeing. They are funded by GSK and managed in partnership with The King's Fund. The awards are open to registered charities that are at least three years old, working ...
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Hays Travel Foundation
Hays Travel Foundation Grants are available for registered charities of between £3,000 and £15,000 and local causes which help young people up to 25 develop in at least one of these areas: education prevention of poverty health arts culture or sports. Groups should be in areas where Hays Travel have ...
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Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation 
Next deadline 30th September The Charitable Foundation has two priority areas: Alleviating poverty Improving health / saving lives The Charitable Foundation supports these priorities by making donations of up to £2,000 to UK registered charities, recommended by the Society’s members and colleagues. They support beneficiaries such as children, those who ...
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Fraisthorpe Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund
Deadline 30th September The Fraisthorpe Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund is being made available by Octopus Solutions, the developers of the Fraisthorpe wind farm, to support projects that improve the local quality of life and community resources for residents who live in the parish council areas of Barmston and Fraisthorpe, ...
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Black, Asian and minority ethnic funding call
Deadline 1st September NHS Blood and Transplant has launched a funding call to enable organisations to apply for funding to positively engage local communities in organ donation, address myths and barriers, and increase support for organ donation among black, Asian, mixed race and minority ethnic (BAME) communities. This scheme is ...
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KCOM Community Grants
Next Deadline 2nd August KCOM’s community grants scheme gives funding to charities, community groups and schools that are working to make a positive difference to life in the region. Every three months they award three grants of up to £1,000 each. Anyone living in Hull or the areas of East ...
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Endangered spaces
Whether it’s parks, community centres or sports halls, our shared spaces are under threat. As part of it’s 3 year community plan, Co-operate 2022, the Co-op is aiming to save, improve and protect spaces that matter. How you can help save a space? They’re partnering with Locality, the national network for ...
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Space To Connect
Grants to improve a community space where people can connect and co-operate. England only. Community organisations across England looking to improve spaces where people can connect and co-operate can now apply for grants of up to £50,000 from Space to Connect – the Co-op Foundation’s £1.6 million partnership with government ...
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Places of Worship Security Funding Scheme
Deadline 31st August The Home Office is once again providing funding to help places of worship tackle hate crimes against them through the installation of additional security equipment. Hate crimes, for the purposes of this fund, are defined as any crimes committed against a person because of their real or ...
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The Community Pub Business Support Programme
More than a Pub is making £2.2 million available to support community groups in England taking on the ownership of their local pub with the aim of running it to benefit their community. Funded by Power to Change and administered by the Plunkett Foundation, the More than a Pub programme ...
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Places to ride
Deadline 15th January 2021 The British Cycling  Places to Ride programme will fund the development of new or the improvement of existing cycling facilities in communities across England. The aims of the programme are to: Encourage more people from a range of different backgrounds regardless of gender, age, ability or ethnicity ...
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Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust: Removing Barriers to Family Life
This programme is about supporting Armed Forces Families facing challenges. The programme will support projects working with young people, families and carers of veterans, and serving Armed Forces Families The programme will make grants to projects where the Trust can see that the project is addressing a clear need, and ...
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Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund
In the Autumn Budget 2018; the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced £10M to support Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing needs. The Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund has two programmes Positive Pathways Programme Part of the Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund, the Positive Pathways Programme will fund projects that develop ...
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New funding for community spaces launching soon
The Co-op Foundation is working with government to develop a new £1.6 million initiative to help maximise the potential of spaces where people can connect and co-operate. Announced by government on 17th June to mark the start of Loneliness Awareness Week, the fund – launching soon – will support activity in community ...
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Virgin Money & Mencap announce partnership to bring people together through sport
Virgin Money and Mencap have announced a year-long partnership to bring people with and without learning disability together through sport. The charity of the year partnership launched this week during Learning Disability Week (17 – 26 June 2019) and starts with a series of sport and inclusion events. The partnership ...
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Veterans Hearing Support
In 2015 The Royal British Legion launched The Veterans Hearing Fund (VHF) to provide compensation to veterans with hearing problems, above all, hearing loss, hearing aids and tinnitus. This help provides veterans with equipment and therapies to improve their hearing health and well being. For more information go to their ...
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Wallace & Gromit's Children's Charity 
Deadline 18th October Wallace & Gromit's Children's Charity raises money to improve the lives of sick children in hospitals and hospices throughout the UK, providing a wide range of support to patients, families and staff. It supports hundreds of projects throughout the UK, funding pioneering medical equipment, free family accommodation, music therapy sessions ...
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Nationwide Community Grants
Deadline 5th July Nationwide are looking to support local housing projects that help the most vulnerable by preventing people from losing their homes, helping people in to a home and supporting people to thrive within the home environment. The Nationwide Community Grants programme awards grants of up to £50,000 to ...
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East Riding Year of Green Action Community Fund
Deadline 7th July East Riding's Year of Green Action Community Fund, which will provide £10,000 locally to facilitate the ambitions of the Government's Year of Green Action (#YearofGreenAction). The fund has been created by East Riding of Yorkshire Council, with advice and support for implementation provided through the LNP, the ...
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Bettys Trees For Life Fund
Deadline 27th August The Bettys Trees for Life fund has been developed as part of Bettys centenary year activities in 2019 to celebrate Bettys long term passion for trees, to enhance the local environment and improve access to and education about the natural world and green spaces around us. The ...
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Youth Endowment Fund Funding
Deadline 23rd July Round 1 – Preventing youth crime and violence: open call Focus: children aged 10 -14 The Youth Endowment Fund is a new attempt to put early intervention at the heart of efforts to tackle youth offending. It will support interventions and community partnerships working with children at ...
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Urban Tree Challenge Fund
Now open The Urban Tree Challenge Fund (UTCF) has been developed in response to HM Treasury releasing £10 million in the 2018 Autumn Budget announcement for planting at least 130,000 trees across towns and cities in England.  The UTCF provides funding to support the planting and establishment of large and ...
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The Postlethwaite Music Foundation
What services The Postlethwaite Music Foundation provides funding for, in relation to music: The advancement of health or saving of lives Arts/culture/heritage/science Education/training There is no website – for more information e-mail postlethwaitemusicfoundation@gmail.com, ring 01522 544 927 or write to 9 Lilford Close, Lincoln, LN2 4TG ...
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Allen Lane Foundation
The Foundation funds seven particular beneficiary groups: Asylum seekers and refugees Gypsies and Travellers Migrant communities Offenders and ex-offenders Older people People experiencing mental health problems People experiencing violence or abuse  The maximum grant is £15,000, and the average grant size is around £5,000-£6,000. While recognising (and being willing to support) ...
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Hesslewood Children's Trust (Hull Seamen's And General Orphanage)
The Trust provides funding that supports children and young people in Education/training The advancement of health or saving of lives Amateur sport Disability The prevention or relief of poverty Arts/culture/heritage/science To apply for funding you must be based in East Riding Of Yorkshire Kingston Upon Hull City North Lincolnshire Lincolnshire ...
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WREN Changes Name but Grants Programme Remains the Same
Waste Recycling Environmental Ltd (WREN) has changed its name to FCC Communities Foundation Ltd., along with its website and email address. The funder says that it ‘believes its new name better reflects’ the primary source of its funding for community projects, FCC Environment, the donor landfill operator. The FCC Community ...
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UK Theatres Small Grants Scheme
Deadline 2nd September The UK Theatres Small Grants Scheme is a capital fund that awards up to £5,000 to theatres across the UK run by charities and not-for-profit groups that can clearly demonstrate the value capital improvements to their theatres would make to their work in local communities. Priorities include ...
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Theatre Improvement Scheme
Deadline 13th September Theatres Trust's Theatre Improvement Scheme, in association with the Wolfson Foundation, offers capital funding for theatres. This is a three-year scheme, with funding each year being given to projects on a specific theme. The theme for the 2019 fund is Improving Environmental Sustainability. Theatre operators can apply ...
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Resource Action Fund
Large scale grants Food Waste Prevention – Stage 1 proposals; Deadline 1 July This scheme is to provide capital infrastructure that will help address a current capacity gap in the sector for redistributing food that is currently being wasted, diverting this to people in need. The grants will support redistributing a ...
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Angus Irvine playing fields fund
Access sport is delighted to announce the creation of the Angus Irvine Playing Fields Fund, formed by the merger into Access Sport of the charity formerly known as the Playing Fields Legacy Fund. The Angus Irvine Playing Fields Fund exists to increase opportunities for young people in disadvantaged areas of ...
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Alzheimer’s Research UK Invites Applications to its Inspire Fund
Deadline 31st May The Inspire Fund provides funding for innovative projects that engage the public with dementia and the life-changing research going on into the condition. This new public engagement funding scheme is part of Alzheimer’s Research UK’s work to tackle misconceptions around dementia and promote the importance of dementia ...
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