Funding

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Armed Forces Covenant Fund: Tackling Loneliness programme
Deadline 9th October The Tackling Loneliness programme will address social isolation by targeting specific groups within the Armed Forces community who are traditionally harder to reach. To be eligible to apply, your organisation must be one of the following. An established registered charity or Community Interest Company (CIC) with substantial ...
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Armed Forces Covenant Fund: Force for Change programme
Deadline 1st September Using feedback from their open consultation, they have designed a new local grant programme, awarding grants up to £20,000 to projects supporting Armed Forces communities to become less isolated and engage more in their local area. To be eligible to apply, your organisation must be one of ...
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ESF Community Grants Programme 5 2019-2021
Deadline 25th September Humber Learning Consortium have successfully been awarded the ESF Community Grants Programme 5 2019-2021 and are pleased to announce the launch of the 4th round of funding available. ESF Community Grants  are part of the European Social Fund (ESF) programme which is distributing small grants in the Humber, East Riding, York and North ...
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Hull City Council Grants to Arts now open
The Grants to Arts Scheme is now open.  All applicants will need to demonstrate that they are working within Covid-19 restrictions and adhering to government advice. You may be eligible to apply for a grant of up to £5000 for activity that: is within the Hull city boundary and open to the general ...
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LGBTQ+ COVID-19 Fund
LGBTQ+ organisations and groups across the UK will soon be able to apply for grants of up to £15,000 to support their vital role in supporting LGBTQ+ communities through the coronavirus pandemic and beyond. METRO Charity in partnership with NAZ, Equality Network, The Rainbow Project, Umbrella Cymru, Yorkshire MESMAC and ...
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Volant Trust Covid 19 response fund
Deadline 31st December The Trust accepts applications from charities in the UK and internationally that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable groups who have been particularly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Applications for medical equipment and the production or distribution of PPE will also be ...
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COVID-19 Homelessness Response Fund, Round 2
Deadline 14th September The funding aims to provide emergency financial assistance to local homelessness organisations, preventing closure, service cuts or staff redundancies threatened by increased operational costs and a loss of fundraised income due to the Coronavirus. It will also support organisations that have needed to expand or adapt their ...
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Assura Community Fund Grants Programme
The maximum grant size is £5000 over one year. The main priorities for the Assura Community Fund 2020 are projects which benefit the mental health and wellbeing of individuals where the majority are  living within a 15-mile radius of Assura owned healthcare buildings. Programme activities must be targeted towards improving mental ...
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Hope Beyond
The All Churches Hope Beyond grants programme aims to enable churches and Christian charities to meet changing needs within their communities, helping them and the communities they support to adapt to the challenges and opportunities presented by the Coronavirus pandemic. Grants of up to £50,000 are available to churches and ...
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The Fat Beehive Foundation
Digital funding for small charities The Foundation’s aim is to help small charities carry out their work in a more efficient and effective way, resulting in positive social benefit.They only fund charities with an average income of less than £1 million a year. As they aren’t a large funder, they ...
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Elsie Pilkington Trust
The aims of the Trust are to prevent cruelty to equine animals, to relieve suffering and distress amongst such equine animals, to care for and protect such equine animals including live horses being transported country to country for butchery if such animals are in need of care and protection by ...
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Common Call
Deadline 31st August Common Call is a grant fund powered by Do it Now Now.(opens in a new tab) Do it Now Now is an open innovation organisation driven by the desire to bring social empowerment to Black communities across the globe. We bring charities, social entrepreneurs, startup teams, social innovators, investors, ...
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The Lloyds Bank Foundation Covid Recovery Fund
Deadline 11th September  The Foundation has launched a £7.4m fund to help small and local charities recover from the coronavirus crisis. The funds will go to 140 charities in total, which will receive two-year unrestricted grants worth up to £50,000. The focus is on helping charities to adapt their work and fundraising for ...
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PRS Sustaining Creativity Fund
Deadline 10th August The Sustaining Creativity Fund is to support artists, songwriters and composers to create and develop when they need it most. PRS have adapted Round 3 to provide targeted support for Black music creators who are affected COVID-19 pandemic. This is one immediate step in their commitment to making meaningful changes ...
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The Social Enterprise Support Fund
First round closes 20th July  Round 2: 13th August to 20th August  Round 3: 10th September to 17th September 2020  To be eligible for this funding, your social enterprise must meet the following criteria:  In England; your beneficiaries are mostly in England  An incorporated social purpose organisation, with an asset lock  Incorporated at least a ...
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The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society COVID Response Fund
The Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society has established a £1M COVID-19 Response Fund to provide financial support to UK merchant seafarers and fishers affected by the coronavirus pandemic.   The response fund has launched to coincide with Seafarers Awareness Week (6-12 July) and will provide support to working age seafarers facing the economic ...
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Seafarers UK Covid-19 Emergency Fund
Seafarers UK is a leading provider of grants to maritime charities and charitable maritime projects, working to help serving and ex-serving seafarers and their families who are experiencing hardship.  The aim is to provide sustainable funding and improve the quality of life for those in greatest need.  They meet that aim through supporting organisations ...
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Inspiring Futures
Deadline 31st July   The COVID-19 Inspiring Futures Programme has been developed in partnership with Youth Futures Foundation (opens in a new tab)   The Inspiring Futures programme is open for applications from Friday 10th July until 11:30am on Friday 31st July, 2020.   BBC Children in Need and Youth Futures Foundation are partnering to deliver Inspiring Futures, a £6 ...
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The Community Justice Fund
The Community Justice Fund is a joint initiative to help specialist social welfare legal advice organisations cope with the immediate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and lay the foundations for longer-term renewal.   The Community Justice Fund is, therefore, focused on the needs of specialist social welfare legal advice organisations. It ...
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Positive Pathways
Deadline 25th August Part of the Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund, the Positive Pathways programme will award fixed grants of £35,000 for projects developed by and for veterans. Projects should aim to improve veterans’ mental health and wellbeing by getting veterans out and active. This programme is open to Armed Forces charities. To ...
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2021 GSK IMPACT Awards - funding opportunity for health charities
Deadline 14th September 2020.  Applications are now open for the 2021 GSK IMPACT Awards, which provide core funding and free training for charities that are working to improve people’s health in the UK.   Up to 20 awards will be made, ranging from £3,000 to £40,000, plus free training and development valued at a further £9,500.   Organisations will also ...
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Covid-19 Community Led Organisations Recovery Scheme
The first round of applications will open on Tuesday 28 July at 10am and close at 1pm.  The scheme will offer grants up to £100,000 to community-led organisations that are providing vital support to communities and are struggling financially because of Covid-19. The £9.5 million scheme is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, and delivered by Power ...
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Tesco Covid 19 Grants
The programme will provide a single payment award of £500 to organisations who are supporting vulnerable groups, as part of their emergency response in supporting local communities.  Typically, the fund will support organisations that have experienced:  Increased demand –  a holiday hunger club needs more resources to support children through the summer months or  a food bank whose stocks are ...
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BBC Children in Need to match Stormzy’s £10m pledge for racial equality
From Civil Society  Last month, following the death of George Floyd and the subsequent Black Lives Matter protests around the world, the rapper pledged to donate £10m in 10 years to “organisations, charities and movements that are committed to fighting racial inequality, justice reform and black empowerment within the UK” ...
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Scale Accelerator
Deadline 12th August  Scale Accelerator helps mission-driven organisations to maximise their impact on people’s lives by offering £30,000 worth of consultancy from a dedicated team of experts.  Scale Accelerator is a fully funded 6-month Accelerator Programme for UK based charities and social enterprises who are ambitious about impact.      Funded by The National ...
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Julia and Hans Rausing Charity Survival Fund
Deadline 27th July  The Charity Survival Fund has been set up in response to Julia and Hans’ ongoing concern about Covid-19’s economic impact on charities. This £10m Fund will provide core funding to help charities, especially small and medium sized, to offset lost income in the current financial year.  The fund ...
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Comic Relief Changemakers
Deadline 28th August Comic Relief are inviting organisations in the United Kingdom to apply in one of two categories: Small and medium-sized organisations that focus on equalities and are user-led Other medium-sized organisations They are interested in organisations that want to make lasting change related to our social change themes - ...
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East Riding of Yorkshire Community Tree Planting Fund
Deadline 30th August East Riding of Yorkshire Community Tree Planting Fund has been launched. Grants of up to £5,000 are being made available to private and public landowners, town and parish councils as well as other community groups in a bid to increase the number of native trees across the East ...
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Safer Hull Partnership Crime reduction funding
Deadine 31st July The Safer Hull Partnership is offering grants of up to £10,000 for projects that reduce crime or support victims of crime. The Hull Crime Reduction Fund is open to applications from not-for-profit groups across the city The fund is administered by the Safer Hull Partnership with funding ...
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Children in Need COVID-19 Next Steps Grant
now closed The Next Steps programme is a response programme designed to deliver support for children and young people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible organisations will be able to apply for between £5,000 and £80,000 for work commencing in September 2020. These grants can last up to 18 months. It is ...
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National Lottery Community Fund - The Emerging Futures Fund
Application deadline Thursday 25 June, 5pm They want to find out how to help communities move towards recovery and renewal after the impact of COVID-19 and draw on all the creativity  seen in communities and across civil society. They’re funding organisations to look at how things are changing, what is ...
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Places of Worship Protective Security Fund open for applications 
Deadline 9th August  The Places of Worship Protective Security Scheme, now in its 5th year, allows places of worship such as churches, mosques, gurdwaras, temples and associated faith community centres to receive government funding to improve physical security. This can include more secure gates, locks, alarms and CCTV in order to ...
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Domestic abuse safe accommodation: COVID-19 emergency support fund re-opens 
New deadline 20th July  Government are now re-opening the remaining £1.85 million fund for applications on a rolling ‘first come first served’ basis. The Fund Prospectus remains the same, with minor updates and clarifications to help bidders in submitting their applications.  The fund will help ensure that: Safe accommodation services can continue ...
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Tackling Inequalities Fund-COVID-19 Funding Support 
Sport England have identified from their physical activity attitudes and behaviours survey during COVID-19 the widening gaps in the activity levels across the key priority audiences. This clearly shows that some of the target audiences are suffering more from the impact of the disease than is the case with the ...
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The Sheldon Trust
The Sheldon Trust, which also incorporates funds previously held by the Malcolm Chick Charity and the Pearson’s Holiday Fund, aims to alleviate poverty and distress within society. To this end it makes grants to registered charities in four defined focus areas: community projects; special needs groups; youth development; and holidays ...
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The Sylvia Waddilove Foundation UK COVID–19 Emergency Fund
The Foundation has set up an emergency fund to help small to medium sized organisations who are struggling to manage the financial impact of COVID-19 either because of increased demand for their services or loss of income. The fund is targeted at organisations in a critical position. Grants are for ...
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Youth Futures Emergency Covid-19 funding 
In response to Covid-19 Youth Futures have developed an emergency funding response:  They have significantly increased funding available for development and impact grants to rapidly increase youth employment provision  They are launching an emergency levelling up youth fund to support young people from the hardest hit communities  In addition, please note that successful applicants for Development ...
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Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF)
Grants of up to £50,000 are available for small UK-registered charities and not-for-profit organisations that are seeking to address sustainable development goals and improve the lives of the most vulnerable and marginalised. Due to the outbreak of Covid-19, the Fund will be prioritising applications that can demonstrate that they are responding to longer ...
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The 7 Stars Foundation
Funding for charities across the UK which have a turnover of less than £1.5m and are working with at risk young people across the themes of abuse addiction homelessness and those who are supporting young child carers They offer three streams of funding: project applications for 16 year olds and ...
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The George Bairstow Charitable Trust
Provision of emergency aid in communities, the encouragement of volunteering and skill development in young people.   The GBCT welcomes grant applications from groups, communities and charities that are pursuing these aims and where its contribution can make a real difference.  Trustees are particularly keen to support small organisations or groups that make ...
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Coronavirus Community Support Fund
The National Lottery Community Fund have launched a £200m fund aimed primarily at small to medium organisations in England who are increasing community support to vulnerable people.   The two key objectives are: To increase community support to vulnerable people affected by the Covid-19 crisis, through the work of civil society ...
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Clinks - Covid-19 Response Fund  
Deadline 17th August Voluntary organisations working in the criminal justice system with under £500,000 annual income can apply now for grant funding to support their vital work during Covid-19.  The pandemic has had a profound effect on voluntary organisations, the vast majority of which have had to reduce service provision ...
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The Hargreaves Foundation
The Hargreaves Foundation is a grant-making charitable foundation set up in 2020 by Peter Hargreaves and his family. Grants are available for charities and educational institutions that support those under the age of 18 years, and living with a mental health problem, physical disability or growing up in poverty through ...
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Asda Foundation - COVID-19 Hygiene and Holiday Grants
The ASDA Foundation's grants programmes aim to support grassroots charitable organisations working at the heart of its stores' communities. Registered charities, community groups, voluntary organisations and other not-for-profit organisations in the UK can apply for support with initiatives that will make a real long-term difference, benefiting the wider community. In ...
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The Tree Council Branching Out Fund
Any school or community group within the United Kingdom that is planning a project which actively involves young people up to the age of 21 is encouraged to apply and help make a greener future. Applications will be considered as they are received, and all projects must be completed and ...
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East Riding Stronger Together Fund
Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprises (VCSE) in the East Riding are working together to respond to the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. The East Riding VCSE Network has established a new fund and consultancy support to help voluntary sector organisations during this crisis. This grant and support package aims to provide support and ...
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Coronavirus Grassroots Response Fund
Funded by donation from Sir James Reckitt Charity, the fund is aimed at small voluntary groups supporting the community in Hull.   It is specifically aimed at groups who have responded to supporting isolated or vulnerable people living in Hull during the Coronavirus crisis.   The fund is open now and groups ...
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Family Fund Coronavirus Emergency Funding
Family Fund has been allocated an extra £10 million in emergency funding to support more families in England struggling with the impact of Coronavirus. This emergency funding has been provided in response to the crisis presented by the Coronavirus pandemic. Families raising disabled children on low incomes can apply for ...
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Coronavirus Community Support Fund
You can still apply for emergency National Lottery funded grants in England to help your community through COVID-19. They will be focusing on funding for organisations supporting people and communities who experience disproportionate challenge and difficulty as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, specifically for user-led equality groups supporting: black, ...
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Hull Business Discretionary Grant Fund - open now
Hull City Council has launched a new business grant fund to help businesses that may have missed out on previous support during the coronavirus pandemic. The Hull Business Discretionary Grant Fund is to help small businesses and charities not eligible for the Small Business Grants Fund and the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure ...
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