Funding

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Urban Tree Challenge Fund
Opens 23rd May 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 ...
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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
Deadline 31st July 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 ...
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Malthouse launches £8.5 million fund to help communities deliver discounted homes
Support package will be open to volunteer groups to apply for Volunteer groups will be able to apply for between £10,000 and £50,000 to help identify suitable sites for discounted homes, get planning permission for them and to provide other technical support. Further free specialist advice and guidance will also ...
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Grant announced to help improve the health of rough sleepers
On Friday 10 May, Public Health England (PHE) announced a call for bids for a share of up to £1.9 million, to be awarded to projects involving partnerships between local authorities and Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) that test models aimed at improving access to health services for people who are ...
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Environment Secretary opens fund for more than £6 million to redistribute surplus food
Environment Secretary Michael Gove has invited organisations to apply for the second round of more than £6 million funding under government’s game-changing scheme to slash food waste. The fund will improve how charities and other organisations handle and distribute leftover food by investing in infrastructure such as weighing equipment, storage solutions, warehouses, ...
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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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Comic Relief – Bridging the Gaps: Strengthening Mental Health Support for Children and Young People
Deadline 28th June Comic Relief is inviting proposals from organisations providing mental health support to vulnerable and underserved children and young people at an early stage so that they are aware of their mental health and can build resilience as they grow and develop. Proposals should be working on two ...
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Standard Life Foundation
Deadline 3rd June The Foundation fund activities with the potential to create real and lasting change in policy, practice and attitudes to improve living standards and personal finances in the UK. Their mission is to contribute towards strategic change which improves financial well-being in the UK. They want everyone to ...
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Connect Well social prescribing grants Round 5
Support to BME and migrant communities Deadline for applications is 9am Monday 17th June 2019. Applications received after this time and date will not be accepted. A briefing and networking session will be held Monday 20th May 10am – 12 noon, at Centre 88, Saner Street, Anlaby Road, Hull. You ...
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The Wharfedale Foundation
Deadline 12th July This is a Trust that has its roots in the Christian tradition recognising a common practical vision of a better world with those of other faith traditions and none.  They aim to fund projects that address the divisions in society by developing greater understanding of social justice ...
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The Badgers Sett Enterprise Challenge
Deadline 10th June The challenge is again taking place this year (for the eighth time). The Badgers Sett Enterprise Challenge is open to young people aged 19 to 29. Candidates must be living in Hull or the East Riding, Ryedale or Scarborough area and have an enterprising idea such as a ...
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Movement for Good awards
Deadline 26th July Through their Movement for Good awards, Ecclesiastical are giving £1m to charities that are changing people’s lives for the better. Giving £1m to deserving causes The £1m giving programme has two funding categories: £1,000 donations to 500 charities – this award is open to eligible charities registered ...
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CHCP Green Health Grants
Deadline 1st July Are you planning a project that will help the local environment? The City Health Care Partnership Foundation are looking for applications from voluntary and community organisations and/or other groups that will achieve one or more of these objectives: Reduce waste Reduction in use of plastics Reduction in ...
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Places of worship protective security scheme open for expressions of interest
The Home Office has announced that religious organisations will be now able to register their interest for the latest round of the Places of Worship Protective Security Scheme, and submit applications from July 2019. Since its inception in 2016, the places of worship scheme has awarded over £1.5 million through ...
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The Three Guineas Trust
This is one of the Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts Trustees will consider proposals in the field of autistic spectrum disorder. Wherever possible, projects are preferred which include people with ASD in decision-making. The trustees do not usually fund capital projects in this area of grant-making. The trustees do not make ...
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The Headley Trust
The Headley Trust is one of the Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts Trustees are prepared to consider proposals so long as they closely match one of the following areas of interest: Arts & Heritage UK Cathedrals & Major Churches Parish Churches Arts & Heritage Overseas Developing Countries Education Health & Social ...
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New Village Hall Improvement Grant Fund
The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has launched a £3 million fund to improve village halls located in towns or villages across England that have a population of less than 10,000 people. Village hall committees can start the application process now for grants of between £10,000 and ...
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The Tree Council’s Tree Futures Grant Scheme
Deadline 17th May Traditionally, the scheme offered help for tree planting through three separate programmes: Trees for Schools, Community Trees and Orchard Windfalls.  This year, they have simplified this process and have now just one grant on offer, which encompasses all the above.  They will also be including hedgerow planting in the scheme for ...
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Scurrah Wainwright Charity
Deadline 14th September Grants are available to charitable organisations for projects taking place in Yorkshire with an emphasis on social reform and tackling the root causes of social inequality through innovative work. The organisation need not be based in the region but the project itself must directly benefit the Yorkshire ...
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ESF Community Grants Programme 5 2019-2021
Deadline 31st May Humber Learning Consortium have successfully been awarded the ESF Community Grants Programme 5 2019-2021 and are pleased to announce the launch of the 1st round of funding available. ESF Community Grants  are part of the European Social Fund (ESF) programme which is distributing small grants in the Humber, ...
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Hilden Charitable Trust Summer Play Schemes
Deadline 4th June The Fund has allocated a small budget to help community groups run summer play schemes for disadvantaged communities.  Some priority will be given to projects which show they are inclusive of children from refugee families, and show BME involvement. Trustees look to fund: * Projects for children aged ...
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Magic Little Grants Fund
Deadline 30th November Small one-off grants are available to small local charities and community groups in Great Britain that are engaging hard to reach individuals, encouraging them to take part in physical activity to help improve their physical health. The funding is for local projects that support and inspire people ...
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The Chamber Culture Fund
Open for applications Monday 18 March A single award of £4,000 The Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce are pleased to invite applications to the Chamber Culture Fund. The fund was launched to commemorate the organisation’s 180th anniversary and Hull’s status as the 2017 UK City of Culture. The first ...
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National Lottery Grants for Heritage – £250k to £5million
Next deadline 28th May Suitable for not-for-profit organisations and partnerships led by not-for-profit organisations Before you apply you should submit an expression of interest form and they will let you know if you are invited to apply. Project length - development phase up to two years and delivery phase up ...
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National Lottery Grants for Heritage – £100k - £250k
Next deadline 28th May Suitable for not-for-profit organisations and partnerships led by not-for-profit organisations Projects that will be considered could include: people’s memories and experiences (often recorded as ‘oral history’) cultural traditions (for example, stories, festivals, crafts, music and dance) nature (for example, habitats, species and geology) natural and designed ...
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National Lottery Grants for Heritage – £3k to £10k
Suitable for not-for-profit organisations and private owners of heritage Projects that will be considered could include: people’s memories and experiences (often recorded as ‘oral history’) cultural traditions (for example, stories, festivals, crafts, music and dance) nature (for example, habitats, species and geology) natural and designed landscapes such as parks and ...
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Spacehive
Spacehive provides a single portal where people with project ideas can build support from their community, ensure their plans are viable, pitch for funding from the crowd and Spacehive partners at the same time, and share the impact they've created. When you create a project on Spacehive you’re automatically matched with ...
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Nineveh Charitable Trust
The Nineveh Charitable Trust supports a broad range of UK-based projects that are of benefit to the general public and promote better understanding of the countryside. Applications are invited from projects that meet the Trusts charitable Aims Their Aims currently promote: The health, welfare and education of the general public ...
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The Leche Trust
Deadline 19th April The Leche Trust's main grants programme supports projects in two areas: performing arts and conservation. Trustees will consider grants up to £5,000. Applicants must be UK registered charities, public authorities or public institutions. We do not accept applications from Community Interest Companies (CICs) or individuals (except overseas ...
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Take It Away
Take It Away is a Creative United programme backed by Arts Council England and Arts Council of Northern Ireland. The scheme is designed to help more children and young people get involved in learning and playing music. The scheme is offered through a network of 250+ music shops across England and ...
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Headstart Hull Summer Programme 2019
Deadline 1st April This year HeadStart Hull has up to £15,000 available for city-wide projects that promote the emotional health and well-being of children and young people aged 10-16 years (up to 25 years if disabled) during the summer holidays.  The maximum award per application/organisation will be £2,500. They are ...
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Paul Hamlyn Foundation – Act for Change
Deadline 1st April Act for Change Fund: young people leading social action is a £3.6 million partnership for organisations supporting young people working for change. The Fund provides resources for young people to challenge social injustice, find ways of overcoming inequality and give voice to issues they are experiencing. A joint ...
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Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
Deadline 25th March JRCT is a responsive grant-making trust. Trustees have agreed on the following priority areas and welcome applications for funds under each of these headings. Peace and Security JRCT wishes to prioritise support for charitable work on the following issues: Challenging militarism Scrutiny of counter-terrorism measures in the ...
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Allen Lane Social Cohesion Programme
This is a new funding programme, which has been established to provide support to local communities. It will focus on funding projects that aim to proactively break down barriers and tensions between different groups of people, and build a more cohesive and inclusive community for all. The aim of the ...
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Heritage Impact Fund
The Architectural Heritage Fund are offering loans from £25,000 to £500,000 for up to three years with tailored terms and both flexible and incentivised interest rates for impactful projects. These could include both capital and interest repayment holidays. They support applicants across the UK who are undertaking a capital project or ...
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Asda Foundation: Local Impact Funding
The Local Impact fund is to support those smaller local initiatives to help you support your community. Community This is about supporting your local community, bringing people together, supporting events which will benefit the wider community or supporting local groups with events/initiatives which will have an impact locally. Community Carnivals/Fetes ...
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Asda Foundation: Significant Local Community Projects
The Asda Foundation wants to have a strong reputation for managing, co-ordinating and delivering programmes which really make a significant difference to local communities and the people who live there. The criteria are Identified opportunities, initiatives and new ways to support local communities; Charity/good cause has developed a relationships with local ...
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Fusion Fund
Next Deadline 10th June The Fusion Fund offers £2,000 – £5,000 for professional musicians to undertake UK-based projects that develop and test new work, ideas or potential career directions through inspiring periods of collaborative research and development. They are looking for exciting collaborations that create work across art forms, creative sectors ...
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Tech For Good
Deadline 25th March 2019  Comic Relief, with Paul Hamlyn Foundation, has launched a UK Tech for Good funding programme in February 2019 - the first round of funding in their renewed three year Tech for Good partnership. The Tech for Good programme was developed in response to the emerging need ...
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Arts Award Access Fund
Deadline 1st March 2019 The Access Fund provides grants of between £100-£1500 to Arts Award centres working on Arts Award projects with young people for whom access and inclusion is an issue. Who can apply? They welcome applications from all registered Arts Award centres based in England, but priority will be given to ...
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Postcode Local Trust
Next deadlines 20th February and 14th August Postcode Local Trust provides funding for projects in Great Britain relating to the following themes. Green Space Improvement Increasing community access to outdoor space Renewable energy and flood prevention There are two funding rounds a year during which eligible organisations can apply. Those successful ...
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Happy Days Funding
Happy Days work with local communities right across the UK to provide vital respite breaks for individuals, families and groups who support children with additional needs. The young people they help range in age from 3 to 17. They come from many different backgrounds and cultures and suffer many different ...
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Hull Community Development Programme Activity grants
Now accepting applications for the May panel The Rank Foundation, together with the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, is inviting community organisations (with at least two signatories on the bank account) to make an application for funding to increase community capital. These include: hosting an event or activity purchasing new equipment or ...
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