Funding

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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 11th March 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 ...
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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
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 materials setting up a pilot project or ...
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Healthy Heart Grants
Deadline 11th April Thanks to Heart Research UK’s partnership with Subway® they can offer Healthy Heart Grants of up to £10,000 to community projects that focus on heart health and promote healthier, happier longer lives for everyone. They are available for new, original and innovative projects that actively promote a ...
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National Lottery funds reveal new branding
The Big Lottery Fund has changed its name to The National Lottery Community Fund, and the Heritage Lottery Fund is now called The National Lottery Heritage Fund, to make a clearer link between playing the National Lottery and the good causes that benefit. Both brand identities now incorporate the recognisible crossed fingers ...
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Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Comic Relief announce long-term partnership on Tech for Good
Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Comic Relief have renewed their commitment to supporting not for profit organisations who are using technology to deliver new ideas and make their services more effective, with funding totalling £2.4 million. After co-funding two rounds of Tech for Good in 2017 and 2018, they have once again joined ...
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council - 'Active Creative' Grants
East Riding of Yorkshire Council (ERYC) fund a broad range of types of activity and will fund any type of sport, play or art form that can demonstrate it will benefit the East Riding and its residents.  The types of activity funded include: performances and exhibitions events projects and schemes ...
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Edge Fund
Deadline 24th February  Edge Fund supports work that challenges abuses of power and aims to bring an end to the systems that cause injustice. This could be our economic system, our political system or any system that discriminates against people based on their identity or background (e.g. class, ability, gender, ...
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Armed Forces Day Grant (29th June)
Deadline 30th April If you can’t find an event near you, why not hold your own? From creating an event for your local community to a get-together with family and friends no event is too big or too small for Armed Forces Day. You could have a… Picnic in the ...
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Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust – Veterans Community Centres Programme
First Deadline 11th March This is a £3 million funding programme to fund renovations and improvements to veterans’ community centres. Grants of up to £30,000 are available. A small number of grants of up to £150,000 will be made to more complex projects. The Veterans’ Community Centres Programme is a ...
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Extra support for disadvantaged children during school holidays
Deadline 7th February Organisations from across the country have been invited to bid for a share of the multi-million-pound Government investment to deliver holiday clubs for pupils eligible for free school meals during the 2019 summer break. The scheme follows a successful £2 million programme in the summer of 2018, ...
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Greening Grey Britain with communities in 2019
Deadline 28th February Is there a neglected space in your community that you’d love to transform into a green oasis for people and the planet? Do you have a community garden idea that could bridge the generation gap? The RHS is offering a number of community groups expert hands-on support, ...
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GEM Road Safety Charity Grants
Deadline 31st January The GEM Road Safety Charity exists to contribute to improving the safety of all road users throughout the country by making grants and providing financial assistance to support innovative projects that have regional or national significance. They welcome applications from registered charities, road safety organisations, universities and ...
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Scott Bader Commonwealth Global Charity Fund
Deadline 8th February Large Project funding to the value of £25,000 Each year Scott Bader support two – four large, community based environmental or educational projects that benefit young or disadvantaged people to the value of £25,000 each. These can be located anywhere in the world. All applications for 2018 ...
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TDS Charitable Foundation
Deadline 1st February In 2019 the Foundation is looking to support projects which focus on one of the following themes: Promoting knowledge of landlords’ obligations or Promoting knowledge of tenants’ rights & responsibilities 1. Promoting knowledge of landlords’ obligations It is clear that the growth of the private rented sector ...
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National Vegetarian Week 2019 Grant
Large grants deadline 3rd March; small grants 14th April A fund to help support National Vegetarian Week community activities and events. Added to your enthusiasm, time, creativity and energy, a grant could make all the difference. Who can apply? Not for profit organisations in the UK (e.g. community groups, schools, ...
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Bring The ICC Cricket World Cup To Your Club
Become a Cricket World Cup Club in 2019 and ‘be part of the World’s Greatest Cricket Celebration’. Connect with the local community through family-based activities and bring the excitement of the Cricket World Cup into your clubhouse. Club Benefits Showcase your club to the wider community and attract new audiences ...
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Ping in the Community 
Deadline 4th February Table Tennis England is inviting independent groups to embed social table tennis into their communities completely free-of-charge. There are twenty Ping in the Community fully-funded packages available which include one full size indoor table, 10 bats, 72 balls and a range of printed resources designed to help advertise and ...
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Fund to tackle parental conflict
Deadline 15th February A £2.7 million fund to increase support for disadvantaged families at risk of parental conflict has been announced by the Minister for Family Support, Housing and Child Maintenance, Justin Tomlinson. Parental conflict can range from a lack of warmth and emotional distance, right through to verbal abuse ...
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Changes to Heritage Lottery Funding grant making
In early 2019 the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) will begin a new, five-year Strategic Funding Framework that sets out how they will distribute National Lottery good causes money for heritage. In addition, the UK Government has recently published its Tailored Review of HLF’s performance and the Mendoza Review of Museums ...
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Public Engagement Fund
Deadline 11th January 2019 This fund enables individuals and organisations to use creative approaches in engaging the public with health research. Where your project will take place: UK, Republic of Ireland, Low- and middle-income countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and East Asia and Pacific Level of funding: £25,000 to ...
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Power to Change: funding available for community businesses
Power to Change, the independent trust set up to support community business in England, has lots of new opportunities for support and funding coming up in 2019. Community energy projects can apply for up to £100,000 to develop new business models for community energy in their local area from the ...
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Trusthouse Charitable Foundation: Community Centres and Village Halls
Trusthouse is interested in applications for capital projects at community centres in the most deprived urban areas and village halls in remote and economically deprived rural areas. They want to support community centres and village halls which are at the heart of small, deprived communities. They expect that you will be ...
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Fund launched to support disabled candidates stand for office
People with disabilities are likely to face greater costs when seeking elected office due to their disability. This fund will help them to compete on a level playing field with all other candidates. Minister for Women and Equalities Penny Mordaunt said: “Everyone has the right to stand and represent their ...
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Children Survive and Thrive: Rise and Shine
Deadline 22nd March 2019 The aim of this programme from Comic Relief is to support child-centred approaches, and to make progress in addressing the comprehensive development needs of children during their early years, up to and including their transition to primary school.  These child-centred approaches should be based on recognised good practice ...
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The Open Fund For Music Creators
Deadline 4th February The Open Fund for Music Creators supports the development of outstanding songwriters and composers of all genres and backgrounds at different stages of their career. The fund can support projects by songwriters, composers, or artists, bands, producers and performers who are writing their own music or commissioning others ...
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Smallwood Trust - Supporting Women on Low Incomes
Deadline 4th March 2019 A limited number of grants are available for local projects in specific parts of England which enable women on low incomes to access new skills, training, confidence building and employment opportunities. The objective of the fund is to identify and document good practice that is achieving ...
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National Churches Trust Gateway Grants
Deadline 10th January The Gateway Grant Programme (for churches, chapels and meeting houses) is now open! The Gateway Grant Programme offers grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 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 ...
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National Churches Trust Foundation Grants
Deadline 24th January 2019 The Foundation Grant Programme offers grants of between £500 and £3,000 towards urgent maintenance works and small repairs identified as high priority within a recent Quinquennial Inspection or Survey Report. Also, small investigative works and surveys. Project costs should not exceed £10,000. The first deadline will ...
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Thrive A2E Applications open
Deadline 14th February UnLtd have re-opened applications for their flagship Thrive A2E (Access to Employment) Accelerator for ambitious social ventures with innovative ideas to support training and employment for those distant from the labour market. UnLtd will be providing 6-month intensive support to the social ventures and there will also ...
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Forces in Mind Trust
The aim of the Forces in Mind Trust is to provide an evidence base that will influence and underpin policy making and service delivery in order to enable ex-Service personnel and their families to lead successful civilian lives. They award grants (both reactive and proactive) that aim to improve the ...
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EU Settlement Scheme Grant Funding Competition
Deadline 1st February EU citizens living in the UK and their family members will need to apply under the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) to obtain their new UK immigration status as the UK exits the EU. The Home Office has up to £9 million of grant funding to be awarded ...
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