Funding

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Youth Covid-19 Support Fund Accepting Applications
Deadline 12th February 2021 (5pm) Grants are available for local and national youth organisations in England, designed to help mitigate the impact of lost income during the winter period due to the coronavirus pandemic. The £16.5 million Youth Covid-19 Support Fund, which was announced by the Department for Digital, Culture, ...
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Matthew Good Foundation Grants for Good Fund
Deadline 15th March Every three months, the Foundation will share £10,000 between 5 shortlisted projects that have a positive impact on communities, people or the environment. Your application must be on behalf of a local community group, charity, voluntary group or social enterprise that has a positive impact on communities, ...
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Comic Relief and Paul Hamlyn Foundation launch £1m digital development fund
Deadline 12th February From Civil Society Comic Relief and Paul Hamlyn Foundation have launched a £1m digital development fund, offering grants of up to £70,000. It aims to support UK non-profits to test and develop digital service delivery solutions. The fund is part of their joint Tech for Good programme, ...
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Fund launched to support families of healthcare workers who died from COVID-19
From UK Fundraising The Healthcare Workers’ Foundation has launched a new fund that will support the families of healthcare workers who have lost their lives to COVID-19. Since the start of the pandemic, more than 600 healthcare workers in the UK have lost their lives. The Family Fund will provide ...
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£36m in funding available from second round of Culture Recovery Fund
Deadline 26th January The second round of the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage opens for applications this week, on 7 January. Overall, a total of £400million in grants and loans is available in this second round of the £1.57 billion fund, announced by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and ...
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Windrush Community Fund
Deadline 12th February Grants of between £2,500 and £25,000 are available. Projects awarded the minimum funding of £2,500 must be delivered within six months of receipt of funding. Projects awarded between £2,501 and £25,000 must be delivered within 12 months of receipt of funding. The Windrush Community Fund is provided ...
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Local Connections Fund
Opens 5th January, closes 26th January Book clubs, walking groups and other community projects will be able to apply for a £4 million fund designed to help reduce loneliness in the coming months. The Local Connections Fund – made up of £2 million from the Government and £2 million from ...
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Changing Futures: changing systems to support adults experiencing multiple disadvantage
At the 2019 Spending Review, the government announced a new Shared Outcomes Fund to test innovative ways of bringing together the public sector to address cross-cutting issues and drive the modernisation of public services. £46 million of this Fund has been committed for the Changing Futures Programme to improve the ...
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National Lottery Community Fund - Partnerships
Grants are available to voluntary and community organisations in England which work together with a shared set of goals and values to help their community thrive. Grants of over £10,000 are available for up to five years. The aim of the programme is to encourage organisations to work in partnership ...
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National Lottery Community Fund - Reaching Communities
Large grants are available to voluntary and community organisations in England for projects that make positive changes in their communities. Grants of over £10,000 are available for up to five years. With the COVID-19 pandemic still with us, they continue to support people and communities most adversely impacted by COVID-19.They ...
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National Lottery Awards for All – England
Grants are available for charities, voluntary groups, schools and local authorities in England to carry out projects that will improve their local community. Grants of between £300 and £10,000 are available for up to one year. Organisations can receive funding of a maximum of £10,000 within a 12-month period. With ...
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Weston Charity Awards now open
Deadline 8th January 2021 The Weston Charity Awards were created by the Garfield Weston Foundation to celebrate and support great front-line charities working in the fields of Community, Welfare and Youth. For 2021, they are looking for great organisations to support across Wales, the North and Midlands of England. The ...
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Scops Arts Trust
The goal of Scops Arts Trust is to give people of all ages a better quality of life by enabling them to understand, participate in and simply enjoy the arts, particularly music, drama, opera and dance. Their current interests lie in supporting organisations run by committed and passionate individuals to ...
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Asda Foundation - Feeding Communities Grant
Deadline 6th December The Feeding Communities Grant has been designed to help provide meals to anyone in need in the lead up to Christmas. With more local and national lockdowns in place and changes anticipated in the coming weeks, supporting those with food provision is needed more than ever. Communities ...
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Tudor Trust
Grants are available to smaller community-led groups that support people at the margins of society in the UK, encouraging independence, inclusion and integration. Tudor makes grants, and provides other types of support, to voluntary and community groups working in any part of the UK. They particularly want to help smaller, ...
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Clore DuffieldMain Grants Programme
Whilst the Foundation does occasionally make donations to the health and social care sectors, it should be noted that the majority of its support is directed towards the cultural sector, and in particular to cultural learning and to museum, gallery, heritage and performing arts learning spaces. Support for enhancing Jewish ...
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UK Youth Fund – Covid Relief
The UK Youth Fund – Covid Relief has been created to support youth organisations who have not had access to the crisis funding they require to survive the Covid pandemic. Youth organisations with an income of under £250,000, that are based in, and deliver their work in England are eligible ...
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Yorkshire and Humber Presentation from Lloyds Foundation
At a recent meeting of the Yorkshire Funders Forum, Paul Streets, Chief Executive of Lloyds Foundation, gave a presentation on Covid-19 from a funder’s perspective. The information is focused on voluntary and community organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber region, and looks ahead to potential issues and priorities for 2021 ...
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HMRC Grant Funding 2021-2024
Deadline 27th November HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has £4.98 million funding for 2021 to 2024 to allocate to voluntary and community sector organisations to help them provide advice and support to HMRC customers who need extra help understanding and complying with their tax obligations and claiming their entitlements, including ...
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The Voice4change England COVID-19 Partnership Fund
Next round opens 25th November This fund is for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community groups and organisations, working to deliver COVID-19 services in England. This grants programme is designed to help tackle the disproportionate impact of COVID 19 on BAME communities. The grants programme has three sections: Delivering ...
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Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Arts Access and Participation Fund
Grants for organisations to widen and deepen participation in the arts. The Access and Participation Fund addresses inequalities of opportunity to access and participate in the arts. The Foundation believes in the power of the arts as a force for change and one that enriches people’s lives and communities. This ...
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Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Arts-based Learning Fund
Grants to support work which enables pupils in formal education settings, particularly those experiencing systemic inequality or disadvantage, to thrive through engagement with high quality, arts-based learning. The Foundation’s funding is focused on six priorities (five in the UK and one in India) where it wishes to see change. These ...
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Increasing Access Fund
Deadline 16th November Grants from the Peter Sowerby Foundation are available for smaller charities working within the areas of community, environment and the arts to reinvent their face to face service delivery through means other than digital as a result of the impact of COVID-19. There are three separate streams ...
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Nisa Sporting Chance Grants
Nisa’s Charity, Making A Difference Locally (MADL) is donating £7,000 of grants to the Hull, East Riding and North East Lincolnshire Areas. This funding was originally intended for the 2020 Humber Bridge Half Marathon, of which MADL are the proud Event Partner. Unfortunately this event had to be cancelled due ...
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Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking Project
Deadline 13th November The Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking Project is a national initiative from My Home Life England and The Linking Network. The programme is jointly funded by The National Lottery Community Fund (as part of their #iwill fund) and the Dunhill Medical Trust. Grants are available ...
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Sport England Return to Play Fund - Small Grants Programme
The Return to Play: Small Grants fund seeks to support projects addressing the challenges coronavirus (Covid-19) has posed to people taking part in sport and physical activity. A total of £10 million is available, with grants of between £300 and £10,000, to help not-for-profit community organisations create coronavirus-secure settings for community sport and ...
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Isla Foundation – Immediate Impact Grants
Deadline 12th November The Immediate Impact Grant responds to the needs expressed by local communities. These grants are for small-scale, short-term projects. They award grants of between £300 and £2,000 for entrepreneurial individuals, voluntary/community organisations, schools/PTAs, clubs and societies in the UK. They can cover a wide range of projects ...
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Gamesys Foundation
Applications are open to UK-based organisations with a minimum annual income of £50,000, who care for individuals suffering from mental health issues, or who focus on research in the mental health field. The Foundation predominantly fund registered charities and NGOs, however they will consider funding other types of organisation so ...
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Funding & Support for Community Businesses
Deadline 2nd December The SSE in partnership with Power to Change opens the application window for their CBTU program.  (Community Business Trade Up) Community Businesses can apply for a £10k grant, free learning programme to help build back and adapt post Covid, and access to a supportive, like-minded network. The ...
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Smallwood Trust - Women’s Sector Resilience Fund
Grants are available for voluntary and community sector organisations in England that are supporting women whose poverty has been exacerbated by the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic or those that have been pushed into new poverty and financial hardship. Grants of between £20,000 and £30,000 are available. Organisations are asked to apply for ...
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Voice4Change England COVID-19 Partnership Fund
Deadline 3rd November Grants are available for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community groups and organisations, working to deliver coronavirus/COVID-19 related services in England. The grants programme has three sections: Delivering COVID 19 services. Groups can apply for help with current costs, if their funding has been affected by ...
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The CAF Resilience Fund
Deadline 10th November The Fund exists to help charitable organisations in England that support the people hardest hit by Covid-19. Through hundreds of targeted grants, this fund will support those working with vulnerable and disadvantaged groups such as those living in deprived areas, those supporting Black, Asian and minority ethnic ...
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Postcode Dream Trust - Postcode Recovery Fund
Now closed The new £3 million Postcode Recovery Fund is provided with funding from the Postcode Dream Trust, which was created to provide opportunities for charities to deliver their dream projects through collaboration. The Trust’s work has been realigned this year to support coronavirus/COVID-19 recovery efforts. The Postcode Recovery Fund ...
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Linnean Society Local Nature Grants
Deadline 1st November Grants for youth-led projects in the UK, aiming to increase access to local natural spaces and encourage a deeper appreciation and understanding of nature. The "Our Local Nature" Grants are available to fund innovative projects, designed and led by young people in the UK, which aim to ...
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Child of Britain
Nominations are now open for the new Child of Britain Awards, a national initiative dedicated to celebrating the achievements and courage of children and young people across the UK. The courage and achievements of some 15 children will be recognised at the awards, which will be held in late 2021 ...
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Green social prescribing pilots open for applications
A trailblazing scheme of £4.27m launched on Monday 5th October, aimed at helping the mental wellbeing of communities hardest hit by coronavirus. The project will examine how to scale-up green social prescribing services in England to help improve mental health outcomes, reduce health inequalities and alleviate demand on the health ...
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Clore Duffield Foundation announces new rescue package for existing recipients
One of Britain’s biggest cultural donors, Dame Vivien Duffield, has announced a £2.5m package to help safeguard the learning and community work of arts organisations during the pandemic. The Clore Duffield Foundation has, over two decades, given £30m to fund Clore learning spaces at 66 cultural organisations, from Sage in Gateshead to Bristol ...
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Nunburnholme Trust
Financial aid is only given to groups and societies helping people in Hull and its immediate neighbourhood. Priority is given to small, specific projects which would not otherwise receive funding. Amounts granted are rarely more than £500 and sometimes considerably less. Unfortunately the Trust does not have a website – ...
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Bettys and Taylors Family Fund
Next deadline 22nd February The fund aims to support groups working to improve the lives of local children and young people through food, and is open to applicants across the whole of Yorkshire Grants of between £500 and £4000 are available. There will be two rounds of funding available, with ...
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Garfield Weston Foundation Culture Fund for arts charities
Deadline 9th November The Garfield Weston Foundation has announced a £25m fund to help cultural organisations recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. It will offer grants of between £100,000 and £2m to visual arts organisations, arts centres, museums and galleries with a minimum annual income of £500,000. While the fund focuses ...
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Green Recovery Challenge Fund
£50,000 - £250,000. Deadline noon 2 October 2020 £250,000 - £5million. Deadline for Expressions of Interest noon 24 September 2020 A short-term competitive fund to kick-start environmental renewal whilst creating and retaining a range of jobs in England. It is open to environmental charities and their partners. The Green Recovery ...
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The Schroder Charity Trust
The Trust will consider applications from charities registered in England & Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland in the fields of Education & Young People, Communities, Environment & Conservation, Health, Arts & Culture, International Development, Heritage, and Supporting the Armed Forces The Schroder Charity Trust generally makes grants of up to £5,000. In ...
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The KFC Foundation Community Grants Programme
The KFC Foundation provides grants to support grass roots organisations in the heart of our restaurant’s communities. Organisations empowering young people in the UK to fulfil their potential by providing safe social spaces, mentoring or work and social skills. They want to fund work that helps young people to create ...
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Adamson Trust
Deadline 30th September Grants for voluntary and community organisations and charities to help with the cost of holidays or respite breaks for disabled children (aged 3 to 17 years) with physical, mental, or emotional impairments. Applications are accepted from individual families and on behalf of groups of children, registered charities ...
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New Covid emergency fund for Disabled People’s Organisations
The National Emergencies Trust has announced £1.5 million of funding to support grassroots Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPOs) across the UK to respond to the covid-19 needs of disabled people. The funding will be administered and distributed through a partnership of DPOs across the UK. Disability Sheffield has been chosen as the regional partner ...
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ASDA Foundation – getting schools back on track
Deadline 15th November The Getting Schools Back on Track grant has been designed to help ease the pressures that have been placed on all families during the pandemic. Getting children back to school in September is a priority not only for learning needs but to also enable parents to go ...
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Repayable Finance Offered to England’s Cultural Organisation
Charitable, not-for-profit and commercial organisations operating within England's arts, museums and heritage sectors can apply for a loan from noon on 21 August. The £270 million Culture Recovery Fund - Repayable Finance Programme aims to support cultural organisations which were financially sustainable before COVID-19 but are now at imminent risk ...
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Historic England’s Grants for Programmes of Major Works Opens for Applications
Historic England is offering grants of between £1 million and £10 million to support repair and restoration works at nationally important heritage attractions which have been impacted by the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. Historic England will be delivering the £50 million Heritage Stimulus Fund to restart vital construction and maintenance on heritage ...
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£5m digital fund for charities launches
From Civil Society A fund of £4.95m to help charities scale up their digital capabilities has opened for applications. Funds are provided by the National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF) and distributed in partnership with the Centre for the Acceleration of Social Technology (CAST), supported by the Catalyst Network. Charities that ...
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Armed Forces Covenant Fund: Force for Change programme
Deadline 30th November Grants are available for local projects in the UK that support Armed Forces communities as they address the needs that have arisen as a result of the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. To be eligible to apply, your organisation must be one of the following. An established registered charity or ...
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