Funding

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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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Prosper North
First Deadline 5th August A new, free business support programme for culture and heritage organisations to help them become stronger, more impactful, and make the most of the Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund investment opportunity Prosper North’s aims are to improve the capabilities of around 80 cultural heritage organisations in the North of ...
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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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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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The Wharfedale Foundation
Deadline 13th September 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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