Funding

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KCOM community grants
Anyone living in Hull or the areas of East Yorkshire where KCOM provide phone and broadband services can apply for a grant. Your application must be on behalf of a local community group, charity, voluntary group, club, school or other not-for-profit organisation, although you don’t need to work or have ...
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Positive Pathways Programme - Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund
Deadline 30th November Part of the Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund, the Positive Pathways Programme will fund projects that develop and run activities that support the mental health and wellbeing of ex-forces. It’s eligibility and priorities are based on the outcomes from a programme consultation run earlier. Who Can Apply? This programme is ...
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Food for Life Get Togethers
The Food for Life Get Togethers programme uses good food to bring people of different ages together through growing, cooking and eating. Rooted in partnerships with groups of schools, nurseries and community organisations, Food for Life Get Togethers is for people of all ages and backgrounds. Having the chance to get together, ...
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New parks set to benefit communities with government funding
Deadline 31st December Thousands of people are set to benefit from new pocket parks or the revival of rundown green spaces as Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick launched a £1.35 million fund on 27 October 2019. Championing the crucial role parks and green spaces play at the heart of our communities, ...
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Nesta launches £15,000 prize for new forms of storytelling
Nesta wants to unearth the future of cutting-edge short-form storytelling, encouraging writers based in the UK to think beyond the word document and use all the tools we have at our disposal to tell stories in new and exciting ways. In its pilot year, the prize will encourage storytellers to ...
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Souter Charitable Trust 
The Souter Charitable Trust supports projects engaged in the relief of human suffering in all its aspects in the UK and overseas – especially, but not exclusively, those with a Christian emphasis and ethos.  Grants are restricted to UK registered charities only. Current legislation does not permit the trustees to ...
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Cold Weather Fund (Homelessness)
Deadline 6th December Grants of between £5,000 and £25,000 are available. Larger grants of up to £50,000 may be considered for projects working across multiple authorities. All awards must be spent by 31 March 2020. Registered charities and Community Interest Companies that are not commissioned by local authorities can apply ...
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Application for Community Gardens Award now open
Deadline 31st December In addition to its annual donations to nursing and health charities, the National Garden Scheme grants awards to help community gardening projects. In 2011 the National Garden Scheme set up an award scheme in memory of Elspeth Thompson, the garden writer and journalist who died in 2010. Previously managed ...
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Fund for Windrush Day celebrations 2020 launched
Deadline 8th December Communities across the country can bid for a share of £500,000 funding to celebrate the outstanding contribution of the Windrush Generation and their descendants to the nation’s social, economic, political and religious life. The annual Grant Scheme opened on 17th October, as communities around the country celebrate ...
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Premier League Fans Fund
The Premier League Fans Fund is a commitment from the Premier League to fund projects and organisations which: Improve the relationship between fans and their clubs. Improve the way football supporters engage with each other. Improve fans’ experience of the game. The Small Grants Scheme aims to encourage and allow ...
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John Spedan Lewis Foundation
Deadline 1st November John Spedan Lewis Foundation Small grants are made at the trustees’ discretion to small and medium sized UK registered charities with natural history, wildlife conservation and horticulture among their stated charitable aims. There are two rounds annually. Apply online here ...
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Sanctuary’s Grand Ideas Fund
Sanctuary’s Grand Ideas Fund offers up to £1,000 for projects which aim to make a difference to the lives of  residents and their communities. The fund is open to charities, residents’ groups and voluntary organisations. You can apply if you are a: Community or residents group Voluntary group Social enterprise ...
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CAF Tourle Foundation Fund  
Opens 16th October The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) Tourle Foundation Fund seeks to award grants to local charitable organisations delivering services for local people in all parts of the UK. This 10 year programme is funded through the generosity of a £4.5m legacy left for CAF to distribute for this ...
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British Science Week - Community Grant Scheme
Deadline 11 November 2019 The mission of the British Science Week Community Grant Scheme is to expand the audiences that engage with science and self-identify as having an interest in science by empowering and supporting community groups to run their own science activities during British Science Week (6-15 March 2020) ...
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National Lottery marks 25th anniversary with new £7.5m fund
(opens in November) The National Lottery Community Fund has created a one-off £7.5 million fund to mark the 25th anniversary of The National Lottery. The fund, #CelebrateNationalLottery25, will help communities “celebrate the extraordinary impact the National Lottery has had since its launch in November 1994”. Since then £40 billion has been raised for good ...
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The Comic Relief Community Fund
There are two types of grants available to organisations whose work delivers on one of Comic Relief’s four strategic themes: Children Survive & Thrive: projects that support children under the age of 5 to reach their potential and have the best start in life. Fighting for Gender Justice: projects that ...
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Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund: Healthy Ageing
Deadline 27th November This competition from UK Research and Innovation aims to establish large, multi-disciplinary, collaborative projects that demonstrate new business models and products working at scale to provide new and sustainable services for older people. It will fund projects across 7 themes of the Healthy Ageing Challenge Framework drawn up by ...
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Community Partnering Fund
Deadline 15th October Leeds Community Foundation is delighted to be working with Northern Gas Networks and Northern Powergrid to double the available funding to enable community groups to deliver schemes that tackle issues that are close to their hearts as utility companies – such as affordable warmth or the lack of ...
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Yorkshire Netball Grant
Are you a member of England Netball? Have you been inspired by the Netball World Cup? The Regional Management Board have and they have finalised a Grant for members to bid for funding to support netball in Yorkshire Netball Region If you need help with  for funding towards Equipment, CPD ...
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Elephant Trust grants for artists/art groups/galleries
Deadline 14th October The Elephant Trust grants up to £2,000 (although larger grants up to £5,000 may be considered) to artists, small organisations and galleries to make it possible for artists and those presenting their work to undertake and complete projects when frustrated by lack of funds. Applications must be ...
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ESF Community Grants Programme 5 2019-2021
Deadline 25th October Humber Learning Consortium (HLC) have been awarded the ESF Community Grants Programme 5 (2019-2021) and are pleased to announce the launch of the 2nd round of funding available. Please note that there is a new application form and an updated guidance document. Old forms will not be accepted ...
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DFID’s Small Charities Challenge Fund
Deadline 28th November Small British charities set to receive major UK aid boost to transform lives in poorest countries DFID’s Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) is now open to organisations that have an income of less than £250,000 and provide life-changing support to those in need across the world. Charities ...
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UK Aid Match
Deadline 12th November UK Aid Match is now open for applications UK aid is committed to protecting and conserving the natural world, whilst lifting some of the world’s most vulnerable people out of poverty. The latest round of UK Aid Match is calling for proposals from British charities working towards ...
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The Henry Smith Charity: Strategic Grants – Housing First Programme
Deadline 4th November  The Housing First Programme is a focused grants programme supporting small to medium sized organisations (between £100K and £5m annual income) to deliver Housing First services. Housing First offers stable, affordable housing alongside ongoing, intensive person-centred support to enable people to keep their housing and avoid returning ...
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Energy Saving Trust: Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme
Deadline 18th October Energy Saving Trust has been appointed by Ofgem to distribute payments from energy companies who may have breached rules. The funds can pay for anything from making a home more energy efficient, to providing advice that helps consumers keep on top of their bills. Organisations can apply ...
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National Lottery Community Fund: The Climate Action Fund
Application to open in Autumn 2019 The Climate Action Fund will support communities in the UK to take local action on climate change. These communities will stand as beacons of what is possible when people take the lead on climate change. A total amount of the fund is £100 million ...
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AIM – Remedial Conservation Scheme
Deadline 30th September The Association of Independent Museums (AIM)/Pilgrim Trust Conservation Grant Scheme is intended to help small museums with the conservation of objects in their collections. The maximum grant awarded will be £10,000. It is expected that the average grant awarded will be around £5,000. Grants of less than ...
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Cyber Skills Immediate Impact Fund
Deadline 27th September  The Cyber Skills Immediate Impact Fund (CSIIF) aims to quickly increase the diversity and numbers of those working in the UK’s booming cyber security sector. This is one of a range of initiatives designed in support of the National Cyber Security Strategy aim of developing a sustainable ...
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Feminist Review Trust
Deadline 10th September Grants are available for projects in the UK and internationally that transform the lives of women. Grants of up to £15,000 are available. However, the Trustees rarely give out awards of this amount. The Feminist Review Trust was set up in 2001 with funding from the Feminist Review journal. Feminist ...
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NCVO governance innovation fund
Deadline 28th October NCVO are delighted to be launching the Winifred Tumim Memorial Fund for innovation in charity governance. This new fund is replacing the NCVO governance award which we feel has been superseded by the excellent charity governance awards. The new fund has been established in honour of the work done ...
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The Forbes Foundation
The Forbes Foundation provides financial support to children, and their families, who are in need, by reason of ill health, disability, and/or financial hardship within England and Wales but predominantly the North of England, by providing facilities, equipment and monetary grants. How they can help Support comes in many different ...
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Cash4Clubs
Providing vital funds for clubs across the UK for a decade Cash4Clubs is a sports funding scheme, giving clubs a unique chance to apply for grants to improve facilities, buy new equipment, gain qualifications and invest in the sustainability of their organisation. The Cash 4 Clubs scheme has given out ...
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Sharing and Celebrating Patient and Public Involvement in Healthcare: Community Grants
Deadline 23rd September NHS England and NHS Improvement's 'celebrating involvement in healthcare' community grants scheme is now open for applications. Grants of up to £2500 are available to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations to showcase how they have been involving patients, service users and the public in improving health ...
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Hinrichsen Foundation
Deadlines 4th September and 7th January The Hinrichsen Foundation is a charity mainly devoted to the promotion of new music. It was founded in 1976 by Mrs Carla Eddy Hinrichsen to ensure the continuation of the tradition of supporting contemporary music established by the Hinrichsen family as the proprietors of Edition ...
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The Canoe Foundation
Deadline 28th February 2010 Funding applications are welcome from clubs, community groups and regions with an active interest in wider canoeing participation. Online funding applications are typically expected to be in the range from £2,000 to £20,000. Grant payments are in arrears, on a direct payment, or pass-through basis. Please ...
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The Inman Charity
Deadline  28th February The directors are particularly interested in supporting the following areas of charitable work: Medical research Care of the elderly General welfare Hospices The Deaf and Blind Care of the physically & mentally disabled The Armed Forces If you are a charity working in any of these fields ...
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Prosper North
Next deadline 3rd February 2020 Creative United's Prosper North Programme aims are to improve the capabilities of around 80 cultural heritage organisations in the North of England– from music venues to community art groups, and independent museums to literature festivals – to increase income and impact, becoming more resilient businesses ...
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Tackling Violence Against Women & Girls 2019
Deadline 4th September 2019 Funding is available from Comic Relief for a minimum of 12 to a maximum of 15 months. They will fund investments from £50k up to £250k Comic Relief believes women and girls should have equal power and agency in decision-making at all levels.  One of the ...
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GSK Impact Awards now open
Deadline 23rd September The GSK IMPACT Awards provide funding, training and development for charities doing excellent work to improve people's health and wellbeing. They are funded by GSK and managed in partnership with The King's Fund. The awards are open to registered charities that are at least three years old, working ...
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Hays Travel Foundation
Hays Travel Foundation Grants are available for registered charities of between £3,000 and £15,000 and local causes which help young people up to 25 develop in at least one of these areas: education prevention of poverty health arts culture or sports. Groups should be in areas where Hays Travel have ...
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Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation 
Next deadline 30th September The Charitable Foundation has two priority areas: Alleviating poverty Improving health / saving lives The Charitable Foundation supports these priorities by making donations of up to £2,000 to UK registered charities, recommended by the Society’s members and colleagues. They support beneficiaries such as children, those who ...
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Fraisthorpe Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund
Deadline 30th September The Fraisthorpe Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund is being made available by Octopus Solutions, the developers of the Fraisthorpe wind farm, to support projects that improve the local quality of life and community resources for residents who live in the parish council areas of Barmston and Fraisthorpe, ...
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Black, Asian and minority ethnic funding call
Deadline 1st September NHS Blood and Transplant has launched a funding call to enable organisations to apply for funding to positively engage local communities in organ donation, address myths and barriers, and increase support for organ donation among black, Asian, mixed race and minority ethnic (BAME) communities. This scheme is ...
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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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