Updates and news from funding campaigns we run and others we’d like to share with our community.

Building a funding strategy: how to economise and budget for success

2020-09-18T08:02:26+00:00

The funding landscape is is changing fast. Here to keep you up to date and give expert advice is Corinna Hartwig - otherwise known as the Funding Dr. In the latest in our series of funding workshops, Corinna takes us through building [...]

Building a funding strategy: how to economise and budget for success2020-09-18T08:02:26+00:00

Funding for community businesses to launch community shares offers

2020-09-17T15:47:20+00:00

Funding is available from the Community Shares Booster programme, managed by Power to Change, to help community businesses that are either planning to make or have recently launched community shares offers. Match funding of up to £100,000 in equity investment is [...]

Funding for community businesses to launch community shares offers2020-09-17T15:47:20+00:00

Opportunity for schools to apply for £500 worth of outdoor equipment

2020-09-17T16:03:44+00:00

The Local Schools Nature Grants Scheme, managed by Learning Through Landscapes, allows Infant, Primary and Secondary schools in England, Scotland & Wales to apply for £500 worth of outdoor resources, and a two hour training session thanks to Postcode Local Trust. [...]

Opportunity for schools to apply for £500 worth of outdoor equipment2020-09-17T16:03:44+00:00

Match funding of up to £5,000 to help London businesses respond to COVID19

2020-08-27T08:36:15+00:00

The Mayor of London's Back to Business Fund offers up to £5,000 in match funding to small and independent businesses through the Pay It Forward London crowdfunding platform. If your organisation receives at least 5o% of your income from trading, you [...]

Match funding of up to £5,000 to help London businesses respond to COVID192020-08-27T08:36:15+00:00

Where to Access Funding: A deep dive into your income stream options

2020-09-01T10:34:45+00:00

As we ease out of lockdown and into a recession, the funding landscape is changing fast. Here to keep you up to date and give expert advice is Corinna Hartwig - otherwise known as the Funding Dr. In the latest in our [...]

Where to Access Funding: A deep dive into your income stream options2020-09-01T10:34:45+00:00

Funding for London organisations to ‘Grow Back Greener’

2020-08-19T10:39:19+00:00

Groundwork are looking for projects across the capital that will make the city greener and give Londoners the chance to get involved, as well as helping us adapt to climate change. The Grow Back Greener Grants will support a wide range [...]

Funding for London organisations to ‘Grow Back Greener’2020-08-19T10:39:19+00:00

Digital funding for small charities – Fat Beehive Foundation

2020-08-10T14:05:22+00:00

The Fat Beehive Foundation provides small grants to small UK registered charities towards the costs of websites and digital products. "Our aim is to help these organisations carry out their work in a more efficient and effective way, resulting in positive [...]

Digital funding for small charities – Fat Beehive Foundation2020-08-10T14:05:22+00:00

Grants for projects in the areas of welfare, youth, community, culture, faith, environment, and more!

2020-07-02T17:37:18+00:00

The Garfield Weston Foundation provides grants to a wide range of organisations across the UK. They aim to be responsive to where need is greatest and therefore supports a wide range of charitable activity in the following categories: Arts, Education, Youth, [...]

Grants for projects in the areas of welfare, youth, community, culture, faith, environment, and more!2020-07-02T17:37:18+00:00

Funding to reduce isolation, stigma and discrimination, and to improve social cohesion

2020-07-01T21:09:45+00:00

Grants of up to £15,000 are available to small organisations whose work: will make a lasting difference to people’s lives rather than simply alleviating the symptoms or current problems; is aimed at reducing isolation, stigma and discrimination, and; encourages or enables [...]

Funding to reduce isolation, stigma and discrimination, and to improve social cohesion2020-07-01T21:09:45+00:00

Funding to help improve the lives of young people through sport and education

2020-06-29T22:32:45+00:00

Funding is available to UK organisations working to support young people living with a mental health problem, physical disability or growing up in poverty through the mediums of sport and education. "The Foundation’s objectives are underpinned by the desire to give [...]

Funding to help improve the lives of young people through sport and education2020-06-29T22:32:45+00:00

Grants for organisations helping young people find meaningful work

2020-06-02T08:38:13+00:00

The Youth Futures Foundation provides grants to organisations working with young people aged 14-24 to help overcome barriers to finding meaningful work. They are looking for approaches that can be tested, evaluated and, where proven to be effective, expanded to more [...]

Grants for organisations helping young people find meaningful work2020-06-02T08:38:13+00:00

Funding for projects that encourage participation in sports

2020-06-01T13:15:28+00:00

Local Giving and Postcode Community Trust are offering grants of up to £500 to projects that support and inspire people to participate in sports or exercise with the primary aim of improving the physical health of participants. The fund will be [...]

Funding for projects that encourage participation in sports2020-06-01T13:15:28+00:00

CLOSED – Funding available for racial justice organisations

2020-08-06T15:07:24+00:00

The Resourcing Racial Justice fund is offering emergency and long term funding to UK organisations working to take forward racial justice. "The purpose of the Resourcing Racial Justice fund is to provide financial support to individuals and organisations that are working [...]

CLOSED – Funding available for racial justice organisations2020-08-06T15:07:24+00:00

Grants for organisations helping those with disability or long-term illness

2020-05-15T12:38:13+00:00

The Edward Gostling Foundation makes grants to ensure that people living with a mental and/or physical disability or a long-term illness have the same choices, quality of life opportunities and aspirations as others. The foundation has updated their work in order [...]

Grants for organisations helping those with disability or long-term illness2020-05-15T12:38:13+00:00

Funding available to groups supporting veterans

2020-05-15T12:33:59+00:00

The Veterans’ Foundation provides grants to organisations that support the armed forces community (veterans, those serving and immediate dependants), including Merchant Navy veterans who have served on operations. The work they will fund "covers every aspect of social care including: homelessness, employability, [...]

Funding available to groups supporting veterans2020-05-15T12:33:59+00:00

CLOSED – Ford Britain Trust funding for local communities

2020-08-06T15:08:25+00:00

The Ford Britain Trust is providing grants to help communities across the UK, with a focus on projects working in education, environment,  disabilities, and children and young people. They are keen to fund projects that provide clear benefits to the local [...]

CLOSED – Ford Britain Trust funding for local communities2020-08-06T15:08:25+00:00

CLOSED – Persimmon Building Futures – prizes of up to £100,000 available to youth focused organisations

2020-08-06T15:09:34+00:00

Persimmon Homes is delighted to have joined forces with Team GB - the British Olympic Association - to give away over £1 million to help projects for young people aged under 18 across England, Wales and Scotland. The competition has three [...]

CLOSED – Persimmon Building Futures – prizes of up to £100,000 available to youth focused organisations2020-08-06T15:09:34+00:00

Persimmon Community Champions – funding projects which support the over-70s

2020-04-26T19:33:58+00:00

Persimmon Community Champions makes grants to fund good causes across the UK. Each of their 31 businesses and head office gives away up to £2,000 every month to fund local community initiatives. From 1st April for the foreseeable future, the scheme will [...]

Persimmon Community Champions – funding projects which support the over-70s2020-04-26T19:33:58+00:00

National Lottery Awards for All – supporting COVID-19 community responses

2020-04-26T19:34:36+00:00

The National Lottery Awards For All provides funding between £300 and £10,000 for voluntary or community organisations in the UK. They are especially looking for projects that help: Bring people together and build strong relationships in and across communities Improve the places [...]

National Lottery Awards for All – supporting COVID-19 community responses2020-04-26T19:34:36+00:00

Funding available to community projects responding to coronavirus

2020-09-18T08:58:02+00:00

The Semble team has been blown away by the community action taking place in response to COVID-19. We have heard countless stories of communities organising and working to help keep each other safe and look after vulnerable people being most affected. [...]

Funding available to community projects responding to coronavirus2020-09-18T08:58:02+00:00

Regent’s Place Community Fund 2020 winners – meet the lucky 8 projects who’ve won support!

2020-03-24T17:40:52+00:00

We are very excited to announce the eight outstanding recipients of the Regent’s Place Community Fund 19/20 grants. We received a total of 39 fantastic applications from a wide variety of local community organisations, all of which focused upon at least [...]

Regent’s Place Community Fund 2020 winners – meet the lucky 8 projects who’ve won support!2020-03-24T17:40:52+00:00

CLOSED – Bright Ideas Fund

2020-08-06T15:14:30+00:00

The Bright Ideas Fund supports new community business ideas through the start-up and planning stages with tailored business support, to the implementation stage with grants of up to £15,000. The Bright Ideas Fund is funded by Power to Change, the independent [...]

CLOSED – Bright Ideas Fund2020-08-06T15:14:30+00:00

Community Investment Fund

2020-02-25T17:32:21+00:00

The Community Investment Fund was launched in February 2014 by Social and Sustainable Capital.  The Fund invests between £250,000 and £2 million in community based, locally led organisations which are providing essential support and services to improve the well-being of local [...]

Community Investment Fund2020-02-25T17:32:21+00:00

Comic Relief Community Fund – Project Delivery Grant

2020-02-04T15:43:31+00:00

The Comic Relief Community Fund (England), funded by Comic Relief will support and invest in grassroots community-led local organisations in England to drive change in their local communities. Project delivery grants of up to £4000 will support grassroots organisations to deliver [...]

Comic Relief Community Fund – Project Delivery Grant2020-02-04T15:43:31+00:00

The first #Greggs4Good photo competition of 2020 is now open

2020-01-08T11:27:07+00:00

What would you do if you had an extra £250 to spend on your project? We are very excited to announce that the first #Greggs4Good photo competition of 2020 is now open! Greggs Foundation will award the handsome sum of £250 to [...]

The first #Greggs4Good photo competition of 2020 is now open2020-01-08T11:27:07+00:00

CLOSED – National Lottery Climate Action Fund

2020-08-06T15:22:26+00:00

The Climate Action Fund will support communities across the UK in taking action to mitigate and create resilience agains climate change. These communities will demonstrate what is possible when people take the lead in tackling climate change. This is a fund [...]

CLOSED – National Lottery Climate Action Fund2020-08-06T15:22:26+00:00

The Allen Lane Foundation: Social Cohesion Programme

2020-08-06T15:19:48+00:00

The Allen Lane Foundation’s Social Cohesion Programme The Foundation is seeking applications from community-led grassroots groups and organisations which have a focus of work being at a very local/community level, which could be a housing estate or distinct community. The aim [...]

The Allen Lane Foundation: Social Cohesion Programme2020-08-06T15:19:48+00:00

CLOSED – The Fore funding for NGOs and CICs in early stages

2020-08-06T15:26:44+00:00

The Fore is the only open-access funder in the UK offering development funding and strategic support to early-stage charities and social enterprises. This foundation does not require restrictive criteria and they are offering grants up to £30,000, which can be distributed [...]

CLOSED – The Fore funding for NGOs and CICs in early stages2020-08-06T15:26:44+00:00

CLOSED – Nationwide Building Society – Community Grants

2020-08-06T15:27:03+00:00

The Nationwide Community Grants programme provides grants of up to £50,000 to local housing projects focusing in strengthening their local community and helping the most vulnerable. This includes: Preventing people from losing their home Helping people in to a home [...]

CLOSED – Nationwide Building Society – Community Grants2020-08-06T15:27:03+00:00

#iwill Community Fund for young people organisations

2019-10-24T14:10:36+00:00

As part of the #iwill campaign, UK Community Foundations is distributing grants for local organisations and social action projects that work with young people and have a focus in benefiting the wider community. This fund especially wants to give a chance [...]

#iwill Community Fund for young people organisations2019-10-24T14:10:36+00:00

National Lottery Awards for All

2019-10-08T13:52:45+00:00

The National Lottery Awards For All provides smaller amounts of funding between £300 and £10,000 for voluntary or community organisations in England. These grants are thought for organisations and projects that involve their communities in the design, development and delivery of the [...]

National Lottery Awards for All2019-10-08T13:52:45+00:00

CLOSED – Esmée Fairbairn Funding Opportunity

2020-08-06T15:27:51+00:00

The Esmée Fairbairn grant funds projects across five main sectors: Arts, Children and Young People, Environment, Food and Social Change. They support projects that use a creative approach to address social and environmental issues, or build engagement with culture within communities. [...]

CLOSED – Esmée Fairbairn Funding Opportunity2020-08-06T15:27:51+00:00

The Schroder Charity Trust Funding Opportunity

2019-10-15T15:18:01+00:00

The Schroder Charity Trust supports charities and voluntary organisations working in different areas: Education & Young People Communities Environment & Conservation Health Arts & Culture International Development Heritage Armed Forces Support Specific Information Area: England & Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland [...]

The Schroder Charity Trust Funding Opportunity2019-10-15T15:18:01+00:00

Carling and Everards: We Got This funding campaign shows their support for community projects in Leicestershire and Beyond

2019-09-06T13:01:59+00:00

Local community projects receive funding as part of Carling Made Local campaign working to invest in local projects and groups to help communities thrive.   In 2018 Carling, the UK’s number one lager, and Everards of Leicestershire launched ‘We Got This’. This [...]

Carling and Everards: We Got This funding campaign shows their support for community projects in Leicestershire and Beyond2019-09-06T13:01:59+00:00

PAUSED – The National Lottery Partnership Fund

2020-08-06T15:28:54+00:00

Funding information The National Lottery Partnership Fund provides support to develop and grow existing partnerships and also to encourage new types of partnership which build on your different skills and strengths. They offer grants over £10,000 for organisations who share responsibility [...]

PAUSED – The National Lottery Partnership Fund2020-08-06T15:28:54+00:00

Tudor Fund Funding Opportunity

2019-10-15T15:17:17+00:00

Funding information Tudor Trust offers several funding options to support organisations with a charitable purpose, addressing marginalisation and creating positive change. Many of their grants take form of core funding: funding which goes towards the core costs of running an organisation, including [...]

Tudor Fund Funding Opportunity2019-10-15T15:17:17+00:00

CLOSED – National Lottery Climate Action Fund

2020-08-06T15:21:21+00:00

The National Lottery Community Fund has launched a new £100 million Climate Action Fund that will enable people and communities to take the lead in tackling the climate emergency. Any group with the ability to deliver to high impact community-led climate [...]

CLOSED – National Lottery Climate Action Fund2020-08-06T15:21:21+00:00