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

£4 million fund to help community groups in England that are working to reduce loneliness

2021-01-05T12:59:03+00:00

The Local Connections Fund is a new £4 million fund to help charities and community groups in England that are working to reduce loneliness by helping them build connections across their communities. This will be used to fund hundreds of ‘microgrants’ [...]

£4 million fund to help community groups in England that are working to reduce loneliness2021-01-05T12:59:03+00:00

Funding available to Black-led organisation working to eliminate barriers to progress for Black women and girls

2021-01-04T11:13:18+00:00

Dove's CROWN UK Fund is offering grants of up to £20,000 to organisations who are working to eliminate barriers to progress for women and girls in the Black community and seeking to empower the next generation. Funding is available to: UK-based [...]

Funding available to Black-led organisation working to eliminate barriers to progress for Black women and girls2021-01-04T11:13:18+00:00

Funding to support community led food growing, cooking and sharing

2021-01-04T12:22:39+00:00

The Soil Association are offering small grants to support community led food growing, cooking and sharing activity and Get Togethers. They are looking for projects that bring people of different backgrounds and/or ages together to strengthen and connect communities through one [...]

Funding to support community led food growing, cooking and sharing2021-01-04T12:22:39+00:00

Funding available for organisations that help children, families or prisoners and ex-offenders

2020-11-25T20:39:01+00:00

The Woodward Charitable Trust is offering grants of up to £3,000 to UK charities, CICs and CIOs that help children, families or prisoners/ex-offenders. The Trust looks to fund projects that help families and young people and that are aiming to improve [...]

Funding available for organisations that help children, families or prisoners and ex-offenders2020-11-25T20:39:01+00:00

Grants for small and medium sized organisations working in areas of extreme urban or rural deprivation

2020-11-25T19:18:26+00:00

Grants of up to £100,000 are aviable to UK based small to medium sized local organisations with a demonstrable track record of success working to address local issues in communities of extreme urban deprivation and deprived rural districts.  If you are [...]

Grants for small and medium sized organisations working in areas of extreme urban or rural deprivation2020-11-25T19:18:26+00:00

Funding available for London organisations focussed on ending violence against women and girls

2020-11-18T22:00:22+00:00

The £3m Violence Against Women and Girls Grassroots Fund is open for applications. The aim of the Fund is to support the resilience of London organisations focussed on ending violence against women and girls by providing two-year grants of up to £100,000, capacity [...]

Funding available for London organisations focussed on ending violence against women and girls2020-11-18T22:00:22+00:00

Grants to provide winter accommodation for people experiencing homelessness

2020-11-10T11:10:56+00:00

Funding of up to £100,000 is available to homelessness, faith, community and voluntary sector organisations to provide single room and COVID-19 secure accommodation for people experiencing homelessness this winter. "The Fund aims to ensure that faith and community groups who provide [...]

Grants to provide winter accommodation for people experiencing homelessness2020-11-10T11:10:56+00:00

Tudor Trust Grants for small community-led groups

2020-11-10T10:52:56+00:00

Grants of at least £10,000 are available to smaller community-led groups that support people at the margins of society. "We want to support smaller groups, embedded in their communities, which work directly with people who are on the edges of mainstream [...]

Tudor Trust Grants for small community-led groups2020-11-10T10:52:56+00:00

Grants for local groups working to bring together communities

2020-10-13T08:58:53+00:00

The Near Neighbours programme offers small grants between £250 and £3,000, as seed funding for local groups and organisations who are working to bring together neighbours. The programme has two key objectives: Social interaction - to develop positive relationships in multi-faith and [...]

Grants for local groups working to bring together communities2020-10-13T08:58:53+00:00

Grants to support organisations providing services for vulnerable women

2020-10-09T11:42:08+00:00

The Women’s Sector Resilience Fund has been created with the support of the Department of Culture, Media and Sport to safeguard the vital frontline jobs and support services of women’s organisations that have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in England. [...]

Grants to support organisations providing services for vulnerable women2020-10-09T11:42:08+00:00

Support for Black-led social enterprises and charities with ethnic minority beneficiaries.

2020-10-13T20:02:23+00:00

The PwC Foundation was set up in October 2011 to promote social inclusion and sustainable development in the UK."As part of the PwC's commitment to continue to build an inclusive culture and tackle racial inequality, we have recently appointed a committee which [...]

Support for Black-led social enterprises and charities with ethnic minority beneficiaries.2020-10-13T20:02:23+00:00

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 – 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