Funding

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Energy Redress Scheme

The Energy Redress Scheme is managed and delivered by Energy Saving Trust, with the priority for funding being the support of individual energy consumers in vulnerable situations.

The Charity Finance Awards

Have you and your team made an outstanding contribution to your charity? If so, the Charity Finance Group (CFG) want to hear about it and recognise it with its new awards! Deadline 27 September 2019.

Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust

Priorities for 2019 are for Children and Youth and will fund projects focussing on: child exploitation, mentoring and support, clubs and activities. Deadline 30 September.

Daiwa Foundation Awards and Grants

The Foundation awards grants to individuals and institutions in the UK and Japan in all areas of education, including schools and universities, and grass roots and professional groups. Deadline 30 September.

Jephcott Charitable Trust

The Jephcott Charitable Trust makes grants for charitable purposes in four main areas of funding: population control, the natural environment, education and health. Deadline 30 September.

Strategic Grants – Housing First Programme

The Housing First Programme provides grants to deliver Housing First services – a model which has been shown to have long term positive impact on people experiencing homelessness who have multiple and complex needs. Deadline 4th November 2019

Fidelio Charitable Trust

Fidelio welcomes applications for grants in support of the Arts particularly for Music, including Opera, Lieder, Composition and Dance. Next deadline 1st October 2019.

More than a Pub

This programme aims to increase the number of community-owned pubs open and trading and also to grow the range of services they offer to help the wider community. No deadline

Homes in Community Hands

The programme provides support and grants to help community business groups progress projects that build or refurbish well-built, affordable and future-proof homes . No deadline

One You South Gloucestershire Community Grant

This grant is an integrated healthy lifestyles service led by South Gloucestershire Council. Southern Brooks Community Partnerships and partners deliver the Wellbeing element of the service. Deadline 30 September 2019 and 6 January 2019

Grants Advice Session

South Gloucestershire Council is offering the opportunity to meet with Grants/Funding Officers from the Council and The National Lottery Community Fund.

The Churchill Fellowships

The fellowship funds you to spend up to two months overseas researching an issue that you care about, meeting experts, visiting projects and learning new ideas. Upon your return, they will help you to use what you’ve learnt to make change happen in your sector or community.

New Code of Fundraising Practice

The changes are designed to make it easier for fundraisers, charities and third-party organisations to understand the standards expected of them when fundraising.

Cohesive Communities Fund

The National Community Land Trust Network has launched this fund which seeks to unlock the skills and capacity within the Community Land Trust (CLT) movement by providing financial and practical support through grants and training.

Insights on core funding

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation's Insights on core funding analyses the importance of this type of funding in a detailed review of their performance in grants.

The Belgrave Trust

Their core focus is the 14-25 years age group, with a mission to enable them to make a successful transition to adulthood. No deadline.

2020 GSK IMPACT Awards

The GSK IMPACT Awards provide core funding, training and national recognition for charities doing excellent work to improve people’s health and wellbeing. Deadline 23rd September 2019

The Bright Ideas Fund

The Bright Ideas Fund supports new community business ideas through the start-up and planning stages with tailored business support. Deadline 30th September 2019

Porticus UK

This organisation's mission is to have solidarity with the poor and the marginalised and fund charitable services that focus on strengthening family relationships, enriching education, transformation through Faith, and ethics in practice. No deadline.

Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF)

Rural sports clubs, schools and churches could power their buildings with clean electricity, cut their bills and reduce emissions thanks to a £10 million government fund.

Boost Charitable Trust – UK inc. N.I.

This sports-focused trust aims to assist disabled and disadvantaged sportsmen, women and children and to inspire them to overcome their challenges through the power of sport.

Nuffield Foundation

The Nuffield Foundation grant-making reflects the Foundation's aim of bringing about improvements in society through research and practical experiment.

Esmee Fairbairn – Food Strand

Applications open from organisations focused on understanding and investigating the critical role that food plays in wellbeing and the interplay between food, sustainability and poverty.

Ibrahim Foundation Grants

This Foundation makes grants to organisations which aim to improve the quality of life for people and communities in the UK, both now and in the future.

Help the Homeless Small Grants

All applications must relate to projects that assist individuals in their return to mainstream society, rather than simply offer shelter or other forms of sustenance.

Building Resilient Economies

Friends Provident Foundation has opened grants and investment work to support the development of local economic resilience through projects across the UK.

Neighbourhood Planning Grant

The funding is available to volunteer groups for locally-led neighbourhood plans to provide discounted homes for younger people and families in need of housing.

Field Studies Council – Kids Fund

Field Studies Council (FSC) is an independent educational charity committed to raising awareness about the natural world on children and young adults. Next deadline 1st June 2019

DM Thomas Foundation for Young People

The Foundation has a rigorous grant process which aims to identify the most effective projects helping disadvantaged young people in the UK and Ireland. Various Deadlines.

Masonic Charitable Foundation

This grant-making charity is providing assistance to charities that focus on the early years of life, later life, medical research and hospice care. Various Deadlines.

Horse Racing Foundation

The Foundation makes grants to charities associated with the UK horseracing and Thoroughbred breeding industry, supporting work in social welfare, training and education, racehorse welfare, equine science research, heritage and culture. Various Deadlines.

Golsoncott Foundation

This organisation aims to promote, maintain, improve and advance the education of the public in the arts generally and in particular the fine arts and music. Various deadlines.

The Richard Davies Charitable Foundation

This discretionary grant-making trust awards grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 to voluntary and community organisations in Bristol, Dorset and South Gloucestershire. No deadline.

Christian Community Grants

Andrews Charitable Trust welcomes applications from local churches to fund a community project that supports disadvantaged or marginalised people (of all faiths and none) in their community.

The Small Grants programme

The Small Grants programme by Sports England aims to support everyone in England, regardless of age, background or level of ability, to feel able to get involved in sport and physical activity. No deadline.

Wooden Spoon Charity

Our aim is to make a positive impact on the lives of children and young people through our commitment to quality charitable work. Applications can be submitted at any time.

Ulverscroft Foundation

The Ulverscroft Foundation supports projects which will have a positive effect on the quality of life of visually impaired people (blind and partially sighted). Various deadlines during the year.

Transforming Places

...through Heritage Programme. The Government has announced £15 million of funding

Rayne Foundation

funds creative ways of tackling entrenched social issues through the arts, health, wellbeing, education. Applications any time.

Forward Enterprise

award to support organisations run by, or creating employment opportunities for those with convictions or in recovery from addiction

Reaching communities

Big Lottery grants of over £10,000 for project activities, operating costs, organisational development and capital costs. ongoing deadline

Express Grants

for activity that benefits people who are disadvantaged due to poverty, disability, age, location or culture. open for applications all year.

More than a Pub

loans and grants available to community groups in England that want to take on the ownership of their local pub. deadline March 2019

JJ Charitable Trust

grants for Literacy, Environmental Education in the UK and Environment projects overseas.no deadlines.

Screwfix Foundation

Grants for local and UK good causes that will change change people's lives, donating funding to help all sorts of projects. no deadline

CAF Tourle Fund

from the CAF Tourle Foundation Fund with monies for local charities delivering services for local people in all parts of the UK.

Veolia Trust

grants for community and environmental projects, including for play areas, skate parks, footpaths, green spaces, natural habitats.

Pilkington Trust

Grants of up to £5,000 to registered charities that work in the UK. 2018 themes are Medical (not research) and Community.

Concertina Grants

small grants to provide musical activities and related facilities for the elderly community in need. 2 deadlines per year.

Architectural Heritage

grants to cover the costs of developing and co-ordinating a building project and taking it toward the start of work on site.

Ideas and Pioneers

grants to support early development of ideas with unusual promise to improve the life opportunities for individuals/communities.

Charles Hayward Foundation

Small grant scheme up to £7,000 and Main grants. For heritage, conservation, criminal justice, older people. rolling deadline

Improving Lifes

grants for charitable groups to help people when other sources of support have failed, are inappropriate, or are not available. no deadline

Being Active

GLL Community Foundation is looking to support future projects for facilities/support for people to be active, to learn and to play together.

ASDA Foundation

funding for the local charities and good causes nominated by Asda customers and colleagues.apply at any time.

Mark Leonard Trust

environmental education, rehabilitation of young people involved in anti-social or criminal activities. apply at any time.

Fund Finder

A resource listing all Big Lottery funding schemes, so you can easily review if any of the lottery funds can support your project

Potter Foundation

grants to encourage a stronger, fairer civil society. Trustees interested in supporting work that will create lasting social change.

Old Possum’s

grants to support literary, artistic, musical and theatrical projects and organisations. Applications can be made at any time.

Homeless Link

New Social Investment Fund to offer homelessness organisations help that is can be effectively used alongside other forms of funding.

Core Funding: An investment

Blog from Faruk Barabhuiya, assistant consultant at NCVO Charities Evaluation Services about the role and importance of Core Funding

Reach Fund

providing grants of £5,000-15,000 to help charities and social enterprises to raise social investment.

Older People’s

grants upto £5,000 available to older people's groups addressing health and well being issues. open all year

Hard to Reach Youth

Funding from Eramus+ for organisations working with young people from hard to reach backgrounds

Adoption For Pets

Grants for projects that have a direct impact on animal welfare, UK domestic pets in rescue. applications can be made at any time

Garfield Weston

Foundation that offers grants to support charities that make a positive difference. Their new website making applying more straightforward.

Trusthouse Foundation

grants to address local issues in areas of urban deprivation or in remote rural areas. applications are ongoing.

Website development

monthly £5k grant to help transform its website or get online for the first time.

Adint Trust

grants of £250 and £15,000 with preference for work in education, training, disability, sport and/or recreation. no deadlines

ACT Foundation

grants to enhance the quality of life for people in need specifically the mentally and physically disabled. no deadlines.

Council for British Archaeology

grants for projects that say something new about the history of local area, contribute to archaeological innovation, or help original research.

Community Fund

grants for work that improves the quality of life and opportunities by those in disadvantage, deprivation and social exclusion

Ideas and Pioneers Fund

from Paul Hamlyn Foundation, supporting people with unusual or radical ideas to improve the life chances and opportunities. deadline

Combating loneliness

grants for work with adults with mental and physical difficulties and older people over 65.

Gibbs Trust

funds innovative undertakings by Methodist churches and organisations, other Christian causes

Midlands Pilgrim Trust

social welfare, scholarship related to historic and archaeological records and places of worship. no deadline.

Communities Fund

to help local people who are struggling to manage, with funding, training and advice for grassroots voluntary, community groups

Yapp Trust grants

grants for registered charities with priorities of working with the elderly, young people, disability

Causes Grants

for creative arts, education, social and international concerns

Local Communities Grants

from Comic Relief for work with clear evidence of having sustained impact on lives of those disadvantaged.