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Category: Funding and awards

Funding to help build better communities and reduce exclusion

12th February 2019

The VINCI UK Foundation is welcoming applications for funding from small and medium size registered community interest or non-profit organisations. To be eligible the project must fit into one of the following categories: Building better communities – Projects that aim to strengthen social links and fight social isolation of inhabitants of underprivileged neighbourhoods. Initiatives aimed at … Read more

Funding for leaders with lived experience

7th February 2019

Leaders with Lived Experience is a pilot programme providing National Lottery grants of between £20,000 and £50,000 to support lived experience leadership. A lived experience leader is someone who uses their first-hand experience of a social issue to create positive change for, and with, communities and people they share those experiences with. At this stage … Read more

Postcode Community Trust grants available

6th February 2019

The People’s Postcode Lottery have just opened their Postcode Community Trust which offers grants of between £500 to £20,000 for initiatives involved in working to improve the health and wellbeing of communities, as well as those with a focus on reducing isolation. There are two funding rounds in 2019 as follows: Round 1 Stage 1: 6th … Read more

Funding opportunities in Somerset

5th February 2019

There are a whole raft of funding opportunities available in Somerset this month: The Somerset Fund – Unrestricted grants up to £1,500 for grassroots community groups across Somerset particularly those which focus on any of the following: Giving the best start in life to the most disadvantaged children Growing the life skills of young people Improving … Read more

Grants for community-based organisations working directly with older people

4th February 2019

The Dunhill Medical Trust have two funding schemes available for community-based organisations which work directly with older people who need some form of extra support to make everyday living that bit easier – click on the links to find out more: Project grants – Time-limited projects which focus on the development of care and support services for older … Read more

Social enterprise awards – applications are open!

22nd January 2019

The search is on for the UK’s top 100 social enterprises as entries now open for the NatWest SE100 Index and Social Business Awards 2019. The NatWest SE100 celebrates the growth, impact and resilience of social ventures in the UK – by naming the most impressive 100 social enterprises of the year in the Index, and … Read more

The Prince’s Countryside Fund Grant giving programme for rural communities

16th January 2019

The Prince’s Countryside Fund has grants of up to £50,000 available for projects that will provide a long-term positive impact to the individuals and communities they seek to benefit. The Prince’s Countryside Fund will provide funding towards projects affecting areas of greatest need in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland that clearly contribute towards one … Read more

Funding search tool for charities

15th January 2019

If you’re unsure where to source funding for your charity or where to find pro bono goods and services it’s worth having a look at the funding search tool from the Charity Excellence Framework which includes over 100 links to other funding finders and grant giving organisations. The funding finder is split out into geographical … Read more

Transform Foundation – Facebook advertising grants for charities

15th January 2019

Transform Foundation have launched Facebook Advertising grants. What is the grant? £5000 grants to charities to spend on Facebook Advertising A free additional agency Facebook Advertising managed service through a technology grant partner, who can create the content, deploy and optimise the adverts Applications are accepted on a rolling basis each month following a successful … Read more

Small grants available for voluntary and community groups in Telford & Wrekin

3rd January 2019

The application process is now open for the Grassroutes Grants (up to £250) by Telford and Wrekin CVS. The purpose of the grant is to support small voluntary and community groups. Eligible voluntary groups must: have an income of less than £5000 per year be based in Telford and Wrekin have a constitution have a … Read more