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Category: Funding and awards

150 UK small business grants to apply for right now!

21st August 2019 have out together a list of 150 grants for small businesses across the UK. For the purposes of the list ‘small businesses’ are defined as having fewer than 250 employees or with a turnover of less than £45,000 and a balance sheet totalling less than £39,000. Read the full list here Read more

Funding form the Hilden Charitable Trust for community based initiatives for disadvantaged people

19th August 2019

The Hilden Charitable Trust was established in 1963 by Joan and Tony Rampton as a grant making foundation which is registered with the UK Charity Commission. The Fund awards grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries. The aim of the fund is to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are … Read more

Wee grants for wee groups in Scotland

13th August 2019

The Robertson Trust have launched a new pilot grant to help smaller charities and community groups who are doing good work in their communities that fits one of their funding strands: Care and Wellbeing – Improving the quality of life for those affected by physical and/or mental health issues and their carers Strengthening Communities – … Read more

Funding for individuals, groups of individuals, small businesses and local organisations or community groups in Pembrokeshire

9th August 2019

Pembrokeshire Sustainable Development Fund are offering funding of up to £150k for individuals, groups of individuals, small businesses and local organisations or community groups in Pembrokeshire. Objectives of Fund The Pembrokeshire Sustainable Development Fund (SDF) supports projects that provide social, environmental, economic and cultural benefits, to improve the quality of life for communities in the … Read more

Community Business funding from Power to Change

6th August 2019

Power to Change have today launched a Bright Ideas fund for aspiring Community Businesses What is The Community Business Bright Ideas Fund? The Community Business Bright Ideas Fund is  delivered by a consortium including Co-operatives UK, Plunkett Foundation and Groundwork UK, led by Locality and jointly funded by Power to Change and the Department for Communities and Local Government. It aims to … Read more

Ideas and Pioneers Fund from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation

2nd August 2019

The Ideas and Pioneers Fund from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation supports people with unusual or radical ideas to improve the life chances and opportunities of people in the UK. Grants of up to £10,000 (and up to £15,000 in exceptional circumstances) are available to individuals, partnerships or small organisations. The Fund wants to work with … Read more

Funding available from UnLtd for 16-24 year olds to run a social venture

1st August 2019

Spaces for Change (S4C) is a UK wide programme by UnLtd that finds, funds, supports and connects young people aged 16-24 to start and run social ventures that unlock the potential of unused or under-utilised spaces for the benefit of the local community, especially other young people. Project funding of up to £5,000 is available … Read more

Community Business Challenge – business support and funding in Bristol and Bradford!

4th July 2019

Marks & Spencer and Power to Change are working together across England to support thriving local economies through community business. As part of the project they are offering community businesses in Bradford and Bristol the chance to win a package of business support and funding to bring your ideas to life through the Community Business … Read more

First Steps Enterprise Fund by the ASDA Foundation

24th June 2019

What is the Fund? First Steps Enterprise Fund (FSEF) is a £300,000 pilot finance fund to support community organisations. We manage this fund on behalf of the ASDA Foundation. Who is it for? Community organisations (charities and social enterprises) based in England that are looking to take on their first loan to help them grow and … Read more

Social inclusion grant programme in West Dorset

21st June 2019

West Dorset District Council are offering a social inclusion grant programme based on strengthening local communities, increasing participation and promoting social inclusion through community organisations, activities and events. It is available for groups based in or providing benefit to West Dorset residents only. Social inclusion is about involving everyone within communities. People can feel socially … Read more