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Category: Funding and awards

Grants available from the NFU Mutual Community Giving Fund

11th March 2020

The NFU Mutual Community Giving Fund was set up in 2005 to support community initiatives and charitable events, as well as to help boost staff fundraising initiatives. What will the fund support? Donations are limited to a maximum of £1,000. Ideally funding will be for something specific so the difference the donation makes can be … Read more

Nominate a volunteer for the Cheering Volunteering awards 2020 and/or apply for a grant to expand volunteer opportunities

2nd March 2020

Central Bedfordshire Council will be hosting the sixth annual Cheering Volunteering awards and celebration event during National Volunteers Week, on Thursday 4 June at the Grove Theatre, Dunstable. Seven awards will be presented across the following categories: Young Volunteer of the Year Volunteer of the Year Volunteer Group of the Year Outstanding Contribution Lifetime Achievement Sport … Read more

Funding available from the WG Edwards Charitable Foundation

27th February 2020

The WG Edwards Charitable Foundation provides grants of between £1000-£3000, with the average grant being for £1700 Trustees are particularly interested in supporting diverse charities which support older people – this is all the way from large institutions to small community-run organisations. The Foundation was established to support capital projects and innovative projects but is … Read more

Small Grants available from Warburtons

24th February 2020

Warburtons are offering Grants of up to £250 for charitable organisations that want to deliver broader activities. Their community investment funds are allocated to local Warburtons bakeries and depots as they can make the best decisions based on their local communities. The central team will match your postcode with your local Warburtons site and pass … Read more

Evan Cornish Foundation Grants

18th February 2020

The Evan Cornish Foundation offer grants to support the most marginalised people in society and promote human rights. The grants are suitable for charities, not-for-profits and Community Interest Companies with prioritisation given to smaller organisations and projects which prioritise women. Grant themes include: Elderly People – particularly projects which support the wellbeing of older people with … Read more

Small business grant finder

11th February 2020

Know your money have put together a list of over 200 grants for start-up and small businesses. The list covers different regions and industry sectors, including a section specifically for charities and social enterprises. Take a look at the full list here Read more

Ward Councillor Grants and Community Asset Grants available in Central Bedfordshire

31st January 2020

Central Bedfordshire Council are investing in new grant schemes this year, designed to support local groups to meet needs in their communities. There are two grant programmes available: Ward Councillor Grant – For people who are involved in a local group or project in Central Bedfordshire that needs some help. Or for people who have an … Read more

Funding for community projects from The Wakeham Trust

10th January 2020

The Wakeham Trust support small scale change through offering grants between £150-2500 to community projects. Projects the Trust is keen to support include: Projects that are too new to get support through established fundraising channels Well panned projects that are likely to be self-supporting in future Projects that involve groups who are usually considered recipients … Read more

FREE funding search from Spark Somerset

20th December 2019

Unsure where to get funding and what you’ll be eligible for? Spark Somerset are offering a FREE funding search for your organisation. The search is bespoke to your organisation and covers a number of funding databases. Email Spark Somerset to find out more: support@sparksomerset.org.uk Read more

The Vision Fund: Funding available to support services to the blind and visually impaired in London

3rd December 2019

The Vision Fund have launched a new grant for community groups in London who support the blind and visually impaired. The fund aims to improve the opportunities, well-being and inclusion for blind and partially sighted people across London. There are three grant pots available: Small – up to £5000 per year Medium – between £5000 … Read more