BME Youth – Together Fund BME Youth is inviting clubs, groups, associations and organisations to apply for the Together Fund to deliver sports and physical activities to improve health and wellbeing. Deadline is on Friday 31 March.
Pawprint Trust – Pawprint Family has reopened its annual grant scheme, allowing young people from across the UK to apply for funding for life-changing adventures that develop their skills, capacities, and capabilities. The funding will support young people aged 11-25 who need a bit of extra help with their fundraising for projects and activities. Each application completed by a young person should be accompanied with a supporting statement from a trusted adult i.e., youth group leader. Closing date 31st March.
Wades Charity Small Gants Programme: small grants of up to £300 to small community groups with annual income under £20,000 operating in pre-1974 boundaries of Leeds (LS1 – LS17) who offer recreational and or social opportunities benefiting people from their community or support use of public open space. Administrated by Voluntary Action Leeds (VAL). Will cover a wide range of costs. To apply complete a very brief application form and return to Voluntary Action Leeds. VAL welcomes more applications from neighbourhood, community and ethnically diverse groups who are currently under-represented. Regular deadlines – next is 31st March. Further details and application form here: Wade’s Charity Small Grants – Doing Good Leeds
The Woodward Charitable Trust is currently accepting applications from small, local registered charities in the UK to support summer play schemes for children (aged 5-16 years) from disadvantaged backgrounds. deadline of 6 April 2023 (noon).
Canoe Foundation to “support all to enjoy and benefit from the experience of paddling on our water in a sustainable manner”. Grants of between £500 and £10,000 are available to clubs, community groups, Parish Councils, Local Authorities or anyone with an active interest in improving access to water for recreational users and protecting the environment. The focus for the current funding round is on: Increasing and protecting public access points to water for recreational users; Creation of sustainable launching and landing sites, to and alongside water, for all sectors of the community and abilities; Protecting and enhancing the natural environment. Grants for projects that are able to commence quickly may be awarded before the funding window closes, and therefore organisations are encouraged to apply early. Final deadline: 11 April 2023.
Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities – The Community Ownership Fund The Community Ownership Fund is a £150 million fund over 4 years to support community groups across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to take ownership of assets which will help communities take over local assets, such as community centres, pubs and shops, that are at risk of closure. Deadline is on Friday 14 April
Agency For Good Marketing Award run a marketing quarterly award available to charities and social enterprises under 5 years old. Successful applicants will receive a full marketing package which includes a Marketing Strategy, New Brand, Website, SEO and 1 month of Social Media Support. One award and two match funded awards available. Application closing date: 16th April 2023
PowerPoint Presentation (mcusercontent.com) ASDA – £400 – £1600 available for groups with ideas for activities that could benefit from funding that meet Asda’s criteria as outlined in attached document (see pages 4/5). Information on how to apply on page 10. Projects must firstly have approval from your local Asda community Champion. Closes 21st April.
Music for All are able to offer financial awards as well as donations of instruments to community projects. Projects working with those with learning/cognitive needs, secondary-school aged children, using electric guitars, analogue synths, a baby grand piano and Arturia Analog Lab V software can apply. Deadline is on Friday 28 April.
The Charles Hayward Foundation Through the main grants programme, charities with an annual income of more than £350,000 may apply for grants of up to £25,000 for projects over one to three years. The focus of the main grants programme is Social & Criminal Justice and Heritage & Conservation. The next deadline for applications is Friday 28 April 2023.
Brelms Trust Grants available for charities working in the heart of their communities to tackle disadvantage and provide sustainable benefit to the community. Grants can cover staff salaries, volunteer expenses and running costs, as well as direct service provision. Now welcoming applications to be assessed for grant awards in June 2023. The Trustees meet quarterly, usually in March, June, September and December to make grant awards, but the assessment of applications is ongoing throughout the year.
The Radcliffe Trust supports classical music performance and training, especially chamber music, composition and music education. Particular interests within music education are music for children and adults with special needs, youth orchestras and projects at secondary and higher levels, including academic research. The Trustees respond to applications and also initiate their own projects. Deadline is on Monday 31 July 2023.
Apply for a grant | People’s Postcode Trust Supporting projects that have a clear alignment with their 2023 themes, including: improving mental wellbeing, enabling participation in physical activity, and preventing or reducing the impact of poverty/ Three funding rounds. 3rd April, 3rd July, and 2nd October. Each open for just 24 hours. Grants between £500-£25,000.
Charities | Ironmongers’ Company Registered charities that work with disadvantaged children under the age of 25 can apply for funding of up to £10,000. Of particular interest are projects that provide opportunities for disadvantaged children and young people to fulfil their potential and educational activities that develop learning, motivation, and skills. Closing date 31st July.
Magic Little Grants Localgiving, in partnership with Postcode Community Trust, makes grants of £500 to small, local charities and community groups ( including charitable organisations that are schools or connected to schools) delivering projects that improve mental well-being, and enable community participation in the arts. Applications will be accepted from 1 March to 31 October 2023. You must be a member of Local Giving to apply Magic Little Grants | Localgiving
Core (Organisational) Costs Funding Stream – BBC Children in Need Not-for-Profit organisations looking for support with their core costs? To get started, fill in the EOI (expressions of interest) form detailing what your organisation does and what funding you would require. BBC Children in Need will read your EOI form, and if successful, they will email you the application form. Applications for grants of £15,000 a year and less are likely to receive a quicker decision. There is no application deadline.
Family Fund provides wide-ranging grants for essential items to families raising disabled or seriously ill children on low incomes. The grants cover a variety of needs, including kitchen appliances such as fridges, cookers, and washing machines, clothing and bedding, sensory or play equipment, technology for the child, and even much-needed family breaks. Families can also apply for any items that will help meet additional support needs.
Canoe Foundation Funding Window NOW OPEN! – The Canoe Foundation Community Research Grants The Institute for Social Justice Community Research Grant scheme at York St John University invites regional Voluntary, Charity and Social Enterprise sector organisations to propose issues or themes that are important to them and which they would like help researching. The scheme is running again in 2023, with £50,000 being allocated to support around five projects
Stephen Lloyd Awards support early stage projects that have real potential to achieve practical, sustainable social change. The heart of the Awards is the bringing together of experts that can deliver practical, free support to shortlisted candidates as well as Award winners. In addition, funding of £25,000 will be made available to support Award winners in developing their initiatives.
BBC – Children in Need, Project Costs Project Costs Funding Stream is for charities and not-for-profit organisations. Applicants to this programme can apply for grants for up to three years. They aim to give quicker decisions for grants of £15,000 or less per year.
The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Fund The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Fund is opening their small grants programme, offering single-year grants of £5,000 and multi-year grants to a maximum value of £15,000. The average single award is £2,000. The fund is keen to support organisations and projects that are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion principles or aim to support diverse communities.
Yapp Charitable Trust Yapp Charitable Trust offers grants for core funding to registered charities, with a total annual expenditure of less than £40,000, whose work focuses on one of their priority groups.
Grants up to £2,000 · Coalfields Regeneration Trust (coalfields-regen.org.uk) . CRT funds voluntary, community and social enterprises to deliver projects in the top 30% most deprived coalfield areas (in Leeds this includes only the wards of Kippax and Methley, and Rothwell), addressing issues and challenges faced by coalfield communities and their residents. Grants are open now to help organisations meet the needs of low income households needing food and fuel as well support around the impact of covid on mental health and isolation. Will fund e.g. Food Poverty projects; Information, Advice & Guidance projects; Social groups; Projects supporting the homeless; Or any other project which would benefit those in crisis. Decisions will be made regularly as applications are received and until this year’s allocation of funding has been committed.
The Hodge Foundation supports charities working with people who may be vulnerable or disadvantaged and who need assistance to improve their lives.
Hamish Ogston Foundation grants from £1.5 million to charities for projects that protect important heritage sites, preserve, and protect choral and organ traditions, and address disparities in access to medical treatment and awareness. Aim to address the North-South divide therefore preference to projects north of Severn to The Wash. Apply any time, there is a 2 stage process.
Your Best Friend Fund Large Grants Application – Formstack Your Best Friend aims to increase understanding about problematic relationships and give young women, girls, and non-binary people the confidence and knowledge to support their friends. Grants from grants- £10,000 to £25,000 are available.
The John Ellerman Foundation The Foundation aims to advance the wellbeing of people, society and the natural world by focusing on the arts, environment and social action.
Grant-making Policy – The Steel Charitable Trust Charitable youth organisations that support disadvantaged young people can apply for a minimum of £10,000. There is no limit, but it is very rare that they will award bids of more than £25,000. The funds can be used for core costs and specific projects. Deadline – no deadline this is a rolling programme.
The Enterprise Development Programme is a five-year programme, funded by Access – The Foundation for Social Investment and offers tailored support to environmental organisations and organisations led by those from Black and Minoritised communities. The fund is open to charities and social enterprises looking to build their financial resilience and impact by developing enterprise ideas – exploring new models of trading. Support packages can include the opportunity to join a peer cohort, grants of up to £30k, direct advice and more. Eligible organisations must have been operating for 2 years and have an annual revenue of between £50-£1.5million.
Change X – UK Community Play Fund ChangeX has launched the £145,000 UK Community Play Fund, supported by the LEGO Foundation as part of its Build a World of Play campaign. The fund aims to enable communities across the UK to start proven learning through play projects and empower community groups, parents, and caregivers to create more playful experiences for children. Funding ranges from £500 to £4,700 per new project.
Lead the Way with Virgin Money Foundation Virgin Money Foundation and Power to Change have reopened applications for Leading the Way – a leadership programme for community businesses, organisations and trading charities in the North East of England, Yorkshire and the Humber. The programme will begin early next year and offers a cohort of 10 new Community Leaders a support package worth £25,000 including one-to-one mentoring, cohort based learning days, coaching and a grant to support your participation. Applications are encouraged from groups under-represented in leadership positionsFamily Fund – Youth Opportunity Grants
Family Fund urging families with an 18-24 year old young adult to apply for wide-ranging grants through the Your Opportunity scheme, set up three years ago to help young disabled adults lead more fulfilling lives and realise ambitions.
How To Apply – Toy Trust Charitable youth organisations working with children aged up to 13 can apply for up to £5,000 for equipment and services (not for salaries, wages or research.
Marsh Charitable Trust – Grants Small charities with an annual income of less than £25,000 can apply for £300 – £2,000 to fund various running costs such as volunteer expenses, training days, equipment maintenance, and other core outgoings. There is no deadline, this is an ongoing fund.
Apply for funding (lloydsbankfoundation.org.uk) Charities and Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIOs) with a turnover of £25,000 to £500,000 can apply for an unrestricted grant of up to £75,000 over three years, provided they are carrying out work which fits in with one of the fund’s priorities Big Issue Invest, Unltd – Growth Impact Fund The Growth Impact Fund will provide social investment for early stage, growing organisations. A full package of support including social investment of between £50,000 and £1,500,000, grants of £15,000 to £20,000 running alongside the investment and a dedicated portfolio manager