Funding Opportunities

If you are looking for funding opportunities you have come to the right place. This section of the website will be updated at least twice a month with exciting opportunities for projects throughout the UK.

If you have been successful with any of the funding below, please contact [email protected] to share your story.

 

New Funding – February 2019

Organisation Greggs Foundation 
Grant Size Up to £2,000
Who can apply Any not for profit organisation supporting people in need
To be used for Sessional activities, equipment for sessional activities, trips and residential breaks. New approaches and innovative ideas to support the community
How to apply Please follow he link on the website
Deadline 28th February (round 1)

 

Nationwide Funding Opportunities

 

Organisation  Andy Fanshawe Memorial Trust 
Grant size Not specified
Who can apply Anyone
To be used for Projects that give disadvantaged young people the chance to develop an existing interest in the great outdoors.
How to apply Via email on their website
Deadline N/A

 

 

Organisation Awards 4 All 
Grant size £300 – £10,000
Who can apply Voluntary or community organisations, registered charities, constituted group or clubs, not for profit companies or community interest companies, social enterprises, schools, statutory body (including town, parish and community council)
To be used for Equipment, one off events, small capital projects, staff costs, transport, utilities/running costs, volunteer expenses
How to apply See their website for application details
Deadline N/A

 

Organisation Calor Rural Community Fund   
Grant Size

£1,000 £2,500 and £5,000

5 x £5,000 grants

6 x £2,500 grants

10 x £1,000 grants

Who can apply Off grid rural communities
To be used for Off grid rural community projects. Funding must be for at least 50% of the total project cost.
How to apply See website for details
Deadline The Fund re-opens on the 20th March 2019 – interested groups should register their details to receive a notification with funding dates for 2019

 

Organisation

Children In Need

Grant size

Small grants – £10,000 per year up to 3 years

Main grants – over £10,000 per year up to 3 years

Who can apply Charities and Not for Profit Organisations
To be used for Various – see website FAQ
How to apply See their website for application form
Deadline N/A

 

Gift Your Gear

Gift Your Gear is an award-winning nationwide organisation that provides outdoor clothing and equipment to UK community organisations, youth groups and charities working with young people in the outdoors.

Organisation                 Grow Wild UK
Grant Size  £500.00
Who can apply Young people aged 14 – 25
To be used for Raising awareness of UK flowers and fungi and to inspire others within the community.
How to apply Via the website – link above
Deadline

1st April for the Spring 2019 application

 

Organisation Lord Taverners Minibus Grant Programme (UK)
Grant size Not specified
Who can apply Anyone
To be used for Disability cricket, disability play spaces or accessible minibuses
How to apply Via email addresses on their website
Deadline All applications reviewed the end of each quarter

 

Organisation  Morrisons Foundation
Grant Size No Limit
Who can apply Any registered charity
To be used for Projects which will help improve peoples lives.
How to apply Please see link on the website
Deadline N/A

 

 

Organisation Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Grant size £30,000 – £60,000
Who can apply Not for profit organisations in the UK. Organisations whose main purpose is supporting young people aged 14-25
To be used for Various – please see website FAQ
How to apply Please see website for application form
Deadline N/A

 

 

Organisation

The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund

Grant size

Small grants up to £5,000

Main Grant from £250 (dependent on a number of factors)

Research grants not specified

Who can apply Groups which support people with learning disabilities (ie intellectual disabilities) see websites eligibility criteria and definition of learning disabilities
To be used for Renovation and refurbishment, employment schemes, play schemes, activity centres, support for families and respite schemes and community schemes.
How to apply Please see their website
Deadline All applications reviewed the end of each quarter

 

 

Organisation The Burns Price Foundation 
Grant Size from £100.00 to £5,000.00
Who can apply Any UK based young person aged 11-18
To be used for encouraging young people to volunteer to undertake a project that will change the lives of the people in the community as well as their own.
How to apply To apply, please click here 

 

Organisation WHSmith Trust 
Grant Size Up to £500.00
Who can apply Voluntary organisations and schools
To be used for

Matching fundraising in charities and schools

Funding large scale literacy projects with the National Literacy Trust

How to apply Please see submission form on the website
Deadline  There are two annual application rounds – 1st October to 31st March, and 1st April to 30th September


Local Funding Opportunities

Bedfordshire

 

Organisation Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation
Grant Size Upto £1,000
Who can apply Groups with annual income of less than £30,000 within Bedfordshire.
To be used for Assisting community voluntary organisations and groups in Bedfordshire
How to apply Submission form online – call before hand on 01254 834 930
Deadline Currently closed – due to re-open late 2018

 

Birmingham

 

Organisation The City of Birmingham Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Association
Grant Size £20 – £100 to individuals
Who can apply Applicants  who belong to an Award Unit in the City of Birmingham which includes parts of Sutton Coldfield and Solihull.
To be used for to support a specific section of the Award by providing a sum to enable the purchase of equipment, travel or fees.
How to apply submission form on webpage
Deadline  N/A

 

Luton

 

Organisation London Luton Airport Ltd – Youth Services Fund
Grant Size £250 – £7,500
Who can apply Local Charaties and Non profit organisations
To be used for Bringing benefit to people living in Luton, Central Bedfordshire, North Herts, Stevenage, St Albans or the Aylesbury Vale District
How to apply Please download and complete the application form on their website
Deadline N/A

 

Norfolk

 

Organisation Redhouse Youth Projects
Grant Size Up to £21,000
Who can apply

Young people resident in Norfolk under 21.

Youth Groups and Charities which have 60% of their members under 21.

To be used for

Delivering youth work / social education.

Support training of adults in charities and voluntary organisations.

Improvement and development of charities and voluntary organisations.

How to apply Document and address available on their website
Deadline reviewed each February / May / August / November

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