FUNDING – Community Business Fund to help existing community businesses become more sustainable

The Community Business Fund What is The Community Business Fund? The fund is designed to support existing community businesses with grants to help them progress towards self-sufficiency. This could be through increasing trading income, securing an asset or significantly reducing revenue costs Is it open for applications? The fund is now open for applications until 22 … Continue reading FUNDING – Community Business Fund to help existing community businesses become more sustainable

Funding – Arts Council England Small Capital Grants

Arts Council England Small Capital Grants 2019/20. Capital grant of between £100,000 and £499,999. Small Capital Grants 2019/20 will support the delivery of our goals by ensuring arts and cultural organisations have the right capital assets to deliver their work. We will prioritise National Portfolio Organisations and applications for improvements to existing arts and cultural … Continue reading Funding – Arts Council England Small Capital Grants

Village Hall Improvement Grant

The Autumn 2018 budget announced that, to mark the centenary of the Armistice, government would support several initiatives, including making available grant funding to support improvement projects for village halls. The grant funding will be managed by ACRE on behalf of Defra with support from the ACRE Network. The grant aims to help fund the updating and refurbishment of … Continue reading Village Hall Improvement Grant

Alzheimer’s Research UK – Inspire Fund, public engagement grant

Inspire Fund – public engagement grant up to £30,000Deadline: 31 May 2019Provides funds to support public engagement projects. The Inspire Fund provides funding for innovative projects that engage the public with dementia and the life-changing research going on into the condition. This new public engagement funding scheme is part of Alzheimer’s Research UK’s work to … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Research UK – Inspire Fund, public engagement grant

Summer playscheme funding for 5-18 year olds

The Hilden Charitable Fund  has allocated a small budget to help community groups run summer play schemes for disadvantaged communities.  Some priority will be given to projects which show they are inclusive of children from refugee families, and show BME involvement. More details:http://www.hildencharitablefund.org.uk/summer%20playcheme%20guidelines.htm The Fund supports community groups and voluntary agencies with an income of less … Continue reading Summer playscheme funding for 5-18 year olds

Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grant Fund for 2019

Tesco’s Bags of Help is perhaps the most well-known grant scheme originating from the 5p carrier bag levy, and since it was launched has gifted over £67m to over 21,000 community projects in local communities in England, Scotland and Wales. To mark their Centenary, Tesco have also announced a Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grant … Continue reading Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grant Fund for 2019

Funding opportunities – Homeless Link

Homeless Link currently has two funding opportunities: Homeless Link Social Investment Fund – Dedicated support and flexible loan/grant packages from £25,000 to £150,000 to help you help more homeless people. Contact jaishree.mistry@homelesslink.org.uk Enterprise Grants – to help homelessness sector organisations make a transition to new enterprise models or to grow existing ones: Feasibility Grants from … Continue reading Funding opportunities – Homeless Link

Funding – Wildlife, Conservation and Environmental

The John Spedan Lewis Foundation (JSLF) provides finance for charitable purposes reflecting the interests of John Spedan Lewis- notably entomology, ornithology, horticulture and associated environmental and conservation projects. JSLF Trustees meet bi-annually to consider funding appeals from registered UK charities. The JSLF accepts appeals from UK registered charities for which natural history topics are explicitly … Continue reading Funding – Wildlife, Conservation and Environmental