Other Sources of Funding

Updated 21.07.21

Please note funding opportunities are listed in order by deadline date so continuous rolling programmes of funding are listed further down the list.

The Shoosmiths Foundation

The Foundation offers grants of £5,000 - £50,000 in the following categories:

  • advance social mobility in the legal sector, and across the UK, in line with the Shoosmiths social mobility action plan.
  • advance a carbon net zero UK;
  • advance access to justice in the UK.

The firm will be hosting a live webinar on Wednesday 14 July 2021, 2-3pm, where charities can find out more and ask any questions. Register

Deadline for applications is 23 July 2021

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The Hedley Foundation

The Hedley Foundation is an endowed grant giving charitable foundation which supports small to medium
sized UK registered charities operating across the spectrum of social need. The Trustees seek to help and improve the quality of life of people in the UK, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds. This is achieved by making grants, within budget, to registered charities for the benefit of young people, disabled people, elderly people, the terminally ill and otherwise disadvantaged people and their carers.

Deadline for applications is 28 July 2021

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Frimley Health and Care Innovation Fund 

Now open for applications for projects that support children, young people and families across Slough, Bracknell Forest and the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.

Applications can be made by young people (alongside their school or a local organisation), individuals (over the age of 16), schools, community and voluntary groups and local (non statutory) organisations. £500 to £5k funding available.

Deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 30 July 2021

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A B Charitable Trust

AB Charitable Trust supports charities that defend human rights and promote respect for vulnerable individuals whatever their circumstances. The Trust is particularly interested in charities that work with marginalised and excluded people in society, with a focus on: migrants and refugees criminal justice and penal reform human rights, particularly access to justice.

Deadline for applications is 31 July 2021

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Volant Charitable Trust - COVID-19 Response Fund

Grants are available to UK charities and social enterprises that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable groups who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

The grant can be for project and administrative costs, as the Trust does not usually fund capital expenditure. However, applications for medical equipment and the production or distribution of PPE may be considered. No indication given on grant size.

Deadline for applications is 31 July 2021

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Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust

The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust awards grants to charitable organisations in the United Kingdom. This round of grants is for projects that support refugees and asylum seekers.

Deadline for applications is 31 July 2021

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Golsoncott Foundation

The Golsoncott Foundation aims to promote, maintain, improve and advance the education of the public in the arts generally and in particular the fine arts and music. This includes providing access to the arts for young people and developing new audiences.

Deadline for applications is 31 July 2021

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Leeds Building Society Charitable Foundation Grants

UK registered charities working to help those at disadvantage in society can apply to the Leeds Building Society Charitable Foundation for support. Grants of between £250 to £1,000 are available to cover the costs involved in directly supporting those in need including those with disabilities, affected by homelessness, or with serious health issues. The Foundation accepts applications from UK registered charities with a turnover of less than £1 million per year.

Deadline for applications is 2 August 2021

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Barclays' £100m COVID-19 Community Aid Package

UK charities are invited to apply to receive one of 50 donations of £100,000 to support people impacted by COVID-19.

Deadline for applications is 6pm on 6 August 2021

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Local Connections Fund

Small grassroots charities and community groups (below £50,000 income) can apply for grants of £300 – £2,500 to tackle loneliness from this National Lotteries Community Fund scheme.

This round of funding will enable local activities to “become more accessible and reach people who may be less likely to attend traditional clubs and societies”. Given the partial relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions in England, the funding will focus on supporting community projects to bring people together – where possible and safe to do so – in face to face settings.

If you received funding in Round 1, you will not be eligible for funding in Round 2.

Deadline for applications is 6 August 2021 at 5pm

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Warburtons Community Grant Scheme

Grants of up to £400 are now available to support charitable organisations towards broader activities which improve health, place or skills for families in their community.

Deadline for applications is 9 August 2021

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Jeans for Genes

Unrestricted grants of £2,500 to support small genetic disorder specific charities adapt, respond and recover from the affects of the pandemic

To be eligible, charities must have an income below £100,000 and be disorder specific or one whose beneficiaries are solely those with genetic disorders. They must also not have received a Jeans for Genes grant in 2020.

Deadline for applications is 12 August 2021

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Santander Financial & Digital Empowerment Fund

12 grants of up to £150,000 over three years to help more people in the UK become digitally and financially empowered. They want to support UK charities to give people the digital confidence, knowledge, and skills to enable then to make better, more informed decisions about money and have access to financial services.

Groups need to have an income above £75,000.

Deadline for applications is 13 August 2021

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Co-op Community Fridge Fund

This is an opportunity for charities to apply for up to £4.000 funding with Co-op, if they join the Community Fridge. This is a space where everyone can share surplus food, including donations from local food businesses, producers, households and gardens.

Deadline for applications is 16 August 2021

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The Asda Foundation

Grants of £250 - £1,000 are available to reunite communities, celebrate togetherness, and support groups as Covid restrictions begin to ease during July, August and September.

Deadline for applications is 16 August 2021

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2022 GSK IMPACT Awards & new GSK Grow programme: funding opportunities for health charities

The GSK IMPACT Awards provide core funding and free training for charities doing excellent work to improve people’s health and wellbeing. Up to 20 awards will be made, ranging from £4,000 to £50,000, plus free training and development valued at a further £9,500. Organisations will also have a film made, receive help with press and publicity, and be given a set of promotional materials.

The new GSK Grow programme supports charities with total annual income between £20,000 and £120,000. Up to 10 charities will receive £10,000 in unrestricted funding plus training and development valued at £3,200.

Deadline for applications is 20 September 2021

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Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage

Part of the rescue package announced by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to safeguard cultural and heritage organisations across England from the economic impact of coronavirus (COVID-19). Apply for grants of between £10,000 and £1million.

Deadline for applications is 12pm on 30 September 2021

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Get Berkshire Active Starting Life Well Fund

This fund will be available to organisations to provide regular physical activity opportunities for inactive young people in a fun and accessible way, based on individual and community needs. Alongside this, these projects will also tackle wider social outcomes such as opportunities for people living with disabilities and diverse communities as well as access to employment, reducing mental illness, social isolation, and criminality.

All young people aged 5-18 can benefit from the fund but strong applications contributing to opportunities in areas of deprivation will take priority. Grants from £750 to £10,000 are available.

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Google Ads Grants

Charities can get a ‘grant’ which is actually an allowance for free advertising on Google. There is a good guide by AIP media on how to apply for it.

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Sport England Return to Play

This scheme gives grants up to £10,000 to help sports groups re-start, and will remain open until the end of 2021.

Their highest priority will now be projects located in areas of high deprivation as these areas have been particularly badly hit by the pandemic.

They particularly encourage applications from organisations working with communities who’ve suffered worse health outcomes and the most significantly reduced activity levels as a result of the pandemic. Their insight currently shows this to be girls and women, young people aged 16-24 and older people aged 70+.

They will  now consider new or expanded projects that will safely deliver activities allowing people to become active – addressing challenges their audiences faced during lockdown.

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The True Colours Trust

Grants up to £10,000, to charities and Community Interest Companies, whose annual income is less than £350,000. Grants are awarded to support projects which work with:

  • disabled children and young people (up to the age of 25)
  • children and young people with life limited conditions
  • their families

They are particularly keen to support applications from organisations who work with children and families from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and those which operate in areas of high deprivation.

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The Muslim Sports Foundation Tackling Inequalities Fund

The Tackling Inequalities Fund has been created to try and reduce the negative impact in activity levels within the following underrepresented groups, with a specific focus on one or more of the following:

  • Low Socio-Economic Communities
  • Special Educational Needs & Disabilities
  • Communities with Low educational/employment rates
  • Individuals/groups who are more susceptible to committing crime
  • Individuals/communities with long-term/chronic health issues
  • Suffering from Poor Mental Health
  • Vulnerable Children and Adults

Depending on the structure and size of organisations, the MSF is offering grants between £1,000 & £5,000 to deliver these services.

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Garfield Weston Foundation

Garfield Weston Foundation is now open to applications across all its grants programmes: capital, core costs and projects.

Regular grants of up to £100,000 can be used to support organisations working in the areas of welfare, youth, community, arts, faith, environment, education, health, and museums and heritage can apply.

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The Arnold Clark Community Fund

Now open to all UK registered charities and local community groups who need financial assistance due to the coronavirus pandemic. The fund is also open to community interest companies, charitable incorporated organisations and social enterprises.

Applications will be granted on a weekly basis with 500 applications granted per month.

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Business Innovation Grants available

Businesses are encouraged to see if they are eligible for a grant which could help them diversify.

The individual business grants, of up to £10,000, or up to £50,000 for organisations helping other businesses, are designed to help those planning to introduce new ideas or changes to improve their business.

This could result in new products or services, new or improved business processes, changes in the way products are marketed, or the introduction of new technology.

Guidance on innovation grant application statement

If additional support is needed to complete the application then please email bratesinnovation@slough.gov.uk

Cricket ‘Inspired to Play’ Grant

The scheme aims to increase the number of children (boys and girls) and/or women participating in the game by supporting the delivery of new/enhanced recreational cricket activity in England and Wales during the months of June - September 2021.

Your Club can apply for a grant of £1,000 and/or £250 to help your Club open up for new and current players this summer. To apply, please follow the below steps:

  • Please check your eligibility and requirements by reading the guidance notes
  • Register your Club on ECB’s Investment Management System (or log in if already registered) and select “Inspired to Play” from the list of funding programmes
  • Complete the application form and sign and return the contract offer letter to release funding

If you have any questions, please contact us at foundation@berkshirecricketfoundation.org

Boshier - Hinton Foundation - UK

The Boshier-Hinton Foundation exists to improve quality of life for people with disabilities or learning difficulties, and their families, in any part of the country, by making grants to individuals or their families; or by making donations to institutions providing facilities and advocacy for children and adults with special educational or other needs: or by making donations to other registered Charities: or by making donations to local community charities or other agencies in any part of the country whose objectives are no wider than the charity's own, or to any charity for particular purposes which fall within the Foundation's objectives.

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The Wakeham Trust

The Wakeham Trust provides grants to help people rebuild their communities. They are particularly interested in neighbourhood projects, community arts projects, projects involving community service by young people, or projects set up by those who are socially excluded.

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The Bringing People Together Fund

The National Lottery Community Fund has launched their Bringing People Together Fund which will support projects that will build stronger connections across communities, and improve the infrastructure and conditions that are needed to strengthen these connections.

They said that they recognise that most community-led projects will bring communities together in some way. However, in this programme, they are specifically interested in funding projects that meet at least one of the priorities listed in 'What we're hoping to fund’.

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Tesco Community Grants

The new name for the Tesco Bags of Help Programme.

Tesco offers this grants programme “to make a positive difference in the communities where it operates”. Customers vote in store for nominated groups, who receive either £1,500, £1,000 or £500

The scheme is open to registered charities and not-for-profit organisations. You can apply directly as an organisation. Equally, you might find that you have been nominated: Tesco customers and staff members can nominate a cause that they would like to see supported and Tesco will contact them to encourage them to apply.

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Arnold Clark Community Fund

Grants of £1,000 are available for UK registered charities and local community groups who need financial assistance due to the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

During the months of March 2021, April, 2021, and May 2021, 500 grants of up to £1,000 will be awarded through a draw. Applications that are unsuccessful one month will be kept in the draw for the following month.

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Pixel Fund

They generally offer  grants of between £500 and £5,000 (but never more than 5% of annual income). Their focus is the mental health and well-being of children and young adults (under 26).

They make grants only to registered charities and community interest organisations. Trustees have a strong preference for organisations with annual income of under £10m.

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Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales - Grants Programme

Unrestricted grants of £50,000 over two years to support small and medium-sized local charities, with a proven track record of helping adults in England and Wales with complex social issues, to recover and renew beyond the COVID-19 crisis.

Turnover must be between £25,000 and £1 million

25% of the funding will be ringfenced for charities led by, and which support, minoritised and racialised communities.

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Volleyball England Foundation

Grants up to £1,000 to support the development of sitting volleyball.

They will potentially fund some or all of the following:

  • Posts and net for sitting volleyball
  • Resource packs for Clubs
  • Training for coaches and officials
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Allchurches Trust

Funding in support of churches, church establishments, religious charities, charities preserving UK heritage, theological colleges, schools promoting Christian religion, charities sponsored or recommended by the church, the local community and those concerned with the welfare of the disadvantaged and disabled.

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Aurelius Charitable Trust

Grants are available for charitable organisations involved with conservation of culture inherited from the past and the dissemination of knowledge, particularly in the humanities field.

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National Lottery Community Fund UK Portfolio – Growing Great Ideas Programme

They are offering grants of at least £150,000 to support transformational and long-term change, looking for visionary initiatives that go beyond individual organisations, and instead focus on ecologies, platforms, ecosystems, assemblages, networks and constellations. The important thing is to see the potential in how they will grow and deepen over time, extending their missions, and adding to the ecology as they go.

No deadline.

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Cameron Grants for Innovation in Mental Health

Grants of between £100 & £2,500 are available to trial a new service, create an asset, a technology, a performance, fund research, or otherwise experiment in any way that supports the treatment mental health.  The emphasis will be on innovation – using new methods, channels, technology, ideas or approaches to reach out and effect change.  Ideas should typically fit into one of the following categories:

  • Destigmatising Mental Health
  • Reducing Barriers to Mental Health Care
  • Improving Mental Well Being
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The National Lottery Heritage Fund

The fund has resumed accepting small and medium project funding applications.

Project funding – for grants between £3,000 to £100,000 – will provide financial assistance for organisations working with heritage to build their resilience.

This is a rolling programme so there are no deadlines.

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National Lottery Community Fund programmes re-open

Awards for All for up to £10,000, and for larger amounts, the Reaching Communities and Partnership schemes have just re-opened. They are interested in projects where people are in the lead, which:

  • involve people and communities from the start
  • build on people’s strengths
  • are connected in their community.

No deadline.

Awards for All - apply for smaller amounts of funding between £300 and £10,000
Reaching Communities - larger amount of funding (over £10,000) for organisations that work with their community to help them thrive.
Partnerships - a larger amount of funding (over £10,000) for organisations that work together with a shared set of goals to help their community thrive – whether that’s a community living in the same area, or people with similar interests or life experiences.

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Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Shared Ground Fund

Grants are available for projects that ensure that young migrants in the greatest need can overcome the barriers that affect their ability to thrive, and to support work that will help communities experiencing high levels of migration become stronger and more connected.

Grants range from £30,000 to £400,000 for work lasting between one year and four years with an option to extend for a further period. Most grants will be in the £60,000 to £250,000 range.

A pre-application bursary of up to £500 is available along with Access Support.

No deadline.

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Black Funding Network (BFN)

BFN organises at least two live crowdfunding events a year, at which three approved projects nominated, screened and selected by members are invited to present to an audience of potential donors. Following the pitch and a brief Q&A session for each project, the audience is guided through a live pledging session. Donations of money, time, expertise and introductions are welcomed, but the main objective is to raise crucial funding to ensure the projects presented can be delivered. The entire event is an evening of philanthropic engagement, networking and fun!

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Sylvia Waddilove Foundation

The Foundation has set up an emergency fund to help small to medium sized organisations who are struggling to manage the financial impact of COVID-19 either because of increased demand for their services or loss of income. The fund is targeted at organisations in a critical position.

Grants are for a maximum of £1,000.

The organisation must be a charity, CIC or registered society with an income below £500,000 operating in one of the following categories:

  • Education relating to non-domestic animals (this includes animal husbandry, veterinary science, animal welfare and surgery, and organic farming).
  • Visual and performing arts;
  • Medical research;
  • The relief of disability or severe illness;
  • The accommodation of those in need.

No deadline.

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Co-op Fund 

Funds allocated to Berkshire through the National Emergencies Trust and Co-Op, are available for grants to be allocated to local charities, community and voluntary groups working to combat food poverty in Berkshire.


  • To help organisations redistributing surplus food to the people who need it most.
  • To provide access to nutritious food and balanced meals for people with limited budget.
  • To help educate and upskill communities on low cost meal solutions, e.g. limiting waste.
  • To prioritise the wellbeing of young people and children.
  • To provide food programmes to vulnerable communities, including emergency food, and programmes that address food insecurity.

Grants up to a maximum of £10,000 will be considered, subject to funding availability.

Who can apply

  • Charities, community groups or other not for profit organisations who meet the above aims.
  • Small and new groups which are not constituted may apply where they are working with the local CVS, Parish Council or Local Authority – a letter of support or other evidence will need to be provided.

No deadline given, but apply quickly.

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Apply for a grant through the Kickstart Scheme

If you are an employer looking to create jobs placements for young people, apply for funding as part of the Kickstart Scheme.

The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers to create job placements for 16 to 24 year olds.

The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers to create new 6-month job placements for young people who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.

Funding will cover for each job placement:

  • 100% of the relevant National Minimum Wage for 25 hours a week
  • the associated employer National Insurance contributions
  • employer minimum automatic enrolment contributions

There will also be extra funding to support young people to build their experience and help them move into sustained employment after they have completed their Kickstart Scheme funded job.

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Women’s Sector Resilience Fund

The Smallwood Trust is offering grants from the Government of around £20,000 - £30,000 to safeguard the vital frontline jobs and support services of women’s organisations that have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in England.

Funds are for women’s organisations and services that are supporting women aged 18+ whose poverty has been exacerbated by the pandemic or those that have been pushed into new poverty and financial hardship.

Organisations must have an annual income of less than £1 million, and priority will be given to organisations supporting and led by BAME women, women with disabilities and financially vulnerable LGBT+ women.

No deadline.

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LGBT+ Futures: National Emergencies Trust Fund

LGBT+ Futures, from the National Emergencies Trust Fund, will be delivered by the Consortium of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Voluntary and Community Organisations.

This new £350,000 fund is to support the immediate response and support of UK based LGBT+ non-profit groups, organisations and projects most adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

There are 2 grant programmes, Small Grants, up to £5,000, and Main Grants, £5,001 - £15,000. The guidance says grants over £10,000 will be exceptional.

There are no deadlines, applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the funding has been allocated. The funding awarded must be spent by 31st May 2021.

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Funding opportunity from Get Berkshire Active

Get Berkshire Active are looking to identify a few organisations in Slough with a focus on projects that help to reduce the negative impact of COVID-19 and the widening of the inequalities in sport and physical activity. 

We may be able to support through small grants from £100-£4,000.  If you have a project or idea (that can be delivered between now and the end of 2020) that could benefit from  our ‘Tackling Inequalities’ funding and will help to get people active in Slough please get in touch. 

There is an opportunity to discuss ideas with groups, charities, organisations etc that work with one or more of the following audiences in helping to keep them more active whether that be virtually, through gardening or more formal sport and physical activity:

  • BAME
  • People on Low Incomes
  • Disabled people  
  • Individuals with long term health conditions

Key questions we will need information on include:

  • What your organisation does?
  • The impact COVID-19 has had on your organisation.
  • How are you staying in touch with participants and managing the sustainability of your organisation during this period of restricted movement?
  • Please tell us a bit about your project idea or if it is not a complete idea, tell us about how you/your organisation might help achieve the aims?
  • If you have details on how much funding you would need for your project idea, please detail?

Please get in touch as soon as possible if you would like to discuss this opportunity in more detail.

Contact: Cathy Carr, Healthy Communities Manager (East Berkshire), Get Berkshire Active
Telephone: 07912 178652
Email: cathy.carr@getberkshireactive.org

Low Carbon Workplaces Grants for Berkshire Businesses

Low Carbon Workspaces are now delivering a total pot of £375,000 in grant funding to help small and medium sized enterprises in Berkshire identify energy reduction opportunities and to subsidise the cost of energy efficiency solutions. 75 grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 are available to help fund up to a third of the cost of energy saving measures such as insulation, LED lighting, energy efficient boilers, air-source heat pumps and electric vehicles.

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B.A.M.E Infrastructure Support Fund

UK Community Foundations wants to help BAME groups apply to the Covid Response Fund, which gives grants up to £5,000 to support communities through the pandemic. 

To do this, they are offering grants to BAME led infrastructure organisations (this means that they support other groups) to help people apply to the fund.

The infrastructure organisations can apply for grants of £5,000 - £20,000 over three months to do things like:

  • Awareness-raising via marketing and communications
  • Mentoring/supporting of groups through the local Community Foundation application process
  • Support with monitoring and reporting
  • Provision of micro grants to enable applications for NET funding through community foundations
  • Building relationships to help community foundations identify and address barriers to funding BAME-led organisations and communities

Continuous rolling programme.

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Social Enterprise Support Fund

Grants of £10,000 - £300,000 for social enterprises that support people who are at high risk from COVID-19, or supports people most likely to face increased demand and challenges as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

Groups must have an income of £25,000 - £1.5million and be ‘substantially reliant’ on trading income.

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Radian Community Grant

A Community Grant is money that is available to any community or voluntary group in areas where Radian has homes. Groups can apply for grants of up to £1,500 to support work that meets the needs of Radian residents and the wider community.

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Do It Now Now

Do It Now Now is inviting applications for the Common Call COVID Fund. The fund is specifically aimed at supporting Black-led social enterprises and charities to ensure that they can survive the COVID period. Grants of between £1,000 to £3,000 are available.

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UK Community Foundations (UKCF)

UK Community Foundations (UKCF) is making a new infrastructure fund available for organisations that can help even more BAME-led organisations to apply for NET grants through their local Community Foundations. An initial £250,000 has been allocated for this purpose, with more funds anticipated on a rolling basis.

UKCF is seeking applications from BAME-led infrastructure organisations to access the new fund. Grants between £5,000 – £20,000 over a maximum of three months are available. The panel will award grants as applications are received from an open call on a rolling basis.

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FareShare Go

FareShare is working to help charities and community groups access much needed food during this challenging time, helping you to reduce weekly food budgets. Tesco Community Food Connection Project along with other supermarkets are offering some fresh surplus food.

FareShare will match you with your local store which will send you a notification on your chosen donation day to collect. Then simply pop into store and pick up the food from a friendly member of staff.

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Persimmon Community Champions

Persimmon, UK house builders, Community Champions’ funding programme is awarding grants of up £1,000 to community groups and charities that support the over-70s – a vulnerable group in our society that they feel need their support at this time of crisis.

Continuous rolling programme.

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National Allotment Gardens Trust

The National Allotment Gardens Trust awards funding of between £250 to £2,000 to allotment gardens that meets the following criteria:

  • The committee must be officially recognised by the landlord of the site.
  • Must have a written and signed constitution.
  • Have a bank account with three signatories.
  • Have a forwarding address and named contact.

The amount of funding that is awarded to each applicant will be at the discretion of the Board of Trustees and may not necessarily be the total sum that is applied for.

If your completed application form is accepted it may be necessary for one of the trustees to contact the committee submitting the application so a telephone contact number should be shown.

Deadline: Continuous rolling basis. Applications will be assessed by the Board of Trustees on a quarterly basis; the deadlines for applications to be considered at the next meeting are 1 January, 1 April, 1 July and 1 October each year.

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The Foyle Foundation

The Foyle Foundation has issued an update on its grant-making policies in the light of COVID-19. Its Small Grants Scheme has now reopened. This is designed to support charities with an annual turnover of less than £150,000, especially those that work at grassroots and local community level, in any field, across a wide range of activities.

The Main Grants Scheme is now also open for applications

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Asda Foundation

In response to Covid-19, Asda Foundation have developed 2 new grant streams, both with grants up to £500:

Hygiene Grant: focused on personal hygiene dignity, supporting residents/patients in facilities, who are struggling and unable to provide their own toiletries either through lack of funds or access to family support. Applications can come from care homes, hospices, hospitals and homeless shelters.

Healthy Holiday Grant: to support groups that typically would be holding summer holiday activities to ensure children are provided with a hot meal.

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The Tree Council Branching Out Fund

Thanks to the generosity of donors, The Tree Council Branching Out Fund have funds available to assist schools and community groups proposing to undertake well-planned tree and hedge planting projects this winter (November 2020 – March 2021), preferably during National Tree Week – 28 November – 6 December 2020.

They will fund 100% of the cost (excluding VAT) of strong applications from £300 to an increased upper limit of £1500.

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Small Theatre Grants: Theatre Reopening Fund

Grants of up to £5,000 to help not-for-profit theatres across the UK to make Covid-19-related adaptions and prepare for reopening.

In response to the coronavirus crisis, Theatres Trust has repurposed our small grants schemes to support theatres to cover the additional costs of reopening after several months’ closure.

The Theatre Reopening Fund will support building improvements and purchasing equipment that will support the theatre to be able to open viably and safely. It will not cover revenue costs.

No deadlines. Decisions in four weeks.

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The MK Community Foundation

The MK Community Foundation has launched its latest round of funding, the ‘recovery fund’. This is open to voluntary and community organisations in Milton Keynes, to support costs resulting from a loss of income, adapting services to continue providing support to vulnerable people, or any unplanned costs. Grants of up to £25,000 are available.

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