13 March, 2018

The Big Lottery Fund, The Heritage Lottery Fund, and Nesta are once again working in partnership to launch a £2 million fund to support parks innovators across the UK
 

The challenge

Like many other public services, our public parks are under increasing pressure, with limited resources available to adapt to changing circumstances. Innovative approaches are required, but UK parks have little budget or time to invest in trialling new ways of working that could help alleviate this pressure.

13 March, 2018

If you wish to apply to the next round of our grants to plant trees during National Tree Week 2018, please review and download the Orchard Windfalls funding criteria, guidance, application form and budget form below. Do be aware that we review our eligibility criteria every year. You will need to ensure that your project meets all the criteria listed, and that you are eligible to apply for a grant.

13 March, 2018

The Hospital Saturday Fund will consider giving grants to registered medical health charities within the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

​The Hospital Saturday Fund will also consider giving grants to individuals within the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

 Who May Apply?

Charities (medically related charities, hospitals, hospices and medical clinics)

13 March, 2018

Want to start a new football team?

The Foundation’s Grow the Game Scheme provides grants of up to £1,500 for the creation of new football teams and coaching qualifications, with money provided by The FA. The Scheme is delivered by the Foundation.

The application window is now open and is due to close on Thursday 29 March.

Grow the Game provides funding for projects that use football to:

    increase participation by both players and volunteers.

12 March, 2018
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9 March, 2018

The Ulverscroft Foundation supports projects which will have a positive effect on the quality of life of visually impaired people (blind and partially sighted).

The funding is channelled via recognised organisations which help the visually impaired, for example, libraries, hospitals, clinincs, schools and colleges, and social and welfare organisations.

23 February, 2018

The Swimathon Foundation Community Grants Scheme offers funding to groups and individuals who provide and promote swimming in their local community.

Grants of between £500 and £2,500 are available.

The grants are administered by Swim England and the Swimming Trust and are awarded on an annual basis.

The funding aims to encourage and support organisations which increase access to swimming and provide activities aimed at helping individuals and communities enjoy the benefits of swimming throughout their lives.

Application Deadline: 19 March 2018

23 February, 2018

Cyclists in a number of cities will benefit from a £7 million government investment in projects to improve road safety, helping create more bike-friendly areas.

The funding has been announced as part of the Department for Transport’s cycle safety review, which will help ensure that our roads are as safe as possible for all who use them.

23 February, 2018

The Theatres Trust's Theatre Improvement Scheme, in association with the Wolfson Foundation, is a capital fund that awards grants of up to £20,000. The scheme will run for three years, and each year will fund projects with a specific theme. The theme for 2018 will be Improving Accessibility.

In 2018 funding will be awarded to projects which make their theatre more accessible through changes to the building or its systems. The scheme will fund theatres and projects of all sizes that demonstrate excellence in the pursuit of becoming an accessible theatre.

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