19 July, 2018

Bristol City Council has set up the Youth Sector Support Fund (SSF) to support Bristol-based organisations working with local children and young people. The fund, which launches on Monday 23 July, will support projects and collaborations that result in a diverse range of services for children and young people 8-19 years old and a stronger youth and play sector. This fund aims to complement Targeted Youth Services (TYS) contracts by filling gaps in services across the city.

23 May, 2019


Small charities and not-for-profit organisations working with disadvantaged people and communities in Gloucestershire (including Bristol and South Gloucestershire can apply for grants of between £500 and £20,000. The funding is being made available through the Henry Smith Charity’s County Grants scheme. Projects can last between 1 and 3 years and to be eligible the applicant organisation need to have a turnover of up to £250,000 (up to £1m if activities are county-wide). Applications can be submitted at any time.

23 May, 2019


14 May, 2019


The Community Benefit Programme, from Thrive Renewables and the Centre for Sustainable Energy, is open to funding applications of up to £4,000 from community buildings in parts of BS11, to help improve energy efficiency. Grants could be used to install LED lighting, add insulation or draught-proofing measures, improve heating controls, use renewable energy sources, or pay for expert advice on the best ways to save energy in your building. 

The funds can also be combined with other grants or funding sources to put towards more expensive energy-saving projects. 

Community Clean Up fund Bristol City Council
13 May, 2019


Bristol City Council has launched an £80,000 fund for communities to clean up their high streets and local areas. Funding can be spent on equipment for litter picking and cleaning, training on how to remove graffiti, and to finance local events which will get people involved in cleaning up their community. There is a list of shopping areas eligible for the fund; these include Bedminster, Fishponds and Gloucester Road.

8 May, 2019


The next deadline for applications to the Friends Provident Foundation - Building Resilient Economies programme is 12 noon on the 7th October 2019.

8 May, 2019


This funding opportunity from Comic Relief aims to support vulnerable children and young people from underserved groups within the following age ranges: 5 to 24 years in the UK: 5 to 30 years in Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Nigeria and Zambia.

Arts Council England funding
29 April, 2019


In the second round of the Elevate programme Arts Council England is investing £3 million of National Lottery funding into improving the resilience of Disability led and Black and minority ethnic led organisations with the aim of addressing their continued under-representation in the National Portfolio. The central aim of the programme and the funding is to:

29 April, 2019


Power to Change Trust's Community Business Fund has re-opened for applications. Grants of between £50,000 – £300,000 are available to existing community businesses looking to progress towards self-sufficiency. Businesses supported will be locally rooted; accountable to the community; trading for the benefit of the local community and delivering broad community impact.


Grants can cover up to 75% of revenue costs for the project and projects can last up to three years.


29 April, 2019


From the 3rd May 2019, voluntary and community organisation whose primary focus is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans + (LGBT+) communities will be able to apply for funding through Round 2 of the LGBT+ Futures Fund.  A total of £200,000 will be available.

The type of activities supported will include:


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