13 August, 2021


A new fund has been launched by Comic Relief and Walkers worth up to £1.7m that will award up to 12 charities grants of between £100,000 to £300,000. The funding is open to schemes that use the arts and comedy to challenge mental health stigma.

The funding is available for between 18 months and 30 months, and will support organisations that focus on early intervention and community-based approaches and have an income of between £75,000 and £10m. Applications can include a mixture of project delivery and core costs.

11 August, 2021


The Denman Charitable Trust is prioritising small local (Bristol, South Glos, NE Somerset) charities in danger of having to close down their activities as a result of the disruption caused by the current crisis. £100,000 is available for distribution before April 2022. The Trust will consider requests from any charity struggling to survive but priority will be given to those that have had assistance in the past.

Deadline for applications is Friday 17th September 2021.

10 August, 2021


The Strengthening Communities grant programme aims to support small (up to £500k income per annum) grass roots organisations who are embedded in the community, working within the most deprived areas of the UK.

To access a flyer with a summary of the Strengthening Communities grant programme click here 

27 July, 2021


The Clothworkers Foundation Grants are awarded towards capital projects which are defined as:

26 July, 2021


The Love Your Park Community Fund aims to support smaller groups in Bristol and Bath with a small grant towards a community project in their local park.
Applications for small grants between £500 and £1000 will be open from midday on Monday 26 July to Sunday 5 September at 8pm.

Two webinar briefings about the scheme will take place via  Zoom on Monday 26 July (5-6 pm) and Monday 2 August.


21 July, 2021


21 July, 2021


21 July, 2021


Elderly Asian man in hat and grey jumper
8 July, 2021


The St Monica Trust has launched its Mental Health and Older People Fund 2021 and is looking to fund at least five organisations for up to £45,000 over a period of 18 months - enough time to establish a project with a target of 12 months and upwards for actual delivery time.

The aim is to fund projects that reach the most vulnerable older people living in Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset.

Diverse group of children playing in field with trees
5 July, 2021


Grants of over £10,000 per project for up to three years are available through the BBC Children in Need Main Grants programme, for projects that work with young people who are experiencing disadvantage through illness, distress, abuse or neglect; any kind of disability; behavioural or psychological difficulties; and/or living in poverty or situations of deprivation.

The grants are available to:


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