Funding opportunities

We’ve gathered a list of relevant funding opportunities for local organisations. They range from small one-off grants to larger long-term programmes. Please check the deadline, funding priorities and criteria for each opportunity before applying – your organisation won’t be eligible for everything.

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Fund to support suicide-prevention services

8 December, 2021 - 10:51

The government has launched a to help suicide prevention services meet increased demand from the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Suicide Prevention Grant Fund will make funding available to enable voluntary community and social enterprise...


Grants supporting young people, offenders and ex-offenders

8 December, 2021 - 10:34

The Weavers' Company, has announced that the next closing date for its grants programme is the 17th March 2022.

Small, registered charities can apply for grants of up to £15,000 for projects:

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Help for Heritage organisations at risk of closure

8 December, 2021 - 10:26

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage: Emergency Resource Support has re-opened to help heritage organisations at imminent risk of closure return to financial viability. This round will provide funding of between £10,000 and £...


Co-op Community Fridge Fund re-opens

8 December, 2021 - 10:23

The Hubbub Foundation, in partnership with the Co-op, has re-opened the Co-op Community Fridge Fund to build on their existing network of Community Fridges around the UK. Grants of £4,000 are available to support an additional one hundred not-for-profit organisations across the...


Grants to tackle toxic relationships for girls, young women, non-binary people

29 November, 2021 - 15:33

Grants of up to £25,000 are available to charities, not for profit organisations and schools, etc across England and Wales for projects which raise awareness and increase understanding about toxic relationships amongst girls, young women and non-binary people aged 13-24. The...


Grants to support Black and minoritised-led women's organisations

29 November, 2021 - 15:26

Two-year grants of up to £40,000 are available From Rosa to specialised organisations in the UK that are led by and for Black and minoritised women and girls. The funding is for organisational development work relating to areas such as strategy, governance, leadership,...


Match-funding of up to £10,000

29 November, 2021 - 15:17

Power to Change has teamed up with Crowdfunder to launch Community Business Crowdmatch to support new or existing community businesses. Crowdmatch will match fund each £1 raised by community businesses to a maximum of £10,000. This could include launching new business ideas to...


Queens Platinum Jubilee fund launched for celebrations in 2022

19 November, 2021 - 09:49

The National Lottery Community Fund has launched a new £3.5million fund for community-led commemorative events and activities to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June 2022. The Platinum Jubilee Fund will award grants of up to £50,000 to seventy projects across the UK...


Social Enterprise Support Fund re-opens

17 November, 2021 - 16:00

The National Lottery Community Fund has re-opened its Social Enterprise Support Fund to support social enterprises across England impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The fund, delivered in partnership with five social enterprise support agencies, will award grants of between £10...


Woodward Charitable Trust grants for families and young people

17 November, 2021 - 15:36

The Woodward Charitable Trust only makes grants for core costs rather than specific projects as they recognise that smaller charities can find these hard to fund. Their next deadline is 17th December.

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