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.

If you would like support to improve your fundraising skills, please contact our development team. We also offer regular courses on funding applications, fundraising and funding strategy; see our dedicated training and events website, the VCSE Academy, for details.

Coronation Fund

20 March, 2023 - 14:26

The Coronation Fund has been created to fund events and activities that enable older people to celebrate the historic event of the Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her...

Energy Affordability Fund open for applications

1 March, 2023 - 10:59

The Energy Affordability Fund works with organisations that support people struggling to pay their heating bills and living in a cold home. Applications are open, and they close on 27 March 2023. 

Administered by the Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) on behalf of National Grid, the...

Cost of Living support for Youth Groups

13 February, 2023 - 09:32

UK Youth and Pears Foundation have launched a Cost of Living unrestricted grant programme to support youth organisations delivering high quality youth provision whose work is being hindered, curtailed or cut back due to rising core costs or a need to address unprecedented...

Garfield Weston Foundation

9 November, 2022 - 15:34

The Garfield Weston Foundation’s Regular Grants programme awards grants to UK registered charities, CIOs, organisations that are either exempt under the Charity Commission guidelines or are registered charities or housing associations with activity in...

Antony Hornby Charitable Trust

9 November, 2022 - 15:31

The Antony Hornby Charitable Trust makes general charitable donations to organisations working in the following causes:

  • education, training and employment;
  • medical, health and sickness;
  • Arts and culture;
  • animals and environment; and
  • community...

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