Grant Directories

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The Swimathon Foundation - Community Grants Scheme (UK)

The Swimathon Foundation is a company limited by guarantee and registered charity and is the owner and custodian of the annual national Swimathon, Open Water Swimathon and School Swimathon events. Through the Community Grants Scheme the Foundation offers funding to groups and individuals who provide and promote swimming in their local community.

Groundwork - GLA Grants Summer Sports Fund (London)

Groundwork is a federation of charities working nationally and locally to transform lives in the UK’s most disadvantaged communities. Through the GLA Grants - Summer Sports Fund programme Groundwork is working with the Greater London Authority to provide grants of £5,000 to £10,000 for projects from sports clubs, youth centres and community organisations which provide activities for ‘at-risk’ young Londoners during the school summer holidays (July-August).

Groundwork - The Mayor of London EURO 2020 Grants (London)

Groundwork is a federation of charities working nationally and locally to transform lives in the UK’s most disadvantaged communities. Through the Mayor of London EURO 2020 Grants programme Groundwork is working with the Mayor of London to provide funding of up to £10,000 so that all Londoners to have the chance to engage with EURO 2020 by creating positive, meaningful opportunities for local communities across the capital. Successful grant applications will enrich and bring communities together, tackle prejudices, improve health and break down barriers.

Goundwork - GLA Grants YLF Impact Partnerships Fund (London)

Groundwork is a federation of charities working nationally and locally to transform lives in the UK’s most disadvantaged communities. Through the GLA Grants - YLF Impact Partnerships Fund programme Groundwork is working with the Mayor of London to provide grants of between £100,000 and £200,000 for two year projects that use sport to support young people aged 10-25 who are at risk of getting involved in crime. The funded projects will create employment and training opportunities for participants. 

Groundwork - GLA Grants Stronger Communities Fund (London)

Groundwork is a federation of charities working nationally and locally to transform lives in the UK’s most disadvantaged communities. Through the GLA Grants - Stronger Communities Fund programme Groundwork is working with the Mayor of London to provide grants of between £2,000 to £10,000,  to projects that encourage and facilitate social integration between different groups through physical activity.

Sport England – Major Event Volunteer Fund (England)

Sport England supports grassroots sport in England. Their strategy is to work towards an active nation where everyone in England can benefit from sport and physical activity. Through the Major Event Volunteer Fund Sport England supports volunteering and ensuring that those who give their time to support major events can continue to gain form the benefits that volunteering can provide at a grassroots level. The fund aims to pilot ways to overcome the barriers deterring major event volunteers from transitioning to grassroots volunteering.

Sport England - The Community Asset Fund (England)

The Community Asset Fund is a programme dedicated to enhancing the spaces in local communities within England that give people the opportunity to be active.  This can include non traditional spaces such as canal towpaths, woodlands and open spaces – all with potential to be used and enjoyed as part of an active lifestyle.

Places to Ride Legacy Programme (England)

The Places to Ride Legacy programme will fund the development of multi-use facilities to engage with a broad spectrum of cyclists and to encourage people who have never cycled before to get on their bikes. This will also include a small grants fund for the improvement of existing cycling facilities and supporting opportunities to ride in communities across England.  Applications can be submitted at any time and decisions will be made every 12 weeks.  

Mayor of London – Active Londoners (London)

The main aim of the Active Londoners fund is to get more people in London participating, more often, in a wider range of sport and physical activity. The programme is open to both individuals and organisations. Active Londoners programme provides small and medium grants of up to £5,000 for a small local project or event that will take up to 12 weeks to complete or between £25,000 and £75,000 for a larger project that will take up to 12 months to complete.

The London Community Foundation – Active Communities (London)

The Active Communities Fund aims to support groups who deliver sport and physical activity opportunities that will result in more inactive people getting active. The fund is keen to encourage activity within communities and will support a diverse range of organisations, not just the traditional sports groups. In addition to increasing levels of physical activity, support will also be provided to groups who harness sport and physical activity to connect with the community; to engage and inspire those facing disadvantage, to reconnect people with society and to provide hope of turning lives around. Funding of between £1,000 and £10,000 is available to groups delivering activity in one or more of the following four priority boroughs - Barnet, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Waltham Forest.

Magic Little Grants (UK)

Localgiving has teamed up with the Postcode Community Trust to provide the Magic Little Grants programme. The fund provides small charities and community groups with grants of £500 for projects that meet either of the following themes: Overcoming barriers to participation in physical activities in creative ways; Increasing social cohesion through developing access to sports and other recreational activities. As part of the grant, organisations who are not currently members of Localgiving will also be awarded an annual Localgiving membership, worth £96, that will enable them to benefit from Localgiving's online fundraising support and services.

Walking & Cycling Grants for London (London)

Walking and Cycling Grants London is a programme which supports London’s diverse communities to walk and cycle more oftennot only as a means of transport but also a route to greater personal freedom, better health and more cohesive communities. The programme, funded by Transport for London and administered by Groundwork London, offers grants to projects of up to £10,000 over a three year period. The programme aims to increase walking and cycling and aims to make sure all Londoners benefit from the joys of walking and cycling.

Enovert Community Trust (UK)

Enovert Community Trust (formerly Cory Environmental Trust in Britain) is an Environmental body which supports community and environmental projects. The Trust awards grants under the terms of the Landfill Communities Fund (LCF), providing funding to a broad range of projects that have a positive impact on local communities. The Trust is committed to supporting community and environmental projects across the UK. These include improving community halls, the creation of new play areas and skate parks, and restoring green spaces. Fundraising by applicants is looked upon favourably by the Trustees. Applicants will need to secure a 10% third party contribution which will be payable to Enovert Limited prior to the project commencing.

Angling Improvement Fund (England)

The Angling Trust is the organisation that represents all game, coarse and sea anglers and angling in England and Wales. The Angling Trust, supported by the Environment Agency has launched the Angling Improvement Fund which re-invests part of the proceeds of coarse, trout and eel fishing licence sales in England in projects that directly benefit anglers. The types of projects supported include: Fish protection and predation management; Spring Maintenance and fishery improvements; Health amd Wellbeing benefits for older people.

Better Communities Fund (UK)

GLL is a charitable social enterprise that manages leisure centres, libraries and other community services. GLL is helping non-profit local community groups - e,g, Clubs, Schools, charities and social enterprises to crowdfund for projects that enable people to play, learn and be active together. Local Community groups will use Spacehive to raise pledges of up to £5,000 for their projects and GLL is able to provide in-kind support and resources such as qualified instructors and coaches, access to facilities and free activities (swimming, gym etc) up to the value of £5,000.

BlueSpark Foundation (England)

BlueSpark Foundation is a registered charity which supports the education and development of children and young people by providing grants for educational, cultural, sporting and other projects. Community groups, colleges and schools in England can apply for grants for relatively small-scale projects which are for the public benefit and which otherwise might not happen or would only happen on a lesser scale. In schools, the projects which are supported may relate to intra or extra-curricular activities. The foundation is particularly keen to support projects which the Trustees consider will help enhance the self-confidence, team working skills and future employability of children and young people.

Transforming British Tennis Together (UK)

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) wants to help fund any project that makes it easier for new and existing players to actively participate in tennis. With a large focus on creating more covered and floodlit courts, we're working towards two major aims: Double the number of children playing tennis: Double the number of times infrequent adults play tennis.

HS2 Community and Environment Fund (England)

The HS2 Community and Environment Fund (CEF) has been established to offset the disruption caused to local communities throughout the construction phase of HS2. The aim of the CEF is to award grants of up to £75,000 to projects that will benefit communities along the route. Supported projects could include, for example: Pedestrian, equestrian or cycle access; landscape and nature conservation / enhancement; enhancement / replacement of sports and recreational facilities; refurbishment / re-use of historic buildings and monuments. Capital and revenue costs can be funded.

Cash4Clubs (UK)

Any sports club that is registered with its sports' National Governing body or local authority can apply for up to £1,000 for staff and or volunteers to take part in training, gain qualifications and certifications related to sport or to help with the renovation of current facilities. Previous clubs supported include a new female basketball team and a sailing club wanting to kit out its new Yeoman 20 keelboat. No preference is given to types of sport or the age of people involved with the club, but sports clubs that play an active role in the community are preferred.

The National Lottery Community Fund - Youth Investment Fund (England)

The National Lottery Community Fund's Youth Investment Fund will support voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) youth organisations to deliver, expand and create high quality local youth provision in targeted communities across England. Grants can fund current services and activities but priority may be given to organisations looking to expand existing services and develop new ones. Proportionate overheads are eligible, and up to £50,000 of the grant can be used to help with the refurbishment of existing youth facilities, the development of new ones, and the purchase of equipment.

Wilmcote Charitrust

The Wilmcote Charitrust gives grants to Registered Charities and voluntary organisations working for the relief of poverty, sickness, old age and distress, the advancement of religion and education and such other charitable objects as considered appropriate by the trustees. Grants are made to a range of organisations including those whose work benefits ex-service personnel, medical charities, young person's charities, colleges and schools, religious charities and those that help the aged.

London Community Foundation (London)

London Community Foundation (LCF) is one of 48 community foundations across the UK. LCF is dedicated to improving the lives of disadvantaged Londoners. Child poverty, unemployment, isolation, homelessness, domestic violence and gang crime are some of the issues tackled through grant making activity. Support generally falls under the broad heading of social welfare with the majority of funds targeted at small community groups and charities. Applications must demonstrate a strong case for support, have clear aims and objectives, and, wherever possible, the applicant organisation or project will be user led and make a real difference to people within the community. LCF is able to fund a wide range of project costs including capital or revenue costs with some core costs considered.

East End Community Foundation (East End of London -Hackney, Newham and Tower Hamlets)

East End Community Foundation (EECF) is one of 48 community foundations across the UK. The Foundation funds grass roots organisations, directly delivers projects and works with local people, businesses, charities and public bodies to raise educational achievement, enhance employability and increase social cohesion. Support generally falls under the broad heading of social welfare. Applications must demonstrate a strong case for support, have clear aims and objectives, and, wherever possible, the applicant organisation or project will be user led and make a real difference to people within the community. EECF is able to fund a wide range of project costs including capital or revenue costs such as venue hire, promotional costs, start-up expenses, activities or training and some core costs.

Kent Community Foundation (Kent)

Kent Community Foundation (KCF) is one of 48 community foundations across the UK. The Foundation's aim is to provide funding that will directly address the needs of Kent's most vulnerable people and build strong and vibrant communities throughout the county. Most awards are made to small community and voluntary groups that are charitable in purpose and are working for the benefit of people in Kent and Medway. Projects generally fall under the broad heading of social welfare. Some funds for individuals in very specific circumstances are also available as are loans to support existing and newly created social enterprises that benefit the local community and enhance the economic, social and environmental vibrancy of Kent.

Community Foundation for Surrey (Surrey)

Community Foundation for Surrey (CFS) is one of 48 community foundations across the UK. CFS awards grants to community and voluntary groups for projects generally falling under the broad heading of social welfare. Surrey based community/voluntary groups who have a clear understanding of the needs of their community and are making a real difference can apply for funding to support changes that improve the quality of people's lives, build community capacity and empower local communities. Preference is given to projects working to become self-sustaining; and wherever possible, are user led. CFS is able to fund a wide range of project costs including core, revenue and capital costs for either new or existing projects or one-off initiatives.

Essex Community Foundation (Essex)

Essex Community Foundation (ECF) is one of 48 community foundations across the UK. Essex Community Foundation awards grants to voluntary or community groups and other not for profit organisations, which are charitable in purpose and are working for the benefit of people in Essex, Southend or Thurrock. ECF's support generally falls under the broad heading of social welfare; successful applications will demonstrate the following: A strong case for support; clear aims and objectives; wherever possible that the organisation or project is user led; that the grant will make a real difference to people within their community. ECF supports core costs / revenue costs, new or continuing projects, one-off initiatives and capital costs and particularly small, grass roots organisations.

Fans Fund Small Grants Scheme (UK)

The Premier League Fans Fund is a three year commitment from the Premier League and aims to improve the relationship between fans and their clubs, improve the way football supporters engage with each other and improve fans' experience of the game. There are two tiers of funding available, up to £5,000 or up to £20,000 and total costs for a project must not exceed £50,000. Funding is available for both one off events/campaigns and also for projects with duration of up to three years. Priority will be given to projects that strengthen the relationship between professional clubs and their fans, projects must have support from associated clubs before an application is considered.

Sport in Erasmus+ - Collaborative Partnerships (UK)

Erasmus+ is the EU programme for education, training, youth and sport. Collaborative partnerships is for sports associations and other organisations working in the area of sport or physical activity who are interested in working with European partners to share innovative ideas, promote sport or address sport related challenges. The specific objectives are to tackle cross-border threats to the integrity of sport, such as doping, match fixing and violence; promote and support good governance in sport and dual careers of athletes; promote voluntary activities in sport, together with social inclusion, equal opportunities and awareness of the importance of health-enhancing physical activity, through increased participation in, and equal access to sport for all.

Sport in Erasmus+ - Non Profit European Sport Events (UK)

Erasmus+ is the EU programme for education, training, youth and sport. Non Profit European Sports Events grants are available for not-for-profit organisations or public bodies looking to organise a major Europe-wide sports event. To be eligible for funding the event must involve partners or sportspeople from at least 12 participating countries, and contribute to delivering European policies in the field of sport. Funding can cover activities including: Organisation of activities which gain the attention of the public and media; Transnational training activities which improve the skills of sportspeople, coaches and volunteers in the run-up to an event; Organisation of side activities alongside a sporting event (e.g. conferences, seminars, workshops, etc); Implementation of legacy activities (e.g. evaluations or drafting of future plans).

Erasmus+ 2014 - 2020 Sport (UK)

Erasmus+ is the new €14.7bn EU programme for Education, Training, Youth and Sport for the period 2014-2020.  The Sports theme will support initiatives that combat doping; match fixing and intolerance; the organisation of training activities for athletes and volunteers in the run-up to the event, opening and closing ceremonies, competitions, side-activities to the sporting event (conferences, seminars), as well as the implementation of legacy activities, such as evaluations or drafting of future plans; strengthening of the evidence base for policy making; supporting the annual EU Sport Forum; and support to Sport Presidency events organised by the EU Member States holding the semester of presidency of the EU.

Canoe Foundation Grant (UK)

The Canoe Foundation is a grant making trust which aims to ‘positively change lives through canoeing'. The foundations purpose over the next few years is to support all to enjoy and benefit from the experience of paddling on our water in a sustainable manner. They aim to do this by: Facilitating suitable launching and landing points to water and providing more opportunities for a modern diverse community to enjoy canoeing with improved facilities; Promoting and supporting the conservation of inland waterways, rivers, oceans and the environment whilst allowing water users to have an enjoyable and readily accessible experience.To acheive this the foundation is looking to support projects with grants of between £2,000 and £10,000 which create new or improved launching points in urban or rural locations or as part of a water trail, such as steps or pontoons; Incorporate better accessibility or facilities at waterside locations which might improve the parking or changing aspects of a...