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Leicester Groups Invited to Apply for Community Grants


Voluntary and Community groups in Leicester are being invited to apply for funding through the Leicester City Council, Cultural Service's Small Community Grants programme.<><>These grants are available to enable people in Leicester to take part in a wide range of arts, heritage, leisure, sporting an...

24th October 2005




Leicester Community Funding Streams to Merge


Voluntary Action Leicester has announced that from April 2005 onwards, it will merge the he Community Empowerment Fund (CEF), Community Chests & Community Learning Chests into a single funding stream to be called the Single Community Programme (SCP).<><>The overall aim of the SCP will be to provide ...

30th March 2005




Funding News for the West Midlands


Funding for Community Projects (West Midlands)


The Birmingham Airport Community Trust Fund has announced that the next closing date for applications is the Friday 21st August 2018 with grants awarded in October 2018. 

 

The Trust makes grants of up to £3,000 to locally managed, constituted community groups in areas most...

22nd May 2018


New Capital Grant Scheme Launched to Provide Accommodation for Vulnerable People (West Midlands)


Housing organisations, charities and others that have a successful track record and expertise in delivering capital projects and support for vulnerable/ disadvantaged people are being invited to apply for grants of between £500,000 and £1.35 million to provide accommodation solutions for...

22nd May 2018


Funding for Projects Affected by Birmingham Airport (West Midlands)


Grants of up to £3,000 to support capital and revenue project costs are available to locally managed, constituted community groups in areas most affected by Birmingham Airport's operations. The fund is made available through the Birmingham Airport Community Trust and the Trust will support pro...

2nd May 2018


Support for Teachers Returning to Work After a Break (West Midlands and South East of England)


Schools from across the West Midlands and the South East are being asked to take part in a government programme designed to help teachers return to the classroom after a career break. Proposed as part of the drive to help schools attract and keep the best and brightest people working in their classr...

26th March 2018


Grants for small Charities Supporting the Disadvantaged (Black Country, Coventry, Warwickshire, and parts of Worcestershire and Staffordshire)


Grants of between £250 and £1,000 are available to registered charities and charitable incorporated organisations within a 25-mile radius of Birmingham City Centre that have an income of less than £500,000 per year and who support the disadvantaged.  This includes the Black Coun...

2nd February 2018


Birmingham Airport Community Trust Fund (Birmingham)


The Birmingham Airport Community Trust Fund has announced that the next closing date for applications is the 23rd February 2018. The Trust makes grants of up to £3,000 to locally managed, constituted community groups in areas most affected by the Airport's operations.

Since the Trust's in...

31st January 2018


Funding to Promote the Development of Rural Areas (Worcestershire)


The next deadline to submit an Expression of Interest to the Worcestershire LEADER Programme 2014-2020 is the 13th April 2018. Micro or small enterprises, farmers, community groups and charities can apply for grants of between £2,500 and £50,000. Projects supported will need to address o...

26th January 2018


Community Innovation Fund Opens for Applications (Birmingham)


Community groups Birmingham that successfully raise money towards their project via the crowdfunding website "Crowdfunder" are eligible to apply for additional funding of between £100 and £10,000 through Birmingham City Council's Community Innovation Fund. The council is offering seed fu...

11th January 2018


UK Funding News


Grants of up to £2,000 for Projects Tackling Disadvantage and Deprivation (England, Scotland & Wales)


The next application deadline for the Greggs Foundation Local Community Projects Fund is the 28th September 2018.  The foundation is a grant making trust which distributes around £1.8 million per year to organisations throughout England, Scotland and Wales. The Local Community Projects Fu...

20th July 2018


Funding for Biodiversity Projects and Community Buildings (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)


Biffa Awards which are part of the Landfills Communities Fund has announced that grants of between £10,000 and £75,000 are available to not for profit for community buildings and re-building biodiversity projects.

 

Under the Re-building Biodiversity&...

20th July 2018


Grants for UK-German Partnership Visits (UK)


The Partnership Visit Fund supports new or on-going partnerships between UK and German schools by providing financial support of up to £1,000 for teachers' visits to a partner school. Teachers of primary and secondary schools can apply for a visit that revives an existing school partnership or...

20th July 2018


Education Support Funding for Looked After Children and Young Carers (UK)


Schools and other training and educational institutions have until the 27th August 2018 to apply for funding and non- financial support to pilot new and innovative approaches to improving the educational attainment of looked after children and young carers so that they are able to take advantage of ...

19th July 2018


Skills and Opportunities Fund To Re-open in September (UK)


The Natwest Bank has announced that its £2 million Skills and Opportunities Fund will re-open for applications in early September. Charities, social enterprises, community groups, state-funded schools and colleges across the UK and Ireland will be able to apply for funding of up to £35,0...

19th July 2018


Holiday Grants for Disadvantaged and Disabled Children (UK)


Schools, youth groups, not for profit organisations and charities have until the 2nd July 2018 to apply for grants of £500 to £2,500 to support recreational trips or holidays within the UK between the 1st September and 31st December 2018 for groups of children e...

18th July 2018


Grants for Improvements to Small Theatres (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland)


Round 13 of the Theatres Trust’s UK Theatres Grants Scheme is open to applications for capital grants of up to £5,000. Organisations eligible to apply will be running small theatres, have UK charitable or not-for-profit legal structures and be:

 

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    18th July 2018


    One Stop Carriers for Causes (England, Scotland and Wales)


    Schools that are located within 2 miles of a One Stop shop can apply for grants of up to £1,000 for projects that benefit their local community. One Stop's ‘Carriers for Causes' is funded through the money raised from the 5p bag charge in One Stop stores in England, Wales and Scotland. ...

    17th July 2018


    Grants Available to Restore the UK’s Industrial Heritage (UK)


    Grants up to £20,000 are available for the restoration of important industrial buildings, structures, machinery, vehicles and vessels within the UK. Grants can be made to not-for-profit organisations such as trusts, charities and CICs and are for capital funding only.

     

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    17th July 2018


    Holiday Grants for Disadvantaged and Disabled Children (UK)


    Schools, youth groups, not for profit organisations and charities have until the 2nd July 2018 to apply for grants of £500 to £2,500 to support recreational trips or holidays within the UK between the 1st September and 31st December 2018 for groups of children e...

    17th July 2018