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Local Funding News


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


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


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 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


The Harry Payne Fund (West Midlands)


The Heart of England Community Foundation is now accepting applications for The Harry Payne Fund. This fund provides grants of between £250 and £1000 to support causes in Birmingham and within a 25 mile radius of the city centre, including Black Country, Coventry, Warwickshire, and parts...

13th December 2017


Funding for Community Groups in Areas Affected by Birmingham Airport Operations (West Midlands)


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 community groups in areas most affected by the Airport's operations. Since the Trust's inception in 1998 over £1.5 mi...

12th December 2017


UK Funding News


Grants to Support Action for Marine Conservation (UK)


Marine conservation charities and not for profit organisations based and working in the UK can apply to Sea-Changers for a grant towards projects that take place in the UK and address the charity’s current objectives which are to: 

  • Address the root causes of marine conserva...

    20th April 2018


    Funding for Research and Projects that Address Severe Learning Disabilities (UK)


    The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund is a registered charity which was established to provide both research and project funding in the area of severe learning difficulties, including autism for both children and adults. 

    Grants are made to cover capital projects and core costs to include staff...

    20th April 2018


    Hilden Charitable Fund Announces Next Application Deadline (UK)


    The Hilden Charitable Fund is open for applications. Within the UK, the Hilden Charitable Fund makes grants to projects that address disadvantage, notably by supporting causes which are less popular. In particular, the Fund wants to support projects that:

    • Address homelessness

    • 20th April 2018


      Funding to Support Education in Disadvantaged Areas (UK / International)


      Grants are available to support schools and registered charities that wish to undertake educational work with children and young people in disadvantaged areas. The British & Foreign Schools Society (BFSS) normally makes grants for educational projects totalling about £600,000 in any one ye...

      19th April 2018


      Funding for Small International Development Charities (UK / International)


      Not for profit organisations based in the UK that are working in any country that appears in the lowest 50 countries in the Human Development Index and with an annual income of less than £250,000 have until the 27th September  2018 to apply for funding from The Small Chari...

      18th April 2018


      Garfield Weston Foundation Launched One Off 60th Anniversary Fund (UK)


      In 2018 the Weston Garfield Foundation is celebrating its 60th anniversary. As part of these celebrations Foundation have launched the Weston Anniversary Fund. Through this scheme, state-maintained schools as well as other not for profit organisations can apply capital grants of between £30,...

      18th April 2018


      Funding for Research and Projects that Address Severe Learning Disabilities (UK)


      Schools, voluntary organisations and charities can apply for grants to help both children and adults suffering severe learning difficulties. The grants can be used to purchase capital equipment, support capital works as well as covering project and core costs such as staff costs, general running an...

      18th April 2018


      New Funding to Develop Artistic Practice (England)


      A new programme from Arts Council England, Developing your Creative Practice has been designed to support the development of independent creative practioners working in dance, theatre, music, visual arts, literature, combined arts o...

      17th April 2018


      Skipton Building Society Grassroots Giving 2018 (UK)


      Community groups in the UK apply to Skipton Building Society's Grassroots Giving programme from the 1st May until the 31st July 2018.  A total of £82,500 is available to help small groups and organisations make a difference in their neighbourhood.

      To b...

      17th April 2018


      Funding to Challenge Gender Inequality (UK)


      Not for profit organisations run by, for and with women in the UK have until 5pm on the 29th May 2018 to apply for grants of between £500 and £3,000 to support projects that will increase the skills, capacity and credibility of women who wish to challenge gender inequalit...

      17th April 2018