Funding News


Local Funding News


The Community Foundation for Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole


It is a grant making organisation working exclusively for the people of Dorset, specialising in effective management of funds and supporting charities and voluntary groups working to benefit those at most disadvantage in our local communities.<><>The Foundation administers Grassroots Grants, which a...

7th October 2009




Hall and Woodhouse Community Chest


Hall & Woodhouse set up the Community Chest in 2002 to provide local help for its local community in and around Dorset. <><>Since then they have donated over £135,000 to 195 worthy voluntary organizations. The Community Chest for 2009 is a pool of £20,000 and a time bank of up to 200 hou...

7th October 2009




Sowing SEEDS funding


Sowing SEEDS is a community led initiative that is providing £2.85 million for projects until December 2013. The funding is provided by the European Union through Local Action for Rural Communities and is administered by the Regional Development Agency.<><>Projects that can be considered for f...

6th October 2009




Dorset Strategic Partnership (DSP) small grants funding


£38,900 is available to registered charities and properly constituted voluntary organisations, as well as parish and town councils. The funding must be allocated by 31 March 2010. Projects must be completed within 12 months of funding being provided.<><>Grants will not be available to individu...

6th October 2009




Funding News for the South West


The Avon and Somerset Police Community Trust - Commissioner's Community Action Fund (South West)


Community and other local voluntary organisations in the Avon and Somerset police force area can apply for grants of up to £3,000 through the Avon and Somerset Police Community Trust - Commissioner's Community Action Fund.

 

This grant is funded by the Police and Crime Commissio...

8th June 2018


Grants for Projects to Help Prevent, or Reduce, the Risk of Heart Disease (Cornwall, Devon, Dorset)


The Heart Research UK (HRUK) and Subway® Healthy Heart grant scheme has re-opened for applications in Cornwall, Devon and Dorset.  Not for profit groups, voluntary organisations and registered charities are able to apply for grants of up to £10,000 for new, original and innovative pro...

17th April 2018


The Avon and Somerset Police Community Trust - Commissioner's Community Action Fund (South West)


Community and other local voluntary organisations in the Avon and Somerset police force area can apply for grants of up to £3,000 through the Avon and Somerset Police Community Trust - Commissioner's Community Action Fund. This grant is funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon and ...

10th April 2018


Bristol Community Energy - Small Grants Programme Opens for Applications (Bristol)


The next closing date for applications to the Bristol Community Energy Fund is 11am on the 25th May 2018. Through the fund, community groups in Bristol can apply for grants of between £500 and £10,000 for projects that support local people reduce their energy use and move toward cleaner ...

23rd March 2018


£100,000 Fund Launched to Transform Older People's Services (Bristol)


Organisations who are working with older people in the Bristol area have until the 22nd of February 2018 to apply for funding of up to £15,000.

Six leading charitable trusts have joined forces to create a £100,000 fund that will benefit the lives of older people living in...

6th February 2018


Funding for Youth Social Action Projects (Dorset)


Local groups working with young people aged between 10 and 20 (25 for disabled young people) across Dorset can apply for grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 for youth social action projects which last up to a year. Social action projects are those that develop skills and knowledge to ben...

22nd January 2018


The Avon and Somerset Police Community Trust - Commissioner's Community Action Fund (South West)


Community and other local voluntary organisations in the Avon and Somerset police force area can apply for grants of up to £3,000 through the Avon and Somerset Police Community Trust - Commissioner's Community Action Fund. This grant is funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon and ...

22nd December 2017


The Avon and Somerset Police Community Trust - Commissioner's Community Action Fund


Community and other local voluntary organisations in the Avon and Somerset police force area can apply for grants of up to £3,000 through the Avon and Somerset Police Community Trust - Commissioner's Community Action Fund. This grant is funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon and ...

20th December 2017


UK Funding News


Funding to Support the Development of Small Charities and Social Enterprises (UK)


Small charities, social enterprises and community interest companies can now register to apply for funding and support through the Fore Trust. The Trust is offering development funding of up to £30,000 and business support to expand the capacity of small charities, social enterprises and commu...

23rd July 2018


Funding for Young People’s Social Action Projects (UK)


Go Think Big are offering grants of up to £500 for social action projects put forward by young people aged 15 – 25. This is an opportunity to gain funding for a creative and unique project idea that will help society or the applicants local community. Projects supported will help young p...

23rd July 2018


British Ecological Society Outreach Grants Now Open (UK)


The British Ecological Society has announced that its Outreach Grants programme is now open for applications and will close at 14:00 (BST) on Monday 10th September 2018. Schools, museums, libraries and community groups can apply for grants to promote ecological science to a wide audience. Applicatio...

23rd July 2018


UK German Schools Flexible Funding Scheme (UK)


Schools and Youth groups in the UK and Germany can now apply for funding of between £500 and £5,000 from the UK German Connection Flexible Funding Scheme. This scheme aims to bring young people of the UK and Germany together to facilitate an exchange of ideas, joint learning and open dis...

23rd July 2018


Grants 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