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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


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


Funding for Rural Areas (South Devon)


The South Devon Coastal Local Action Group (LAG) has re-opened for applications. The LAG funding is used to support economic, environmental and community-based projects to encourage innovation and promote the prosperity of the rural coastal area between Plymouth and Exeter. Funding of £2,500 t...

14th 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