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Grants to Engage Young People and Adults in Science and the Arts (North West of England)


Organisations (preferably with charitable status) based in the north-west of England are invited to approach the Granada Foundation with imaginative proposals for projects that will encourage and promote the study, practice and appreciation of science and the arts.

The Foundation aims to make t...

7th February 2018


Grants of up to £50,000 Available to Tackle Local Health In-Equalities (Cheshire East, West, Warrington, Chester, Halton)


Small community groups can apply for grants of £50,000 for projects lasting up to two-years that address local health inequalities in Cheshire East, West, Warrington, Chester, Halton.

Grants are available for projects that cover small areas such as a few streets, a housing estate or a sma...

1st February 2018


Lancashire's 'LEADER' Rural Funding Programme Update (North West)


Lancashire's three LEADER programmes have been allocated £4.2 million of rural funding and are now accepting calls for projects focussed on Enterprise, Farming, Rural Services, Culture and Heritage, Forestry and Tourism. Recently funded projects include: Brindle Distillery, Chorley (Lancashir...

13th December 2017


Grants to Engage Young People and Adults in Science and the Arts (North West of England)


Organisations (preferably with charitable status) based in the north-west of England are invited to approach the Granada Foundation with imaginative proposals for projects that will encourage and promote the study, practice and appreciation of science and the arts. The Foundation aims to make the re...

11th December 2017


Cheshire LEADER Programme Re-opens for Applications (Cheshire)


Following the result of the EU referendum, Cheshire West and Chester Council have confirmed that the Cheshire LEADER Programme is officially open again, providing funding for rural areas across Cheshire, Warrington and the Dunham Massey area. Grants of £2,500 to £50,000 are available for...

1st December 2017


£90,000 Awarded to West Cumbrian Causes (Cumbria)


Cumbria Community Foundation (CCF) have announced that 21 local constituted community groups have recently received a share of £91,000 awarded by their grants panel. Grants awarded from funds administered by CCF and benefitting communities in Cumbria range in value and support a wide range of ...

30th November 2017


Lancashire Leader Programmes Open for Applications (North West)


The Lancashire LEADER 2015-2020 programmes are now officially open for applications. Leader is a European funding programme designed to support the development of the rural economy by providing grants to small businesses and communities. The LEADER scheme is part of the Rural Development Programme ...

28th November 2017


Funding for Environmental Charities and Community Groups (North West)


Environmental charities and community groups in the North West are being offered the chance to develop their online fundraising capabilities as well as receiving up to £500 in £ for £ matched funding for donations received online. Funding is being provided by the People's Postcode ...

27th November 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