Grant Directories

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Royal Society of Chemistry - Travel Grants for PhD Students and Early Career Scientists (UK)

The Royal Society of Chemistry's Travel Grants for PhD Students and Early Career Scientists programme provides funding of up to £200 for travelling to attend RSC-run conferences or workshops. Members may also apply to their Division (excluding the Industry and Technology Division) for a competitive grant to support their participation at any scientific conference or workshop anywhere in the world.

Cumbria Community Foundation - Better Tomorrows Fund (Cumbria)

The Cumbria Community Foundation exists to benefit disadvantaged people and communities by making grants to support relevant charitable or voluntary organisations, which make a difference within their local area. Through the Better Tomorrows Fund the foundation provides grants of up to £25,000 for accredited training for youth workers via Cumbria Youth Alliance’s training programme. 

Institute of Physics - CR Barber Trust (UK)

The Institute of Physics (IOP) is a leading scientific society and charitable organisation, their aim is to advance physics education, research and application by providing positive and compelling experiences of physics to public audiences through engaging and entertaining activities and events. Through the CR Barber Trust programme the IOP provides grants to PHD students who want to attend an overseas conference. Applicants can use the grant for any part of conference attendance including: travel; registration fees; accommodation.

Institute of Physics - Bell Burnell Graduate Scholarship Fund (UK)

The Institute of Physics (IOP) is a leading scientific society and charitable organisation, their aim is to advance physics education, research and application by providing positive and compelling experiences of physics to public audiences through engaging and entertaining activities and events. Through the Bell Burnell Graduate Scholarship Fund the IOP provides funding for full or part-time graduates wishing to study towards a doctorate in physics and from groups that are currently under-represented in physics.

Thomas Wall Trust - Grants for Individuals (UK)

The Thomas Wall trust is a grant making trust. Through the Grants for Individuals programme the trust provides grants of up to £1,500 to support motivated adults living in the UK to undertake education and training that will increase their chances of employment. Grantees may apply for up to £1,500 towards course fees (the course must be an accredited vocational course up to level 3) and/or costs associated with studying including: child care, travel and mobility costs, and accessible study materials. The Trust will contribute towards funding specialist equipment, but rarely at the maximum grant amount. Individuals may re-apply if their course lasts for more than a year.

Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe - Skills, Knowledge and Tools for Jewish Education Programme (Europe)

The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe aims to ensure that Jewish culture and heritage are actively supported, valued and looked after for generations to come. Through the Skills, Knowledge and Tools for Jewish Education programme the foundation provides grants of between £15,000 and £40,000 per year to support Jewish community organisations to devise and implement high quality professional development training for their staff and volunteers. As a result, participants will develop stronger Jewish fluency expressed in more educational programming with quality Jewish content reflected in an increased usage of Jewish materials and vocabulary in their activities.

Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe - Archives and Libraries Professional Training Programme (Europe)

The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe aims to ensure that Jewish culture and heritage are actively supported, valued and looked after for generations to come. Through the Archives and Libraries Professional Training Programme the foundation provides grants for the training of staff at all levels, including archivists, librarians, conservators, photographers, etc. This may include consultation visits by archival or library experts to European Jewish institutions, as well as learning trips by archival or library staff members seeking to visit experts based at other European institutions. This may also cover visits by professionals to help seek strategic advice for the future of their archive or library.

Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe - Professional Development Language Grant (Europe)

The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe aims to ensure that Jewish culture and heritage are actively supported, valued and looked after for generations to come. Through the Professional Development Language Grant programme the foundation provides funding of up to £2,000 to enable Jewish heritage professionals to take an online course in Hebrew or any Jewish language (e.g. Yiddish, Judeo-Spanish). The course must be administered by an institution, whether university, community centre or language school, and must deliver a certificate of attendance.

Cumbria Community Foundation - Gibb Charitable Trust Fund (Borough of Copeland, the District of Allerdale (excluding the parish of Keswick), the Parish of Alston Moor)

The Cumbria Community Foundation exists to benefit disadvantaged people and communities by making grants to support relevant charitable or voluntary organisations, which make a difference within their local area. Through the Gibb Charitable Trust Fund, the Foundation provides grants of £500 to support students and trainees aged sixteen and over in vocational studies in the Borough of Copeland, the District of Allerdale (excluding the parish of Keswick), or the Parish of Alston Moor.

Community Foundation for Merseyside - John Goore (Lydiate)

The Community Foundation for Merseyside exists to benefit disadvantaged communities by making grants to support relevant charitable or voluntary organisations, which make a difference to their local communities. Through the John Goore programme the foundation provides support and funding to local residents of Lydiate.  The fund focuses on individuals who reside in the area and who are entering or continuing with higher education or training, which also includes vocational training.  Adults who may need to re-train perhaps after a period of unemployment or redundancy are welcome to apply for a grant to help them gain new skills which will assist them in gaining new employment. Funding is also available for voluntary/community groups undertaking projects that benefit Lydiate and its residents and local groups providing education and training to those classed as NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training).

Staffordshire Community Foundation - ESF Community Grants (Staffordshire)

The Staffordshire Community Foundation exists to benefit disadvantaged communities by making grants to support relevant charitable or voluntary organisations, which make a difference to their local communities. Through the ESF Community Grants programme the foundation provides funding of up to £20,000 to organisations based or working within the county of Staffordshire working to move people closer to employment, education or training. These grants are financed through the European Union and are designed to develop the capacity of the community and to meet local needs. 

UK Government – T Levels Capital Fund (UK)

The Department for Education is responsible for children’s services and education, including early years, schools, higher and further education policy, apprenticeships and wider skills in England. Through the T Levels Capital Fund, the Department aims to help eligible providers to have world class facilities for the delivery of T levels. There are two elements to the fund: Specialist equipment allocation (SEA) and Competitive buildings and facilities improvement grant (BFIG).

Wolfson Foundation – Funding for Universities and Research Institutions (UK)

The Wolfson Foundation awards grants to support and promote excellence in education, science & medicine, the arts & humanities and health & disability. Through its Funding for Universities and Research Institutions funding stream the Foundation aims to support research intensive universities and research institutions. Grants are awarded towards new buildings, refurbishment work and major equipment to enable high quality research. Awards are also made on occasion to support access to university collections held in university-owned museums and research libraries or to improve public engagement with science. Applications from universities should be co-ordinated by the Development Office to ensure that the project presented is the institution’s strategic priority.

The Garfield Weston Foundation - Education (UK)

The Garfield Weston Foundation is a charitable grant-making foundation, which supports a wide range of causes across the UK, donating over £70 million annually. The Trustees have a preference for charities directly delivering services and activities to those in need and are especially keen to see applications from charities in the Welfare, Youth and Community sectors and also in regions of economic disadvantage.   Through its Education programme, the Foundations supports education projects, from small local projects such as reading schemes and after school clubs, to major institutions such as universities.

Institute of Mathematics – University Liaison Fund (UK)

The University Liaison Grants scheme is available to give university student mathematical societies funding of up to £400 for activities to enhance their programmes for their members and to promote mathematics. The types of activities that can be funded include mathematical activities such as: putting on talks, attending conferences or places of mathematical interest; support for students to attend the tomorrow’s mathematicians today conference; careers activities; networking activities, quizzes and promotional activities.

Spark Awards (UK)

The Spark Awards provide grants of up to £15,000 for programmes of public engagement that inspire and involve target audiences with science and technology. Activities must focus on astronomy, solar and planetary science, particle physics, particle astrophysics, cosmology, nuclear physics or accelerator science. Well-planned proposals for novel or innovative approaches towards engagement are welcomed. Grant funded researchers, STFC scientists and engineers, facility users, schools, museums, science communicators and amateur astronomy groups are all eligible to apply.

Integrated Communities English language Programme (England)

The Integrated Communities English language programme aims to enhance the English language skills of people living in communities where there is a high proportion of people speaking little or no English. A total of £6 million is available between 1 April 2019 and 31 March 2020. The aim is to help integrate non-English speakers by building their confidence to engage outside their immediate community and mix with people from different backgrounds alongside improving proficiency in English. The funding is available to partnerships and consortia of training providers operating ...

Leverhulme Trust - International Academic Fellowships

The Leverhulme Trust International Acacemic fellowship enables established researchers based at UK educational institutions the opportunity to spend a period of time in overseas research centres to develop new knowledge, skills and ideas.  The Fellowship may be used to: Observe and learn ground breaking techniques or practices; develop new lines of research through overseas collaboration; make 'discipline hopping excursions' into new areas of research; develop innovations in teaching; exchange ideas.  Fellowships to a maximum of £50,000 may be awarded to cover travel to and from the overseas country, as a maintenance grant to meet the increased cost of living overseas and to cover essential reseach costs.

Leverhulme Trust - Early Career Fellowship

The Leverhulme Trust's Early Career Fellowships aim to provide career development opportunities for those at a relatively early career stage but who have a proven track record of research.  It is expected that Fellows will undertake a significant piece of publishable work and that the Fellowship will lead to a permanent academic position.  Around 100 Fellowships are available with the Trust contributing 100% of each Fellows total salary costs up to a maximum of £50,000 in year 1 and then the Trust will contribute 50% of each Fellows total salary costs up to a maximum of £25,000 per annum in years two and three.  Fellows may also request research expenses of up to £6,000.  Fellowships are tenable for 3 years on a full time basis.

Leverhulme Trust - Major Research Fellowships

The Leverhulme Trust awards Fellowships to fund salary costs (normally starting at the most junior point of the lecturer scale) of an individual to undertake the normal duties of the applicant for the duration of the Fellowship.  A Major Research Fellow may also request research expenses up to an annual maximum of £6,000 as part of the application procedure.  Fellowships can last for 2 or 3 years.  The Awards enable well-established and distinguished researchers to devote themselves to a single research project of outstanding originality and significance.  Candidates should state explicitly what the outcomes of the research will be.

Roman Society School Grant (UK)

The Roman Society is the leading organisation in the United Kingdom for those interested in the study of Rome and the Roman Empire. The Society's Schools Committee makes grants to schools to help promote the teaching of Latin and Roman studies. Most of the grants are awarded for the purchase of textbooks and other books on Roman topics, but the Committee also makes awards to groups and schools organising lectures or study days on Roman themes, and has recently made money available for archaeology fieldwork bursaries. Applications from schools planning to start courses in Latin are particularly welcome.  Grants usually range from £50 to £600.

Sobell Foundation Grant (UK)

The Sobell Foundation Grant focuses on children, the sick, elderly, needy and disabled. The Trustees aim to achieve a reasonable spread between Jewish charities (operating principally in the U.K. and Israel) and non-Jewish charities operating in the UK. The foundation concentrate their funding on small national or local charities. Funding is restricted to charities working in the following areas: Medical care and treatment, including respite care and hospices, Care for physically and mentally disabled adults and children, Education and training for adults and children with physical and learning disabilities, Care and support of the elderly, Care and support for children and Homelessness. The funding amount is discretionary and applications can be submitted at any time.