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Artemis Charitable Foundation

The Artemis Charitable Foundation makes donations to charities operating in the UK and internationally primarily in four key areas; health; education; poverty; and the environment.

Royal Society of Chemistry - Accessibility Grant (UK)

The Royal Society of Chemistry's Accessibility Grant programme provides funding of up to £1,000 per year to help with the cost of specific support to attend a chemistry-related meeting, conference, workshop or professional development event. This support might be any form of equipment, service, or other personal expense associated with meeting the applicants access needs.

The Dischma Charitable Trust (England & Wales)

The Dischma Charitable Trust provides grants to organisations in England and Wales that require funding for projects that fall into the following categories: Education/training; The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives; Disability; The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty; Overseas Aid/famine Relief; Arts/culture/heritage/science; Animals; Environment/conservation/heritage.

The Physiological Society - Outreach Grants (UK)

The Physiological Society is Europe's largest network of physiologists and have been at the forefront of science for 145 years. Through the Outreach Grant the society provides grants to: increase understanding and awareness of physiology amongst the non-expert public; To increase awareness of the opportunities available to those who pursue physiology in their education; To increase engagement with physiology research.

Society for Advanced Microbiology - Outreach and Engagement Grant (UK)

The Society for Applied Microbiology is the oldest microbiology society in the UK, serving microbiologists around the world. Through the Outreach and Engagement Grant the society provides grants of up to £4,000 to support activities where aspects of microbiology are promoted to the general public and other relevant stakeholders (or to create resources used for education and training). Proposals eligible for support can be very diverse, from pieces of art and drama to popular music, or funds may be used to aid individuals to attend and exhibit at public science festivals, or in collaborations with schools and community groups.

European Society for Evolutionary Biology - Outreach Fund (International)

The European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB) is an academic society that brings together more than 2000 evolutionary biologists from Europe and the rest of the world – researchers, academic teachers, students, as well as journalists and other persons interested in evolution. Through the Outreach Initiative Fund the society provides funding for projects that promote evolution-related activities. The goal of this initiative is to improve public knowledge about evolution globally. Applications for funding will be accepted for educational initiatives that promote evolution, translation of evolutionary material (books, films, and websites) intended for a general audience, public outreach seminars, public exhibitions, etc.

Anatomical Society - Public Engagement and Outreach Grant (UK)

The Anatomical Society (AS), founded in 1887, is a learned society with charitable status.  Its aims are to promote, develop and advance research and education in all aspects of anatomical science. Through the Public Engagement and Outreach Grant the society will provide grants of up to £500 to members of the society to ignite curiosity in young and old audiences about the anatomy of humans and animals and to stimulate Anatomists to share their stories, passion and expertise in innovative ways with wider audiences, particularly those that are traditionally hard to reach.

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 - Anthony Waterhouse Fellowship (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 Anthony Waterhouse Fellowship the IOP provides grants to teachers who have an idea about physics teaching that they would like to develop. 

The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Fund – Small Grants Programme (UK)

The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Fund (PWCF) is a grant making organisation which aims to transform lives and build sustainable communities across the UK by funding a wide range of good causes within their core funding themes: Heritage & Conservation, Education, Health & Wellbeing, Social Inclusion, Environment and Countryside. Through the Small Grants Programme, the PWCF will award grants of up to £5,000 to not-for-profit organisations with an income of up to £1 million. The average award is £1,500. Priority will be given to organisations of which HRH The Prince of Wales is Patron. Applications can be made at any time and will be considered by the Small Grant committee at their quarterly meetings.

The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Fund – Major Grants Programme (UK)

The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Fund is a grant making organisation which aims to transform lives and build sustainable communities across the UK by funding a wide range of good causes within their core funding themes: Heritage & Conservation, Education, Health & Wellbeing, Social Inclusion, Environment and Countryside. The Major Grants Programme will award grants of over £5,000 to not-for-profit organisations. Organisations can apply for major grants by invitation only.

Ogden Trust - School Partnerships (UK)

The Ogden Trust are a charitable trust that exists to promote the teaching and learning of physics. The School Partnerships programme offers funding and support to groups of schools that are committed to enhancing physics teaching and learning. In secondary education the programme aims to: increase the number of students taking physics at GSCE, A-level and at university, particularly for under-privileged and under-represented students; support teachers of physics, particularly for those without a subject specialism and those teaching in state schools in remote rural areas, or areas of social deprivation. In primary education the programme aims to: raise the profile of science in the primary curriculum, with the emphasis on physical processes enhance teachers’ confidence in the planning, delivery and assessment of primary science (physical processes); support science subject leaders in creating a sustainable network.

Johnson Foundation (Liverpool City Region)

The Foundation supports UK registered charities working specifically within the Liverpool City Region in the areas of Welfare, Youth, Community, Arts, Education and Health.

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 - Swales Trust 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 Swales Trust Fund, the Foundation provides grants of up to £1,000 to support individuals who live and have a home address in Cumbria for education in the farming, forestry, game-keeping or horticultural industries.

Cumbria Community Foundation - Out of Eden Fund (Upper Eden Valley & surrounding parishes, 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 Out of Eden Fund, the Foundation provides grants of between £500 and £1,000 for charitable not-for-profit groups whose projects benefit the communities within the priority area of the fund which includes the Upper Eden Valley, particularly around the 17 parishes included in the Upper Eden Community Plan. Examples of projects supported include, employability skills for disadvantaged young people, activities for isolated and disadvantaged older people, and vocational training and education for people with disabilities.

Community Foundation for Lancashire - The BIBAs Foundation (Lancashire)

The Community Foundation for Lancashire 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 BIBAs Foundation programme the foundation provides grants of up to £5,000 to enable young people aged 16-24 to flourish, learn and develop skills or knowledge- particularly to encourage enterprise; continue or expand their work experience; build their capacity for the future. Projects that improve confidence levels which can help towards future employment and enterprise prospects can be considered also.

Community Foundation for Lancashire - John Laing Charitable Trust Fund (Lancashire)

The Community Foundation for Lancashire 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 Laing Charitable Trust Fund the foundation provides grants of up to £1,000 to small grassroots groups with projects that address any of the following: Homelessness; Disadvantaged young people (aged 4 – 18); Education; Community regeneration which should include charities benefitting the aged.

Community Foundation for Merseyside - Joseph Harley Bequest Fund (Formby)

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 Joseph Harley Bequest Fund the foundation provides grants of up to £250 to support young people to undertake projects or activities, where assistance from public bodies is not usually available. Applications for funding assistance will be considered for advancement of education and training of individuals, under the age of 25 who are residents of Formby.

Community Foundation for Merseyside - Sefton Education & Learning Fund (Sefton)

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 Sefton Education & Learning Fund the foundation provides grants of up to £250 to advance the education of young people aged 25 or under, living in Sefton, and to benefit those groups or charities who provide an educational service or facility in the area.

Community Foundation for Merseyside - Women's Fund (Merseyside)

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 Women's Fund the foundation provides grants of up to £10,000 to organisations that ​support​ ​women​ ​who​ ​are​ ​most​ ​marginalised​ ​to​ ​overcome​ ​barriers that​ ​prevent​ ​them​ ​from​ ​fulfilling​ ​their​ ​potential. ​ The​ ​programme will benefit women and girls, investing in a wide variety of projects, that make a tangible and long-term difference to health, well-being, confidence and social/economic activity, as well as addressing equality gaps.

Cheshire Community Foundation - Knutsford Fund Main Grants Programme (Knutsford and surrounding area)

The Cheshire 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 Knutsford Fund Main Grants Programme the foundation provides grants of up to £10,000 to projects that meet the following aims: To improve mental health and wellbeing - particularly at an early intervention stage; To tackle poverty and disadvantage for people of all ages; To build stronger communities ; To increase education skills and employment opportunities. Funding is available to organisations supporting beneficiaries in the four Knutsford wards of Nether, Norbury Booths, Over and Bexton and extend to the rural areas surrounding Knutsford town -  including Tabley, Lower Peover, Tatton, Ollerton and  Chelford where people rely on services delivered in Knutsford. 

Cheshire Community Foundation - Knutsford Fund Small Grants Programme (Knutsford and surrounding area)

The Cheshire 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 Knutsford Fund Small Grants Programme the foundation provides grants of up to £2,000 to projects with the following aims: To improve mental health and wellbeing - particularly at an early intervention stage; To tackle poverty and disadvantage for people of all ages; To build stronger communities; 
To increase education skills and employment opportunities. Funding is available to organisations supporting beneficiaries in the four Knutsford wards of Nether, Norbury Booths, Over and Bexton and extend to the rural areas surrounding Knutsford town -  including Tabley, Lower Peover, Tatton, Ollerton and  Chelford where people rely on services delivered in Knutsford. 

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. 

Schroder Charity Trust

The Schroder Charity Trust is an independent grant-making Family Trust that has been supporting the charitable and voluntary sector for over 70 years.   The Trust makes grants in the areas of Education & Young People; Communities; Environment & Conservation; Health; Arts & Culture; International Development; Heritage; Supporting the Armed Forces.

Royal Academy of Engineering – Ingenious (UK)

As the UK’s national academy for engineering and technology, the Royal Academy of Engineering brings together the most talented and successful engineers to advance and promote excellence in engineering for the benefit of society. Through the Ingenious funding programme the Academy provides funding of between £3,000 and £30,000 to projects that engage the public with engineers and engineering while providing engineers with skills and opportunities in public engagement.

Institute of Physics - Travel Bursaries (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. The Institute of Physics provides financial support to research students and early career physicists to attend international conferences, major national meetings, and to visit international facilities.

Institute of Physics - Carers 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. This fund helps IOP members attend physics-related events or conferences that they might not otherwise be able to go to because they have care responsibilities.

The British Academy - Rising Star Engagement Awards (UK)

The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past, present and future. Through the Rising Star Engagement Awards programme the British Academy provides financial support to enable established early career academics to actively engage in the work of the Academy and to enhance their own skills and career development through the organisation of events, training, and mentoring activities for a wide range of other early career researchers. 

Lipman-Miliband Trust (UK)

The Lipman-Miliband Trust supports the needs of those engaged in socialist education. The Trust encourages new work within this broad field, taking into consideration new areas of cultural and political work in institutions of learning but also in community organisations and among NGOs.

The Ogden Trust – Early Career Teacher Development (UK)

The Ogden Trust are a charitable trust that exists to promote the teaching and learning of physics. The Trust do this by enabling innovative physics teaching to take place in, and collaboratively between, schools, often forging links to universities. Through the Early Career Teacher Development programme, the trust supports physics teachers who are between their second and fifth year of teaching post qualifying. The programme is designed to support early career teachers in their subject knowledge and pedagogical development following their formal teacher training.

Wellcome Trust - Secondment Fellowships (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Secondment Fellowships programme the Trust supports humanities and social science researchers who are already receiving funding from Wellcome. Researchers spend three to six months working at non-academic organisations to develop their skills.

Wellcome Trust - Starter Grant for Clinical Lecturers (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Starter Grants for Clinical Lecturers programme the Trust provides small grants to enable clinical lecturers to pursue their research work, gather preliminary data and strengthen their applications for longer-term fellowships and funding.

Wellcome Trust - Master's Studentships in Humanities and Social Science (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Master's Studentship in Humanities and Social Science programme the Trust enables researchers to undertake humanities or social science Master's courses in any area of health.

Wellcome Trust – PhD Training Fellowships for Clinicians (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science.  Through the PhD Training Fellowships for Clinicians programme the Trust offers clinicians the opportunity to undertake a PhD within a structured and mentored training environment.

Wellcome Trust – Biomedical Vacation Scholarships (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science.  Through the Biomedical Vacation Scholarship programme the Trust provide promising undergraduates with hands-on experience of research during the summer holidays, with the aim or encouraging them to consider a career in research.

Wellcome Trust – Four Year PhD Studentships in Science (UK)

The Wellcome Trust is a research charity that funds research to improve human and animal health. The Trust supports both biomedical research and research into the public understanding of science. Through the Four Year PhD Studentships in Science programme the trust is offering graduates outstanding training in scientific research.

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.

Wolfson Foundation – Funding for Charities Working in Mental Health (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 Charities Working in Mental Health funding stream the Foundation aims to support organisations that are focused on mental illness. Grants are awarded towards capital projects with an emphasis on projects which focus on training, employment and supported housing.

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.

Clarion Futures Digital Fund (UK)

Clarion Futures Digital Fund is dedicated to promoting digital inclusion to social housing residents enabling them to access the benefits the digital world has to offer.  The Fund is designed to support Clarion residents of all ages to get and stay online and to use the internet as an everyday tool, safely and confidently. Not-for-profit organisations with projects that can prove that the majority of beneficiaries will be Clarion residents can apply for funding of between £1,000 and £5,000. The fund aims to reach:- residents who have never used the internet before; residents who may have previously used online facilities but are unaware of the full potential to use the internet in their everyday lives; residents with limited internet skills.

Hospice UK Wolfson Bursaries – Care Home Staff (UK)

Hospice UK is the National charity for hospice and palliative care. The purpose of the Wolfson bursaries for care home staff is to improve the quality of care given to patients, their carers and families. Funding of up to £1,500 in any one year is available to nurses, healthcare assistants or Allied Health Professionals who are employed by care homes for courses that are detailed in the guidance notes.

Hospice UK Wolfson Bursaries – Hospice Staff (UK)

Hospice UK is the National charity for hospice and palliative care. The purpose of the Wolfson bursaries for hospice staff is to improve the quality of care given to patients in need of hospice and palliative care, and to their families and carers. The programme aims to improve the professional development of independent staff, increasing their expertise in the work that they do. Bursaries can be used to cover fees for university accredited palliative care courses including degree, masters and PhD level programmes and modules from the same. 

The National Lottery Community Fund – Safeguarding Training Fund Phase 1 (England)

The National Lottery Community Fund distributes money raised by the National Lottery to support local communities. The Safeguarding Training Fund phase 1 will provide funding of up to £570,000 to Voluntary, Community and Social enterprise organisations as part of a wider government strategy to improve safeguarding practice across the voluntary sector in England. Funding is being made available to improve access to training, support and advice. Phase 1 of funding is looking for an organisation or partnership of organisations with the track record and knowledge to develop high quality resources which will be freely available to the voluntary sector to improve safeguarding practice.

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.

Woodroffe Benton Foundation (UK)

The Woodroffe Benton Foundation is an independent grant making foundation for charities operating in the UK. It supports work that falls into the following categories: tackle poverty, provide care for the elderly, promote education and support environmental projects. Applications are welcome from UK charitable organisations for funding of between £500 and £2,500. The trustees prefer to contribute to core operating costs rather than a specific project. Applications are considered at quarterly meetings in January, April, July and October.

Education and Training Foundation – Taking Teaching Further Fund (UK)

The Education and Training Foundation was established in 2013 to support the continuing transformation of the technical and vocational education system by ensuring that the sector has world class leaders, teachers and trainers. The taking teaching further fund is a national initiative to attract experienced industry professionals with expert technical knowledge and skills to work in Further Education. The focus is on priority sectors, including the first T Level routes, and a fund of up to £5m will be available.

Smallwood Trust – Women First Fund (UK)

The Smallwood Trust aims to help women to overcome financial difficulties and improve their social and emotional well-being. The Women First Fund utilises funds received from the Tampon Tax Fund to provide grants to projects which enable women on low incomes to access new skills, training, confidence building and employment opportunities. Tampon Tax funding is matched with Smallwood Trust funding.

Denise Coates Foundation (England)

The Denise Coates Foundation was previously known as the bet365 Foundation and provides grants to registered charities in England to support their work locally, nationally or internationally. The Foundation provides funding of between £20,000 and £250,000 for charitable projects in the following areas: Health and Wellbeing; Education and Training; Medical research and development; Disaster recovery and emergency relief; Community Development; Arts and Culture. The trust does not currently maintain a website or email account.  To apply, a formal application and presentation will need to be made to the Trustees.

Lloyd’s Register Foundation – Access to Research Infrastructure Scheme (International)

The Lloyd’s Register Foundation is a UK charity established in 2012. Their mission is to protect the safety of life and property, and to advance transport and engineering education and research. The Foundation's Access to Research Infrastructure Scheme was established to help researchers access research infrastructure in support of studies leading to improved safety of life and property. The primary goal is to support researchers who would benefit from accessing world-class research infrastructure that is not available in their host institution or country and where the funding schemes available in their country of residence does not facilitate such access. Examples might include: researchers needing access to unique equipment hosted in other countries; transnational research collaborations focused on world-leading research facilities; and supporting promising researchers who do not have access to high quality research infrastructures in their own country.

Strategic College Improvement Fund (UK)

The Strategic College Improvement Fund (SCIF) provides grants to colleges that need to improve the quality of their provision of education and training. The SCIF is part of a broader strategy to ensure that England’s further education (colleges help learners develop the knowledge and skills that drive individual success, social mobility and economic prosperity. It’s intended that the SCIF will support colleges to deliver better outcomes for learners, employers and local communities. It will enable colleges to access resources that they need to improve their provision for students, including the best practice of other colleges, while at the same time mobilising and strengthening improvement in the FE sector.

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.

Royal Society of Biology – Outreach and Engagement Grants (UK)

The Royal Society of Biology (RSB) Regional grant scheme allows individual members of the RSB to apply directly for funding to help run an event or activity in their region. All events that promote biology, and engage people with subjects in the life sciences, their study or application, will be considered. Grants of up to £500 are available and funding can be used for: Promotion, publicity and marketing materials; Room equipment and facility hire; Equipment and resources to increase capacity to deliver events and activities; Speaker or presenter costs; Travel Costs

NatWest – Skills and Opportunities Fund (UK)

The NatWest Skills and Opportunities fund aims to build better communities for everyone. The programme supports projects that enable people in disadvantaged communities to learn new skills that will enable them to become self-employed, set up their own business, grow their business or become financially capable. Each area also has regional priorities and details of these are available on the website. A total of £1million is available, and individual grants of up to £35,000 will be decided by regional boards with the help of a public vote once all applications have been received and reviewed. Projects in the past have included those that targeted women with low literacy and numeracy and no work experience, the homeless, unemployed people, disadvantaged young people, women in rural areas, students about to leave school, ex-offenders and those with a history of addiction.

VocTech Seed (UK)

The Ufi Charitable Trust (Ufi) believes that digital technology can play a greater role in enabling adults to get the skills needed for work in the 21st century. Ufi want to see digital technology being used to significantly improve how vocational learning is developed and delivered; and to ‘scale up’ this impact to make vocational learning better, more accessible and more affordable. The VocTech seed funding programme will provide grants of up to £50,000 for the design and development of novel approaches to digital vocational learning; helping to take those ideas through basic prototyping to deliver a first proof of concept prototype. It will also support projects that are looking to extend an existing approach to a new market.

Scottish Power Foundation (UK)

The Scottish Power Foundation provides support for charities and not for profit organisations across the UK. Funding is available for the following purposes: the advancement of education; the advancement of environmental protection; the advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science; the prevention or relief of poverty and the relief of those in need by reason of disability or other disadvantage; the advancement of citizenship and community development.

The Land Rover Bursary (UK/International)

The Land Rover Bursary, run by the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) on behalf of Jaguar Land Rover, provides funding of up to £30,000 and the loan of a vehicle to help the successful participants undertake a journey with a geographical purpose. Applicants will need to demonstrate how the journey goes 'above and beyond' their usual experiences, limits or boundaries and how the journey will promote a wider understanding or enjoyment of geography. They must also show a clear desire to learn from and be able to document the geography of the people, places and environments encountered on the journey. The journey may connect with schools, local communities or research projects but, whatever its aim, the team are expected to inspire and engage others, both from the field and on return. The recipient team will be expected to share their experiences by documenting the journey in engaging ways, including digital/web based media.

BlueSpark Foundation (England)

BlueSpark Foundation is a registered charity which supports the education and development of children and young people by providing grants for educational, cultural, sporting and other projects. Community groups, colleges and schools in England can apply for grants for relatively small-scale projects which are for the public benefit and which otherwise might not happen or would only happen on a lesser scale. In schools, the projects which are supported may relate to intra or extra-curricular activities. The foundation is particularly keen to support projects which the Trustees consider will help enhance the self-confidence, team working skills and future employability of children and young people.

Help Musicians UK - MOBO Help Musicians Fund (UK)

Help Musicians UK is the leading UK charity for professional musicians of all genres. They are working together with MOBO to offer grants of up to £3,000 to support exceptionally talented artists with their career ambitions. Funding is available to artists who are performing or creating great music and show potential to build a long-term professional career and who can demonstrate: exceptional ability; high quality musical output; dedication towards their career; the potential to achieve a national or international impact; an impressive track record. Funding can be used for developing skills (vocal coaching sessions or learning software); development of live acts; development of your ability to make and record music; creation of promotional materials; access to recording studio facilities; funding support for touring.

Public Engagement Innovation Grant Scheme (UK)

The Royal College of Pathologists Public Engagement Innovation Grant Scheme gives financial support for the delivery of a range of pathology-related events throughout the UK. Grants of up to £1000 are available for individuals or organisations wishing to develop pathology-related public engagement activities or events. Eligible proposals must include the involvement of pathologists and/or laboratory scientists as a key part of the activity and be pathology-based, exploring underlying concepts and issues, rather than just providing information.

Cash4Clubs (UK)

Any sports club that is registered with its sports' National Governing body or local authority can apply for up to £1,000 for staff and or volunteers to take part in training, gain qualifications and certifications related to sport or to help with the renovation of current facilities. Previous clubs supported include a new female basketball team and a sailing club wanting to kit out its new Yeoman 20 keelboat. No preference is given to types of sport or the age of people involved with the club, but sports clubs that play an active role in the community are preferred.

UK-German Connection Flexible Funding Scheme (UK)

UK-German Connection's special flexible funding scheme aims to bring young people of the UK and Germany together to exchange ideas, promote joint learning and open discussions on special topics and current issues. Grants of £500 to £5,000 are available for projects that ensure that young people actively engage in an educational learning and thinking process, including discussion, debate and reflection. Activities funded must also show strong wider impact, and that the young people take an active role in this.

Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust Sustainable Futures Fund (UK)

Through the Sustainable Future Programme, the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust (JRCT) aims to support work that develops and promotes sustainable, low-carbon alternatives to the current consumerist and growth-based paradigm. Funded projects will focus on: Better economics that reflect the true costs and risks of resource depletion, climate change and other environmental problems: Campaigns, initiatives and work that promote alternatives to consumerism: Campaigns and movements that give a voice to young activists and marginalised groups on issues of economic and environmental justice.

Woman to Woman Fund (UK)

Rosa's Woman to Woman Fund offers grants of up to £25,000 to local grassroots women's organisations across the UK. Grants are available for groups with an income of under £100,000 per year to support a wide range of charitable work that benefits women. Project themes can include, for example, building confidence and leadership skills, tackling harassment and violence, training in financial literacy and increasing engagement in decision-making. Rosa especially wants to support groups that work with disadvantaged communities or in disadvantaged areas. Grants can pay for core work, as well as mobilising volunteers, leadership development, communications and advocacy. As well as grants, Rosa will provide additional support that women's groups identify, including mentoring, training and networking opportunities.

Royal Society of Chemistry Inclusion & Diversity Fund (UK)

The Royal Society of Chemistry believes that for chemistry and the chemical sciences to prosper; it must attract, develop and retain a diverse community of talented people. The Inclusion and Diversity fund has been created to provide financial support of up to £5,000 to members, professionals, network groups, volunteer groups, institutions and organisations to enable them to develop innovative products, activities and research projects which promote inclusion and diversity. Proposed activities must demonstrate their relevance to the Society's Inclusion and Diversity strategy.

Sanctuary Housing Grand Ideas Fund (England & Scotland)

Sanctuary Housing has around 100,000 homes in England and Scotland and is one of the UK's leading social landlords. Sanctuary's Grand Ideas Fund offers up to £1,000 for projects which aim to make a difference to the lives of Sanctuary residents and their communities. The fund is open to charities, residents' groups and voluntary organisations. Projects funded will fit with one of Sanctuary's five priority themes, as outlined in their Community Investment Strategy. These are: Employment, Education, Skills and Training; Health and Wellbeing; Community safety and infrastructure; Environment and Financial inclusion. Projects must also benefit a significant number of Sanctuary residents, have a community focus and be open to, and inclusive of, all

Two Ridings Community Foundation (York, Hull, North and East Yorkshire)

Two Ridings Community Foundation (TRCF) is one of 48 community foundations across the UK. The Foundation's aim is to provide funding that will directly address the needs of York, Hull, North and East Yorkshire's most vulnerable people and communities. TRCF encourages applications for activities that: Support particularly disadvantaged and marginalised communities; tackle challenging issues; encourage inclusive community activity and participation; respond to their communities' needs; engage people who face discrimination or disadvantage; produce a wide range of benefits and provide good value for money. A wide range of project costs may be funded including capital purchases and revenue costs.

Leeds Community Foundation (Leeds and Bradford)

Leeds Community Foundation (LCF) is one of 48 community foundations across the UK. The Foundation aims to support Leeds and Bradford-based groups and organisations that encourage active participation from volunteers and usually have low levels of reserves. LCF prioritises applications from groups that benefit people living in economically or socially deprived areas of Leeds and Bradford, and/or those supporting vulnerable groups. Priority will be given to projects that are run by local people, for local people; are relevant to local needs and have a direct impact on the community; support people living in disadvantaged communities and help people who are most vulnerable; can demonstrate that there is a need for the project or activity and help people to help themselves.

Community Foundation for Calderdale (Calderdale, West Yorkshire)

Community Foundation for Calderdale (CCFC) is one of 48 community foundations across the UK. CFFC is dedicated to enabling organisations to increase their community, economic and environmental impact, by providing grant aid and tailored loans to not-for-profit organisations in Calderdale. Support generally falls under the broad heading of social welfare. Applications must demonstrate a strong case for support, have clear aims and objectives, and, wherever possible, the applicant organisation or project will be user led and make a real difference to people within the community. CCFC is able to fund a wide range of project costs including capital or revenue and supports many different types of activity all of which contributes to making Calderdale an even better place to live.

Staffordshire Community Foundation (Staffordshire)

Staffordshire Community Foundation (SCF) is one of 48 community foundations across the UK. The Foundation's aim is to provide funding that will directly address the needs of Staffordshire's most vulnerable people and communities. Support generally falls under the broad heading of social welfare. Applications must demonstrate a strong case for support, have clear aims and objectives, and, wherever possible, the applicant organisation or project will be user led and make a real difference to people within the community. SCF is able to fund a wide range of project costs including capital purchases e.g. equipment, maintenance or improvement of community buildings, or revenue costs such as venue hire, promotional costs, start-up expenses, activities or training. Applications for core costs will be considered.

Forever Manchester (Greater Manchester Community Foundation)

Forever Manchester is one of 48 community foundations across the UK. The Foundation funds and supports thousands of community projects across Greater Manchester providing funding that directly addresses the needs of Greater Manchester's most vulnerable people and communities. Support generally falls under the broad heading of social welfare and encompasses: Increasing skills and employment opportunities; providing a vital life-line; opportunities for young people; and helping local communities to thrive. Forever Manchester gives priority to small, grassroots organisations that are locally controlled. The Foundation encourages active participation from volunteers and is able to fund a wide range of capital and revenue project costs.

Cumbria Community Foundation

Cumbria Community Foundation (CCF) is one of 48 community foundations across the UK. The Foundation's aim is to provide funding that will directly address the needs of Cumbria's most vulnerable people and communities. Support generally falls under the broad heading of social welfare. Applications must demonstrate a strong case for support, have clear aims and objectives, and, wherever possible, the applicant organisation or project will be user led and make a real difference to people within the community. CCF is able to fund a wide range of project costs including capital purchases and revenue costs; some funds are also available to support individuals.

Small Grants for Scientific Activities (UK)

The Royal Society of Chemistry is a not-for-profit organisation with a heritage that spans 175 years. Around the world, it invests in educating future generations of scientists. The Small Grant for Scientific Activities is a flexible fund that is awarded by RSC's Divisions to help their communities (both academic and industrial) to advance research, develop networks, foster the next generation of researchers and champion the importance of chemistry. Applications can be made for up to £2000 by a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry to support their scientific activities. Examples of activities that have been funded recently are: contribution for members to participate in scientific meetings; support for small or "no-frills" research meetings; contribution to costs for an international speaker; international visit by a member to a research institution e.g. young researcher meeting; support for a policy development initiative.

Foundation Derbyshire (Derbyshire)

Foundation Derbyshire is one of 48 community foundations across the UK. The Foundation's aim is to support the most vulnerable in society and help enrich the lives of people living in communities across Derbyshire by funding a wide range of groups, including those involved in supporting carers, survivors of domestic abuse, children, young people and isolated elderly residents. Support generally falls under the broad heading of social welfare. Applications must demonstrate a strong case for support, have clear aims and objectives, and, wherever possible, the applicant organisation or project will be user led and make a real difference to people within the community. Most of the programmes will cover equipment (capital) and general running costs such as rent and transport (revenue).

Royal Institution STEM E&E (Enrichment and Enhancement) Grant Scheme (UK)

The Royal Institution (Ri) STEM E&E Grant Scheme offers UK-registered state schools a grant of up to £500 to experience a STEM activity taken from the STEM Directories. The scheme is designed to help integrate STEM Enrichment and Enhancement activities into school practice and to support teachers' professional development. The Ri manages the STEM Directories, which are an online catalogue of STEM E&E (Enrichment and Enhancement) activities offered by organisations across the UK. The activities are described as Enrichment and Enhancement because they enrich or enhance the school curriculum. The activities are usually events or experiences that cannot be delivered with standard school resources. Funding can be used to cover fees and expenses of the activity provider as well as travel expenses incurred by the school.

PH Holt Foundation (Merseyside)

The PH Holt Foundation is an independent grant-maker supporting local communities, education, the arts, heritage and environment on Merseyside. Funding is available to registered charities which aim to make Merseyside a better place to live; there is a particular interest in smaller grass roots organisations that find it difficult to attract funds. The foundation has the following priority themes: Creating opportunities for people to contribute to their local community; Enabling people to overcome barriers and take control over their lives; Widening access to education for people of all ages; Increasing engagement in the arts for marginalised or excluded groups; Encouraging care of the natural and built environment. Grants are normally for one year and the majority are below £10,000.

The Golden Bottle Trust (UK & International)

The Golden Bottle Trust is a charitable foundation which was established by C Hoare & Co Bank in 1985. The trust provides funding to support registered charities working in the following areas: Arts, Education, Environmental Sustainability, Health and Social Investment. In 2015 £2million of funding was available, and the trusts focus was: The relief of those in need, Arts Culture and Heritage, Health and Saving Lives Some of the projects supported include: Intermission Youth Theatre - £30,000 to help engage with young people from London's inner-city communities who are at risk of offending or who lack opportunity; Ashoka Support Network - £18,000 to support social entrepreneurs who are trying to solve complex social problems; Media Trust - £15,000 to help give a voice to charities through connections with the media industry. The Trust doesn't generally respond to unsolicited appeals.

Gilchrist Educational Trust (UK)

The Gilchrist Educational Trust is a grant giving organisation that runs the following grant programmes: Grants to Individuals - are available for students who have made proper provision to fund a degree or higher education course but find themselves facing unexpected financial difficulties; they are also available to students who are required as part of their course to spend a short time studying abroad. Grants to Organisations - are available to British organisations for projects that fill educational gaps or make particular aspects of education or learning more widely available. Grants to expeditions - supports a number of small or medium sized British expeditions to carry out research of a scientific nature in another country. Fieldwork Award of £15,000 - is a biennial award offered every even numbered year for the best overseas research proposal.

Didymus (England, Wales & International)

Didymus is a small, grant-making charity which supports organisations and individuals whose work is based in England, Wales, Africa and South America and fulfils the charity's aims which are to: encourage social inclusion; advance education; develop the arts; advance equality and diversity by creating opportunities for women; promote religious understanding. Funding is available up to a maximum of £5,000 and cannot be used for ongoing recurring expenses. Applications from large national charities or for issues deemed by the Trustees to be already well funded within the UK are not normally accepted.

Commercial Education Trust (UK)

The Commercial Education Trust (CET) is an independent grant making charity which has to date made grants totalling more than £2.5 million in support of charitable projects promoting commercial education. The CET has a vision of a society in which people have the knowhow, skills and opportunity to succeed in work, thereby creating a thriving UK economy. Its aims are to work with charities and organisations to: embed in education at every level the means by which people can apply their learning to work; Equip people with the skills and commercial awareness to grow, develop and lead in business; Encourage individuals to be enterprising and innovative in their approach to business; Make a positive contribution to the development of effective commercial education and training.

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.

The Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust (UK)

The Trust primarily funds projects both in the UK and abroad which support the Trust's interests of education, international friendship and understanding, and the promotion of world peace and development. 

CHK Charities Limited (UK with a preference for the West Midlands)

CHK Charities Limited provides funding that aims to ‘make a difference'; it does not support individuals or very small and narrowly specialised activities. Preference is given to National or West Midlands charities. Applications can be made for assistance with core costs or for a specific project. This could include a contribution towards a building/refurbishment project, purchase of specialist equipment, other similar capital expenditure or assistance with running costs. The following are some of the categories for which funding can be provided: Artistic Causes; Conservation/Preservation; Care of the Elderly; Crime prevention; Disabled/Handicapped Treatment and Care; Drug Prevention and Treatment; Education; Employment and Job Creation; General Welfare and Social Problems. Please see website for a comprehensive list.

Royal Society of Chemistry - Outreach Grants (UK)

The Society provides financial support to individuals and organisations in order to enable them to run chemistry-based events and activities for public audiences, to engage with different audiences and provide people with an entry point into the chemical sciences.  The aim of the Outreach Fund is to raise awareness of the place of chemistry in people's everyday lives, especially those not interested in chemistry and / or to develop the science communication skills of people who are already highly trained in chemistry.  Grants are split into 2 categories - Small (up to £5,000) and large (£5,000 to £10,000).

Coalfields Investment Programme (England)

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust is dedicated to improving the quality of life for the 5.5 million people living in Britain's former mining communities. Many of these communities still require support due to the huge impact the closure of the mines had upon them. Grants of up to £10,000 (£5,000 for capital costs) to community groups that help people gain the skills they need in order to increase their opportunities ; that increase the number of people in work; and that improve the health and wellbeing of all age groups. The fund is open to projects that deliver in the top 30% most deprived coalfield communities.

Society for Microbiology - Science Education and Outreach Grants (UK)

The Society for Microbiology provides grants of up to £1,000 to promote microbiology or to support developments likely to lead to an improvement in the teaching of any aspect of microbiology. A variety of educational outreach activities to promote public engagement with microbiology will be considered for support. These might include talks; workshops; demonstrations; posters; leaflets; broadcasts; activities at science festivals and audio-visual or computer-based packages and activities that take place as part of a National Science and Engineering Week event at the applicant's place of work.

Calmcott Trust (UK)

The Calmcott Trust offers grants to charitable organisations active in the UK, particularly Yorkshire. The Trust supports organisations undertaking projects in the areas of Health; Education; Social welfare; and the arts. Eligible organisations must be based in the UK. Priority is given to organisations operating in Yorkshire.

De La Rue Charitable Trust (UK)

The De La Rue Charitable Trust is an independent body established by De La Rue to offer financial support in the form of small donations to help address issues such as relief of suffering, educational support and development and self-sufficiency promotion.

Esmee Fairbairn Merger Fund (UK)

The Merger Fund supports organisations in the early phases of thinking about a merger.  Applicants to the fund need to be at, or close to, the preliminary stage of discussions with an identified potential merger partner (or partners ). The fund is not intended to meet any costs associated with a merger once a firm decision is made to proceed.  It is for organisations uncertain about what the decision might involve or those who need reassurance that a proposed merger makes sense.   Please note that the focus of the merging organisations must come under the Foundation’s areas of interest.

Biochemical Society - Science Outreach Grants (UK)

Through the Biochemical Society Science Outreach Grants Programme grants of up to £1,000 are available to support scientific outreach events that communicate the excitement of molecular bioscience to young people and the community. Applications for funding are invited to assist with the direct costs associated with an event and expenses incurred (e.g. transport and/or teacher cover).  The Biochemical Society must be acknowledged at the event and in the resources produced. Copies of all materials generated should be submitted to the Society to disseminate to others where appropriate. A short report of the activity and list of attendees is a condition of the grant. There are two round of applications per year, in September and April.  

Foyle Foundation Schools Library Programme (UK)

State funded secondary and primary schools as well as dedicated schools catering for those with Special Educational Needs (SEN) that do not have or want to improve their libraries can apply for funding through the Foyles Foundation Schools Library Programme. This programme recognises that there is no statutory requirement for schools to have a library and that many school libraries are in a desperate situation through underfunding and underdevelopment. Encouraging children to read widely from an early age will provide a major boost to improving literacy levels, which is a current key educational objective. Priority will be given to funding library books. The Foundation will also consider contributions towards library software, necessary IT equipment and specialist seating/desks. Preference will be given to schools which can clearly demonstrate that their library can be maintained and renewed in the future. Applications can be submitted at any time.

Drapers' Charitable Fund Grant (UK)

The Drapers' Company aims to improve the quality of life and expectations of people and their communities within the UK, particularly those disadvantaged or socially excluded. Most of the support is focused in Greater London and covers the following areas: Social Welfare - including homelessness, prisoners, ex-service personnel, support for the elderly, carers, community and family services, disabled adults; Education and Training - projects which raise the aspirations or help to realise the full potential of disadvantaged young people under 25 years old; Textiles and Heritage - including textile conservation, projects within the textile industry, museums, memorials and monuments relating to the armed forces, history of London or the textile trade. There is no minimum or maximum grant; grants are normally awarded for sums up to £15,000.

Lloyd's Register Educational Trust Grant (UK)

The Lloyd's Register Educational Trust is an independent charity operating throughout the world. It was established in 2004 by the Lloyd's Register Group. The Trust funds activities in four categories: supporting excellent scientific research; accelerating the application of research; advancing skills and education; and promoting safety and public understanding of risk. The funding amount is discretionary and applications can be submitted at any time.

Edgar E Lawley Foundation Grant (UK)

The objectives of The Edgar E Lawley Foundation are for general charitable purposes with particular reference to medicine, the needs of elderly persons, and to educational purposes with reference to the arts, commerce and industry. Traditionally the Foundation has given particular assistance to charities in the West Midlands area. The current annual grants programme amounts to approximately £240,000 per annum with a typical grant being in the region of £1,500 per successful applicant. 

Sylvia Waddilove Foundation (UK)

The Sylvia Waddilove Foundation focuses on providing grants to charities CICs and Registered Societies for projects relating to the following purposes: Education (organic farming, animal husbandry, veterinary science, animal welfare and animal surgery); The visual and performing arts; Medical Research; The relief of disability and severe illness; The preservation of buildings of historical or architectural significance; The accommodation of those in need; The skills based training of young people. Applications are considered in January, April, July, and October. Funding amounts vary dependent on the project type, please see funders website for details.

Worshipful Company of World Traders Education Grants (UK)

The World Traders supports a range of educational projects in line with its objectives: To promote, encourage and foster World Trade in all its aspects; To further education training and advancement courses in connection with world trading activities and To establish and upkeep scholarships, bursaries, prizes and research. Proposals are invited from a variety of non profit - making organisations involved in educational projects, as well as other educational and training institutions. Financial support for any one project will normally be in the range of £1,000 to £5,000 per annum. Amounts given by the Company should not represent more than 50% of total project funding (in terms of money not resources).

Porticus UK Grant (England, Scotland & Wales)

The Porticus UK Grant scheme aims to fund projects assisting disadvantage and marginalised people, particularly in the programme areas of; strengthening family relationships; enriching education; church renewal; and ethics in practice. Porticus values are based in the Catholic faith, however, they welcome applications from all organisations, whether or not they have a faith basis. The charity not only provides financial assistance for projects, it is also willing to fund the development of policy, advocacy work and research. The majority of grants awarded are between £10,000 and £25,000.

Marsh Christian Trust Grant (UK)

The Trust provides grants to registered charities working in the fields of social welfare, literature arts and heritage, environmental and animal welfare, and education and training. Grants range from £300 to £2,000. Eligible organisations must be UK-based registered charities experienced in their field of work in any of the above mentioned areas, charities which have been established for more than one financial year and who can provide a full set of their most recent reports and accounts, or the equivalent of, if their annual income is under £25,000. The nature of our funding is to support established charities and not to provide start-up costs. Applications are considered on the basis of the organisation's financial position, performance against charitable aims and objectives and the ration of voluntary income against fundraising expenses. The Trust wishes to engage in long term support, with money given on an annual basis and grants are made towards core funding and not for sp...

International Bar Association Charitable Trust Grant (UK)

The HRI  Trust will support the charitable work of the IBA Human Rights Institute and other projects that fall within its remit to promote human rights (as set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and subsequent United Nations and regional conventions and declarations) throughout the world.  It will also focus on projects that promote the administration of justice.   The Trustees are interested in supporting education and training projects in human rights law and the provision of technical assistance and capacity building programmes; monitoring and researching human rights abuses and threats to the administration of justice and the rule of law; obtaining redress for victims of human rights abuses; and to conduct or promote the conduct of research and the publication of the results of such research.

Children and the Arts Grant Programme (UK)

Through Start, Children & the Arts provides funding and support to a variety of UK-wide arts venues for three years, empowering them to create long lasting and sustainable partnerships with local schools through a tailored arts engagement programme. Built around a model of best practice, which is evaluated and improved on each year, Start ensures children visit their local arts venue at least twice, to see high quality arts performances and exhibitions. It affords children the chance to go behind the scenes to meet artists, directors, actors, choreographers, technicians and dancers. Start also provides an opportunity for pupils to take part in creative workshops, developing their own art works, performances or dance pieces.

Outdoor Woodland Learning (UK)

Grants are available to support projects that increase the understanding and appreciation, particularly among young people, of the environmental, social, and economic potential of trees, woodlands and forests and of the link between the tree and everyday wood products. Eligible project costs include hire of people, for example, supply teachers, advice, training hire or purchase of materials, machinery or services and paying for printing and publicity for projects. There is also a special grant for development work. Only Forest Education Initiative Cluster Groups are eligible to apply.

Reaching Communities Programme (England)

Reaching Communities provide grants to help improve local communities and the lives of people most in need, including hard to reach communities. There is a small revenue and a capital scheme and a larger buildings only fund. All projects must address one or more of the following outcomes. People have better chances in life, with better access to training and development to improve their life skills;  Stronger communities, with more active citizens, working together to tackle their problems;  Improved rural and urban environments, which communities are better able to access and enjoy; and Healthier and more active people and communities.

Sir Halley Stewart Trust Grants Programmes (UK)

The Sir Halley Stewart Trust is a grant-giving foundation concerned with the development of people's minds, bodies and spirits, and promotes a just environment and international good will. The Trust is underpinned by Christian values, but welcomes applications from other faith and non-faith projects. It has a particular focus on supporting innovative research projects and new pioneering development projects, in religious, social, and medical fields (mainly in the UK) with Education being a theme that runs across all three grant-making areas, it emphasises prevention rather than alleviation of human suffering.

Ragdoll Foundation Main Grants Programme (UK)

The Ragdoll Foundation's Main Grant scheme has been designed to support the cultural sector's work with children and young people. Resources and funding are directed through three strands with Main Grants supporting organisations working with children and young people using the arts and creative media. Preference is given to innovative projects that share the same values of imagination and creativity as the Ragdoll Foundation i.e. that demonstrate a deep commitment to listening to children and allowing the perceptions and feelings of children themselves to be better understood. The Foundation is mainly interested in applications that involve children during their early years, but appropriate projects for older children (up to 18 years) will also be considered.

Leverhulme Trust - Research Fellowships (UK)

Research Fellowships of up to £60,000 for 3 - 24 months are available to support experienced researchers, particularly those who are or have been prevented by routine duties from completing a programme of original research. The awards provide research expenses over and above normal living costs and/or provide a contribution towards reasonable replacement costs or loss of earnings. Eligible Applicants should be resident in the UK; should normally be age 30 or over; should be able to demonstrate experience and academic background sufficient to confirm their ability to complete the proposed programme of research.

Philip Leverhulme Prizes (UK)

Philip Leverhulme Prizes recognise the achievement of outstanding researchers whose work has already attracted international recognition and whose future career is exceptionally promising. The prize scheme makes up to thirty awards of £100,000 a year, across a range of academic disciplines. For the 2022 competition the selected subject areas are: Archaeology, Chemistry, Economics, Engineering, Geography, Languages and Literatures. Prizes can be used for any purpose which can advance the prize-holder's research, with the exception of enhancing the prize-holder's salary.

Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation Small Grants Programmes (UK)

The Daiwa Foundation offers funding in the form of grants and bursaries to a wide range of Anglo-Japanese projects, both independently and in partnership with other funding bodies. Daiwa Foundation Small Grants are available from £2,000-£9,000 to individuals, societies, associations or other bodies in the UK or Japan to promote and support interaction between the two countries. They can cover all fields of activity, including educational and grassroots exchanges, research travel, the organisation of conferences, exhibitions, and other projects and events that fulfill this broad objective. New initiatives are especially encouraged.