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Funding Opportunities

We can give advice and guidance on funding and bid-writing through training, 'Meet the Funder' sessions and by sharing information on funding opportunities as they come up.

You will find a regularly updated list of local, regional and national funding opportunities on this page.

If you have a funding opportunity that you would like to promote, please email Info



Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary - Call for 2018 Submissions

Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary - Call for 2018 Submissions

Bursary providing an opportunity for disabled or deaf artists based in the UK to develop their ideas and practice without pressure to deliver a particular outcome. 2018 deadline: 1 August 2017.

Grant Aid applications NOW OPEN for local Athletes

Grant Aid applications NOW OPEN for local Athletes

The fund provides grants to help the county's most talented sportspeople to overcome the financial hardship that can come with competing at the top level in sport.

Stop Loan Sharks Community Funding 2017 - June Deadline

Stop Loan Sharks Community Funding 2017 - June Deadline

Funding for community projects that target illegal money lending in England.

Hosted by Birmingham City Council, the England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) has funding available for groups that want to raise awareness of the issues of illegal money lending.

Veolia Environmental Trust Reopens for Applications

Veolia Environmental Trust Reopens for Applications

Funding for constituted not-for-profit organisations that are within five miles of an operating Veolia site in England or Wales.

Nottinghamshire County Council’s Community Commemoration Fund

Nottinghamshire County Council’s Community Commemoration Fund

The latest round of funding for Nottinghamshire County Council’s Community Commemoration Fund is now underway. 

NFU Mutual Charitable Trust Opens for 2017 Applications (UK)

NFU Mutual Charitable Trust Opens for 2017 Applications (UK)

The NFU Mutual Charitable Trust is now accepting applications for 2017.

One to One Funding Surgeries - Multiple Dates

One to One Funding Surgeries - Multiple Dates

Sport Nottinghamshire are hosting a series of FREE funding surgeries across Nottinghamshire. 

Support Adoption for Pets Launches 2017/18 Programme to Support UK Rescue Centres

Support Adoption for Pets Launches 2017/18 Programme to Support UK Rescue Centres

Support Adoption for Pets has re-launched its grants programme which supports UK domestic animal rehoming and rescue centres.

Macmillan’s Supporting You to Help Others Grants - Deadline Looms

Macmillan’s Supporting You to Help Others Grants - Deadline Looms

Organisations from across the UK have until 21 April 2017 to submit their funding application for the second of three rounds in 2017.

Neighbourhood Planning Grants and Support Programme - Final Year

Neighbourhood Planning Grants and Support Programme - Final Year

The Neighbourhood Planning Grants and Support Programme has entered its final year of funding and will be accepting applications until 31 January 2018.

Masonic Charitable Foundation's Community Support Large Grants - April Deadline Reminder

Masonic Charitable Foundation's Community Support Large Grants - April Deadline Reminder

Funding is available for registered charities in England and Wales to help people experiencing poverty and disadvantage, sickness and disability or barriers to education and employment.

Funded entirely through the generosity of Freemasons and their families, the Masonic Charitable Foundation is one of the largest grant-making charities in the country. 

Law Society Charity (UK) Accepting Applications for 2017

Law Society Charity (UK) Accepting Applications for 2017

The Law Society Charity is a charitable fund set up by the Law Society in 1974. The charity acts entirely independently of the Law Society, supporting charitable work related to the law and the legal profession 

Awards For All

Awards For All

Awards for All gives groups an easy way to get small Lottery grants of between £300 and £10,000

Link: https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/england/awards-for-all-england

Church Care Fund Open to Applications

Church Care Funding

Grants are available for Anglican churches across England.

ChurchCare, the Church of England's national resource to support parish churches and cathedrals offers grants to Anglican churches across England to help care for, preserve and conserve these buildings.

Further information and online application forms can be accessed online at the ChuchCare website.

 The Link is: http://www.churchcare.co.uk/

Scottish Power's Energy People Trust Announces 2017 Deadlines

Scottish Powers Energy People

The Scottish Power Energy People Trust is accepting applications from charitable organisations in England, Scotland and Wales that work to help people whose lives are affected by fuel poverty with the first deadline of 18 January 2017.

These are application deadlines in 2017: , 24 May and 4 October.

The Link is: http://bit.ly/2h2OW6v

Barchester Healthcare Foundation is continuing its 2016 priority to combat loneliness and engage older or disabled people.

Barchester Healthcare Foundation

The Foundation's priority is continued from 2016: connecting or re-connecting people with others in their local community. Applications that combat loneliness and enable people to be active and engaged will receive the highest priority throughout the year.

Grants of between £100 and £5,000 are available to groups in England, Scotland and Wales.

Applications can be submitted online at any time - http://bit.ly/2iiVWsL

BBC Children in Need

Supporting Young People & Children

BBC Children in Need is currently accepting applications from charities and not-for-profit organisations in the UK, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands that support children and young people who are 18 years and younger.

Raising The Next Generation

Funding Opportunities

http://bit.ly/2k3MVXT

HLF Announce Second 2017 Deadline for Parks for People Grants

Parks For People Grants

Not-for-profit organisations in the UK that cannot make the 1 March deadline have until 1 September 2017 to apply for a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant to revitalise an historic public park or cemetery.

Growing a Greener Britain Small Grants Programme Opens to Applications

Growing a Greener Britain, a registered charity, is providing grants to constituted community groups for projects which help transform green spaces in Great Britain.

Growing a Greener Britain has been set up by idverde UK, a nationwide contractor that creates and maintains parks and open spaces across the UK, to help fund community projects in publicly-owned parks and open spaces across Britain.
Constituted community groups in Great Britain can apply for grants of up to £1,000 for projects which transform green spaces in Great Britain.
This includes:

  • Improvements or modifications to publicly-accessible:
    • Parks.
    • Gardens.
    • Cemeteries.
    • Green open spaces including green spaces in social housing schemes.
  • Work in state school grounds.
  • Work in privately owned grounds that encourage the public to enter and enjoy them free of charge, including some university grounds.
  • Creating wildlife areas and ponds.
  • Improvement of disabled access.
  • Making an area safer or more family-friendly.
  • Environmental and Biodiversity management/education projects in local communities.
  • Training or employment projects which offer opportunities for young people who are not currently in training or employment.

Armed Forces Covenant Fund: Local Grants Scheme Opens for 2017 (UK)

The funding is for projects that respond to the local needs of the Armed Forces Community and improve recognition of the Armed Forces Covenant

Applicants must work closely with their Local Partnerships to ensure that their project is properly connected locally, responds to recognised need and does not duplicate other provision.

Clothworkers' Foundation

Improving the Lives of People and Communities

Award capital grants to charities which work in one of their programme areas. 

You can apply for a grant under the Main Grants Programme, which is for UK charities with an annual income of less than £15m, or the Small Grants Programme which is for UK charities with an income of less than £250,000.

Rayne Foundation

Makes grants to charitable and not-for-profit organisations across the UK tackling a variety of issues.

The Rayne Foundation is interested in the arts, health and wellbeing, education – in its widest sense, and social issues.

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