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Are you looking for funding for your community project or an event? 

This page provides up to date opportunities to help your organisation achieve its aims and objectives.

You can find the latest grant streams, advice and tips at the Funding Central website. To use it you must be subscribed –  it’s free for small organisations and just £100 for organisations with an annual income over £100,000. > Read more

Below you can find links to local funders and programmes.


Allen & Overy Ben Ogden Memorial Fund: East End Community Foundation is distributing grants of up to £2,500 on behalf of the Allen & Overy Ben Ogden Memorial Fund to improve access to and opportunities in education, employment and training. > Read more


Barts and the London Charity – Small Project Grant: Grants for innovative projects that enhance the health and wellbeing of patients in the five hospitals of Barts Health NHS in the City and East London. > Read more


Bags of Help Grant: Tesco’s local community grant scheme where the money raised by the carrier bag charge in Tesco stores is being used to fund thousands of community projects across the UK. > Read more


BBC Children in Need’s Small Grants: Programme is open to charities and not-for-profit organisations. > Read more

CAN Invest – Early Intervention Fund: Loans and business support is available to organisations that are planning to deliver innovative products and services in the ‘early intervention space’ for the benefit of children and young people. > Read more


Charles S French Charitable Trust: Support to a wide range of charitable activities, primarily within Essex and North East London. > Read more


City Bridge Trust: The Trust currently awards around £20m per year to charitable causes in London. The majority of these grants are made under Bridging Divides scheme, which has three programmes: Connecting the Capital, Positive Transitions and Advice and Support > Read more


Comic Relief’s funding programmes

Safe, Secure, Settled: grants for projects that are using sport to improve the lives of young people without a safe or secure place to live, helping them to gain the skills and resources to lead safe and positive lives. Closing date 14 June.

London Together: grants for projects that use sport to improve social integration across London, bringing people together from different backgrounds and strengthen local communities. Closing date 16 June.

Local Communities: Programme aims to empower local people, enabling them to create lasting change in their communities. Projects should be run by people directly affected by the issues they are dealing with.

Tackling Violence against Women and Girls: This initiative will invest in projects across the UK that are working to end violence and abuse experienced by women and girls, particularly those who are more at risk because they have multiple and complex needs. Closing date 2 July.

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Contracts Finder: Information about contracts worth over £10,000 with the government and its agencies. > Read more


East End Community Foundation: Grants for organisations in the East End of London to support activities which make a huge difference at grassroots level. > Read more


Fidelity UK Foundation: Grants are available to registered charities located near a Fidelity International office in London, Kent or Surrey for projects in arts and culture, community development, education or health. > Read more


Foyle Foundation Small Grants Scheme: Designed to support smaller charities in any field, across a wide range of activities. > Read more


Hackney Council, Community Grants: Small grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 are available for projects which contribute to the programme’s priorities. Deadline 11 June. > Read more


Hackney Parochial Charities: Grants to individuals who live in Hackney or for projects that are based in Hackney or that will benefit people in the borough. > Read more


Hackney Council, Tenders and contracts: Current opportunities. > Read more


Healthier City and Hackney Grant Fund: Provides a scheme to make grants which will help achieve joint health and wellbeing aims for communities in the City of London and Hackney. > Read more


Heritage Lottery Fund, Young Roots: Grants of £10,000-£50,000 to help young people aged 11 to 25 to explore their heritage. > Read more


Improving Lives: Grants to charitable organisations that help people when other sources of support have failed, are inappropriate, or are simply not available. > Read more


Lloyds Bank Foundation, Invest, Enable and Enhance grants: Invest grants provide longer term core or direct delivery funding up to £25,000 per year for two or three years. Enable grants (up to £15,000) are awarded to charities which have identified clear development needs. Enhance grants provide a range of non-financial, tailored support to help charities thrive. > Read more


London Catalyst: Grants for organisations to fund initiatives that will tackle the effects of poverty and ill health. > Read more


Mayor of London GLA | Young Londoners Fund: £15 million from the Young Londoners Fund is now available for projects that support children and young people (aged 10-21) across London, who are either at risk of exclusion or involvement in criminal activity or have been involved in criminal activity. Deadline 9 July. Read more


Mayor of London GLA | Culture Seeds: Community not-for-profit organisations with an annual turnover of less than £50,000 can now bid for grants of between £1,000 – £5,000 as part of the Mayor’s Culture Seeds funding programme. This new grant will be used for funding arts, culture and heritage projects and activities firmly aimed at grassroots organisations. Read more


Morrisons Foundation | Local Community Projects: Charities can apply for grants of £5,000 to £10,000 from the newly established Morrison’s Foundation. The Foundation is looking to award approximately £2 million a year for community projects that improve people’s lives. Applicants must demonstrate how the project will deliver public benefit and how it will bring about positive change. Read more


National Lottery | Awards for All: National Lottery Funding can help you to make a difference in your community by offering funding from £300 to £10,000 to support what matters to people and communities. It will fund great project ideas that: shape the places and spaces that matter to communities, bring more people together and build strong relationships in and across communities and enable more people to fulfil their potential by working to address issues at the earliest possible stage. Read more


Sir John Cass’s Foundation – Grants to Schools and Organisations: Grants to support education and rehabilitation projects. > Read more


The 20 Fenchurch Street Legacy Fund: One year’s funding towards projects that are supporting participants to gain essential employability skills. > Read more


The Skinners’ Company: Crisis grants of up to £250 for individuals and families to assist towards purchasing essential household items. > Read more


Trust for London: The funding strategy reflects on what the key drivers of poverty and inequality are. > Read more


Zurich Community Trust – Local Grants ProgrammeGrants for organisations that work with disadvantaged people and help them achieve a more fulfilling and independent lifestyle. > Read more

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