Grants and Funding support for a number of activities
Are you looking for funding for a project or an event? Below are a list of funding opportunities that can help you.
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Foyle Foundation Small Grants Scheme
Designed to support smaller charities registered and operating in the United Kingdom, especially those working at grass roots and local community level, in any field, across a wide range of activities. Please note they are not able to support individuals.
The 20 Fenchurch Street Legacy Fund
East End Community Foundation (EECF) has partnered with 20 Fenchurch Street to establish The 20 Fenchurch Street Legacy Fund with the aim of improving employment prospects and opportunities for people living in London’s most deprived areas.
Hackney Council - Small Grants
Small grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 are available for projects that contribute to one or both of the two Hackney Grants Programme Priorities:
1. To promote social inclusion, encourage independence and develop personal resilience.
2. To build positive relations between different groups and communities that.
Applications open: 5th April 2017
Hackney Council - Community Chest Grants
Community Chest grants are available for local groups to deliver short term or one-off activities. Organisations can apply for up to £1,000 to deliver projects which contribute to the Hackney Equality Objective ‘To foster good relations by building a strong sense of community, neighbourliness and pride’.
Applications open: 12th April 2017
Augustine Courtauld Trust
Grants are available for charities to help disadvantaged people (particularly the young), to help conservation conservation projects in Essex or the London boroughs of Newham, Barking, Dagenham, Havering or Redbridge or to support Arctic and Antarctic expeditions.
Deadline: 3rd April 2017
Concertina Music Grants for Older People
The registered charity, Concertina which makes grants of up to £250 to charitable bodies which provide musical entertainment and related activities for the elderly has announced that the next deadline for applications is the 30th April 2017.
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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 and which fall outside the remit of the NHS.
Bags of Help grant
Bags of Help is Tesco’s local community grant scheme where the money raised from the 5p bag levy in Tesco stores is being used to fund thousands of community projects across the UK. The projects must meet the criteria of promoting community participation in the development and use of outdoor space.
CAN Invest - Early Intervention Fund
Loans and business support is available to voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations that are planning to deliver innovative, demonstrably effective products and services in the ‘early intervention space' for the benefit of children and young people in London.
Comic Relief's 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 and priority will be given to small, locally based groups or organisations in areas of disadvantage that have a clear understanding of the needs of their community. The programme has grants available between £1,000 and £10,000, with the average grant expected to be around £5,000.
Charles S French Charitable Trust
The principal objective of the Charles S French Charitable Trust is to provide grant giving support to a wide range of charitable activities, primarily within Essex and North East London, whilst maintaining and developing the value of the Trust's investments and assets.
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Diana and Allan Morgenthau Charitable Trust
Grants are available to charitable organisations undertaking a variety of general charitable activities in London and overseas.
The Master Poulter’s Pelican Trust
Small grants to charitable organisations for work which relieves poverty, sickness and distress in London.
The Skinners' Company
The Skinners’ Benevolent Trust provides immediate needs crisis grants of up to £250 for individuals and families to assist towards purchasing essential household items.
Heritage Lottery Fund
Apply for a grant of £10,000-£50,000 to help young people aged 11 to 25 to explore their heritage, from green spaces, museums, and historic sites to language, local memories and youth culture.
Sir John Cass's Foundation - Grants to Schools and Organisations
Grants are available for schools and organisations to support education and rehabilitation projects in inner London boroughs.
Grants are available for charitable organisations active in the City of London, particularly those relating to the Jewish faith.
Contact details: Kirschel Foundation, 26 Soho Square, London W1D 4NU
Contact number: 020 7437 4372