Ongoing funding


Age UK offers Small Grants for purposes that will improve the longevity, sustainability and services offered for older people across the UK. Read more

Bags of Help GrantTesco’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

Barts and the London Charity – Small Project GrantGrants 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

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

CAN Invest – Early Intervention FundLoans 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

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

Commercial Education Trust funds projects which give individuals and organisations information, training and the intellectual tools to be able to trade profitably in a socially and ethically responsible manner. Read more

Dulux – Let’s Colour is open to community groups, charities and individuals who have the desire to transform grey spaces with colourful paint all over the United Kingdom. Read more

Fidelity UK FoundationGrants 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 SchemeDesigned to support smaller charities in any field, across a wide range of activities. > Read more

Happy Days Childrens’ Charity supports groups who work with disadvantaged and disabled children and young people aged 3 to 17, funding day trips, theatre trips, family holidays and residential trips. Read more

Heritage Lottery Fund, Young RootsGrants of £10,000-£50,000 to help young people aged 11 to 25 to explore their heritage. >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

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

Santander Foundation funds programmes to support disadvantaged people through education and training or financial capability. Read more

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

The Archer Trust supports organisations working in areas of high unemployment and deprivation. They favour charities which make good use of volunteers. Read more

The Henry Smith Charity, 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

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

Trust for London supports projects which tackle poverty and inequality in the capital. They have 7 funding programmes.
There are three closing dates for applications: 5 October 2018, 5 February 2019, and 4 June 2019. > Read more

Youth Music Programme supports music-making opportunities fo children and young people in England and, in particular, those in challenging circumstances. > Read more