Funding

Funding

List of funding opportunities

The Foundation for Future London tender
The Foundation for Future London is seeking tenders from organisations or consortia in Newham, Hackney, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest. They are offering £150-200k for a 6-month pilot. The focus is young people, learning and employment and is part of the Levelling Up agenda.
Deadline: 22 August. Read more

Magdalen Trust
The Magdalen Trust funds charities working with vulnerable children and young adults, especially those at risk of sexual and other forms of exploitation. The trust prefers to fund project costs rather than core costs.
Deadline: 31 August. Read more

Disability Justice Fund
Chronic underfunding has been reducing the capacity of Deaf and Disabled people’s organisations (DDPOs) to mobilise for equal rights and social justice. The Disability Justice Fund has been created to build the capacity of DPPOs to advocate for the lasting system change needed to achieve an equitable and socially just society.
Deadline: 3 October. Read more

VCSE Fund: women’s reproductive wellbeing in the workplace
Voluntary and community organisations can apply for funding to support women’s reproductive wellbeing in the workplace.
Deadline: 5 August. Read more

The Happiness Fund
Grants are available to support grassroots, neighbourhood-based community projects in the UK which improve mental health and wellbeing, inclusion, and learning and skills development in local communities.
Opens: 1 October. Read more 

Growth Impact Fund
The Growth Impact Fund is a social investment fund. They offer businesses investment and provide support with diverse representation at board and leadership level.
No deadline given. Read more

Untold Stories
Up to £5,000 is available for projects to develop a concept, run small-scale projects or test a new idea. £5,000-£25,000 is available for projects that have been developed or tested on the small scale and now need some funds to make them happen.
Deadline: 5 October. Read more

LGBT+ Futures: Equity Fund
Small grants are available to LGBT+ groups and organisations that are community-led for organisational running costs and leadership development.
Deadline: 30 October. Read more

Veolia’s Sustainability Fund
The Sustainability Fund provides cash sponsorship, in-kind resources or staff volunteers to support not-for-profit organisations and community groups to transform their local community or environment.
Deadline: 4 November. Read more

Hilden Charitable Fund
Organisations can apply for up to two years’ funding with grants awarded usually between £5,000 – £7,000 in value per year.
Deadline: 27 November. Read more

 


Thomas Wall Trust
The Thomas Wall Trust was established in 1920 for the “encouragement and assistance of educational work and social service”. Today, the Trust continues to assist in these areas by providing grants to individuals and organisations. Grants of up to £1,000 are available for individuals and registered charities. Applications can be made at any time and will be considered at trustees meetings held twice a year usually in July and November. Read more

Foyle Foundation 
The Small Grants Scheme is designed to support charities especially those working at grassroots and local community level, in any field, across a wide range of activities. Online applications can be accepted from charities that have an annual turnover of less than £150,000 per annum.
Deadline: Ongoing. Read more

City Bridge Trust Small Grant
Small Grants for organisations with an annual income of less than £100,000. City Bridge Trust Small Grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 per year are available for a maximum of five years.
Deadline: Ongoing. Read more

Home Instead
Home Instead funds activities and projects that further the needs of our ageing adult population through well-being activities and programmes to prevent social isolation and loneliness.
Deadline: ongoing. Read more

London Catalyst – Partners for Health
The Partners for Health funding encourages partnership working between health agencies, public and charitable, and community groups. This is co-funded with the Hospital Saturday Fund and other grantmakers.
Deadline: tbc. Read more

Tesco Community Grants 
Tesco Community Grants are open to charities and community organisations to apply for a grant of up to £1,500. Every three months, three local good causes are selected to be in the blue token customer vote in Tesco stores.
Deadline: Every three months. Read more

National Lottery Awards for All 
A quick way to apply for smaller amounts of funding between £300 and £10,000. With the pandemic still with us, they will continue to support people and communities most adversely impacted by Covid-19.
Deadline: Ongoing. Read more

National Lottery Community Fund – Reaching Communities
This programme offers funding for organisations that work with their community to help them thrive. They fund projects that work to make positive changes in their community – whether that is for people living in the same area, or people with similar interests or life experiences.
Deadline: Ongoing. Read more

The Morrisons Foundation
The Morrisons Foundation awards grant funding for charity projects which make a positive difference in local communities. In the main grants are available to fully fund projects up to £25,000.
Deadline: Ongoing. Read more

 


 

Further information 

  • Navca’s website has a list of funding resources.
  • Grantway is a free, innovative, user-friendly new search portal designed to make it easy for charity and volunteer organisations to find and obtain essential grant funding. Grantway searches funding opportunities from a wide range of sources and updates in real time. They are then compiled in one central location. Input your keywords and set search filters, such as region or organisation type and then review your results as you would with a search engine. Click through to access grant details or apply. Search for grants using applicable keywords and search filters, such as location. https://www.grantway.com/