List of funding opportunities

Woodward Charitable Trust
The Woodward Charitable Trust funds projects that help families and young people and that aim to improve the life chances of their beneficiaries. They fund projects working with children and young people, disadvantaged families and ex-offenders.
Deadline: 15 December. Read more

Hedley Foundation
Grants of up to £5,000 are intended to support smaller charitable organisations undertaking projects for young people, disabled people, terminally ill patients and others in need.
Deadline: 14 December. Read more

Windrush Day Grant Scheme 2024​
This scheme provides funding to communities looking to commemorate, celebrate and educate about the Windrush Generation and their contribution.
Deadline: 17 December. Read more

Day and Evening Services tender
Hackney Council is tendering its Day and Evening Services and has published information on how to apply. Read more

North London Community Fund
NLWA has established the North London Community Fund to support waste prevention initiatives in north London, including in Hackney.
Deadline: 15 December. Read more

Lloyds Bank Foundation Specialist programme
This programme is for small, local, specialist charities supporting people facing complex issues. Under this programme, they will support charities through tailored support alongside a three-year unrestricted grant of £75,000.
Deadline: 25 January 2024. Read more

UK Youth funding
This new fund is a three-year unrestricted grant programme aimed at mitigating the devastating impact the cost of living crisis is having on the youth sector.
Deadline: none given. Read more

The Hodge Foundation
The Hodge Foundation supports charities working with people who may be vulnerable or disadvantaged and who need assistance to improve their lives. This includes a variety of causes and groups including the elderly, homeless, disabled, special needs and those with mental health issues. Read more

City Bridge Foundation
City Bridge Foundation, previously City Bridge Trust, has reopened the programme after a five-month hiatus and an extensive review, and is now taking applications from constituted voluntary organisations as well as registered charities. Read more 

Thomas Wall Trust 
The Thomas Wall Trust welcomes proposals that target people facing major hurdles to employment. They offer grants of up to £5,000 to specific projects that develop these critical life skills for people from disadvantaged groups. Read more

A B Charitable Trust
A B Charitable Trust promotes human dignity and defends the human rights of marginalised and excluded people.
Deadline: tbc. Read more

DWF FoundationThe Foundation supports charities that work in areas including homelessness, health, employability, education and the environment.Deadline: tbc. Read more

Magic Little Grants
Magic Little Grants funding can be used to launch new projects, support existing ones, or cover core costs associated with ongoing work.
Deadline: tbc. Read more


Access Without Limits
Voluntary and community sector (VCS) organisations can access up to £10,250 of grant funding, combined with support from our operations teams to set up, launch and deliver their Duke of Edinburgh programme.
Deadline: Ongoing. Read more

Awards for All – now up to £20,000
The National Lottery Awards for All programme has changed. You can now apply for up to £20,000 for projects of up to two years in length.
Deadline: rolling. Apply here

Asda Foundation
As a response to the cost-of-living crisis, Asda Foundation is offering grants of up to £2000 to local community groups following increases in their rent, utility bill and food costs as a result of the cost of living crisis.
Deadline: ongoing. Read more

BBC Children in Need – Emergency Essentials
The Emergency Essentials programme supports individual children and young people living with severe poverty, a lack of the basic facilities which most of us take for granted and additional pressures such as domestic violence, disability or poor health in the family.
Deadline: Ongoing. Read more

BBC Children in Need – Project Funding 
Project Costs support the aims and delivery of a specific piece of work. This work will usually be time-limited and based on a defined set of activities.
Deadline: Ongoing. Apply here

Bruce Wake Trust
Trustees at the Bruce Wake Trust will consider grant applications related to the provision of leisure activities for disabled people.
Deadline: Ongoing. Read more

The Clothworkers Foundation
The Clothworkers Foundation has updated the criteria for their capital Open grants programme, to include other types of digital infrastructure including databases and websites.
Deadline: Ongoing. Read more

Esmee Fairbairn Foundation
Organisations must have an annual income of over £100,000 to apply. The majority of their grants are for three to five years.
Deadline: ongoing. Read more

The Edward Gostling Foundation
The Edward Gostling Foundation provides financial support to charities seeking to create significant and positive change to the lives of disadvantaged people with a long-term illness or impairment.
Deadline: Ongoing. Read more

Energy Saving Trust: Energy Redress Fund
Energy Saving Trust has been appointed to distribute payments from companies that may have breached Ofgem rules. Charities can apply for funds to deliver energy-related projects that meet the scheme’s priorities. 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

Garfield Weston Foundation
Garfield Weston supports a wide range of charities that make a positive difference, working in different sectors in the UK. These include welfare, youth, community, environment, education, health, arts, heritage and faith.
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

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

Masonic Charitable Foundation’s Children and Young People’s Grants
This programme is open to national and local charities helping disadvantaged children and young people to overcome the challenges they face.
No deadlines. Read more

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

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 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

Yapp Charitable Trust
Yapp Charitable Trust offer grants only for core funding to registered charities with a total annual expenditure of less than £40,000 who are undertaking work that focuses on one of their priority groups.
Deadline: ongoing. Read more

Barclays Community Football Fund
The Barclays Community Football Fund, in partnership with Sported, is now open offering £500 grants, free training and exclusive ticket offers to help make football more accessible.
Deadline: None specified. Read more

Grocer’s Charity Memorial Grant
One-off grants of up to £5,000 are available to small charities young people, older people, health, the arts and heritage.
Deadline: Ongoing. Read more

The True Colours Trust 
The Trust only funds registered charities or activities with clearly defined charitable purposes. Their work is focused on: improving access to palliative care for babies, children and young people in the UK enabling disabled children and young people to live their lives to the full.
Deadline: ongoing. Read more

Henry Smith – Improving Lives
The Improving Lives programme provides grants to charitable organisations that help people when other sources of support are not available. They support established organisations delivering services directly to beneficiaries.
Deadline: Ongoing. Read more

Skipton Charitable Foundation
The Skipton Charitable Foundation supports registered charities where there is a clear benefit to the recipients. Donations of up to £3,000 will be considered for specific items or activities to be purchased.
Deadline: 1 August. Read more


Further information 

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