Most recent funding

The list of funding opportunities in 2019

The Near Neighbours programme offers small grants between £250 and £5,000, as seed funding for local groups and organisations who are working to bring together neighbours. Deadline: 11 OctoberRead more

Lloyds Bank Foundation – Enable grants (up to £15,000)
Whether it’s a new database, improving communications or supporting the development of your new strategy, Enable grants can fund vital development work in your charity. Deadline: 31 August. Read more

London City Airport has launched a new£75,000Community Fund to support local charities and organisations that represent inclusive and diverse communities across East London. Grants ranging from £300 to £3,000 are available for charities and not-for-profit organisations. Applications are considered four times a year. Next deadline: 19 July. Read more

Improving the health of rough sleepers
The Health and Social Care Secretary has announced that £1.9 million will be given to councils by Public Health England to help improve the health of rough sleepers. The funding will be awarded to projects that improve access to health services and continuity of care for people with mental ill-health and substance misuse problems who are sleeping rough, or at risk of returning to rough sleeping. Deadline: 5 July. Read more

LGBT+ Futures Fund
Consortium is distributing the second round of their LGBT+ Futures Fund small grants programme to support LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans+) voluntary and community organisations across England. Deadline: 31 May. Read more

Inspire Fund
This new public engagement funding scheme is part of Alzheimer’s Research UK’s work to tackle misconceptions around dementia.
The funding is for innovative projects that engage the public with dementia. Deadline: 31 May. Read more

Thomas Wall Trust
Grants up to £1,000 for smaller charities in the UK that are active in serving the social and/or educational needs of their communities, especially where a grant can make a real impact in improving the lives of local people. Deadline: 31 May. Read more

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Early Years Opportunities Grants 
Grants for charities that support disadvantaged and vulnerable children and young people (up the age of 25 years) to overcome the barriers they face in order to achieve the best possible start in life. Deadline: 31 May. Read more

Comic Relief – Ahead of the Game, Sport and Mental Health
Grants are available for work that combines sports based approaches with quality mental health support to reduce distress and/or improve mental wellbeing. Deadline: 31 May. Read more

Bupa UK Foundation – Mental Health Funding Programme
Grants for practical projects that tackle critical challenges in health and social care, and make a direct impact on people’s health and wellbeing. Deadline: 31 May. Read more

National Lottery Grants for Heritage
Grants are available for projects that connect people and communities to the national, regional and local heritage of the UK. Deadline: 28 May.Read more

London Small Theatres Grants
Grants of max. £5,000 are available to help small theatres with urgent building repairs, improve operational viability, introduce environmental improvements, and enhance physical accessibility in London. Deadline: 27 May. Read more

BBC Children in Need – Small Grants
Grants for not-for-profit organisations that are working with disadvantaged children and young people who are 18 years old and younger. Deadline: 27 May. Read more

Greener City Fund Community Tree Planting Grants
The Mayor of London is awarding grants of £5,000 – £50,000 for local communities to plant more trees in London. Grants will support tree planting in areas where there is currently little tree cover or where trees can help address issues like air pollution. Deadline: 24 June. Read more

London Catalyst – Partners for Health 
Grants of max. £10,000 are available for registered charities in London which are working with an expert health agency to improve the health and wellbeing of people with long-term health conditions and/or disabilities. Deadline: 23 May.Read more

Hackney Council – Small grants
This year voluntary and community sector organisations can apply for small grants between £1,000 and £5,000 for projects that contribute to one or both of two priorities:

  • promote social inclusion, encourage independence and develop personal resilience;
  • build positive relations between different groups and communities that will maintain the high levels of community cohesion in Hackney. Deadline: 14 MayRead more