Funding with deadlines in 2019

The list of funding opportunities in 2019


Road Safety Trust
Value: £10,000-£200,000
Grants to public and professional organisations to reduce the risk of death and injury for road users. Deadline: 20 December. Read more

Clarion Futures Digital Grants
Value: £5,000
Grants for charities/community organisations to support Clarion residents of all ages to get online and build the skills, motivation and confidence needed to use the internet safely in everyday life. Deadline: 11 December. Read more

The King’s Fund, Cascading Leadership
A free peer-to-peer leadership development programme for voluntary and community sector (VCS) organisations working in health and wellbeing. It enables VCS leaders to share their extensive and varied expertise with peers, to talk about some of the challenges they face and to plan new ways of working.  Deadline: 9 December. Read more

Windrush Day Grant Scheme 2020
Value: £25,000
Grants to celebrate, commemorate and/or educate about the history of the MV Empire Windrush and the contribution of the Windrush Generation to British economic, social and cultural life. Deadline: 8 December. Read more

Cold Weather Fund
Value: £25,000
Grants to support local frontline providers in helping people sleeping rough off the streets this winter. Deadline: 6 December. Read more

Allen & Overy Ben Ogden Memorial Fund
Grants of up to £2,500 to improve access to and opportunities in education, employment and training for residents in the London Boroughs of Hackney and Tower Hamlets. Deadline: 2 December. Read more


Magic Little Grants
Value: £500
Grants available to small local charities and community groups that are engaging hard to reach individuals, encouraging them to take part in physical activity to help improve their physical health. Deadline: 30 November. Read more

SCCF Capacity Development Grants
Value: £100,000
Grants for expert not-for-profit organisations and networks with the ability to build the capacity of small charities working in international development. Deadline: 28 November. Read more

City of London Corporation Central Grants Programme – Stronger Communities
Value: £10,000
Grants to a range of not-for-profit organisations for projects and services that benefit communities within the City of London and the City of London Corporation’s housing estates across London. Deadline: 22 November. Read more

Henry Smith Charity – Holiday Grants for Children
Value: £2,500
Grants to provide access to recreational trips or holidays for groups of children aged 13 years and younger who experience disadvantage or disability and live in an area of high deprivation. Deadline: 16 November. Read more

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Early Years Opportunities Grants Programme
Value: £150,000
Grants to 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: 4 November. Read more

Music for All – Community Project Funding
Value: £2,500
Grants to community groups that aim to bring musical projects to their local communities. Deadline: 1 November. Read more

Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants
Value: £30,000
Grants to not-for-profit organisations and to firms of solicitors that provide specialist level legal advice to vulnerable young migrants. Deadline: 1 November. Read more


Quaker Housing Trust
Value: discretionary
Grants to carry out housing projects providing homes for those in need. Deadline: 18 October. Read more

Team London and Thrive LDN Small Grants
Value: £10,000- £15,000
Grants to community groups, small charities and voluntary sector organisations to run one-year projects which encourage young Londoners to volunteer or take part in social action. Deadline: 18 October. Read more

Postcode Dream Trust – Dream Fund
Value: £1,500,000
Grants to deliver the project charities have always dreamed of, but never had the opportunity to. Deadline: 15 October. Read more

Bringing about real change for London – Round 3 of the Good Growth Fund
Value: £20m
To get a well-balanced programme, collaborative proposals that bring together a range of partners to focus resources and seize opportunities in a local area are encouraged. Deadline: 14 October. Read more

London Catalyst – Project Grants
Value: £1,000-5,000
Grants for charities and voluntary and community organisations working in Greater London to fund initiatives that will tackle the effects of poverty and ill health and make a difference. Deadline: 14 October. Read more

London Good Growth Fund
Value: £50,000-5,000,000 |
Programme supporting public, private and third-sector organisations addressing three strategic themes of empowering people, making better places and growing prosperity in London. Deadline: 14 October. Read more

Tampon Tax Community Fund allocates funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to projects that improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls. Deadline: 11 October. Read more

Inspiring Communities Fund (only E9)
For the communities around East Village, Stratford and Hackney Wick. The fund provides grants of up to £3,000 to local projects supporting residents to increase community connections, improve health and wellbeing and engage in arts and cultural opportunities in the area. Deadline: 11 October. Read more

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

Power to Change – Community Business Fund
Value: £300,000
Grants to help locally based and community-led businesses to increase their social impact and make them more viable in the long term. Deadline: 9 October. Read more

London Legal Support Trust – Small Grants
Value: £5,000
Grants for voluntary sector legal agencies that provide free legal advice (including pro bono). Deadline: 6 October. Read more


Hackney Council Community Chest Grants
Grants 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’. Deadline: 30 September. Read more

The Bright Ideas Fund supports new community business ideas through the start-up and planning stages with tailored business support, to the implementation stage with grants of up to £15,000. Deadline: 30 September. Read more

The Hackney Youth Sports Fund is awarded to 9- 23 years olds to aid their progression and support their sporting potential. Open to those who live or go to school in Hackney. Funding can be requested for equipment, travel, accommodation, competition fees, specialist coaching/support fees and other similar expenditure. Deadline: 30 September. Read more

2020 GSK IMPACT Awards will be made, ranging from £3,000 to £40,000 plus free training and development valued at a further £9,500. Deadline: 23 SeptemberRead more

‘Celebrating involvement in healthcare’ community grants. Grants of up to £2500 are available to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations to showcase how they have been involving patients, service users and the public in improving health services. Deadline: 23 SeptemberRead more

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust – Churchill Fellowships
Travel funding between four and eight weeks, with the aim of gaining knowledge and experience that will bring real benefit to others in their community, profession and in the UK as a whole. Deadline: 17 September. Read more

Hackney Council Main Grants
Voluntary and community sector organisations are once again being invited to apply for one or two year main grant funding for grants that will run from April 2020 until March 2021 or 2022.

Applications can be made for grants between £5,000 – £30,000 for a 1 year grant or up to £60,000 for a 2 year grant. Deadline: 16 September. Read more

Team London Small Grants. Grants of £5,000 to £10,000 for volunteering projects that help people who are experiencing loneliness and social isolation. Deadline: 13 SeptemberRead more


Chapman Charitable Trust
Value: £2,000
Grants to support wellbeing, the natural environment and the arts. Deadline: 31 August. Read 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

Inter Faith Youth Trust Small Grants Programme
Value: £800
Grants for organisations involved in inter-faith projects for young people during Inter Faith Week. Deadline: 23 August. Read more

UnLtd are looking for social entrepreneurs who have ideas and drive to make a positive difference in Hackney, Barking and Dagenham. They are offering Do It Awards (up to £5000 funding + a years support) to help the social entrepreneur to get their idea going. Deadline: 1 August. Read more

Shoreditch and Hoxton Art Fund
Hackney Council has set up a £300,000 fund to commission community arts projects that bring residents, businesses, and visitors to Shoreditch and Hoxton together. To find out more information come along to a breakfast briefing event on Thursday 27 June at the Shoreditch Platform Venue between 10am-12pm. Downloads: Commission BriefGuidanceApplication Form. The first round of applications closes on 1 August.


Good Things Foundation is managing the Power Up Fund with the financial support of J.P.Morgan. Funding of between £50-000 – £150,000 is available to help you to give people a digital lift – for their business, their finances, their skills or their career. Deadline: 31 July. Read more

The CAF Tourle Foundation Fund seeks to award grants to local charities delivering services for local people in all parts of the UK. Organisations must be able to evidence that the project will be delivered to local people, whilst demonstrating the need and difference it will make. Deadline: 31 July. Read more

Youth Endowment Fund
Funding to support interventions targeting children aged 10-14 who are at risk of being drawn into crime and violence, and to build up knowledge of what works to prevent this happening. Deadline: 23 July. 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

Mayor of London – Young Londoners Funds
Value: small £10-30k; medium £30-50k; large £20-500k
Grants for legally constituted organisations that support young people at risk of exclusion or involvement in criminal activity to help them make positive choices. Deadline: 12 July. Read more

Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants
Value: £30,000
Grants to provide specialist level legal advice to vulnerable young migrants. Deadline: 5 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

Comic Relief – Tech vs Abuse
Value: up to £50,000
Grants to not-for-profit organisations for proposals to define, develop and test digital tools and approaches that will make an immediate difference to those affected by abuse in the UK. Deadline: 4 July. Read more

London Community Foundation – SEGRO Community Fund
Value: £10,000
Grants for projects working with adults and young people under the theme of employability and youth social action. Deadline: 1 July. Read more

The Span Trust
Value: up to £20,000
Grants available to London-based charities for projects that alleviate poverty, disability, age or ill health, and advance urban regeneration through the improvement of the built environment. Deadline: 1 July. Read more


Windrush Justice Fund
Grants for community groups and small civil society organisations to support ongoing or planned outreach and advice work intended to help people affected by the Windrush crisis to resolve their immigration status, rebuild their lives and access hardship or compensation funds. Deadline: 30 June. 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

European Youth Foundation
Grants for European youth activities which serve the promotion of peace, understanding and co-operation in a spirit of respect for the Council of Europe’s fundamental values such as human rights, democracy, tolerance and solidarity. Deadline: 23 June. 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

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 MayRead 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