Funding Bulletin July 2022

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Information for the bulletin is compiled from a number of sources including Grantfinder, and direct from funders themselves. It showcases just a few of the hundreds of funding opportunities available for local community, voluntary and faith organisations.

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CONTENTS

LOCAL

ARTS

BAME

CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE

DIGITAL

ENVIRONMENT

FAITH

GENERAL

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

HERITAGE

OLDER PEOPLE

SPORT AND RECREATION

 

 

LOCAL

Greater Manchester Environment Fund: Green Spaces Fund
Aims/priorities:The Greater Manchester Green Spaces Fund is offering small grants to communities to clean up and improve local green spaces or create new ones where they are needed. Potential projects could include:
Who can apply?Please note: In order to apply you will need to be a formally constituted organisation and have a bank account to which funding can be paid.
Grant amount:Grants between £10,000 and £40,000
Application process:An application form can be downloaded from the website
Deadline:22 August 2022, 9am
Contact:Email: [email protected]
Website:https://gmenvfund.org/green-spaces-fund

 

Wigan Council – Crowdfunding Scheme
Aims/priorities:Crowdfunding is a way of funding a project or venture by asking a large number of people each for a small amount of money, typically online. Projects come in all shapes and sizes and benefit a wide variety of groups and communities. Wigan Council are now opening up their Crowdfunding offer to support other crowdfunding platforms, as well as CrowdfunderUK.
Who can apply?To ensure that communities benefit from the projects, we have the following criteria for groups:
Grant amount:Wigan Council can pledge up to 25% of the project fund, up to a maximum amount of £1,000
Application process:Once your Crowfunding project is live, you can register for funding support from Wigan Council by completing an online form, link can be found on the website below
Deadline:Applications can be submitted at any time
Contact:Email: [email protected]
Website:www.wigan.gov.uk/Council/The-Deal/Deal-Communities/Funding/Crowdfunding.aspx

 

David Wilson Homes North West – Our Space Your Place Grants
Aims/priorities:Provided by housebuilding company David Wilson Homes North West, the Our Space Your Place grant scheme is an initiative that offers a small amount of funding each year to help improve and enhance local communities in the North West of England. Eligible projects could include providing a charitable service, enhancing the local environment or offering educational facilities.
Who can apply?Any companies and organisations, including community groups and charities, that are based in Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire, Merseyside, Flintshire, Wrexham and Lancashire. To be eligible, applicants must:
Grant amount:Grants of up to £1,000 are available
Application process:An application form can be downloaded from the website
Deadline:Applications can be submitted at any time and will be reviewed at the next panel meeting
Contact:Email: [email protected]
Website:www.ourspaceyourplace.co.uk/applications/
 Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund
Aims/priorities:The Greater Manchester Trustees are particularly interested in the following:
Who can apply?Organisations must be a registered charity and operate in Merseyside, Greater Manchester or Lancashire and have a bank account in the organisation’s name
Grant amount:A single grant will only be made to an organisation within a two year period and will normally be between £250 – £1,000
Application process:An application form can be downloaded from the website
Deadline:Applications can be submitted at any time. The panel considers all applications on a quarterly basis.
Contact:Tel: 0161 834 0490 Email: [email protected]
Website:http://manchesterlieutenancy.org/lancaster  
GM Mental Wellbeing Grants
Aims/priorities:GMCVO are delivering a grants programme to support people from communities of identity or experience, based in Greater Manchester (including Glossop), that may struggle to achieve higher levels of mental wellbeing. The communities GMCVO want to reach in year 3 are: Grants will be awarded between April and September 2022.
Who can apply?Constituted not-for-profit organisations operating in Greater Manchester for the benefit of Greater Manchester residents (also includes Glossop).
Grant amount:First stage: rolling micro grants round of £100 – £750 exclusively for faith organisations. Second stage: rolling micro grants round of £100 – £750 for VCSE organisations with an annual income under £50,000.
Application process:There is an online application form
Deadline:Rolling deadlines
Contact:Tel: Email: [email protected]
Website:www.gmcvo.org.uk/gm-mental-wellbeing-grants
GM Perinatal and PIMH Peer Support Group
Aims/priorities:Our all-encompassing vision is that parents across GM have accessible and welcoming peer support services that remain different from, but also closely connected to, clinical perinatal mental health services. This means: Grants are available to support:
Who can apply?GM based peer-led Voluntary groups
Grant amount:Grants of up to £1,000
Application process:The application form can be downloaded from the website
Deadline:Applications can be submitted at any time but will close when the money is spent
Contact:Tel: 0161 344 0669 Email  [email protected]
Website:www.actiontogether.org.uk/gm-perinatal-and-pimh-peer-support-group
Manchester Guardian Society Charitable Trust
Aims/priorities:The Manchester Guardian Charitable Trust is a grant making charity, which makes donations to a wide variety of community based organisations in the Greater Manchester area. The Trustees are particularly interested in the following:
Who can apply?Small community groups with charitable aims that are based and working within Greater Manchester
Grant amount:Most grants awarded are between £250 – £2,000
Application process:Applications can be submitted at any time
Deadline:An application form can be downloaded from the website
Contact:Tel: 0161 934 6190 Email: [email protected]
Website:www.manchesterguardiansociety.org.uk

 

ARTS

  The Space Digital R & D Commissions  
Aims/priorities:Arts and cultural organisations based in England, including museums, libraries, community organisations and local councils with a cultural project, can apply for a digital R&D commission of up to £14,000 (excluding VAT). Projects are expected to have at least 10% matched funding, which can be cash or in kind. Commissions are for you to develop and deliver a creative digital project for online audiences. This might be a video or audio project, or an interactive or immersive experience.
Grant amount:£4,000 – £14,000 excluding VAT
Application process:There is an online application form
Deadline:21 July 2022, 5pm
Contact:Tel: 0121 663 1488 Email: [email protected]
Website:www.thespace.org/commissioning

 

Baring Foundation – Arts and Mental Health Programme
Aims/priorities:The funding is intended to allow Global Majority-led arts organisations to develop their offer of creative opportunities to people living with mental health problems. This funding round is part of new funding for racial justice work across the Foundation’s programmes. Grants can fully or partially fund the work. The work must take place in the UK. Although the funding cannot support work that is already funded, it can support the extension or expansion of work. Grants should be used to provide participatory creative activities to people living with mental health problems, mostly from Global Majority communities. It is hoped that activities contribute towards addressing the under-representation of artists from ethnically diverse backgrounds working in arts and mental health.
Who can apply?Applications will only be considered from arts organisations who meet the following criteria: An established arts organisation of any kind (including museums). This could be a charity or a regulated social enterprise, such as a Community Interest Company. In this case, ‘arts organisation’ means an organisation whose primary purpose is around the arts and creativity broadly defined. Applicants working in partnership with relevant community groups and sharing resources are encouraged to apply.Arts organisations that are Global Majority-led. There is no ‘official’ definition of Global Majority Communities. In this context, it will be used to mean communities that experience racism in the UK, including Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities.Arts organisations that have been established for at least two years with audited accounts for at least that length of time. Although the lead applicant must be a Global Majority-led arts organisation, they may wish to partner with an organisation specialising in mental health which is not arts-focused.
Grant amount:Between £20,000 and £60,000 are available over a minimum of two years
Application process:There is an online application form
Deadline:26 July 2022, 12pm
Contact:Email: [email protected]
Website:https://baringfoundation.org.uk/news-story/new-funding-for-global-majority-led-arts-organisations-to-develop-creative-work-with-people-with-mental-health-problems/
  The Shears Foundation  
Aims/priorities:The Shears Foundation welcomes applications for grants of £5,000 from registered charities who are working in one of these priority areas: The development of culture and the artsThe development and provision of educational opportunities for adults and / or childrenProtection, preservation or enhancement of the natural environmentCreating stronger / better / more sustainable communitiesPromoting health and medicine, with an emphasis on research or education The Shears Foundation will support core costs, including staffing but will not contribute to capital projects.
Who can apply?Registered charities
Grant amount:Grants of £5,000
Application process:There is an online application form
Deadline:23 September 2022
Contact:Tel: 0754 438 0316
Website:www.shearsfoundation.org/how-apply-funding

 

BAME

Voice4Change England Pargiter Trust Grants
Aims/priorities:The aim of this programme is to provide funding benefitting people aged 65 years and over in Black and Minoritised Communities in England and Guernsey. Grants will be awarded in line with the priorities of The Pargiter Trust ‘to support disadvantaged older people, to be independent, healthy and socially included’ and will support projects that meet one or more of the following themes: Improving health and well-being Improving access to facilities advice and training Overcoming problems 
Who can apply?Eligible organisations are those that are Black and Minoritised led with 80% of beneficiaries from one or more Black and Minoritised group. In addition, the organisational structure must be one of the following: Registered, exempt, and excepted charitiesConstituted organisations including non-registered charities such as:Unincorporated community groups with charitable aimsCommunity Interest CompaniesCompanies Limited by Guarantee (as long as they can prove ethical, non-profit mission] Social Enterprises Co-Operatives Community Benefit Societies (formerly Industrial and Provident Societies)Faith community organisations (if the project activity is not deemed to be proselytising)Non-constituted or recently established organisations that can be endorsed by an appropriately established organisation e.g. statutory body such as a local authority or school, established charity, parochial church council or parish/town council 
Grant amount:Grants of up to £5,000
Application process:There is an online application form
Deadline:11 July 2022
Contact:Tel: 020 7485 4789 Email: [email protected]  
Website:www.voice4change-england.org/post/the-pargiter-trust-fund-grant-is-now-open

 

Society of the Holy Child Jesus
Aims/priorities:The Trustees have determined that the current priorities for funding are: Education Environmental justice Social justice Anti-trafficking Refugees, asylum seekers 
Who can apply?Grants may be requested by registered charities in England, Wales or Ireland with an income of no more than £5 million
Grant amount:Grants for between £10,000 and £25,000 are available
Application process:There is an online application form
Deadline:19August 2022, 5pm
Contact:Tel: 01865 692 121 Email: [email protected]
Website:www.shcj.co.uk/grant-making-guidelines

 

ASDA Refugee Support Grants
Aims/priorities:This grant is designed to support the broad range of community needs to help refugees arriving in the UK.
Who can apply?Locally-based community groups
Grant amount:£500 – £1,500 for community activities; maximum of £500 for supporting a family sponsored by a community group.
Application process:Through the Community Champion in your local store who will support you in completing your application and they will submit the application to the Foundation on your behalf
Deadline:Applications can take 6-8 weeks to process, but priority will be given to these grants over other grant programmes
Website:www.asdafoundation.org/how-to-apply

 

 

CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE

Woodward Charitable Trust
Aims/priorities:The Woodward Charitable Trust only makes grants for core costs rather than specific projects as they recognise that smaller charities can find these hard to fund. The Trustees particularly look to fund projects that help families and young people and that are aiming to improve the life chances of the beneficiaries. They like projects that promote community cohesion and the development of skills that will change the outlook and outcomes for the users. Organisations that promote volunteering and involve both past and present users in their operations or management are encouraged. Trustees only consider applications for core costs and are looking for organisations which aim to achieve a positive impact in at least one of the following areas: Children and young peopleDisadvantaged familiesPrisoners and ex-offenders
Who can apply?Registered charities, Charity Incorporated Organisations (CIOs) and Community Interest Companies (CICs)
Grant amount:Up to £3,000, usually £1,000 or less
Application process:An application form can be downloaded from the website 
Deadline:29 July 2022, 12pm
Contact:Tel: 020 7410 0330 Email: [email protected]
Website:http://woodwardcharitabletrust.org.uk/

 

ASDA U18s Better Start Grants
Aims/priorities:Grants to ensure disadvantaged children are supported during the summer (for activities, food, equipment etc. for under 18s)
Who can apply?Locally-based community groups
Grant amount:Grants of between £500 – £1,500
Application process:Through the Community Champion in your local store who will support you in completing your application and they will submit the application to the Foundation on your behalf.
Deadline:19 August 2022
Website:www.asdafoundation.org/how-to-apply

 

Happy Days Children’s Charity
Aims/priorities:The Happy Days Charity is a national children’s charity dedicated to providing holidays, days out, and theatre trips for disadvantaged young people with special needs. The Charity supports families with children aged 3-17 who have learning difficulties, physical or mental disabilities, acute, chronic or life limiting illnesses, been abused or neglected, witnessed domestic violence, been bereaved or act as carers for a parent or a sibling.
Who can apply?The Charity will accept an applications from parents, guardians, grandparents or siblings, GPs, consultants, nurses or social workers.
Grant amount:The minimum or maximum grant levels are not specified.
Application process:Application forms are available to download from the website
Deadline:Applications can be submitted at any time
Contact:Donniece Nisbett / Ann DaRocha Tel: 01462 530 710 Email: [email protected] / Email: [email protected]
Website:www.happydayscharity.org/applications

 

DIGITAL

VocTech Seed
Aims/priorities:The VocTech Seed grant fund supports the development of new ideas that use digital tools and approaches to transform how people gain skills for work.
Who can apply?Charities, private companies, community interest companies and other not for profit organisations
Grant amount:Grants of between £15,000 and £50,000
Application process:There is an online application form
Deadline:13 July 2022, 5pm
Contact:Email: [email protected]  
Website:https://ufi.co.uk/grant-funding/voctech-seed/

 

Fat Beehive Foundation
Aims/priorities:Grants are available to small UK registered charities for building websites or digital products that enable them to carry out their work in a more efficient and effective way, resulting in positive social benefit.
Who can apply?UK registered charities with an annual income of less than £1 million
Grant amount:Grants of up to £2,500 are available
Application process:There is an online application form
Deadline:Applications may be submitted at any time and will be considered at the quarterly trustees’ meetings, which are normally held in January, April, July and October
Contact:Tel: 020 7739 8704
Website:www.fatbeehivefoundation.org.uk

 

 

ENVIRONMENT

Veolia Environmental Trust
Aims/priorities:The funding for capital projects that improve community facilities, enhance the local environment, and protect threatened habitats and biodiversity in communities near qualifying Veolia sites. Veolia Environmental Trust is offering grants to constituted, not-for-profit organisations, local authorities, and environmental bodies enrolled with ENTRUST to support projects that make improvements to community facilities and the natural environment in communities located near a qualifying Veolia site in England.
Who can apply?Constituted, not-for-profit organisations, local authorities, and environmental bodies enrolled with ENTRUST
Grant amount:Community Grants between £10,000 and £75,000 for capital improvement/construction projects at a single site, such as community buildings and spaces, outdoor spaces, play and recreational spaces, or the installation of fixed items such as kitchen cupboards and work surfacesHabitat and Biodiversity Grants between £10,000 and £75,000 for projects resulting in structural improvements for a single habitat that will conserve, restore, and enhance threatened habitats and protect/increase biodiversityEnvironmental Improvement Grants start at £75,000 for ambitious and imaginative projects that will make a local, regional, national, and global impact on the environment by protecting and expanding threatened habitats and increasing biodiversity
Application process:There is an online application form
Deadline:7 July 2022, 12pm
Contact:Tel: 0203 567 6820 Email: [email protected]
Website: www.veoliatrust.org/funding/

 

Aviva Community Fund
Aims/priorities:The Aviva Community Fund helps small charities build stronger communities across the UK by focusing on climate change or helping people take control of their financial wellbeing, through their crowdfunding platform. All Crowdfunder pages go live on 9 August. Causes can share projects with their networks of supporters to raise public donations. On 16 August projects open to Aviva Community Fund employee donations. Aviva employees will be able to view projects and between them will share out £250,000 of funding.
Who can apply?Make sure that your project: Is submitted by an applicant aged 18 or olderIs UK-based and for the benefit of UK communitiesIsn’t for the benefit of any one individual And that your organisation: Is registered in the UK as a charity or social enterpriseHas a bank account in its own name and has been operating for over 12 months
Grant amount:Not specified
Application process:There is an online application form
Deadline:13 July 2022
Contact:Email: [email protected]
Website:www.avivacommunityfund.co.uk/start-crowdfunding

 

Enterprise Development Programme: Environment Sector  
Aims/priorities:The Enterprise Development Programme (EDP) is a five-year programme, funded by Access – The Foundation for Social Investment. Support from the programme enables organisations to grow financial resilience and impact by providing a mixture of grant and learning support to help develop and grow enterprise ideas.
Who can apply?Incorporated organisations with a clear stated mission to support environmental issues Social enterprises, charities or not-for-profit companies based and working in England and have been operating for at least 2 yearsAble to provide the last full year of accountsWith an annual revenue of between £50,000 and £1.5 millionInterested in exploring new trading business models to help build financial resilience but require an initial grant and learning support to get these ideas off the ground
Grant amount:Successful applicants will be invited to work on co-designing a package of support. Grants of up to £30,000 can be awarded.
Application process:There is an online application form
Deadline:Stage 1 applications open 25 July 2022 and close 15 August 2022, 12pm
Contact:Tel: 020 3096 7900 Email: [email protected]
Website:www.enterprisedevelopmentprogramme.org.uk/environment/

 

FAITH

The Places of Worship Protective Security Funding Scheme
Aims/priorities:The Places of Worship Protective Security Funding Scheme provides funding for places of worship and associated faith community centres that are vulnerable to hate crime. This scheme is intended to reduce: The risk of a hate crime happening at a place of worship and associated faith community centreThe impact of hate crime on the place of worship itself (the building) and people attending the place of worship Through the scheme, vulnerable places of worship can apply for protective security measures, such as CCTV, secure fencing, and intruder alarms to be installed at their site for free. You can apply for the installation of up to 3 protective security measures at your place of worship or associated faith community centre.
Who can apply?The scheme is open to all faiths, except the Jewish community. This is because a separate funding scheme is available to provide security measures at certain Jewish faith institutions. The types of places of worship that can apply under the scheme include (but are not limited to): ChurchesGurdwarasMosquesTemplesAssociated faith community centres (for example, a community centre where regular worship takes place that is near a place of worship and run by that place of worship)
Grant amount:Not specified
Application process:There is an online application form
Deadline:14 July 2022
Website:www.gov.uk/guidance/places-of-worship-security-funding-scheme#history

 

Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme
Aims/priorities:The Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme makes grants towards the VAT incurred in maintenance and repairs to listed buildings that are primarily used for public worship, or which are listed places of worship owned by, or under the authority of, a number of specified organisations that look after redundant places of worship. Only works carried out to repair, maintain or alter the fabric of an existing listed building are eligible. To claim under the scheme, eligible works must be carried out by a VAT registered contractor.
Who can apply?The scheme applies to listed buildings that are mainly used as a place of public worship. To be eligible, the place of worship must be listed with the relevant statutory listing agency (Historic England, CADW, Historic Scotland or Northern Ireland Environment Agency)
Grant amount:The minimum value of invoices (excluding VAT) for any one claim to the scheme is £1,000. In addition, to allow places of worship undertaking smaller works to benefit from the scheme, each listed place of worship will also be allowed to submit one claim with a value of between £500 and £1,000 (excluding the VAT paid) in any 12 month period.
Application process:An application form can be downloaded from the website
Deadline:Applications can be made at any time until 31 March 2025
Contact:Tel: 0800 500 3009 Email: [email protected]
Website:www.lpwscheme.org.uk

 

The Henry Smith Charity – Grants Programme
Aims/priorities:The Henry Smith Charity is an independent grant making trust. They aim to use our resources to help people and communities at a time of need and to bring about positive change. The grants available are: Improving Lives – Provides grants to charitable organisations that help people when other sources of support have failed, are inappropriate, or are simply not availableThe Strengthening Communities – This programme is designed to support small charitable organisations working at grassroots levelThe Christian Projects – This grant programme provides grants to support projects that explicitly promote the Christian faith in the UK
Who can apply?Charities and not-for-profit organisations, including social enterprises, in the UK
Grant amount:The grant amounts of the programmes are: Improving Lives Grant Programme – Between £20,000 and £60,000 for 1-3 yearsThe Strengthening Communities Grant Programme – Between £20,000 and £60,000 for 1-3 yearsThe Christian Projects Grant Programme – £10,000+ for up to 3 years (most grants are for 1-2 years)
Application process:There is an online application form
Deadline:Applications can be made at any time
Website:www.henrysmithcharity.org.uk/explore-our-grants-and-apply/

 

GENERAL

Money Saving Expert (MSE) Charity
Aims/priorities:The Charity aims to fight financial and consumer illiteracy and is dedicated to educating and informing adults and children about consumer and debt issues. There are two rounds per year. Four themes rotate through a two year cycle. Raising the Next GenerationLife Changing TransitionsLiving with Long Term ChallengesBuilding and Developing Resilience
Who can apply?Small to medium-sized non-profit organisations with a constitution can apply, including UK registered charities, community interest companies, social enterprises and credit unions. To be eligible, applicants should: Have an annual income of less than £750,000Have unrestricted reserves that are less than six months of their running costsCommunity interest companies and social enterprise organisations must have a governing document which shows the name, aim/purpose, objects of the group, including a dissolution clause – what happens if the group ceases to function
Grant amount:Grants of up to £7,500 are available
Application process:A grant eligibility quiz, online application form, guidance notes and FAQs are available on the website
Deadline:22 July 2022 or when 40 applications have been accepted
Contact:Email: [email protected]
Website:www.msecharity.com

 

Community Ownership Fund
Aims/priorities:The Community Ownership Fund is a £150 million fund over four years to support community groups across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to take ownership of assets which are at risk of being lost to the community. The purpose of the Fund is to support communities to purchase community assets and amenities and run them as sustainable community businesses. 
Who can apply?Applications will be accepted from voluntary and community organisations from all parts of the United Kingdom who have a viable plan for taking ownership of a community asset at risk and running it sustainably for community benefit
Grant amount:Up to £250,000 match funded capital will be available to purchase or lease the asset and pay for refurbishment costs for all eligible asset types.
Application process:There is a two-stage application process with an always open Expression of Interest (EOI) stage, where applicants will complete a short form to check if their project is likely to be eligible and receive a quick outcome on their proposals before submitting a full application
Deadline:Expression of interest: 19 August 2022
Contact:Email: [email protected]
Website:www.gov.uk/government/publications/community-ownership-fund-prospectus/community-ownership-fund-prospectus–2
The Fore
Aims/priorities:This fund is offering grants of up to £30,000 in total, over up to 3 years, to help fantastic small charities and social enterprises plan for the longer term and take the next step in their development. Grants are unrestricted. This means they can be used for any purpose.
Who can apply?Any registered charity, CIC, CIO or Community Benefit Society with turnover of under £500,000 in the last financial year is eligible to apply
Grant amount:Grants of up to £30,000
Application process:There is an online application form
Deadline:Registration opens on 25 July 2022, 10am Application deadline: 5 September 2022, 5pm
Contact:Tel: 020 7240 6192 Email: [email protected]
Website:https://thefore.org/applying-for-funding/

 

HEALTH & WELLBEING 

The Lloyds Bank Foundation – Complex Social Issues
Aims/priorities:To work with hundreds of small and local charities helping people dealing with complex social issues that don’t have simple solutions. Problems such as poor mental health, homelessness and dependency. They fund charities helping people whose lives are significantly affected by these complex social issues: Addiction or dependency on alcohol, drugs, and/or gamblingAsylum seekers and refugeesCare leaversDomestic and sexual abuseHomelessness/vulnerably housedLearning disabilitiesMental healthOffending, prison or community serviceSexual exploitationTrafficking and modern slaveryYoung parents They support charities with a proven track record of helping people on a journey of positive change through in-depth, holistic and person-centred support. They offer unrestricted funding, including around core costs, and tailored development support to help your charity be more effective. Their funding process considers local need, the prevalence of eligible small and medium-sized charities in the area, the nature of the region and the balance of their portfolio.
Who can apply?Registered charities/CIO’s with an annual income of between £25,000 and £1 million in the last set of accounts published on the Charity Commission website and have less than 12 months’ free reserves, who have been delivering services addressing one of the complex social issues for at least one year.  Must also have a robust safeguarding policy.
Grant amount:Unrestricted grants of £50,000 over two years. 
Application process:Online eligibility quiz and those who are eligible will be directed to the application form
Deadline:29July 2022, 5pm
Contact:Tel: 0370 411 1223 Email: [email protected]
Website:www.lloydsbankfoundation.org.uk/we-fund#CSIGRID

 

ASDA Empowering Local Communities Grants
Aims/priorities:Grants for activities helping to transform communities and improve lives, under 4 themes: Building resilient communitiesActive livesSeasonal celebrations and festivalsLeading healthier lives
Who can apply?Locally-based community groups
Grant amount:Grants of between £500 – £1,500
Application process:Through the Community Champion in your local store who will support you in completing your application and they will submit the application to the Foundation on your behalf
Deadline:19 August 2022
Website:www.asdafoundation.org/how-to-apply

 

Veterans’ Foundation
Aims/priorities:The Veterans’ Foundation has established a substantial grants programme to support charities and organisations that provide support to those in need among serving armed forces personnel, veterans, operationally qualified seafarers and their immediate families. 
Who can apply?All registered charities and other organisations that support the Armed Forces community (veterans, those serving and immediate dependants), including seafaring veterans who have served on operations, can apply. Eligible organisation types include: CharitiesNot-for-profit organisationsCommunity projects Priority is given to charities and organisations who can demonstrate that they are directly involved in the provision of support to those in need, as well as well-run organisations of low to medium wealth.
Grant amount:Grants of any sum up to a maximum of £30,000 may be awarded. Grants of any sum up to a maximum of £40,000 for the exclusive use on salaries over a two-year period may be awarded.
Application process:An application form can be downloaded from the website
Deadline:26 August 2022
Contact:Email: [email protected]
Website:www.veteransfoundation.org.uk/apply-for-a-grant/

 

HERITAGE

Charles Hayward Foundation
Aims/priorities:Conservation and preservation of pictures, manuscripts, books and objects for public display, use and interestDevelopment of libraries, museums and galleriesAdaptation of former Industrial Heritage sites to creative and educational spaces
Who can apply?UK registered charity with an annual income of more than £350,000
Grant amount:Grants of up to £50,000
Application process:By email with a project outline following the headings on the website
Deadline:12 August 2022
Contact:T: 020 7370 7063 Email: [email protected] / [email protected]
Website:www.charleshaywardfoundation.org.uk

 

National Heritage Memorial Fund – Covid-19 Response Fund
Aims/priorities:Funding is intended to support any heritage asset which is of outstanding importance to the national heritage and at risk due to the impact of Covid-19, including: Works of fine and decorative artMuseum collectionsArchivesManuscriptsItems of industrial, transport and maritime heritageHistoric buildings and land
Who can apply?Applications will be accepted from charities, non-profit organisations and public sector organisations with responsibility for an asset of outstanding importance to the UK’s national heritage which is at risk due to the impact of coronavirus (Covid-19)
Grant amount:There are no minimum or maximum levels of grant
Application process:The first step is to submit an Expression of Interest. Eligible applicants will then be invited to submit a full application.
Deadline:30 April 2023
Contact:Tel: 020 7591 6044 Email: [email protected]
Website:www.nhmf.org.uk/funding/covid-19-response-fund
Pilgrim Trust – Preservation and Scholarship Grant
Aims/priorities:Grants are available for projects in the UK concerned with heritage preservation and social welfare, especially improving the life chances of vulnerable members of society (particularly women and girls). The Trustees are particularly keen to assist projects which have encountered difficulties in raising funds from other sources, and to fund projects which will make a significant impact in their chosen area.
Who can apply?Registered charities in the United KingdomOrganisations that are exempt from registration and recognised public bodiesRegistered Friendly Societies Trustees are keen to support areas of the country where financial support from other sources is difficult to obtain and welcome collaboration between organisations
Grant amount:Small grants of less than £5,000 Main grant scheme of more than £5,000
Application process:Applicants must register with Flexigrant, the new online system, and complete the Stage 1 application form. Groups that are successful with their stage 1 application will be invited to submit a full application form (stage 2).
Deadline:Not specified
Contact:Tel: 020 7834 6510 Email: [email protected]
Website:www.thepilgrimtrust.org.uk/grants/preservation-and-scholarship/

 

OLDER PEOPLE

Concertina Charitable Trust
Aims/priorities:Funding is intended to provide musical entertainment and related activities for the elderly to provide therapeutic benefit for their health and wellbeing. The Trust awards grants to charitable bodies which provide cultural activities and related facilities for the elderly, in order to improve the quality of life of elderly people.
Who can apply?The Trust is keen to support smaller charitable organisations in England and Wales that might otherwise find it difficult to gain funding. These include funds to many care homes for the elderly, to provide musical entertainment for residents. Organisations will be automatically refused funding if they do not include their accounts or financial statements with the application.
Grant amount:Grants of up to £250 are available
Application process:An application form can be downloaded from the website
Deadline:31 October 2022
Contact:Post: Simon Baynes, Administrator, The Concertina Charitable Trust, Bodfach Hall, Llanfyllin, Powys, SY22 5HS
Website:www.concertinamusic.org.uk/Grants.php

 

Charles Hayward Foundation
Aims/priorities:Programmes aiming to alleviate isolation and depression in older people, including informal day care or social, physical and recreational activitiesProgrammes which give practical help, assistance and support for older people living in their own homesProgrammes addressing the emotional and practical needs of older carersProgrammes designed to meet the specific needs of people with dementia
Who can apply?UK registered charities with an annual income of less than £350,000
Grant amount:Grants of up to £7,000
Application process:An application form can be downloaded from the website
Deadline:Applications can be submitted at any time and are considered approximately every three months (usually in March, June, September and December)
Contact:Tel: 020 7370 7063 Email: [email protected] / [email protected]
Website:www.charleshaywardfoundation.org.uk
W.G. Edwards Charitable Foundation
Aims/priorities:The grant scheme aims to fund the provision of care for older people, to improve their quality of life.
Who can apply?UK registered charities that are based and working in the UK may apply as long as the aim of their charity is to help people over the age of 65 years.
Grant amount:There are no maximum or minimum grant levels specified. The average grant is £1,700.
Application process:An application form can be downloaded from the website
Deadline:Applications can be made at any time
Contact:Email: [email protected]
Website:www.wgedwardscharitablefoundation.org.uk

 

SPORT & RECREATION

Versus Arthritis Together Fund
Aims/priorities:The Together Fund has been set up to help organisations recover from the long-term impact of Covid-19. It’s designed to support specific activities and increase the availability of exercise opportunities in local communities. It can also be used to support community groups with developing their business planning, helping them reach their target audience. Organisations in England (outside London) should work on creating opportunities for people with long-term health conditions to stay active in their local communities.
Who can apply?Your organisation can apply if you are working with people with long-term health conditions and it is: A not-for-profit voluntary or community club or organisation A registered charity A not-for-profit company, community interest company or other social enterprise A statutory body Sole trader / partnerships and freelancers
Grant amount:Grants of between £1,000 – £5,000
Application process:There is an online application form
Deadline:31 July 2022
Contact:Email: [email protected]
Website:www.versusarthritis.org/active_communities

 

Oakland Foundation
Aims/priorities:Funding is intended to support projects targeted at children under the age of 16 years and their families who live in England and Wales focusing on the themes of education, health and nutrition, and sport. Grants can support projects and activities focused on: Education: to ensure children get the best education, no matter what their backgroundHealth and nutrition: to ensure children have access to healthy foodSport: to ensure children have access to sport and activities irrespective of social background or physical abilityPreference will be given to applications with a clearly defined and measurable outcome
Who can apply?Applications are accepted from not-for-profit organisations and community groups in England and Wales. Preference will be given to applicants who have a demonstrable track record of delivering outcomes. The Foundation particularly likes to support projects in areas where their main sponsor Oakland International is an integral part of the local community.
Grant amount:Funding is at the discretion of the Trustees. The Foundation has limited funding available and there is strong competition for grants.
Application process:There is an online application form
Deadline:Applications can be made at any time
Contact:Tel: 01527 596 222 Email: [email protected]
Website:www.oakland-foundation.com
Sport England Platinum Jubilee Fund
Aims/priorities:Sport England want to mark and help celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee year by supporting projects that bring a community together and provide opportunities for people who may be less physically active to become more active. Organisations should consider how they could work more collaboratively across their community, in order to make the biggest possible impact. Funds are available for project costs such as facility hire and coaching, as well as for small capital improvements.
Who can apply?Only not-for-profit organisations, with a minimum of three unrelated/non-cohabiting, trustees or directors where decision making / voting rights are equitably distributed, are eligible to receive funding under this fund
Grant amount:Grants of between £300 – £10,000
Application process:There is an online application form
Deadline:None specified
Contact:Email: [email protected]
Website:www.sportengland.org/how-we-can-help/our-funds/queens-platinum-jubilee-activity-fund

This funding bulletin is produced by

10GM is a joint venture to support the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector in Greater Manchester. The founding members are: Action Together, Bolton CVS, Macc and Salford CVS. For further information regarding 10GM please email: [email protected]

  Action Together (covering Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside) Principal Office 95-97 Penny Meadow, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 6EP
Tel: 0161 339 4985
Email: [email protected] Website: www.actiontogether.org.uk
  Bolton CVS (Community and Voluntary Services) The Hub, Bold Street, Bolton, BL1 1LS Tel: 01204 546010 Email: [email protected] Website: www.boltoncvs.org.uk
  Macc Swan Buildings, 3rd Floor, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW Tel: 0161 834 9823 Email: [email protected] Website: www.manchestercommunitycentral.org
  Salford CVS The Old Town Hall, 5 Irwell Place, Salford, M30 0FN Tel: 0161 787 7795
Email: [email protected] Website: www.salfordcvs.co.uk