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The list is in date order and some deadlines are very soon. They will not be applicable to all of you (most are for specific regions), and you might find that none of them are suitable for your district. I have selected them from the latest Funding Central alert as being the most appropriate for WF districts. I hope that a quick scan of this list will allow you to find those sources appropriate to your district. Each heading is a link to the relevant page on Funding Central. You need to be registered with Funding Central to see the linked pages. Registration is free if your annual turnover is less than £100,000. Go to www.fundingcentral.org.uk/wizard.aspx to register.

 

Wixamtree Trust

Max. Value: £ 10,000

Deadline: 23 Sep 2020

Grants are available for charitable organisations, including registered charities, for projects and services that benefit the people of Bedfordshire.

 

Gloucestershire Community Foundation - Main Grants

Max. Value: £ 10,000

Deadline: 25 Sep 2020

Support for charities and charitable groups in Gloucestershire with the aim of helping people to overcome disadvantage and isolation.

 

Grants 4 Your Community

Max. Value: £ 500

Deadline: 25 Sep 2020

Grants are available for local community-led or based projects in Grand Union Housing Group’s operational area of Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire and Hertfordshire.

 

Luton Youth Fund

Max. Value: £ 50,000

Deadline: 25 Sep 2020

Grants are available to voluntary and community groups providing youth services and supporting young people aged between 11 and 25 in Luton.

 

Mayor of London - Stronger Communities Fund

Max. Value: £ 10,000

Deadline: 25 Sep 2020

Grants are available for local grassroots organisations and groups who typically find it hard to access funding to support projects across London that reduce social isolation and loneliness through physical activity.

 

London Community Foundation - Wembley Park Community Fund

Max. Value: £ 10,000

Deadline: 28 Sep 2020

Grants are available for local groups and organisations to deliver projects within the London Borough of Brent that help address local needs.

 

Leeds Community Foundation - Manjit Wolstenholme Fund

Max. Value: £ 10,000

Deadline: 29 Sep 2020

Grants are available to community groups in the Bradford District who want to develop and deliver their activity to support young people in deprived areas to achieve their full potential through educational and aspirational opportunities.

 

Aylesbury Vale Community Trust Grants

Max. Value: £ 10,000

Deadline: 30 Sep 2020

Grants are available for Aylesbury based voluntary and community organisations for local projects which involve community participation to promote, develop or educate within the areas of health and wellbeing, recreation, arts, heritage, culture and sport.

 

J G Graves Charitable Trust

Max. Value: £ 3,000

Deadline: 30 Sep 2020

Grants are available for local charitable organisations undertaking benevolent projects in Sheffield, with a preference for supporting capital projects.

 

Peter Kershaw Trust - Ordinary Grants

Max. Value: Discretionary

Deadline: 30 Sep 2020

Grants are available to registered charities in Greater Manchester for a wide variety of purposes under the general heading of 'social welfare'.

 

Philip Bates Trust

Max. Value: £ 500

Deadline: 30 Sep 2020

Grant for individuals, voluntary and community organisations undertaking projects that encourage and develop artistic interests in young people in the UK, with particular interest in activities taking place in the West Midlands.

 

Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust - Thriving Communities Fund

Max. Value: £ 10,000

Deadline: 30 Sep 2020

Grants are available to voluntary and community groups for projects that improve wellbeing for the people living in the Vale of Aylesbury and beyond through participation in cultural, sporting and social activities, as well as supporting and equipping services for those most in need.

 

Hadfield Charitable Trust

Max. Value: £ 5,000

Deadline: 01 Oct 2020

Grants are available for charitable organisations to carry out projects in areas of social needs (youth and employment, help for older people, the arts and the environment) in Cumbria.

 

Leeds Inspired Main Grants

Max. Value: £ 10,000

Deadline: 02 October 2020

Grants are available for activities which bring Leeds alive with cultural events and projects that reveal different ways of experiencing the city for both local people and visitors as well as raising the city's profile as a great place for culture.

 

Queen’s Institute Northampton Relief Fund

Max. Value: £ 20,000

Deadline: 02 Oct 2020

Grants are available to small, locally managed groups in Northampton for projects that improve health and wellbeing.

 

The Compton Fund - Northamptonshire

Max. Value: £ 5,000

Deadline: 02 Oct 2020

Grants are available for small, locally managed voluntary, community and self-help groups to support a broad range of activities for projects relating to health and wellbeing across Northamptonshire.

 

Welwyn Hatfield - Community Grants

Max. Value: £ 20,000

Deadline: 04 October 2020

Grants are available to voluntary and community organisations in Welwyn Hatfield for projects that benefit the local community.

 

West Suffolk Council - Community Chest Grants

Max. Value: Discretionary

Deadline: 04 October 2020

Grants are available for voluntary and community groups who are working to improve the quality of life for people in West Suffolk.

 

Cambridge City Council - Community Grants Programme

Max. Value: Discretionary

Deadline: 05 Oct 2020

Grants are available for local voluntary and community organisations to reduce social and/or economic inequality in Cambridge City, by removing barriers for residents with the most need.

 

Leeds Community Foundation – Flint Family Fund

Max. Value: £ 10,000

Deadline: 08 Oct 2020

Grants are available for disadvantaged children and young people aged 5 to 25 years old in Leeds by supporting education, creating opportunities and encouraging future aspirations.

 

Brighton and Hove City Council - Communities Fund

Max. Value: £ 15,000

Deadline: 09 Oct 2020

Grants are available for local voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisations that are working to engage and empower local people, communities and neighbourhoods in Brighton and Hove.

 

Greenham Trust - Community Grant Awards

Max. Value: £ 30,000

Deadline: 09 Oct 2020

Grants are available for charities and not-for-profit organisations undertaking charitable activities that benefit communities in West Berkshire and North Hampshire.

 

Ipswich - Community Cash Grants

Max. Value: £ 20,000

Deadline: 09 October 2020

Project and investment grants are available to support the work of the voluntary and community sector in Ipswich in partnership with Ipswich Borough Council.

 

West Hackney Parochial Charity

Max. Value: Discretionary

Deadline: 10 Oct 2020

Grants for local charitable organisations to provide education and training opportunities for young people and to relieve individual or general need, hardship or distress in the parish of West Hackney.

 

Heart of England Community Foundation –#iwill Fund

Max. Value: £ 5,000

Deadline: 19 Oct 2020

Grants are available for community groups working in Gloucestershire for projects that improve the participation of young people in meaningful social action, with a focus on deprived areas.

 

Tyne & Wear and Northumberland Community Foundation - FB and PFB Lough Fund

Max. Value: £ 5,000

Deadline: 26 October 2020

The Fund supports charitable community activities in north Northumberland, within a 20-mile radius of Berwick Town Hall.

 

Leeds Community Foundation - Bradford Youth Fund

Max. Value: £ 5,000

Deadline: 29 October 2020

Grants are available for charitable organisations in Bradford for the provision of regular sessions of youth work over a duration of 12 months, with a focus on services which support young people who are in greatest need.

 

Southampton City Council - Celebrations Grants

Max. Value: £ 500

Deadline: 30 October 2020

Grants are available for local not-for-profit organisations in Southampton as a contribution towards the cost of community events that celebrate recognised local, national, or international days.

 

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Children and Young People Grants Programme

Max. Value: Discretionary

Deadline: 31 October 2020

Grants for charities in England and Wales 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.

 

Kent Community Foundation - Albert Burns Children's Trust Fund

Max. Value: £ 10,000

Deadline: 30 November 2020

Grants are available to charitable organisations for causes related to children in Kent up to the age of 18.

 

Chapman Charitable Trust

Max. Value: £ 2,000

Deadline: 28 February 2021

Grants are available for charities that support wellbeing, the natural environment and the arts through activities located in North Wales, London or South East England.

 

Active Black Country - Tackling Inequalities Fund

Max. Value: Discretionary

Open for applications

Grants are available for community organisations and clubs to support sport and physical activity in deprived areas of the Black Country.

 

County Durham - Community Grants Programme

Max. Value: £ 5,000

Open for applications

Grants are available for projects in County Durham that have a real impact in their community, enabling organisations to continue their work and make vital improvements to their service.

 

Exeter - Ward Grants

Max. Value: £ 500

Open for applications

Grants are available for local community groups in Exeter to work on local projects that make a difference in their community and create change.

 

Fowler Smith and Jones Trust

Max. Value: Discretionary

Open for applications

Grants are available for voluntary and community organisations undertaking projects that benefit communities in Essex and overseas.


Hays Travel Foundation

Max. Value: £ 15,000

Open for applications

Grants are available for registered charities and local causes which help young people to achieve their potential within areas where Hays Travel have a branch. (Branch locator)

 

Heart of England – Birmingham Sports Fund (added 02 Jul 2020)

Max. Value: £ 1,000

Open for applications

Grants are available for charities and community groups for projects which encourage people in Birmingham to be active and engage in sport.

 

Quartet Community Foundation - Bristol City Council Youth Sector Support Fund

Max. Value: £ 15,000

Open for applications

Grants are available to Bristol-based organisations working with local children and young people. As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, the Fund aims to support youth organisations through the pandemic.

 

Severn Trent Community Fund

Max. Value: £ 250,000

Open for applications

Grants are available to local not-for-profit organisations for local projects that support the wellbeing of communities in the Severn Trent region (covers a huge region from mid-Wales to Rutland, and from the Humber down to the Bristol Channel).

 

St. Giles & St George Education Charity

Max. Value: £ 150,000

Open for applications

Grants are available for projects taking place within the London Borough of Camden and the southern parishes of the London Borough of West Westminster that benefit children and young people.

 


Upcoming events

 

26 Sep 2020: FunderMentals: An Introduction To... (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

*PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, FunderMentals will temporarily be an online training event via Zoom.
Overview
Many people think only good ideas get funded and so the other applications must have been bad. This is not true!! There is a lot more to it. We’re here to help people understand how funding for social enterprises and community organisations works.
Our series of mindset-led programmes are designed to enhance your chances to deliver competitive and higher quality bids for grants.
Programme Description
Our experiential learning based workshops put you in the room with proven bid writers, project planners and funders (advanced courses only) to get the best insights into developing a bid you can feel proud of and confident of submitting.
Our content is designed to improve your confidence and enhance your awareness of the right bids for your circumstances.

26 Sep 2020: FunderMentals: Advanced (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

*PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, FunderMentals will temporarily be an online training event via Zoom.
Overview
Many people think only good ideas get funded and so the other applications must have been bad. This is not true!! There is a lot more to it. We’re here to help people understand how funding for social enterprises and community organisations works.
Our series of mindset-led programmes are designed to enhance your chances to deliver competitive and higher quality bids for grants.
Programme Description
Our experiential learning based workshops put you in the room with proven bid writers, project planners and funders (advanced courses only) to get the best insights into developing a bid you can feel proud of and confident of submitting.
Our advanced programme is designed to improve your bid content, data usage, awareness of emerging community/ social trends, alertness to funders' objectives/ perspectives and enhance your awareness of the right bids for your circumstances. These are crucial aspects of successful and competitive grant applications.

05 Oct 2020 - 12 Oct 2020: Online Bid-Writing for Charities and Community Groups Course (9:30 AM - 11:30 AM)

Our online bid writing course will give you pragmatic support that will improve your ratio of success and motivate you to write further grant applications and proposals with greater confidence. Our course will give you access to our Fundraising expert’s extensive knowledge and advice.

04 Nov 2020 - 11 Nov 2020: Online Corporate Fundraising Course (9:30 AM - 11:30 AM)

Our online corporate fundraising course is a practical overview for those considering how to develop their income through companies.