Lots of interesting funding opportunities in this week’s update including lots for projects working with children and young people, some interesting arts-based outcomes as well as environmental issues, community projects and some good ol’ general purpose funds! If you would like help with finding funds, or support through the application process, please do get in touch!
Woodward Charitable Trust – Main Grants
The Trust awards grant funding to small-scale, locally-based charitable initiatives in the UK in the following areas: children and young people; minority groups including refugees, gypsies and travellers; prisoners and ex-offenders; disability; homelessness; arts outreach; and environmental projects
Deadline: 30th November
Weaver’s Company Benevolent Fund
Grants for organisations undertaking projects involving young people who are vulnerable or may become involved in crime in the UK.
The Hilden Charitable Fund
The Hilden Charitable Fund provides grants to small organisations to support community based activities for young people aged 16 to 25.
Deadline: 16th December
The Finnis Scott Foundation
Funding is provided for UK charities working in the areas of horticulture and plant sciences, as well as art and art history.
Amount: £ 10,000
Deadline: 23rd December
Gerald Micklem Charitable Trust
UK-wide, this funding programme supports a wide range of activities under the ‘umbrella’ of general charitable purposes.
Deadline: 31st December
Philip Bates Trust Arts Grant
Grant for individuals and voluntary and community organisations undertaking projects that encourage and develop artistic interests in young people in the UK.
Amount: £ 500
Deadline: 31st December
Volant Trust: Various causes
The Trust, set up by the author J K Rowling, has two broad areas of funding, one being Charities and projects, whether national or community-based at home or abroad that alleviate social deprivation, with a particular emphasis on women’s and children’s issues.
The Oak Foundation: issues of global social and environmental concern
The Oak Foundation is a global grant maker that funds programmes addressing social and environmental concerns. Some grants are available to organisations based in the UK and addressing UK issues such as housing and homelessness, and issues affecting women.
First World War Community Projects
Explore the heritage of the First World War with grants of for youth groups. Young people have the chance to discover more about the war and mark the Centenary through this special grant programme for community projects.
Measuring Social Impact
Lessons learned from Building Better Opportunities
The Big Lottery Fund’s Building Better Opportunities programme, which is supporting the next round of European Social Fund, has published some useful information about the first round of applications.
Community Covenant Small Grants – Update
- Community integration
- The coordination and delivery of support to the Armed Forces community
- Former service personnel in the criminal justice system
Acknowledgement: SYFAB and Funding Central