Funding Opportunities

Newly Added

Please see below the newly added funds for yours and your organisation’s interest (updated weekly).

Awards for All: Funding for Platinum Jubilee activities: The Awards for All programme is now accepting applications that celebrate the Platinum Jubilee. Applications should still meet their standard aims and eligibility criteria. The strongest projects will also promote relationships across generations or develop the skills and experience of communities or encourage the care of/action in the natural world as part of the celebrations. Applications can be accepted for one-off events on the day of the Jubilee which meet these criteria. Funding of between £300 and £10,000 is available. Deadline: 31st March 2022.

FCC Community Action Fund: The fund (previously known as WREN) offers grants of up to £100,000 to not-for-profit organisations for the provision, maintenance or improvement of buildings and amenities used by the public. The building/amenity must be situated within 10 miles of an FCC Environment landfill facility – sites in Bletchley and Huntingdon make parts of south west and north east Bedfordshire eligible. Use the postcode checker on the website to be certain. Deadline: 2nd March 2022.

Green Match Fund – theBigGive: The Green Match Fund is a match funding campaign for charities that are working on environmental issues as part of their core mission. All public donations made to participating charities via during the week of the campaign (22-29 April 2022) will be matched up to a specific amount. Charities can apply to participate in the campaign via an open application. Some charities may also be invited directly to participate by a match funding Champion. Charities applying via the open application will be awarded a ring-fenced amount of match funding which will be used to match public donations – either £2,500, £5,000 or £10,000. Deadline: Friday 25th February 2022.

Hospice UK’s Dying Matters Community Grants Programme 2022: The programme offers grants to support registered charities and CICs running community-led arts and culture projects which aim to open up conversations about dying, death and bereavement in new and creative ways at a grassroots level. Small grants up to £999 – for smaller scale activities such as a one-off workshop of poetry, singing, art, crafting, etc. Larger project grants between £1,000 and £5,000 – to enable larger scale community projects such as theatre productions, community murals or photography exhibits. Deadline: 21st February 2022.

Sport England – The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Activity Fund: The fund aims to use sport and physical activity as a means of bringing a community together and providing opportunities for people who may be less physically active. Project costs such as facility hire and coaching, as well as for small capital improvements are eligible. It’s important that your project can continue to run, or have a lasting legacy as a result of the funding. Priority will be given to projects that work with people in disadvantaged communities. Awards of between £300 and £10,000 are available.

Tackling loneliness with transport fund: Public and charity sectors are invited to apply for grants of up to £500,000 to pilot projects that aim to reduce loneliness through transport schemes. Deadline: 28th January 2022.

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