Please see below funding streams relating to the Cost of Living crisis which are available to you and your organisation, both local and national opportunities.
MK Community Foundation: The Cost Of Living grants – see more information about the funding opportunities for the local groups delivering work and activities in Milton Keynes on the Foundation’s page here.
MK Council: MK Council are offering support for those struggling to cover essential costs such as rent, food and bills during the Cost of Living crisis.
See MK Council’s Winter Plan 2022-23 here.
Aviva – Cost of Living Boost: The Aviva Community Foundation are providing support for organisations to bring people together and support those who need it most. Aviva will match every donation up to £250. Applications are now open.
National Grid: has launched a £50 million energy support fund to provide support for consumers struggling with rising energy costs over the next two winters. The funding will be awarded to a group of charities providing support for vulnerable households and advice on energy efficiency measures to lower bills long term. It will enable organisations to increase the number of staff giving advice on phonelines, provide fuel vouchers and improve the energy efficiency of households. Among the beneficiaries, Citizens Advice and the Fuel Bank Foundation will receive £10 million each, with National Energy Action receiving £1.5 million. Any remaining funding will be distributed to organisations identified by the National Grid as providing direct help and support to those who need it most.
Motability – Grants: Mobility have launched a new range of grants for charities and organisations supporting the transport needs of disabled people.