Funding News

 

Greggs Foundation Community Projects Fund

Grants of up to £2,000 are available from Greggs Foundation’s Local Community Projects Fund for projects supporting people in need at the heart of local communities. This includes people who are: disabled or suffering chronic illness; living in poverty; voluntary carers; homeless; and isolated older people. Eligible projects should improve resilience within the community and can include sessional activities/respite support, equipment for sessional activities, trips and residential breaks. The deadline for applications is 30th September.

 

Lloyds Bank Foundation Transform Fund

The Lloyds Bank Foundation’s Transform Fund is now open to charities in England and Wales with an annual income of between £25,000 and £2 million. The Fund aims to improve responses to domestic and sexual abuse, and strengthen organisations working in this sector. To apply, organisations’ core work must be focused on domestic or sexual abuse and they must have a proven track record in this field. The Foundation expects to award grants of up to £100,000 to up to 10 charities. The activity can be funded for up to two years. The deadline for applications is 30th September.

 

Great Place Scheme

A pilot scheme that provides grants to partnerships led by a not-for-profit organisation for projects in 12 areas of England where there is a commitment to embed arts, culture and heritage in local plans and decision-making. Max. Value: £ 1,500,000.

 

Libor Fund

Grants are available for projects and organisations within the scope of military and emergency services charities and other related good causes in the UK. Max. Value: Discretionary.

 

HLF – Heritage Endowments Grants

Match funding is available for heritage organisations in the UK that the Heritage Lottery Fund is currently funding, or has funded in the past, to create or develop an endowment fund that will provide a long-term annual income. Max. Value: £ 1,000,000.

 

RBS Skills and Opportunities Fund

Grants are available to not-for-profit organisations, registered charities, and state-funded schools and colleges based in the UK or Republic of Ireland for projects that help people in disadvantaged communities learn new skills, get into work or start a business. Max. Value: £ 35,000.