Big Lottery Fund launch Building Connection funds

        Funding of between £30,000 and £100,000 is available to support projects that prevent or reduce loneliness and help people, communities and…

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LA7 ESF Community Grants

Grants of up to £15k are now available to support inactive and unemployed people to help their progression towards further learning and employment. Gateshead Council…

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Tesco Bags of Help

        Bags of Help is Tesco’s local community grant scheme where the money raised by the carrier bag charge in Tesco stores is being used…

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The Catherine Cookson Trust

          The Catherine Cookson Trust supports a wide range of activities including education and training, environment and conservation, arts and culture…

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Bright Ideas Fund

        The Bright Ideas Fund supports new community business ideas through the start-up and planning stages with tailored business support, to the…

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Community Foundation: P&G Fund

      The Community Foundation for Tyne & Wear and Northumberland is inviting applications for the P&G Community Fund under the following themes: Help Create the…

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Community Foundation: Enviresearch

      The Enviresearch Fund supports activities that inspire children aged 10 to 13 to learn about science by adding that extra ‘wow factor’…

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Trusthouse Charitable Foundation: Village Hall

          The Foundation is offering community centres in deprived urban communities and village halls in remote and economically deprived rural areas…

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National Churches Trust – Maintenance Grant Scheme: Deadline 26 September

        The National Churches Trust supports the repair and revitalisation of church buildings for the benefit of all the community. This is…

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Ibrahim Foundation

        The Foundation makes grants typically of between £500 and £10,000 to organisations which aim to improve the quality of life for…

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Tech to Unite Us

        This Social Tech Trust fund aims to demonstrate how tech can reach its transformative potential when it’s driven by one of…

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Greggs Foundation: North East Core Grants

      Offers grants of up to £15,000 a year – for up to three years – to help cover core running costs of…

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Greggs Environmental Grants: Deadline 22 July

      Funds projects that improve the physical environment in a way that also benefits the wider community. The fund offers grants of up to…

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Localgiving: Magic Little Grants (deadline 31 October)

      Localgiving has teamed up with the Postcode Community Trust to provide over 400 grants of £500 to small charities and community groups. Thanks to support…

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Trusthouse Charitable Foundation: New guidelines

          The Foundation launched its new grants programme on 1 June and will award its first grants in July 2018. The…

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Ballinger Charitable Trust

          The Trust gives out grants and funding to charitable causes in the North East of England, covering revenue, core, project…

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North of Tyne CLLD Round 2 open

Round 2 of the North of Tyne CLLD (Community Led Local Development) programme, with £1million of European funding to be granted, is now open. Organisations,…

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vInspired: Loud and Proud

        Volunteering Charity, vInspired, in conjunction with Comic Relief, has announced that its Cashpoint grants scheme is now open for applications from…

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Wooden Spoon Society: Capital grants

    Wooden Spoon, the British and Irish Rugby charity, supports projects helping mentally and physically disadvantaged children. Each year the charity supports around 70…

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MG Northumbria grants

    MG Northumbria are once again using their Great Classic Show at Bywell (1 July) to raise money for local charities. More than £91,000…

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Comic Relief: Tackling violence against women and girls

        With funds raised through the Tampon Tax, this initiative will be fully focused on work that supports women and girls at…

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Big Lottery’s Reaching Communities Fund re-opens

            The Big Lottery Fund has announced that its Reaching Communities Programme has re-opened for applications. Reaching Communities provide grants…

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Virgin Money North East Fund

        Virgin Money has launched the latest round of its £1 million North East Fund. For this round, Virgin Money are encouraging applications…

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Peter Cruddas Foundation

      Funding is available to registered charities for projects that benefit disadvantaged and disengaged young people in England and Wales. Priority is given…

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Baily Thomas Charitable Fund

The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund supports projects in the area of learning disability and the care and relief of those affected by learning disability. The…

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St James Place Foundation Small Grants

    The Small Grants Programme is available to smaller UK Registered Charities working nationally, regionally or locally in the UK with an annual income…

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BlueSpark Foundation

          BlueSpark Foundation is a registered charity which supports the education and development of children and young people by providing grants…

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Sport England Small Grants

Formally constituted not for profit organisations and statutory bodies including sports clubs, voluntary organisations, local authorities, schools or governing bodies of sport are eligible to…

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YHA Challenging Places

        Organisations working with children and young people who live in deprived areas can apply for a two-night break package through the…

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Ernest Cook Trust

      Gives grants to registered charities, schools and not-for-profit organisations wishing to encourage young people’s interest either in the countryside and the environment,…

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Community Foundation: The 1989 Willan Charitable Trust

      The 1989 Willan Charitable Trust will fund charitable activities benefiting residents of Tyne & Wear, Northumberland, County Durham and Teesside. Priority will…

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Foyle Foundation encourages applications from outside of London

The Foundation has stated they especially want to encourage charities outside of London and the South East to apply. Grants made by the Foundation fall into:…

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BBC Children in Need Small Grants: Next deadline 2 September

      BBC Children in Need give grants to projects that involve children and young people of 18 years and under experiencing disadvantage through:…

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Garfield Weston Foundation: Weston Anniversary Fund

          For 60 years the Trustees of the Garfield Weston Foundation have supported local charities across the UK. These small to…

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Community Foundation: REEDS Grassroots Fund

      The fund supports projects in Tyne and Wear and Northumberland that aim to improve the life chances of disadvantaged communities. Priority will…

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Community Foundation: Local Environmental Action Fund (LEAF)

            The fund exists to help people to deliver projects in Tyne & Wear and Northumberland that tackle environmental issues…

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BBC Children in Need: Main Grants

      BBC Children in Need give grants to projects that involve children and young people of 18 years and under experiencing disadvantage through:…

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Success for Whitley and Monkseaton Bowling Club

A well-established bowling club with some 80 regular members, Whitley and Monkseaton Bowling Club were concerned that their men’s pavilion had become run down. Committee…

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Church Urban Fund: Together Grants

Summary: Offers grants of up to £5,000 for faith-based organisations to engage in social action, either for initiating or developing community work. The Fund is…

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Tudor Trust

Summary: Tudor makes grants, and provides other types of support, to voluntary and community groups working in any part of the UK. They particularly want…

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