Karbon Homes – Community Investment Fund

Grants of up to £10k are available to support projects that make a real difference to people’s lives and wellbeing within the communities in which Karbon works (full list on website but eligible locations in NT include Forest Hall, Monkseaton,…

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Update from the Community Foundation 20.10.20

The best laid plans The latest COVID-19 restrictions are bound to disrupt plans made as the lockdown was eased over the Summer. We know that groups will have concerns about grants that were made to fund activities that may not…

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Sport England’s Return to Play Fund launched

Sport England has launched a new £16.5 million fund to provide additional help to the sport and physical activity sector during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. The Return to Play Fund will support groups, clubs and organisations who’ve been impacted by…

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CAF Resilience Fund

The CAF Resilience Fund exists to help charitable organisations in England that support the people hardest hit by Covid-19. Through hundreds of targeted grants, this fund will support those working with vulnerable and disadvantaged groups such as those living in…

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Women’s Sector Resilience Fund

The Women’s Sector Resilience Fund has been created with the support of the Department of Culture, Media and Sport to safeguard the vital frontline jobs and support services of women’s organisations that have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in…

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Energy Redress Covid-19 Fund

HACT is distributing this hardship fund on behalf of the Energy Saving Trust. The fund allows social housing organisations to help households struggling with the cost of their energy bills, providing them with fuel vouchers. The fund is available for…

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Garfield Weston Foundation: Weston Culture Fund

The Garfield Weston Foundation has established a new £25m one-off fund to support mid-to-large-scale cultural organisations (with a pre-Covid regular annual income of £500,000 or greater) that have been badly affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The fund is designed to…

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Community Partnering Fund

The Community Partnering Fund is managed by Leeds Community Foundation, in partnership with Northern Gas Networks and Northern Powergrid. It focuses on energy access, efficiency and its environmental impacts, encouraging education in STEM subjects and protecting vulnerable customers. In light…

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National Lottery COVID-19 Funding Streams

The Government allocation of funding to the Coronavirus Community Support Fund (CCSF) has now closed to new applications. The National Lottery Community Fund is prioritising the assessing and awarding of funding to the organisations that have already applied for this funding. You can still apply…

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The Sylvia Waddilove Foundation UK COVID–19 Emergency Fund

The Foundation has set up an emergency fund to help small to medium sized organisations who are struggling to manage the financial impact of COVID-19 either because of increased demand for their services or loss of income. The fund is…

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Crowdfund North of Tyne

The Crowdfund North of Tyne crowdfunding programme is running an Autumn 2020 funding round through which, along with pledges from the local community, there is an opportunity to receive up to £5,000 from the North of Tyne Combined Authority towards…

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The Postcode Recovery Fund is open for applications

The Postcode Recovery Fund will support charities to address the many issues affecting people as society recovers from the effects of the pandemic. The Fund will offer a total award fund of £3,000,000 for charitable organisations to deliver projects within…

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Charity Bank’s Resilience and Recovery Loan Fund (RRLF)

RRLF is an emergency loan fund that will provide repayable finance to charities and social enterprises that are improving people’s lives, experiencing disruption as a result of Covid-19 and have an otherwise viable business model. It has been established to…

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National Emergencies Trust: LGBT+ Futures Grant Programme

Funding of up to £15k is available to address the additional needs of LGBT+ people and communities most adversely impacted by Covid-19 and to support and strengthen LGBT+ organisations that have been impacted by the pandemic. Each organisation or group…

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Accenture Digital Apprenticeship Opportunity

As part of the Community Foundation Skills Match initiative, they are supporting Accenture’s apprenticeship programme offering support to charitable organisations on a range of digital themes. Apprentices will provide support for a year on areas like website design, CRM systems…

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North Tyneside Council COVID-19 VCS Emergency Assistance Grant

Opportunity for North Tyneside Community and Voluntary Sector organisations to bid for money from the Emergency Assistance Fund to support vulnerable residents who are in need of food or other essential supplies during the COVID-19 outbreak. The Government has provided…

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Comic Relief COVID-19 Community Fund (COVID-19 Response & Recovery)

The aim of this fund is to support local grassroots organisations (income less than £250K) to respond to the needs of vulnerable individuals, families and communities during the Covid-19 crisis, and to recover from the impact on services. The fund…

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Foyle Foundation: Small Grants Scheme (COVID-19 Recovery)

The Small Grants Scheme is designed to support charities operating in the UK, especially those working at grassroots and local community level, in any field, across a wide range of activities. The Foundation understands that charities are now operating within…

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Steel Charitable Trust

The trust makes discretionary grants of between £2,500 and £25,000 where they believe that their contribution will make a real difference. The five current funding priority categories are Arts and heritage Education Environment Health Social or economic disadvantage. Applicants may…

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Magic Little Grants 2020

Together with Postcode Community Trust, a grant giving charity funded by players of People’s Postcode Lottery, Localgiving is delighted to offer charitable organisations the opportunity to apply for grants of £500. The fund will be awarding over 900 grants to…

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Allchurches Trust – Hope Beyond (COVID-19 Recovery)

Grants of up to £50K are available to churches and Christian charities to fund innovative, impactful projects that will enable people, organisations and communities to flourish in life after lockdown, building resilience and encouraging hope. The programme will fund across…

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Barrow Cadbury Trust: Covid-19 Support Fund for refugees & asylum seekers

Grants of up to £50k (or three month’s expenses) are available for work that will relieve hardship caused by the pandemic among refugees and asylum seekers and by migrants experiencing barriers to accessing services. It can only be spent on…

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UK Theatres Trust: Theatre Reopening Fund (COVID-19 Recovery)

The UK Theatres Trust has repurposed their UK Theatres Small Grants Scheme as the Theatre Reopening Fund to support theatres to cover the additional costs of reopening. The fund will support building improvements and purchasing equipment that will support the…

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Volant Trust: COVID-19 Response Fund

The Volant Trust accepts applications from charities that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable groups who have been particularly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Applications for medical equipment and the production or distribution of PPE…

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Crowdfund North East LEP

Match funding is to be distributed by the North East LEP to small businesses through Crowdfunder’s small business support scheme, Pay it Forward. Eligible micro-businesses, charities, social enterprises and sole traders employing no more than 10 full time equivalent employees…

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The Fore’s RAFT Transition Fund (opens 21/09)

Unrestricted grants to help small charities and social enterprises in the UK plan for the longer term and gain a stronger footing in the post-coronavirus world. The unrestricted grants can be used for any purpose, including core costs. A webinar…

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BFI Culture Recovery Fund for Independent Cinemas (COVID-19 Recovery)

This fund is part of the government’s cultural recovery package; £30m has been allocated and the fund is intended for independent cinemas whose businesses have been unavoidably interrupted by the pandemic and will continue to be disrupted upon re-opening. The…

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Lloyds Bank Foundation COVID Recovery Fund (COVID-19 Recovery)

£7.4 million COVID funding aimed at supporting charities to recover beyond the immediate crisis. From conversations with small and local charities and the wider sector, the Foundation knows that to be able recover from this health crisis charities need unrestricted…

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BAME-led organisations infrastructure funding (COVID-19 Response)

A growing body of data, including from ONS and Public Health England shows that people who are Black, Asian and from minority ethnic (BAME) groups have been disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. UK Community Foundations is making a new infrastructure fund available for…

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