An update on government grants from North Tyneside Business Forum

Government grants cover the following periods: 18 Sept – 04 Nov 2020 (Tier 2) 05 Nov – 01 Dec 2020 (National Lockdown 2) 02 Dec – 29 Dec 2020 (Tier 3) Christmas Support Payments for Wet-led Pubs 30 Dec 2020…

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Tech for Good: Build

The Covid-19 crisis has increased the need for organisations to explore how digital and design approaches can be used to create more impact for the people they work with. Over £1 million will be available to individual not-for-profit organisations or…

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Schroder Charity Trust

Grants of generally up to £5k are available for charities working in the following areas: Education and young people Communities Environment and conservation Health Arts and culture International development Heritage Supporting our armed forces A question has been added to…

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Allchurches Trust – Hope Beyond

Grants of up to £50k are available 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 three themes: Projects responding to…

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Volant Trust – Covid-19 Response Fund

Funding is available for organisations that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable groups who have been particularly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. It gives grants for project and administrative core costs. Applications for medical equipment…

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DISRUPT

DISRUPT is a new digital arts festival taking place in July. The event will explore how the performing arts has supported communities during the pandemic and how a year of uncertainty and change has encouraged new and radical ways of…

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Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage

Part of the rescue package announced by DCMS to safeguard cultural and heritage organisations across England from the economic impact of COVID-19. This second round of the fund looks forward to next spring and early summer when it is hoped…

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Covid-19 Community Partnership Grants Programme: North East and North Cumbria

The Covid-19 Community Partnership Programme aims to support communities by providing project funding through partnerships of public and/or third sector social and health care organisations. There are three key themes for the Programme: Addressing health inequalities i.e. unfair and avoidable…

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Local Connections Fund

Book clubs, walking groups and other community projects will be able to apply to a £4 million fund designed to help reduce loneliness in the coming months. Aimed at small local charities and grassroots groups working to tackle loneliness by…

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The True Colours Trust – UK Small Grants programme

Designed for: disabled children and young people children and young people with life-limiting conditions and their families Up to £10K for projects or equipment Decision within 6 weeks Applicants annual turnover must be less than £350K Rolling programme (no deadline indicated)…

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North of Tyne Community Led Local Funding

North of Tyne Community Led Local Development (NT CLLD) is a locally managed funding programme that targets selected areas in Newcastle upon Tyne & Wallsend to encourage local groups rooted in their communities to suggest, design and deliver projects that…

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Power to Change: Community Business Crowdmatch

Crowdmatch provides an incentive to maximise crowdfunding campaigns by match funding what is raised, up to £10,000. The programme aims to help community businesses respond to the Covid-19 crisis, whether for launching new ideas to help the neighbourhood, meet increased…

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National Lottery Grants for Heritage and Recovery & Resilience Loans

The National Lottery Heritage Fund has resumed accepting small and medium project funding applications and launched an interest free loans pilot. The project funding – for grants between £3,000 to £100,000 – will provide financial assistance for organisations working with heritage to build their…

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Virgin Money Foundation Community Anchors’ Fund (Grant – North East)

The Virgin Money Foundation has reopened its Community Anchors’ Fund. Community Anchors are those vital, go-to community organisations working within a local neighbourhood. During this crisis, these organisations have been at the heart of the local response, leading the way…

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North Tyneside CCG VCS grant scheme update

In June 2019 North Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group launched a new grant scheme in recognition of the important role that voluntary and community sector organisations can play in improving health and wellbeing outcomes for local people. The scheme was developed…

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Buttle UK Covid fund for children and young people in crisis

The Buttle UK Covid fund is open and encouraging applications from groups who are working with children and young people in crisis, providing they meet the fund criteria. This fund has been established in partnership with The National Lottery Community…

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NET Coronavirus Appeal Fund

The NET Coronavirus Appeal is calling for applications from organisations who are providing immediate relief to vulnerable people affected by the Covid-19 crisis. Those classed as vulnerable include the elderly (70+) and those with pre-existing health conditions, heart and circulatory problems,…

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Isla Foundation: Immediate Impact Grants

Grants of £300 to £2,000 will fund a wide range of small-scale, short-term projects aimed at creating positive changes in people’s lives and in their communities. The grants are made to be available within short notice. Projects need to match…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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