National Lottery Funding Streams (COVID-19 Response)

Coronavirus Community Support Fund This  funding stream makes available £200m of the Governments’ previously announced £750M COVID-19 response funding, is aimed primarily at small to medium organisations and will cover costs for the next six month period. This fund is…

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Community Justice Fund: National Lottery Community Fund Partnership (COVID-19 Recovery)

This fund will support the key role that specialist social welfare legal advice agencies play in providing essential support to people and communities, both now and as we plan for life after the crisis. Grants (likely £25k to £75K) will…

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Culture Recovery Fund grants (COVID-19 Recovery)

The Department for Culture Media and Sport has announced the breakdown of the £880m grants element of its rescue package – £622m to be distributed now and £258m reserved for a further round of funding later in the financial year to meet…

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New £88million Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage (COVID-19 Recovery)

Applications are now open for grants from £10,000 up to £3m to help heritage organisations in England recover from the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Who can apply? any heritage organisations managing a heritage site or visitor attraction private owners of a…

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Lloyds Bank Foundation COVID Recovery Fund launches 3 August (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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Covid-19 Emergency Surplus Food Grant – Phase 2 extended (COVID-19 Response)

The government, in collaboration with the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP), launched a £3.25 million fund to support the operations of not-for-profit food re-distributors to ensure that  surplus food can reach people in need and those considered most vulnerable.…

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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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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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MSE Charity – Building & Developing Resilience (COVID-19 Recovery)

Grants of up to £7,500 are available for projects focused on building capability skills for those that need it the most, to support people recovering from the results of the pandemic to equip them to move forward. All applications must…

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Power to Change Covid-19 Community Led Organisations Recovery Scheme (COVID-19 Recovery)

This £9.5 million scheme is being delivered by Power to Change, Locality, The Ubele Initiative and Social Investment Business. It’s available to community organisations in England facing financial difficulties caused by Covid-19. The scheme is aimed at organisations delivering services…

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MSD Cancer Community Grants Programme

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating unprecedented challenges for health charities and for the populations that they support. In recognition of this, MSD is launching a dedicated Grants Programme to support health charities and vulnerable populations around the UK. Their aim…

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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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COVID-19 Homelessness Response Fund (COVID-19 Response)

The funding aims to provide emergency financial assistance to local, frontline homelessness organisations, preventing closure, service cuts or staff redundancies threatened by increased operational costs and a loss of fundraising income due to the coronavirus. It will also support organisations…

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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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Upcoming funding deadlines 31 July 2020

Here is a round-up of the upcoming funding deadlines for the next few months. These include COVID specific and non COVID funding streams. There are also a number of funds without deadlines – you can view the COVID specific funding…

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