Short-term, designated funding is available for new projects, or significant expansions of existing projects, in Great Britain that focus on the 2020 themes to improve community health and wellbeing, increase participation in arts and physical recreation, or reduce isolation.
Grassroots organisations, local charities and non-profit community businesses that are seeking to effect positive change within their local area in England, Scotland and Wales can take the first step in the application process by submitting an online expression of interest.
The funding is for new projects, or significant expansions of existing projects, in Great Britain. The projects can be up to 12 months in length.
In 2020, the Trust will consider projects which relate to:
It is likely that projects will be able to relate to multiple theme, and applicants should choose the theme that is most closely related to the intended outcome of their project.
Grants range from £500 to £20,000. Only registered charities can apply for grants of up to £20,000. The maximum grant for groups that are not formally registered as a charity is £2,000.
There is a two-stage application process.
Stage one applications will be accepted from 21 January to 4 February 2020.
How To Apply
The programme has two funding rounds and an online two-stage application process involving an expression of interest form. Those who are successful at the initial stage will be invited to complete a full application.
The application form will appear online during the stage 1 dates.
The 2020 dates for application are:
Round 1 Stage 1: 21 January - 4 February
Round 1 Stage 2: 10 March - 24 March
Round 2 Stage 1: to be announced
Round 2 Stage 2: to be announced
Applicants are urged to read the guidance notes published on the Trust's website before starting the online application form.
Applicants wishing to discuss their project proposals should contact People’s Postcode Trust’s management team.
Addresses and contacts
For further information on how to obtain this grant locally, please contact the following:
People's Postcode Lottery
76 George Street
Tel: 0131 555 7287
Email: [email protected]