The Plug-in car, van and truck grants will be targeted at more affordable models to allow additional people to make the switch.
Grants are intended to support groups delivering projects and activities for the benefit of people in their local communities. This may include:
- Community groups that bring the local community together, whether it be through sport, art, music or just generally providing a place for people to come together.
- Homeless charities that help rough sleepers to find shelter and help provide them with the support they need.
- Food banks that provide food and essential supplies for families or individuals in crisis.
Applications will be accepted from the following: Charities, Community Interest Companies (CICs), Community groups, Lower-tier local authorities, Health authorities, Social housing, Other not-for-profit organisations. Maximum value: £10,000 Application deadline: 23/05/2021
The new vouchers, worth up to £3,500 for businesses will go live on 8 April 2021 and mean that rural areas will not have to wait for supplier contracts under Project Gigabit to reach them.
More details will be reported when the UK Gigabit Voucher launches next month.
This fund is providing grants of up to £2,500 to support the costs of resuming football activity following the Covid-19 lockdown period. Closing date: 28th March.
The Youth Centre Recovery Fund has been established by Julia and Hans Rausing to help charities running youth centres to be able to survive and recover from the impact of Covid-19. A total of £8 million is available to provide core funding and funding for youth work, covering the period 1st April to 30th September 2021. Applications close at 4pm on 31st March.
The Magic Little Grants Fund provides charities and community groups that are either in their first year of operation or have an annual income under £250k the opportunity to apply for a £500 grant. Fund priorities include physical activity, increasing access to outdoor spaces and mental health. The fund is open until 31st October 2021.
In addition to regular funding streams, which have been affected by the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis, Sport England have opened a £16.5m Return to Play Fund.
There are three parts to this new fund - Small Grants and the Community Asset Fund, which have been adapted from pre-coronavirus funds, and Active Together crowdfunding, which has been extended - with all three now focusing on a safe return to play and narrowing the inequalities gap in sport and physical activity.
The focus of the fund is the mental health and well-being of children and young adults, providing grants of up to £5,000.
The Good Cloud Foundation will make grants (for both core and capital costs) of up to £12,500 to UK based charities and good causes which have a clear and measurable benefit to local communities.
It is anticipated that the first grant round will be open for applications in late Spring 2021. To register for updates go to the fund website below.
The aim of Postcode Neighbourhood Trust is to support smaller charities and good causes in the north of England to make a difference to their community for the benefit of people and planet, including physical activity projects. The maximum grant is £20,000 for charities and £2,000 for other community organisations.
The Foundation is accepting applications to the small grants programme (up to £15,000) until 31st May and the large grants programme (over £10,000) until 5pm on 31st March (for stage 1 applications).
Both the small grants programme (up to £10,000 per annum for three years) and the large grants programme (over £10,000 per annum for three years) are currently open. The closing date for this round is 11.30am on 12th April.
The closing date for this round is the 7th April 2021.
Aviva has launched the next round of its Community Fund. Aviva has teamed up with the fundraising platform Crowdfunder to offer funding of up to £50,000 to small charities, schools and community interest groups in the UK with innovative ideas that benefit their community.
Applications can be made at any time.
A UK bank is launching a £15 billion lending fund for SMEs across the UK to support recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
The Fellfoot Forward LPS has a rolling application window for its community fund.
Grants are available for groups and organisations who are involved in community projects that benefit the sustainability and well-being of Fellfoot Forward communities and are in, partly within or demonstrating a clear benefit to the Fellfoot area. A fund of £100,000 is set aside for community initiatives delivered over the four delivery years 2020-2023 via the Community Fund.
Triodos Bank provides financial services to UK charities, businesses and organisations that are committed to making a positive cultural, social or environmental impact.
England’s farmers are invited to take part in the first phase of piloting a new funding stream for actions around biodiversity, cleaner air, improving soil, and carbon reduction on their land.
Applications will close on 30 June 2021 or earlier if all funding is allocated prior to this date.
Grants are now available to help small UK businesses in respect of changes to trade rules with the EU.
Applications are invited to a new fund that seeks to support grassroots football clubs and organisations in England with restarting or delivering new activities.
The deadline for applications is 31 March 2021 (4pm).
A national fund has launched to help charities running youth centres in England survive and recover from the financial losses associated from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The deadline for entries is 31 March 2021 (23:59 Pacific Time).
Running enthusiasts who have come up with enterprising ideas during time spent running can apply for a chance to receive funding to help bring these ideas to fruition.
Water companies from England and Wales, together with private sector partners, are invited to apply for funding to develop solutions to the water sector's most pressing environmental challenges.
Funding for projects and events to celebrate the British Caribbean community’s culture and heritage on 22 June and throughout the rest of the year.
Development funding and related support is available to charities, social enterprises and fund managers with ideas for how social impact investment can have a transformative impact on a social issue.
Funding to support early stage project research and development, and the creation of immersive proof of concepts across Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) and Mixed Reality (MR) platforms.
Funding news, advice and resources from NCVO (National Council of Voluntary Organisations)
A fund supporting England’s zoos and aquariums, which need additional support in caring for their animals, remains open for another month.
Join other Cumbrian VCFSEs to explore place-based partnerships and The National Lottery Community Fund's Partnerships programme.
Grants for cultural and heritage organisations in England to make the transition from lockdowns and social distancing to resume business activity.
These awards support young entrepreneurs in the UK who are looking to enter the creative industries and who have a desire to create and sustain social value through their enterprise.
Grants available to help eligible educational providers in England have world class facilities for the delivery of T Levels.
Grants are available for regionally based organisations that can deliver support to people who are offline or on a low income in England, Scotland or Wales to ensure they understand how smart meters can benefit them.
A new fund for local and national youth organisations, designed to help mitigate the impact of lost income during the winter period due to the coronavirus pandemic, is open for applications.
Grants for not-for-profit organisations to define, test and develop digital solutions, or re-purpose existing technology in order to meet a social need or challenge in one of Comic Relief's core issue areas.
A global grant programme for Black content creators on the YouTube platform.
The deadline for applications is 31 March 2021, not the end of January as reported on 4 January 2021.
Information on Carlisle City Council Business Support including a Free Fund finding Portal, Corona-virus Business Grants and EU Transition information.
Grants are available for small local groups and small local charities in Great Britain to improve the quality of life for older people as well as adults with a physical or mental disability, where health and/or social care needs cannot be met by the statutory public sector or by the individual.
Seed funding grants are available for UK based charities and other not-for-profit groups and organisations to trial new and innovative ways to support people in the UK who are suffering with poor mental health.
The hardship fund is aimed at not for profit sporting organisations that have reducing financial resources resulting in hardship and possible closure.
Project funding is available for social and health care organisations working in partnership to support communities in the North East of England and North Cumbria.
Grants are available for churches and Christian charities to adapt to the challenges and opportunities presented by the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis.
Grants for charitable/not for profit organisations in the north west of England, that work with mental illness and mental disability.
Grants are available to support projects aimed at promoting racial justice and equality of opportunity as a basis for a harmonious multi-racial, multi-ethnic society in the UK.
Grants are available to UK charities that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable groups who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
An opportunity for UK based businesses and research and technology organisations to apply for a funding to support the best game-changing or disruptive R&D ideas, with a view to commercialisation.
Financial support is available for the UK's freelancer professional theatre workers who are struggling financially because the impact coronavirus pandemic has had on their industry.
Organisations and businesses who own, manage or work with heritage in England will have three weeks to apply for funding, starting from 7 January 2021.
Emergency funding for community radio stations that are struggling financially due to the coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak and who are unlikely to continue operation without the funding.
A new £100 million scheme for students to study and do work placements across the world will replace the UK's participation in Erasmus+.