Explore the heritage of the First World War with Heritage Lottery Fund grants of £3,000–£10,000. This programme has a short application form, and is suitable for everyone, including first-time applicants.
The First World War affected millions across the globe and shaped the world we live in. The Centenary is a chance to understand the war better, uncover its stories and explore what it means to us today.
BBC Children in Need is currently accepting applications from charities and not-for-profit organisations in the UK, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands that support children and young people who are 18 years and younger, who are experiencing disadvantage through:
Sport England has announced that it will be opening its £3 million Tackling Inactivity and Economic Disadvantage fund in April 2017.
From April 2017 Sport England will be accepting applications for the second round of its inactivity fund. The £3 million Tackling Inactivity and Economic Disadvantage fund will be available for projects which use sport and physical activity to improve lives and communities.
ChurchCare is the Church of England’s national resource, adding value from the centre to support over 16,000 parish churches and 42 cathedrals. They support all those in parishes, dioceses and cathedrals caring for their buildings today and for the enjoyment of future generations. ChurchCare is the comprehensive source of information for everyone managing a church building.
Grants are available for Anglican churches across England. Further information and online application forms can be accessed online at the ChurchCare website - http://www.churchcare.co.uk/
ACT provides grants to individuals and other charities, principally in the UK, with the aim of enhancing the quality of life for people in need, (specifically the mentally and physically disabled).
Grants generally fall into the following areas:
The Rank Foundation is a grant giving charitable trust, restricted to causes within the UK approved by the Charity Commission.
They are currently accepting applications for two programmes. These are focused on capital costs (building works and purchase of equipment), and a separate fund for short breaks for carers, and those who are disabled or living with a long term illness.
They can only accept applications from charities with an annual income of less than £500,000. This fund is focused on smaller charities that may not be covered by their larger programmes.
The Screwfix Foundation raises funds throughout the year to support causes that will change people’s lives. They work with both national and local charities donating much needed funding to help all sorts of projects, from repairing buildings and improving facilities in deprived areas, to decorating the homes of people living with sickness or disability.
Applications can be submitted at any time. For more information please go to the website: www.screwfix.com/jsp/landing.jsp?id=ScrewfixFoundation
(Source NCVS 12/1/17)
The Scottish Power Energy People Trust is accepting applications from charitable organisations in England, Scotland and Wales that work to help people whose lives are affected by fuel poverty. Deadlines are (18 January), 24 May and 4 October 2017.
The Energy People Trust, with funding from ScottishPower and voluntary donations from independent supporters, provides grants to grassroots organisations that help people who are on low incomes, live in poor housing or suffer ill health. Charitable organisations can apply for grants of up to £50,000 to support projects or schemes covering the following:
The Foundation’s Grow the Game scheme provides grants for the creation
of new football teams and coaching qualifications throughout England.
Grow the Game aims to increase participation in football by helping clubs to provide opportunities for new players, or by training volunteers to support new players and teams.
The following types of team are eligible for a grant in 2017:
Barchester Health Foundation is continuing its 2016 priority to combat loneliness and engage older or disabled people.
It is accepting applications from small community groups and small local groups helping adults aged over 18 with mental and physical disabilities, and older people aged over 65.
The Foundation's priority is continued from 2016: connecting or re-connecting people with others in their local community. Applications that combat loneliness and enable people to be active and engaged will receive the highest priority throughout the year.
Grants of between £100 and £5,000 are available to groups in England, Scotland and Wales. Applications can be submitted online at any time - http://bit.ly/2iiVWsL
The West Bridgford Rotary Club Community Fund has been established to provide
help and support to local community groups, schools and individuals. It is intended that any grant will help:
The group, school or individual must be resident or based in West Bridgford, Edwalton, Gamston, Lady Bay or the Meadows.