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The list is in date order and some deadlines are very soon. They will not be applicable to all of you (most are for specific regions), and you might find that none of them are suitable for your district. I have selected them from the latest Funding Central alert as being the most appropriate for WF districts. I hope that a quick scan of this list will allow you to find those sources appropriate to your district. Each heading is a link to the relevant page on Funding Central. You need to be registered with Funding Central to see the linked pages. Registration is free if your annual turnover is less than £100,000. Go to www.fundingcentral.org.uk/wizard.aspx to register.

 
Postcode Community Trust - Community Grants

Max. Value: £ 20,000

Deadline: 19 Aug 2020

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.

 

Postcode Local Trust

Max. Value: £ 20,000

Deadline: 19 Aug 2020

Short-term, designated funding is available for new projects, or significant expansions of existing projects, in Great Britain that improve biodiversity and green spaces, increase community access to outdoor space, or combat climate change and promote sustainability.

 

Newcomen Collett Foundation

Max. Value: £ 2,000

Deadline: 21 Aug 2020

Grants are available for voluntary and community organisations and schools in Southwark undertaking educational projects for young people under the age of 25.

 

North Hertfordshire - Area Committee Grants

Max. Value: Discretionary

Deadline: 23 Aug 2020

Grants are available for third sector organisations working for the benefit the local community in North Hertfordshire.

 

Tyne & Wear and Northumberland Community Foundation- Coquet Fund

Max. Value: £ 4,000

Deadline: 24 Aug 2020

Grants available for community development programmes in the disadvantaged areas of Coquet Valley and areas in Northumberland affected by declining or disappearing industries.

 

Buckinghamshire Youth Bank

Max. Value: £ 3,000

Deadline: 26 Aug 2020

Grants are available for young people who are living in Buckinghamshire and looking for funding to support activities for themselves and other young people as well as the local community.

 

East Midlands Airport Community Fund

Max. Value: £ 2,000

Deadline: 26 Aug 2020

Grants for voluntary and community organisations located in areas affected by the operations of East Midlands Airport, in order to undertake projects that will have a lasting benefit, bring communities closer together through sport and recreation and offer environmental improvements and heritage conservation.

 

Heart of Bucks – #iwill Fund

Max. Value: £ 5,000

Deadline: 26 Aug 2020

Grants are available for community groups working in Buckinghamshire to support social action activities that create opportunities for young people to develop their potential and their capacity to significantly contribute to their community.

 

Heart of Bucks - General Fund

Max. Value: £ 5,000

Deadline: 26 Aug 2020

Grants are available to charitable, voluntary and community groups to support the local people in Buckinghamshire.

 

Leeds Community Foundation - Haribo Happiness Fund

Max. Value: £ 10,000

Deadline: 27 Aug 2020

Grants are available to support projects based in Leeds that create ‘moments of childlike happiness’ through joint activities for the young and old, allowing people to live happier and more fulfilled lives.

 

Leeds Community Foundation - Wesleyan Large Grants

Max. Value: £ 10,000

Deadline: 27 Aug 2020

Grants are available to registered charities and community groups that promote or improve health, education or social development in Leeds.

 

Birmingham International Airport Community Trust Fund

Max. Value: £ 3,000

Deadline: 28 Aug 2020

Grants are available to local community groups and charitable organisations within Birmingham International Airport's 'area of benefit' for projects that improve the quality of life for residents.

 

Manchester Airport Community Trust Fund

Max. Value: £ 3,000

Deadline: 28 August 2020

Grants are available for local not-for-profit projects that enhance, protect and conserve the natural and built environment in specified areas around Manchester Airport.

 

Ragdoll Foundation

Max. Value: £ 50,000

Deadline: 28 Aug 2020

Funding is available to support not-for-profit organisations, especially arts organisations, in the UK that are working with children and young people using the arts and creative media.

 

Bradford West Community Chest and Area Committee Funding

Max. Value: £ 500

Deadline: 31 Aug 2020

Grants are available for community groups within the Bradford West area to carry out community-based leisure and cultural activities which benefit the local community.

 

Chapman Charitable Trust

Max. Value: £ 2,000

Deadline: 31 Aug 2020

Grants are available for charities that support wellbeing, the natural environment and the arts through activities located in North Wales, London or South East England.

 

Co-op Community Dividend Fund

Max. Value: £ 5,000

Deadline: 31 Aug 2020

Grants are available to support local causes and make a positive difference across the central region of England.

 

Jewish Child's Day

Max. Value: £ 5,000

Deadline: 31 Aug 2020

Grants are available to assist disabled, disadvantaged, neglected and abused Jewish children aged up to 18 worldwide.

 

Kent Community Foundation - Frank Brake Charitable Trust Fund

Max. Value: £ 5,000

Deadline: 31 Aug 2020

Grants for projects to benefit communities in South East Kent, particularly Ashford.

 

Kent Community Foundation - Kent Reliance Provident Society Fund

Max. Value: £ 3,500

Deadline: 31 Aug 2020

Grants are available to local charitable organisations working with the elderly, children and young people in Kent and Medway.

 

Kent Community Foundation - Overstone Fund

Max. Value: £ 5,000

Deadline: 31 Aug 2020

Grants are available to charitable groups delivering projects which focus on reducing offending and reoffending rates, or which encourage entrepreneurship among young people and the disadvantaged. The Fund will also support projects providing musical opportunities or countryside activities for disadvantaged children. Registered charities and voluntary and community organisations throughout Kent are eligible to apply. 

 

Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - EDF Barmoor Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund

Max. Value: £ 10,000

Deadline: 04 September 2020

The Fund provides capital costs to charities, community and voluntary projects based within 10km of the Barmoor Wind Farm.

 

Brighton and Hove City Council - Communities Fund

Max. Value: £ 15,000

Deadline: 11 Sep 2020

Grants are available for local voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisations that are working to engage and empower local people, communities and neighbourhoods in Brighton and Hove.

 

Northampton Borough Council Small Grants Fund

Max. Value: £ 3,000

Deadline: 11 Sep 2020

Grants are available to groups in Northampton for new project activity, start up costs for a new group or service that benefits local people or to build on good work already being done.

 

Sussex Community Foundation General Awards

Max. Value: £ 5,000

Deadline: 11 Sep 2020

The Foundation manages various funds that are available to voluntary and community groups whose work improves the lives of people in East Sussex, West Sussex, and Brighton and Hove.

 

Hadrian Trust (North East England)

Max. Value: £ 2,000

Deadline: 14 September 2020

Grants are available to help social welfare and charitable organisations working to improve the lives of people in the North East of England, and particular focus is placed on groups working in the fields of social welfare, youth, disability, the elderly, women, ethnic minorities, education, arts and the environment.

 

Baron Davenport's Charity

Max. Value: Discretionary

Deadline: 15 Sep 2020

Grants are available to charitable organisations within 60 miles of Bimingham Town Hall for special projects, equipment and running costs for almshouses, hospices, residential homes for older people, children's charities and individuals in need.

 

Leeds Inspired Main Grants

Max. Value: £ 10,000

Deadline: 02 October 2020

Grants are available for activities which bring Leeds alive with cultural events and projects that reveal different ways of experiencing the city for both local people and visitors as well as raising the city's profile as a great place for culture.

 

Welwyn Hatfield - Community Grants

Max. Value: £ 20,000

Deadline: 04 October 2020

Grants are available to voluntary and community organisations in Welwyn Hatfield for projects that benefit the local community.

 

West Suffolk Council - Community Chest Grants

Max. Value: Discretionary

Deadline: 04 October 2020

Grants are available for voluntary and community groups who are working to improve the quality of life for people in West Suffolk.

 

Kent Community Foundation - Albert Burns Children's Trust Fund

Max. Value: £ 10,000

Deadline: 30 November 2020

Grants are available to charitable organisations for causes related to children in Kent up to the age of 18.

 

Active Black Country - Tackling Inequalities Fund (added 02 Jul 2020)

Max. Value: Discretionary

Open for applications

Grants are available for community organisations and clubs to support sport and physical activity in deprived areas of the Black Country.

 

County Durham - Community Grants Programme

Max. Value: £ 5,000

Open for applications

Grants are available for projects in County Durham that have a real impact in their community, enabling organisations to continue their work and make vital improvements to their service.

 

Exeter - Ward Grants

Max. Value: £ 500

Open for applications

Grants are available for local community groups in Exeter to work on local projects that make a difference in their community and create change.

 

Fowler Smith and Jones Trust

Max. Value: Discretionary

Open for applications

Grants are available for voluntary and community organisations undertaking projects that benefit communities in Essex and overseas.


Hays Travel Foundation

Max. Value: £ 15,000

Open for applications

Grants are available for registered charities and local causes which help young people to achieve their potential within areas where Hays Travel have a branch. (Branch locator)

 

Heart of England – Birmingham Sports Fund (added 02 Jul 2020)

Max. Value: £ 1,000

Open for applications

Grants are available for charities and community groups for projects which encourage people in Birmingham to be active and engage in sport.

 

Quartet Community Foundation - Bristol City Council Youth Sector Support Fund

Max. Value: £ 15,000

Open for applications

Grants are available to Bristol-based organisations working with local children and young people. As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, the Fund aims to support youth organisations through the pandemic.

 

Severn Trent Community Fund

Max. Value: £ 250,000

Open for applications

Grants are available to local not-for-profit organisations for local projects that support the wellbeing of communities in the Severn Trent region (covers a huge region from mid-Wales to Rutland, and from the Humber down to the Bristol Channel).

 

St. Giles & St George Education Charity

Max. Value: £ 150,000

Open for applications

Grants are available for projects taking place within the London Borough of Camden and the southern parishes of the London Borough of West Westminster that benefit children and young people.

 


Upcoming events

 

08 Sep 2020 - 15 Sep 2020: Online Corporate Fundraising Course (9:30 AM - 11:30 AM)

Our online corporate fundraising course is a practical overview for those considering how to develop their income through companies. It will give you confidence to focus your activities in order to achieve maximum return on investment for your charity.

09 Sep 2020 - 16 Sep 2020: Online Using Data to Increase Fundraising Success Course (9:30 AM - 11:30 AM)

Get Grants Online Using Data to Increase Fundraising Success Two-day Course will support you to incorporate freely available data, simple analysis, and evaluation into your bid writing to make you a more skilled, confident fundraiser.

10 Sep 2020 - 17 Sep 2020: Online Bid Writing for Charities and Community Groups Course (9:30 AM - 11:30 AM)

Our online bid writing course will give you pragmatic support that will improve your ratio of success and motivate you to write further grant applications and proposals with greater confidence. Our course will give you access to our Fundraising expert’s extensive knowledge and advice.

26 Sep 2020: FunderMentals: An Introduction To... (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

*PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, FunderMentals will temporarily be an online training event via Zoom.
Overview
Many people think only good ideas get funded and so the other applications must have been bad. This is not true!! There is a lot more to it. We’re here to help people understand how funding for social enterprises and community organisations works.
Our series of mindset-led programmes are designed to enhance your chances to deliver competitive and higher quality bids for grants.
Programme Description
Our experiential learning based workshops put you in the room with proven bid writers, project planners and funders (advanced courses only) to get the best insights into developing a bid you can feel proud of and confident of submitting.
Our content is designed to improve your confidence and enhance your awareness of the right bids for your circumstances.

26 Sep 2020: FunderMentals: Advanced (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

*PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, FunderMentals will temporarily be an online training event via Zoom.
Overview
Many people think only good ideas get funded and so the other applications must have been bad. This is not true!! There is a lot more to it. We’re here to help people understand how funding for social enterprises and community organisations works.
Our series of mindset-led programmes are designed to enhance your chances to deliver competitive and higher quality bids for grants.
Programme Description
Our experiential learning based workshops put you in the room with proven bid writers, project planners and funders (advanced courses only) to get the best insights into developing a bid you can feel proud of and confident of submitting.
Our advanced programme is designed to improve your bid content, data usage, awareness of emerging community/ social trends, alertness to funders' objectives/ perspectives and enhance your awareness of the right bids for your circumstances. These are crucial aspects of successful and competitive grant applications.

05 Oct 2020 - 12 Oct 2020: Online Bid-Writing for Charities and Community Groups Course (9:30 AM - 11:30 AM)

Our online bid writing course will give you pragmatic support that will improve your ratio of success and motivate you to write further grant applications and proposals with greater confidence. Our course will give you access to our Fundraising expert’s extensive knowledge and advice.