Lottery focused fund updates

Arts Council England: Celebrating Age

The Celebrating Age programme is jointly funded by Arts Council England and the Baring Foundation and supports the shared objectives of both organisations. Arts Council funded organisations can apply in a partnership or as a consortium, to do one or … Continue reading

Dream Fund

The Dream Fund supports charities to develop innovative solutions to some of society’s most challenging problems. This is an opportunity for charitable organisations to apply for funding to do the project they’ve always dreamed of. Applicants need to think big, be … Continue reading

Heritage Lottery Fund: Heritage Enterprise

The Heritage Enterprise programme is for projects that seek to achieve economic growth by investing in heritage. It is primarily for enterprising community organisations to help them rescue neglected historic buildings and sites and return them to a viable productive … Continue reading

Heritage Lottery Fund: current programmes

The Heritage Lottery Fund supports projects which focus on heritage including people’s memories and experiences, histories of people and communities, languages and dialects, cultural traditions, historic buildings, archaeological sites, landscapes and gardens, wildlife and industrial heritage. Priority is given to … Continue reading

Power to Change: Community Business Fund

The £150m Power to Change programme supports community and voluntary groups through the stages of the journey towards running a community enterprise. The Community Business Fund provides capital and project-related revenue funding for existing community businesses. Grants of between £50,000 and … Continue reading

Sport England: new funding programmes

Sport England supports organisations and projects that help get more people playing more sport more often. Sport England funding is available to a wide range of organisations: sports clubs, voluntary and community organisations, local authorities, schools, colleges and universities. Sport … Continue reading

#iwill Fund

The Big Lottery Fund has launched the #iwill Fund to develop opportunities for young people to take part in social and community activities such as campaigning, fundraising and volunteering. The #iwill Fund aims to transform the culture of community engagement and … Continue reading

HLF Parks for People

Parks for People funding helps to conserve the heritage that makes both historic parks and cemeteries special and it gives local people a say in how they are managed in the future. Projects improve people’s wellbeing and knowledge of their … Continue reading

Sport England: Community Asset Fund

Sport England has launched a new capital fund, the Community Asset Fund, for projects which create or improve opportunities to play sport and get active in local communities. Community organisations, clubs, statutory bodies and educational establishments can apply for investments … Continue reading

Arts Council England

Arts Council England provides investments and funding for the arts, museums and libraries. Arts Council funding is allocated under 4 categories: National portfolio organisations – upfront allocations to support the annual running costs of arts organisations across the country. Major … Continue reading

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