Lottery focused fund updates

Place Based Social Action

Place Based Social Action (PBSA) is a joint £4.5m programme between the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the Big Lottery Fund using National Lottery funding. PBSA aims to create positive change by enabling people, communities, local … 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

#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

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

Big Lottery Fund: Reaching Communities

New simplified guidance notes are now available for organisations seeking funding from Reaching Communities. Grants of between £10,000 and £500,000 are available to cover the costs of projects which improve communities by using local knowledge, strengths and assets and, in … Continue reading

Awards for All

Awards for All gives groups a quick and easy way to get small Lottery grants of between £300 and £10,000. Funding is available for projects which address the issues, needs and aspirations of local communities and people. Awards for All … Continue reading

Big Lottery Fund: current programmes

The Big Lottery Fund supports community groups and projects that improve health, education and the environment. Commissioning Better Outcomes & Social Outcomes Fund For innovative approaches to improving social outcomes Forces in Mind Supporting the psychological wellbeing and successful transition … Continue reading