Lottery focused fund updates

People’s Postcode Trust

Grassroots organisations, local charities and non-profit community businesses that are seeking to effect positive change within their local area can apply for grants from the People’s Postcode Trust. The funding is for new projects, or significant expansions of existing projects … Continue reading

Postcode Local Trust

The Postcode Local Trust offers funding for outdoor projects related to play areas, green spaces, sustainable energy and conservation. For 2018 the Postcode Local Trust is offering grants for local projects which support improve biodiversity and outdoor spaces such as: … Continue reading

Postcode Community Trust

The Postcode Community Trust provides short-term funding for community projects. For 2018, the trust will consider projects which improve health and wellbeing through: Grassroots sports, arts and recreation projects that improve health and wellbeing Projects that improve the health of communities, … Continue reading

Big Lottery Fund: Reaching Communities

The Big Lottery Fund has announced that it will be changing the application process for Reaching Communities, to make it easier for groups and communities to apply for National Lottery funding. In order to do this, there will be a … Continue reading

Rethinking Parks

The Rethinking Parks initiative is a partnership between Nesta, the Big Lottery Fund and the Heritage Lottery Fund. It has two strands: Replication Award – up to £200,000 to support organisations to set up, run and learn from innovative, tested, … 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

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