Lottery focused fund updates

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

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

Postcode Local Trust

The Postcode Local Trust provides funding for charities and good causes which help communities enhance their natural environment in a way that benefits the wider community. In 2017 funding will be available for projects which support wildlife areas, sustainability initiatives, … Continue reading

Power to Change: Community Business Fund

The £150m Power to Change programme is aimed at supporting 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 … Continue reading

Big Potential

The Big Potential programme provides funding to improve the sustainability, capacity and scale of VCSE organisations in England in order that they may deliver greater social impact. Organisations must: have a track record of products/services that bring about charitable outcomes … 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

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