Lottery focused fund updates

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

Sport England: Active Ageing Fund

Sport England will be investing up to £10 million into projects that help inactive older people get active. The aim of the new Active Ageing Fund is to test new ways of tackling inactivity, and find approaches that could be … 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

Big Lottery: #iwill Fund

The Big Lottery Fund is launching a new programme to develop opportunities for young people to take part in social and community activities such as campaigning, fundraising and volunteering. The #iwill Fund will aim to transform the culture of community … 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

Arts Council England

Arts Council England is continuing to launch new investments and funding programmes for the arts, museums and libraries for 2015-18. Arts Council funding is allocated under 4 categories: National portfolio organisations – upfront allocations to support the annual running costs of … 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

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

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