Social focused fund updates

Community Business Bright Ideas Fund

A new £1.85million fund to support community business start-ups was launched in 2016. The Community Business Bright Ideas Fund, jointly funded by Power to Change and the Department for Communities and Local Government, is being run by Locality and will … Continue reading

Triangle Trust 1949 Fund

The Triangle Trust offers funding for specialist community and voluntary organisations working with carers or the rehabilitation of offenders or ex-offenders in the UK. Development grants up to £80,000 over 3 years are available to registered charities, social enterprises and … Continue reading

PRS for Music Foundation: Open Fund

The PRS for Music Foundation provides funding for new music initiatives through various grants, awards and prizes. The Open Fund supports any music creator or not-for-profit organisation with a project which meets all three PRS priorities: to support the creation, … Continue reading

Bernard Sunley Charitable Foundation

Charities which are seeking funding for a capital project such as new build, major refurbishment, equipment or transport, can apply to the Bernard Sunley Charitable Foundation for a contribution towards the costs. Most grants are under £5,000 and are available … Continue reading

Landfill Communities Fund

The Landfill Communities Fund is a scheme through which Landfill Operators are able to redirect a small proportion (currently 4.2%) of their landfill tax liability to support a wide range of community and environmental projects which are near to licensed … 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

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

Masonic Charitable Foundation

The Masonic Charitable Foundation provides grants to support registered charities which help people experiencing poverty and disadvantage, sickness and disability or barriers to education and employment. This includes: charities tackling financial hardship eg. debt counselling services, financial education workshops charities … Continue reading

Erasmus+ – EU funding for education, training, youth & sport

Details of how to apply for EU funding from the Erasmus+ Programme in 2017 are now available. Erasmus+ is the main European fund for education, training, youth and sport activities. It runs from 2014 to 2020 with a budget of … Continue reading

Persimmon Community Champions

Persimmon Community Champions makes donations of up to £1,000 to local UK community groups, good causes and charities which have already raised vital funds themselves. £2,000 is allocated every month by each of Persimmon’s regional offices (there is a South … Continue reading

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