Social focused fund updates

LGA Behavioural Insights Programme

The Local Government Association (LGA) is seeking applications from local authorities which want to participate in their Behavioural Insights Programme aimed at managing service demand and achieving efficiencies. Building on the learning from phase one and two of the programme, … Continue reading

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

Multi-Academy Trust Development & Improvement Fund

The Department for Education (DfE) has launched a new fund, offering grants to academy trusts in England in order to improve schools and increase social mobility. The new Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) Development and Improvement Fund (MDIF) is offering grants of … Continue reading

Percy Bilton Charity

The Percy Bilton Charity provides grants to registered charities in the UK which assist one or more of the following groups: Disadvantaged/underprivileged young people (under 25 years of age) People with disabilities or mental health problems Older people (aged over … Continue reading

Power to Change: Community Business Bright Ideas Fund

The Community Business Bright Ideas Fund has published updated guidance notes ahead of application round 3 which opens on 1 November. This is the last round of the two-year programme which offers tailored support and grants of up to £15,000 … Continue reading

Access Foundation

Access Foundation has been set up to help charities and social enterprises prepare for social investment. The aim is to make it easier for charities and social enterprises in England to access the capital they need to grow and increase their … Continue reading

Transform Foundation

Transform Foundation aims to encourage investment in digital technologies, skills and marketing in the charity sector. It is currently offering grants to medium-sized charities (with annual revenue between £350k and £30m) to develop websites and advertise through Facebook, but is planning … Continue reading

Celebrating participation in healthcare community grants

NHS England is offering community grants of up to £2,000 to voluntary/community sector organisations that have developed good practice around patient and citizen participation in healthcare. The funding is to be used to showcase a project that has already been … Continue reading

Playing Fields Legacy Fund

The Playing Fields Legacy Fund provides grants for voluntary groups and sports clubs for the improvement of their playing fields, changing rooms and community rooms. The priority is to support groups that are revitalising playing fields in the most deprived … Continue reading

Leonard Laity Stoate Charitable Trust

The Leonard Laity Stoate Charitable Trust makes small grants to charitable organisations in the South West of England. Grants in the range of £100 to £2,000 are given to organisations carrying out small, innovative projects which support: disadvantaged people, medical … Continue reading

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