Covid Winter Grant Scheme
The government announced a significant package of extra targeted financial support for those in need over the winter period. This includes the £170 million COVID Winter Grant Scheme, which will be made available in early December 2020 and covers the period until the end of March 2021.
DWP will provide the grant scheme funding to county councils and unitary authorities (including metropolitan councils and London boroughs) who will administer the scheme and provide direct assistance to support families with children, other vulnerable households and individuals. The grant will be used to support those most in need across England with the cost of food, energy and water bills and other associated costs
Heritage Trade Up Programme
Heritage Trade Up Programme is a learning programme and match funding grant are available for leaders of heritage organisations in the UK.
Application Deadline: 09 April 2021
Arnold Clark Community Fund
Arnold Clark Community Grants are available for UK registered charities and local community groups who need financial assistance due to the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.
Maximum Value: £ 1,000.
Applications will be accepted from 1 March 2021 until 31 May 2021 (23:59).
Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales - Grants Programme
Lloyds Bank Foundation Unrestricted grants to support small and medium-sized local charities, with a proven track record of helping people in England and Wales with complex social issues, to recover and renew beyond the COVID-19 crisis.
Maximum Turnover: £ 1,000,000 Minimum Turnover: £ 25,000 Maximum Value: £ 50,000
Baring Foundation-Arts and Mental Health Programme
Arts and Mental Health Grants are available to arts organisations in the UK for projects that promote the role of creativity in the lives of people with mental health problems from ethnically diverse backgrounds.
The deadline for applications is 21 April 2021 (12pm midday).
Sport England - Return to Play Fund for Flood Damaged Facilities
Organisations from the areas worst affected by recent flooding caused by Storm Christoph are now eligible to apply to Sport England Return to Play Fund, which has been bolstered by the addition of a targeted flood relief option.
Golsoncott Grants are available to voluntary sector organisations in the UK for projects that promote fine arts and music.
Football Foundation - Small Grants
Small Grants of up to £25,000 are available for purchasing equipment and items to enable grassroots football organisations in England to restart activities after the period of COVID-19 restrictions.
The funding is intended for smaller capital projects and the maintenance/improvement of facilities.
Fidelio Charitable Trust
Fidelio Grant Funding of up to £5000 to help individuals (over school age) and groups of exceptional ability in the UK that would not otherwise be able to carry out an artistic project or activity without financial support.
The next closing dates are 14 May and 17 September 2021.
Closing dates are subject to change so it is recommended that applicants check the Trust's website.
The Prospectory - Idea Fund
Idea Fund Grants are available to individuals or small groups or organisations based in the United Kingdom who have a novel technical idea which they want to try out.
Sport England Return to Play Fund - Small Grants Programme
The £16.5 million Return to Play Fund is funded with money from the Government and the National Lottery and administered by Sport England.
Small grants are intended to help not-for-profit community organisations create coronavirus-secure settings for community sport and physical activity to resume in autumn 2020.
Gov.uk have £257 million to save 1385 theatres, arts venues, museums and cultural organisations across England
More than 1,300 arts and cultural organisations are benefitting from a share of £257 million as part of a vital financial boost from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund, Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has announced.
Horizon 2020 European Green Deal Call
Horizon 2020 European Green Deal Call Grants are available for non-profit LGBT+ organisations across the UK to address the additional needs of LGBT+ people and communities most adversely impacted by the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.
Fund Value: £ 350,000. Maximum Value: £ 15,000
Gamesys Grants are available for organisations who support individuals suffering from mental health issues and who focus on research in the mental health field.
Minimum Turnover: £ 50,000
Morrisons Foundation Grant funding to support charities delivering projects which help to improve people’s lives.
Sport England Return to Play Fund - Small Grants Programme
Return to Play Grants are available to not-for-profit community organisations for projects addressing the challenges coronavirus/COVID-19 has posed to people taking part in sport and physical activity in England.
Fund Value: £ 10,000,000. Maximum Value: £ 10,000. Minimum Value: £ 300
Sanctuary’s Community Investment Fund
Sanctuary Grants for community initiatives which make a difference to the lives of Sanctuary residents in England and Scotland with priority for initiatives which respond to the impact of the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.
The Alpkit Foundation helps people Go Nice Places, Do Good Things. However, recent global events call for a shift of focus over the coming months. They are now prioritising funds to support projects that demonstrate an immediate impact on those affected by the Covid-19 virus crisis. Grants of up to £500 are available.
Cadent Foundation, a new charitable foundation funded by the UK’s biggest gas network, has committed £240,000 to help food banks in the Trussell Trust’s network as they seek to support people affected by coronavirus.
The National Lottery Community Fund: Reaching Communities England
Reaching Community Fund programme offers a larger amount of funding (over £10,000) for organisations that work with their community to help them thrive.
TNLCF can support your organisation to:
- Continue to deliver activity, whether you're supporting your existing users, responding to the immediate crisis or undertaking recovery activity
- Change and adapt, becoming more resilient in order to respond to new and future challenges.
Application Deadline: 31 July 2021
Grants are available to UK charities that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable groups who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Funding is at the discretion of the Trustees.
Severn Trent Community Fund
Severn Trent Community Fund is still seeking to fund more projects that link to community wellbeing, the 3 key elements being focused on are : People, Places and Environments.
If you’re applying for over £75,000, please note that a combination of all three of these themes is necessary to be eligible.
Charity Finance Group
A practical guide for charity finance professionals, which will be updated with new information and advice as the crisis unfolds.
Information for those receiving funding and understanding that there will be times when staff and volunteers will not be available, when beneficiaries may need services to be provided in different ways, or when systems need to be flexible to ensure that needs are met.
Grants online have identified all those grants that are available to you to help with the impact that COVID 19 is having and has had, and we have put them all on a separate publicly accessible webpage that we have created.
Neighbourly Community Fund
Micro grants are available for charities and community groups that are existing members of the “Neighbourly” CSR platform, to support good causes that are helping communities affected by the Coronavirus outbreak