Grant News

  • A new National Lottery UK funding programme has opened for applications on 1st September 2021.

A £2.5 million funding programme available to voluntary and community organisations in the United Kingdom for small-scale projects to take action on climate change is set to open.

The Together for Our Planet programme aims to support the nurturing and development of local ideas, contributing to a legacy of ongoing climate action projects in hundreds of communities across the UK.

  • United Way UK in partnership with Costco will be awarding 30 grants of £1,500 each to local organisations with an income less than £300k who are continuing to provide invaluable support on the frontline of disadvantaged communities.

For more information on the grants, including eligibility and timelines, and to apply please visit the Costco website and follow the links to the application.

  • Sport England Return to Play: Active Together

This is a £2.5 million fund, with up to £10,000 in match funding, as part of a support package to help clubs and organisations set up and run crowdfunding campaigns related to Covid-19, such as for a loss of income due to the pandemic.

For more information, please click here.

  • International Tree Foundation

Funding is available for community groups and voluntary organisations across the UK to protect and plant trees in their local communities. The Foundation offers grants to support the conservation, restoration and protection of the UK’s indigenous trees, woodlands, and forests, whilst promoting grassroots community engagement with tree planting and raising communal awareness of the importance of trees and forests to both the environment and human well-being.

  • Ashley Family Foundation

Grants are provided to support community museums, farms, gardens, schools and other charitable organisations in England and Wales with small-scale arts and community projects. Applications are welcomed from UK registered charities and exempt charities.

Other not-for-profit organisations, including unregistered charities, are also eligible to apply provided they are supported by a registered charity that can accept the grant on their behalf. There is no set limit on the amount that can be awarded; however, preference is given to requests that are below £10,000.