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Funding

– At CWVA, we manage different funding pots to help distribute grants to community sector organisations.

We also signpost organisations to the funding opportunities available locally and nationally. Below is a list of funding pots that are currently open for applications.

Local School Nature Grants Programme

Closing Date: 26/04/2024

Amount: £500

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Learning Through Landscapes is providing outdoor learning training sessions and nature equipment to nurseries, schools, and early learning providers to encourage outdoor education for children. The Local School Nature Grants Scheme offers a two-hour training session and equipment worth up to £500, including woodland activity kits, gardening kits, woodworking kits, and fireboxes, to promote outdoor learning in schools.

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Thomas Wall Trust

Closing Date: 29/04/2024

Amount: Up to £5,000

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The Trust offers grants up to £5,000 for specific projects rather than general organisational costs that improves communication skills for disadvantaged adults and supports NEET people into employment. Beneficiaries must gain at least one accredited vocational qualification during delivery.

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The Baring Foundation

Closing Date: 30/04/2024

Amount: Up to £150,000

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Grants of up to £150,000 over three years are available for organisations to use legal action collaboratively to achieve positive social change.

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The Ford Britain Trust

Closing Date: 31/07/2024

Amount: Up to £3,000

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The Ford Britain Trust supports local communities with grants to sow the seeds of change, with a particular focus on projects that centre around education, environment, children, people with disabilities, youth activities, and projects that provide clear benefits to their communities. They will be accepting applications for small grants from 1st April to 30th June 2024 for review in July 2024. Large grants for amounts over £250 and up to a maximum of £3000. They will be accepting applications for large grants from 1st March to 31st July 2024.

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BlueSpark Foundation

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Up to £5,000

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Grants of up to £5000 (most are under £2000) are available for schools, community groups, clubs, societies or other organisations in England to improve the education and development of children and young people through educational, cultural, sporting and other activities.

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Marks Family Charitable Trust

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Variable

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The Trust seeks to support young people, with an emphasis on education and health, refugees, and the promotion of the Arts. Their Charity Commission entry states England, but looking at their projects, they have funded UK wide and also environmental work. They support some 10-20 charitable organisations per year.

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Garfield Weston Foundation

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Up to £1,000,000

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The Garfield Weston Foundation supports a wide range of charities that make a positive difference, working in different sectors in the UK. These include welfare, youth, community, environment, education, health, arts, heritage and faith.

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