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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.

One Stop – Community Partnership

Closing Date: 26/07/2024

Amount: Up to £1,000

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Groundwork is working with One Stop Stores Ltd to administer the One Stop Community Partnership programme. This programme is designed to support community groups or organisations operating within two miles of a One Stop store.

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Asda Foundation – Investing in Spaces and Places

Closing Date: 28/07/2024

Amount: £10,000 – £25,000

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Launching for its third year, Investing in Spaces and Places is the higher value Asda Foundation grant, aimed at improving spaces in the heart of local communities. Grassroots organisations play a vital role in their community, making positive change and improving people’s lives every day, but the challenge for many is having the appropriate safe and inclusive space to bring people together and deliver their fantastic work. Asda Foundation will be investing over £1,000,000 for this grant to enable grassroots community groups to transform spaces at the heart of their local community. For this year, grants will be between £10,000 – £25,000 and the application window opens on 9th July 2024.

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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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VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme

Closing Date: 01/08/2024

Amount: £2,000 - £150,000

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VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme is offering independent energy assessments to help identify energy-saving opportunities in your building plus up to £150k in capital funding.

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The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust

Closing Date: 24/09/2024

Amount: £500 - £6,000

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The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust funds United Kingdom Registered Charities operating in the UK in the fields of the advancement of the arts, health and medical welfare and environmental protection or improvement.

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Aviva Community Fund

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Up to £50,000

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This fund helps local causes build stronger communities across the UK. The are two key focus areas. • Financial wellbeing – helping people take control of their wellbeing by giving them the tools to be more financially independent and ready for anything. • Climate action – promoting healthy, thriving communities by preventing, preparing for and protecting against the impacts of climate change.

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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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National Lottery Community Fund: Climate Action Fund

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: min £500,000

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The Climate Action Fund is a commitment to help communities tackle climate change. It supports communities to be environmentally sustainable. With Climate Action Fund – Our Shared Future the NLCF wants to involve more people in climate action. And they want to inspire bold and exciting change. They will fund formal partnership projects that reach more people by either: - linking climate action to the everyday lives and interests of local communities. And inspiring them to take action. - influencing communities at a regional or national level. Like linking up groups across locations. Or a campaign that inspires change across one country, or the whole UK. You do not have to be a climate or environment focused organisation to apply.

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Alpkit Foundation

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: £50 to £500

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Grants are available to community groups, schools and other not-for-profit organisations for projects that tackle issues such as diversity and inclusion in the outdoors, participation, education, conservation and protection of the natural environment and health and well-being.

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2024 Platinum Jubilee Village Halls Fund (Main Grants)

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Up to £75,000

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The funding aims to support the modernisation and improvement of village halls, so that they are fit for purpose and can provide activities which seek to achieve one or more of the following outcomes for their communities: · Improved health and/or wellbeing and/or reduction in rural loneliness. · Positive impact on the local environment, contributes towards net zero. · Support for the local rural economy. · Promotion of community cohesion.

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United Utilities Community Fund

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Up to £2,500

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Do you have a community project or grassroots organisation that could benefit from this fund? United Utilities are offering up to £2,500 worth of equipment for groups that: - have a focus or objective to improve local watercourses and riverside environments - act as catalysts for improved community and environmental wellbeing​ - seek to reconnect communities with riverside environments​ - promote sustainable drainage​ through their work

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Sanctuary Partnerships Funding

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: £2,000

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Charities, community groups, residents’ associations and voluntary organisations can apply for funding. Average grant is £2000 Match funding is required Funding must be spent by 31 March 2025. Projects will fit within one of Sanctuary's five priority themes, which are: - Employment, education, skills and training - Health and Well Being - Community safety and Infrastructure - Environment - ‎Financial inclusion

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