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– 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.

Fund

Closing Date

Amount

Women and Girls Match Fund 2024

Closing Date: 22/06/2024

Amount: Varies

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The Women and Girls Match Fund utilises their ‘1:1’ Model of match funding. Women and Girls charities apply to Big Give and have their application assessed. Successful charities are awarded a sum of match funding which is ring-fenced for their organisation. This match funding is unlocked by public donations given through Big Give’s online fundraising platform during the campaign.

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Cycling UK – Big Bike Revival Grants Programme

Closing Date: 25/06/2024

Amount: Up to £3,500

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The programme supports people returning to cycling, starting as complete beginners, and other people who do not cycle regularly. This includes reaching new people, including groups who are underrepresented in cycling or face challenges and perceived barriers to cycling.

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Veolia Environmental Trust – Community and Environmental Grants

Closing Date: 27/06/2024

Amount: £10,000 - £75,000/£75,000 +

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The Trust award grants towards projects that make improvements to community facilities and the natural environment. The Trust’s Community Grant Scheme is available to constituted not-for-profit organisations, local authorities and Environmental Bodies (EBs). Grants of between £10,000 and £75,000 are available to create or improve buildings or outside spaces for the benefit of the community. The Habitat and Biodiversity Grant Scheme offers grants between £10,000 and £75,000 whilst the Environmental Improvement Grant Scheme offers grants over £75,000. Nature Conservation grants are also available.

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Naturesave Trust

Closing Date: 27/06/2024

Amount: Up to £5,000

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The Trust focuses primarily on grant funding for environmental projects, and also funds sustainability advice for SME’s together with a long running tree planting program.

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The Fat Beehive Foundation

Closing Date: 28/06/2024

Amount: Up to £2,500

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It’s a crowded space, and a good digital presence can make all the difference to a small charity’s work, whether that’s campaigning for social justice, improving health and wellbeing, protecting the environment, or something else. The Fat Beehive Foundation was set up to contribute a tangible benefit to these causes and they are excited about supporting charities doing phenomenal work in areas they are also passionate about.

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DWF Foundation

Closing Date: 30/06/2024

Amount: Up to £5,000

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The DWF Foundation (also referred to as the Foundation) is an independent charity, founded by DWF. It has the sole aim of providing funds, resources and mentoring support to help individuals, groups and communities to achieve their full potential.

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National Churches Trust – Small Grants Programme

Closing Date: 30/06/2024

Amount: £500 to £5,000

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This programme offers Small grants of between £500 and £5,000 (with capacity to award up to £10,000 where the case for investment and need are demonstrated to be very high, and funds are available to award) towards urgent maintenance works and small repairs identified as high priority within a recent Quinquennial Inspection, Building Survey or Condition Report. Also, small investigative works and surveys. Project costs should be up to £20,000 incl. VAT and awards will never exceed 50% of the costs. Decisions are made on a rolling basis.

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Robert Clutterbuck Charitable Trust

Closing Date: 30/06/2024

Amount: £1,000 - £3,000

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The Robert Clutterbuck Charitable Trust supports Sport and Recreational Facilities for young people, natural history and wildlife, charities in Cheshire. The deadlines for the rounds of applications are 30th June and 31st December in each year.

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Bupa Foundation Green Community Grants

Closing Date: 30/06/2024

Amount: Up to £2,000

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Bupa Foundation Green Community Grants is part of Bupa’s Healthy Cities campaign and supports practical projects which help both people and planet health through grants of up to £2,000. The scheme is open to schools, registered charities, not-for-profit organisations, local authorities and social housing providers across the UK and Republic of Ireland.

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Power of Music Fund

Closing Date: 01/07/2024

Amount: Up to £8,000

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This fund aims to allow more people living with dementia and their carers to be linked up with music projects and activities in their communities in order to improve quality of life. The funding is intended for not-for-profit organisations that are already delivering music activities or working with people living with dementia and carers.

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Wolfson Foundation

Closing Date: 01/07/2024

Amount: Discretionary

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The Foundation aims to support excellence in the UK, generally through the funding of capital infrastructure in the fields of science and medicine, heritage, arts and humanities, education, and health and disability.

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Music for All – Community Project Funding

Closing Date: 01/07/2024

Amount: Up to £2,000

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Music for All is dedicated to changing lives across the UK by improving access to music making. They are a passionate, focused and ambitious UK charity helping disadvantaged music makers experience the joys and far-reaching benefits of making music.

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National Churches Trust – Large Grants Programme

Closing Date: 02/07/2024

Amount: Up to £50,000

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This programme offers their largest grants of up to £50,000 towards the cost of major urgent structural repair projects costed at more than £80,000 including VAT.

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Weaver’s Company Benevolent Fund

Closing Date: 04/07/2024

Amount: Up to £5,000

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The Fund’s principal aim is to support people in trouble, particularly young offenders and ex-offenders, as well as other disadvantaged young people. Preference is given to pump-priming new projects, especially those that are innovative and can serve as a model elsewhere.

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Co-op Local Community Fund

Closing Date: 07/07/2024

Amount: Min £1,000

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The Local Community Fund supports projects in Co-op members’ communities that help to create Sustainable Futures for People and our Planet.

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The Society Foundation

Closing Date: 08/07/2024

Amount: Up to £2,500

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The funding is intended to support people from the following groups move toward paid employment: - The recently homeless or vulnerably housed. - Ex-offenders. - Young people (16-24 years old) not in employment, education or training (NEET).

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Pilgrim Trust

Closing Date: 08/07/2024

Amount: Up to £100,000

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The funding is intended to support UK registered charities delivering high quality services specifically designed to respond to the needs of young women (aged 16 to 25 years) experiencing mental health difficulties in North West or North East England, Yorkshire and the Humber and Northern Ireland. This will be achieved by: supporting charities that directly engage with young women and who offer sustained and fully integrated programmes; and fostering greater collaboration from various service providers by facilitating grant recipients to come together as cohorts to share best practice, build a supportive peer-network as well as supporting advocacy to bring about policy changes.

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Hilden Charitable Fund

Closing Date: 11/07/2024

Amount: £5,000 to £7,000

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Hilden provides funding to organisations which demonstrate charitable purposes and awards grants to projects both in the UK and in specific developing countries (Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda). In the UK, most funding goes to registered charities. Overseas projects will either work with a UK charity or show relevant legal status. The aim of the Fund is to address disadvantage, notably by supporting causes which are unlikely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Both the UK and overseas fund policy is directed largely at supporting work at community level. The UK funding is for activities which fall under one of two programme areas: - Asylum Seekers and Refugees - For organisations working to provide essential services which help meet the needs of asylum seekers and refugees and support their integration/participation in the wider community. - Penal Affairs - for work through the door where organisations go into prisons with projects and support to help prisoners (especially women) cope and/or maintain family bonds and to be better able to resettle positively when released. Post-release projects which support positive settlement and reduce the risk of re-offending are also welcomed.

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The Steel Charitable Trust

Closing Date: 11/07/2024

Amount: Discretionary

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The Steel Charitable Trust supports: Arts and Heritage Education Environment Health Social or Economic Disadvantage The average grant is £10000

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The Hedley Foundation

Closing Date: 17/07/2024

Amount: £250 - £5,000

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The Hedley Foundation provides grants to smaller charities operating across the spectrum of social need. The Trustees seek to help and improve the quality of life of people in the UK, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds. This is achieved by making grants, within budget, to registered charities for the benefit of young people, disabled people, elderly people, the terminally ill and otherwise disadvantaged people and their carers.

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Armed Forces Families Fund Early Years

Closing Date: 24/07/2024

Amount: £5,000 - £50,000

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The funding is intended to help Armed Forces families access good quality early childhood education and childcare provision that is located close to where they are living or serving.

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A B Charitable Trust

Closing Date: 26/07/2024

Amount: Up to £30,000

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The Trust aims to support charities that defend human rights and promote respect for vulnerable individuals whatever their circumstances. Grants are available for small to medium-sized charities registered and working in the UK that defend human rights and promote respect for vulnerable individuals. The values that underpin its work are: · Justice - it seeks to support disenfranchised and forgotten groups. · Collaboration – it aims to build mutually beneficial relationships with the people it works with. · Efficiency – it maintains high standards of administrative efficiency and cost effectiveness. · Learning – it is committed to learn from its grant making to inform future practice.

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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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Electricity Northwest

Closing Date: 26/07/2024

Amount: £5,000 to £15,000

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This fund aims to support community and local energy groups to grow, address barriers, and take action to meet net-zero. The fund will support projects that contribute to one or more of the following priorities: - Activity to seed the development of a community energy project. - Adopting a proven community energy approach or business model in a new community or situation. - Addressing a specific barrier that is holding back the development of community or local energy.

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The Skipton Building Society Charitable Foundation

Closing Date: 31/07/2024

Amount: Up to £6,000

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Skipton Building Society Charitable Foundation aims to improve the wellbeing, welfare and education of children and adults in communities throughout the UK by making donations of up to £6,000 to registered charities.

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Central Social & Recreational Trust

Closing Date: 31/07/2024

Amount: Up to £1,000

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The funding aims to enable disadvantaged children under the age of 21 to access facilities for recreational or other leisure time occupations. Grants will generally be no more than £1,000 although the Trustees will consider applications above this figure in exceptional circumstances. Funding is available for the following: Equipment for the use of all members of the club. Maintenance of properties, as long as the property is owned by the club or there is a significant lease period. Applications may be submitted at any time.

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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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Baily Thomas Charitable Fund

Closing Date: 01/08/2024

Amount: Up to £10,000

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The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund is a registered charity which provides funding to voluntary organisations working in the field of learning disability. The funding is available for projects that aid the care and relief of those affected by learning disability. The Trustees consider learning disability to cover the conditions generally referred to as severe learning difficulties, together with autism. Funding is available for projects concerning children or adults.

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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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Warburtons Families Matter Community Grants Programme

Closing Date: 05/08/2024

Amount: Up to £400

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The principle aim of this funding is to focus on supporting families that need help the most, in a way which adheres to their principles of transparency, trust and transformation. The aim of these small community grants is to support projects, activities and organisations that will be of real direct benefit to families and have a direct and tangible social impact on people’s lives.

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Screwfix Foundation

Closing Date: 10/08/2024

Amount: Up to £5,000

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The funding is intended for both national and local charities across the UK so that they can fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and community facilities specifically for those in need (by reason of financial hardship, sickness, disability or other disadvantage or distress) in the UK.

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Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales

Closing Date: 28/08/2024

Amount: £75,000

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This programme is for small and local charities and CICs with an income between £25,000 to £500,000 that are led by and working with Deaf and Disabled people who are experiencing poverty. Organisations can apply for a three-year unrestricted grant of £75,000.

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Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales – Deaf and Disabled people’s organisations

Closing Date: 28/08/2024

Amount: £75,000

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This programme is for small and local charities and CICs with an income between £25,000 to £500,000 that are led by and working with Deaf and Disabled people who are experiencing poverty. Organisations can apply for a three-year unrestricted grant of £75,000.

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The Granada Foundation

Closing Date: 18/10/2024

Amount: Up to £10,000

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The funding aims to encourage the study and appreciation of the arts and sciences and to promote education, with a particular interest in activity in the North West of England, including Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside and Cumbria.

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Cheshire Community Foundation’s Small Grants

Closing Date: 31/10/2024

Amount: Up to £2,500

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Cheshire Community Foundation’s Small Grants are now open, closing on 31st October 2024. In this programme, organisations can apply for funding of up to £2,500 to help small, grassroots projects deliver. The Foundation will always prioritise applications for work which supports people who live in more deprived areas of Cheshire according to the Index of Multiple Deprivation.

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Greene King IPA – Proud to Pitch In

Closing Date: 01/11/2024

Amount: Up to £4,000

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This fund aims to support and promote grassroots sport within local communities by supporting people and projects that run sports activities that positively impact the local community and would tangibly benefit from funding. Individuals may nominate a sports club or organisation to receive a cash grant to continue delivering sports activities.

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24/25 Coop Local Community Fund

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: £1,000 minimum

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The Local Community Fund will be open for applications from 10th June, where Coop will be seeking to support a similar number of causes to the current round of circa 2,500. Currently Coop are refreshing the eligibility criteria for the fund in response to key issues highlighted by member-owners. To make sure potential applicants receive the correct information about the new eligibility criteria, you can use the ‘Register Your Interest’ link.

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Neighbourhood Planning grants

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Up to £10,000

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The programme provides both grant and technical support for local communities that are drawing up a neighbourhood plan for their area.

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Wickes Community Programme

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Unspecified

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Wickes are passionate about giving back to local communities. That's why they launched The Wickes Community Programme, a dedicated product fund to support local initiatives in helping them maintain and renovate community areas. Open to all local community groups and charities seeking help for improvement projects, you can enquire via your local store or contact them on social media.

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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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Parkinson’s UK Physical Activity Grants

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: £500 - £3,000

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The funding is for projects that can demonstrate the following desired impact: - People with Parkinson's become and stay active, and/or significantly increase their levels of activity if they are already active. - More physical activity provision for everyone with Parkinson’s across the UK. - Improved social wellbeing in people with Parkinson’s as a result of attending the project. Priority will be given to innovative and new project that will help people with Parkinson's: - Become and stay active, or - Who are already active to significantly increase their levels of physical activity.

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The Access Foundation

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Up to £100,000

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The funding is intended for charities and other not-for-project organisations that are working with disadvantaged and vulnerable people in England, Scotland and Wales. The funding aims to tackle digital inequality, to help ensure that people from all backgrounds and walks of life have access to the same opportunities.

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The National Lottery Community Fund (TNLCF) – Reaching Communities

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: £20,001 or more

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TNLCF fund projects and organisations that work to make positive changes in their community. By community they mean people living in the same area, or people with similar interests or life experiences. They offer funding that starts at £20,001.

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London Hearts Internal Defibrillator Scheme

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: £660

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Applications are now open for London Hearts new UK Exclusive Internal Defibrillator Scheme. London Hearts has launched this scheme with the aim of increasing the number of AEDs to help save lives. As a charity they understand it is not always possible to install a public access Defibrillator and people’s needs differ within communities. The fund is moving far quicker than initially anticipated given the limited funding requirement, so they are allocating on a first come first basis as to avoid any disappointment. Anyone can apply.

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Arnold Clark Community Fund

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Up to £2,500

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The objectives of the fund are: - Cost of Living Support – funding to any registered UK charity or community group whose work directly supports those most affected by the cost-of-living crisis, such as foodbanks, accommodation, poverty relief and where people/communities in the UK are the primary and immediate focus of investment. - Our Communities Support – funding to projects embedded in the communities in which Arnold Clark operates and is available to organisations who provide services widely accessible to those within Arnold Clark local communities, addressing the needs of those living within them. - Gear Up for Sport – 150 sports kits given away each month to support youth sports teams across the UK. Any youth team with up to 30 members aged 4 to 15 years can apply.

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Cheshire West and Chester Community Chest 2024

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Up to £500

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The initiative aims to deliver positive outcomes for individuals and communities across Cheshire West and Chester. This small grants scheme is being managed by Cheshire Community Action (CCA). The funding criteria for the 2024 Community Chest grant scheme are aligned with the overarching goals of promoting well-being, supporting carers and fostering physical health improvements among local residents. Applicants are encouraged to thoroughly review these criteria to ensure eligibility. The scheme is light-touch, with a quick turnaround and is aimed at smaller organisations or activities.

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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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The National Lottery Community Fund (TNLCF) – Awards for All England

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: £300 to £20,000

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TNLCF offer funding from £300 to £20,000 and can support your project for up to two years. You can apply for funding to deliver a new or existing activity or to support your organisation to change and adapt to new and future challenges. They can fund projects that’ll do at least one of these things: - bring people together to build strong relationships in and across communities - improve the places and spaces that matter to communities - help more people to reach their potential, by supporting them at the earliest possible stage - support people, communities and organisations facing more demands and challenges because of the cost-of-living crisis.

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Cost of Living Resilience Fund

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Up to £50,000

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The Cost of Living Resilience Fund provides match funding for social sector organisations running services to help people struggling with the rising cost of living. The fund aims to increase sustainability in these organisations by supporting them to deliver projects which increase enterprise activity to build organisational stability and resilience. The programme is funded by Access – The Foundation for Social Investment who focus on ensuring charities and social enterprises can access the finance they need.

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National Lottery Heritage Fund – Small Grant

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: £10,000 - £250,000

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The National Lottery Heritage Fund provide different levels of funding to heritage of all shapes and sizes. Their grants range from £10,000 up to £10 million.

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Masonic Charitable Foundation

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: £1,000 - £5,000/£10,000 - £60,000

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The Foundation is dedicated to supporting disadvantaged children and young people, as well as vulnerable older people, in England and Wales. Their Charity Grants programme is open to registered charities in England and Wales working with any of their four main priority groups: - People with dementia and their carers. - Children affected by domestic abuse. - Early years. - Children with special educational needs and disabilities. Small grants are for charities whose annual income is between £25,000 and £500,000. These grants are unrestricted. Small grants range from £1,000-£5,000 per year, for up to three years. Large grants are for larger charities whose annual income is between £500,000 and £10 million. They must be restricted to a project. Large grants usually range from £10,000 to £60,000. They can be awarded over one to three years.

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Henry Smith Foundation: Grants to reduce social and economic disadvantage

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: £500 - £70,000

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The Allen Lane Foundation offers three open grant programs: Improving Lives supports small to medium-sized organizations in the UK, Strengthening Communities aids grassroots groups in deprived areas, and Holiday Grants provide trips for disadvantaged children aged 13 and under.

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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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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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Charles Hayward Foundation (Small Grant)

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Upto £7,000

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The Foundation awards grants for projects concerning Older People.

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Department of Health and Social Care – Community Automated External Defibrillators Fund

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: £750

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Grants are available for community organisations across England to buy an automated external defibrillators (AED) to install in a public place.

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7 Stars Foundation

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Up to £2,500

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The foundation makes grants to projects which support young people (16 years and under) who are challenged by abuse or addiction, who are young carers, or who are homeless/without a safe place to call home.

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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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Eric Wright Charitable Trust – Community Grants

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: £5,000 - £20,000

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Community Grants are designed to aid and bolster the growth of smaller local charitable organisations directly serving beneficiaries. Although there's no strict size requirement, these organizations typically have an income/expenditure ranging from £100,000 to £500,000 annually and have been operational for at least three years.

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Seven Friends Foundation

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: £300 - £3,000

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The Seven Friends Foundation offers small grants to organisations championing overlooked, unpopular, or stigmatised causes. Their mission includes fostering inclusive local communities by empowering marginalised individuals, enhancing skills, infrastructure, sustainability, and fostering collaboration within the third sector.

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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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Village halls small grants fund – ACRE

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: £2,000 - £5,000

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The £3 million grant fund, launched by the government in May 2022 for the Queen's Jubilee, provides £2,000 to £5,000 grants for rural community building improvements in England, covering up to 20% of project costs. Applications require confirmed funding for proposed works within six weeks, and the fund is expected to be open until December 2024, subject to possible early closure.

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Tesco Stronger Starts

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: £500 - £1,500

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The Tesco Stronger Starts scheme (in partnership with Groundwork UK) is open to all schools, registered charities and not-for-profit organisations, with priority given to projects that provide food and support to young people.

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The True Colours Trust

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Up to £10,000

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The True Colours Trust supports disabled children and young people up to 25 years.

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Rayne Foundation

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Various

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The Rayne Foundation supports projects that tackle young people's improved mental health, Arts as a tool to achieve social change, Improved quality of life for carers and for older people, and better opportunities for refugees and asylum seekers

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Marjory Boddy Trust

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Various amounts

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The Marjory Boddy Charitable Trust meets three times a year to consider applications for grants from registered charities that are involved in but not confined to the areas of health, education, welfare and the arts.

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Steve Morgan Foundation

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Various amounts

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The Steve Morgan Foundation provide a range of grants for organisations that make a positive difference to those in need. Areas of support include poverty, homelessness, health and wellbeing, education and training. They also provide smaller grants to individuals requiring specialised disability equipment.

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The Chester Bluecoat Charity

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Up to £500 and £2000+

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You can choose from two types of grant to apply for: strategic funding and small funding. The strategic funding can help an ambitious project with a robust plan. The Chester Bluecoat Charity award grants of at least £2,000 to schemes that aim to make a lasting difference in the community over several years. With their small funding programme, The Chester Bluecoat can offer organisations a single grant of less than £500, which could help buy much-needed new equipment.

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The Clothworkers’ Foundation – Small Grants

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Up to £15,000

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The Foundation award grants to UK registered charities, CICs, and other registered UK not-for-profit organisations (including special schools). Grants are awarded towards capital projects, which they define as: - Buildings: purchase, construction, renovation or refurbishment. - Fittings, Fixtures, and Equipment: this includes but is not limited to office equipment/furniture, sports/gym equipment, digital/audio visual equipment, software and websites (more guidance on digital infrastructure can be found here), garden equipment, specialist therapeutic (excluding medical) equipment. It does not include equipment for one-off use, or which will be given to service users for personal use on a permanent basis. - Vehicles: This includes a minibus, car, caravan, people-carrier, or 4X4. We are unlikely to fund the total cost of a new vehicle and do not provide grants towards vehicle leasing. They fund both large and small projects.

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CLA Charitable Trust

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Up to £5,000

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Grants are available for charitable organisations in England and Wales that access the benefits of the countryside to support projects designed to improve health and wellbeing, and to provide opportunities for education about the countryside. Priority is given to projects supporting children and young people who may be disadvantaged financially, physically or mentally, or from areas of deprivation.

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Happy Days Children’s Charity Fund

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Variable

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Their aim is to help as many people as we can by funding trips, experiences, respite breaks and group activity holidays for those who need them most.

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The Albert Hunt Trust

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: £20,000-£40,000/£5,000-£10,000/£1,000-£5,000

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Supports UK registered charities (not CICs) that: Provide Hospice Care – core funding of hospices is a priority. Typical grant sizes range from £20,000-£40,000. Currently closed to capital funding. Provide support for the Homeless – typical core funding grant sizes range from £5,000-£10,000. They look to support organisations in this category with an annual fundraised income (non-statutory) of below £500,000. Currently closed to capital funding. Promote Health and Well-Being – core funding for areas such as family support e.g. Home Start, counselling services, suicide prevention, specific carers support, cancer support, prisoner support and rehabilitation, community centres, food banks and debt advice. Typical grant sizes range from £1000-£5,000. They look to support organisations in this category with a total annual income of below £250,000. As this is a broad area, potential applicants are encouraged to contact them prior to applying for further guidance.

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Macmillan Grants

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: £300

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The charity's aim is to help people from the moment they first hear they have cancer, to ensure they get the best information, treatment and care at any stage of their illness and in any setting. The scheme offers small, one-off grants to help people with the extra costs that cancer can cause. It is aimed at those who have a low level of income or savings. One-off grants of £300 are available. Applications can be made through a healthcare professional, a social worker, a benefits adviser or someone acting in any other professional capacity with a person affected by cancer.

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The Morrisons Foundation

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Up to £10,000

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The funding is for specific projects which make a difference to people’s lives, with special consideration for vulnerable and disadvantaged groups. Morrisons colleagues act as ambassadors for the Foundation and help to raise awareness at a local level, encourage charities to apply for funding and organise presentations.

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Albert Gubay Charitable Foundation

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Discretionary

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The funding is for charitable work that supports the Foundation's current priorities.

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Will Charitable Trust

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: £3,000 to £30,000

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Grants are available to UK registered charities whose work is within the field of care of and services for blind people; long-term care of people with learning disabilities; and care of and services for people suffering from cancer.

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The Albert Van Den Bergh Charitable Trust

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Discretionary

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Small grants are available for UK registered charities that are concerned with health research and care for patients who have cancer, multiple sclerosis or other diseases and disabilities; as well as institutions that care for older people; and children's charities in the UK.

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Bernard Sunley Foundation

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Varies

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The Bernard Sunley Foundation supports capital projects which include new buildings, extensions, refurbishments and recreational spaces. New minibuses and other vehicles that provide a vital service to those most in need in their local community. Applications are accepted all year round.

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BBC Children in Need

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Average £15,000

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BBC Children in Need support organisations that work in the heart of their communities, particularly in times of crisis, put children and young people at the centre of everything they do, from design to delivery, address the challenges the children and young people face, build their skills and resilience, empower them and extend their choices in life.

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Barchester Healthcare Foundation

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: £100 - £2,500

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The Foundation aims to make a difference to the lives of older people and other adults with a physical, learning or mental disability; supporting practical solutions that lead to increased personal independence, self-sufficiency and dignity. The aim of this fund is on connecting or re-connecting people with others in their local community. Applications that combat loneliness and enable people to be active and engaged will receive highest priority.

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Sport England – Movement Fund

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Up to £15,000

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The funding aims to get more people active and increase sports participation across England. Priority will be given to projects where there is the most need.

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Motability Foundation

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: £50,000 - £4 million

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The funder states that a growing number of large and small charities are now providing travel training schemes. Through their new Travel Confidence Grant Programme they will help them, and travel providers, to make an immediate impact for disabled people.

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The Clothworkers’ Foundation – Large Grant

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: £15,000 - £150,000

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The Foundation award grants to UK registered charities, CICs, and other registered UK not-for-profit organisations (including special schools). Grants are awarded towards capital projects, which they define as: - Buildings: purchase, construction, renovation or refurbishment. - Fittings, Fixtures, and Equipment: this includes but is not limited to office equipment/furniture, sports/gym equipment, digital/audio visual equipment, software and websites (more guidance on digital infrastructure can be found here), garden equipment, specialist therapeutic (excluding medical) equipment. It does not include equipment for one-off use, or which will be given to service users for personal use on a permanent basis. - Vehicles: This includes a minibus, car, caravan, people-carrier, or 4X4. We are unlikely to fund the total cost of a new vehicle and do not provide grants towards vehicle leasing. They fund both large and small projects.

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Foyle Foundation

Closing Date: 31/01/2025

Amount: £2,000 - £10,000

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This Small Grants Scheme is designed to support charities registered and operating in the United Kingdom, especially those working at grass roots and local community level, in any field, across a wide range of activities. Online applications can be accepted from charities that have an annual turnover of less than £150,000 per annum. Larger or national charities will normally not be considered under this scheme. The focus will be to make one-year grants only to cover core costs or essential equipment, to enable ongoing service provision, homeworking, or delivery of online digital services to charities that can show financial stability. The priority will be to support local charities still active in their communities which are currently delivering services to the young, vulnerable, elderly, disadvantaged or the general community either directly or through online support if possible.

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