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Apply for 'In This Together - Community Matters' festive fund
CLOSING SOON Closing date: Sunday 15 November 2020
Local authorities, parish councils, charities and community groups are being encouraged to apply for extra financial support to help their communities over the festive period, as WPD extends its ‘In This Together - Community Matters Fund’.
This £250k fund intends to support vulnerable people who have been most affected by the coronavirus pandemic and its restrictions, and for whom the upcoming holiday season is going to provide increasing hardship, by helping local organisations to deliver vital support and services.
Covid-19 Frontline Women’s Fund
CLOSING SOON Closing date: Monday 16 November 2020 | 5pm
The COVID-19 Frontline Women’s Fund is being delivered by Smallwood Trust, supported by The National Lottery Community Fund.
The National Lottery Community Fund has committed almost £500,000 to the fund, which will be used to provide support to organisations that are working with women most at risk of poverty and financial hardship due to the pandemic.
Peter Sowerby Foundation - Increasing Access Fund
CLOSING SOON Closing date: 16 November 2020 | 5pm
The Foundation has launched the new £1.4 million Increasing Access Fund which is designed to support charities to develop new or adapt existing services that respond to the COVID-19 situation to meet local and national needs.
CLOSING SOON Closing date: Friday 27 November 2020
Veolia work in partnership with Staffordshire County Council and each year for the past 3 years we have offered local community groups across Staffordshire the chance to apply for a small amount of funding that will make a difference to their local area.
Groups can apply for grants of up to a maximum of £750 and applications can be made online.
The Staffordshire Community Learning Trust Responsiveness Fund (CLTRF) for 2020-21
CLOSING SOON Application deadline: Friday 27 November 2020
There is a total allocation of £100,000 available for the 2020/21 Academic Year. You may apply for funding between £3,000 and £10,000. The application consists of two documents – an application form and information about each course. These are attached alongside the specification.
Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) £5 million funding grant
Closing date: 27 November 2020
The Government has today (4 November) published guidance for voluntary and community sector organisations on how to apply for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) £5 million funding grant to provide tailored support to members of the public who need extra help in getting their tax and claims right.
Thriving Communities Fund
Closing date: 8 January 2021 | Midday
Grant range: £25,000 - £50,000
The Thriving Communities Fund will support local voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise (VCSFSE) projects that bring together place-based partnerships to improve and increase the range and reach of available social prescribing community activities – especially for those people most impacted by COVID-19 and health inequalities.
Climate Change Action Fund
Closing date: 29 January 2021
Tackling climate change is a priority for Staffordshire County Council. We are committed reducing our carbon emissions to zero by 2050. To help our communities do their bit towards a greener future for Staffordshire we’ve launched a new Climate Change Action Fund.
Mercia Park Community Fund - Open Now!
Closing date: 8 February 2021
You can apply for up to £2,000 to £5,000 for a 12-month project.
Groups already successfully working to improve local communities or the natural environment in the area welcome to apply for £3,000 towards operating costs for up to three years IF they can clearly demonstrate how the organisation will thrive in future years, once the grant has finished.
Armed Forces Day Grant
Application deadline for Armed Forces Day 2021 is 1 March 2021
The Ministry of Defence offers a grant for Armed Forces Day events up to the value of £10,000, depending on the size and format of the event. This grant is match-funded and can cover up to half the total cost of the event. For example, If the total cost of the event is £10,000 and you raise £5,000, the grant could cover up to £5,000.
Apply now - Lichfield District Safer Community Partnership - Small Projects Fund
No closing date specified
The Small Projects Fund is a small grants scheme offered by the Lichfield District Safer Community Partnership with funding from the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner. We are looking to fund small scale projects which help support the delivery of our community safety priorities. Projects should promote community involvement, develop stronger communities and demonstrate a problem solving approach to reducing crime and disorder and the fear of crime.
Trusthouse Charitable Foundation
Applications accepted at any time
Small grants of £2,000 to £10,000 for one year. (Successful applicants can reapply for a further two years. No further applications can be made after the completion of a third grant.)
Major grants of £10,000 to £100,000 for one year or for a maximum of 3 years, not to exceed £100,000 in total over this period. (No further applications can be made for two years after the completion of the grant.)
Sylvia Waddilove Foundation UK - COVID-19 Emergency Fund
Applications are accepted at any time and decisions are usually reached within three weeks.
Grants are available for small to medium sized not-for-profit organisations in the UK who are struggling to manage the financial impact of COVID-19 either because of increased demand for their services or from loss of income.
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Arts Access and Participation Fund
There are no deadlines. Applications can be made at any time.
Grants of between £30,000 and £400,000 for activity lasting between 12 months and 4 years with an option to extend for a further period. Most grants are in the £60,000 to £250,000 range.
Pre-application access support and a bursary of up to £500 is available to help groups apply.
Sport England Return to Play Fund - Small Grants Programme
No closing date specified
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.
Grants of between £300 and £10,000 are available.
Armed Forces Covenant Trust Fund – One is too Many
Closing date: 14 December 2020 | Midday
Part of the Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund, the One is Too Many programme will award grants of up to £300,000 to two-year projects that aim to reduce suicide risks within vulnerable veterans in a coordinated and targeted way.