- Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport & The National Lottery Community Fund – Local Connections Fund is a new £4 million fund to help charities and community groups in England that are working to reduce loneliness by helping them build connections across their communities.
- The Allen Lane Foundation Social Cohesion Programme provides funding to support local communities in breaking down barriers and reducing tensions between different groups of people, and help to build a more cohesive and inclusive community.
- The Hilden Charitable Fund awards grants of an average of £5,000 to causes working at community level in the UK, which are less likely to be able to raise funds from public subscription.
- Wolfson Foundation offers grants of between £15K& £75K are available to charities which provide care & services for older people, particularly if they have a neurodegenerative condition or are isolated.
- The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has announced an emergency funding package to protect the immediate future of grassroots and national youth organisations through the Youth Covid-19 Support Fund.
- Comic Relief has been selected to receive the funding from the Tampax Tax Fund to work with organisations that help BAME women at risk of violence and abuse, especially those who find it harder to access mainstreams services.
- The Screwfix Foundation is awarding grants of up to £5,000 to non-profit organisations in the UK. Eligible organisations must support people in need, such as those experiencing financial hardship, sickness or other disadvantages.
- The Paul Hamlyn Foundation – Shared Ground Fund offers grants of £30K-£400K for 1-4 years (most grants £60,000-£250,000) for work that addresses racism/structural inequalities directly influencing or contributing towards wider systemic change.
- The Henry Smith Charity – grants of between £20K-£60K per year for up to three years to charities and not-for-profit organisations, including social enterprises. Grants can cover running costs, salaries and project costs for organisations that can demonstrate a track record of success and can evidence the effectiveness of their work.
- Changing Futures: Changing Systems to Support Adults Experiencing Multiple Disadvantage Funding – available to local partnerships to help adults across England facing multiple disadvantages like homelessness and mental health issues.
- Winter Support Grants are available for voluntary organisations working in the criminal justice system to support their vital work through the winter with particular interest in BAME-led and focused organisation and those delivering specialist services for people with protected characteristics.
- BBC Children in Need – Main Grants Programme for not-for-profit organisations that are working with disadvantaged children and young people who are 18 years old and younger living in the UK.
- National Lottery Awards for All – grants are available for charities, voluntary groups, schools and local authorities in England to carry out projects that will improve their local community.
- UK Shared Prosperity Fund – £220m extra funding for ‘piloting and testing new approaches’.
December 2020 Funding Round Up - Wolverhampton Voluntary Sector Council
by James Clarke
3 years ago