February 2021 Funding Roundup - Wolverhampton Voluntary Sector Council

by James Clarke
3 years ago

Here’s a round up of funding opportunities we’ve shared via our newsletter and on social media.

  • ESF Community Grants: New funding rounds awarding up to £20,000 to organisations who can run projects that support people unemployed (for 6 months minimum) back into work/ training. > More Details
  • Aspire to HE’s Outreach Hub programme is a new initiative which aims to widen the scope of HE access and participation across the Black Country and Telford and Wrekin. > More Details
  • Cash for Kids in the Midlands, in partnership with Free Radio, Gem Radio, Signal 1 and Greatest Hits Radio, are making grants of up to £3,000 available to families, groups or local charities which support children & young people who are affected by poverty, illness, neglect or who have additional needs. > More Details
  • The Women Thrive Fund delivered by Rosa and Smallwood Trust, the Women Thrive Fund is distributing grants of up to £40,000 to specialist women’s organisations. > More Details
  • Heart Research UK Healthy Heart Grants: Funding of up to £10,000 is available for communities across the UK for projects that promote a healthy heart. > More Details
  • Cultural & Creative Social Enterprise Development Programme: Eligible organisations can apply for a £30,000 grant to boost their own business development, as well as support five other micro-sized cultural & creative social enterprises. No match funding is required. > More Details
  • Near Neighbours – Community C-19 Relief Grants are available for local groups for local projects that support communities in specified areas of England affected by the pandemic, addressing their emerging needs and improving community engagement with public health initiatives. > More Details
  • Masonic Charitable Foundation – Later Life Inclusion Grants Programme: Grants for local and national charities in England and Wales that are working to reduce loneliness and isolation in later life. > More Details
  • Food for Life Get Togethers: Small grants are available to not-for-profit organisations in specified areas of the UK for community events and gatherings that enable people of different generations to get together through good food (online or in person). > More Details
  • FCC Community Action Fund Grants for Community Facilities: Charities, churches, Parish Councils, Local Authorities and CASC registered sports clubs can apply for grants of between £2,000 and £100,000 for the provision, maintenance or improvement of community facilities. > More Details
  • Help the Homeless Grants for Projects: Grants of up to £5,000 to small and medium-sized charitable organisations (with a turnover of less than £1 million) whose aim is to help homeless people return to the community and enabling them to resume a normal life. > More Details
  • Hilden Charitable Fund – Funding for Community Based Projects: 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 other sources. > More Details
  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government Funding to Celebrate the Windrush Generation: MHCLG is inviting applications from charities, schools and community organisations looking to run a community-led project or projects that will celebrate, commemorate and educate communities about the history of the MV Empire Windrush. > More Details
  • Extended: Youth Covid-19 Support Fund: Open to grassroots youth clubs, uniformed youth groups, and national youth and umbrella organisations. It will help to mitigate the impact of lost income during the winter period due to the coronavirus pandemic, and ensure services providing vital support can remain viable. > More Details
  • The National Lottery Community Fund’s Growing Great Ideas Fund wants to invest in different combinations of people, communities, networks and organisations over the long term that demonstrate an ability to seed and grow alternative systems, develop, and test new ways of building a stronger civil society, and to learn and adapt as they go. > More Details
  • Yorkshire Community Matters are running a FREE virtual funding fair this coming March. Their free two day event brings together  national funders such as Lloyds Bank Foundation, Children in Need, Tudor Trust, Allen Lane Foundation and many more. > More Details
  • Energy Saving Trust Funding to Support Vulnerable Energy Consumers: The Energy Redress Scheme distributes payments from energy companies who may have breached rules, funds projects that support energy consumers in vulnerable situations. Deadline 11th February. > More Details
  • Comic Relief and Paul Hamlyn Foundation have launched the final funding round of their three-year Tech for Good partnerships. The programme was developed in response to the need for charities to use technology to explore different approaches to delivering better services. > More Detail