January Funding Roundup - Wolverhampton Voluntary Sector Council

by James Clarke
2 years ago

Here’s a roundup of all the funding opportunities that we’ve shared in our fortnightly newsletter during the month.

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  • Tesco Community Grants: Tesco is launching a campaign to give 60 charities and community projects a boost. Over the next three weeks, we are calling for applications from groups across the UK that could benefit from a £5000 grant to help them to make a difference in their communities.  > More Details
  • The Eveson Charitable Trust has just launched a new grants scheme called Enhance Grants. Registered charities that we have supported previously can apply for up to £10,000 to fund training or consultancy advice in areas such as strategy, safeguarding and governance.  > More Details
  • Charities that help disadvantaged members of society to gain access to employment, training, housing, mobility or leisure can apply for a grant of up to £20,000 from the VINCI UK Foundation fund for 2022. Grants may be used to purchase or upgrade transport, equipment or facilities and will be augmented by the hands-on support of a VINCI UK employee.
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  • EOI: Black Country and West Birmingham Health Inequalities Improvement Programme 2021/22: Expressions of interest are invited for both Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector (VCSE) and Local Authority partners to support the work on Health Inequalities Improvement underway across the Black Country and West Birmingham ICS > More Details
  • Barrow Cadbury’s Trust Migration Programme (deadline: rolling): Not-for-profit organisations that promote positive interaction between different groups in order to counter xenophobia, racism and Islamophobia can apply for funding through the Barrow Cadbury Trust’s Migration Programme. Through its Migration Programme the Trust wants to fund grassroots groups working with refugees, asylum seekers, undocumented migrants and other marganalised migrants.  > More Details
  • Hedley Foundation – Grants to Improve the Quality of Life for Disadvantaged & Vulnerable People (deadline 13th March): The Hedley Foundation are inviting applicants from small-to-mid-size registered charities helping to improve the quality of life of people in the UK, particularly those who are disadvantaged or vulnerable. The Foundation typically makes around 250 awards of up to £5,000 each year for initiatives that benefit the lives of young people, disabled people, elderly people, the terminally ill and otherwise disadvantaged people and their carers.  > More Details
  • Imkaan – Funding to Support BAME Organisations Addressing Violence against Women & Girls (deadline 31st March): Imkaan, the UK-based, umbrella women’s organisation dedicated to addressing violence against Black and Minoritised women and girls has announced a new fund for specialised Black and minoritised women and girls’ organisations who deliver frontline support addressing violence against women and girls.  > More Details
  • Severn Trent Community Fund (deadline: rolling) has reopened its Community Fund. The fund will support new projects by local charities, volunteer and community groups, and local authorities or parish councils in the Severn Trent Region. Grants of between £2,000 and £200,000 are available to support new projects that: Help people to lead a healthier life and gain new skills; Help to create better places to live in and use; Help look after the natural environment.  > More Details
  • MSE Charity – Funding for Life Skills Projects (deadline 28th February): The MSE Charity has announced that the next round of its grants programme will re-open for
    applications on 1st February 2022. The MSE Charity gives grants to not-for-profit organisations that deliver activities that make a lasting impact on how people think, behave and manage their money. This round will support projects which aim to improve and deliver personal financial skills to people living with long-term challenges. > More Details
  • Friends of the Elderly Grants for Older People on Low Incomes (rolling deadline): Small grants of up to £400 are available to support vulnerable older people living on low incomes. Friends of the Elderly currently have four grant streams open for older people who are of / over state pension age, having savings of less than £4,000, and who do not fit the criteria for other funders.  > More Details
  • Tackling Loneliness with Transport Fund (deadline 28th Jan): The Department for Transport (DfT) are delighted to announce that the Tackling Loneliness with Transport fund is now open for Expressions of Interest. DfT has received £5.8 million from Her Majesty’s Treasury’s Shared Outcomes Fund and is inviting proposals for pilot schemes that aim to tackle loneliness with transport.  > More Details
  • Arts Council – Let’s Create Jubilee Fund: Funding thanks to the National Lottery to support voluntary and community organisations to deliver creative activity as part of Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.  > More Details
  • Tesco Community Grants: Available to non-profit making, constituted groups and organisations for local good causes with a priority on organisations that provide food and support to young people.  > More Details
  • Asda Foundation – Investing in Spaces and Places: Grants between £5000 and £25000 are available to grassroots organisations for the improvement of spaces for local communities, leading to a positive difference for those living in the area.  > More Details
  • Severn Trent Community Fund’s new green theme for Spring 2022 (deadline 20th Feb): Severn Trent are proud to have partnered with Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games as its Official Nature & Carbon Neutral Supporter. Together we’ll assist their pledge to leave a carbon-neutral legacy – because when we look after nature, it benefits your water too!  > More Details
  • Grant Funding Available for Counselling Children and Young People: Does your organisation currently deliver counselling services to children and young people in Sandwell? Or in Dudley, Walsall, Wolverhampton or wards in the West of Birmingham? If so, and you have the capability to deliver support between February 22 and the end of August 22, you may be interested in applying to the Winter 2021-2022 Round of the Emotional Wellbeing Grant Programme.  > More Details
  • Co-op Community Fridge Fund (deadline: 1st February): The Hubbub Foundation, in partnership with the Co-op, has re-opened the Co-op Community Fridge Fund to build on their existing network of Community Fridges around the UK. Grants of £4,000 are available to support an additional one hundred not-for-profit organisations to establish new Community Fridge projects and help redistribute surplus fresh food within deprived communities.  > More Details
  • Screwfix Foundation (deadline 10th February): The Screwfix Foundation has re-opened for applications from charities and not-for-profit organisations for projects that will fix, maintain and improve the properties and community facilities of those in need by reason of financial hardship, sickness, disability or other disadvantages.  > More Details