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Funding Round-up, January 2020

23-Jan-2020

 

Here is a collection of funding rounds from local and national organisations.

Ernest Hecht Charitable Foundation 

Since 2003, The Ernest Hecht Charitable Foundation provides financial and practical assistance to a wide range of UK-charities who work to make a difference to people’s lives. It awards grants that will make a difference in a particular field, especially for the vulnerable, the young, and the elderly.

Because the scheme is seen as a continuous rolling programme, there is no deadline and so applications can be accepted at any time.

For more information and how to apply, visit the Foundation’s website.

The Bernard Sunley Foundation

The Bernard Sunley Foundation are a family grant making foundation which supports charities in England and Wales who work to better the quality of life and opportunities for the young, the elderly, the disabled and the disadvantaged.

Because their grant programme is a continuous rolling programme, there is no deadline and so applications can be accepted at any time.

For more information and how to apply, visit the Foundation’s website.

Biffa Award - Community Buildings and Recreation

The Biffa Award provides grants of up to £75,000 to projects that benefit communities living near landfill sites. The funding can be for:

  • Community Buildings; this can include building refurbishment, internal fit-out/central heating systems, internal furniture, window and door replacement, etc.
  • Recreation ; this can include play equipment, landscaping (boardwalks, trees and shrubs, etc.), skateparks, woodland & nature trails, etc. This can also include outdoor gym and building work within wider community areas of sporting clubhouses (such as communal space, kitchen and toilets)

Biffa says their scheme is a continuous rolling programme; there is no deadline and so project applications can be accepted at any time.

For more information and how to apply, visit the Foundation’s website.

Awards for All from National Lottery

As a quick and easy way to get a small Lottery grant for a wide range of community projects and activities, The National Lottery’s Awards For All scheme offers grants of up to £10,000 are available to community groups, not-for-profit groups, parish or town councils, or schools to support grassroots and community activity that aims to improve life for local people and neighbourhoods.

This scheme is a continuous rolling programme so applications can be accepted at any time.

For more information and how to apply, visit the Lottery website.

REOPENING SOON! - The Dulverton Trust Fund

Administered by Kent Community foundation, grants of up to £5000 are made available to small charities and charitable organisations who provide youth opportunities; improve general welfare of their community; promote conservation of habitats or the work to preserve heritage skills.

Relaunching this season, for more information contact Joanne Brown, Grants Officer at KCF, by email at joanne@kentcf.org.uk.

The Langley Foundation

Offering grants to people with a recent on-set of illness or disability which puts them, the Langley Foundation can offer grants of around £300 to help prevent them become financially at risk, the monies can be used to cover:

  • business costs such as one months rent
  • a family break for those with families with children
  • one month’s childcare costs

For more details, visit the Foundation website.

#iWill from Co-Op Foundation

Grants of up to £35,000 can be available through the Co-Op Foundation to help young people support each other and improve wellbeing on the move up to secondary school. The Foundation says the funding can be used, for example, to bring together people with shared experiences to support each other.

 

The deadline for applications is midday on Monday 24 February 2020.

 

For more information and how to apply, visit the Foundation website.

If you would like to see coverage of specific funding or grant rounds to help your project, your community group or your enterprise, let us know by email at info@mva.org.uk, you can also contact MVA via the website.

 


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