Funding Alert w/2 March 2021

Funding Alert w/2 March 2021

 

New General Funding Opportunities

 

Source:  Grantfinder/Idox and Funders Websites

Grant

Amount available per project

Application closing deadline

Brief overview / who this would interest

Alec Dickson Trust  

£500

21st March 2021 to be reviewed at the April trustees meeting.

Grants to support volunteering projects in the UK, organised and run by young people (under 30 years old).

Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust – Force for Change Programme

 

£10,000

12 April 2021

Grant for local community projects that reduce isolation and promote integrations; supporting post-COVID recovery in local Armed Forces communities affected by isolation.

Baring Foundation – Arts and Mental Health Programme

Maximum grants of £40,000

21st April 2021

Grants are available to arts organisations in the UK for projects that promote the role of creativity in the lives of people with mental health problems from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

Biffa Award – Community Buildings  

Grants between £10,000 and £75,000 are available

Expressions of Interest are accepted at any time with the Board meeting four times a year to consider applications.

Grants are available for not-for-profit organisations to provide and improve community buildings that are located within the vicinity of a Biffa operation.  Grants are available to improve village halls, community centres and church halls with the aim of encouraging and enhancing community involvement.

Biffa Award – Partnership Grants Scheme 

Maximum value £750K

1st June 2021

Large grants are available for not-for-profit organisations that are looking to improve a built or natural environment of regional or national significance and located within 15 miles of a significant Biffa Group operation or active Biffa Landfill site.

Biffa Award – Recreation

£10,000 to £75,000

No deadline provided

Grants are available for not-for-profit organisation for projects that will benefit people in their spare time in communities located within the vicinity of a Biffa operation. For example, new play equipment, landscaping works, skate parks, woodland walks and building works with communal areas of sporting clubhouses, etc.

Community Led Housing (CLH) Fund 

Discretionary

None Specified

The five year Community Led Housing Fund is led by CAF Venturesome and supported by Nationwide Foundation, Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, Power to Change, the Tudor Trust, CAF and several individual philanthropists.  The fund aims to provide financial support for around 1,000 new affordable homes built by the communities who need them. 

Fidelio Charitable Trust

£5,000

14 May 2021

Grant funding to help individuals (over school age) and groups of exceptional ability in the UK that would not otherwise be able to carry out an artistic project or activity without financial support. The Trust welcomes applications in support of the Arts, in particular music (incl. opera), lieder, composition and dance.

Green Recovery Challenge: 2nd Round

 

The National Lottery Heritage Fund

£40m available to award grants between £50,000 and £2m.

The deadline for applications for grants from £50K to £250K is 12 noon 14th April 2021.

Open to environmental charities and their partners that can create and retain jobs while delivering projects across England to restore nature, tackle climate change and connect people with nature.  There have been some changes made to the criteria including partnership funding arrangements and the number of applications you can make.  There will be two webinars to answer queries

 

 

 

 

Levelling Up Fund  

 

HM Treasury, MHCLG, DfT.

 

 

Maximum value £50m

 

LA’s can submit joint bids.  Applications can cover single or packages of multiple projects.

 

Capacity funding of £125K will be allocated to eligible LA’s to help develop their bids for further rounds.

Applicants must submit bids to MHCLG by 18th June 2021 (noon). Majority transport bids will be assessed by the DfT and must also be submitted before this application date.

Announced at the 2020 Spending Review the £4.8bn Levelling UP Fund will invest in local infrastructure that has a visible impact on people and their communities across the UK, supporting town centre and high street regeneration, local transport projects and cultural and heritage assets.  The first round will focus on three themes: smaller transport projects that make a genuine difference to local areas; town centre and high street regeneration; and support for maintaining and expanding the UK’s world-leading portfolio of cultural and heritage assets.

Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales   

2 year unrestricted grants of £50K for small and local charities with a yearly income of £25,000 to £1m

Applications for funding will remain open throughout the year.

Alongside unrestricted funding, successful charities will be supported by one of the Foundation’s regional managers, who will work with them to access a wide range of organisational development support to help

Infrastructure Solutions for Zero Emission Vehicles Competition

This competition will open on 15 March 2021

£800,000

21 April 2021

UK registered businesses collaborating with others (including public sector organisations) can apply for funding to develop infrastructure solutions that address challenges associated with the transition to zero emission vehicles.

Transitioning Towards Zero Emission Vehicles: Collaborative R&D Competition

Competition Opens on Monday 15 March 2021

£300,000 to £600,000

21 April 2021

UK registered businesses and research partners can apply for R&D funding to develop on-vehicle solutions that address challenges associated with the transition to zero emission vehicles.

Transitioning Towards Zero Emission Vehicles: Feasibility Studies Competition

Competition opens on 15 March 2021

£300,000 to £600,000

21 April 2021

UK registered business and research partners can apply for feasibility study funding to develop on-vehicle solutions that address challenges associated with the transition to zero emission vehicles.

Scops Arts Trust 

£30,000

17th March 2021

Grants are given to charities across the UK for high quality projects that provide opportunities for people from all backgrounds to access, enjoy and participate in the arts.  The aim of the trust is to give people of all ages a better quality of life by enabling them to understand, participate in and enjoy the arts, particularly the performing arts.

The Road Safety Trust

£20,000 to £200,000

19 April 2021

Grants are available to public and professional UK-based organisations for activities that will reduce the risk of death and injury for all road users.

UK Community Renewal Fund

£3,000,000 per place

18 June 2021 (noon)

The UK Community Renewal Fund will help inform the design of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund through the funding of one-year pilots to help the UK move away from the EU structural fund programme. Investment priorities include investment in skills, local business, communities / place and supporting people into employment.

Youth Music Programme

£30,000 to £200,000

1 April 2021

Grants are available to a range of organisations for music projects in England that increase the number of children and young people across England who have the opportunity to take part in high-quality musical activities, particularly those who are experiencing challenging circumstances and who face barriers to music making.

7stars Foundation

Grants up to £2,500

30th April 2021 for June funding review

 

31 July for September funding review

Grants are available to support young people challenged by abuse and addiction, those who are young carers, and those who are homeless or without a safe place to call home.

Update:

 

Previously advertised Further Education Capital Transformation Fund – Deadline Extended

The Further Education Capital Transformation Fund (FECTF) gives FE colleges the opportunity to bid for investment in capital projects that address the upgrading of their FE estate.

The deadline for applications has now been extended to the 22nd March 12.59 pm.