- VAAC Funding Focus July 2023
- The second round of the Big Give’s Anchor Match Fund 2023 will run from 1st July until 31st December 2023.
- The Government has launched the “Million hours fund”. This is a fund designed specifically for youth services that help to tackle ASB and is for projects being run in specific wards only ( called hot spot wards, based on the youth population, and then selecting those with the highest reported number of antisocial behaviour incidents). Here is a list of the eligible Sussex wards.
- Expressions of Interest are being invited from local community organisations for funding for an automated external defibrillator (AED) for their area. The £1 million fund which is not yet open for applications is expected to provide around 1,000 new defibrillators in community spaces across England.
- The Domestic Abuse Evaluation Accelerator Fund is funded by the Evaluation Task Force, a joint Cabinet Office-HM Treasury unit providing specialist support. Grants of up to £500,000 are available for organisations for programmes taking place in England which seek to reduce or prevent domestic abuse, according to specific intervention areas as determined by the funder. Deadline: 12 noon, 8th August 2023. An information webinar will be held on Monday 10 July 2023 (15:00 to 16:30) in which more information about the funding call, application process and potential evaluation design will be shared. Registration is required.
- With co-investment from Creative Scotland, Arts Council England, Arts Council Northern Ireland and Arts Council of Wales/Wales Arts International, the pilot Four Nations International Fund is designed to support those working in the arts and creative industries in the four nations across the UK and together with counterparts in Europe and beyond. The funding is intended to support in-person, digital or hybrid activity including exchanges, residencies, partnership development, co-creation and networking, with priority given to applications experimenting with innovative models of international collaboration.
- Community gardens have until 1st August 2023 to submit their entry into the Cultivation Streets 2023 competition. Winners and runners-up will win prizes of between £250 and £1,000.
- The 2024 GSK IMPACT Awards and the new GSK Health Inequalities programme to support small charities are now open for applications. The GSK IMPACT Awards are for charities with a total annual income of between £150,000 and £3 million. They are funded by GSK and provide core funding and free training for charities doing excellent work to improve people’s health and well-being. Up to 15 awards will be made, ranging from £4,000 to £50,000, plus free training and development valued at a further £9,500. Deadline: 5pm, 1st September 2023. The new GSK Health Inequalities Programme supports small charities with a total annual income of between £20,000 and £150,000. Up to 15 charities will receive up to £10,000 in unrestricted funding plus access to free training and development valued at £2,700. Deadline: 5pm, 14th August 2023.
The Connaught Trust, deadline: 14th July 2023.
Forestry Commission - Seed Sourcing Grant, deadline: 11.55pm, 17th July 2023.
The DPO Centre – Charity and Community Fund, deadline: 18th July 2023.
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Species Survival Fund, deadline: 12 noon, 24th July 2023.
A B Charitable Trust, deadline: 28th July 2023.
Ashley Family Foundation, deadline: 28th July 2023.
Benefact Group’s Movement for Good Awards - Larger Grants, deadline: midnight, 28th July 2023.
Anchor Foundation, deadline: 31st July 2023.
Baily Thomas Charitable Fund - General Grants, deadline: 1st August 2023.
Marc Fitch Fund, deadline: 1st August 2023.
The Ironmongers’ Company - STEM Projects, deadline: 1st August 2023.
Seven Friends Foundation, deadline: 1st August 2023.
Veterans' Foundation, deadline: 7th August 2023.