The National Lottery Community Fund has launched a new £76m Community Organisations Cost of Living Fund. The fund will support organisations across England to deliver critical frontline services. Organisations will be able to apply for funding to maintain or expand critical cost of living services from now until the end of March 2024. Grants are between £10,000 and £75,000. Deadline: 12 noon, 16th October 2023.
The Government has launched a new £25m VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme that will provide mainly capital funding to increase the energy efficiency and long-term sustainability of a range of frontline voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations, allowing them to deliver more efficient services for individuals and communities. Deadline: 11.59pm, 23rd August 2023. There will be a virtual engagement session for clarification questions at 11:30 on 8th August 2023.
The Home Office’s Community Engagement Fund is a £150,000 grant fund to support grassroots and community groups to engage communities and raise awareness of priority Home Office policy areas and the support available. Funding is for grassroots and community groups to engage communities and raise awareness of and address any misinformation about the Windrush Compensation and Windrush Schemes. Deadline: 11.59pm, 30th August 2023. Two virtual information sessions will be held on 8th August (14.00-15.30) and 10th August (11.00-12.30).
The Art Fund has launched a new round of Commission Grants to support the creation of new artworks for public collections. The grants, which range from a few thousand pounds to tens of thousands of pounds, will help museums and galleries commission artists to create new work that will enrich their collections and engage audiences. Deadline: 17th September 2023.
The Marsh Awards 2023 is back for a 9th round to recognise both face-to-face and online Community Peer Support in England. The Marsh Charitable Trust will reward 10 outstanding community-led groups across 5 categories: overcoming barriers and small groups, creativity, sustaining ourselves, in connection, and young people. Deadline: 11.59pm, 13th August 2023.
Continuo Foundation, deadline: 5pm, 10th August 2023.
SBRI Healthcare - Autism and Learning Disabilities, deadline: 11th August 2023.
Islamic Relief UK - Grants Programme, deadline: midnight, 13th August 2023.
Sylvia Waddilove Foundation UK, deadline: 12 noon, 18th August 2023.
Scott Bader Commonwealth Global Strategy Fund, deadline: 28th August 2023.
British Ecological Society - Outreach Grants, deadline: 11.59pm, 30th August 2023.
Leeds Building Society Foundation - Small Grants, deadline: 30th August 2023.
7stars Foundation - Shine Bright, deadline: 31st August 2023.
CLA Charitable Trust, deadline: 31st August 2023.
Eranda Rothschild Foundation, deadline: 31st August 2023.
Henry Smith Charity - Christian Projects, deadline: 31st August 2023.
Magdalen Hospital Trust, deadline: 31st August 2023.
William and Jane Morris Church Conservation Grants, deadline: 31st August 2023.
The Emerton-Christie Charity, deadline: 31st August 2023.