Other funding opportunities
If you are looking for funding and support for your event, the list below contains several possible options for community project funding from across the UK.
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My Community provides support and grant funding for organisations running community-led projects and plan to build and strengthen communities across England.
LINK : My Community
BBC Children in Need
BBC Children in Need award grants for projects working with disadvantaged children and young people, aged 18 and under. The small grants are under £10,000 for 1-3 years and the main grants are over £10,000 for 1-3 years.
LINK : BBC Children in Need // PHONE: 0345 609 0015
Comic Relief provide grants for UK or International projects.
LINK : Comic Relief // PHONE: 020 7820 2170
The National Lottery Good Causes
The National Lottery funds projects in the UK that benefit the community and good causes. This covers arts, heritage, sport, community and voluntary groups, health, education and environmental projects.
LINK : The National Lottery // PHONE: 0845 275 0000
UK Youth work with a wide range of organisations to reach young people and provide them with varied and accessible opportunities to learn, develop skills and increase employability. They offer a range of programmes supported by high profile corporate partners.
LINK : UK Youth
UnLtd is a leading provider of support to social entrepreneurs in the UK and offers the largest such network in the world. UnLtd resources hundreds of individuals each year through its core awards programme.
LINK : UnLtd // PHONE: 020 7566 1100
Funding Central is an extensive funding database you can search at no cost if you are non-profit. There you will find many funding pots of a broad range of sizes from third-party funders.
LINK : Funding Central
The Arts Council
The Arts Council normally provides grants from £1,000 to £30,000 (average £5,000) for individuals or arts organisations involved in arts-related activities that benefit people in England, or that help artists and arts organisations in England to carry out their work. During Covid-19 they have a specific recovery response for individuals.
LINK : The Arts Council // PHONE: 0845 300 6200
Big Lottery Fund
Grants from £300-£500,000 for projects in a variety of areas are available.
LINK : Big Lottery Fund // PHONE: 0845 410 2030
Connection Crew are looking to help amazing events and installations that benefit the community. Further information can be found on their 215 Fund page.
LINK: 215 Fund // PHONE: 0844 822 1515
Think Big UK
Think Big is for people aged 13 to 25 years old and is to help make things better in the local community. There are a number of different awards available from £300 to £10,000.
LINK: Think Big // PHONE: 0800 902 0250
Youth Music’s grants programme provides funding for music-making projects in England. It is made up of three separate funds tailored to meet the size and scope of your project.
LINK : Youth Music