Community Events Fund 2020

EventLambeth is delighted to announce the Community Events Fund is now open.

Applications will close, 12 noon on Friday 24th January 2020

Are you a Community Group, Friends of Group, Registered Charity or other type of community group based in Lambeth?

Are you planning to deliver a community event(s) in a park, street or open space in Lambeth in 2020?

You could be eligible to apply for a grant from our Community Events Fund.

Find out more information on the fund’s eligibility criteria here:

There are 4 key funding objectives which are:

  • Collaboration
  • Sustainability
  • Community
  • Legacy

Find out more about the objectives here:

There is £5,000 available for each of the five neighbourhoods and you can apply for funding between £1,000 – £4,000.  Funding is for specific event delivery costs.  The funding is for events taking place in 2020 and is designed to enable organisers to then seek match funding from other sources.

The funding application is simple to fill out and you can apply here:

Read our Frequently Asked Questions about the fund here:

Contact us directly by email or phone:

events@lambeth.gov.uk

Phone 020 7926 6207

2020 Windrush Day Grant

The Windrush Day Grant scheme provides funding to communities looking to celebrate, commemorate and educate about the Windrush Generation and their contribution. Applications for funding will remain open until 8 December 2019.

For more information and how to apply, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/2020-windrush-day-grant

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.

Please Note: EventLambeth cannot take any responsibility and makes no warranties, representations or undertakings about the content of any website accessed by hypertext link and links should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind. EventLambeth has no control over the availability of the linked pages.


My Community.org.uk

My Community provides support and grant funding for organisations running community-led projects and plan to build and strengthen communities across England.

The Arts Council

The Arts Council 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. 0845 300 6200

Awards for All

Awards for All from the Big Lottery Fund offers grants of between £300 and £10,000 for schools, and voluntary/community organisations in the UK running projects that enable people to take part in art, sport, heritage or community activities, or promote education, the environment or health in the local community. 0845 410 2030

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. 0345 609 0015

Big Lottery Fund

Grants from £300-£500,000 for projects in a variety of areas are available from the Big Lottery Fund0845 410 2030

Comic Relief

Comic Relief provide grants for UK or International projects.

Connection Crew

Connection Crew are looking to help amazing events and installations that benefit the community. Further information can be found at 215 Fund

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. 0845 275 0000

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 number of different awards available, from £300 to £10,000. 0800 902 0250

UK Youth

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.

The Tudor Trust

The Tudor Trust is an independent grant-making trust which supports voluntary and community groups working in any part of the UK. They particularly want to help smaller, community-led organisations which work directly with people who are at the margins of society: organisations which support positive changes in people’s lives and in their communities. 020 7727 8522

UnLtd

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. 020 7566 1100

Youth Music

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.

A&S Landscapes Grants for Schools

A&S Landscapes Grants for Schools contains a range of free resources to assist you in securing funds for your school. Including an extensive list of grant providers and a free ‘Writing Successful Grant Applications’ guide.