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.
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 Fund. 0845 410 2030
Comic Relief provide grants for UK or International projects.
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 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 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’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.
Community Events Fund 2021
Futher information will be posted here once the Fund is announced
2021 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. Once applicatiosn for funding are open further information will be provided here.