People supporting people
                    to take enterprising action
against climate change

Finance & Funding

Possible MAPS Funding

Possible MAPS Funding

People’s Postcode Dream Fund

Funding is available for organisations in Scotland, England and Wales to deliver the project they have always dreamed of, but never had the opportunity to bring to life.

Organisations are encouraged to collaborate to provide a more efficient service. All applications must, therefore, come from at least two organisations ...

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People's Health Trust

People's Health Trust

The new funding programme aims to close the gap between communities experiencing the worst health in Great Britain and the majority of the population, and it will fund projects that encourage community activism.

Local charities, community groups and not-for-profit limited companies can apply now for grants of between £5,000 and £25,000 to help with capital costs. Projects mu...

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The Architectural Heritage Fund

The Architectural Heritage Fund

Their overall strategic objectives and outcomes for heritage and communities:
 

Objective One
: To support people, communities and organisations to take ownership, to repair and to adapt historic buildings and places for new sustainable uses.

Objective Two
: To attract more investment for the conservation and sustainable re - use of the UK’...

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Guinness Business Equity Fund

Guinness Business Equity Fund

The Fund has been established to provide investors with access to attract investment opportunities in the renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors in the UK that are eligible for Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) tax reliefs.

The overall fund is set at £10 million. The minimum individual equity investment stands at £10,000.

The investment objecti...

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Lloyds Banking Group

Lloyds Banking Group

The Lloyds Banking Group has launched a new round of its Social Entrepreneurs Programme which aims to support community-focused businesspeople across the UK to start or scale-up their projects.

The programme comprises the following support strands:

Start Up - For those who are in the early stage development of a project or organisation. This programme will support ...

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The Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust

The Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust

 The Trust has decided to make grants in four programme areas.

The Trust will give priority to youth exchange programmes which fall into any of the funding programme areas below:

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Ashden UK Awards for Sustainable Energy

Ashden UK Awards for Sustainable Energy

UK based social enterprises and other not-for-profit organisations that are delivering sustainable energy or energy efficiency at a local level can apply now for a chance to win a Gold Award of £20,000 or three prize funds of £10,000 each ...

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The Prince's Countryside Fund

The Prince's Countryside Fund

The Prince’s Countryside Fund provides more than £1m in grants each year to projects across the UK. They have grants of up to £50,000 available for innovative projects that will provide a lasting legacy to the individuals and communities they seek to benefit.

They recognise that rural communities face a range of challenges. One way in which we help grassroots organisat...

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Landfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme

Landfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme

A new grant funding programme to help communities living within 5 miles of certain waste transfer stations or landfill sites take action for their local environment.

The Landfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme is a new Welsh Government funding programme managed by WCVA. The scheme will support local community and environmental projects in areas affected by the disposal of waste to lan...

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Community Facilities Programme

Community Facilities Programme

The Community Facilities Programme is a capital grant scheme and can be used to improve community facilities which are useful to, and well used by, people in the community.

 

Grants are available at two levels; small grants of under £25,000 and larger grants of up to £250,000.

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Help the Homeless Funding

Help the Homeless Funding

Two programmes:

Oak Foundation funds sustainable solutions that improve the economic and social wellbeing of marginalised youth, adults and families.

Help the Homeless Funding: Regular allocation of grants (usually up to £5,000). All applica...

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LEADER

LEADER

LEADER is a form of Community-Led Local Development (CLLD). Through a process of stakeholder engagement, building the capacity of target groups and co-operation, the problems faced and opportunities available to an area are recognise...

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Rural Community Development Fund

Rural Community Development Fund

The grants will provide investment funding for a wide range of activities to help meet local needs and strengthen communities so that they can grow and thrive.

Key areas for support include:

  • drawing up of community / village development plans
  • investments in small scale infrastructure including renewable energy generation and energy saving actions
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Morrisons Foundation

Morrisons Foundation

Morrisons Foundation supports charities making a positive difference in local communities across the UK. They award grants for charity projects and match fund the money that Morrisons colleagues raise for their chosen charities.

Grant Funding

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Santander Foundation : Discovery Grants

Santander Foundation : Discovery Grants

The Santander Foundation awards grants of up to £5,000 to help disadvantaged people make the most of their future.

Discovery Grants support projects that improve people’s knowledge, skills or which provide innovative solutions to overcome social challenges. They can only support projects which fulfil t...

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Local Community Projects Fund

Local Community Projects Fund

One of the quickest ways to achieve a positive impact on local communities is to fund organisations that are already doing great work. Local community projects fund awards grants up to £2,000 to enable not for profit organisations to do something they otherwise couldn't afford to.

Local Commu...

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LIFE Action Grants

LIFE Action Grants

The Commission invites legal persons (entities) registered in the European Union (EU) to present proposals for the 2018 Call for proposals for LIFE Action Grants. The call covers proposals for both LIFE sub-programmes.

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Targeted call on renewable energy in 2018

Targeted call on renewable energy in 2018

North-West Europe is one of the highest energy consuming regions in the EU and faces a number of energy-related challenges, including the low share of renewables in the production and consumption mix and NWE’s strong dependence on non-renewable energy sources.  NWE regions thus need to improve renewable energy distribution and generation infrastructure to reach the EU 2030 targets an...

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Grassroots giving

Grassroots giving

Now in its sixth year, Grassroots Giving has already helped more than 800 community groups across the UK which might normally struggle to attract any funding. They've heard hundreds of good news stories about how our £500 donations have helped these organisations to ach...

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The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation Grants

The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation Grants

Trusthouse give grants for running costs or one-off capital costs to charities and not-for-profit organisations in accordance with criteria that are regularly reviewed and decided by the Trustees.

Themes on rural issues and urban deprivation.

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Carbon Trust

Carbon Trust

0% business loans are available to business sites in Wales and Northern Ireland for organisations wishing to to invest in energy efficiency and low-carbon equipment.

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Magic Little Grants

Magic Little Grants

Localgiving has teamed up with the Postcode Community Trust to provide over 400 grants of £500 to small charities and community groups. Thanks to support from the players of the People's Postcode Lottery, the Magic Little Grants Fund provides small charities and community groups the opportunity to access funding to deliver engaging physical activites, which help to over come barriers ...

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The Co-Op Foundation

The Co-Op Foundation

 We’re offering interest-free loans for enterprising ideas to improve community spaces.

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Track 2000

Track 2000

Helping Charities and Community groups in South Wales. 

"If you are a registered small-medium size Charity, community voluntary group or small social enterprise and based in South Wales, with an income of £500,000 or less, we can fund ...

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Small Business Grants Initiative

Small Business Grants Initiative

 A monthly cash competition for the UK's brightest small business stars

 

Apply for FREE for the chance to win a £5,000 grant to help establish your business

 

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National Lottery Awards for All Wales

National Lottery Awards for All Wales

 National Lottery Awards for All offers funding from £300 to £10,000 to support what matters to people and communities

 

Suitable for voluntary and community organisations across Wales.

 

More information here

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Marine Conservation, Litter and Plastics

Marine Conservation, Litter and Plastics

Sea-Changers

Sea-Changers is particularly interested in grassroots projects which galvanise community action and in projects which increase the number of people taking action for marine conservation.

More information here

 

Litter Innovation Fund

The overall aim of the programme is to find new wa...

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