Fundraising, Funding sources, COVID-19 support and advice

Coronavirus weekly funding updates - 22-26 November

Monday 22 November

Thornton Family Fund (Kirklees) is currently open until 7 January. Grants are available for up to £5,000 per year for 3 years. Click here to find out more and apply.

Tuesday 23 November

Tesco Community Grants of up to £1,500 are available to charities and community groups for projects that tackle food poverty and insecurity, including breakfast clubs, food growing, cooking skills, and food banks. Click here to find out more and apply.

Wednesday 24 November

The Masonic Charitable Foundation provides support for Freemasons and their families when life takes an unexpected turn for the worse, and also to charities working with children and young people, people in later life, and hospices. Click here to find out more and apply.

Thursday 25 November

Women’s Fund for Scotland is the grant-maker in Scotland to make grants exclusively to projects for women. To date, it’s distributed over £2.8m in grants to 597 community groups and local charities. Applications for up to £5k are now open via Funding Scotland. Click here to find out more and apply.

Friday 26 November

Lloyds Bank Foundation. At least 25% of the total £9.5 million in unrestricted grants Lloyds Bank Foundation award this year will be ringfenced for Black, Asian and minority ethnic led #SmallButVital charities. Click here to check your eligibility and apply.

Smallwood Trust – Women’s Sector Resilience Fund Phase 2. This £2.1 million fund aims to fund approximately three local networks of organisations working with and for women to tackle poverty. Applications are particularly welcome from networks that address the needs of women most affected by the pandemic including Black, Asian and other minoritised women, young women, lone parents, and disabled women. Each network can apply for up to £500,000 to be spent over three years. Eligible organisations include not-for-profits, registered charities, and CICs that are women-only or have a track record in delivering services for women (aged 18+) facing multiple and complex disadvantages. First stage applications close at 5 pm on Friday 10th December. Find out more here.

For information on 8,000 sources of funding giving a total of £8 billion, take a look at Funds Online.