Fundraising, Funding sources, COVID-19 support and advice

Weekly funding updates - 7-10 December

Wednesday 8 December

John Lyon’s Charity is providing grants of up to £5,000 to create opportunities for young people to engage with arts that have been curtailed by restrictions due to Covid-19. Applications are invited from arts and cultural institutions in London with registered charity status that has previously been funded by John Lyon’s Charity; and state schools or nurseries based in the charities beneficial area in London, details of which can be found on the website. The fund has a rolling application process with no deadlines. For more information and to apply, visit the website.

Tuesday 7 December

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has launched a £4 million fund to help suicide prevention services meet increased demand as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Grants are available to voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in England that work to prevent suicide, particularly those that work with high-risk groups. Applications close at 17.00 on 16 January 2022. For more information and to apply, visit the website.


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