Funding support for the third sector

Posts by jon matthews

Ideas and Pioneers Fund

Paul Hamlyn The Ideas and Pioneers Fund supports people with unusual or radical ideas to improve the life chances and opportunities of people in the UK. We are looking for ideas which relate closely to our own charitable mission – we aim to help people overcome disadvantage and lack of opportunity, so that they can […]

MSCT applications for REGIONAL projec...

MSCT applications for REGIONAL projects seeking funding. OPEN The MSCT was established through an agreement between the Millennium Stadium and the Millennium Commission and its income is generated through a levy on every ticket purchased by people attending public events at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. The Trust strives to enrich the quality of life in […]

People and Places – Big Lotter...

IMPORTANT INFORMATION From 31 July 2017, Big are making some important changes to People and Places based on customer feedback. These changes will make the process simpler and faster and medium sized grants of up to £100,000 will be more accessible. To allow them to fund more life changing projects across the length and breadth […]

Lloyds Bank Invest programme open

The Lloyds Invest programme is open for the next round; with a closing date of  16 June for Round 1 Invest grants are from £10,000 up to maximum of £25,000 per year for two or three years, with the opportunity for continuation funding for a further period – up to six years in total. Invest […]

Consultation advice from Big Lottery

If you are thinking of applying to the Big Lottery; the following information from them will be very helpful. They are increasingly demanding evidence of consultation with beneficiary and the community; here they provide some advice on what they expect to see in an application If you want any help with your consultation or […]

ASDA Foundation

ASDA offer capital grants to charities and not-for-profit organisations in the UK for local projects that: benefit the wider community, address local needs and, make a significant difference to the local community. The Asda Foundation wants to have a strong reputation for managing, co-ordinating and delivering programmes which really make a significant difference to local […]

BUPA UK Foundation

The new Healthy Futures funding programme focuses on young adults aged 18 to 25. Within this funding programme BUPA are specifically interested in projects that will have a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of young adults who face ongoing health challenges, supporting and empowering them to live life to the full. CLOSING DATE: […]

Hanfod Cymru

Hanfod Cymru is a new national charitable fund exclusively for Wales, distributing the money raised for good causes by Loteri Cymru to strengthen community life in Wales The aim is to support local projects, the length and breadth of Wales. As a generalist grant maker they will seek to reflect the needs and demands of […]

Finnis Scott Foundation

The Finnis Scott Foundation have  a new bi-annual award of £10,000 for Botanical Art.  Aimed at UK and Ireland botanical art groups or organisations, this award will recognise those who have helped to raise the profile of botanical art and seek to further extend their reach to new audiences. To qualify applicants must demonstrate a […]


APPLICATIONS FOR FUNDING VIA THE BIG GIVE CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE OPEN ON 5TH JUNE. The Big Give have confirmed that they have match funding for charities improving the welfare of people in Wales to apply to this year’s Christmas Challenge campaign.   The Christmas Challenge helps UK-registered charities raise funds for their cause. It offers them […]

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