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Goldsmiths’ Company – Gen...

Most of the Company’s grant-making falls into the following main categories:   Education and General Charitable Support.  They aim to make grant funding in support of the following: General welfare, Medical welfare, Youth, Culture and Church. Grants are made to London-based or national charities with a turnover of less than £5 million.   Potential applicants are advised to contact the Charity to ensure […]

Baily Thomas Charitable Fund

This trust makes grants to voluntary organisations and charities for research into learning disability or to assist with the care and relief of those affected by learning disability in the UK. Small grants are available up to £5000 and are considered monthly They do not fund physical disability unless associated with learning disabilities. They also […]

Big Lottery Evaluation Guide (updated...

Many organisations and groups receiving grants from the Big Lottery Fund will plan and carry out some form of evaluation of their project. This brief guide will help you think about the benefits of evaluation and how to get started. It also provides links to additional resources which will help you along your evaluation journey. […]

The Prince’s Countryside Fund

The Prince’s Countryside Fund provides more than £1m in grants each year to projects across the UK. We 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. We recognise that rural communities face a range of challenges. One way […]

Comic Relief – strengthening Co...

This programme is responding to the growing need of small locally led groups to cover their day to day costs. The aim is to provide funding for groups’ core costs – meaning expenditure that is not connected to delivering projects but focusing on investing in the organisation as a whole, such as basic running costs. […]

Henry Smith Charity Main Grants

Their Main Grants Programme will be taking a short break from accepting applications at the end of August whilst we make some changes. They will be back in October with a new website, and with new guidelines and application materials. If you are already working on an application, please note that applications using the current form […]

Department for International Developm...

Any small-sized, not-for-profit UK registered organisation with an annual income of £250,000 or less can apply. The funding is for projects to scale-up and increase the reach and efficiency of their interventions in: Any of the lowest 50 countries in the UN Human Development Index (HDI). The countries that DFID considers to be of high […]

TED Talks for Fundraisers

Here are five TED talks every fundraiser should watch #fundraising


Institute of Fundraising Cymru FUNDRAISING HEALTH CHECK and EXECUTIVE COACHING Registered charities with two or more members of staff and with voluntary income of up to £50,000 are invited to apply for fundraising support as part of a Big Lottery Funded “Fundraising Health Check and Executive Coaching” project. Successful charities will be matched with an […]

Welsh Government’s Community Fa...

Local groups, community organisations and social enterprises have until the end of March 2018 to apply for funding to develop community facilities and services in Wales. 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. […]

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