Funding opportunities

A great deal of grant funds are available, particularly to charities and community organisations. 

Below are a list of funding opportunities that may be suitable for your organisation or project:


Asda Foundation Grants
A range of grants supporting small, grass roots organisations.
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Aviva Community Fund
A fund for organisations looking to raise up to £50,000 with a focus on financial wellbeing and climate action. 
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British Gas Energy Trust Individuals and Families Fund
A fund providing grants of up to £1,500 to customers who are struggling to pay their bills and is available to both British Gas and non-British Gas customers with pre-payment or credit accounts.
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Co-operative Bank Customer Donation Fund
Co-operative Bank Community Directplus account holders can apply for up to £1,000 to support special projects and fundraising activities.
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Devon Community Foundation
A range of grant schemes for organisations in Devon. 
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Grocers' Charity Memorial Grants
A fund providing one-off grants of up to £5,000 for registered charities.
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Inman Charity
A fund giving between £2,000 and £5,000 for projects with a social welfare focus and those working with disadvantaged people.
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Matthew Good Foundation
A foundation supporting small local charities.
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National Grid Community Grant Programme
Communities affected by National Grid Electricity Transmission construction or operational activity can apply for grants of up to £20,000. 
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Postcode Lottery Trust
Part of the People's Postcode Lottery, awarding funds to organisations or projects in the west of England.
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Persimmon Homes Community Champions
The housebuilder supports local charities, sports clubs and good causes in communities in which they work.
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Seamoor Lotto
A local lottery that raises money for good causes in the community.

Tesco Stronger Starts grant
A fund which is open to schools, registered charities and not-for-profit organisations, with priority given to projects that provide food and support to young people.  
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The Happiness Fund
A fund which supports which improve mental health, wellbeing, inclusion, learning and skills development in local communities.
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The Henry Smith Charity
A fund for small and medium sized organisations.
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The National Lottery Community Fund
A range of grant schemes for voluntary, community or public sector organisations. 
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The Wakeham Trust
A fund for small projects which are unlikely to receive funding through other streams. 
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Viscount Amory's Charitable Trust
A fund offering grants to charitable organisations in Devon.
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Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation
Members of Yorkshire Building Society can nominate a charity to receive up to £2,500.
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