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.
Find full details: https://www.asdafoundation.org/foundation-grants

Aviva Community Fund
A fund for organisations looking to raise up to £50,000 with a focus on financial wellbeing and climate action. 
Find full details: https://www.avivacommunityfund.co.uk/ 

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.
Find full details: https://britishgasenergytrust.org.uk/ 

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.
Find full details: https://www.co-operativebank.co.uk/business/community/

Devon Community Foundation
A range of grant schemes for organisations in Devon. 
Find full details: https://devoncf.com/how-to-apply/

Grocers' Charity Memorial Grants
A fund providing one-off grants of up to £5,000 for registered charities.
Find full details: https://grocershall.co.uk/the-charity/apply-for-a-grant 

Inman Charity
A fund giving between £2,000 and £5,000 for projects with a social welfare focus and those working with disadvantaged people.
Find full details: https://www.inmancharity.org/

Matthew Good Foundation
A foundation supporting small local charities.
Find full details: https://www.matthewgoodfoundation.org/amplify-fund-grants-for-good/

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. 
Find full details: https://www.nationalgrid.com/responsibility/community/community-grant-p…

Postcode Lottery Trust
Part of the People's Postcode Lottery, awarding funds to organisations or projects in the west of England.
Find full details: https://www.postcodelocaltrust.org.uk/apply-for-a-grant

Persimmon Homes Community Champions
The housebuilder supports local charities, sports clubs and good causes in communities in which they work.
Find full details: https://www.persimmonhomes.com/community-champions-2023

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.  
Find full details: https://tescostrongerstarts.org.uk/

The Happiness Fund
A fund which supports which improve mental health, wellbeing, inclusion, learning and skills development in local communities.
Find full details: https://www.laughology.co.uk/no-category/the-happiness-fund-2

The Henry Smith Charity
A fund for small and medium sized organisations.
Find full details: https://www.henrysmithcharity.org.uk/explore-our-grants-and-apply/

The National Lottery Community Fund
A range of grant schemes for voluntary, community or public sector organisations. 
Find full details: https://www.tnlcommunityfund.org.uk/funding/programmes

The Wakeham Trust
A fund for small projects which are unlikely to receive funding through other streams. 
Find full details: https://thewakehamtrust.org/

Viscount Amory's Charitable Trust
A fund offering grants to charitable organisations in Devon.
Find full details: https://www.vact.org.uk/

Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation
Members of Yorkshire Building Society can nominate a charity to receive up to £2,500.
Find full details: https://www.ybs.co.uk/your-society/charitable-foundation