Find Funds: Education & Employment

Find Funds: Education & Employment

Funding for All offers Kent & Medway charities and voluntary sector organisations mentoring and resources to help increase their chances of fundraising success. That’s why we’ve created a grants database for groups to access at any time, completely free.

By using the filters below, quickly search for local and national funding sources that are currently accepting applications.

If you need some support putting together an application, take a look at our mentoring programme or our upcoming events.

Funding for All is not a grant maker and does not award funding. We are not affiliated with any of the funders listed on our database. If you have questions, please use the link provided on the listing to contact the funder directly for more information.

Freelands Foundation

Arts & CultureEducation & Employment

The Freelands Foundation’s Autumn 2023 Fund awards grants of between £50,000 and £150,000 per year for up to three years to visual arts organisations with…

Up to: £150,000
Deadline: Currently closed

The Ocado Foundation for Good

Education & EmploymentEnvironmental

The Ocado Foundation, the charitable arm of Ocado Group, supports charities, CICs and community projects by awarding small grants of up to £1,000, donating certain…

Up to: £1,000
Deadline: Currently closed

The KFC Foundation – Community Grants Programme

Children, Young People & FamiliesEducation & EmploymentSocial Justice

The Foundation seeks to fund work that helps young people to create firm foundations, by addressing their needs through early intervention.

Up to: £2,000
Deadline: Currently closed

Hollyhock Charitable Foundation

Education & EmploymentFaithHealth & Wellbeing

The Hollyhock Charitable Foundation awards grants to UK charitable organisations that have a particular focus on supporting individuals in need, promote education and support Christianity.

Up to: £1,000,000
Deadline: Ongoing

BA Better World Community Fund

Education & EmploymentEnvironmentalSocial Justice

British Airways’ BA Better World Community Fund provides match funding to crowdfunded projects by UK registered charities and social enterprises. The Fund matches every individual…

Up to: £15,000
Deadline: Ongoing

BeGambleAware – Aftercare Funding Programme

Education & EmploymentHealth & Wellbeing

BeGambleAware’s Aftercare Funding Programme awards grants of up to £350,000 to support projects in England, Wales and Scotland that provide long-term recovery and rebuild from…

Up to: £350,000
Deadline: Currently closed

The Sterry Family Foundation

Arts & CultureEducation & EmploymentHealth & WellbeingSports

The Sterry Family Foundation awards grants (no maximum specified but typically under £3,000) to UK registered charities working in the UK and specific territories in…

Up to: £3,000
Deadline: Ongoing

NatWest – Community Business Loans

Community DevelopmentEducation & EmploymentLoans

NatWest (/Royal Bank of Scotland)’s Community Business Loans provide investment of between £30,000 and £750,000 to established charities, social enterprises, community interest companies or co-operatives that:…

Up to: £750,000
Deadline: Ongoing

Warburtons – Community Grants

Community DevelopmentEducation & EmploymentHealth & Wellbeing

Warburtons’ award small Community Grants of up £400 to charitable organisations with activities which improve the health, the skills or the place in their community….

Up to: £400
Deadline: Ongoing

John Lewis Foundation

Children, Young People & FamiliesEducation & Employment

The John Lewis Foundation awards discretionary grants (typically up to £10,000) to registered charities and CICs working with disadvantaged communities helping them to acquire the…

Up to: £10,000
Deadline: Ongoing

The Gibbons Family Trust

Children, Young People & FamiliesEducation & EmploymentLocal Grants

The Gibbons Family Trust makes grants, averaging under £2,000, to charitable organisations, registered charities and individuals working with children and young people under the age…

Up to: £2,000
Deadline: Ongoing

The NFU Mutual Charitable Trust

Community DevelopmentEducation & Employment

The NFU Mutual Charitable Trust makes grants of £50,000 to support charitable initiatives which have a significant impact on rural communities at a national level….

Up to: £50,000
Deadline: Ongoing

The Cleary Foundation

Arts & CultureEducation & EmploymentEnvironmentalLocal Grants

The Cleary Foundation makes grants to charities in the South East and Kent areas that are involved in education, conservation and the natural environment, and…

Up to: £10,000
Deadline: Currently closed

Bernard Sunley Charitable Foundation

Community DevelopmentEducation & EmploymentHealth & WellbeingSocial Justice

The Bernard Sunley Charitable Foundation makes grants of up to £5,000 to UK registered charities that operate charitable projects in the following areas: Community Education…

Up to: £5,000
Deadline: Ongoing

The Woodroffe Benton Foundation

Education & EmploymentEnvironmentalOlder People

The Woodroffe Benton Foundation awards grants between £500 – £2,500 to UK registered charities, as well as any educational institutions (schools, universities, etc.) whether or…

Up to: £2,500
Deadline: Currently closed

The Ernest Cook Trust – Outdoor Essentials Grant

Children, Young People & FamiliesEducation & EmploymentEnvironmental

The Ernest Cook Trust’s Outdoor Essentials Grants is a £500 award to UK state funded Primary and Secondary schools to enable them to get their…

Up to: £500
Deadline: Currently closed

The Foyle Foundation – Main Grants Scheme

Arts & CultureEducation & Employment

The Foyle Foundation’s Main Grants Scheme awards one-year grants, typically up to £50,000, to UK registered charities whose core work covers Arts and Learning. Arts…

Up to: £50,000
Deadline: Ongoing

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