Community Buildings/Halls

Ecclesiastical: Movement for Good

Arts & Culture Community Buildings/Halls Education & Employment Heritage Friday July 26th, 2019

Ecclesiastical’s Movement for Good awards are giving £1 million to remarkable charitable organisations (from community groups to larger charities) supporting one or more of the following areas their communities care about: the advancement of education and skills; citizenship or community development; arts, culture or heritage. The programme will operate two funding categories: £1,000 donations to…

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Defra: Village Hall Improvement Grant Fund

Community Buildings/Halls Tuesday March 31st, 2020

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra)’s Village Hall Improvement Grant Fund, managed by Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) supported by the ACRE Network, awards funds up to 20% of eligible costs, with a minimum grant of £10,000 and a maximum grant of £75,000 payable. This means overall scheme costs would…

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Co-op Foundation: Loans for Community Spaces

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The Co-op Foundation offers interest-free loans of up to £50,000 for enterprising ideas to improve community spaces. Venues such as parks and community centres need regular income so they can continue to meet the needs of people who use them, love them, and rely on them for local services and social contact. If your community organisation is…

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Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

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The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation awards grants to small, well-established charitable organisations (annual income under £500,000) who address local issues in areas of extreme urban deprivation, or in remote and fragile rural communities. Rural Issues Projects that look to support communities in cities, towns, villages and areas with 10,000 or less inhabitants which are classified in the latest…

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The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust

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The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust award grants to UK registered charities with projects that address specific categories set out by the Trust each year. The Trust operates on a three-year rotation of categories for grant applications. The categories are as follows: 2018: Medical (non research) and Community. 2019: Children and Young People. 2020: Music and…

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Veolia Environmental Trust: Landfill Communities Fund

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The Veolia Environmental Trust funds constituted, not-for-profit organisations through the Landfill Community Fund. Grants of between £10,000 and £75,000 are available for capital improvement projects at a single site with discrete start and end dates in one of the following categories: Community buildings and rooms: community centres; village halls; community spaces within religious buildings, Scout…

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Brett Landscaping

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Brett Landscaping’s Community Engagement scheme supports small charities and community and voluntary groups with cash (up to £250) and product donations, such as concrete, bricks or paving slabs. Organisations wishing to apply must be working within the vicinity of a Brett Landscaping plant (Cliffe or Sturry, Kent). Projects renovating public outdoor spaces are favoured, but…

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Ibstock Enovert Trust: Landfill Communities Fund

Community Buildings/Halls Environmental Heritage Local Grants

Ibstock Enovert Trust (formerly Ibstock Cory Environmental Trust) supports community and environmental not-for-profit projects that have as big a positive impact on the community as possible. These include improving community halls, the creation of new play areas, enhancement of sports facilities, and restoring green spaces. The Trust funds projects (up to £15,000 approximately), through the Landfill Community…

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Enovert Community Trust: Landfill Communities Fund

Community Buildings/Halls Environmental Local Grants

The Enovert Community Trust (formerly Cory Environmental Trust in Britain) awards grants of up to £50,000 (guide amount) to not-for-profit organisations under the terms of the Landfill Communities Fund. Funding is to a support a broad range of community and environmental projects that fulfil at least one of the Trust’s objectives: Funding of high-quality projects which bring maximum impact to…

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SUEZ Communities Trust: Landfill Communities Fund

Community Buildings/Halls Environmental Heritage Local Grants

The SUEZ Communities Trust awards grants of up to £50,000 through the Landfill Community Fund to not-for-profit organisations within in a two and a half mile radius of a SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK waste processing location (West Lane, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 3TT) and within a ten miles radius of any licensed landfill (Kemsley Mill Landfill,…

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Viridor Credits Environmental Company

Community Buildings/Halls Environmental Heritage Local Grants

Viridor Credits Environmental Company funds community, heritage and biodiversity projects through the Landfill Communities Fund. They offer three funding schemes in England: Small Grants Scheme: up to £20,000. Main Grants Scheme: between £20,001-50,000. Large Grants Scheme: between £50,001-100,000 (the most competitive scheme). To be eligible to apply, not-for-profit organisations must be within a ten miles of an active…

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Biffa Award

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Biffa Award’s Main Grants Scheme awards grants (through the Landfill Communities Fund) to projects that provide or improve biodiversity, community spaces, cultural facilities, and places for outdoor recreation. See previously funded projects in Kent. You may have a building that needs improvement in order to increase the range of services on offer to the local community.…

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The Screwfix Foundation

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The Screwfix Foundation offer grants of up to £5,000 to support UK registered charities and not for profit organisations. Projects that will fix, maintain, improve and repair charitable and community facilities for those in need by reason of financial hardship, sickness, disability, distress or other disadvantage in the UK are eligible to apply. Deadline: Continuous rolling…

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Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

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The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation offers grants of up to £50,000 for running costs or one-off capital costs to charities and not-for-profit organisations that are working to address local issues such as substance misuse, homelessness or unemployment in areas of urban deprivation or rural communities. Within these overarching themes, the Foundation is interested in three areas: Community…

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Defra: Rural Community Buildings Loan Fund

Community Buildings/Halls

Defra’s Rural Community Buildings Loan Fund, managed by ACRE, helps community buildings fill temporary gaps in funding, either for specific projects or for urgent work connected with the building. Communities are encouraged to raise funds, knowing a loan could be available to help them meet their target and win funding from other sources. The Fund offers loans…

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The Fore

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The Fore is the only open-access funder in the UK offering development funding and strategic support to early-stage charities and social enterprises. Unrestricted grants of up to £30,000 over one to three years and access to business expertise are available to any UK registered charity, social enterprise or community interest company with an annual income less than £1m.…

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Garfield Weston Foundation

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The Garfield Weston Foundation is a family-founded, grant-making trust which has been supporting charities across the UK for over 50 years.  From small community groups to large national institutions, their aim is to support organisations that have effective solutions to helping those most in need. The Foundation supports a broad range of organisations and activities…

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Antony Hornby Charitable Trust

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The Antony Hornby Charitable Trust makes general charitable donations to organisations working in the following causes: education, training and employment; medical, health and sickness; Arts and culture; animals and environment; and community development. Grants are typically around £1,000 and rarely over £5,000, however no maximum amount you can apply for is stipulated. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme.…

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The ACT Foundation

Community Buildings/Halls Health & Social Care

The ACT Foundation provides grants to individuals and charities (over three years old), principally in the UK, with the aim of enhancing the quality of life for people in need, particularly those with mental or physical disabilities or the aged. Current priorities are projects that make a transformational change and have a high level of impact…

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Imagine Foundation

Community Buildings/Halls

The Imagine Foundation supports charities and projects that are particularly focused on building community and on empowering participants to reach their potential. At present, the Foundation is primarily focussing on small-scale newer charitable projects and organisations – those that are less than four years old with an annual income of less than £200,000. Applications are only accepted…

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The Ove Arup Foundation

Community Buildings/Halls

The Ove Arup Foundation supports projects that are considered to be consistent with the Foundation’s education purposes in the built environment. The Foundation is committed to promoting new thinking in education, and to nurturing engineering of the built environment. Small, one-off donations are occasionally considered for a purpose or activity that the Foundation views as worthwhile…

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The Roger De Haan Charitable Trust

Community Buildings/Halls

The Roger De Haan Charitable Trust primarily supports charitable causes and projects in east Kent, and in particular the Shepway District, however projects across Kent will be considered. By focusing on a defined geographical area, and on projects that fit within well-defined criteria, the Trust aims to make a substantial impact on the community where…

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Kent County Council: Village & Community Hall Grants

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Kent County Council offer grants of up to £50,000 for local communities to improve an existing hall or build a new hall. A grant is conditional upon match funding.  We can offer a pound for every pound raised, up to 50% of eligible project costs. Projects supported by the scheme include: building an extension new halls…

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Bernard Sunley Charitable Foundation

Community Buildings/Halls

The Bernard Sunley Charitable Foundation is an independent grant-making charity. Funds are given to charities registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales within a set of carefully considered guidelines. They do not support individuals or overseas projects. Grants are awarded to those specifically applying for assistance towards a capital project: new build, major…

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