Health & Social Care

Sanctuary’s Community Investment Fund

Covid 19 Health & Social Care

Sanctuary’s Community Investment Fund awards grants for community initiatives which provide vital support for Sanctuary residents and the amazing local groups supporting them through the Covid-19 crisis. This could include, but is not limited to: Job losses Mental health Money management Health and wellbeing Social isolation Funding can also directly support community groups who need…

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Kent County Council: KCC Resilience Grant

Health & Social Care Local Grants

Kent County Council’s Resilience Grant, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, is awarding grants of up to £10,000 to local organisations who are supporting families in financial difficulties, with a particular emphasis on food and debt advice.  The intention is to fund those organisations currently seeing an increase in demand or anticipating an increase in demand…

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Department of Health & Social Care: VCSE Health & Wellbeing Fund

Health & Social Care Friday October 30th, 2020

The Department of Health & Social Care’s VCSE Health & Wellbeing Fund (HW) 2020-21 is awarding grants of between £200,000-£510,000 to voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector organisations over three financial years to expand or develop existing schemes. The theme for the HW Fund is Starting Well. The Fund aims to: Improve health outcomes…

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Orchard Community Energy: Community Fund

Environmental Health & Social Care Local Grants Saturday October 31st, 2020

Orchard Community Energy’s Community Fund awards grants of between £2,000 and £5,000 to charities from, and benefitting, the Kent districts of Swale and Medway. Projects should be ready to start in January 2021 and must address at least one of the following objectives: wildlife conservation; climate change; mitigation and/or adaption; the alleviation of fuel poverty;…

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Comic Relief: Change Makers

Health & Social Care Youth Friday September 25th, 2020

Comic Relief’s Change Makers programme awards grants of between £150,000 to £600,000 over three to five years to two types of organisation: Small and medium-sized organisations: annual income of between £75,000 and £249,999 who focus on equalities and are user-led. User-led organisations are considered to be those where the majority of the leadership (i.e. at least half of…

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Homeless Link: COVID-19 Homelessness Response Fund

Covid 19 Health & Social Care Monday September 28th, 2020

Funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and Comic Relief, the Covid-19 Homelessness Response Fund distributed by Homeless Link is awarding funding to frontline organisations (registered charities, CIOs, CICs or Community Benefit Society) working directly with people experiencing homelessness and where more than 50% of beneficiaries are people experiencing homelessness. Grant size is reflective of…

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the7stars Foundation

Health & Social Care Youth

the7stars Foundation offers three streams of funding: project applications for 16 year olds and under; long term applications for 16 year olds and under; and direct funding for 18 year olds and under. The Foundation prioritises projects that are for those challenged by abuse; addiction; those who are young carers; those who find themselves in…

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Henry Oldfield Trust

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

The Trust’s main aim is to support programmes which reduce offending and reoffending, promote entrepreneurship amongst the young and disadvantaged, and tackle other challenges such as homelessness and addiction. The Trust sets no upper limit you can apply for. For more information and how to apply please contact: Henry Oldfield TrustDoddington Place, Church Lane, Doddington,…

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Kent Community Foundation: Coronavirus Emergency Fund

Covid 19 Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants

Kent Community Foundation’s (KCF) Coronavirus Emergency Fund offers emergency funding of up to £10,000 to small frontline voluntary and community organisations in Kent and Medway to deal with the ongoing issues communities have dealt with because of Covid-19. Priority will be given to smaller constituted community groups e.g. charities/CICs, with an average annual income of…

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St James’s Palace Charitable Foundation: Small Grants Programme

Health & Social Care Youth

St James’s Palace Charitable Foundation’s Small Grants Programme awards grants of up to £10,000 (in any two-year rolling period) to UK registered charities and Special Needs Schools in the UK with projects that fall into one of the following themes: Supporting young people with special needs Disadvantaged young people Supporting people with cancer The Foundation…

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Kent Community Foundation: Themed Funds

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Older People Youth

Kent Community Foundation’s Themed Fund programme awards grants of up to £5,000 (£7,500 considered for exceptional applications) to not-for-profit organisations and registered charities with projects in one of the following themed areas: Employment, Skills & EnterpriseProjects which raise the aspirations and increase the skills and opportunities of people who are far from the labour market…

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Lloyds Bank Foundation

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

Lloyds Bank Foundation supports small and medium-sized charities with an annual income of £25,000 to £1 million with a proven track record of helping people on a journey of positive change through in-depth, holistic and person-centred support with long term funding and tailored support to develop. The Foundation works with those organisations helping people dealing…

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Dan Maskell Tennis Trust

Health & Social Care Sports

The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust supports people with all disabilities, e.g. physical impairment, deaf, learning disability, visually impaired etc.) by awarding funding to individuals, groups, clubs and disability programmes that wish to engage with tennis. Both individual and group/club applicants can apply for funding towards specialist sports wheelchairs, tennis equipment, coaching fees and court hire.…

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The Will Charitable Trust

Health & Social Care

The Will Charitable Trust provides financial assistance (typically between £3,000-£30,000) to UK registered or exempt charities whose activities fall within the following three categories:  care of and services for blind people, and the prevention and/or cure of blindness; long-term care of people with learning disabilities either: in a residential care or supported living environment in a way that provides a…

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Burg-Wächter: Secure Communities Scheme

Community Buildings/Halls Health & Social Care Older People Sports Youth

BURG-WÄCHTER, Europe’s largest safe and post box manufacturer, is awarding up to £1,000 and security products/advice to charities, social enterprise, not for profit and community ventures to help secure their success. Any grassroots project or activity that would benefit most from this scheme are those with a security aspect as well as a funding need.…

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The Woodward Charitable Trust

Arts & Culture Education & Employment Health & Social Care Youth

The Woodward Charitable Trust award grants (typically around £3,000) towards the core costs for small charities, CIOs and CICs. Please note that the Trust does not fund unsolicited applications from charities whose annual income exceeds £200,000 or an organisation that has more than six months running costs in its unrestricted reserves.  Trustees will consider applications…

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Comic Relief: Community Fund (England)

Health & Social Care Youth

The Comic Relief Community Fund (England), administrated by Groundwork, is offering grants to grassroots community organisations with an income of less than £250,000. There are two types of grants available to organisations whose work delivers on one of Comic Relief’s four strategic themes: Children Survive & Thrive: projects that support children under the age of…

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The True Colours Trust: Small Grants UK

Health & Social Care Youth

The True Colours Trust’s Small Grants UK programme supports smaller organisations and projects that work with disabled children and their families on a daily basis. Grants of up to £10,000 are usually one-off contributions for projects or core costs rather than multi-year grants for on-going revenue costs. The Trustees are particularly keen to support: Hydrotherapy…

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The Newby Trust

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

The Newby Trust funds local, regional or national charities registered and operating in the UK within the broad categories of: EducationThe current aims of the Trust’s education programme are to enable people to benefit from educational opportunities and to support excellence. Within the over-arching aim, the Trust wishes to: enhance educational opportunities for children and young…

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DWF Foundation

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

The DWF Foundation was founded by DWF LLP to provide funds, resources and support to help communities achieve their full potential. They aim to help local communities work together to implement change, focusing on the four key areas of Homelessness; Health & Wellbeing; Employability, and Education. Within these areas, the Foundation seeks to support projects that…

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National Allotment Gardens Trust

Environmental Health & Social Care

The National Allotment Gardens Trust awards funding of between £250 to £2,000 to allotment gardens that meets the following criteria: The committee must be officially recognised by the landlord of the site. Must have a written and signed constitution. Have a bank account with three signatories. Have a forwarding address and named contact. The amount…

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The Dulverton Trust: Small Grant

Environmental Health & Social Care Heritage Youth Thursday December 31st, 2020

The Dulverton Trust, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, awards grants of up to £5,000 to small charities and charitable organisations (with an annual income under £200,000). The Trust currently supports a wide range of activities in the following categories: Youth Opportunities; General Welfare; Conservation; and Preservation of Habitats or Heritage Skills. Deadline: Thursday 31 December…

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The Edward Gostling Foundation

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

The Edward Gostling Foundation (previously The ACT Foundation) provides grants to UK registered charities (over three years of filed accounts) with the aim of enhancing the quality of life of people in need and, particularly, those on a low income who have a physical and/or mental disability or long-term illness.  Grants to individuals are also…

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Department of Health & Social Care: Carers Innovation Fund

Health & Social Care

The Department of Health & Social Care’s Carers Innovation Fund awards grants of up to £500,000 to voluntary groups, charities, SMEs and commercial organisations to develop innovative ways of supporting unpaid carers, outside of mainstream health and care services in England. The Fund aims to support accessible, carer-friendly communities and public services and also seeks…

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The Allen Lane Foundation: Social Cohesion Programme

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

The Allen Lane Foundation’s Social Cohesion Programme seeks to support community-led grassroot groups or organisations at a very local level where there are issues which identify marginalised groups of people (especially those from within the Foundation’s priorities, but not exclusively) who are excluded. Project applications should propose ways to make communities more inclusive for the…

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A B Charitable Trust

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

The A B Charitable Trust awards grants to UK registered charities (income between £150,000 and £1.5 million) that defend human rights and promote respect for vulnerable individuals whatever their circumstances. Applications are particularly welcomed from charities working to support: migrants, refugees and asylum seekers criminal justice and penal reform human rights, particularly access to justice…

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The Weavers’ Company Benevolent Fund

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Youth

The Weavers’ Company Benevolent Fund awards grants of up to £15,000 per annum to smaller UK registered charities working with: Young Offenders  Prisoners and Ex-prisoners Young disadvantaged people, especially those at risk of criminal involvement Local organisations such as those working in a village, estate or small town should normally have an income of less than…

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Colyer-Fergusson Charitable Trust: Investing in Rehabilitation

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants

The Colyer-Fergusson Charitable Trust’s Investing in Rehabilitation programme awards grants to support the rehabilitation of offenders and help reduce the collateral consequences of their imprisonment for their families; with the overall aim of reducing reoffending and making the communities of Kent safer. This programme will fund local organisations working in Kent and national charities currently offering, or…

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Colyer-Fergusson Charitable Trust: Investing in Families

Health & Social Care Local Grants

The Colyer-Fergusson Charitable Trust’s Investing in Families programme awards grants to charitable organisations working to support the most vulnerable and disadvantaged families in Kent, thereby improving people’s life chances and promoting social cohesion.  It will support organisations offering interventions to meet the needs of families with a wide-range of problems, including debt; drug and alcohol abuse;…

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The Liebreich Foundation

Education & Employment Environmental Health & Social Care Sports

The Liebreich Foundation makes occasional small grants to charitable organisations focusing on the following areas: Climate and Environment Disability and Inclusion Education Entrepreneurship Sport and Health Sustainable Development Veterans, Refugees and Victims of Violence Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. For more information and how to apply please click here.

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The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust: Ann Rylands Small Donations

Health & Social Care

The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust’s small grants programme, the Ann Rylands Small Donations, awards grants of up to £1,500 to charities with appeals of a humanitarian nature. Areas of interest to the Trust include: Serious Illness; Disability; Disadvantage; and Overcoming Adversity. Requests are considered for contributions to core funding or for specific projects, but not…

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Masonic Charitable Foundation: Later Life Inclusion Grant

Health & Social Care Older People

The Masonic Charitable Foundation’s Later Life Inclusion Grant awards grants of up to £80,000 to local and national registered charities that support disadvantaged and vulnerable older people over 50 years. Grants can be offered to charities that provide: Mental and physical health support Gateway and access to service, e.g. transport and technology Community based approaches, i.e. volunteering,…

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Masonic Charitable Foundation: Early Years Opportunities Grant

Health & Social Care Youth

The Masonic Charitable Foundation’s Early Years Opportunities Grant awards grants of up to £80,000 to charities that help disadvantaged children and young people (under 25 years old) overcome the barriers they face to achieve the best possible start in life. Grants can be offered to charities that provide: Mental and physical health support Learning and…

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Homeless Link: Social Investment Fund

Health & Social Care Loans

The Homeless Link Social Investment Fund offers flexible, blended finance of up to £150,000 to charities and social enterprises working to reduce homelessness across England. The Fund is looking to support organisations to: increase the homelessness sector’s knowledge and experience of social investment; develop new models for income generation and funding; and improve their long-term sustainability. The…

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Ward & Partners Charitable Fund

Health & Social Care Local Grants Youth

The Ward & Partners Charitable Fund, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, awards grants of up to £5,000 to enable parents, carers and support groups to help very ill and disabled children get the most out of life. The Fund offers invaluable funding to projects which benefit children with physical disabilities and/or life limiting conditions. Ward &…

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The Brook Trust Fund for Kent

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants Older People Youth

The Brook Trust Fund for Kent, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, awards grants of up to £5,000 to local community groups and charities working to achieve positive social outcomes, using early intervention where possible, tackling disadvantage, deprivation and social exclusion. This fund is specifically seeking to fund small grassroots groups with an annual income of…

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Frank Brake Charitable Trust Fund

Community Buildings/Halls Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants Older People Sports Youth

The Frank Brake Charitable Trust Fund, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, awards grants of up to £5,000 to projects for children, young people and families, participation in sports, improvements to community facilities such as village halls and community centres, volunteering, employability, the elderly and the disabled in South East Kent with a priority given to…

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Little Cheyne Court Wind Farm: Community Fund

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants Older People Youth

The Little Cheyne Court Wind Farm Community Fund, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, awards grants up to £5,000 to community groups and projects within a 10 km radius of the Little Cheyne Court Wind Farm in Dungeness, Romney Marsh. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme For more information and how to apply please click here.

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Involving Medway

Health & Social Care Local Grants

The Involving Medway community grants, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, awards funds of up to £2,500 to local groups with projects and events which contribute to Involving Medway’s objectives. These are: Increase the range of activities which contribute to a person’s physical or mental health for people living in Medway; Encourage the growth of local initiatives…

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The Persula Foundation

Environmental Health & Social Care

The Persula Foundation awards grants to support charitable organisations and develop original charitable projects by providing grants. The Foundation’s current priorities are the homeless, the disabled, human rights and animal welfare. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme For more information and how to apply please contact: Teresa Chapman, Secretary The Persula Foundation Gallery Court Hankey Place London…

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The Gisela Graham Foundation

Arts & Culture Education & Employment Health & Social Care Youth

The Gisela Graham Foundation awards grants of up to £10,000 to UK registered charities that support the Foundation’s aims. They are: Further advancement of public health and safety through the research and treatment of chronic illnesses and conditions. Alleviate poverty and deprivation amongst children in less developed countries through care, education, and family support. Assist the…

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The R S Brownless Charitable Trust

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

The R S Brownless Charitable Trust aims to support charities throughout the UK undertaking general charitable purposes. The Trustees’ have expressed a particular interest in supporting projects within the following areas: Long-term and terminal illness; Disability; and Disadvantage. Grants are usually one-off, ranging between £100 and £2,000. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. For more information and…

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Lawtech Trust

Health & Social Care

The Lawtech Trust award grants to charitable organisations for the preventions or relief of poverty in economically disadvantaged communities. Grants are for services of facilities that aim to achieve this. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. For more information and how to apply please contact: Mr Leigh Maurice Renak Unit 11 Lakeside Neptune Close Rochester ME2 4LT…

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Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

Arts & Culture Community Buildings/Halls Education & Employment Health & Social Care Heritage

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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Rosa: Justice & Equality Fund

Health & Social Care

The Justice and Equality Fund (JEF), managed by Rosa, aims to bring an end to the culture of harassment, abuse and impunity by resourcing an expert network of advice, support and advocacy organisations and projects. Funding for the JEF comes from generous donations from individuals from all walks of life via the go-fund-me page which states…

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Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants

The Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation awards grants from £250 (generally up to £2,000) to UK registered charities working to alleviate poverty and improving health / saving lives. To be considered for a grant, applicants must be recommended by a YBS colleague or member (customer). Local branches in Kent include: Canterbury (CT1 2TH) Maidstone (ME14…

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The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund

Health & Social Care

The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund awards grants to charities and organisations who aim to aid the research into learning disability and to aid the care and relief of those (children and adults) affected by severe learning disabilities, including autism. The Fund operates two general grant funding streams, a General Grant Programme for appeals over £10,000…

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The S M B Trust

Environmental Health & Social Care Religion

The S M B Trust award grants of up to £2,000 to UK registered charities with activities that: support the Christian Faith; provide social care in the UK and abroad; provide famine/emergency aid; protect the environment and wildlife; or support education or medical research. Any expenditure will be considered. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. Applications are reviewed…

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Warburtons: Community Grants

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

Warburtons’ award small Community Grants of up £250 to not-for-profit organisations with charitable purposes that are delivering work that aligns to Warburtons priorities and which has a direct and tangible impact. The funding is for projects that focus on supporting families that need help the most and fit with Warburtons’ priorities which are to: Work…

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The Care & Wellbeing Fund

Health & Social Care Social Enterprise

The Care and Wellbeing Fund is an investment fund which aims to develop and scale community-based services to improve people’s health and wellbeing, from prevention to clinical services. The Fund invests in projects run by social enterprises (either as CICs or limited companies) that tackle the challenges faced by those affected by cancer or generating learning…

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