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 in itself.
For more information and how to apply please click here.
Other Community Buildings/Halls Funds
Ecclesiastical: Movement for GoodFriday 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…Community Buildings/Halls
Defra: Village Hall Improvement Grant FundTuesday 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…Community Buildings/Halls Loans
Co-op Foundation: Loans for Community Spaces
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…Arts & Culture Community Buildings/Halls Education & Employment Health & Social Care Heritage
Trusthouse Charitable Foundation
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…