Funding opportunities round-up

A round-up of funding opportunities, application deadlines, and events.

The monthly Funding Digest from Reading Borough Council’s Funding Advice team is also a key source of information.

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Link to recent and past funding articles and upcoming events:
  • Launch of Troubled Families Innovation Fund – 18th July 2016

    The Reading Troubled Families Board will be launching the Innovation Fund at 10am on the Third Floor at Central Library. The fund will open for applications for up to £15,000 from Reading voluntary and community organisations. A key principle that Reading must demonstrate as part of Phase Two of the Troubled Families (TF) Programme is how the ...

  • Funding opportunity – 2017 GSK IMPACT Awards

    The GSK IMPACT Awards are an annual scheme, funded by GlaxoSmithKline as part of the company’s commitment to promote community health and well-being. The awards have been running since 1997, and are organised and managed in partnership with The King’s Fund, a leading independent health charity working to improve health and social care. The GSK IMPACT ...

  • BBC Children in Need grants for organisations helping disadvantaged children and young people.

    BBC Children in Need have announced September deadlines for their grant programmes for groups supporting disadvantaged children and young people: Small Grants Programme Not for profit organisations such as such schools; registered charities; voluntary organisations; churches; and community interest groups; etc. can apply for grants of up to £10,000 through the BBC Children in Need Small Grants ...

  • RBC community buildings transition fund deadline extended

    Reading Borough Council have agreed that a small fund be made available for local groups that have a responsibility for managing a building in Reading to support capacity building and sustainability. The fund has been under subscribed and the deadline for applications has been extended to 20 June. Funding available The sum of £20,000 in 2016/17 and ...

  • National Banks Supporting Local Projects with Small Grants

    The latest issue of Funding Digest includes details about two programmes helping support community led conservation projects. The Dorothy Morley Conservation Awards The Dorothy Morley Conservation Awards are a tribute to the memory of dedicated conservationist Dorothy Morley who had a passionate interest in wildlife, gardening & conservation. She believed in protecting the living environment as a ...

  • Lloyds Bank Foundation – 27 May deadline for Invest funding applications

    The Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales helps small and medium sized charities working in England and Wales which support people experiencing multiple disadvantages through critical transitions in their lives to achieve lasting positive change. The Foundation’s Invest funding programme provides multiyear grants of between £10,000 and £25,000 pa supporting the costs of delivering services ...

  • Deadline for Give Local grant applications extended to 27 April

    United Way UK wants to support small, local organisations working hard to help people within their own communities. While doing this, it hopes to better understand the range of issues affecting these local communities and to create a clear picture as to level of these needs, what good work is being done to address them and ...

  • Building Better Opportunities Funding Update

    £1,317,540 of Big Lottery Funding to address barriers to work in the west of Thames Valley Berkshire. The funding will be for one partnership working with participants who are 25 years or older with a particular focus on: People aged 50 or over People with long term and ongoing health issues Long-term unemployed Ex-offenders People claiming ESA who have mental ...

  • Community Learning – funding opportunity through New Directions

    Community Learning is a broad range of learning that brings together adults, often of different ages and backgrounds, to pursue an interest, address a need, acquire a new skill, become healthier or learn how to support their children. A key part of the learning continuum – it is non-formal, it does not necessarily lead to ...

  • Bags of Help – funding opportunity for local green space

    The second funding round for the Tesco Bags of Help grant scheme opens on Monday 18 April 2016. The scheme is administered by Groundwork and funded by Tesco customers from the proceeds of the 5p charge for plastic carrier bags as a result of a government carrier bag levy. Bags of Help is available to a wide ...

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