Friday Funding

Friday, October 23, 2020

Friday Funding - our regular round up of funding news for the week, if you need support with bid writing - get in touch with Hive - - with Bid Writing Support as the subject

Covid-19 Frontline Women’s Fund - Fund now open - Deadline 16 November 2020
The COVID-19 Frontline Women’s Fund is being delivered by Smallwood Trust, supported by The National Lottery Community Fund. The National Lottery Community Fund has committed almost £500,000 to the fund, which will be used to provide support to organisations that are working with women most at risk of poverty and financial hardship due to the pandemic.
More details here 

The CAF Resilience Fund exists to help charitable organisations in England that support the people hardest hit by Covid-19.
Through hundreds of targeted grants, this fund will support those working with vulnerable and disadvantaged groups such as those living in deprived areas, those supporting Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities and people with disabilities.
Both registered and unregistered charitable organisations, including community interest companies and social enterprises, can apply for the CAF Resilience Fund.
More details here

Developing Your Creative Practice supports individuals who are cultural and creative practitioners and want to take time to focus on their creative development, investing £18 million of National Lottery funding between October 2020 to October 2021, over four rounds.
The fund supports creative practitioners thinking of taking their practice to the next stage to research, have time to create new work, travel, training, develop ideas, network or find mentoring.
More details here

The main focus of the Gamesys Foundation is to preserve and protect the wellbeing of individuals suffering from mental health issues.  We do that through providing grants and funding to organisations who care for these individuals directly, as well as those who focus on research in the mental health field.
Mental health is a broad term which can encompass a vast variety of ailments, treatments, and experiences. We hope to spread our goodwill as far as possible by donating to diverse causes and international communities.
The Gamesys Foundation is always open to new funding applications.
More details here

BAME Healthy Communities Surviving Covid-19, Resilience and Rebuilding from the Grass Roots
Covid-19 has exposed the depth and breadth of health inequalities across the UK. BAME organisations, communities and individuals have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic, and also by the range of intersecting issues that existed prior to and will outlast Covid-19.  With this fund we want to help small and medium sized BAME groups and their communities build wellbeing, resilience and capacity through their various funded projects following the pandemic.  Application deadline 30 October
More details here

The Safer Communities Fund is provided by the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton to support victims of crime and anti-social behaviour and reduce offending.
Projects must support the key strategic priorities of the Police and Crime Plan for 2016-2021:
Championing community needs; Partnerships; Enabling operationally effective policing; Reduced offending.
Application deadline 30 October
More details here

The Isla Foundation focuses on supporting grassroots organisations and individuals that provide vital help to the most vulnerable in society. This year the focus is to prioritise organisations offering creative solutions to homelessness.
Deadline 12 November
More details here

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