Friday Funding

Friday, January 22, 2021

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The Grants for Greater Wellbeing scheme aims to give greater wellbeing to the people of Portsmouth, with small grants are being made available by The D-Day Story.  Using funding from National Lottery Heritage Fund, a total of £5,000 is available to be spent by 30 April 2021.
The grants are for COVID-19 compliant activities and projects which benefit the people in Portsmouth.
The application must meet one or more of the following priorities:
Priority 1 – Improving the health and well-being of local people
Priority 2 – Community Celebrations and bringing people together online
Priority 3 – Sharing the stories of D-Day and Landing Craft Tank 7074
The grant scheme remains open for round two applications until 21 February 2021
Find out more here

Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Comic Relief launch Tech for Good digital development fund ‘Build’
The Tech for Good programme was created in response to the need for charities to use technology to explore different approaches to delivering better services.  Over £1 million will be available to individual not-for-profit organisations or those working in partnership to define, test and develop user-centred digital solutions that meet a social need or challenge linked to Comic Relief’s Social Change Strategy.
Applications that aim to adapt or re-purpose existing technology are also actively encouraged
They are interested in applications from partnerships between multiple not-for-profit organisations of different sizes and backgrounds that aim to work together to address or improve a service delivery problem in their areas of work.
Funding is open to UK not-for-profit organisations with incomes of between £75,000 and £10 million, and applications should address one of the following core issue areas: A Safe Place To Be, Fighting For Gender Justice, Children Survive and Thrive, and Global Mental Health Matters. Applications focused on challenges related to disability also welcome
Deadline 12 February Find out more here 

Groundwork is working with One Stop Stores to administer the One Stop Community Partnership programme.
This programme is designed to support groups who are working to tackle food poverty or supporting the elderly within the local community.
One Stop shops will support local good causes offering a tailored approach for every local partnership which may include, funding, volunteering support, fundraising and raising awareness for your group or organisation.
If your group or organisation would like any support, visit your local One Stop and talk to the Store Manager. One Stop is committed to supporting local groups within their communities.
Find out more here

The Screwfix Foundation is a registered charity set up in 2013 with a clear purpose of raising funds to support projects that will fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and community facilities for those in need throughout the UK. They raise funds throughout the year to support causes that will change people’s lives. They work with both national and local charities, donating much needed funds to help all sorts of projects, from repairing buildings and improving facilities in deprived areas, to decorating the homes of people living with sickness and disabilities.
The Screwfix Foundation currently offers local registered charities and not for profit organisations funding of up to £5,000. All applications are reviewed on a quarterly basis, the review dates are in February, May, August and November.
Find out more here

Grants are available for charities, community or grassroots organisations for projects in the UK which raise awareness of the Windrush Compensation Scheme
Voice4Change England will oversee the Windrush Community Fund application process. They will process incoming applications and respond to enquiries about the application process. The applications will then be referred to the Windrush Cross-Government Working Group and the Home Office, who will make final decisions on funding.
The Windrush Compensation Scheme ensures that members of the Windrush generation and their families are properly compensated for the losses and impacts they have suffered as a result of not being able to demonstrate their lawful status.
Grants of between £2,500 and £25,000 are available.  Application deadline: 12/02/2021
Applications will be accepted from charities, community or grassroots organisations.
Find out more here 

PRS Women Make Music and The Open Fund
The aims of Women Make Music are:
To break down assumptions and stereotypes within the music industry
To raise awareness of the gender gap 
To increase the profile of women, trans and non binary artists who are creating new music in the UK
To encourage women, trans and non binary artists to apply for PRS Foundation funding 
Women Make Music supports the development of outstanding women, trans and non binary songwriters and composers of all genres and backgrounds at different stages of their career. 
The next deadline is: 12 February 2021 Find out more here
The Open Fund for Organisations supports new music projects led by promoters, talent development organisations, venues, festivals, curators and large performance groups.
Projects must involve the creation, performance and promotion of new music and enable songwriters, composers, or solo artists, bands, producers and performers of all backgrounds to develop creatively and professionally.
Support is available to any organisation whose project fits with all three funding priorities:
To support the creation, performance and promotion of outstanding new music in any genre
To enable the UK’s most talented music creators to realise their potential
To inspire audiences
Find out more here

Grants for Good Fund - The Matthew Good Foundation have launched a new fund for small charities and social enterprises. Every three months, five organisations will share a £10,000 pot. The fund is open to brand new projects with innovative ideas as well as established charities whose average income is less than £50,000 per year. The first round of applications is open until 15th March. 
Find out more here

Communities Against Cancer is a project about cancer awareness and prevention, helping people understand how to reduce their risk of cancer and how to stay healthy. It is also about helping people understand how important it is to contact their Doctor if they notice an unusual symptom.  This may be particularly relevant for communities who face poorer health outcomes and health inequalities.
Despite covid-19 and the current lockdown, cancer hasn’t stopped. It is even more important that we keep talking about cancer and support all communities to become more aware and knowledgeable in their own health needs.
Grants are available for individuals, groups and not for profit organisations for creative ways to promote key cancer messages. 
Find out more here

A B Charitable Trust - Grants are available for small to medium-sized charities registered and working in the UK that defend human rights and promote respect for vulnerable individuals.
The grants range in size, with most grants being in the range of £10,000 to £20,000.
The A B Charitable Trust (ABCT), an independent, UK-based, grant-making organisation, is concerned with promoting and defending human dignity and human rights. The Trust's focus is on unpopular causes reaching the most vulnerable and marginalised in society.
The Trust offers funding to UK registered charities that are working to defend human rights and promote respect for vulnerable individuals whatever their circumstances.
The next deadlines for applications are 31 January and 25 April 2021.
Find out more here

Feminist Review Trust - Grants are available for projects in the UK and internationally that transform the lives of women.
Maximum Value: £ 15,000
The Feminist Review Trust was set up in 2001 with funding from the Feminist Review journal. Feminist Review is a peer reviewed, interdisciplinary journal setting new agendas for feminism. The journal is committed to exploring gender in its relationship to other axes of power including race, class and sexuality.
The Feminist Review Trust has a small amount of funding that it offers to individuals and not-for-profit organisations for projects that transform the lives of women in the UK and internationally.
Application deadline 31 January 2021 (for 30 April decision)
Find out more here

NCVO have some really useful information about applying for grants 
See them here


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