Cold Weather Fund
Registered charities and community interest companies, that are not commissioned by local authorities, can apply to the above fund for grants between £5,000-£25,000. Projects should demonstrate how the grant will reduce rough sleeping and offer longer-term solutions from people sleeping rough accessing these shelters by supporting moves into accommodation and sustainable longer term accommodation for those moving off the streets. Bids that seek to provide support to specific groups such as vulnerable women, LGBT couples, or pet owners will be given priority.
Energy Globe Award
Acknowledging and rewarding large and small projects addressing climate change. Categories: earth; fire; water; air; youth; special category on the issue of ‘energy for the poorest’.
8 December @11.50pm
Grants of up to £25,000 are available for local authorities, charities and community groups to celebrate commemorate and/or educate about the history of the MV Empire Windrush and the contribution of the Windrush Generation to British economic social and cultural life. There will be information days taking place across the country from 4th – 22nd November for those interested in applying.
CareerTech Challenge Fund
Funding to prepare the workforce and provide the right tools and technologies to enable people to envision their futures.
13 December @12 noon
Condition Improvement Fund
This annual fund provides capital funding for academies, sixth-form colleges and non-diocesan voluntary aided (VA) schools in England to transform facilities, improve school buildings and create more good school places. The funding can help expand classrooms, upgrade facilities such as sports halls or science labs, and address issues with the general wear and tear of school buildings. This year there is new strengthened criteria to offer an incentive to academies and trusts to improve finances and governance.
Community Gardens Award
Providing funding to amateur gardeners from community groups to create a garden or similar project such as an allotment with a horticultural focus for the benefit of their local community.
31 December 2019 @5pm
New! Pocket Parks
A one-off fund to support pocket parks and to restore and renovate existing parks that benefit local communities. Community-led organisations working in partnership with local authorities can apply now for grants up to £15,000 for a new pocket park and up to £25,000 for refurbishment of existing parks split between capital and revenue.
There are no deadlines.
New! Local Road Safety Projects
A small grants programme aiming to improve road safety at a local level and make our roads safer for vulnerable people. Eligible projects are pilots/trials, expanding successful trials across a new area, and/or the evaluation of interventions.
DfE Trust Capacity Fund
There are 4 strands to the above fund which aims to support trust growth and development. To apply, applicants must take into their trust at least one additional school, be able to demonstrate how they plan to use the funding efficiently and effectively and also must be of sound financial health.
13 January 2020
An open call for bold creative ideas that explore new ways to tell a story and push the boundary of how literature is consumed. This competition is aiming to encourage storytellers to imagine how short-form fiction could help re-engage young people at secondary school with the act of reading for pleasure.
29 January 2020
CareerTech Challenge Prize
Unlocking employment opportunities for the future.