Fundraising, Funding sources, COVID-19 support and advice

Coronavirus weekly funding updates - 21-25 June

Friday 25 June 2021

National Lottery Community Fund – Bringing People Together

Around 20 grants of up to £300,000 (over two years) will be made available to voluntary and community organisations with new or existing projects that use bold experimental approaches to building stronger connections across communities. Eligible projects must be delivered across at least two countries in the UK (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales) and have a clear equality, diversity and inclusion focus. There is a particular interest in projects led by, or supporting people and communities disproportionality affected by COVID-19, including: ‘communities experiencing ethnic or racial inequity, discrimination or inequality, disabled people, LGBTQ+ people, and people who’re seeking asylum or who are refugees.’ Find out more here.

Thursday 24 June 2021

Art Fund – Reimagine Grants (Round 1)

Art Fund is offering project grants of between £5,000 and £50,0000 to support organisations in the art sector as they reimagine their activities following the pandemic. Eligible projects must address at least one of the priority areas:
• Collections
• Digital
• Engagement
• Workforce
For more information on the priority areas and eligibility see the website and guidance document. Round 1 will close to applications on Monday 5 July 2021.

Wednesday 23 June 2021

Tampon Tax Fund 2021-2022

The 2021-22 round of the Tampon Tax Fund (£11.25 million) will close to applications at midnight on Sunday 4 July 2021. Grants of £350,000 or more are available to organisations delivering projects that improve the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged women and girls or support those affected by or at risk of violence or abuse. This includes projects aimed at addressing the consequences of Covid-19. Find out more here.

Tuesday 22 June 2021

Sustaining Support for Armed Forces Communities – Round 2

Round 2 of The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust’s ‘Sustaining Support for Armed Forces Communities’ programme will close to applications on Thursday 9 September 2021. One-year grants of up to £100,000 are available to help armed forces charities sustain existing charitable projects. There are two funding ‘tracks’ available: project funding or core funding. You must pick one track to apply to. Find out more here.

For information on 8,000 sources of funding giving a total of £8 billion, take a look at Funds Online.