Fundraising, Funding sources, COVID-19 support and advice

Weekly funding updates - 4 April - 8 April

Thursday 7 April

Applications close this month to Little Lives UK’sChildren’s Community Support Programme. The programme aims to support organisations that work with children, that may be struggling financially as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Grants of up to £1,500 are available for children’s groups and organisations such as playgroups and sports classes. The programme will also consider applications from other projects as long as the primary objective is providing services to children. Applications close on 30th April, for more information and to apply, visit the website.

Friday 8 April

Theatres Trust’s Small Grants Programme is offering grants of up to £5,000 to not-for-profit theatres across the UK. Grants are intended to fund small projects that make a big impact to a theatre’s resilience, sustainability or accessibility. Eligible projects include small capital works, the installation of key plant and machinery and works which make theatre buildings digital-ready. Applications are also welcome for projects that help theatres reopen as Covid-secure. Priority will be given to projects that focus on building improvements that protect theatre use and remove barriers to participation and attendance. Applications for this round of funding close at 12pm on 3rd May. For more information, visit the website.

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