Funding Information for Communities & Voluntary Groups in Berkshire - May 2021
Thanks goes to Berkshire’s brilliant CVS’s for the content in this news item, namely Wokingham & Bracknell InVOLve, Reading Voluntary Action, Volunteer Centre West Berkshire and Slough CVS.
Give a Child a Chance
This fund by Berkshire Community Foundation is now open. Grants can be made to individual children and groups that work with children up to and including the age of 18 (and up to the age of 25 with Special Educational Needs (SEN)).
People’s Postcode Lottery Society Trust Funds
The aim of the Trust is to support small charities and good causes in the South of England to make a difference to their community for the benefit of people and planet.
Lord Barnby’s Foundation
Lord Barnby’s Foundation offers grants to charitable organisations in England and Wales for general charitable purposes, the advancement of health or saving of lives, disability, the prevention or relief of poverty, environment, conservation and heritage.
Grants to Repair, Build and Maintain Facilities
Grants of up to £5,000 are available for all kinds of projects, from repairing buildings and improving facilities in deprived areas, to decorating the homes of people living with sickness and disabilities.
2021 Stop Loan Sharks Community Fund
Deadline: 30 June 2021Grants are available for local charities, community and voluntary groups, schools and statutory agencies in England for projects that target illegal money lending.
Deadline:30 June 2021 Grants are available for registered charities undertaking projects to support disadvantaged and disabled children who are under 13 years of age within the UK and abroad.
Music for All – Community Project FundingDeadline: 1 July 2021Grants are available to UK-based community groups that aim to bring musical projects to their local communities
Magic Little Grants Fund 2021 Deadline: 31 October 2021Small one-off grants are available to small local charities and community groups for community projects in Great Britain that address themes set out by the funders.
Charity & Community Group Covid Hardship Fund
From 1st March 2021 to 31st May 2021, the Arnold Clark Community Fund will be open to all UK registered charities and local community groups who need financial assistance due to the coronavirus pandemic. At the end of each month, 500 applications can receive grants of up to £1000.
Supporting people affected or suffering from breast cancer
The Pink Ribbon Foundation makes grants to £5000 to charities and constituted organisations which relieve the needs of people who are suffering from, or have been affected by breast cancer, or for organisations working in its early detection and treatment.
Shape the future of your area
The Neighbourhood Planning Grant Scheme, enables local communities to apply for grants totalling £10,000 to help shape the future of their local area through the development of neighbourhood plans or neighbourhood development orders.
Funding for Allotment Gardens
The Trust awards funding of between £250 to £2,000 to allotment gardens that meets the following criteria:
The Bringing People Together Fund
The National Lottery Community Fund has launched their Bringing People Together Fund which will support projects that will build stronger connections across communities, and improve the infrastructure and conditions that are needed to strengthen these connections.
The School Holiday Activity Fund
This fund is designed to enable organisations to deliver fun and accessible activities for children and young people during the school holidays through our School Holiday Activity Fund.
Tesco Community Grants These grants are always open for applications from charities and community organisations to bid for up to £1,500. Three projects in 575 local communities are voted on by customers in Tesco stores throughout the UK, with projects changing every three months.
Clubs in Crisis: Sport for Development Thanks to national charity Made By Sport, the #ClubsInCrisis fund supports small grassroots sports clubs and organisations working in the sport for development sector in need of funds due to the impact of COVID. Grants up to £2021 are available through the Berkshire Community Foundation. Click here for information and to apply. Apply by 17th May.
Greenham Trust Double Matched Day
There’s still time apply for Summer Double Matched Day (applications close at 5pm on Friday 14th May).Following the huge success of last year's Double Matched Days, we are repeating the event in 2021 but this time you can fundraise for 48 hours on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th June 2021!
Apply now and you could be one of 5 local charitable organisations selected to take part. Every £1 donated to your fundraising project via The Good Exchange for 48 hours on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th June will be matched with £2 by Greenham Trust (to a maximum of £10,000).
To find out more please click here.
5 reasons to start your application now!
1. It’s a really fast way to raise £15,000 in one day
2. Every £1 donated on the day becomes £3
3. Free PR, marketing and fundraising training
4. Free radio interview
5. It really works:
Watch the video to find out more about match funding and to hear what East Ilsley Parish Council, The Watermill Theatre and Newbury Cancer Care had to say about their participation in our Double Matched Day held last summer.