Other funds

We receive much information about other funds and funders wishing to support people and communities in Sussex and the UK. The list below is not comprehensive and none of these funds are owned by us. For more information, contact the person/organisation given. 

The OneFamily Community Awards

The OneFamily Foundation is running this national funding competition for community projects in the UK that are nominated by OneFamily customers,

Deadline 19 July

King’s Fund – Cascading Leadership Programme

Charities working toward improving health and wellbeing can apply to take part in a two-day training and development programme (worth between £900 and £3,120) which will help them to develop a range of leadership and consultancy skills, alongside deeper strategic leadership skills.

Deadline 20 July 2017

SUEZ Communities Trust Landfill Communities Fund

The SUEZ Trust is currently accepting applications from not-for-profit organisations in England for projects under the objects of the Landfill Community Fund. 

Deadline 24 July 2017

Eaga Charitable Trust

The Eaga Charitable Trust, an independent grant giving trust founded by Eaga, now Carillion Energy Services, provides financial support for work that contributes to understanding and addressing the causes and effects of fuel poverty.

Deadline 28 July 2017

Skipton Building Society

Skipton Building Society has been offering the Grassroots Giving scheme since it was set up in 2013 to celebrate the Society’s 160th anniversary.

This year, there are 164 pots of £500 to give away to support the development of local grassroots groups from across the UK.

Deadline 31 July 2017

Garden design students – bursary

Operating as an annual bursary programme, the English Garden Future Fund is rewarding projects that will inspire gardeners and promote horticulture in the UK. Each year, the English Garden Magazine will award one recipient to help fund or part-fund an innovative project, initiative, event, product, idea, research or development.

Deadline 7 August 2017

Arts Council Catalyst Small Grants

This fund supports organisations to build fundraising capacity to enable them to attract more private giving to arts and culture.

Deadline 10 August 2017

Libor Fund The funding is for charitable projects that will support the UK’s Armed Forces and Emergency Services communities across the UK.

Deadline: 25 August 2017

Members Big Society Fund The Members’ Big Society Fund supports investment in the community with grants of between £5,001 and £20,000 to achieve the ambitions of the Future West Sussex Plan.

Deadline 8 September 2017

Greggs Foundation’s Community Projects Fund

The Greggs Foundation’s Community Projects Fund provides grants of up to £2,000 to not-for-profit organisations across Great Britain for projects or for equipment for people in need at the heart of local communities.

Deadline 28 September 2017

REC Programme 2014-2020

REC Programme 2014-2020 – Action Grants to Prevent and Combat Gender-based Violence and Violence Against Children. The Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (REC) promotes and protects specific individual rights and freedoms that derive from European Union law. REC promotes gender equality, rights deriving from citizenship of the EU, children’s rights and Roma inclusion; and funds projects aimed at combating all forms of discrimination and racism and fighting violence against women, young people and children.

Deadline 14 November 2017

West Sussex Small Grants Fund Grants of up to £1,000 are available for small groups or organisations in order for you to help the residents of West Sussex.

National Lottery Awards for All

The Big Lottery Fund offers grants of between £300 and £10,000 to voluntary and community organisations, schools and statutory bodies in order to help improve local communities and the lives of people most in need.

Applications may be submitted at any time

Free business support

The Cranfield Trust is a national charity offering free business skills, advice and guidance to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations. They offer free individually tailored business consultancy for charities working in the areas of poverty, disability or social exclusion.

In addition to this service they run HRNet, an online HR Advice platform (for any charity registered in England and Wales) designed to support charities without a dedicated HR professional on their team, and help them manage potentially complex employment situations while complying with employment legislation. 

Pilotlight is a capacity building charity offering free tailored strategic planning support to charities and social enterprises that are tackling disadvantage in the UK. Through the Pilotlight Programme, they match directors from charities and social enterprises with teams of senior business people and facilitate a yearlong engagement to plan for sustainability, development and growth.   

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