Current UK Funding Opportunities

The Dunhill Medical Trust Project Grants
• Type of projects: The development of care and support services for older people which are innovative and/or based on evidence of best practice and which can become self-sustaining within a planned period.
• Grant range: £5,000 - £40,000
Closing date: 28 September 2018
• Applicant eligibility: UK organisations may apply
• Location of project activity: UK
• More info: http://dunhillmedical.org.uk/community-project-grants/

Southall Trust Overseas Development Fund
Type of project: We are particularly interested in projects which improve the life chances for the next generation of children born into war-torn nations and/or those in the Global South, as well as those born into nations with poor access to education.
Location: the global South
Eligibility: In the Overseas Development category, only charities that are registered with the Charity Commission of England and Wales can apply.
Grant size: average grant in the overseas development category is £1,800
Closing date: 30 September. Please note, requests over £3,000 must to be submitted by this deadline. Low requests can be submitted at any time.
Apply: https://southalltrust.org/how-to-apply/ 

Southall Trust Peace and Reconciliation Fund
Type of project: Conflict resolution, peace and reconciliation
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: Only charities that are registered with the Charity Commission of England and Wales can apply.
Grant size: up to £3,000. The average grant is c. £1,900.
Closing date: 30 September. Please note, requests over £3,000 must to be submitted by this deadline. Low requests can be submitted at any time.
Apply: https://southalltrust.org/how-to-apply/ 

Denbighshire Community Endowment Fund
Type of project: The Denbighshire Community Endowment Fund aims to support a number of initiatives:
• Projects that support the educational development of school aged children and young people
• Projects that support the educational development of children in the early years
• School based projects that support health matters and healthy living
• Educational attainment projects including lifelong learning
• Education inclusion projects with support for talented individual students in the form of scholarships, travel assistance, sport, prizes for attainment and educational materials
Location: Denbighshire
Eligibility: Students up to and including the age of 25 years who are currently a full time resident in the Local Authority area of Denbighshire, provided that the initiatives do not fall within statutory provision. Groups and organisations in the Local Authority area of Denbighshire running projects which fall outside statutory provision (e.g. after school clubs, breakfast clubs, gardening projects etc.) may apply.
Grant size: Individuals can apply for grants of up to £500; Organisations can apply for grants up to £1,000
Closing date: 30 September
Apply: http://www.cfiw.org.uk/eng/grants/24-denbighshire-community-endowment-fund 

Education Fund for Denbigh and Surrounding Area
Type of project: Education of individuals and specific educational initiatives supporting groups and/or organisations, to include projects that support the educational attainment of children and young people between the ages of 11 and 25 years; School/college based projects that support vocational training, health matters and healthy living and; Education inclusion projects with support for individual students between the ages of 11 and 25 years in the form of bursaries, scholarships, travel assistance, culture, sport, prizes for attainment and educational materials/equipment. This list is not exhaustive.
Location: Denbigh and the Community Council areas or Nantglyn, Henllan, Bodfari, Aberwheeler, Llandyrnog, Llanrhaeadr yng Nghinmerch, Llanynys, Llanefydd and Llansannan
Eligibility: Students between the ages of 11 and 25 years of age who are currently a full-time resident in the above-mentioned locations provided that the application is not to cover an activity that falls within statutory provision. Charities, groups and organisations running projects and activities for the benefit of children and young people living in the above mentioned locations which fall outside statutory provision. (e.g. after school clubs, breakfast clubs, gardening projects etc.).
Grant size: Individuals can apply for grants of up to £500. Organisations can apply for grants up to £1,000. Where there is an exceptional case for support (case to be made by the applicant), grants of up to £5,000 may be awarded.
Closing date: 30 September
Apply: http://www.cfiw.org.uk/eng/grants/56-education-fund-for-denbigh-and-surrounding-area 

WHSmith Trust Community Grants
• Type of projects: Support good causes in the local communities where WHSmith operates and promote literacy and a love of reading.
• Grant range: 0 - £500
Closing date: 30 September 2018
• Applicant eligibility: UK organisations may apply
• Location of project activity: UK
• More info: https://blog.whsmith.co.uk/community-grants-application/ 

Comic Relief Safe Place to Be fund
Type of project: Preventing long term homelessness and insecure shelter. We want to work with amazing organisations that are driving programmes which aim to break the cycle of repeated homelessness and insecurity, and to support people to overcome the human cost and trauma of these experiences.
Location: UK, India, South Africa, Zambia and Nigeria
Eligibility: We’re inviting locally-rooted charities registered in the country where the work we are funding is carried out with an income level of between £250,000 and £10m in their last set of accounts submitted to the relevant authority. Applicants are welcome to include partners not registered in-country, but must be able to clearly demonstrate the value added of all partners included in proposals.
Grant size: £150k to £300k for single applicants, or up to £750k for consortia. Funding can be used to cover the core costs/ overheads of an organisation / partnerships, or specific projects and activities, or a mixture of the two.
Closing date: 1 October
Apply: https://www.comicrelief.com/funding/current-opportunities/preventing-homelessness-and-insecure-shelter 

Bupa UK Foundation
Type of project: Practical, community focused projects designed to help older carers to manage and improve their own health and wellbeing. Project criteria include: Your organisation can clearly evidence a track record of engaging, working with and supporting carers. Your project focuses on carers, rather than on those they care for. If carers are able to look after their own health, those they care for benefit too. Your project will support older carers (those aged over 65) directly and specifically. Your project aims to support or improve health and wellbeing. In your application you will need to outline the difference your project is likely to make to people's health and wellbeing and how you intend to measure this.
Location: UK
Eligibility: this programme is only open to organisations that can demonstrate a track record of engaging, working with and supporting carers.
Grant size: £20,000 over 12 to 18 months. You are advised to apply for the level of funding you think your project requires to the deliver the outputs and impact you outline in your application. Projects awarded funding from the Bupa UK Foundation automatically receive an uplift of 15% of the level of funding awarded as a contribution to core costs.
Closing date: 5 October
Apply: http://www.bupaukfoundation.org/page/apply-for-funding/ 

DM Thomas Foundation's Central Grants Programme *New Closing Date*
Type of project: Projects supporting disadvantaged young people including those who are disabled, in hospital or requiring palliative care to improve their education and health
Location: UK and Ireland
Eligibility: charities registered in England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland with an annual expenditure of under £2m
Grant size: Up to £30,000 per year.
Closing date: 9 October
Apply: https://dmthomasfoundation.org/what-we-do/grants/dmtf-central-grants/ 

NFU Mutual Charitable Trust
Type of project: The Trust focuses on providing funding to larger initiatives, which would have a significant impact on the rural community and are particularly interested in education of young people in rural areas and relief of poverty within rural areas. Other focus areas are agriculture and insurance.
Location: UK
Eligibility: Charitable organisations based and working within the UK seeking funding for charitable initiatives in the areas of education, research, social welfare and poverty relief can apply. It is not necessary to be a registered charity to apply.
Grant size: Although there are no set funding levels, grants tend to range from £1,000 to £30,000.
Closing date: 26 October
Apply: https://www.nfumutual.co.uk/about-us/charitable-trust/applications-for-funding/ 

EDCTP
Type of project: This call is focused on vaccines for diarrhoeal diseases or lower respiratory tract infections
Eligibility: Consortia comprising a minimum of three independent legal entities are eligible to apply. Two of the legal entities shall be established in two different Participating States (Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the UK); one of the legal entities must be established in one of the following sub-Saharan African countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Democratic Republic), Congo (Republic), Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Grant size: between €5-10m over 36 - 60 months. 2-4 proposals are expected to be funded.
Closing date: 30 October
Apply: http://www.edctp.org/call/vaccines-for-diarrhoeal-diseases-or-lower-respiratory-tract-infections/ 

Children and Young People's Fund *new deadline*
Type of project: The Children and Young People’s Fund seeks applications for innovative projects that will work to improve and raise the aspirations of disadvantaged children and young people in communities across Wales. Examples of projects previously supported have included those that address the following themes: Increasing self-esteem and/or improving skills; Motivating young people and broadening their experiences; Improving health and well-being through counselling, mentoring, nurturing and advising.
Location: Clwyd, Dyfed, Gwent, Gwynedd, Mid Glamorgan, Powys, South Glamorgan, West Glamorgan
Eligibility: Constituted community groups, charities and social enterprises running projects to support local children and young people in Wales.
Grant size: £1,000 and £10,000
Closing date: 31st October
Apply: http://www.cfiw.org.uk/eng/grants/132-children-and-young-peoples-fund 

Friends Provident Foundation's Building Resilient Economies Programme *New Closing Date*
Type of project: Projects which contribute to a more resilient, sustainable and fairer economic system under two key focus areas: (1) Systems change - projects which develop and demonstrate methods which change policy and corporate behaviours in pursuit of wider social objectives; and (2) Local economic resilience - projects that share learning about effective ways for communities to create more sustainable economic systems and retain more of the value generated. This might include creating community assets or new approaches to local finance.
Location: UK
Eligibility: UK and International organisations can apply if the proposed project has a significant impact on the UK.
Grant size: Not stated. Past projects range from £30,000 - £200,000
Closing date: 5 November
Apply: https://www.friendsprovidentfoundation.org/grants/apply-online/

The British Council's Dice Fund - Collaboration Grants
Type of project: Grants to support the development of creative and social enterprises which tackle entrenched issues of unemployment and unequal economic growth through partnerships between UK organisations and counterparts across the world. The partners draw on the grants to co-design and co-deliver interventions that specifically aim to: empower women and girls; foster youth employment; and/or promote the inclusion and economic empowerment of disabled people or other marginalised groups.
Location: Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan or South Africa
Eligibility: Each proposal must have one Principal Applicant from the UK and one Principal Applicant from at least one of the DICE countries. Projects must take place between the UK and at least one DICE country, with impact designed to primarily take place in the DICE country. The majority of the project’s development and delivery should take place in the DICE country.
Grant size: £20,000 - £85,000 with the amount jointly awarded to the two organisations.
Closing date: 11 November for Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia & Pakistan. 25 November for South Africa
Apply: https://www.britishcouncil.org/programmes/dice/fund 

The Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation *New Closing Date*
Type of project: Conflict resolution. Projects which deal primarily with the causes, circumstances and consequences of violence and include: protection for civilians, especially displaced persons and refugees; psychosocial assistance and rehabilitation of the victims of war and conflict; projects to prevent and resolve conflicts for people affected by war.
Location: Switzerland, the UK, Ethiopia, Mali, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia, South Sudan, Afghanistan, Angola, Central African Republic, Chad, Myanmar, Yemen and Syria.
Eligibility: UK and Swiss registered civilian non-profit organisations working in the above stated countries.
Grant size: Not stated
Closing date: 15 November
Apply: https://www.johnsonstiftung.ch/en/applications/submitting-an-application/ 

DFID and Innovate UK's Agri-tech Catalyst competition
Type of project: The aim of this competition is to increase the pace of development and scale of uptake of agricultural and food systems technology and innovation in Africa by farmers or other food systems actors. There is funding available under three streams:
early-stage feasibility studies; mid stage industrial research and late-stage experimental development. Projects must work on agri-tech and food chain innovations with partners in eligible African countries. The Agri-tech Catalyst will take innovative ideas from any sector or discipline. Ideas must show the potential to deliver impact for poor people through the uptake of agricultural and food systems technology and innovation. The scope of the Catalyst includes: primary crop and livestock production, including aquaculture
non-food uses of crops, excluding ornamentals; challenges in food processing, distribution or storage, and value addition; improving the availability and accessibility of safe, healthy and nutritious foods.
Location: Angola Benin Burkina Faso Burundi Cameroon Central African Republic Chad Congo (Brazzaville) Congo, Democratic Republic of, Côte d'Ivoire, Eritrea, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Eligibility: All projects must: be collaborative; include a partner from an eligible African country who can be the technical lead; include a UK-based administrative lead; be carried out in the UK or an eligible African country or both.
Grant size: Early stage feasibility studies: £100,000 to £500,000, 12 to 18 months. Mid stage industrial research: £250,000 to £1 million, up to 3 years. Late stage experimental development: £150,000 to £800,000, up to 18 months. Projects must start by 1 April 2019. At least 70% of total eligible project costs should be incurred by commercial organisations; a maximum of 30% of total eligible project costs are available to research participants. If there is more than one research participant, this amount will be shared between them.
Closing date: 21 November
Apply: https://apply-for-innovation-funding.service.gov.uk/competition/229/overview 

AB Charitable Trust *Additional Closing Date*
Type of project: Hard to fund projects which champion human dignity and promote respect for vulnerable individuals. The Trust's focus areas are: migrants, refugees and asylum seekers; criminal justice and penal reform; human rights and access to justice.
Location: UK
Eligibility: Grants are normally awarded only to charities registered and working in the UK with annual income between £150k and £1.5m. Please note, the date of your application should be dictated by the reporting date of your certified accounts, which must be no more than 12 months prior to the application deadline. If your accounts are outside these parameters your application will be ineligible.
Grant size: £10,000 to £20,000. This funder is happy to support core costs.
Closing date: 30 November
Apply: http://abcharitabletrust.org.uk/application.htm 

The Waterloo Foundation - Tropical Rainforests
Type of project: Tropical rainforest conservation; prevention of deforestation
Location: Topical forests
Eligibility: UK-based charities, many of whom work in close partnership with smaller local NGOs based in the countries in which they operate. Non-UK CSOs need a UK reference to apply
Grant size: £50,000 - £100,000
Closing date: 1 December
Apply: http://www.waterloofoundation.org.uk/EnvironmentTropicalRainforests.html 

BBC Children in Need Small Grants Programme *New Closing Date*
Type of project: Projects working with children and young people of 18 years and under experiencing disadvantage through illness, distress, abuse or neglect, any kind of disability, Behavioural or psychological difficulties or living in poverty or situations of deprivation
Location: UK
Eligibility: charities and not-for-profit organisations of any size that work with disadvantaged children and young people of 18 years and under who live in the UK, the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands. Such groups include: Registered charities, Voluntary organisations with a clear not-for-profit clause in their governing document, Schools. Churches, Community Interest Companies limited by guarantee
Grant size: up to £10,000 per year for up to 3 years
Closing date: 2 December
Apply: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/wWhd5lqf4RZ3xhL63G9Xmc/small-grants-what-you-need-to-know 

ROSA’s Justice and Equality Large Grant Fund
Type of project: Projects which amplify the voices of all those who are calling for an end to sexual harassment and abuse who are seeking to establish what works in changing the culture of impunity and preventing future harassment and abuse. The fund aims to resource the imaginative and creative grass-roots activism. It will award up to £1 million through a Challenge Fund which asks: “What would you do toward ending sexual harassment?” Cross-sector partnerships are encouraged which share expertise of specialist voluntary sector organisations to help drive broader change.
Location: Communities across the UK.
Eligibility: Women’s organisations applying under this fund will need to apply in partnership with at least one other organisation.
Grant size: £25,000 – £100,000 over 1-3 years
Closing date: 14 December (opens 24 September)
Apply: http://www.rosauk.org/how-to-apply/justice-and-equality-fund/nows-the-time/ 

The Ironmongers’ Company
Type of project: The Ironmongers’ Company wishes to support projects that provide opportunities for disadvantaged children and young people to fulfil their potential. Projects should focus on children and young people under the age of 25 who are disadvantaged and consist of educational activities that develop learning, motivation and skills.
Location: UK
Eligibility: Registered UK charities
Grant size: The average grant is £4,000.
Closing date: 15 December
Apply: http://www.ironmongers.org/charity_organisations.htm 

Chrysalis Trust
Type of project: Relief of poverty and disability; provision of access to shelter, education, healthcare and water.
Location: UK & International
Eligibility: The Trust supports local projects in the North East of England, national organisations providing benefit across the UK, as well as international charities registered in the UK. Charities must be UK registered.
Grant size: £1,000 - £10,000
Closing date: 15 December
Apply: http://www.chrysalis-trust.co.uk/apply.php 

Donald Forrester Trust
Type of project: This Trust has a broad remit including in particular the relief of poverty
and the advancement of education and religion.
Location: UK & Worldwide
Eligibility: UK registered charities may apply. The trust prefers to support small charities which rely on volunteers. They prefer low fundraising and overhead costs.
Grant size: Average grants are £5,000
Closing date: 31 December
Apply: http://forrestertrusts.com/donald-forrester-trust/ 

Southall Trust Overseas Development Fund
Type of project: We are particularly interested in projects which improve the life chances for the next generation of children born into war-torn nations and/or those in the Global South, as well as those born into nations with poor access to education.
Location: the global South
Eligibility: In the Overseas Development category, only charities that are registered with the Charity Commission of England and Wales can apply.
Grant size: average grant in the overseas development category is £1,800
Closing date: 31 January. Please note, requests over £3,000 must to be submitted by this deadline. Low requests can be submitted at any time.
Apply: https://southalltrust.org/how-to-apply/ 

Southall Trust Peace and Reconciliation Fund  
Type of project: Conflict resolution, peace and reconciliation
Location: Worldwide
Eligibility: Only charities that are registered with the Charity Commission of England and Wales can apply.
Grant size: up to £3,000. The average grant is c. £1,900.
Closing date: 31 January. Please note, requests over £3,000 must to be submitted by this deadline. Low requests can be submitted at any time.
Apply: https://southalltrust.org/how-to-apply/ 

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Ongoing Opportunities

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The Weslyan Foundation
Type of project: The Wesleyan Foundation provides support in the following areas:
• Health - Projects working to improve the health and wellbeing of the local community
• Education - Projects that work to promote education and lifelong learning
• Social - Projects that create innovative solutions to social challenges, promoting community cohesion and developing resilience within communities.
Location: the City and County of CARDIFF
Eligibility Local constituted community groups and registered charities with an income below £250,000 can apply
Grant size £2,000
Apply http://cfiw.org.uk/eng/grants/64-wesleyan-foundation 

De la Rue Charitable Trust
Type of project: Educational projects at home and abroad which promote relevant skills, international understanding and bring relief from suffering.
Location: The UK and under-developed communities where De la Rue does business.
Eligibility: an official registered charity preferably in the UK with a charity registration number.
Grant size: Approximate annual fund value is £60,000 with 10-12 charities supported in 2016/7.
Apply: https://www.delarue.com/about-us/corporate-responsibility/relationships/de-la-rue-in-the-community/charitable-trust 

The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation
Type of project: A grant making body that supports a wide range of causes, the primary areas of interest being the built environment, responsible business and enterprise, young people and education, and global sustainability. n recent years, we have awarded major and small grants in the following funding areas: Arts and Culture; Education and Young People; Conservation and Heritage; Environmental Sustainability; Community Support; Health and Hospices; Religion; Emergency relief; and Welfare of service personnel.
Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: UK registered non-for-profit organizations that support grassroots community-based projects. While you may apply anytime, applications submitted one month before the small grants committee meeting will be considered at the next meeting. Please note that the Small Grants Committee will consider applications in February, May, July and October 2018.
Grant size: a maximum of £5,000. The average award is £1,500.
Apply: https://www.princeofwalescharitablefoundation.org.uk/apply-for-a-grant/application-checklist 

The Queen Anne's Gate Foundation
Type of project: Projects which ‘make potentially unproductive lives productive’. This tends to mean a bias towards educational and rehabilitative charities and those that work with underprivileged areas of society. There is a focus on the UK and Asia. In principle, there is a willingness to commit funding for three years if it enables the chosen charity or project to plan more effectively. The Foundation also supports one-off appropriate causes, as they become available.
Location: Predominately supports projects in the UK and Asia.
Grant size: Total grant funding for 2017 was £204,049
More information: http://apps.charitycommission.gov.uk/Showcharity/RegisterOfCharities/ContactAndTrustees.aspx?RegisteredCharityNumber=1108903&SubsidiaryNumber=0 

The Gibbs Trust
Type of project: These are innovative undertakings by Methodist churches and organisations, other Christian Causes, especially of an ecumenical nature, and a wider category in the fields of the creative arts, education, social and international concern
Location: Wales and overseas
Eligibility: The Trust only makes grants to UK registered charities. It encourages applicants to be brief and to look at the list of grants made before applying.
Grant size: Grants totalling £43,250 were made to international causes in 2016/7. This figure included one £9,000 donation. The remainder were between £1,000 - £3,000.
Deadline: The pattern is for the Trustees to meet three times during the financial year: around Easter, in late summer, and after Christmas.
Apply: http://www.gibbstrust.org.uk 

The Noel Buxton Trust's African Grants
Type of project: hard-to-fund community-led organisations working to build local sustainable livelihoods, such as small business support and training and microfinance in both urban and rural settings. Applications in support of initiatives that are building sustainable futures in the semi-arid areas of Africa are especially welcome. Trustees also welcome appeals that support and protect street children, and help them find safe and sustainable livelihoods.
Location: Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Sudan and South Sudan. Within these areas, priority will be given to work with communities living in urban slums and semi-arid regions where economic hardship is most extreme.
Eligibility: Trustees tend to offer grants to smaller, grass-roots organisations and do not generally respond to appeals from large and well-supported charities. The Trustees welcome applications from diaspora-led organisations based and registered in the UK. The Trust is also considers direct applications from registered civil society organisations in Africa.
Grant size: The maximum grant is £5,000 per year for up to three years. 
Apply: http://www.noelbuxtontrust.org.uk/2012africa.htm#Purposes 

The Noel Buxton Trust's Penal Grants
Type of project: projects that help maintain relationships between prisoners and their families or for work that supports the contributions that volunteers make within the prison community.
Location: England, Scotland and Wales. The emphasis of giving is on areas outside London and South-east England.
Eligibility: Registered Voluntary and Community Sector organisations. These include local campaigning organisations; self-help groups; and service providers.
Grant size: one off grants of up to £3,000
Apply: http://www.noelbuxtontrust.org.uk/2012penal.htm#Who 

The True Colours Trust Small UK Grants Programme
Type of project: local organisations and projects that work with disabled children, their siblings and their families on a daily basis. Grants are usually one-off contributions for projects or core costs rather than multi-year grants for on-going revenue costs. Trustees prefer to fund: Hydrotherapy pools; Multi-sensory rooms; Mini buses; Sibling projects; Bereavement support; Specialised play equipment / access to play and leisure; Family support / parent-led peer support.
Location: UK
Eligibility: The Trustees are unlikely to fund the following: condition specific organisations; residential play schemes; residential special schools; and free schools. Also, organisations whose annual income exceeds £300,000 are unlikely to be considered.
Grant size: up to £10,000
Apply: http://www.truecolourstrust.org.uk/small-grants-uk/ 

The True Colours Trust Small Grants Programme Africa
Type of project: Promoting and developing palliative care for adults and children in Africa, including improving access to appropriate pain relief. Trustees prioritise the following: Equipment for patients; Palliative care for children and young people; Palliative care medicines; Capital improvement costs; Increasing access to palliative care in rural areas; Training courses for palliative care service providers held in Africa.
Location: Africa
Eligibility: Local African and UK organisations may apply
Grant size: £500 – £5,000
Apply: http://www.truecolourstrust.org.uk/small-grants-uk/ 

Ernst Kleinwort Small Grants Programme
Type of project: The Trust has 3 focus areas: 1) Charitable work in the County of Sussex; 2) Wildlife & Environmental Conservation (UK and International) and 3) Reproductive Health and Family Planning (International). Grants will be considered for start-up costs, core costs or for a specific project for which applicants have requested support. This could include a contribution towards a building/refurbishment project, purchase of specialist equipment or other similar capital expenditure, or assistance with running costs.
Location: UK and overseas
Eligibility: UK registered charities
Grant size: Small Grants <£5,000 
Apply: http://ekct.org.uk/make-an-application/ 
Comic Relief Core Strength Local Communities Grants
Type of project: Offering grants to cover core running costs to UK community organisations 
Location: UK
Eligibility: small local community organisations with an annual income of up to £100,000
Deadline: Various. Deadlines depend on region - check here: https://www.ukcommunityfoundations.org/our-network 
Grant size: £1,000 - £10,000 for up to 12 months
Apply: https://www.comicrelief.com/apply-for-grants/open-grants-initiatives/core-strength-local-communities 

The Home Office's Building a Stronger Britain
Type of project: The programme allows organisations to bid for in-kind support for specific programmes that deliver goals set out in the UK government's Counter Extremism Strategy. In-kind communications support helps organisations to build their capability to reach larger audiences and expand their reach, for example through the design and delivery of specific campaigns, professionally built websites, or social media training.
Location: England & Wales
Eligibility: Registered UK Charity, Charitable Incorporated Organisation, company limited by guarantee, not for profit registered Community Interest Company, or a constituted community/voluntary sector organisation established for 12 months or more.
Grant size: The total value of in-kind support you receive cannot exceed £75,000
in equivalent value per application
Apply: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/building-a-stronger-britain-together

Ashley Family Foundation
Type of project: strengthen and protect rural communities especially in rural mid-wales. Trustees are also interested in receiving applications for small scale arts and community projects that encourage participation in the arts in all its forms.
Location: Clwyd, Dyfed, Gwent, Gwynedd, Mid Glamorgan, Powys, South Glamorgan, West Glamorgan
Eligibility: Charities; Unincorporated organisations; Community groups with a constitution or terms of reference and a charitable purpose
Grant size: we favour requests that are below £10,000
Apply: https://ashleyfamilyfoundation.org.uk/funding/how-to-apply/
The Give DIFFerently Fund
Type of project: The initiative will consider applications for funding from voluntary and third sector organisations providing professional support to individuals currently living on the street, with the aim of moving individuals away from homelessness and/or to stop they from returning to homelessness.
Location: Cardiff
Eligibility: Third sector service delivery organisations can apply
Grant size: up to £750
Apply: http://www.cfiw.org.uk/eng/grants/66-give-differently 

Rudbaxton Parish Education Fund
Type of project: Fund will support projects to advance the education of children and young people under the age of 25 young who reside in the Parish of Rudbaxton or community/voluntary groups and local charities either based in Rudbaxton or whose work directly benefits individuals under the age of 25 living in Rudbaxton. Funding can be used for the cost of higher education including materials and equipment. For organisations, funds can be used to towards running costs of a project, capital costs or equipment.
Location: Rudbaxton, Pembrokshire
Eligibility: Individuals or community groups
Grant size: Up to £1,000 for individuals. Up to £2,000 for community groups.
Deadline: This fund has a rolling deadline of the last day of every month.
Apply: http://www.cfiw.org.uk/eng/grants/26-rudbaxton-parish-education-fund 

Monmouthshire Further Education Trust Fund
Type of project: individuals under the age of 25 who are pursuing further/higher education or training. Funding can be spent on costs associated with entering into further/higher education including equipment, materials, travel and course/exam fees, or costs associated with preparing to enter a trade or profession including equipment, materials and training.
Location: the Gwent area (specifically the County of Monmouthshire as it existed in 1956), excluding Newport.
Eligibility: Individuals in the above locations
Grant size: up to £500
Deadline: This fund has a rolling deadline of the last day of every month.
Apply: http://www.cfiw.org.uk/eng/grants/25-monmouthshire-further-education-trust-fund