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The Lawrence Atwell's Charity (for individuals)

Published date: 
Sunday, 28th June 2020

Aims/priorities: The Lawrence Atwell's Charity aims to help young people free themselves from poverty and disadvantage by heading into the job they want.  Through tailored grant-making to those people who are most in need, the Charity will invest in their talents and aspirations to help them find their way – either straightaway or through a series of steps - into satisfying work.

Who can apply? To be eligible, applicants must be:

The Community Justice Fund

Published date: 
Sunday, 28th June 2020
Community Justice Fund

Aims/priorities: The Community Justice Fund has been formed by a partnership of key representative umbrella bodies & a group of independent funders to help specialist social welfare legal advice organisations to cope with the immediate impact of COVID-19 epidemic & lay the foundations for longer term renewal. The Fund is made up of contributions from a range of sources, including the government, and it’s envisaged that funding will be awarded in 2 waves. The first wave, which is now open and will run for 6 months.

Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

Published date: 
Sunday, 28th June 2020

Aims/priorities: The Esmee Fairbairn Foundation aims to improve the quality of life for people living throughout the UK and takes pride in supporting work that might otherwise be considered difficult to fund.  The Foundation offers grants across the following range of priority areas:

  • The arts
  • Children and young people
  • The environment
  • Food
  • Social change

Funding can be used for core or project costs, including staff salaries and overheads.

Edge Foundation - Edge Post COVID-19 Revival Fund

Published date: 
Monday, 22nd June 2020

Aims/priorities: The funding is intended to address the educational challenges arising from the aftermath of the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis. The fund will be a responsive programme of grant funding, open to institutions and not-for-profit organisations working in the educational sector to support the development of projects and initiatives to revive education and support the sector to build back better.

Art Fund Respond and Reimagine Grants

Published date: 
Monday, 22nd June 2020

Aims/priorities: The funding is intended to help museums, galleries and cultural organisations respond to immediate challenges connected to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, and offer support to adapt and reimagine ways of working for the longer-term future. The grants can provide practical support to fund what applicants need now. If an organisation is experiencing an immediate crisis with no alternative sources of funding, The Art Fund can consider offering emergency support to help organisations manage during this difficult period.

The Austin & Hope Pilkington Trust

Published date: 
Monday, 22nd June 2020

Aims/priorities: Aware that the COVID-19 crisis is having an extreme and significant effect on the whole charitable sector, The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust has reviewed its criteria for its next round of grants. In order to spread the Trust’s available funding as far as possible, grants will be for £1,000 rather than the usual £5,000 for grant round 3, which is for projects to deal with people aged 60 and over. You can apply for a grant from the Trust if you have an operating income and expenditure of between £100,000 and £1m.

Places of Worship (POW): protective security funding scheme

Published date: 
Sunday, 21st June 2020

Aims/priorities: This scheme provides funding for protective security measures to places of worship and associated faith community centres that are vulnerable to hate crime. Any crime that is motivated by hostility on the grounds of race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or transgender identity can be classed as a hate crime. For this scheme, they are focusing on religion.

BBC Children in Need - COVID-19 Next Step Grants Programme

Published date: 
Wednesday, 17th June 2020
funding update

Aims/priorities: In addition to its regular grant-making programmes, BBC Children in Need is providing the COVID-19 Next Step Grant Programme which is designed to fund sustained responses to the coronavirus/COVID-19 situation.

The funding is intended to help organisations with more complex service adaption, including additional staffing requirements. It is designed to be as flexible as possible, covering a wide range of activities.

For groups that are unable to apply to this first round, a second Next Steps programme is expected to open in October 2020.

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