Other funding opportunities

At Action Together we know that grant funding is the lifeblood of many of our members and we continue identify and promote grants that are available.

If you need training, support or advice to find and secure funding, contact our development team on Tel: 0161 339 2345 or Email: development@actiontogether.org.uk.


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The National Lottery Community Fund

Published date: 
Friday, 8th February 2019
leaders with lived experience

The National Lottery Community Fund (the new name for the Big Lottery Fund) is running a Leaders with Lived Experience pilot programme that offers grants of £20,000 - £50,000 to support lived experience leadership.  The funding will see people with first-hand experience of social issues – such as poverty, discrimination, homelessness and other forms of social disadvantage - encouraged to be at the forefront of shaping solutions to those issues and driving change.

They expect to award 15-20 grants throughout the UK and the deadline is 25 Feb.

BBC Children in Need Main Grants programme

Published date: 
Friday, 8th February 2019
children in need

Grants of over £10,000 per project are available through the BBC Children in Need Main Grants programme to not for profit organisations and schools that work with young people who are experiencing disadvantage through illness, distress, abuse or neglect; any kind of disability; behavioural or psychological difficulties; and / or living in poverty or situations of deprivation.

Applications should demonstrate how your project will change the lives of children for the better.

The Prince’s Countryside Fund

Published date: 
Friday, 8th February 2019
funding update

The Prince’s Countryside Fund (UK) is looking for rural community projects and farm businesses to support.

£300,000-worth of grants will be available for the first half of the year, with applications closing on 21 February. Projects in rural areas nationwide can apply for funding of up to £50,000 in the spring round. A second round of funding will be made available later in the year.

Eligible applicants must be able to demonstrate that their project either:

Food Power financial support

Published date: 
Friday, 8th February 2019
funding update

Food poverty alliances that are registered with Food Power are eligible to apply for financial support. We ask all applicants to try to secure cash and/or in kind-match funding which we hope encourages partners to support their local alliance.

Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Fund

Published date: 
Thursday, 7th February 2019

This year marks 100 Years of Great Value at Tesco. To celebrate our Centenary year, we’re pleased to announce two different projects that will benefit local community groups across the UK.

This year, we’re holding two special voting rounds of our Bags of Help community project funding scheme across England, Scotland and Wales, called Bags of Help Centenary Grants.

Rotary Chadderton and Failsworth Grant

Published date: 
Tuesday, 5th February 2019
funding update

Groups across Oldham can apply for upto £1,000 from Chadderton & Failsworth’s Community Cash Award.

Since 2014, over 200 small voluntary groups across the borough of Oldham have applied for and received financial support from the Community Cash Award. Projects include a beehive at Sholver & Moorside, card making activities at Coalshaw Green Park, days out for Oldham Support Group for Carers in Autism and Spotlight Drama Group’s overhead projector.

Healthy Heart grants

Published date: 
Monday, 7th January 2019
funding bulletin

Funding of up to £10,000 is available for communities across the UK for projects that promote heart health.

Funding is awarded for  new and innovative projects that reduce the risk of heart disease in your community.

Projects should demonstrate health initiatives such as cooking skills, healthy eating, positive wellbeing and a more active lifestyle, all with a focus on a healthy heart.

Grants are only available to not-for-profit organisations, including:

- Charities

- Community groups

- Voluntary organisations

- Sports groups