Veterans' Foundation

Aims/priorities: With funding from the Veterans’ Lottery, the Veterans’ Foundation aims to help charities and other not-for-profit organisations in Great Britain to support serving and former members of the British Armed Forces who may be facing challenging circumstances.

The funding can be used for projects covering a range of aspects of social care for the Armed Forces community, including:

Road Safety Trust

Aims/prorities: The Road Safety Trust is an independent charitable trust dedicated to supporting projects and research aimed at making roads across the UK safer for all road users.

Objectives of Fund

The overall aims of the Road Safety Trust are to reduce death and injury on the UK roads through providing independent funding for research and the development of innovative approaches.

The objectives of the grant programme are to:

BBC Children in Need’s We Move: Youth Social Action Fund

Aims/priorities: As part of its Sharing Power (Youth Social Action) Programme, BBC Children in Need has announced a £1 million funding pot focused on reaching Black children and young people with social action opportunities. Youth social action describes the activities that children and young people do to make a positive difference, drive change in their communities, and in the world around them.

Arnold Clark Community Fund Reopens for Spring 2022 Round

Aims/priorities: In March 2020, Arnold Clark launched its first ever Community Fund to offer charitable organisations financial support in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. Following its most recent Winter Edition, the Fund has now reopened, with broader eligibility criteria to support a wide range of organisations.

The fund aims to help UK charities and local community groups continue their important work which may be at risk due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Who can apply: Applications will be accepted from:

Future You

Published date: 
Thursday, 17th March 2022
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‘Future You’ is a free mentoring programme, delivered on behalf of Greater Manchester Combined Authority via funded by the European Social Fund. The programme is for 18-24 year olds who are classed as NEET (not in Education, Employment or Training). The young people are given a dedicated mentor who works with them 1:1 once a week for up to nine months, with a view to eventually progressing them into a job, apprenticeship, course, traineeship etc.

New £3m Fund Launched to Empower Children and Young People in the UK

Aims/priorities: Working in partnership with the #iwill Fund and the Hunter Foundation, BBC Children in Need is delivering its new Social Action Fund to promote youth empowerment across the UK, as part of its wider Sharing Power programme.

Not-for-profit organisations which are registered with an appropriate governing body can apply for grants of up to £50,000 over 18 months; while unregistered organisations can apply for up to £15,000 over 18 months, or £10,000 over one year.

ASDA Foundation Launches Funding for Children and Young People Across UK

Aims/priorities: The ASDA Foundation is offering grants of between £500 and £1,500 for not-for-profit community groups throughout the United Kingdom to support activities for children under 18 years old to improve their lives and the community.

Through the U18 Better Starts Grants scheme, a total of £500,000 has been made available to give children the best start in life by tackling poverty, enabling inclusion, and enhancing wellbeing.

Funding will support projects that fall within one or more of the following themes:

Magic Little Grants Fund Returns for 2022

Aims/priorities: LocalGiving has launched its annual Magic Little Grants scheme for the fifth year in a row with more money than last year. With support from the six funding trusts from the People’s Postcode Lottery, it is expected that 2,650 charitable organisations will receive a grant of £500 each.

To be eligible, organisations must have an annual income under £250,000 or be in their first year of operation and operate within England, Scotland or Wales.

This year's funding aims to support projects that address the following themes: