Football Foundation - Grass Pitch Maintenance Fund

Aims/priorities: The Maintenance Fund provides six-year tapered grants to help football clubs enhance or sustain the quality of their grass pitches.

Who can apply? All applicants must have the required security of tenure and have received a PitchPower Pitch Assessment Report. To be eligible for this fund the applicant must own the freehold, have an uninterruptible lease of 10 years, have a licence for 10 years or have the written consent of the landowner.

Eligible organisations include:

Canoe Foundation

Aims/priorities: The funding is for projects that will improve accessibility to waterways and facilities thereby enabling greater use of them. There is particular interest in enabling enhanced participation in paddle sports for all people.

The Arts Society Grants

Aims/priorities: This fund aims to support UK-based registered charities to deliver projects and activities that make a positive contribution to people’s lives through the arts. Funding will support projects and activities that engage young people in the arts, skills development in the arts and heritage sector, and projects that support local and regional arts organisations and museums.

Who can apply? UK-registered charities with an annual turnover of less than £3 million can apply.

Impetus - Youth Employment and Race Equity Grant

Aims/priorities: The aim of the funding is to support charities and social enterprises who are helping young people from ethnic minority and socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds into work.

Who can apply? To be eligible to apply, organisations must:

  • Be a registered charity or social enterprise working in the UK.
  • Have an income of at least £100,000 in the last independently examined set of accounts.

Be supporting at least 50 young people per year into employment-focused programmes who are:

Tameside Men's Mental Health & Wellbeing Conference

Published date: 
Tuesday, 15th March 2022
Tameside Men's Health and Wellbeing Conference Poster

The Anthony Seddon Fund are pleased to share a fantastic event they will be hosting on Wednesday 13 April. The event is aimed at the public, professionals and anyone who interacts with men. The day will be an opportunity to hear from some fantastic organisations that support men alongside some truly inspirational individuals sharing their story. The Anthony Seddon Fund  want to showcase the support that men can access in the community, as well as hearing inspiring stories that help to break the negative stigma surrounding men and their mental health.

Clear Lessons Free Video Library

Published date: 
Monday, 14th March 2022
Clear Lessons Be Inspired logo

Clear Lessons is a free video learning library provided by the Charity Learning Consortium. It’s designed to share expertise with charities on a range of topics such as leadership & management, fundraising, volunteer management, workplace wellbeing, ‘going digital’ and much more!

Why video? Put simply, people love it! And it’s the perfect way to share work based wisdom with a mass third sector audience. Please use this content to inspire your staff and volunteers

IMHN Peer Support Forum

Published date: 
Tuesday, 7th June 2022
Independent Mental Health Network logo,

Independent Mental Health Network are holding a forum where there will be a space to discuss any thoughts and experiences of running peer support. They will discuss the challenges we can all face, as well as our hopes and vision for peer support. They hope that the forum will serve as a space where you can learn from and support each other to develop best practice and hopefully leave reinvigorated and inspired.

When: There are 2 dates available:

Ford Britain Trust

Aims/priorities: The funding is intended to support projects which benefit the local community and environment, children and young people, mainstream schools and education, special needs education and people with disabilities.

Who can apply? The following organisations are eligible to apply:

Food for the Planet Small Grants

Aims/priorities: Funding is intended to support communities to campaign and advocate to make food in their area better for people and the planet.

Who can apply? Sustainable Food Partnerships, local authorities and community or campaign groups in the UK may apply.

Grant amount: Grants of up to £5,000 are available.

Application process: Full guidelines and an online application form can be found on the Sustain website