Safety of Women at Night Fund

Aims/priorities: Following the meeting of the Prime Minister’s Crime and Justice Taskforce (CJTF) on 15 March, the Government announced immediate steps to protect women and girls in public spaces, including the rollout of initiatives to improve the safety of women in public spaces at night, including in the night-time economy. This will be delivered through a new £5 million Safety of Women at Night Fund.

The main aims of the fund are to:

Culture Recovery Fund: Emergency Resource Support

Aims/priorities: The Culture Recovery Fund: Emergency Resource Support programme has been established to provide emergency funding for culturally significant organisations in England. Those which were financially sustainable before coronavirus (COVID-19) but are now at imminent risk of failure, having exhausted all other options for increasing their resilience, are being supported.

Community Ownership Fund

Aims/priorities: The Community Ownership Fund is a £150 million fund over four years to support community groups across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to take ownership of assets which are at risk of being lost to the community. The purpose of the Fund is to support communities to purchase community assets and amenities and run them as sustainable community businesses. 

The Fund will support proposals to:

Greater Manchester Communities Addressing Gambling Harms Fund

Aims/priorities: The aim of the fund is to promote organisations and partnerships to focus on gambling-related harm in Greater Manchester whilst sharing knowledge and experiences as part of a community of practice.

Priority for funding includes projects which focus on the following:

  • Tackling inequalities
  • Reforming public services
  • Community-led activities and sports clubs
  • Children and young people

To be eligible, projects must:

Public Health England - Reproductive Health, Sexual Health and HIV Innovation Fund 2021-22

Aims/priorities: The Innovation Fund aims to maximise the potential in the voluntary sector to develop innovative ways of addressing inequalities and poor sexual and/or reproductive health and HIV outcomes. 

The 2021-22 round will support projects across sexual health, reproductive health and HIV, with particular interest in projects that aim to:

People's Health Trust - Active Communities Funding Programme

Aims/priorities: The People's Health Trust is an independent charity addressing health inequalities across Great Britain. It works closely with 51 community interest companies, using its expertise to help identify local funding priorities and support the distribution of grants. The Active Communities Funding Programme aims to close the gap between those communities which experience the worst health in England, Scotland and Wales and the majority of the population.

The programme focuses on people living in the poorest neighbourhoods because they will, on average:

Pilgrim Trust - Young Women and Mental Health PLUS Grant

Aims/priorities: The new fund aims to improve the mental health of 16- to 25-year-old girls and young women. Projects are encouraged to be:

  • Gendered appropriate.
  • Age appropriate.
  • Integrated.
  • Substantive equality.

Project delivery costs and core costs (eg salaries or general running costs) are supported.

Who can apply? The following organisations can apply for funding:

Barclays’ 100x100 UK COVID-19 Community Relief Programme

Aims/priorities: Barclays will be making donations to UK registered charities to support their immediate COVID-19 relief work in communities across the UK, specifically those  working to support vulnerable people impacted by COVID-19, and to alleviate the associated social and economic hardship caused by the crisis.

Funding will be focused on supporting charity partners who are meeting the immediate needs of Barclay communities, in these four priority focus areas: