Smart Energy GB in Communities Fund

Aims/priorities: Grants are available for regionally based organisations that can deliver support to people who are offline or on a low income in England, Scotland or Wales to ensure they understand how smart meters can benefit them. Smart Energy GB, the national campaign for the smart meter rollout, launched the five year Smart Energy GB in Communities Fund in May 2016 with the aim that every home in Britain would be offered a smart meter within five years at no additional cost.

Hilden Charitable Fund

Aims/priorities: Grants for UK charities working in the areas of homelessness, penal affairs, asylum seekers and refugees, community based initiatives for disadvantaged young people (16-25), and projects in developing countries working on community development, education, and health (with particular interest in projects that address the needs and potential of girls and women). The funding can be used for both project and general running costs. 

CRH Charitable Trust

Aims/priorities: The funding is for charitable activities that seek to support children, young people and adults with mental illness and mental disability in north west England.  Applicants should be able to demonstrate how the work will be financed after the Trust's grant has ended. Priority is given to local organisations. National organisations will need to demonstrate that any spend can be restricted to the local area.

Who can apply? Charities or not-for-profit organisations working in north west England may apply. 

Tech for Good Build 2021

Aims/priorities: Grants for not-for-profit organisations to define, test and develop digital solutions, or re-purpose existing technology in order to meet a social need or challenge in one of Comic Relief's core issue areas. The COVID-19 crisis has since increased the need for organisations to explore how digital and design approaches can be used to create more impact for the people they work with. The funding is most suitable for organisations or partnerships that have undertaken a small amount of early stage discovery work.

Tameside Creative Wellbeing Funding

Aims/priorities: Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and the Community Wellbeing Team at Action Together are working with the local community to increase creative wellbeing activity in Tameside. The main aim of the Creative Wellbeing Programme is to reduce demand and dependency on health and social care services by connecting people who have long term health conditions to community-based activities and services to help improve their own health and wellbeing. 

National Churches Trust - Gateway Grants Programme 2019-2023

Aims/priorities: The National Churches Trust supports church and chapel buildings open for worship throughout the UK. It funds urgent repairs and modernisation, provides expert advice on church maintenance and on how churches can continue to serve local communities and promote church heritage and tourism.

The National Churches Trust has launched its new grants programme in line with the Trust's new strategy for 2019-2023.

The funding is for projects which can demonstrate how they meet the outcome in line with the new strategy: