PwC Foundation - Grants for black-led Social Enterprises and charities

Aims/priorities: They will be allocating grants to increase their support for Black-led social enterprises, as well as charities with ethnic minority beneficiaries. They want to fund projects which help to build an inclusive culture and tackle racial inequality. The size of the grants depend on their scale, acvitiy and impact of the social enterprise.

Who can apply? Black-led social enterprises and charities with ethnic minority beneficiaries.

Grant amount: Between £2,000 and £25,000.

Central England Co-operatives Community Dividend Funds

Aims/priorities: In response to the current crisis the Community Dividend Fund will provide immediate financial support for local good causes, community groups and charities who are responding to some of the most worrying impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. Many charities and organisations are suffering financial hardship due to the pandemic - incomes have fallen, demand has risen. In particular, they know that providing the basics including food has become a challenge for many people.  Isolation and lack of access to normal services means that mental health and wellbeing is

B&Q Foundation

Aims/priorities: The B&Q Foundation wants to help local communities shape the spaces that means so much to them. It will provide grants to local charities to support communities with projects to improve homes or a community space. They want to fund projects that support people experiencing bad housing or homelessness, as well as community projects looking to improve their spaces.

GM Mental Wellbeing Grants

Aims/priorities: GMCVO, working in partnership with 10GM, have launched a grants programme to support adults from communities of identity or experience, based in Greater Manchester, that may struggle to achieve higher levels of mental wellbeing. 

The communities we want to reach are:

BAME Healthy Communities Surviving COVID-19 Fund

Aims/priorities: The aim of the Fund is to enable small and medium sized BAME-led organisations and the communities they support to build wellbeing, resilience, and capacity through a range of projects taking place during the pandemic/post-pandemic period. 

Three different types of grants are available:

Option 1 (Grants of up to £5,000 for organisations with an annual income of under £50,000):

Postcode Dream Trust - Postcode Recovery Fund

Aims/priorities: The funding is for impactful and original projects that can demonstrate a clear link to the effects of the pandemic across the following six funding priority areas:

  • Educational inequalities
  • Homelessness
  • Domestic Violence
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Social exclusion and isolation
  • Poverty

Applications where there are other clear benefits to the community will also be considered.

Projects must:

KFC Foundation Community Grants Programme

Aims/priorities: Grants are available to support grassroots organisations providing safe social spaces, mentoring, work, or social skills for young people aged 11 to 25 years old in the UK. Grants are intended for organisations who are empowering young people in the UK to fulfil their potential by providing safe social spaces, mentoring or work, and social skills. The Foundation aims to fund work that helps young people create firm foundations, by addressing their needs through early intervention. 

The funding is intended for projects and activities which:

Disabled People's Organisations - COVID-19 Emergency Fund

Aims/priorities: The funding is intended to support grassroots Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPOs) across the UK to respond to the COVID-19 needs of disabled people.

The term disabled people is used to mean all groups of people with impairments including: people with learning difficulties, people who experience mental distress, people with a visual impairment, deaf people, people who are neuro diverse, people with long term health conditions and people with physical impairments.