Let’s Move Together fund

This fund has been set up to help reduce the negative impact of Covid-19 and the widening of the inequalities in sport and physical activity.

Grant size: between £1,000 and £5,000
Length: funding should be spent within six months of being awarded
Decision timescale: all funds to be awarded by 30th September 2021
Funding covers: specific activities to increase the availability of exercise opportunities in local communities and support for groups facing financial
hardship due to the Covid-19 crisis.
Organisation type: not-for-profit voluntary or community club or organisation
Deadline: the fund will close once capacity is reached. Apply here


The Empowering Women Fund

In response to the ongoing impact of Covid-19, the fund aims to fill a gap in support for organisations that are supporting women to recover from problems exacerbated by the pandemic. Organisations can apply for:

Seed funding grants (£500-£1,000)
Available to small women’s groups to establish and run micro women’s empowerment projects in their local area that support women to build skills and confidence, and decrease social isolation. 

Women’s Sector grants (£1,000-£25,000)
Available for women’s groups and organisations to develop capacity to respond to changing needs in their communities and run projects over a fixed duration of at least 6 months. 

Deadline: 5pm, 28 May 2021. Apply here


Arnold Clark Community Fund

This fund is open to registered charities and local community groups who need financial assistance due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Grant size: one-off payment up to £1,000
Organisation type: Registered charities and local community groups. Local community groups such as unregistered foodbanks, community support groups and youth clubs are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 31 May 2021 Apply here


Trust for London

Trust for London fund long-term work which tackles poverty and inequality in the capital.

Grant size: There is no minimum or maximum size of grant and the amount you request should be the amount you need. However, the average grant will be around £80,000 in total - The amounts may be spread over one, two or three years. Small groups will be around £25,000 in total
Decision timescale:  around 4 months
Organisation type: organisations undertaking charitable activities. You do not need to be a registered charity
Deadline: 1 June 2021  Apply here


London Catalyst - Partners for Health 2021

Grants available for charities in London developing a response, in partnership, to improve the health and wellbeing of people with long term health conditions, disabilities and/or those who are vulnerable and marginalised.

Grant size: up to £10,000
Length: one year beginning in 2021
Decision timescale: Interviews will take place on Monday 21st June 2021 and a final decision will be made after the interview
Organisation type: Registered charities with an annual income of <£500,000
Deadlines: 3 June 2021 Apply here


The Voice4Change England – Windrush Scheme

This fund is open to help ensure that organisations and groups can raise awareness and support engagement among those eligible for the government’s  Windrush Scheme and Windrush Compensation Scheme.

Grant size:  £2,500 - £25,000
Decision timescale:  8 weeks
Organisation type: charities, community organisations and/or grassroots groups

Deadline: 30 June 2021   Apply here


Music For All - Community Project Funding

The restrictions of the pandemic have had a huge impact on music tuition with many innovative approaches being used to ensure music education can continue wherever those involved are based. Music for All would like to recognise and support those rising to this challenge through the use of technology to support remote music tuition for a single project to demonstrate innovation in this area.

Grant size: up to £2,000
Decision timescale: 3 months

Deadline: 30 June 2021 Apply here


The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund - General & Small grants

Grants for work with people with learning disabilities.

Grant size: General Grant Programme for appeals over £10,000 and a Small Grant Programme for appeals below £10,000.
Decision timescale:  
Funding covers: capital and revenue costs and for both specific projects and for general running/core costs.
Organisation type: Charities

Deadline: 1 August 2021. Deadline only apply for the General Grant Programme.  Apply here


Leeds Building Society Charitable Foundation

The Foundation primarily provides funding towards practical items that directly support those in need including those with disabilities, affected by homelessness, or with serious health issues.

Grant size: Grants from £250 to £1000
Decision timescale: next meeting 10 March. If your application is successful, you’ll receive the fund after 7 days of the meeting.
Funding covers: Donations usually fund items of "capital expenditure". That means items must directly help those in need, rather than contributing to the charity's running costs. Organisation type: UK registered charities with a turnover of less than £1m.

Deadline: 2 August 2021  Apply here


Peter Cruddas Foundation

The Foundation gives priority to programmes calculated to help disadvantaged young people in the UK towards pathways into education, training and employment.

Organisation type: registered charities
Grant size: There is no minimum or maximum amount
Length: can be funded for more than one year
Funding covers: projects

Deadline: 1 September 2021 Apply here