The Baring Foundation

    Grants of up to £60K available for Global Majority led arts organisations to develop their work in mental health.

    There is no ‘official’
    definition of Global Majority Communities. In line with their concern over racial equity they are using this to mean communities that experience racism in the UK. More details here

    Deadline:12noon, 26 July 2022  Apply here


    Youth Music Trailblazer Fund

    The Youth Music Trailblazer fund offers grants of £2,000 to £30,000 to organisations in England to run projects for children and young people to make, learn and earn in music. The project should trial work for the first time, test a new way or working, or disrupt the status quo (or all three!).

    Deadline: 29 July 2022    Apply here


    The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust

    The next grant round will be focused on "The Arts: BAME communities"

    • BAME performers
    • outreach projects within BAME communities
    • initiatives to increase participation with BAME communities

    Organisations with income/expenditure minimum of £25,000 and maximum £1,000,000 can apply for grants of £1,000. 

    Deadline: 31 July 2022    Apply here


    London Catalyst Project Grants

    Priority is given to new initiatives and service developments targeted at people disadvantaged as a result of long term ill-health, disability and poverty. Normally to organisations with an income <£500k. Grants range from £1,000 to £5,000.

    You can apply for all relevant project costs, including salaries, training, volunteer
    expenses, management, supervision and evaluation

    Deadline: 9 August 2022   Apply here


    BCBN Grant Initiative

    This initiative will distribute a one-off grant award of up to £3,000 per charity or to small community projects which are able to demonstrate their positive impact on the communities they aim to serve.

    Deadline: 15 July 2022   Apply here


    The Steel Charitable Trust

    Grants from £10,000 for charities with annual turnover of over £50,000. Trustees will consider contributions towards core costs and capital works as well as specific projects.

    There are 5 funding categories: Arts & Heritage, Education, Environment, Health, and Social or Economic Disadvantage. From 21 April 2022, applications for the Environment category may include measures that improve the applicant organisation’s carbon footprint.

    Deadline: 20 July 2022   Apply here


    The Fore Autumn 2022 Funding Round

    This fund is offering unrestricted grants of up to £30,000 in total, over up to 3 years, to help fantastic small charities and social enterprises plan for the longer term and take the next step in their development.

    The Fore is particularly looking to fund small organisations working with marginalised groups that may have found it hard to access trust and foundation funding in the past. 

    Any registered charity, CIC, CIO or Community Benefit Society with turnover of under £500,000 in the last financial year is eligible to apply.

    Deadline: register by 10am, 25 July 2022  Apply here


    LGBT+ Futures: Equity Fund

    Grants will be available for organisational running costs, projects and organisational / leadership development and can range from £100 - £25,000. 

    Applicants must be an England based non-profit group² or organisation that is led by and for LGBT+ people in the UK.

    Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and the programme will close to new applications on 30th October 2022. 

    Apply here