Friday Funding round-up – 9 December

Your weekly guide to current funding opportunities is below
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Who: Propel funding
How much: up to £1.5m
What you should know:
- The fund is aimed at supporting charities working with young people, women and girls, LGBTQ+ communities, deaf and disabled people as well as those experiencing racial inequality in the capital.
- The first grants to be made available will focus on supporting young people and support sustainable advice services, “staffed by people rooted in the communities they serve”.
How to apply: Apply here
Deadline: 9 December


Who: Social Investment Scotland
How much: Between £20,000 and £250,000 for a 50/50 loan-grant split
What you should know:
- The Social Enterprise Just Transition Fund is open to charities in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray and is aligned to the Scottish Government’s Just Transition Fund.
- Eligible charities must show a commitment to improving outcomes for their communities, including creating jobs, improving skills and mitigating against the risks of climate change.
How to apply: Download this form and return to hello@socialinvestmentscotland.com
Deadline: 9 December


Who: The Woodland Trust
How much: Between £20,000 and £60,000
What you should know:
The grants will be awarded for research projects that aim to address one or more priority research themes within 24 months. These themes are: protect, create and restore with more information linked here.
Small Research Grants are to award funding:
- for novel applied research relevant to the conservation of UK woods and trees
- for short-term, pilot or proof-of-concept research
- to help under-represented and early-career woodland conservation researchers gain experience in leading applied research projects with a practitioner non-government organisation.
How to apply: Download and complete this application, https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/media/51617/research-grant-form.pdf and email to research@woodlandtrust.org.uk
Deadline: 23 December 2022


Who: Weston Charity Awards 2023
How much: £6,500 plus access to the Pilotlight 360 programme worth an estimated £16,000
What you should know:
- The applications are open to charities working with beneficiaries in the North of England, the Midlands and Wales
- Must specialise in: community, welfare, youth or environment.
- The charity must have at least one paid full-time member of staff in a leadership position and an income of less than £5m a year in addition to delivering a service for at least two years
How to apply: To apply, fill out this application
Deadline: 6 January 2023

Who: Lloyds Bank Foundation
How much: £75,000
What you should know:
- The grant is focused on small, local, specialist charities with an income of £25,000 to £500,000
- The charity must have a track record of delivering services, for at least one year, to people aged 17 and over
How to apply: To apply, take a look at the website here
Deadline: 5pm, 3 March 2023

Who: City of London Corporation campaign
How much: up to £2,000
What you should know: For projects or services that are being delivered within the City of London Square Mile or the City of London Corporation housing estates across London to fund activity and access where people can come together and stay warm.
How to apply: To apply, fill in a form here
Deadline: No deadline, applications can be made on a rolling basis

For any funders looking to be included, please email melissa.moody@charitytimes.com

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