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Road Safety Trust grant funding

Grants are available to public and professional UK-based organisations for activities that will reduce the risk of death and injury for all road users.

There are two levels of grants available:

  • Major themed grants of up to £200,000 are available over a period of up to three years
  • Small grants programme offers funding of between £10,000 to £30,000 over a two-year period.

The application deadline for the small grants programme is 20 December 2019.

Applications for the major themed grants open between February and May 2020.

National Churches Trust - Gateway Grants Programme 2019-2023

Grants are available for listed and unlisted Christian places of worship of any denomination in the UK to support developing a church building project.

Grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 are available.

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.

Small Projects Fund

The Small Projects Fund is a small grants scheme offered by the Lichfield District Safer Community Partnership with funding from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner. 

Grants of up to £500 are available which help support the priorities of the Lichfield District Safer Community Partnership. 

The priorities

The project must meet at least one of Lichfield District Safer Community Partnership’s priorities. These are:

Calling all digital entrepreneurs

£10,000 fully funded grants available to Staffordshire SME’s looking to develop new digital products and solutions to social challenges across the region.

As part of the Staffordshire Digital Innovation Partnerships project, Staffordshire University are looking for local digital entrepreneurs to develop prototype solutions to a series of social challenges identified by Staffordshire County Council.

These challenges include:

European Social Fund (ESF)

European Social Fund (ESF) Community Grants are financed through the European Union and are designed to develop the capacity of the community and to meet local needs. Part of this strategy is to help people increase their chances of finding work. Applications are open to organisations based or working within the county of Staffordshire. 

Grants of up to £20,000 are available here

We Love Tamworth Fund

We Love Tamworth provides funding to small community and voluntary groups across the borough of Tamworth.  It is funded from an endowment fund, and by the Coventry Building Society through their community fund.

These grants will be awarded to organisations who provide facilities or services for local people.  The aim is to enhance the provision of service, provide new services or to help make organisations more efficient or to improve the scope of their provision.  This might include extending provision to other people.

Community Wellbeing Fund - Deadline 30th September 2019

Safer Communities CIC recognise that like many issues and challenges faced by local people the answers and solutions can often be found there too. More often than not it is local people who have the answers - the challenges of crime, anti-social behaviour, health and wellbeing and social isolation have all benefited from the innovation and dedication of local communities which is why…