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Help the Homeless Grant Scheme

Application deadlines: 15 March, 15 June, 15 September, and 15 December


Grants for capital projects are available to small and medium-sized charities registered in the UK working to assist homeless people to rebuild their lives and return to the community.

Grants of up to £5,000 are available.

Help the Homeless, a small grant maker with limited funds available for giving, provides a grant scheme to support small and medium-sized UK charities that work to help homeless people rebuild their lives and re-enter society.

Windrush Community Fund

Application deadline: 12 February 2021 


Grants are available for charities, community or grassroots organisations for projects in the UK which raise awareness of the Windrush Scheme (documentation), the Windrush Compensation Scheme or both.

Projects awarded the minimum funding of £2,500 must be delivered within six months of receipt of funding.

Projects awarded between £2,501 and £25,000 must be delivered within 12 months of receipt of funding.

Volant Charitable Trust - COVID-19 Response Fund

Application deadline: 31 July 2021


Grants are available to UK charities that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable groups who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

The Volant Charitable Trust was established in 2000 by JK Rowling and offers grants to registered charities, community interest companies, community organisations and social enterprises based and working in Scotland.

Dan Maskell Tennis Trust Grants

Application deadlines:  23 March 2021, 29 June 2021, and 12 October 2021.


The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust is a tennis charity raising funds for people with disabilities.

The Trust provides funding for groups and clubs within the UK to purchase wheelchairs and tennis equipment to support disabled people play tennis.

Grants are available to help disabled people in the UK to play tennis through the purchase of wheelchairs, tennis equipment and grants for coaching.

Support Staffordshire Volunteer Star Awards 2021

As most of you will be aware due to Covid-19 the countywide Support Staffordshire Volunteer Star Awards which were due to be held in June 2020 have been postponed to June 2021 and all dates have been rescheduled with the venues. 

HUGE THANK YOU to all our sponsors who are continuing to support the events next year, we couldn't do any of this without you! 

All nominations submitted for the 2020 awards will be carried forward and the new closing date for nominations will be 30th March 2021. Please continute to nominate your local heroes.

Would you like to be involved in council decisions and sharing your thoughts on processes that involve your children? 

Staffordshire Local area (this includes the council and the clinical commissioning groups) are committed to supporting our parents and carers. But we understand that we need to do more. Which is why we’re setting up a brand-new parent / carer forum and we want you to be involved.