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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (England) - Homelessness Winter Transformation Fund

Closing date: 2 December 2020 | 1pm


Homelessness, faith, community and voluntary sector organisations can now apply for funding of between £10,000 and £100,000 to provide single room and COVID-19 secure accommodation for people experiencing homelessness this winter.

The £2 million Homelessness Winter Transformation Fund will award grants to support traditional, dormitory-style night shelter provision and will seek to produce a legacy for the future of winter homelessness support.

Asda Foundation (UK) - Feeding Communities Grant Scheme

Closing date: 6 December 2020


In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Asda Foundation has created the Feeding Communities Grant Scheme to provide meals for those in need in the run up to Christmas.

Charities, community interest companies, unincorporated clubs or associations, and other not-for-profit organisations across the UK can apply for grants of up to £1,000 to provide meals costing £4 or less for individuals, families, and children’s healthy holiday clubs.

Powering Up! Capacity Strengthening Support Programme

Application deadline: 30 November 2020


Tailored support package of up to £3,000 to increase community business leaders’ knowledge, to provide wellbeing support and to build peer relationships to boost recovery especially in communities hardest hit by COVID-19.

A support package of up £3,000 is available. This is to be used by end of June 2021.

Successful applicants will receive:

An assessment of support needs with a Link Worker.

Link Workers will then support the organisation to connect with and access the agreed support package.

Community Business Reboot Fund

Next appliction round deadline: 6 January 2021


Grant funding and matched equity investment are available for existing community business, with charitable purpose, that are based in England to prepare a community share offer to support their recovery from coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

Development grants – between £3,000 and £5,000 to prepare a recovery community share offe and be awarded the Community Shares Standard Mark. The grant should be approximately 10% of the community share offer target.

Lichfield Community Lottery - Be a part of the good cause launch!

Lichfield District Council is excited to be launching Lichfield Community Lottery in the spring, to raise money for good causes across the district and to give players a chance to win a £25,000 jackpot plus smaller prizes.

To get the ball rolling, the council is inviting local clubs, charities and voluntary organisations to a virtual Good Cause Launch on Monday 18 January 2021 from 5pm to 6pm.

The event, held over Zoom, will be an opportunity to find out more about how your cause could benefit from getting involved and how to sign up.

COVID-19 Equine Rescues Emergency Fund

Closing date: 15 January 2021


Grants are available for equine welfare and rescue organisations in the UK which have experienced financial and operational challenges as a result of the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis.

Grants of up to £5,000 are available.

The Petplan Charitable Trust (PPCT) has collaborated with World Horse Welfare and the National Equine Welfare Council (NEWC) to create the Covid-19 Equine Rescues Emergency Fund which is administered by PPCT.

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) £5 million funding grant

Closing date: 27 November 2020


The Government has today (4 November) published guidance for voluntary and community sector organisations on how to apply for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) £5 million funding grant to provide tailored support to members of the public who need extra help in getting their tax and claims right.

Thriving Communities Fund

Closing date:  8 January 2021 | Midday


The Thriving Communities Fund will support local voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise (VCSFSE) projects that bring together place-based partnerships to improve and increase the range and reach of available social prescribing community activities – especially for those people most impacted by COVID-19 and health inequalities.

This funding is designed to increase social connectedness, and help communities cope with the impact of COVID-19.

Grant range: £25,000 - £50,000

Climate Change Action Fund

Closing date: 29 January 2021


Tackling climate change is a priority for Staffordshire County Council.  We are committed reducing our carbon emissions to zero by 2050.  To help our communities do their bit towards a greener future for Staffordshire we’ve launched a new Climate Change Action Fund.

About the fund

Every county councillor has £1,000 to award to projects in their area and not-for-profit organisations who want to do something to protect the environment can apply for a grant.