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Rosa - Rise Fund


10 January 2022 (5pm). Rosa's office will be closed 23 December 2021 until 4 January 2022.

A limited number of grants are available to support organisational development for Black and minority-led women’s and girls’ organisations in the UK so that they are in a stronger position to survive, thrive and grow into the future.

Funds available:

Up to £40,000 available for two year funding.


Applicants need to be working across Rosa’s four pillars of work:

Ocado Foundation For Good


31 December 2021. Applicants must first create a BizGive account to apply.

Available for registered charities, community interest companies, local authorities and other organisations to support skills development or sustainability projects that bring benefit to communities across the UK. 

The aim of this fund is to support projects that support skills and education development or promote sustainability in communities across the UK.

Funds available:

Up to £1,000 are available.



A grant scheme offering grants of up to £1,000 for arts activities has relaunched in Staffordshire Moorlands and is open for applications until Monday 17th January 2022.

The grants scheme is to fund arts, creative and cultural activities for the residents of Staffordshire Moorlands to enjoy and take part in. The aim of the grants scheme is to encourage more Moorlands residents to get involved in arts and cultural activities, to increase the range of activities available, and to enable participants to access training and workshops.

Grants of up to £1,500 available for local people to improve wellbeing in their community

Eight Grants of up to £1,500 are being offered to individuals, organisations and groups to fund new projects that improves the health and wellbeing of local people, especially those who are more likely to experience health inequalities.

Healthwatch Staffordshire, the consumer champion for health and social care in Staffordshire has launched the Community Cash Fund to invest in the capacity of small grassroots projects and groups that hope to improve the wellbeing of and amplify individuals’ voices in their local communities.

The Mercia Park Community Fund

The Mercia Park Community Fund, managed by Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation

Round 4 is opening: Thursday 18th November 2021 and will close on midday on Friday 4th February 2022

Groups will be notified in April with project to starting from May 2022 onwards for a maximum 12 month period (projects must be completed by May 2023)

The Aims of the Fund

The Mercia Park Community Fund will give grants to projects for Round 4 that:

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust - Support

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT) recently appointed a West Midlands Development Manager to enhance CRT financial and practical support to VCSE organisations operating within the region's coalfields.  Richard Stevens joined the team in September and stated “I’m really looking forward to supporting the fantastic work being done to deliver positive outcomes for coalfield communities.”

Staffordshire County Council Climate Action Fund

Climate change is one of Staffordshire County Council’s top priorities and we are committed to reaching net-zero by 2050 after declaring a climate change emergency in 2019.

This is the second round of the Climate Action Fund. The funding is for non-for-profit organisations to make sustainable changes.

About the fund

Every county councillor has £1,500 to award to projects in their area

Councillor’s can give up to £500 per project, but organisations can approach more than one councillor to receive up to £2,500.

Staffordshire Moorlands Arts Grants

The Staffordshire Moorlands Arts Grants programme for 2021-22 is now open, offering grants of up to £500 for individuals and £1,000 for community groups and organisations, for a broad range of arts and cultural activities.


This grants programme is funded by Staffordshire Moorlands District Council, and administered by Support Staffordshire, with an independent volunteer grants panel, made up of local people committed to helping the local arts scene to be the best it can be, making the decisions about the awards.


Your Housing Group Funding

Community groups in the Staffordshire Moorlands area can now apply for up to £2,000 from our brand new funding programme.

It's in your hands is a pot of money - £50,000 - that we have made available for our community groups and organisations to support and help them make a real difference to their neighbourhoods.

Each year, groups who fulfill the criteria can apply for money to go towards something that will help to improve the outcomes in the areas where they live.