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Magic Little Grants

Closing date: 31 October 2021

The Magic Little Grants Fund is funded by players of the People’s Postcode Lottery.

Localgiving and Postcode Community Trust are working together again in 2020 to provide small grants to small local charities and community groups in England, Scotland and Wales to help them deliver engaging physical activities, which help to overcome barriers to participation.

Apply now - Lichfield District Safer Community Partnership - Small Projects Fund

No closing date specified

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, Fire and Crime Commissioner. We are looking to fund small scale projects which help support the delivery of our community safety priorities. Projects should promote community involvement, develop stronger communities and demonstrate a problem solving approach to reducing crime and disorder and the fear of crime. 

Ragdoll Foundation Grant

Application Deadline: 07 May, 2 July, 27 August 2021

Grants are available to support arts, cultural and youth-focused organisations working with children and young people in the UK through the arts, artists and creative media.

There are two strands to the Open Grants Scheme:

The Pixel Fund

Applications can be made at any time.

Grants are available for UK-based charities and community interest organisations to support projects that promote the mental health and wellbeing of children and young adults.

The Fund generally offers first grants of between £500 and £5,000. However, no single grant is ever more than 5% of annual income.

The Pixel Fund is a small charity which distributes grants to other charities in its field of interest. Its focus is the mental health and wellbeing of children and young adults.

Funding for community and voluntary sector organisations from Lichfield District Council

The deadline to apply is 29 April 2021.

Charities, groups and not-for-profit organisations that work to help the people of Lichfield District are being invited to apply for funding.

Lichfield District Council has £163,000 available each year, over the next three years, to award to community and voluntary sector organisations that can deliver projects to make a difference.  

From supporting older people to live in their homes to working to look after the local environment, the grants will help communities across Lichfield District.

Women Thrive Fund

Application Deadline: 25 March 2021

Grants are available to grassroots and specialist women’s and girls’ organisations across the UK that are working to enable women and girls to improve their mental health and wellbeing and/or improve their financial resilience.

Maximum Value:

£ 40,000

A total of £1.79 million will be distributed across the UK as follows:

England - £1,496,964

Northern Ireland - £117,864

Wales - £116,548

Scotland - £61,032

Grants of up to:

The Prospectory - Idea Fund

Applications may be made at any time while funding remains available.

Grants are available to individuals or small groups or organisations based in the United Kingdom who have a novel technical idea which they want to try out.

Maximum Value:

£ 5,000

Minimum Value:

£ 250

The fund offers grants ranging from £250 to £5,000. Once the fund's allocation has been used, it will be closed for applications until the funding pot has refilled.

It is not the fund's normal practice to provide part funding to larger projects.

Sport England - Return to Play Fund for Flood Damaged Facilities

Emergency flood relief funding is available for community sports clubs and not-for-profit organisations to help them restore flood-damaged sport and physical activity facilities in the areas worst affected by the recent flooding caused by Storm Christoph.

There are two levels of funding:

Grants of up to £10,000

Grants for £10,001 or more.

Sport England is providing special funding for local authorities, leisure operators and other not-for-profit organisations needing funding to repair flood damage facilities.