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Free funding for your organisation

Mon 27 Jun 2022

Funding is available for voluntary organisations, non-profits, charities and CICs in our region through fundraising website easyfundraising. Register your organisation as a good cause with easyfundraising to benefit from donations from leading retailers including Amazon, eBay, trainline, M&S, Waitrose and John Lewis.

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Locality Deal Fund 2022/2023

Mon 27 Jun 2022

Deadline for submission of applications for the LDF 2022 - 2023 has been extended to 5pm on Monday 27 July 2022.

The Lichfield District Community Safety Partnership was set up as a result of the Crime and Disorder Act in 1998 to bring together responsible bodies (such as the Police, Fire and Rescue Service and local authorities) with other partners to help protect their local communities from crime and disorder.

Co op Community Dividend Fund

Mon 13 Jun 2022

Co op have relaunched the Community Dividend Fund in an effort to offer vital support to good causes, groups and charities.

Groups can now apply for between £100 to £5,000 every two months to help projects that aim to support access to food, health and wellbeing, inclusion and the environment.

Please see the Co op website for the next closing date.

Asda Foundation Empowering Local Communities Grant

Wed 1 Jun 2022

Empowering Local Communities is an Asda Foundation grant for local groups aimed at supporting a broad range of activities which contribute towards transforming communities and improving lives. We know the rising cost of living is having a big impact on communities and this grant is open to groups helping to address this issue. Groups supporting refugees arriving to the UK are also welcome to apply under this grant.

The application window is 30th May – 19th August. Read the guidance here and if your group and project meet the criteria, talk to your local Asda Community Champion about applying.

2022 Staffordshire Community Fund

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Wed 25 May 2022

Staffordshire has always had a fantastic voluntary and community sector. Our county councillors have funding available to support a huge range of community activities, and community groups can submit new applications from 19 April 2022 to 31 October 2022.

East Staffordshire Borough Council - Councillor Community Fund in 2022-23

Tue 10 May 2022

The purpose of the CCF is to approve funding to be used for priorities identified via Ward Members and to engage with the people of East Staffordshire on a neighbourhood basis in order to support the Council’s Corporate Priorities as listed below.

Community Regeneration

Environment and Health & Wellbeing

Value for Money Council

The Richardson Brothers Foundation

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Thu 21 Apr 2022

In 2006 the family established The Richardson Brothers Foundation to give financial support to a wide range of charities and individuals. 

As well as supporting national causes like Breakthrough Breast Cancer, the RNLI and Beating Bowel Cancer, the Foundation also donates to different local and regional good causes.

Mercia Park Community Fund

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Wed 20 Apr 2022

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

  • Help strengthen local communities (particularly their quality of life and life chances) within a 5-mile radius of the Mercia Park Development at Junction 11 M42.
  • Improve the natural environment within a 5-mile radius of the Mercia Park Development at Junction 11 M42.

Open for applications: Wednesday 18th April 2022

Closing Date: Midday on Friday 22nd July 2022

Together Active – B2022 Small Grants Fund

Together Active logo

Wed 20 Apr 2022

Grants are available for constituted community groups and voluntary organisations across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent to support projects that promote sport and physical activity during the year of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

Arnold Clark Community Fund

Wed 30 Mar 2022

The Arnold Clark Community Fund is open to all UK-registered charities and local community groups who fall into our eligibility criteria. The fund is also open to community interest companies, charitable incorporated organisations and social enterprises.

Successful applicants will receive up to £1,000 in financial aid.

Applications are now open, and we’ll email you to let you know the outcome of your application.