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Your Family Hub Assistance Grant

Wed 3 Feb 2021

Information for Professionals: 

We don’t want anyone to go hungry in Staffordshire as a result of COVID-19. Our District Family Hubs are helping to support individuals and families who need food and essential supplies as well as providing ongoing information, advice, guidance and support around local support for children and families, in response to COVID-19.

Hilden Charitable Fund

Wed 27 Jan 2021

Application deadline: 16 April 2021


Grants for UK charities working in the areas of homelessness, penal affairs, asylum seekers and refugees, community based initiatives for disadvantaged young people (16-25), and projects in developing countries working on community development, education, and health (with particular interest in projects that address the needs and potential of girls and women).

The Matthew Good Foundation

Mon 25 Jan 2021

No closing date specified


Grants for Good is our first fund that invites charities, community interest companies and social entrepreneurs to apply to us directly for funding.

Every three months, we’ll share £10,000 between 5 shortlisted projects that have a positive impact on communities, people or the environment.

Emergency Covid Winter Support Grants

Fri 22 Jan 2021

Emergency covid winter support is available to help keep residents warm at home.

Staffordshire residents who are struggling to heat their home could get up to £200 worth of emergency support to keep their home warm.

We have a limited budget of just over £400,000 to help residents. This budget is limited, and residents will be helped on a first come, first serve basis.

The Hospital Saturday Fund

Hospital Saturday Logo

Wed 20 Jan 2021

Application deadline: 23 March 2021 for Large Grant applications | 20 April 2021 for Standard Grant applications.


The Hospital Saturday Fund is a registered charity which has been operating since it was founded in 1873.

It offers grant funding to registered health charities such as hospitals, hospices and medical organisations for medical projects, care, research or support of medical training taking place in the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland.

Cameron Grants for Innovation in Mental Health

Thu 14 Jan 2021

This is a rolling programme


Seed funding grants are available for UK based charities and other not-for-profit groups and organisations to trial new and innovative ways to support people in the UK who are suffering with poor mental health.

Grants of between £100 and £2,500 are available.

NFU Mutual Community Giving Fund

Wed 6 Jan 2021

Application deadlines: 31 March, 30 June, 30 September and 30 November 2021


Grants are available for community initiatives and charitable events that are local to the business operations of NFU Mutual across the UK.

Grants of up to £1,000 are available.

The Community Giving Fund is provided and administered by NFU Mutual, a UK registered mutual insurance composite.

Help the Homeless Grant Scheme

Wed 6 Jan 2021

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.

Volant Charitable Trust - COVID-19 Response Fund

Wed 6 Jan 2021

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.

Dan Maskell Tennis Trust Grants

Wed 6 Jan 2021

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.