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Magic Little Grants

Fri 7 Aug 2020

Closing date: 31 October 2020


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.

East Staffordshire Borough Council - Councillor Community Fund

Fri 7 Aug 2020

Closing date: end of January 2021


In 2020-21 the Councillor Community Fund (CCF) will continue to operate as an open-bidding fund to support small community activities and projects in East Staffordshire.

Comic Relief Community Fund - Capacity Building Grant

Fri 7 Aug 2020

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis


Grants of up to £1,000 are available for small local grassroots organisations in England to become stronger and more robust and better able to deliver projects that bring about lasting change.

Allchurches Trust - Hope Beyond

Fri 7 Aug 2020

No closing date specified


Grants are available for churches and Christian charities to adapt to the challenges and opportunities presented by the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis.

Arts Council England National Lottery Projects Grants

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Fri 7 Aug 2020

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis


Grants of between £1,000 and £100,000 are available.

After having been suspended in March 2020 due to the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis, the Programme re-opened for applications on 22 July 2020. 

Tesco Bags of Help COVID-19 Communities Fund

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Fri 7 Aug 2020

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis​


Tesco Bags of Help is responding to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis by setting up a new short-term fund to support local communities.

Community Grants from Transforming the Trent Valley

Fri 7 Aug 2020

Application deadline: 25 August 2020


We are encouraging community groups to apply for our Community Grants Scheme to support their recovery from the COVID19 lockdown. We would welcome applications for projects around the following themes:

Lichfield Coronavirus Support Fund still open for applications

Fri 7 Aug 2020

No closing date specified


The Community Foundation for Staffordshire will be awarding grants from the Lichfield Coronavirus Support Fund to organisations supporting those people and communities affected. The aim of the fund is to support organisations with the immediate and unexpected costs the Coronavirus pandemic has created.

The Rank Foundation - Pebble Grants

Fri 7 Aug 2020

No closing date specified


Up to £1000 funding is available for charities and churches for projects that benefit UK residents in UK communities.

Asda Foundation grants

Fri 7 Aug 2020

No closing date specified


The ASDA Foundation's grants programmes aim to support grassroots charitable organisations working at the heart of its stores' communities. Registered charities, community groups, voluntary organisations and other not-for-profit organisations in the UK can apply for support with initiatives that will make a real long-term difference, benefiting the wider community.