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The 7 Stars Foundation Covid-19 Support Funding Programme

Fri 11 Sep 2020

No closing date specified

The7stars foundation has partnered with regional charities and our legal partner Coram Chambers to administrate our grant funding across the UK to vulnerable young people directly. We wish to remind those young people who usually seek in school, a refuge from home- they are loved, cared for and thought of.

HS2 Community and Environment Fund - Apply now

Fri 11 Sep 2020

No closing date specified


The CEF fund has been created to add benefit over and above committed mitigation and statutory compensation to communities along the route that are demonstrably disrupted by the construction of Phase One of HS2 from London to West Midlands. In Lichfield District this will include: 

Veolia Environmental Trust Grants

Thu 10 Sep 2020

Stage 1 application deadline: 3 December 2020 | 12 noon

The Veolia Environmental Trust was set up in 1997 under the Landfill Communities Fund and awards monies derived from landfill tax to support a wide range of environmentally focused projects throughout England. Veolia has contributed more than £87 million which has been used to award more than 2,400 grants to a range of projects.

Horninglow and Eton Parish Council COVID-19 Grant

Tue 8 Sep 2020

As an emergency response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, it has been decided by Horninglow and Eton Parish Council (HEPC) to implement a specially convened committee to respond to grant requests received from community groups or organisations seeking financial support but only specifically for their response to the pandemic.

Positive Pathways Programme - Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund

Fri 4 Sep 2020

Application Deadline: 30 November 2020

Maximum Value: £35,000

The Veterans' Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund is provided by the UK Government and is delivered by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust on its behalf. The Fund aims to give veterans more choice and control over their own personal recovery journeys, enabling veterans to take part in activities that are personally meaningful, while receiving good support with their mental health and wellbeing needs.

Masonic Charitable Foundation - Later Life Inclusion Grants Programme

Fri 4 Sep 2020

Application deadline: 31 October 2020

Maximum Value £60,000

The Masonic Charitable Foundation (MCF) offers grants to local and national charities in England and Wales as part of its work to help thousands of disadvantaged and vulnerable people to live happy, fulfilling lives and participate actively in society.

BBC Children in Need Emergency Essentials Programme

Wed 2 Sep 2020

BBC Children in Need Emergency Essentials Programme supports children and young people who are facing exceptionally difficult circumstances, and is delivered by Family Fund Business Services.

VCSE Health and Wellbeing Fund

Fri 28 Aug 2020

Closing date: 30 October 2020 | Midday

It aims to tackle key public health issues from an early age such as obesity, which disproportionately affects people and children from an economically deprived area.  The £3.3 million is available to support the new schemes in 2020/21, with funding for schemes planned for a further two years up to 2022/23.

Fat Beehive Foundation funding

Thu 27 Aug 2020

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis​

The maximum value of £2500 funding is intended to help smaller charities build their online presence.  The funding is to be used to build websites or digital products.

More than a Pub: The Community Pub Business Support Programme

Wed 26 Aug 2020

No closing date specified

The programme offers a flexible package of business support to communities that want to take responsibility for and ownership of their local pub, through purchase or long-term lease, with the aim of running it to benefit their community.