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Covid-19 Emergency Grants from The Community Foundation

Tue 15 Dec 2020

No closing date specified

The Community Foundation for Staffordshire will be awarding grants between £1,000 and £5,000 from the Covid-19 local appeal and the NET Coronavirus appeal to organisations supporting those communities that have been affected. The aim of the fund is to support organisations with the immediate and unexpected costs the COVID-19 virus has created. 

National Lottery Community Fund - Partnerships

Wed 9 Dec 2020

Rolling Programme

No closing date sepcifiedGrants are available to voluntary and community organisations in England which work together with a shared set of goals and values to help their community thrive.

Minimum Value: £ 10,000

Grants of over £10,000 are available for up to five years.

Feminist Review Trust

Wed 9 Dec 2020

Application deadline: 31 January 2021

Grants of up to £15,000 are available. 

The Feminist Review Trust was set up in 2001 with funding from the Feminist Review journal. Feminist Review is a peer reviewed, interdisciplinary journal setting new agendas for feminism. The journal is committed to exploring gender in its relationship to other axes of power including race, class and sexuality.

National Lottery Grants for Heritage

Wed 2 Dec 2020

This is a rolling programme so there are no deadlines 

The National Lottery Grants for Heritage funding programme has been created as part of National Lottery Heritage Fund Strategic Funding Framework 2019 to 2024.

The funding is intended to help the UK’s heritage sector respond to the impacts of coronavirus/COVID-19 and to adapt and thrive again.

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) £5 million funding grant

Fri 13 Nov 2020

Closing date: 27 November 2020

The Government has today (4 November) published guidance for voluntary and community sector organisations on how to apply for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) £5 million funding grant to provide tailored support to members of the public who need extra help in getting their tax and claims right.

The Gamesys Foundation

Thu 15 Oct 2020

No closing date specified

The main focus of the Gamesys Foundation is to preserve and protect the wellbeing of individuals suffering from mental health issues.  We do that through providing grants and funding to organisations who care for these individuals directly, as well as those who focus on research in the mental health field.

Red Industries Landfill Communities Fund

Thu 15 Oct 2020

Applications are accepted all year round

Are you looking for funding for a project? Are you based within 3 miles of a RED Industries licensed landfill (ST5 6SB) or treatment & transfer station (ST6 2DZ) ?

Projects considered: Public Parks and Amenities, Conservation of Biodiversity and Restoration of Religious Buildings or Buildings of Architectural or Historical Interest

New £200k fund for community groups launches

Mon 12 Oct 2020

Dozens of groups and organisations working with vulnerable communities in Staffordshire are set to benefit from a new county council fund launched today (Monday 12 October 2020).

The £200k #DoingOurBit Community Grants Scheme is now open for applications from groups who work with and support vulnerable communities, particularly older residents and families.


Wed 16 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 Stafford District this will include: 

Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPO) Covid-19 Emergency Fund

Fri 11 Sep 2020

No closing date specified

The National Emergency Trust has announced £1.5 million of funding to support grassroots Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPOs) across the UK to respond to the Covid-19 needs of disabled people. The funding will be administered and distributed through a partnership of DPOs across the UK.