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Staffordshire Community Learning Trust Responsiveness Fund

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Mon 19 Jul 2021

Organisations can apply between July 2021 and March 2022 subject to the availability of funding.

This funding is open to organisations to deliver a needs led programme within Staffordshire.

There is £100,000 in total, available for all adult learning providers with a broad distribution of £12,500 per Staffordshire district.

Community Health Champion Grants

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Mon 5 Jul 2021

We are pleased to announce that two new grant funds have just launched to enable community and voluntary sector organisations in Stoke-on-Trent to actively participate in the Community Health Champions programme and to help spread positive health messages in their communities.

Staffordshire Apprenticeship 500 Business Grant Scheme

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Mon 22 Mar 2021

In conjunction with Staffordshire’s district & borough councils, Staffordshire County Council has launched a fund to help support Small to Medium businesses (SMEs), that are located within Staffordshire.

Football Foundation - Small Grants

Thu 18 Mar 2021

Applications may be made at any time, preferably not more than once per football season.

Grants are available for purchasing equipment and items to enable grassroots football organisations in England to restart activities after the period of COVID-19 restrictions.

Grants of up to £25,000 can be awarded.

Football Foundation - Grass Pitch Maintenance Fund

Thu 18 Mar 2021

Applications will be accepted until the fund is used.

Grants are available for grassroots football organisations in England to sustain football pitches already at a 'good' level and to enhance pitches that are either considered 'poor' or 'basic'.

Apply now - Lichfield District Safer Community Partnership - Small Projects Fund

Mon 1 Mar 2021

No closing date specified


The Small Projects Fund is a small grants scheme offered by the Lichfield District Safer Community Partnership with funding from the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner. We are looking to fund small scale projects which help support the delivery of our community safety priorities. Projects should promote community involvement, develop stronger communities and demonstrate a problem solving approach to reducing crime and disorder and the fear of crime. 

The Pixel Fund

Wed 24 Feb 2021

Applications can be made at any time.

Grants are available for UK-based charities and community interest organisations to support projects that promote the mental health and wellbeing of children and young adults.

The Fund generally offers first grants of between £500 and £5,000. However, no single grant is ever more than 5% of annual income.

The Prospectory - Idea Fund

Wed 17 Feb 2021

Applications may be made at any time while funding remains available.

Grants are available to individuals or small groups or organisations based in the United Kingdom who have a novel technical idea which they want to try out.

Council pledges support to local voluntary organisation

Thu 11 Feb 2021

Cannock Chase Council Leader Councillor George Adamson and Garry Jones the Chief Executive at Support Staffordshire have signed the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector Pledge for Local Authorities.

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.