Deadlines: November 2017

Deadline: 26 November 2017
New! Fund for Academy Trust
The Department for Education (DfE) has launched a new fund, offering grants of up to £100,000 to academy trusts in England in order to improve schools and increase social mobility.  Funding can be used to: take on and improve schools that need help raising attainment for disadvantaged pupils; take on and improve Ofsted 'inadequate' and 'requires improvement' schools and/or under performing schools (those schools not meeting the floor standard at either primary or secondary).

Deadline: 28 November 2017, 5pm 
 £4.5m Social Action Fund
Open to existing partnerships across England, that have identified or are already working together to address a social challenge or local priority in their area, and to increase their capacity to enable them to work together to address priorities which matter to local people.

Deadline: 30 November 2017
Rushlight Awards 2017
Open to entries from all types of organisations including individual inventors.  The awards are the only set of awards designed specifically to support and promote all the latest clean technologies, innovations, initiatives and deployment projects for businesses and other organisations.