July: August

Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grant
Three community projects in each region will be voted on by customers in Tesco stores in two voting periods:
July/August - projects with a health and wellbeing theme with priority given to projects focusing on cancer, heart disease, and diabetes
November/December - open to all community groups supporting projects across their regions.  There may be a theme announced at a later date.

21 July
National Lottery Community Fund
- Safeguarding Training Fund
Safeguarding training and development will provide funding to a small number of organisations or partnership(s) to share the resources developed during Phase 1 and support grassroots charities and community organisations to improve their safeguarding practice.

23 July
Youth Endowment Fund
The above fund aims to prevent youth crime and violence.  It will support programmes and community partnerships working with childre, aged 10-14, who are  at risk of being drawn into crime and violence.

24 July Anti-Knife Crime Community Fund 
The Fund has been set up to support communities across England and Wales who are affected by knife crime, and it’s one the commitments outlined in the government’s Serious Violence Strategy published in April 2018. The Fund is intended to help communities to respond to the challenges around knife crime, and in particular support activities to preventing young people from engaging in knife related offending. Bids are invited for funding for single projects of up to a maximum of £30,000. Bids will need to demonstrate a previous proven history of delivering anti-knife crime work, especially to young people, and will be assessed on the basis of the extent to which they demonstrate a proven track record of an organisation’s ability to deliver knife crime interventions in work with children and young people. If successful, all activities can commence from the date of notification of successful bids, but must be completed and delivered by 30 March 2020 and any monies awarded must be spent by that date. 

Blue Patch Business Awards
SMEs can nominate themselves for one or more from their nine categories including, social good award; and a female business leader award. 

26 July
Ecclesiastical: Movement for Good
Building a movement for good.  Grants for projects that support the advancement of: education and skills; citizenship or community development; arts culture or heritage. 
Mayor of London Volunteering Awards
Nominate a person or a group of people who are making outstanding contributions to their communities and helping to make London the best city it can be.  Categories include the Mayor's Special Achievement Award and there are two new categories - Faith and Environment.  Deadline is at midday on the above date.

31 July
National Book Tokens 
An opportunity for schools to win a £5,000 national book token.  All you have to do is nominate a school, giving your contact details and your relationship to the school.  If you have the winning nomination you will win a £100 national book token.
Space to Connect
Funding for community organistions that want to improve spaces where people can connect and cooperate. There are two strands:
Enhance: Grants of between £30,000-£50,000 for those who are already using a community space and who wish to expand. The above deadline is for Enhance
Explore:   Grants up to £10,000 for those who want to start exploring ways and local challenges could be addressed through better useof space and/or identify potential spaces that could be opened up to community use.  Deadline for explore is 12 August.

23 August
Interfaith Youth Trust Small Grants
Small grants up to £800 for children and young people to run events/projects connected with Inter Faith Week (10-17 November)

31 August
Lloyds Bank Foundation: Enable Grants
Grants awarded to charities which have identified clear development needs and provide a great opportunity to strengthen charities to deliver more effectively e.g. an enable grant could put your charity in a stronger position to deliver services and attractm ore volunteers funding and support.

Local Funding