September 2019 Deadlines

11 September 5pm
Esmee Fairbairn Collections Fund
Grants of between £20,000 and £120,000 are available to museums and galleries in the UK for time-limited projects that demonstrate the significance, distinctiveness and power of collections to people.

15 September 
Help the Homeless
Grants up to £5,000 for projects that will help individuals in their return to mainstream society rather than simply offering shelter or other forms of sustenance. (Next deadline is 15 December).
Innovation Impact Grant Programme
Funding innovative solutions encapsulating Expo 2020 Dubai's theme 'Connecting Minds, Creating the Future'. Expos three sub themes: opportunity; mobility; and sustainability are focus areas for funding

16 September
Walking and Cycling Grants
Grants of £10,000 for three-year projects are available for projects that will increase walking and cycling in London to help increase confidence, introduce exercise to people who are inactive, and reduce social isolation. The grant programme also aims to make bike ownership more accessible. 
Comic Relief Launches:  Across Borders Funding to Support Refugees
As part of Comic Relief's A Safe Place to Be pillar of work, they have launched this funding programme for organisations supporting refugees on the move along the key migration routes, from Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to Europe, including the UK. The overall aim is to support refugees and people seeking asylum to safe, legal and dignified routes to fulfilling and happy settlement, whether that be in the country of destination, transition country or country of origin.

20 September @Midday
Co-op Foundation:
Grants of up to £35,000 are available to community organisations in England for projects that empower young people (aged 10-20 years) to have a say in how community spaces that matter to them are managed.

23 September, @ 5pm
Glaxo SmithKline (GSK) Impact Awards
Annual awards for organisations that are doing excellent work to improve people's health and wellbeing. The awards recognise excellence in existing work and judges will be looking for evidence of: Innovation; Management; Partnership; Achievement; Community Focus; Targeting Needs.
NHS England Healthcare Community Grants
One off grants up to £2,500 are available for projects that can showcase good practice.  Inviting applications from voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations that have done some amazing patient, service-user or carer involvement work that has improved healthcare services in their community.  This can be in a wide variety of ways, such as with videos, photo or audio books, leaflets and posters, graphics or other formats.

27 September, 4pm
Veteran Community Centres Programme
Capital grants for armed forces charities to renovate or refurbish community halls used by veterans and their communities. You must first discuss your project with them pre-application by the deadline date above.  This programme offers grants between £30,000-£150,000.
Anti Bullying Week School Staff Award
Celebrating teachers and staff that take action against school bullying.  Pupils can nominate school staff who go above and beyond to tackle bullying.
Cyber Skills Immediate Impact Fund
Grants are available for training providers, charities and education institutions to undertake projects that can increase the diversity and numbers of those working in the cyber security sector in England.
27 September @5pm
Money Saving Expert 
This round - Life Changing Transition - will target and support groups who provide and deliver practical financial life skills to those particularly going through a life changing transition.  Projects must focus on building financial capability skills assisting groups who support bereavement, redundancy, retirement, relationship breakdown, homelessness, offenders, and resettlement.  (Although the deadline is above, the round will close after the first 40 application).

28 September
Precious Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award
The above is a leading award programme for women in colour who are driving social change.  Precious Awards are working in partnership with UnLtd., the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs, to offer an award of £15,000  and support for up to 12 months to support their social venture to grow.

30 September
Final Round of MOD Education Support Fund
Grants to support schools with service children of frequently moved or deployed parents. Eligible applicants are: Maintained Schools, Academies, Free Schools; 6th Form Colleges. 
Al Madad Foundation Art Grant
Grants of £20,000 available to registered charities to support small initiatives promoting the development and empowerment of refugee children in Lebanon through the Arts.
Remedial Conservation Scheme
Small museums who are registered charities and members of AIM can apply for grants up to £10,000 to help with the conservation of their collections.
Bright Ideas Trust
Grants of £15,000 to support new community businesses through the start up and planning stages along with tailored business support.
United Way UK
Looking for three small charity partners to engage in a youth employment and financial literacy programme.  A grant of  £14,400 is available and each partner should achieve a single aim of the programme.


4 November
Henry Smith New Housing First
Grants of up to £400,000 are available for projects which help people with multiple and complex needs who are experiencing homelessness.  
National Churches Trust
The above trust's church conservation fund is now open.  There are grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 to support the conservation and sustainable use of church buildings focusing on larger and more complex projects structural repairs; projects that introduce kitchens and accessible toilets to enable increased community use.

20 November
Magic Little Grants Fund
Grants up to £500 for local charities and community groups that are working to deliver sports and physical activities in their communities. Applications can be made at any time and are reviewed on a monthly basis.

27 November
Power to Change:  Community Business Trade Up Programme 
(Opening 17 September!)  Power to Change are working in partnership with School of Social Entrepreneurs to offer community businesses who want to grow a learning programme and a grant of up to £10,000. You can register now.

(A free Webinar is offered on 4 October at 11 am which will run through what the programme offers, the criteria, application process, examples of what has been funded in previous rounds, and a live Q&A session).  Book here

2 December @9am
Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants
Grants to help to integrate armed forces and civilian communities and/or deliver valuable local services to the armed forces community.

Local Funding