January Deadlines

Deadline: 11 January
New! Wolfson Foundation
A £10 million funding competition to support research to advance the understanding and treatment of mental health conditions. UK universities and research organisations are eligible to apply (individually or collaboratively).  Research should focus broadly on anxiety and depression, and particular interest will be shown in proposals relating to adolescent mental health as well as those drawing on insights from other areas of medicine. 

Deadline: 13 January
Power to Change Next Generation Fund
Funding for community businesses to develop new decentralised, decarbonised, and democratised energy business models.
same deadline for...
BBC Children in Need 
Large grants (over £10,000) to not for profits/schools working with young people who are experiencing disadvantage through illness, distress, abuse, or neglect, any kind of disability, behavioural or psychological difficulties and/or living in poverty or situations of deprivation.  

Deadline: 14 January

Scurrah Wainwright
Grants of between £1,000 - £5,000 available for causes outside the mainstream that are unlikely to receive funding from other sources.  Previously funded projects have included: a Christian organisation serving destitute asylum seekers; grant for a grandparents association.

Deadline; 15 January
Jean Sainsbury Animal Welfare Trust
Registered charities working to offer sanctuary, rehoming and rehabilitation to animals can apply for a grant of between £1,000 and £10,000.

Deadline: 18 January, 5pm
Masonic Charitable Foundation
Grants to local projects that will develop and widen access to  bereavement support addressing the needs of local people currently under represented. 

Deadline; 21 January
Government: Windrush Day Grant
Grants to support local commemorative and educational events that recognise the arrival of MV Empire Windrush on 21 July 1948.  Some possible examples include: music/performance arts projects; community street parties; tea parties. 

Deadline: 25 January (small grants)
Masonic Charitable Foundation
Inviting applications to the Later Life Inclusion.  Small and large grants available.  Grants should be used to help people who face social isolation or loneliness for reasons such as financial hardship, care responsibilities, a decline in physical or mental health, or life transitions including retirement or bereavement. The support will help to provide a range of services to support the physical and emotional needs of people as they age, including community-based programmes and access to healthcare, transport and technology.

Deadline: 31 January
Radcliffe Trust
Supporting music performance and training.  Particular interests are music for children and adults with special needs.

March Deadline

1 March 2019
Peter Cruddas Foundation
Registered charities can apply for funding for projects involving young people, aged 14-20 for projects that are pathways to education, training, and employment.  Charities should also be able to demonstrate that they can manage the amount they have applied for and how they intend to continue post funding.
Kelly Family Charitable Trust
Grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 to support family based projects. Projects previously funded have included: befriending a family; support for non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused.

Deadline: 31 March
William and Jane Morris Fund
Grants between £300 and £3,000 offered to churches, chapels, and other places of worship for small programmes of conservation work to decorative features and monuments.

June 2019 (exact date not yet known)
Enterprise Development Programme
Supporting charities and social enterprises working in either the homelessness or youth sector to develop or grow their enterprising activity earned income and financial resilience Enterprise Grants

Programme open until June 2019
Social Investment Business
Charities and social enterprises working in either the homelessness or youth sectors can now apply for grants to develop or grow their enterprising activity and earned income. Feasibility grants of between £5,000 - £10,000 will enable organisations to investigate and develop an enterprise proposition from the very earliest stage into a proposed delivery plan. Development grants of around £50,000 offer support for enterprise propositions.which requires further development or scaling and where there is a potential requirement for subsequent investment