September 2018


Deadline: 18 September
Winston Churchill Fellowship
This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to expand your professional and personal horizons by travelling abroad for up to 2 months researching your chosen topic on innovative practice. There are 13 categories so do take a look,  New categories for this year include suicide: prevention; intervention; and postvention.
Jack Petchey Foundation
Organisations working with young people can apply to the 'Achievement Award' initiative for a grant up to £750 to enhance their work with young people.

Deadline: 19 September
New!  Home Office Fund 
Charities, local authorities, and other local commissioners working to support children who have been affected by domestic abuse can apply to the above fund. 
Offers of funding will be determined by the diversity of applications received Consortium bids welcome.

Deadline: 20 September, 5pm
2019 GSK Impact Awards
Core funding and free training for health charities. The above awards reward charities doing excellent work to improve people's health.
NHS Community Grants
Has your voluntary, community, or social enterprise been doing some amazing work around patient, community, or carer involvement work that has improved healthcare services?  Grants up to £2,500 for projects showcasing good practice patient and citizen involvement in healthcare.  

Deadline: 21 September
Clarion Housing Group
Grants of between £1,000 - £5,000 for projects offering Clarion residents positive activities, support services or improvements to community spaces. Deadline is at noon.
Sage Foundation
Nominate a charity pioneer!  Looking for the most inspiring, groundbreaking, and life changing charitable faces from CEOs to trustees.

Deadline: 23 September
2018 Creator Awards
Do you have a new idea to make the world a better place?  The above awards are now open in London to entrepreneurs, performers, startups, and non profits.

Deadline: 26 September
Building Connections Fund
Funding available from the above fund's youth strand to expand or enhance work tackling youth loneliness in the most deprived areas.  If you are not eligible for this there is another strand funding work with young people who fit one of the following categories:  carer; unemployed or at risk of redundancy; experiencing bereavement; have a disability or long term health condition; in care system.

Deadline: 27 September
UK Aid Direct
Small charities fund strengthening small grassroots development groups working with the poor vulnerable and most marginalised in priority countries. 
Rosa - Now's the Time
Grants of between £5,000 - £25,000 for projects aiming to stop sexual harassment and abuse of women at work and in their communities.
Help Musicians UK
Grants to help emerging and professional musicians focus on their artistic and professional development.  

Deadline: 28 September
Anti-Bullying Award

Enter one of your teachers/member of school staff for the above.  All those nominated will receive a certificate. A panel of children and young people will choose one nomination from the primary category and one nomination from the secondary category to win this award.  Deadline is at 5pm.
Creative Civic Change
Grants of between £50,000 and £300,000 for projects using arts and creativity to make positive changes in local communities.  There are lots of ideas on their website

Deadline: 30 September 
Co-op Bank Donation Fund
Not for profits that have a Community Directplus Account with the Co-operative Bank can apply for a grant of £1,000. 
Armed Forces Covenant: Local Grants & Digital Development
Grants of £20,000 for projects that help integrate armed forces and civilian communities and/or deliver valuable local services to the armed forces community.
MSE Charity
Grants up to £5,000 to charities working with those experiencing:  bereavement; redundancy; retirement; relationship breakdown; homelessness; offenders; and resettlement to teach financial skills.
War Memorials Trust
Grants to repair and conserve free-standing war memorials

December Deadlines

Deadline 1 December
Baily Thomas Charitable Fund
Registered charities can apply for a grant for projects that address severe learning disabilities. Previously successful applications have included short breaks, play group, refurbishing. If you are applying for under £10,000 apply any time, for £10,000 and over deadline is above.  

Deadline: 15 December
Ironmongers Company
Registered charities can apply for up to £10,000 to fund projects providing opportunities for disadvantaged children and young people to fulfill their potential through projects addressing 
special educational needs; behavioural problems; promote citizenship; parenting; life skills.