The funds below all have an upcoming deadline for applications.
Funds ending soonest are listed first.
Comic Relief Announces Change Makers Programme (UK)
In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, Comic Relief will launch its new funding Change Makers funding programme to support changes in the way which community and voluntary sector organisations work. Funding of between £150,000 and £600,000 will be available for projects lasting up to 3 to 5 years. The focus will be on work in areas that are of particular interest to Comic Relief. This includes: addressing homelessness, forced migration, gender justice, mental health and early childhood development.
20% of the available funding is ring-fenced for efforts led by and working with BAME communities.
The fund will open for applications on the 13th July 2020 and close at 12 noon on the 28th August 2020. Please note the deadline for applications has been extended to 12 noon on 25th September 2020.
Grants to Support Canoeing and Inland Waterway Conservation
The main purpose of the Canoe Foundation is to “support all to enjoy and benefit from the experience of paddling on our water in a sustainable manner”. The Foundation does this through grant making that facilitates improvements to suitable landing and launching points and by promoting the conservation of inland waterways for the benefit of all sectors of the community. The Foundation awards grants to projects that increase and protect public access points, steps or platforms and to improve the suitability of launching and landing sites for all sectors of the community. Funding applications are welcome from clubs, community groups and regions with an active interest in, and project purpose of, wider canoeing participation.
Closing date for applications: 31st August 2020