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Funder results for category "Capacity Building":

Access- Growth Fund

Web: http://access-socialinvestment.org.uk/growth-fund/what-is-the-growth-fund/

Award Amount: loans up to £150,000

Summary:The Growth Fund is designed to provide the finance that charities and social enterprises need when they are at early stages of growth. The fund is aimed at organisations which will probably not have taken on social investment before. The finance will be small, flexible, and affordable and will be available in simple products. The finance will enable organisations to create more social impact.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


ASDA Foundation

Web: http://your.asda.com/asda-foundation/how-to-apply

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:The Asda Foundation offers grant assistance to a limited number of requests received direct from registered charities and local community groups each year. They usually respond to requests that have the direct support and involvement from ASDA store staff on a local basis. You are advised to contact your local ASDA Store or Depot to disuss your project and assess likely support.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Awards for All Scotland - Big Lottery Fund

Web: https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/scotland/awards-for-all-scotland

Award Amount: £500 to £10,000

Summary:Awards for All Scotland offers small grants to encourage participation in art, sport and community activities and projects promoting education, the environment and health in the local community. A range of organisations can apply but priority is given to smaller voluntary and community groups in Scotland with an annual income of £100,000 or less. Awards for All grants must be spent within one year of receipt.

Closing Date: Applications can be submitted any time


Church of Scotland- Main and Continuation Grants

Web: http://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/serve/go_for_it/about_the_fund?a=11417

Award Amount: up to £45,000 over three years.

Summary:Main and Continuation Grants offer long term funding to support the core work of projects that have done some research and tested out their ideas. The maximum award for a Main Grant is generally £45,000 over a three year period. Continuation Grants can be awarded after a Main Grant has ceased, generally at a maximum of £20,000, over a further two years. You can apply for up to 50 per cent of your project costs, and you'll need to source 50 per match funding. However if you can evidence that your project will predominantly support people among the poorest in Scotland, Go For It will provide up to 80 per cent of your project costs, and only a 20 per cent match is required. Applications must evidence an association with a Church of Scotland congregation, be focused on a project, and demonstrate a commitment to good partnership working.

Closing Date: 23 February 2018


Church of Scotland- Small Grants

Web: http://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/serve/go_for_it/about_the_fund?a=11421

Funding Title: Small Grants

Award Amount: depends on project but up to £5000

Summary:Small Grants can help you develop your project ideas and test them out. Several types are available: Research, Pilot and Step, as well as Training and Help (for those already in receipt of a Go For It Main or Continuation Grant). No match funding is required for Research, Pilot, Training or Help Grants. A 50 per cent match is required for Step Grants. Applications must evidence an association with a Church of Scotland congregation, be focused on a project, and demonstrate a commitment to good partnership working.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Clothworkers Foundation

Web: http://foundation.clothworkers.co.uk/Open-grant-programmes/Main-and-Small-Grant-Programmes.aspx

Award Amount: Small Grants programme- £500- £10,000 Main Grants programme- over £1,000 no maximum.

Summary:The Clothworkers Foundation awards capital grants to UK registered charities with an annual income of less than £15m. It aims to improve the lives of people and communities, particularly those that face disadvantage, by funding a range of capital projects. They run two grant programmes concurrently. The Mains Grant Programme has no maximum project cost and a decision on the application within six months. The Small Grants Programme is for registered charities with a turnover of less the £250,000 and a maximum project cost of £100,000 and a decision in eight weeks. See funder’s website for more specific criteria.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Comic Relief

Web: http://www.comicrelief.com/grants

Funding Title: Various programmes

Award Amount: See individual programme

Summary:Comic Relief aim to bring positive and lasting change in the lives of poor and disadvantaged people,through investing in work that addresses people’s immediate needs as well as tackling the root causes of poverty and injustice. They run different programmes so see funders website for more details.

Closing Date: various- see funders website


Community Choices Fund

Web: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/People/engage/CommunityChoicesFund

Award Amount: up to £100,000

Summary:£1.5 million of the Community Choices Fund is now open for applications in two categories of £750,000 each. Category one is open to Public Authorities which includes Local Authorities and other Public Bodies. Category two is open to Community Organisations and Community Councils. The fund will support PB activity which will significantly expand opportunities for more local people to make decisions on local spending priorities and contribute to local democracy.

Closing Date: 29 July 2016


Duveen Trust

Web: http://www.theduveentrust.org.uk/about/

Award Amount: No minimum or maximum specified

Summary:The Duveen Trust considers applications from registered UK charities aiming to develop individual initiative by young people and community projects specialising in the social education of young people. They will also consider grant assistance to individuals as long as those grants are administered by a registered charity.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Foundation Scotland

Web: http://www.foundationscotland.org.uk/grants-and-funding-for-organisations.aspx

Funding Title: Various Programmes

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Foundation Scotland (formerly the Scottish Community Foundation)offers a wide range of funding options, made up of money from different funds that they distribute on behalf of companies, individuals, charitable trusts and community benefit funds.

Closing Date: Check funders website for details


Garfield Weston Foundation

Web: http://www.garfieldweston.org

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:The Garfield Weston Foundation supports the work of a wide range of UK registered charities and some charity exempt organisations such as churches, hospitals, educational establishments and housing corporations. Whilst the Foundation has no set priority interests, recent awards have supported projects in the Arts, Community, Education, Welfare, Medical, Religion, Youth and Environment. Will consider both capital and revenue costs. Check funders website for eligiblity exclusions.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted any time. Allow approximately 4 months for the application process.


Grants for community-led activity- Big Lottery Fund

Web: https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/scotland/grants-for-community-led-activity

Summary:This fund aims to support communities to improve to the places they live and the wellbeing of those most in need. Big Lottery will fund organisations to deliver work that achieves the following outcomes: Everyone in the community has the opportunity to influence and get involved in community-led activity and people in the community are better connected and work together to improve their well-being. Big Lottery also want to fund work that is people-led, connected, and strengths-based.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Grants for Improving Lives- Big Lottery Fund

Web: https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/scotland/grants-for-improving-lives

Award Amount: £10,000-£1 million

Summary:Many people experience challenges at some point in their lives and Big Lottery want to support activity that helps them overcome these difficulties and become more resilient. Big Lottery want to fund activity that means people are better able to identify ways to take control over their lives and build resilience are able to shape the activities and services they use to better meet their needs have more access to support and opportunities to improve their lives.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Investing in Ideas - Big Lottery Fund

Web: http://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/scotland/investing-in-ideas

Award Amount: £500 to £10,000

Summary:Investing in Ideas awards grants of £500 to £10,000 to test and develop ideas that could eventually become fully-fledged projects or lead to improved service delivery. Investing in Ideas could pay for the things that can turn your basic idea into a well-planned project.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Private Equity Foundation - Portfolio Charities

183 Eversholt Stree, London, NW1 1BU

Tel: 0203 474 1000

Web: http://www.impetus-pef.org.uk/how-we-work/selecting-charities/

Funding Title: Private Equity Foundation - Portfolio Charities

Summary:Impetus-PEF makes a difference to the lives of children and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds by backing charities and social enterprises specialising in this area. They provide each organisation in the portfolio with a three-part support package, management support from their investment team, specialist expertise from professionals who volunteer their skills, as well as long term core funding.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Santander Foundation- Discovery Grants

Web: http://www.santanderfoundation.org.uk/community-plus.aspx

Funding Title: Community Plus

Award Amount: up to £5,000

Summary:Designed to be quick and easy to use, nominations can be made by charities as well as Santander customers and staff. To apply or nominate visit any Santander branch. The funder does specify the grant needs to be something specific, directly help disadvantaged people in your local area and grants will only be paid to a UK registered charity. For further details visit the funders website. There are no closing dates and entries will be regularly considered by a panel of staff drawn from across the region.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


SIS Community Capital

Web: http://www.socialinvestmentscotland.com/news-and-events/sis-community-capital-opens/

Award Amount: £25,000-£100,000

Summary:SIS Community Capital provides affordable unsecured finance over a six year term to social enterprises in Scotland the fund aims to enable organisations to develop their business and focus on delivering social impacts before repayments of the loan capital begin. Further details can be found on funder's website.

Closing Date: 14 October 2015


The Foyle Foundation-Small Grants Scheme

Web: http://www.foylefoundation.org.uk/small-grants-scheme/

Award Amount: £1,000-£10,000

Summary:The Foyle Foundation Small Grants Scheme is designed to support smaller charities in the UK, especially those working at grass roots and local community level, in any field, across a wide range of activities.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Foyle Schools Library Programme

Web: http://www.foylefoundation.org.uk/how-to-apply/state-schools.php

Award Amount: £3,000-£10,000

Summary:Priority will be given to funding library/reading books. Some funding towards e-readers can be considered if a justifiable need is presented. The funders will not fund textbooks or curriculum books. The Foundation will also consider contributions towards library software, necessary IT equipment and furniture etc in order to create a suitable library space, although these should be a minority of the funds requested. The majority of funding should be for books/reading materials.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Robertson Trust

Web: http://www.therobertsontrust.org.uk

Award Amount: No maximum or minimum grant amount - usually between £500 - £100,000. Average grant £10,000 per annum. For capital projects awards maximum 10% of total capital costs.

Summary:The Robertson Trust offers grant assistance to registered UK charities under four main priority areas:- Care,health, education & training community arts, community sport, alcohol misuse and criminal justice.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time. Trustees meet six times a year.


The Stafford Trust

Web: http://www.staffordtrust.org.uk/apply-for-a-grant/

Award Amount: £500-£5,000

Summary:The Stafford Trust funds adult welfare, overseas appeals, local community projects, sea rescue, HM services personal, children and youth, medical research and animal welfare. See funders website for more details.

Closing Date: 31 Decemeber 2017


Transition Funding

Web: http://www.hlf.org.uk/looking-funding/our-grant-programmes/transition-funding

Award Amount: £10,000-£100,000

Summary:Transition funding is available to UK organisations that want to achieve significant strategic change in order to become more resilient and sustain improved management of heritage for the long term. This can be through acquiring new skills or knowledge, or new models of governance, leadership, business and income-generation.

Closing Date: applications accepted at any time


Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

Web: http://www.trusthousecharitablefoundation.org.uk/

Funding Title: Various programmes

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Trusthouse Charitable Foundation offers a range of grants to support UK charities working to address issues in rural communities and/or areas of urban deprivation. These will include projects in Community Support; Arts, Education and Heritage; Disability and Health Care. They will fund both revenue and capital costs. They also have a small budget for UK charities which are working on projects in developing countries.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Tudor Trust

Web: http://tudortrust.org.uk/what-we-do/about-our-grants/

Award Amount: No minimum or maximum specified

Summary:The Tudor Trust offers funding to small, community-led organisations which work directly with people who are at the margins of society; organisations which support positive changes in people’s lives and in their communities.  Grants can take the form of core funding for revenue costs including salaries, development funding, project grants or capital grants for buildings or equipment. Most grants are made over 1-3 years.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


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