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Welsh Government small-project funding – community growing questions answered

The Welsh Government, Directorate of Environment and Development are inviting applications for to their small-scale project funding stream, offering grants of £1,000 to £15,000. The deadline for applications is 11 September 2015, with the activity proposed needing to be completed by 31 March 2016. Download links: Welsh Government guidance notes for the Small Scale Project Funding […]

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Orchard Windfalls Fund 2015 now open

The Orchard Windfalls grant fund is open to all schools and community groups in the UK, with the condition that children under the age of 16 are involved in the planting or, where the trees are too large to be directly handled by them, related educational activities. This educational aspect might be during the design, planning […]

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Lloyds Banking Group Social Entrepreneurs Programme – 2015 round open

Lloyds Banking Group has launched a new round of its Social Entrepreneurs Programme which aims to support community focused business people across the UK to start or scale up their projects. The programme comprises the following support strands: Start Up For those who are in the early stage development of a project or organisation. This programme will […]

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Funding for new volunteering projects

If you are a project looking at running a new volunteering programme between July 2015 to June 2016 then have a look at the WCVA’s Volunteering in Wales Fund. Grants of up to £25,000 are available to assist in the costs of a volunteer coordinator, volunteer training and travelling expenses and some capital items. Underrepresented groups for […]

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Pro bono support for community and voluntary groups – Business Supporting Communities (B2C)

Since 2011, Business Supporting Communities (B2C) has been sourcing pro bono support for over 1,800 community and voluntary groups. So far, 520 businesses in North Wales alone have spent over 11 thousand hours supporting third sector organisations with complex issues. The current funding stream finishes at the end of March 2015. However, there’s still time […]

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Sainbury’s Welsh Community Grant Fund

The Welsh Community Grant Fund is a Sainsbury’s funding programme specifically for Welsh projects. Grants of up to £500 will be awarded annually to charities and local community groups for a range of projects and activities. Organisations can be any size as long as they support the community in Wales. The application should take no […]

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Funding for fruit trees

The Tree Council offer three grants streams for the purchase of fruit trees. To qualify for the funding, your project must involve under 16s with planting. Deadline for applications is 31 March 2015. Orchard Winfalls This grant fund is open to all schools and community groups within the United Kingdom, with the condition that children […]

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Postcode Community Trust grants

Ready to the hit the fundraising ground running in 2015? Have a look at the grants scheme from the Postcode Community Trust – it’s a tight deadline with applications closing at end of January! The Postcode Community Trust provides support to charities and community groups that support environmental protection, community development, advancement of health, promotion […]

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Big Lottery Fund community asset transfer fund

This is a guest blog post from Lucie Taylor of the Community Land Advisory Service in Wales. The Big Lottery Fund is launching their Community Asset Transfer 2 funding programme (CAT2) in January 2015. The CAT2 programme will invest up to £9 million to support the transfer of assets (land as well as buildings) to […]

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Asda Foundation Community Grant Programme

The Asda Foundation has a Community Grant programme which is now open for applications from community groups. If your project addresses a need in the local community, you can apply for a grant of between £5,000 and £20,000 from the new Community Grant Programme. You can check to see if your project is likely to […]

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