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Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Feminist Review Trust Grants

The Feminist Review Trust has announced that the next round of its 2016 grants programme is now open for applications.

The Feminist Review Trust gives grants of up to £15,000 to projects in the UK and internationally that support women.

For 2017 and 2018 priority will be given to projects that

promote lesbian and transgender rights;
tackle violence against

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Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Architectural Heritage Fund

The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) promotes the conservation and regeneration of historic buildings in the UK and is now open to applications.

Grants and low interest working capital loans are available to registered charities and constituted not for profit organisations. The AHF can provide grants to help with assessing the viability of a project, or to

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Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Repair grants for listed places of worship – HLF

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has grants of £10,000-£250,000 available for Grade I and Grade II listed places of worship in England to fund urgent structural repairs and help to make them better places for everyone to visit.

As part of the repair project, the HLF can also fund improvements to facilities and work that helps

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Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Project Development Grants – National Churches Trust

The National Churches Trust’s Project Development Grants offer up to £10,000 to support churches of any Christian denomination to develop high quality sustainable repair and community projects.

Priority during 2017 will be given to applications from the North East of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, as well as from Baptist and Presbyterian churches.

Buildings must have

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Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Projects addressing disadvantage and less popular causes – Hilden Charitable Fund

Tthe Hilden Charitable Fund makes grants to projects that address disadvantage, notably by supporting causes which are less popular.

In particular, the Fund wants to support projects that address:

Homelessness
Asylum seekers and refugees
Community based initiatives for disadvantaged young people 16-25
Penal affairs.

The average grant awarded is £5,000 and preference is given to supporting small community organisations with an

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Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Healthy Minds Month – GoThinkBig O2

To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week on 8th-14th May, Go Think Big are presenting Healthy Minds Month and offering up to £500 for young people’s mental health-themed social action project.

Projects must be led by a young person aged 15-24, focus on mental health/mental well-being and have an element which benefits the community or young people within it. They

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Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Funding for projects that support children and young people – DM Thomas

Registered Charities that work with young people have the opportunity to apply for grants through the DM Thomas Foundation for Young People (formerly the Hilton Foundation) Central Grants Programme.

Registered Charities can apply for grants ranging from a few hundred pounds up to £30,000 per year for up to 2 years that are working in the

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Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Jean Sainsbury Animal Welfare Trust

The Jean Sainsbury Animal Welfare Trust offers grants to registered charities working to offer sanctuary, rehoming and rehabilitation to animals in the UK and/or internationally. The maximum funding available is £35,000 and to be eligible to apply the applicant organisations should:

be a UK registered charity
have independently examined up to date annual accounts
have an active re-homing and

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Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Supporting leaders/social entrepreneurs – Shackleton Foundation

The Shackleton Foundation supports aspiring individuals (leaders) and social entrepreneurs who exemplify the spirit of Shackleton by showing the characteristics of leadership, innovation, enterprise, inspiration, ambition, endurance and courage in their proposals to set up a social venture.

The Foundation’s Leadership Award consists of seed-funding of up to £10,000 and a year of support from a

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Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Equipment Grants for Mentally & Physically Disadvantaged Children

Wooden Spoon Society’s Capital Grants programme offers grants to support mentally, physically disadvantaged children.

Wooden Spoon is the British and Irish Rugby charity which supports mentally and physically disadvantaged children.

Through the programme funding is available for:

Buildings and extensions
Equipment & activity aids
Sensory rooms and gardens
Playgrounds and sports areas
Transport and soft playrooms.

For more information on how to apply visit

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