Local Funds and Grant – February 2021 

 

Elmbridge Borough Council– Coronavirus Response Funding

Deadline: ongoing           Value: grants up to £5,000

The Community Foundation for Surrey has launched a funding scheme to support voluntary sector organisations which are helping the relief effort during the current Covid-19 outbreak. Grants of up to £5,000 will be awarded to groups supporting vulnerable and isolated residents of the county. This fund is administered through the Community Foundation Surrey.

To find out more and to apply, please visit: Community Foundation Surrey 

 

MVDC- Small Grant Community Fund

Deadline: 31st March 2021                Value: £5,000

The Small-Grants Community Fund has been created to offer support to charities, community and voluntary groups that carry out valuable work within their communities, building increased community resilience and self-reliance. Grants up to £5,000 are available for revenue costs or for small improvements to community buildings. Funding rounds are quarterly and the next application deadline is 31st March 2021.

To find out more and to apply, please visit: Mole Valley District Council Small Grant Community Fund

 

Walton Charity Community Grant

Walton Charity awards grants to local charitable organisations, schools and social enterprises. Our funding is aimed at tackling inequality in Elmbridge. They have a selection of funding to support the community.  To find out more and to apply, please visit: Walton Charity.org.uk

 

Community Foundation for Surrey

The Community Foundation for Surrey awards grants to local charities and community and voluntary groups working to support young people, supporting older people, individual with disabilities, improving community facilities and much more.

To find out more and to apply, please visit cfsurrey.org.uk

 


National Funds and Grants – February 2021 

General 

Covid-19 – Resilience and Recovery Loan Fund 

Deadline: 31 March 2021

Value: £100,00-£1.5 million

The fund is open to UK-based social enterprises and charities that are experiencing disruption to their normal business model as a result of the COVID-19 crisis have until the end of March 2021 to apply for loans of between £100,000 and £1.5 million to cover a term of one to five years.

For more information and to apply, please visit the Resilience and Recovery Loan Fund


Housing and Homelessness

Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust Invites Round 1 Applications

Deadline: 28 February 2021

Value: £1,000

Funding for UK registered charities for projects supporting people who are homeless with priority given to BAME communities.
The Trust is committed to awarding grants to those most in need within the UK. The Trust focuses on different priorities each year. In 2021, the focus is on funding projects that support the homeless (rounds one and two) and refugees and asylums seekers (rounds three and four). Round one is now open for applications that combat homelessness.

*Priority will be given to applications that help BAME communities.

For more information and to apply, please visit Austin & Hope Pilkington Trust.


Environmental

The Prince’s Countryside Fund

Deadline: close when enough eligible applications have been received

Value: £10,000

Rural communities from across the UK can apply for grants of up to £10,000 thanks to the support from Barclays, but they need to respond quickly as applications will only be accepted from 2 February until enough eligible applications have been received.
Barclays is providing £100,000 through their 100×100 UK Covid-19 Community Relief Programme announced last April to support 100 UK charities with £100,000 each to continue their work. The Prince’s Countryside Fund is one of the 100 recipients.
Applications to the current round will be accepted from settlements with up to 3,000 residents and properly constituted, community-led organisations with a turnover under £500,000 per year, which can demonstrate how beneficiaries will be drawn from the local community.

For more information and to apply, please visit: The Prince’s Countryside Fund


Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic

Windrush Day Grant Scheme 2021

Deadline: 10th March 2021

Value: £500,000

Funding for projects and events to celebrate the British Caribbean community’s culture and heritage on 22 June and throughout the rest of the year. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is providing the £500,000 Windrush Day Grant Scheme for the third year in a row.

Local councils, charities and community groups can apply now for grants of between £2,500 and £25,000 to create projects and host events that support the central aims of Windrush Day, that is, to tell the story of the Windrush Generation and celebrate and recognise how they have shaped Britain’s heritage.

For more information and to apply, please visit 2021 Windrush Day Grant Scheme


Youth

BBC Children in Need – Main Grants Programme

Deadline: 12th April 2021

Value: £100,000

Grants for not-for-profit organisations that are working with disadvantaged children and young people who are 18 years old and younger living in the UK. The grant is open to registered not-for-profit organisations that work with disadvantaged children and young people of 18 years and under who live in the UK, the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands are eligible to apply. Organisations must have been active for at least three years.

For more information and to apply, please visit BBC Children in Need 

 

BBC Children in Need – Small Grants Programme

Deadline: 12th April 2021

Value: £30,000

Grants for not-for-profit organisations that are working with disadvantaged children and young people who are 18 years old and younger living in the UK, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.

For more information and to apply, please visit BBC Children in Need-Small Grants programme

 

Fidelity UK Foundation Surrey Community Development Fund 

Deadline: on-going

Value: £5,000-£15,000

The Fidelity UK Foundation Surrey Community Development Fund is looking to support organisations benefiting those most disadvantaged in society (especially children and young people) and is open to considering organisations active in the field of health and environmental conservation.  The focus is on looking to strengthen organisations’ impact, effectiveness and/or sustainability.  This could include investment in leadership, strategic planning, technology (not hardware), fundraising, financial management or impact measurement.


Bespoke Funding Advice and Support

Central Surrey Voluntary Action is offering free funding advice to voluntary, community and faith sector organisations working in Elmbridge, Epsom & Ewell and Mole Valley. If you would like to talk about how we can help you, please contact Beverly Mann at beverly.mann@csva.co.uk or call 07736 973889. Beverly’s working days are Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10 am -5 pm.

 


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