Resourcing Racial Justice – Funding & Grants

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With over 1400 + applications, we were unable to fund every incredible application we received.  We have compiled a list of other grant opportunities that are linked to the themes and geographies of the applications we received and were not able to fund. We hope they might be useful, as we navigate these challenging times and you continue your important work.  

Social Enterprise Support Fund

The Social Enterprise Support Fund provides essential financial support to help social enterprises during COVID-19. It will help social enterprises to meet additional demands, change the way they work, make their spaces COVID-secure, and manage liquidity during the next six months.

Amount: £10, 000 – £300, 000

Final Round Opens: 10th September 2020

Closing Date: 17th September 2020, 13.00

Sector: Social Enterprise  

Barrow Cadbury Trust Covid-19 Support Fund for the Specialist Migration Sector

Barrow Cadbury Trust is partnering with The National Lottery Community Fund to distribute COVID-19 emergency response funding to the migration charity sector in England. We have £5 million to distribute for work that will relieve hardship caused by the pandemic among refugees and migrants experiencing barriers to accessing services.

Amount: Up to £50, 000

Closing Date: Ongoing until fund is spent

Sector: Migration

Ubele Phoenix Fund

Global Fund for Children (GFC) and The National Lottery Community Fund are partnering to support the creation and delivery of the Phoenix Fund – an initiative that will provide £1 million in emergency grants to Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities across England. The Ubele Initiative is involved in co-designing and developing The Phoenix Fund as a Convening Partner. Up to £100, 000

Closing Date: 4 Rounds Available, final round closes 30th September 2020

Sector: Community  

The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust

We will support projects that focus on the many complex issues that have arisen from the Covid 19 pandemic that address the specific needs of people aged 60 and over. Priority will be given to charities that work within BAME communities.

Amount: £5,000

Closing Date: 31st September 2020

Sector: Charity  

Heart of England Wesleyan Grant Fund

The Wesleyan Foundation was established in 2017 to continue to support various good causes throughout the UK. These grants are to help organisations respond to COVID-19. The Wesleyan Foundation would like to support organisations and charities that focus on supporting Black/African Caribbean communities following the recent BLM conversations. We are unable to support any projects which focus on campaigning. However we can support projects which focus on health, vulnerable groups, and employability. Projects must fall into activities which form part of the current aims of the fund.

Amount: £2, 000 – £10, 000

Closing Date: Ongoing

Sector: Community

Lloyds Bank Foundation Recovery Fund

Small and local charities helping people overcome complex social issues such as dependency, homelessness and domestic abuse, can now apply for two-year unrestricted grants of £50,000 with dedicated organisational development support through the COVID Recovery Fund.

Amount: Up to £50,000

Closing Date: 5pm, 11th September 2020

Sector: Charity [Covid Recovery not Emergency Funding]

DM Thomas Foundation Central Grants Programme

Grants up to £30, 000 for charities (and CIC’s) working with children with life impacting health issues; children and young p

eople with disabilities, those who are sick in hospital, life limited in palliative care and mental health of children and young people. Funding can be requested for up to 2 years for any particular project.

Amount: Up to £30,000

Closing Date: 6th October

Sector: Charity [Disability]  

The Fore’s RAFT Transition Fund

In Autumn 2020, The Fore’s RAFT Transition Fund is offering unrestricted grants of up to £15,000 to help fantastic small charities and social enterprises plan for the longer term and gain a stronger footing in a post-coronavirus world.

Amount: Up to £15, 000

Closing Date: Opening in September

Sector: Charity and Social Enterprise [COVID Recovery not emergency funding]  

Heart of England – Doing Things Differently

Grants to enable Birmingham, Black Country, Coventry, Solihull, and Warwickshire organisations to change the way they deliver their work to continue to meet the developing needs of their communities during Covid -19. This could include moving services to provide them digitally or redeploying staff to meet the changing needs of the community. The funding is not to replace core costs, or a loss of income, if you have had to close your services due to Covid 19. This fund is for organisations who are deeply rooted in their community.

Amount: £3, 000 – £20, 000 |

Closing Date: Ongoing |

Sector: Community [COVID recovery, not emergency funding] | things-differently

Allchurches Trust Hope Beyond COVID-19 response fund

Grants of up to £50,000 are available to churches and Christian charities. Fund aims to address three themes: loneliness and social isolation, community resilience and mental wellbeing and technological capability and resilience.

Amount: Up to £50,000 |

Closing Date: Ongoing whilst funds for the programme exist

Sector: Church and Christian Charity hopebeyond/  

Standard Life Foundation

Registered charities, voluntary organisations, think tanks, campaigning groups, research bodies and universities. We fund research, campaigning and policy work. Our funding programmes focus on income, spending and assets.

Amount: £10, 000 – £200, 000

Closing Date: 4th February 2021

Sector: Financial Inclusion  

Youth Futures Development and Impact Grants

Our rolling grants programme is designed to find, fund, support and evaluate promising practice. Funding will go to organisations working with young people aged 14-24 to help them overcome barriers to finding meaningful work. We are looking for approaches that can be tested, evaluated and, where proven to be effective, expanded to reach more young people.

Amount: £30, 000 – £150, 000 Development Grant + £100, 000 – £1.2m Impact Grant

Closing Date: Ongoing |

Sector: Employment [Young People]

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