Community Project Funding
Looking for funding for your community project?
There are a number of funding pots available for community groups from a variety of bodies.
Brentwood Borough Council has signed up to GRANTnet to support community groups in securing funding from both the private and public sector. Click on the link, you will need to register to access the site.
The Big Lottery fund has many open pots for specific projects, including the Young People's Fund and many more...
www.lotteryfunding.org.uk or phone 0845 4 10 20 30 for the BIG Advice Line.
Essex Community Foundation, an independent charitable trust, is one of 63 community foundations across the UK that are playing a leading role in the development of local philanthropy and resources to sustain communities.
By acting as a broker, Essex Community Foundation can help donors achieve their charitable objectives, and local voluntary groups secure funding for their work.
Awards For All is supported by Arts Council England, The Big Lottery Fund, The Heritage Lottery Fund and Sport England and awards between £300 and £10000 to community groups for projects.
Grants For The Arts is the Arts Council England's funding scheme, and grants are for individuals, arts organisations and other people who use the arts in their work. They are for arts-related activities that benefit people in England or that help artists and arts organisations in England to carry out their work. www.artscouncil.org.uk
Arts In Essex is an Essex County Council run initiative that will fund individuals, voluntary and professional organisations who are running arts projects for the benefit of the people in the county of Essex. For details of the criteria and an application form contact the Arts Project Manager on 01245 244611 www.essex.gov.uk
The Esmee Fairbairn Foundation is one of the largest independent grant making foundations in the UK. They make grants to organisations which aim to improve the quality of life for people and communities in the UK, both now and in the future. They like to consider work which others may find hard to fund, perhaps because it breaks new ground, appears too risky, requires core funding, or needs a more unusual form of financial help such as a loan. www.esmeefairbairn.org.uk
The Jack Petchey Foundation established in 1999 gives grants to programmes and projects that benefit young people aged 11-25. The Foundation is eager to help young people take advantage of opportunities and play a full part in society. Grants are given through different programmes including Achievement Award Scheme, Leader Award Scheme, Projects Grants and Sponsorship. www.jackpetcheyfoundation.org.uk
UK Sport supports talented men and women in sports where we compete as the United Kingdom (i.e Olympic Games) www.uksport.gov.uk
Sport England invests in projects which help people start, stay and succeed in sport. There are two funding streams - Community and National. Apply for grants over £5000 www.sportengland.org Sportsmatch is a grassroots sponsorship incentive scheme which matches commercial sponsorship pound for pound. Information can be found on the Sport England website
The Football Foundation oversees investment in grassroots football. It will fund a number of different projects including capital, community and education, junior, club development projects with regards to football. www.footballfoundation.org.uk
Inclusive Fitness Initiative promotes and supports opportunities for people with disabilities to take part in physical activities. www.inclusivefitness.org
Foundation For The Sports And The Arts uses income generated by the football pools promoters to give grants to wide range of projects. 0151 259 5505 www.thefsa.net
Sportsaid provides direct financial support to sports men and women between 12 and 18 years old. www.sportsaid.org.uk
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