This Week's Funding News – 26 July 2021

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Funding news this week

Wolfson Foundation

The Wolfson Foundation aims to support the advancement of science and medicine, health, education, the arts and humanities. Capital funding for new buildings, refurbishments, and equipment is available.

ScottishPower Foundation: General Grants

The Foundation provides funding to registered charities for the advancement of education, the advancement of environmental protection, the advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science, the prevention or relief of poverty and the relief of those in need by reason of disability or other disadvantage, and the advancement of citizenship and community development.

Pilgrim Trust UK: Young Women and Mental Health Plus

2021 is their pilot year, and they are only operating this programme in Greater Manchester and Northern Ireland, while they develop their knowledge and insight of the needs of the sector and begin to identify good and emerging practice. Organisations can request between £60k to £90k, spread over three years.


Elevate is a new Programme of support for the community, voluntary and public sectors to build skills, knowledge and expertise in community development as a way to tackle health inequalities. The funding for Elevate is provided by the Public Health Agency through the Transformation work stream. Application deadline 2nd August 2021.

Digital Skills for Heritage Tranche 8: Digital Volunteering

The Digital Skills for Heritage initiative is designed to raise digital skills and confidence across the whole UK heritage sector. Total available funding under this tranche is £1million across all grants. Grants from £10,000 to £100,000 for each project.

Upcoming deadlines

Woodward Charitable Trust: General Grants

The Trustees favour small-scale, locally based initiatives. The Woodward Charitable Trust only makes grants for core costs rather than specific projects as they recognise that smaller charities can find these hard to fund. Funding priorities are Children and young people, disadvantaged families and prisoners and ex-offenders.

Closing date: 12pm (noon) 30 July

Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council: Leisure Grants

Council has a number of sports grants to support, clubs, athletes, and officials.

  • Capital Grants for Sports Clubs
  • Sports Events Grant
  • Defibriliator Grant
  • Grant to Clubs
  • Grants to Coaches and Officials
  • Grants to Athletes

Closing date: 12pm (noon) 31 July 2021

The Radcliffe Trust

The Radcliffe Trust funds Heritage & Crafts focusing on the development of the skills, knowledge and experience that underpin the UK’s cultural heritage and crafts sectors. The Trust’s Music fund supports classical music performance and training, especially chamber music, composition and music education.

Closing date: 31 July for both the Music and Heritage & Crafts schemes

Leeds Building Society Charitable Foundation

The Foundation makes donations of up to £1,000 to UK registered charities towards practical items that directly support those in need including those with disabilities, affected by homelessness, or with serious health issues.

Closing date: 2 August 2021


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