New or Updated Funding Initiatives
Trusthouse Charitable Foundation
Trusthouse is a medium-sized independent grantmaking foundation which makes both small and large grants totalling around £2.5 million a year to projects relating to rural issues and urban deprivation.
Hospital Saturday Fund
Assists individuals with a medical condition or disability with the purchase of specialised equipment or from practical forms of treatment. Also assists registered health charities such as hospitals, hospices, medical organisations with grants for medical projects, care, research or support of medical training within the UK and ROI.
Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust: Charities
Provides funding in the areas of education, international friendship and understanding, and the promotion of world peace and development. Since 1979, more than £40 million has been distributed to a range of charities working in the UK and overseas.
Rank Foundation: Pebble Grants
Pebble is Rank's small funding stream for UK registered charities with an income under 500K per year and recognised churches. They fund capital projects, (building work, refurbishment or purchase of long-term equipment) or one-off short-term activities (e.g annual holiday for disadvantaged young people).
Key Dates for your Fundraising Diary
Culture Ireland Regular Grants
Offers support to Irish professional artists, arts organisations and international presenters to present work by Irish artists at significant international venues and festivals through funding for travel, transport, accommodation and subsistence.
Culture Ireland Regular Grants Deadline 15 Jun 2018
Heritage Lottery Fund: Heritage Enterprise
Heritage Enterprise supports enterprising community organisations across the UK to rescue neglected historic buildings and sites and unlock their economic potential. You can apply for a grant from £100,000 to £5million.
First Round Application Deadline (£2m to £5m requests) 14 Jun 2018
First Round Application Deadline (requests under £2m) 18 Jun 2018
Funds work that challenges abuses of power and aims to bring an end to the systems that cause injustice. They fund small groups that struggle to get funding elsewhere, particularly if other funders might consider them to be too radical. The average income of groups they fund is around £2,500.
Application Deadline: Midnight 24 Jun 2018