New or Updated Funding Initiatives
The Tampon Tax Community Fund
Grants of 5K to 19K for projects involving small-scale interventions, which will make a considerable difference to the lives and happiness of women and girls by raising the aspirations of girls and women and combating the influences that affect their confidence.
Big Ideas: WW1 Commemoration Funding Programmes
First World War commemoration programmes for community groups and schools. A suite of informative, creative and educational free resources are available (on request), as well as an expenses scheme for small-scale funding (up to £100) to take part.
Ulster Garden Villages: The Common Fund
Primarily allocates funds to projects within NI that in general will improve the quality of life in the local community. One of the largest grant-making trusts in NI, UGV gives grants totalling in the region of £1.5m annually.
William and Jane Morris Fund: Church Conservation Grants
This church conservation scheme awards grants of £500-£5000 to churches, chapels and other places of worship in the UK for the conservation of decorative features and monuments, but not structural repairs.
Charity Finance: The Charity Awards
The Charity Awards is Civil Society Media’s annual awards programme held to identify, recognise and reward those organisations doing exceptional work in all areas of charitable activity.
Key Dates for your Fundraising Diary
Arts & Business NI: Allianz Arts & Business NI Awards
Celebrating the best examples of arts and business creative partnerships throughout NI. 6 award categories are open for entry with 3 additional Awards presented on the award evening for Cultural Fundraiser of the Year, the Business of the Year and the Arts Award.
Closing Date (Noon) 12 Oct 2018
Aviva Community Fund
Offers support and funding for inspirational local causes. Aims to help both large charities and smaller ones who may otherwise find it difficult to gain financial backing or recognition. Projects can receive funding of from up to £1000 up to £25,000.
Closing Date for Submissions (12 Noon) 09 Oct 2018