New or Updated Funding Initiatives
Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust
Primarily funds projects which support the Trust’s interests of education, international friendship and understanding, and the promotion of world peace and development.
Jerwood Charitable Foundation
Dedicated to imaginative and responsible funding of the arts across the UK, with a particular focus on supporting emerging talent and excellence. Aims to transform the lives and trajectory of exceptional artists and arts workers in the early stages of their careers by enabling them to develop and thrive, often in collaboration with leading UK arts organisations.
Scott Bader: Commonwealth Global Charity Fund
Aims to help young or disadvantaged people, especially anyone suffering deprivation and discrimination, such as poor, homeless and vulnerable women and children, Minority communities, particularly where people are affected by: poverty, a lack of education, malnutrition and disease.
NEW! Big Lottery Fund: Digital Fund
A new UK wide £15 million funding programme to support charities and community organisations to use digital tools and approaches to support people and communities to thrive. Digital Fund Strand 1 offers grants of up to £500,000 and a tailored support package to help established charities use digital to take a major leap forward. Digital Fund Strand 2 offers grants of up to £500,000 for newer organisations that have already launched promising services that use digital to achieve scale or impact. They expect grants to both strands to last from 1 to 4 years.
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Fermanagh Trust: The Oisin McGrath Foundation
Administered by the Fermanagh Trust, the Oisín McGrath Foundation provides financial support to young people who demonstrate exceptional commitment and/or ability to the world of sport but may be held back by their financial situation from pursing their goals.
2018 Closing Date (5pm) 31 Oct 2018
INTERREG: Sustainable Transport - Electric Vehicles
€6-8 million ERDF programme to promote cross-border, intermodal and sustainable mobility in the region. Aims for an increased number of passenger journeys (up to 25%) using cross-border public transport services and the number of cross-border journeys made by walking/cycling (up to 10%) in the region, as well as the number of Electric Vehicle (EV) registrations.
Closing Date 31 Oct 2018
Friends Provident Foundation: Building Resilient Economies
A grant-making charity that focuses on exploring the role of money and financial systems as a force for social good. Particularly concerned with the impact of economic systems on the most vulnerable.
Outline Application Deadline: 12 noon 05 Nov 2018