New or Updated Funding Initiatives
Rosa: Voices from the Front Line
Rosa’s Voices from the Front Line programme supports women’s organisations to shine a light on their fight for gender equality in the UK, by resourcing advocacy and activists with lived experience of disadvantage. The programme offers grants between £500-£2,000. NB this funder is actively seeking more applications from NI.
Live Here Love Here: Small Grants Scheme
The Live Here Love Here Small Grants Scheme takes a fresh approach to improving our local environment and building a sense of pride in our local communities. Grants are available from £500 to £5,000 and are open to volunteer and community groups, all school and third level education organisations, youth groups and sports clubs undertaking civic pride projects throughout Northern Ireland.
UnLtd Try It Awards
UnLtd Try It awards for social entrepreneurs will help you on your first steps of testing out your idea, with up to £500, alongside a unique package of support including one-to-one coaching from a dedicated award manager (one of their local experts in helping social entrepreneurs to start and grow), training, mentoring and access to networks of other passionate people doing good.
Nineveh Charitable Trust
The NINEVEH Charitable Trust supports a broad range of UK-based projects and activities of benefit to the general public, with an emphasis on promoting a better understanding of the countryside. Grants available up to £12,000.
The Archer Trust is a UK Christian charitable grant-making trust set up in 1994 in memory of Ronnie Archer, who rose through the ranks of Unilever to become Vice-Chairman. It supports well run, small UK charities for whom a grant of between £500 and £4,000 will make a big difference and who provide aid or support to a defined group of needy or deserving people, for instance those with physical or mental disabilities or the disadvantaged.
Key Dates for your Fundraising Diary
Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon (ABC) Borough Council: Revenue Grants
Financial assistance for eligible groups in the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector which can provide services that are aligned to Council priorities. They wish to support organisations involved in Community and Rural Development, Sport, Good Relations, Arts, Culture and Events.
Closing Date for Revenue Grants (12 Noon) 03 May 2019
Lord and Lady Lurgan Trust
The Trust gives grants in the UK, usually in London and in NI and South Africa. Grants are awarded twice a year and the total level of grants annually is approximately £80,000. Grants are generally made as single payments between £1,000 and £5,000.
Deadline for July Meeting 05 May 2019
DM Thomas Foundation for Young People
Under their ABLE banner, they provide targeted grant support, helping local and regional community groups and charities across the UK and Europe to deliver projects which provide access to opportunities and improve wellbeing for disadvantaged children and young people.
Application Deadline: Tuesday 07 May 2019