The #iwill Fund will enable more young people to take part in social action through high quality opportunities which create lifelong habits.
Active England Archived
Encouraging creative approaches to increase physical activity and sports participation
Advice Plus Archived
Funding to provide legal advice and support to those most in need
Advice Services Fund Archived
Government funding for free advice services for people in England
Advice Services Transition Fund Archived
Helping the not-for-profit advice sector
Funding support for voluntary and community organisations to help them become more effective
BIG Local Archived
Helping people make their communities better places to live in, now and in the future
Big Society Investment Fund Archived
Channelling investments from dormant accounts
The National Lottery Community Fund is matching funds from the European Social Fund for projects across England that tackle poverty and promote social inclusion.
Following the Prime Minister's wider endorsement of the Jo Cox Commission recommendations on Loneliness in January 2018, the £11.5 million Building Connections Fund has been set up to support projects that are able to prevent or reduce loneliness.
Building Neighbourhood Nurseries Archived
Paving the way for the creation of new childcare places by investing in much needed buildings
Cancer Equipment Archived
Funding to help hospitals improve their cancer treatment facilities
Cardiac Rehabilitation Archived
Celebrate England Archived
£200 million of investment in environmental projects across England to improve communities and lives
Children’s Play Archived
BIG’s Children’s Play Initiative
The National Lottery Community Fund working with the Cabinet Office to support the development of more innovative approaches to improving social outcomes
Communities Living Sustainably Archived
Supporting communities in England to live and work in a more sustainable way
Community Buildings Archived
Community Libraries Archived
Community Wildlife Archived
Let communities explore and celebrate their local wildlife
The Early Action Neighbourhood Fund (EANF) was a pilot joint funding initiative between Comic Relief, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, The National Lottery Community Fund, The Legal Education Foundation, and Barrow Cadbury Trust.
England Living with Cancer Archived
Reducing the inequalities in provision of and access to cancer services in England
Family Learning Archived
Helping parents understand how their children learn and encouraging families to learn together
Promoting the consumption of fruit and vegetables in England
Football Foundation Archived
Supporting capital projects for schools and the community
Heart Failure Support Networks Archived
Help Through Crisis is a £33 million programme supporting 69 partnerships across England which help people who are experiencing or at risk of hardship crisis to overcome the difficulties they are facing to plan for their futures.
Improving Financial Confidence Archived
Helping people become more confident in and more aware of how to take control of their finances
Local Papers Archived
Local Sustainability Fund Archived
On the weekend of Saturday 4 July and Sunday 5 July 2020, events will be taking place across the West Midlands to celebrate the Mayor’s Community Weekend. The aim of this is to celebrate diversity and bring people together – we want to encourage people to go out, engage in their local communities and increase social interaction.
A multimillion programme across England to deliver world class youth centres
National Defribillator Programme Archived
A quick way to apply for smaller amounts of funding between £300 and £10,000.
Next Steps Archived
Palliative Care for Adults Archived
Palliative Care for Children Archived
Grants for projects that regenerate historic public parks and cemeteries
This programme offers a larger amount of funding (over £10,000) for organisations that work together with a shared set of goals to help their community thrive – whether that’s a community living in the same area, or people with similar interests or life experiences.
Place Based Social Action (PBSA) is a joint £4.5m programme between the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and The National Lottery Community Fund (the Fund) using National Lottery funding
Playful Ideas Archived
Power to Change is an independent charitable trust, established in 2015 with a £150 million endowment from The National Lottery Community Fund.
Reaching Communities Buildings Archived
Funding land and buildings projects that help people and communities most in need
This programme offers a larger amount of funding (over £10,000) for projects that last up to five years. We’re looking for projects that work with their community – whether that’s a community living in the same area, or people with similar interests or life experiences.
The Safeguarding Training Fund is a jointly funded programme developed by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) and The National Lottery Community Fund (The Fund). It will provide funding over two phases until March 2022.
School Fruit Pilots Archived
Social Incubator Fund Archived
Spaces for Sport and Arts Archived
This programme offers up to £3 million of grant funding (over three years) to empower voluntary and community sector organisations to work together with the local health and care sector to boost the health and wellbeing of their communities.
The Silver Dreams Fund Archived
Pioneering ways to help vulnerable older people deal more effectively with life-changing events
Transforming Local Infrastructure Archived
Funding partnerships of local infrastructure organisations to support front line civil society organisations
Transforming Waste England Archived
Supporting community recycling, reuse and composting projects
Transition Fund Archived
Making funding available to help Civil Society Organisations (CSO) to adapt to, and manage, the transition to a different funding environment
Supporting the development of healthier lifestyles and to improve well-being
The Women and Girls Initiative supports 62 projects across England, which helps and empowers women and girls facing a wide range of issues such as violence, abuse, exploitation, and multiple and complex needs. This National Lottery funded initiative also aims to provide quality evidence that shows what works to empower women and girls.
Young People's Fund 2: Local Grants Archived
Supporting projects across England where young people lead from start to finish
Funding young people's ideas for projects that made a difference in their community
Awarding grants to national charities for youth-led projects that will make a significant difference to young people
Funding projects of national significance that involve young people in developing, running and reviewing policies and services
The Government has directed The National Lottery Community Fund to invest up to £1.2 million from dormant bank and building society accounts in England, to develop the capacity of local, frontline grassroots organisations who help young people facing barriers to work.
Youth in Focus Archived
Supporting vulnerable young people through difficult changes in their lives
Supporting voluntary, community and social enterprise youth organisations to deliver, expand and create high quality local youth provision in targeted communities across England