Funding programmes

Funding, Funding programmes, England

England

We're open to all applications that meet our criteria, including support during COVID-19.

With the COVID-19 pandemic still with us, we'll continue to support people and communities most adversely impacted by COVID-19

  1. National Lottery Awards for All England

    A quick way to apply for smaller amounts of funding between £300 and £10,000.

    Area
    England
    Suitable for
    Voluntary or community organisations
    Funding size
    £300 to £10,000, for up to one year
    Application deadline

    Ongoing

  2. Reaching Communities England

    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.

    Area
    England
    Suitable for
    Voluntary or community organisations
    Funding size
    £10,001 or more, for up to five years
    Application deadline

    Ongoing

  3. Partnerships

    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.

    Area
    England
    Suitable for
    Voluntary or community organisations
    Funding size
    £10,001 or more, for up to five years
    Application deadline

    Ongoing

  4. Local Connections Fund

    The Local Connections Fund is a new £4 million fund to help charities and community groups working to reduce loneliness

    Area
    England
    Suitable for
    Small local charities and grassroots groups working to tackle loneliness by helping people feel more connected within their communities
    Funding size
    £300 to £2,500
    Total available
    £2 million in phase 1 - successful applicants must spend their grants and have completed their projects by 31 March 2021
    Application deadline

    26 January 2021

  5. #iwill Fund

    The #iwill Fund will enable more young people to take part in social action through high quality opportunities which create lifelong habits.

    Area
    England

UK-wide

  1. Forces in Mind

    Supporting the psychological wellbeing and successful and sustainable transition of veterans and their families into civilian life.

    Area
    UK-wide
    Application deadline

    Ongoing

  2. Other National Lottery Funders

    If none of the current The National Lottery Community Fund programmes are suitable for your project, one of the other Lottery funders may be able to help.

    Area
    UK-wide
    Suitable for
    Voluntary or community organisations, Public sector organisations, Private sector organisations
    Application deadline

    Check the other funder's websites

  3. Awards from the UK Portfolio

    The UK Portfolio supports UK-wide ideas and projects. It tests and grows bold ideas that put people in the lead to address long-term social issues and to improve the quality of life across the UK and internationally.

    Area
    UK-wide
    Funding size
    Over £10,000
    Application deadline

    Applications currently paused