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BME Youth - Together Fund

The Together Fund is a Sport England initiative which supports voluntary community organisations to recover and emerge from the long-term impacts of COVID-19.

Funding is intended to support the following communities to engage in movement and physical activity:

  • People with long-term health conditions.

  • Disabled people.

  • Lower socio-economic groups.

  • Culturally diverse communities.

Deadline: Friday 31st March 2023

Civic Power Fund - Community Action Fund

Civic Power Fund is the first donor fund dedicated to community organising in the UK.

It will provide one-off grants between £2,500 and £20,000. 

These grants are available to grassroots organisations that are building the power of their community and campaigning for long-term change. 

All successful applicants will be offered support beyond funding. This will include the Civic Power Fund Governance Hub and optional, bespoke cohort and capacity building opportunities.

Deadline: Thursday 26th February 2023

Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust - Grassroots Movement Fund

The Grassroots Movements Fund has around £1 million which they are aiming to redistribute over two funding rounds in 2023. The fund will make grants of between £10k and £70k to every successful application. Grants can cover up to a two-year period.

They really want to make sure that people only apply if they have a reasonable chance of getting funding. They know how much time and effort, as well as hope, is put into grant applications so they’ve tried to create a clear criteria so you can understand if the fund is a good fit for your group.

Deadline: Sunday 19th February 2023.

Birmingham – Emergency Food Aid Fund

Almost £500,000 worth of grants are being made available by Birmingham City Council to support projects which are providing food to Birmingham residents.

They recognise the important work that food projects are doing in Birmingham and want to support them as they help Birmingham residents in the cost of living crisis.

Cash grants of £4,800 will be available for 100 organisations across the city. These organisations include:

  • foodbanks

  • food clubs

  • food pantries

  • social supermarkets

  • community cafés

Each organisation will receive £800 per month for 6 months to support them.

The money will be mainly for buying food, but it can also be used for hygiene products, baby food and formula, and pet food where appropriate.

Sandwell - Vision 2030 Main Grants Programme

Sandwell Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is delivering this fund in partnership with Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council.

Funding is intended to meet the following priorities:

  • Building Social Connections (tackling loneliness/social isolation).

  • Youth Activities (tackling loneliness/social isolation amongst young people).

  • Healthy Lifestyles (promoting/supporting healthy living).

  • Funding is available as follows

  • Building Social Connections: Grants of up to £5,000 over two years.

  • Youth Activities: Grants of up to £5,000 over two years.

  • Healthy Lifestyles: a one-off grant of £500 for a single activity/event.

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