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Bringing People Together Fund


The funding is for projects that build stronger connections across communities. They are looking for ideas that strengthen these connections by exploring and developing the conditions needed to build better and longer-lasting ways of bringing people together.

They are interested in projects that:

  • Deliver across at least two UK countries (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales) – you can work in a network or partnership.

  • Are bold and experimental responses to bringing people together using new approaches, or a new combination of approaches.

  • Can demonstrate clear positive impacts for communities, including those communities most in need of support.

  • Have a clear focus on equality, diversity and inclusion.

  • Can demonstrate they can learn and adapt as they go.

BlueSpark Foundation

The funding is for relatively small-scale projects, which might not happen at all or would only happen on a lesser scale without the support of BlueSpark.

The Foundation aims to help children and young people reach their full potential by supporting projects that have the following objectives:

  • Encouraging independence.

  • Developing team working skills.

  • Developing self-confidence.

  • Promoting creativity and individuality.

  • Encouraging aspiration.

  • Enhancing educational achievement.

  • Widening educational horizons.

Cruach Trust

Primarily, the Cruach Trust financially supports gardeners, retired gardeners and preserving gardens throughout the United Kingdom. The Trust also supports a wide range of charitable projects and activities, including medical research, the arts, culture, the natural environment, education, or those experiencing hardship.

The Society's aims are to:

  • Advance and disseminate knowledge and education in law and legal practice for public benefit.

  • Advance the arts, heritage and culture through the Signet Library and its collections.

  • development.Promote equality and diversity and advance citizenship and community


Application deadline is Friday 25th August 2023.

David Solomons Charitable Trust

The David Solomons Charitable Trust provides grants to registered charities, both at the national and local level, who are working to support people with learning difficulties.

In particular, the scheme wishes to support the following:

Smaller, local projects which focus on care and treatment of those with learning difficulties.

Research into learning disabilities.

Applications may be submitted at any time and are considered three times a year.

Applications must be made in writing and submitted to the Trust.

Department for Education Trust Capacity Fund (TCaF)

In July 2019, the Department for Education (DfE) announced TCaF to provide additional funding to support the growth and development of academy trusts. TCaF will have four strands:

  • For projects in which trusts will take on or form from at least five schools, one of which must be an inadequate or requires improvement school in an Education Investment Area (EIA)

  • For projects in which a trust will take on at least one inadequate or requires improvement school in an EIA

  • For projects in which a trust takes on either at least one inadequate or requires improvement school outside of an EIA or any school within an EIA

  • For trusts taking on good or outstanding schools outside of an EIA.

Application deadline is Saturday 30th September

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