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London Grant Funding – Top 10 Trust and Foundation Grant Opportunities

Posted on 07 February 2020

Top 10 Grant Opportunities for Charities in London

 

We have put together a list of our favourite London grant funding opportunities for charities working in London. Take a look and see if your Charity could benefit.

Total grant-making through different kinds of charitable trusts and foundations has been estimated at £6.5 billion in the UK. This figure demonstrates the huge value of trusts and foundations as a vehicle for supporting social good (Foundation Giving Trends, 2018).

According to the Charity Commission (2020) there are 6040 registered charities in London; the largest concentration of charities in the UK. We have therefore sent our team on a mission to find the best grant opportunities for you in 2020. From that, we present you a list of some of the top funding opportunities in London right now.

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Coastal Communities Grant Fund – Round 5

Posted on 08 March 2018

Coastal Communities Fund – Round 5 is now open for applications in England.

The aim of the fund from the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government is to support the economic development of coastal communities, through regeneration and economic growth whilst directly or indirectly safeguarding and creating sustainable jobs.

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BLF Reaching Communities – Extra Funding to develop skills

Posted on 13 November 2014

Big Lottery Fund are making additional funding available for staff and Trustees to develop their skills. Reaching Communities applicants can apply for up to 10% of the total grant applied for, with a maximum of £15k (this is in addition to funding for evaluation, overheads etc.) The money is intended to support organisations to become more sustainable and doesn’t have to be spent on the project you are applying for.

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Community Budgets Programme

Posted on 06 August 2013

Following on from the successful pilot in twelve geographical areas, an additional £4.2 million is to be awarded by the Department for Communities and Local Government so neighbourhood and community budget pilots can be introduced to 100 new areas. This will enable local people to have more say in how public services are designed and delivered – improving those services and saving money.

For further information please visit the My Community Rights website.