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Bonamy Charitable Trust

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available for charitable organisations advancing the Jewish faith in Lancashire.

Funding body: Bonamy Charitable Trust Maximum value: £ 10,000 Application deadline: None specified

Cash for Kids - Lancashire

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available to registered charities based in the Rock FM and Magic 999 broadcast area in Lancashire for projects that aim to help children and young people (aged 18 years and younger) who are sick, disabled or disadvantaged.

Funding body: Rock FM and Magic 999 Maximum value: Discretionary Application deadline: None specified Location: The Rock FM / Magic 999 broadcast area in Lancashire

Champion Bowland

Status: Open for Applications

Champion Bowland has been established to encourage tourism businesses, visitors, local communities and groups to work together in caring for the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) landscape.

Funding body: Ribble Valley Borough Council Maximum value: £ 750 Application deadline: None specified Location: Forest of Bowland AONB

Commissioner's Community Action Fund - Lancashire

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available for local resident and community groups in Lancashire to tackle local concerns and to make their communities better and safer places to live.

Funding body: Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire Maximum value: £ 2,500 Application deadline: None specified Location: Lancashire

Craven Trust

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available to local voluntary and community groups for projects that improve the quality of life of local people within the Craven Trust area.

Funding body: The Craven Trust Maximum value: £ 1,500 Application deadline: 11/12/2015 Location: Craven District

Cumberland Building Society Charitable Foundation

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available for voluntary and community sector organisations carrying out general charitable projects in Cumbria, Dumfriesshire, Lancaster, Preston and Haltwhistle.

Funding body: Cumberland Building Society Charitable Foundation Maximum value: £ 750 Application deadline: None specified

Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available for registered charities to carry out general charitable activities in Lancashire, Merseyside and Greater Manchester.

Funding body: Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund Maximum value: £ 1,000 Application deadline: None specified

Farington Community Fund

Status: Open for Applications

Small and large grants are available to not-for-profit groups and organisations for community and environmental projects which benefit the parish of Farington.

Funding body: Lancashire County Council Maximum value: Discretionary Application deadline: None specified Location: Farington Parish, South Ribble

Florence's Charitable Trust

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available for charitable organisations carrying out education or social welfare activities in Lancashire, particularly Rossendale.

Funding body: Florence's Charitable Trust Maximum value: Discretionary Application deadline: None specified

Francis C Scott Charitable Trust

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available for charitable organisations working to enable young people from the most deprived areas of Cumbria and the very north of Lancashire to achieve their full potential in life.

Funding body: Francis C Scott Charitable Trust Maximum value: Discretionary Application deadline: None specified Location: Cumbria and North Lancashire.

Granada Foundation

Status: Open for Applications

Grant for voluntary and community organisations undertaking projects that encourage involvement in and understanding of the fine arts and science in the North West of England.

Funding body: The Granada Foundation Maximum value: Discretionary Application deadline: None specified Location: North West of England

Harold and Alice Bridges Charity

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available for capital projects to village halls in Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Funding body: Harold and Alice Bridges Charity Maximum value: Discretionary Application deadline: 15/01/2016 Location: Lancashire and South Cumbria

Irwell Valley Golden Foundation

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available to not-for-profit groups and organisations operating in the areas served by the Irwell Valley Housing Association who wish to find local solutions to local problems.

Funding body: Irwell Valley Housing Association Maximum value: £ 5,000 Application deadline: None specified Location: Bolton, Bury, Salford, Trafford, Manchester, Tameside and Stockport, Pendle and Rossendale

John Moores Foundation - Merseyside

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available to small voluntary groups and organisations for projects which aim to break down barriers among people who are experiencing disadvantage and living in Merseyside.

Funding body: John Moores Foundation Maximum value: Discretionary Application deadline: None specified Location: Merseyside and also Skelmersdale, Halton and Ellesmere Port

Key Fund

Status: Open for Applications

The Key Fund provides assistance to support social enterprises and sustainable development in the North and North Midlands of England. A range of support is available, including grants, loans, business support and advice to start-up and expanding community enterprises.

Funding body: Key Fund Maximum value: £ 300,000 Application deadline: None specified Location: The North and North Midlands of England

Lancashire Environment Fund - Green Leaf Grants

Status: Open for Applications

An environmental funding programme for a small stand alone project in Lancashire.

Funding body: Landfill Communities Fund Maximum value: £ 1,000 Application deadline: None specified Location: Lancashire excluding Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen

Merseyside - Mark McQueen Foundation

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available for not-for-profit projects in Merseyside and Lancashire that support young men struggling with emotional and mental health issues.

Funding body: Community Foundation for Merseyside Maximum value: £ 3,000 Application deadline: 02/11/2015 Location: Merseyside, Halton and Lancashire

Moto in the Community Trust

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available for charities operating within a 25-mile radius of a Moto site. Local Moto sites 'adopt' local charities to fund as their 'Local Community Partner'.

Funding body: Moto in the Community Trust Maximum value: £ 10,000 Application deadline: None specified Location: 25 miles of a Moto site in the UK

Near Neighbours Fund

Status: Open for Applications

Funding to encourage stronger civil society in areas that are multi-religious and multi-ethnic within specific Parishes in Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Burnley; Leeds, Bradford and Dewsbury; Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Sandwell, Walsall and Dudley; Leicester and Nottingham and in Luton and across most of London. The Fund intends to bring together people of different faiths and of no faith to transform local communities for the better.

Funding body: Near Neighbours Maximum value: £ 5,000 Application deadline: None specified Location: Specific areas within Bury, Rochdale, Burnley and Oldham; Leeds Bradford and Dewsbury; Birmingham, Wolverhampton,Sandwell, Walsall and Dudley; Leicester and Nottingham; Luton and most of London.

North West Legal Support Trust

Status: Open for Applications

Funding is available to charities in North West England so that they can provide free legal advice to members of the public who would otherwise be disadvantaged and for charitable work that promotes access to justice in the North West of England.

Funding body: North West Legal Support Trust Maximum value: £ 3,000 Application deadline: None specified Location: North West England

Shepherd Street Trust

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available for charitable institutions and organisations which help young people under the age of 21 years who are in need, hardship and distress and who live within 50 miles of Preston.

Funding body: Shepherd Street Trust Maximum value: Discretionary Application deadline: None specified Location: Within 50 miles of Preston Town Hall.

The Westminster Foundation - Major Grants

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available for charitable organisations for projects in the areas of homelessness, mental health and physical disabilities and supporting communities in Westminster, Cheshire West and Chester, Rural Lancashire (near the Forest of Bowland) and North West Sutherland.

Funding body: Westminster Foundation Maximum value: Discretionary Application deadline: 20/10/2015 Location: Westminster, Cheshire West and Chester, Rural Lancashire (near the Forest of Bowland) and North West Sutherland.

The Westminster Foundation - Small Grants

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available for charitable organisations for projects in the areas of homelessness, mental health, physical disabilities and supporting communities in Westminster, Cheshire West and Chester, Rural Lancashire (near the Forest of Bowland) and North West Sutherland.

Funding body: Westminster Foundation Maximum value: £ 5,000 Application deadline: None specified Location: Westminster, Cheshire West and Chester, Rural Lancashire (near the Forest of Bowland) and North West Sutherland.

United Utilities Trust Fund

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available to organisations in North West England to provide debt/money advice services to people in distress and financial hardship who are unable to meet the cost of water and/or sewerage charges from United Utilities.

Funding body: United Utilities Trust Fund Maximum value: £ 62,500 Application deadline: 19/11/2015 Location: North West of England

West Lancashire - Conservation Area Enhancement Grant

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available for local groups and individual property owners to enhance the character and appearance of conservation areas in West Lancashire.

Funding body: West Lancashire District Council Maximum value: £ 2,000 Application deadline: None specified Location: West Lancashire's 28 conservation areas

West Lancashire - Grants for Voluntary Groups

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available for third sector voluntary, non-profit making community organisations based in West Lancashire to support their community, play, sport, or arts activities.

Funding body: West Lancashire District Council Maximum value: £ 500 Application deadline: None specified Location: West Lancashire

West Lancashire - Older People's Champion Grant

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available to local community groups and organisations for projects benefiting older people in West Lancashire.

Funding body: West Lancashire District Council Maximum value: £ 500 Application deadline: None specified Location: West Lancashire

West Lancashire - Tree and Hedge Planting Grant Scheme

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available for the planting of new trees and hedges in conservation areas within West Lancashire.

Funding body: West Lancashire District Council Maximum value: £ 1,000 Application deadline: None specified Location: Conservation areas within West Lancashire

Whitemoss Community Fund

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available for community and environmental projects in the Skelmersdale area of Lancashire which deliver improvements to public amenities, including projects that support nature conservation objectives.

Funding body: GrantScape Maximum value: Discretionary Application deadline: 17/03/2016 Location: All projects must be located in the West Lancashire Borough Council area and must be within five miles of the Whitemoss landfill site in Skelmersdale (WN8 9TH)

Zochonis Charitable Trust

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available to charitable organisations active in Cheshire, Lancashire, Manchester City and Greater Manchester for a range of charitable purposes with special emphasis on education and the welfare of children.

Funding body: Zochonis Charitable Trust Maximum value: £ 25,000 Application deadline: None specified Location: Cheshire, Lancashire, Manchester City and Greater Manchester

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