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Affinity Sutton Community Grants Status: Open for Applications Grants to charities and community organisations working for the benefit of people who live in the areas in which Affinity Sutton operates. Projects should help residents living in properties owned by Affinity Sutton. Funding body: Affinity Sutton Maximum value: £ 5,000 Application deadline: 22/02/2016 Location: Affinity Sutton Housing operates throughout England 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 Small Project Funding 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: 18/03/2016 Location: Craven District

David Wilson Homes North West - Our Space, Your Place Grants Status: Open for Applications Grants are available to local community groups, charities, and schools in the North West for projects that will genuinely enhance or improve services, facilities or the environment within their local area. Funding body: David Wilson Homes North West Maximum value: £ 1,000 Application deadline: 31/01/2016 Location: Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire, Merseyside, Flintshire, Wrexham and Lancashire Dirtworks Environmental Scheme Status: Open for Applications Grants are available to community and voluntary groups conducting environmental projects which involve young people aged 16- 25 years in Lancashire. Funding body: Lancashire Environmental Fund Maximum value: £ 20,000 Application deadline: 05/02/2016 Location: Lancashire, excluding Blackburn and Blackpool. 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 Football Foundation - Emergency Football Relief Fund Status: Open for Applications Emergency grant funding is available for football clubs in the North of England that have been adversely affected by the recent storms and flooding since 4 December 2015. Funding body: Premier League Maximum value: £ 50,000 Application deadline: None specified Location:

The Fund is focussed upon, but not limited to, the following County FA regions:

  • Cheshire FA

  • Cumberland FA

  • Durham FA

  • Lancashire FA

  • Liverpool FA

  • Manchester FA

  • North Riding FA

  • Northumberland FA

  • Westmorland FA

  • West Riding FA

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: 15/05/2016 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

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 Lancashire Environmental Fund Status: Open for Applications Grants are available to voluntary organisations for a variety of community and environmental initiatives within Lancashire. Projects must: provide public amenities, conserve a natural habitat/species, or restore historic, architecturally interesting or religious buildings. Funding body: Lancashire Environmental Fund Maximum value: £ 30,000 Application deadline: 05/02/2016 Location: Lancashire, excluding Blackburn and Blackpool. Lancashire Green Grants Status: Open for Applications Small grants are available to not-for-profit organisations, charities, voluntary and community groups for small scale community standalone projects that are accessible to the general public. Funding body: Lancashire Environmental Fund Maximum value: £ 1,000 Application deadline: None specified Location: Within 10 miles of a licensed landfill site in Lancashire

Lancashire North and Bowland LEADER Programme 2015-2020 Status: Open for Applications Financial assistance is available for farmers, foresters, rural businesses, social enterprises, community organisations and other organisations based in the Lancashire North and Bowland LEADER area. Funding body: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) Maximum value: Discretionary Application deadline: 31/01/2016 Location: Rural areas within the local authorities of Lancaster, Pendle (part), Ribble Valley, and Wyre (part). Lancashire Pennine Moors LEADER Programme 2015-2020 Status: Open for Applications Financial assistance is available for farmers, foresters, rural businesses, social enterprises and community organisations based in the Lancashire Pennine Moors LEADER area. Funding body: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) Maximum value: Discretionary Application deadline: 31/01/2016 Location: Chorley, South Ribble, Blackburn with Darwen, Rossendale, Hyndburn, Burnley, Pendle (part), Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, and Wigan Lancashire West LEADER Programme 2015-2020 Status: Open for Applications Financial assistance is available for farmers, foresters, rural businesses, social enterprises and community organisations based in the Lancashire West LEADER area. Funding body: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) Maximum value: Discretionary Application deadline: 31/01/2016 Location: The new Lancashire West LAG area consists of rural areas within the following local auth

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 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: None specified

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. 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 toregistered charities 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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