Funding Bulletin 16


Addington Fund Trustees' Discretionary Fund

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available towards helping England and Wales' farming community in times of emergency when hardship prevails.

Funding body: The Addington Fund Maximum value: Discretionary Application deadline: None specified Location: England and Wales

Arnside & Silverdale Grants Fund

Status: Open for Applications

Funding for projects that conserve and enhance the Arnside & Silverdale AONB or connect people with the landscape; open to community groups, schools, businesses, partner organisations, parish councils, landowners and managers, and individuals.

Funding body: Arnside & Silverdale AONB Maximum value: £ 2,500 Application deadline: None specified Location: Arnside & Silverdale AONB area

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

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 living within the Craven Trust area.

Funding body: The Craven Trust Maximum value: £ 1,500 Application deadline: 10/03/2017 Location: Barnoldswick, Beamsley, Bolton Abbey, Burton in Lonsdale, Craven District, Denholme, Gisburn, Grassington, Hubberholme, Hurst Green, Ingleton, Kettlewell, Keighley, Oakworth, Sedbergh, Settle, Skipton, Slaidburn, Trough of Bowland, Waddington, and Wilsden.

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: None specified 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: 10/02/2017 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: £ 5,000 Application deadline: None specified Location: Merseyside, Greater Manchester or Lancashire.

Elsie Talbot Bridge Will Trust

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available for local voluntary and community groups and charitable organisations undertaking social welfare or community projects throughout England and Wales.

Funding body: Elsie Talbot Bridge Will Trust Maximum value: Discretionary 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.

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 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: 15/05/2017 Location: Lancashire and South Cumbria

Invest for Impact Fund

Status: Open for Applications

A mixture of grants and loans are available for charities and social enterprises to help them grow and become more sustainable.

Funding body: Access - The Foundation for Social Investment Maximum value: £ 45,000 Application deadline: None specified Location: North West England

Jane Tomlinson Appeal Grants Programme

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available to voluntary organisations that are registered charities based or operating in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Lancashire or Nottinghamshire for projects that focus on children's or cancer related activities, services or operations.

Funding body: Jane Tomlinson Appeal Maximum value: £ 10,000 Application deadline: 10/03/2017 Location: Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Lancashire or Nottinghamshire

Lancashire Environment Fund - Green 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 local community and environmental groups for a variety of community and environmental initiatives within Lancashire.

Funding body: Lancashire Environmental Fund Maximum value: £ 30,000 Application deadline: 10/02/2017 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: 28/02/2017 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: 28/02/2017 Location: Chorley, South Ribble, Blackburn with Darwen, Rossendale, Hyndburn, Burnley, Pendle (part), Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, and Wigan

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner - Community Action Fund

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

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: 28/02/2017 Location: The Lancashire West LAG area consists of rural areas within the following local authorities: Fylde, Wyre (part), West Lancashire and Preston

Longleigh Foundation

Status: Open for Applications

Funding is available for projects which benefit residents of social housing provider, Stonewater, and their communities and address the Foundation's current themes of health and well-being, isolation and inclusion, employment and training.

Funding body: Longleigh Foundation Maximum value: Discretionary Application deadline: 03/02/2017 Location: England

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: 13/03/2017 Location: Merseyside, Halton and Lancashire

Moto in the Community Trust

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available for charities and community schools operating within a 15 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: Discretionary Application deadline: None specified Location: Within 15 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

Oliver Stanley Charitable Trust

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available for registered charities carrying out projects for the relief of need throughout the UK.

Funding body: Oliver Stanley Charitable Trust Maximum value: Discretionary Application deadline: None specified

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 BIBAs Foundation - Lancashire Community Foundation

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available for charities, social enterprises and community groups supporting culture and enterprise for young people aged 16-24 in Lancashire.

Funding body: North and West Lancashire Chamber of Commerce and Industry Maximum value: £ 5,000 Application deadline: 24/02/2017 Location: Lancashire.

The Northern Impact Fund

Status: Open for Applications

A blend of grants and loans is available to increase the number of small/early stage VCSE organisations accessing social investment to grow both their impact as well as trading activity in the Midlands, North East, North West and Yorkshire and the Humber.

Funding body: Access - The Foundation for Social Investment Maximum value: £ 150,000 Application deadline: None specified Location: Midlands, North East, North West and Yorkshire and the Humber

The Westminster Foundation - Small Grants

Status: Open for Applications

Grants are available for charitable organisations for projects focused on issues around poverty 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 - 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: 22/03/2017 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 registered charities in Cheshire East, Cheshire West, Chester, Lancashire, Manchester City and Trafford for a range of charitable purpose, including overseas, but with special emphasis on education and the welfare of children.

Funding body: Zochonis Charitable Trust Maximum value: Discretionary Application deadline: None specified Location: Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester, Lancashire, Manchester City and Trafford

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