Funding Bulletin 17


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.



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.

Fund Information

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.


Fund Information

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.


Fund Information

Funding body:Ribble Valley Borough Council

Maximum value:£ 750

Application deadline:None specified

Location:Forest of Bowland AONB



Community Foundation for Lancashire – Youth Social Action Fund

Status:Open for Applications

Grants are available for community groups working in Lancashire for projects which engage young people in ongoing regular volunteering or demonstrate how another youth-led method will be as effective at engaging young people in social action.

Fund Information

Funding body:Cabinet Office

Maximum value:£ 5,000

Application deadline:13/04/2017

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 living within the Craven Trust area.

Fund Information

Funding body:The Craven Trust

Maximum value:£ 1,500

Application deadline:25/04/2017

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.



Cumberland Building Society Charitable Foundation

Status:Open for Applications

Grants are available for charitable organisations to support general charitable projects that benefit residents of Cumbria, Dumfriesshire, Lancaster, Preston and Haltwhistle.

Fund Information

Funding body:Cumberland Building Society Charitable Foundation

Maximum value:£ 750

Application deadline:None specified



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.

Fund Information

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.

Fund Information

Funding body:Lancashire Environmental Fund

Maximum value:£ 20,000

Application deadline:12/05/2017

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.

Fund Information

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.

Fund Information

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.

Fund Information

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.

Fund Information

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.

Fund Information

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.

Fund Information

Funding body:Harold and Alice Bridges Charity

Maximum value:Discretionary

Application deadline:15/05/2017

Location:Lancashire and South Cumbria



Historic England - Regional Capacity Building Programme

Status:Open for Applications

Grants are available to third sector organisations in England for local and regional projects which promote the understanding, management and conservation of the historic environment.

Fund Information

Funding body:Historic England

Maximum value:Discretionary

Application deadline:None specified

Location:England



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.

Fund Information

Funding body:Access - The Foundation for Social Investment

Maximum value:£ 45,000

Application deadline:None specified

Location:North West England



Lancashire Environment Fund - Green Grants

Status:Open for Applications

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

Fund Information

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.

Fund Information

Funding body:Lancashire Environmental Fund

Maximum value:£ 30,000

Application deadline:12/05/2017

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.

Fund Information

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 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.

Fund Information

Funding body:Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire

Maximum value:£ 2,500

Application deadline:None specified

Location:Lancashire



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.

Fund Information

Funding body:Longleigh Foundation

Maximum value:Discretionary

Application deadline:13/04/2017

Location:England



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'.

Fund Information

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.

Fund Information

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.

Fund Information

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.

Fund Information

Funding body:Shepherd Street Trust

Maximum value:Discretionary

Application deadline:None specified

Location:Within 50 miles of Preston Town Hall.


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.

Fund Information

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.

Fund Information

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.

Fund Information

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.

Fund Information

Funding body:West Lancashire District Council

Maximum value:£ 1,000

Application deadline:None specified

Location:Conservation areas within West Lancashire


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.

Fund Information

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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