Info Update 23.04.2010

  • A new fund set up by Defra is open for applications from projects encouraging sustainability in areas such as travel, greener consumption of food and resources and recycling. Grants of between £100,000 and £200,000 are available, the deadline for first stage applications is 21st May. To register interest visit the Defra eTendering site on www.defra.gov.uk.
  • Nationwide Foundation Small Grants Programme offers grants of up to £5,000 to charities offering housing and/or financial support to older people or victims of domestic abuse as part of their remit. For more information please visit  www.nationwidefoundation.org.uk.
  • Woodward Charitable Trust is inviting applications from charities working with or in the areas of social and ethnic minority groups, prisoners and ex-offenders, homelessness, violence and abuse, arts outreach, disability, environment. The fund offers grants of up to £5,000 through their small grants scheme and grants of over £5,000 through their large grants scheme. The next application deadline for small and large grants is the 24th May. to find out more please visit www.woodwardcharitabletrust.org.uk.
  • Tesco Charity Trust Community Awards aim at organisations supporting children’s welfare and children’s educational projects, including special needs schools. The next application deadline for the grants of up to £4,000 is 30th June, for more information please visit www.tescoplc.com.
  • Trust for London – Open Programme’s next application deadline is 30th May. The Grants of up to £15,000 aim at organisations that support residents, communities and minority groups who are discriminated against or disadvantaged. For more information please go to www.trustforlondon.org.uk.