Funders by Name

Funder Amount Closing Date Status
B&Q - Waste Donation Scheme Not Specified Open This Scheme operates through B&Q's UK and Republic of Ireland stores as it donates unsalable products to community groups, charities and schools for projects that will benefit the local community. B&Q donates unsalable products and waste materials for re-use, such as slightly damaged tins of paint, off-cuts of timber, odd rolls of wallpaper, and end-of-range materials. Groups will need to complete a waste donation form, which is available from the environmental champion, diversity champion, or duty manager in store. The form must be returned to the store, together with a covering letter (on headed paper) to the Manager of the B&Q store from which items are requested, indicating the school/charity/community group’s interest in receiving waste items. Subject to the request being authorised,the school/charity/group will be added to a list of potential recipients. Applicants are advised to keep in contact with the store to checkon availability of materials. Stores may also contact applicants, should appropriate items be available for donation.
Baily Thomas Charitable Fund Small: Up to £10,000 1 Dec 2017 Open This scheme Makes Grants Available to Voluntary organisations in the UK for research into learning disability or to assist with the care and relief of those affected by learning in the UK
Bank of Scotland Foundation - Medium Grants Programme Medium: Up to £100,000 6 Oct 2017 Open This scheme makes grants available for charities registed in Scotland to develop and improve local communities and financial litracy in financial inclusion. grants of between £10,001 and £25,000 are available to support people and their local communities to gain a better quality of life
Bank of Scotland Small grants Programme Small: Up to £10,000 6 Oct 2017 Open Our Small Grants Programme accepts applications between £1,000 and £10,000 from charities registered in Scotland. We particularly wish to help with developing and improving communities. Within any community, there will be a diverse collection of individuals and charities tackling local issues. Some issues will be unique to the local area, others will be replicated across the country or parts of it. We feel it is important to help individuals and groups work together to ensure a better quality of life within their community. Practical ways of making this happen may include: Initiatives designed to encourage the involvement in the community of those too often excluded  Working with people on low incomes, at risk from poverty or with problems finding accommodation  Improving the standard of local facilities
BBC Children in Need Not Specified 13 Sep 2017 Open This scheme makes small and large grants available to not-forprofit organisations in the UK that are supporting children and young people of 18 years and under who are experiencing disadvantage through: Illness, distress, abuse or neglect. Any kind of disability. Behavioural or psychological difficulties. Living in poverty or situations of deprivation. Organisations must be working to combat this disadvantage and to make a real difference to children and young people’s lives. Applications can be made for either of the following: Main Grants of over £10,000 can support projects for up to three years. There is no upper limit but very few grants over £100,000 are made and most grants are for much less. Small Grants of up to £10,000 can support projects for one year.
BBC Children in Need Small Grants Programme Small: Up to £10,000 13 Sep 2017 Open This scheme makes grants to not-for profit organisations that are working with disadvantaged children and young people who are 18 years old and younger living in the UK
Beatrice laing trust Small: Up to £10,000 Open Beatrice laing trust focus is on the relief of poverty and the advancement of the evangelical Christian faith, both at home and abroad. Financial support is given to a wide range of charities seeking to relieve poverty in its broadest sense, both throughout the UK and overseas. Grant recipients include: Organisations, many of them Christian organisations working to express their faith through practical action to help those in need, offering direct support to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged in society, including: the homeless the elderly former Servicemen and women ex-offenders Charities providing practical services to people with physical, mental and learning difficulties and their families/carers. Examples include: special schools seeking to develop and expand their facilities in order to enable them to meet the needs of people with increasingly complex disabilities those involved in supporting young people with complex needs in the transition into adulthood, providing supported accommodation and opportunities for training/meaningful employment those seeking to provide facilities for respite care Organisations providing opportunities for training and development to young people, in particular those who are disadvantaged or ‘at risk’. Small-scale overseas development projects aiming to build the capacity of local partners to develop long-term sustainable solutions to local problems in countries in the developing world
Beaverbrrok Foundation Small: Up to £10,000 Open This scheme makes grants avalible to charities in the uk undertaking projects in the following areas: The erection or improvement of the fabric of any church building the purchase of books, papers, manuscripts or works of art care of the aged or infirm in the UK Funding is available and is allocated in line with their policy which is to provide small grants to small organisations that will make a big difference. most grants are up to £2,000; however,larger grants are available, the trustees will not normally consider grants to cover expenditure which has already been incurred or committed Donations can be made for: Capital expenditure, such as to acquire or upgrade physical assets such as building, fixtures and fittings, machinery, furniture and other equipment. revenue/ runninig costs special projects    
Better Breaks Not Specified 28 Nov 2017 Open Better Breaks supports the development of short break opportunities for families with disabled children and young people, by providing grants to voluntary organisations working in Scotland. This year, Better Breaks wants to build capacity in mainstream services (i.e. youth clubs) to allow more disabled children and young people an opportunity to participate. Youth work groups may be eligible to apply for grants to enable the inclusion of disabled young people in their activities. For example, funding could pay for support workers, staff training, or specialist equipment. The latest round of the Better Breaks funding programme is now open for applications and the deadline for applications is 28 November
Big Lotter Fund - improving lives - Large Large: Over £100,000 Open Many people experience challenges at some point in their lives and we want to support activity that helps them overcome these difficulties and become more resilient. We want to fund activity that means people: are better able to identify ways to take control over their lives and build resilience are able to shape the activities and services they use to better meet their needs have more access to support and opportunities to improve their lives. For applications up to £150,000 you only need to fill in a single application form. If you are applying for between £150,000 and £1 million there is a different form and two stage process. To get an application form or to discuss what you're planning, contact our Scotland Advice Team on 0300 123 7110 or advicescotland@biglotteryfund.org.uk
Big Lotter Fund - improving lives - Medium Medium: Up to £100,000 Open Many people experience challenges at some point in their lives and we want to support activity that helps them overcome these difficulties and become more resilient. We want to fund activity that means people: are better able to identify ways to take control over their lives and build resilience are able to shape the activities and services they use to better meet their needs have more access to support and opportunities to improve their lives. For applications up to £150,000 you only need to fill in a single application form. If you are applying for between £150,000 and £1 million there is a different form and two stage process. To get an application form or to discuss what you're planning, contact our Scotland Advice Team on 0300 123 7110 or advicescotland@biglotteryfund.org.uk      
Big Lottery fund - Community Led Activity Large: Over £100,000 Open This funding aims to support communities to bring real improvments to the places they live and the wellbeing of those most in need. The Big Lottery fund recognises the important role that community organisations play in addressing inequality and strengthening communities. thay want to support those organisations to carry out the work that they do best - bringing local people together around the things that matter to them. thay will fund organisations to deliver work that achieves the following outcomes: Everyone in teh community has the opportunity to influence and get involved in community- led activity People in the Community are better connected and work together to improve their welbeing Funding between £10,000 and £150,00 is avalibel   What can you apply for? We want to provide longer term funding that offers community-led organisations stability to deliver great work. You can therefore apply for funding for between three and five years to improve or continue existing services, or to develop new activity. 3 Medium grants for community-led activity – sample form Although we welcome match funding in applications, we can fund up to 100 per cent of activity costs including staff, training, volunteer expenses, equipment, premises costs, evaluation and overheads. We can fund up to £50,000 for minor capital costs such as building refurbishment or landscaping work as part of your overall activity. There are some things we can’t pay for, such as anything you spend money on before your activity starts, activities that actively promote religion and items that only benefit one person.  
Bridges Ventures Not Specified Open This Fund was launched in April 2013 and provides capital investment and support to UK charities and enterprises with the aim of improving social and life outcomes for young people, children and the elderly in society. Eligible organisations must demonstrate: A clear social mission; A strong management team; The ability to deliver highly impactful and social interventions; The ability to robustly monitor and proactively manage the social outcomes delivered by these programmes.