Funders by Name

Funder Amount Closing Date Status
Tesco Bags of Help Programme Small: Up to £10,000 Open Tesco offers grants through its Bags of Help Programme which is funded by Tesco customers from the proceeds of the 5p charge for plastic carrier bags as a result of a government carrier bag levy. Each month, an in-store vote will determine which projects will be funded. Three local community projects will be voted on in Tesco stores each month across 200 regions throughout Great Britain. In each region, the project that received the most votes from all stores in their region will receive a grant of up to £5,000. The second placed project receives up to £2,000 and third placed up to £1,000. Every year, over 7,000 projects will receive funding through this scheme. The funding is for projects which deliver improvements to the physical environment and/or encourage the use and long term stability of outdoor spaces. Examples include: Developing nature trails in a local park or nature reserve. Purchasing bee hives and seeding wildflower meadows on a community allotment. Providing forest school sessions in a primary school for 12 months. Developing a garden in a hospice, purchasing plants, benches and pergola. Supporting an artist in residence to work with the community to develop an art trail. Setting up a growing project for sheltered accommodation residents. Supporting a gardening project which helps local isolated residents form a gardening club. Supporting practical training for young people learning horticultural skills. Funding a series of summer events in a local park. Funding a programme of beach clean-up events. Repainting swings and play equipment in a park. Supporting community run summer sports and leisure activities in parks. Helping to set up Britain in Bloom local group, purchasing plants, planters, forks, spades and compost. Developing a community garden or orchard. Supporting local football club with the purchase of nets, balls and coaching sessions for under 12’s. A range of not-for-profit organisations can apply. This includes voluntary and community organisations, registered charities, community interest companies, friends of groups with a constitution, schools, health bodies (Primary Care Trust, NHS Hospital Trust, Foundation Hospital etc), parish, town and community councils. There are no longer any application deadlines (previously they were quarterly). Applications are now open on a rolling basis and will be accepted at any time.
The Adamson Trust Not Specified 30 Sep 2017 Open The scheme offers grants to voluntary community organisations and charities in Scotland provideing respite breaks for young people aged 17 and under who have physical, mental or emotional difficulties
The ASDA Foundation Not Specified Open The ASDA Foundation supports a range of good causes around the UK. It exists primarily to give support to existing projects being run by ASDA colleagues, although applications are open to all registered charities, community groups and individuals in the UK, as long as they have the support and involvement of local ASDA colleagues. Applications are accepted throughout the year and will be assessed at the quarterly trustee meeting. Eligible individuals/organisations must: operate in the UK be providing a clear benefit to their local community be non-profit making have direct support and involvement from one of the ASDA colleagues. To apply visit your local ASDA branch and speak with a member of staff.
The Benevolent Fund Small: Up to £10,000 Open This scheme helps young people at risk of criminal involvement to stay out of trouble and assist in the rehabilitation of offenders, particularly young offenders both in prison and after release. Grants up to £15,000 are available for registered charities and community groups with an annual income of less than £250,000 The fund prefers to help new projects in the early stages and, in particular, innovatory projects which could act as a model for similar work elsewhere. the priorities of the fund are to help: Helping disadvantaged young people; and offenders and ex-offenders particularly those under 30 years of age. Small organisations and charities that offer direct services are preferred. further information is avalible by contacting the fund on 0207606, email them at or access their website via the link below.  
The Community Food and Health (Scotland) Capacity Building Fund Small: Up to £10,000 8 Dec 2017 Closed This scheme provides funding to support groups and agencies running food and health activities in Scotland to build the knowledge, skills and expertise they need to help them deliver their activities better.   Grants of up to £500 are available to community groups, voluntary organisations or social enterprises working with people in a low-income community or already involved in running a food and health activity.   The funding can be used for the following:   All or part of the cost of a member of staff, volunteer, or management committee/board member taking part in a capacity building activity (for example a training or learning opportunity). All or part of the cost of delivering an in-house capacity building activity for staff, volunteers or management committee/board members.   Applicants must be able to show how funding will build the knowledge, skills and expertise of volunteers, staff or management committee or board members, and demonstrate how this will make a positive difference to their food and health activities
The Good Neighbour Fund Small: Up to £10,000 Open Scottish Roads Partnership (SRP), together with its main contractors Ferrovial Lagan and Amey, is launching The Good Neighbour Fund, a new funding initiative set up to give something back to local communities in close proximity to the £500m M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvement Project. Through The Good Neighbour Fund, SRP has allocated £15,000 for 2016 / 2017 to support local groups, organisations and charities that meet the funding criteria and is now inviting applications for grants of up to £500. Organisations eligible for funding should encourage education and skills development, support a local community initiative or charity, or have environmental benefits. All applications will be considered on an individual basis. For an application form, please email:
The Henry Smith Charity - Holiday Grants for Children Small: Up to £10,000 17 Nov 2017 Open This Scheme Makes Grants up to £2,500 available  for chools, youth groups, not got profit organisations and charities to provide access to recreational trips or holidays for groups of children who experience disadvantage or who have disabilties
The MacRobert Trust Up to £50,000 Open Most monetary awards usually lie between £5,000 and £25,000 but larger awards, including capital grants, are sometimes given. A small grants programme facilitates awards of up to £5,000. Occasionally recurring grants are made for periods of up to three years.  There are 3 levels of monetary awards: small, medium and large.  Each level has its own specific governance arrangements and internal processes The themes and sub-themes define the scope of The Trust’s charitable work under its Charitable Donations Policy. The themes are listed below. The sub-themes are detailed separately in the document at the bottom of the page and are not listed in any priority order. Donations are given only to organisations registered as charities and are always dependent on funding availability. Trustees reserve the right to make changes to the themes and sub-themes and to make judgements on applications which do not qualify for support. Theme 1: Services and Sea Theme 2: Education and Training Theme 3: Children and Youth (See Note 1) Theme 4: Science, Engineering and Technology Theme 5: Agriculture and Horticulture Theme 6: Tarland and the Local Area
The Morrisons Foundation Not Specified Open Applicants must be from a registered charity whose project will improve people's lives.
The Revie Foundation Small: Up to £10,000 Open The Revie Foundation is a family run charity which was set up in 2013 and supports non-profit organisations (including charities, third sector bodies and public bodies) working with disadvantaged young people under 25 in Scotland to enable them to achieve their full potential. We would ideally like to assist disadvantaged young people living in the South Lanarkshire area.
The Sportsman Charity Small: Up to £10,000 Open Registered charitable organisations can apply to this charity for between £500 to £5,000 funding. The Trustees will consider applications from charities working in Scotland in the fields of sport, children and young people, disability and the disadvantaged. Their aim is to provide support which can make a significant difference to the delivery of existing activities, rather than funding running costs or overheads. A major proportion of the distribution of funds is by grants to smaller charities and projects. In addition, each year the Charity identifies two partner organisations which will receive a significant proportion of the funds raised at The Sportsman’s Dinner.
The Wakeham Trust Small: Up to £10,000 Open The Wakeham Trust  funds small Neighbourhood projects normally give grants to projects where an initial £125 to £2,500 can make a real difference.
The Weavers Company Benevolent Fund Medium: Up to £100,000 30 Nov 2016 Open The Weaver's Company Benevolent Fund supports projects working with disadvantaged young people (aged 5 to 30 years) to ensure that they are given every possible chance to meet their full potential and to participate fully in society. The Fund also aims to help young people at risk of criminal involvement to stay out of trouble and assist in the rehabilitation of offenders, particularly young offenders both in prison and after release. Grants are usually no more than £15,000 per annum, and to make sure grants of this size have an impact, we will not fund large organisations. To be eligible for funding, local organisations such as those working in a village, estate or small town should normally have an income of less than £100,000. Those working across the UK should normally have an income of not more than £250,000.  
The Wesleyan Foundation Small: Up to £10,000 Open The Wesleyan Foundation has announced that it will award up to £1 million in grants each year to small charities with the aim of transforming hundreds of lives and communities across the UK. Foundation Scotland is managing the Small Grants fund in Scotland. Constituted community groups, registered charities, not-for-profit companies limited by guarantee and social enterprises can apply for grants of up to £2,000. Groups must have an income of less than £250,000 per annum and be based and working in Scotland. The funding is for projects that address at least one of the following categories: Improve people’s life skills, education, employability and enterprise. Maximise ability to strengthen community cohesion and build social capacity. Advance people’s physical, mental health and wellbeing.
Thomas Wall Trust Small: Up to £10,000 30 Sep 2017 Open This Schem makes grants available for registered charities undertaking educational and social welfare projects in the UK
Townscape Heritage (HLF) Large: Over £100,000 Open The Townscape Heritage programme is for schemes which help communities improve the built historic environment of conservation areas in need of investment across the UK. We support partnerships of local, regional and national interests that aim to regenerate economically disadvantaged historic areas for the benefit of local residents, workers and visitors.  
Transform Foundation Small: Up to £10,000 Open We have two live website programmes - a Facebook Grant programme (which provides £5000 of funding to spend on Facebook Advertising, with potential scale-up funding) and a Website Grant Programme (which covers the upfront costs of a new charity-specific website including strategy, design, development and training). Our grant programmes are aimed at small to medium-sized charities and other not for profit organisations with a social mission (including, for example Community Interest Companies). The grant is most suitable for non-profits with an income between £350k and £30m. Organisations outside of this income range may apply, but depending on the nature of the project, we may require a preliminary discussion to determine whether it is appropriate. The £5,000 Facebook Grant pays directly for the cost of Facebook Ads. We will also cover the costs of our grant partner Farewill providing a managed Facebook agency service around this. The £18,000 Website Grant covers the full up front costs of the setup of your new site. You will need to meet the ongoing costs for the website.      
True Colours Up to £5,000 Open The Trustees’ grant making focuses on the following three areas: Improving the service delivery and support offered to children with complex disabilities, their families and siblings in the UK. Strengthening palliative care services for children in the UK. Promoting and developing palliative care for adults and children in sub-Saharan Africa.
Trusthouse Charitable Foundation Up to £50,000 Open Our grants programme supports projects in the UK which address issues in Rural Communities and/or areas of Urban Deprivation. Within these two main headings, we are interested in helping established projects which work in the fields of Community Support; Arts, Education & Heritage; Disability & Health Care.
Tudor Trust Not Specified Open Tudor doesn’t have specific funding programmes. Our focus is on smaller forward-looking groups, led by capable and committed people. Some of the other characteristics we are looking for include: Organisations working directly with people who are at the margins of society A focus on building stronger communities by overcoming isolation and fragmentation and encouraging inclusion, connection and integration Organisations which are embedded in and have developed out of their community – whether the local area or a ‘community of interest’ High levels of user involvement, and an emphasis on self-help where this is appropriate Work which addresses complex and multi-stranded problems in unusual or imaginative ways Organisations which are thoughtful in their use of resources and which foster community resilience in the face of environmental, economic or social change