Funding Opportunities

Awards for All 

Awards grants of between £300 and £10,000 for people to take part in art, sport, heritage and community activities, and projects that promote education, the environment and health in the local community.

Big Lottery Fund

Fund grants from £300 to over £500,000 to organisations ranging from small local groups to major national charities for health, education and environment projects with National Lottery money.  email: 

Sport England

Funding available from £300 to £10,000 for non-profit organisations 

Biffa Award

Scheme offers grants of between £5,000 and £50,000 to fund projects which benefit the local community. Find out more at

The Gannett Foundation

The Gannett Foundation is the charitable arm of Gannett Co Inc., owner of the Newsquest Media Group who are one of the UK’s largest publishers.  They offer grants ranging from £1,000 to £5,000 to projects which support education and schemes which bring lasting benefits to the local community.

The Foyle Foundation Small Grants Scheme

This Scheme offers support to smaller charities in the UK, especially those working at grass roots and local community level, in any field, across a wide range of activities.  Grants are available between £1,000 and £10,000 to charities and state schools. Download online application form at