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Heads Up Mental Health Fund

£1,000 - £5,000 Deadline: 31 Jul 2020

The mental health and wellbeing of whole societies have been severely impacted by the current crisis and are a priority to be addressed urgently. Research has identified significant and sustained increases in symptoms of depression and anxiety related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Young people have been particularly affected by the crisis. Young Minds surveyed over 2000 young people nationally at the end of March and found that 83% agreed that the pandemic has made their mental health worse.

The idea of these small grants is to support staff, children & young people to be aware of the impact the pandemic has had, and will continue to have, on their emotions and develop mechanisms to cope and keep positive.

Deadlines: 10 July, 17 July, 24 July, 31 July 2020.

(these dates are subject to change if a large number of applications is received)

Summer Opportunities Fund – Coming soon !

No Min - No Max Deadline: no deadline

Young Camden Foundation is pleased to announce that we will be launching Summer Opportunities Fund 2020 on 20th July.

Please check out our website from 20th July for further details and how to apply.

John Lyon's Charity Announcement: School Holiday Activity Fund (SHAF)

No Min - £6,000 Deadline: 1 Aug 2020

The School Holiday Activity Fund will now be available for activities delivered between 1st July 2020 – 31st August 2020.  The Fund is designed to enable organisations to deliver fun and accessible activities for children and young people over the summer.
Please note that the maximum grant you can apply for is £6,000.

EXTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITY - LONDON COMMUNITY RESPONSE WAVE 3

£10,000 - £50,000 Deadline: 31 Jul 2020

Whatever priority area you are applying funding for, you can apply for either a small or a large grant:

Small – grants of up to £10,000, using a simple application form, with decisions typically made within two to three weeks of you making an application; or

Large – grants of up to £50,000, involving a longer application form, with decisions typically made within six to eight weeks of you making an application. In some circumstances we may consider grants above £50,000 but there must be a strong rationale in your application for this.

These grants are to cover up to six months of your costs for the work you are seeking funding for (from the time the grant is awarded), though it can be for a shorter period (e.g. activities over the summer). Where possible we will offer unrestricted grants, though this is more likely if you are applying for a small grant.

EXTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES- Arts programmes supporting Arts and Mental Health

£12,000 - £15,000 Deadline: 18 Aug 2020

Baring Foundation launches first funding round to support arts and mental health organisations.

With this funding, Baring Foundation are offering modest, unrestricted grants to established organisations in the UK that focus solely on offering creative opportunities to people of any age living with mental health problems using the skills of professionally trained artists.

This approach has been chosen to respond in the best way we can to the pressures the sector is undergoing due to the COVID-19 crisis.

EXTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITY - Young People in England – Shine Bright Fund

No Min - £5,000 Deadline: no deadline

The7stars foundation has partnered with regional charities and our legal partner Coram Chambers to administrate our grant funding across the UK to vulnerable young people directly. We wish to remind those young people who usually seek in school, a refuge from home- they are loved, cared for, and thought of.

Priority area: Abuse , Addiction , Child Carers , Safe Home

The7stars foundation offer 3 streams of funding:
• Project applications for 16 year olds and under
• Long term applications for 16 year olds and under
• Funding for 18 year olds and under

External Funding Opportunity - Comic Relief Change Makers

£150,000 - £600,000 Deadline: 28 Aug 2020

To support organisations who are looking at the future following the crisis and are working towards making long lasting changes in the sector. Grants from £150,000 to £600,000 are available for 3-5 years. Applications are being accepted from 13th July 2020 to 28th August 2020

External Funding Opportunity - Nationwide Building Society Community Grants

No Min - £50,000 Deadline: no deadline

Grants are available to charities, Community Land Trusts and housing co-operatives for projects that tackle a housing problem in local communities in eligible parts of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

External Funding Opportunity - Julia and Hans Rausing- Charity Survival Fund

No Min - No Max Deadline: 27 Jul 2020

This £10m Fund will provide core funding to help charities, especially small and medium sized, to offset lost income in the current financial year.

Grant Size: £5-£250K depending on size of organisation

Deadline: 5pm 27th July

Exclusions: Income below £5m

External funding opportunity - Grants for Registered Charities

No Min - £5,000 Deadline: no deadline

Thomas Wall Trust grant programme aims to support people with an emphasis on building confidence, knowledge and skills, and therefore increasing prospects of employment.

Grants are up to £5,000 towards specific projects or core activities that support literacy, numeracy, digital and additional skills for learning that are likely to assist employment prospects. The Trust recognises that the future of the labour market will become increasingly competitive, with employers placing greater emphasis on transferable skills.

EXTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITY - HARDSHIP FUND

£120 - £360 Deadline: no deadline

What is the Hardship Fund?
The Hardship Fund was created by the British Red Cross with our partner Aviva and the Aviva Foundation to help those most financially impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.
Official Referral Partners register people with us for support.

The fund then provides short term financial help for people who cannot afford the essentials:
• Food and toiletries
• Somewhere safe to sleep
• Access to a telephone and the internet
• Fuel to keep the lights on, cook or stay warm

External Funding Opportunity - Summer City Leaders from London Youth

No Min - No Max Deadline: 17 Jul 2020

Summer City Leaders is a social action programme for teams of young people to come together and create impactful projects that have a positive impact on themselves, other young people and within their community. The project comes with up to £2000 of funding, as well online training and a dedicated London Youth staff support to guide you through the process.

EXTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITY-Movement for good

No Min - £50,000 Deadline: 24 Jul 2020

£50,000 awards are open to eligible charities registered in the UK and Republic of Ireland with an income of less than £5 million, which support a cause that we know our communities care about: the advancement of education and skills; citizenship or community development; arts, culture or heritage.

Awards opened on Monday 15 June 2020 and closing on Friday 24 July 2020

External Funding- Rosa’s Covid-19 Response Fund (Small Grants)

No Min - £10,000 Deadline: no deadline

Rosa’s Covid-19 Response Fund (Small Grants) is now open and will provide grants of up to £10,000 for specialist women’s organisations across the UK.

The purpose of this first stage response fund is to provide quick and straightforward grants with very basic eligibility criteria. The fund thinks is an open call for women’s organisations to apply for what they identify as a short-term funding need.

EXTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES - TONS OF HELP

No Min - £100 Deadline: no deadline

The Jack and Ada Beattie Foundation is launching ‘Tons of Help from Jack and Ada’ to support those most in need, affected by Corona virus across London and Birmingham.

Grants of £100 for individuals to support essential and basic needs.

External Funding Opportunity - Healthy Holiday Grant

No Min - £500 Deadline: no deadline

This grant is designed to support groups that typically would
be holding summer holiday activities to ensure children are provided with a hot meal.
If social distancing is relaxed before school holidays, then standard (Transforming
Communities Improving Lives (TCIL) criteria would apply (Option 1). If social distancing
hasn’t relaxed, we would provide grants for groups to deliver provisions to children at
home (Option 2)

EXTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITY- Aviva Community Fund

No Min - £50,000 Deadline: 28 Jul 2020

Aviva Community Fund to include applications for projects that enable causes to adapt or continue their vital services by covering core running costs, so they can help their beneficiaries and communities during this time of need.

EXTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES - The Ernest Hecht Charitable Foundation funding

No Min - No Max Deadline: no deadline

The Ernest Hecht Charitable Foundation provides funding to a broad range of UK-registered charities working to support or improve the lives of recipients through art, healthcare, literature, music, and theatre. The Trustees give priority to projects where their donation can make a difference and can progress the Charity’s initiative. There is a broad remit and all applications will be considered on their own merits.

Its awards grants that will make a difference in a particular field, especially for the vulnerable, the young, and the elderly.

EXTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITY- MAGIC LITTLE GRANTS 2020

No Min - £500 Deadline: 31 Oct 2020

The Magic Little Grants 2020 programme launched on Tuesday 10th March 2020.
Together with Postcode Community Trust, a grant giving charity funded by players of People's Postcode Lottery. Localgiving is delighted to offer charitable organisations the opportunity to apply for grants of £500.

The fund will be awarding over 900 grants to community projects across Great Britain. Successful projects will support and inspire people to participate in sports or exercise with the primary aim of improving the physical health of participants.

EXTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITY-Youth Future Foundation Grants

£30,000 - £100,000 Deadline: no deadline

This is not an Emergency Fund

The Youth Futures Foundation is committed to transforming employment for young people.The current Youth Futures funding opportunities introduce two grants.Their rolling grants programme is designed to find, fund, support and evaluate promising practice. Funding will go to organisations working with young people aged 14-24 to help overcome barriers to finding meaningful work.

Youth Future Foundation want to partner with organisations that share their values and are committed to learning, investing in good practice and sharing what works to transform the youth employment landscape.

TWO TYPES OF GRANTS ARE AVAILABLE
1.Development Grants
2.Impact Grants