FUNDING ROUND UP FOR JULY

18th Jul 2019

We have lots of funding updates for you this month from the Virgin Money Community Anchors Fund, Co-op Foundation Space to Connect Fund, LNER Customer and Community Investment Fund and the 2020 GSK Impact Awards.

Virgin Money Community Anchors Fund 

This fund supports independent, community-led organisations that are committed to making positive economic, social and environmental changes within their neighbourhood. It will provide organisations working in the North East of England with grants between £10,000 and £50,000. The funds can be used to cover core costs; they can also be spent on designing and launching new activity. The award can be spread over one, two or three years. 

Find out more HERE

Co-op Foundation Space to Connect Fund

Community organisations across England looking to improve spaces where people can connect and co-operate can now apply for grants of up to £50,000 from Space to Connect - the Co-op Foundation's £1.6million partmership with government. 

Two strands of funding are available:

  • Enhance’ – organisations that are using community spaces in innovative and creative ways can apply for grants of £30,000 to £50,000 to help expand activities and embed sustainable ways of working so they can build a more secure future. Revenue and capital funding is available. Applications close at midday (12pm) on Wednesday 31 July.
  • ‘Explore’ – organisations that want to help communities start to explore ways that local challenges could be addressed through better use of space, and/or identify potential spaces that could be opened up to community use can apply for grants of up to £10,000. Revenue funding only. Applications close on at midday (12pm) on Monday 12 August 2019

Find out more HERE

LNER (London North Eastern Railway) Customer and Communities Investment Fund

This is a funding scheme for community projects which allows LNER to work in partnership with charities, their customers and the communities located along the LNER route. Funding of up to £100k is available for individual projects from an overall fund of £500k and the minimum funding amount is £1k. 

Find out more HERE

2020 GSK IMPACT Awards

The GSK IMPACT Awards provide core funding, training and national recognition for charities doing excellent work to improve people’s health and wellbeing. Up to 20 awards will be made ranging from £3,000 to £40,000. To be eligible organisations must be at least three years old, a registered charity, working in a health-related field in the UK, with income between £80,000 and £2.5 million.

Find out more HERE

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