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JoJo Maman Bébé – Deadline 15th August 2023 – New Post!

JoJo Maman Bébé Helping Hands Community Grant Fund is open!

Helping people has always been an important part of the JoJo ethos.  And they want to make a difference to the communities around them.

Helping Hands is their charity initiative designed to shine a spotlight on the cause that matter to their customers…. Providing grants of up to £10,000.

These community grants are open to applications from not for profit organisations, charities, and community projects in the UK, Ireland and Channel Islands.

A shortlist will be selected by the JoJo Board of Directors and the final winners voted for by customers, through an online poll on their website. The grant is a one-off payment of up to £10,000.

Only one application per charity or community project will be considered, the application for the project that is submitted first will be the one that is reviewed. If you are unsuccessful you may apply again during the next application period.

Projects which benefit a diverse range of individuals, demonstrate environmental awareness or support pregnant women and young children are especially encouraged to apply. However, they will consider all applications.

If you wish to apply to try to win one of the six cash grants please visit their website to download an application form: JoJo Maman Bébé

Once completed, email the form to

d/Deaf and Disabled people’s organisations – Lloyds Bank Foundation – Deadline 31st August 2023 – New Post!

This programme is for small and local charities with an income between £25,000 to £500,000 which are led by and working with d/Deaf and Disabled people who are experiencing poverty. Organisations can apply for a three year unrestricted grant of £75,000.

The deadline for applications is 31 August 2023.

Apply for the d/Deaf and Disabled People’s Organisations grant

TechX Clean Energy Accelerator – Deadline 1st October 2023 – New Post!

Clean energy start-ups can apply to take part in the TechX Clean Energy Accelerator starting in February 2024. This is a programme of mentoring, business support and prototype development along with a grant up to £100,000 to support innovative start-up businesses in the clean energy sector.

Your business must be developing a novel clean energy technology in the one of the following focus areas:

  • Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage
  • Low carbon hydrogen
  • Alternative fuels and green chemicals
  • Renewable power
  • Digital solutions
  • Decarbonised industrial heat and cooling technologies

All technologies accepted to the programme need to have the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Technologies must have industrial applications: technologies solely with commercial or residential applications are out of scope.

Applicants must be committed to participating in the 15-week programme which includes travelling to Aberdeen for three in-person weeks

Full details available at

Endangered Crafts Fund – Heritage Crafts – Deadline 6th October 2023 – New Post!

Thanks to support from the Sussex Heritage Trust, Ashley Family Foundation and Essex Community Foundation – Heritage Crafts invites craft practitioners and organisations in the UK to apply for small grants to fund projects that support endangered crafts (the craft must be listed as endangered or critically endangered on the current Red List of Endangered Crafts).

Applications may, for example, include:

  • training for yourself to learn a new craft or technique;
  • training for an apprentice so that you can pass on skills and knowledge;
  • investing in more efficient tools and machinery;
  • developing reduced-carbon routes to market;
  • exploring the use of alternative materials while maintaining the heritage character of your practice; or
  • innovative approaches to supporting and promoting endangered crafts.

Grants between £500 and £2000 are available: Apply to the Endangered Crafts Fund

New Stories, New Audiences – Association of Independent Museums (AIM) – Deadline 31st October 2023 – New Post!

AIM know that all museums need to increase and widen their audiences to enhance their sustainability, and to widen participation to groups that are currently under-represented. They want New Stories New Audiences to inspire museums to stay relevant to their audiences and to increase their impact.

Funded by National Lottery Heritage Fund, New Stories New Audiences is open to all AIM members in the small museum category (up to 20,000 visitors).

They will fund projects up to £15,000 that result in a wider range of people being involved in heritage at your organisation. They expect you to have identified a new story that you wish to tell and undertaken some initial research to identify who the new audience will be. They also expect you to work with a new partner, to work differently and to try something new.

Successful projects will be allocated an experienced project mentor and will take part in the New Stories New Audiences network with other successful applicants. At the end of your project, you will be brought together to share learning, contribute to the evaluation of the experience and inform the creation of new resources.

The deadline for applications is 31 October 2023. 

To find out more about what can be funded along with how to apply visit the Association of Independent Museums website.

Branching Out Fund – the Tree Council – Deadline 3rd December 2023 – New Post!

The Branching Out Fund is now accepting applications towards the costs of community planting projects.

Branching Out supports applications ranging in value from £250 up to £2,500, with specific criteria for those under £500, and those above £500.

Schools, community groups, residents’ associations, Parish Councils, charities and many others are eligible to apply,

You will find everything on their website that you need to know, from the types of trees that qualify, to recommendations around protection.

Visit the website for the budget sheet and application form:

Ironmongers Company’s Grants Programme – Deadline 15th December 2023 – New Post!

Registered charities (including Schools that are registered as charities for young people with disabilities) that work with disadvantaged children under the age of 25 can apply for funding of up to £10,000 through the Ironmongers Company’s grants programme.

Projects must meet all of the following criteria:

  • For children and young people under the age of 25 who are disadvantaged
  • Consist of educational activities that develop learning, motivation and skills
  • Have clear aims and objectives to be met within a planned timescale
  • Are within the UK

The Company is particularly interested in enabling primary age children to develop a strong foundation for the future. Projects could, for example:

  • support special educational needs,
  • address behavioural problems
  • promote citizenship, parenting or life skills.

Preference will be given to projects piloting new approaches where the outcomes will be disseminated to a wider audience.

The next deadline for applications is the 15th December 2023.

Apply online at

Closing Opportunities!

Inman Charity – Deadline 31st August 2023

The directors of the corporate trustee (‘the directors’) operate a grant giving policy with a view to making annual distributions of £350,000. 

The directors are particularly interested in supporting the following areas of charitable work:-

  • Medical research
  • Care of the elderly
  • General welfare
  • Hospices
  • The Deaf and Blind
  • Care of the physically & mentally disabled
  • The Armed Forces

If you are a charity working in any of these fields and would like to request financial assistance, please read the Application Guidelines available on their website.

Applications must be received by the end of February or the end of August to be sure of consideration at the Spring or Autumn Meetings.

All applications should be sent in writing to: The Inman Charity, BM Box 2831, London WC1N 3XX

Requests for support should be made by letter confirming the registered Charity Number, the aims and objectives of the Charity, and any other relevant factors.
In order for the appeal to be considered, the applicant must provide a copy of their latest annual report and a set of the most recent audited accounts.

The directors will support specific projects. In this case please provide details of the total amount required, contributions received to date and proposed timing to completion. The directors do not acknowledge applications and will only contact those to whom grants are awarded.

Visit The Inman Charity website for further details

Tarka Country Trust – Biodiversity Awards 2023 – Deadline 31st August 2023

The Tarka Country Trust are pleased to launch their Biodiversity Awards for this year. The Awards are for individuals and community groups to carry out projects to help local wildlife. Each award comes as a package, which includes a grant of up to £1,000 and individualised support from the trustees.

The awards cover two themes:

  • Addressing the loss of localised biodiversity
  • Reversing the decline of Devon’s primroses

The Trust would be pleased to receive applications from

  • owners of land, which is of poor value in terms of biodiversity which would benefit from improvement
  • groups working together to improve biodiversity within the local area
  • individuals who want to improve the quantity and diversity of local wildlife

In the 2023 awards there are five awards of £500 to be spent on efforts to improve land for wildlife. There are also batches of 100 primrose plug plants for planting in suitable locations.

For each award, as well as funding, each successful applicant will be assigned the dedicated support of one of the trustees of the Tarka Country Trust to provide expert advice and support.

The deadline for these applications is 31/08/2023. To find out more and to apply for an award go to the Tarka Country Trust website at and complete the application form.

Women Make Music – Are you a budding songwriter? – Deadline 11th September

“Women Make Music” is a grant up to the value of £5,000 available to individual women in need of financial support in creating new music in any genre in the United Kingdom, from the PRS Foundation.

To learn more and Apply:

Digital Fundraising Training Course – Deadline 18th September

Get Grants Digital Fundraising Training Course will give you the practical insight and information you need to successfully plan and deliver digital fundraising for your organisation. This course will help you understand the benefits of different digital platforms and tools, and where to focus your efforts to maximise your digital fundraising success.

This NEW Course has been designed to give you access to expert insights, practical information, and friendly advice to help you develop a digital strategy that works for you.

Get Grants Digital Fundraising Training Course will help you to grow in confidence and motivation to develop a digital strategy to boost your organisation’s digital fundraising., whatever stage you are at.

You can book now to join the next course on: 

Tuesday 19th September & Tuesday 26th September, 9:30am – 11:30am.

Landscape Recovery Scheme – application – Deadline 21 September 2023

£15 million is available for the second round of the Government’s Landscape Recovery scheme which supports landscape and ecosystem recovery through long-term projects. Three Devon projects were successful in the first round of the scheme: East Dartmoor; Killerton Three Rivers; and the Axe Landscape Partnership.

Landscape Recovery forms part of the Environmental Land Management Scheme, together with the Sustainable Farming Incentive and Countryside Stewardship.

The scheme represents a new approach to supporting long-term, significant habitat restoration and land use change, with the aim of delivering a range of outcomes, focussing on net zero, biodiversity and water quality.

For Round Two, the funding is for projects that support net zero, protected sites, and wildlife-rich habitat.

Landscape Recovery is open to all private land managers and landowners, either individually or as part of a group. Your project must be on a broadly connected area of at least 500 hectares (ha) in England.

If successful, you will be awarded project development funding over two years. The aim is to progress to the implementation of the project over a 20-year period.

For full guidance and the criteria for applying, visit the GOV.UK website

Siggery Fund – Deadlines 30th September 2023 / 30th November 2023 & 29th February 2024

Grants of up to £1500 area available which facilitate peer support for the visually impaired in Barnstaple and the surrounding areas.

The fund is in honour of Brian Siggery for his works in the blind and visually impaired community.

There are four application deadlines:

  • 30th June 2023
  • 30th September 2023
  • 30th November 2023
  • And 29th February 2024

To apply, of to find out more about the fund, contact

For a full list and downloadable / printable versions of ALL current funding opportunities please click the “Full List” link below:

Full List of Grant Funding Opportunities