FUN-ding Friday

Welcome to your funding alert. Here you will find local and national funding opportunities to support your idea or project.

Let’s Create Jubilee Fund

 The Let’s Create Jubilee Fund will support voluntary and community groups to develop creative and cultural activities as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June 2022.

The fund has been created by Arts Council England with funds from the National Lottery. The fund is open to voluntary and community organisations with charitable aims and working towards a common goal which does not have to be based solely around arts and culture.

Culture and creativity come in all shapes and sizes, so Arts Council England do not want to be too prescriptive about what form projects could take; it’s more important for you to consider how to deliver creative and cultural activity that your local communities will want to take part in and find a partner who can help you deliver it. Deadline: Applications close February 28th 2022

Power Up Your Grass Pitch

The Premier League, The FA and the Government’s Football Foundation have announced the launch of their ‘Power Up Your Grass Pitch’ campaign, to transform the state of grass football pitches in England.The aim is to improve over 7,000 grass pitches by 2024 and 20,000 by 2030, to ensure the 12 million grassroots football players across the country have great places to play.
Deadline: Applications can be submitted at any time.

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Activity Fund

Sport England’s ‘The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Activity Fund’ aims to use sport and physical activity as a means of bringing a community together and tackling inequalities via awards of between £300 and £10,000 from a pot of £5 million of National Lottery funding.

Awards are to help inactive people get active, or less active people become more active. Sport England particularly want to support projects working with people located in areas of high deprivation (specifically people living in areas defined by Indices of Multiple Deprivation 1-3).

To see which area your project location fits into, you can use the handy postcode checker via the link below.
Deadline: Applications can be submitted at any time.

HS2 Community and Environment Fund

The HS2 Community and Environment Fund (CEF) has been established to offset the disruption caused to local communities throughout the construction phase of HS2.

The aim of the CEF is to award grants of up to £75,000 to projects that will benefit communities along the route.

Supported projects could include, for example, Pedestrian, equestrian or cycle access; landscape and nature conservation/enhancement; enhancement/replacement of sports and recreational facilities; refurbishment/re-use of historic buildings and monuments. Capital and revenue costs can be funded.
Deadline: Applications can be submitted at any time