Funding opportunity, Chapman Charitable Trust - rolling applications

The trust offers small grants for organisations working in Hertfordshire, Essex and Kent that work to increase the accessibility of the arts, especially for young people. They prefer to support charities which address the root causes of problems. Organisations which seek to address underlying problems and where we think our grant can make a real difference.

Funding Opportunity The Fore - from 1 April 2019

The Fore provides funding to UK-registered charities, community interest companies, charitable incorporated organisations and community benefit societies with an annual income of less than £500,000. They make unrestricted grants which have the potential to have a transformational impact on an organisation, whether by unlocking exponential growth, sustainability, efficiency or some other major step forward. Applications open 1 April 2019. 

Opportunity: bid to support creative ageing - deadline 14 May 2019

The Baring Foundation is currently seeking applications to undertake work as the future sector support body for arts and older people activity in England. This body will act as an advocate, encouraging awareness and innovation. Up to £250,000 is available over three years for this work.
Applications are encouraged from organisations or groups of organisations with a strong reputation in the field of creative ageing.

Understanding Wellbeing funding opportunity, What Works Centre for Wellbeing -deadline 31 March 2019

The Economic and Social Research Council working with the What Works Well Centre for Wellbeing are offering up to £300,000 per project for six research projects that offer further insights surrounding the wellbeing of individuals and communities in the UK.

East London Dance Ideas Fund – deadline 15 February 2019

Applications are invited for up to £5,000 and in-kind support from the Ideas Fund to help get any innovative, dance-based idea off the ground. All successful applicants will receive bespoke pitch mentoring and have the chance to share their ideas and connect with some of the UK's leading arts and education organisations.

"With the chance to get support to research, test or launch your idea and no requirement of previous funding, the Ideas Fund is the perfect opportunity to start realising that dream."

Transforming leadership fund - deadline 7 February 2019

This substantial new Arts Council England fund aims to ensure arts and cultural leaders are appropriately skilled and from diverse backgrounds to support the continued growth and long-term sustainability of the sector. Funding is available from £150,000 to £1m. The deadline for expressions of interest is 12 noon on 7 February 2019.

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Creative People and Places Fund 2019-2023

This Arts Council England funding stream is for consortia of local organisations in parts of the country where involvement in arts and culture is significantly below the national average; register your interest in the programme to make contact with other groups or organisations in your area who are also interested in applying.

Wellcome Trust engagement fellowships – deadline 7 February 2019

Engagement Fellowships develop emerging leaders from a range of backgrounds so they can engage the public with health research.

The fellowships are open to a wide range of people, including (but not limited to):

Social Movements for Health – deadline 21 December 2018

NESTA has launched a new fund to support support up to seven emerging social movements to grow their influence and impact on health and care. The deadline for expressions of interest is 21 December.

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Tampon Tax fund – deadline 20 January 2019

Charities working with vulnerable women can now bid for grants of £1m or more from the latest round of the government’s Tampon Tax Fund. The fund gives out £15m of grant funding each year to women’s health and support charities from the proceeds of the VAT charged on women’s sanitary products, which are taxed as luxury items.

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