New in funding

New in funding

Published : 16/03/20 | Categories: Funding |

Funding updates for the week beginning 16 March 2020

Electrical Safety First – Electrical Fire Safety Fund

Grants of £5,000 are available to organisations in the community to deliver effective fire prevention measures at local level aimed at tackling the causes of fires in homes.

You can apply for funding if your organisation is a:

  • Fire and rescue service
  • Trading Standards
  • Community safety organisation
  • Other not-for-profit organisation

In exceptional circumstances they may consider larger funding amounts of up to £20k for joint and/or bigger projects.

The deadline for applications is midnight on Friday 3 April 2020. Find out more details about the fund as well as a link to the application at


Co-op Foundation – #iwill Fund

Up to £10,000 is available to projects across the UK that help young people support each other through bereavement.

If the application is successful, you’ll also have the opportunity to re-apply for up to two years’ further funding.

They are interested in organisations who can draw on existing learning and deliver peer support and/or youth-led advocacy projects to help young people experiencing bereavement.

The deadline to apply for this round is midday on Friday 3 April 2020. Find guidance for the fund and advice on how to apply at


Arts & Culture Impact Fund

The Arts & Culture Impact Fund offers repayable finance between £150,000 and £1,000,000 for the UK’s arts, culture and heritage social enterprises.

The Arts & Culture Impact Fund sets out to achieve several objectives for the arts, cultural and heritage sectors:

  • Provide organisations with appropriate and bespoke repayable finance
  • Develop the financial resilience of borrowers
  • Support organisations to better monitor, evaluate and communicate their social impact
  • Attract additional investment into the sector to help organisations thrive
  • Promote the wider positive impact the arts, culture and heritage have on society and support more organisations to benefit individuals and communities through their work.

Eligibility and application guidance are available at


Lankelly Chase Connected Grants programme

Between £1,500 – £3,000 is available for organisations to work on projects relating to severe and multiple disadvantages.

The projects should relate to a series of reports published by Lankelly Chase under the umbrella topic of disadvantage called ‘Connected’.

The deadline for applications is 9 April 2020. You can read more on the reports as well as finding further guidance for applications at

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