Tools, resources and publications
The organisations listed below offer funding for various initiatives.
Click on the links to find out if they can be of help to you and your projects.
Awards for All – Awards for All is a Lottery grants scheme funding small, local community-based projects in the UK. Each country is running its own programme, and you can find out how the grants can help your project by clicking on your country.
Esmee Fairbairn – The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation aims to improve the quality of life throughout the UK. It does this by funding the charitable activities of organisations that have the ideas and ability to achieve change for the better. Primary interests are in the arts, education and learning, the environment and enabling disadvantaged people to participate fully in society.
Big Lottery Fund – Since 1994, National Lottery players have raised a staggering £25 billion for Good Causes across the UK.
Heritage Lottery Fund – Using money raised through the National Lottery, the Heritage Lottery Fund gives grants to sustain and transform our heritage. From museums, parks and historic places to archaeology, natural environment and cultural traditions we invest in every part of our diverse heritage.
National Lottery Good Causes – Lottery Funding is a joint website run by all Lottery funders in the UK. This site allows you to search information on current funding programmes across the UK.
National Council for Voluntary Organisations – Since 1919 NCVO has been supporting the sector and speaking to government against an ever changing social background.
Natural Resources Wales – NRW produces a funding update, summarising external funding opportunities.
Funding Central – Funding Central is a free website for charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. The site provides access to thousands of funding and finance opportunities, plus a wealth of tools and resources supporting organisations to develop sustainable income strategies appropriate to their needs.