Health & Social Care

Funding opportunities for health and wellbeing projects

NEWS AND UPDATES

The February Foundation offers grants around £8,700 to registered charities supporting; arts, culture, disability, education, end of life care, financial hardship, healthcare and patient support and heritage. Applications can be submitted at any time.

The Gamesys Foundation offer grants (no minimum or maximum) to registered charities and NGOs supporting people with mental health issues, and those conducting research in the mental health field. Other organisations will be considered for funding if they can show they have a positive impact in regards to mental health, support and treatment. Applications can be submitted at any time.

The Isla Foundation are offering grants up to £40,000 to community groups and small to medium sized organisations for projects and activities addressing homelessness. This can include tackling the root cause, re-insertion in society or developing a response to the challenges arisen from the pandemic. Capital costs, staff costs, activities, equipment, one-off events and other core costs can be funded. The deadline for applications is Thursday 12th November.

THE MARSH CHRISTIAN TRUST offers grants between £300 to £2,000 to registered charities (not CICs ) with annual incomes under £25,00. The grant can be used for core costs, such as volunteer expenses, training days, equipment maintenance and other core outgoings. Areas funded by the Trust include: arts and heritage, education and training, environmental causes and animal welfare, healthcare and social welfare. Applications can be submitted at any time.

The D'Oyly Carte Charitable Trust offers grants between £500 and £5,000 to registered charities working in the fields of the advancement of the arts, health and medical welfare and environmental protection or improvement. Single grants over a one year period. The Trustees meet three times a year, the next deadline for applications is Wednesday 10th February 2021 for their meeting in March 2021.

The Ralph Levy Charitable Company Limited offers grants up to £6,000 for registered charities working in the areas of the arts, education, medicine and social welfare. The trust does not operate a website, for details of how to apply please contact: A J Terroni, Company Secretary, The Ralph Levy Charitable Company Limited, 116 Piccadilly, London, W1J 7BJ. Email: charity@ralphtrustees.co.uk.

The Pink Ribbon Foundation offers grants up to £5,000 to registered charities supporting people who are suffering from, or have been affected by breast cancer. The closing date for applications is Friday 28th May 2021.

The STEEL CHARITABLE TRUST offers grants between £2,500 to £25,000 to registered charities, CICS and CIOs. They have 7 key areas of interest: arts, economic disadvantage, education, environment, health, heritage and social disadvantage. Grants can be used for projects, capital and core costs. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 20th January 2021.

The Elsie Pilkington Charitable Trust offers grants between £2,000 to £15,000 to registered charities working in the equine sector and/or supporting the elderly. They have three main aims: prevent cruelty towards equine animals, to promote the relief of the elderly and to further such charitable purposes that the Trustees will determine within their discretion. The deadline for applications is Monday 1st March 2021.

The Force For Change Programme from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust offers grants up to £20,000 to Registered Charities, CICs, local authorities and schools. Projects must work with Armed Forces Communities to support them in becoming more engaged in their local area and/or providing opportunities for isolated members of the Armed Forces Community to take part in activities that improve general wellbeing. The deadline for applications is Monday 30th November.

The D L A Piper Charitable Trust offers grants averaging around £1,000 to registered charities delivering social welfare and medical research projects. The trust does not operate a website, applications can be submitted in writing at any time. More details can be found on the Charity Commission website.

The Comic Relief Community Fund supports grassroot VCSEs led by their communities, to support their comunities. Grants up to £1,000 to deliver change from organisations working in one of their three key areas: children survive and thrive, fighting for gender justice, a safe place to be and mental health matters.

Registered charities working with/supporting homeless people can apply for capital grants up to £5,000 for projects that assist individuals in their return to mainstream society. The Trustees from Help the Homeless meet at quarterly meetings, the next meeting is taking place on Tuesday 15th December.

The Whitehall Charitable Foundation awards small grants (average £2,636) to registered charities supporting seafaring men and women and their families. Educational and welfare projects have also been awarded previously. The Foundation does not operate a website, more details can be found on the Charity Commission Website.

The Fat Beehive Foundation is offering small charities grants up to £2,500 to help improve online digital presence. Funding will help organisations build websites and apps, digitise services and purchase digital products. Priority will be given to projects that focus on: environmental protection, human rights, international development, equality and diversity, social justice, education, arts and culture, health and wellbeing and prisoner rehabilitation. Applications can be submitted at anytime with quarterly Trustee meetings.

The Oak Trust makes grants of up to £4,000 to registered charities working to support people who are disadvantaged, as well as environmental and medical charities. Charities previously awarded have been working in areas in which deprivation, natural disaster or conflict are beyond what the national government can provide. Applications can be submitted at any time but the Trust's Board meets every 6 months.

The D'Oyly Carte Charitable Trust offer one off grants between £500 to £5,000 to registered charities working in the arts, the improvement and protection of the environment and health and medical welfare. The deadline for applications is Thursday 8th October.

The AB Charitable Trust offer grants between £10,000 to £20,000 to registered charities working to reduce abuse and violations of human rights to registered charities. Deadline for applications is Saturday 31st October.

Follow the links below for the most up to date information.

Anchor Foundation

Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust – Tackling Loneliness Programme

Bupa UK Foundation

Care and Wellbeing Fund

Garfield Weston Foundation

GSK Impact Awards

Health Foundation’s Common Ambition Programme

Help the Homeless

The Hospital Saturday Fund

The Inman Charity

The James Tudor Foundation

Masonic Charitable Foundation

Pink Ribbon Foundation

Rank Foundation Hospice Grants Programme

The Wolfson Foundation

Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation