Health & Social Care

Funding opportunities for health and wellbeing projects

NEWS AND UPDATES

The Windrush Community Fund offers grants from £2,500 to £25,000 to registered charities, community groups and grassroots organisations working on projects to raise awareness of the Windrush Scheme. The deadline for round 1 is Friday 12th February, round 2 has a deadline of Wednesday 30th June.

The Masonic Charitable Foundation Hospice Grants offers funding up to £35,000 to Hospice and Palliative Care organisations. The funding is aimed to introduce projects around community engagement to dispel myths and misconceptions about hospice care, and to ensure services on offer are culturally appropriate. The deadline to apply is Monday 8th February.

The Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation offers grants to small charitable organisations who are working in Jewish Life and Learning, Performing Arts, Music and Medical Research Travel Grants. For this round of funding the Foundation would like to see evidence on how you are working under current Covid-19 restrictions. The deadline to apply is Sunday 21st February for outcomes at their March Trustee meeting.

The Cameron Grant Memorial Trust offers grants between £100 to £2,500 for VCSEs working to support and improve peoples mental wellbeing. The Grant is aimed at funding projects that increase people's understanding of poor mental health, raise awareness of youth suicide and to support those fighting to overcome poor mental health. Applications can be submitted at any time.

The Saints and Sinners Trust Limited provides grants to registered charities working in the criminal justice system, especially to organisations that address crime and criminal behaviour. Applications can be submitted at any time. The Trust doesn't operate a website, more information can be found on the Charity Commission site.

The Robert Luff Foundation offers grants ranging from £5,000 to £150,000 to registered charities with a focus on medical research. Applications can be made at any time. The Foundation doesn't operate a website, contact details can be found on the charity commission site.

The Woodroffe Benton Foundation offers grants from £500 to £2,500 for small charities and exempt VCSEs working to support the sick, elderly, conservation, environment and social relief for those in need. Applications can be made at any time.

The Andrew Anderson Trust offers grants up to £1,000 to registered charities supporting work in education and training, health and sickness, religious activities, and overseas aid. Applications can be made at any time. The Trust doesn't operate a website, more information can be found on the CHARITY COMMISSION site.

The Thomas J Horne Memorial Trust offers grants between £5,000 to £7,500 for registered charities and local hospices. Charities should be working with disabled and/or homeless people. Applications can be submitted at any time. The Trust doesn't operate a website, details can be found on the charity commission site.

The Basil Trust offers grants between £1,000 to £5,000 to registered charities working in the areas of education, culuture, medicine and social welfare. The Trust doesn't operate a website, contact details can be found on the chairty commission site. Applications can be submitted in writing at any time.

The Pret Foundation offers grants up to £5,000 for small, grassroot registered charities working to support homeless people in areas close to Pret A Manager shops. The Foundation will make donations for food and kitchen equiptment. Previous projects awarded have included a choir for homeless people, skill based classes and running drop-in services. Application can be submitted at any time.

The Somerset Mental Health Alliance are offering grants up to £15,000 via the Open Mental Health Grants programme. Projects must be Somerset based and develop and expand mental health provision within the county. Capital and revenue costs covered. Partnership bids will be considered, the primary bidder must be a voluntary sector organisation such as CIO, CIC, unincorporated group or social enterprise. Applications for grants under £2,000 can be submitted at any time, grants over £2,000 have an application deadline of Monday 18th January.

The Sterry Foundation offer grants ranging from £500 to £3,000 to registered charities working within sport, arts, culture, education, health and disability. The Foundation doesn't operate a website, applications can be submitted in writing at any time. Contact details can be found on the charity commission site.

The Archie Sherman Charitable Trust offers grants ranging from £1,000 to £260,000 to registered charities supporting the arts and culture, education and training, health, Jewish causes and overseas aid. Applications can be submitted at any time in writing. The Trust doesn't operate a website, contact details can be found on the Charity Commission site.

The Somerset Mental Health Alliance are offering funding up to £15,000 from their Open Mental Health Grants programme. Administrated by Spark Somerset, Somerset base VCSEs can apply for funding for projects that have a positive impact on the mental health and wellbeing of people in Somerset. Grants under £2,000 can be applied for at any time. The deadline for grants over £2,000 is Monday 18th January 2020.

The John S Cohen Foundation offers grants to registered charities working in the areas of the arts, conservation, education, the environment. music, and social and medical causes. Grants previously awarded are around £3,500. Applications can be submitted at any time in writing. The Foundation doesn't operate a website, contact details can be found on the Charity Commission site.

The Barnard Kenneth Hufton Charity offers grants from under £2,000 up to £118,000 to charitable organisations supporting amateur sport, children and young people, education, training, health, older people, religion and general charitable causes. Applications can be submitted at any time in writing. The Charity does not operate a website, contact details can be found on the charity commission website.

THE ELMGRANT TRUST offers small grants (around £1,000) to local voluntary and community organisations in the South West of England. Projects should aim to improve the lives of locak people. The Trust has a focus on projects working around education, the arts and social sciences. Grants can be used for core costs and project costs. There is seen to be favour for projects in Devon and Cornwall. Applications can be submitted at any time.

The Friends of the Elderly Grants for Older People offer grants up to £400 to support older people who are living on low incomes with little savings, who do not fit criteria for other funders. A referral agent must make the grant application, referral agents can be charities, local authorities and social service representatives. Applications can be submitted at any time.

The George and Esme Pollitzer Charitable Settlement offers grants around £5,000 to registered charities working in the areas of the Armed Forces, community and the environment, disability, the elderly, health and medical research, the Jewish faith and parenting, family and child support. Please write to the charity for details of how to apply. Contact information can be found on the Charity Commission website.

The Leathersellers' Company offers capital, revenue and core cost grants up to £3,000 to charities and CIOs supporting vulnerable people in areas of high deprivation. The Company operates a series of grant rounds, usually two rounds per month. Once 50 applications have been submitted they will close the round. The next round is closing on Monday 1st February.

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 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 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 Monday 15th March.

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.

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