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Who’s Funding: Bank of Scotland Foundation, King Charles III Charitable Fund and more 

12 Feb 2024 News

In this fortnightly column, Civil Society looks at funding pots available to the UK charity sector…

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Bank of Scotland Foundation

Grants available: Up to £20,000
Deadline to apply: 15 February 
Who is the funding for?
The Empower programme is for charities that support vulnerable groups and people. The programme provides unrestricted funding of up to £20,000 that can be used towards core costs, delivery costs, project costs and general running costs of the charity. 
Eligible charities must operate in Scotland and have an annual income between £150,000 - £500,000. Organisations must have a minimum of three years of accounts reported to OSCR. 
When will you hear back?
End of May.

Find out more here. 

King Charles III Charitable Fund

Grants available: £5,000
Deadline to apply: 19 February 
Who is the funding for?
UK registered non-profits are being invited to apply for a small grant of £5,000 from the monarch’s charitable fund. To be eligible, the organisation must have an annual income of less than £1m, have completed two years of activity and have less than six months of free reserves. 
Small grants will not be awarded to organisations tackling food insecurity, food waste or food poverty. 
When will you hear back?
Within six months. 

Find out more here. 

Zero Waste Community Fund (Liverpool)

Grants available: Up to £30,000
Deadline to apply: 10 March
Who is the funding for?
Community and voluntary groups, schools and not-for-profit organisations in the Liverpool City Region are being invited to apply for this fund. 
There is up to £30,000 available for projects covering four districts in Liverpool’s City Region and between £1,000 - £8,000 available for projects working solely in one district. 
Projects must work to improve waste behaviour through reuse, prevention and recycling projects.  
When will you hear back?
Unspecified. 

Find out more here. 

Kew Gardens – Grow Wild Youth Grants

Grants available: £500
Deadline to apply: 19 March
Who is the funding for?
Young people aged 14-25 are being invited to apply for a £500 Grow Wild grant to conduct a nature project this spring. Applicants can apply as an individual or group of up to six people and will need to nominate a youth, community or education-focused organisation to support them with their project. 
Successful projects can be started in May. 
When will you hear back?
By May.

Find out more here. 

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