Who’s Funding: London Marathon Charitable Trust, Big Issue Invest and more

07 Nov 2022 News

Aviva

Grants available: Up to £50,000 of match funding.
Deadline to apply: Rolling application process.
Who is the funding for?
The Aviva Community Fund has launched an additional £2m funding pot to help non-profit organisations deal with the cost-of-living crisis. The fund is for charities and social enterprises with an income of up to £2m whose work supports financial wellbeing in their communities and/or tackles climate change. Aviva said it will match every individual donation applicants receive up to £250. 
When will you hear back?
Within 48 hours.

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Social and Sustainable Capital

Loans available: Between £2m and £10m.
Deadline to apply: The fund is open over the next three years and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
Who is the funding for? 
Social and Sustainable Capital is offering another round of funding to over 30 charities and social enterprises that house disadvantaged people such as asylum seekers, the homeless and people fleeing domestic violence. The Social and Sustainable Housing fund is for organisations that have an annual income between £500,000 and £30m. 
When will you hear back?
Three months.

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London Marathon Charitable Trust

Grants available: Between £5,000 and £50,000.
Deadline to apply: 16 December (quarterly rolling application process for requests of more than £20,000).
Who is the funding for? 
The Active Spaces Fund is for projects in London that will improve and activate spaces, places and facilities that will help the least active children, young people, marginalised groups and communities lead active and healthy lives. Organisations and community groups across London can apply for capital and/or revenue funding.
When will you hear back? 
Within eight weeks from the date the application is submitted for those that apply for £20,000 and by the end of March 2023 for those that apply for more than £20,000.

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Big Issue Invest

Loans available: Between £20,000 and £150,000.
Deadline to apply: Unspecified.
Who is the funding for? 
Big Issue Invest is helping charities and social enterprises that are struggling with soaring energy costs. The Big Energy Saving Loans are available for organisations that instal renewable energy equipment such as insulation and heat pumps or deliver permanent money saving improvements. Applicants must show a clear energy saving case and that they are able to repay the loan.   
When will you hear back? 
Unspecified.

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Virgin Media O2 and Hubbub

Grants available: Between £10,000 and £75,000.
Deadline to apply: 14 December.
Who is the funding for? 
In a partnership with Virgin Media O2, environmental charity Hubbub has pledged £500,000 to charities, social enterprises and other organisations whose projects reduce e-waste. Projects supported by the Time after Time e-waste fund will need to be launched in April 2023.
When will you hear back? 
16 January.

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City of London Corporation

Grants available: Up to £2,000.
Deadline to apply: Applications can be made on a rolling basis.
Who is the funding for? 
Charities and other voluntary organisations are invited to apply for funding that will help them offer warm spaces and events to Londoners this winter. The Warm Winter Spaces funding pot is available through the Stronger Community Fund, which aims to promote community health and wellbeing initiatives. 
When will you hear back? 
No specific deadline.

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Garfield Weston Foundation

Grants available: Up to £6,500.
Deadline to apply: 6 January 2023.
Who is the funding for? 
Registered charities working with beneficiaries in the north of England, the midlands, and Wales and which specialise in the fields of community, welfare, youth, and the environment. Charities with at least one paid full-time member of staff in a leadership position and an income of less than £5m per year can apply.
When will you hear back? 
May 2023.

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