Who's Funding: National Lottery Community Fund, The Young Foundation and more

01 Aug 2022 News

National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF) – Climate Action Fund

Grants available: up to £1.5m over two to five years
Deadline to apply: No deadline
Who is the funding for?
The NLCF will accept applications from local and UK-wide partnerships that are delivered across at least two UK countries. Eligible organisations are registered charities, charitable incorporated organisations, community interest companies, not-for-profit companies, and more. 

NLCF is looking to fund projects that focus on the link between nature and climate and that use nature to encourage more community-led climate action. 

The funding can be spent on staff costs, volunteer expenses, general project costs, engagement activities, learning and evaluation, utilities or running costs, development costs, and capital costs. 
When will you hear back?

Find out more here. 

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and The Young Foundation

Grants available: £25,000
Deadline to apply: 14 September
Who is the funding for?
The funding is available to charities, community and research groups and local government who will become a cohort of Community Research Networks. Funding of £25,000 and can be used to build collaborations and partnerships, host workshops, engage communities, conduct desk research and collaborative bid writing, and any activities that are directly linked to consolidating a Community Research Network.  
When will you hear back?
17 October

Find out more here. 

The DPO Centre – Charity and Community Fund

Grants available: up to £10,000
Deadline to apply: 18 November
Who is the funding for?
The fund is for eligible charities and not for profit organisations with the grant going towards data protection consultancy services. 

Successful applicants will receive support from DPO Centre experts, with the specific services offered to be compliance reviews and gap analysis, policy drafting and reviews, the completion of a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIAs) and data protection training for all staff, volunteers and stakeholders. 

To be eligible, charities must be based in the UK, have a management committee of at least three unrelated people in place, have a bank account in the charity’s name and be willing to carry out a case study once the project has been completed. 
When will you hear back?

Find out how to apply here. 

Cero Generation and Enso Energy

Grants available: from £5,000
Deadline to apply: 7 October
Who is the funding for?
Cero Generation and Enso Energy have launched a grant funding programme to support charities and community groups near their Larks Green Solar Farm in South Gloucestershire. 

Cero Generation and its partner - Enso Energy - are committing up to £30,000 to support local communities around the Larks Green Solar Farm. 

The companies invite any local group within a 30-mile radius of Itchington, South Gloucestershire, to apply for funding by submitting their project ideas. Decisions will be made alongside a local panel of community representatives, to ensure that the local area is represented and local needs are met. 
When will you hear back?
24 October

Find out more here. 

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