|Name||Website||Description||Amount||Money used for||Other services||Notes||Deadlines|
|3xE Network||www.3xe.org.uk||The Ethical Enterprise and Employment (3xE) Network is a project run by Off the Streets and into Work (OSW), which brings together organisations using social enterprise and supported employment models, and organisations working with unemployed people who are homeless or at risk. It does this through its website and through regional and national events. ||£1,000||Marketing||Proposal writing advice|
|UnLtd||www.unltd.org.uk||UnLtd is a charity which supports social entrepreneurs - people with vision, drive, commitment and passion who want to change the world for the better. We do this by providing a complete package of funding and support, to help these individuals make their ideas a reality.||Level 1: Awards of between £500 and £5,000 (expected average of £2,000)|
Level 2: Awards of up to £15,000
4ip Awards: for collaborative digital media projects
|The Level 1 award can be used for the things you need to start or develop your project: materials, equipment, renting rooms for meetings and so on. Eligible costs include venue hire, equipment, volunteer costs, marketing, a website if you can demonstrate a strong need for having one etc. The money cannot pay for 1 item alone, and any item purchased with the money (at a cost of over £500)is the property of UnLtd. If you will be working with children, young people under 18 and other vulnerable groups and adults and you do not have a CRB check you can include that cost too in your budget.||A Level 1 is for designed as start-up funding only.|
If you are applying for an award in the London region you will have to attend an information surgery. To book a place please email us at email@example.com or ring 0207 566 1120
|Level 1 Award: Ongoing|
|Big Lottery Fund||www.biglotteryfund.org.uk||Every year BIG gives out millions of pounds from the National Lottery to good causes. Our money goes to community groups and to projects that improve health, education and the environment.|
|Awards for All||www.awardsforall.org.uk|
|Heritage Lottery Fund||www.hlf.org.uk.||To meet the aims of this programme your project should make sure that everyone can learn about their own and other people's heritage. Projects must also help more people to take active part in and make decisions about heritage, and/or conserve the UK's diverse heritage.These can include caring for the natural landscape, conserving historic buildings, places and objects, involving people in exploring local cultures, traditions, languages and ways of life.||Minimum £3,000|
|The Princes Trust|
|Camden Council Creative Small Grant||www.camden.gov.uk/ccm/content/leisure/arts-music--culture/arts-and-tourism-service/arts-support-and-advice/cultural-small-grants-scheme.en||Camden arts and tourism service runs a creative small grants programme to enable Camden-based organisations or those working in partnership with a Camden-based organisation to organise an arts project or event.||£300-£1000.|
If you are applying for more than £500 you must secure match funding. Only one Arts Grant per financial year.
|what they won't fund - www.camden.gov.uk/ccm/content/leisure/arts-music--culture/arts-and-tourism-service/arts-support-and-advice/cultural-small-grants-scheme.en?page=8||Allow 8 weeks for a decision|
|Arts Council England||Grants for the arts support activities that engage people in England in arts activities or that help artists and arts organisations in England to carry out their work.|
|Yapp Charitable Trust||www.yappcharitabletrust.org.uk||The Yapp Charitable Trust is an independent grant making trust that aims to make grants totalling £300,000 to about 50 small charities each year. Grants of up to &3,000 per year for up to three years are available to sustain the work of charities that work with:|
* elderly people;
* children and young people aged five to 25;
* people with disabilities or mental health problems; and
* people trying to overcome life-limiting problems of a social, rather than medical origin such as addiction, relationship difficulties, abuse, and a history of offending.
Grants are also available to promote lifelong learning.
|£3,000 a year for up to three years||Applications are processed continuously and decisions are reached within two to six months.|
|It’s Your Community Initiative (UK)||www.itsyourcommunity.co.uk||O2 have committed £1 million to the “It’s Your Community” initiative. It’s Your Community, which is managed by the Conservation Foundation, provides grants of £100 to £1,000 to individuals and groups to improve their local environment. The type of projects supported in the past included environmental projects such as turning derelict land into an amenity park or wildlife area, tree planting, creating a wildlife pond, renovating neglected river and canal footpaths, providing water butts and recycling facilities in village halls, etc.||£100 - £1,000||60 projects per month. Applications can be made at any time and are judged on the 20th of every month. Applications can be made at any time.|
|The Lankelly Chase Foundation (UK)||www.lankellychase.org.uk||for projects in the areas of the arts, heritage, breaking the cycle of abusive relationships, developing inclusive communities, mental health, reducing offending and supporting work with asylum seekers. The Foundation tends to focus its support on smaller charities.||Up to £15,000 a year for three years|
|Funding for IT Projects Supporting Disadvantaged Groups (UK)||www.nominettrust.org.uk/index.php||The Nominet Trust, which was created in January 2008, with the declared aim of funding innovative Internet projects that make a positive difference to the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable people, primarily in terms of education, safety and inclusion, has announced that it has made its first grants.||The Trust meet in May, August and November 2009. Applicants will hear from the Trust in the month following each meeting.|
|Mini Mediabox (England)||www.media-box.co.uk/index.php||Mediabox offers disadvantaged 13 to 19 year olds the opportunity to develop and produce creative media projects, using film, television, print, radio or online platforms.||£1,500 to £5,000||Anytime|
|PRS Foundation – Awards for New Works (UK)||www.prsfoundation.co.uk/funding/newworks.html||The PRS Foundation has announced that it is currently accepting applications through its Awards for New Works scheme. The grant promotes and encourages new music, especially the commissioning of new works from UK based music creators such as composers, songwriters and producers. These can range from R&B to an orchestral composition or a jazz quintet piece.||The maximum grant is £15,000, although awards usually average between £4,000 - £5,000.||The deadline for proposals is Friday 9th October 2009. Interested individuals are strongly advised to discuss their project with a member of the PRS Foundation team before applying.|
|Trusthouse Charitable Foundation Grants Programme (UK)||http://www.trusthousecharitablefoundation.org.uk/home.html||Urban Deprivation: The Foundation accept applications from local or national charities or not-for-profit organisations which are working with residents of urban areas (i.e. more than 10,000 inhabitants) which are classified in the latest government Indices of Multiple Deprivation as being in the lowest 20%. The Foundation are interested in, for example:|
* youth clubs
* training schemes to help people out of unemployment
* drop in centres for the homeless.
|The average grant is £6,000 though they can range from £1,000 to £30,000.||Applications can be made at any time.|
|Grassroots Grant||http://www.capitalcf.org.uk||To help build thriving local communities, bringing people from different backgrounds together and empowering them to achieve change. Your group must have been active in your local area for at least 1 year before you apply, with an annual income of less than £30,000. This can relate to your last financial year or be taken as an average over your last three financial years. Bexley, Bromley, Camden, Greenwich, Kensington and Chelsea, Lambeth, Lewisham, Southwark, Westminster||Up to £5,000||Please contact the grants team on 020 7582 5117 if you need help with your application.||Applications can be made at any time and Capital Community Foundation will aim to notify applicants of the decision within 6 weeks.|
|London ESF Community Grants||http://www.gle.co.uk/services/communitygrants.htm||The Community Grants programme will provide grants of up to £12,000 to small voluntary and community organisations to support their capacity to engage with local communities and deliver a range of skills and employment support activities. The grants aim to support a quality outreach provision in providing an essential stepping stone for participants to progress onto other provision, with the emphasis being clearly on this progression.||Up to £12,000||Awaiting next news of next deadline|
|Creative Capital Fund||www.ccfund.co.uk T: 0203 239 8099||Many start-ups and small and medium sized enterprises experience difficulties in attracting investment simply because investors are looking for low risk from established businesses and the economies of scale of larger investments.|
The CCF is designed to help talented entrepreneurs and businesses in London's creative industries achieve their potential by providing seed and early stage capital investment and business support. The fund can make equity investments of up to £500,000 in promising early stage companies.
|Up to £500,000||The CCF operates as match fund i.e. every £1 invested by the CCF must be matched by at least £1 in equity from private investors on the same terms.|
The CCF will invest up to £75,000 in the initial stage of investment. As
your business grows and achieves it’s milestones the CCF may invest further funds up to a total of £500,000 (£1 million including match funds).
|As part of the screening process the CCF will provide elements of business support that may include the following:|
* refining a business plan
* refining financial plans and projections
* advising on types and sources of finance available
* coaching on how to present a professional case to other funders
* advising on other sources of business support and advice