Funding Update – 16th October 2023









City Bridge Foundation Reopens Small Grants Programme:

VCSE sector organisations across Greater London can apply for funding to deliver projects and activities that benefit the environment, disabled people, older people, LGBTQIA+ communities, and migrants, asylum seekers and refugees.

City Bridge Foundation (formerly known as City Bridge Trust) is offering small grants of up to £20,000 per year for up to five years for voluntary, community, and social enterprise sector groups across Greater London.
Applications can be submitted at any time. 

For further information on how to obtain this fund click here

Tackling loneliness and isolation for the blind and partially sighted:

This new funding from Fight For Sight and Vision Foundation aims to support organisations whose work will improve the experience of being blind and partially sighted in the UK.
With grants of up to £30,000, this funding programme is dedicated to reducing the levels of loneliness and / or isolation experienced by blind and partially sighted Londoners.
The new fund launched on Monday 2 October, 2023.
More information: Click here

The Tackling Loneliness and Isolation in London Fund is co-funded by City Bridge Foundation.

BYN Intergenerational Social Action Microgrant:
The Green Microgrants Programme offers up to £1,000 grant funding to improve outdoor spaces in and around housing estates or other schools or patches of land connected to housing associations. Community organisations can apply for grants that are working with groups of young and old people led by the youth from housing associations.

  • The project idea must engage min. 15 young people aged 7-25
  • Organisations that apply must be connected to a local housing association – preference will be given to those taking action on social housing estates
  • The ideas must be youth-led
  • Groups must fill out our green research survey by the end of each round: Autumn/Winter (December 2023) or Spring/Summer (June 2024)

Follow this link for more information and to apply

Help the Homeless:     
Funds from Help the Homeless are available to small charitable organisations from across the UK. We fund capital costs. Up to £5000. Deadline: 15th December 2023

London Music Fund – Amplify London:
Amplify London, the London Music Fund’s partnership with YouTube Music, is looking for grassroots organisations that provide training opportunities and industry pathways for young people in music. They want to support the organisations that are nurturing London’s emerging artists, producers and sound engineers, especially those who face barriers or are underrepresented in the music industry. Five grants of up to £6000 are available for projects taking place between January-December 2024. Contact The deadline is Friday 17 November. More information to be found here.

Derwent London – Community Fund:
Derwent London has a dedicated voluntary Community Fund, as part of its ongoing sustainability programme and commitment to developing community engagement. The Group’s Community Fund was launched in 2013 and there is £120,000 available annually to community organisations in the Tech Belt area (The Tech Belt is defined here as the area extending from Kings Cross to Whitechapel, largely covering some EC1 and E1 postcodes.) The deadline is Friday 20 October. More information can be found here.