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This page provides details of all our available funding programmes. Please browse each fund for details and ensure you meet the specific fund criteria before processing an application.

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Type

Status

Available Amounts

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Deadlines

Arts Council England Let’s Create Jubilee Fund

The Let’s Create Jubilee Fund will support voluntary and community groups to develop creative and cultural activities as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June 2022. The fund has been created by Arts Council England (ACE) with funds from the National Lottery. Applicants can apply for grants from £750 – £10,000.

Project Costs

open

£750 - £10,000

04/01/2022

28/02/2022

Apply before deadline

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Brian Treffry and Joan Oliver Fund

A small grant supporting talented young artists in Nottinghamshire who show talent in the field of fine art and community groups with art work or art therapy activities.

Projects & Individuals

open

£500

20/01/2021

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Freemasons Fund

The aim of the Freemasons Fund is to support people in Nottingham City and County by making grants to community and voluntary groups who work to improve their communities.  Grants are available for capital spend only – e.g. equipment.

Equipment & Capital Costs Only

open

£2,000

06/12/2021

07/02/2022

Apply before deadline

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J N Derbyshire Trust

The J. N. Derbyshire Trust supports people in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire by making grants to community and voluntary groups who work to improve their communities.

Project Costs

open

£350 to £10,000

01/09/2021

31/01/2022

Apply before deadline

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Kynan Eldridge Fund

The aim of the Kynan Eldridge Fund is to provide one-off monetary grants to young people (under the age of 30) who are using music, both modern and classical, to help them overcome personal challenges and achieve their full potential.

Projects & Individuals

open

£500

01/02/2021

28/03/2022

Apply before deadline

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Lindhurst Wind Farm Community Fund

This grant scheme has been set up to support community organisations and voluntary groups, including social enterprises, based in Rainworth, Blidworth and in the south Mansfield ward of Lindhurst. It has been made available by Lindhurst Wind Farm Ltd. and is operated by RWE Renewables Ltd. The Nottinghamshire Community Foundation is co-ordinating the grant scheme.

Project & Capital Costs

open

£250 - £2,000

01/11/2021

31/01/2022

Apply before deadline

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Miner2Major Community Grants Scheme

Miner2Major is a five-year Landscape Partnership scheme (2019-2023), supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. The grants scheme is for groups and organisations to deliver activities that celebrate and conserve the diverse wildlife, important habitats and rich heritage of Sherwood Forest and it’s communities.

Project Costs

open

£1,000 no lower limit

01/01/2022

18/03/2022

Apply before deadline - see table with round dates. Current cut off date is 18/03/2022

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ROMO Community Fund

Romo has identified three key themes and wishes to engage it's employees in selecting from a shortlist of excellent local projects that offer support in these areas, where the company and staff may support those projects on a longer term basis with grants, volunteer time and gifts in kind as deemed suitable each year.

Project Costs

open

£9,000

10/01/2022

07/03/2022

Apply before deadline

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RTC Fund

The aim of the RTC Fund is to support people in Nottinghamshire’s rural areas, by making grants to community and voluntary groups serving senior citizens in their communities. This fund is available countywide excluding major urban areas.

Project & Capital Costs

open

£500

25/05/2021

23/05/2022

Apply before deadline

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The Bramley Fund

The aim of the Bramley Fund is to support communities in Nottingham City and the Nottinghamshire County by making grants available to grow apple trees in gardens, allotments and green spaces.

Equipment & Capital Costs Only

open

£100

01/02/2021

14/02/2022

Apply before deadline.

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The Thomas Farr Charity

The Thomas Farr Charity was established in 1989, following the sale of the Home Brewery in Nottingham with the aim of supporting registered charities, constituted voluntary and community groups in those areas where the Home Brewery had a presence.

Project Costs & Core Costs

open

Up to £5,000

21/09/2021

20/01/2022

Apply before deadline

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Dave Hartley Fund

The aim of the Dave Hartley Fund is to encourage community and voluntary groups and individuals, to appreciate, learn and perform music to others. Grants of up to £250 will be available to people of the Mansfield and Ashfield area.

Projects & Individuals

rolling programme

£250

Applications will be assessed immediately for consideration

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JF Mortimer Fund

The aim of the John F Mortimer Fund is to support people in Nottingham City and County by making grants to community and voluntary groups who work to improve their communities. This fund is not open to applications.  Outstanding groups will be invited to apply and will have to make an excellent case to demonstrate need.

Projects & Individuals

invitation only

No application process - invitation only

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Major Oak Fund

The Nottinghamshire Community Foundation has its own discretionary grant fund which provides support for exceptional local projects that fall outside of the criteria of our other grant funds and are deemed to be game changers. This fund is not open to applications. Outstanding groups will be invited to apply.

Project Costs & Core Costs

invitation only

£1,000

No application process - invitation only

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