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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

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

16/01/2023

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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

01/02/2024

31/08/2024

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

25/03/2024

24/03/2025

Apply before deadline

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One Earth Community Fund

One Earth is a proposed solar farm with battery storage located across the border of Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire. It is being brought forward by two companies with a proven track record of delivering the clean energy that the UK needs, PS Renewables and Ørsted. As part of their commitment to support the local community, they have set up a new Community Fund administered by Nottinghamshire Community Foundation. To find out more about the proposed One Earth Solar Farm, please visit: oneearthsolarfarm.co.uk

Project Costs

open

£1,000

02/04/2024

29/04/2024

5pm on closing date

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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

22/05/2023

20/05/2024

Apply before deadline

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SWEF Enterprise Fund

SWEF awards grants of up to £2,000 to young people in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County who need support with a business investment that will transform their business that they would otherwise not be able to afford.  It is particularly targeted at those who are not in education, employment or training.

Sole Traders & Companies

open

Grants range from £200 to £2,000, amounts will very depending on individual requirements

06/09/2023

Application cut off 7th of each month

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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

14/02/2024

12/02/2025

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

21/01/2024

20/05/2024

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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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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