Previous grants

Previous grants programmes administered by Nottinghamshire Community Foundation included:

  • #iwill fund
  • Buildng a Stronger Britain Together
  • Comic Relief Community Cash
  • Comic Relief Core Strength Local Communities
  • Co-Op Fund
  • Experian Fund
  • Jessie Spencer Fund
  • New Beginnings Fund
  • Small Steps Big Changes Covid-19 Ideas Fund
  • Tampon Tax Community Fund
  • Women of Influence Fund

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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

closed

£750 - £10,000

04/01/2022

28/02/2022

Apply before deadline

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Ashfield Community Fund

The aim of the Ashfield Community Fund is to support people in Ashfield by making grants to groups who work to directly benefit the communities in the District.

Project Costs

closed

£500 to £1,000 per grant

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CRS Fund

The aim of the fund is to to work with older people to reduce isolation and increase involvement in the community.

Project Costs

closed

£500

14/08/2023

16/10/2023

Apply before deadline

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Danielle Beccan Memorial Fund

The Danielle Beccan Memorial Fund was set up in memory of Danielle Beccan who was tragically murdered in St Anns Nottingham in 2004. The memorial fund is available to support charitable groups in Nottingham working with children and young people around the prevention of violence.

Project Costs

closed

£1,000 to £5,000 per grant

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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

closed

£2,000

27/06/2022

12/09/2022

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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

closed

No application process - invitation only

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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

closed

£500 - £3,000

23/10/2023

05/02/2024

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Made By Sport – Clubs In Crisis Fund

We have teamed up with Made By Sport to offer local sports clubs and organisations the opportunity to apply for a grant which can help support young people as they start to recover from the effects of the latest lockdown. The fund is looking for applications from clubs and community organisations using sport to improve young people’s lives.

Project Costs & Core Costs

closed

£2,021

12/04/2021

17/10/2021

No specific deadlines for application or panel, but the sooner you apply the better as we expect high demand for the funding and we only have a certain amount of funding to award on a rolling basis.

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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

closed

£2,000 no lower limit

16/09/2022

16/12/2022

Apply before deadline - see table with round dates. Current cut off date is 16/09/2022

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Nottingham Angels Den 2024

Nottinghamshire Community Foundation have organised another Angels Den event. If you have a business idea and want to apply for a small grant to help you on the road to success, then please apply.
Applicants are given the opportunity to pitch to a panel of successful local business leaders who decide on which businesses will receive a grant of up to £3,000.

Awards

closed

Up to £3,000

06/11/2023

22/01/2024

Submit completed business plan and financial forecast by 4pm on 22-Jan-24

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Nottinghams Doing Good Together Grant

Nottingham Building Society’s Doing Good Together Grants scheme’s aim is to offer a number of grants, to aid projects supporting education, financial security, housing and employability for local people to help our local communities to prosper. The focus is on supporting grass-root causes and the organisations providing services, volunteers and information to the people who need it most.

Project Costs

closed

£1,000 to £5,000 per grant

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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

closed

£1,000

02/04/2024

29/04/2024

Applications to be in by 5pm on the closing date

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ROMO Community Fund

Romo wishes to engage it's employees in selecting from a shortlist of excellent local projects offering support to families and/or children in the Mansfield or Ashfield area, 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

closed

£9,000

12/06/2023

14/08/2023

Apply before deadline

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SSBC IDEAS FUND – 3 YEAR PROGRAMME

Small Steps Big Changes (SSBC) is a £45m programme, supported by Big Lottery's 10 year 'A Better Start' funding programme designed to improve the lives of Nottingham's young children.  The SSBC programme covers the areas of Aspley, Bulwell, Hyson Green & Arboretum and St Ann’s and seeks to deliver successful child development outcomes and give every child the best start in life.  Working with our partners we offer activities for every 0-4-year-old child living within our four wards.

Project Costs

closed

Up to £30,000 over 3 years

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SSBC IDEAS FUND – Cost of Living Crisis Fund

Small Steps Big Changes (SSBC) is a £45m programme, supported by Big Lottery’s 10 year ‘A Better Start’ funding programme designed to improve the lives of Nottingham’s young children.  The SSBC programme covers the areas of Aspley, Bulwell, Hyson Green & Arboretum and St Ann’s and seeks to deliver successful child development outcomes and give every child the best start in life.  Working with our partners we offer activities for every 0-3-year-old child living within our four wards.

Project Costs & Core Costs

closed

Up to £3,000

12/06/2023

31/07/2023

Apply before deadline

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Awards

closed

£500

No application process - invitation only

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The Wheatcroft Fund

This fund was set up by the Wheatcroft Family who are a successful local family with interests in horticulture and social welfare.
It aims to support projects in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County, who are in need of grant funding to support vulnerable people, young people, the elderly and those with mental health conditions.

Project Costs

closed

£2,000 - £10,000

04/04/2022

30/05/2022

Apply before deadline

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Wesleyan Community Grants Fund

The Wesleyan Foundation was established in 2017 to continue to support various good causes throughout the UK.
The Wesleyan Foundation aims to support registered charities, constituted voluntary and community groups based within the region covered by the Wesleyan network. Applications are invited from groups based or delivering projects in Nottinghamshire.

Project Costs

closed

£2,000 - £10,000

01/05/2023

10/07/2023

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Wesleyan Foundation Large Grants Programme

The Wesleyan Foundation was established in 2017 to continue to support various good causes throughout the UK.
The Wesleyan Foundation aims to support registered charities, constituted voluntary and community groups based within the region covered by the Wesleyan network. Applications are invited from groups based or delivering projects in Nottinghamshire.

Project Costs

closed

£2,000 - £10,000

06/06/2022

01/08/2022

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Wesleyan Foundation Small Grants Programme

The Wesleyan Foundation was established in 2017 to continue to support various good causes throughout the UK.
The Wesleyan Foundation runs two programmes for Large and Small grants which aim to support registered charities, constituted voluntary and community groups based within the region covered by the Wesleyan network. Applications are invited from groups based or delivering projects in Nottinghamshire.

Project Costs

closed

Up to £2,000

15/03/2021

16/05/2021

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