Community cohesion

Breckland - Small Match Funding Grants

The Small Match Funding scheme forms part of Breckland Council's Community Funding Reserve, which is a group of funding streams that have been designed to empower groups and individuals within the district to deliver projects at a local level that align with the Council's objectives. It is an 'enabling fund' that aims to encourage 'localism' in addressing identified community need.

The Small Match Funding scheme offers grants to cover up to 50% of the total project costs.

Breckland - Large Match Funding Grants

The Large Match Funding scheme forms part of Breckland Council's Community Funding Reserve, which is a group of funding streams that have been designed to empower groups and individuals within the district to deliver projects at a local level that align with the Council's objectives. It is an 'enabling fund' that aims to encourage 'localism' in addressing identified community need.

The Large Match Funding scheme offers grants to cover up to 30% of the total project costs

Bransholme Trust

With donations from the Sir James Reckitt Charity and the Hull and East Riding Charitable Trust, the Bransholme Trust is able to offer small grants to charitable groups who are active in Hull. The funding is administered by the Hull Community and Voluntary Services (CVS).

Funding is intended to assist local voluntary and community groups with projects and activities that benefit Bransholme Estate residents.

Berkshire Community Foundation

Berkshire Community Foundation was established in 1985 and manages funds on behalf of a range of different donors and funding bodies to provide grants to tackle need at the grassroots of the Berkshire community. The Foundation will allocate applications to the most appropriate fund.

The Foundation aims to build stronger communities through giving grants to support the smaller groups which are doing vital work but have difficulties raising funds.

Aspire Grants

The Gentoo Housing Group, formerly known as the Sunderland Housing Group, offers the Aspire Grant scheme to anyone living or working with local people in the City of Sunderland.

The funding is intended to help local people improve their community.

The Alfred Williams Charitable Trust

The Alfred Williams Charitable Trust offers grants to local voluntary and community groups in Suffolk only.

Preference is given to projects that preserve or regenerate the built heritage, amenity and landscape of the county. Funding will also be given to social causes either for start-up projects, or for modest on-going support to groups involved in voluntary care, education, theatre, music and youth and community projects.

Awards for All England

Awards for All England is a Big Lottery Fund grant scheme for local communities. There are different schemes in each of the four countries.

Awards for All England makes grants of between £300 and £10,000 to organisations wanting to run projects that aim to help improve local communities and the lives of people most in need.

Esmee Fairbairn Foundation - Main Grants

The Foundation aims to improve the quality of life throughout the UK and takes pride in supporting work that might otherwise be considered difficult to fund.

The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation has launched a new funding strategy , which provides much more definition about what the Foundation will fund and details of its plans to introduce a single funding platform and develop an impact and effectiveness framework.