Grants for Good


Grants for Good is funded by the John Good Group and is designed to direct funding only to small and growing local charities, voluntary groups or social enterprises that are making a big impact on communities, people or the environment. To be eligible, applicants must: Be a local community group, charity, voluntary group or social enterprise that has a positive impact on communities, people or the environment. The programme is unrestricted, and money can be used to cover any of the organisation’s costs, including running costs.

Early Career Promoter Fund


Early Career Promoter Fund recognises the vital role independent promoters play in supporting the talent pipeline across England, and offers grant funding and capacity building support, with the aim of bolstering the local, regional and national ecosystems.

Grants of up to £3,500 will be available to support a range of activity, including:

Local Solutions Community Empowerment Fund – Liverpool


In recognition of their 50th anniversary, Local Solutions has launched a new £50,000 social impact fund to empower change and inclusivity across the Liverpool City Region.

The Community Empowerment Fund provides grants of up to £2,000 to increase opportunities for local individuals and voluntary groups to deliver services that make a difference in people’s lives.

Birmingham Airport Community Trust Fund (Birmingham and Solihull)


The Birmingham Airport Community Trust Fund makes grants from £500 to £5,000 to small community-based organisations.

The website provides a list of postcodes that qualify and a comprehensive list of requirements that must be satisfied before an application can be accepted. Core funded directly by the Airport Company and topped-up by any penalties levied on airlines breaching our noise limits, grants are awarded by a board of independent Trustees representing local authorities and the Airport Consultative Committee.

Manchester Stronger Communities fund


Themes of the Fund - grants available up to £4000 (applicants must be based in Manchester).

See list of deadlines and decision dates.

Nobody knows what's best for our communities better than the communities themselves. We listen to their ideas and help where we can. Applications must meet at least one of the fund’s core themes. We’re happy to discuss whether your project fits our themes before application.

Golsoncott Foundation


Arts organisations across the UK can apply for grants of up to £3,000 to deliver projects that demonstrate and deliver excellence in the arts. 

The funding is made available by the Golsoncott Foundation, an arts-funding trust whose objective is to promote, maintain, improve and advance the education of the public in the arts, particularly the fine arts and music. 

Priority is given to applications from arts organisations whose raison d’être is the art form itself, and its perfection or excellence in performance.​ 

Interest free funding for musical instruments, equipment and software


Interest-free loans are available to musicians at all stages for the purchase of musical instruments and equipment, to help ensure that more people across England and Northern Ireland can access instruments and learn to play music. 

The loans, which are made available through the Take it Away Scheme, work with 130 music retailers to allow applicants to buy almost any musical instrument and can also be used for musical equipment, software and tuition. 

The Hedley Denton Charitable Trust


The Hedley Foundation is inviting applications from small-to-mid-size registered charities helping to improve the quality of life of people in the UK, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable. 

The Foundation typically makes around 250 awards of up to £5,000 each year for initiatives that benefit the lives of young people, disabled people, elderly people, the terminally ill and otherwise disadvantaged people and their carers. Occasional larger sums are given to charities where high impact can be achieved.