CN Group Fund

The CN Group Fund was set up in 2000 with a donation of £100,000 by the Cumbria Newspaper Group to create a long-term capital fund that would benefit Cumbria. The fund is administered by the Cumbria Community Foundation.

The fund aims to support projects which support one of the Foundation’s aims:

  • Tackling disadvantage in rural communities
  • Tackling disadvantage in pockets of deprivation including the 20% most deprived wards
  • Supporting disadvantaged children and young people
  • Hidden and emerging need.

Blackdown Hills AONB Sustainable Development Fund

The Blackdown Hills AONB Sustainable Development Fund (SDF) is managed by the Blackdown Hills AONB team on behalf of Defra. The Fund is aimed at supporting projects that bring social, environmental and economic benefits to the area and demonstrate innovation and good practice. The Fund can support a range of projects including practical work, feasibility studies, research projects, partnership development, and training.

Councillor Community Grants

Funding is provided by Bassetlaw District Council. Each District Councillor is allocated a small budget for activities within their electoral ward.
The Fund aims to provide general grant support to the community that will benefit the socio-economic culture and environment of Bassetlaw.

Kingston upon Thames - Neighbourhood Grants

The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames provides small grants for activities and services that meet local needs and benefit the residents of the neighbourhood areas in Kingston, Maldens and Coombe, Surbiton and South of the Borough.

Funding is intended to assist local organisations with their running costs or one-off projects and events that benefit local residents. Projects can fall into many categories, including arts, sports, environment, youth, play and leisure and culture, and can also be for older people and families.

The Barrack Charitable Trust

The Barrack Charitable Trust awards grants of varying amounts, but usually between £500 and £5,000. Among the aims they support is the advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science. Applications may be submitted anytime and are considered quarterly.

The purpose for which the Trust is established (”the Trust Purposes”) are as follows:

The Gane Charitable Trust Grant

The Gane Charitable Trust Grant is provided and administered by the Gane Charitable Trust and is available to individuals in the UK, particularly the South West of England. The scheme is intended to support projects to promote education in the fields of the arts, design and crafts, in addition to social welfare projects.

The Ambache Charitable Trust

The Trust is active in raising the profile of women composers by funding people who promote their music to the widest possible circle. It supports people giving concerts, making recordings, radio or television programmes, or publishing music and books in ways that significantly bring attention to this repertoire.

This could include composers like Amy Beach, Mary Carr Moor and Gena Branscombe from this 1932 photo of the Washington National League of American Pen Women. The Trust's purpose is to widen the circle of people hearing women's music, and to fuel interest in it. 

The Tudor Trust

The Tudor Trust is an independent grant-making charitable trust which supports organisations working in any part of the UK. They fund a wide range of people and organisations working to build stronger communities. They don’t have specific funding programmes designed to advance a particular agenda as they think that the groups we support are best placed to identify problems and develop solutions.

The Idlewild Trust grant scheme

The Idlewild Trust is a grant making trust that supports registered charities concerned with the encouragement of the performing and fine arts and crafts, the advancement of education within the arts and the preservation for the benefit of the public of lands, buildings and other objects of beauty or historic interest in the UK. The Trust awards around £120,000 each year in grants and considers making grants of up to £5,000.