We’ve been running the Aviva Community Fund for over four years now, and we’re proud to have helped thousands of small charities and good causes build stronger communities all across the UK.
Small but vital charities can apply for grants of £45k or £100k over 3 years that can be used entirely for core costs.
There is a voting unit in the Virgin Money Lounge, Piccadilly and the awards will go to the community organisations with the most votes from Virgin Money customers and Lounge members. Every three months, local community organisations can win £2,000 – with awards of £1,000 and £500 for the runners-up.
The fund will be open from 10th June to 1st July
Up to £72K will be available to the voluntary and community sector to deliver activities that promote community cohesion.
The Atul Pathak Community Awards provide annual one-off donations of between £500 and £3,000 and a year-long corporate partnership to registered charities and community groups.
Ibrahim Foundation makes grants to organisations which aim to improve the quality of life for people and communities in the UK. They like to consider work which others may find hard to fund, perhaps because it breaks new ground, appears too risky, requires core funding. The grants range from £500 – £10,000. Extraordinary projects may receive grants up to £50,000.
The Wakeham Trust provides grants to help people rebuild their communities. They are particularly interested in neighbourhood projects, community arts projects, projects involving community service by young people, or projects set up by those who are socially excluded.
Launched in 2008, Waitrose Community Matters initiative donated over £14 million to local charities chosen by the public.
The Near Neighbours programme offers small grants between £250 and £5,000, as seed funding for local groups and organisations who are working to bring together neighbours.
Looking for support to find funding? VAC has the full version of Grantfinder, an online programme that let’s you search for sources of funding.