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Grantmaking

GRANT PROGRAMMES

Here's a list of grant programmes that we’re either running ourselves, or managing on behalf of other companies, trusts or foundations.

Information for existing grantees

We recognise that the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak is a major global event, and that the current situation may have a far reaching impact on charities and community organisations. There are many changes to ‘business as usual’ being proposed by funding organisations and commercial businesses for their grant making.

As you know, a grant is more than just a donation; it carries a commitment to delivering particular work and reporting on the impact of that work. Charitable organisations in receipt of grants, across many sectors, may need to adapt their project time frames or may not be able to report on those activities in a timely fashion, and are understandably keen to work with their funders to achieve the best possible ends in these difficult circumstances. We also recognise that many charities may have suspended activities until further notice due to the current critical situation.

We have been in touch with all current grantees regarding particular adjustments for their grant, however if you are concerned about your ability to meet the requirements of an existing grant as a result of the impact of Covid-19 on your organisation, please contact the grant making team.

For other sources of funding and support at this time visit our Covid-19 page for charities.

GRANTS OPEN NOW OR COMING SOON

Take a look at the grant programmes that are now open for applications or opening soon. Also check out our top tips for writing a successful grant application.

‘Initiatives in Lung Cancer Care': a Lung Ambition Alliance programme

Initiatives in Lung Cancer Care (ILC2) is a new Lung Ambition Alliance programme that aims to support patient and caregiver non-profit organisations. It seeks to select initiatives that will improve the quality of care and close gaps in the patient experience of lung cancer care around the world.

This round of funding is now closed.


Find out more

Warburtons Community Grants

Warburtons offers small grants to support charitable organisations within the local community which fulfil the ambitions of Warburtons’ Families Matter community investment strategy.

Funding rounds are open quarterly. For information and the latest application deadlines please visit the Warburtons Community Grants website.

UK Search and Rescue Volunteer Training Fund

The UK SAR Volunteer Training Fund provides support for the operational costs of training for Search and Rescue (SAR) volunteers, in order to improve the safety and quality of UKSAR services.

The current grant application round is now closed but we intend to open this programme again in 2020.

For further information please email us.

'Step Up!': the AstraZeneca Young Health Global Grants Programme

'Step Up!' aims to extend the reach and impact of AstraZeneca’s investment in young people’s health.  

It builds on the success of the Young Health Programme and enables a wider range of applications to be considered from NGOs, non-profits and other charitable organisations seeking to innovate and scale their impact in relation to young people’s health and wellbeing.

The current grant application round is now closed but we intend to open this programme again in 2020.

For further information please email us

Find out more about Social Innovation in 'Step Up!'

Data and information on our charitable grants

We have worked with 360Giving to publish information and data on charitable grants that we have given.

DO YOU NEED SOME OTHER OPTIONS?

There are plenty of resources and help out there if you’re looking for funding options for your charity or project. Here’s a few of the best:

Beehive

An online tool that recommends funders and checks eligibility for your non-profit organisation or project.

Visit the Beehive website

Council for Voluntary Service

The national membership charity for local voluntary sector infrastructure.

Visit the NAVCA website

Directory of Social Change (DSC)

Providing training courses, publications, online funding databases, research, conferences, a bookshop and resources.

Visit the DSC website

DSC Funding websites

The Directory of Social Change’s directory of funding websites.

Visit the Directory
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