Current funding opportunities in Lincolnshire:
National Lottery Community Fund
Funding available for under £10,000 and over £10,000.
You need to be a constituted group or organisation to apply for funding. We can’t fund individual people. We only fund groups or organisations to run projects. And we fund lots of different types of organisations.
For further information and to apply for funding here.
Co-op Community Fridge Fund
Grants are available to non-profit organisations across the UK to establish a new Community Fridge to minimise food waste.
Maximum value: £4,000
Deadline: 1 February 2022
Apply for funding on the Co-op Funding Page.
Natural Environment Investment Readiness Fund (NEIRF)
Grants are available to non-profit environmental groups, local authorities and businesses to stimulate private investment and mechanisms that improve and safeguard England’s domestic natural environment.
Maximum value: £100,000
Deadline: 3 February 2022
Culture Recovery Fund
The #CultureRecoveryFund remains open. It has emergency funding available to support organisations across the sector. If you are an organisation in need of emergency support apply now.
Deadline: 4th February 2022
VocTech Seed Fund
Funding is available for organisations across all sectors undertaking projects that use digital technology in novel and imaginative ways to develop new services or improve access and delivery of adult vocational learning in the UK.
Maximum value: £50,000
There will be two VocTech Seed calls in 2022:
- The first call opens on 12 January 2022. The deadline will be 9 February 2022 (17:00 GMT)
- The second call opens on 15 June 2022. The deadline will be 13 July 2022 (17:00 GMT)
Apply via the Ufi VocTech Seed grant fund 2022 | Ufi VocTech Trust
Your Best Friend Fund
Grants are available to not-for-profit groups across England and Wales to deliver projects which give women, girls and non-binary people the knowledge, confidence and tools to keep themselves and their friends safe in their dating relationships.
There is a total funding pot of £300,000.
The following grants are available:
- 30 to 40 small grants of £1,000 to £10,000: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and will be assessed at the next available panel meeting.
- 6 to 8 large grants of £10,000 to £25,000: 18 February 2022 (assessed at panel meeting the week commencing 7 March 2022). 20 May 2022 (assessed at panel meeting the week commencing 6 June 2022).
National Lottery Grants for Heritage Applications
Funding for not-for-profit organisations, private owners of heritage and partnerships for projects connecting people and communities to UK heritage.
Projects should aim to improve the condition of heritage; allow for heritage to be identified and better explained; and ensure that people have learned about local heritage, leading to changes in ideas and actions. There is a focus on landscape and nature, and community heritage.
There are no deadlines for applications for under £250,000. Decisions are usually conveyed within eight weeks of receipt of application and support documents.
Deadline for applications exceeding £250,000: 24 February 2022
Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation
Funding is available to not-for-profit organisations, including charities, companies and community trusts, for projects in the areas of culture and the arts that make a real and ongoing difference to people’s lives in the UK.
Maximum value: £28,000
Deadline: 28 February 2022 (midnight)
Organisations are advised to apply as soon as possible via The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation.
Arts Council England - Jubilee Fund
Funding for voluntary and community organisations in England to develop creative and cultural activities as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations taking place in June 2022.
Administered by UK Community Foundations, the new £5 million fund will empower community organisations to work collaboratively with artists and cultural organisations in a way they might not have before, with the best applications expected to be those demonstrating a strong partnership within the creative and cultural sector.
Grants in the range of £750 to £10,000 will be available for creative projects which reflect the interests and ideas of local communities across England.
Guidance notes will be available on the UK Community Foundation website in early December.
The application window is expected to run from January 2022 until 28 February 2022
FCC Community Action Fund
Funding for not-for-profit groups to provide, maintain or improve public amenities within a 10-mile radius of eligible FCC Environment waste facilities in England.
The FCC Community Action Fund provides grants to organisations under Object D of the Landfill Communities Fund (LFC) to benefit local communities in the vicinity of a landfill site.
Grants of between £2,000 and £100,000 are available.
The funding can be used for projects with a maximum cost of £500,000 which involve provision, maintenance or improvement of public amenities.
Deadline: 2 March 2022 5pm
For more information and how to apply click here.
Lawrence Atwell's Charity - Charities Programme
Grants are available to registered charities in England and Wales for projects to support young people to move into employment or become employment ready. Applications will be considered at meetings of the Committee in April and November each year.
Maximum grant: £30,000
The next deadline for applications is 4 March 2022.
Vinci UK Foundation Grants
Grants are available for innovative projects across the UK and Ireland which tackle one or more of the Foundation's areas in the fight against social exclusion: access to employment, insertion through housing, inclusive mobility and building better communities.
The total cost of the project should not exceed £100,000.
In 2020, 33 projects were supported and received grants of between £3,000 and £20,000.
Deadline: 31st March 2022
Arts Council England National Portfolio 2023
In support of its new strategy, ‘Let’s Create’, Arts Council England is preparing to open applications to arts organisations, museums and libraries across England to join the National Portfolio.
Portfolio organisations will receive regular funding in exchange for engaging communities, collaborating with others and producing high quality, engaging work.
Applicants must be able to clearly demonstrate that their aims within the context of the application are around creativity and culture.
Full guidelines will be available on the Arts Council England website in January 2022.
Applications will open from 14 February 2022.
Deadline: 26 April 2022
Thomas Wall Trust
Grants are available for UK registered charities for specific projects or core activities that equip disadvantaged people aged 18 and over with the necessary communication skills for employment. The Trust views communication skills as critical capabilities for people who want to improve their employment prospects, self-confidence, resilience, and life chances.
The funding is for registered charities that are working to develop communication skills for people from disadvantaged groups who want to improve their employment prospects.
As an inclusive charity, the Trust welcomes proposals which target people experiencing multiple deprivation or other groups demonstrably facing major hurdles to employment, such as women, people with physical, mental, or learning disabilities, refugees and asylum seekers
Maximum grant: £5,000
Deadline: 2nd May 2022