June Roundup of Latest CIC and Charity Funding Advice

We are approaching the end of June and we’re just loving the sunshine!!

June’s list of the latest funding opportunities is exciting!

These funds ‌help you successfully continue your mission doing great things for the community.

Before applying, be sure to read the requirements‌. You don’t want to work hard to create an application simply to be denied because of a technicality.

Developing your Creative Practice

Individual artists and/or creative practitioners

The Arts Council of England and DYCP supports individuals who are cultural and creative practitioners and want to take time to focus on their creative development.

Eligibility: Individual artists and/or creative practitioners. You can find full eligibility criteria in the guidance for applicants. Organisations cannot apply.

Funding activity: Research and development opportunities, building new networks, creating new work.

Grant range: £2,000 – £10,000

Round 14 is now open, The deadline for applications is 12pm (midday) 28 June 2022.

Important: If you have made two unsuccessful or one successful application since 9 October 2019, you won’t be eligible to apply to Round 14.

Help to Grow: Digital

digital technologies that will help you grow your business

Help to Grow: Digital is a UK-wide government-backed scheme that aims to help you choose, buy and adopt digital technologies that will help you grow your business. 

Criteria and Eligibility:

Your business must have a registered office in the UK (England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland) and be registered at the relevant Companies House or be a registered society listed on the Financial Conduct Authority’s Mutuals Register.

Your business must have been actively trading for over 12 months prior to the date of application and have an incorporation date of, at minimum, 365 days prior to the date of application. 

Your business must have a total of between 5 and 249 employees. 

Your business must be purchasing the approved software for the first time.


Free, impartial advice and guidance about what digital technology is best suited to your business and how it can boost your business’ performance 

Targeted financial support, if your business is eligible, worth up to £5,000 towards the costs of buying approved digital technologies

Application deadline: 31 December 2022, 12:00am

Music for All

electric guitars / acoustic guitars.

We have opened Round #3 of funding for the year that consists of seven categories for you to apply in. This round of funding is for community projects only and will close on Friday 26th August 2022.

Criteria and Eligibility:

This round of applications allows for seven different types of projects:

1) Projects which are based on electric guitars / acoustic guitars.

2) Ukuleles.

3) Projects supporting those suffering with mental health issues and feelings of loneliness.

4) Projects supporting those with other diseases and conditions affecting quality of life.

5) Financial.

6) SoundSquares course.

7) ODD balls. ODD balls are a new form of musical instrument, allowing users to create the sounds of any instrument they want by bouncing the ball.

Grant: up to £1500 for some projects; other projects do not get a cash award

Application deadline: 26 August 2022.

Institute of Physics

physics and engineering in young people

School Grants Scheme

Grants of up to £600 for projects, events and activities that promote a greater interest in physics and engineering in young people.

Criteria and Eligibility:

We particularly encourage applications for projects that look at:

  • particle physics
  • astronomy
  • space and nuclear physics
  • energy
  • transport
  • information and communications
  • design and promotion
  • built environment
  • materials and resources
  • transport
  • marketing and publicity
  • other purposes deemed appropriate by the judges
  • supply cover (in certain circumstances)

Grant: up to £600

Application deadline:

1 February (for projects taking place in the following summer term)

1 June (for projects taking place in the following autumn term)

1 November (for projects taking place in the following spring term)

Racial Justice Fund

Stronger alliances and movements of black and minoritized communities

A £4 million fund from Trust for London and City Bridge Trust to increase economic empowerment among London’s Black and minoritised communities

Criteria and Eligibility:

We want to see:

  • Black and minoritised communities with access to the power and resources needed to create economic wealth
  • Stronger alliances and movements of black and minoritized communities working effectively to influence and shift decision/policy makers
  • Increased income and economic wealth among Black and minoritised communities
  • Black and minoritised communities and organisations empowered to tackle economic injustice
  • Reduced levels of poverty within these communities
  • Reduced racial and economic inequalities caused by racialisation


Grants for up to five years

£4 million over two years

The opportunity to apply for development grants

Flexible funding for core and/or project funding

Application deadline: apply by 5pm 27 June 2022

Trust for London: Local Action Poverty Fund

Local Action Poverty Fund.

Trust for London has once again teamed up with Crowdfunder to launch the Local Action Poverty Fund.

Criteria and Eligibility:

Approved projects will be offered match funding of up to 50% towards the initial crowdfunding target (up to a maximum of £10,000).

  • Eligible projects must be raising funds to undertake charitable work that:
  • Provides practical solutions to support people on low incomes
  • Addresses local problems in creative ways
  • Are led by the communities that will benefit from the work

Grant: up to £10,000

Application deadline: N/A

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