Our strategic objectives

To develop a high quality and pro-active voluntary sector for the benefit of the
residents of the Dudley Borough by positively engaging partners in support of
voluntary activity




 Church Urban Fund Near Neighbours: Apply by 17th November 2017
Size of grant available: £250-£5,000 
Aims and outcomes of funder: Improve religiously diverse areas bringing together neighbours/developing relationships across diverse faiths and ethnicities to improve communities
Additional information: Dudley borough is a priority area and applications from faith and/or community groups are welcome
Contact details: Ruth Burgess (Black Country Near Neighbours Coordinator) telephone 01922 700952 (office) or 07530 741923 (mobile)
Email: ruth.burgess@tctogether.org.uk 
Website: http://bit.ly/2yAi8a9

Walsall Council Black Country ESF Community Grants 2016-2018:
Apply any time

Size of grant available: £5,000-£10,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: Move hard to reach/multiple disadvantaged people aged over 18 closer to employment targeting unemployed adults prioritising over 50s, females, disabled, people with health conditions, ethnic minorities and offenders/ex-offenders
Additional information: Only organisations with turnover below £150,000 per annum delivering skills/employment support activities can apply
Contact details: Zoey West (External Funding Team Lead)/Oliver Nash (Business Support Officer in Monitoring/Claims), telephone 01922 655998/652603
Email: communitygrants@walsall.gov.uk
Website: http://bit.ly/2na3mkt

Vandervell Foundation: Apply any time

Size of grant available: In 2014/15 the average grant was £4,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: Advancement of education, medical care and research, social welfare, performing arts and environmental regeneration
Additional information: Trustees meet every 2 months
Contact details: Valerie Kaye (Administrator), telephone 020 7435 7546
Email: vandervell@btconnect.com
Address: Hampstead Town Hall Centre, 213 Haverstock Hill, London NW3 4QP

Bring Joy Foundation: Apply any time

Size of grant available: £100-£5,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: Grants to not-for-profit organisations that can demonstrate their commitment to creating activities designed to improve the lives of older people
Contact details: Telephone: 01925 730273
Email: bring.joy@homeinstead.co.uk
Website: www.bringjoyfoundation.org

Barrow Cadbury Trust: Submit an enquiry form at any time

Size of grant available: £5,000 and over
Aims and outcomes of funder: The Barrow Cadbury Trust has three programmes:
• Criminal Justice – focussing on young adults and women
• Migration
• Economic Justice
Additional information: Please send an initial enquiry form before making an application. The trust will respond to enquiry forms within 10 working days and will invite appropriate enquiries to the full application.
Website: www.barrowcadbury.org.uk

Biffa Award: Next stage one deadline for Expression of Interest 6 November 2017 for Board meeting in February 2018 (stage two application required early December)

Size of grant available: Main Grants Scheme £10,000-£75,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: Support projects that provide or improve community spaces/places for outdoor recreation such as a building that needs improvement in order to increase the range of services on offer to the local community
Additional information: Projects must be located within 5 miles of a Biffa operation or 10 miles of an active Biffa Landfill site and the total cost of the work is less than £200,000
Contact details: John Briggs (Grants Officer), telephone 01636 670059
Email: jbriggs@wildlifetrusts.org
Website: http://bit.ly/2jVHuft

Bruce Wake Charitable Trust: Apply any time; trustees meet quarterly to agree grants

Size of grant available: Average grant £2,500
Aims and outcomes of funder: Grants to encourage and assist in the provision of leisure activities for the disabled. The Trust favours applications that meet one or all of the following:
• Beneficiaries are physically disabled wheelchair users
• Improve access for wheelchair users is proposed
• A sporting or leisure activity involving disabled wheelchair users is proposed
Additional information: Applications meeting the above criteria will be considered from charitable organisations. Applications on behalf of individuals will only be accepted through a charitable organisation or equivalent recognised body
Website: http://bit.ly/2y3lrtE

Charles Hayward Foundation – small grants programme: Apply any time

Size of grant available: Up to £7,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: Grants to registered charities for early intervention and preventative projects under two programme themes:
• Social and criminal justice
• Older people
Additional information: The small grants programme is open to charities with an annual income of under £350,000
Website: http://bit.ly/1ksaa7z

The Clothworkers’ Foundation: Apply any time

Size of grant available: Small grants programme average grant size is £7,000; main grant programme average grant size is £25,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: Capital grants to registered charities and not-for-profit organisations working under the following themes:
• Alcohol and substance misuse
• Disabled people
• Disadvantaged minority communities
• Disadvantaged young people
• Domestic and sexual violence
• Older people
• Homelessness
• Prisoners and ex-offenders
• Visual impairment
Additional information: The small grants programme is open to organisations with an annual income less than £250,000. The main grants programme is open to organisations with an annual income less than £15million
Website: http://bit.ly/2xqGFRn

Masonic Charitable Foundation – 'Community Support' small grants programme:
Apply any time

Size of grant available: Up to £5,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: Grants can cover project costs overhead costs for work within the following themes:
• Financial hardship
• Health and disability
• Education and employability
• Social exclusion and disadvantage
Additional information: Registered charities only
Website: http://bit.ly/22xMNxs

National Churches Trust – Community Grants programme: Apply by 30 October

Size of grant available: £5,000-£25,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: Capital funding for projects to introduce new facilities into churches to increase community use of (Christian) places of worship
Additional information: Buildings must be open to the community for at least 40 days per year beyond times of worship and applicants must be able to contribute 50% of the total project cost
Website: http://bit.ly/137kD3w

Paul Hamlyn Foundation – Youth Fund: Apply any time

Size of grant available: £10,000-£60,000
Aims and outcomes of funder: Grants to organisations that support young people (aged 14-25) in the most precarious positions, where making the transition to adult independence is most challenging. The Fund supports organisations which work with young people experiencing disadvantage in a way that recognises and builds on their strengths and potential. Grants will cover core operating costs to help grow an organisation’s impact.
Additional information: The Foundation will:
• Prioritise support for those working in areas of social and economic deprivation in the UK
• Favour applications that can show that their work influences other practitioners and policy makers, for the benefit of young people.
• Support organisations with youth voice and participation at their core, those that apply asset-based approaches in their work with young people.
Website: http://bit.ly/2yAJCfQ

Scottish Power Foundation: Apply any time

Aims and outcomes of funder: Funding to registered charities and non-profit organisations for the following purposes:
• Advancement of education
• Advancement of environmental protection
• Advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science
• Prevention or relief of poverty and the relief of those in need by reason of disability or other disadvantage
• Advancement of citizenship and community development
Email: scottishpowerfoundation@scottishpower.com
Website: http://bit.ly/2yBT3vo

Leslie Sell Charitable Trust: Apply any time

Aims and outcomes of funder: Small grants to groups belonging to the Scouting and Guiding movement to help with the cost of making repairs, or purchasing sundry items of equipment. It also gives assistance to groups and individuals when they make trips in the UK or overseas.
Phone: 01727 843 603
Email: admin@iplltd.co.uk
Website: www.lesliesellct.org.uk

Comic Relief: Thriving not just surviving programme for young men and their mental health, apply by 13 October 2017

Size of grant available: £100,000-£150,000 (expect to award around 20 grants from a funding pot of £1.75M)
Aims and outcomes of funder: Support organisations working with vulnerable and disadvantaged young men aged 11-20 with mental health problems
Additional information: Looking for projects delivering specialised mental health provision where young men are involved in co-designing the activities so that their needs, interests and priorities are met addressing barriers they face in accessing the provision
Email: grantsinfo@comicrelief.com
Website: http://bit.ly/2wKajzT

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Telephone : 01384 573381 Visit our office at : 7 Albion Street, Brierley Hill, Dudley, West Midlands DY5 3EE

Registered charity No. 517766 incorporated under the 1995 Companies Act No 1998105 DVCS 2010