Hot Funds

Exeter Velocities - For start-up or developing business with ideas for urban transport, mobility or energy initiatives in Exeter

Young Innovators: Ideas Mean Business - New government-supported enterprise programme for 18-30s

Shell: Bright Ideas Challenge - Schools competition for students to come up with creative ideas to solve energy challenges of the future

Grow Wild - To bring people together to transform a communal space by sowing and growing native plants

Comic Relief: Tech for Good - To develop or scale web, mobile or internet based technologies which deliver new or improved services to beneficiaries (Deadline 20 December 2017)

Peter Cruddas Foundation - Small grants to help disadvantaged young people to access education, training and employment

Archives Revealed - To enable archives to identify, catalogue and make accessible significant collections that would otherwise remain hidden

Solutions for an Ageing Society - Support and funding for people with ideas for a social enterprise to make life better for older people

Hospital Saturday Fund - Grants for medical charities and to assist individuals with a medical condition or disability

Start-up Challenge Business Competition - A business start-up competition for young entrepreneurs

Blue Spark Foundation - To support the education and development of children and young people

Devon District Councils: Funding advice and grants - Information on grants available from City, Borough and District Councils in Devon

Community-Led Buildings Grants - Support for community groups to develop proposals for community building or housing projects

The Fore - Development funding and strategic support for early-stage charities and social enterprises

St James’s Place Charitable Foundation - To improve the quality of life for children and young people in need as a result of disability or disadvantage

National Churches Trust – Grants towards the costs of urgent repairs and essential modernisation of churches in the UK

South West Foundation: Small Grants - Support for small voluntary and community groups

Devon Social Investment Fund - Loans for social enterprises and charities in Devon, Plymouth and Torbay

British & Foreign School Society - Funding to advance educational opportunity for young people

Morrisons Foundation - Grants for registered charities for projects that improve people’s lives

Exeter City Futures: Spacehive - To support crowdfunding for local project ideas that improve congestion and energy use

Nineveh Charitable Trust - For projects and activities which encourage the study and appreciation of agriculture, ecology, the environment and countryside

Woodland Trust: free trees - Free trees for schools and communities

Henry Plumb Foundation - funds young people (18-35) with interests, business ideas, study plans that will lead to a career in the agricultural or food industry 

Enhance Social Enterprise - Business support and advice for new and established social enterprises within the Heart of South West LEP area

Fast Track to Growth - Devon companies can apply for free business support to help with their growth plans

National Marine Aquarium - For small projects which help to raise awareness of the marine environment

CSJ Social Justice Awards 2018 - Awards for grassroots charities and social enterprises which support people in disadvantaged communities

Music For All - To help people discover and participate in music-making activities

Wakeham Trust - For small-scale projects led by volunteers

Leonard Laity Stoate Charitable Trust - Small grants for charitable organisations in the South West of England

Playing Fields Legacy Fund - To get more people playing outdoor sport through more effective use of playing fields

Devon County Council: Locality Budgets - To support projects or activities that benefit communities in Devon

VCSE Health & Wellbeing Fund - To reduce health inequalities by setting up or expanding social prescribing schemes

Devon on Earth - looking to support community groups that seek to reconnect people – physically, intellectually and, above all, emotionally – with the wider ecological community. 

Core Strength - Local Communities for 2017/18Comic Relief is working with Community Foundations across the UK, to deliver this 12 month programme which will provide funding for groups’ core costs and NOT direct project delivery

Alec Dickson Trust - supports young people (under the age of 30) who, through volunteering or community service, aim to enhance the lives of others, particularly those most marginalised by society.

Coastal Communities Fund – To support the economic development of coastal communities by promoting sustainable economic growth and jobs. Round 5 opens for applications in early 2018.

Barclays LifeSkills - Support for young people to set up a Crowdfunding campaign for an idea that benefits their local area

Devon Community Foundation: Youth Social Action Fund - To encourage young people to get involved in volunteering and develop their skills through activities that benefit the community

People’s Health Trust: Active Communities - To help people make a difference in their local community

Comic Relief: Core Strength – Local Communities - To support the core costs of community groups which support people who are excluded or disadvantaged

Education Endowment Foundation - To raise the attainment of children and young people, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds