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Funding for community groups

Central Government Funding – This site is an online portal to grants for the voluntary and community sectors:

Grants online - is a national funding online platform offering up to date funding news and information for community groups, charities, CICs, etc. Categories include: Arts, Culture & Heritage, Business Development, Children and Young People, Community Development, Education and Training, Employment, Energy, Environment and Transport, Health, Justice and Welfare, Housing, Innovation, Research and Development, International, Land Buildings and Equipment, Neighbourhood Renewal and Regeneration, Rural Development, Schools and Colleges and Sports and Leisure. Please note that the full list of grants on this website is accessible by the Community Engagement Team. HfH recognised groups will be supported to access more opportunities to identify and apply for funding.

Directory of Social Change – This site details all trusts included within DSC and CAF publications and includes information on over 4,200 grant-making trusts with a total of over £3.1 billion a year:

National Association for Voluntary and Community Action (NAVCA) – NAVCA works with 164,000 local third sector groups and organisations that provide community services, regenerate neighbourhoods, promote volunteering and tackle discrimination in partnership with local public bodies:

Profunding – This site details news and information about new sources of funding for all those involved in raising money for not for profit organisations throughout the UK:

Tenant Participation Advisory Service (TPAS) – TPAS works with social housing residents and landlords to develop successful partnerships and supports tenants and community groups to take on a more representative role, by providing information,consultancy, training and conferences on all aspects of involving tenants in their housing management:

UK Fundraising Website – This site helps charities in the UK and internationally to use the Internet as a fundraising tool to enhance and extend their existing fundraising activities:

Youth Space – This site is specifically aimed at teenagers to help promote what the council’s Youth Service offers and also offer young people a new way of finding out about services and events available to them:

Bridge Renewal Trust - Haringey Council’s Strategic Partner for the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS). This organisation works with the sector to ensure it is stronger, able to attract more external funding and deliver better services. As part of the service, they offer support to Haringey’s VCS organisations with:

  • Fundraising and bidding support – information regarding funding and tendering opportunities including support with applications.

  • Social innovation – generating new ideas including earned income and social business models.

  • Organisational development – starting, growing or managing your organisation.

  • Collaboration and partnership working – linking you to a partner organisation.

  • Community facilities – access to affordable community space.

  • Volunteer opportunities and brokerage – recruiting and managing volunteers.

  • Representation – getting your voices heard.

Further information

If you need further advice please email our Community Engagement team or call them on 020 8489 4463. 

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Page Last Updated:

27 January 2021