Available grants

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Fund Type Status Maximum Opening Deadlines

PPG Pound Fund

Grants to support the growth and development of PPGs and promote self-care and prevention for their practice’s local population.

Open £1,000 25th May 2018
Outcomes expected mid-June
More info & apply

RJB Fund

Grants available for charities, voluntary and community groups working with young people from deprived backgrounds in the Ipswich area, particularly south east Ipswich.

Core costs & project costs Open £2,000 4th June 2018
Outcomes expected mid August
More info & apply

Port Community Fund

Grants for charitable, voluntary and community groups addressing the needs of residents in Ipswich, Felixstowe and the surrounding villages.

There will be further panels held throughout the year.

Core costs & project costs Open £2,000 8th June 2018
Outcomes expected end of July
More info & apply

Suffolk Police & Crime Commissioner’s Fund

Grants to support the work of voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations and parish councils that are delivering services that help make Suffolk a safer place to live, work, travel and invest in.

Core costs & project costs Open
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£20,000 but no grant will normally exceed 10% of an organisation’s total income 5th July 2018
Outcomes expected mid September
More info & apply

Suffolk Sports Fund

Grants to support charitable, voluntary and community groups that are aiming to increase participation in sport in Suffolk.

Project costs Open £2,000 27 July 2018
Outcomes expected end September 
More info & apply

Centenary Fund

Grants for Anglican organisations within the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich for projects that benefit the local community.

Core costs & project costs Open £4,000 27th July 2018
Outcomes expected end September
More info & apply

Suffolk Rural Fund

Grants to support the work of voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations and parish councils for  initiatives that aim to improve the quality of life for those who live and work in rural communities.

Core costs and project costs Open
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£4,000 10 August 2018 
Outcomes expected end of September 2018
More info & apply

Pargiter Trust Fund

Grants to support the work of charities, voluntary and community groups providing services, support or advice to older people.

Core costs & project costs Open
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£2,000 24th August 2018
Outcomes expected mid-October
More info & apply

#iwill Fund (formerly Youth Social Action Fund)

Grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 are available to support projects in Suffolk that engage young people in volunteering and other activities that both benefit their communities and develop their skills.

Project costs Open
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£5,000 1st September 2018
Outcomes expected mid October
More info & apply

Suffolk Giving Fund and Private Funds

Grants for charitable, voluntary and community groups that are addressing need within Suffolk.

There will be further panels held throughout the year.

Applications for the Suffolk Giving Fund are welcomed between deadlines as we hold various Private Donor grant panels throughout the year who may be able to consider your request.

Core costs & project costs Open £2,000 6th September 2018
Outcomes expected end of October
More info & apply

Fonnereau Road Health Foundation Fund

Grants towards equipment which will improve physical and mental health in Suffolk.

There will be further panels held throughout the year.

Equipment & capital costs only Open
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£5,000 10th September 2018
Outcomes expected mid November
More info & apply

Stimulus Fund

Grants for charitable, voluntary and community groups to support local grassroots projects that are looking to promote tennis in areas of deprivation (including rural) and help those who are disadvantaged or vulnerable.

Project costs Open £1,000 Open all year round More info & apply

Henry Smith Charity – County Grants

Grants for not-for-profit organisations or registered charities that are addressing need within Suffolk.

Core costs & project costs Open
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£500 - £10,000 for one year grant or £20,000 for a multi-year grant which can be spread over 2 – 3 years (it is unusual to award multi-year grants) Open all year round More info & apply

Henry Smith Charity – Main Grants

The Henry Smith Charity makes grants for work throughout the UK, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. Applications can be made for revenue funding (projects, core costs) and capital expenditure (buildings, equipment). For further information and to apply, please visit The Henry Smith Charity or contact the Foundation.

Core costs & project costs Open Open all year round More info & apply

Suffolk Disability Care Fund

Grants to purchase daily living equipment for people with disabilities. Applications accepted are to be completed by the beneficiary’s health professional.

Individuals Open £1,000 Open all year round More info & apply

Transforming Suffolk Loan Fund

Loans are available for charitable, voluntary and community groups delivering work in Suffolk.

Loans Open
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£50,000 Open all year round More info & apply

Hopkins Charitable Fund

Grants are available for local charitable, voluntary and community groups that are addressing need within Suffolk.

There will be further panels held throughout the year.

Core costs & project costs Closed
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£2,000 More info & apply

Essex & Suffolk Water Community Fund

Grants to help voluntary organisations increase or develop their services, including equipment and training. Organisations must be located within the Essex & Suffolk Water supply area.

Project costs Closed £1,000 More info & apply

Harris Family Fund

Grants to support charitable activities addressing local needs and challenges throughout Suffolk, with a particular focus on Beccles, Bungay and Newmarket.

Core costs & project costs Closed £2,000 More info & apply

Dementia Friendly Communities Fund

Grants to support the work of voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations and parish councils that are working to create a greater awareness and understanding of dementia in our communities, and supporting individuals with dementia and their carers.

There will be further panels held throughout the year.

Core costs & project costs Closed
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£5,000 - if a countywide group can offer transformational work then a larger grant award may be considered. Please contact the grants team before submitting the application for advice and approval. More info & apply

Children & Young People’s Emotional Health and Wellbeing Fund

Grants to support the work of voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations that are working to improve the emotional wellbeing of children and young people in Suffolk, their families and carers.

Core costs & project costs Closed
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£20,000 More info & apply

Dulverton Trust Fund

Grants for small charities and charitable organisations with an annual income of under £200,000 that are addressing local needs throughout Suffolk and the adjoining counties of Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Lincolnshire.

Core costs & project costs Closed
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£5,000 More info & apply

Women & Girls Fund

Grants to support the work of voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations that are delivering work to support local women and girls in need. This fund particularly welcomes applications that are towards early intervention, crisis prevention and education for women and girls.

Core costs & project costs Closed
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£1,000 More info & apply

Arts & Culture Fund

Grants of up to £2,000 to ensure equality of access to the benefits that arts and culture can provide to improve the lives of those most in need in Suffolk.

Core costs & project costs Closed
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£2,000 More info & apply

Simpson Fund

Grants to support the work of grassroots organisations providing services, support or advice to older people.

Closed £2,000 More info & apply

High Sheriff’s Fund

Grants for charitable, voluntary and community groups working with young people (aged 8-25) to address citizenship, community safety and crime prevention.

Project costs Closed £1,500 More info & apply

Sapphire Fund

Grants to support charities, voluntary and community groups in Mid Suffolk working to promote the use of green spaces for the benefit of good mental and physical health, to support older people, or to support the preservation and protection of church bells.

Core costs & project costs Closed £5,000 More info & apply

Working Together Awards

An award programme recognising outstanding service delivery or community development as a result of increased collaborative working.

Awards Closed
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Awards of up to £10,000 More info & apply

Lovewell Blake Fund

Grants are available for charitable, voluntary and community groups that are addressing social need within Waveney

Core costs & project costs Closed £2,000 More info & apply

Raising the Bar Community Fund

Grants to support children and young people in ‘coming to school ready to learn’. The fund is aimed at projects which focus on raising aspiration and attainment that are working towards the following outcomes:

  • Every child reaches their potential
  • Every child is given the best preparation for life before and beyond school
Project costs Closed
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£20,000 More info & apply

High Sheriff’s Awards

An awards programme to showcase the vibrant volunteering culture that is alive in Suffolk.

Awards Closed
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More info & apply

Harwich Haven Authority Fund

Grants to support charitable activities in Suffolk, primarily within 5 miles of the Rivers Orwell and Stour (Suffolk side only).

Core costs & project costs Closed £2,000 More info & apply

Ridgeons Community Fund

Grants for small, local voluntary and community groups and organisations undertaking charitable work  to support projects aimed at improving health, and those working with children, young people and families. Groups must be located within 10 miles of a Ridgeons branch.

Project costs Closed £750 More info & apply

New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership Community Challenge Fund

An award scheme for charities and social enterprises in Norfolk and Suffolk to run projects aimed at supporting disadvantaged people to become job-ready and gain employment.

Awards Closed
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Awards of £20,000 More info & apply

Martineau Fund

Grants are available for local charitable, voluntary and community groups that are addressing need within Suffolk.

There will be further panels held throughout the year.

Core costs & project costs Closed £2,000 More info & apply

Suffolk Carers Fund

Grants for activities within communities that enable adult unpaid carers to sustain their caring role by supporting their feelings of wellbeing, choice and control.

Project costs Closed
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£2,000 - £20,000 More info & apply

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