Funding Deadlines 



The Suicide Prevention Grant Fund – opens for applications on 2nd December

Power to Change Powering Up Programme Round 1 – Digital Skills – deadline 13th December 2021 

The Alec Dickson Trust – deadline 13th December at 9pm

The Woodward Charitable Trust Small and Large Grants Programme – deadline 17th December

The Social Enterprise Support Fund – opens 25th November with deadline 21st December 1pm 

The Ocado Foundation “For Good” Grants – closes 31st December 2021



The Ragdoll Foundation Small Grants Programme – deadline 7th January 2022

Round 2 of Dorset Council’s Community and Culture Fund (CCPF) - applications by 7th January 2022

Funding for Cross-Sector Partnerships to Create Systemic Change in Local Youth Services – deadline 17th January 2022

The Youth Futures Foundation Connected Futures Fund – deadline 17th January 2022

The A B Charitable Trust – deadline 30th January 2022


The Your Best Friend Fund – deadline 18th February 2022

The KFC Foundation Community Grants Programme closes 28 Feb 2022 


The Lawrence Atwell Charity – next deadline is 4th March 2022



Dorset Council is seeking tenders from capable service providers for the provision of Children’s Residential Care. Expressions of Interest Window closes 22nd November 2021

Framework to provide Short Breaks for Children who are Disabled - Potential reopening EOI 04.11.2021

Alternative Provision and Re-Engagement in Education Provider Webinar - 18th November

Funding Information

The One Stop Community Partnership Programme

The Miss Kathleen Beryl Sleigh Charitable Trust

The David and Elaine Potter Foundation 

The Dagny Raymond Charitable Trust

 The Paradigm Norton Trust

The Sobell Foundation

The Noel Buxton Trust

The Percy Bilton Charity Small and Large Grants Programmes

The Queen Anne’s Gate Foundation

The Bastion Baton 

Buttle UK Chances for Children Grant Programme

Lord Barnby’s Charitable Foundation Discretionary Grants

The Dorothy Hay-Bolton Charitable Trust

The P F Charitable Trust

The Youth Endowment Fund is partnering with Comic Relief 

The Silver Family Charitable Trust 

The Fitton Trust

The Tudor Trust

The Alpkit Foundation Grassroots Support Now

The Bernard and Joyce Coleman Charitable Trust

The Edge Foundation Edge Innovation Fund (EIF) 

The Not Pointless Charity

The Pat Newman Trust

The Happy Days Children’s Charity

The G S Plaut Charitable Trust

The Lennox Hannay Charitable Trust 

The Mageni Trust

The Hamilton Wallace Trust 

The Mike Gooley Trailfinders Charity

The Harford Charitable Trust

The Dorothy Whitney Elmhirst Trust

Tesco Community Grants

MENCAP Days Out and Holidays - special grant funding

The Michael Crawford Children’s Charity 

The Tanner Trust

Barclays’ 100x100 UK COVID-19 Community Relief Programme Re-Opens

The Harebell Centenary Fund

The Boshier-Hinton Foundation

The Douglas Arter Foundation

The E H Smith Charitable Trust

The Fidelity UK Foundation

The Oliver Ford Foundation

The Spielman Charitable Trust

The Aird Charitable Trust

The David Soloman's Charitable Trust


The Hobson Charity

The Sylvia Waddilove Foundation

The Thompson Family Charitable Trust

The Wogen Anniversary Trust

The Dorothy Holmes Charitable Trust

The Fairstead Trust

The Northwick Charitable Trust

The Foyle Foundation Small Grants Programme

The Haramead Trust

The Alice Ellen Cooper-Dean Charitable Foundation

The Blue Spark Foundation

Garfield Weston Foundation Accepting Applications Again 

Persimmons Charity Funding

The Family Action Welfare Grants Programme

The Barbara Ward Children's Foundation

The TMT Foundation - focus on Dorset and Somerset

The Ardwick Trust

Tesco Community Grants opens for applications

9 out of 10 Foundations to Maintain or Increase Grant Funding for 2021

Awards for All accepting applications

NLCF Covid-19 funding - open to apply

Feedback from the Dorset Council Commissioning Dorset Families Matter copy of event notes, presentation, responses to questions raised

Comic Relief & Groundwork launch a new Community Fund for England

VCSEs - A Bidders guide to working with Government

Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust increases grant giving

VCSE - A Bidders Guide to working with Central & Local Government

BIG Lottery and Heritage Lottery announce name change

FREE websites for small charities

Health Lottery Funding to open soon for Dorset

Applying to a fund - where to start