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External Grants & Funding

Blue Spark Foundation

Deadline: Rolling basis

Do you have an idea for a project which will help enhance young people’s self-confidence, creativity, team working skills and future employability? Find out below how Blue Spark Foundation might be able to support you.

Royal Institution Science in Schools Grant Scheme

Deadline: Opens on 1 May 2023

Engage your young people with a fully-funded visit from a professional presenter (worth £800), and help inspire a sense of wonder and excitement with science. Applications open 1st May 2023 – sign up for updates below.

Small Grants Programme | Sport England

Deadline: Closing 31st March 2024

Do you have an idea for a sustainable activity, bringing the community together and developing the skills of young people?

Holiday Grants for Children – The Henry Smith Charity

Deadline: Rolling basis 

The purpose of the Holiday Grants programme is to provide access to recreational trips or holidays for groups of children who experience disadvantages or who have disabilities. UK only, with priority to the 20%most deprived areas. Funding covers short holidays and recreational trips of 1 to 7 days, with an emphasis on providing a new experience for the young people and broadening their horizons.

Royal Society of Chemistry Outreach fund

Deadline: Reopen Jan 2024

Do you want to nurture a future generation passionate about the chemical sciences? Through the Fund we aim to support projects or programmes that: Develop science communication skills of chemists – building capacity and opportunities for chemists and chemical scientists to engage with schools and public audiences. For more information about grants and the application see below.

The Hargreaves Foundation

Deadline: Rolling basis 

Your school can apply for funding to support young people under the age of 18 living with a mental health problem, physical disability or growing up in poverty through the mediums of sport and education. Click below to find out more.

Universal Music UK Sound Foundation

Deadline: 1:00pm on 07/02/2024 

Funding up to £1500 towards new or upgrading music equipment in schools. The foundation has supported access to music for over 10,000 students, schools and teachers.

Twinkl Community Collection

Deadline: 07/07/2024

In each round, £500 is available to support a school or college access a range of resources such as sports supplies, gardening kits or breakfast club vouchers. A further group of schools are given support such as equipment and resources.

The Nineveh Charitable Trust

Deadline: Rolling basis

Grants up to £10,000 to support projects benefitting communities with an emphasis on promoting environmental education, health and welfare.

Kellogg’s Breakfast Grants Programme

Deadline: Rolling basis

Kellogg’s has teamed up with Forever Manchester to award grants of £1,000 to school breakfast clubs, to help them provide breakfast to those children who need it most.