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How to Find Grants and Funding for your Non-profit

Written by Jolanda Konarska

We've put together some resources to help you find funding for your Non-profit so that you can continue to make a difference in your community.

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Funding for Non-profits is essential but not always easy to achieve! Non-profits receive funding in many different ways.

Some of which include: Corporate sponsorships, Grants, Individual donations, Membership fees, Selling good and services, Online donations.

We’ve put together some resources to help you find funding for your Non-profit so that you can continue to make a difference in your community.

Grants Online:

Grants Online is one of the UK’s most up to date and comprehensive UK funding information service.

Established in 2001, Grans Online has grown to become one of the UK’s comprehensive and up to date information resources for organisations looking for grant funding.

There are over 5,000 funding schemes available in the UK, so there’s a lot of information to keep on top of! Grants Online are trusted by hundreds of organisations to keep them up to date with the latest funding opportunities. 

Daily updates about their comprehensive grants database

According to Grants Online, each week, they examine and analyse over a thousand funders’ websites to identify and highlight new funding opportunities.

Grants Online categorise their funding information by different categories and region, making it easier to search for your sector.

Email alerts

In addition to regularly updating the database, Grants Online make sure you’re the first to know about new UK grant funding opportunities and calls for proposals by issuing email alerts as soon as further information is added to their database. Direct to your inbox, their email alerts ensure you have the most time to write your proposal or application.

“Funding Insight” Newsletter

Grants Online send a weekly summary email of the latest grant funding news and opportunities, including the 20-30 new opportunities added each week. Their weekly “Funding Insight” Newsletter summarises the latest grant funding opportunities to have featured on the Grants Online website. 

The Stable Company

The Stable Company are a specialist manufacturer and installer of timber buildings for education, equestrian, sports and leisure. They understand how hard it is to obtain funding, so they have put together a page filled resources. Here you’ll find funding sources supporting education, young people, community projects, the arts, culture and heritage, charities, voluntary organisation, sports, leisure, regional initiatives, and crowdfunding opportunities across the UK. To take a look, click here

The GrantsHub

The Grants Hub assists you by providing all the necessary information to identify the most suitable funding for your Non-profit and the simplest methods in preparing your business plan to access the most appropriate grants and funding solutions. They have a grants application system online and a team of advisors that you can call for help on 0330 777 2771. To take a look at their Grant Finder tool, click here.

Funding For All

Funding For All is a great website to look at for funding sources. Funding For All do not directly provide the funding themselves. However, they do provide mentoring when you apply for funding or grants from other trusts.

They have a page filled with the latest grants that are currently open for applications here.

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