Here is a summary of funding opportunities currently open for applications.
BBC Children in Need Main Grants Programme 2018
The BBC Children in Need Main Grants programme offers funding of over £10,000 over a three-year-period for charities or not-for-profit organisations supporting disadvantaged children or young people under 18.
These disadvantages include:
- Illness, distress, abuse or neglect
- Any kind of disability
- Behavioural or psychological difficulties
- Living in poverty or situations of deprivation.
Closing dates for next year’s applications: 16 January 2018, 17 May 2018 and 13 September 2018
The BBC Children in Need Small Grants programme
The BBC Children in Need Small Grants programme offers funding of up to £10,000 over a three-year-period for charities or not-for-profit organisations supporting disadvantaged children or young people under 18.
The Small Grants programme has the same criteria as the Main Grants programme above.
Closing dates for applications: 1 March 2018, 13 May 2018, 2 September 2018 and 2 December 2018.
Weston Charities Awards
Applications for the Weston Charities Awards are now open. Winners will receive £6,500 unrestricted grant funding along with business mentoring support.
Weston Charities is looking to support 20 charities that work in the fields of welfare, youth or community.
To apply, the charity must:
- Have a registered charity number
- Have at least one full time member of staff in a leadership position
- Have income of less than £5 million
- Provide direct service to beneficiaries.
Closing date for applications: 12 January 2018