Here is a final collection of funding rounds from local and national organisations focusing on business and employment themes aimed at helping charities continue their work.
Whilst every effort has been made to provide up-to-date information, due to the varying nature and progress of public policies and other related activity, MVA do advise that some of the details below may have changed since the time of its issue and ask that readers please check with each organisation’s website for the latest news.
The Prince's Trust
Support is available to help young people to overcome barriers and get their lives back on track.
The Trust works with delivery partners across the UK to offer hundreds of free courses, grants and mentoring opportunities
to inspire young people to build their confidence
and start a career.
The Trust focuses its efforts on young people who:
At the time of writing, there was no recognised date for enquiries, suggesting applications can be made at any time.
- Are long-term unemployed
- Are in, or are leaving care
- Struggle at school
- Have been in trouble with the law
For more information
, visit The Trust’s website
Launching Soon - Rural England Prosperity Fund from UK Government
The Rural England Prosperity Fund
will be allocated from April 2023, replacing the EU fund LEADER
The funding is being delivered by Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
(Defra), with the aim of boosting economic growth in rural areas.
The fund is designed to provide grants to businesses and organisations in rural areas
, with the aim of creating jobs and promoting economic growth.
Defra advises grants will be available for a range of projects
, including business start-ups, infrastructure projects, and training and development programmes.
The call for Expression of Interest (EoI) and grants applications is due to launch in April 2023.
More information and how to apply
can be found at the Government website
Grants for Individuals from Thomas Wall Trust
Grants are available for supporting motivated adults living in the UK to undertake education and training that will increase their chances of employment.
Funding can be used to take on accredited vocational training up to level 3 and towards other costs associated with studying, which can include:
- Child care
- Travel and mobility costs, and
- Accessible study materials)
The Trust advises that applicants should be unemployed for at least 6 months within the last 2 years.
At the time of writing, the scheme can be seen as a Continuous Rolling Programme, so there is no deadline and applications can be accepted at any time.
For more information
, visit the Trust’s website
If you would like to see coverage of specific funding or grant rounds to help your charity, your project, your community group or enterprise, you can get In touch by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, you can also contact MVA via the website.