We’ve pulled together a selection of grants from some of our favourite funders, hover over each logo to find out more and apply.

Groundwork is a federation of charities working to improve the lives of disadvantaged persons.

Groundwork manages numerous funds in many different aspects of charitable work. Current funding opportunities can be searched on their online portal.

John Lyon’s Charity awards grants for the benefit of children and young people in their beneficial areas of Ealing, Barnet, Brent, Camden, Hammersmith and Fulham, Harrow, Kensington and Chelsea and the Cities of London and Westminster.

Open to any charity, maintained school or exempt charity.

The Tudor Trust has broad guidelines and seeks to support groups who can demonstrate positive organisational characteristics, address marginalisation and make a difference.

They usually fund core-funding with no maximum restriction. Grants are more often than not over £10,000.

BlueSpark Foundation is a registered charity which supports the education and development and young people by providing grants for educational, cultural, sporting and other project.

The Peter Harrison Foundation is an independent grant making trust which supports voluntary and community organisations working within any part of the UK.

  • Opportunities through sport: supports sporting activity or projects which provide opportunities for people who are disabled or otherwise disadvantaged to fulfil their potential and to develop other personal and life skills

Crowdfunder and Sports England have teamed up to make £2.5million match funding available to help the sport and physical activity sector through the ongoing coronavirus crisis and with the safe return to play.

Supports work in London which tackles poverty and inequality. Grants of around £80,000 spread over 2-3 years are available to organisations undertaking charitable work. You do not need to be a registered charity to apply.

Trust for London has seven funding programmes which are explained in detail in their guidance.

NFU Mutual Community Giving funding supports community initiatives and charitable events as well as helping boost staff fundraising initiatives.

Asda Foundation supports local grass roots organisations to transform communities and improve the lives of people living within Asda community.

Applications can be made through your local store locator.

The Central Social and Recreational Trust aims to improve the conditions of boys and girls in England under the age of 21 and of all other persons by reasons of their poverty who would otherwise be unable to obtain facilities for recreational or other leisure time occupations.

The Masonic Charitable Foundation offers unrestricted grants of £500 to £15,000 over 1-3 years are available to charities with an income under £500,000.


Boost charitable Trust was created in 2005 to build on over-looked sporting talent, to champion the disabled and disadvantaged and inspire them to overcome their challenges through the power of sport.