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Funding opportunities


A summary of funding opportunities that are currently open for applications.

COVID-19 Next Steps grant programme
The ‘Next Steps’ grant is the BBC Children in Need’s response programme designed to deliver support for children and young people affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Children in Need has paused its normal Small and Main Grants Programmes. However, eligible organisations will be able to apply for between £5,000 and £80,000 for projects commencing in September 2020.

Deadline for applications: 24 June 2020

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Co-op Local Community Fund
The Co-op is providing grants for local charities, organisations or local community groups.

You can make an application if your project:

  • Helps a local community come together to save, build, fix or improve indoor and outdoor spaces
  • Supports the mental or physical health of a community through well-being activities
  • Helps people reach their full potential by developing their skills.

Deadline for applications: 28 June 2020

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