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Funding opportunities

07-10-2021

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

Ford Britain Trust
The Ford Britain Trust is offering small grants for charities, schools and not-for-profit organisations in the UK. The Trust wants to fund projects that focus on education, the environment, children, disabled people or youth activities. The projects must provide clear benefits to local communities close to Ford locations.

Grants of up to £250 are available. The grant can be used for capital projects, capital expenditure items or contribute towards the purchase of a new vehicle.

Closing date for submitting applications: 31 October 2021

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Ocado Foundation for Good
The Ocado Foundation for Good is a programme to support projects by charities or community groups in the UK. The projects must focus on one or more of the following topics:

  • Natural resources
  • Skills for the future
  • Responsible sourcing.


Grants of up to £1,000 are available. Organisations must apply for a grant through the BizGive app.

Closing date for submitting applications: 31 December 2021

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The Edge Innovation Fund
The Edge Innovation Fund (EIF) is a fund to support education establishments and not-for-profit organisations in the UK, including schools, universities and registered charities.

In 2021, the EIF has a total of £300k to give to organisations with suitable projects. The project must:

  • Be innovative
  • Be challenging to the current education system approach
  • Address the need for a broad and balanced curriculum containing both vocational and academic learning
  • Address Edge’s strategic priorities.


The EIF has no closing date. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and will be reviewed at regular intervals.

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