12 December 2022

Funding Information


Tesco Community Grants are open to charities and community organisations to apply for a grant of up to £1,500. Every three months, three local good causes are selected to be in the blue token customer vote in Tesco stores throughout the UK.

Eligible applications with a focus on supporting children and families could be for example; a local school needing food for a children’s breakfast club, a voluntary organisation working with families to run holiday clubs, a charity supporting young people with specialist advice to manage mental health, a brownie or scout group needing new tents or a youth sports club needing new equipment, a family advice centre wanting to recruit more volunteers or a local friends of a park group wanting to develop a new toddler area.

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Theatres Trust’s Small Grants Programme, supported by The Linbury Trust, funds small projects that make a big impact on a theatre’s resilience, sustainability, and accessibility or improve the diversity of audiences. This new scheme will provide grants of up to £5,000 for essential works to enable not-for-profit theatres across the UK to be viable and thrive in the future. Eligible projects include small capital works, the installation of key plant and machinery and works which make theatre buildings digital-ready. Applications are also welcome for projects that help theatres reopen as Covid-secure. This scheme will prioritise improvements to buildings that protect theatre use and remove barriers to participation and attendance.

Who can apply

To be eligible to apply to the scheme, applicants must demonstrate that they:

  • own or manage theatres with titles or signed leases of more than 5 years on buildings in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland 
  • run a year-round programme of live performances, of no less than 30 performances a year 
  • have a bona fide UK charitable or not-for-profit legal structure and be able to provide certified or audited accounts for at least two years

How to apply

The next round of the Small Grants Programme supported by The Linbury Trust is now open for applications with a deadline of noon, 13 January 2023.

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War Memorials Trust grants support repair and conservation works undertaken following best conservation practice. Almost all war memorials are eligible for support and custodians/owners can find information about eligibility and processes in this section of the website.

Grants are available to support the repair and conservation of war memorials in the UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Mannormally awarded at 50% of eligible costs depending on the priority level of your project.

Likely to be considered up to a maximum grant of £5,000 for non-freestanding war memorials while freestanding, non-beneficiary war memorials may be considered up to a maximum grant of £20,000.

The minimum award is normally £125 but there is some discretion on the minimum and maximum grant levels.

Decisions will depend on the amount of funding available and the grant scheme for which your project is eligible and open to anyone to apply; individuals or organisations, including councils.

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