Local Funding

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Listed below are funding providers offering grants and support who have stated West Berkshire as an area they would like to support..

Further funding sources are available via Funding Central.

Adults and Older People

Arts and Heritage

Community Buildings

Children, Young People and Families

Disability

General

Sports and Leisure

 

 

Adults and Older People

Title Description Max Amount
of Funding
Berkshire Community Foundation The Foundation manages funds on behalf of a range of different donors and funding bodies and provides grants to tackle need at the grassroots of the Berkshire community. £ 5,000
Co Operative Community Fund Grants Community Fund grants, between £100 and £2,000 are awarded to community, voluntary, or self-help groups to run projects that meet their criteria. Variable
Discovery Foundation - Discovery Grants Grants are available to UK registered charities, Community Interest Companies and Credit Unions for local projects that benefit disadvantaged people in the UK. £5,000
ESF Community Grants Grants are available to local groups for projects that increase employment and prepare disadvantaged groups in South East England. £15,000 max
Freemasons Grand Charity The charity makes grants to Masonic and non-Masonic charities in England and Wales. Grants are broadly aimed at charitable work in the following fields: Youth Opportunities; Vulnerable People; Medical Research; and Hospices. £500-£50,000
Greggs Foundation Regional Awards Grants are available for community organisations in Great Britain to provide new experiences, especially activities that they would not otherwise be able to, for the most disadvantaged people. £2000
Greenham Common Trust Grants are available for charitable projects and purposes in the area of West Berkshire and parts of North Hampshire. £500,000
The IIiffe Family Charitable Trust Grants for organisations both locally and nationally for projects supporting children/young people, elderly, people with disabilities, heritage projects £10,000
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Enable Programme Smaller short term grants are available to strengthen charities and CIOs in England and Wales which work with people experiencing multiple disadvantage at one of the critical points in their life. Up to £15,000 over two years
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Invest Programme Funding is available for longer term core or direct delivery funding for charities and CIOs in England and Wales which are delivering clear outcomes as a result of their work with people experiencing multiple disadvantage at one of the critical points in their life. Up to £25,000
Moto in the Community Funding to support charities operating within a 25-mile radius of a Moto site. Local Moto sites 'adopt' local charities to fund as their 'Charity of the Year'. £ 10,000
North Wessex Downs Financial assistance is available for innovative, sustainable projects that bring environmental, social and economic benefits to the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). £5,000
Reaching Communities England Supports large projects to improve the physical condition of a building, primarily through extension and refurbishment. Also supports projects that help people and communities most in need. Grants range from £10,000 to £500,000. We can fund, salaries, running costs, a contribution towards core costs, equipment as well as funding buildings. up to £500,000.00
Tesco Charity Trust Larger Grant Award Support is available to local community projects which supports the welfare of children and children's education projects, including special needs schools or for projects related to elderly people and adults and children with disabilities. Support is available in the UK in areas where Tesco has stores. £4,000
Tesco Charity Trust Community Awards Funding is available to provide practical benefits, such as equipment and resources for projects that directly benefit either health, sustainability or opportunities for young people in the local communities in areas where Tesco has stores in the UK. £2500
Thatcham Town Council For those residing in the Thatcham area.Up to £17,000 is available for distribution during the 2013/14 financial year with the first round of grants being awarded in July followed by a second round in November. up to £17,000
Waitrose Community Matters is the Waitrose giving initiative. Each month shops have a pot of money to divide between three local organisations selected by customers. £25,000

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Arts and Heritage

Title Description Max Amount
of Funding
Berkshire Community Foundation The Foundation manages funds on behalf of a range of different donors and funding bodies and provides grants to tackle need at the grassroots of the Berkshire community. £ 5,000
Co Operative Community Fund Grants Community Fund grants, between £100 and £2,000 are awarded to community, voluntary, or self-help groups to run projects that meet their criteria. Variable
Greenham Common Trust Grants are available for charitable projects and purposes in the area of West Berkshire and parts of North Hampshire. £500,000
The IIiffe Family Charitable Trust Grants for organisations both locally and nationally for projects supporting children/young people, elderly, people with disabilities, heritage projects £10,000
Moto in the Community Trust Funding to support charities operating within a 25-mile radius of a Moto site. Local Moto sites 'adopt' local charities to fund as their 'Charity of the Year'. £ 10,000
North Wessex Downs Financial assistance is available for innovative, sustainable projects that bring environmental, social and economic benefits to the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). £5,000
Tesco Charity Trust Larger Grant Award Support is available to local community projects which supports the welfare of children and children's education projects, including special needs schools or for projects related to elderly people and adults and children with disabilities. Support is available in the UK in areas where Tesco has stores. £4,000
Waitrose Community Matters is the Waitrose giving initiative. Each month shops have a pot of money to divide between three local organisations selected by customers. £25,000

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Community Buildings

Title Description Max Amount
of Funding
Berkshire Community Foundation The Foundation manages funds on behalf of a range of different donors and funding bodies and provides grants to tackle need at the grassroots of the Berkshire community. £ 5,000
Co Operative Community Fund Grants Community Fund grants, between £100 and £2,000 are awarded to community, voluntary, or self-help groups to run projects that meet their criteria. Variable
Greenham Common Trust Grants are available for charitable projects and purposes in the area of West Berkshire and parts of North Hampshire. £500,000
Moto in the Community Trust Funding to support charities operating within a 25-mile radius of a Moto site. Local Moto sites 'adopt' local charities to fund as their 'Charity of the Year'. £ 10,000
North Wessex Downs Financial assistance is available for innovative, sustainable projects that bring environmental, social and economic benefits to the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). £5,000
Reaching Communities England Supports large projects to improve the physical condition of a building, primarily through extension and refurbishment. Also supports projects that help people and communities most in need. Grants range from £10,000 to £500,000. We can fund, salaries, running costs, a contribution towards core costs, equipment as well as funding buildings. up to £500,000.00
Thatcham Town Council For those residing in the Thatcham area.Up to £17,000 is available for distribution during the 2013/14 financial year with the first round of grants being awarded in July followed by a second round in November. up to £17,000
Waitrose Community Matters is the Waitrose giving initiative. Each month shops have a pot of money to divide between three local organisations selected by customers. £25,000

 

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Children, Young People and Families

Title Description Max Amount
of Funding
Bartle Family Trust Grant for registered charities carrying out projects that support disabled and disadvantaged young people in West Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Hertfordshire. Variable
Berkshire Community Foundation The Foundation manages funds on behalf of a range of different donors and funding bodies and provides grants to tackle need at the grassroots of the Berkshire community. £ 5,000
Community Education Fund The Community Education Fund (CEF)  is open to learning or training providers including schools, colleges, training companies, voluntary organisations, housing associations, community groups, children's centres, nurseries and local authority services. Variable
Co Operative Community Fund Grants Community Fund grants, between £100 and £2,000 are awarded to community, voluntary, or self-help groups to run projects that meet their criteria. Variable
The Cumber Family Charitable Trust A preference for general charitable purposes in Berkshire, Hampshire & Wiltshire but will support UK wide organisations. £1000-£5000
Discovery Fund - Discovery Foundation Grants are available to UK registered charities, Community Interest Companies and Credit Unions for local projects that benefit disadvantaged people in the UK. £5,000
Dr Ellerton's Charity The object of the charity is the relief of need, hardship and distress of the inhabitants of Theale and Holybrook. Variable
Freemasons Grand Charity The charity makes grants to Masonic and non-Masonic charities in England and Wales. Grants are broadly aimed at charitable work in the following fields: Youth Opportunities; Vulnerable People; Medical Research; and Hospices. £500-£50,000
The Gordon Palmer Memorial Trust Supports young people and young peoples organisations within the six unitary authorities in the county of Berkshire £50-£1000
Greenham Common Trust Grants are available for charitable projects and purposes in the area of West Berkshire and parts of North Hampshire. £500,000
Greggs Foundation Regional Grants Grants are available for community organisations in Great Britain to provide new experiences, especially activities that they would not otherwise be able to, for the most disadvantaged people. £2000
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Enable Programme

Smaller short term grants are available to strengthen charities and CIOs in England and Wales which work with people experiencing multiple disadvantage at one of the critical points in their life.

Up to £15,000

over two years

Lloyds Bank Foundation - Invest Programme Smaller short term grants are available to strengthen charities and CIOs in England and Wales which work with people experiencing multiple disadvantage at one of the critical points in their life. Up to £25,000
Margaret Dunn Charity If you live in Kintbury and are leaving school this year to start a new job, apprenticeship or going on to further education, you may be eligible for financial help. Variable
Moto in the Community Trust Funding to support charities operating within a 25-mile radius of a Moto site. Local Moto sites 'adopt' local charities to fund as their 'Charity of the Year'. £ 10,000
North Wessex Downs Financial assistance is available for innovative, sustainable projects that bring environmental, social and economic benefits to the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). £5,000
The Peter Baker Foundation The area of benefit is within 20 miles of Newbury Market Place and charities which benefit disadvantaged children and young people. up to £5000
Peter Harrison Foundation

Grants are available for charities in the South East of England to assist young people who are disabled, disadvantaged, ill, homeless or at risk of crime, truancy or addiction.

Variable
Quadstar Foundation Award Grants are available for small, local voluntary and community groups, registered charities, and not-for-profit social enterprises in the UK with projects that focus on helping children and young people (aged 5 to 21 years) thrive. up to £10,000
Reaching Communities England Supports large projects to improve the physical condition of a building, primarily through extension and refurbishment. Also supports projects that help people and communities most in need. Grants range from £10,000 to £500,000. We can fund, salaries, running costs, a contribution towards core costs, equipment as well as funding buildings. up to £500,000
The Rodney Lawrence Trust We can buy equipment to help young people achieve their goals, source play equipment for local groups and help families and children with life threatening conditions Variable
Tesco Charity Trust Larger Grants Award

Support is available to local community projects which supports the welfare of children and children's education projects, including special needs schools or for projects related to elderly people and adults and children with disabilities. Support is available in the UK in areas where Tesco has stores.

£4,000
Thatcham Town Council For those residing in the Thatcham area.Up to £17,000 is available for distribution during the 2013/14 financial year with the first round of grants being awarded in July followed by a second round in November. up to £17,000
The Turners Court Youth Trust

Grant for registered charities and small community groups working with disadvantaged young people across the Thames Valley area.

£250-£5000
Tesco Charity Trust Community Awards Funding is available to provide practical benefits, such as equipment and resources for projects that directly benefit either health, sustainability or opportunities for young people in the local communities in areas where Tesco has stores in the UK. £2500
Waitrose Community Matters is the Waitrose giving initiative. Each month shops have a pot of money to divide between three local organisations selected by customers. £25,000
The William Chown Trust Will give grants to children/young people and people with disabilities to both individuals and organisations. Variable

 

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Disability

Title Description Max Amount
of Funding
Anna & Colin Frizzell Trust

Grant for UK charitable organisations working in the fields of health, welfare or disability.

Variable
Bartle Family Trust Grant for registered charities carrying out projects that support disabled and disadvantaged young people in West Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Hertfordshire. Variable
Berkshire Community Foundation The Foundation manages funds on behalf of a range of different donors and funding bodies and provides grants to tackle need at the grassroots of the Berkshire community. £ 5,000
Co Operative Community Fund Grants Community Fund grants, between £100 and £2,000 are awarded to community, voluntary, or self-help groups to run projects that meet their criteria. Variable
The Cumber Family Trust A preference for general charitable purposes in Berkshire, Hampshire & Wiltshire but willsupport UK wide organisations. £1000-£5000
Discovery Foundation- Discovery Fund Grants are available to UK registered charities, Community Interest Companies and Credit Unions for local projects that benefit disadvantaged people in the UK. £5,000
Freemasons Grand Charity

The charity makes grants to Masonic and non-Masonic charities in England and Wales. Grants are broadly aimed at charitable work in the following fields: Youth Opportunities; Vulnerable People; Medical Research; and Hospices.

£500-£50,000
FreyaBeya

To advance the education of pupils in special needs schools in the subject of music.

 
Greenham Common Trust Grants are available for charitable projects and purposes in the area of West Berkshire and parts of North Hampshire. £500,000
Greggs Foundation Regional Grants Grants are available for community organisations in Great Britain to provide new experiences, especially activities that they would not otherwise be able to, for the most disadvantaged people. £2000
The IIiffe Family Charitable Trust Grants for organisations both locally and nationally for projects supporting children/young people, elderly, people with disabilities, heritage projects £10,000
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Enable Programme Smaller short term grants are available to strengthen charities and CIOs in England and Wales which work with people experiencing multiple disadvantage at one of the critical points in their life.

Up to £15,000

over two years

Lloyds Bank Foundation - Invest Programme Smaller short term grants are available to strengthen charities and CIOs in England and Wales which work with people experiencing multiple disadvantage at one of the critical points in their life. Up to £25,000
Moto in the Community Trust Funding to support charities operating within a 25-mile radius of a Moto site. Local Moto sites 'adopt' local charities to fund as their 'Charity of the Year'. £ 10,000
North Wessex Downs Financial assistance is available for innovative, sustainable projects that bring environmental, social and economic benefits to the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). £5,000
Peter Harrison Foundation Grants are available for charities in the South East of England to assist young people who are disabled, disadvantaged, ill, homeless or at risk of crime, truancy or addiction. Variable
Reaching Communities England Supports large projects to improve the physical condition of a building, primarily through extension and refurbishment. Also supports projects that help people and communities most in need. Grants range from £10,000 to £500,000. We can fund, salaries, running costs, a contribution towards core costs, equipment as well as funding buildings. up to £500,000.00
The Rodney Lawrence Trust We can buy equipment to help young people achieve their goals, source play equipment for local groups and help families and children with life threatening conditions Variable
Tesco Charity Trust Larger Grants Award Support is available to local community projects which supports the welfare of children and children's education projects, including special needs schools or for projects related to elderly people and adults and children with disabilities. Support is available in the UK in areas where Tesco has stores. £4,000
Tesco Charity Trust Community Awards Funding is available to provide practical benefits, such as equipment and resources for projects that directly benefit either health, sustainability or opportunities for young people in the local communities in areas where Tesco has stores in the UK. £2500
Thatcham Town Council For those residing in the Thatcham area.Up to £17,000 is available for distribution during the 2013/14 financial year with the first round of grants being awarded in July followed by a second round in November. up to £17,000
Waitrose Community Matters is the Waitrose giving initiative. Each month shops have a pot of money to divide between three local organisations selected by customers. £25,000
The William Chown Trust Will give grants to children/young people and people with disabilities to both individuals and organisations. Variable

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General

Title Description Max Amount
of Funding
Berkshire Community Foundation The Foundation manages funds on behalf of a range of different donors and funding bodies and provides grants to tackle need at the grassroots of the Berkshire community. £ 5,000
Big Lottery Fund - Building Better Opportunities One programme development grant is available to one organisation in each Local Enterprise Partnership area in England that intends to opt in to the Big Lottery Fund's main ESF programme starting from 2015. £10,000-£50,000
Building Community Together Fund Local community groups can bid for funds from this pot to help them take responsibility for providing projects and services in their communities to meet local needs. Maximum £12,000
The Cardy Beaver Foundation Grants awarded to national and local charities in the Reading and West Berkshire area. Only in very exceptional circumstances are grants rarely given to individuals. Not known
Comic Relief Core Strength - Local Communities  Grants are available for the essential core running costs for small, locally led community organisations that are working to make their communities more connected, empowered and productive.  
Co Operative Community Fund Grants Community Fund grants, between £100 and £2,000 are awarded to community, voluntary, or self-help groups to run projects that meet their criteria. Variable
Englefield Trust Supports charitable institutions and charitable objects in the West Berkshire area Various amounts
Greenham Common Trust - Reactive Grants Award Grants for charities and not for profit organisations undertaking charitable activities that benefit communities in West Berkshire and North Hampshire. £75,000 max
Greenham Common Trust Grants are available for charitable projects and purposes in the area of West Berkshire and parts of North Hampshire. £500,000
Greggs Foundation Local Communities Project Fund Grants are available for not-for-profit organisations based in local communities in England, Scotland and Wales to deliver projects or provide equipment to people in need at the heart of their local communities. Max £2,000
The IIiffe Family Charitable Trust Grants for organisations both locally and nationally for projects supporting children/young people, elderly, people with disabilities, heritage projects £10,000
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Transform One-off grants are available for domestic and sexual abuse charities in England and Wales that are taking a 'bold stance' on tackling domestic and sexual abuse. Max £10,000
Moto in the Community Trust Funding to support charities operating within a 25-mile radius of a Moto site. Local Moto sites 'adopt' local charities to fund as their 'Charity of the Year'. £ 10,000
NHS BERKSHIRE WEST CCG FEDERATION PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT FUND (PDF) Grant funding is available for projects which support Berkshire West CCG's commissioning outcomes. Full critiria and application form are available please click here for details.  Deadline - Applications must be in by 11th December 2015 £30,000
North Wessex Downs Financial assistance is available for innovative, sustainable projects that bring environmental, social and economic benefits to the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). £5,000
One Stop Carriers For Causes Grants are available to local non-profit organisations and groups for projects within two miles of a One Stop store in Great Britain that benefit local communities by helping to improve lives and local places. £1,000
People's Health Trust - Activities Communities Funding Programme Funding for local communities in England, Scotland and Wales to help create a society without health inequalities. Maximum £50,000
RAISE Challenge Fund Grants are available to support voluntary and community groups in the South East of England to develop innovation, leadership, creative thinking, resourcefulness and inventive activities. Maximum £10,000
Reaching Communities England Supports large projects to improve the physical condition of a building, primarily through extension and refurbishment. Also supports projects that help people and communities most in need. Grants range from £10,000 to £500,000. We can fund, salaries, running costs, a contribution towards core costs, equipment as well as funding buildings. up to £500,000.00
Red Nose Community Cash Grants Berkshire Grants are available to support community groups in Berkshire undertaking work that helps people of all ages to build their skills, increase their sense of achievement and ultimately feel more included in their community. Maximum £1,000
Shanly Foundation  Grants are available for local groups to support local good causes within Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, North London, Oxfordshire, Surrey and West Sussex. Various Amounts
Sovereign Housing Berkshire Regional Panel Fund The Panel is looking for Projects, Groups and Organisations that make a positive difference to Sovereign residents and communities across Berkshire. Fund value £42,000
Tesco Charity Trust Larger Grant Award Support is available to local community projects which supports the welfare of children and children's education projects, including special needs schools or for projects related to elderly people and adults and children with disabilities. Support is available in the UK in areas where Tesco has stores. £4,000
Tesco Local Community Grants Funding will be available for capital improvements to local community greenspaces in England, Scotland and Wales. Maximum £12,000
Tesco Bags Of Help Funding will be available for capital improvements to local community greenspaces in England, Scotland and Wales. Maximum £12,000
Thatcham Town Council For those residing in the Thatcham area.Up to £17,000 is available for distribution during the 2013/14 financial year with the first round of grants being awarded in July followed by a second round in November. up to £17,000
Veolia Environmental Trust Grants are available for environmental and community projects in the UK that are within five miles of a qualifying facility operated by Veolia Environmental Services (UK) plc.  Projects must restore derelict land, prevent pollution, provide public amenities or encourage biodiversity. Max £75,000
Waitrose Community Matters is the Waitrose giving initiative. Each month shops have a pot of money to divide between three local organisations selected by customers. £25,000
The Wilfred & Constance Cave Foundation A preference for general charitable purposes in Berkshire, Hampshire & Wiltshire but willsupport UK wide organisations. £500-£4000
WHSmith Trust - Community Grants

Small grants are available for charities, schools and community groups of any size, provided they support the community in the UK.

£500

 

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Sports and Leisure

Title Description Max Amount
of Funding
Berkshire Community Foundation The Foundation manages funds on behalf of a range of different donors and funding bodies and provides grants to tackle need at the grassroots of the Berkshire community. £ 5,000
Co Operative Community Fund Grants Community Fund grants, between £100 and £2,000 are awarded to community, voluntary, or self-help groups to run projects that meet their criteria. Variable
Greenham Common Trust Grants are available for charitable projects and purposes in the area of West Berkshire and parts of North Hampshire. £500,000
Moto in the Community Trust Funding to support charities operating within a 25-mile radius of a Moto site. Local Moto sites 'adopt' local charities to fund as their 'Charity of the Year'. £ 10,000
North Wessex Downs Financial assistance is available for innovative, sustainable projects that bring environmental, social and economic benefits to the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). £5,000
Tesco Charity Trust Larger Grants Award Support is available to local community projects which supports the welfare of children and children's education projects, including special needs schools or for projects related to elderly people and adults and children with disabilities. Support is available in the UK in areas where Tesco has stores. £4,000
Thatcham Town Council For those residing in the Thatcham area.Up to £17,000 is available for distribution during the 2013/14 financial year with the first round of grants being awarded in July followed by a second round in November. up to £17,000
Waitrose Community Matters is the Waitrose giving initiative. Each month shops have a pot of money to divide between three local organisations selected by customers. £25,000

 

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