Other sources of funding help
This page provides links to other sources of funding information and help. There are a number of directories and websites containing information that may help you find appropriate funders for your work.
Association of Charitable Foundations
The Association of Charitable Foundations' website includes downloadable leaflets, facts and figures about charitable trust funding, and links to trusts and foundation websites, UK and international umbrella bodies, and other resources for grant-seekers.
Awards for All
Awards for All is a Lottery grants scheme funding small, local community-based projects in the UK.
There are 56 community foundations in the UK, covering all of Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and most of England.
Directory of Social Change (DSC)
DSC is an information-providing charity. It produces a number of guides and directories for those seeking funding. Details of these are on its website:
The DSC has a subscription website giving information about trust and foundation funding:
The DSC lists information relating to Government grant funds for the voluntary and community sector from several departments.
European Union Funding
This website provides further information about European Union funding.
National Lottery funding
A website provides information on how to get lottery funding, the latest news on the organisations that distribute lottery money, and case studies on projects that the lottery has funded in the past.
nfpSynergy have produced a comprehensive beginner's guide, introducing a variety of fundraising income streams to help those seeking funding choose the best route.
Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO)
SCVO supports, promotes and connects Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises from lobbying and campaigning on behalf of members, to providing advice on how to set up and run a third sector organisation.
Small Charities Coalition
A national umbrella and capacity-building organisation with over 7,000 members UK-wide. Provides information on resources and funding available for charities.