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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA)/ Non – Profit Organisations/ 1 May 2024

Grants available:  up to £ 5,000

District:  Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Application Closes: 1 May 2024

Who is the funding for Not-for-profit organisations

Link: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough – Fund For Nature

About:

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Fund For Nature has been established by a grant from the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority and is being managed by Natural Cambridgeshire, the Local Nature Partnership for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough working in partnership with the Cambridgeshire Community Foundation.

Objectives of Fund

Funding is intended for projects that support community-led nature recovery in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough that will:

  • Increase biodiversity and key wildlife habitats.
  • Increase community cohesion by helping local people to understand, appreciate and enjoy their natural spaces.
  • Promote public health and well-being.
  • Create resilient countryside and communities, where nature is at the heart of the approach to addressing climate change.
  • Champion examples of best practices for sustainable development and management of green open space.

The Evelyn Trust/ Non – Profit Organisations/ 8 March 2024

Grants available:  up to £250,000

District: Cambridgeshire

Application Closes:  8 March 2024

Who is the funding for: Not-for-profit organisations

Link: The Evelyn Trust

About:

Set up as a charity in 1920, the Evelyn Trust owned and managed the Evelyn Hospital in Cambridge. The hospital was sold in 2003 and the funds were invested.

The Trust aims to make grants totalling between £500,000 and £1.5m each year.

Objectives of Fund

The funding is intended for medical research and health and wellbeing projects taking place in Cambridgeshire that are run by charities and not-for-profit organisations.

Thalia WB Community Fund/ Non – Profit Organisations/ 1 March 2024

Grants available:  up to £ 100,000

District:  Cambridgeshire (excluding Peterborough) within 10 miles of any active landfill site.

Application Closes:  1 March, 1 June, 1 September, 1 December 2024

Who is the funding for: not-for-profit organisations

Link: Thalia WB Community Fund

About:

The Thalia WB Community Fund (formerly the Amey Community Fund) is managed by the Cambridgeshire Community Foundation, receives landfill tax credits from Thalia WB ODC Waste Management and uses the money to make grants under set criteria.

Objectives of Fund

Projects will be funded in accordance with the objectives of ENTRUST, the organisation that regulates the use of landfill tax credits.

Not-for-profit organisations in Cambridgeshire can apply for funding for projects that will take place within 10 miles of an active landfill site under the following categories:

  • Object D – The provision, maintenance or improvement of a public park or other general public amenity.
  • Object DA – The conservation of a specific species or a specific habitat where it naturally occurs.
  • Object E – The repair, maintenance or restoration of a place of worship or a place of historical or architectural importance, which is open to the general public.

Olive and Jesse Palmer Fund / Non- profit organisations/ 1 February 2024 (Ongoing)

Grants available: Up to £5,000

District: Peterborough

Application closes: 1 February, 1 May, 1 August, 1 November 2024

Who is the funding for Non-profit organisations

Link: Olive and Jesse Palmer Fund

About:

The fund offers grants up to £5,000 to support organisations in Peterborough which are working to help local young people with learning disabilities to access positive activities and opportunities to develop their full potential.

Cambs Community Foundation / Community and charitable projects/ 1 February 2024 (Ongoing)

Grants available: Up to £3,000

District:  Cambridgeshire

Application Closes:1 February, 1 May, 1 August, 1 November 2024

Who is the funding for Non-profit organisations

Link: The Dementia Carers Fund

About:

Fund criteria
The Dementia Carers Fund offers grants of up to £3,000 to support charitable projects across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough that provide relief, respite and support to full-time unpaid carers.The key aims of the fund are to:

  • Give caring support to unpaid carers who need to attend appointments of their own (e.g. haircuts, doctors), and alleviate any worry about leaving their loved one.
  • Encourage unpaid carers to recharge and to stay healthy themselves, by supporting them to take self-care breaks.
  • Support volunteer befriender initiatives.

Cambs SCF / Stay Well for Cambridgeshire / Ongoing

Grants available: up to £400

District: Cambridgeshire (currently excluding Peterborough)

Applications open: Rolling

Who is the funding for: Referring organisations on behalf of individuals

Link: https://www.cambscf.org.uk/funds/stay-well/

About:

PLEASE NOTE: This fund will remain open until funds are exhausted and applications may close at short notice.

Grant applicants must be referred by an organisation, either in the voluntary sector or a local authority, that has assessed the circumstances and can verify that the individual or family are in an extreme crisis and need of immediate assistance. All payments of awards will be made directly to the referring organisation and not to the energy company or fuel supplier.

For those who are homeless, home items that assist with keeping warm (such as sleeping bags or blankets) will be considered. We cannot accept applications for clothing.

Repeated or multiple requests for one family or individual are not anticipated as this grant is only intended to help those in extreme and urgent crises.