Funding currently available through NCF

Global Goals Fund for Northamptonshire

The Global Goals Fund for Northamptonshire aims to help build a sustainable and safe future for Northamptonshire communities. The fund will focus on the following themes in 2022 which aim to address: decent work and economic growth; reduced inequalities; sustainable cities and communities; peace, justice and strong institutions.

This is a rolling programme meaning you can apply at any time and the maximum funding award is £3000, for more information please visit – http://www.ncf.uk.com/grants/grant-finder/global-goals-fund-northamptonshire

Family Food Aid Fund

Food charities and other community organisations can apply for funding to support access to food to specifically support families with children and young people.

Grants of up to £2,000 will go to small, local charities and community organisations that meet our eligibility criteria. This is restricted funding that can only go towards supporting families on a low income with children and young people.

This is a rolling programme and you can apply at any time, for more information please visit – http://www.ncf.uk.com/grants/grant-finder/familyfoodaidfund

Arts Council Let’s Create Jubilee Fund

The Let’s Create Jubilee Fund will support voluntary and community groups to develop creative and cultural activities as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June 2022. It is open to voluntary organisations with charitable aims and working towards a common goal which does not have to be based solely around arts and culture.

Groups can apply for amounts between £750 and £10,000. Projects must:

  • Focus on art and creativity
  • Engage with at least one of the artforms that ACE supports (see below)
  • Be high quality and inclusive in their approach
  • Culminate in June 2022
  • Benefit people in Northamptonshire particularly those on low incomes or facing disadvantage

The closing date for applications is 28th February, for more information please visit – http://www.ncf.uk.com/grants/grant-finder/lets-create-jubilee-fund

Margaret Giffen Community Fund

This fund supports projects up to £3,000 tackling disadvantage and poverty across North Northamptonshire. Example projects might include :

  •  Projects tackling child povery, food poverty or fuel poverty
  •  Projects providing free or low cost access to education and training activities
  •  Free or low cost access to arts, sports and recreational activities for families on a low income
  •  Advice, advocacy and support services for vulnerable residents

The closing date for applications is 4th March, for more information please visit – http://www.ncf.uk.com/grants/grant-finder/margaret-giffen-community-fund

The Compton Fund

The Compton Fund supports arts, culture and heritage projects across Northamptonshire. The fund will offer awards between £500 and £5000.

The closing date for applications is 4th March, for more information please visit – http://www.ncf.uk.com/grants/grant-finder/compton-fund

The Northampton Queen’s Institute Relief Fund

The Northampton Queens Institute Fund will offer one-off grants up to £5000 for projects based in Northampton that are all about improving health and wellbeing.

Applications are welcomed for projects that achieve the following: • Supporting individuals to live with or manage a health condition• Greater numbers of people will have healthy lifestyles and have improved life chances• More people, especially those with a learning disability or mental health condition, will have the skills, training and education to enable employability• Greater numbers of people will be involved within the community as active citizens and volunteers

The closing date for applications is 4th March, for more information please visit – http://www.ncf.uk.com/grants/grant-finder/queens-institute

Social Enterprise Fund Northamptonshire

The Social Enterprise Fund for Northamptonshire has been established by Northamptonshire Community Foundation to support groups delivering social enterprise activities in order to support the economic recovery of local communities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund also aims to contribute to United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth.

The fund is specifically open to social enterprise businesses working in Northamptonshire that are benefiting local communities especially disadvantaged or vulnerable residents. Groups are eligible to apply for up to £5000 and the programme especially welcomes applications that encourages new social enterprise start up in Northamptonshire.

The closing date for applications is 4th March, for more information please visit – http://www.ncf.uk.com/grants/grant-finder/social-enterprise-fund-northamptonshire