12 Apr 2018 Funding
Funding focus
Do you need funding to make a difference in Lewisham? Below are just some of the current opportunities that could help your organisation.
Working with disadvantaged children
Children in Need's small grants programme makes grants of up to £10,000 per year for up to 3 years. To be eligible, your project must work with children who are experiencing disadvantage 
Deadline 13 May. More information
Lloyds Bank Foundation's Invest grants           
The Invest funding stream makes grants of between £10,000 and £25,000 per year for two or three years, with the potential for continuation funding up to a total of six years.
To be eligible, your work must be supporting people facing multiple disadvantage, at a specified point of transition in their lives - these include offenders being released from prison, young people leaving care, and people suffering abuse. 
Deadline 18 May. More information
Starting or scaling up a social enterprise
Applications are now open for the 2018-19 round of social enterprise support from the School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) in partnership with Lloyds Bank. There are three support programmes available: Start Up, Trade Up, Scale Up. 
Deadline 26 April. More information
New Comic Relief funding 
Comic Relief has recently launched some new funding opportunities, including the Safe, Settled, Secure funding stream. Grants will be made for amounts between £100,000 and £500,000 over a period of 2-4 years (i.e. minimum grant £25,000 per year for 4 years).
Deadline 14 June. More information 
London Catalyst 
London Catalyst has launched the ‘Partners for Health’ grants programme. Grants of up to £10,000 will be considered for social action projects tackling the effects of poverty and health inequalities in London, where the organisation concerned will be working in partnership with a health expert or health provider. 
Deadline 24 May. Read more