The Charity Excellence Framework (CEF), founded by Ian McLintock, is a free, very easy to use online toolkit that enables non-profits to improve performance in every area. CEF provides a list of over 700+ funding resources for charities and nonprofit around the world. Here's a sample of the latest additions to the list.
Unrestricted funding for UK charities, at risk young people across the themes of abuse; addiction; homelessness and those who are supporting our young child carers. Grants up to £2,500 for charities with a turnover of under £1.5m. Opens in July.
Immediate aid to the hungry, small businesses owners and those most vulnerable in the face of the global crisis. No other details available.
Funding for particularly vulnerable and at-risk groups including those in poverty or ill health, disabled, ethnic minorities, unemployed, children and young people, older people. Applications close 29 May.
£100,000 Scottish Government. Groups in Aberdeen for implementation of the social distancing measures over the six-month period from May to November; £600-£4,000.
Donating 40% of fund management fees from new investments to charity partners for the rest of the year, projected to help 40,000 people in the developing world.
£1 million Strengthening Civil Society Programme to support legal action related to Covid-19. Grants of up to £40,000 are available to all registered charities, with legal expertise in the area they work in to help protect vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals. Deadline for this round midday 28 May.
Small and medium-sized businesses to borrow between £2,000 and up to 25% of their turnover. Maximum loan £50,000. The government guarantees 100% of the loan and there won’t be any fees or interest to pay for the first 12 months. After 12 months the interest rate will be 2.5% a year.
England Local - Gloucestershire,Somerset
Youth Sector Support Fund to support Bristol-based youth organisations whose finances have been significantly affected. Voluntary, community and social enterprise groups working with local, disadvantaged children and young people aged 8-19 years; grants up to £15,000.
Up to £100,000 to frontline food aid charities unable to meet increased demand for food from vulnerable individuals. This includes providing food for people that can not afford food or who have moved into temporary accommodation.
England Regions,England Local - Cheshire
£500,000 fund. Voluntary organisations, community groups, and small charity or not-for-profit organisations to provide support to communities; £500 or over, most grants in the region of £2,000.
No specific COVID19 funding and don't know how you would apply, but has made a number of discretionary emergency grants, including core funding, in region of £5k to £25k. Improving the lives and prospects of young people aged between 11 and 24 who are "at risk".
"Fund £275,000 from Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service. Existing grantees, income under £500,000 pa, services to support people in prison, through-the-gate and in the community in the context of Covid-19. Grants between £3,000 and £5,000. "
£5m fund, internet connection, training and support, and laptops/tablets for vulnerable people not already online. Local authorities and the third sector will identify those in need, distribute equipment, and provide training/support.
To support social startups and SMEs in the UK, Denmark or Germany, that are otherwise healthy, at risk of running out of capital in the near future.
England Regions,England Local
£200m. Small to medium English organisations. Community support to vulnerable people and reduce temporary closures of organisations. Grants £300 - £10,000, and £10,000 to £100,000 for individual organisations, or those working in partnership.
A searchable website to help any entrepreneur in the world, for-profit or nonprofit, struggling due to the economic impacts of COVID-19. Over $1 trillion in COVID-19 cash relief resources available to small business and nonprofit entrepreneurs in 62 countries. Grants and loans.
Coalition of 40 global names supporting a total of 15,000 social entrepreneurs and aiming to raise further funding, was announced on 4 May.
€20m to protect the elderly and help them stay in touch with their loved ones. People living in care facilities and those receiving help through volunteer home help networks.
England Local,UK Wide - Derbyshire
Applications specifically linked to the Coronavirus crisis, as well as applications for its current round of funding. Closing date Monday, 8 June. If applying for COVID-19 related funding, the application form should be clearly headed COVID or CORONAVIRUS and emailed to email@example.com. Grants usually £250 to £10k, mainly local to Charsworth.
Small grants for previously funded groups, closed 6th of May. Hope to have more emergency funding rounds in the future, and next time to include groups that are new to Edge.
Shift Fund, a US$1m fund to support African startups, entrepreneurs and innovators with “innovative solutions” for the post-pandemic world. There’s a focus on gender inclusion/equality.
Health,Arts & Culture,Recent Additions
Open to charities struggling in funding crisis, as well as new projects. UK-registered charities working to support or improve the lives of recipients through art, healthcare, literature, music and theatre.
Access the full list here.