Latest funding


Finding funding to cover running costs, and the costs of the projects they deliver, is often the biggest challenges most charities and social enterprises face. KCSC’s free-to-access advice, guidance and training services are here to help organisations working in Kensington and Chelsea to research local needs, create project plans, identify appropriate funding, write a strong funding application, and grow relationships with funders.

If you would like support with securing funding contact KCSC’s organisational development team on You can also find a list of funds that are currently open for applications below.

  • Deadline: Thursday, 28 July 2022 - 6:00pm
    Posted: Fri 01/07/2022

    Grants  of up to £40,000, over up to two years, are available to youth-focused not-for-profit groups for projects which help disadvantaged young people in positions of leadership across England.

    Funded work must create new leadership opportunities for young people.

    Activities should:

  • Posted: Fri 01/07/2022

    Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
    A ward-based community programme that helps residents improve their neighbourhoods by creating opportunities for conversations and providing funding for community activities. 

  • Deadline: Friday, 22 July 2022 (All day)
    Posted: Thu 23/06/2022

    A limited number of grants of up to £7, 000 are available to not-for-profit organisations in the UK for projects that relate to the delivery of financial skills to different defined groups.

  • Deadline: Tuesday, 12 July 2022 - 12:00pm
    Posted: Thu 23/06/2022

    Grants of up to £30,000 are available to organisations with an annual income of £500,000 or less that provide ongoing/regular activities benefitting residents of all ages.

    Priority will be given to:

  • Deadline: Friday, 29 July 2022 - 12:00pm
    Posted: Thu 23/06/2022

    Grants of up to £3,000 are available to fund core costs of smaller registered charities in the UK which aim to achieve a positive impact in at least one of the following areas:

  • Deadline: Wednesday, 5 October 2022 - 4:00pm
    Posted: Thu 23/06/2022

    Grants between £1,000 and £25,000 are available to local not-for-profit groups for making changes to public spaces to better reflect the culture and diversity of Greater London.

    Test and Nurture grants may be used to develop a concept, run a small-scale project or test a new idea. 

  • Deadline: Monday, 11 July 2022 (All day)
    Posted: Thu 23/06/2022

    Grants of up to £50,00 are available to not-for-profit organisations delivering frontline services directly to blind and partially sighted people across London.

    All the grants must meet at least one of their strategic aims:

    • Opening London up
    • Empowering those at risk
    • Preventing avoidable blindness

    There are two funding streams:

  • Deadline: Saturday, 17 June 2023 (All day)
    Posted: Fri 17/06/2022

    Turning Point have two different Innovation Funds: One for face to face projects which is for grants between £500 and £2500 and one for online activities which is for grants up to £1000. 

  • Deadline: Monday, 8 August 2022 - 1:00pm
    Posted: Fri 17/06/2022

    Grants are available for voluntary and community organisations in London for projects which help local communities affected by COVID-19 to rebuild and become stronger.

  • Deadline: Sunday, 31 July 2022 (All day)
    Posted: Thu 09/06/2022

    Grants of up to £2,500 are available to registered charities to support young people challenged by abuse and addiction, those who are young carers, and those who are homeless or without a safe place to call home.

    Organisations must have a turnover of under £1.5 million and be supporting young people aged 16 years and under.

    Funding is offered across four streams:

  • Deadline: Monday, 4 July 2022 (All day)
    Posted: Thu 19/05/2022

    Charities and Community Interest Companies (CICs) who are Young K&C members can apply for funding to take part in a culture change programme to include disabled young people in local youth activities, particularly those aged 11 - 24.

  • Deadline: Monday, 4 July 2022 (All day)
    Posted: Thu 19/05/2022

    Grant funding is available to charities and community interest companies with an income under £250,000, working with children and young people in RBKC. Funding can be used to cover new and existing projects or to contribute to an organisation's core funding.

    The funding must be used between 1 September 2022 and 31 August 2023.

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