Useful funding websites

Useful funding websites

KCSC Fundraising Stategy webpage
Visit our webpage to read about developing a fundraising strategy


Funding Central
Produced by NCVO and funded by the Office for the Third Sector, it provides a searchable database of over 4,000 grants, contracts and loans. It also features a ‘Find a Partner’ service to help you find other organisations working along the same lines to facilitate joint working.


Lottery Funding
Lottery Funding is a joint website run by all Lottery funders in the UK. The site allows you to search information on current funding programmes across the UK.


Big Lottery Fund
Over half of all lottery money is distributed via the Big Lottery Fund. Details of all the available funding and applications are available on the website alongside details of previously funded projects. You can subscribe to an e-bulletin to keep up to date with new funding.


Grants Online
A subscription service that provides a searchable database of current funding and keeps you up to date on new funding via e-newsletters. A 7 day trial is a available.


j4b Community
j4b provides a search facility for government and lottery grants. A free account allows you to view a list of funders who match your search criteria whilst a full subscription account allows you to view greater fund details including eligibility criteria.


Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
These pages detail current funding opportunities from the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.


Directory of Social Change
The Directory of Social Change (DSC) runs a number of funding sites like trustfunding.org.uk, governmentfunding.org.uk and companygiving.org.uk. These sites provide up to date details on all of the funders listed in the DSC books but require a paid subscription. The DSC produce a large number of resources to assist you with all aspects of fundraising.


London Sport Funding Search Tool
London Sport have created this tool to support organisations from across the sector by making it simpler to explore and identify potential funding opportunities from a range of different sources. 


RBKC External Funding Opportunities
A list of current opportunities from the Government, National Lottery and Trusts and Foundations 

This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of funding websites. Whilst many of the sites offer fee based premium directories or search facilities they have been included in this list because they also offer access to useful free resources.

Need further help on applying for funding for your work in Kensington and Chelsea? Contact us on 020 7243 9800 or support@kcsc.org.uk