Useful funding websites

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

My Funding Central 
An affordable funding search tool for Charities and VCSE's in England. Annual subscription starts from £50.00. FREE where annual turnover is up to £30,000 p.a.

Funding for All
A database that features various grants, categorised by type of work.

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.

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 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, and 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.

RBKC External Funding Opportunities (2019)
A list of current opportunities from the Government, National Lottery and Trusts and Foundations 

Charity Fundraising Ltd
News, workshops and other resources on fundraising 

Young K&C
A list of funding opportunities for activities with children, young people and families.

Creative Lives
A list of funding opportunities for community activities and arts and culture.

Charity Excellence Framework
Trust and foundations directory with links to free grant funding databases and online funder lists, including a Crisis Funding List.

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 with applying for funding for your work in Kensington and Chelsea? Contact us on 020 7243 9800 or [email protected]