‘Bumper’ month for funding available across Hampshire and Isle of Wight

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Foundation (HIWCF) has 12 funds currently open for application ranging from £50 – £25,000.

See below for details and hit the links to find out more and apply.

Arts Council England ‘Let’s Create’ Jubilee Fund – closes on 4 February.
To celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June 2022, grants from £750 up to £10,000 will be available for creative projects from charities, community organisations and voluntary groups in Hampshire, Portsmouth, Southampton and the Isle of Wight.

Charles Burnett Memorial Fund – closes on 7 February.
Charitable organisations based and working in Hampshire, Portsmouth, Southampton and the Isle of Wight and in particular the New Forest will be able to apply for a grant of between £1,000 to £25,000, to support their charitable projects and services.

Hampshire Playing Fields Fund – closes on 7 February.
Grants between £500 and £2,500 are available for non-commercial and non-statutory groups that are based and active in Hampshire, Portsmouth, Southampton and the Isle of Wight to replace, repair or purchase new equipment, cover coaching costs, support volunteer development, and marketing costs to reach new or under-served communities.

Including Communities Fund– closes on 7 February.
Grants of up to £5,000 to support community based organisations working to improve the lives of people throughout Hampshire, Portsmouth, Southampton and the Isle of Wight, particularly those who are disadvantaged at multiple levels or through multiple facets of their lives.

Including Communities (Strategic Grants) – closes on 7 February.
This fund will support larger strategic grants (£5-£15K per annum for up to three years) supporting organisations throughout Hampshire, Portsmouth, Southampton and the Isle of Wight led by or working with people from disadvantaged groups.

Isle of Wight Community Fund – closes on 7 February
Grants of up to £3,000 are available to support community based organisations working to improve the lives of deprived people and communities throughout the Isle of Wight. The fund is particularly focusing on those who are disadvantaged at multiple levels or through multiple facets of their lives.

Portsmouth City Community Fund – closes on 7 February
The Portsmouth City Community Fund provides grants of up to £5,000 in Portsmouth, supporting a wide range of beneficiaries including young people, older people, focusing on health and disability, medical research and general community projects.

The Montagu Neville Durnford and Saint Leo Cawthan Memorial Trust – closes on 7 February
Grants are available for projects in the Portsmouth area which support people in need over the age of 50, with preference being given to Naval men and women or their widows. Grants are available between £1,000 and £5,000.

Michael Austin Harlick Sports Awards Fund – closes on 14 February
Grants provide assistance to sport organisations towards the cost of awards that recognise the sporting achievements of young people of school age in Hampshire, Portsmouth, Southampton and are available to help with the purchase of challenge cups, shields, medals, team awards and colours. Grants are available between £200 and £1,000.

Dayas Music Scholarship – closes on 14 February
Grants between £50 – £600 are available for individual musicians aged over 18 in Hampshire, Portsmouth and Southampton.

MACE Educational Trust Fund – closes on 14 February
For the advancement of education, through the award of scholarships, bursaries or other financial assistance in Hampshire, excluding Portsmouth and Southampton. Grants are available up to £400; in exceptional circumstances the trustees may award a higher amount.

Hampshire Old Industrial & Reformatory Schools Fund – closes on 14 February
Grants between £50 – £500 are available to support those aged 18-25 who have been in care with Hampshire County Council and are seeking further education.

If you have any questions about the above grants, please get in touch:

grantsadmin@hiwcf.com