Grants News

Greggs Foundation’s Local Community Projects Fund

Provided by Greggs Foundation and administered by seven charity committees throughout Great Britain, the Fund is available for sustainable and new or innovative approaches to supporting and improving the resilience of communities of interest in England, Scotland and Wales. Eligible communities of interest include people who are:

  • Disabled or suffering chronic illness.
  • Living in poverty.
  • Voluntary carers.
  • Homeless.
  • Isolated older people.
  • Other demonstrable significant need.

Grants of up to £2,000 can be used towards projects such as sessional activities/respite support, equipment for sessional activities, trips and residential breaks.

Find out more here: Local Community Projects Fund
Closes: 28 February 2019

Road Safety Grants

Grants available to support road safety projects which help to improve the safety of all road users throughout the UK through research, education, engineering or enforcement. The Guild of Experienced Motorists Road Safety Charity was established by trust deed on 1 April 1985 by the Guild of Experienced Motorists (latterly GEM Motoring Assist) to further that organisations aims of promoting road safety throughout the United Kingdom. Grant funding projects has been central to meeting these aims in recent years. The Trustees encourage applications that seek match funding for partnership based road safety projects where the outcome of the project is greater than could be achieved by the GEM Charity grant alone.

Find out more here: Road Safety Grants
Closes: 31 January 2019

European SME Innovation Associate Applications

Funding available for innovative SMEs to employ a highly-skilled experienced researcher. The European SME Innovation Associate action supports SMEs established in EU Member States and countries associated to Horizon 2020 to employ a highly-skilled experienced researcher (referred to as an ‘innovation associate’) for a continuous period of one year. The innovation associate’s task will be to explore, during the course of his/her contract, the potential of their innovative idea and turn it into an innovation project.

The total indicative budget of €4 million is intended to support an indicative total number of 115 assignments. These will be spread over two cut-offs, one for projects starting in 2019 and one for projects starting in 2020.

Find out more here.
Closes: 17 January 2019

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