Funding info for Lambeth & Wandsworth communities

Last updated: 16th August 2022

British and Foreign School Society

supports projects to improve access to education or the quality of education for vulnerable or deprived children and young people under the age of 25. More info here.


UK fund for Women and Girls, see here.

Ironmongers’ Company

The Ironmongers’ Company wishes to support projects that provide opportunities for disadvantaged children and young people to fulfil their potential. Grants range from a few hundred pounds up to around £10,000. The average grant awarded is £4,000. Details here.

Prince of Wales Charitable Fund

Grants of up to £5,000 are available (average award £1,500) for Heritage & Conservation, Education, Health & Wellbeing, Social Inclusion, Environment and Countryside projects. Also, small grant applications for projects which benefit diverse groups or communities in the United Kingdom. For more information see here.

British Airways Community Fund

“We want to empower communities to become more sustainable and therefore will also support projects with innovative ideas that improve social mobility, provide opportunities for education and employability in disadvantaged communities”. More details here.

Lambeth Early Action Partnership (LEAP)

CoCreate Fund: Lambeth funding for early years projects. For more information see here.

Josephine Wolf Trust

Grants can cover anything which supports disadvantaged young people move towards their career or education goals. This can cover anything from  travel costs to suits for job interviews, educational materials, training courses and more. Click here for more info.

Battersea Power Station Foundation

We fund projects that support local communities, create new opportunities and make our neighbourhoods even better places to live. For more info see here.

BlueSpark Foundation

provides grants for educational, cultural, sporting and other projects. Details here.

The Weavers’ Company

Grants to support disadvantaged young people and young offenders. Details here.

Help Musicians

Funding support for musicians. Details here.

Toy Trust

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to registered charities to fund equipment and services to support disabled and disadvantaged children under the age of 13 across the UK. More info here.

Youth Music Network

Grants of £2,000-£30,000 to support music making activities for children and young people aged 0-25. More info here.

Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Not for profit youth organisations that support young people (aged 14 – 25) facing disadvantage. More info here.

Tesco Community Grants

Tesco Community Grants fund thousands of local community projects across the UK, helping to fight holiday hunger, tackle mental health, support young people, host community events and much more. More info here.

Computer Aid

Low cost computers. Eligibility: any non-profit organisation, school, a charity or a community centre. More info here.

Peter Cruddas Foundation

The Foundation gives support programmes designed to help disadvantaged and disengaged young people in the age range of 16 to 30, to pursue pathways to education, training and employment with the ultimate aim of helping them to become financially independent. See more here.

Lloyds Bank Foundation

Unrestricted grant fund. More information here.

Peabody Young Leaders Programme

The Peabody Young Leaders and Ambassadors Programme supports young people to become leaders and representatives of their communities. More info here.

Government information on student funding

Wandsworth Care Alliance

have published guidance on how to write a funding application. For more info see here.

The Spear Programme

helps young people facing disadvantage into work or education. For 16-to-24-year-olds who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) who need help to kick start their career and find long-term employment. For more info see here.

Lambeth Youth Opportunities Fund

A partnership between Lambeth Council and the London Community Foundation to provide vital resources and funding to support aspirational programmes aimed at helping young people, with particular emphasis on the most vulnerable. Currently fund-raising publicly within Lambeth. See here for more information.

London Mathematical Society: Small Grants for Education

Funding for maths projects available. See details here.

The Ragdoll Foundation

Funding for projects that use the arts and media to address the concerns of children (UK). More info here.

Mayor of London: London Learning at Home

The London Curriculum has reached out across the city to bring together free learning and cultural offers that children can access from home. More info here.

Wandsworth Grant Fund

The Wandsworth Grant Fund (WGF) is a practical grants fund for ‘not-for-profit’ projects and activities benefitting residents and communities of the London Borough of Wandsworth. See here for details.

Morrisons Foundation

Charities are invited to apply for grants from the Morrisons Foundation:

London Borough of Wandsworth

Coronavirus support for the voluntary and community sector, see complete listing here.

OVO Foundation

OVO Foundation’s new ‘Climate Changers’ £1m funding programme is now live. Working with a range of partners over the next three years, the programme will empower thousands of children and young people from around the UK to help fight the climate crisis. Learn more here.

Future Learn

Free online educational courses:

Arts Council National Lottery project grants

More details here:

Baring Foundation

Grants for the Arts and strengthening civil society, see here.

National Lottery Community Fund – updated…

Hope for the Young

Grants to support young refugees and asylum seekers, see here.

Government guidance on technology support for children and schools

King’s College, London

Offering volunteers and assistance to organisations, see

Educational grants from Woodward Charitable Trust

Heritage fund

Wandsworth Big Local funding

BBC Children in Need


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