Favourite Funders for capital and equipment costs
Our Favourite Funders are funders that are particularly useful for small community groups based in Brighton & Hove. Some of them also fund organisations in other areas.
Here is a list of funders that give grants for capital costs, such as buying equipment or making improvements to buildings.
We try to keep Favourite Funders information as up to date as possible. If you notice something is out of date or wrong, please let us know. If you have successfully applied for funding from an organisation that is not listed, and think it may be a useful funder for other Brighton & Hove groups, please let us know.
Click on the Links tab above for more useful sources of information about funders.
Grants available for: not for profit organisations
Size of grants given: Up to £500
Grants available for: not-for-profit groups. Community projects that will run for up to a year.
Size of grants given: £300 to £10,000
No deadlines. Applications take about 18 weeks to process.
Donations for: not-for-profit groups and organisations
Donations of unsellable items
Grants available for: Charities, action groups and benevolent organisations in East Sussex
Size of grants given: Mostly £3,000 – £5,000
Next deadline: no deadlines
Grants available for: community groups in East Brighton.
Size of grants given: Up to £500
Next deadline: 1 May 2020
Grants available for: to support community projects that protect and enhance the social and environmental well-being of the community, particularly those affected by operations at Gatwick Airport.
Size of grants given: £250-£5000. Most grants are £1,000-£2,000
Next deadline: tba, likely to be early 2020
Grants available for: Community groups in the South of England
Size of grants given:£300-£3,000
Next deadline: tba (will be in 2020)
Grants available for: Health and wellbeing related community activities in selected neighbourhoods in Brighton & Hove
Size of grants given: up to £500
Next deadline: TBA
Grants available for: Revenue or capital costs for small, non-profit organisations working with disadvantaged people and communities in eight English counties, including East and West Sussex.
Size of grants given: £500 to £10,000 in one year, or up to £20,000 over two or three years.
Trustees meet four times a year, in March, June, September and December.
Grants available for: local charitable causes
Size of grants given: No set limits, grants generally £50-£1000
Grants available for: Projects that connect people and communities to the national, regional and local heritage of the UK. Heritage can be anything from the past that you value and want to pass on to future generations.
Size of grant available: £3,000 – £10,000
Grants available for: small food projects, that benefit the community
Size of grants given: between £200 and £850
Next deadline: tbc (likely to be in March 2020)
Grants available for: projects that benefit local communities within 2 miles of a One Stop store
Size of grants given: Up to £1,000
Grants available for: Groups working to improve quality of life for residents in the Patcham area, including Hollingdean and Withdean.
Size of grants available: Up to £1000
Grants available for: Organisations in Brighton and Hove
Size of grants given: Most grants are for £500-£5,000
Next deadline: February 2020 (exact date tbc)
Grants available for: projects that benefit the local community, in particular those with links to environment and ecology, climate change and energy and improving the sustainability of community facilities.
Size of grants given: Small grants up to £10,000, Large grants up to £50,000
Next deadline: March 2020 (exact date still to be announced)
Grants available for: charitable causes in Brighton and Hove and surrounding areas, and internationally
Size of grants given: any size, but generally £100-250
Grants available for: Southern Housing residents to improve their scheme through a gardening project.
Size of grants available: Up to £500
Grants available for: Charitable or not-for-profit groups who benefit local communities
Size of grants given: £50 to £1,000
Next deadline: n/a
Grants available for: Small charities and not-for-profit organisations with incomes under £500,000, working in rural areas or areas of urban deprivation. Particular interest in funding community centres and village halls.
Size of grants given: Small grants of £2,000-£7,500 for one year, large grants of £7,500-£20,000 per year for up to three years.
Grants available for: Welfare organisations, community groups, schools, local divisions of national charities, local charities.
Size of grant available: £1000 shared between 3 organisations. Proportion decided by customers.
The services listed below are not provided by the Resource Centre. These are websites and services we feel are particularly useful for small groups in Brighton & Hove, and which are not easy to find by searching the internet.Other services you might find useful