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Ironmongers’ Company

The Ironmongers’ Company is one of the 12 great livery companies of the city of London that dates back more than 700 years. It is a not-for-profit company which focuses on education and charitable work, some of which is linked to metal making industries.

Youth Endowment Fund (YEF) – tackling violence

Launched in October 2020, the Youth Endowment Fund (YEF) is an independent charitable trust that was founded with a £200m Home Office endowment by Impetus, a charity supporting disadvantaged young people. Its latest funding round is aiming to invest £10m in family support projects that prevent involvement in violence when children become older.

The7Stars Foundation

The7Stars Foundation provides funding for projects, organisations and individuals that support the most disadvantaged children and young people aged 16 and under in the UK. There are four separate grants to apply for and four funding rounds each year, with the next one opening in September.

Local Connections Fund

In early 2021, the Local Connections Fund was launched with £2m from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) which was awarded to more than 850 community groups with a focus on keeping people connected when lockdown restrictions were in place.

Tampon Tax Fund

The Tampon Tax Fund was introduced by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport in response to VAT of five per cent being imposed on sanitary products by the European Union (EU). Funds generated from the tax are allocated to charities working to improve the lives of girls and women.

Covid recovery – John Lyon's Charity

While the immediate impact of Covid-19 on charities' finances has been all too clear, with Pro Bono Economics predicting the pandemic would cost charities £6.4bn in lost income in 2020, the long-term effects on the sector are still largely unknown.

Youth Endowment Fund – Youth diversion

The Youth Endowment Fund (YEF) was launched last year with the aim of investing £200m over the next decade in finding the most effective ways to prevent children and young people getting involved in violence.

Children in Need Covid-19 Fund

BBC Children in Need is open for applications from not-for-profit organisations in the UK that need support to get through the Covid-19 pandemic.

Local Connections Fund

Small youth and community groups in England can bid for a share of £4m earmarked to support isolated people and tackle loneliness.

Youth Endowment Fund

Founded with an endowment from the Home Office, The Youth Endowment Fund (YEF) is a charity that will invest £200m over the next decade into finding the most effective ways to prevent children and young people from becoming involved in street violence.

Funding Focus - Covid recovery funding

Following an initial £750m package of support for charities during the pandemic announced by the government in March, the Department for Education and other ministries have in recent months unveiled a number of new funding programmes to boost the finances of statutory and voluntary organisations so they can deliver vital services.

Guide to government coronavirus funding

Following an initial £750m package of support for charities during the pandemic announced by the government in March, the Department for Education and other ministries have in recent months unveiled a number of new funding programmes to boost the finances of statutory and voluntary organisations so they can deliver vital services.

Funding Focus - Coronavirus funding

With the voluntary sector set to lose £4bn in income due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, children’s charities have been calling for support from government and grant-giving organisations to offset losses in trading activities and donations over the past few months. Some funders have acted quickly to give grant recipients more flexibility over how they use money to support those affected by the crisis, while others have set up dedicated emergency fund programmes to help voluntary organisations survive. Here are the key developments.

Foyle Foundation

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Foyle Foundation. Last year, the foundation, registered as a charity in July 2000 to implement the terms of the will of the late Christina Foyle, distributed around £9m in grants. Beneficiaries include schools, youth groups and children’s charities.

Percy Bilton Charity

The Percy Bilton Charity is a grant-making trust founded in 1962. It supports charities assisting disadvantaged young people, people of all ages with disabilities and mental health problems, and older people.

The Weavers’ Company

Since being created in 1973, the Weavers’ Company, a textile-related, charitable and sociable organisation, has made grants of more than £4m to charities working with young people at risk of offending or in trouble with the law, and ex-offenders.

Youth Music grants programme

Youth Music is a national charity investing in music-making projects for children and young people (aged 0-25) experiencing challenging circumstances.

Chances for Children, Buttle UK

Buttle UK was established 70 years ago as a result of the work of Reverend Frank Buttle. Last year, it helped 35,439 children and distributed 13,513 grants to a value of £4.6m.

The Connect Fund

The Connect Fund has been set up to strengthen the social investment market in England to better meet the needs of charities and social enterprises.

Co-op Foundation #iwill Fund

The #iwill Fund is a £40m joint investment from the National Lottery Community Fund, using National Lottery funding, and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to support young people to access high-quality social action opportunities. Co-op Foundation is acting as a match funder.

Co-op Foundation #iwill Fund

The #iwill Fund is a £40m joint investment from the National Lottery Community Fund, using National Lottery funding, and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to support young people to access high-quality social action opportunities. Co-op Foundation is acting as a match funder.

Early years opportunities grant

Charities in England and Wales that support disadvantaged children and young people can apply for funding through the early years opportunities grant run by the Masonic Charitable Foundation.

Mayor's Young Londoners Fund

The Mayor's Young Londoners Fund was established in 2018 to help children and young people to fulfil their potential, particularly those at risk of getting caught up in crime.

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