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Explore the benefits of Funding Central

Funding Central is a free resource for charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. We list thousands of funding and finance opportunities, plus a wealth of tools and information supporting you to develop a sustainable income strategy.

"Funding Central is the best funding tool I have come across." Quote from our 2012 user survey.

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New user guide videos

Starting out on your funding search? Or want to improve your search results?

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Helping funders to reach the right people

Improve the quality of applications to your funds by taking control of your listings in our Funder Zone.

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Our impact

We regularly review and evaluate how Funding Central is working and how it's benefiting the voluntary sector.

To share how we are doing and how Funding Central is used we've pulled together the key findings in our 2013 - 2014 impact poster.

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Discover how the world of grant making is evolving and access guidance on applying for grants plus advice on how to manage a relationship with a funder.


Access advice on how to tender and negotiate contracts and download practical tools that will help you to weigh up the associated benefits and risks.

Loan finance

Explore the benefits of social investment and assess your organisation’s readiness to take out a loan to finance your future development.

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Funding deadlines

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Staffordshire - Community Arts Fund
Staffordshire County Council
European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) 2014-2020
European Commission
Bernard Matthews Fund
Norfolk Community Foundation