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Explore the benefits of Funding Central

Funding Central is a free resource for charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises based in England. 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."

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  • View funding and finance listings in full
  • Save your searches to your profile for next time
  • Receive our weekly newsletter of funding updates and deadline alerts tailored to your needs.

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Working with Crowdfunder

Crowdfunding is a huge growth area. You told us you'd like to know more about crowdfunding but didn't know where to start.

So we're working with Crowdfunder to help you explore crowdfunding as part of your funding mix.

Find out about crowdfunding

User guide videos

Starting out on your funding search? Want to improve your search results? Or after our top tips?

Make sure you are getting the most out of Funding Central.

Watch our how to videos

Running successful fundraising events with DONATEevents

Fundraising events can raise valuable funds but they can also help you promote your work, show your appreciation to existing supporters and help you find new ones.

DONATEevents share their tips.

Run successful fundraising events

Are you ready to search?

Do you need support & advice?

Find tools and resources to help you make the right decision.


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.

Get started: Watch our new user guides

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Learn how to get the most out of the features on the site - watch our user guides

Funding updates

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01 May 2015 Updated
Green Open Homes Grants
01 May 2015 Updated
Money Saving Expert (MSE) Charity
01 May 2015 Updated
Skipton Building Society - Grassroots Giving

Funding deadlines

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Greater Manchester - Nine Lives Community Fund
Forever Manchester the Community Foundation for Greater Manchester
Greater Manchester - Seed Fund
Forever Manchester the Community Foundation for Greater Manchester
Host Family Service for 16-21 Year Olds
Nottinghamshire County Council

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