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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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New user guide videos

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

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

Watch our how to videos

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.

"It is an essential resource, and well maintained to ensure information is up to date. Thank you for providing this valuable service."

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Our impact

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

We've pulled together the key findings to share how we are doing.

View our 2013 - 2014 impact poster

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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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23 January 2015 Updated
Action Oldham Seedcorn Fund
23 January 2015 New
Civil Litigation Defence Services
23 January 2015 New
Dementia Adviser Service

Funding deadlines

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Chippenham Community Campus Feasibility Study
Wiltshire County Council
Elephant Trust
The Elephant Trust
Hounslow Area Forums Fund
London Borough of Hounslow Council

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