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All funding opportunities, in one place, through one search

We list thousands of funding opportunities for voluntary and community organisations and social enterprises registered in England.

Access over £56 billion available in grants and contracts. Plus over 70 social investment providers.

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Our impact

It's been a big year for us so we wanted to share how we got and what our users think of Funding Central.

Find out about our impact from our users.

View our June 2016-17 impact poster

What our users say

Our users say we save them time. On average over three hours saved a week.

For the past four years 89% of our users said Funding Central alerted them to new funds.

“It helped discover funding opportunities I didn't know existed”

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Explore the grants cycle, how to apply for grants and manage your relationship with a funder.


Information and tools to help explore, tender and negotiate contracts.

Loan finance

Support to help you decide if social investment could be an option for your project.

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Funding updates

15 December 2017 New
Community Share Booster Programme
15 December 2017 Updated
Kent Community Foundation - Themed Funds
15 December 2017 Updated
Winchester - Small Grant Scheme

Funding deadlines

European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) - Leicester and Leicestershire
European Commission
Thames Valley Housing Community Chest
Thames Valley Housing
British and Foreign School Society
British and Foreign School Society
Charity Jobs