WaCoCo promotes the social and economic wellbeing of the people Waterloo by supporting the sustainability and effectiveness of local community and voluntary organisations through drawing in funding, encouraging local partnerships and networks, and increasing their voice on local issues.

Power to Change Community Business Bright Ideas Programme

A package of tailored support and grants is available to organisations in England that want to develop their budding community business ideas.

This is part of the Bright Ideas programme, funded jointly by Power to Change and the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government.  Since 1916 this programme has supported 89 nascent community businesses. In 2018, Power to Change is committing an additional £700,000 to help launch a further 40 inspiring, locally rooted and community-led businesses.

The ACT Foundation's grants

The ACT Foundation provides grants to support people living on low incomes who have a physical and/or mental disability or the elderly

Sir John Cass's Foundation - Grants to Schools and Organisations

The Sir John Cass's Foundation was established in 1748 to educate the "poor but worthy" children of the Portsoken Ward of the City of London.

The Foundation aims to benefit young people from inner London and provides support with education costs to young residents of inner London who are under the age of 25 and from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Women's Vote Centenary Grant Scheme

The Women’s Vote Centenary Grant Scheme is a £1.5 million government fund that will support local and community groups across England in celebrating the centenary of women gaining the right to vote.

Money Saving Expert Charity Fund

Launched in May 2008, The MSE Charity is a grant-giving charity dedicated to improving information and education about debt, money and consumer issues.

Money is available to help any non-commercial group or charity with specific projects. Whether this is working with an individual with a good idea (eg, educating squaddies leaving the army about banking and debt), to working with other mainstream money charities.

Clarion Futures Jobs and Training Fund

Clarion Futures Jobs & Training is committed to supporting residents to access training, employment and further opportunities, and runs four grant programmes to support this.  For more information on the support available, contact Guideline on 0300 100 0303 or guideline@myclarionhousing.com

National Vegetarian Week 2018 - Event Grants

The Vegetarian Society is offering grants for local groups and not-for-profit organisations in the UK to hold activities or events in celebration of National Vegetarian Week 2018 which will take place from 14 to 20 May.

The Society is providing the funding for events and activities that attract those beginning their vegetarian journey, meat-reducers and the veggie-curious, but are inclusive of the wider vegetarian community.

Rank Foundation's Pebbles Grants Programme

The Rank Foundation supports a number of major and small projects across the UK. In the majority of cases, these programmes are funded through its proactive, research-driven activities.  

The funders' focus is on ensuring that its grants make a difference across the UK: supporting community development, building capacity and inspiring local people to do more to help themselves.

Garfield Weston Foundation - Regular Grant Programme

The types of grant this Foundation makes, whatever their size, tend to fall into one of three categories – Capital, Revenue (often called ‘core costs’) and Project work.  

This Foundation has a long history of supporting groups and projects which promote social cohesion and community development.

Peabody Community Fund

Grants are available for activities which improve the quality of life of Peabody residents by supporting local activities that are responding to identified community need, bring communities together and promote wellbeing

The Fund is able to support activities benefitting residents of all ages and priority will be given to: