Magic Little Grants Fund: £250-£500 for physical activities, deadline 31 Oct 2017

21 September 2017

Localgiving has teamed up with Postcode Community Trust to provide a free annual Localgiving membership and a grant of either £250 or £500 to small charities and community groups.

What is the fund?

The Magic Little Grants Fund provides local charities and community groups the opportunity to access funding to deliver engaging physical activities, which help to overcome barriers to participation.

Eligibility criteria

To access The Magic Little Grants Fund you must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Have active Localgiving membership
  • Have an annual income under £50,000. Priority will be given to organisations with an annual income of under £20,000
  • Be running a physical engagement project - encouraging individuals to take part in some form of physical activity to help improve their physical and mental health and wellbeing.

Funding themes

To benefit from funding, projects need to meet either of the following themes:

  • Overcoming barriers to participation in physical activities in creative ways
  • Increasing social cohesion through developing access to sports and other recreational activities


Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the guidance notes to ensure that you are eligible to benefit from the funding.

Already a Localgiving member? Go ahead and apply for the grant.

Not a Localgiving member? See details below.

Localgiving Membership

To apply for the grant you must complete the Localgiving membership registration. In order to join Localgiving, your organisation must meet the following criteria:

  • Charitable objectives – have charitable aims that are NOT solely for the advancement of religion
  • Community focus - operate on local / regional community initiatives and not be a national charity
  • Local - have a local / regional management committee and a UK bank account

If you meet the criteria, go ahead and register your interest for a grant and free membership.

After clicking 'submit' you will be taken to the Localgiving membership registration. To access your free annual membership funded by the Postcode Community Trust use the promo code in the membership payment section.

Once you have completed registration you will be provided with a link to the grant application form, which should take no longer than 10 minutes to complete. If you are successful with your funding request, you will also benefit from a free annual membership with Localgiving, funded by the Postcode Community Trust.

More Information

Check the Frequently Asked Questions for more details.

Application deadline: 31 October 2017.

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