Quite often depending on the project, finance can be a key element to the project going ahead or not.
Depending on what the project is there are a range of options. There are a number of solutions whether it be for your business expansion plans or initiatives for supporting education, young people, sports and leisure, charities and voluntary organisations, community projects, arts, or culture and heritage projects. Here are some ideas for various routes you can take to research what finance and funding options are available:
Garden Retreat Finance Options For Business
Finance packages tailored to meet your objectives from Garden Retreat
Asset finance options are available so your business can acquire new equipment without the initial cost of a cash purchase. We have a full set of asset finance options available to you via a number of our finance partners at competitive rates. These options will enable your business to:
- Spread your equipment costs over 2, 3, 4 or 5 years with a Hire Purchase Agreement or Finance Lease
- Benefit from using your equipment immediately without the upfront costs of outright purchase
- Conserve cash and existing credit lines for other projects or future business needs
- Facilities are suitable for brand new, owner-operated businesses through to multinational companies
- Finance equipment costing £1k to £5m
- All administration is facilitated by our financing partner. Credit decisions and approved fixed pricing can be issued on average within 4 hours
- You can wrap up the whole cost of the project into one package, this could include not only the building but the base, utilities and services, carpets, furniture, IT and security
Education Funding Opportunities
Funding from The Department of Education to The Big Lottery Fund as well up-to-date funding information and helpful tips on how to make a successful application.
School and Academy Funding from the Department of Education
Provides information on funding for voluntary-aided schools and the launch of the comprehensive review of all capital investment in schools, early years, colleges and sixth forms.
Helps schools achieve their funding potential by using their knowledge and experience to help you identify funding opportunities and write winning applications to make a real difference to your school community.
Grants 4 Schools
Offers one of the most comprehensive and up to date funding information services available to UK primary and secondary schools.
Condition Improvement Fund from the Department of Education
Most funding will be awarded to projects that address building condition issues such as refurbishments or compliance issues likes fire protection systems. A small proportion of the fund will be for projects supporting schools and colleges that need to expand their existing facilities and floor space to accommodate more pupils.
Community Sustainable Energy Programme
An open grants programme run by BRE as an award partner of the BIG Lottery Fund. Only schools with a commitment to microgeneration technologies and energy saving measures will be eligible.
Sports and Leisure
Investing in grassroots sports across the country to get more people actively involved in sport.
All England Netball Association Youth Trust
A charitable trust which exists to support individuals and organisations in the development of sport for young people.
Cash 4 Clubs
Cash 4 Clubs has been set up to facilitate fundraising for community sports clubs throughout the country.
England and Wales Cricket Trust Interest Free Loan Scheme
Promotes work to improve provision of cricket in schools, clubs and other youth cricket activities. The scheme aims to finance capital projects to help create a sustainable future for cricket.
Football Foundation Facilities Scheme
The Premier League and The FA Facilities Fund provides grants for building or refurbishing grassroots facilities across the UK.
Primary School Sport Funding
The PE and Sport Premium provides ring fenced money to primary school head teachers to improve the quality of the PE and sport activities they offer their pupils.
Helping support organisations and projects that will get more people playing sport and creating opportunities for people to excel at their chosen sport.
The England and Wales Cricket Board Grant Aid Scheme
Aims to finance capital projects, including renovations, to improve facilities, which contribute to increased participation in cricket.
Charities and Voluntary Organisations
Supporting social enterprise across the UK with a range of funding opportunities designed to improve the quality of people’s lives.
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
One of the largest independent grant-making foundations in the UK, which aims to improve the quality of life throughout the UK.
An independent grant making trust that distributes grants to UK charities with an annual turnover of less than £100,000.
A free resource for charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises based in England.
Helping people build better communities and better lives by funding those projects and people most deserving.
A commitment to developing stronger, better connected, sustainable communities across the UK. This programme allows colleagues to nominate initiatives, which will make a real long-term difference, benefiting the wider community and improving lives locally.
Awards for All
A Lottery grants programme that funds small, community-based projects across the UK.
Funding for community projects that support rebuilding biodiversity, community buildings, cultural facilities and recreation.
Community Sustainable Energy Programme
Investing in environmental projects across England to improve communities and lives.
Funding projects that help people and communities most in need. Grants are available from £10,000 upwards and funding can last for up to 5 years.
SITA Trust - Enhancing Communities Programme
Supporting projects that make physical improvements to community leisure facilities and historic buildings.
The world’s first funding platform for civic projects, which aims to make it easier for people, companies, and councils to fund things that make places better.
The Big Lottery Fund
Provides grants from £300 to over £500,000 to organisations ranging from small local groups to major national charities.
The Power to Change
A new initiative to support the development of sustainable community-led enterprises across England.
UK Community Foundations
Helping individuals, families, entrepreneurs, companies, charitable trusts and public sector bodies connect with, support and invest in their local communities right across the UK.
Arts, Culture and Heritage
Funding for projects that support the arts, culture learning and heritage across the UK.
BFI Film Fund
Investing over £26m of Lottery funds to support film development, production and distribution activity in the UK.
Clore Duffield Foundation
A grant-making charity which concentrates on cultural learning with awards open to schools, colleges, community groups and other arts and cultural organisations.
Heritage Lottery Fund
Supporting all kinds of projects, as long as they make a lasting difference for heritage, people and communities.
The Arts Council
Funds arts activities that engage people in England or that help artists and arts organisations carry out their work. Schools will only be eligible here if the project will provide a wider benefit to the community, to artists and to the arts.
If you require any further information or a finance quotation please do not hesitate to contact us.