Sources of funding

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Potential funding sources

Applied for or enquiry ongoing

Fund URL outreach/sponsorship/grants contact Fund value Investigated by Result/Status
Locality Budget Scheme Allocations Judi Billing, Derrick Ashley £2,000 (2x£1,000) Mark £2,080 awarded as of 18-Mar-15
£1,000 from Judi Billing 10-Mar-15
£1,080 from Derrick Ashley 18-Mar-15
North Herts CVS Anne Taylor TBD Mark Mark contacted Anne Taylor of NHCVS 25th Feb 2015
Wren (Landfill Communities Funding distribution) TBD Mark Some local projects have been funded through this, however, when contacted (by Mark) there was some uncertainty about whether there is a landfill site close enough
Waitrose Community Matters TBD Alex
Hertfordshire Community Foundation £5,000 Mark Applied for £5k grant (application)
Jewson - Building Better Communities £5,000-£10,000 Richard Application submitted 11-Apr-15 (application)

Not applied for

Other possible funding or assistance sources

Organisation URL outreach/sponsorship/grants contact Investigated by Result
Unlimited (UnLtd for Social Entreprenuers?)
Raspbery Pi Mark Mellors unlikely, only outreach programmes funded
science centres
B&Q Waste Donation Scheme
Peoples Postcode Trust
Community Foundation
Awards For All - Big Lottery Fund
Comic Relief Local Communities Programme
SIB (Social Investment Business) MM - note deadline is 30/9/14!
BIFFA There's a Biffa landfill site just outside Hitchin so we'd be eligible to apply. Their small grants scheme is for between £250 and £10000 for projects with total budget less than £15k

Local Education and STEM

Organisation URL outreach/sponsorship/grants contact Investigated by Result
DaVinci school of science and engineering
university of hertfordshire
North herts college
ESF Community Grants - East of England
SetPoint Hertfordshire

Local Technology Businesses

Organisation URL outreach/sponsorship/grants contact Investigated by Result
Airbus Defence and Space Ltd (Stevenage) (Former Astrium) Jeremy Close
Senior Aerospace Thermal Engineering
Glaxo Smith Kline

Professional and Engineering Institutions

Organisation URL outreach/sponsorship/grants contact Investigated by Result
Technology Strategy Board (UK Government)
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
BCS The Chartered Institute for IT
British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing
Chartered Institute of Plumbing & Heating Engineering
Chartered Institution of Water & Environmental Management
Energy Institute
Institute of Acoustics
Institute of Cast Metals Engineers
Institute of Highway Engineers
Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology
Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining
Institute of Measurement & Control
Institute of Physics
Institute of Physics & Engineering In Medicine
Institute of Water
Institution of Agricultural Engineers
Institution of Chemical Engineers
Institution of Civil Engineers
Institution of Diesel and Gas Turbine Engineers
Institution of Engineering Designers
Institution of Fire Engineers
Institution of Gas Engineers & Managers
Institution of Lighting Professionals
Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Institution of Railway Signal Engineers
Institution of Royal Engineers
Nuclear Institute
Royal Aeronautical Society
Society of Environmental Engineers
The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers
The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation
The Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management
The Institution of Engineering and Technology Jonathan Leach/Richard Cowley
The Institution of Structural Engineers
The Royal Academy of Engineering
The Royal Institution of Naval Architects
The Society of Operations Engineers
The Welding Institute
Association of Building Engineers
Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors
Chartered Quality Institute
Institute of Mathematics and its Applications
International Council on Systems Engineering UK Chapter
Institute of Nanotechnology or
NAFEMS Do you mean these people?
Women's Engineering Society
Institute of the Motor Industry
Society of Professional Engineers UK
Worshipful Company of Information Technologists
Women in Science and Engineering
Women in Science, Engineering and Technology
Royal Academy of Engineering
Royal Institution


Organisation URL outreach/sponsorship/grants contact Investigated by Result
Sainsbury Family Charitable Trust
Co-Operative Society

Banks and Building Societys

Organisation URL outreach/sponsorship/grants contact Investigated by Result
Co-Operative Bank