Nesta, the innovation foundation has a number of different funding streams available.
The Funding Network organise live crowdfunding events giving people the chance to come together with a philanthropic purpose to support causes they care about
The Start Up Loan scheme is a great alternative for individuals looking for business loans to fund their start up. They give you the opportunity to borrow up to £25,000 at a fixed interest rate of 6% per annum and access to free business support to help you succeed.
Kickstarter is an enormous global community built around creativity and creative projects. Over 10 million people, from every continent on earth, have backed a Kickstarter project.
UnLtd is the leading provider of support to social entrepreneurs in the UK and offers the largest such network in the world. UnLtd resources hundreds of individuals each year through its core awards programme.
Nominate Trust is is the UK's leading social tech funder. They bring together, invest in and support people making imaginative use of technology to address complex social changes.
A BeyondMe team is made up of seven professionals and one senior leader from a business. Together they donate their time, skills and money to a charity project they choose for one year.
If you are a community group, a business, a charity, a social enterprise, a sports club, or a person with the spark of an idea that you want to turn into reality, then they want to help you fund it. Crowdfunder enables you to setup your crowdfunding projects, create your crowd and collect payments from your backers. Everything you need to fund your great idea.
Funding Central lists thousands of funding and finance opportunities for voluntary and community organisations and social enterprises registered in England. There's also a wealth of tools supporting you to develop a sustainable income strategy.
O2 Think Big help young people launch ideas and programmes that use technology to benefit the places where they live. You provide the big idea, they provide £300 and the support to make it happen
The award winning Beyond Business programme, delivered in partnership with Invested, nurtures and launches new social enterprises in east London. They provide practical support and advice to ensure their success in the crucial early years of trading.
FundIt.Buzz is an on-line crowd-funding platform bringing social ventures looking for start-up or growth capital together with like-minded people keen to participate in a new way of funding social change. It's a whole new way to do good with your money.
If you want to be part of an international, pioneering, open community that has helped thousands of artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and social leaders raise millions of dollars, you want to be part of RocketHub.
Each fully autonomous Awesome Foundation chapter supports awesome projects through micro-grants, usually given out monthly. These micro-grants, $1000 or the local equivalent, come out of pockets of the chapter's "trustees" and are given on a no-strings-attached basis to people and groups working on awesome projects.
Filanthropy organise parties that cultivate collaboration for social change. Three selected, inspirational social entrepreneurs share their stories and break down how they would spend £1,000. Then between a crowd of creative curious hearts, the aim is to help each project reach that target.
Big Social Invest are the social investment arm of The Big Issue. They extend the mission of The Big Issue by investing between £20,000 and £3 million in social enterprises and charities that prevent and tackle poverty and create opportunity for people across the UK.
Spacehive is a funding platform for civic projects.
They want to empower people to bring their civic environment to life.