Round Two Night Shelter Transformation Fund Organisations Announced
The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities has awarded funding to 25 homelessness services in Round Two of the Night Shelter Transformation Fund (NSTF).
Registering to be a Children in Need Referrer
BBC Children in Need are looking for organisations to register as referrers to access Emergency Essential grants for children and young people who are experiencing homelessness and other crises.
Organisations awarded funding from the Albert Hunt Capital Capacity Fund
Nearly £100,000 in capacity development funding has been awarded to seven charities working in the homelessness sector. Funded by the Albert Hunt Trust and managed by Homeless Link, the grants aim to improve charities’ access to capital funding.
Immigration advice to rough sleepers
This fund (from the GLA) aims to pilot different approaches to getting immigration advice to rough sleepers.
The programme is currently running but is not open for funding applications.Read more here
Night Shelter Transformation Fund 2023
Homeless Link alongside Housing Justice are supporting applicants and successful grant holders on the Night Shelter Transformation Fund 2023. Funded by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC), the Night Shelter Transformation Fund will allocate up to £3.3 million to organisations across England.Read more here
Thrive together fund
The new Thrive Together Fund will provide unrestricted funding to unlock the growth of small and medium sized charities and social enterprises. Specific funds are available for the homelessness sector with support from Homeless Link.Find out more
Social Investment Fund
A resource for those working to reduce homelessness in England who wish to explore the prospects that could be unlocked through social investment.Read more here
Enterprise Development Programme
Homeless Link works with our members to help them develop trading and other income generation. In recent years this has included a specific Enterprise Development Fund.Read more here
Albert Hunt Capital Capacity Fund
Grants for small, grassroots organisations to develop projects that will help them access capital funding. The Albert Hunt Capital Capacity fund is giving organisations the chance to improve their evidence of need to approach capital funds going forward.Find out more
Latest resources from grants and investment
Diversifying your income: writing a successful application
Writing grant applications can be challenging, especially if it's not your only job. As a grant provider we have reviewed many applications and want to share with you some tips and information around how to write a successful application.
London PLUS Grants/Funding Do's and Don'ts webinar
A recording of a webinar jointly delivered by Homeless Link's London Plus programme and the grants and funding team, providing advice for grants and funding bids.
Fairness in Enterprise
With the huge amount of potential learning from the EPD programme, and having identified an area of specific concern relating to ethical enterprise development, Homeless Link had a unique opportunity to reach into this area to understand and enhance the business models of enterprises and the roles and experience of service users within this.
Full list of grantees
For transparency and good governance Homeless Link regularly updates a list of organisations that have received a grant from us, whether for funds that we manage ourselves or funds that we mange for others. This full list of grantees can be found below:
Senior Enterprise Development and Investment Manager
Senior Grants Manager