The Magic Little Grants Fund

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

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

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.

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

As part of the grant, you will also be awarded 12 months membership with Localgiving to support you with fundraising online throughout the year

More information can be found here


Apply for a grant and free Localgiving membership

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

One-to-one Support

Easy online fundraising

We process the Gift Aid so you don’t have to, automatically transferring it to your account, even if you're not registered with the Charity Commission!

One-to-one support

Free training and webinars

You can take part in regular  match fund campaigns  to boost the value of your donations.

Match Fund Campaigns

Get free help, support and advice from experienced fundraisers via our friendly help desk team.

From fundraising pages to crowd-funded pages, we can help you  elevate your online fundraising.

Plus donating is quick, easy and 100% secure.

Easy Online Fundraising

Detailed finance and marketing reports provide data to help you engage with supporters, cultivate long-term relationships and secure regular donations.

Automated Gift Aid

One-to-one support

In-depth Reporting

Access regular support through our training webinars and fundraising workshops.

Localgiving Membership Benefits

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


The application process should take no longer than 20 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.

The application process will be open from 15th May until 31st October 2018. 

Please ensure that you have downloaded and read the guidance notes below to ensure that you are eligible to benefit from the funding. Please note that organisations operating in Northern Ireland are not eligible to apply. 

  • Be eligible to join Localgiving:

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

More Information

  • Have charitable aims that are not solely for the  advancement of religion
  • Operate on local / regional community initiatives and not be a national charity
  • have a UK bank account in the name of the group


Have charitable aims that are not solely for the advancement of religion

Localgiving Membership Eligibility

In order to join Localgiving, your organisation must meet the following criteria:

Community focus

Have a local / regional management committee and a UK bank account

Operate on local / regional community initiatives and not be a national charity

Charitable objectives