Directories and Portals

Use these directories and portals to find funding opportunities and apply for tendering opportunities.

Funding Directories

You can use these directories to find more funding opportunities:

Company Giving

Online directory of corporate funding information. You have to pay to register on this.

Funding Central

Online directory of grants, contracts and loans for VCS organisations. Free to register.

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

They are not a standard funder but sometimes issue calls for research or project proposals so it is worth signing up for their mailing


London Community Foundation

Administer grants for a range of funders. Get on their email list to keep up to date with opportunities.

London Sport

Directory of grant-makers with an interest in sport and physical activity.


Trust Funding

Online directory of Trust funders. You have to pay to register on this.

Public Sector funding portals

Most public sector bodies such as local authorities, NHS, Skills Funding Agency, use online services to advertise their tendering opportunities. If you are interested in providing services commissioned by the public sector, you need to use the relevant portal. Here are some examples: Contracts Finder

For government contracts worth over £10K. Free to register.



London boroughs use this to advertise their tenders. Free to register.


London Tenders

Also called Procontract. Free online system. Once you register, and enter details of services you are interested in delivering, they will email you when relevant tendering opportunities arise.


Government Procurement Service

Have registration facility for larger procurement opportunities and a facility for SMEs to register their products and services


Skills Funding Agency

Providers need to be on the SFA Register of Training Organisations (the Register) at the time any funding invitation is issued. To get on the register, organisations must pass the SFA’s Due Diligence Assurance Gateway Questionnaire and supply Financial Statements.


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