Funding from building projects

The Community Grant Fund

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The Community Grant is now open

The Community Grant Fund is an inclusive fund, open to voluntary and community groups. The Community Grant/Lotto Fund is an inclusive fund, open to voluntary and community groups. Criteria – Enabling a healthy, inclusive, and engaged community - open to all Parishes, and voluntary and community groups

  • Improve spaces and places that are important to the community. For example, improvements to parks and community spaces and facilities. (This year we will not be funding benches, noticeboards, bins, repairs and maintenance)
  • Projects that support young people aged 11+ around mental health issues related to anxiety and self-image and projects that help combat childhood inactivity or provide a diversionary activity. 

Projects should be seeking funding up to £2.5k and should be match funded by at least 25% of total project cost. Amount available - £43,000.00 Application window will close on Friday 26th November 2021


Grant process

Successful applicants will be asked to sign a terms and conditions document for accepting the funding.  On receipt of this signed document, and after all specific conditions for the grant have been approved, payments will be made.


Grant surgeries

Two grant surgeries are taking place on Tuesday 5th October 10am - 12am and Wednesday 6th October 1pm - 3pm.

The Grant surgery is a chance for s106 and Community Grant applicants to meet virtually with the grants team, who would like help with their application.

We will operate an appointment system on the day in half hour slots. If you would like to book, please contact us at with your preferred time.

You can download an excel spreadsheet that shows the projects that received funding and details of the funding provided (XLS)