We offer a wide range of grants to voluntary organisations as well as, in some instances, grants for business.

There is a small underspend in the Community Grants budget which requires to be spent before the end of the financial year. Applications for £1,000 or below will be dealt with under delegated authority and can be processed within a matter of weeks.  Applications for over £1,000 will require to be submitted to the Grants Committee on 7 September and will require to be submitted no later than 29 July to allow an assessment of the application to be carried out.  The usual criteria will apply.

Details of the Grants Committee meeting dates together with the closing dates are detailed below:

Grant Committee Meeting and Closing Dates
Meeting DateClosing Date
7 September 2022 29 July 2022
9 November 2022 30 September 2022
Download our application form (PDF 405kb) along with the Letter of Representation (PDF 78KB) and our Guide to Grants (PDF 241kb).

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered until the next scheduled Grants Committee.

If you would like to apply for funding please read the agreed Grants Criteria (PDF 299kb) to make sure your project is eligible.

We can also help you discover other potential funding sources. Have a look at our community investment and funding page for more information. 

Contact Information

Democratic Services Grants