Grants to Voluntary Organisations

The Grants to Voluntary Organisations Fund is aimed at helping local voluntary organisations with a variety of expenses including running costs, developing or starting up a new project, buying equipment etc.

The application process is only open at certain times during the year. The open periods for applications will be announced on the news section of this website.

There are 3 types of grants available:

  • A one off grant
  • 3 year grant of under £5,000 (per year)*
  • 3 year grant of £5,000 and above (per year)*

Organisations are required to register with the Council when they apply. This is done using the registration/application forms available to download on this page. Guidance notes are also available to assist applicants decide if the fund is appropriate for them and to help them register and apply.

The documents can also be picked up from Inclusive Communities office premises or you can request them by email or phone.

* 3 year grants applications are only open one in every three years

Note:  Only one year grants are available for the financial year 2019-2020.

Fund opens for applications Tuesday 23 April 2019.  Closing date Monday 13 May 2019 (close of business).

Page last updated: 18 April 2019