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The community grants scheme is open to local voluntary and community groups which fit the definition of a community organisation and meet the aims of our Community Strategy

The closing date for applications (for the next financial year April 2021 to March 2022) is Friday 4 September 2020.

View our criteria for the grants scheme and policy statement on voluntary sector support.

Grant support is available for both capital funding, such as the purchase of equipment or one-off community projects, and revenue funding, such as salaries and rent. 

The summary of recent grant support awarded sets out the organisations receiving funding along with the amount and purpose.