There is a wide variety of grants to support people and communities. This section details some of the funding opportunities that may be available to you.

External funding

Funding for community and voluntary groups is available from several sources.

Financial resilience grants

We're looking for innovative approaches to build resilience in households which are at risk of financial hardship. Applications for this funding must be received by 12 noon, Friday 14 November 2014.

Grants to voluntary organisations

Grants range from small amounts for schemes to support social inclusion, funds for payment of non-domestic rates bills and larger sums for schemes designed to build stronger communities.

Improving open spaces

Known as Section 106 grants, money is available for the improvement of local open spaces, sport and recreation facilities. Grants are awarded four times a year.

Sustainable development grants

Sustainable development grants are no longer available from the Council but there are some other organisations which may be able to advise you.

Last Updated: 31/12/2015