The community facilities grants scheme is currently closed for applications.

The Community facilities grants scheme can award funding of up to £20,000, to a maximum of 50% of the cost of a project.

This scheme supports the renovation, improvement and provision of community buildings, including fitting out and provision of facilities for people with disabilities, (but not routine maintenance).

This grants scheme is available for applications from all Charnwood Voluntary and Community Sector organisations, including Sports Clubs and Physical Activity groups.

For further information, advice or assistance please contact Grants Administration.

Applying for community facilities grants

All eligible applications are assessed against the criteria for this grant scheme - our Cabinet determines community facilities grants and applications.

Please read the guidance webpage and get in touch with the VCS Development Officer BEFORE you complete the application form. The officer will be able to advise you on whether your project is eligible and what information is required for a strong application.

Contact details below:

VCS Development Officer

Tina Robinson

07710 068 920

Applicants are advised to submit their applications as early as possible rather than waiting until the deadline, this will give us more opportunity to ask for further information if we need it to make a proper assessment.

How to apply

Please read the guidance notes in full before you complete the application form. Applicants are advised to submit their applications as early as possible rather than waiting until the deadline, this will give us more opportunity to ask for further information if we need it to make a proper assessment. 

Community Facilities Grants - Applicant Guidance Notes

Please use the online form below to make an application. Guidance on how to complete the application form can also be found below:

Apply for a Community Facilities Grant

Application Form Guidance - Charnwood Community Facilities Grant

2023/24 grant application deadlines and decision dates

2023/24

Application deadline

Decision Date

Round 1

5pm, Friday May 12, 2023

Thursday July 13, 2023

Round 2

5pm, Friday September 15, 2023

Thursday November 16, 2023

Last updated: Wed 1st November, 2023 @ 11:09