This quick guide gives a summary of our Charnwood Grants schemes.

For more information, please refer to the Charnwood Grants webpage.

If you wish to make an application you should read the relevant guidance notes in full. We occasionally update our guidance notes and application forms to help with clarity and completeness so please check our website to see the most up to date versions, this is important even if you have read our guidance or applied before.

Charnwood Community Grants

Maximum grant level

Up to £5,000

What the grant scheme covers

Funding for the activities of properly constituted Community and Voluntary Sector organisations and projects in Charnwood, including organisational running costs (for up to one year), and one off contributions for equipment costs for projects with community benefit.

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Community Facilities Grants

Maximum grant level

Up to £20,000 (maximum of 50% of the costs of any one Scheme)

What the grant scheme covers

Capital funding for Town and Parish Councils, and properly constituted Community. Voluntary Sector and Sports and Physical Activity organisations, to assist with the renovation, improvement and provision of community buildings (not available for maintenance).

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Member Grants

Maximum grant level

Minimum £250 per councillor, maximum.

£500 per councillor. Organisations can apply to more than one councilor in their ward, or councillors in other wards, if their project supports communities in more than one ward.

What the grant scheme covers

Funding for properly constituted community and voluntary organisations for projects which further the Council’s aims and actively assist the community to enjoy a better quality of life.  

Eligible projects include provision of equipment, community events/activities, specific projects. The schemes cannot provide funding towards running core costs.

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Other organisations that provide support

There are a number of other organisations that provide grant support. The following websites may help you to identify other suitable funding opportunities:

Last updated: Thu 1st April, 2021 @ 09:48