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Apply for funding for your charity or not-for-profit organisation

​Find out what funding is available for charities and not-for-profit organisations and complete the application form.

Applications are now open for our main grants programme

Our main grants programme is open for applications from charities and not-for-profit organisations in the borough.

Who is eligible

You can apply for funding if you:

  • are an existing charity or not-for-profit in the borough
  • run activities that will mainly benefit residents in the borough.

How much funding is available

  • If you are applying for a grant to support the overall operation of your organisation, there is no limit to how much you can apply for.
  • If you are applying for annual funding, the maximum funding available is £35,000 a year.

What you can use the funding for

You can use the grants to provide services under one of the following themes:

  • strong and cohesive communities
  • communities that care
  • access to advice
  • widening access to arts and sports.

For more detailed information on what you should use the funding for, download the guidance document below.

When to apply by

You must submit your funding application by Sunday 3 February 2019.

How to apply

  1. Read the application guidance document.
  2. Complete the application form at the end of the guidance document.
  3. Submit your application and supporting documents. You need to login before you can submit your application. If you don’t have an account, click ‘Submit your application’ and follow the steps to create your account.

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