Grants for groups

Apply for money to help your charity or community group get ready for life after coronavirus

Apply for £500 to £5,000

You can apply for money from here if:

  • you work or volunteer for a charity or community group based in Somerset
  • your charity or community group usually has an annual income under £250,000
  • your charity or community group has been affected by coronavirus
Ask for money by Thursday 29 April 2021 and we’ll let you know if we can help you by 28 May 2021
Click here for more information and to apply

More chances to apply for money:

#ClubsInCrisis Fund:
You can apply for money from here if your group uses sport as a vehicle for social good for young people in your local area, and allows them to develop a range of life skills and knowledge that bring a benefit to not only the individual but also to their local community.

For this fund you can apply for work in Somerset, Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.
 
Apply for up to £2,021
Ask for money by Wednesday 19 May 2021 and we’ll let you know if we can help you by 9 July 2021.
 
Somerset West Lottery Community Fund
You can apply for money from here if your group supports people in Somerset West and Taunton. This money is from the Somerset West Lottery.
 
Apply for £250 to £1,500
Ask for money by 7 May 2021 and we’ll let you know if we can help you in the first week of June 2021.
Click here for more information and to apply
 
High Sheriff of Somerset Charitable Trust
You can apply for money from here to give young people in Somerset the opportunity to help combat crime and the cause of crime in their communities
 
Apply for £250 to £1,500
Ask for money by 10 May 2021 and we’ll let you know if we can help you in the middle of June 2021.
Click here for more information and to apply
 
High Sheriff of Somerset Charitable Trust - Neighbourhood & PCSO Policing Fund
You can apply for money from here to complement the work of Police Community Support Officers (PCSO) and Neighbourhood Constables within Neighbourhood Policing Teams
 
Apply for £250 - £5,000
Ask for money by 10 May 2021 and we’ll let you know if we can help you in the middle of June 2021.
Click here for more information and to apply
 
Churchstanton Community Fund
You can apply for money from here if your group helps people in Churchstanton Parish (Somerset West and Taunton). This money is from a local solar farm development.
 
Apply for up to £1,000
Ask for money by 14 May 2021 and we will let you know if we can help you by early June
 
Oake Sunshine Fund
You can apply for money from here if your group helps people in Oake Parish (Somerset West and Taunton). This money is from a local solar farm development.
 
Apply for £250-£2,000
Ask for money by 19 April 2021
 
Mendip Hills Fund:
You will be able to apply for money from here for projects that benefit communities and the environment of the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Beauty (AONB) and the area defined by the Mendip Hills National Character Area (NCA 141). This is a community fund set up to conserve and enhance the environment, communities and economy of the Mendip Hills.  
 
The amount you can apply for is not yet decided.
We expect to open this fund in Autumn 2021.

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