Grants for groups

We run a range of grant programmes for groups in Somerset. These are summarised below and each one has a link that will take you to more information and an application form.
 
Name: Foundation Grants
Aim: Our main grant programme. Funding is available for most types of community activity or project.
Area: Somerset
Size: £250-£5,000
Next deadline: 8 February 2019
Status:Open (follow the link to apply)
 
Name: Nationwide Building Society Community Grants
Aim: Grants of up to £50,000 for local housing projects that strengthen the local community. 
Area: Somerset
Size: £10,000 - £50,000
Next deadline: 7 December 2018
StatusOpen (follow the link to apply)
  
Name: Somerset Crimebeat Trust
Aim: The high Sheriff’s charity. Grants that give young people the opportunity to help combat crime and the cause of crime in their communities
Area: Somerset
Size: £250-£1,500
Next deadline: 15 February 2019
Status: Open (follow the link to apply)
 
Name: Oake Sunshine Fund
Aim: Community grants from a local solar farm development
Area: Oake Parish (Taunton Deane)
Size: £250-£2,000
Next deadline: 19 April 2019
StatusOpen (follow the link to apply)
 
Name: Burnham & Weston Energy Sunshine Fund
Aim: Community grants from a local solar farm development
Area: Burnham-on-Sea to Weston-super-Mare
Size: £250-£2,500
Next deadline: TBC
StatusOpening soon (follow the link for more information)
 
Name: Churchstanton Community Fund
Aim: Community grants from a local solar farm development
Area: Churchstanton Parish (Taunton Deane)
Size: £250-£1,000
Next deadline: TBC
Status: Closed
 
Name: Mendip Hills Fund
Aim: Grants to conserve and enhance the environment, communities and economy of the Mendip Hills.
Area: Mendip Hills AONB
Size: £250-£2,000
Next deadline: TBC
Status: Closed
 
Name: Taunton Youth & Community Centre Fund
Aim: Capital projects benefitting young people in Taunton Deane
Area: Taunton Deane
Size: Up to £2,000
Next deadline: TBC
Status: Closed
 
Name: Taunton Deane Borough Council VCS Small Grants Fund
Aim: Grants of up to £1,000 for groups in Taunton Deane
Area: Taunton Deane
Size: Up to £1,000
Next deadline: TBC
Status: Closed
 
Name: Somerset West Lottery – Local Community Fund
Aim: Awarding grants from the Somerset West Lottery to local groups in Taunton Deane and West Somerset
Area: Taunton Deane and West Somerset
Size: Up to £1,000
Next deadline: TBC
Status: Closed
 
Name: #iwill fund (previously the Youth Social Action Fund)
Aim: Awarding grants from the Big Lottery Fund / Office for Civil Society. Grants to promote volunteering, fundraising and campaigning amongst young people.
Area: Somerset
Size: £1,000-£5,000
Next deadline: TBC
Status: Closed
 
Name: Anne Dodgson Memorial Fund
Aim: Small grants to access science education through astronomy
Area: Somerset
Size: £250-£500
Next deadline: TBC
Status: Closed
 
 

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