Community grants and funding

Community Renewal Fund – call for proposals

The Community Renewal Fund is a £220m government programme for projects supporting local businesses, helping people into employment and investing in skills, community and place. The deadline for submitting applications is midday, Thursday 20 May. Please let us know as soon as possible if you plan to bid.


Community grants help people carry out projects in their communities. These can be to improve surroundings or help people in need.

Make sure you read the criteria and application process carefully when applying for grants. Many applications fail simply because the application process was incorrectly carried out.

If you can, get someone to check your application to avoid any errors.

Types of community grants and funding available include: