Community grants and funding

Community Environmental Development Fund

This Community Environmental Development Fund supports communities and makes a real difference to the quality of life of people living in Thurrock. The deadline for grant applications is 11:59pm, Sunday 18 September 2022.

Small grants

Grays Recreational and Charitable Trust can give from £10,000 to £12,000 a year to sports clubs and organisations in Thurrock to help more people play sport.

To apply for funds, email:

Grays Recreational and Charitable Trust


Thurrock Arts Council, Thurrock Sports Council and Thurrock Scouts Council all have small grants available and contact details for these can be obtained from:

Community development


Small Sparks Matching Funds offers funding for new one-off community projects run by groups or individuals. To find out more, go to the Thurrock CVS: Small Sparks web page.