County Grants

Overview

The County Grants programme provides grants for smaller organisations working with disadvantaged people and communities in one of eight English counties.

Important note: Surrey – fund closed until 2018
All 2017 funds for work in Surrey have been allocated. This fund is now closed and will re-open at the beginning of 2018. The funds for the other counties are unaffected and remain open.

Key grant details
Grant Size: £500 – £20k (£10k max in any one year)
Length: 1-3 years (most grants are for 1-2 years)
Decision timescale:  3-6 months
Deadlines: None
Qualifying criteria

Please only apply for this grant if you meet the following criteria:

Organisation size: Up to £250k (up to £1m if activities are county-wide)
Location: Gloucestershire (inc Bristol and South Gloucestershire), Hampshire (inc Southampton and the Isle of Wight), Kent, Leicestershire, Suffolk, Surrey, East Sussex and West Sussex
Funding covers: Running costs, salaries, projects and small capital projects or expenditure
Organisation type: Small charities and not-for-profit organisations