Upcoming deadlines

A round up of grants with deadlines coming up in November so you can easily plan and coordinate your applications for the upcoming month.

Please read the Grant Guidelines of each opportunity before starting your application.

Heysham South Wind Farm Community Fund

Deadline 8 November | Up to £3,000 | Apply here

This fund provides grants to community groups, voluntary organisations and the local community in the area of the Heysham Wind Farm. The geographical boundaries for fund eligibility will normally be restricted to the parishes of Heaton-with-Oxcliffe, Heysham, Middleton and Overton.

Community groups, voluntary organisations and environmental projects that are charitable, educational or philanthropic are invited to apply. This might include but isn’t limited to:

  • Playgroups
  • Youth clubs
  • Sports clubs and facilities
  • The Scout and Guide Movement
  • Senior citizens clubs and activities
  • Village halls
  • Church halls
  • Local charities that benefit local people
  • Environmental projects
  • Schools (for non-statutory projects that are not normally funded by the Council)
  • Education, employment, training and skills development for unemployed people

Community Arts & Culture

Deadline 23 November | Up to £2,000 | Apply here

This fund is to support organisations seeking to develop and deliver high quality cultural experiences, which increase participation in the arts.

All projects will need to demonstrate impact against one or more of the following outcomes:

  • Enhanced opportunities for children and young people
  • Improved levels of wellbeing through engagement in community arts
  • Prioritise work with disadvantaged communities, and underrepresented groups e.g. disability, BAME, LGBT
  • Improved and enhanced skills for grant recipients to improve capacity, quality and sustainability of activity

Applications can be submitted at any time, the next panel is 7 December and all applications received before 23 November will go to this panel.

Community Sport & Physical Activity

Deadline 23 November | Up to £2,000 | Apply here

This fund is to support growth and strengthen the sustainability of community sports clubs and grassroots organisations who are providing opportunities for their communities to engage in physical activity on a regular basis.

All projects will need to demonstrate that they are:

  • Increasing participation in sport and/or physical activity (participants and volunteers) or
  • Sustaining participation in sport and/or physical activity

Applications can be submitted at any time, the next panel is 7 December and all applications received before 23 November will go to this panel.

Grants without deadlines

Community Grants, up to £5,000 for local organisations who are sustaining health and wellbeing, and reducing inequalities. Find out more.

Household Support, up to £10,000 for local organisations to support households who require crisis support. Find out more.

Poverty Hurts, up to £10,000 for local organisations working to support those affected most by poverty. Find out more.

Welcome Spaces, up to £3,000 for local organisations who will be open this winter for people to access a welcoming and warm space. Find out more.