This page contains information for those who need grants to help them with local projects. The Parish Council often receives details of funding opportunities and when we do we will publish the details here.

The Parish Council also gives grants. You can download a grant application form by clicking on the link below, but please read our grants policy before applying.

Please note that, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the closing date for grant applications has been extended to 30 September 2020 so please continue to forward your grant applications to the Clerk.
Our grant appliction form is available as a Word document upon application to the Clerk at: clerk@oswestryrural-pc.gov.uk
 

 

Tesco Bags of Help Communities Fund

https://tescobagsofhelp.org.uk/tesco-community-grants/apply-for-a-bags-of-help-grant/

 

National Lottery Awards For All

https://www.tnlcommunityfund.org.uk/funding/under10k

 

Youth funding

For information about grand funding for youth projects,

 

Severn Trent Water Opens Up Community Funds

Severn Trent Water has opened a community fund of £10m which will be given to community groups and projects over the next five years. For more information please visit: https://www.stwater.co.uk/about-us/severn-trent-community-fund/

 

£ 2.2 Million Round of Funding for Community Pubs

Plunkett Foundation has announced the return of the More than a Pub programme, a new round of support and finance that will help community groups across England looking to take ownership of their local pub.

https://plunkett.co.uk/2-2-million-round-of-funding-for-community-pubs/

 

Fairer Funding Campaign

Sparse Rural represents rural local authorities and is campaigning for Fairer Funding for Rural Areas.

https://www.rsnonline.org.uk/fairer-funding-campaign

 

Landfill Communities Fund

SUEZ Communities Trust provides funds to not-for-profit organisations to undertake work that is eligible under the Landfill Communities Fund (LCF).

https://www.suezcommunitiestrust.org.uk/apply-for-funding/england/

 

Veolia Environmental Trust

We support community and environmental projects across England through the Landfill Communities Fund, using money provided to us by Veolia.

https://www.veoliatrust.org/

 

The world’s first platform for civic projects

Spacehive is the UK’s dedicated crowdfunding platform for places. https://www.spacehive.com/

 

Carriers for Causes

Carriers for Causes grants are available for good causes within two miles of a One Stop shop. Grants, of up to £1000 will be available to support projects that ‘benefit local communities – helping to improve lives and local places’.

https://www.groundwork.org.uk/Pages/Category/Carriers-for-Causes-uk

 

War Memorials Trust

War Memorials Trust grants support repair and conservation works undertaken following best conservation practice.

http://www.warmemorials.org/grants/

 

Rural Community Energy Fund

A funding scheme to support rural communities across England wanting to set up renewable energy projects in their area.

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/rural-community-energy-fund

 

Broadband

Some of the hardest-to-reach rural places in the UK are now eligible for government funding towards the cost of installing gigabit-capable* broadband to homes or businesses when part of a group project, thanks to the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme

https://gigabitvoucher.culture.gov.uk/rural/