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Funding to develop your organisation

This fund offers up to £10,000 to support the development of groups and projects which offer preventative, community-based services. The fund aims to help communities to build capacity, in order to empower and encourage self-help resulting in a reduction in reliance on Council and other public services. Eligible organisations who are keen to develop their organisation both in terms of increasing capacity/reach and/or providing new opportunities for communities will be able to apply for funding to assist with developing community based projects and activities.

How to apply

It is important that you read the guidance document for this grant, this gives you all the information you need to decide whether this is the right grant for you and will help you to ensure that your application is eligible. Tips for completing your application are also available to help you fill in your application form.

Applications can be submitted at any time by emailing grant.applications@telford.gov.uk.

If you are successful in your application you will be asked to complete a short monitoring form to tell us about the difference the grant has made. You will also be provided with guidance on communications to give you ideas on how you can let people know about your project. 

A grant-making foundation, which aims to support charities and projects that are particularly focused on building community and on empowering participants to reach their potential.

Visit the Imagine Foundation website

Offers grants to support with long-term core costs or to strengthen organisational development. 

Visit the Lloyds Bank Foundation website

Supporting new projects to get off the ground which will directly improve the lives of local people or communities, especially those that are vulnerable or disadvantaged.

Visit the Morrisons Foundation website

A variety of grants including supporting disadvantaged young people transition to adulthood, migration and integration, arts based learning, access and participation and nurturing ideas and people.

Visit the Paul Hamlyn Foundation website

Supports organisations contributing to the common good and social change in education, society, faith and care through running costs, developing policy, advocacy and research and expansion.

Visit the Porticus website

Supporting the start up, development and sustainability of community businesses.

Visit the Power to Change website

Grants to individual ambitious and inspirational leaders of organisations, to improve the lives of disadvantaged young people by supporting leaders with innovative and scalable social ideas.

Visit the Shackleton Foundation website

Helping grassroots groups and organisations that are passionate about making life better for others to continue to grow and develop.

Visit the Skipton Charitable Foundation website

Supporting community-based organisations who work directly with older people who need some form of extra support to make everyday living that bit easier.

Visit the Dunhill Medical Trust website

Offers development funding and strategic support to early-stage charities and social enterprises.

Visit The Fore Trust website

Supports smaller groups, embedded in their communities, which work directly with people who are on the edges of mainstream society, encouraging inclusion, integration and independence.

Visit The Tudor Trust website

Last updated: 13/04/2022 14:58

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