|All the links in this section take you directly to a page that gives funding information and advice on how to apply or gives a link to a page that contains a range of funding opportunities for community groups.
£300 to more than £500,000 to community and voluntary groups and charities https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/funding
Wiltshire community foundation – apply for a grant. If you are a local charity or community group you can register for FREE to search for relevant grants and funders in your area. You can search by name, cause or locality.
Wiltshire community foundation eligibility for funding https://wiltshirecf.org.uk/node/175
Up to £500.These grants are intended to help communities wishing to start a new or maintain an existing basic computer skills activity. http://www.wiltshireonline.org/index.php/digital-inclusion/community-grants
The Local Community Projects Fund helps organisations based in local communities to deliver projects or provide equipment to people in need at the heart of our local communities. https://www.greggsfoundation.org.uk/grants/local-community-projects-fund
People’s Postcode Trust exists to try to make the world a better place through short-term, designated funding for projects that focus on the prevention of poverty, support healthy living initiatives and uphold human rights for some of society’s most vulnerable groups. It will also consider projects which help different communities come together for the benefit of their local area. http://www.postcodetrust.org.uk/applying-for-a-grant
It funds capital projects that provide community benefit that do not charge for access. Outdoor community spaces.
Information about local Tesco stores community champions and what can be offered to local communities. https://www.tescoplc.com/tesco-and-society/supporting-local-communities/supporting-at-a-local-store-level/
Wiltshire web page community area grants information http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/council/areaboards/areaboardscommunitygrantsscheme.htm
Crowdfunding is a way to raise money, awareness and support for a project, from the people around you. Crowdfunding enables people with great ideas to raise the money they need, in return for ‘rewards’. A quick 30 day time limited fund raising campaign. With JustGiving Crowdfunding, anyone can raise money to fund their own cause. If it benefits a friend in need, or a local community, JustGiving Crowdfunding can help you make it happen. http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/help/what-is-crowdfunding https://crowdfunding.justgiving.com/
Wiltshire funding advice newsletter ( not totally up to date as contains DEVELOP info) http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/sources-of-funding-advice-2016-17.pdf
This scheme is on offer to Community Transport groups who are in a good position to take on new services and are already operating in an enterprising way but need some support financially to develop capacity. ( from £5K to £20K)
The Rural Community Services grant programme has been set up to help rural communities develop initiatives to alleviate some of the difficulties they face, particularly the lack of access to services and the provision of infrastructure. Projects should make a contribution to growing the local economy and could include development of community buildings, public spaces, or cultural and tourism amenities. 40% match funding required http://www.communityfirst.org.uk/community-first-services/grants-and-funding/wiltshire-ct-development-fund/1639-wct-grants-and-loans
Funding Central is a leading funding website for charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises registered in England. providing unique access to thousands of grants, contracts and loan finance opportunities from local, national and EU funding sources, all in one place. “Funding Central picks out opportunities that other funding searches don’t. ”To use Funding Central you need to subscribe. We provide free access to smaller organisations and low cost access to larger organisations, individual users starting from £50 http://www.fundingcentral.org.uk/default.aspx
There are currently 12 Lottery funders who independently decide which projects have successfully applied for a grant. Each is independent of Government but has to follow guidelines when deciding who should receive National Lottery funding. http://www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/funding
The Landfill Communities Fund supports community, built heritage and environmental projects in the vicinity of landfill sites and / or landfill operator depots. The majority of Wiltshire & Swindon is covered by eligible catchment areas. Applications can be for any amount, but most range from £2,000 to £15,000.