Hall and Woodhouse Community Chest

Grants available for: Community groups in the South of England
Size of grants given:£300-£3,000
Next deadline: 5th May 2017

Aims of Fund

The ethos of the Community Chest is:

  • Working together towards improving both facilities and the lives of residents in the community.
  • Promoting, encouraging and supporting community involvement.
  • Offering access funds to local voluntary groups with clearly identified needs.

Who can apply

Applications are welcome from any voluntary or community organisation or group with a local interest that is based or works in the south of England, from Devon to Kent and north to Bath, Bristol and London.

  • Grants could be made in the following areas:
  • Youth work and activities
  • Pre-schools
  • Elderly or disabled
  • Health and social care
  • Local arts
  • Conservation and the environment
  • Animal care
  • Local community

Applications will not be considered from national organisations or those that are profit making or political.

How much and what can you apply for

Groups can apply for grants of amounts between £300 and £3,000 to help them achieve their aims. Grants could be awarded for:

  • Equipment, furniture
  • Training
  • Transport
  • Professional assistance
  • Specific project resources

Applications will be judged on the following criteria:

Need: Is there a real need for this project? Does your project or organisation really improve the lives of local residents or is it nice to have?

Own efforts: What efforts have you made to help your own organisation? How much money have you raised for your project or organisation?

Difference: How much more money is needed to make the project a reality? Will a grant of up to £3,000 enable the project to happen?

How to apply

Apply using their online form or download a PDF application form to print out and fill in by hand. We can print one for you at the Resource Centre.

Deadlines for application

5th May 2017. Decisions will be announced in September 2017.

Contact details

Community Chest Applications
Hall & Woodhouse Ltd
The Brewery
Blandford St Mary
Dorset
DT11 9LS
www.hall-woodhouse.co.uk/giving-back-to-the-community/community-chest

Date & initials

6/4/17 RR