Brighton & Hove City Council Communities Fund: Engagement Fund

Grants available for: Community and voluntary groups in Brighton & Hove with annual income under £20,000
Size of grants given: Up to £2,000
Next deadline: 8th July 2022

Aims of Fund

Applications are open to groups that aim to improve wellbeing, build cohesion or promote fairness.

Who can apply

Not-for-profit organisations based in Brighton & Hove, with an annual income of under £20,000. The Engagement Fund supports groups to engage and empower local people, communities or neighbourhoods in the city.

If your group is already working with local communitites, or you are a larger organisation with an annual income of up to £100,000, you can apply to the Council’s Resilience Fund instead.

How much and what can you apply for

Up to £2,000 for the costs of running activities (project costs) or the general costs of keeping your organisation going (core costs).

Your activities must contribute to at least one of the following outcomes:

  • improving wellbeing
  • building cohesion
  • promoting fairness

How to apply

Applications must be made via the council’s Community Fund online portal. You can preview the questions in the application form on the Council’s website.

Deadlines for application

There are three funding rounds a year, usually in May, July and October. Funds must be spent by the end of the financial year in which they are granted.

Deadlines remaining for 2022 are:

Round 2 for part costs and later starts – 8 July 2022
Round 3 for final quarter costs – 14 October 2022

Contact details

Communities and Equality & Third Sector Team
01273 291114

Updated 12/5/22 RL

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