Hall and Woodhouse Community Chest
Grants available for: Community groups in the South of England
Size of grants given: £300-£3,000
Next deadline: to be announced (expected to be spring 2024)
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
- Sports and social clubs
- Elderly and people with disabilities
- Health and social care
- Local arts and culture
- Conservation and the environment
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
- Professional assistance
- Specific project resources
- Operational costs
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
Deadlines for application
The fund usually opens once a year in Spring. Applications for 2023 are closed.
Contact detailsCommunity Chest Applications Hall & Woodhouse Ltd The Brewery Blandford St Mary Dorset DT11 9LS
Last updated: 27/7/23 RL