Postcode Society Trust

Grants available for: Small groups and charities in the south of England
Size of grants given: £500 – £2,500 (up to £25,000 for registered charities, CIC and community benefit societies)
Deadline: 10th of every month until October 2022

Aims of Fund

To support smaller charities and good causes in the south of England to make a difference to their community for the benefit of people and planet.

Who can apply and how much can you apply for

You can apply for £500 – £2,500 if you are a:

  • Constituted voluntary group not registered with the charity commission
  • Excepted or exempted charity
  • Company limited by guarantee with an asset lock

You can apply for £500 – £25,000 if you are a

  • charity registered with the Charity Commission (England) or OSCR (Scotland)
  • Community interest company (CIC) with an asset lock
  • Charitable community benefit society

What can you apply for

Groups and projects that fall under the themes:

  • Improving mental wellbeing
  • Enabling community participation in the arts
  • Preventing or reducing the impact of poverty
  • Supporting marginalised groups and promoting equality
  • Improving biodiversity & green spaces
  • Enabling participation in physical activity
  • Responding to the climate emergency & promoting sustainability
  • Increasing community access to outdoor space

You can apply for funding for:

  • Project running costs
  • Capital equipment
  • Core organisational costs e.g. rent, staff salaries, governance and income generation costs
  • Unrestricted funding, if your organisation’s aims have a clear link to one of the Trust’s themes

For further details, download the funding guide.

How to apply

Use the online application form which is available on their website during the times the fund is open.

You can also download the questions in advance from their website.

Deadlines for application

Funding rounds open on the first of every month between February and October 2022. A limited number of applications are accepted, depending on the amount of money available in that round. The latest deadline for each round will be the 10th of the month, but rounds will close earlier if all the funding has already been allocated.

2022’s funding rounds are:

  • March 1st – 10th
  • April 1st – 10th
  • May 2nd – 10th
  • June 1st – 10th
  • July 1st – 10th
  • August 1st – 10th
  • September 1st -10th
  • October 3rd – 10th

Contact details

0131 322 9430

28 Charlotte Square
Edinburgh EH2 4ET

Last updated: 22/3/22 RL

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All Resource Centre information is available for free because we know small community groups have small budgets. However, we are a small charity, so if you are in a position to make a donation, it will help us to keep running this service into the future.