Applying for a grant
Thank you for your interest in applying for a grant from Cornwall Community Foundation. You are in good company, we have awarded more than 652 grants to community groups during 2021 amounting to £2.2 million.
About our grants
We assess and award targeted grants to grassroots community groups, charities and social enterprises to support the people that need help most. If your community group or charity operates in Cornwall or the Isles of Scilly and you are supporting people in Cornwall we would like to learn more about your plans.
1. Our grant portal
Your next step in applying for a grant is by checking through our eligibility information and funding requirements below. If you are eligible, please complete an expression of interest form. It should take no more than ten minutes to complete.
We will then match your project funding requirements with our current funding opportunities and invite you to complete a full application or contact you for for further information.
Depending on application volumes it can take up to fifteen working days to come back to you, but usually it’s a lot sooner than that.
If you have several projects in mind over a similar timeframe, please indicate all of them in one Expression of Interest form.
Grants for groups range from £1,000 – £5,000.
FOR APPLICATION GUIDELINES, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
FOR THE EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FORM, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
2. We also have funds to support INDIVIDUALS, in particular for the following areas:
- Young carers
- Young people who are disadvantaged and at the edge of exclusion from school
- To support young people who are struggling with their mental health and wellbeing
- People struggling to stay warm and healthy during winter
- People who are in crisis
Grants for individuals range from £200 – £1,000.
TO APPLY FOR GRANTS TO INDIVIDUALS, PLEASE CLICK HERE.