Grants available

Our Grant Portal

Below are details of the funds that we currently have available and open to receive applications.

Click on the ‘+’ next to ‘Click to expand’ to filter the list according to search for funds that align with the work of your group or project.

Our Expression of Interest portal is temporarily closed while we are making some important changes to our application process which we hope will improve your experience of applying to us. It will re-open again in May.

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Fund

Type

Status

Maximum

Opening

Deadlines

Cornwall Glass Fund

This year Cornwall Glass is welcoming applications from organisations which support people in one of the priorities below:
- In work poverty/working poor
- Lack of opportunities
- Rural isolation
- Housing
- Environment

Core costs & project costs

open

Grants range from £500 - £1,500.

21/03/2024

29/04/2024

The next awarding panel meeting is to be arranged

More info & apply

Crisis Fund

Enables charitable organisations to hold a pot of funds to distribute small grants to individuals in crisis. Charitable organisations reaching people in Crisis can apply for an initial £500 to distribute small amounts, usually no more than £200 when there is a need for immediate help, to alleviate destitution or poverty. Top-up requests can be requested after the initial reporting has been received.

Individuals

open

Charitable organisations can apply for an initial £500 to distribute small amounts, usually no more than £200

01/01/2021

Open all year round

More info & apply

Goonhilly Wind Farm Community Fund

Supports good local causes in the TR12 postcode with a clear sustainability plan. Grants will range from £1,000 to £10,000. This fund will not support 100% project costs and would expect to see a contribution made by the group applying.

Project costs

open

Grants range from £1,000 to £10,000. Higher grants might be awarded at the panels discretion.

21/03/2024

15/04/2024

The panel is to be arranged.

More info & apply

Ruth Burden Community Trust

For the benefit of Launceston South and Central, Lawhitton, South Petherwin and Lezant.

Core costs & project costs

open

Awards range from £250 to £1,000. Larger sums can be awarded in exceptional circumstances.

01/03/2024

Applications will be acknowledged upon receipt and decisions will be made monthly.

More info & apply

SWEF

SWEF is a new fund aiming to support a variety of young Cornish people aged between 18 - 30 years old who do not have the initial starter funds to get their business ideas off the ground. The fund is for 2 sets of young people:
1. Those who have already shown some initiative in getting their new business off the ground
2. Those who have an idea and need some funding to get their idea off the ground.

Individuals

open

Grants range from £200 to £2,000, donations will vary depending on individual requirements

25/01/2022

Applications will be reviewed on a monthly basis

More info & apply

Young and Talented Cornwall Creative Writing Award

The Young & Talented Cornwall Creative Writing Award aims to support and encourage young writers in Cornwall, between the ages of 16 and 23. They are especially hoping to support those from disadvantaged and challenging backgrounds.

Individuals

open

Mentoring with an established writer for one year, £150 worth of books and up to £1,000 cash award

08/04/2024

14/07/2024

The next awarding panel meeting will be in September

More info & apply

Cornwall Women’s Fund

The Cornwall Women's Fund aims to support community projects in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly where women and girls will be the main beneficiaries, and to inspire ambition and enable achievement.

Project costs

closed

Grants range from £500 to a maximum of £5,000

06/02/2023

More info & apply

Welcome Fund

The Welcome Fund offers financial support to local organisations and community groups supporting refugees in Cornwall including those seeking asylum.

Core costs, project costs & individuals

closed

Grants range from £500 - £5,000

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis

More info & apply

Young and Talented Cornwall Spirit of Trevithick Award

If you are a young innovator in Cornwall, in Science and Technology and Engineering and Maths, the Young & Talented Cornwall Spirit of Trevithick Award is here to help you achieve your goals. Priority will be given to individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Individuals

closed

Mentoring with a leading STEM business and up to £2,000 cash award

17/01/2024

22/03/2024

The next awarding panel meeting will be mid April

More info & apply

Young and Talented Cornwall

The Young and Talented Fund, now headed by Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall Colonel Edward Bolitho OBE, strives to help those young individuals who have demonstrated an outstanding talent in a particular field – such as sport, the arts and science – but are struggling to achieve their ambition or progress in their chosen career because of hardship or disability.

Individuals

closed

Although larger sums are sometimes given, most grants are in the range £500 - £1,500

14/11/2023

11/02/2024

The next awarding panel will be on 8th April

More info & apply

Our grant portal

Our Expression of Interest portal is temporarily closed while we are making some important changes to our application process which we hope will improve your experience of applying to us. It will re-open again in May.

closed

More info & apply