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.  We will keep you updated about when this will reopen.

Please contact grants@cornwallfoundation.com if you have any funding enquiry. Please let us know your location, how much funding you require and for what purpose, and if you are a registered charity, a community group or a social enterprise.

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Status

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Commissioner Community Grant Scheme 2024

The overarching aim of the Police and Crime Plan is to support safe, resilient and connected communities and it outlines five priorities as key to achieving this. For 2024, the Commissioner's Community Grants Fund will focus particularly on crime prevention initiatives to make community spaces safer and education and/or activities for people with drug and alcohol issues.

Project costs

open

The grants range from £1000 - £5000

13/06/2024

22/07/2024

The panel meet in August

More info & apply

Howton Solar Farm Fund

For community projects in the areas of Pillaton, Landrake & St Erney, St Mellion, St Dominick and Saltash.

Core costs & project costs

open

Grants range from £1000 to £5,000

16/07/2024

26/08/2024

The panel will be reviewing applications in October 2024

More info & apply

Sedel-Collings Foundation

The Sedel-Collings Foundation aims to support local voluntary sector and community groups in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, working to improve the lives of the people in their communities. This fund has been established specially to support small charities and community groups working to address loneliness, disadvantage and to support the supporters.

Core costs & project costs

open

£10,000

01/07/2024

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis

More info & apply

Young & Talented Cornwall All Talent Award

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

open

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

10/05/2024

28/07/2024

The next awarding panel meeting is to be arranged

More info & apply

Young & 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

16/08/2024

The next awarding panel meeting will be in September

More info & apply

Young & 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

open

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

10/05/2024

30/09/2024

The next awarding panel meeting is to be arranged

More info & apply

Cost of Living Crisis Fund for Individuals

The aim of the fund is to provide crisis support to vulnerable residents and families struggling to afford food, energy and water bills.

Individuals

open

The grants range from £500 - £5000

29/04/2024

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis

More info & apply

Marine Environment Fund

The Marine Environment Fund is focused on stimulating widespread community education and engagement in marine environmental action and research across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Project costs

open

£1,000 - £5,000

26/04/2024

Open all year round

More info & apply

SWEF Enterprise Fund

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.

Individuals

open

Grants are awarded up to £2,000

25/01/2022

Applications will be reviewed on a monthly basis

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. We will keep you updated when it is due to reopen.

closed

More info & apply