Available grants

Fund

Type

Status

Maximum

Opening

Deadlines

Albert Van Den Bergh / Jane Hartley Fund

For the benefit of Newquay and surrounding areas.

Core costs & project costs

open

£250 - £2,500

01/01/2018

13/12/2018

Applications to this fund will be reviewed on the 24th January 2019

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Bude Fund

This fund welcomes applications from projects in and around the Bude area.

Core costs & project costs

open

01/01/2018

Over £1,000 and under £1,000 applications will be viewed on the 4th Monday of every month

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Boyton Solar and Wind Farms Community Fund

For the benefit of the Boyton parish

Core costs & project costs

open

Grants range from £250 - £1,000 (higher awards can be made at the panel's discretion)

01/01/2018

29/03/2019

The panel will be reviewing applications on the 29th April 2019

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China Clay Area Community Fund

For the benefit of St Austell, Fowey, St Enoder, St Dennis, St Stephens, St Mewan, Luxulyan, Lanlivery, St Blazey, Tywardreath and Treverbyn

Core costs & project costs

open

Awards range from £250 - £1,000

01/01/2018

13/12/2018

Applications to this fund will be reviewed on the 24th January 2019

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Clare Milne Trust

The Clare Milne Trust supports disability projects in Cornwall

Project costs

open

Grants of up to £1,500 are available for groups in Cornwall running smaller projects and are administered by CCF.

01/01/2018

13/12/2018

Over £1,000 applications will be reviewed at panel on the 24/01/2019, under £1,000 applications will be viewed on the 4th Monday of every month

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Cornwall Business Club Fund

The fund has 4 priorities which are: improving community spaces, providing a service the whole community can benefit from, business and communities working together and charitable organisations who support children and young people

Project costs

open

Awards range from £500 to £3,000

01/01/2018

01/02/2019

The panel will be reviewing applications on the 14th March 2019

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Crisis Fund

Enables charitable organisations to hold a pot of funds to distribute small grants to individuals in crisis

Individuals

open

Charitable organisations reaching people in Crisis can apply for £250 to distribute small amounts, usually £30 or less to a maximum of £90 when there is a need for immediate help, to alleviate destitution or poverty.

01/01/2018

Open all year round

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Crisis Fund, St Martin in the Fields Vicar’s Relief Fund

A grant can only be made by a sponsor or agency organisation, working to alleviate and prevent homelessness on behalf of the people they are supporting.

Individuals

open

The maximum award available is £250.00

01/01/2018

Open all year round

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Duke of Cornwall’s Benevolent Fund

For young carers aged 18 or under where their duties go beyond what would be expected for a person of their age. An application for a grant must be made by an organisation for the benefit of any young carer resident in Cornwall or the Isles of Scilly who requires support.

Individuals

open

The maximum amount that you can apply for is £200 per carer

Open all year round, applications are considered at the end of each month at the latest

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Emily Bolitho Trust

To support the wellbeing of individuals, especially those faced with hardship through poor health or low income living within the old borough of Penzance including Gulval, Mousehole, Paul, Newlyn, Ludgvan, Marazion and Madron

Individuals

open

Grants are awarded up to £500

01/01/2018

Applications for individuals will be processed within 5 working days and we will aim to inform the sponsor agency within 10 working days of the outcome.

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Eddie and Vanessa George Memorial Fund

The fund is to specifically help groups train in information technology

Project costs

open

Awards range from £250 - £1,000

01/01/2018

13/12/2018

Applications will be reviewed at panel on the 24th January 2019

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Jack Moon and Lors Trust Fund

Voluntary activities in Lostwithiel and St Winnow that help to maintain the traditions and culture of these communities.

Project costs

open

Awards range from £250 - £500

01/04/2018

Applications will be reviewed quarterly with no specific deadline dates

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Luxulyan Community Fund

The Luxulyan Parish Community Fund supports community projects within the parish of Luxulyan. Organisations residing outside of this area can apply on the condition that a large percentage of beneficiaries attending the project reside within Luxulyan and this can be evidenced.

Core costs & project costs

open

Grants range from £250 to £2,000. Larger sums maybe awarded in exceptional circumstances.

01/01/2018

07/11/2018

Applications will be reviewed by the panel on the 12/12/2018

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Manor Solar Farm Fund

For the benefit of Charlestown, Grampound with Creed, St Ewe, St Mewan, St Dennis, St Stephen-in-Brannel, Sticker, Treverbyn and central St Austell

Core costs & project costs

open

Awards range from £250 to £5,000

01/01/2018

11/03/2019

The panel will be reviewing applications on the 15/04/2019

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Nationwide Building Society Community Grants

The Nationwide Community Grants programme awards up to £500,000 across eight UK regions annually and is looking for local housing projects that will strengthen the local community by supporting the most vulnerable, finding new approaches to increasing the supply of housing or by reinventing renting for both tenants and landlords.

Project costs

open

Grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 are available. 

29/10/2018

07/12/2018

Grants will be awarded after 19th February 2019

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North Petherwin Community Fund

For the parish of North Petherwin.

Core costs & project costs

open

Grants range from £250 to £2,000. Larger sums maybe awarded in exceptional circumstances.

01/01/2018

Open all year round

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Penwith and the Isles of Scilly Area Fund

This fund supports community projects in the old borough of Penwith including the Isles of Scilly.

Project costs

open

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

01/01/2018

13/12/2018

Applications to this fund will be reviewed on the 24th January 2019

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Papillon Fund

For the benefit of St Thomas and South Petherwin. Out of area applications maybe considered on the condition the beneficiaries attending the project reside within the listed parishes (evidence of this will be required).

Core costs & project costs

open

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

01/01/2018

28/09/2018

The panel will be reviewing applications in November, date to be confirmed

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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.

01/01/2018

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

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Surviving Winter Fuel Fund

The Surviving Winter Fund aims to raise money to offer financial support to the people at the most risk in Cornwall, helping them to stay warm, active and healthy. Grants are made to charitable organisations and agencies throughout Cornwall over the winter for distribution to people on low incomes, who struggle to heat their home and maintain a reasonable quality of life during the winter.

Individuals

open

Organisations can apply for a sum of between £200 and £1,000

29/11/2018

These funds are for distribution in the winter months only and should be spent no later than the 31st March 2019

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Tampon Tax Community Fund

This funding programme is allocating funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to projects that improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls. Grants of between £5,000 and £10,000 are available, for a duration of 12 months.

Core costs & project costs

closed

£10,000 (average grant award is £5,000)

01/09/2018

26/10/2018

The Grant Panel meeting to decide awards will be held on the 28th November 2018

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Trenouth Solar Farm Fund

For the benefit of  St Ervan, St Issey, St Eval and St Merryn

Core costs & project costs

open

Awards range from £250 to £2,500. Larger sums can be awarded in exceptional circumstances.

01/01/2018

13/12/2018

Over £1,000 applications will be reviewed at panel on the 24/01/2019, under £1,000 applications will be viewed on the 4th Monday of every month

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United Downs Geothermal Community Fund

For the benefit of Gwennap, St Day, Carharrack and Lanner

Core costs & project costs

open

Awards range from £250 to £2,500. Higher awards can be made at the panel's discretion.

15/08/2018

31/01/2019

The panel will meet to make a decision on applications received by the deadline, on 28 February 2019. Any applications received after the deadline will be reviewed at later panel meetings.

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Worval Foundation

The Worval Foundation aims to provide opportunities for young disadvantaged people, primarily aged between 10-15 years of age but not exclusively, who are on the edge of exclusion from school or are finding it hard to cope, possibly due to an illness, learning difficulties or life circumstances. This fund wishes to make a life changing impact on the young people. An application for a grant must be made by an organisation for the benefit of any young person resident in Cornwall or the Isles of Scilly who requires support.

Individuals

open

The demand on all our funds is high. Amounts awarded are at the discretion of the fund holders. For guidance, the average grant award is £2,000.00.

27/03/2018

07/09/2018

Applications to this fund will be reviewed on the 15th October 2018

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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, science, voluntary service and enterprise – 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 £200 - £1,000

04/02/2019

The next Panel meeting to decide awards will be held on the 18th March 2019. You can submit an application at any time and it will be reviewed at the next available round.

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#iwill Fund (formerly Youth Social Action Fund)

Grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 are available to support projects in Cornwall that engage young people in volunteering and other activities that both benefit their communities and develop their skills.

Project costs

closed

Grants range between £1,000 and £5,000.

01/01/2018

06/08/2018

The panel will be reviewing applications on the 03/09/2018

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BBC Radio Cornwall Appeal

The BBC Radio Cornwall Appeal is a fund run in partnership between BBC Radio Cornwall and Cornwall Community Foundation. Its aim is to support community and social cohesion in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Core costs & project costs

closed

BBC Radio Cornwall are welcoming applications requesting £1,000 only

09/07/2018

05/08/2018

Applications will be reviewed at panel on the 18th September 2018

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Benefiting Older People Fund (BOP)

The Benefiting Older People (BOP) makes awards to support projects that improve the quality of life for older people

Project costs

closed

Awards range from £250 - £1,000

01/01/2018

09/08/2018

Closed

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Caradon Area Community Fund (CACF)

For the benefit of St Cleer, St Neot, Lanteglos, St Veep, Duloe, Lansallos, Pelynt, Dobwalls, Liskeard, Lynher, Menheniot, St Ive, Looe, St Martin, Deviock, Sheviock, St Germans, Rame Peninsula, Saltash, Landrake, St Dominick, Calstock and Callington

Core costs & project costs

closed

Awards range from £250 - £3,000

01/01/2018

22/10/2018

The panel will be reviewing applications on the 03/12/2018

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Cornwall Crimebeat

The purpose of the fund, in brief, is to support crime reduction activities and in so doing to reduce crime.

Core costs & project costs

closed

Grants will be offered of up to £5,000

01/01/2018

We request an expression of interest form is completed in the first instance and you will be invited to apply by the panel where they feel your project meets their criteria

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Comic Relief Core Strength Fund for Local Communities

The aim is to provide funding for groups’ core costs - meaning expenditure that is not connected to delivering projects but focusing on investing in the organisation as a whole, such as basic running costs. Comic Relief know securing core funding can be tough and want to use this programme to help support those doing much needed work in their local communities.

Core costs

closed

Grants range between £1,000 and £5,000.

01/01/2018

07/05/2018

Applications will be reviewed by the panel on the 18/06/2018

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Cornwall Glass Fund

Celebrating 40 years this year, Cornwall Glass would like to mark this milestone by offering the support of up to £400 to 40 community groups within Cornwall and Isles of Scilly. This year, the fund aims to support community and social cohesion in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Core costs & project costs

closed

Small grants up to £400

01/01/2018

23/07/2018

Please note the Grant Panel meeting has been changed and applications will be reviewed at a Panel meeting on the 24th September 2018

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Donor Directed Fund

This fund welcomes applications from projects that enable young people, with limited life opportunities, the chance to achieve, this could include ex-offenders, those suffering from poor mental health, young people in care etc.
The Fund Holders would also like to welcome applications from frontline crisis support organisations such as Foodbanks and Soup Kitchens.

Project costs

closed

The demand on all our funds is high. Amounts awarded are at the discretion of the fund holders. For guidance, the average grant award is £5,000.00.

01/01/2018

Deadline and panel dates: Applications are reviewed quarterly in January, April, August and December.

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East Langford Solar Farm Fund

For the benefit of Kilkhampton, Launcells and Morwenstow

Core costs & project costs

closed

Awards range from £250 to £5,000. Higher awards can be made at the panel's discretion.

01/01/2018

03/09/2019

Applications to this fund will be reviewed on the 8th October 2019

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Emily Bolitho Trust

To support organistaions that provide services to those facing hardship. Area of benefit is the old borough of Penzance including Gulval, Mousehole, Paul, Newlyn, Ludgvan, Marazion and Madron

Project costs

closed

Grant awards vary depending on the need, please check with grants team before applying

The Emily Bolitho Fund is currently concentrating on supporting individuals

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Goonhilly Wind Farm Community Fund

For the benefit of groups based in and for the benefit of people in the TR12 poscode area

Project costs

closed

Grants range from £250 to £5,000. Higher grants might be awarded at the panels discretion.

01/01/2018

18/03/2019

Applications to this fund will be reviewed on the 29th April 2019

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Howton Solar Farm Fund

For the benefit of Pillaton, Landrake and St Erney, St Mellion, St Dominick and Saltash

Core costs & project costs

closed

Grants range from £250 to £5,000

01/01/2018

01/10/2018

Applications to this fund will be reviewed on the 5th November 2018

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Lord St Levan Fund

The Lord St Levan Fund is aimed at community groups supporting projects that relieve hardship, poverty and crisis intervention in Cornwall. A small proportion would be payable for cultural and musical purposes.

Project costs

closed

Grants range from £250 to £5,000

01/04/2018

09/08/2018

Closed

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Mental Health Fund for Children and Young People

The Mental Health Fund for Children and Young People aims to provide opportunities to support children and young people, aged between 5-25 years, in order to supress the onset of loneliness, isolation, anxiety and ultimately depression. This fund wishes to make a life changing impact on the lives of young people at a critical stage in their development to prevent further poor mental health.

Project costs

closed

The demand on all our funds is high. Amounts awarded are at the discretion of the fund holders. For guidance, the average grant award is £1,000.00

10/07/2018

29/10/2018

Applications to this fund will be reviewed on the 13th December 2018

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Mining District in Cornwall

For the parishes within the former Kerrier district including Camborne, Redruth and Hayle.

Project costs

closed

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

01/01/2018

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

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Trewithen Fund

This fund welcomes applications from projects enabling volunteers to assist young people who are not achieving their full potential.

Project costs

closed

 The demand on all our funds is high. Amounts awarded are at the discretion of the fund holders. For guidance, the average grant award is £3,000.00

11/07/2018

07/09/2018

Applications will be reviewed at panel on 12th October

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