Grant Funding Programmes


As part of our role as the Area Lead Organisation we run a number of grant programmes for projects, events and activities provided in Areas 2, 4 and 5


For details about our grant funding programmes and guidance on how to apply please call Van Henry, our Area Partnership Manager on 0115 964 8354 or email:


Play and Youth Programme

To be updated


Employment and Skills

To be updated


School Holiday Grants 2019-20

Local VCS groups can apply for funding to provide activities during all school holidays throughout the year. 


Local Priorities Community Grants 2019-20 

  • Following recent consultation with our Delivery Partners we have updated our priorities. Please note that these criteria will underpin all grants awarded in 2019:-


  • Loneliness & isolation- especially amongst Senior Citizens
  • Translation/conversational English support - particularly among the new and emerging communities (i.e. African, Eastern European and Roma);
  • Community Cohesion - tension between new and existing communities, issues between students & permanent residents plus inter-generational differences;
  • General Health & Wellbeing - including physical, emotional and mental health 
  • Training & Support -  qualifications and re-skilling for unemployed residents
  • Volunteering & Work Experience - maximising local opportunities and increasing the quality 


Other Funding

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