Grants for groups

We run a range of grants programmes for community groups and charities in Wiltshire and Swindon including several managed on behalf of other funders

Our grants support projects that improve people’s lives Wiltshire and Swindon. We focus on supporting grassroots and small to medium-sized organisations that are working with people on low incomes. A full list of our current grant programmes is below.

If you have any further questions or would like advice on how to apply you can contact the Grants Team on 01380 738985 or by email info@wiltshirecf.org.uk.

Community Grants

Grants of up to £5,000 per year for up to three years

Our community grants programme supports projects  that improve people's lives in Wiltshire and Swindon. We prioritise applications from grassroots and small to medium-sized organisations that are working with people on low incomes.

Open for applications

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Science Museum Group Wroughton Solar Park Sustainable Futures Grants

Grants of up to £20,000

This programme supports charitable and community activities that focus on science, technology, engineering, maths and the environment such as renewable energy, ecology or habitat conservation.

This programme opens for applications on 5 September

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Science Museum Group Wroughton Solar Park Supporting Communities Grants

Grants of up to £2,500

This programme supports projects which will improve the lives of people living in the parish areas of: Wroughton, Chiseldon, Clyffe Pypard, Broad Town, Broad Hinton, Ogbourne St George, Ogbourne St Andrew, Aldbourne and Baydon.

This programme opens for applications on 5 September

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Welcome Fund Programme

The Welcome programme will help local voluntary sector and community groups to deliver a range of assistance and practical activities to support resettlement, community cohesion and help build futures for refugees and asylum seekers in our communities.

This programme opens for applications on 5 September

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High Sheriff Awards

Grants of up to £3,000

The programme support projects which bring communities together to tackle local issues. Applications are expected to focus on one or more of the following areas: anti-social behaviour, crime in local neighbourhoods, drug and alcohol-related crime, reducing re-offending, violence against women and girls or youth crime.

Closed for applications

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Wessex Water Environment Fund

Grants of up to £1,500

This programme supports charitable and community activities that improve local biodiversity or have a positive impact on the local environment for local people.

Funding is available to local organisations in the Wessex Water area. 

This programme is now closed for applications

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Wessex Water Foundation Community Fund

Grants of up to £3,000

The  Wessex Water Foundation Community Fund  supports charitable and community activities that aim to improve the lives of local people by building stronger communities and bringing communities together.

The programme is now closed

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Haydon Wick

Grants of up to £3,000

This programme support charities and voluntary organisations based in, or whose work substantially benefits, the people of Haydon Wick and its immediate area.

This programme is now closed

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Office of Police & Crime Commissioner Grants

Grants of up to £3,000

The programme helps local groups address issues of crime and anti-social behaviour. 

This programme is currently closed for applications. 

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