Somerset Community Foundation’s grants programmes are designed to:
- Tackle disadvantage,
- Transform people’s lives, and
- Strengthen local communities
Most programmes support organisations but we also have some funds available for individuals.
The Benchmark Fund supports local, innovative projects that focus on providing positive life opportunities for vulnerable young people who are at risk of a life of crime.
Comic Relief Local Communities grants programme aims to empower local people, enabling them to create lasting change in their communities.
Financial assistance to children and young people in Somerset and historic Avon who have been looked after in foster/residential care.
Grants for education / training of registered nurses and midwives living or working in Somerset.