Grants for groups

We run a range of grant programmes for groups in Somerset. These are summarised below and each one has a link that will take you to more information and an application form.
 
Name: Foundation Grants
Aim: Our main grant programme. Funding is available for most types of community activity or project.
Area: Somerset
Size: £250-£5,000
Next deadline: 13 November 2017
Status:Open (follow the link to apply)

 
Name: Youth Social Action Fund
Aim: Awarding grants from the Big Lottery Fund / Office for Civil Society. Grants to promote volunteering, fundraising and campaigning amongst young people.
Area: Somerset
Size: £1,000-£5,000
Next deadline: 13 November 2017
Status: Open (follow the link to apply)
 
Name: Core Strength - Local Communities
Aim: Awarding grants from Comic Relief. Funding for groups' core costs
Area: Somerset
Size: £1,000-£5,000
Next deadline: 13 November 2017
StatusOpen (follow the link to apply)
 
Name: Somerset Crimebeat Trust
Aim: The high Sheriff’s charity. Grants that give young people the opportunity to help combat crime and the cause of crime in their communities
Area: Somerset
Size: £250-£1,500
Next deadline: 20 November 2017
Status: Open (follow the link to apply)
 
Name: Taunton Deane Borough Council VCS Small Grants
Aim: Small grants for groups in Taunton Deane
Area: Taunton Deane
Size: £250-£1,000
Next deadline: 17 November 2017
Status: Open (follow the link for more information)
 
Name: Community Christmas Dinners
Aim: Small grants to tackle isolation and loneliness at Christmas
Area: Somerset
Size: Up to £300
Next deadline: 17 November 2017
StatusOpen (follow the link to apply)
 
Name: Oake Sunshine Fund
Aim: Community grants from a local solar farm development
Area: Oake Parish (Taunton Deane)
Size: £250-£2,000
Next deadline: 20 October 2017
Status: Open (follow the link to apply)
 
Name: Mendip Hills Fund
Aim: Grants to conserve and enhance the environment, communities and economy of the Mendip Hills.
Area: Mendip Hills AONB
Size: £250-£2,000
Next deadline: 31 October 2017
Status: Open (follow the link to apply)
 
Name: Somerset West Lottery – Local Community Fund
Aim: Awarding grants from the Somerset West Lottery to local groups in Taunton Deane and West Somerset
Area: Taunton Deane and West Somerset
Size: Up to £1,000
Next deadline: NA
Status: Opening in early 2018 (follow the link for more information)
 
Name: Anne Dodgson Memorial Fund
Aim: Small grants to access science education through astronomy
Area: Somerset
Size: £250-£500
Next deadline: pending
Status: Closed
 
Name: Churchstanton Community Fund
Aim: Community grants from a local solar farm development
Area: Churchstanton Parish (Taunton Deane)
Size: £250-£1,000
Next deadline: pending
Status: Closed
 
Name: Taunton Deane Borough Council Defibrillator Fund
Aim: Grants to installing public access Automated External Defibrillators (AED)
Area: Taunton Deane
Size: Up to £1,000
Status: Closed

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