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Councillors' Community Initiative Fund

Small one-off grants are available from the Councillors' Community Initiative Fund to local groups and organisations

Purpose of fund

Set up to encourage more people to work together, the fund encourages people to volunteer their time for common beneficial purposes. 

Each councillor has a total of £500 available to support work relating to:

  • one-off events or ongoing projects
  • capital items (materials, resources, equipment) or income and running costs
  • new projects or existing projects

Who can apply?

Applications can be submitted by local groups and organisations after discussions with their local councillor

Where there is more than one councillor for an area or your suggestion covers more than one area, our councillors can work together to pool some or all of their funding.

How to apply

Apply using the  Councillors Community Initiative Fund - application form 2018-19 [87KB]

Applications for 2018-2019 must be submitted by 31st January 2019.

Additional information

Read through the following documents for details of the application criteria and who to contact for more information :