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We are pleased to announce that the grant fund is now open to bids from WALC members.

The fund is limited to 20% of a project cost, and a maximum value of £8,000.

We are not limiting the nature of the projects - they must simply deliver something that will be of value to the local community.



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Warwickshire CAVA have produced a web page outlining a variety of funding opportunities that have sprung up to help voluntary and community groups deal with implications of COVID-19.  It is worth checking whether any are applicable to Local Councils.



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Severn Trent Community Fund: Temporary Refocus

Severn Trent has partnered with Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games as its Official Nature & Carbon Neutral Supporter to help create the first ever carbon neutral games.

To help maximise the legacy of the Commonwealth Games and support this environmental partnership, Severn Trent are temporarily refocusing their Community Fund in the run up to the Games and will be focusing specifically on projects that help communities all across the Severn Trent region reduce carbon and care for nature.

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Warwickshire Police & Crime Commissioner's Grants Scheme

Got a project that helps community safety or boosts victim care that is looking for funding? Or perhaps you run a road safety scheme that needs additional resources? The Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner's Grants Scheme has just opened for 2022/23 for projects which support the ambitions of the Police and Crime Plan.

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National Lottery "Awards For All"

A quick way to apply for smaller amounts of funding between £300 and £10,000.

With the COVID-19 pandemic still with us, the fund willcontinue to support people and communities most adversely impacted by COVID-19 by helping groups to:

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Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme

Homes and businesses in rural areas of the UK may be eligible for funding towards the cost of installing gigabit-capable broadband when part of a group scheme. Rural premises with broadband speeds of less than 100Mbps can use vouchers worth £1,500 per home and up to £3,500 for each small to medium-sized business (SME) to support the cost of installing new fast and reliable connections.

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Burg-Wachter Secure Communities Scheme

This scheme offers a cash award and security products to community projects. Since Covid-19, the scheme has changed its terms to focus purely on providing free security kit to communities who require extra security and have limited funds to meet these needs.

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Biffa Award

Biffa Award gives grants to projects that benefit communities living near landfill sites. Current themes are: rebuilding biodiversity, recreation and community buildings.

Eligibility for local authorities is limited; download the OVERVIEW OF LANDFILL COMMUNITY FUND (LCF) for guidance.

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Architectural Heritage Fund

The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) is a registered charity, working since 1976 to promote the conservation and sustainable re-use of historic buildings for the benefit of communities across the UK, particularly in economically disadvantaged areas.

Parish and town councils are eligible to apply for grants.

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War Memorials Trust

War Memorials Trust grants support repair and conservation works undertaken following best conservation practice. Almost all war memorials are eligible for support and custodians/owners can find information about eligibility and processes on their website.

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Get Grants Virtual Training

Get Grants offers a range of fundraising training courses to help you with successful bid writing, corporate fundraising and using data effectively to increase fundraising success.