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Co op Community Dividend Fund

Co op have relaunched the Community Dividend Fund in an effort to offer vital support to good causes, groups and charities.

Groups can now apply for between £100 to £5,000 every two months to help projects that aim to support access to food, health and wellbeing, inclusion and the environment.

Asda Foundation Empowering Local Communities Grant

Empowering Local Communities is an Asda Foundation grant for local groups aimed at supporting a broad range of activities which contribute towards transforming communities and improving lives. We know the rising cost of living is having a big impact on communities and this grant is open to groups helping to address this issue. Groups supporting refugees arriving to the UK are also welcome to apply under this grant.

2022 Staffordshire Community Fund

About the fund

Staffordshire has always had a fantastic voluntary and community sector. Our county councillors have funding available to support a huge range of community activities, and community groups can submit new applications from 19 April 2022 to 31 October 2022.

Each county councillor has up to £2,500 to allocate for:

1. Community projects about looking after ourselves

For example:

Mercia Park Community Fund

The Aims of the Fund

The Mercia Park Community Fund will give grants to projects for the Final Round that:

  • Help strengthen local communities (particularly their quality of life and life chances) within a 5-mile radius of the Mercia Park Development at Junction 11 M42.
  • Improve the natural environment within a 5-mile radius of the Mercia Park Development at Junction 11 M42.

Priority will be given to:

Together Active – B2022 Small Grants Fund

Grants are available for constituted community groups and voluntary organisations across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent to support projects that promote sport and physical activity during the year of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

Fund Information

Funding body:

National Lottery

Maximum value:

£ 2,500

Minimum value:

£ 100



The B2022 Small Grants Fund is provided by Sport England and the National Lottery and administered by Together Active.

Arnold Clark Community Fund

The Arnold Clark Community Fund is open to all UK-registered charities and local community groups who fall into our eligibility criteria. The fund is also open to community interest companies, charitable incorporated organisations and social enterprises.

Successful applicants will receive up to £1,000 in financial aid.

Applications are now open, and we’ll email you to let you know the outcome of your application.


How to apply for funding

Carers Project Grant Scheme

Staffordshire Together for Carers is delighted to announce that our Carer Project Grant Scheme is now live!

Do you have a great idea for a project that will support local Carers but need some advice or funding to get your idea off the ground? Maybe a new support group in an area that does not already have one or a new App that will help Young Carers to keep in touch with one another?

If so, we would like to hear from you!

Magic Little Grants 2022

After successfully distributing 2,000 grants to Localgiving members last year, it was our biggest ever Magic Little Grants programme. This year, it is going to be even bigger and better than ever before as we will be awarding £500 grants to 2,650 charitable organisations on Localgiving, making this the largest number of grants ever funded by this programme. 

Last year we expanded our eligibility criteria which will remain this year. Funding can go towards any of the below projects: