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Funding & Fundraising

National Allotment Gardens Trust

Grants are available for registered allotment associations and committees for the improvement and development of facilities on registered and permitted sites.

Funding body: National Allotment Gardens Trust (NAGT)

Maximum value: £ 2,000

Minimum value: £ 250

Application deadline: 01/10/2021


The National Allotment Gardens Trust (NAGT) was established in 2004, and was registered as a charity on the 17 February 2005. It awards funding for various allotment and garden projects in the UK.

Aspire Fund - New fund launching for Staffordshire!

HiB is a major supplier to UK and Irish Bathroom Retailers and is a market leader in innovative bathroom products such as mirrors, cabinets, lighting and furniture. HiB are passionate about making a difference to the local community and have partnered with The Community Foundation to administer their grant programme. The programme provides funding to small community and voluntary groups across Staffordshire.


Allen Lane Foundation

Grants are available to small registered charities, voluntary groups and charitable organisations in the UK for work that makes a difference to people's lives as opposed to simply alleviating the symptoms or current problems and should aim to reduce isolation, stigma and discrimination.

Fund Information

Maximum value: £ 15,000

Minimum value: £ 500

Application deadline: None specified

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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!

Community Ownership Fund

The £150 million Community Ownership Fund is for communities across the United Kingdom. It has been set up to help communities take ownership of assets and amenities at risk of closure. It will run for 4 years.

The first bidding round opens on 15 July 2021.

Voluntary and community organisations can bid for match funding.

Funding may support the purchase and/or renovation costs of community assets and amenities, subject to the full eligibility criteria outlined in this prospectus.