Grants and local funding

Warwickshire County Council Councillors’ Grant Fund 2017/18

Warwickshire County Council Councillor’s Grant Fund has now been launched for 2017/18.

The Warwickshire County Council Councillors’ Grant Fund is aimed at community and voluntary organisations. The fund provides each of the county’s 57 Councillors with a pot of £5000 to support small scale projects within their division that support the following outcomes:

  • Warwickshire’s communities and individuals are supported to be safe, healthy and independent;
  • Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure 


Please note:  A separate scheme will be launched later this year for Warwick District. However, Voluntary & Community Groups can apply for funding through the Warwick District Community Forum Grant scheme as mentioned below.

Warwick District Community Forum Grant Scheme

Community Forum Grant Fund 2017/18

The next round of the Community Forum Grant Fund will be September/October 2017 for all of the Warwick District community forums.

The scheme is launching on Friday 28 July with a deadline for applications of Friday 8 September for all forums except Kenilworth (closing date Monday 4 September) and Warwick Rural West (closing date Monday 4 September).

Please see below for the application form and guidance notes if you wish to apply to the fund.

Application Form 2017/2018 (DOCX, 340.39 KB)

Guidance Notes 2017/18 (DOCX, 117.45 KB)


Flyer CFGF flyer (PDF, 434.06 KB)

Please note that Warwick District Council supports the delivery of two community forum meetings for each of the seven locality areas within the district. The following dates and venues have been confirmed:

Kenilworth – Tuesday 12 September 2017 at 6.30pm for 7pm start at Kenilworth Senior Citizens’ Club, Abbey End, Kenilworth, CV8 1QJ

North Leamington – Thursday 12 October 2017 at 6pm for a 6.30pm start at Leamington Town Hall, The Parade, Leamington Spa, CV32 4AT

South Leamington – Thursday 28 September 2017 at 6pm start at The Sydni Centre, Cottage Square, Leamington Spa, CV31 1PT

Warwick Rural East – on a date and venue to be confirmed

Warwick Rural West – Thursday 28 September 2017 at 7pm for drop in surgery session for a 7.30pm start at Shire Hall, Market Square, Warwick, CV34 4SA

Warwick Town – Thursday 19 October 2017 at 6pm for a 6.30pm start at a venue to be confirmed

Whitnash – Wednesday 4 October 2017 at 6.30pm for a 7pm start at Acre Close Community Hall, Acre Close, Warwick, CV31 2JH


Small Scale Flood Alleviation Grant Scheme

Warwickshire County Council are looking for applications for up to £5,000 per annum for Warwickshire groups, residents and businesses for new works or studies to remove or mitigate flood risk within Warwickshire.

The grant is made available to Town Councils, Parish Councils and Constituted Groups. Individual applicants are encouraged to bid for funds through one of these, though where not practical applications not made through one of these organisations may be considered. Full details, terms and conditions are included in the document link below.

All applicants are responsible for implementing their own proposals. This includes where applicable; seeking permission for the relevant land owners or other agencies, obtaining quotes, ensuring all Health and Safety obligations are met and complying with any other legislative requirements involved. Should you have any questions about the scheme please feel free to call the Flood Risk Management Team on 01926 412982 to discuss. Grant Application Form and Guidance Notes (DOCX, 109.35 KB)

Transformation Fund

The Transformation Fund will run for two rounds. The deadline for applications has now passed.

Community Computers Scheme

The Community Computers Scheme 2017 is now open for applications.  Please note closing date is Sunday 24 September 2017.

This is an online process.  Please click on the link below to access the application form and guidance notes:

Community Computers Application Form

Business Grants, Loans and Finance

Funding opportunities such as European Funding, National Lottery and Green Funds. Business grants, loans and finance – more information

Community Covenant Fund

Under the Community Covenant, organisations across Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull are working together to provide services and assistance to armed forces personnel and their families. Community Covenant funding – more information

Grant Advice and Searches

For funding advice and to conduct a funding search please visit:
Warwickshire Community and Voluntary Action (WCAVA)
Stratford on Avon Voluntary Action (VASA)

Borough and District Council Grant Schemes

North Warwickshire Borough Council
Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council
Rugby Borough Council
Stratford District Council
Warwick District Council

Town and Parish Council Grant Schemes

Stratford Town Trust
Kenilworth Town Council
Royal Leamington Spa Town Council

National Lottery Funding

This site allows you to search information on current funding programmes across the UK. National Lottery funding – more information

Coalfields Regeneration Trust

The Trust works in two main areas. They are a grant maker and they are actively involved in supporting projects on the ground in coalfield communities. Coalfields Regeneration Trust – more information

Grants and local funding was last updated on September 12, 2017.