Grants and local funding

Warwickshire County Council Councillors’ Grant Fund for Warwick District 2017/18

(Please note the Warwickshire County Council Councillor’s Grant Fund for the rest of the county has now closed).

The County Councillor Grant Scheme 2017-18 for Warwick District launched on Monday 16 October 2017 and this year, the process is online and you can apply via the following link: 

The Warwickshire County Council Councillors’ Grant Fund is aimed at community and voluntary organisations. The fund provides County Councillors within Kenilworth (including Lapworth) with a pot of £11,633 and within North Leamington with a pot of £7,500 to support small-scale projects in their area 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 that this fund is for applications in the Kenilworth (including Lapworth) and North Leamington areas only.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday 27 November 2017 so make sure you get yours in!

Please remember Voluntary & Community Groups can also 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 February/March 2018 for all of the Warwick District community forums.

The scheme is launching on Monday 4 December 2017 with a deadline for applications of Friday 26 January 2018 for all forums.

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 13 February 2018 at 6.30pm for 7pm start at Kenilworth Senior Citizens’ Club, Abbey End, Kenilworth, CV8 1QJ

North Leamington – Thursday 1 March 2018 at 6pm for a 6.30pm start at Dormer Place Conference Centre, Dormer Place, Leamington Spa, CV32 5AA

South Leamington – Thursday 15 March 2018 at 5.30pm for a 6pm start at Brunswick Hub, 98-100 Shrubland Street, Leamington Spa, CV31 3BD

Warwick Rural East – Wednesday 7 February 2018 at 6.30pm for a 7pm start at Cliff Cleaver Pavilion, off Stonehouse Close, Cubbington, Leamington Spa, CV32 7LP

Warwick Rural West –  Thursday 8 March 2018 at 7pm for drop in surgery session for a 7.30pm start at Shire Hall, Market Square, Warwick, CV34 4SA

Warwick Town – Thursday 8 March 2018 at 6pm for a 6.30pm start at Emscote Infant School, All Saints Road, Warwick, CV34 5NH

Whitnash – Wednesday 7 March 2018 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 deadline for applications to the Community Computers Scheme 2017 has now passed.

Business Grants, Loans and Finance

Funding opportunities such as European Funding, National Lottery and Green Funds. Business grants, loans and finance – 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 November 3, 2017.