WCC Councillors’ Grant Fund 2020/21 (COVID-19 Support Fund)
The Warwickshire County Council Councillors’ Grant Fund is aimed at community and voluntary organisations. It provides each of our 57 Councillors with a pot of £6,000 to support small-scale projects within their division.
A co-ordinated effort across the voluntary and community sector in Warwickshire is making a tremendous difference to isolated and vulnerable people, and those in most need of help. Local people are also stepping up to put new projects together to make a difference in their communities.
The COVID-19 Support Fund has been set up to help keep this happening and will replace the first round of the County Councillors’ Grant Fund this year. The Support Fund is designed to provide rapid and flexible funding to support communities to do their bit and to make sure the voluntary and community sector continues to thrive now and after the crisis.
Each County Councillor has funding to support voluntary and community groups in their area to be resilient, safe, and connected. No match funding is required.
In Warwick District, County Councillors will use part of their funding usually reserved for the Community Forum Grant Fund. Please see the guidance notes to see the amount of funding each Warwick District Councillor has made available for the COVID-19 Support Fund.
The deadline for applications is Sunday 26 April 2020.
Please carefully read the guidance notes below before submitting your application. The list of questions on the online application form are also available to download below.
- Councillors' Grant Fund 2020/21 Guidance Notes (PDF, 161 KB)
- Councillors' Grant Fund 2020/21 Application questions (PDF, 185 KB)
Warwick District Community Forum Grant Scheme 2020/21
This fund is now closed. The next round of funding will launch in Autumn 2020.
The County Councillors in Warwick District have made a portion of their funding available for the first round of the County Councillors' Grant Fund, as noted above.
Community Computers Scheme
Warwickshire County Council has 150 recycled laptops to give away for free to community groups across Warwickshire.
Please apply by Friday 12 June 2020.
For any questions relating to the application please email [email protected].
Changing Places project - funding opportunity
Applications are now open for public buildings across Warwickshire to apply for funding towards the installation of Changing Places facilities.
Standard accessible toilets meet the needs of some disabled people but not all; Changing Places toilets are designed to meet additional needs and ensure the facilities are fit for purpose for everybody with additional features and space.
The grant, funded by Warwickshire County Council, is open to public and private sector organisations who are responsible for publicly accessible buildings where a Changing Places toilet could be provided. The funding provided is for the provision and installation of approved equipment only.
Applications for funding are open until Monday 9 September 2019 and each application will be considered as it is submitted.
Visit CSW - JETS for more information on this funding opportunity and the application. You will need to register and create a login.
For any further queries please contact [email protected]
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:
Borough and District Council grant schemes
- North Warwickshire Borough Council
- Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council
- Rugby Borough Council
- Stratford-on-Avon District Council
- Warwick District Council
Town and Parish Council grant schemes
- Stratford Town Trust
- Kenilworth Town Council
- Royal Leamington Spa Town Council
- Warwick Town Council - Community funding
National Lottery Funding
This site allows you to search for information on current funding programmes across the UK.
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.