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Community grants and funding

Voluntary and community sector fund 2023 to 2026

Requests for applications against this funding are now open.

This fund commissions services, projects and activities that benefit the local community and helps to deliver against the district council’s corporate priorities. There is £140,022 available annually, split against four funds which are:

  • A. Advice (supporting people to have access to good advice services)
  • B. Active Living and Supporting Older People (older people’s health and wellbeing is improved by taking part in activities, older people are not isolated/lonely)
  • C. Mental Health and Wellbeing Support for Young People and their Families (young people have access to consistent counselling support; young carers have access to a good support network, families with young children have access to a network of support in challenges times)
  • D. Volunteering Support (formal and informal) including training for individuals and community groups. The community sector has access to good funding advice, support and training 

For more information and to apply please visit:

Voluntary and community sector fund

Deadline for responses for applications is Friday 9 December 2022 at 14.00 hours (full details can be found on the above link).

Community grants 2022 to 2023

The community grants for 2022 to 2023 have now been awarded. You can see the full list of recipients below.

 

Below are links to the 2022 to 2023 application and guidance packs.

If you have any queries please contact Lena Maller, Community Delivery Lead, 01594 812609 or email community.engagement@fdean.gov.uk 

Voluntary and community sector fund 2022 to 2023

10 organisations have been awarded a total of £140,022. This funding will support the delivery of services, projects and activities that benefit the local community and help to deliver the council's corporate priorities. 

Organisations funded:

Voluntary and community sector fund 2019 to 2022

11 organisations have been awarded a total of £140,022 per year for a period of three years. This funding will support the delivery of services, projects and activities that benefit the local community and help to deliver the council's corporate priorities. 

Organisations funded:

Community Safety Partnership Grant 2019 to 2020

The Forest of Dean Community Safety Partnership (CSP) works to support safety in the community.

Projects that received a Community Safety Partnership Grant in 2019 to 2020:

Community Defibrillator Grant 2015 to 2020

Parishes, wards and towns receiving a Community Defibrillator Grant in 2015 to 2020: