Croydon Community Fund

Community groups, charities, not for profits can apply for a grant up to £5,000 for projects taking place in Croydon. This is offered on an 8 week process- 4 weeks to apply, then 4 weeks to hear the decision.  First stage is to download the pro-forma on their website, to tell them your idea, and how it helps the Council to meet the following outcomes:

  • Croydon is a place of opportunity and fairness
  • Croydon is a place where people from different back grounds get on well together, and
  • Croydon is a place that has a thriving and joined-up community

FUNDING FROM THE COUNCIL:

 

Community Grants

Apply for up to £5,000 for Croydon projects that help meet the following outcomes:

  • Croydon is a place of opportunity and fairness
  • Croydon is a place where people from different back grounds get on well together, and
  • Croydon is a place that has a thriving and joined-up community

 

Cultural Partnership Fund

Croydon Council are offering matched partnership funding for cultural projects benefiting Croydon residents.  Matched funding of up to 50% normally to a maximum of £10K is available to support projects that are bringing in other funding to cultural projects in the borough.  Other sources of funding may include Arts Council, Heritage Lottery or other lottery funding.
No deadlines - rolling basis, decisions within 6 weeks.

Nature Conservation Fund

Apply for a small grant of between £50-£500 for activities: woodland projects; conservation of ponds; planting for conservation; access improvements; purchase of tools and safety equipment. 

Community Ward Budgets
The amount of funding to spend in community ward budgets has doubled to £576,000.  Examples of previous funded activities include: a Christmas lights competition; a youth club cooking project; funding a local scout group's centenary celebrations.