Community Fund 2020-2023

The above fund consists of five commissioning opportunities and a small grant process (see below).  The Community Fund Outcomes tender is now live.  Take a look at the resources which we have put on our webpage to help you with your application(s).

Small Community Grants
Grants of £15,000 for projects meeting one or more of the council's five key priority outcomes:  health and wellbeing programme; children and young people activities; access to homes or preventing homelessness; safety improvements for neighbourhoods streets or homes; employment and careers advice.

Deadline: 1 October @12 noon for both funds.

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.

Youth Arts Fund
Croydon has a large population of under 25 and the council are keen to see more cultural projects, programmes, and events taking place in the borough organised by and for young people. 

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