FUNDING FROM THE COUNCIL:  


Croydon’s Green Fund

Green Fund Projects must take place in Croydon, and should deliver an environmental benefit linked to at least one of the following priority areas; environmental protection, green living, sustainable lifestyles.  Projects should also demonstrate, using clear evidence, a link to the priorities outlined in our Corporate Plan. e.g.; reducing social isolation and creating a greater sense of community involvement, creating an environment where our young people thrive and reach their full potential, providing volunteering opportunities, particularly hard to reach groups. Grants of between £1,000 - £15,000 for small/medium projects and between £15,000 - £50,000 for medium/large projects. Grants will be made three times a year.
https://www.croydon.gov.uk/community/advice/tsfunding/funding/green-croydon-fund

Community Fund 2020-2023

The above fund consists of five commissioning opportunities and a small grant process.  Not currently open to applications.  

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.

https://www.croydon.gov.uk/community/advice/tsfunding/funding/cultural-partnership-fund

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.

https://www.croydon.gov.uk/community/advice/tsfunding/funding/youth-arts-fund 

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

https://www.croydon.gov.uk/community/advice/community-ward-budgets