Funding advice

Here is a small selection of the most relevant funding possibilities for community groups, but if there isn’t one on here, do get in touch and we can link you up with colleagues at the vsialliance.org.uk who can help you with things like group development and funding.

Community Foundation for Calderdale – The Community Foundation for Calderdale (CFfC) is, in effect, a local charity for local charities. Working with their partners to create charitable funds which they then manage to support the community causes we all care about. CFfC manage a number of grant programmes including Comic Relief, Health Connections, Local Giving and many more. They also hold a fund for COVID 19 support groups, and are currently working alongside CMBC to provide laptops for learning.  For more about this, phone: 01422 438738 or visit: visit: Community Foundation for Calderdale .

Ward Forum Grants – Do you have a new or existing project and need extra funds? There are grants of up to £500 for Community groups and projects in various wards across Calderdale.
Click here for more info

Stronger Neighbourhoods & Culture Grants – Calderdale Council is launching a new strategic grants stream for the voluntary sector. To support universal and preventative projects that will deliver our vision for strong neighbourhoods which contribute to all aspects of economic and social well-being and enhance our sense of place.
For more info click here

This is a useful primer for Managing Funds for Short-lived groups