Community Grants

Community Grants 2017

Please note that all our community grant schemes are currently closed apart from New Homes Bonus Local Community Grants.

Community Grants are available to organisations and individuals located in the district or associated with the district. A wide range of capital and revenue projects may be eligible for assistance. See list of grants previously awarded for information on what has been previously funded.

The following funding streams are available:

Your application should demonstrate how your project supports or aligns with South Northamptonshire Council's priorities (which are explained in the Council's Business Plan (3.8.mb pdf)). The Council will not agree funding for projects that are contrary to its aims and objectives.

What cannot be funded:

Applications under £1,000 will be determined by officers and may be submitted at any time. Applications over £1,000 will be heard by the Community Funding Panel which meets on a regular basis. Applications over £20,000 will be reviewed by the Community Funding Panel and referred to Cabinet for determination.

Application Process

To apply for a grant you need to complete the relevant application form below. Guidance notes (236 kb pdf) are available to complete your application. (Further guidance and advice on other sources of funding (55 kb pdf))

If you are in any doubt about how to complete the forms please email

Grant Acknowledgment Guidance

It is a requirement of any grant award to comply with the grant acknowledgement guidance below.

Diary Dates

Please see table below for schedule of meeting dates and application deadlines.

Community Funding Panel Meeting Deadline for applications
2 October 2017 31 August 2017
8 January 2018 30 November 2017


If you have any queries about your application please e-mail or call Katie Arnold on 01327 322216.

Contact details

Grants Officer
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