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Grants and funding

There are many voluntary and community groups doing valuable work in the city. Finding money to support your project can be a challenge. There are many grant schemes, awards and funding bodies in the UK and across the European Union. These web pages are here to help you find your way through them.

Grants and funding hot topics

1. May community funding newsletter available

The latest edition of our community funding newsletter is now available on the Funding Newsletters  page.

2. Lovell Grants for Weston and Sholing - deadline 30 April

This is the second round of a grant scheme the council is running on behalf of Lovell, the developer for the Laxton Close site (amongst others in the city). Small, Community Chest style grants of between £300 and £1,000 are available for not-for-profit organisations for projects that benefit people who live and work within the scheme boundaries.  See the Lovell Grants (Weston & Sholing) page for more information.

3. Community Chest - deadline 15 May

Community Chest has re-opened for 2014/15. Grants of up to £2,500 are available for community groups and small voluntary organisations that benefit residents of Southampton.  See the Community Chest grants page for more details.

4. Ways to keep up to date with grants information

There are several ways to keep up to date with grants and funding information from the council and other sources:

Funding mailing list - fill in this short request form to be added to our email mailing list and we'll keep you informed about the council's grant schemes and other sources of funding.

Twitter - follow Southampton Funding (@SouthamptonFund) for the latest news on council funding, other funding opportunities and funding advice

Funding newsletters - regular newsletters with information about local, regional, national and European funding schemes.  See our Funding Newsletters page for more details.

Grants and funding news

Contact information

  • 023 8083 4067
  • Transformation and Performance (Grants), Southampton City Council, Civic Centre, Southampton SO14 7LY