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Community Chest is the council's small grant scheme. Grants of between £100 and £2,500 are available for small, volunteer led community groups. There is a total budget of £100,000 this year, split equally between two rounds.

Who can apply

Community and voluntary organisations with an annual income of less than £250,000 supporting Southampton city residents are eligible to apply.

Organisations with an annual income of less than £50,000 have priority.

Please see our application guidelines for more information about what Community Chest can and can't fund.

Closing date

Wednesday 31 October 2018, at midday

How to apply

  1. Read the application guidelines to ensure your group and project are eligible for funding.

  2. Download and save the MS Word application form to your computer.

  3. Submit the application form and the supporting documents to the email address on the form. You can also submit the supporting documents by post if you need to.

The application form is available in other formats if you are unable to use the MS Word version of the form. Please contact us to request an alternative format or if you have any queries about the grant scheme or application forms: grants@southampton.gov.uk