Community Chest

Community Chest is the council's small grant scheme. Grants of between £100 and £2,500 are available for small, volunteer led community groups.

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.

For more information about what Community Chest can and can’t fund please see our application guidelines.

Deadline for applications

This grant is currently closed for applications.

How to apply

Application documents will be released when the grant re-opens.

If you have any queries about the grant scheme or application forms please contact

Existing grant holders

For details of what to do when your grant ends please see the monitoring your grant page.