Grants are non-repayable funds that enable voluntary and community organisations to provide services or activities.
There are over 4,000 grant funders in the UK, and the process is highly competitive.
Grants are ideal for supporting research and development, building capacity or for new activities which over time could become self-financing. They are also widely used for projects and to cover the core operating costs of voluntary and community organisations such as salaries and overheads.
Finding the right grant or funding for a community project involves research into the following: