• From financial year 2018-19 the deadlines for our main grants programme will be:

    30th March

    29th June

    28th September

    19th December

    Expressions of Interest are accepted at any time

  • Domestic abuse

    People in crisis

    Drug and alcohol abuse

    Homelessness

    If you have a project we could help, send an expression of interest today.

  • The Carers Support (Guildford) Fund

    Small grants are available for carers in need who live in the borough of Guildford
    in order to provide them with a respite from their caring role.

    Find out More

  • Comic Relief

    Comic Relief Core Strength

    Grants of £1,000 – £5,000 are available to small organisations in Surrey that are doing great work to help local people living tough lives.
    Find our more here 
    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS 2nd February

  • Sports

    Funding to help people to access and enjoy sport who would not otherwise have the opportunity.

    If you have a project we could help, send an expression of interest today

  • Grassroots

    small capital costs or one-off items to improve or extend existing services or help new initiatives in Waverley.

    If you have a project we could help, send an expression of interest today.

  • Arts

    We are looking for projects which widen participation in music for young people.

    If you have a project we could help, send an Expression of Interest today.

What would you like to do, and how much you would like to apply for?

We support local charities, community and voluntary groups in Surrey whose work benefits our communities. We welcome applications from both new and established groups and also have two funds that award grants to support individuals.

2018 Deadlines for our main grants programme

  • 29th June
  • 28th September
  • 19th December

Grants in 4 easy steps


  1. Send us an Expression of Interest. Tell us what you want to do and how much you would like to apply for.
  2. Complete the Online Application Form and attach your supporting documents.
  3. Wait to hear – we aim to give you a decision within 3 months of the deadline
  4. Report back on your project. If you receive a grant we will ask you to send us an End of Grant report.
  • 2017/18 Awards to date

  • 357 grants

  • £1,217,380

  • Total awarded in grants to date (Since Establishing)
    £8,170,842
  • Total number of grants awarded to date (Since establishing)
    2,811
  • Applications received this year that have been awarded funding
    88%

Expression of Interest Form


We recommend you read our Application Guidance notes before submitting an Expression of Interest.

If you have more than  project you need to fund or don’t know how to proceed please call the grants team on 01483 478092 for an informal chat.

Please note that we do not award retrospective grants – be sure to allow plenty of time to go through the grants process. For groups applying we would recommend you allow a minimum of 3 months. The process for individuals can be turned around quicker but please do still allow plenty of time, the process can take up to 2 months.

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