• 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


    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

  • 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

  • Youth Social Action

    Application Deadline Friday 1st December

    Find out more here

  • 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.


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

  • 242 grants

  • £843,099.61

  • Total awarded in grants to date (Since Establishing)
  • Total number of grants awarded to date (Since establishing)
  • Applications received this year that have been awarded funding

Expression of Interest Form

Christmas 2017 – please note that the Community Foundation for Surrey will be closed between Christmas and New Year. Expressions of Interest received after Tuesday 19th December can expect a a response after 2nd January.

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

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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