Expression of interest form – Groups

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. We would recommend you allow a minimum of 3 months.

Please complete the form below, to tell us what you want to do and how much you would like to apply for. If we have a donor fund that fits with what you want to do, we will invite you to apply and give you a deadline.

About you

*indicates a required field


What does your organisation do? (max 750 characters) *

Funding request

What does your organisation need funding for? * (max 750 characters)

How much funding are you looking for? (please only insert a number the form will not accept £ or , symbols) *

When are you hoping to start your project/funded activity? (Please note that we do not award retrospective grants – be sure to allow plenty of time to go through the grants process. We would recommend you allow a minimum of 3 months.) *

What outcomes would a grant help your project to achieve? * (select all that apply) NB. We know your work doesn’t always fit in a box, please select all those that best apply to your funding request and use the ‘other please specify’ to explain in more detail if you wish to!

Increase access to education, qualifications and skills/ increase employabilitySupporting people in a time of crisisImprove Health and wellbeing (physical/mental/emotional)Improve/increase access to Sport exercise and leisure activitiesArts/culture/heritageImprove community cohesionReduce crime and antisocial behaviour / promote safer communitiesStrengthen organisation and capacity building/ Improve community facilitiesReduce isolation

Other please specify:


Is your project: * (select either or both where applicable)

For general community benefitTo support a specific group of excluded/disadvantaged people, if so please specify below

What age group are the beneficiaries of the activity/project you are looking to fund? * (select all that apply)
Children/young peopleAdultsFamiliesOlder people (65+)


Where will your project take place?/What geographical area will your work cover? * (tick all that apply)
ElmbridgeEpsom & EwellGuildfordMole ValleyReigate & BansteadRunnymedeSpelthorneSurrey HeathSurrey WideTandridgeWaverleyWokingOther

Specify the ward/village/specific area the project will take place in if possible:

How did you hear about us? *

Received/applied for a grant previouslyCVS/ referral funding organisationUKCF/another Community FoundationInternet searchSocial mediaE-newsletter

Other please specify:

In order to process your Expression of Interest and potentially invite an application we need to record your details on our database* Please tick the box to acknowledge that you give permission for us to hold your data for grant making purposes.

*The information will not be shared with any other party without your explicit permission.