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Unrestricted grants of £2,021 available for community sports organisations assisting young people in Surrey.
We are delivering the Made By Sport National Programme. From April 12th, the Made By Sport #ClubsInCrisis Fund, will open for applications.

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Unrestricted grants of £2,021 available for community sports organisations assisting young people in Surrey!

We are delivering the Made By Sport National Programme. From April 12th, the Made By Sport #ClubsInCrisis Fund will open for applications.

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Sports

We allocate 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.

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Sports

We allocate 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.

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Arts

Funding is available to help those access the arts, including music, art and culture.
If you have a project under this theme, send an Expression of Interest today.

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Arts

Funding is available to help those access the arts, including music, art and culture.
If you have a project under this theme, send an Expression of Interest today.

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Environment

We provide funding for projects that help to enhance landscapes and lives. Do you have an environmental project that needs support?

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Environment

We provide funding for projects that help to enhance landscapes and lives. Do you have an environmental project that needs support?

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Health and Wellbeing

We support local charities, community and voluntary groups in Surrey whose work supports the theme of health and wellbeing. Apply to us today!

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Health and Wellbeing

We support local charities, community and voluntary groups in Surrey whose work supports the theme of health and wellbeing. Apply to us today!

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Education and Skills

We fund local projects supporting education and skills for all age groups. Could this funding help you?

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Education and Skills

We fund local projects supporting education and skills for all age groups. Could this funding help you?

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Disadvantage and Exclusion

Funding is available to help combat disadvantage and exclusion. Could this funding help you?

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Disadvantage and Exclusion

Funding is available to help combat disadvantage and exclusion. Could this funding help you?

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The Community Foundation for Surrey manages over 80 grants Funds to 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 three Funds that award grants to support individuals.

How to apply to the Community Foundation for Surrey


Made By Sport #ClubsInCrisis Fund 

The Community Foundation for Surrey is pleased to be delivering the Made By Sport #ClubsInCrisis National Programme. Grants of £2,021 are available for local sports clubs and organisations who support young people, as they start to recover from the effects of the latest lockdown. Applications are being accepted now until 9am Monday 17th May. Find out more and apply on the #ClubsInCrisis Fund page.

Community Foundation for Surrey Donor Funds

Funding via our main quarterly Donor Fund programme to support groups addressing the Community Foundation priority areas:

Health & Wellbeing Advance people’s physical and mental health, wellbeing and safety
Education & Skills Improve life skills, education, employability and enterprise
Disadvantage & Exclusion Promote reduction of isolation and disadvantage and access to local services
Stronger Communities Maximise ability to strengthen community cohesion and build social capacity

In addition, our Funds may support Arts, Culture and Heritage, and Environment projects where they address social welfare and community need.

Applying starts with submitting an Expression of Interest – one form to access all Donor Funds. Complete an Expression of Interest by clicking the link below and the Grants Team will be pleased to advise you on whether we can invite an application. Please read the application guidance notes.

Upcoming deadlines for full applications to our quarterly Donor Fund programme;
Friday 16th April
Friday 16th July
Friday 15th October

We would like to hear from you about your funding needs at any time; however, to be considered for a particular round please submit your Expression of Interest at least 2 weeks before these deadlines. We are currently accepting Expressions of Interest for our July deadline; please ensure you submit your Expression of Interest by 2nd July.

For guidance, the average grant size from our Donor Funds is £6,000 – £7,000, and we may be able to secure in excess of £10,000 on occasion. Please enter the total you require for your project in the form below; we truly wish to know what your organisation needs. If we can identify a suitable Donor but feel we are unlikely to be able to secure the required amount, we will instead invite a lower amount and inform you of this. Please note, grants in excess of £15,000 from our Donor Funds are possible, but unusual.

Surrey Health and Wellbeing Programme:

Thank you for your interest in the Health and Wellbeing Programme. The deadline to this one-off funding programme has now passed. There was a huge response to this programme, with over 130 applications being received, totally over £5million in requests, which is eight time the funding available.

Meet our Grants Team for advice on funding and applications. Click here for dates!

Steps to a Successful Application

This process can take around 3 months from our application deadline.

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    You submit an Expression of Interest Form, which is reviewed by our Grants Officers
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    You’re invited to submit a full application for funding
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    Your application is assessed. You may be contacted by our Grants Team for further information during this time
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    Your application goes to our Grants Policy Group where it is decided whether your application can be put to our Donors
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    Your application is sent to one or more of our Donor Funds who will then decide if they would like to support your project
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    Our Grants Team let you know you’ve been successful. Time to celebrate and promote your grant!
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    You report on the outcomes of your grant. The information you provide supports your future applications and inspires other to give to local projects

Our grant-making


  • 2020/21 Awards to date

  • 589 grants

  • £3,703,083

  • Total awarded in grants (since establishing)
    £15,393,291
  • Total number of grants awarded (since establishing)
    4,281
  • Applications received this year that have been funded
    70%

How our grants make a difference


Building relationships and growing with our young people

It is currently unknown what the long-term effects of lockdown and the pandemic will have on young people and their mental health. east to west is a Surrey based charity supporting over 1,000 local children, young people and their families. We learn how their effective mental health support is a long-term commitment, investing time and energy into developing trusting relationships with their young people. READ MORE

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Coming together to address Domestic Abuse in Surrey

According to Charlotte Kneer, Chief Executive of Reigate and Banstead Women’s Aid, the county of Surrey is a “leading example” of a local authority that recognises the critical need of these safe refuge spaces for women fleeing domestic abuse. Find out how, together with local partners, we are supporting this prevalent Surrey issue. READ MORE

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Emergency Response to lockdown

When the early talks of a lockdown were underway, Emergency Response groups were already thinking about how to gather community volunteers and get support to those that most needed it, fast! READ MORE

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