Applications to the Main Fund

Full details of eligibility and other criteria are outlined in the Fund FactsheetPlease read this before applying.

Two levels of award are available for activities that benefit the local community. The Fund Factsheet amount and type of information required from applicants differs depending on the size of application being made but some match funding is required for all awards.
  • Small grants: £500 – £5,000: A minimum of 25% match funding is required. Please read the Fund Fund Factsheet before completing the Small Application Form., which you can fill in online here. Alternatively, you can download an application form.
  • Large grants £5,001 – £20,000: A minimum of 50% match funding is required. Awards can be multi-year in nature, up to a maximum of 3 years. The total amount requested over the years should not exceed £20,000. Please read the Fund Factsheett  before completing the Large Application Form, which you can complete online here. Alternatively, you can download an application form.
  • Please email or call 01557 814927 if you have any questions about the application forms or process.

The fund operates approximately 3 rounds per year. Dates  are:

Last date for applications

Board Meeting

Monday 3rd December 2018

 February 2019

Monday 11th March 2019

May 2019

Monday 4th August 2019

September 2019

Monday 2nd December 2019 February 2020


Community Council Local Grant Scheme (CC LGS)

Established Community Councils in the ANCBC area of benefit have annual amounts of money to administer a Local Grants Scheme (CC LGS). See CC LGS page for full information.