• Save our Wild Isles Community Fund

    The Save our Wild Isles Community Fund was funded by Aviva, in partnership with WWF and the RSPB, and gave £1 million to support community groups across the UK to protect and restore nature in their local area. The Fund promoted the power we all have to make a real difference and help bring nature…

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  • HS2 Funds


    Groundwork is working with High Speed Two (HS2) to deliver HS2 Community and Business Funds to help with the disruption that will be caused by the construction. The Secretary of State has published Environmental Minimum Requirements (EMR) which set out the environmental and sustainability commitments that will be observed in the design and construction of…

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  • Tesco Stronger Starts

    Tesco Community Grants has changed to Tesco Stronger Starts. Tesco Community Grants fund thousands of local community projects across the UK, helping to fight holiday hunger, tackle mental health, support young people, host community events and much more. Please visit the Tesco Stronger Starts website to find out more about what kinds of projects can…

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  • One Stop Community Partnership

    Groundwork is working with One Stop Stores Ltd to administer the One Stop Community Partnership programme. Successful applicants will receive an initial grant of up to £1,000 and begin a partnership with their local One Stop store. This programme is designed to support community groups or organisations operating within two miles of a One Stop…

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  • Comic Relief


    The Comic Relief Community Fund (England) programme is now closed to new applications. If you have recently submitted an application to us, we hope to be in touch with you in Spring 2023 The Comic Relief Community Fund is supporting community led organisations with an income of less than £250,000 to deliver projects within four…

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  • One Stop Scholarship Programme

    We are pleased to be working alongside One Stop to support social mobility through the One Stop Scholarship programme. The One Stop Scholarship Programme is supporting young people, who are self-supporting or from low income backgrounds, through University. Candidates receive financial support and real life work experience throughout their studies while working towards a graduate…

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  • Enterprise Development Programme

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    As an Environmental Partner of the Enterprise Development Programme (EDP), Groundwork is supporting charities and social enterprises operating in the environment sector to become more sustainable. The programme will run until April 2024 with Groundwork providing tailored support to around 60 organisations to help grow their business or enterprise. Groundwork is working closely alongside a…

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  • Neighbourhood Planning

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    Groundwork is working with the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities to deliver the Neighbourhood Planning programme that helps local groups to develop a neighbourhood plan. Neighbourhood Planning was introduced in the Localism Act 2011. It is an important and powerful tool that gives communities statutory powers to shape how their communities develop. These…

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Regional grants

London-only, Manchester-only and South of England-only grants are also available.