Other fundraising resources

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If you’re not an engage customer, you will not be eligible for Community Award funding. But don’t worry, there are lots of other places that may be able to help you with your community projects. Here’s a list of some of the places you could look.

The Big Lottery Fund

The Big Lottery Fund awards lottery money to community groups and projects that improve health, education and the environment. Visit: www.biglotteryfund.org.uk


This website provides information on grants for the voluntary and community sector from UK Government departments. Visit: www.governmentfunding.org.uk


Yorventure Environmental Body Ltd is an independent not-for-profit Environmental Body that distributes grants to community and environmental projects. Vist: www.yorwaste.co.uk/the-waste-place/yorventure

On your high street

Many local branches of supermarkets or high street banks provide small community based grants. Visit their main websites in the first instance to see if you need to apply via their grant team, or local branch:

Asda: www.your.asda.com/asda-foundation

John Lewis: www.johnlewispartnership.co.uk

Tesco: www.tescoplc.com

The Co-operative: www.co-operative.com