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Local Grants & Support

Avon Gardens Trust Applications are invited from primary schools for small grants to help them purchase plants or gardening equipment. Applications from primary schools in the former county of Avon only, please.
Bristol Water Foundation Great resources on anything water related, whether that’s the water cycle or birds you can find at our lakeside.
Council for Voluntary Service (CVS): CVS South Gloucestershire Supporting local charities, voluntary groups, and social enterprises to build a stronger community. They work to empower local people to come together and take collective action that provides solutions to meet common problems.
Council for Voluntary Service (CVS): The Gloucestershire VCS Alliance

If you are a charity, volunteer group, social enterprise or faith organisation within Gloucestershire you have come to the right place.

The Alliance produces the Funding Opportunities Bulletin on behalf of Gloucestershire County Council for use in the county.

Gloucestershire Community Fund

Bringing together people and organisations that want to improve their communities. All Community Foundations (UK)

The Gloucestershire Disability Fund Provides grants to people with disabilities of all ages as well as financial support to not-for-profit organisations/groups and community groups.
Gloucs Families Directory Offering a wide range of information to support families, children and young people.
Make Music Gloucestershire MMG have a limited amount of music grants, of up to £1000, available for schools and community groups to help towards the cost of musical activities and purchase or hire of musical instruments.
National Grid Hinkley Connection Project Educational Fund

Every state funded primary and secondary school in the local authority areas of Bristol City Council, North Somerset Council, South Gloucestershire Council, Somerset County Council, Sedgemoor District Council and West Somerset Council is eligible to apply for a £500 or £1,250 (for secondary schools) grant for STEM equipment during every year of the project.

Quartet Community Foundation

(Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire)

Bringing together people and organisations that want to improve their communities. All Community Foundations (UK)

School clothing grant South Gloucestershire council provides in exceptional circumstances an essential school clothing grant to help parents on low incomes purchase school clothes for their child.
South Gloucestershire Council Links to funding providers across Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

Local service organisations

Find your local Lions Club or Rotary Club.

Tip: For Lions Club, search using town names for the most accurate results.

National retailers' local branches

National retailers can also assist local schools. Please reach out to your local branches for the following retailers: 

The Asda FoundationCo-op (Local Community Fund), Pets At Home, Tesco Community Grants (contact, The WHSmith Trust (Community Grants), Wickes Community Programme

Supermarket Community Champions

Online contact/email: ASDA

Visit in person: Aldi, Co-op, Iceland, Lidl, Marks & SpencerM&S store locator, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, SPARSPAR store locator, Tesco-Tesco store locator, Waitrose

The National Lottery Community Fund

The National Lottery Community Fund distributes over £600m a year to communities across the UK.

Review successful grant awards from your local area(s), below:

Cheltenham, Cotswold, Forest of Dean, Gloucester, South Gloucestershire, Stroud, Tewkesbury        

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Kids' Activities

We have teamed up with Club Hub to help parents find kids activities and clubs in your area.  


Below you will find links to a directory of local suppliers and your regional Facebook group.

Find Local Event and Fundraising Suppliers