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Local Grants & Support

Active Lancashire Active Lancashire is the strategic lead for Sport and Physical Activity in Lancashire. 
Active West Lancs Providing small grants to its Associate Partner organisations to help them get people in West Lancashire more active and by so doing help to improve either their mental or physical health.
Community Link Foundation Assists anyone in Southport and surrounding areas who need financial support in the form of a variety of ways.
Community project support Lancashire County Council's Community Projects team use their skills and experience to work with the people of Lancashire to support projects to strengthen communities and improve wellbeing.
Farington Community Fund Applicants must be from voluntary organisations or groups that organise community and/or environmental activities within the parish of Farington.
Home education websites Links provided by Lancashire County Council. 
Lancashire Community Foundation Community Foundation for Lancashire is a professional and ambitious organisation with effective charitable giving and community at its heart.
Lancashire Computing Recycling CPR Computer and IT equipment recycling offer FREE collections throughout Lancashire for all commercial, educational and government organisations.
Lancashire Music Hub  A network of people and organisations, working together to champion music education and make sure that all children  in the County get access to music making and learning that’s right for them.
Libraries & Archives Delivering reading, learning, information, culture and free digital access across Lancashire.
Museums Loans Service Lancashire Museums Loans Service provides teachers with the opportunity to develop their teaching across the curriculum with a wide range of historical artefacts, replica objects and useful resources.
SHINE Trust - School Grants SHINE offers support to projects that can make a real difference to the attainment of children from disadvantaged backgrounds in the North of England.
The Steve Morgan Foundation The Foundation provides grants to support projects that support organisations helping children particularly with SEN. 
Walney Extension Community Fund Is aimed at helping to deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) related training or education courses in the region.
Shop at WHSmith between 1 June and 30 September 2021 and your school will receive 10% of all eligible purchases* in the form of digital vouchers. To take part, sign up by 30 July 2021. (*Books and stationery items.)
Wildlife Trust Part of the Wildlife Trusts movement, the UK's leading conservation charity dedicated to all wildlife.

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)Waitrose (Community Matters)Tesco Community Grants (previously Bags of Help)The WHSmith Trust (Community Grants)

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:

Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool, Burnely, Chorley, Fylde, Hyndburn, Lancaster, Liverpool, Pendle, Preston, Ribble Valley, Rossendale, South Ribble, West Lancashire, Wyre, Wyre Forest

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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