North Yorkshire

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Local Grants & Support

City of York Council 

To apply for free school meals click here, for assistance with school uniform click here, for help with transport to school click here, for York’s local offer for SEND click here, and for general schools and education click here.

Craven District Council 

Grants and community projects with assistance from Craven District Council.

Council for Voluntary Service (CVS): Hambleton Community Action

Hambleton Community Action provides advice, information and support to voluntary and community groups.

Council for Voluntary Service (CVS): Selby District Association of Voluntary Service (AVS)

Enabling the voluntary and community sector to grow and flourish, whilst at the same time supporting an inclusive community for everyone living and working in Selby District.

Council for Voluntary Service (CVS): York CVS

Supporting and championing York’s voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector to make positive change, challenge issues and grow new ideas to strengthen communities.

Community Engagement Forums 

Please find your local area for further information.

Community First Yorkshire 

Sign up for a free, monthly funding bulletin.


Ednorth is a programme that aims to inspire change in all classrooms across the North East by promoting an educational culture led by informed debate, research, collaboration, and excellence.

Hambleton District Council 

Grants and funding provided by Hambledon District Council.

Harrogate Borough Council 

For grants and funding information click here, for children and families click here, for education and learning click here.

The Kingspan Insulation Community Trust

Funding can be given for projects in Sherburn-in-Elmet, that meet one or more of the following four objectives:

  • to support the conservation, protection and improvement of the physical and natural environment;
  • to encourage biodiversity (the variety and number of plants and animals);
  • to improve the health and fitness of young people through recreation; and
  • to promote road safety.

Middlesbrough Council 

For free school meals click here, for SEND information click here, for home to school transport information click here, and for schools and education click here.

North Yorkshire County Council 

To apply for free school meals click here, for information about free school transport click here, for the school music service click here, and for children and families, click here.

North Yorkshire Sport 

Search the funding finder for funding information pertaining to your local area.

Redcar & Cleveland Council 

For free school meals click here, to apply for free travel to schools click here and see the document entitled ‘Under 16 Application for Free Travel’ under Related Documents.

Richmondshire District Council 

See the website for information concerning Richmondshire District Council’s community grant schemes.

Ryedale District Council 

For education and learning click here, for children and families click here.

Scarborough Borough Council 

For education and learning click here, and for community and volunteering, grants and funding click here.

Schools North East 

A regional network of schools, led by Head Teachers. Together they focus on shaping the future of education in the North East.

Selby District Council 

For Community Engagements Forums information please click here, for information about free school meals click here, for information about Selby School Uniform Bank please click here, and for information about school transport click here.

SHINE Trust – Schools Grant 

SHINE offers support to projects that can make a real difference to the attainment of children from disadvantaged backgrounds in the north of England.

Tees Valley Sport 

Funding provided for the Tees Valley (Hartlepool, Stockton, Darlington, Middlesbrough and Redcar).

Two Ridings Community Foundation

Two Ridings Community Foundation is a hub for donors to channel funds directly to grassroots charities. All Community Foundations (UK)

Yorkshire Agricultural Society 

Offers small grants to help with projects, for example school trips to farms, a project relating to farming and food, or developing your outside space for wildlife or growing.

Yorkshire Funders Forum 

Funding resources.

Yorkshire Gardens Trust 

The YGT has a history of supporting schools in various ways and also has a 'YGT for SCHOOLS' scheme.

Yorkshire Sport Foundation 

Find out how Yorkshire Sport Foundation can assist your club or group.


York’s local offer for SEND.

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 HomeTesco Community Grants (contact or 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; Harrogate  


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

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