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 herefor help with travel click herefor 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. 

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, for online resources for schools 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 herefor home to school transport information click hereand 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, for arts and entertainment funding and support click hereand 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 hereto 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 herefor community grants information click here. 

Scarborough Borough Council 

For schools and education click herefor community and voluntary sector grants click here, and for sports grants 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 herefor information about free school meals click herefor 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. 

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.)

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 

For a full list of funds provided by Yorkshire Sport Foundation, click here, or use the funding finder to search for sport specific funds. 


York’s local offer for SEND. 

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 of CravenHambletonHarrogateMiddlesbroughRedcar and ClevelandRichmondshireRyedaleScarboroughSelbyYork 

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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