North Yorkshire

Welcome to your regional PTA page.

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 travel 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. 

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 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, for arts and entertainment funding and support 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, for community grants information click here

Scarborough Borough Council 


Schools North East 

For schools and education click here, for community and voluntary sector grants click here, and for sports grants click here

Selby District Council 

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

SHINE Trust – Schools Grant 

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

Tees Valley Sport 

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

Two Ridings Community Foundation

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

Two Ridings Community Foundation is a hub for donors to channel funds directly to grassroots charities. 

Yorkshire Agricultural Society 

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 Funders Forum 

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 Gardens Trust 

Funding resources. 

Yorkshire Sport Foundation 

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


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

National retailers' local branches 

York’s local offer for SEND. 

Looking for more grants?

Subscribe to the FundEd grants database along with the PTA+ Magazine 

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)

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

Find Local Event and Fundraising Suppliers