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Local Grants & Support

Information, Advice and Support Service (for SEND in Northamptonshire) Free, confidential, impartial advice, guidance and support to parents of children with special educational needs and children and young people with SEND.
Northamptonshire Community Foundation Welcoming proposals from organisations, charities and community groups across Northamptonshire. 
Northampton Education Foundation The ‘SOS Book Fund’ is designated for classroom texts, library texts, instructional materials, and their digital equivalents. 
Northamptonshire Gardens Trust Improvements to outdoor space plus activities and funding for schools (Education Grant Scheme).
Northamptonshire Library Service Support and resources for children and young people. 
Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust NMPAT in as independent charitable organisation dedicated to providing music and performing arts opportunities for the children, young people and communities of Northamptonshire.
Northamptonshire Sport School based programmes, training and information for educational professionals.
South Northamptonshire Council Community Funding Grants awarded to support community activities. These awards can be made to Community and Voluntary Organisations, Town/Parish Councils, Registered Charities and to other bodies or individuals.

Sir Robert McAlpine - Strong Foundations Grant 2021

Supporting grassroot initiatives across the UK. You can apply for a share of a £25,000 fund per region as well as access to a volunteer workforce for projects that address local needs. The Strong Foundations Grant will again be available for those that need funding or support for new ideas or existing projects, with an aim to drive positive change in the local community (7th July-11th August 2021).

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.)

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:

CorbyDaventryEast NorthamptonshireKetteringNorthamptonSouth NorthamptonshireWellingborough

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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