Welcome to your regional PTA page.

Local Grants & Support

Alnwick Town Council

For grants for supporting community groups click here.

Berwick-upon-Tweed Town Council

For grant schemes click here, for local town grants and subsidies click here.

Blyth Town Council

For community grants click here.

Blyth Valley Borough Council

For community pages click here, for education links click here, for schools information click here.

Community Foundation - Tyne & Wear and Northumberland

Providing funding and support to groups in Tyne & Wear (Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside and Sunderland) and Northumberland. All Community Foundations (UK)

Council for Voluntary Service (CVS): Northumberland CVA

A membership charity and a local infrastructure organisation that supports the local communities and enables people by providing high quality services to help local charities, voluntary groups, and social enterprises operate safely and legally and support them to develop their capabilities to deliver their own services.


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.

LGA Foundation

The LGA Foundation aims to support organisations that are involved with improving the health and wellbeing of others, welcoming grant applications to fund projects that offer assistance to those who need it most, particularly young people and vulnerable young women. Apply for a grant (from 6 April 2024).

Morpeth Town Council

For the community chest click here, for children, young people and families click here (provided by Northumberland County Council).

Music Partnership North

Music Partnership North is committed to enriching the lives of children and young people in Northumberland & Newcastle through engagement and participation in quality music activities.

Northumberland County 4 Community

The community funding support website for the Northumberland area.

Northumberland County Council

For children, young people & families click here, for the community chest scheme click here, for Northumberland grants portal click here, for school-clothing grants and vouchers click here.

Northumberland Grants Portal

The funding search service is free to individuals, community groups and businesses in Northumberland, but you need to register to view them.

Northumberland Sport

Funding provided for Northumberland (Berwick, Alnwick, Castle Morpeth, Tynedale, Wansbeck and Blyth Valley).

RISE (Tyne Wear Sport)

RISE is here to help unlock the power of physical activity to improve more lives across Northumberland and Tyne and Wear.

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.

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.

VONNE (Voluntary Organisations’ Network North East)

Members of VONNE can sign up to receive bi-monthly funding updates from Funding Information North East (FINE) and search the online funding directory.

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 Home, Tesco Community Grants (contact, The 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 of Northumberland

Looking for more grants?

Subscribe to the FundEd grants database along with PTA+ magazine

  • Think we’ve missed one? Email the PTA+ team at to share your local information.


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