Welcome to your regional PTA page.

Local Grants & Support

Bassetlaw District Council 

For education and learning (including a link to SENs information) click here, for grants and funding click here, for community groups advice (including funding) click here, and for the Nottinghamshire 4 Community Funding Portal click here. 

Boots Charitable Trust 

Please check the website for details. 

Broxtowe Borough Council 

For benefits and grants click here, for grants and funding click here and for Broxtowe Youth Voice (was Broxtowe Youth Council) click here. 

Council for Voluntary Service (CVS): Bassetlaw Community and Voluntary Service (BCVS)

BCVS is a registered charity which works to challenge deprivation, health inequalities and social exclusion through supporting local residents and over 600 voluntary and community groups across Bassetlaw and Bolsover.

Council for Voluntary Service (CVS): Nottingham CVS

Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service aims to improve the quality of people’s lives in Nottingham by strengthening the voluntary and community sector.

Education Services Nottingham 

Nottingham City Council’s education services site. 

Gedling Borough Council 

For community grants click here, for other services please search the website. 

Mansfield District Council 

For the Mayor’s 500 Fund click here, for the Robin Hood Community Fund click here. For school related information please search the website. 

National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) 

NCVO have created a 'funding and income plannerto help organisations plan towards sustainability. 

Newark and Sherwood District Council 

For information about Forest Schools choose Sconce and Devon Park, Sherwood Heath or Vicar Water Country Park, for the greener schools programme click here, for grants and funding click here. 

Nottingham City Council 

For education and schools information (including benefits for school aged children such as free school meals, clothing allowance and transport, and SEND information) click here, to apply for free school meals/milk click here, for the education services site click here. 

Nottinghamshire Community Foundation 

A number of open grants are listed – please check the website for details. All Community Foundations (UK)

Nottingham County Council 

Please search the website for school meals, travel and SEND information. 

Nottinghamshire 4 Community Funding Portal 

Small charitable and community groups are encouraged and supported to collaborate and work in partnership to secure funding instead of working in silo to benefit the local community. 

Trent Bridge Community Trust 

Their mission is to provide a sporting chance to disadvantaged young people in Nottinghamshire. 

Veolia Nottinghamshire 

Providing a range of opportunities for students in Nottinghamshire County Council area schools. 

The Wesleyan Foundation

The foundation provides financial support for projects involving the promotion and or development of education, health, innovation and social development. 


The YouNG project is an initiative funded by Rushcliffe Borough Council which is part of Trent Bridge Community Trust. 

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 (Greater Nottingham contact: Creswell, Ashfield and Mansfield contact: 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 AshfieldBassetlawBroxtoweGedlingMansfieldNottinghamRushcliffeSherwood 

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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