Welcome to your regional PTA page. Shropshire is a landlocked county, bordered by Cheshire, Staffordshire and Hereford in England and by Wales to the west. With the UNESCO World Heritage Site Ironbridge Gorge plus the Shropshire Hills in the south being an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it is one of England's most rural and sparsely populated counties.

Local Grants & Support

Connexus Community Development Fund 

The Community Development Fund has been set up to help fund communities working together, on local projects, which have a positive effect in their area of Herefordshire and Shropshire. 

Priory Educational Trust 

Small grants for school uniforms submitted to the Shropshire Schools and Further Education Institutions Jubilee Trust. 

Rosalie Inskip Music Trust 

The trust helps young musicians with funding towards instruments and travel to achieve their musical potential. 

Shropshire Council 

For assistance with school uniforms click here, for information on free school meals click here, for emergency arts grants click here, for information about school travel click here, for funding opportunities click here, for the schools library service click here, for Forest Schools information click here, for the SEND local offer and further information click here and for other school services click here. 

Shropshire Music Trust 

The trust runs a programme of workshops in schools from pre-school to secondary, with the season's artists. 

The Shropshire Schools and Further Education Jubilee Trust 

The object of the trust is to provide and assist in the provision of facilities for education not normally provided by the local education authorities. 

Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing 

Offers up to £750 for community projects in areas of Shropshire, that help create a safer, greener, cleaner or more united community. 

Three Parishes Big Local

Please search the website for details about the community chest and the big grants scheme. 

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 of Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin

Looking for more grants?

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

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

Find Local Event and Fundraising Suppliers