South Yorkshire

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Local Grants & Support

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council 

For Barnsley Virtual School (group involved in supporting and providing education for Barnsley's children in care) click here, for Children, Young People and Families Trust click herefor CommunitGrants click here, and for a general funding search click here. 

Community First Yorkshire 

Sign up for a free, monthly funding bulletin. 

Doncaster Council 

Please view the website for all the services for children, young people, and families. 

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council 

For Community Grants click here, for Educational Awards and Grants click here, for Rotherham Community Chest Fund click here, and for the general school section click here. 

Sheffield City Council 

Apply for free school meals here, for information about free school transport click hereand for the general school and childcare section click here. 

Sheffield Music Hub 

Information for schools and parents on what services are provided for Sheffield schools by the Music Hub. 

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.

South Yorkshire's Community Foundation

Making a positive difference to local lives, the foundation gives grant funding support to community groups and projects meeting local needs and helping local people. 

Yorkshire Agricultural Society

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 Funders Forum

Funding resources. 

Yorkshire Gardens Trust

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

Yorkshire Sport Foundation

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 

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 (previously Bags of Help)The WHSmith Trust (Community Grants), Wickes Community Programme

Supermarket Community Champions

Online contact/email: ASDA, Tesco

Visit in person: Aldi, Co-op, Iceland, Lidl, Marks & SpencerM&S store locator, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, SPARSPAR 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 BarnsleyDoncasterRotherhamSheffield 

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