Welcome to your regional PTA page.

Local Grants & Support

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils-Funding  Funding is limited to constituted community groups and organisations, including charities. 
Community Action Suffolk: Funding 4 Suffolk portal  Helping the voluntary, community & social enterprise sector in Suffolk

East Suffolk Council-Community Partnership Small Grants Scheme 

East Suffolk Community Partnership's funding schemes help community groups and organisations within the local area. 

Ipswich Borough Council 

Check the site for information pertaining to Ipswich Borough Council grants, as well as external grants. 

North West Ipswich Big Local Trust (NWIBLT) 

For people living or working in Whitton, Whitehouse & Castle Hill who want to bring real improvements to the community and to the lives of people living in it. 

Suffolk Community Foundation 

Offers grants to charities, voluntary or community groups and organisations which are charitable in purpose and are working to help relieve disadvantage and deprivation across Suffolk. 

Suffolk County Council 

Search the site for educational information and links, plus apply for free school meals, here

Suffolk Music Hub

Music Service term and holiday dates, resources, curriculum information and opportunities for students and teachers. 

The Lovewell Blake Fund 

The fund supports community and voluntary activity in Norfolk, Suffolk, and Ely area of Cambridgeshire.
Grants of up to £2,000 are available to benefit smaller, often lesser known organisations where such grants would make a real difference to a particular project – making possible something that wouldn’t otherwise happen.

West Suffolk Council-Community Grants

West Suffolk Council actively supports and encourages communities with a number of grant opportunities. 

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(s), below:

BaberghForest HeathIpswichMid SuffolkSt EdmundsburySuffolk CoastalWaveney

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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