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. 
Council for Voluntary Service (CVS): 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. All Community Foundations (UK)

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. 

West Suffolk Council-Community Grants

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

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(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