West Sussex

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Local Grants & Support

Gatwick Airport Community Trust

Awards grants annually for deserving projects within the area of benefit which covers parts of East and West Sussex, Surrey and Kent.

Hall & Woodhouse Community Chest

Grants to improve the local area - helping the youth, elderly, disabled, arts environment and more.

Horsham District Council

Council grants for community projects.

Mid-Sussex Voluntary Action Helping local charities and voluntary groups in Mid Sussex set up, grow and thrive. Their e-bulletins include leads for local grants.

Rampion Fund

Supporting charities within a defined area of benefit to realise projects linked to sustainability and ecology. PTAs can apply as long as there is an element of community benefit.

Southover Manor Trust

Supporting the learning of young people under the age of 25 in East Sussex, West Sussex, Brighton and Hove.

The Steve Bernard Foundation

Supporting youngsters in disability, elite, schools, clubs & disadvantaged sports. £10,000 available for Sussex based projects. Grants of £100 – £1,000 available. Tend to buy equipment or pay coaches direct than give out cash.

Sussex Community Foundation Use the search facility to select education related grants.
West Sussex Council Funding for voluntary and community organisations Funding for voluntary and community organisations. Find sources of funding and advice for the 'third sector'.
Worthing Community Chest A registered, local, independent charity they support projects and activities in Worthing which enable social and economic wellbeing. We do this by awarding small grants to groups, clubs, events, and other good causes.

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

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(s), below:

Adur, Arun, Chichester, Crawley, Horsham, Mid Sussex, Worthing

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Volunteering Opportunities 



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