Community grants and funding

Small grants for VE Day events

We are providing small grants of up to £500 towards events and services in Thurrock that commemorate World War 2 Victory in Europe (VE) Day. The closing date for applications is Thursday 5 March 2020. Go to small grants for VE Day events.

Lottery funding

You can apply for lottery funds for projects that improve health, education or the environment.

Big Lottery Fund

To apply for community projects grants, contact the Big Lottery Fund.

'Awards for All' is a Big Lottery Fund grants programme that funds small, community projects. To apply for small grants up to £10,000, contact Awards for All.

Grants for the Arts

To apply for grants for arts activities in England, contact Arts Council.

Heritage Lottery Fund

To apply for grants from £3,000, contact Heritage Lottery Fund. They cover a range of projects including:

  • museums
  • parks
  • historic places
  • archaeology
  • natural environment
  • cultural traditions