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.

Small grants

Grays Recreational and Charitable Trust can give from £10,000 to £12,000 a year to sports clubs and organisations in Thurrock to help more people play sport.

To apply for funds, email:

Grays Recreational and Charitable Trust


Thurrock Arts Council, Thurrock Sports Council and Thurrock Scouts Council all have small grants available and contact details for these can be obtained from:

Community development


Small Sparks Matching Funds offers funding for new one-off community projects run by groups or individuals. To find out more, go to the Thurrock CVS: Small Sparks web page.