Apply for the WHSmith Community Grant

Article date
15 December 2016
Primary interest
Funding and Fundraising

The WHSmith Trust is offering grants to voluntary organisations from the proceeds of the compulsory carrier bag levies.

You can apply for a grant of up to £500. Grants are awarded to charities, schools & community groups of any size, provided they support the community in the UK. There are two annual application rounds, and at the end of each six month period grant applications will be reviewed and grants issued.

You can apply now to be eligible for the next round of funding, running from March to September 2017.

The following types of organisation are eligible to apply:

  • Registered or Exempt Charities
  • Voluntary and community groups (constituted)
  • Schools and pre-schools.

Apply here

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