Grant update (7th February 2022)

Funding to Promote Awareness of Smart Meters to Vulnerable Communities Grants of up to £25,000 are available to charities and other not-for-profit organisations for projects which help vulnerable people to understand and benefit from smart meters in their homes.  Grants will be awarded to regionally-based organisations, with local networks across Read more…

Grants jargon buster

The website www.jargonbusters.org.uk is helpful in giving examples of how to answer common questions on funder’s application forms. Below are their basic definitions of common terms. On their website you’ll also find  useful real life examples how you could answer questions on the terms below on a funders application form. Read more…

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Innovation Fund

Community CVS is distributing a small grants pot to individuals and community groups, for innovative projects around supporting life recovery. The funding is to support aims and objectives of the Blackburn with Darwen Recovery Orientated Integrated System (ROIS) commissioned by Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council Drug and Alcohol Action /Public Read more…

Small-Grant-Funding

Small grants

Community CVS has a legacy of supporting community groups to access external funding. Since 2002 we have distributed over £2.8 million of small grants to community groups. Between 2014 – 15 we helped numerous community groups make successful small grant applications, bringing in £225,000 to the borough. Partnerships Borough Council Read more…

Community Fund

The Community Fund, is a grants pot that we manage on behalf of the Sustainable Neighbourhoods Team in Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council. This grants pot has been run by Community CVS since 2012. Funding rounds for grants of up to £500 are periodically made available to help small volunteer-led Read more…