Grants and Local Funding

WCC Councillors’ Grant Fund 2018/19 for Warwick District

We are pleased to announce the launch of this fund!

The fund is only open to the communities of Kenilworth, Lapworth and North Leamington to apply directly to local County Councillors for funding. In all other areas of Warwick District, funding can be applied for through the Warwick District Community Forum Grant Scheme from Monday 3 December 2018.

The closing date is 5pm on Friday 30th November 2018.

Before starting your application, we highly recommend that you go through the Guidance Notes. You can also download a list of the Application Questions.

There will be Funding Workshop from 10am to 1pm on Wednesday 14th November at the WCAVA office (4&6 Clemens Street, Leamington Spa, CV31 2DL). If you are thinking about applying and want to discuss your project idea please book a time at the workshop. To book a slot, please contact:
Verity Thompson, Group Funding & Development Officer, WCAVA
T. 01789 333768
M. 07966 380289

You can access the online application form by clicking here.

Community Computers Scheme 2018


There are a total of 120 recycled laptops to give away for FREE to community groups, voluntary organisations and Town & Parish Councils, across all of Warwickshire. The laptops available are the Toshiba Z Series Ultralight Laptops.

For further information, and to apply online, please visit

WCC Councillors’ Grant Fund 2018/19 for North Warwickshire, Nuneaton and Bedworth, Rugby and Stratford-upon-Avon Districts


The Warwickshire County Council Councillors’ Grant Fund is aimed at community and voluntary organisations. The Fund provides Warwickshire County Councillors with a small pot of funding to support small-scale projects within their area that support the following outcomes:

  • Warwickshire’s communities and individuals are supported to be safe, healthy and independent; and,
  • Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure.

All applications should aim to build community solutions to local issues and improve the health and wellbeing of people living in Warwickshire.


Warwick District Community Forum Grant Scheme 2018/19


We are pleased to announce the launch of the Warwick District Community Forum Grant Fund 2018-19! This is a joint fund supported by Warwickshire County Council and Warwick District Council. The fund opens on Monday 9 July 2018 and closes on Monday 10 September 2018.

If you are a group with an idea or a project which will benefit residents in your local area please send your application to

An application form along with the guidance notes can be found below:

Small Scale Flood Alleviation Grant Scheme

Warwickshire County Council are looking for applications for up to £5,000 per annum for Warwickshire groups, residents and businesses for new works or studies to remove or mitigate flood risk within Warwickshire.

The grant is made available to Town Councils, Parish Councils and Constituted Groups. Individual applicants are encouraged to bid for funds through one of these, though where not practical applications not made through one of these organisations may be considered. Full details, terms and conditions are included in the document link below.

All applicants are responsible for implementing their own proposals. This includes where applicable; seeking permission for the relevant land owners or other agencies, obtaining quotes, ensuring all Health and Safety obligations are met and complying with any other legislative requirements involved. Should you have any questions about the scheme please feel free to call the Flood Risk Management Team on 01926 412982 to discuss.

Grant Application Form and Guidance Notes (DOCX, 109.35 KB)

Business Grants, Loans and Finance

Funding opportunities such as European Funding, National Lottery and Green Funds. Business grants, loans and finance – more information

Grant Advice and Searches

For funding advice and to conduct a funding search please visit:

Borough and District Council Grant Schemes

Town and Parish Council Grant Schemes

National Lottery Funding

This site allows you to search information on current funding programmes across the UK. National Lottery funding – more information

Coalfields Regeneration Trust

The Trust works in two main areas. They are a grant maker and they are actively involved in supporting projects on the ground in coalfield communities. Coalfields Regeneration Trust – more information

Grants and Local Funding was last updated on October 22, 2018.