Grants available from City Council

Press Release: 05/05/2015

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Grants from Winchester City Council of up to £500 are available to not-for-profit and voluntary organisations in the district to support their work.

Winchester City Council is inviting applications by Monday 1 June for the first round of its 2015 ‘small grants’ scheme.

This grant stream is for one-off activities or pieces of equipment.

Applications might be for a health-related activity, a new or additional piece of equipment for a sports club, promotional material for an arts event or project, or a pilot for a new community activity.

Previously grants have funded a wide range organisations and activities across the district such as:

  • Gratton Trust, Sutton Scotney – Sports taster sessions for children
  • Nightshelter, Winchester – First aid training for residents
  • Olive Branch, Winchester – Supervision skills training for volunteers
  • Southwick D Day 70 – D-Day commemoration event
  • Sparsholt cricket club – Junior training equipment
  • Wessex Cancer Trust, Winchester – Therapy bed
  • Winchester Film & Art CIC – Technical assistance
  • Winchester Nepalese Ladies’ Group – new group support
  • Live Theatre Winchester – Community workshop day, Winnall Primary School

Melissa Fletcher, Funding & Development Officer for Winchester City Council, said:

The small grants are an essential source of funding for groups who just need a little bit of money for an activity or piece of equipment. We have a very healthy demand for this type of funding. We try to support as many organisations and activities as possible.”

To find out how to apply, visit:

Apply on line or download the application form. For further assistance contact: Melissa Fletcher, 01962 848492,, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.