Our community grants scheme is designed to support local community organisations, charities and CICs delivering services within Knutsford. We will consider one application per organisation each financial year (1st April to 31st March) but will not consider applications from individuals.

It is recommended that applicants thoroughly read the council’s grants policy before making an application and where necessary contact the Town Clerk for advise on your application.

The council will not fund salaries, hospitality, religious organisations (except for non-religious activities), core school expenditure or projects with party political links.

Ready to apply?

To apply for a grant download the appropriate form, complete it in Microsoft Word and email it with the required accompanying documents to: townclerk@knutsfordtowncouncil.gov.uk

OUR FUNDING OBJECTIVES

We look for projects to meet at least one of the following outcomes:

  1. Provide improved opportunities/services for those aged 18 and under
  2. Provide improved opportunities/services for those aged 65 and over
  3. Provide a new or improves an existing asset or service which will benefit a significant percentage of residents
  4. Enhance the profile and/or reputation of Knutsford

The council will score applications using information from the application form based on achieving outcomes, value for money, strong governance and fitting with the council’s strategic aims. More information is provided in our grants policy.

THREE GRANT FUNDING ROUTES

Donations

Funding of up to £200.

A simplified process to help the smallest community projects.

Application deadlines:

  • 11th December 2020
  • 19th March 2021

Small Grants

Funding of up to £1,500.

Small grant applications are awarded three times per year.

Application deadlines:

  • 11th December 2020
  • 19th March 2021

Large Grants

Funding awards of over £1,500.

Our large grants are awarded annually and paid each April.

Application deadline:

  • 31st August 2021