Grants for Shropshire and Telford Communities

The Community Foundation distributes grants from a range of funding programmes, these include funds from other agencies and statutory bodies as well as the Foundation's own funds.

Sparkler Fund

The Sparkler fund, from E.On UK, Ironbridge Power Station, is for newly formed groups to help with start up administration and promotion costs. To apply simply download and complete the application form

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Community Foundation grants are awarded from a range of funding programmes that have similar criteria and a common application form.

These also include community grants from Comic Relief and Sport Relief.



European Social Fund grants are aimed at groups working with people who are a long way from the labour market to help them take a step towards employment. 



Fair Share Trust grants are for the Donnington and Donnington Wood areas of Telford, they are funded by money from the Big Lottery Fund for areas that were seen not to have had their 'fair share' of lottery money.

The application information is specific to this grant fund.



For further information, please click on the links on the left


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Community Foundation Grants

Grants £250 -£5,000. Funding is still available for local projects, run by local people, in areas of disadvantage.  Application deadline: Friday, 1st March 2013



Further information in our Grants section or contact for more information and an application form.





The Midcounties Co-operative Community Fund. Up to £2,000 grants for community groups who have been members of Midcounties Co-operative for at least 3 months. The programme is now open for applications.  The closing date is 8th February 2013.


Check in Grants section for more details.

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