Brighton & Hove City Council Communities Fund: Engagement Fund

Grants available for: Community and voluntary groups in Brighton & Hove with annual income under £20,000
Size of grants given: Up to £2,000

Aims of Fund

Applications are open to groups that aim to improve wellbeing, build cohesion or promote fairness.

Who can apply

Not-for-profit organisations based in Brighton & Hove, with an annual income of under £20,000. The Engagement Fund supports groups to engage and empower local people, communities or neighbourhoods in the city.

If your group is already working with local communitites, or you are a larger organisation with an annual income of up to £100,000, you can apply to the Council’s Resilience Fund instead.

How much and what can you apply for

Up to £2,000 for the costs of running activities (project costs) or the general costs of keeping your organisation going (core costs).

Your activities must contribute to at least one of the following outcomes:

  • improving wellbeing
  • building cohesion
  • promoting fairness

How to apply

Applications must be made via the council’s Community Fund online form. You can preview the questions on the Council’s website.

Deadlines for application

There are three funding rounds a year. Funds must be spent by the end of the financial year in which they are granted.

The final deadline for 2023/24 has now passed.

Contact details

Donna Edmead, Communities Fund Manager
07842 600 935

Updated 24/10/23 MA

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