Town Council Small Grants Programme
The contribution made by the numerous organisations to the well-being of the local community in Haywards Heath is highly valued. In support of such voluntary efforts the Town Council allocates a modest annual budget to award small grants to voluntary and community groups, subject to available resources. The purpose of such grants is to support voluntary and community initiatives that benefit the residents of Haywards Heath.
How do I apply?
Organisations looking to apply for a grant from the Town Council are strongly advised to read the Council's grant criteria (contained within the application pack) to ensure they are eligible to apply for a grant; it is also advisable for applicants to contact the Town Council to discuss their project prior to applying.
To download an application pack, click here. For more information please contact the Town Council.
Application deadline dates
Funding is available throughout the year, subject to any budgetary constraints and in line with the Council’s specified application deadline dates. The next deadlines are:
- 16th December 2019
- 10th February 2020
- 1st June 2020
- 17th August 2020
- 19th October 2020
- 15th December 2020
To see a list of awards made in the last financial year, please click here.
Additional Sources of Information about Funding
Mid Sussex District Council
Mid Sussex District Council (MSDC) offer Community and Economic Development Grants, Facility Grants and a Spotlight Programme. To find out more information of these funding opportunities, please click here.
West Sussex County Council
West Sussex Crowd is now live. Please follow click here to find out more information on funding and to upload your poject to start fundraising for your good cause.
Sussex Community Foundation
A local Sussex Grant Maker particularly interested in hearing from groups in Sussex supporting older people and/or people at risk of homelessness and groups supporting children and young people. Grants available for small charities and community groups. To find out more information about the Sussex Community Foundation, please click here.
Big Lottery Fund
Funding is available from the Big Lottery Fund, a large proportion of which is awarded to voluntary and community sector organisations. To find out more information of the Big Lottery Fund, please click here.
Covenant Fund for the Armed Forces Community
If your project helps to support those linked with the Armed Services, funding and grants are available from the Government. To find out more about the Government Covenant Fund, please click here.
Support for Community Groups
MSVA (Mid Sussex Voluntary Action) offer support with setting up as a community group and for funding advice. For more information on MSVA and its services, please click here.