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Community Grants

Community Grants

Groundwork – Tesco Bags of Help

The money raised from the 5p bag charge in Tesco stores in England, Wales and Scotland is being used to support community participation in the development and use of open spaces.

Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)

Using National Lottery proceeds the HLF funds a wide variety of heritage projects through several programmes including Our Heritage and Young Roots.

Big Lottery Fund

Using National Lottery proceeds the Big Lottery Fund supports community groups and projects that improve health, education and the environment through several programmes including Awards for All and Power to Change.

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Foundation

HIWCF is an independent charitable foundation dedicated to connecting donors with the local causes and charities they care about.

Sussex Community Foundation

Sussex Community Foundation raises funds for and makes grants to local charities and communities groups across East and West Sussex and Brighton and Hove.

Arts Council England

Arts Council England (ACE) champions, develops and invests in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people’s lives. Ace invest money from government and the National Lottery in a wide range of activities – from theatre to digital art, reading to dance, music to literature and crafts to collection.


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