South West Foundation
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South West Foundation

Manor Farm

Skinners Hill

Bath BA2 0PJ

Phone: 01761 471104


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What's new?

Foundation Calls for Local Enterprise Partnerships to save Community Grants Programme


The highly successful Community Grant Programme funded by Skills Funding Agency and European Social Fund worth around £80 Million to the sector nationally since it started 8 years ago, is about to fall through the funding net, if it is not picked up under the new structures of the Local Enterprise Partnerships(LEPs).The Foundation has written to every LEP in the South West to ask them to consider including this programme in their future plans.SEE REPORT ON GRANTS PAGE.




£805,000 has now been allocated to over 75 community organisations throughout the region.

Capacity Building Programme to be announced soon but will include free Train the Trainers programmes,Fundraising for Small Groups,Community Research and more. For more details contact the Foundation.

Foundation calls on Local Enterprise Partnerships to include the highly successful Community Grant Programmes in their Future Planning

Into Employment:full report and list of grants allocated through current programme.
Into Emplyment report 2.pdf
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Grant Programmes

Voted Funder of the year in the South West the Foundation has the following grant programmes open:




Small grants up to £1,000 to community organisations that are making a difference in areas where Sovereign Housing has its properties
Sovereign Make A Difference Fund Small Grant Programme for Devon, Plymouth and Torbay
Devon Making A Difference Criteria Guida[...]
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Sovereign Make a Difference Fund West Of England including Bristol, North Somerset,Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire
West of England Criteria FINAL2.docx
Microsoft Word document [831.5 KB]

Small Grant Programme for grants up to £1,0000. Aimed at supporting small Voluntary and Community Sector Organisations working with people most in need in communties.This programme is aimed at charitable organisations with an annual income of £20,000 or less. Priority is given to organisations in rural areas market and coastal and market towns. If you are in an urban are please do give us a ring.

Criteria for the Esmee Fairbairn Small Grant programme.
ESF criteria programme 4.doc
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