From grants and charities to the lottery, there are various sources of funding for the voluntary sector. Elmbridge Annual Grants Scheme Applications for the Elmbridge Annual Grants Scheme for 2024 to 2025 are now open. To apply, please complete our online form. The form takes approximately 2 hours to complete depending on the amount of text you supply, but applications can be saved and returned to at a later date. Applications are due by 5pm on Wednesday 31 January 2024. Please see the scheme's guidance notes for more information. Document Guidance Notes for Elmbridge Annual Grants Scheme 2024 to 2025_0 (PDF, 207.67KB) If you have any difficulties completing the form, please contact email@example.com Elmbridge Partnership Fund Applications for the Elmbridge Partnership Fund are now open. The Fund is provided by contributions from Elmbridge Borough Council, Walton Charity and Walsingham Care, and is open to non-profit organizations operating in Elmbridge to apply for grants of up to £5,000 to support vulnerable residents in the borough. The Partners are looking to fund projects that support one or more of the following: Group based activities that improve mental health and reduce social isolation. Helping older carers, including those who support young children. Delivering physical activities, particularly for those on a low income. Applications are open until 12pm on Tuesday 31 October 2023. Please download and read through the guidance notes before submitting an application form. For further information, please contact the Voluntary Sector and Engagement Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org. Document Elmbridge Partnership Fund Guidance Notes 2023 (PDF, 98.04KB) Document Partnership Fund application form 2023 (DOCX, 953.41KB) Cost of Living Fund The second round of the Elmbridge Cost of Living Fund is now closed. Successful applicants will be notified in mid-November. Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) funding See Community Infrastructure Levy for information on funding for local projects. Community Foundation for Surrey The Community Foundation for Surrey awards grants to local charities and community and voluntary groups that help those living in areas of deprivation. The grants awarded have supported a wide variety of projects including facilities for young people, reducing isolation for older citizens, improving community facilities and projects for the disabled. The foundation also awards small grants to individuals with a disability, to help them overcome any barriers they may have in starting work. Contact the Community Foundation for Surrey for further information. Walsingham Care Walsingham Care provides financial support to people suffering from long-term ill health or disability. It offers assistance to poorer, elderly people and to organisations providing assistance to this vulnerable group. For more information contact Walsingham Care. Walton-on-Thames Charity Walton Charity is a local charitable foundation that works across Elmbridge. The organisation's assets (people, land, property and funds) are used to tackle issues of poverty, health, loneliness, housing and educational attainment in the borough. For more information on their grants programme, sheltered housing and green spaces visit Walton Charity. Funding advice Along with Walton Charity, we are pleased to sponsor a dedicated Funding and Sustainability Advisor. If you would like support on finding grants, building a funding case, structuring and writing grant applications, reviewing application drafts, business and financial plans and other supporting application information, as well as best practice advice on funding optimisation, contact Central Surrey Voluntary Action (CSVA). Community Lottery The Elmbridge Community Lottery is a fundraising solution, without the need for a small society lottery licence, saving you precious admin time and annual fees. If you are a local not-for-profit organisation you can apply for a website for free. You get promotions with marketing materials throughout the year to help you shout about your cause plus supporters can win cash prizes up to the £25,000 jackpot every week. For every £1 ticket sold, 60p goes to good causes - 50p is given to the group nominated by the ticket buyer and 10p goes to support other good causes within Elmbridge through a fund administered by the council. 20p goes towards prizes and the remaining 20p is for VAT and lottery administration costs. It's an ideal, safe, online fundraising solution for a wide range of causes, such as community groups, clubs, charities, sports clubs, animal welfare and many more! Find out more and register today with the Elmbridge Community Lottery.