We have a range of funding streams available for community projects and charities based or working in Barnsley.

Check the information below to find out your eligibility and how to apply:

SYCF Community Grants Programme

These grants are intended for small, developing and less well-resourced groups and organisations across South Yorkshire, where small amounts of funding can make a real difference. Applicants don’t have to be a registered charity and most grants are made as one-off payments between £250 and £5,000.

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To be assessed by our next quarterly panel, please complete your full application by 16th May 2017.

Combatting Isolation and Community Involvement Fund

The Combatting Isolation & Community Involvement Fund has been set up to benefit older people who are resident in South Yorkshire.

Grant awards are typically between £600 – £5,000.

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Cutlers Company Grassroots Fund

This funding is intended for community and voluntary groups engaged with strengthening the traditional manufacturing and industrial traditions of South Yorkshire. Grants are for up to £5,000.

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The CSE Fund

This programme awards grants to community and voluntary groups in South Yorkshire tackling child sexual exploitation (CSE), trafficking, child sexual abuse and those supporting people and families affected by these issues. The funding awards grants of between £1,000 and £5,000.

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Park Spring Wind Farm Community Benefits Fund

This funding is being made available through the Park Spring wind farm community benefit fund linked to the Park Spring wind farm in east Barnsley.

EDF Energy Renewables who are developing and will operate the wind farm have pledged to provide £42,750 per year for the life of the wind farm to the fund which will directly benefit local community projects and initiatives, within a three-kilometre radius of the wind farm.

Please apply by Tuesday 4th April for your application to be considered at the next decision panel. 

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Blackstone Edge Wind Farm Community Benefits Fund

This funding is being made available to community groups operating within 5km of the Blackstone Edge Wind Farm.

Grants are for between £1,000 – £5,000.

Grants of up to £25,000 for community buildings looking to introduce energy-saving technologies are also available for a limited time.

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Youth Social Action Fund

Youth social action has huge potential to create enjoyable opportunities and skills development for young people, benefitting local people and places.

Grants are available for amounts between £1,000 – £5,000.

The aim of this grant is to raise the level and quality of youth social action. The programme aim is to increase youth social action by 50% by 2020 taking the percentage of young people that volunteer from 40% to 60%.

To be considered, please submit your application by Midnight on Friday 21st April.

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Get in touch

If you have any questions about applying to this fund then please email and we will get back to you or call 0114 242 4294