Station House Community Association


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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:

Covid-19 Response and Recovery Grants

Grants of up to £5,000 for Covid-19 Response and up to £5,000 for Covid-19 Recovery are available now.

SYCF and community foundations across the country are working with the National Emergencies Trust to support community groups and charities responding to and recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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South Yorkshire Flood Disaster Relief Appeal Fund

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SYCF Flood Relief Fund Grants for Community Groups

A part of SYCF’s ongoing Flood Relief Funding is intended to support community groups and organisations across South Yorkshire, that are helping communities affected by the recent floods.

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SYCF Small Grants Programme

The Small Grants Programme is a new scheme intended to support small, developing or less well-resourced community groups across South Yorkshire. Groups must have an income below £10,000 to apply.

It offers grants up to £600 for one off projects like equipment or events.

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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 £600 and £5,000.

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To be assessed by our next quarterly panel, please complete your application by 2nd November 2020

Tampon Tax Fund

These grants will invest in a wide variety of projects, large and small, that aim to make a tangible and long-term difference to health, wellbeing, confidence and social/economic activity as well as addressing equality gaps.

Grant awards are for between 5,000 – £10,000.

This programme is now closed.

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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 windfarm community benefit fund linked to the Park Spring wind farm in east Barnsley.

EDF Energy Renewables 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 7th September for your application to be considered by the next decision panel in October 2020.

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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.

Please apply  by tbc for your application to be considered by the next decision panel.


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#iwill Fund

Youth Social Action includes volunteering, fundraising and campaigning, as well as skills and confidence-building projects which work with young people. This fund will prioritise organisations working with young people from less affluent backgrounds, to develop an appetite for this sort of activity

The #iwill fund is currently open to applications and the next closing date 26th October 2020

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Get in touch

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