Ignition Autos Community Garage, Doncaster


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

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

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 10th May  2021.


Tween Bridge Windfarm Community Benefits Fund

Community groups close to the Tween Bridge Windfarm could be eligible for a cash boost.

Since the completion of the Tween Bridge Wind Farm near Thorne and Moorends, energy company RWE has committed to providing grant funding for communities close to the development.

Please apply by 2nd June for your application to be considered by the next decision panel. 

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Mrs Lowe Distribution Fund

The communities of Old Denaby, Swinton and Mexborough can benefit from grant funding thanks to a legacy left by Mrs Audrey May Hampshire Lowe. The memorial fund is open to local community groups and projects for amounts ranging from £600 to £1,500.

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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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#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 TBC

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Get in touch

If you have any questions about applying for funding then please email grants@sycf.org.uk and we will get back to you or call 0114 242 4294