Harthill Village Hall, Rotherham


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

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.

Loscar Wind Farm Community Funds

The funding is available for projects involved in initiatives such as environment and nature conservation, and community projects in the parishes of Harthill, Woodall, Thorpe Salvin and Wales.

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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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South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Health Community Partnership Grants

Grants of £83,500 and over, for community organisations working in partnership with the NHS to address health inequalities in communities affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw.

We are accepting initial applications until 5pm on Friday 16 April 2021. If you are invited through to second stage, then a more detailed application form will be supplied to you. 

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Made By Sport

Grants of up to £2,021 are available for Sports Clubs and community organisations across South Yorkshire working with young people (aged 5-25).

The funding is for groups using sport for development: using sport to deliver wider social outcomes with young people (e.g. delivering better mental health, less crime and anti-social behaviour, pathways to employment, life-skills and community-cohesion).

Applications are open from the 12th April with a deadline of the 12th May. 

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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