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

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 application by Wednesday 31st January 2018.

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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To be assessed by our next quarterly panel, please complete a full application by Wednesday 31st January 2018.


This fund is for Sheffield play schemes creating opportunities for integrated play in mainstream activities for children with disabilities. Groups can apply for grants ranging from £50 to £1000.

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Sheffield Association in Aid Of the Adult Deaf Community First Fund

The Sheffield Association in Aid of the Adult Deaf Community First Fund has been set up to benefit deaf persons in Sheffield, aged over 16. This fund has specific priorities and is in particular for the purpose of religious, educational and recreational welfare of those persons.

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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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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.

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

Please submit your application by midnight on Tuesday 24th October.

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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

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