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South Yorkshire

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

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. It will have a quicker turnaround and simpler application process than the larger Community Grants.

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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 £250 and £5,000.

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To be assessed by our next quarterly panel, please complete your application by January 2019 date tbc.

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.

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This round is now closed. Further rounds to be confirmed.

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 January 2019 date tbc.

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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Young People into Education & Employment Programme

The fund is particularly keen to support projects where the beneficiaries are unemployed 16-25 year old young people from disadvantaged backgrounds or communities.

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

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

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#iwill 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 people that volunteer from 40% to 60%.

To be considered, please submit your application by 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