The Charnwood Community Grant scheme has now been amalgamated with the Loughborough Community Engagement Grant and the Sport and Physical activity grants providing a more simplified single point for all applications

Charnwood Community Grants

The deadline for round 2 of the 2022/23 community grants scheme has now passed and we are not currently accepting new applications.

For information on Members grants and on funding options from external organisations please scroll down the page. And for information on other grants available through the council and from other funding partners visit

Application dates


Application deadline

Decision Date

Round 1

5pm, Friday May 13, 2022

Thursday July 7, 2022


Round 2

5pm, Friday September 16, 2022

Thursday November 17, 2022


Member Grants

For the 2022/23 financial year, each borough councillor was allocated an annual budget of £500 to be used to support projects that bring benefits to their ward.

  • Organisations currently running projects with community benefit in Charnwood are invited to apply for a minimum of £250 per member, and up to a maximum of £500 per member, and applications may be made to more than one member.
  • Funding can be provided towards community events, activities, equipment, uniformed groups such as Scouts, Guides, Cubs and Brownies.
  • The Member Grants scheme for 2022/23 is now open.
  • The grant programme closes January 31, 2023

Additional Funding Opportunities