Grant Awards Programme

Discretionary funding to support voluntary and community organisations in North Lanarkshire 2020 - 2021

Discretionary funding to support voluntary and community organisations in North Lanarkshire.

What is the purpose of this grant scheme?

The Grant Awards Programme is the arrangement whereby the Council provides annual funding to local voluntary organisations and community groups contributing to the following priorities as described within the North Lanarkshire Partnership - Local Outcomes Improvement Plan:

  • Building resilient communities;
  • Tackling poverty;
  • Tackling homelessness, and
  • Supporting looked after children.

Who can apply?

To be eligible for funding you must be a voluntary organisation or community group operating in North Lanarkshire.

What can be funded?

Grant awards may be made for various purposes including employee costs, accommodation costs, administration costs and programme costs.

What can't be funded?

Grants are not made for:

  • activities that commenced prior to the application being made;
  • items of equipment of a personal nature, or
  • repairs/improvements to premises not owned by or leased to the organisation applying.

How much can be applied for?

Applications must be for a minimum of £1,000 and the maximum you can apply for is £50,000.

What is the timescale for submitting applications?

Applications for funding from April 2020 to March 2021 should be submitted by e-mail before 18 October 2019.

What is the Application Process?

The application form should be downloaded from this page, completed and then e-mailed along with all additional information i.e. constitution, financial details etc. to Community Development team via the email address on the form.

Where can I get help with the form?

If you would like any help or advice in completing the application form please contact the appropriate Grants Administration Officer.

What happens next?

On receipt of the application an e-mail will be sent back confirming that it has been received, allocating the application with a reference number and detailing any additional or missing information required.

Grant Enquiry Form

If you cannot decide if this fund is best for you go to Grant Enquiries which you will find in the Related Articles.  You can use this to contact us for more advice.

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