New homes bonus community grant

Constituted not-for-profit organisations can apply to us for a minimum of £1,000 and up to 50 per cent* of the cost of capital and one-off revenue projects (other eligibility criteria apply).

Click here to start a new application or 
Click here to view an existing application (including to complete a monitoring or claim form) 

Our opening dates for 2017/18 (budget permitting) are:

  • Round one open: 1 April to 15 May 2017 (4pm) with all decision made by 24 July 2017 - OPEN NOW!
  • Round two open: 20 August to 15 October 2017 (4pm) with all decision made by 22 December 2017
  • Round three open: 1 December 2017 to 10 January 2018 (4pm) for decisions by 25 March 2018

Current budgets available 

We split the district into three geographic areas when considering grants and each area has its own budget.  You can see a map of the grant areas here (250.4 KB) JPEG image  Vale of White Horse District Council This link will take you to an external website... .  
  • Abingdon and North East surrounding area: £34,802
  • Faringdon and surrounding area: £20,504
  • Wantage and surrounding area: £44,694

Advice and exceptions

You can contact our grants team to talk through your project before starting an application on 01235 422405 or


Please note you’ll need to provide the following documents with your application:

  • Your signed constitution or memorandum and articles of association
  • Two quotes (or a professional estimate) for the whole project
  • Your latest bank statements and balances for all accounts in the organisations name
  • Copies of your last two years accounts (audited if available) or for new organisations, detailed working budgets and financial records since you began operating
  • Any permissions required including; planning, listed building, landlord permissions
  • Minutes from a meeting of your organisation agreeing to make this application, authorising you to make the application on their behalf and authorising two relevant officers/members of the organisation to act as signatory in relation to this grant application and any acceptance forms/agreements relating to it.
  • Copies of your Land Registry evidence of ownership/tenure (a registered a lease with at least ten years left on the term).  If you have a lease you will need to give us a copy of your lease as well.
  • For grants under £10,000 towards mobile equipment evidence of ownership is welcome but not mandatory

Last reviewed: 03 - 04 - 2017

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