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Partnership Grant 2024/25 to 2028/29 – closed

Are you a locally based information and advice organisation helping people in the areas of debt, employment, finance, housing, energy, family, law and courts, immigration and health?

We have a budget of £154,920 in 2024/25 and, under this new scheme, can offer revenue funding that extends for up to five years.

Climate Action Fund – now closed

Vale of White Horse District Council’s Climate Action Fund is to support local projects that help to tackle climate change. We have a budget of £100,000 in 2023/24 and up to £5,000 is available for individual projects. Whether you are already involved in a local group or simply looking to start taking climate action, we’d love to hear from you.

White Horse Community Lottery

White Horse Community Lottery is a weekly lottery that raises money for good causes. From every £1 ticket sold, 60p will go to local good causes in Vale of White Horse working to benefit our communities.

Voluntary and charitable groups who operate in the district are invited to join and start benefiting from being part of the scheme. What’s more, it’s free for organisations to get involved!

You can find out more on the lottery website.

If you’d like further information about the grants awarded or completed, or other funding opportunities please contact the Grants team on

You can find out more about the (non-Covid related) grants awarded up to September 2023 in the download below

Other types of council and partnership funding

External Funding Opportunities

  • The Community Organisations Cost of Living Fund – Government funding of £10,000 – £75,000 is available for voluntary and community organisations supporting low-income households and individuals. Organisations can apply for funding on the The National Lottery Community Fund website.  The deadline for applications is 16 October 2023 at 12 noon. 
  • Community Ownership Fund – Government funding to help communities take ownership of community assets at risk of closure.  Detailed funding guidance, eligibility criteria and expression of interest form is via the Government website Further information can be found online via the My Community Website.
  • Suicide Prevention Grant Fund (The Department of Health and Social Care) – The purpose of the fund is to support suicide prevention in the voluntary and community sector and help them meet additional demand for services. It will also support the delivery of new activity that can help to prevent suicides and save lives. Guidance on the fund including how to apply can be found on GOV.​UK website. Grant applications are open until 11:55pm on 1 October 2023.

How we use your data and why

Please read more about how we may use your information and your rights, including those about accessing your records, by downloading our Community Enablement team’s Privacy Notice

Contact us - Community grants

01235 422405
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Vale of White Horse District Council
Abbey House
Abbey Close
OX14 3JE