Council Community Funding

Contacts

Contact the Community Development Officer for advice about funding your project.
Telephone: 01444 477495
Email: communityservices@midsussex.gov.uk

Horsham and Mid Sussex Voluntary Action

Horsham and Mid Sussex Voluntary Action can also help you in a number of ways, including funding advice.  Contact details are below:

Horsham & Mid Sussex Voluntary Action
38 Church Road
Burgess Hill
West Sussex
RH15 9AE
Telephone/fax 01444 258102 (answerphone out of hours)
Email: enquiries@hamsva.org.uk

Other Organisations

There are also a wide array of other websites and organisations offering information about grants and funding.  These range from free services to those with annual subscriptions costing into the hundreds of pounds.  The information provided by all these sources will be of variable relevance to you depending on the nature and size of your organisation.  Some sources are more comprehensive and up-to-date than others.  Listed below are a range of resources that might be of interest to you.  It is worth browsing through these, maybe signing up to a free trial, and seeing which are relevant to you.  Mid Sussex District Council are not responsible for the content of external sites.

WestSussex4Funding

WestSussex4Funding

A free service for businesses, voluntary organisation, charities and community groups, and social enterprises to search for sources of funding for any venture or project.

West Sussex 4 Funding contains details of over 4,300 funding schemes and information on over 4,500 trust funds.  This information is continuously researched and updated. 

There is also information on specific support in West Sussex - including grants/funding and sources of advice and guidance.

Sussex Community Foundation

Sussex Community Foundation

Sussex Community Foundation is a new charity that will promote philanthropy and build a substantial permanent fund to support communities across East and West Sussex and the City of Brighton & Hove in perpetuity. The fund will be used to give grants to local community groups.

Big Lottery Fund

Big Lottery Fund

Find out about the range of Lottery funding available.  Includes;

Awards for All

Awards for All

Good source of one-off funding for community groups looking for a small grant of £500-£5000

Directory of Social Change (DSC)

Directory of Social Change (DSC)

The DSC is a registered charity providing information and training for the voluntary sector.  Their services include three funding information sites.

Company Giving

Company Giving

Subscription service giving information about company giving.

Arts Funding 

Arts Development aim to offer up to date information on community funding opportunities on this webpage and those that are brought to our attention that could support an arts based project.

In the first instance you can view these websites:

  • Arts Council England. These hold details on their own grants funding as well as a fantastic document resource on 'Other Funding Opportunities', which is up to date and covers all the arts. www.artscouncil.org.uk
  • Awards For All. www.awardsforall.org.uk
  • Gatwick Airport Community Trust www.gact.org.uk