Empowering Parish and Town Councils in Northamptonshire

Funding Opportunities

Current Opportunities

Parish and Town Councils are able to apply directly for these opportunities:

Tesco Community Grants (UK)

Tesco Community Grants (UK)

Amounts of £500, £1,000 or £1,500

Funding local community projects.

No Closing Date - Funding Administered by Groundwork

For more information, please visit: https://tescocommunitygrants.org.uk/ and click here for the Guidance Notes.

Climate Action Fund

The National Lottery Community Fund

Up to £1.5 million over 2 to 5 years, with most projects between £300,000 and £500,000. Development grants of £50,000 to £150,000 over 12 to 18 months

Funding to help communities across the UK to address climate change.

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Canoe Foundation

Canoe Foundation Funding

For grants between £500 to £10,000

Funding to improve the accessibility of available waterways and canoeing facilities and protect the natural environment.

Applications Close on 11 April 2023

For more information, please visit: https://www.canoefoundation.org.uk/apply/

England's Urban Tree Challenge

Town Councils are eligible to apply for this funding.

Urban Tree Challenge

Funding is for varying amounts.

Funding is available for planting trees in urban areas, helping to support people’s health and wellbeing, as well as wider environmental benefits.

Those wishing to plant trees in 2023/24 must submit their applications by 30 June 2023


The following opportunities are community-based and may be applicable for local organisations you work with:

HS2 Community And Business Funds

HS2 Community And Business Funds

Funding amounts vary.

Funding to support work which enhances the quality of life and the environment of communities disrupted by the construction of the HS2 north-south railway.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

For more information, please visit: https://www.groundwork.org.uk/grants_hs2-funds/

Historic England

For more information on the different funding opportunities available, please visit: https://historicengland.org.uk/services-skills/grants/our-grant-schemes/

Funding Grants include:

  • Repair Grants
  • National/Regional Capacity Building
  • Grants for War Memorials
  • Grants to Underwrite Urgent Works Notices

Funding Events

  • The Northamptonshire Virtual Funding Fair 2022 was held from 7th-9th June - notes from this fair can be found below, including details of the different funding groups that were presented:

Last updated: Thu, 23 Feb 2023 11:48