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Community Funding Grants

The Council supports various groups and projects around the Borough through Community Funding Grants. This page provides details of the grants that have been awarded.

All grants are coordinated and awarded by the Department of Community and Leisure and must be used within two years of the award.

The Council uses the name of applying organisations for referencing, rather than using a reference or registration number.

Types of grant

Three types of grant are awarded by the Council.

  1. Requests under £5,000 are approved by the Executive Member for Leisure and Community.
  2. Requests over £5,000 are known as matched funding and will only part fund the project.  Any remaining funds required must be supplied by the applying organisation either through existing funds or fundraising.  If the request is below £15,000 it is approved by the Executive Member for Leisure and Community.  If it is over £15,000 the awards are approved by a meeting of the Executive.'

  3. Requests to the Youth Activities Fund are approved by the Executive Member for Leisure and Community.  These awards are to support the provision of open access activities for young people and are considered every March. 

Grants awarded

The table below provides details of the grants recently awarded to local organisations.

Organisation Project Amount Granted Date Awarded
Burridge Cricket Club Cricket net cage and cover sheets £2,894.28 24/04/2019
Warsash Local History Society Transcribing equipment £800.00 13/06/2019

Locks Heath Free Church 

Reconfigurations and improvements to the building

£40,000.00 30/08/2019

Friends Through Pain  

IT equipment £905.48 02/09/2019

Titchfield Community Association

Refurbishment of Barleycorn Lounge  £4,953.19 17/06/2020

Portchester Bowling Club 

 Clubhouse extension £20,000.00 04/11/2019

Youth Activities Fund

Titchfield Community Association Oasis Youth Centre £2,250.00 22/03/2020
Crofton Youth Project Crofton Youth Project £3,982.20


Please note we have been unable to release funding for 2020/2021 due to the closure of projects during the Covid restrictions.

How to apply

The page linked here provides details on how to apply for a Community Funding.

The page linked here provides details on the criteria for the Youth Activities Fund PDF (65 KB).


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