Grants to voluntary and community organisations
The Corporate Grant scheme is currently closed and not accepting applications. All applications already submitted are being considered and applicants will be notified shortly.
It will reopen again in January 2023.
For enquiries and further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Start up and one-off grants
The 2022/23 Corporate Grants Programme offers grants of up to £10,000 to help:
- set up a new project or activity in Barnet in response to identified needs
- with specific events, purchases or other one-off items of expenditure
where a proposal complements one or more of the council’s priorities
Grants are for a maximum of 1 year and may contribute towards capital and revenue costs
Applications must be accompanied by a funding plan from year 2 onwards showing how the proposal will be maintained once the council’s grant ends.
These are usually restricted to a maximum of £5,000 and may need to have matched funding, depending on the purpose that help is sought and the amount required.
Applicants must show how a proposal aims to achieve at least 1 of these criteria:
- support people to be independent and lead active lives, especially older people and people with disabilities and complex needs
- strengthen individuals’ and families’ resilience in challenging times
- improve the social, emotional and mental wellbeing of children and young people. To help them develop skills and acquire knowledge to lead successful adult lives. Especially those with special educational needs and disabilities, and young people aged 16 to 24 who are not in education, employment or training
- promote health and health outcomes, including amongst working age adults with mental health needs
- support people in changing behaviour (such as to become more physically active)
- help people into work, training or apprenticeships
- help ensure that Barnet remains a safe and healthy place to live, work or study
- reduce crime and anti-social behaviour
- reduce inequalities
- build diverse and active communities and promote community cohesion
- protect and enhance the natural environment, including the use of green spaces to promote health and wellbeing
- promote recycling and waste minimization
- ensure that town centres are vibrant places where business can thrive
Proposals will be favourably enhanced if they demonstrate:
- maximum value for money (clear outcomes for customers; high quality, flexible and responsive services)
- that services are designed around evidence op focal need and the preferences of potential users
- that services complement but do not overlap with existing or planned public sector provision
- that services can be tailored to the needs of individuals
- ease of access
- that they link with public sector services, where relevant
- a focus on prevention
- a commitment to sharing data with the public sector to facilitate insight into the needs of residents
- that potential service users are involved in the design / and or running of services
How to apply
The scheme is currently closed and not taking any new applications until 2023.
To discuss a proposal and obtain an application pack, please email Marta.Montague@Barnet.gov.uk