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Funding for local voluntary and community organisations

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  1. 1. Council grants and subsidies
  2. 2. You are here: Small grants - up to £2,000
  3. 3. Medium grants - between £2,000 and £20,000
  4. 4. Rental grant subsidy
  5. 5. In-kind support

2. Small grants - up to £2,000

Small Grants of up to £2,000 are designed to enable community groups and voluntary organisations to deliver activities or projects which support our key priorities.

Applications for the 2020/21 Small Grants Fund are now closed and you can see details of the organisations and projects these grants have been awarded to in the table below. 

Details of the 2021/22 Small Grants Fund will be released in Spring 2021. 

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]

Organisation name

Funding would be used for

Age Concern Banstead

To support the cost of equipment for the lunch club

Banstead Cricket Club

To cover improvement works to the Cricket Pavilion

Banstead District Scouts

To replace the hot water boiler allowing external hot water facilities at the camping and outdoor activity site

Brigitte Trust

To provide support and training to volunteer befrienders and support for a neurological support group

Festive Feast on Wheels

To support delivery costs of the Festive Feast for vulnerable and isolated residents in the north of the borough


To develop and instal a direct web-sales website at Furnistore, along with initial training for staff and key volunteers to increase access to low-cost household items

Horley Association of Traders (HATS)

To support the cost of tables and a marquee for community events. The marquee will be available for use by other local voluntary organisations

Horley Girl Guides Empire Hall

To support the cost of urgent electrical work

Infinity Space To Grow

To support the costs of two support groups for new parents

Kingswood Residents Association

To support the upgrade of their website - - which provides information and news to local residents and visitors

Kingswood Village Hall Community Association

To support the cost of urgent window repairs to the Village Hall

Lower Kingswood Church Hall

To support the cost of replacing the hot water boiler


To support the costs of delivering a community consultation led by MCFT on the new community space on the Watercolour estate

Merstham Cricket Club

To cover the cost of indoor training for the disability cricket club

Merstham Mix

To provide cooked lunches for vulnerable and isolated residents (face to face or delivered depending on COVID restrictions)

Open Door Enterprises coffee shop

To support the costs of equipment to provide a COVID-secure offer and provide outside seating for community users

Renewed Hope

To support the cost of roof repairs to Shrewsbury Chapel, where the daily drop-in is held for homeless and isolated people

Stripey Stork

To support the Santa Stork project providing gifts to children in vulnerable and low-income families

The 9th Reigate Scout group

To support the cost of replacing a fire escape door as part of a wider programme of building improvements and to allow for COVID safe use of the building

The Include Choir

To support the running costs of the extended choir sessions for those with communication difficulties being delivered virtually during COVID

Timperley Cooking Club

To support the purchase of equipment to allow for expansion of the cookery club, which is attended by mothers on a low income and isolated


To support the Family Crisis Fund that has seen increased demand due to COVID

You can find the 2019-20 Small Grants recipients listed here:

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