Guildford Voluntary Grants Panel

We offer grants to voluntary organisations, and encourage them to work in partnership with each other and with the statutory organisations.

Criteria for grants

Your application must meet at least one of the following criteria. Please note that you do not have to meet them all.

  • Projects supporting older people in our community
  • Projects supporting vulnerable and less advantaged people in our community
  • Projects that protect or enhance our environment
  • Projects that enhance our sporting, cultural and recreational facilities
  • Projects that deliver health and wellbeing improvements for our residents
  • Projects that prevent homelessness and rough sleeping in the borough
  • Projects that provide skills training and work opportunities for residents
  • Projects that deliver initiatives to address issues of rural deprivation - including skills and enterprise, crime reduction and environmental, cultural and leisure projects.

Application period

The Guildford Voluntary Grants scheme will be open for a new round of applications for 2020/21 from 30 September to 25 October 2019 closing at 6pm.

For any further information, please email voluntarygrants@guildford.gov.uk

How to apply

To apply for the Guildford Voluntary Grants scheme, please complete the application form that is relevant to your group.

icon Major Grant Application Form [151.5KB]

icon Small Grant Application Form [129.5KB]

Please read the icon Guidance Notes [153.68KB]  and icon Scoring Matrix [60.32KB] .

Successful grants for 2019-20
OrganisationPurposeAwarded (£)
Surrey Welfare Rights UnitSpecialist Benefits Support£5,000
Oakleaf EnterpriseAction for Social Inclusion£20,000
South West Surrey Association for Mental Health LtdThe Canterbury Care Centre£20,000
Cruse Bereavement Care, South West SurreyBereavement advice and support £8,000
Citizens Advice WokingGuildford County Court Help Desk Project£5,000
TALK SurreyStroke Support Groups x 2£5,000
Home Support Services (Guildford) CICHome Support Services£17,220
Home - Start GuildfordSupport for Vulnerable Families£5,000
Citizens Advice GuildfordMental Health Project£10,000
Guildford ActionDay Service£90,000
Guildford ActionThe GAF£30,000
Headway SurreyBefriending Scheme£5,000
Citizens Advice AshAsh Independent Living Advisor£12,000
Age Concern Shalford & PeasmarshHelp for Elderley£500
OutlineLGBT Outreach and Support£1,000
ChallengersGuildford Young Adults£2,500