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 application period for 2019/20 has now closed. Dates for 20/20 are yet to be confirmed and this page will be updated once confirmation has been received.

For further information, please email

Grants that were awarded to local voluntary groups in 2015/16

Successful grants 2017/2018



Amount awarded 

Surrey Welfare Rights Unit

Specialist welfare benefits support


Home Support Services Guildford

Home Support Services



Footsteps Drop-in Centre


Cruse Bereavement Care

Bereavement advice, guidance & support in Guildford


Guildford Action

Day Service


Guildford Action



Guildford CAB

Running costs for mental health project



Ash Independent Living Advisor


South West Surrey for Mental Health Ltd

Canterbury Care Centre



Guildford Young Adults - Inclusive Leisure


Headway Surrey

Befriending Scheme



Guildford stroke support groups


Age Concern Shalford & Peasmarsh

Help for elderly in Shalford & Peasmarsh



Outcrowd (South West Surrey)