Guildford Community Grants Scheme

The Guildford Community 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

This scheme offers funding for community projects and initiatives that support our following priorities:

  • 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.

How to apply

To apply for the Guildford Community Grants scheme, please complete the application form.

icon Community Grants application Form [167.5KB]

Please read the icon Guidance Notes [136.91KB] and icon Scoring Matrix [8.04KB] .

Successful organisations 2019-20
OrganisationPurposeAwarded (£)
4th Farnham (Tongham) Scout GroupNew Scout HQ and Community Hub£15,000.00
The 264 project264 Community Coffee Shop£10,000.00
Synergy Dance (Outreach)Dance, Yoga and Wellbeing classes for special educational needs and visually impaired children and teens in Guildford£3,529.33
Guildfordians RFCEngaging Guildford girls in Rugby£2,867.00
CHIPS (Guildford)Summer 2019: Go Wild!£15,000.00
Crossroads Care SurreySupporting unpaid carers in Guildford£5,000.00
Matrix TrustReady 4 Action 2019£5,000.00
The Halow projectGet Ready£5,000.00
Worplesdon Memorial Hall and Recreation Ground and Sime TrustInstallation of Disabled Toilet£1,000.00