Dunton Bassett Parish Council

Serving the people of Dunton Bassett

Clerk: Helen Denton-Stacey
Dunton Bassett Village Hall
Bennett Hill, Dunton Bassett
Leics LE17 5JJ

SHIRE Community Grants 2021-22 - Round 2 Open for Applications

We are pleased to announce that Round 2 of the SHIRE Community Grants programme for 2021-22 is now open for applications.

Round 1 of the SHIRE Grant Programme for 2021-22 was an overwhelming success, with 74 grants awarded, totalling £396,654. We are keen to continue the success of the SHIRE Grants programme, by inviting enquiries and applications from charitable and community based organisations, for the 2nd Round of funding in 2021-22.

Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise (VCSE) Sector organisations, along with Town & Parish Councils, will be able to apply for a range of grants for community based projects and activities that are specifically focused on improving the lives, health and wellbeing of vulnerable and disadvantaged people and communities in Leicestershire.

Eligible organisations can apply for one of five different types of SHIRE Community Grants in 2021-22:

  • Small Grants (maximum £3,000)
  • Large Grants (minimum £3,001; maximum £10,000)
  • Capital Grants (minimum £1,000; maximum £10,000)
  • Match Funding (minimum £3,000; maximum £10,000)
  • Partnership Grants (minimum £5,000; maximum £25,000)

The timescales for Round 2 of the SHIRE Community Grant programme for 2021-22 are as follows:

Round 2 Opens: Weds 1st September 2021

Deadline for Round 2 Applications: Weds 27th October (5.00pm)

Decisions to be made and communicated to applicants: November 2021

If you think your organisation may be eligible for a SHIRE Community Grant in 2021-22, please email the Grants Team to discuss your application for funding in more detail, prior to applying.

Further information about the SHIRE Community Grants programme for 2021-22, including detailed Guidance Notes, and online application forms can be seen on the Leicestershire Communities website.

A set of Frequently Asked Questions is also attached to this message.

Please feel free to share and cascade this information to interested individuals, organisations and networks.

We look forward to receiving applications for grants funding, to support VCSE organisations to achieve significant impacts and benefits for vulnerable and disadvantaged people living in Leicestershire.



Noel Singh

Funding Manager

Communities, Policy & Resilience

Leicestershire County Council

Tel: (0116) 305 7020

Mobile: 07712 536186

Email: noel.singh@leics.gov.uk

Posted: Thu, 02 Sep 2021 12:35 by Helen Denton-Stacey

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