Nationwide Community Grants

What's available?

Area: UK

Amount: Between £10,000 and £50,000

Open to: Charities, CIOs, Community Benefit Societies and Cooperatives helping achieve Nationwide's ambition that ‘everyone should have a place fit to call home’.

Deadline: 31st July 2020

What are they looking for?

  • Projects that are supporting people in housing need in innovative ways

  • Projects that can evidence local knowledge

  • Clearly and robustly costed projects

  • Projects must have robust measurement plans so that reporting can be done on the impact the grant will have

  • Projects need to demonstrate sustainability beyond the grant through skilling up staff and volunteers, diversifying funding streams and providing long-term solution for their community

What they'll fund

  • Up to 20% of the grant can be spent on core costs, such as running and facilities costs.

  • Staff and volunteer costs

  • Small-scale capital costs, such as equipment and hardware

  • Activity costs, such as catering and insurance

  • Development and organisational sustainability costs, such as training for staff

  • Building works and refurbishment costs

How to apply

The full guidance and application details can be found here.