Community Grants are aimed at small voluntary and community organisations.
Organisations must meet the following criteria to be eligible:
no more than nine full time equivalent employees
annual turnover no more than £300,000
have a constitution and bank account in the organisation’s name
have not directly received European Social Funding (ESF), excluding Global Grants,
in the previous three years, or have done so but can show their organisational capacity
has since been significantly reduced, affecting their ability to access mainstream
Community Grants funded projects must not duplicate activities already financed through
the Learning and Skills Council, Department of Work and Pensions or European Social
Organisations applying for Capacity Building funds must have an annual turnover of
no more than £250,000, and meet the other criteria.