– At CWVA, we manage different funding pots to help distribute grants to community sector organisations.

We also signpost organisations to the funding opportunities available locally and nationally. Below is a list of funding pots that are currently open for applications.

Weaver’s Company Benevolent Fund

Closing Date: 04/07/2024

Amount: Up to £5,000


The Fund’s principal aim is to support people in trouble, particularly young offenders and ex-offenders, as well as other disadvantaged young people. Preference is given to pump-priming new projects, especially those that are innovative and can serve as a model elsewhere.

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One Stop – Community Partnership

Closing Date: 26/07/2024

Amount: Up to £1,000


Groundwork is working with One Stop Stores Ltd to administer the One Stop Community Partnership programme. This programme is designed to support community groups or organisations operating within two miles of a One Stop store.

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The Access Foundation

Closing Date: 31/12/2024

Amount: Up to £100,000


The funding is intended for charities and other not-for-project organisations that are working with disadvantaged and vulnerable people in England, Scotland and Wales. The funding aims to tackle digital inequality, to help ensure that people from all backgrounds and walks of life have access to the same opportunities.

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