Cornerstone (large) Grants
Next Deadline: 5 July 2021 (Midnight)
Decision Date: November 2021
Grant Size: £10,000 to £50,000*
Works Cost: Over £100,000 for urgent structural repairs; over £30,000 for facilities
The Cornerstone Grant Programme offers our largest grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 towards the cost of major urgent structural repair projects costed at more than £100,000 including VAT (*grants of £40,000 to £50,000 are extremely limited and reserved for cases which demonstrate a very high case for investment)
We will also consider projects that introduce kitchens and accessible toilets to enable increased community use, costed at more than £30,000 including VAT. Grants will never exceed 50% of the project cost.
Please do watch our video about our Cornerstone Grant Programme. You can find out more and apply online at the bottom of this page.
Applicants who met the July 2020 deadline can expect a decision in November 2020; Applicants who met the November 2020 deadline can expect a decision in March 2021; .
Future deadlines will be: 5 July 2021 (decision November 2021) - there will be a deadline in November for March 2022, and in March 2022 for a decision in July 2022 - exact dates TBC
Follow the link in the red box below to review the eligibility criteria and guidance note.
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