Funding Advice

Building Connections Fund

Following the Prime Minister's wider endorsement of the Jo Cox Commission recommendations on Loneliness in January 2018, the £11.5 million Building Connections Fund has been set up to support projects that are able to prevent or reduce loneliness. Deadline for applications is 24th August 2018


Big Lottery Fund 1-1 Sessions for charities / community groups in Bucks

Big Lottery Fund is holding a funding event for charities and community groups in Bucks - Wednesday 26 September 10am - 4.20pm. These sessions will be particularly useful for those organisations wanting to apply to Reaching Communities England funding or Awards for All.


Chiltern & South Bucks Lottery

Chiltern & South Bucks Lottery is a weekly online lottery created to support local causes in Chiltern & South Bucks. Tickets are only £1 per week! With 60% going to local good causes and prizes up to £25,000!


Community Impact Bucks (CIB)

CIB offers a wide range of support to voluntary and community organisations to access and obtain funding. These are the specific areas where CIB provides advice and support:


Buckinghamshire Funding Search

This is a free online searchable database of funding opportunities hosted and sponsored by Community Impact Bucks This tool is recommended because it allows you to tailor your search, it's easy to use and is updated on a regular basis. You can sign up to receive regular funding updates.


Heart of Bucks

Heart of Bucks offers support to local community groups.   Please visit the link for more information.


HS2 Community and Business Funds

Two funds are available to local communities to help with the disruption that will be caused by the construction of Phase one of HS2 between London and the West Midlands; the Community and Environment Fund and the Business and Local Economy Fund.  


HS2 Woodland Fund

The HS2 Woodland Fund provides grant payments for restoring plantations on ancient woodland sites (PAWS) and/or creating new native woodland. Funding is available for a range of capital items, paying 100% of the associated standard cost, with a maintenance payment also available for woodland creation.