Comic Relief, Western Daily Press and Gloucestershire Community Foundation bring Comic Relief Community Cash to Gloucestershire. Comic Relief Community Cash grants of £500 - £1,000 are available to small organisations in the county that are doing great work to help local people living tough lives. This does grants programme does not include the unitary authority area of South Gloucestershire.

To be considered for funding you will need to:

  • Be working in a disadvantaged or deprived area
  • Be a small local group with an income of less than £100,000 run by local people
  • Have limited access to other sources of income
  • Clearly define the need you are addressing
  • Clearly demonstrate the benefit of your activities to disadvantaged people
  • Illustrate how you aim to deliver social outcomes
  • Provide clear evidence that the services provided are inclusive to all
  • Provide clear evidence that the activities provided will target people who would ordinarily struggle to access those opportunities

Who can apply?

  • constituted voluntary and community groups
  • charities
  • social enterprises
  • co-operatives
  • community interest companies
  • Groups which have been established for less than 12 months, are eligible to apply.

Application submission deadline

The closing date for submitting applications is the 5th May 2017 (by 12pm). Please note decisions are to be made by a panel during the first week of July. 

How to apply

Please ensure you satisfy all of the criteria and conditions outlined within the Grant Guidelines (download below). Apply online using the link below. Contact us if you require a printable version of the application form.

Grant Guidelines

Apply online