Wandsworth Grant Fund

Wandsworth Grant Fund

Established in April 2015, the Wandsworth Grant Fund (WGF) provides all small grants (£500 - £10,000) for community and voluntary sector organisations in the borough to undertake activities for up to 12 months. Read more about the design of The Wandsworth Grant Fund.

What we support

We aim to support projects under six themes:
  1. Arts and culture
  2. Environment and attractive neighbourhoods
  3. Children and young people
  4. Citizenship and civic engagement
  5. Achieving aspirations and potential
  6. Health and well-being

Dates for applications

There are three application deadlines during the year, with awards being announced around 3 months later. Projects should not begin before awards are announced and can last for up to 12 months.

Application deadline (23:59 of the date) Grant Sub-committee Awards announced Project period
 Round 11 8 April 2019 19 June 2019 25 June 2019 July 2019 – July 2020
 Round 12 12 August 2019 4 November 2019 19 November 2019  December 2019 – December 2020
 Round 13 25 November 2019 February 2020 (TBC) February 2020 (TBC) March 2020 – March 2021

Guidance notes and application form

The guidance notes provide you with details of the fund, particularly updates of what we will fund and what we will not. The latter part provides advice question by question of the application form.

View the application pack

Support for applicants

Council Officers are available to provide advice to applicants with a clear activity in mind after you have read the application pack. You can email any of the Specialist Officers detailed in the guidance notes or contact the Grant Officer with general enquiries. Appointments can be made with the Grant Officer subject to other commitments.

Support events

Two types of events are offered to provide applicants with information and advice about the Fund:

  • Meet the Funder, which are general open meetings
  • Application Surgeries, which give an opportunity for a one-to-one with one of the assessing officers

Meet the Funder (Round 11)

To register your interest, please email Bruce Murdoch.

Date information for Balham will be confirmed soon.

Tuesday 12 March, 10.30am to 12.30pm
Roehampton Base,
33-35 Danebury Avenue,
SW15 4DQ

Thursday, 21 March, 5.30 to 7pm
Caius House,
2 Holman Road,
SW11 3RL

Application Surgeries (Round 11)

Appointments (30 minutes long) are available at: 2pm, 2.30pm, 3pm, 3.30pm and 4pm. You can book your appointment now.

Tuesday 26 March, 2pm  to 4.30pm
Wandsworth Town Hall, 
Wandsworth High Street, 
SW 18 2PU

Thursday 28 March, 2pm to 4.30pm
Wandsworth Town Hall, 
Wandsworth High Street, 
SW18 2PU

General enquiries

If you have a question regarding applications, email wgf@wandsworth.gov.uk.

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