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Grants to Voluntary Organisations


  • Are you involved in a voluntary or community group in the Borough?
  • Does your group need help with funding?
  • You may be able to apply for a grant.

Quarterly Grant Funding

Voluntary organisations may apply for grant funding to a maximum of £1,000 towards running costs, transport, administration, premises hire, one-off events, staffing costs and training under the Revenue or Kidwells grants criteria. If you wish to apply for a grant in the current quarterly round, please download the Quarterly Grants Application form as below, complete and return to the Grants Administrator at the address below, or alternatively the form can be obtained direct from the Grants Administrator who would also be happy to discuss any queries you have in relation to procedure or the grants scheme.

Please note that as of May 2015 there is £2,950 left out of a total of £3,400 available funding for the Quarterly Capital Grants for 2015/16; and £17,630 left out of a total of £20,230 funding for the quarterly Revenue Grants for 2015/16.

The deadline for the receipt of quarterly application forms is 11 August 2015.

RBWM Annual Grants for 2016/17

The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead supports non-profit making voluntary organisations through its Annual Grant Funding Scheme.

There are several categories of funding covering running costs, equipment, transport, administration, premises hire, building projects, one-off events, staffing costs and training. Please see below for explanations of criteria and links to the relevant category's grant application form.

Annual Grants Timeline

The deadline for the receipt of application forms was 18 November 2015.

All payments for annual revenue grants will be paid on or just after 1 April 2016. Capital grants are paid on receipt of invoice and survey (see criteria for details).

RBWM Revenue Grants

RBWM Revenue Grants are made towards an organisation's annual running expenses.

All applicants should complete the form in full and attach the following -

  • Constitution
  • Annual independent audited accounts for the last two financial years
  • A signed copy of the Declaration

RBWM Capital Grants

These Grants are made towards capital schemes i.e., the acquisition of land, the acquisition / construction / extension / improvement of building and/or the purchase of equipment to provide new or improved facilities. Grants will be considered for up to £25,000. Please note that capital projects can only be funded up to a maximum of 66 % of the total project cost.

RBWM / Kidwells Park Trust Grants

RBWM / Kidwells Park Trust Grants are made under the Terms of Reference of the Kidwells Park Trust towards providing facilities for recreation, aimed particularly at increasing cultural activity and excluding items that would qualify for assistance under the Revenue and Capital grants schemes.

RBWM / '3' Community Grassroots Grant Fund

The aim of the RBWM / '3' Community Grassroots Fund is to provide grant funding to small voluntary and community groups and organisations in the Windsor and Maidenhead area, enabling them to continue or expand their work, including advocacy, community voice and service provision.

Any organisation operating within the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead and established for charitable purposes can apply, provided there is a formal structure which will allow for monitoring of activity. The Fund seeks applications primarily from groups working with young people. Examples include homework clubs, skills development and activities relating to the prevention of crime, counselling, mentoring or volunteering, youth clubs, arts, culture or the environment. Further information is available on the Berkshire Community Foundation website.

Further Information:

For further information relating to any of the above, please contact:

Grants Administrator, Democratic Services, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, Town Hall, St Ives Road, Maidenhead SL6 1RF

email: democratic.services@rbwm.gov.uk
Tel: 01628 796251

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