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Loughborough University

Community Information

Donations Fund

Each year Loughborough University sets aside a budget for its Community Donations Fund to provide financial support to community groups and organisations across Charnwood.

 

FundAmount availableMaximum bidFund available to 
Open Fund 2017/18 £10,000 allocated - £5,000 each in Autumn and Spring Term  £750 Community groups and organisations across Charnwood
Inside Out Fund 2017/18 £8,000 allocated - £4,000 each in Spring and Summer Term  £500 Available to staff involved in community groups and organisations across Charnwood
Special Projects Fund 2017/18 Bids up to £7000 will be considered between the Spring and Summer term  £7,000 Community groups and organisations across Charnwood. Projects must be specific and meet a clearly identified need 
Loughborough London Open Fund Bids up to £1000 will be considered in the Summer term £1000 Community groups and organisations across postcodes surrounding Olympic Park (see criteria).

Please complete the Donations Fund Application Form ‌and send to j.metson@lboro.ac.uk

Deadlines

PDF Documents containing further information, guidance notes and details of the application process are available to download by clicking on the name of the fund.

The timetable for the 2017/2018 programme is below. Please note that additional fund information will be added once dates and bid details are confirmed. 

TermFundBids openBids deadline
A‌utumn Open Fund Wednesday 11 October Friday 3 November
Spring Inside Out Fund Monday 8 January Friday 26 January
Spring Open Fund Wednesday 7 March Friday 26 March
Spring Special Projects Fund Monday 16 April Wednesday 16 May
Summer

Loughborough London

Open Fund

Friday 4th May Thursday 31 May

 

Please complete the Donations Fund Application Form ‌to apply for funding.

Information on the projects supported through the Community Donations Fund to date is available to download here.

Seeking alternative sources of funding?

Community groups seeking further advice or guidance regarding other grants available may like to contact Voluntary Action LeicesterShire.

Helpline on 0116 257 5050 
Email info@valonline.org.uk