Jon Walker with members of the community

Opportunity for local organisations to apply for funding this spring as part of Loughborough University’s Community Donations Fund

The spring round of Loughborough University’s Community Donations Open Fund will open for applications on Monday 4 March.

Each year, the University sets aside a budget to provide financial support to community groups and organisations across Charnwood.

The Open Fund supports the social, educational, cultural and physical wellbeing of people living in Charnwood, and applicants are entitled to apply for up to £750.

To apply for the Open Fund, please complete the online application form and send to Sadie Gration by emailing

Alternatively, applications can be posted to: Sadie Gration, Corporate Communications, Hazlerigg Building, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU.

The deadline for applications is Friday 22 March.

Please note the University receives a large number of applications, so not all projects may receive funding.

For more information about the criteria, application process and to download a form, visit the Open Fund webpage.