Community Fund recipients with the Vice-Chancellor

Local organisations can apply for funding as part of Loughborough University’s Community Donations Fund

The autumn round of the Community Donations Open Fund will open on Monday 14 October.

Every year the University sets aside a budget to provide financial support to community groups and organisations in Charnwood.

The Open Fund supports projects that focus on the social, educational, cultural and physical wellbeing of people living in Charnwood and applicants can apply for up to £750.

To apply for funding, please complete the online application form and send to Sophie Dinnie by emailing  

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

The deadline for applications is Friday 1 November.

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

For more information about the criteria and application process, please visit the Open Fund webpage.