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
£10,000 allocated - £5,000 each in Autumn and Spring term  £750 Community groups and organisations across Charnwood
Inside Out Fund £5,000 allocated in the Spring term  £500 Available to staff involved in community groups and organisations across Charnwood
London Open Fund £10,000 will be allocated in the Summer term £1000 Community groups and organisations across postcodes surrounding Olympic Park (see criteria).

Deadlines

Further information, guidance notes and details of the application process are available to view by clicking on the name of the relevant fund.

The timetable for the 2022 programme is below:

TermFundBids openBids deadline
Spring Inside Out Fund 25 April 16 May
Spring Open Fund 25 April 16 May
Spring London Open Fund 25 April 31 May

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, or email info@valonline.org.uk