The Community Investment Fund supports community based organisations delivering services/projects/activities which support the priorities and outcomes of Hampshire County Council’s ‘Open for Business’ Plan 2011 – 2013. Those most relevant to CCBS are:
This grant stream is currently closed.
The Community Investment Fund is an annual programme and has one round per year. It is open for application from 1 August until 1 October each year.
The Community Investment Fund will support not for profit community based organisations with local governance arrangements whose services/ projects/ activities support the priorities above.
Your services/projects/activities must:
Where appropriate, depending on the grant sum requested, the organisation will be expected to submit supporting documentation, detailed in the application form guidance. For grants up to £5,000, there are no additional supporting documentation requirements.
All successful applicants will be required to provide appropriate reporting and/or monitoring for their service, projects and/or activities.
Organisations will not normally be eligible for grants where they hold unallocated reserves in excess of one year’s running costs. In cases where reserves held exceed this level a reduced level of funding may be agreed. All charitable organisations are expected to have an agreed reserves policy that addresses their financial risk.
A grant can be awarded to eligible organisations to contribute towards service costs and/or core costs including salaries.
Hampshire County Council
Telephone 01962 845390