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Hampshire County Council Grants

Village Shop Grant Scheme

This scheme is managed and funded by Hampshire County Council.

It has been set up to provide better services locally for rural people and to improve access to essential services not available locally. We specifically want to focus on helping increase the use of Village Shops, particularly those that are losing their Post Offices, and/or support the creation of new community-led village stores.

When to apply

Applications are accepted all year round until the budget is allocated.

Grant criteria and eligibility

Who can apply?

Applications should come from:

Who can't apply?

Statutory service providers, non-independent commercial organisations (with more than one outlet ) and national or regional voluntary sector bodies cannot apply.

What is funded

What isn’t funded?

Apply now Application guidance notes and online form



Grant Officer
Economic Development Office
Hampshire County Council
Elizabeth II Court South
The Castle
SO23 8UJ

Telephone 01962 846558

Email to

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