Small Grants

Hull CVS manages a number of small grants schemes to support local voluntary and community groups, in line with our charitable objects and our mission statement. Individual grant programmes may set out additional objectives.

Hull CVS Grant Making Policy

If you require further details on any of our small grants please contact Jayne Robinson, Grants Officer on (01482) 324474 or email grants@hull-cvs.co.uk for more information.

Starter Grants

Funded by a donation from The Sir James Reckitt Charity, Hull CVS runs a small grants scheme providing:

  • Grants for small self help groups operating within the city of Hull
  • Grants for newly established small groups

Bransholme Trust

With donations from The Sir James Reckitt Charity and The Hull and East Riding Charitable Trust, Hull CVS provides grants of up to £500 to voluntary and community groups working on the Bransholme Estate in Hull. Find out how to apply and the impact of Bransholme Trust Grants.

Other Small Grants

Our factsheet Your Guide to Local Grants lists over 30 local grant schemes from Hull City Council, the NHS, businesses and charitable trusts. Most of the grants available from these sources are under £5,000 with many giving much smaller amounts.

Funding News

Clarion Housing Group Community Grants Programme

Clarion Housing Group (formed following the merger in 2016 of Affinity Sutton Group Limited and Circle Housing Group) is the largest housing group in the country and one of its biggest housebuilders. Through its Community Grants Programme – managed by Groundwork – it awards grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 to charities, community organisations and voluntary groups for projects which primarily benefit its residents.

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Bag Your Grant

The high street bookshop WH Smith offers small grants through its associated trust. Funding for the WH Smith Trust is generated through the 5p plastic bag charge now in operation throughout the UK. The aims of the trust are to support good causes in the local communities where WH Smith operates, and to promote literacy and a love of reading.

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Funding for volunteering | Sport England

Every month, 5.6 million people in England give up their time to enable others to take part in sport and physical activity.

Our new strategy for volunteering, Volunteering in an Active Nation, sets out our plans to allow more people to engage in all types of volunteering through sport and physical activity.

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