Starter Grants

Starter Grants LogoFunded by a donation from The Sir James Reckitt Charity, Hull CVS runs two small grant schemes providing grants of up to £200 to small volunteer run groups in the city of Hull.

Starter Grants are intended to help new groups get established; and provide small grants of up between £150 and £200 to small voluntary run groups to pay for the things that they need to help them get off the ground.

One-off grants of up to £150 are available for small relatively new groups, and repeat (annual) grants of up to £200 are available for tiny self help groups.

Sponsors/funders

Groups may use a Starter Grants to pay towards the running costs of the group, purchase materials for activities, replace books and other resources, or contribute towards other costs.

If you are interested in finding out more about Starter Grants or would like to make an application please read the documents below.

Funding News

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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ESF Community Grants Announce 2017 Funding for East Riding, York and North Yorkshire

ESF Community Grants are part of the European Social Fund (ESF) programme which is distributing £2 million in small grants in the Humber, York and North Yorkshire region between 2016 and 2018. The fund aims to help unemployed people aged 19 years or older progress toward employment through access to learning opportunities.

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