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

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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