Grants for Community Group / Voluntary Organisation

Grants are available from a number of sources


SPort, Amenities and Recreation in Kesgrave (SPARK) can help individuals (over 16), the Town Council, schools, voluntary organisations, sports organisations and any clubs or organisations in Kesgrave by way of provision of small items of equipment or grants for training etc.

It may be that your playgroup is in need of some new painting aprons, or you need some cards for a bingo evening. Do you need some bats and balls or some new darts and a dartboard for your club?

It also provides funding for small and medium sized project.

Further details can be found at:


Kesgrave Town Council

Requirements for grants

Voluntary organisations or community groups wishing to be considered for a grant should write to the Town Council and include the following information:

  • The specific amount of the grant
  • What the funding is for
  • Breakdown of costs and any funds already raised
  • How the project will benefit Kesgrave and its residents and how many residents will benefit (if possible an approximate breakdown of age groups too)
  • Latest set of accounts/full financial statement

in making decisions the Council will observe the following guidelines:

  • Approvals will depend on sufficient funds being available within the overall grants budget
  • The latest set of accounts or a full financial statement will be required with each application(s)
  • Kesgrave organisations will receive preference for grants
  • Applications from County or national organisations will be considered if it can be shown that their activities provide positive benefits for Kesgrave people. Amounts of grants in such cases will be limited.

For further information contact Kesgrave Town Council


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The Roger David Burrows Music Fund

The Aim of the Fund is to advance the education of the public in the subject of music, to encourage people to get involved with making music and give support to those already involved in music.

Grants (up to £150) towards the cost of instruments, music, music related equipment and music activities are only open to United Kingdom (UK) based individuals or groups/societies/organisations/schools and the closing date for applications is 1st January each year. Guidelines and application forms can be downloaded from their website.

Applications can be sent at anytime during the year but will not be considered until after the 1st January deadline and any grant awarded will be sent by cheque within two months (by 1st March).

For further information see


East Suffolk District Council

Grants are available from the District Council. Further details can be found at -


Last update on Monday 03 Sep 2018 by Alan Comber.

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