Funding news for community buildings


Hampshire County Council grant schemes

The Council’s Community Buildings Capital Fund has closed. They are still funding capital projects on community halls and centres, though, via the new Recreation and Heritage Community Fund.

IGas Energy Community Fund

Open until 28 Feb, for organisations based near an IGas production / exploration site. See the fund website.

Big Lottery Fund rebrand

The Big Lottery Fund is now The National Lottery Community Fund. See the website for details of the various funding streams, which still include Awards for All grants of up to £10,000.

Our funding sources list

The above schemes can all be found in our funding list for community buildings, which you can download free of charge from our website.

Coming soon – new fund for village halls

It was announced in the 2018 Budget that up to £8 million would be provided for repairs and alterations to various community facilities. £3 million of this sum has been allocated for ACRE to award to village halls, with the scheme expected to be open early in the new financial year. Further details will follow when we have them.