Grants to community and voluntary organisations

Our current discretionary grants schemes 2016-17

  • Three Year Strategic Grants - for organisations with an annual income in excess of £35,000
  • Annual grants - for community and voluntary organisations with an annual income of £35,000 or less
  • Specialist grants - including Pride Day Grants, Arts Partnership Awards, Environmental Sustainability, Community Festival Grants
  • Hedgcock Bequest - grants for smaller community and voluntary organisations working for the wider benefit of residents of Brighton & Hove

View the aims and objectives of the Discretionary Grants Programme (PDF 64KB)

Application forms are available in large print. One to one support is offered to complete forms. If you need to submit your application in a different way (eg using a tape recording or other multimedia format) or need translation/interpretation services, please contact the Communities, Equality & Third Sector Team:

Further information about all grants is available in our at a glance guide to grants 2016-17 (PDF 240KB).

Other grants administered by Brighton & Hove City Council.

External funding

Follow this link for details of external funding schemes available from grant giving organisations such as the National Lottery, national or local trusts and central government.


Please follow the links below to resources which will help you when making grant applications to Brighton & Hove City Council: