Making a Difference Fund

Making a Difference Grant Fund 2021/2022 is now open

Grants of between £2,000 and £25,000 are being made available through Hambleton District Council's “Making a Difference” Fund for projects that meet a local need and contribute to one or more of our priorities:

  • Driving Economic Vitality
  • Enhancing health and wellbeing
  • Caring for the environment
  • Providing a special place to live

Projects must be delivered between May 2021 and the end of April 2022.

Before you apply

Successful applicants must show their project will make a genuine difference to people’s lives and that it demonstrates value for money.

All applicants must gain the support of a Ward Member before submitting a Making a Difference Fund application. Information about Ward Members can be found here:

Further information about the scheme, eligibility and the application process can be found in our guidance notes.

Making a Difference guidance notes here »

Before applying for this grant, please read the guidance notes thoroughly to ensure your organisation and project are eligible.

How to apply

Application forms can be accessed by clicking the bow below:

Apply for a Making a Difference grant here »

Once you have completed the application form and have clicked “submit”, the form will be received by The Communities Team.

Paper copies of the application form are available. If you would like a paper copy mailing to you, please email the Communities Team ([email protected]) or telephone 01609 779977

When do applications close?

The deadline for application forms (together with the supporting documents) is Sunday 31 January 2021

You will be notified of the outcome of your application by the end of April 2021 at the latest.

More information

If you have problems completing the form you should contact: [email protected]

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