Grant funding is a valuable source of income to the third sector. Many voluntary and community organisations rely on grant funding to enable them to deliver important services and activities. Whilst the process can be time-consuming, the potential gains in pursuing grants in a consistent and strategic way can be enormous.

GrantsIn this section you can find out what kind of grant funding is available and how to apply. You can also explore practical tools and resources to help in your search for grant funding. It also highlights the need to develop a long-term approach to funding by working towards sustainability.

With thousands of grant giving bodies in the UK, working out who to apply to can seem a difficult task. Make it easier by running a funding search to identify funders that may want to support your project or idea.

For advice and guidance on grant funding contact WCVA's funding advice team or your local county voluntary council.