Apply for funding - community

Apply for funding

Is your community group looking for ways to raise funds to deliver or run a project? 

The Wessex Water Community Fund provides funding for projects which bring people together to build stronger communities.

We will also support local environmental projects however applications for this funding are closed but will reopen later in the year.

What we fund

Funding of up to £1,500 is available for community projects that help those who most need support or bring people together.

We also support projects that promote raising awareness of saving water or drinking water for healthy living.

You can explore other projects we have funded here

How to apply

Please follow the link below to your local Community Foundation.  When you submit your application, it will be dealt with directly by one of the four community foundations in our region.

These foundations are well placed to understand and address need through their experience and knowledge of making grants in their local areas.
 
To apply for funding or more information, please contact the relevant community foundation below:

Somerset community foundation

Somerset Community Foundation - applications currently closed, reopening in June 2020.
Telephone: 01749 344949

Dorset Community Foundation

Dorset Community Foundation - applications currently closed, reopening in June 2020.
Telephone: 01202 670815

Wiltshire Community Foundation

Wiltshire Community Foundation - applications currently closed, reopening in June 2020.
Telephone: 01380 729284

Quartet Community Foundation

Quartet Community Foundation - for projects in Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. Applications currently closed, reopening in June 2020.
Telephone: 0117 989 7700

Projects we have already helped

Community

The village pump

Bath and North East Somerset

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Royal visit to village shop in Somerset to mark 25th anniversary of award scheme.

Environmental

Seed funding for new garden

Bristol

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Funding secured to transform a neglected area in Bristol into a garden.

Environmental

Princely pond wins prize

North Somerset

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Restoration project gives new life to pond in Weston-super-Mare.