Category Archives: Funding

TRA Celebration/Equipment Grants – March 2014

TRA Celebration/Equipment Grants – March 2014

KFTRA Fieldworkers helped the following 61 Tenants and Residents Associations in Kirklees to successfully apply for a £100 community grant.

Almondbury   Central
Ashworth   TRA
Batley   Carr (Dewsbury) TRA
Batley   Central Estate
Becketts Estate
Birstall Central
Blagden Farm
Bradcroft   TRA
Bradley   TRA
Burhouse   Court & New Street TRA
Canterbury   Estate TRA
Chickenley   TRA
Close   View Residents TRA
Cottage   Homes TRA
Cowersley   TRA
Crossley TRA
Deacon   Close TRA
Deercroft TRA
Drop   By Community Resource
Eightlands   TRA
Fern   Lea TRA
Fieldhead   TRA
Firthcliffe   TRA
Friends of Springwood
Highlands   TRA
Howden Clough TRA
Lees   Moor
Lockwood   Close
Longfield   & Ridgeway
Longley   & Lowerhouses
Longwood   TRA
Malham   Action Group
Netherton   TRA
Netherwood   Close TRA
New   North Road TRA
Newsome   TRA
Overthorpe Thornhill
Quarmby   TRA
Rawthorpe   TRA
Richmond   Avenue
RJS   Family Homes
Salendine   Nook TRA
Schole   TRA
Shawcross   TRA
Skelmanthorpe   TRA
Standiforth   TRA
The   Courts Residents
Thornhill   Lee Central TRA
Trinity Gardens TRA
Turnsteads TRA
Walker   Street
Walpole & Balmoral TRA
Whitacre   Close TRA
Wilton TRA (Batley)
Windybank   TRA
Woods   2 Carrs
Wroe   Street TRA

Community Funding from Skipton Building Society

Money TreeSkipton Building Society – Community Grants

Skipton Building Society are 160 years old, and to celebrate this, they’ve created the Big 160 Appeal which will provide 160 grants of £500 to assist grassroots groups across the country.

Apply by 31st July 2013 for up to £500

They’re looking for community based groups, and will consider any proposal, with preference given to organisations who struggle to access mainstream funding and receive little support elsewhere.

The deadline for applications is 31st July 2013. Further details are available at

Deercroft TRA, Huddersfield Patio Area

£100,000 Community Gardening Fund

The Royal Horticultural Society is launching a new investment project in Yorkshire. Working in partnership with Yorkshire in Bloom, a new £100,000 fund will be distributed over the next three years to support grassroots community gardening across the region.

Brackenhall Garden, CHOBB TRA, Huddersfield Kirklees

Gardening groups will be able to apply for funds to make a difference in their neighbourhoods. Advice and support will be given to groups by the RHS Regional Development Team based at Harlow Carr.

  • Small grants are available for groups that require start-up funding; a minimum of £300 and a maximum of £500 are available.
  • For larger projects, the minimum grant is £5,000, the maximum is £10,000.

The RHS wants to ensure that we are able to maximise our support for the projects we fund, so all applicants will be asked to register with

RHS It’s Your Neighbourhood Campaign.

Download an application form

The deadline for the grant programme is 15 March 2013. RHS Yorkshire in Bloom aims to make decisions within four working weeks.

Fuel Poverty Funding From Age Concern

Fuel Poverty Funding From Age Concern

Age Concern have small pots of funding available both in Calderdale and Kirklees for older people in need of small amounts of money for fuel poverty or essential items.

Click the link below for an application form (please note that you will need to contact Age Concern to verify your application if you qualify for funding)

Fuel Poverty Funding

Extra Jubilee Event Funding

Two of the TRA’s in Huddersfield North have succesfully obtained extra funding for their TRA Jubilee Events.

Malham Court Action Group have worked with one of their local Cllrs, Cahal Burke to obtain £500 funding from the Huddersfield Area Committee to help them involve their local school and residents from the surrounding Oakes estate in their event.

Skelmanthorpe Tenants and Residents Association applied to the Co-operative Society Community Grant scheme for funding for their Jubilee Gala. They beat off strong competition to be awarded £500.

If your group has succesfully bid for funding why not share your success? Email and we will post details on this site. 

Excel Community Grants

Excel Grants are available again.

After a gap of three months grants are available again for communities to apply for.

There is a new lower limit of £300 (down from £500) on the amount that can be applied for.

If you have a project or event that you want to apply for funding for, you can apply online at the KNH website.