Funding body information

Hampshire County Council

Hampshire County Council
The Castle
SO23 8ZB
0300 555 1375

Point of contact:

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Hampshire County Council provides a variety of grants schemes, which are administered under the following areas:

Comprehensive information on these funding streams can be found within the links above and on the Council's website under the following link: Grants to Voluntary and Community Organisations

Many local authorities are now moving away from grant-making and beginning to use commissioning as a way to distribute funding to the third sector. Local commissioners can be difficult to find and identify, however NAVCA have created a guide that may help: 'Finding your Commissioner'

Voluntary Sector Funding Pages:

This link to the Council's 'Community' section of their website provides a good chunk of voluntary-sector related information and help under the title, 'Help for Charities and Voluntary Organisations':

Community and Your Area

Useful organisations:

Community and Voluntary Action Hampshire

The Council website is very accessible and easy to use, with clearly signposted information for each different area of funding.

The 'Community and Your Area' section of the website provides a wide range of information.

Under the heading 'Grants to Voluntary Organisations', a clear breakdown is given of what grants are available, which department they are administered and full background information, deadlines, application forms and guidance notes.

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