Funding body information

North Lincolnshire Council

Pittwood House
Ashby Road
North Lincolnshire
DN16 1AB
01724 296296

Point of contact:

Funding Administration Team, 01724 297504,


North Lincolnshire Council provides grant aid to VCS organisations for community projects through a number of different schemes. These are:

Community Grant Funding

The North Lincolnshire Council has increased the funds available to support community projects. In return, recipients of grant funding will have to help to deliver key priorities for the area.

There is no deadeline to apply for the Community Grant Funding, applications are assessed as received. Should you not receive a response within 7 days please contact Dawn or Gina on 01724 2972.

To obtain further guidance and application forms, please visit the council website or contact or phone 01724 297257

SSE Keadby Wind Farm and SDF Community Fund

A wind farm developer has brought a 34-turbine site to North Lincolnshire and has pledged more than £8.5m for community projects. Grants are awarded to support projects with asignificant impact on the local communities.

SSE have two funding schemes available in North Lincolnshire for community projects:

  • SSE Keadby Wind farm Community Fund
  • The Sustainable Development Fund

For further information, visit the council's website or contact the Funding Administration Team - SSE Keadby Wind Farm Community Fund.

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: Use navigation or search function

Voluntary Sector Funding Pages:

The council offers VCS organisations free access to the GRANTnet database which provides information on various external grant schemes.

Further information about this can be had by emailing the funding team on:

There are also three funding officers available to provide information and advice on sources of external funding.

Useful organisations:

Voluntary Action North Lincolnshire:

Humber & Wolds Rural Community Council:

North Lincolnshire County Council currently provides two schemes for the voluntary sector, these are specific to leisure and the arts and largely consist of small grants. These schemes are wide-ranging and should be easily accesible.

The information on the council website is up to date, clear and to the point and has been well-maintained since our last round of research. Contact details are also given, for specific schemes and council funding in general.

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