Funding body information

London Borough of Harrow Council

Address:
Harrow Council
Civic Centre
PO Box 57
Station Road
Harrow
HA1 2XF
Telephone:
020 8863 5611
Website:
http://www.harrow.gov.uk

Point of contact:

Grants Team, 020 8424 7625/1335, grants.grants@harrow.gov.uk

Schemes:

Harrow Council also administers a share of the Edward Harvist Trust Fund, providing small grants of up to £1,500 primarily to small and emerging local voluntary groups with charitable aims.

The council mainly fund capital costs through this fund. A budget is allocated to the council twice a year from the trust if the money is available. If funding is available then the council will advertise this on their website.

Applicants are advised to contact the grants team to find out if funding is available and to discuss their project before applying. Further details are available here.





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: 'Where is Your Commissioner?'

Voluntary Sector Funding Pages:

Harrow Compact

Details of local support groups in Harrow

External Funding Information

Harrow Compact

Details of local support groups in Harrow

Voluntary Sector support

Useful organisations:

Harrow Association of voluntary services

Harrow council provides full and up-to-date information on its 'Our Harrow, Our Community' grants programme. However, the detail is limited, especially regarding Edward Harvist Trust funding.

Additional information is given on the local compact and links to local voluntary sector groups are also provided.

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