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Cambridge City Council

Grants and funding

Grants for community groups

Community grants and Area Committee grants are available for projects and activities that will reduce social or economic inequality. There is a new process for applying for small community grants for 2023-24. 

Our Environmental Improvement Programme funds and delivers small-scale projects that make a lasting and noticeable improvement to the city.

Sustainable City Grants are available every year to support voluntary and community groups to deliver activities in Cambridge that will help achieve the objectives of our Climate Change Strategy 2021-26.

Cycling and walking promotion grants are available for groups to fund schemes that encourage sustainable transport in Cambridge.

S106 developer contributions help fund new or improved facilities in Cambridge. Grants could be used for improving community and sports facilities, or carrying out a small-scale public art project.

Public art grants are available to support small-scale public art projects. We encourage applications from community groups partnered with artists or arts organisations.

Homelessness Prevention Grants are available for projects that prevent or relieve homelessness and rough sleeping in Cambridge.

Grants for individuals

There are various grants and incentives for improving your home's energy efficiency.

The Home Improvement Agency can provide housing repair grants and loans and non-secured grants to some homeowners. It can also provide disabled facilities grants for adaptation works that will help a person continue to live independently.

The sports grant scheme can contribute towards the costs of equipment, training, club fees, and other necessary expenses.