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Grants and funding

Grants for community groups

Community grantsandArea Committee grantsare available for projects and activities that will reduce social or economic inequality.

OurEnvironmental Improvement Programmefunds and delivers small-scale projects that make a lasting and noticeable improvement to the city.

Sustainable City fundingis available to local non-profit groups planning local environmental projects.

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

S106 developer contributionshelp 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 grantsare 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 until 31 October 2020 for projects that prevent or relieve homelessness and rough sleeping in Cambridge.

Grants for individuals

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

The Home Improvement Agency can providehousing repair grants and loansandnon-secured grantsto some homeowners. It can also provide disabled facilities grantsfor adaptation works that will help a person continue to live independently.

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