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Community Grants Scheme

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What is the Community Grant Scheme?

The Dover District Council Community Grant Scheme is committed to encourage and support community-led activities, that result in a community benefit for Dover District residents.

This year, all grants must support the improvement of covid safe environments. Applicants can do this by addressing measures to help control and mitigate Covid19 outbreaks.

Who can apply?

Applications are welcomed from community organisations and groups who are based within the Dover District, or who are seeking a grant to support activities that will benefit a community within the Dover District.

This includes:

  • Registered Charities
  • Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIO)
  • Community Interest Companies (CIC)
  • Social Enterprises
  • Constituted Voluntary/Community groups
  • Constituted Sports Clubs/groups
  • Constituted Youth Clubs/groups
  • Constituted School related groups e.g. PFTA
  • Constituted Church/Faith groups

Before starting your application, please read the information pack to make sure your application is eligible.

How much can we ask for?

You can apply for a grant of between £100 and £2,000

Dover District Council Community Grant Scheme 2021/22 will be split into two funding rounds. 

How to apply

If you wish to view the application questions and prepare any answers before applying online, please view the preview questions (available in PDF and Word Document formats).

Summer Rounds

Applications to the Summer round have now closed and will reopen in 2022. 

Winter Rounds

Applications to the Winter round have now closed and will reopen in 2022. 


Other useful links

All grants will be awarded through the framework of the Dover District Council Community Grant Scheme. The grant funds are allocated across five areas (Sandwich & Area, Deal & Walmer, Dover North, Dover Town and Dover West). 

Every application will also be allocated to one of these 5 areas, depending on the project location.

To contact us:

Email: CommunityGrants@dover.gov.uk