The Ove Arup Foundation

Community Buildings/Halls

The Ove Arup Foundation supports projects that are considered to be consistent with the Foundation’s education purposes in the built environment. The Foundation is committed to promoting new thinking in education, and to nurturing engineering of the built environment.

Small, one-off donations are occasionally considered for a purpose or activity that the Foundation views as worthwhile in itself.

For more information and how to apply please click here.

Other Community Buildings/Halls Funds

Community Buildings/Halls Health & Social Care Older People Sports Youth

Burg-Wächter: Secure Communities Scheme

BURG-WÄCHTER, Europe’s largest safe and post box manufacturer, is awarding up to £1,000 and security products/advice to charities, social enterprise, not for profit and community ventures to help secure their success. Any grassroots project or activity that would benefit most from this scheme are those with a security aspect as well as a funding need.…

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Community Buildings/Halls

Defra: Village Hall Improvement Grant Fund

Tuesday March 31st, 2020

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra)’s Village Hall Improvement Grant Fund, managed by Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE) supported by the ACRE Network, awards funds up to 20% of eligible costs, with a minimum grant of £10,000 and a maximum grant of £75,000 payable. This means overall scheme costs would…

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Community Buildings/Halls Loans

Co-op Foundation: Loans for Community Spaces

The Co-op Foundation offers interest-free loans of up to £50,000 for enterprising ideas to improve community spaces. Venues such as parks and community centres need regular income so they can continue to meet the needs of people who use them, love them, and rely on them for local services and social contact. If your community organisation is…

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Community Buildings/Halls Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants Older People Sports Youth

Frank Brake Charitable Trust Fund

Thursday January 23rd, 2020

The Frank Brake Charitable Trust Fund, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, awards grants of up to £5,000 to projects for children, young people and families, participation in sports, improvements to community facilities such as village halls and community centres, volunteering, employability, the elderly and the disabled in South East Kent with a priority given to…

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