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

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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Arts & Culture Community Buildings/Halls Education & Employment Health & Social Care Heritage

Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation awards grants to small, well-established charitable organisations (annual income under £500,000) who address local issues in areas of extreme urban deprivation, or in remote and fragile rural communities. Rural Issues Projects that look to support communities in cities, towns, villages and areas with 10,000 or less inhabitants which are classified in the latest…

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Arts & Culture Community Buildings/Halls Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust

The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust award grants to UK registered charities with projects that address specific categories set out by the Trust each year. The Trust operates on a three-year rotation of categories for grant applications. The categories are as follows: 2018: Medical (non research) and Community. 2019: Children and Young People. 2020: Music and…

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