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Communities Together

Tell us your plans

Are you working to boost the community spirit in your neighbourhood? Do you have ideas for creating a community garden, starting an arts festival, tackling loneliness amongst old people, boosting health and fitness or cleaning up the streets where you live? If so, you could qualify for a grant from our Communities Together programme.

Guidance notes

Grants up to £2,500 per year for up to two years for charities, voluntary groups, schools, colleges, and Community Interest Companies working on in Ealing, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Richmond, Runnymede, Slough, Spelthorne, South Bucks, or Windsor and Maidenhead. To apply, your group must have a constitution and a bank account that needs two signatures.

Communities Together 2017 - Guidance (468KB PDF)

Communities Together 2017 - Application Form (218KB PDF)

All funding awarded in 2016 (47KB XLS)

Heathrow Community Fund grant agreement 2017 (870KB DOC)


Grants are awarded four times a year, and this is a single stage process.  See below for the timetable for applications and decision-making.

Form required Closing date Decision
Grant application - Round 1 25.01.17 27.02.17 - Grant Review Panel
Grant application - Round 2 26.04.17 29.05.17 - Grant Review Panel
Grant application - Round 3 14.07.17 18.09.17 - Grant Review Panel
Grant application - Round 4 27.10.17 27.11.17 - Grant Review Panel


Please ensure your completed application is sent to us (full details on our Contact Us page) in plenty of time for the application closing dates listed above. Late entries will not be accepted.

Youth projects

Inspiring Youth event, November 2014

Communities for Youth invites grant applications from organisations working on projects linked to education and economic regeneration schemes that give young people new skills and help them into employment.

Sustainability and environmental projects

Wildlife garden at Yeading Junior School

Communities for Tomorrow invites grant applications from organisations working on environmental or sustainability projects & schemes that involve recycling, tackling climate change or improving the local environment.