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Communities for Tomorrow

Are you working to reduce energy consumption, tackle climate change, boost recycling or create a nature reserve? Do you have ideas to make your community more sustainable? Are you encouraging wildlife back into your neighbourhood? If so, you could qualify for a grant from our Communities for Tomorrow programme.

Grants between £2,500 and £25,000 per year for up to two years are awarded for groups including charities, voluntary groups, schools, colleges, local authorities and Community Interest Companies. Your work must be planned for Ealing, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Richmond, Runnymede, Slough, South Bucks, Spelthorne or Windsor and Maidenhead. To apply, your group must have a constitution and a bank account that needs two signatures.

Communities for Tomorrow grants awarded 2015 (244KB PDF)

Communities for Tomorrow 2017 - Guidance (352KB PDF)

Communities for Tomorrow 2017 - Stage 1 Application Form (188KB DOC)

All funding awarded in 2016 (47KB XLS)

Heathrow Community Fund grant agreement 2017 (870KB DOC)


Grants are awarded twice a year and there is a two stage process. See below for the timetable for applications and decision-making.

Form required Closing date Decision
Round 1: Expression of interest form required 24.02.17 24.03.17 - Invitation to submit Stage 2 application
Round 1: Stage 2 application form 05.05.17 15.06.17 - Board of Trustees meeting
Round 2: Expression of interest form required 29.09.17 27.10.17 - Invitation to submit Stage 2 application
Round 2: Stage 2 application form 10.11.17 13.12.17 - Board of Trustees meeting


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.