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Communities Together

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.

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.

To see an example of a project funded through our Communities Together programme view this short film.

Before commencing any grant application you must read through our Tips document and our Grant Making Policy.

Communities Together 2017 - Grants awarded (20KB XLS)


Grants are awarded four times a year, and this is a single stage process.  See below for the timetable for applications and decision-making remaining in 2019.

Form required Closing date Decision
Grant application - Round 4 25.10.19 20.11.19 - Grant Review Panel

Dates for 2020 are below

Closing date Decision
31.01.20 03.03.20 - Grant Review Panel
24.04.20 19.05.20 – Grant Review Panel
07.08.20 08.09.20 - Grant Review Panel
23.10.20 19.11.20 – Grant Review Panel

Communities Together Large Grant Programme

These awards have been set up to help groups in the areas around Heathrow to run projects focused on bringing communities together – with a particular emphasis on organisations working with adults aged 25+.

There is a single funding round in 2019 made up of 2 stages. See timetable below for application and decision making deadlines.

Before commencing the grant application you must read through our Tips Document and our Grant Making Policy.

Form required Closing date Decision
Grant application - Round 1 - Stage 1 23.07.19 05.09.19 - Invitation to submit stage 2 application
Grant application - Round  1 - Stage 2 25.10.19 10.12.19 - Board of Trustees meeting

Communities Together Large applications for 2019 are now closed, dates for 2020 will be announced later this year

If you would like to discuss your project please phone us on 01895 839916 or email us with your questions at Please consider the time you will need to complete the online form before the closing date deadline as late entries will not be accepted. If any of the information is inaccurate your application could be deemed ineligible.


Projects for Young People

Inspiring Youth event, November 2014

Projects for Young People invites grant applications from organisations working on projects that give young people new skills help them into employment, raise aspirations or increase resilience.

Sustainability and environmental projects

Wildlife garden at Yeading Junior School

Our Grants for Environmental Projects programme invites grant applications from organisations working on environmental or sustainability projects & schemes that involve recycling, tackling climate change or improving the local environment.