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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.

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 and Criteria (436KB PDF)

All funding awarded in 2016 (316KB PDF)

Heathrow Community Fund grant agreement 2017 (870KB DOC)

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.

Form required Closing date Decision
Grant application - Round 1 26.01.18 22.02.18 - Grant Review Panel
Grant application - Round 2 27.04.18 23.05.18 - Grant Review Panel
Grant application - Round 3 13.07.18 03.09.18 - Grant Review Panel
Grant application - Round 4 26.10.18 22.11.18 - Grant Review Panel


Please complete your application at:

If you would like to discuss your project or have us review the wording of all or some aspect of your application, please send this to us in a word document (full details on our Contact Us page). Please consider the time you’ll need to complete the online form before the deadline, and allow us a week to review your draft. Late entries and old application forms 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.