We have launched a community welcome spaces grant to support local groups and venues wanting to provide a safe and friendly place for South Gloucestershire residents.

This has been made available from the Household support fund.

The grant can be used to fully fund or contribute to the running of a free-to-use space. It can also be used to provide additional support in the space, such as advice services, hot drinks or food parcels.

There is more information on the Community Welcome Spaces page.

Awards of up to £500 a month are available on a first come, first served basis until the funding runs out.

We publish all grant awards and project descriptions on our open data webpage.

Who can apply

You can apply for this grant if you are a:

  • voluntary or community group
  • charitable or social enterprise organisation
  • town or parish council

How to apply

You can read the principles and processes for full information on the application process.

You must create a registration account online and provide full details of your organisation so that the record can be approved before you make an application.

Create or update an account on our registration page

You can then request an application form from grants@southglos.gov.uk for completion and return.

We will tell you if your application has been approved and payments will be made to successful applicants.

Advice and support

You can book a phone appointment to talk to us about your space or get help with registering.

The grants helpline 01454 865865 is open Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm or you can email us at grants@southglos.gov.uk.

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