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Our community shop has had exceptional community support since its opening in March 2018. This has not only brought our community together, and provided a great place to shop, but also it has produced a profit which can support local causes. Below we set out details of our Grant Scheme.

What we will fund

The grants panel will consider applications for projects whose beneficiaries live within 2 miles of the shop and the aim of which is to in some way benefit the community.

Who can apply

Community organisations or individuals are eligible to apply for funding for beneficiaries within the qualifying area.

The total grant fund available in 2023 is £4,000; you can apply for any amount up to this maximum.

If you are interested in applying please download the application form below.

Who cannot apply

  • Government agencies or departments of local or state government
  • Educational, religious or medical organisations, where the application is for the organisation‚Äôs core business
  • Businesses

The Grants Panel will consist of at least: Two members of the shop management committee, two other shop volunteers and two other shareholders. Details of how the panel will assess applications are available with the application form.

The closing date for applications is 31st August 2023

We will announce grant recipients at our Annual Members Meeting in September.