Grants and Funding

Allerdale Borough Council administers a number of different grants each year to invest in local community activities and meet the Council’s priorities. Much of this is provided in partnership with other organisations and the grants are discretionary. They are limited by the amount of money available overall and to the specific rules attached to each grant and availability will vary. 

Grants currently being administered by the Council include:



Application deadline 

Festival and Events Fund



Allerdale Social Impact Investment Fund   

Open for registration of interest   


Community Housing Fund

Open Ongoing

Various Housing Improvement Grants

Open Ongoing

Please note - this is not a definitive list of all the grants we administer. Please be sure to check back regularly as we will update this page when new funding is made available.

Who can apply?

Please read the individual funding guidance notes using the links above for full details of who can apply to each fund.

How to apply

To apply for a grant, simply complete an online application form. Please note, online applications cannot be saved or submitted until the form has been fully completed.

Please visit the online funding prospectus of your chosen grant for full details of what information will be required to complete your application, found using the links above.

To proceed with your application you will be required to accept our terms and conditions, which you can find as a downloadable document at the bottom of this page.

Further support:

External grants and funding for businesses, community organisations and charities


Downloadable Documents

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Allerdale Borough Council
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