Clarion Futures runs one of the UK’s biggest social investment programmes. In 2021-22 we spent £14m on helping transform the lives of people and their communities.
Our community grants support projects that:
Examples of what our funding supports:
Our community grants are separate to the ones available to individual residents
Find out about the social impact of our grants on people and organisations who benefited during the pandemic.
We’re interested in applications that can demonstrate an understanding of what is already going on in the community, and how the grant funded activity will:
“The funding we received from Clarion Futures went a long way in enabling us to quickly respond to the sudden hardships women, their families and vulnerable people from Black and ethnic minority communities faced during the Covid-19 crisis.”
Our individual grants have their own criteria, but in general, applications must meet these requirements:
Please get in touch with us to find out more about our grants and how you can apply.
We gave more than £611,031 in grants to 246 organisations. This helped to fund projects across the country:
Our funding makes a real difference to the lives of the people and communities we support each year.
During the pandemic we ran a Covid-19 response grant programme. This enabled food banks, local charities and other community organisations to continue. It helped 14,000 households suffering from food poverty. We also supported almost 900 households with grants for household goods such as fridges and cookers. Some residents received vouchers for free gas or electricity, to give them a financial ‘breathing space.’