South Yorkshire

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Local Grants & Support

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council 

For Barnsley Virtual School (group involved in supporting and providing education for Barnsley's children in care) click here, for Children, Young People and Families Trust click herefor CommunitGrants click here, and for a general funding search click here. 

Community First Yorkshire 

Sign up for a free, monthly funding bulletin. 

Council for Voluntary Service (CVS): Barnsley CVS

Barnsley CVS aims to create, support and develop a sustainable and vibrant third sector. We support volunteers, local charities, voluntary and community groups and social enterprise organisations across the Barnsley borough.

Council for Voluntary Service (CVS): Community First Yorkshire

Empowering and strengthening communities across North, South and West Yorkshire to be inclusive, proactive and resilient.

Council for Voluntary Service (CVS): Voluntary Action Rotherham

Voluntary Action Rotherham is the lead body for supporting, developing and promoting the voluntary and community sector in the Rotherham borough.

Council for Voluntary Service (CVS): Voluntary Action Sheffield (VAS)

VAS (Voluntary Action Sheffield) has provided support and leadership for the voluntary sector for over 90 years.

Doncaster Council 

Please view the website for all the services for children, young people, and families. 

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council 

For Community Grants click here, for Educational Awards and Grants click here, for Rotherham Community Chest Fund click here, and for the general school section click here. 

Sheffield City Council 

Apply for free school meals here, for information about free school transport click hereand for the general school and childcare section click here. 

Sheffield Music Hub 

Information for schools and parents on what services are provided for Sheffield schools by the Music Hub. 

SHINE Trust - School Grants

SHINE offers support to projects that can make a real difference to the attainment of children from disadvantaged backgrounds in the north of England.

South Yorkshire's Community Foundation

Making a positive difference to local lives, the foundation gives grant funding support to community groups and projects meeting local needs and helping local people. All Community Foundations (UK)

Yorkshire Agricultural Society

Offers small grants to help with projects, for example school trips to farms, a project relating to farming and food, or developing your outside space for wildlife or growing. 

Yorkshire Funders Forum

Funding resources. 

Yorkshire Gardens Trust

The YGT has a history of supporting schools in various ways and also has a 'YGT for SCHOOLS' scheme 

Yorkshire Sport Foundation

Find out how Yorkshire Sport Foundation can assist your club or group.

Local service organisations

Find your local Lions Club or Rotary Club.

Tip: For Lions Club, search using town names for the most accurate results.

National retailers' local branches 

National retailers can also assist local schools. Please reach out to your local branches for the following retailers: 

The Asda FoundationCo-op (Local Community Fund), Pets At HomeTesco Community Grants (contact WHSmith Trust (Community Grants), Wickes Community Programme

Supermarket Community Champions

Online contact/email: ASDA

Visit in person: Aldi, Co-op, Iceland, Lidl, Marks & SpencerM&S store locator, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, SPARSPAR store locator, Tesco-Tesco store locator, Waitrose

The National Lottery Community Fund 

The National Lottery Community Fund distributes over £600m a year to communities across the UK. 

Review successful grant awards from your local area of BarnsleyDoncasterRotherhamSheffield 

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Below you will find links to a directory of local suppliers and your regional Facebook group. 

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