Village halls small grants fund2024-02-02T09:25:17+00:00

Village halls small grants fund

Grants of between £2,000 and £5,000 to help make improvements to rural community buildings in England

This is the latest release of the £3 million grant fund announced by government in May 2022 in celebration of the Queen’s Jubilee.

Grants are intended to support smaller capital projects in village halls such as boiler replacements, insulation, toilet upgrades and new kitchens.

Awards can be made to cover 20% of eligible project costs, up to a maximum amount of £5,000. The balance of funding must for the works proposed must be in place, or at least confirmed within 6 weeks of making an application to small grants fund.

The fund is expected to stay open until December 2024, however it may be withdrawn before this.

Please read the fund criteria and FAQs before submitting your application. We recommend you only submit this once the project is ready to proceed, and you have everything in place.

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For more information, please contact ACRE at villagehallsfund@acre.org.uk

Important fund information