Is your community, voluntary or social enterprise group in need of financial support for a project, service, event or activity that benefits residents across South Gloucestershire?

South Gloucestershire Council's Area Wide Grant (AWG) is currently available and the deadline for submitting applications is midnight on May 7 2021. This is the first round for the financial year 2021/22.

This grant can be used to support community projects, services, events or activities that will benefit residents in at least six of the 14 Community Engagement Forum areas (for more information see

The maximum grant amount is £3,000, although there is flexibility for higher awards for both exceptional circumstances and budget availability.

Cabinet Member for Public Health and Equality of Opportunity, Councillor Franklin Owusu-Antwi said, “Our Area Wide Grants help us support community organisations that are working for residents across South Gloucestershire to help alleviate some of the effects of the pandemic.

"A total of £70,000 is available for Area Wide Grants this year and voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations are encouraged to apply, as well as town and parish councils.

"Example projects that could be eligible for funding include projects that reduce isolation and exclusion, events that bring communities together, activities that promote health and wellbeing or services that address a particular community need.”

All organisations must complete registration details online and have these approved prior to application. For more information please refer to to the registration guidance available on the councils website

To view all of the community grants available through South Gloucestershire Council visit