Councillors' Community Grant scheme

The community grant scheme gives funding to groups and organisations to support local projects and initiatives that benefit the people of Braintree District.

Each ward Councillor has a maximum of £1,250 to give to local organisations. Ward councillors can pool their budgets to joint fund projects within the ward.

You can apply for funding for a range of projects including: 

  • building improvements
  • playground equipment
  • vehicle purchases
  • recreation facilities
  • IT equipment
  • sports equipment
  • events costs
  • energy efficient measures

Apply for funding

To apply for funding you must contact your ward Councillor to discuss your project proposal. 

You can download and read full details of the scheme in our guidance booklet.


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