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Rossendale Community Fund

Rossendale Community Fund

We have created the Rossendale Community Fund in partnership with the Community Foundation for Lancashire to offer grants to support projects that help families and children and young people engage in community activities and learning.

 What is the focus of the fund?

Applications should enable families and young people up to the age of 25 to flourish, learn and develop skills or knowledge. This includes education, training, sports development, arts and culture activities and also play provision for younger children. Please note that revenue projects and those working directly with beneficiaries are a priority rather than one off capital purchases or refurbishment costs.

Who can apply?

Registered charities, social enterprises and constituted community groups. Applicants must have a physical base and track record of delivery within Rossendale. National organisations who do not have a branch in the borough are not eligible.

How much is available?

Funding up to £750

Which areas are covered?


When can you apply?

There will be two grant panel meetings per year to make decisions on applications.  We can only accept one application per community group for each round of funding. If you have received a grant from the fund previously you are welcome to apply again though end of grant monitoring must be complete.

 How to apply:

Rossendale Community Fund is open for applications for six weeks prior to each deadline which is normally in February and October.  Go to  for details of deadlines and to complete an online application using the Rossendale Community Fund form. 

For more information on the Rossendale Community Fund see  or contact Community Foundation for Lancashire on 0151 232 2444.