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Can we help your charity or community group?


We award a range of grants to charities and community groups that help to make a positive impact in Milton Keynes and benefit local people. 

You can now apply online for our main programmes, using our online application forms

Both your group and your project must be eligible to apply. Read more about our eligibility criteria here. If you want to talk about your project before applying, or have any questions about the application process, please call the Programmes Team on 01908 690276.

We have three main Grant Programmes that run throughout the year:

Micro Grants up to £200 (Deadline Ongoing -Two week turnaround)

Small Grants up to 1,500 (Deadline on the last working Friday of each month - turnaround 2-3 week from the date of deadline)

Community Grants up to £5,000 (Deadlines - 10 March, 5th May, 4th August, 27th October 2017- turnaround 7-8 week from the date of deadline)

Extra Grant Programmes for exceptional circumstances:

Grants Over £5,000 (We occasionally award larger grants for exceptional projects. Get in touch to find out more).


Click on the 'Are you Eligible to Apply?' link below to confirm your eligibility and start your application!


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Call for Grants

As well as our regular grants programmes, we are currently encouraging community groups and projects who meet the following criteria to apply!

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