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Call for Applications

If you think you meet these criteria, give us a call, or when you’re ready to apply just fill in one of our standard application forms for Micro, Small, or Community Grants.’

As well as our usual funding, we sometimes have extra money available for project that meet specific criteria. You can apply for this funding through our normal Micro, Small, and Community Grants application forms. Find out more about our current promoted funds below!

Surviving Winter Fund

The primary aim of the Surviving Winter Fund is to help vulnerable people who are unable to pay for essential items or services relating to keeping warm and safe which cannot be immediately funded in any other way within a reasonable timescale. To help vulnerable people over an immediate difficulty whilst waiting for a more permanent solution to be implemented.

We're looking for local charities or groups who help people in MK who are struggling in the winter months.

If you meet the above criteria you can apply for this funding through our normal Micro and Small Grants application forms.

New Communities Fund 

Milton Keynes is growing, and we are always looking for ways to support our expanding communities. In partnership with CommunityAction:MK, we have some extra funding available for projects taking place in the New Communities of our expansion areas:

As well as being a constituted non-profit organisation benefitting the people of Milton Keynes, to be eligible for this funding your project will:

  • Be taking place in the Expansion area, including Tattenhoe Park & Kingsmead South, Broughton Gate & Brooklands and Fairfields & Whitehouse
  • Benefit local communities, promote voluntary efforts, and encourage community involvement.

Funding can be used for projects, getting groups up and running, or core costs. 

If you meet the above criteria you can apply for this funding through our normal Micro, Small, and Community Grants application forms.

If you are running a project in the new communities areas but are not set up as a group please do get in touch as you may still be eligible to apply for up to £300. Call 01908 690276 or email applications@mkcommunityfoundation.co.uk

Section 106 Fund

Section 106 (S106) is an agreement between Local Authorities and developers; these are linked to planning permissions and can also be known as planning obligations.

Section 106 agreements are drafted when it is considered that a development will have significant impacts 

We have been allocated  section 106 money for the following areas

The aim of Section 106 Fund is to support projects in the following Milton Keynes areas: (or area within a 2 mile radius of the location)

  • Stantonbury Park - Land North of Wolverton Road Stantonbury - Oakridge Park
  • Land Adjacent to Fulmer St & Chalkdell Drive - Shenley Wood
  • Land at Mavoncliff Drive - Tattenhoe
  • Stantonbury Park - Land North of Wolverton Road Great Linford - Oakridge Park H8
  • Land to South & East of The River Ouzel North of Chaffron Way Noon Layer Drive Middleton - Oakgrove
  • Local Centre Selkirk Drive - Oakridge Park 
  • Land to the right of 9 Newport Rd - Hanslope
  • Former BT site Bletchley Park Sherwood Drive - Bletchley
  • Former River Island Clothing Company Delaware Drive  - Tongwell
  • Land at Bedgebury Place - Kents Hill
  • Land at the former First School site Garthwaite Crescent - Shenley Brook End 

Milton Keynes is growing, and we are always looking for ways to support our expanding communities. In partnership with CommunityAction:MK, we have some extra funding available for projects taking place in the areas mentioned above.

As well as being a constituted non-profit organisation benefitting the people of Milton Keynes, to be eligible for this funding your project will:

  • Be taking place in the one of the section 106 areas mentioned above
  • Benefit local communities, promote voluntary efforts, and encourage community involvement.

Funding can be used for projects, getting groups up and running, or core costs. 

If you meet the above criteria you can apply for this funding through our normal Micro, Small, and Community Grants application forms.

The Tony Byrne Financial Education Fund

We are calling for applications from groups that make a particular difference to financial education for local people who need it most. The fund will be used to work with charities and community groups focussing on financial education for people of all ages in Milton Keynes, with the aim of making them financially self-sufficient.

If you meet the above criteria you can apply for this funding through our normal Micro, Small, and Community Grants application forms.


Contact our Programmes Team on today 01908 690276, or email applications@mkcommunityfoundation.co.uk