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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!

Rainscourt Family Law Solicitors Fund

The primary aim of the Rainscourt Family Law Solicitors Fund is to support organisations and community groups who assist local people who are going through turbulent times due to relationship breakdown.

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

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

Anglia Water WaterCare fund 

The aim of this fund is to support projects that help local charities and groups who are providing community outreach to vulnerable and disadvantaged people in Milton Keynes.

The criteria for the WaterCare Fund is to support projects that have a lasting effect on the communities within Milton Keynes, that target people who are possibly struggling financially or in need of special assistance.

The type of groups we are welcoming applications from for this fund are those who support or provide assistance to:

  • The Disabled
  • The Elderly
  • The Long-term unemployed

If you are a local organisation or voluntary group, or you know of any who may be suitable to apply and are based within Milton Keynes, please get in touch with our Philanthropy Team on 01908 690 276 to see whether you would be eligible to apply to this fund through one of our grants programmes.

If you meet the above criteria you can apply for this funding through our normal Micro and Small 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 Philanthropy Team on today 01908 690276, or email applications@mkcommunityfoundation.co.uk