Calling all Community Groups – Do You Need Funding?

Posted by Town Hall Staff 10 May 2017

Felixstowe Town Council has a funding pot of £25,000 to support community organisations with projects and activities for the benefit of Felixstowe this year.

There are two deadlines for completed applications being 31 May and 30 November, with up to half the grant provision ordinarily being allocated at each stage.

Projects which have previously received funding include:

·         £1,800 towards equipment for a local pre-school Group

·         £1,350 toward refurbishment of a community centre

·         £3,000 towards start-up costs for a local arts initiative

·         £1,000 towards the upgrading of specialist wheelchair adapted vehicles for an accessible transport service

For full details, include a list of all grants awarded during 2016/17; please click on this link to our website.

To check if your group or project could be eligible to receive funding, please see our Grants Policy (download as a PDF here).  Applying for a grant is straightforward too – all you need to do is complete an application form (download a Word version here) and submit this alongside any relevant supporting information.

We are welcoming applications for the first round of funding by the deadline of 31 May 2017. Please forward this information to anybody who may be interested in applying.

If you have any queries, or would like help with your application, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01394 282086 or email

Council’s Civic & Community Committee will meet in June to consider any applications received by this time and all applicants are notified of the outcome shortly afterwards.