Before applying for funding, think carefully about how much money you want to bid for, and how you'd use the money. Visit the Gov.uk website for tips about funding. You can also visit the Government funding website which gives details of funding available from the government for voluntary and community groups.
Council funding for children and young people
Funding opportunities are available through children’s centres activities. If you're interested in delivering a service in your local children's centre contact one of the children's centre managers.
Funding from other organisations
Your local Town or Parish Council often provide funding to support voluntary groups, particularly those benefiting their local community. Contact your Town or Parish Council for more information. The following websites also offer funding
General advice for community groups
Visit the Connect Reading website for advice about how to run a business, manage donations and find office equipment. Visit our Health and Safety issues for voluntary organisations page for help about Health and Safety. For help finding volunteers visit the Wokingham Volunteer Centre website.