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Supporting the Community

The Town Council is keen to support the community and has devised a grants scheme to enable new initiatives.

Our Grants scheme for 2022 is now closed, but will reopen again in April 2023.

Other Grants Available

Well Northants Grant

North Northants Council are offering funding between £500 and £2,500 for community projects benefiting the Victoria and Queensway areas, Wellingborough.

You can apply as a group, an organisation, or as an individual.

You don’t need to be experienced in applying for funding as North Northants Council will provide all the support you need to bring your idea forward including online workshops. They’ll also help you understand the funding rules.

Tell them your idea by emailing wellnorthantsnorth@northnorthants.gov.uk. Alternatively, contact Gayle Wallace from G.W. Training and Consultancy by emailing gayle.wallace@btconnect.com or phoning 07814 422696.

Closing Date is 24 February 2023.

You’ll take your idea to a ‘Community Vote Day’ event in the heart of your neighbourhood, attended by residents who will vote for the favourite projects.

You come along and vote by reserving a space at our community voting events.

Queensway, Wellingborough – Saturday 25 February 2023 at Glamis Hall from 10am to 1pm.

Victoria, Wellingborough – Saturday 4 March 2023 at The Victoria Centre from 10am to 1pm.

If your project idea is one of those voted for, you will receive funding and support from our team to make your idea a reality.

For more information and to book your place visit the North Northants Council Website

Community Funding Policy

North Northants Council promote and support voluntary and community activity that improves the quality of life for local residents and increases community involvement. They can issue grants up to £5,000 this financial year (2022/23). 

  • Round 2 will open from 9th January to 7th March 2023
  • Rounds will be open to applications up to £2,500 or £2,500 to £5,000.

Our community funding policy sets out who can apply for a grant and what we can fund (which is subject to available budget)

Activities funded must be consistent with our corporate plan, strategic aims, objectives and priorities.

Please see North Northamptonshire Council’s website for more information and an online application form.

Applications from round two will be assessed once the grant round has closed, and a decision provided within two months.

If you have any queries, please email communityfunding@northnorthamptonshire.gov.uk.

For further information, visit the North Northants Council website.

Member Empowerment Fund

North Northants Council’s grant scheme, known as the Member Empowerment Fund, is open.

Each councillor is allocated yearly funding for small community-based projects.

Money can be awarded to parish or town councils, community groups, voluntary organisations and charities working in North Northamptonshire.

If you need some financial help to make your project a reality, find and talk to your local North Northamptonshire councillor who can submit an application.

Please see North Northamptonshire Council’s website for more information.