About the Wandsworth Grant Fund

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Established in April 2015, the Wandsworth Grant Fund (WGF) provides all small grants (£500 to £10,000) for community and voluntary sector organisations in the borough to undertake activities for up to 12 months. Read more about the design of The Wandsworth Grant Fund.

What we support

We aim to support projects under six themes:

  1. Arts and culture
  2. Environment and attractive neighbourhoods
  3. Children and young people
  4. Citizenship and civic engagement
  5. Achieving aspirations and potential
  6. Health and wellbeing

Dates for applications

There are three application deadlines during the year, with awards being announced around three months later. Projects should not begin before awards are announced and can last for up to 12 months.

Round Application deadline (23:59 of the date) Grant Sub-committee Awards announced Project period
Round 11 8 April 2019 19 June 2019 25 June 2019 July 2019 – July 2020
Round 12 12 August 2019 4 November 2019 19 November 2019 December 2019 – December 2020
Round 13 25 November 2019 February 2020 (TBC) February 2020 (TBC) March 2020 – March 2021


Guidance notes and application form

The guidance notes provide you with details of the fund, particularly updates of what we will fund and what we will not. The latter part provides advice question by question of the application form.

View the application form

Support for applicants

Council Officers are available to provide advice to applicants with a clear activity in mind after you have read the application pack. You can email any of the Specialist Officers detailed in the guidance notes or contact the Grant Officer with general enquiries. Appointments can be made with the Grant Officer subject to other commitments.

Support events

Two types of events are offered to provide applicants with information and advice about the Fund:

  • Meet the Funder, which are general open meetings
  • Application Surgeries, which give an opportunity for a one-to-one with one of the assessing officers

Meet the Funder events

To register your interest for one of these events, please email Bruce Murdoch bruce.murdoch@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk.

Round 12 events
Venue Date Time
Roehampton Base,
33-35 Danebury Avenue,
Roehampton,
SW15 4DQ
Tuesday 9 July 2019 10am to 12.30pm
Balham Library Hall
Ramsden Road
Balham
SW12 8QY
Thursday 18 July 2019 2 to 4pm
Caius House, 
2 Holman Road, 
Battersea, 
SW11 3RL
Thursday 25 July 2019 5.30 to 7pm
Round 13 events
Venue Date Time
Roehampton Base,
33-35 Danebury Avenue,
Roehampton,
SW15 4DQ
Thursday 24 October 2019 10am to 12.30pm
Balham Library Hall
Ramsden Road
Balham
SW12 8QY
Wednesday 30 October 2019 2 to 4pm
Caius House, 
2 Holman Road, 
Battersea, 
SW11 3RL
Thursday 7 November 2019 5.30 to 7pm

Application Surgeries (1:1s) with Assessment team

Booking is required for these, each booking providing you with 30 minutes to discuss your project and application with one of the assessment team. Please only book one appointment in the theme you think your project mainly fits.

  • Round 12 Surgeries: 30 July and 1 August, Wandsworth Town Hall
  • Round 13 Surgeries: 12 November and 14 November, Wandsworth Town Hall

30 minute long appointments are available at: 2pm, 2.30pm, 3pm, 3.30pm and 4pm. 

Book online

General enquiries

If you have a question regarding applications, email wgf@wandsworth.gov.uk.

Wandsworth Grant Fund resources

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