Supporting communities fund

The supporting communities fund is a £1million grant fund launched by East Hampshire District Council in 2019, supporting community groups and organisations in the district.

This grant fund is open for applications once per year for the three years 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Supporting communities fund 2020

The supporting communities fund 2020 is now closed. The fund will re-open for applications in April 2021.

For support or guidance with your application please look at the relevant contact details at the bottom of this page.

Supporting communities fund successful applicants

Below you can view the projects which have been awarded funding over the past two years.

Applications

Applications for the supporting communities fund must be able to demonstrate how they will help the council support the wellbeing of residents, improve lives, and enhance access to support services for those who are vulnerable.

The council is aiming to achieve three outcomes using this fund;

  • supporting positive mental health in residents, in particular young people
  • reducing social isolation in residents, in particular older people
  • supporting the recovery of residents from the coronavirus pandemic

Please note the above criteria is subject to change.

Contact us

For further information about grants and funding, please contact your local Community Development Officer.

Central (Buriton, East Meon, Froxfield, Langrish, Liss, Petersfield, Sheet, Steep, Stroud)
Community Officer: Lucy Whittle
Tel: 01730 234278
Email: lucy.whittle@easthants.gov.uk

Southern Parishes (Clanfield, Horndean, Rowlands Castle)
Community Officer: Dean Mohammed
Tel: 01730 234078
Email: dean.mohammed@easthants.gov.uk

North East (Bramshott, Liphook, Grayshott, Greatham, Headley, Lindford, Whitehill and Bordon)
Community Officer: Joanne Utting
Tel: 01730 234382
Email: joanne.utting@easthants.gov.uk

North West (Alton, Beech, Bentley, Bentworth, Binsted, Chawton, Colemore and Priors Dean, East Tisted, Hawkley, Farringdon, Four Marks, Froyle, Kingsley, Lasham, Medstead, Newton Valence, Ropley, Selborne, Shalden, West Tisted, Wield, Worldham)
Community Officer: John Geoghegan
Tel: 01730 234184
Email: john.geoghegan@easthants.gov.uk