Richmondshire District Council

Current schemes

The Social Fund: This is designed to support specific community schemes or activities in the district's five growth areas of Colburn, Hipswell, Leyburn, Richmond and Scotton. Applications should be in the £7,500-£50,000 bracket, with applicants expected to raise 70% of the project's costs. The full criteria and proposal form can be downloaded here. The scheme has £270,000 for this financial year. Applications will be considered on a quarterly basis and the scheme will close after all funds are allocated. The next deadline for applications is 12 noon on 1 August 2018. For more information, email grants@richmondshire.gov.uk

The following projects have received funding through this scheme:

Date of grant awarded

Time period

Local authority department

Beneficiary

Grant purpose

Amount

27 February 2017

12 months (initial deadline, extensions can be awarded)

Business and Community

Scotton Parish Council

Footpath improvements

£10,500

27 February 2017

12 months (initial deadline, extensions can be awarded)

Business and Community

Richmond School

3G artificial grass sports pitch

£50,000

20 June 2017

12 months (initial deadline, extensions can be awarded)

Business and community

Wensleydale Rugby FC

Clubhouse building works

£46,717.38

17 August 2017

12 months (initial deadline, extensions can be awarded)

Business and Community

Foxglove Covert LNR

Conservation project

£8,756.10

18 December 2017

12 months (initial deadline, extensions can be awarded)

Business and Community

Leyburn Bowls Club

Clubhouse and pavilion project

£17,505.34

16 January 2018

12 months (initial deadline, extensions can be awarded)

Business and Community

Leyburn Community Leisure Club

Refurbishment of squash courts

£7,848.60


Richmondshire Area Partnerships 2018-19: 
The Richmondshire Area Partnership grants scheme is now open for applications. The scheme is to support groups within Richmondshire who wish to start new or continue existing projects which bring benefit to the local community. The full criteria and application form can be downloaded here. Applicants are able to bid for up to £1,000 through the scheme. Submitted bids will be considered during the next round of partnership meetings scheduled for September and October 2018. The deadline for applications is 5pm on 13 August 2018. For more information, email grants@richmondshire.gov.uk

Tour de Yorkshire 2018 Event Fund: This scheme has now closed. 


Previous schemes

We've operated a number of funding schemes that have benefited the local community over the past six years, each of which you can find in the supporting documents section at the bottom of this page and through the links below:

Communities opportunity fund 2015-16

Communities opportunity fund 2014-15

Communities opportunity fund 2013-14

Tour de France event fund 2013-14

Play improvement fund 2012-13

Richmondshire area partnership fund 2017-18


External schemes

To find a summary of funding schemes for North Yorkshire, please visit Community First Yorkshire 

 

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