Grants for community groups
Our Environmental Improvement Programme funds and delivers small-scale projects that make a lasting and noticeable improvement to the city.
Sustainable City Grants are available every year to support voluntary and community groups to deliver activities in Cambridge that will help achieve the objectives of our Climate Change Strategy 2021-26.
Cycling and walking promotion grants are available for groups to fund schemes that encourage sustainable transport in Cambridge.
United with Ukraine community grant is available for community groups to apply for a grant of up to £2,000 to deliver activities that will support refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine.
S106 developer contributions help fund new or improved facilities in Cambridge. Grants could be used for improving community and sports facilities, or carrying out a small-scale public art project.
Homelessness Prevention Grants are available for projects that prevent or relieve homelessness and rough sleeping in Cambridge.
Grants for individuals
There are various grants and incentives for improving your home's energy efficiency.
The Home Improvement Agency can provide housing repair grants and loans and non-secured grants to some homeowners. It can also provide disabled facilities grants for adaptation works that will help a person continue to live independently.
The sports grant scheme can contribute towards the costs of equipment, training, club fees, and other necessary expenses.
King Charles III Coronation Celebration grant
Our King Charles III Coronation Celebration grant fund was available to help to cover the costs of celebratory events taking place between Saturday 6 and Monday 8 May 2023. A total of £14,316 was awarded to 34 community groups.
Read our Kings Charles III Coronation celebration community grants report 2023 [PDF, 6.5MB] for details of the grants we awarded.
Platinum Jubilee community grants
We awarded Platinum Jubilee grants of up to £500 to community groups in 2022. A total of £18,196 was awarded to 40 groups.
Read our Platinum Jubilee community grants celebration report [PDF, 5MB] for full details of the grants we awarded.