Local Funding Opportunities

Below we have set out some of the local funding opportunities for your community group. We will add to this as we find out about other options.

West Sussex County Council

The Community Initiative Fund (CIF) is the county council’s sole community funding programme available to local groups, charities, sports clubs, community interest companies, and other organisations.

Chichester District Council Grant Programme

Chichester District Council has small and large grants available to support projects that support the economy, improve places and spaces and target those residents in greatest need. 


Sussex Community Foundation

Sussex Community Foundation raise funds for and make grants to local charities and community groups across East and West Sussex and Brighton & Hove.


The West Sussex Crowd

 Crowdfunding is a new way to engage the local community into your project.

Safer in Sussex Community Fund

The PCCs Safer in Sussex Community fund is now open for the next round of applications.