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Grant Applications

Alderholt Parish Council considers applications for funding support from any organisation that will enhance or improve village life for residents. There are 2 types of grant available;

General Grants
A grant of up to £300 towards the general running costs of an organisation that is based in the Parish area and/or of benefit to the residents of Alderholt (although not exclusively). Applications are considered twice a year and must be submitted to the Parish Council by 1st May or 1st November. Please click here for an application form and details. 

Community Grants
A  grant to support community based Capital Funding Projects that are based in the Parish area and/or of benefit to the residents of Alderholt (although not exclusively). Applications are considered twice a year and must be submitted to the Parish Council by 1st May or 1st November.Please click here for an application form and details. 

There is still funding available for 2017/18 grants which will be considered by Councillors in November 2017. Click on one of the above applications to download the appropriate grant form now

Grants Awarded by Alderholt Parish Council 
2015/16
2016/17
2017/18 

Other sources of Funding/Support

Alderholt Community Fund
was launched in May 2016, using funds from the solar farm in the village to support community projects in the parish.  The fund has an agreement with the solar farm operators, Good Energy Ltd, to manage an annual income from the farm for the benefit of the community.  Four trustees administer this and welcome applications for funding.  Further details, guidance and application forms are available at   https://alderholtcommunitycharitabletrust.org/  
Alderholt Community Charitable Trust is a Registered Charity Number 1167313.

District Councillor Ward Budget
Councillor Gina Logan as the EDDC Ward member for Alderholt has a ward budget available for grants during the year 2017/18. For further information, local organisations and groups may contact Cllr Logan on 01425 653839 or by email cllr.glogan@eastdorsetdc.gov.uk This fund cannot be used for any ongoing project running costs.

Dorset Community Action click here