How to find funding


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Doing your own research

Below is a list of useful resources to help you understand and find funding.

Funding News: Our monthly update.

Search for funding: Pointers to funding websites.

Funding guides and books: Download our advice guides and see books at your local library.

Follow ESCCCommunity on Twitter.

See our advice on starting a voluntary organisation.

Get help from the Funding Advice Team

We are a free service. We offer:

  • Help with identifying money for your project
  • Bid review. Our experienced team can check through your draft application, offering advice on making a strong case for a grant

Get help from the Funding Advice Team

Councils for Voluntary Services (CVSs)

All Councils for Voluntary Services provide funding advice as part of their support services.


Join a local network to share ideas and best practice on funding. If you don’t know where to start, try these ideas.