How we can help you find funding

We provide the following services to organisations working in East Sussex:

  • Help with identifying money for your project
  • Quality checking applications for funding

We cover all sources and levels of funding for all sorts of projects. Examples include:

  • Reaching Communities to refurbish a community centre
  • Award for All application for after school activities
  • European funding
  • Department of Health application for Warm Homes

Who we can help

We help East Sussex based voluntary organisations and social enterprises identify and secure funding.

For organisations based in Brighton or Hove, please see Brighton & Hove City Council website.

For individuals looking for funding, please contact Turn2Us for advice on grants, benefits and other types of support.

Ask us for help

We can help you search for funding with our newsletter, guides and books and East Sussex 4 Community.

Please try to give us a reasonable amount of time to deal with your query – we normally aim to reply within five days.

We can help make sure your application has the best chance of success by:

  • Going through your draft application and giving you some feedback
  • Organising training on how to write a good application suitable to your organisation’s needs
  • Sharing good practice

How you can help us

We are a free service and to ensure we continue to deliver a quality service to as many groups as possible we need to show our added value. In order to do so, we kindly ask each group we support to let us know of any successful applications which have been in some way influenced by our services, where we:

  • Helped you identify a fund, by doing a search for you or providing you access to East Sussex 4 Community, or by reading Funding News
  • Met with you to discuss support needed
  • Delivered some training for you
  • Went through a draft funding application

What we can't do for you

  • Support you if you are outside East Sussex or if you are an individual
  • Write funding applications for you

Contact us

For further information contact the External Funding team.