Funding for voluntary groups, social enterprises and individuals

5. Building Stronger Communities Fund (Countywide)

Funded by East Sussex Public Health

This fund is open to communities and groups across the county to support activities that value and utilise the strengths of local communities (asset based approaches).

The Building Stronger Communities fund is also part of Connecting4You in the west of the county

Download the Grant Application Form

Download the Grant Guidance Note

If you have any queries about the grant form or process then please email:

If you would like support and advice about your activity or completing the form please contact:

For activities in Hastings please contact: HVA – Tel: 01424 444010 Email:

Hastings Voluntary Action will be holding a briefing and help session on Tuesday 12th December, where they can trouble-shoot some of your ideas together and provide support with the application form. Book your space here or for more information contact Tanya Vice on 01424 444010 or

For activities in Rother please contact RVA: Tel: 01424 217 259 or 07722 298692;


For activities in Eastbourne, Lewes District, or Wealden District please contact: 3VA – Tel: 01323 639373 Email: or

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