This page contains details of useful local organisations that support Sheffield's voluntary sector.
Grants and funding for local community organisations.
If you are not a voluntary, community or faith sector group, but require a grant, please look at our information about other funding for housing, care, businesses, social enterprises and individuals.
SYFAB provide free advice to voluntary, community and faith groups about where to apply for appropriate funding for local projects.
VAS is a charity that supports the local voluntary and community sector. They provide advice on:
VAS also provide:
The Volunteer Centre assists:
Together for Regeneration provides organisational support and project development advice. They can also help community groups to think through ways of implementing Safeguarding procedures.
Sheffield's Third Sector Assembly brings organisations together to be an independent, strong and influential voice for the third sector in Sheffield.
Help Yourself is an online directory of voluntary, community and faith sector, and health and social care organisations in Sheffield.
There are over 5,000 entries covering:
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Telephone: 0114 273 4631
Our Contracts and Partnership Team act as an 'accountable body' for a wide range of externally funded programmes, as well as assisting with Small Grants funds for local community groups.
Telephone: 0114 27 35220
The following organistions award grants to local voluntary, community and faith groups which fit the relevant criteria.
These grants (except for the Church Burgesses Educational Foundation) are not available to individuals.
Please follow the links for more information.
SYCF aims to improve lives in the community through raising funds from businesses, philanthropists, trusts and statutory bodies. They then offer various grant funds for community groups at different times.
The Sheffield Town Trust distributes about £400,000 per year to groups and organisations ‘for charitable and public purposes’ for the benefit of Sheffield and its inhabitants. The Trustees meet 4 times per year.
Funding is awarded for ecclesiastical, educational and other charitable work to groups in Sheffield from the Sheffield Church Burgesses Trust. They also have the Church Burgesses Educational Foundation which is open to individuals as well as organisations.
This local charity awards grants to disadvantaged groups, community-based projects and facilities, and activities to improve quality of life and the heritage of Sheffield. The Trustees of the J G Graves Charitable Trust meet 4 times per year.