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Bolton at Home Community Investment Grants

Bolton CVS is working with Bolton at Home to deliver their Community Investment Grants of up to £500.

Organisations can make one successful application between 1 April  2019 and 31st March 2020 up to a maximum of £500. Organisations can not receive both a Tonge with the Haulgh Big Local Trust Grant and a Community Investment Grant unless they are delivering work in an area other than Tonge with the Haulgh. 

Who our grants are for:

To be eligible for our grants, your organisation must:

  • Be a not for profit community group or registered charity with a constitution or basic set of aims and rules for your group signed by at least two members.
  • You must have a bank account in the name of the group (not an individual) with 2 signatories that are not related.
  • Propose a project that will primarily help Bolton at Home customers

If you would like support to get a community bank account, a set of aims and rules or become constituted to be eligible for funding, please contact Bolton at Home’s Community Investment Team on 01204 329575.

If you are not working with Bolton at Home residents, please contact Matthew Barnes, funding officer at CVS to discuss other funding opportunities: Matthew@boltoncvs.org.uk.

What these grants are for:

The funding is to support projects that will benefit Bolton at Home customers, making a difference in their lives and local communities. Funding can help you in many ways, for example, to buy new equipment or materials, to run a community event, to launch a new group or to help promote existing groups locally.

There is a £500 limit for our Community Investment grants but we expect applications for the real costs of projects rather than the maximum grant available.

Click here to download a pdf of the full information about the Community Investment Grants

When to apply:

Deadlines for 2019/20 are:

Summer: Open Monday 8th April; Deadline Monday 13th May 5.00pm.  Grant payments for successful applicants will be made on Friday 28th June.

Winter: Open Monday 19th August; Deadline Monday 21st October 5.00pm. Grant payments for successful applicants will be made on Friday 29th November

Spring: Open Monday 2nd December; Deadline Monday 10th February 5.00pm. Grant payments for successful applicants will be made on Friday 27th March 2020   


All applications must be submitted through our online grant application.

Go to Online Grant Applications 

To make an application, first of all you need to create a Bolton CVS website account here.

·         You will then receive an email to confirm this has been created.

Now you will be able to log in to our website using your email and password here. Then you will see the "User menu" on the left of the screen where you can click to start a grant application for the Bolton at Home Community Investment Grant.

You can save and return to this form and will be able to view it again once it's been submitted.

Support to Apply

If you have any difficulties applying online or have any questions about the form, please contact  Jane or Zahid at CVS on 01204 546026  email janea@boltoncvs.org.uk or Zahid@boltoncvs.org.uk

for Bolton CVS Minimum Requirements and what what you can apply for click here