Croydon Voluntary Action working in partnership with Croydon Commitment are pleased to announce another year of grassroots grants.

This year, in celebration of our 15th year, the Croydon Commitment Grassroots Fund partner with up to 15 Croydon based charities and community groups for 12 months.

Croydon Commitment are looking to invest and partner with grassroots organisations across Croydon who have the expertise, networks and local knowledge to make sustainable change in our community. In addition to receiving their grant award, each successful award winner will have the benefit of working with the Croydon Commitment team and its business partners to provide added value from offering in-kind resources, mentoring and providing workshops on marketing, finance and insurance.

The fund is inviting proposals across five strategic pillars:

  1. Education
  2. Employment
  3. Environment
  4. Social Inclusion
  5. Health and Wellbeing

There is a pre-eligiblity form to complete before proceeding to the application form.  You can either complete online or download and complete.  Forms can be emailed to, and we'll get back to you within three working days.  Please note if you are applying online you will be asked some information about your project as well as about your organisation so you may want to look at the form before applying online.  Links and forms are below. 

The deadline to complete the pre-eligibility from is 11am on Tuesday 30th April 2019.

We can't stress enough how important it is to read the guidelines before applying.

Access online pre-eligibility form

Download pre-eligibility form

Access online Application Form 

Download Application Form

Download guidelines

If you'd like some extra support with your application we are offering a support workshop on 29 April book here.

Download workshop flyer


The deadline for your complete application is 7 May 2019, 11am


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