Funding 4 Communities

Looking for funding? …You’ve come to the right place!

Our Smart Communities team offer a range of support and advice which will help you make the most of the funding opportunities available to you and your group. Get expert advice tailored to your needs whether its to approach a number of targeted funders or going to one funding provider.

We have an excellent track record of supporting communities with their funding aspirations. The following list gives typical examples of the successful work we are already doing with communities and projects across Somerset:

mini piggybank Project planning

mini piggybank Evidence of need – how to consult your community including

  • pre-survey expert advice
  • custom questionnaire design
  • paper or online surveys
  • if paper-based, we can input responses or train your volunteers
  • analysis, report writing and presentation of findings

mini piggybank Assistance with bid writing

mini piggybank Business Planning

mini piggybank Budget and cash flow advice

Recent evidence from major funders suggests a lack of both quantity and quality of funding applications from Somerset. Increase your chance of success and let Smart Communities team help. If you have a particular need not listed here; call our team to talk it through.

Don’t leave it to chance – our knowledgeable, friendly and professional advisers are available to help you on 01823 331222.

Alternatively, email our funding advice team funding@somersetrcc.org.uk