Apply for a grant

Covid-19 Community Bounce Back Grants – apply for your grant today!

What else do I need to know about this grant?

We can award grants of up to £5,000 to registered charities, Social Enterprise/CIC, and constituted community/volunteer groups (with a community group bank account) taking an active role to respond to Southern Housing Group residents/communities recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Grant funding may be used for projects which contribute to one or more of the Community Investment (CI) Department’s themes, which are:

  • Neighbourliness and Communities
  • Improving Health and Wellbeing
  • Tackling Poverty

For more information on the Grants scheme click here

Download the Covid-19 Community Bounce Back Grant Application Form here

Supporting documents

To apply for funding, the following documents should be submitted:

  • Covid-19 Bounce Back grant application
  • Project risk assessment
  • Certificate of incorporation (if limited company) and/or charity number
  • Employers’ Liability insurance – Company/Broker confirmation of not less than £5M
  • Public Liability insurance – Company/Broker confirmation of not less than £1M
  • Professional Indemnity insurance – Company/Broker confirmation of not less than £500,000 (if applicable)

Southern Housing Group Residents can apply for a grant for up to £1,000 to help you run an event or activity in your community.

Grants of up to £500 are also available to study, train or run a community gardening project.

What else do I need to know about grants?

  • Grants are available to Southern Housing Group tenants
  • Applications should be submitted at least six weeks before the planned event is to take place
  • Applications are considered on an individual basis
  • Click here to download a risk assessment template – please contact a Grants Officer if you require assistance.
  • Further terms and conditions apply

To find out more about the different categories of grants, please click on one of the fund names to the right.

Supporting documents

The following guidance documents have recently been updated and applicants should refer to these before applying:

Grants Available

Making Lives Better

Arranging a community event, activity or project which will benefit SHG residents


Up to £1,000

Educational Fund

Sir Ashley Bramall, Are you an SHG resident thinking about or currently undertaking a course of study?


You could be entitled to up to £500 towards course fees, equipment and books

Gardening Neighbours

Improving your scheme or community through a gardening project. We can pay for the costs of this, including seeds, pots, tools and plants.

Up to £500 for projects involving
five people or more

Up to £250 for projects involving
between two and four people

Up to £50 for individual projects

Get in Touch

If you would like to speak to someone, or find out more about the support available, you can contact the team directly:

0300 020 0549
Email us