Cornwall Community Foundation has asked us to highlight some grants that they have closing in the next few weeks, to support community groups and individuals in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.  The following snapshot will guide you but please click on the relevant links for the individual fund for full details.  Some are limited to a very small geographical area, or to very specific purposes, so while that may exclude many, if you qualify, there is less competition!

United Downs Geothermal Community Fund: supporting community projects in the areas of Gwennap, St Day, Carharrack and Lanner.  Application deadline: 7 August. How to apply.

CCF Business Club Fund: improving community spaces (village halls and outside recreational spaces) and supporting children working together.  Application deadline: 18 August. How to apply.

The East Langsford Solar Farm Fund: supporting community projects in Kilkhampton, Launcells & Morwenstow.  Application deadline: 27 August. How to apply.  

The #iwillFund: funds social action activities that create opportunities for young people aged 10-20 to develop their potential and capacity to contribute to their community. Application deadline: 29 August. How to apply.

Albert Van Den Bergh/Jane Hartley Fund: offering opportunities to grass roots community and voluntary groups in Newquay and surrounding areas to receive small grants to deliver projects for the benefit of their community and members. Application deadline 29 Aug. How to apply.

The Claire Milne Trust: supports disability projects with grants of up to £1,500 available to groups. Application deadline 29 August. How to apply.

China Clay Area Community Fund: for the benefit of St Austell, Fowey, St Enoder, St Dennis, St Stephens, St Mewan, Luxulyan, Lanlivery, St Blazey, Tywardreath and Treverbyn. This fund is especially interested in supporting cultural and social responsibility, youth and music projects and encouraging cohesion. Application deadline 29 August. How to apply.

Eddie and Vanessa George Memorial Fund: to train groups in information technology.  Application deadline 29 August. How to apply.

Lord St Levan Fund:  is aimed at community groups that relieve hardship, poverty and crisis intervention in Cornwall. A small proportion would be payable for cultural and musical purposes. Application deadline 29 August. How to apply.

Trenouth Solar Farm Fund: supporting community projects in the the areas of St Ervan, St issey, St Eval and St Merryn. Application deadline  29 August. How to apply.

Goonhilly Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund: for the benefit of groups and people in the TR12 postcode area. Application deadline: 2 September. How to apply.

Mental Health Fund for Children and Young People: providing opportunities to people aged 5 -25 to address loneliness, isolation, anxiety and depression. This round is specifically for individuals who should be referred by a private, public or voluntary sector organisation. Application deadline 30 September. How to apply.