Funding Support

Building resilience in people and places

Building resilience in people, enterprises and communities

St John’s Funding Support Programme provides financial assistance and practical support to individuals and charitable organisations across Bath and the surrounding area (Bath and North East Somerset).

We welcome applications from professional referrers on behalf of individuals and families who have reached a crisis point in their lives. We can provide up to £1,500 towards a wide-range of items and services.

We support registered charities, excepted charities, Community Interest Companies and constituted community groups. Funding is awarded through our Project, Pilot Project, Development and Core Funding streams, as well as our Community Awards Programme.
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Funding Support FAQs

What do you mean by a Professional Referrer?

Professional support worker or registered charity

We rely on our Professional Referrers to provide us with accurate, relevant information in order for us to make a decision to award funding.

What's the response time for an individual funding application?

On average, five working days

We are able to respond quickly once an application has been submitted, sometimes within hours. However, we aim to make a decision within five working days.

What issues are you interested in addressing?

We support projects which tackle six key social issues:

Health and Wellbeing
Housing
Isolation
Poverty
Relationships
Employment and Skills

What types of projects and programmes will you support?

We direct our funding into five areas:

Access to Opportunities
Community Engagement
Crisis Intervention
Housing and Finance
Wellbeing

When can organisations apply for funding?

Our application deadlines:

For Development, Pilot and Project Funding, our application deadlines are:

  • Friday 25th January
  • Thursday 18th April
  • Friday 16th August
  • Monday 28th October

For Core Funding, our application deadline is:

  • Wednesday 31st July

Applicants to all of the above programmes should submit their applications by 5pm.

Our Community Awards Programme is open on a rolling basis. Constituted community groups are welcome to apply at any time before the final Organisation Funding Programme deadline of Monday 28th October.

We aim to respond to applicants within one month of each deadline. Any changes to our deadlines will be posted on our website.

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