Civic Pride Fund

If you or your organisation have a local initiative that meets one of the Civic Pride Fund priorities, why not submit an application for funding?

Civic Pride Fund priorities

  1. Building capacity in our community – using the skills and talents of local people to benefit the local community
  2. A borough to be proud of – making public places more attractive, enjoyable and distinctive and building stronger communities
  3. Town centre initiatives (only projects that fall outside the scope and limited funding capacity of the Town Centre Opportunities Fund are eligible to apply)
  4. Sport initiatives that meet the priorities of the Strategic Principles for Sport and Fitness

How to apply

Constituted organisations

Constituted organisations can apply for a grant of up to £5,000.

Individuals and informal groups

Individuals and informal groups can apply for a grant of up to £1,000.

Grant payment, monitoring and evaluation

If an application for funding is successful you will be required to fill in a grant acceptance form and sign the terms and conditions of the grant.  Examples of these documents can be seen below.

You will also be required to complete a monitoring and evaluation form (MS Word, 266 KB) at the end of your project.

Projects requiring ongoing funding

The Civic Pride Fund is intended to help communities launch new ideas rather than repeat fund projects, or fund projects requiring ongoing funding.

For advice on obtaining ongoing funding please contact Community Connections Richmond run by Richmond CVS. For advice on ongoing funding for environment projects, contact SWLEN.

Previous funding

Read about projects that have been awarded funding from the Civic Pride Fund.

Annual report

A new report has been produced detailing how Civic Pride funds were distributed from April 2016 to March 2017. It shows trends across the borough and provides case studies of some of the organisations and individuals who have benefitted.

Read the full report (pdf, 3.1 MB)

More information

To talk through your ideas or if you require any other assistance please contact:

Harriet Steele
Project Support Officer (Voluntary Sector)
Telephone: 020 8487 5259

Updated: 25 March 2019