Rookery South Community Trust Fund

Location:

Ampthill; Brogborough; Cranfield; Houghton Conquest; Lidlington; Marston Moreteyne; Maulden; Millbrook; Stewartby and Wootton

Total Grants Available:

£65,000 approximately per year

Fund Provided by:

Rookery South Limited

The Rookery South Community Trust Fund (CTF) uses monies provided by Rookery South Limited in relation to its energy recovery facility, located near Stewartby in Bedfordshire,

The company’s donations are for a minimum of 25 years (from 2022) or until the closure of the energy recovery facility, whichever is the sooner.

Project Locations

Not-for-profit organisations with projects located in the following Parishes: Ampthill; Brogborough; Cranfield; Houghton Conquest; Lidlington; Marston Moreteyne; Maulden; Millbrook; Stewartby and Wootton may apply for grants, subject to the Rookery South Community Trust Fund eligibility requirements.

Amount You Can Apply For

There are two levels of grants available, and groups can apply for both revenue and capital costs in the same application. The levels of grants are as follows:

a) Small grants between £250 and £2,500 (c. 25% of total budget)
b) Main grants between £2,501 and £10,000 (c. 75% of total budget)

Closing Dates

There are two funding rounds each year and the next two closing dates are:

Closing date
4 September 2024
Decisions by:
End November 2024
Closing date:
19 March 2025
Decisions by:
Early June 2025
Grants Awarded

To find out which organisations were previously awarded grant, please click here.

Important Notes

The Rookery South Community Trust Fund uses an online application process. Applications in other formats will not, therefore, be accepted.

If your group is not able to complete an online application form due to specific communication requirements, please contact GrantScape so that we can help you with alternative arrangements.

Applications received after a closing date will be automatically submitted to the next funding round, if available