Grants to voluntary groups

Revenue Grants

The Council has made a number of awards of revenue grants to local organisations for 2019/20:

Any queries please contact Sue Griffiths, Principal Member Services Officer, Tel: 01695 585097 or email

The Council is commissioning 3 year revenue grants to voluntary organisations within the Borough to commence April 2020.

The tenders are now live and details of how to submit a bid can be accessed using the link below.

Links are then click on 'Current opportunities' and the drop down to 'West Lancashire Borough Council' will take you to page

Please note: bidders must register on The Chest before you can respond to the tender documents and any questions in relation to bids should be raised through The Chest.

This is an open invitation to all voluntary organisations within the Borough to submit bids either individually or through a consortia bid.

Please feel free to pass on the information to any voluntary organisation within the Borough.

Closing date: 9 December 2019

Community Chest grants

If you run a voluntary community, sport, play or art group - or you're thinking of setting one up - we may be able to help with funding.

Grants are available to groups or individuals. In the past, we've helped a variety of groups including Brownies and Guides, veterans, pensioner groups, and music, church and health groups.

To apply for help download an application form, complete it and send it to: Member Services, Borough Solicitor's Office, West Lancashire Borough Council, 52 Derby Street, Ormskirk L39 2DF.

The council will give funding if you meet the set criteria. Please read the guidance notes at the start of the application before filling it in. Funding decisions are made three times a year.

Older People's Champion grants

Grants of between £50 and £500 are available to voluntary groups, non-profit making and community organisations based in West Lancashire who work with or for elderly people.


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Sue Griffiths

Principal Member Services Officer

01695 585097