Community Renewal Grants

The Community Renewal Grants Project distributes grants of up to £45,000 to organisations in the voluntary and community sector to provide one-to-one wrap around support to very hard to reach and help individuals.

Grants are available in the following areas:

  • County Durham
  • Gateshead
  • North of Tyne Combined Authority
  • South Tyneside
  • Sunderland

How to Apply

We encourage you to attend one of the live webinars where you will be given all the information you need to make an application:

Friday 1st July 2021: 2-3.00pm

Monday 5th July: 10-11.00am

Tuesday 6th July: 1-2.00pm

The application form and supporting information is below for you to download. We can support you to apply, so please contact us at

Forms and Documents

  • Application Form
  • Application Guidance
  • Eligible Expenditure
  • Scoring Matrix
  • Common Assessment Form
  • Monthly Monitoring Form
  • Self-Assessment Form

Frequently Asked Questions

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Contact Us– general enquiries Project Officer Project Manager Project Administrator