Postcode Community Trust was established in 2014 to provide financial support to charities and community groups that support environmental protection, community development, engagement in sport, advancement of health, promotion of human rights and prevention of poverty.

From 2015, Postcode Community Trust are delighted to annouce the launch of a Community Grants programme, where charities will be able to apply for amounts ranging from £500 - £20,000 to deliver projects that positively impact their local community.

Funded by players of People's Postcode Lottery, applications for £2,000 or under are open to organisations that are not registered charities (although registered charities may apply for this smaller amount if they wish).

Applications for between £2,000 - £20,000 will be open to registered charities only.

The Community Grants Programme will be accepting applications for projects that meets one or more of the following funding themes:

  • Advancement of Community Development
  • Advancement of Health
  • Environmental Improvement

It is acceptable if your project meets more than one of the above themes. However on the application form you will have to choose the funding theme that is most suitable for your project.


All regions in Scotland and Wales are eligible to apply for funding in each funding round.


However, certain regions in England are only eligible to apply within specific funding rounds. The eligible regions in England are defined as the following:

North of England - Q1 Funding Round (5th Jan - 30th Jan 2015)

  • North East(Tyne & Wear, Teesside, Northumberland, County Durham)
  • North West (Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire)
  • Merseyside
  • Yorkshire & Humber

Midlands - Q3 Funding Round (1st Jul - 31st July 2015)

  • East Midlands - Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire
  • West Midlands - Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, West Midlands County

For projects seeking funding in other regions of England that we are not currently supporting (specifically the SOUTH OF ENGLAND and LONDON) we are able to suggest a different grant-giving Trust that may be able to assist you. Details can be obtained here.

If you wish to discuss a future application or have any other questions about applying for funding you can contact the Postocode Community Trust Helpdesk:

By e-mail:

By phone: 0131 555 7287 at the following times:

Mon: 10am-12pm and 2-5pm
Wed: 10am-12pm and 2-5pm
Fri: 10am-12pm and 2-5pm

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