We provide a range of information and support to help groups & organisations across Gloucestershire to generate income and diversify their income streams.

Help to find funding

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If you're looking for funding for your group, organisation or project, we advise you to sign up to our Funding Bulletin. This is a free resource for groups & organisations delivering services in Gloucestershire. Our Funding Bulletin is funded by Gloucestershire County Council and therefore, public sector organisations can also sign up. We usually send out the Funding Bulletin on the last Wednesday of each month. Sign up is quick and easy, via the forms below:

Before signing you up to our mailing list, we will need to check your eligibility. This is a condition of our funding agreement and we will ensure that any eligible organisations are signed up promptly.

Funding information & resources

We're currently building a new website and will introduce a range of new website features later this year. In the meantime, we have set up the following webpages full of funding information and resources:

  • List of local funders - this list contains information about funding avaliable from local funders in Gloucestershire. The list includes ongoing funding opportunities where applications can be made at any time, or where applications can be made at certain times during the year. Find out more...
  • List of national funders - this list contains information about funding avaliable nationally. The list includes ongoing funding opportunities where applications can be made at any time, or where applications can be made at certain times during the year. Find out more...
  • Tender opportunities and updates - this page contains information about local tender opportunites and commissioning updates. Find out more...
  • VCSE Sector Resources - we have a webpage dedicated to resources for VCSE sector groups & organisations in Gloucestershire. This includes funding resources. Find out more...
  • Free Funding Bulletin - in each edition, we share information about funding resources that we've spotted and links to find out more. Previous editions have included links to free workshops, conferences, podcasts. etc. We also include thematic lists of open and upcoming funding opportunities. You can sign up via the above sign up forms.
  • Inform Gloucestershire - this service is provided by Gloucestershire County Council. The site contains a wealth of information and data about Gloucestershire's communities at county, district, parish and ward level. The information is divided into 12 themes including population, economy, children & young people and community safety. Find out more...

Funding support in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire VCS Alliance - Our Head of Sector Innovation is currently offering a range of bespoke support and workshops to help community groups & organisations across the county to develop a National Lottery  Awards for All bid. If you’d like to find out more, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Cate will get back to you as soon as possible.

The Gloucestershire Funding Advisers’ Network is a group of funding advisers who give capacity building and support to VCSE sector groups & organisations in Gloucestershire:

  • Bromford Housing supports charities and community projects across Gloucestershire, especially in areas where their tenants live. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. 
  • GRCC offer funding advice and support to voluntary and community sector organisations across Gloucestershire. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. 
  • Tewkesbury Borough Council provide a range of support for VCSE groups & organisations in the Borough. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Partnership bids

Have you considered working in partnership with other VCSE sector groups & organisations to submit a joint bid for a grant, tender or funding opportunity? If you would like to connect with potential partners, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as we may be able to connect you with other interested groups & organisations to explore this further. 

Support for the VCSE sector in Gloucestershire

We provide a range of support for VCSE sector groups & organisations of all shapes and sizes in Gloucestershire, including fully funded training & events, a range of thematic mailings, regular news updates, free membership and help recruiting volunteers.

We are the independent voice of the VCSE sector in Gloucestershire and are passionate about promoting equal partnerships at every level. You can find out more about how we work in partnership and represent the sector on our About Us page.

Share your funding successes

To help us monitor the effectiveness of our Funding Bulletin, we'd love to hear about your successful funding applications. Please let us know about your funding success via our quick and easy webform. This form can be anonymised if you'd prefer to keep your information confidential.

If you'd like to 'shout about' your funding success, you can This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or tag us in on X (formerly known as Twitter): @GlosVCSAlliance

Please 'spread the word' about our Funding Bulletin

We want as many groups & organisations across the county to join our mailing list, so that they can access this valuable resource. Please forward the link to this page to as many groups & organisations as possible, so that they can sign up - thank you!