Grants and funding

Find out about funding information, support and events that will help you access major grants from all the major funders.

If you are a resident looking for personal grant support contact 01642 774774 or visit the Cost of Living Section of our site to find more information and support.

Within the Council’s Environment Support and Improvement Team, Income & Funding Officers Jo Whistler and  Andrew Pearson can offer support to our community groups or local not for profit organisations by assisting with the development of external bids for projects with a clear vision associated with environmental themes based in Redcar & Cleveland. 


Business Support

If you are a business then speaking to the Redcar & Cleveland Business Team is a good start, this excellent team of skilled advisers will be more than happy to direct you to any current local government support and advice and   national government grants where appropriate.  Their skilled advice is more than enough to help you out.

Contact the team on 01642 444366 or email:

 RCVDA Support— Funding and Income Generation

Funding can often seem like a daunting challenge, but RCVDA can help you develop practical plans to raise income. They offer guidance in:

  • Ensuring you are ‘funding ready’ – project planning, evidencing need, having all the right policies in place;
  • Planning a sustainable funding mix – grants, crowdfunding, loans, events,   public donations etc;
  • Finding the right funders to meet your project needs;
  • Support to complete application forms;
  • Thinking about and applying for tenders; and
  • Considering trading as alternative income generation.

RCVDA provides funding advice and support free of charge to voluntary and community groups.

If you require advice or support with funding your group or project you can book a face to face funding advice session with their Development Officer by going to I Need Support - RCVDA