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Call for Grants

If you think you meet these criteria, give us a call, or when you’re ready to apply just fill in one of our standard application forms for Micro, Small, or Community Grants.’

As well as our usual funding, we sometimes have extra money available for project that meet specific criteria. You can apply for this funding through our normal Micro, Small, and Community Grants application forms. Find out more about our current promoted funds below!

New Communities Fund 

Milton Keynes is growing, and we are always looking for ways to support our expanding communities. In partnership with CommunityAction:MK, we have some extra funding available for projects taking place in the New Communities of our expansion areas:

As well as being a constituted non-profit organisation benefitting the people of Milton Keynes, to be eligible for this funding your project will:

  • Be taking place in the Expansion area, including Tattenhoe Park & Kingsmead South, Broughton Gate & Brooklands and Fairfields & Whitehouse
  • Benefit local communities, promote voluntary efforts, and encourage community involvement.

Funding can be used for projects, getting groups up and running, or core costs. 

If you meet the above criteria you can apply for this funding through our normal Micro, Small, and Community Grants application forms.

Contact our Programmes Team on today 01908 690276, or email applications@mkcommunityfoundation.co.uk

Youth Social Action Fund #iwill

As part of the #IWill campaign, a UK-wide campaign which aims make social action part of life for as many young people as possible by 2020, The Big Lottery and the Government Office for Civil Society are making money available to groups to help support these aims. MK Community Foundation will be matching this funding, making sure our young people get a chance to get involved with social action in our city.

As well as being a constituted non-profit organisation benefitting the people of Milton Keynes, to be eligible for this funding your project will:

  • Create social action opportunities for young people aged 10-20, or 25 for disabled young people.
  • Last for the maximum of one year, including one-off events
  • Engage young people in volunteering, campaigning, or fundraising, to help them get involved in social action.
  • Involve young people in projects that are youth-led, progressive, socially impactful, embedded, reflective, and challenging, to help young people recognise the value of social action.

Funding can be for the projects themselves, including work online, or core costs. It cannot be used for statutory work, capital costs/equipment, cash incentives, activities promoting party political activates, individual sponsorship, activities generating a private profit, or projects which work with only one faith or include the promotion of religious belief.

If you meet the above criteria you can apply for this funding through our normal Micro, Small, and Community Grants application forms.

Section 106 Fund

Section 106 (S106) is an agreement between Local Authorities and developers; these are linked to planning permissions and can also be known as planning obligations.

Section 106 agreements are drafted when it is considered that a development will have significant impacts 

We have been allocated  section 106 money for the following areas

The aim of Section 106 Fund is to support projects in the following Milton Keynes areas: (or area within a 2 mile radius of the location)

  • Stantonbury Park - Land North of Wolverton Road Stantonbury - Oakridge Park
  • Land Adjacent to Fulmer St & Chalkdell Drive - Shenley Wood
  • Land at Mavoncliff Drive - Tattenhoe
  • Stantonbury Park - Land North of Wolverton Road Great Linford - Oakridge Park H8
  • Land to South & East of The River Ouzel North of Chaffron Way Noon Layer Drive Middleton - Oakgrove
  • Local Centre Selkirk Drive - Oakridge Park 
  • Land to the right of 9 Newport Rd - Hanslope
  • Former BT site Bletchley Park Sherwood Drive - Bletchley
  • Former River Island Clothing Company Delaware Drive  - Tongwell
  • Land at Bedgebury Place - Kents Hill
  • Land at the former First School site Garthwaite Crescent - Shenley Brook End 

Milton Keynes is growing, and we are always looking for ways to support our expanding communities. In partnership with CommunityAction:MK, we have some extra funding available for projects taking place in the areas mentioned above.

As well as being a constituted non-profit organisation benefitting the people of Milton Keynes, to be eligible for this funding your project will:

  • Be taking place in the one of the section 106 areas mentioned above
  • Benefit local communities, promote voluntary efforts, and encourage community involvement.

Funding can be used for projects, getting groups up and running, or core costs. 

If you meet the above criteria you can apply for this funding through our normal Micro, Small, and Community Grants application forms.

The Tony Byrne Financial Education Fund

We are calling for applications from groups that make a particular difference to financial education for local people who need it most. The fund will be used to work with charities and community groups focussing on financial education for people of all ages in Milton Keynes, with the aim of making them financially self-sufficient.

If you meet the above criteria you can apply for this funding through our normal Micro, Small, and Community Grants application forms.


Contact our Programmes Team on today 01908 690276, or email applications@mkcommunityfoundation.co.uk