Grants are available in a range of areas including schooling, sports, countryside, your community and the home.
Advice on financial support available in the form of community grants.
Free school meals
Local authorities are able to grant free school meals to children whose parents/guardians receive Income Support, Income Based Job Seekers Allowance, or in some instances Child Tax Credit.
Grants and development fund
We have produced two funding guides to help with the search for funding proposed projects and to offer advice about how to complete the application forms.
Home improvements - disability facility grant for a private property
Disabled Facility Grants are available for work that is needed to support a person with a disability to live more independently in their own home.
Financial support for students
Guidance on the forms of support available to students.
Short break capital grants
Short Breaks are opportunities for children and young people who are disabled to spend enjoyable time away from their primary carers outside of school hours.
Grants for sporting activity may be available from your local council or via other sources.
Emergency Local Assistance
The Emergency Local Assistance provide grants for Dorset residents in a crisis or a situation that poses an immediate threat to their health and safety.