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Grants are available in a range of areas including schooling, sports, countryside, your community and the home.

  • Money - Pound signCommunity grants

    Advice on financial support available in the form of community grants.

  • Children enjoying their hot school mealsFree 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.

  • Money - Pound signGrants 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.

  • Man in WheelchairHome 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.

  • iStock - Graduate Teacher Programme Financial support for students

    Guidance on the forms of support available to students.

  • Sport balls Sports grants

    Grants for sporting activity may be available from your local council or via other sources.

  • Emergency Local Assistance

    Emergency Local Assistance provide grants for Dorset residents in a crisis or a situation that poses an immediate threat to their health and safety.

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