Apply for funding

Two Ridings is a regional grant maker awarding funding from funds we steward for our donors and supporters, to make a lasting difference to local people in our communities.

Some of our funding is region-wide and some is place-based or to tackle a specific issue. When applying you must read the eligibility criteria and guidance notes for the funding before you apply to check it is the right funding for you.

Scroll down to see all our funding currently available in the region.  Alternatively click on the map or the area name below to bring up funding available in a specific area of Yorkshire.

Click on ‘Learn more and apply’ button of the fund you are interested in, to learn more about it.  Then read the full Guidance notes in the ‘How to apply’ section to see if your project is eligible.

Click on the pink ‘Apply’ button to start your application.

We strive to make the application process as easy and straightforward as possible. Learn more about How to Apply or check out our Frequently Asked Questions

There are lots of ways we can support you, listed after funds, but don’t hesitate to call us on 01904 929500 if you need help or email [email protected].

Open Funds

Bettys and Taylors Group Community Fund

North Yorkshire and York
Core costs, Project costs
£5,000 - £10,000
Deadline: 10/03/2024
Funding for enabling skills development, social mobility and employability.
Learn more and apply

Community First Prime Opportunities Fund

Project costs
Grants up to £500
The Prime Opportunities fund supports projects and individuals working in areas of significant disadvantage which enable children and young people to maximise their potential.
Learn more and apply

Cost of Living Crisis Fund

Hull, North and East Yorkshire
Core costs, Project costs
Grants up to £10,000
Deadline: 12/02/2024
Supporting community organisations and the people they support during the cost of living crisis.
Learn more and apply

Dulverton Trust Fund

Project costs
£500 - £5,000
Deadline: 05/04/2024
Funding to support small organisations who support youth opportunities, general welfare, conservation and preservation
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Fraisthorpe Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund

East Riding of Yorkshire
Core costs, Project costs
Grants up to £15,000
Deadline: 30/03/2024
Apply to improve quality of life and community resources for local residents in the Fraisthorpe Wind Farm area. This includes Barmston and Fraisthorpe, Carnaby, and the part of Bridlington that sits south of the spa.
Learn more and apply

Nidderdale Plus Community Fund

Project costs
£200 - £2,000
Deadline: 25/03/2024
Supporting local charitable activity in Nidderdale and the surrounding area to run activities for local people and cover essential running costs
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Rusholme Wind Farm Fund

Selby and East Riding of Yorkshire
Core costs, Project costs
£250 - £15,000
Deadline: 04/04/2024
You can apply for small voluntary groups to enhance and improve the communities in the parishes of Airmyn, Drax, Long Drax and Newland.
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Sixpenny Wood Wind Farm Fund

East Riding of Yorkshire
Project costs
£1 - £500
This fund is for the benefit of the area around the Sixpenny Wood Wind Farm in East Yorkshire.
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Small Grants

North Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, York, Hull
Core costs, Project costs
£200 - £2,000
Small grants for organisations with an annual income under £100k for help with direct project costs or organisational development needs which will allow them to better meet the needs of the people they support.
Learn more and apply

Funds Opening Soon

Heart of Yorkshire, the Fund for the Selby District

Project costs
Grants up to £2,000
The funds will support charitable activity for the wellbeing of people in the Selby District
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Knabs Ridge Wind Farm Community Fund

Project costs
£1 - £3,500
Deadline: 06/05/2024
Provides grants to fund charitable, educational, environmental or community projects for the benefit of residents in the area around the Knabs Ridge Wind Farm.
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THE LOCAL FUND for the Harrogate District

Project costs
£200 - £3,000
Deadline: 13/05/2024
Supporting small local voluntary and community organisations who keep people connected with each other and their communities.
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York Community Fund

Project costs
Supporting vibrant and purposeful community action to improve the wellbeing of the people of York
Learn more

Other Funds

No funds available for this location

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