Aviva Community Fund opens for applications on 12 September 2017

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Aviva Community Fund opens for applications on 12 September 2017

The Aviva Community Fund opens for applications for the 2017 round on 12 September 2017. This funding competition will fund over 800 projects across the UK, with prizes ranging from £25,000 to under £1,000.

There are 6 categories under which grants can be awarded:

  • Health, disability and well-being
  • Supporting the younger generation
  • Supporting the older generation
  • Sport in the community
  • Environment
  • Community support

What makes a good entry?

Your project is right for the Aviva Community Fund if:

  • it will make a positive difference in your community
  • it is associated with a community organisation or charity, and will take place in the UK
  • it will be completed or well underway before 31 December 2017
  • it can ideally be completed with the requested funding alone.

How does it work?

The Aviva funding pot is different to other funders in that public engagement and support for your project is critical – the finalists are determined by the number of public votes they have received. So if you’re looking for a way to increase engagement with your charity’s supporters, this could be it!

Note also that if your application is entered by an insurance broker or financial adviser, this will increase its chance of receiving funding.


You can find more details on the Aviva Community Fund website.


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