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Each of the local authorities in the Tees Valley provides support with identifying and applying for funding.

Useful contacts;

Please scroll down to read details of funding for facilities, individuals and clubs.

Local Funding

Middlesbrough Council

The council has a number of grant programmes available to voluntary and community sector groups to support activity for people in Middlesbrough. All applications must demonstrate how they link to the Mayor’s Vision.

For more information on grants, please contact:

Market Management Officer
Phone: 01642 729309

Community Chest

Grants of up to £1,000 are available to voluntary and community groups within Middlesbrough. This is a rolling programme so applications are accepted throughout the year; the grant panel meets to discuss applications on average four times per year.

Applicants must demonstrate that:

To apply look at the criteria then download and complete the Community Chest application form.


Community Action Fund

You can apply to the Community Action Fund for funding of up to £5000 to make your ideas a reality. You might be looking to try something new, or to expand or improve on existing ideas.

Middlesbrough Council are looking for projects to take place in the following locations:


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