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Advice and support to help manage the rising cost of living.

Find a grant

Browse a list of available Uttlesford grants and see if you're eligible to apply for them. Also find information on other local and national grant schemes.

Use this page to find a list of available grants offered by us.

These grants are for:

  • voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations (for example, a charity)
  • individuals
  • small or medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and other businesses

We have also included some information on grants offered by:

  • other organisations to support work in the community
  • government departments

Business grants

Business Start-up Grant

The Business Start-up Grant is available for start-up and early-stage businesses, i.e., those who have been trading for less than 2 years, in the Uttlesford district.

Applications will close on 17 March 2023, or earlier if funding is fully allocated.

Business Innovation Grant

There are 2 new grants for the Growth and Increased Productivity Fund and for the High Street Premises Enhancement Fund.

Applications will close at midday on 31 March 2023, or earlier if funding is fully allocated.

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund

The current fund closed on 14 February 2023. Applications to submit projects for funding in years 2023-24 and 2024-25 will open in due course.

Community grants

Coronation Celebrations Grant scheme

Local councils, charities and community organisations in Uttlesford had the opportunity to apply for funding to help with the costs of events to celebrate the Coronation of His Majesty the King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort.

The closing date for applications is midday on Thursday 13 April 2023.

Zero Carbon Communities Grant scheme

The current grant fund closed on 5 January 2023. We will have another round of funding to tackle the climate crisis available later in the year.

Housing grants

Community Housing Fund small grant

A small grants scheme to assist community groups who want to deliver affordable housing to meet identified need in their area. 

Disabled facilities grants

Disabled facilities grants (DFG) are available to disabled persons who have been assessed as eligible by an Occupational Therapist.

Housing assistance grants

We have a number of grants, loans and practical assistance to help home owners in receipt of income-related benefits carry out essential repairs and improve energy efficiency.

Housing repairs assistance grant

A grant to help with repairs or extra insulation if you are in receipt of a means tested benefit.


Grant funding from other originations

Aircraft noise sound insulation grant

London Stansted's enhanced sound insulation grant scheme can provide funding to help deal with excessive aircraft noise.

Green grants and assistance for businesses and the public sector

Energy efficiency funds are now available for businesses and the public sector.

Homes for Ukraine: can you help?

A grant of up to £10,000 fro householders to help you to make your home more energy efficient.

Local grant funding opportunities

Information to assist groups and organisations within Uttlesford who may be looking at sourcing local funding opportunities.


Government grants

Find government grants

Find a grant is a service that allows you to search government grants on GOV.UK.