Funding Advice

Community First’s funding advisory service is open to charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises. We can help you find grants and maximise your income. Please note we cannot advise businesses or individuals.

The best way to keep up to date with all the latest funding opportunities available to organisations in Herefordshire and Worcestershire is to sign up to our e-bulletin. This is delivered to you mailbox every fortnight and will provide you with news, information, events and funding opportunities available to charities and voluntary groups.

To sign up please email Cheryl Cooney, and request that you are added to our mailing list.

Administration of Grants

Although Community First is not a grant giver we do administer the Elmley Small Arts Grant on behalf of the Elmley Foundation. Please click on the link above to find out whether your organisation is eligible to apply.

Funding search

We can also carry out searches of independent grant making trusts specifically for your organisation.  Please email Cheryl Conney with infomration about your project. We will then search our database based on the information you provide and return a list of  opportunities that match your specified criteria. Please email for more information.