Community Grants Fund

Community Grants and Subsidies 

Salisbury City Council Community Development Grants are funding streams for community groups and organisations seeking support to deliver work that will benefit residents of the Salisbury City Area.

A. Small Grants

Designed for organisations that require a modest amount of funding for a project which can be completed within one year and which will benefit the local community of the Salisbury City Area. The maximum amount available under the Small Grant scheme is £750.

B. Medium Grant

An innovative funding stream ideal for organisations which may wish to carry out longer term projects. Under the Medium Grant scheme organisations may apply for a grant from £750 up to £3,000 for up to 3 years.

C. City Grants

City Grants applications can be made for projects, activities or works that exceed £3,000. These grants are unfunded and granted at the discretion of councillors from the relevant committee. Applicants must be able to evidence long-term impact against at least 1 of the following least one of the following priorities
• Creating a Green City
• Creating a Lively City
• Improving the Wellbeing of Residents

D. Youth Bursaries Grants

In 2022/23 Salisbury City Council will also be running a scheme designed specifically to support organisations and businesses offering activity for young people ages 11 to 19 (and up to 25 for people with SEND). Applications are invited to apply for up to £750 to support the free provision of activities for young people who could not otherwise afford to take part.

Deadline for application is the 19th January 2023

Our grants policy below applies to these grants as ‘small grants’. But please read this additional information before applying.

Click here to read the Youth Bursaries Grant Information and Eligibility

Please read the Community Grants Policy for full information regarding eligibility, application processes and areas of community priority for Grants.

Apply for a Community Development Grant

In the transition to our new Grants Policies and Application Forms, online applications are currently unavailable.

Please download the forms (below) and return to
Small Grants application form
Youth Bursaries Grants application form
Medium/City Grants application form
Application Deadlines
Rent Reduction Subsidy

This subsidy is for community organisations, sports, youth and social clubs that occupy buildings or land owned by SCC. The subsidy supports these organisations to deliver activity of community benefit by reducing or eliminating rent costs.

Please read the Rent Reductions Policy for full information regarding eligibility, application processes and areas of community priority for Rent Reductions organisations


For all grants and subsidies enquiries please contact the Communities Team on 01722 417100, or email

Salisbury City Area

Click here to view a map showing the boundaries of the Salisbury City Area