Our Aspire Community Grant Programme supports communities with donations of up to £500. The grants are used to fund activities and volunteer groups.
Aspire grants are for local volunteers and community groups in Gentoo neighbourhoods. They are for projects or activities that will help Gentoo tenants.
Aspire grants have been awarded to:
Aspire grants are used to fund:
You can apply for a grant any time. Organisations can only receive one grant each year. Fill in the application form to apply for a grant.
Aspire grants cannot be used to pay for:
You will need to provide:
Your local Tenant Community Voice Group will discuss your application and decide if it is successful. It can take 2 months to assess an application.
We will contact you to let you know if your application has been successful.
If your application is successful, a representative from your organisation or group must sign the Aspire terms and conditions. You must agree that the grant will be used for the purpose set out in your application. If this agreement is broken, we will ask you to pay the grant back.
We issue grant award payments by Bacs to your organisation or group’s bank account. We check how the grant award is being spent to make sure it is used for the purpose set out in your application form. This may include a visit to your organisation or group.
When you have spent the grant, you must give us the receipts. The value of the receipts must match the amount of grant you received. If you cannot give us receipts, we may ask you to pay the grant back, and exclude your group or organisation from applying again.