High Peak CVS has access to a database of 4,500 grant-making trusts and foundations giving over £4.5 billion in funding every year. We offer Funding Search sessions to help you find the funding most suitable for your group’s project or activities.

A member of CVS staff can help you through the search and discuss options with you (there may be a small charge).  If you would like to make an appointment for a 1 to 1.5 hour funding search session contact Jackie on 01663 736436 or via

5 Ways to Wellbeing Small Grants

5 Ways to Wellbeing LogoHigh Peak CVS are administering this small grants scheme which has £12,900 to award in small grants in the financial year 2017/18.  

This is funding from Derbyshire County Council Public Health.

There are two opportunities to apply: in July and November 2017. 

First deadline is July 14 2017

Who can apply to this fund? - Small to medium High Peak organisations with an annual turnover of £50,000 or less.

You can apply for a maximum of £2,000 for any voluntary and community project that addresses the ‘5 ways to wellbeing’; particularly for people with a higher risk of experiencing mental health and wellbeing problems.

To get your application form and full criteria email: or telephone: 01663 735350 or download:

5 Ways to Wellbeing Information Guide

5 Ways to Wellbeing Application Form

GrantNetGRANTnet online database is a straightforward FREE service from GRANTfinder. Information on over 4,000 grants is continuously researched and updated, allowing community and voluntary groups, sports and other clubs, and social enterprises to search across EU and UK sources including Government departments, local authorities, charitable trusts and corporate sponsors. Once registered with GRANTnet, you will be emailed a password which will allow you to gain access. Derbyshire County Council has taken out the subscription to GRANTnet.

NCVOFunding Central is a smart guide to over 4000 grants, contracts and loans. It is a free service from NCVO, providing a guided search enabling you to identify the most appropriate funding and finance opportunities that best suit you and those you support.

Other funding information can be found via the Web Links page >>

Sustainable Funding, Income Generation and Social Enterprise

SUTEStepping Up To Enterprise project aims to help voluntary and community organisations to develop trading and income generation. Trading means any sales of goods or services, however small, and including public sector contracting.

NCVONCVO Sustainable Funding Project provides tools, training, consultancy and resources that encourage and enable voluntary and community organisations to develop and implement a sustainable income strategy.

SEDDSocial Enterprise Derby and Derbyshire is a resource for starting sustainable companies in Derbyshire, with social aims and ownership. It is a starting point to understanding and setting up a Social Enterprise, the types of legal status and obtaining finance.

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