The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has opened its funding opportunity to local voluntary and community groups as part of its Corporate Services Grants programme 2015 – 2017.

Over £2 million per annum is available to organisations that support main priorities in: the provision of high quality information and advice; community engagement; and infrastructure, support and capacity building. The funding demonstrates the Council’s continued commitment to voluntary organisations and their role in improving life opportunities for residents.

Organisations that are well governed and financially sound with a track record of success are encouraged to apply. Grants up to £10,000 and above are available.  The closing date for applications is Friday 26 September 2014.

Further information on the criteria, and application forms can be found at

A workshop for local voluntary organisations on the grants will be held on Thursday 4 September, 10am-12pm at the Lighthouse, Lancaster Road, London W11 1QT.  Booking is essential. Please email with your organisation’s name and contact details.