Eastry News

Cost of living community impact fund

Calling all Voluntary Sector Organisations!


The Cost of Living Community Impact Fund has returned with its Summer round, to support residents through the cost-of-living. Applicants must demonstrate the impact the current cost of living is having on their beneficiaries, as well as how their project intends to help bridge the cost-of-living gap, for the benefit of Dover District residents.


The grant must be used to pay for clearly defined future costs associated with local projects. Eligible costs include any Capital, Consumable or Revenue Costs.


Applications are welcomed from community organisations and groups including:

  • Registered Charities
  • Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIO)
  • Community Interest Companies (CIC)
  • Social Enterprises
  • Constituted Voluntary/Community groups
  • Constituted Sports Clubs/groups
  • Constituted Youth Clubs/groups
  • Constituted School related groups e.g. PFTA
  • Constituted Church/Faith groups


The scheme is now open, and will close on Monday 1st July 2024 at 5pm.

To apply, please visit www.dover.gov.uk/CommunityGrants


If you have any questions, please contact CommunityGrants@dover.gov.uk.