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  • (Open) Village Shop Support Grant

    The Village Shop Grant scheme offers grants of up to £3,000 to enhance Post Offices and village shops selling essential fresh produce and to develop new shops and services including community shops.

  • (Open) Post Office Network Transformation Community Branch Fund

    Post Office grants are available for 100% of the costs of works to improve post offices including any ancillary shop or café areas (where no other suitable retailer within half a mile). Free retail advice is also available.

  • (Open) SHIRE Community Grant

    The SHIRE Community Grant programme will enable voluntary and community sector organisations (including social enterprises and Town/Parish Councils) to deliver community-based projects, services and activities which directly benefit the most vulnerable people in Leicestershire.

    We are particularly interested in funding new and innovative projects that will:

    • support the most vulnerable individuals and communities in Leicestershire
    • provide early intervention and prevention based solutions
    • complement existing services already being delivered

  • (Open) SHIRE Climate Change Grant

    A grant which can contribute towards a variety of projects as long as they help to improve energy efficiency and reduce the potential impacts of climate change.

  • (Open) Stepping Stones

    A project working with Parishes surrounding Leicester, aiming to improve green space and making high quality green infrastructure available to all.

  • (Open) North Warwickshire and Hinckley & Bosworth LEADER
  • (open) East Leicestershire LEADER

    LEADER is a European funding stream aiming to help the rural economy by helping small businesses and community groups to grow and provide services.