Thirsk: Meet the Funders

Meet organisations offering funding and support in the Hambleton area including:

  • The Two Ridings Community Foundation which manages seven open community based grants in the Hambleton area.
  • Stronger Communities who provide small grants to local communities
  • The National Lottery Community Fund provides grants for community projects of all sizes to shape communities, bring people together and help them fulfil their potential.
  • Community First Yorkshire who offer advice and support for putting together funding applications

Come and find out what funding is available and how to apply for it.

 By the end of the session you will:

  • Be aware of the range of organisations which fund community projects
  • Know about Two Ridings Foundations Grants £250 -£50,000 and Stronger Communities Grants
  • Be informed about The National Lottery Community Fund small and medium    grant programmes: National Lottery Grants for Heritage £3,000 – £10,000 and above £10,000.


  • Jackie McCafferty, Two Ridings Community Foundation
  • Ali Bodley, Community First Yorkshire
  • Adele Wilson-Hope, North Yorkshire County Council

Who should attend?

Anyone interested in grant opportunities focused around the local community.

How to book 

Book your place via email to Two Ridings Community Foundation, email:


This event is free to organisations in North Yorkshire

Event Details
  • Start Date
    January 16, 2020 10:00 am
  • End Date
    January 16, 2020 1:00 pm
  • Location
  • Address
    Rural Arts North Yorkshire, 4 Westgate, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO71QS