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Here you can find information on funding available to help support community groups and organisations across Frome.

Mayor’s Grants

We accept small grant applications to the Mayor’s Small Grant fund which are up to £300.  There is no deadline for these applications and they are assessed on a rolling basis until funds are depleted.

Please note we can only accept applications from organisations with an annual turnover of £20,000 or less.

For more information and to apply:

Community Grants

Community Grants is now closed for applications for 2022/23. Details of future rounds will be posted on this page.

This fund is for applications of up to £3k from groups and organisations who can demonstrate:

  • Improved physical, mental, emotional health, and environmental or economic outcomes
  • Direct, positive, impact for Frome residents

For more information and to apply:

Please return your completed forms to

Substantial Grants

Substantial Grants is closed for applications for 2022/23. The remaining budget has been allocated to help with the cost of living crisis.

Keep an eye on this page for details of the first round of 2023/24.

This fund is for applications averaging £5k – £6k however we will consider applications for up to £10k, which may be granted in exceptional circumstances, and welcome grant applications for smaller amounts.

For more information and to apply:

Frome Activities and Sports Trust Grant

The aim is to enable access to sports and activities for all (young, old, sporty, not at all sporty etc!).You can apply for a grant if you:

  • Are a voluntary organisation run by unpaid volunteers
  • Are open to all and not selective in your membership
  • Offer individuals/groups the opportunity to take part in a sport or activity where access to such an opportunity may otherwise be restricted
  • The sport or activity you offer takes place within the BA11 postcode area

This is not a Frome Town Council administered grant.  For further details please go to

7 April 2014
Last Updated
2 March 2023