Photo of outside performer at Frome Children's Festival.
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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.

For more information and to apply:

Community Grants

Community Grants is currently open for applications, the closing date for this round is Monday 31 January 2022 at 5pm.

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 currently open for applications, the closing date for this round is Friday 17 December at 5pm. Please note a decision on applications will likely be made mid January 2022.

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:

The People’s Budget – Events

We are asked for community groups, charities or not-for-profit organisations to come forward and pitch their idea for a community event. These applications will now go to the public for approval. further details can be found on the People’s Budget Events page.

Previous successful People’s Budget Events have included the Frome Children’s Festival, Frome Fireworks, Fitness for all, Light the Night lantern procession, among a host of others.

For more information on previous projects go to visit our People’s Budget page.

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
27 September 2021