Further Funding Advice

Please see here for a list of local councils and Voluntary Action organisations for further guidance.

Please also see the following websites for further information.

Charity Commission –


Mentoring Opportunities

Charity Mentors Sussex is an established charity providing focused 121 mentoring for leaders or managers within the Third Sector across the county. Whether you run a charity, community group or a CIC, help is at hand to support you with the strategic challenges within your organisation. A simple one-page application followed by a short online interview is all that’s needed to get you started on your mentoring journey.

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For more information and an application for this free of charge service, simply visit the Charity Mentors website.


Community Works also offers a programme for groups in Brighton and Hove, aimed at leaders and emerging leaders across the voluntary and community sector. Their programme matches those in organisations in Brighton, Hove, Adur or Worthing with experienced volunteer mentors who provide one-to-one support. After the matching process, which sees the pairing up of mentees and mentors who have complimentary interests, pairs meet once a month for six months.

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The next cohort will be invited to apply towards the end of the year, so please keep an eye on their website for more information.



Further Application Guidance

Sample application form

A sample application form is available here so you can see the information we need. If you are unable to apply online, please call our Grants Team on 01273 409440  or email our Grants Team for a copy of the application form.

Application guidance

Please read the general guidance notes before applying. 


Sussex Uncovered search tool

The Sussex Uncovered site enables you to search local data across a series of themes, indicators and geography and run reports for particular areas around specific issues. You can use this data to support your application for funding. 


Monitoring Sussex  

When your project is finished, you are asked to complete a SCF monitoring form online. We will send you a link to this when you are awarded your grant. If you are unable to complete the form online, please get in contact with the office using the details below. 

If you have any queries, please call the Grants Team on 01273 409440 or email us  – we’ll be happy to help. 

You can see more of the sort of work and projects we fund here.

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