Winter Grants Scheme

Funding available to local organisations providing help and support to families and individuals in need

As part of Hart’s Cost of Living response, we are running a Winter Grants Scheme aimed at local agencies providing help and support to individuals and families most in need. There is a total of £50,000 available. This is in line with our corporate priorities

Successful projects

The successful projects from the first funding round are:

  • Young Carers
    'Cook & Eat' programme.  A project offering sessions in Hook and Farnborough for carers living across Hart.
    Awarded £3,697
  • Fleet Phoenix Open Door Project
    A project providing help to residents in need of food, hygiene products, shoes, clothing and other day-to-day living support. Awarded £5,000
  • Christians Against Poverty
    'Cook well for less'. A project for adults to learn essential life skills in a group, including how to cook nutritious, inexpensive meals. Runs in Fleet and Church Crookham.
    Awarded £1,000
  • Yateley Industries
    Community pantry and warm space service. To ensure regular supplies for the constantly growing demand for support the pantry receives. 
    Awarded £5,000
  • Darby Green Centre / St Barnabus Church
    Funding to provide equipment, complimentary drinks and supplies for their community hub. This also has other agencies attending to provide wellbeing support to the residents of Yateley, Blackwater and beyond.
    Awarded £1,400
  • Over 55s Forum (Hartley Wintney)
    Funding to support social events. The Forum helps people remain independent in their own homes and provides opportunities for social contact.
    Awarded £1,000
  • Hartley Wintney Women’s Institute
    A new cooker for the WI and other community groups to use.
    Awarded £1,000

Scoring criteria

  • value for money - demonstrating how the funding requested will be used to achieve the greatest outcomes
  • benefit to the community - demonstrating increased standards of living and wellbeing for residents 
  • target demographic recipients - demonstrating the need within the Hart community  





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