One-off grants are available for local community organisations and charities that have already secured matched funding for local community initiatives across England, Scotland and Wales.

Current Status
Open for Applications
Maximum value:
£ 1,000

Objectives of Fund

Persimmon Community Champions is a national programme where charities and groups can apply for funding up to the value of £1,000 to match money they have already raised themselves

The funding is available for local community initiatives across Great Britain.

Previous Success

The following are merely a few of the organisations that have received funding (a full list by month is on the Persimmons Homes website):

  • Alysham St Giles Cricket Club
  • Andover Lipreaders
  • Bradford Disability Football Club
  • Chalfont St Peter Infant School
  • Chernobyl Children Life Line
  • Dover Amateur Radio Club
  • East Pasture Farm
  • Food Cycle
  • Great Ormond Street Children’s Charity
  • Hop Skip and Jump South West
  • Kineton Music Festival
  • Lakelands Hospice
  • Learning Library
  • Men in Sheds Hull
  • Penrith Beekeepers Association
  • Star Dance Academy
  • Taunton Thespians
  • Terrington St Clement Village Hall Fund
  • Tewkesbury Medieval Festival
  • Yardly Gobion Recreation Centre

Value Notes

The total funding pot each year is £750,000.

All Persimmon’s businesses have £2,000 to give away every month (29 regional businesses, plus Persimmon’s head office) which means £60,000 is being donated every month.

The maximum grant available is £1,000.

Match Funding Restrictions

Applicants must have already raised funds themselves.

Who Can Apply

Local community groups and charities in England, Scotland and Wales are eligible to apply.

Any charities or community groups who have previously been unsuccessful in their application are urged to reapply the next month.

Eligible Expenditure

Funding is available for local community initiatives.

How To Apply

Applications may be submitted at any time. Persimmon Homes select a winner for each of their regions at the end of every month.

The application form is available to complete online at the Persimmon website.

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