Supporting communities to make great ideas grow

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Cornwall Council is looking to support not-for-profit organisations working with local communities in Cornwall.

Do you have a great idea for a project or initiative that needs funding? Cornwall Council is looking to support not-for-profit organisations working with local communities in Cornwall.

We want to inspire individuals, community groups, charities and businesses to grow local projects and enhance nature with extra funding.

See the funds available in Cornwall

+Extra funding for projects in Cornwall

Get extra funding towards your crowdfunding project


Cornwall Council: Community Chest Fund

Get up to £1,000

 Supporting ‘not for profit’ organisations who deliver a wide range activities and projects that enrich and engage local communities.


Cornwall Council: Grow Nature Seed Fund

Get up to £5,000

Any locally constituted and recognised ‘not for profit’ organisation which seeks to serve the people or wildlife of Cornwall could be eligible.


Cornwall Social Inclusion Fund

Get up to £5,000

Funding for projects that aim to improve social inclusion and wellbeing for people in Cornwall.


Creative Cornwall Calling Fund

Get up to £1,000

During this challenging time for our creative industries, our Creative Cornwall Calling campaign aims to support projects and ideas across all of Cornwall.


Carbon Neutral Cornwall

Get up to £4,000

Supporting projects or ideas that are helping tackle climate change through reducing carbon production; the removal of carbon from the atmosphere.


Forest for Cornwall

Get up to £5,000

The Forest for Cornwall Community Fund aims to support community-based projects that help to increase the canopy cover, the wildlife and environment of Cornwall.


Town and Parish Council and Community Groups Cornwall

Get up to £2,000

Funding for projects that aim to increase community resilience within local communities and help to support vulnerable people.


Devon & Cornwall Police Community Resilience Fund

Get up to £5,000

For local projects that aim to increase community resilience within local communities and help to support vulnerable people.

Projects in Cornwall

Ready to raise funds for your idea?

Other ways we can help

Get to grips with the basics and prepare to take the next step with our introduction on Crowdfunder Learn.

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Access extra funding in Cornwall with Crowdfunder

Thinking of crowdfunding for a project in Cornwall? Want to find out how you can access Cornwall Council funds into the bargain? Catch up on how you can in our Crowdfund Cornwall webinar with Council CEO Kate Kennally and Cllr Sue James (Environment).

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How +Extra funding works

start crowdfunding

Start a project

 Start a new project on Crowdfunder, tell us the basics and a rough outline of your story. Then we can show you funds that you may be eligible for.

Get the word out

Apply for funding

You can then choose to make an application for a relevant fund. If a partner likes your project, they may agree to support it.

Get funded

Start crowdfunding

Start raising money from the crowd and once you reach an agreed percentage of your target, one of our partners could boost your total with a large donation.

Learn how to crowdfund with our guides

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