London Borough of Croydon

The scheme

Our rent subsidy scheme will benefit a range of Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) organisations. Funding will be awarded for 3 years and cover up to 100% of the contractual rent.

Successful applicants will need to provide annual progress reports. Awards can be amended or removed if applicants no longer qualifies.

Eligibility

Your organisation must:

  • be community led, a co-operative or a social enterprise
  • have good governance 
  • be capable of sustainably, legally and safely managing an asset and delivering services 
  • operate from a property that is rented or leased directly from Croydon Council
  • to meet our minimum reporting requirements
  • be willing to offer space (if available) and support to smaller groups
  • provide 75% of your services to Croydon residents
  • providing services that support the priority outcomes of the council’s Voluntary and Community Sector Strategy

To apply

Download and complete the application form below, then email to thirdsector@croydon.gov.uk

Application and payment dates

  • Application deadline - Applications are currently closed.  
  • Outcome notification - End April 
  • Award payment - From April 2021 to March 2023

Support

We cannot help you write your application. However, you can read the Voluntary and Community Sector Strategy and the Voluntary and Community Sector policy for more information.

For more information about the application process please email simon.bashford@croydon.gov.uk or yvonne.gaye@croydon.gov.uk

Contacts

Yvonne Gaye

Job Title: 
Senior Community and Voluntary Sector Officer
Telephone: 
020 8604 7029
Address Line:

7th Floor, Zone D

Bernard Weatherill House

8 Mint Walk

Croydon

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