London Borough of Croydon

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Where an organisation is supported by Croydon Council through its funding programmes, we will consider providing discretionary rate relief as part of the funding package.


You should apply within two months of receiving your rates account for the year. We hope to tell applicants whether they have been successful within a month of receiving the application form.

Will my organisation be eligible to apply?

To be eligible, your organisation will:

  • be Croydon based
  • be set up as a not-for-profit organisation
  • be already funded by Croydon Council
  • meet basic council requirements on governance, management, financial competence and equalities.

How can I apply?

Contact either Simon Bashford - or Yvonne Gaye - to apply.


We cannot help you write your application. However, Yvonne Gaye can provide you with more information about the application process, or a paper copy of the application form. Contact her using the details below.

Submitting your bid

Your information is sent to us via a secure server. We will not see your form until you have submitted it. When you have completed it, you click on the "review and submit" button on the last page. This will not work if you have not filled in all the required fields and attached all the necessary documents.


Yvonne Gaye

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

7th Floor, Zone D

Bernard Weatherill House

8 Mint Walk